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Authentic village house, sleeps 10, private pool, 30 mins to stunning beaches

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Private pool in walled courtyard with sun loungers to soak up the sun in perfect peace
Relax by the pool, curl up with a good book and top up your tan. Guaranteed to keep the kids happy
Leucate oyster bars
1 of 35Private pool in walled courtyard with sun loungers to soak up the sun in perfect peace
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Overview
4 bedrooms
4 bathrooms
10 guests
Minimum stay varies
Holiday Rental House
This lovely 4 bedroom house with pool is in the heart of a charming unspoilt village in the Corbières, just 25 mns from the stunning Mediterranean coast.. It has been beautifully renovated to retain its charm, whilst providing you with all the home from home comforts. It is 160 years old, and has original tiles in most rooms. It offers the most peaceful setting, is ideal for family holidays, walking and cycling groups. It is available for long term rentals It has a separate secluded walled courtyard, which looks out onto the hills, ideal for sunbathing and cooling down in the pool or dining beneath the stars. Maison de la Fontaine is ideally suited to family holidays. The surrounding region is of historical value with its own micro climate, enjoying 300 days of sunshine annually, benefit...This lovely 4 bedroom house with pool is in the heart of a charming unspoilt village in the Corbières, just 25 mns from the stunning Mediterranean coast.. It has been beautifully renovated to retain its charm, whilst providing you with all the home from home comforts. It is 160 years old, and has original tiles in most rooms. It offers the most peaceful setting, is ideal for family holidays, walking and cycling groups. It is available for long term rentals It has a separate secluded walled courtyard, which looks out onto the hills, ideal for sunbathing and cooling down in the pool or dining beneath the stars. Maison de la Fontaine is ideally suited to family holidays. The surrounding region is of historical value with its own micro climate, enjoying 300 days of sunshine annually, benefiting from long hot summers and the most amazing star filled sky. Vineyards, ancient monasteries and medieval castles characterise the landscape whilst the sandy beaches of the Mediterranean are a short drive away. The village has an award winning Cave Coopérative so a visit is a must to sample some of the best local wine. The property is located in the village of Embres et Castelmaure, which is reputed for its wine. There is daily bread delivery at about 11am. Also, various local produce is sold ( meat, cheese, locally grown organic fruit and vegetables and the most amazing peaches you're likely to taste) .For all other amenities, Durban Corbieres is 7kms away. It has a small supermarket, a boulangerie, a bar, a restaurant, a pharmacy, a post office, a doctor's surgery and a dentist.More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Smoking allowed outside of course but not in the house please
Bathrooms
1 Half bath, 2 Attached (ensuite), 1 Full bath
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About the Owner
DOMINIQUE M
Languages spoken:English, French, Spanish
Response Rate:86%
Response Time:Within a day
Listed Since:November 2011
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Reviewed 15 June 2018

Thank you, Thank you, Thank you... We had a wonderful time at this beautifully French house. The huge dining tables both inside and out are fantastic and the pizza oven was an absolute treat! My family will be talking about those pizzas for years to...More

Date of stay: May 2018
Thank DayTrip780365
DomiMcDonald, VR Owner at Authentic village house, sleeps 10, private pool, 30 mins to stunning beaches, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2018

Thank you so much for your very kind comments. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay and looking forward to seeing you again. Kind regards Dominique

Reviewed 12 June 2018

I stayed here with my children and some friends for 5 days in May. We had a superb stay. The house is very spacious and there was more than enough room for us both indoors and outdoors. The kitchen had plenty of glasses, plates etc...More

Date of stay: May 2018
Thank Philippa D
DomiMcDonald, VR Owner at Authentic village house, sleeps 10, private pool, 30 mins to stunning beaches, responded to this reviewResponded 14 June 2018

Thank you for your lovely review Phlippa, we are delighted you enjoyed your stay and look forward to welcoming you again Kind regards Dominique

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Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

After a recent 2 week vacation to this beautiful part of the world,I highly recommend it as a perfect place to unwind. The house is very clean,spacious and well equipped.The courtyard and pool area are without doubt an extra bonus, especially with us having 2...More

Date of stay: April 2018
Thank Theo O
DomiMcDonald, VR Owner at Authentic village house, sleeps 10, private pool, 30 mins to stunning beaches, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2018

Thank you so much for your very kind words. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay at our place. The area is stunning and we would love to see you back again. Kind regards Dominique

Reviewed 31 August 2016

We stayed for a week in August at Maison de la Fontaine with a family group and had the most wonderful time. When we arrived Dominique was there to welcome us and provided us with lots of helpful local information. The house itself is great!...More

Date of stay: August 2016
Thank Christmukka
DomiMcDonald, VR Owner at Authentic village house, sleeps 10, private pool, 30 mins to stunning beaches, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2016

Thank you so much for your kind words. I very much enjoyed having you as guests and I am delighted you want to book again. Look forward to your next visit

Reviewed 5 September 2015

All 9 of us had an excellent stay. The facilities were of a high standard. Lovely picturesque hamlet, very quiet and relaxing. Good base for exploring the region and would recommend the property to amyone. Dominique was extremely helpful and a pleasure to share a...More

Date of stay: July 2015
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Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Grill
Blender
Books
Suitable For Children Under 5
Dishwasher
Freezer
Refrigerator
Hairdryer
Highchair
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Local Guides/Maps
Microwave
Mountain Views
Outdoor Dining Area
Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
Private Garden
Cooker
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
Horse Riding Nearby
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Water Park Nearby
Watersports Nearby
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Additional amenities & feature info
Maison de la Fontaine is spacious and cool in summer. The kitchen is fully equipped, including a range gas cooker, a fridge freezer, a washing machine, a dishwasher, a microwave, a kettle, a toaster etc. There is a comfortable dining area for 10 people. There is a selection of books, games, DVDs,a DVD player at your disposal. Three of the bedrooms have double beds and one has two single beds and bunk beds. They have been tastefully furnished with antique furniture. Two of the bedrooms have en suite facilities, and there is also a family bathroom. All linen is supplied. If you require a cot or high chair please let us know when you book.
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About the neighbourhood
This area of unspoilt natural beauty is ideal for walking and mountain biking and also offers beautiful rivers, gorges and the Canal du Midi. 25 minutes drive away, you will find stunning beaches, with excellent facilities for swimming, sailing, snorkelling, scuba diving and windsurfing. The Aqualand water park in Port Leucate is sure to delight children. Sigean has a wonderful nature reserve, guaranteeing a great day out. If you are seeking peace and tranquillity, whilst being on the doorstep to local markets, festivals, as well as unspoilt beaches, our house in Embres et Castelmaure will enchant you. A great base for exploring the area, whether you are a walker, a cyclist or just want to enjoy the idyllic Mediterranean beaches. Sports Facilities: The immediate area is perfect for wal...
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