Luxury property with heated pool, close to Mirepoix and Carcassonne

Sleeps: 16
Bedrooms: 9
Weekly price guide: €2795-€3995
Pool: Yes
Type: Farmhouse
Property Ref: JUL2936

General Description

Quality Large Property. PrivateHeated Pool, Poolhouse & Grounds. Medieval Mirepoix (Nr Carcassonne) - Perfect Location Peaceful Yet Not Remote. Mountain View Walks. Top Quality Accommodation. Newly advertised on French Maison but lots of Reviews available on Home Away dot com Ref 8158396. Don't book with them though - they charge you high fees!

Built in 1826 from mellow sandstone, Domaine de Pouroutounat offers a spacious combination of the main farmhouse & adjacent luxury barn conversion. Offering comfortable accommodation in 9 stunning bedrooms, 6 bath or shower rooms (3 en-suite) with plenty of living space inside & out for relaxing & eating. Approached by a tree-lined drive & set in almost 8 acres of private wooded grounds. Ideally located on the Aude/Ariege border, close to the medieval town of Mirepoix with all facilities, market, cinema, restaurants, bars and traffic-free timbered central square. Just 30 minutes from the UNESCO world heritage cite of Carcassonne. Fully equipped to a very high standard and perfect for family get-togethers, reunions, special occasions or just spoiling yourselves! Enjoy the best of France in this well-equipped, spacious property with large Heated Pool. Great poolhouse, poolside dining, fridges and BBQ. Tastefully renovated, retaining ancient beams, stone walls & terra cotta floors. Stylishly furnished, crisp professionally laundered bedlinen & quality towels supplied. Free Wi-Fi. Plenty of great local restaurants however if you love to cook there's a great farmhouse kitchen with range cooker, cook books, herbs and spices to inspire you for creating Masterchef specials with fresh produce from our local markets.

Easily accessible to airports (Toulouse, Carcassonne, Beziers, Perpignan), Motorways & Mediterranean coast. Nearest station Bram, Carcassonne or Pamiers.

~ 9 large bedrooms (14-25m2). All spacious and airy, well furnished with comfortable mattresses, quality bedding & pillows. Fans to all rooms.

~ 6 bath & shower rooms (3 en-suite). 2 separate w.c. (one on ground-floor)

~ Two kitchens (main and secondary), both fully equipped with range cookers, family sized fridge-freezers, dishwashers, microwaves & Nespresso coffee-machines. Separate utility rooms with washing machines & drying areas.

~ Dining areas for up to 16 guests on terrasse and also undercover near the pool

~ Open plan convivial living/dining rooms with cosy fire or woodburner, UK Satellite TV, Books, Films and comfortable seating for all guests.

~ Conservatory, ideal for relaxing, reading, cocktails or just watching the park.

~ Mountain view walks directly from the doorstep - no neighbouring properties!

~ Pool area with large covered poolhouse. Shady dining, 2 fridges, BBQ. Lighting for evening swimming. Comfortable seating.

~ Extensive grounds so room for everyone to enjoy themselves or find a private spot in the garden on in the adjacent natural park.

~ Only 3kms (2miles) from the centre of Medieval Mirepoix with all facilities, market, cinema, restaurants, bars and festivals.

~ Auberge within 10minute walking distance.

~ Cots and highchairs available free of charge.

~ Off road & covered parking. Lock-up parking for bikes.

Location is in the heart of Cathar Country. Close to Carcassonne, 1hr from the Mediterranean Coast, Toulouse & Andorra. Close to the Canal du Midi. On the Tour de France route (21 July in local area this year). Plenty to see and do for all interests. Motorcycle & cycle parking available. Off road parking for all guests.

Children's play area within grounds.

Accommodation Facilities

Suitable for all age groups with plenty of space. Large grounds with 200 year old trees, offering shady spots to read and relax. Grassy areas for games, Children's play area.
Set back from the road and approached by a private driveway.
Lovely views across open countryside and paddock in one direction and to wooded grounds to the other.
Surrounded by wooded hills and sunflower fields.

Woodburner & log fire for cooler evenings off-season.

A very special property with a warm welcome.
Bedrooms: 9 in total comprising of 3 en-suite large double rooms, 2 further spacious double rooms, 2 twin rooms and 2 comfortable single rooms. All have fans for warmer weather, double glazing, comfortable beds and quality linen & towels. Many rooms can accommodate a cot or fold up bed if children wish to share. We provide cots and high chairs free of charge.
Bathrooms: 6 in total. All fitted with quality furnishings and Egyptian cotton towels supplied.
In the main farmhouse there are two en-suite shower rooms, two further full bathrooms. In addition there are two separate W.C.s, one of which is on the ground floor. In the barn conversion there is a large en-suite with deep bath, walk-in massage jet shower and WC plus a further full shower room with WC and large basin.
Kitchen: There are two kitchens, fully equipped with white crockery and plenty of glassware. The main farmhouse kitchen has a large range-cooker, big fridge freezer, dishwasher and microwave. The second kitchen also has range-cooker, fridge-freezer, dishwasher and microwave. Both properties have Nespresso coffee machines.
Living Rooms: In the main farmhouse is a very spacious living room with large sofas, SONY flatscreen TV, games and books and leads to a lovely conservatory where you can relax with a book, have a drink or just watch the birds and red squirrels in the wooded grounds which in turn lead to the pool area.

There's a second sitting room with another TV and good selection of films.
Other Rooms: Outdoor terrasse with dining table for up to 16 guests.
Pool-house with seating and dining for up to 16 guests, fridges and built-in BBQ,
Linen/Cleaning/Towels etc: Professionally laundered good quality cotton bedlinen is supplied with weekly change. Also cotton indoor towels. A final clean at the end of the stay is included subject to the property being left in a tidy and clean condition.
Outside: This property is approached via a private tree-lined drive and sits within an 8-acre estate. There are no immediate neighbours and yet it is not remote as the local market town or Mirepoix is just 3kms away. There is also a friendly, reasonably priced Auberge within a short walk from the property.
There are endless walks with mountain views of the Pyrenees from the doorstep.
Additional notes (if any): The owners live discreetly onsite with separate access and grounds and are available for helpful information, suggestions and making reservations if required. They are happy to recommend local sites and restaurants, things to do.

A Private Catering service is possible - subject to availability.
Mid-week cleaning is also available, bookable and payable locally.

Local Area / Activities

Mirepoix is 5minutes away with it's medieval, traffic-free centre, weekly market, supermarkets, festivals, restaurants, cafes and much more. One of the top Occitanie tourist attractions.
A great base for discovering the Cathar Castles, cycling or walking in the Pyrenees, relaxing on the Canal du Midi, exploring cultural cities such as Toulouse or Carcassonne. The first Roman city of Narbonne and it's beaches are only 1hour away.
Spain is within striking distance, also duty-free shopping in Andorra.

There are good local lakes with beaches, boat-hire and cafes. Lots of summer street markets, evening food markets and music.

There's something for everyone in this area - just tell us what you like doing.

Price Guide

These prices are a guideline only, please enquire for prices for specific weeks.

Low Season: €2795
High Season: €3995

Open from mid-May to mid-October. In low season it may be possible to rent the properties (farmhouse & barn) separately.

Contact Information

Phone Number: +33(0)581060455

Key Features

  • Exclusive Property
  • Good for Groups
  • Swimming pool
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • TV
  • English satellite TV
  • DVD player
  • Internet access
  • Fire / Stove
  • BBQ
  • Cot available
  • Close to local amenities
  • Walk to village
  • Suitable for young children
  • Near sea beach
  • Near river beach
  • Near lake
  • Tennis nearby
  • Golf nearby
  • Fishing nearby
  • Watersports nearby
  • Skiing nearby


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