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Maison de Textile, Elegant Apartment in the Village of Books & Art

Condo/Apartment -
3 Bedrooms , 4 Bathrooms , Sleeps 8
Montolieu, Carcassonne, Aude, Occitanie
Maison de Textile, Montolieu is in the the Village of Books and Graphic Arts . Our place is close to restaurants, bookshops, and artists in residence. There are also music and art festivals in its quaint narrow streets the. We are 17 km from Carcassonne with its two UNESCO World Heritage Sites and just 1 hour from Narbonne plage on the Mediterranean.

You’ll love our place because of the location, the warm ambiance, and the relaxed atmosphere. We welcome couples, business and conference travelers, families (with kids), and groups of friends.
Listing #FKN8504992
About the Owner
Derek W
Languages spoken:English
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:January 2017
Interaction with guests
We want you to enjoy your stay without interruption. However our own apartment is on the ground floor so if you do need any help or informaion we shall be there for you. You will find details of suggested days out and we are very happy to give more infomation and guidance as to whats on in the village and locale. We previously ran a B&B in East Sussex England see Kester House B& B for reviews
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Reviewed 10 May 2018

The compact village of Montolieu is almost unique. It has 15 bookshops, 15 art galleries and 5 restaurants covering a wide gastronomic range. Five minutes’ walk from the centre, and passing several of the booksellers along the way, is the riverside Maison de Textile. The...More

Thank Sally H
Management response:Responded 12 May 2018

Wonderful review thank you so much. We look forward to your next visit. Derek & Monique

Reviewed 25 April 2018

Another cracking stay for a week at this marvellous home, this time to enjoy the beautiful spring sunshine in the south of France with a couple of friends. Plenty to see and do (and wines to drink), hosted helpfully and in the usually friendly fashion...More

Thank M100AMK
Management response:Responded 27 April 2018

Thanks so much for your lovely review. You are great guests a bientot Derek & Monique

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Reviewed 8 November 2017

Superb is the only way to describe the guest apartment in the Maison de Textile. 3 large en-suite bedrooms, beautifully furnished and decorated with lovely fabrics so appropriate for an old textile factory, a huge sitting-room, dining-room and very well equipped kitchen. Monique and Derek...More

Thank Pauline A
Management response:Responded 10 November 2017

Hello, We are so happy you enjoyed your stay with us, and thank you for your very kind comments. We hope to see you again soon! à bientot Monique & Derek

  • Ceiling Fans
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (12)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (3)
  • Freezer
  • Half Baths (1)
  • Highchair
  • Housekeeping Included
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(2)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (10)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    1 Half bath
    3 Attached (ensuite)
    1 Queen
    2 Twins
    2 Kings
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  • Cleaning fee: ₹ 2,847 / stay - Fee
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About the neighbourhood
The village of Montoliieu is home to 15 booksellers and 9 artists in residence, with a museum of arts and crafts associated with the book. There are regular expositions from Spring through to Autumn and weekly Summer concerts at local restaurants of which there are 5 to choose from. Montolieu attracts over 50,000 visitors per year and even has its own swimming pool during Summer months.
The historic city is Carcassonne, just 20 minutes away, with its own medieval bastide, Canal du Midi, but also home to “La Cite” - the medieval fortified chateau and town stunningly situated on a cliff above the Aude - a must visit
Getting around
Car is recommended to make the most of region including a trip to the coast from Narbonne to Callure near the Spanish border.
Although do take a lazy day strolling from the aprtment around Montolieu or taking the climb to Chappelle St Roch for stunning views of the village and the Pyrennes.
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Carcassonne: 10.0 km
Railway: Carcassonne: 10.0 km
Montolieu is very accessible as we are 15 mins from Carcassonne international airport and just over 1 hour from Toulouse Blagnac airport. Carcassonne also has a TGV railway station and has 2 junctions from A61Autoroute.

We do recommend car hire to explore the fascinating villages, castles and abbeys in the region. You can park close to the apartment or in free public parking 100 metres from us.
Activities nearby
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Nearest Beach: 10.0 km.
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