A charming house with a small garden in the quiet but popular village of Puivert, Aude, South of France
available to rent throughout the year
Equipped to accommodate 6 people,
( will sleep 8 using sofa bed in lounge )
Confort du sud is a smoke free house which consists of:
Nearest airport, Carcassonne, 45km ( 1 hour 10minutes)
Alternative airports; Toulouse, Perpignan, Beziers.
Nearest railway, Quillan, 15km.
Carcassonne to Quillan train available otherwise a car is essential.
Located in the south of France in the Aude region, at the foothills of the Pyrenees.
The village boasts a convenient mini market shop, a cafe, 3 restaurants;
La Pamir – pizza & Afghan food.
Refuge Gormand – typical French food.
La Buvette – French and English food, situated at the lake.
Brasserie de Quercorb is a family run English brewery that also opens as a bar and occasionally hosts live music (where children are welcome), a post office, a library and The Museum de Quercorb.
Puivert has its own swimming lake with a managed area for safe swimming and man-made beach, fishing, a basketball court and a playground for younger children. There is a lovely restaurant overlooking the lake where you can sit and watch the world go by whilst enjoying the cuisine, and a snack stall for soft drinks and ice creams.
Puivert is home to one of the famous Cathar Chateau’s which can be seen from the lake, with many other locally in the area.
Throughout July and August Puivert hosts a regular Wednesday evening market where locals sell their produce. You can also enjoy locally produced and cooked food and experience the real France by eating with the locals.
The area is ideal for an activity holiday. Summertime is a paradise for walking, cycling, gliding, canoeing, go-karting, white water rafting, horse riding, fishing or simply lying on the beach or swimming in the lake.
Sightseeing at the famous Cathar Castles, and vineyards in the largest wine growing area in Europe
In the winter there is skiing ,with the nearest ski station being Camurac, just 30 minutes away.
The house is well situated for short excursions into the Pyrenees mountains, , the markets at Limoux, Mirepoix, Couiza, Espereza and Quillan the beaches of the Mediterranean (1 – 2 hours drive) 0r take a trip to Spain or Andorra for ski-ing and duty free shopping
The next village just 9 km is Chalabre with its own regular market, restaurants, shops, supermarket, banks, chemists, bars, doctors and petrol station.