Canal View Cottage 3***
2 Independant 3*** rated gites nr Carcassonne, slp 4 + cot. Large Heated Pool. Edge of a French village in the south Minervois region, alongside the Canal du Midi only 15 minutes away from Carcassonne.
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Marseillette is a Minervois village that runs alongside the Canal du Midi close to Carcassonne. The village is surrounded by vines and we are on the edge of the village, it is a beautiful place to base yourself to visit the many attractions. Canal View Cottage is a fabulous gite sleeping 4 in a double and twin bedroom. (+ Cot). Fully equipped and with large outside patio area & own BBQ and furniture overlooking the canal. There is off road parking in a large 2 acre garden which has a 10 m x 5 m heated pool. This has a tiled and decked surround offering extensive views towards the mountains in the distance.
The region is famous for the medieval city of Carcassonne which hosts many special events throughout the year including the famous fireworks on Bastille Day July 14th & music festival throughout July. Attractions all year round.
It is an area steeped in Cathar history offering plenty of Chateaux to visit and beautiful villages. Vines are grown everywhere, which lends itself to seducing you to taste the varied and reasonably priced local wines. Bottles start from around 2 euros.
Although situated on the edge of a village, it isn't far to the shops and supermarkets. Our village has a bar/cafe, restaurant, hairdressers, boulangerie/epicerie & a small weekly market. Capendu, only 4 minutes away has a small supermarket open most days. Trebes, less than 10 minutes away has several major shops, cafes & supermarkets. Carcassonne town itself has a varied choice of shopping & golf.