Le Manoir de Canet d’Aude is a very grand and sympathetically restored ‘Belle Epoque’ Maison de Maitre or Master’s Mansion House of the ‘Beautiful Era’ based in the Languedoc, South of France, near Narbonne and 5 minutes from the Canal du Midi.
It was built in 1830 as a show of influence for the wealthiest local landowner and wine producer in the area.
This holiday home, with an internal dimension of over 550 sq meters, is a very spacious house with flexible accommodation to suit larger groups or multiple families, or to simply relax in all the space and grandeur with just a handful of close friends.
The courtyard, garden and swimming area are a haven of privacy.
The imposing main façade is of quarried sandstone with a curved stone balustrade and staircase rising to the front terrace – A very popular spot for evening drinks, overlooking the sheltered front courtyard, which provides a private outdoor dining area and summer kitchen and BBQ area leading off from the main kitchen.
Our sister property next door, The Old Winery can sleep an additional 8 people, so if you need extra accommodation for larger groups have a look at the website.
On the raised ground floor level there is a family bathroom with a shower and bath.
On the first floor there are 4 well proportioned bedroom suites.
On the top floor there are 3 further bedrooms with a shared large shower room with double sinks.
|Bedroom 1||Sleeps 4 - 1 Extra lg double, can be split into 2 singels. Day bed for 2 children||Ensuite - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Double Sinks.|
|Bedroom 2||Sleeps 2 - Extra lg double, can be split into 2 singles||Ensuite - Toilet , Shower Enclosure.|
|Bedroom 3||Sleeps 2 - Extra lg double, can be split into 2 singles||Ensuite - Toilet , Shower Enclosure.|
|Bedroom 4||Sleeps 2 - 2 Singles which can be made into a large double||Ensuite - Toilet , Shower Enclosure.|
|Bedrom 5||Sleeps 2 - Large double which can be converted into 2 singles||Shared Family Shower room with Shower Enclosure, Double Sinks|
|Bedroom 6||Sleeps 3 - 3 single beds or Top floor sitting room||Shared Family Shower room with Shower Enclosure, Double Sinks|
|Bedroom 7||Sleeps 2 - Double bedroom which can be converted into 2 singles||Shared Family Shower room with Shower Enclosure, Double Sinks|
Important Note : Fans are provided as standard. The house is generally very cool but for your further comfort an Additional Air Conditioning Package is also available, please enquire for further details (Air Conditioning is NOT included within the rental price paid).
In order for us to help you settle in: Please provide full details of numbers, and ages of your party then we can tailor make your accommodation. i.e. Provide enough Single, Double Beds, Cots and the Location of the Daybeds etc. PLEASE NOTE – If staying for more than one Week – clean linen is provided free of charge of course but if you require cleaning or maid service to fit the bed linen then this is additional – The maid service can also provide cleaning of the en suite service at the same time – Please contact us for tariffs and book accordingly.
Hair Dryers, Electric Fans and Irons, Ironing Boards are provided.
All bathrooms are fitted to the same standard with hansgrohe Shower / Sink fittings and Italian marble tiles.
* We need to be notified in advance of any additional guests, as any guests over the number of 14 carries a supplemental charge per night as it requires us to make up further beds
There is a fully equipped kitchen including 2 dishwashers, microwave and 2 fridges as well as a small dining table, perfect for casual breakfasts and a quick snack. To compliment your entertainment the kitchen also has an iPod docking station as well as Satellite TV.
The Kitchen leads onto the private gravel courtyard with a summer kitchen and BBQ as well as outside seating for up to 17 people for alfresco dining.
Just above the kitchen there is a dining room with gorgeous period features and views over the front courtyard that provides seating for up to 17 people.
Leading off the kitchen on the ground floor there is a utility room with washing machine and drying facilities.
There is also a well stocked “Honesty Wine Cellar” with some of the best wines from the Languedoc
Leading off the grand hall is spacious salon on the ground floor which offer plenty of room for both adults and children to relax. The living room is equipped with WiFi and a Wii games console as well as a desk top computer with speakers.
In addition to that there is also a games room and a table tennis room with a pingpong table as well as a full sized table football and pool table.
Outdoors, apart from the swimming pool, within the huge garden with shady trees where there there are sheltered private areas to read a good book – Or just chill out in the hammock or in the private courtyard – Perhaps take a sunbed and find some shade in the garden.