le gites du paquetayre
property description: These two gîtes (available all year) are on an organic farm at the end of a small mountain road at 860 m elevation. Surrounded by woods and fields, Le Paquetayre enjoys an impressive view of the famous Cathar chateau of Montségur atop its lonely "pog".
accommodation:gîte Le Montségur 50 m 2:
1 bedroom with double bed, large room with kitchenette, sitting area with woodstove, single bed and convertible sofa, dining area; bathroom and toilet. Terrace faces south with a view of the chateau de Montségur.
Rates: 310 euros/week, electricity and heating including
gîte Le Montségur
with 3 rooms: 2 extra rooms with 2 single beds in each; Rate: 460
surroundings: Children will delight in the farm animals: 100 sheep, 2 horses and a donkey. If you wish you can participate in the work on the farm, in summer visit the flock on the high summer pastures, learn about medicinal plants which Michèle and Michel both cultivate and gather in the wild and which they transform on site, or help make bread which they bake in the old wood-fired bread oven in the house.
In addition to the gîtes they have 3 bed and breakfast rooms and serve an evening meal, based on organic meat and produce, in a convivial atmosphere around a massive wooden table. Michèle is happy to prepare vegetarian meals on request.
& Michèle Thouzery
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