Authentic railway cottage for rent in the beautiful Aude Valley in the sought-after south-west of France

Within easy walking distance of Espéraza's shops, restaurants, cafés, bars and famous markets, and enjoying a huge, sunny, un-overlooked garden with stunning views over the foothills of the Pyrenees and up towards the pretty hilltop village of Rennes-le-Château, it is perfectly situated for a relaxing holiday in the beautiful Aude Valley – a hidden gem in the South of France which enjoys an average of 300 days of sun per year!

ating back to the 19th century, this charming cottage lies in an idyllic location, offering a stunning outlook over the famous village of Rennes-le-Château. The cottage is located on a quiet back road between Couiza and Espéraza in the beautiful Aude Valley. Our aim is to provide you with a home from home in a get-away-from-it-all location with lots of sun!

Inside, the cottage offers a fully equipped kitchen/diner, 1 double bedroom (with king-size bed), 1 twin room, a family bathroom with bath and shower, and a spacious, sunny lounge with a wood burner, sofa-bed, TV/DVD player, Wi-Fi, iPod doc and patio doors leading out to a large, secluded terrace, ideal for al fresco dining. A further shady terrace is equipped with a BBQ. The large 1/2 acre garden, which contains a beautiful fig tree and its own original well, enjoys the sun all day, and yet offers plenty of natural shade if desired, as well as a hammock to relax and read in! From the garden there are stunning views to Rennes-le-Château and over open countryside. It really is a perfect haven to relax and enjoy the beautiful surroundings and climate that this area has to offer.

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