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Chateau De La Joie at Occitanie

The Home

Arriving at Château De La Joie is a joyous event in itself. As you wind your way through verdant, patchwork hills at the foot of the majestic Pyrénées mountains, your spirits are instantly lifted. Then curious anticipation sets in as you approach the small farming hamlet where a quaint country road rolls over a hill and leads to the entrance, where you start your way down the long, private drive. Here, you have already left the world behind, but nothing quite prepares you for your first sight of the château.

Sitting on a hill, surrounded by 360 degree views over beautiful countryside and the Pyrénées beyond, it is clear that this is a special place and a private retreat you will not want to leave.

The estate is made up of a superb 19th-century château, originally built as a shooting lodge, an adjoining 16th-century farm, two separate cottages and a splendid 12th-century chapel. Amongst the impressive six...

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At a glance

Saint-Victor-Rouzaud, Occitanie
9 Bedrooms
9 Bathrooms
14 Guests

At a glance

Saint-Victor-Rouzaud, Occitanie
9 Bedrooms
9 Bathrooms
14 Guests

Home Features


Enjoy the comforts of home and beyond with these distinctive features.

Air Conditioning

Heating

Bathtub

Patio/Balcony

Pets Allowed

Building Elevator

Free Parking

Concierge Services

Pool

Game Room

Fireplace

Grill

All Stays Include

We believe certain amenities should be standard. Every home comes outfitted with these best-in-class essentials for a worry-free stay.

24/7 Support
Professional Cleaning
Pre and post stay
High-Speed WiFi
Kitchen Essentials
Cookware, Utensils, Microwave
Bathroom Amenities
Soap, Shampoo, Hair Dryer
Premium Linens and Towels
In-Unit Washer
Television

Home Details


Beds & Bath

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Bathrooms
9

Attributes

Outdoor Dining Area: Private

Tennis Court

Pool: Heated

Fireplace

Pool: Private

Outdoor Dining Area

Garden


Amenities

Refrigerator

Microwave

Stove

Iron

Oven

Dishwasher

Coffee/Tea maker

Barbeque Grill

Table Tennis

Billiards


The Neighborhood

The property sits in the middle of the Cathars land, a stunning area full of beautiful hiking paths, ancient castles and market towns. A trip to the ruins of the Château de Montsegur, one of the last Cathar strongholds, should not be missed. Pamiers is only 15 minutes away and offers all amenities, such as cafés, bars, a supermarket, bakeries and restaurants, not to mention its lively Saturday market. Foix, with its medieval castle located on a rocky hill overlooking the Ariège and Arge rivers, is just 30 minutes away. Take a stroll in the old town, exploring its narrow streets, pretty squares with ancient abbeys, local restaurants and authentic shops. There is a also a superb market every Friday. The bastide town of Mirepoix is also within easy reach: a vibrant gem, with one of the best markets in France on a Monday and hosting plenty of festivals and events throughout the year.
The Ariège department is considered the flower garden of Europe offering 3000 species of flowers, 160 of which are unique to the area - a paradise for flower- and bird-watchers. Furthermore, the château is only 55 minutes from Ax Les-Thermes, a charming ski resort with a hot spring and hiking in the summer. The fortified city of Carcassonne is located about one hour south from the chateau and is a must see. Its famous summer festival, brings together over 100 performances, including opera, dance, theatre and music, most of which you can watch free of charge. A bit further afield, the town of Albi boasting formidable architectural features, is well worth a day trip out. Finally, bear in mind that the Tour de France runs close by, Andorra is just one hour and a half away and the Spanish border is not too far either!

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Things To Know

Check-in:4PM
Check-out:10AM

Payment and Cancellation - 90 Day Policy

Grace Period:

  • Guests may cancel for free provided that: (1) cancellation is within 48-hours of reservation request, and (2) reservation request was made at least 10 days before arrival.

Payment Policy:

  • 90 days or less prior to arrival: Guests pay 100% at time of reservation.
  • More than 90 days before arrival: Guests pay 50% at time of reservation (non-refundable), the remaining 50% will be charged 90 days prior to arrival.
  • For guests paying with points: 100% of payment will be deducted at time of reservation, once booking is verified within 48 hours.

Cancellation Policy:

  • 90 days or less prior to arrival: No refund issued, unless ‘Grace Period’ applies.
  • More than 90 days before arrival: initial 50% payment is forfeited; the remaining 50% will not be charged.
  • For guests paying with points more than 90 days before arrival: 50% of points taken are forfeited; the remaining 50% will be refunded within 5-10 business days.

House Rules

  • Security deposit : €1000 paid to the owner by bank transfer one month before arrival and refunded two weeks after departure subject to inspection.
  • Arrival time : 4.00 p.m.
  • Departure time : 10.00 a.m.
  • Energy costs included? : Yes.
  • Heating costs included? : Yes.
  • Linen & towels included? : Yes, including pool towels.
  • Pool heating charge? : No. The pool is open and heated approximately 1st May to end-October. Please note that like all heated pools, pool heating and water temperature are reliant on weather and outside temperatures.
  • Changeover day : Saturday.
  • Minimum stay : 7 nights.
  • Pets welcome? : No.
  • Smoking Allowed? : Outdoors only.
  • Other Ts and Cs : Weddings and other celebrations are on request only and subject to prior arrangement with the owner and additional charges.
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