“LE MANOIR DE CANET D’AUDE” is a fully recently renovated and imposing Belle Epoque Maison de Maitre – ‘Master’s House of the Beautiful Era’
The property sleeps 15 people in 7 bedroom but with the next door sister property “The Old Winery” you can sleep up to 22 people across both houses.
It was originally built in the 1830’s, as a show of wealth by one of the areas wealthiest farmers, landowners and Wine and Brandy producers – Many years later it served as the family home to the Mayor of Narbonne.
The house is located on the edge of a thriving village with views of the vineyards but is also a short drive away from Narbonne with it’s shopping, fantastic indoor market and imposting cathedral and sandy beaches.
To the rear of the house you will find a substantial park garden with fruit trees, a large secure swimming pool and sun terrace with sun loungers as well as a bubbling brook.
The property was completely refurbished in 2013 to provide guests with all the facilities of a modern house whilst retaining the old world French charm.
The accommodation provides 550m² making it a perfect location for larger groups of friends and family who want share a large space.
The house sits securely behind magnificent cast iron gates, with an imposing façade of golden quarried sandstone, as is the grand curved staircase and balustrade that rises to the front architectural balcony and terrace.
This terrace overlooks a Walled Courtyard and large gravelled al fresco dining are for up to 17 people with an outdoor kitchen/BBQ area.
The imposing front doors open to the main entrance hall, with it’s marble staircase and walls still rendered in the Original 1830’s hand painted wall finish, giving an aged marble effect.
On either side of the hall, large double doors open onto the salon and dining room with their original moulded high ceiling with chandeliers. Both room feature the original marble fireplaces offering spaces to relax to both old and young.
BOSE Sound Doc & Full Wifi access is available from this point all over the house.
Down a flight of stairs that are accessed from the dining room you will find the large refurbished kitchen with it’s separate utility room and well stocked honesty cellar. Door from the kitchen lead onto the outdoor dining area. You will also find a games room on this level
* An Optional Air Conditioning Package is available at Additional Cost, Please enquire – Electric Fans are provided as standard Free of Charge.
CHRISTMAS & NEW YEAR – The owners treat the Christmas season as a really special event and the house is fully decorated with a traditional Christmas tree to help get your party into the festive spirit.
Bedrooms x 7
Bedroom 1: sleeps 4 – King size bed that can be split into 2 singles, day bed that can sleep 2 children. Ensuite shower room.
Bedroom 2: sleeps 2 – King size bed that can be split into 2 singles. Ensuite shower room.
Bedroom 3: sleeps 2 – King size bed that can be split into 2 singles. Ensuite shower room.
Bedroom 4: sleeps 2 – King size bed that can be split into 2 singles. Ensuite shower room.
Bedroom 5: sleeps 2 – King size bed that can be split into 2 singles. Shared large shower room.
Bedroom 6: sleeps 2 – Large double that cannot be split. Shared large shower room.
Bedroom 7: sleeps 3 – Large double that can be split into 2 singles, 1 single. Shared large shower room.
Bathrooms x 6
Bathroom 1: Ensuite shower room with double basins, shower enclosure and WC
Bathroom 2: Ensuite shower room, shower enclosure and WC
Bathroom 3: Ensuite shower room, shower enclosure and WC.
Bathroom 4: Ensuite shower room, shower enclosure and WC.
Bathroom 5: Ensuite shower room with double sinks, shower enclosure and WC
Bathroom 6: Large family bathroom with bath, shower enclosure and WC
Salon: The grand French style salon with it’s large floor to ceiling windows with views of the courtyard and imposing original marble fireplace has plenty of comfortable seating. For your entertainment you will find satellite TV and a BOSE docking station.
Dining room: The generous dining room with it’s traditional marble fireplace and original plaster mouldings is a light and airy room with floor to ceiling French windows that lead onto the courtyard and stairs with access to the lower floor kitchen.
The newly refurbished kitchen has plenty of space to cater for a large group of people with 2 dishwashers, 2 fridges, a large electric oven with a 5 ring gas hob, microwave, coffee machine and toaster. There is also a central island unit as well as a small kitchen table for casual breakfasts for a small group. The kitchen leads directly onto the outdoor eating and BBQ area.
Large secure swimming pool
Garden with fruit trees and brook
Gravel courtyard garden
Outdoor dining are for up to 17 people and BBQ
Linen and towels
All linen, bath towels, swimming towels. Clean linen provided weekly. Mid stay clean by arrangement.
Utility room with washing machine and drying facilities
Well stocked honesty cellar
Games room with full size pool table, table football and ping pong table
Retro bike hire, please enquire from the owner once you have booked
Wine and food tours, please enquire from the owner once you have booked