Green Horizons is a unique house set in 6 acres of beautiful park and woodland on the edge of Puivert village in the Languedoc, South of France. Stay in a pretty double room with four-poster bed, private bathroom with bath and shower, and lovely views over the grounds and woods; or rent our self-catering studio with private terrace and bbq. Swimming pool with sun loungers, and pool-house with summer kitchen. A short walk from Puivert village, castle, restaurant and swimming lake with beach.
Description of Green Horizons Bed & Breakfast:Green Horizons is a unique house set in six acres (6000 square metres) of beautiful park and woodland on the edge of Puivert village in the Languedoc, South of France. We invite you to sip wine on the sunny terrace, wander in the meadow, lie in a hammock among the cool trees, or relax by the swimming pool. You are also welcome to use the pool house bar and summer kitchen with built-in barbeque. Combining tranquillity and beauty with easy access to village shops, the swimming lake and beach, and a wide range of activities, Green Horizons offers comfort and a warm welcome for individuals, couples or families.
DOUBLE ROOM WITH BREAKFAST:
This pretty double room has a large and cosy four-poster bed, plenty of storage space, and lovely views over the grounds and woods. Tea and coffee-making facilities are provided. The large private bathroom adjacent to the bedroom has a bath and separate shower and is fully equipped with towels, hairdryer, shampoo, shower gel, toothpaste etc.
We will offer you a wholesome complementary breakfast with a choice of cereals, fruit and yoghurt, croissants and fresh bread with honey and jam, cheese and boiled eggs, fruit juices and coffee or tea. On sunny days breakfast is served on the terrace or in the conservatory.
You are welcome to pre-order a packed lunch with breads and cheeses, ham, salad, fruit and wine. Cost 7.50 euros per person (children 5 euros).
For chilly evenings, you are welcome to share our large lounge with its cosy log fire, books and board games, and a range of DVDs.
Free wi-fi is available throughout the house.
SELF-CATERING STUDIO APARTMENT:
The Braque Suite is a bright and spacious self-catering studio apartment, with its own private terrace and barbecue overlooking the garden and pool.
An ideal place for couples wanting a romantic break, or a family with a young child, the studio has a well-equipped kitchen area, double bed, cosy sofa corner, and table and chairs, as well as ample storage space. The bathroom has a rainforest shower, and is equipped with hairdryer, towels, shampoo and shower gel etc. We can provide you with a travel cot and baby bath, or a futon for an older child. You will have your own private entrance with drive and parking space. The apartment has a range of DVDs and English television, books, board games and a stereo/CD player. Enjoy a meal or glass of wine on your own sunny terrace or under the pergola, explore the grounds, or swim in the large pool with its plentiful sun-loungers and cook in the the pool-house summer kitchen.
A welcome pack for your arrival includes tea, coffee, sugar, milk, and bread and cereal for breakfast. The studio apartment is self-catering: stroll down to the boulangerie in the morning for freshly-baked bread and croissants; fetch milk from the nearby farm after milking in the evenings; fill a “cubis” with wine from the organic vineyard; and shop in local markets for seasonal vegetables. For a break from cooking, Puivert village also offers a range of restaurants, bars and cafés around the lake in season, or Chalabre (10 minutes’ drive or 20 minutes by bike) has bars and restaurants all year round.
Free wifi is available.
Attractions:As well as sharing the grounds, swimming pool, picnic area and summer kitchen, you are welcome to borrow our two adult bicycles, or to store your own bicycles safely in our rainproof barn. There is ample off-road parking, and plenty of space for ball games and adventures for the children. Leaflets and maps provided offer information on local walks and activities. Clothes washing and drying facilities are available upon request. Puivert is a pretty village on the Cathar Way in the Languedoc. The village has a Cathar castle, swimming lake with beach, and museum. The Languedoc, in the foothills of the Pyrenees, is one of the sunniest regions of France, with over 200 days of sunshine a year. Popular with hikers, cyclists and watersports enthusiasts, it is close to the mountains for seasonal skiing and to the Mediterranean. With its organic vineyards, Cathar castles, and colourful local markets it offers something for everyone. There are bars and restaurants within walking distance in season, and a short cycle-ride or drive away all year round. Lac de Montbel, the largest watersports lake in the South of France, is 15 minutes’ drive or 30 minutes by bike. The cinema is 20 minutes drive away, and Puivert castle and museum are in easy walking distance.
Directions to Green HorizonsThere is plenty of parking space, or we are happy to arrange a transfer from Quillan, which has good (one euro) transport links from Perpignan and Carcassonne - convenient either for rail travel via Paris and Lille or budget flights from the UK. We are happy to advise on transport.
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