Bijou, a self- contained 2 bedroom modern end or terrace villa. Built from what used to be the chicken shed this lovely 2 bedroom villa shares a 8 X 4 meter heated salt water pool with PonPon guests. It has a shaded terrace with dining table and chairs overlooking the pool. From the front terrace, you have views over the garden and canal. The gas 4 burner BBQ and patio chairs are also here where we find our guests enjoying an occasional Gin and Tonic or beers in the evening. With air-conditioning and unlimited free super fast fiber WiFi you are all set to relax and unwind after a hard day around the pool.
The Lounge opens out on the south facing terrace, with views onto the Pool and Terrance. The modern kitchen and dining area have double doors opening out onto the rear tiled patio terrace. The master bedroom offers the comfort of a large double bed overlooking the pool with the twin room which is ideal for children, overlooks the back garden and canal. A cot and all baby/toddler facilities, washing bath, rocker, buggy, potty, highchair are all provided on request. Bijou’s bedrooms are both upstairs and share a modern bathroom with a shower over bath.
Bijou’s has a 8 X 4 meter shared heated salt water pool. A solar powered heat pump heats the pool, so from 1st of May to 30th October the pools are between 26 and 28 degrees. There are 10 sun lounger’s provided around the paved pool terrace and additional loungers are situated alongside the canal and in the main garden for those that want to hide away. Bijou’s shaded terrace provides an escape from the harsh sun, and is adjacent to the shared Baa Baa (its a Kiwi thing) Bar – a summer kitchen which is stocked with an honesty bar for local beers & wines, soft drinks and complementary tea and coffee. Plastic glasses only around the pool please.
Bijou is secure and has it’s very own independent entrance with automatic gates and secure parking. All of Les Petites Ecuries is fenced and secure, the entrance, terrace and garden areas are all covered by recorded CCTV. Excellent WIFI is available all around either of the bars and garden. There is no CCTV coverage around either pool. Bijou has direct access to the ½ acre garden and to the Canal Baa Bar and the gates onto the Canal du Midi tow path.
Bijou has the a 4 burner Gas BBQ so the men can demonstrate their cooking skills. We offer local wines as we have a couple of caves in the village. We have a good selection of wines priced from 6- 9 euros a bottle for purchase.
Bijou is well equipped with all essential items provided. WiFi Internet, Air-Conditioning, Dishwasher, Washing Machine, Fridge/Freezer, Coffee Maker, Toaster, Cool Box, Flat screen TV with hundreds of TV Channels (including English, Dutch, French). All gites have a smart TV with access to the internet and you can login to you own Netflix account if you wish. All gites have a Nintendo Wi, Docking station for iPod/iPhone in case you have forgotten anything.
We provide all linen and towels; we even provide pool and beach towels at no extra cost to help conserve valuable luggage weight.
Bijou is close to Carcassonne Golf course which has a beautiful 18 hole Par 71 – 5,758 metre golf course playable all year round with views of the Pyrenees and which is only a 20 minute drive away.
Outside of summer we charge for electric.