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The master bedroom with ensuite
18 reviews
The master bedroom with ensuite
The en-suite bathroom
The second double bedroom
The twin bedroom on the 1st floor
The shower room - shared by second double bedroom and twin bedroom on 1st floor
Double bedroom situated on ground floor with ensuite and fully equipped little kitchen
Twin bedroom situated on ground floor with ensuite and fully equipped little kitchen
The Open plan, fully equipped kitchen which is on the 2nd floor
View from the kitchen on the 2nd floor
The open plan lounge with Satellite, DVD, IPOD and fire for those wintery days
The 360 degree roof deck
The 360 degree roof deck for relaxing and taking it all in
The library
Outside Vivre la Vie
WILD SWIMMING just 100m away from the Villa
Sunset from the roof deck
The WILD SWIIMING swimming pools that all the locals swim in
Road to Vivre la Vie
The vineyards in winter
The local saturday market
Road to Lagrasse
Lagrasse less than 2km away
Caught in the river at the bottom of the house
Fly fishing
Even cold winter nights are a treat
Cooking classes can be arranged
Cycling along the Canal Midi
Sundowners from the rook deck overlooking the vineyards
Fancing a game of boules at the back of the house
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5 Bedrooms , 4 Bathrooms , Sleeps 10
Ribaute, Aude, Occitanie
A house sleeping up to 10 people, only a stone throw away from Lagrasse. With a clear river where locals from the surrounding villages come and swim, only 100m away from the front door and suitable for children...wild swimming at its best. Our guests never leave disappointed, as they always leave having loved their holiday in the French countryside.

VIVRE LA VIE is a lovely newly converted old barn situated in a beautiful wine village called Ribaute, which is located in the South East of France and only 20 minutes from Carcassonne. The crème de la crème of the property is the 360 degree roof terrace where you can enjoy a BBQ or watch the sun set over the numerous vineyards surrounding the Villa.

A PERFECT LOCATION to explore South West France and enjoy all the activities the region has to offer like cycling, waking, wine tasting and wi...
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About the Owner, Ashleigh W
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 83 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 14 days ago
Listed since : Aug 2012
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 18 reviews and 1 property
Interaction with guests
Our manager lives around the corner and meets all our guests upon arrival. He will show guest round the villa, as well as guide them on what is happening over the period the guests are in town. I will also be available to help guide guests prior to arrival as to what activists they can do and Book for during their stay like wine tasting, cycling along the canal midi or exploring the various streams to picnic along.
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Excellent - based on 18 reviews
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Paolo K
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
Reviewed 11 December 2016 for a stay in December 2016

What an amazing place ! We stayed on the top floor flat with 3 bedrooms and 2 baths.lovely attention to details everywhere. Modern kitchen fully equipped and roof terrace for dining al fresco

Arezzo, Italy
Level 6 Contributor
573 reviews
98 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 18 November 2016 for a stay in November 2016

What a fantastic gem ! We stayed in the 3 bedrooms apartment. Lovely space with a kitchen upstairs with open living room . We stayed off season and the wood burner was really appreciated in the evening . The house is super comfortable and elegant ! We highly recommend it !

Ottawa, Canada
Level 4 Contributor
30 reviews
9 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 26 August 2016 for a stay in August 2016

We really enjoyed our stay at Vivre la Vie. The apartment is tastefully furnished and very comfortable with a well equipped kitchen. The bedrooms are a good size, there are 2 bathrooms in the main unit, access to a washer and dryer, and the wifi functions well. The view from the living and dining area looks over pink tiled houses,...

  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (12)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (3)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(3)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (10)
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Private Fishing Lake/River
  • Refrigerator
  • Single Beds:(4)
  • Stereo System
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Waterfront
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    1 Full bath
    3 Attached (ensuite)
    4 Twins
    3 Kings
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  • Cleaning: £300 / stay - Fee
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About the neighbourhood
Ribaute is a tranquil wine village situated on the river Orbieu, where locals enjoy numerous activities like cycling amongst the vineyards, listening to the sounds of water rushing over the waterfall, swimming in the swimming hole, picnicking along the river banks and fishing.

The area around Ribaute is rich in natural beauty and boasts many beautiful walks like the Ridge Walk, Botanical Walk and Sentier Scupturel to name just a few.

Surrounded by the boundless vineyards, one can also take a wine tour of the region and discover some hidden gems. Harvest time is from mid to late September and there are usually harvest and music festivals around this time.

A visit to the France would not be the same without strolling through the food markets and Ribaute is in the heart of accessing all t...
Getting around
A car is the best but many guests bring their bicycles, as cycling amongst the vineyards is a real treat.
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Carcassonne: 46.0 km
Railway: Lezignan-Corbieres: 16.0 km
Ferry: Barcelona: 282.0 km
By Air
The nearest airports are- Carcassonne about 30 minutes; Perpignan about 60 minutes; Montpellier about 80 minutes; Toulouse about 90 minutes and Barcelona 120 minutes. There are over 30 direct regular flights from London and many smaller UK airports daily. Carcassonne Airport or Perpignan Airport or Toulouse Airport or Barcelona Airport.

BY ROAD..The French Autoroute (Motorway) system makes driving here as easy as you could hope for. The exit to Vivre la Vie is exit 25-Lezignan off the A61( from Toulouse to Narbonne)toward Lezignan-Corberies. The A20 (from Paris via the A10, A71) to Toulouse and then take the A61 (from Toulouse to Narbonne) will also take you to exit 25-Lezignan.

From Barcelona take the E-15 towards the French border; continue onto the A9 towards Narbonne, then tak...
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 30.0 km.
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