Our chambres d’hotes is situated in the foothills of the Pyrenees.

This beautiful area has stunning views both summer and winter….. a delight for cyclists and walkers or for those who just want to soak up the scenery.
There are several ski stations nearby suitable for beginners and the more experienced. Also husky dog sleigh rides.
There are several thermal spas all within an hour’s drive. The historic towns of Foix and Mirepoix are just half an hour away.
Nearby is a lovely lake beach surrounded by trees – with restaurant and watersports facilities.
Also in the area are many pre historic caves.
For those who like to shop, Toulouse is an hour and a half’s drive (or hop on a train from Foix).
Why not visit tax-free Andorra, the same distance away through the mountains.
Our village of Belesta has two hotels/ restaurants/ bars, mini-markets, bakery, La Poste etc. all a few minutes walk from the house.
Our house is on the road to the Château of Montsegur and just ten minutes walk to the Intermittent Fountain of Fontestorbes.


The Village House

ApartmentThe comfortable accommodation sleeps up to 5/7
persons and consists of : -

Master bedroom


French canopied double bed with wash hand basin.


Two further rooms

Each with double and single bed

Bathroom, separate shower room, two WCs

Fully equipped kitchen inc. washing machine.


Private garden for guests

with garden furniture and BBQ



Central heating for winter guests

Drying room for ski-wear


Off-street parking

Pets welcome

Living room


Luxuries Fireplace, TV
Oil Central Heating
Utilities Cooker, Fridge, Washing Machine
Rooms Bathrooms(1), Shower rooms(1), WC's(2)
Furniture Sofa beds(1), Single beds(2), Double beds(2), Dining seating for 8, Lounge seating for 8, Sleeps Maximum of 5/7
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, Highchair, Cots (1)
Outdoors Barbeque
WIFI Internet Access

Further details indoors:
Central heating and double glazing for cozy winter lets and skiers.


Belesta and Surrounding Area

Our village of Belesta has 2 Hotels and restaurants and bar. There is a market twice a week and has a lovely river running through it where the locals fish.

Our house is on the road to Montsegur, a famous Cathar castle which is visited each year by 30.000 people. Nearby are several famous prehistoric Grottos including Lombrives and Bedeilhac. The nearby villages and towns all have their weekly markets and the old walled town of Carcassonne is only an hour's drive away.


Belesta - Hotel - Cafe
Belesta - Marie
Belesta - River
Belsta - Post Office
Belesta - River

Intermittent Fountain of Fontestorbes

Chateau of Montsegur


Other Information

Nearest Airports

1 hr Ryanair
75 min's British Airways Flybmi Easyjet Flybe
2 hrs Ryanair     Flybe

Nearby Places

This beautiful area is at the foothills of the Pyrenees with stunning views both summer and winter.Montbel - Lake
A delight for cyclists and walkers and those just wanting to soak in the scenery.
Stopping off at the little villages for lunch or coffee on the way through the mountains or to tax free Andorra (1and half hours). There are several thermal spas all within an hours drive and the historical towns of Foix and Mirepoix are just a half hour drive away. There are several ski-stations nearby suitable for beginners and the more experienced and husky dog sleigh rides. 15 min's away is a lake with canoeing and swimming. Lots of fishing in nearby rivers. For those who want to shop,Toulouse is 1and a half hours drive away, if you don't want the worry of driving there, jump on a train at Foix.


Ax les Thermes Public Spa pool
Chateau Carcassonne
Chateau Foix
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Mirepoix Town Square
Toulouse River & Bridge
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Nearby Activities

Thermal Spas
Ski - Pays Dolmes
Veiw of Mountaines above Ax les Thermes

Sports Montagne


Go Karting
Horse riding
Sport - Nature

Price for the village House varies according to season but ranges from:~

€450 Euros

Bed & Breakfast

Double room from €45 Euros per night inc. breakfast



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Contact details

Web Site

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or Telephone
0033 (0)5 61 01 39 04

Ask for Peter or Norma


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