Self catering cottage - gite in Foix, French Pyrenees

2 bedroom self catering gite near Foix

3000ft up in the French Pyrenees, our 2 bedroom self catering gite near Foix is surrounded by pastures, woods and mountains. It breathes tranquility and peace, with stunning views of the mountains.
View from sun terrace
View from sun terrace
1st Bedroom
1st Bedroom
2nd Bedroom
2nd Bedroom

Cumminges is a secluded mountain hamlet, built in the mid 19th Century, which for the past 20 years has been occupied by our family and our guests in the cottage. The hamlet has been restored using traditional materials, local stone, oak and chestnut from our forest, always with the emphasis on conserving the natural habitat and environment.

The hamlet forms an East/West ribbon along the mountainside, and , facing south east, is well placed to catch the early morning sun.
Our mountain spring provides us all with beautiful water.

The different seasons bring forth a wide variety of rare flowers and fauna, and deer, pheasants, foxes and wild sanglier (no brown bears yet!) are regular users of our tracks. Birds of prey are ever present.

The Mountain Cottage.
Restored in stone, the accommodation comprises;

A Lounge/Kitchen with a raised lounge area, and soft furnishings
around a wood burning stove, the soul of the gite

The Kitchen is fully equipped with gas cooker, microwave, washing
machine and fridge freezer.

Two double bedrooms, one with a double bed, the other twin bedded,
both with wash basins, having lovely views across
the valley to Montségur.

A separate shower room and WC

Internet - a free internet wi fi connection is provided.

Outside the Cottage
The surrounding area is a large private grassed area with sun terrace looking out over the rooves to the mountains, with a BBQ and garden furniture. There is ample room for private car parking.

As there are often sheep in the surrounding meadows, all pets are accommodated by arrangement only. There is a charge of £2.50 per night per dog.

We would appreciate smokers smoking outside the cottage.

We have always found our guests to be respectful both of the environment and of other people. The hamlet has an extremely ow carbon footprint. Drinking water comes from our mountain spring, our renewable forest provides all the fuel for heating, and newly installed solar panels provide our electricity. We recycle and compost and would be delighted if guests participated in this.

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We can also provide meals (full board/half board/B & B) priced in sterling or Euros. Lunches for Mountain Bikers!

Contact  us for details.

Winter 2018 is, as everywhere, exceptionally mild, stiil BBQing outside at christmas!

We have some mountain bikes available for use by guests ('voie vert' - old railway track starts in Foix and finishes in St. Girons)


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