Chateau la Commanderie & Cottage - MIRE101
The imposing chateau in Mirepoix retains its original spirit of an ancient medieval castle, but modernised to create a family home. It has been beautifully decorated by the current artist-owner and her family, creating a grand but comfortable setting for a holiday, family or company event. With a beautiful private pool, 4 hectares of land and 14 bedrooms, this is the perfect place for your holidays. (Can be rented without cottage via REF: MIRE102)
About Chateau la Commanderie & Cottage
The imposing chateau retains its original spirit of an ancient medieval castle but modernised to create a family home. It has been beautifully decorated by the current artist-owner and her family, creating a grand but comfortable setting for a holiday, family or company event.
The chateau sleeps up to 28 people: 20 people can be accommodated in the main building in ten double/twin bedrooms, and 8 people in four double/twin rooms in an independent cottage on the grounds.
There are grand reception rooms, including the Knights’ Hall, a large library for dining or events; the billiard room; modern kitchens and bathrooms all surrounded by manicured gardens with a swimming pool.
Our Chateau accommodation is ideal for holidays, family get-togethers, special events, seminars or corporate meetings. Catering can be arranged at an additional cost through our network of private chefs and caterers who specialise in weddings and larger celebrations or events.
The whole chateau and cottage are available year-round for a weekend, week or a longer stay. We can offer other configurations to suit your needs, ie: whole ground floor for 10 people, ground floor plus cottage for 18 people, or gardens only. We can create special packages for you, please contact us.
THE COTTAGE GITE:
Charming four bedrooms, 18th century stone cottage located on the grounds of the Chateau, ideal for holidays or short breaks. This bright and homely cottage is filled with art and tastefully decorated without being fussy. You can enjoy the ambience of a real Cathar castle in a cosy cottage with all modern conveniences.
Prices include heating, water, electricity, wifi, garden maintenance, linen, towels, and cleaning at the end of your stay. €1000 security deposit required and returnable at the end of your stay. Tourist taxes not included.
Facilities and FeaturesThe chateau sleeps up to 28 people: 20 people can be accommodated in the main building in ten double/twin bedrooms, and 8 people in four double/twin rooms in an independent cottage on the grounds.
Description of bedrooms
-Separate toilets with washbasin leading off the entrance hall
-Sphynge bedroom, double bed with en-suite bathroom with shower, washbasin and separate toilet
-Parisian suite : bedroom with two single beds with en-suite bathroom , with bathtub, washbasin and
toilet and leading to Leleu bedroom with double bed
-Yellow bedroom with two single beds
-Arlequin bedroom with two single beds
Both of the above share :
-Full bathroom with bathtub, shower, washbasin and toilet
-Separate toilet with washbasin leading from the corridor
-Commander's bedroom with double bed
-Pink bedroom with double bed with en-suite bathroom , with shower, washbasin and toilet.
-Blue bedroom with two single beds with en-suite bathroom with shower, washbasin and toilet.
- Venitian suite with double bed with en-suite bathroom with shower, washbasin and toilet and
leading to the American bedroom with double bed
-4 folding single beds
-Separate toilets with washbasin leading off the entrance hall
- Chardin bedroom with double bed double bed with en-suite bathroom with shower and washbasin
Full bathroom with bathtub and washbasin
-Sun bedroom, two single beds
-Shaker bedroom with two single beds
-Boston bedroom with two single beds
-Separate toilet leading from the corridor
- Table Tennis
- 4+ Bathrooms
- Private Pool
- Private Parking
- Golf Nearby
- BBQ Area
- 6+ Bedrooms
- Spacious garden
- Event Venue
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Location and MapChateau la Commanderie is just 15 minutes from the medieval bastide of Mirepoix, 45 minutes from historic Carcassonne and the modern metropolis of Toulouse and their airports. The nearest village is Plaigne.
BETWEEN THE PYRENEES AND THE MEDITERRANEAN
It is a paradise for those who love hiking, horse riding, fishing, hunting, alpine and cross-country skiing.
History lovers will find this region similar to Tuscany, rolling hills and valleys littered with Romanesque ruins and 13th-century churches.
La Commanderie is close to the picturesque town of Mirepoix and Castelnaudary, home of world famous cassoulet, and Montsegur: centre of the Cathar culture.
Drive 40 minutes and you are in the medieval City of Carcassonne (a world heritage site), or Chateau de Foix at the foot of the Pyrenees.
40 minutes North West and you can be in Toulouse (the ‘pink city’), the home of Airbus, Space City and many other cultural and tourist attractions. Locally produces wines and food include Foie-gras, cassoulet,…
Weekly rates and Extra Charges
|rental period||weekly rate|
|29 Jun 2019 - 30 Aug 2019||€9620|
|31 Aug 2019 - 13 Dec 2019||€8168|
|14 Dec 2019 - 27 Dec 2019||€9620|
Fees and conditions
- Security Deposit: €1500.00
Further InformationWe offer a full wedding and corporate event or seminar service for larger groups of people. This can include receptions, seminar rooms, bed and breakfasts, and meals as required.
Prices include wifi, heating, water, electricity, garden maintenance, use of the pool, cleaning at the end of your stay. €3000 security deposit required and returnable at the end of your stay. Tourist taxes not included.
Chateau la Commanderie is the ideal fairytale location to host your wedding celebration and a memorable reception.
Up to 28 privileged guests can be accommodated in beautiful atmospheric medieval surroundings for a romantic destination for as long as you wish.
The chateau can comfortably host up to 130 people for your reception using our large banqueting hall or the grounds of the chateau. We open up the whole chateau for your guests to enjoy for the most beautiful day of your life.
We can provide bespoke, flexible packages for accommodation. Our local network of contacts include specialists that provide wedding planning, flowers, food, wines and champagnes, vintage cars, horse-drawn carriages, music… Whatever you might need for your unique day.
We offer freedom of choice. It’s your day, you choose what you want, stay as long as you wish for a unique and memorable wedding celebration. Please contact us with your wedding requests and we will do our best to advise.
Accommodate 28 people comfortably
Catered reception up to 130 people
Seating and tables for up to 150 people
North terrace and gardens for parties
Large front lawn for marquees
Self-catering or private Chef for the time you are here
Full use of gardens and pool
Off road parking in a tree lined avenue in the grounds
Hairdressers and beauticians
Cars and Chauffeurs
IT ALL STARTED IN THE 13TH CENTURY
La Commanderie was built in the 13th century by Guillaume de Plaigne, a Cathar Lord, who took an active role in the Battle of Avignonet and later joined the besieged stronghold at Montsegur.
In the 16th century, Barthelemy de Plaigne extended the Chateau by creating the Salle des Chevaliers. His daughter Anne de Plaigne married the Count de Pibrac in 1642. She sold Plaigne to François-Paul de Béon-Massès-Cazaux, head of the order of St John in Toulouse, who, in 1685, established this domain as a Commanderie of the Knights of Malta. It remained in their ownership until the French Revolution.
In the 19th century, the chateau belonged to Mr de Nicol, who modernised the building, and it stayed in this family for a century, up until his last descendant Violette de Ferluc.
La Commanderie was bought in 1973 by Marie-France Gregory, mother of the present owner, and now is the family home of Rebecca Gregory, who is the proprietor and a sculptress. Rebecca will be happy to provide a guided tour of her sculpture studio.
Places of interest near this property
- Medieval Citadel Carcassonne
- Carcassonne & Toulouse
- Cities & Villages
- Sights & Attractions
- Beaches & Bars
- Kids & Activities
- Restaurants & Bars
- Events & Festivals
- Museums & Markets
- Travel & Itineraries
- Mediterranean beaches
- Lac du Montbel
- Lac de Ganguise
- Canal Trip on the Lucie
- Revel, Soreze and Lake St. Ferreol
- Fete du Pre de la Fadaise, Bourg-St-Bernard
- Carnival of Limoux
- Australian Park, Carcassonne
- Space City, Toulouse
- Lac de la Cavayère
- Guided Tour of Toulouse
- Carcassonne & Cathar Country