15 April – 1 May (flex) Catsit and Garden Sitting in the Tarn FRANCE Nr Labstide-Rouairoux

Harmony8

15 April – 1 May (flex) Catsit and Garden Sitting in the Tarn FRANCE Nr Labstide-Rouairoux

  • This position has been filled
  • Labastide-Rouairoux , Tarn , France
  • Posted 5 months ago
  • Duration: 2 weeks
  • Date from: 2024-04-15
  • Date to: 2024-05-01
  • Pets: Domestic cats
  • Property Care & Maintenance: Light gardening

Description

OUR HOME
Set in the heart of the Tarn in the South of France, overlooking the Black Mountains on the edge of a hamlet on the edge of the town, La Bastide-Rouairoux. The house is an architect designed house, a Maison De Maître dating back from WW2. We have beautiful views from all the windows.

Wi-Fi speeds – we have fibre broadband – Speed = 142.3Mb (upload); 65 Mb (download).

MY PET
I have a 12 year old cat called Rhea who loves company. She came with me when I moved from England a few years ago.

OUR LOCATION
The local town is a short 10-15 min walk away, where you will find a health centre, a pharmacy, a butchers, a SPA supermarket, 2 boulangeries and a couple of bar tabacs and a post office. There 2 banks with cash machines and a newsagents.

Markets – Labastide-Rouairoux on a Wednesday; Mazanet (Moroccan market) on Thursday morning.

Buses from Labastide – 30 min to go to Mazanet a local town with history. Continue on the bus past Mazanet to Castres (Has a Goya museum, a vibrant theatre, a really beautiful town, vibrant buildings along the canal a mixture of bars, cafes and elegant shops).

Nearest airport – Nearest Beziers (seasonal); Carcasonne; Toulouse (Intl Airport).
Nearest train station – Mazanet (catch trains to Castres, Narbonne etc).

Narbonne – 1 hour by car
Carcasonne – 1 :10 min
Narbonne plage (beach) – 1:20min
Toulouse -1:40min – 2 hour by car
Montpelier – 2 hours

Vet – The nearest vet is a short drive/ bus ride away. I’ll provide the details.

Cyclists – There is a place to hire bikes in the town. The area is known amongst keen cyclists and nature lovers. We are near the bois vert, you can be on that route within minutes from the house.

History – There is an amazing textile museum that tells the rich history of the area. In the Summer there is a national exhibition that takes place in the museum drawing people from all over the country. The ancient city Minerve, with a deep history of the Cathars is only 30 minutes away by car.

Wine Region – we are in the heart of the Minervois wine region.

Please get in touch.

Property Type: House (detached / semi-detached)
Responsibilities: Care for my much loved cat in my absence and keep our home clean and tidy. And a little help in the garden would be much appreciated.
Points of interest: Supermarket, Fresh Food / Farmers Market, Public Transport, Cafes & Restaurants, Cinema, Historical Interest, Vineyards, Bars, Hiking Trails
Things to know: You can walk to the local village amenities, and we have very good wifi.
Property Type:
House (detached / semi-detached)
House-Sit Duration:
2 weeks
Date from:
2024-04-15
Date to:
2024-05-01
Property Care & Maintenance:
Light gardening
Things to know:
You can walk to the local village amenities, and we have very good wifi.
Responsibilities:
Care for my much loved cat in my absence and keep our home clean and tidy. And a little help in the garden would be much appreciated.
Points of interest:
Supermarket
Fresh Food / Farmers Market
Public Transport
Cafes & Restaurants
Cinema
Historical Interest
Vineyards
Bars
Hiking Trails

Location