9 Bedroom Villa


Home Description

The 'Chateau of the Great Sun' is a 13th Century fortified French Castle, located in the charming village of Souilhe in the Languedoc-Roussillon region of South West France, overlooking the Valle de Fresquel with views to the Pyrenees and the Black Mountains.

The Chateau is around a thirty minute drive from Carcassonne and easily reachable from both Carcassonne and Toulouse airports. Comfortably sleeping 19, with covered heated swimming pool, the Chateau is available for hire all year round for:

•Weekend breaks (out of season)
•Holiday bookings & family gatherings
•Small business meetings
•Wedding parties

Inside The Chateau

The Chateau is tastefully decorated boasting a variety of traditional French period features, including a magnificent Louis XIII stone balustraded staircase. Heated and well-furnished throughout, most ceilings are 13ft high and heavily beamed in chestnut; some are hand painted.

To obtain a feel for the inside of the Chateau please view the Interior Photo Album here.
To obtain a feel for the outside of the Chateau please view the Exterior Photo Album here.

With nine bedrooms and eight bath or shower rooms the Chateau can comfortably sleep 19 people including 5 people in a ground floor apartment. There are 5 reception rooms and two kitchens. Linen and towels are provided.

There is also a nursery, library area and an enormous vaulted wine cellar with a blocked off tunnel, reputedly used by the Resistance Movement and said to lead to the nearby town. In addition there is a playroom/reading room with selection of toys and a utility room with fridge freezer, washing machine and drying area.

Terrace: With tables and chairs over-looking pretty garden with views to the Pyrenees.


The Chateau’s nine bedrooms are as follows:
An enormous family bedroom with coroneted Louis XV bed, bed for child, antique cot and a 19th century style en-suite bathroom with roll-top bath.
A romantic large double bedroom with Louis XV coroneted bed, nursery with cot and stylish shower room.
A very large double bedroom with spiral staircase and gallery sharing bathroom with
A double bedroom with four poster bed, spiral staircase and gallery.
A pretty double bedroom with watchtower sharing bathroom with
A Tuscan style double bedroom with tower.
A second floor twin bedroom with en-suite modern bathroom and w/c.

Ground Floor Apartment:

In the ground floor apartment is a large bathroom with double and single beds and en-suite shower room and a pretty double bedroom with en-suite corner bathroom.
There is an additional shower room on the ground floor.


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