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La Maison de l'Ambassadeur

  • 16 Guests
  • 8 Bedrooms
  • 8 Beds
  • 6 Bathrooms

La Maison de l'Ambassadeur is the former home of the French ambassador to Finland situated in the Bastide in central Carcassonne. Built during the reign of King Louis IX, it famously acquired its unique Art Nouveau facade in 1910.

Sleeping up to 12 guests comfortably (or 16 if the additional internal flat is rented), it has a bar for private use, fully equipped kitchen and 2 generous reception rooms (one with a large dining area) leading out on to a private, secluded garden with outside seating.

The house offers 450 square metres of space for its guests. Featuring high ceilings, intricate plasterwork, marble fireplaces and a sweeping marble staircase, it is an architectural gem. The generous rooms and hallways are testament to its past function as a place for entertaining important dignitaries.

The dining room has enough space for 16 to dine. The interconnecting lounge has plenty of seating, 50" Smart HD TV and bluetooth stereo. The kitchen is equipped with washing machine, drier, dishwasher, American style fridge-freezer, range cooker, crockery, cutlery, glasses and lots of storage space. There is a snug private bar area with seating.

The secluded and shady garden is equipped with barbecue and enough dining space for 12 or more people.

Four bedrooms are en suite with access to balcony space. Two bedrooms share a bathroom. All have air conditioning

The layout is as follows:

Ground floor: Reception room with private bar, kitchen, lounge, dining area, garden.

First floor: Two interconnecting bedrooms at the front, each with balcony overlooking the street and soundproofed internal shutters. They share a generous bathroom and changing area. Two large bedrooms to the rear, with en suite bathrooms and access to a large terrace overlooking the garden.

Second floor: Two bedrooms to the front, one with balcony. Both have en suite bathrooms and sound proofed internal shutters. A two bedroom flat with shared bathroom to the rear. These bedrooms (double and small double) can be let for an additional fee of 100 euros per night.


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Home highlights

Broadband Internet

Pictures

Lobby

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Ambassador's suite

Ambassador's suite

Ensuite bath

Bedroom

Sleeping Arrangements

Bed linen

4 Double beds

4 King-size beds

Amenities

Parking & facilities

Private Garden

Policies

Accessible 24/7, Suitable for events, Pets not allowed , Smoking not allowed

Kitchen & dining

Charcoal grill BBQ, Coffee machine, Cooking utensils, Dishwasher, Grill, Kitchen stove, Kitchenette, Microwave, Oven, Refrigerator, Toaster, Vacuum cleaner , Water purifier

Location features

Town

Bathroom & laundry

Bathroom & Laundry, Bed linen, Hair dryer, Clothes dryer, Iron & Board, Shower, Towel set, Bathtub , Washing machine

Heating & cooling

Air conditioning , Central heating

Entertainment

Stereo system , TV (Cable)

Internet & office

Broadband Internet

Home Safety

First aid kit , Smoke Detector

House Rules

  • Pets not allowed

  • Smoking not allowed

Check in: 04:00 PM

Check out: 11:00 AM

Policy and notes

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