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Seventeenth century manor house in Lauragais country -the Andibats- SOUPEX

Bedrooms 8
Half Baths2
Space 400 m²
Property type castle
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

In the Lauragaise countryside, in the golden triangle of the country of Cocagne between Toulouse and Carcassonne, an elegant manor that belonged to the 18th century to a great orientalist, doctor and writer, friend of Lamartine and Chateaubriand.

It provides with all the trappings of a family home. It is the ideal place to host family gatherings or reunions with friends.

You will love:

-Its large kitchen, dining room overlooking the garden, with the possibility in the summer to take meals in the shade of lime trees.

-its bright living room with comfortable sofas.

-its 7 rooms, all different (Siloam, Fanette, Leontine, Georgette, Suzanne Germaine, Violetta) with the refined atmosphere.(Antique furniture, oriental carpets, tables)

-its 7 ensuite bathrooms with toilet, original (a shower in an old wine vat, another is nestled in a tower adorned with a cross of Malta).

One of his guests evokes a palace of a thousand faces.

Surrounding wheat fields and sunflowers.

Among the services included; a swimming pool 14mx6m secure, an enclosed garden, a large park, linen provided, air conditioning, TV, DVD, internet access, WIFI.

More Details

Henry Ribo Jacqueline or Henry Ruppe Claudine
Member since: 2006
Speaks english, french, spanish
Response time
Within 2 days
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
17 March, 2018


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday castle rental in Soupex, France

Property Type:
  • castle
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 400 m²
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 17
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • smoking allowed
Location Type:
  • Lake
  • River
  • Rural
  • Village
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • local restaurant guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Vacuum Cleaner
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 20 people
  • 7 Bathrooms
  • 2 Half Baths
  • Toilet 8 - toilet , Ground floor shared toilet
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , bath (no shower) , shower enclosure , Gothic
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , bath with shower , Baroque
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , bath (no shower) , shower enclosure , bidet , Exotic
    Shower room 2 - toilet , shower enclosure , Moroccan
    Shower room 3 - toilet , shower enclosure , Blue
    Shower room 4 - toilet , shower enclosure , Pink
    Shower room 1 - toilet , shower enclosure , Vineyard
  • Each room has its own bathroom or shower. -four have a sink, shower and toilet. -a has a sink, shower bath and toilet. -Two have a sink, bathtub, shower and toilet. All are decorated with great care and all favors the cozy charm.(Old tubs and sinks, large mirrors, tables).
  • 8 Bedrooms, Sleeps 17
  • Bedroom 1 - 3 single bed , Vineyard
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double bed , Moroccan
    Bedroom 3 - 1 extra lg. double bed , Gothic
    Bedroom 4 - 1 large double bed , Baroque
    Bedroom 5 - 2 single bed , Blue
    Bedroom 6 - 1 large double bed , Pink
    Bedroom 7 - 1 large double bed , Exotic
    Bedroom 8 - 2 single bed , Suite of the Exotic bedroom also called the Duck bedroom
  • 5 Double beds, 7 single beds, 2 cots. Attentive to the comfort of our guests we have paid particular attention to the quality of bedding, bed linen and towels. On the ground floor; -the Fanette room with 3 beds 90cm wide, that can be separate or close as needed. -The Siloam room equipped with a bed 140 cm wide. -plus a former bed 120 cm wide in a small room. To the first floor: -the Violetta room has a bed 180cm wide. -the Suzanne room, equipped with a bed 160 cm wide. -The room Germaine, equipped with a bed 160 cm wide and suite with bed 120 cm wide. -the Leontine room with 2 beds 90 cm wide to separate or close as needed. -the Georgette room equipped with a bed 160 cm wide. All rooms are air conditioned.
  • Books
  • books - kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • games - kids
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Child's Swing
  • Courtyard
  • Garden Chairs
  • Garden Table & Chairs
  • Gated Community
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Pétanque Court
  • Tennis
  • Terrace
  • wooden decking
  • 18 garden chairs
  • 8 beach chairs
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • arboretum
  • churches
  • forests
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • water sports
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
The kitchen has a semi-professional equipment: -large stove with two ovens and a hot plate. kitchen -battery scheduled for 17 persons (pots and large capacity pots). -2 Sinks. -2 Large tables (2. 5mx0. 90cm). A separate laundry room. Outside 2 teak garden tables and chairs. Facilities ping pong. The rear garden of the house is closed, which means safe for young children.


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Seventeenth century manor house in Lauragais country -the Andibats- SOUPEX
average rating of 4.9583335 based on 24 reviews


  • 5 of 5

we recently rented the castle for a family reunion.. we had 20ish ppl depending on schedules. It was WONDERFUL. the property was just perfect.. restored with all modern conveniences.. comfortable rooms, just amazing bathrooms, Shower in the tower.. we cannot wait to rent it again... Thank you..

  • Review Submitted: 02/09/2014
  • Date of Stay: August 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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So wonderful I had to write this is English

  • 5 of 5

We recently rented the Chateau de ma Mere for our marriage, and were speechless upon arrival. It was so much more than we had expected - the perfect combination of classic old-world architecture and furnishings, and modern finishing touches. My and my new husband's families shared the chateau, and there was more than enough privacy for all. The pool is absolutely beautiful and the grounds spectacularly scenic. The caretakers were always available and showed up within minutes for every last issue - one light fixture wasn't working and an electrician arrived that afternoon to tend to the problem. We weren't sure what we would end up with when planning our wedding online... to say we weren't disappointed is a vast understatement. We were absolutely thrilled and would return in a heartbeat.

  • Review Submitted: 16/09/2010
  • Date of Stay: July 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
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Excellent sejour dans un cadre exceptionnel

  • 5 of 5

Super week-end dans un magnifique château

Nous étions 12 adultes

On a apprécié les grandes pièces très bien équipées et très bien décorées et les chambres spacieuses avec chacune son espace salle de bain toilettes

Environnement très agreable et belles balades très proches

Excellent souvenir

  • Review Submitted: 23/02/2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Très beau domaine

  • 4 of 5

Magnifique manoir décoré avec beaucoup de goût.

La cuisine et les salles de bain sont très fonctionnelles.

Le système de chauffage est efficace, même au plein milieu de l'hiver !

Et la propriétaire est adorable.

Je recommande à tous ce gite.

  • Review Submitted: 04/01/2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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Excellent in every way.

  • 5 of 5

The owners are lovely lovely people. So keen to help and only a minute away if you should need help.

The house is superb. There were 17 of us and every bedroom was amazing (with a couple of favourites of course) beds all comfy, bedding good quality; all have separate showers/baths of good standard.

The dining and eating facilities all very good. Excellent cooker fridge dishwasher and drip coffee machines ok.

Pool and area lovely. Gardens beautiful. Outside eating area excellent. Thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Thank you so much.

  • Review Submitted: 30/10/2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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Un séjour parfait

  • 5 of 5

Nous sommes un groupe d'amis et louons chaque année une maison différente. Le château de ma mère est la meilleure où nous avons séjourné. Les pièces de vie commune sont parfaites pour accueillir un grand groupe (grande tablée possible aussi bien à l'intérieur qu'à l'extérieur) et la maison est assez spacieuse pour respecter l'intimité de chacun. La demeure est somptueuse, chaleureuse, nous nous sommes sentis tout de suite chez nous et ne voulions pas en repartir! Les environs sont très beaux également, avec possibilité de faire des marches directement de la maison. Bref, nous avons passé un super séjour et espérons revenir un jour au château de ma mère!

  • Review Submitted: 31/08/2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
60 Kilometres
Toulouse and Carcassonne
Nearest Train
13 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
13 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
100 Kilometres
Narbonne beach
Car: necessary


castelnaudary: 13 Km

Toulouse: 50 Km

Sea: 100 Km

Lake: 20 Km

River: 0 Km

Shops: 13 Km

The castle of my mother lies Lauragais (nestled between the Pyrenees and Black Mountain), land 'election of the Cathars in the twelfth century. (Castle ruins of LASTOURS, PUIVERT, SAISSAC, MONTSEGUR etc)

It is also the land of plenty, related to the culture of Pastel etXVIe XV century.

It is still the home of the Canal du Midi (World Heritage of Humanity), built by Pierre-Paul Riquet in the reign of Louis XIV. A gullies that feeds borders the property of the 'Château my mère'et you can on its towpath walk at will in the shade of trees.

Toulouse (pink city) and Carcassonne (medieval) are distant 50 km.

Around REVEL Market from CASTELNAUDARY of Mirepoix.

In summer many night markets where you can discover local products.

Gourmet restaurants nearby.


Rates & Availability

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Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Le prix de la location inclut la fourniture du linge de toilette ,du linge de lit, ainsi que le ménage de fin de séjour;

Pas de frais supplémentaires.

A l'arrivée une caution de 800€ est demandée; elle sera restituée intégralement à la fin du séjour si aucune dégradation n'a été constatée et si la maison est en bon ordre.

De Juin à fin Septembre les réservations se font de préférence du samedi 16 h au samedi 10 h.

Possibilité de louer le week-end ,sauf ,juillet et août . 3 nuits minimum 1500 euros.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • No refunds for cancellations made after payment is made