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La maison du mūrier

Quality village house in friendly wine village in Languedoc Roussillon, South of France


Booking Procedure

For the property known as:

La maison du mūrier

6, rue de tilleul 


Raissac d’Aude, 



Booking and payment process:
  1. Complete and return the Booking Form.
  2. Sign and return a copy of the Booking Conditions 

Return both the Booking Form and the signed copy of the Booking Conditions to:

Pauline and Brian Forrester

Hollydene Dykeside Freuchie, Cupar Fife KY15 7ES  UK

Tel: 0044 (0)1337 857202

You will receive a written confirmation via e mail or by post.

Your final payment is due no later than 6 weeks (42 days) before the start of the rental period. It is your responsibility to ensure that the final payment arrives in time. (although we will  send you a reminder via e mail if you opt to pay via PayPal) 

PayPal accepted

The owner will not provide any reminders but will confirm receipt of all payments.

Please note: We do not reserve rental dates until you actually confirm your intention to rent. Then we must receive your booking form and deposit within 7 days, or we  will release your provisionally held dates. We often receive many inquiries for the same time period.

Cancellation policy and refund

  • If you cancel the rental, you forfeit your deposit.
  • If you cancel after you have paid the total rent, you forfeit your deposit and the total rent, with the exception noted in clause #2 on the Booking Conditions Contract.

Included in your rental is:

  • the house with all its amenities including
    • Sky digibox which receives free to air stations including BBC
    • DVD player and CD player with some DVDs and CDs
    • Large library of fiction and non-fiction books including the Michelin Green Guide to Languedoc
    • Board games for all of the family including jigsaws
    • Iron and ironing board
    • Utilities at no extra charge
    • Bed linen and towels at no extra charge (Generally linen is not included in French rentals but it is sometimes available for an additional sum. We include linen and towels in your rent)

Arrival and departure
The house is rented from Saturday until Saturday. The rental period begins at 4:00 p.m. on the first day and finishes at 10:00 a.m. on the last day. You will be greeted by our agent  who will welcome you and show you around. There is a book in the property with detailed instructions for operating the various appliances.

Please depart no later than 10 a.m., as other guests will be arriving that afternoon, and we need time to clean and launder. (It may be possible to arrange a different arrival or departure time. Please contact the Owner if this would be helpful to you.) 

On departure you should hand the keys back to our agent and assuming the post-rental inspection  [see below] has found no problems), the Owner will return your security deposit.

If you have a house-related emergency or any questions then feel free to contact our agent who is very close by.

Please contact her in case of any household emergencies or questions during your stay. 

Electricity and water
Electricity and water are expensive so please be considerate. 

Cleaning standards and rubbish
You are expected to leave the house in the same clean and tidy condition as you found it  when you depart. Please empty wastepaper bins  and the kitchen bin. Take the rubbish and recyclables to the nearby collection points. Put everything back in its place and lightly sweep the floors. Remove the sheets and pillow cases from the beds. Leave wet towels hanging to dry.

Specific details may be found in our User’s Guide to the House, located in the house itself. Please note: An extra charge will be levied from the Security Deposit if the house is not left tidy, as described in Clause #10 of the Booking Conditions Contract and as described in our User’s Guide for la maison du mūrier.

Flexibility for bookings
We may be able to arrange a different start day or a few extra days during the low season. Just ask.