The Purple Rose is the heart of Cathar country, in the medieval village of Lagrasse (listed amongst the most beautiful villages in France). On the 2nd floor of an old house with character, close to all amenities (restaurants, bakery, tobacco, newspapers, grocery, pharmacy, doctors), the river Orbieu and the Benedictine Abbey, this cottage was completely renovated in 2015 by a couple of artists - ceramicist and artist. You will arrive in a large living room. Very bright. You can admire beautiful views of the village (church and monastery), and in the background the hill called '' of Charlemagne's buttocks '' planted scrubland, pine and cypress trees. Chantal and Jean-Jacques, the owners, have restored, landscaped, decorated the 70 m2 of this cottage. They have staged some of their works and their 'finds' recovered and personalized. Old floor tiles, stone walls, lime plaster, beams and antique furniture, antiques, help to give this place an atmosphere conducive to peace. The kitchen, lounge, library area, bedroom, bathroom, separate WC, have all equipment for your relaxation, including wifi. The cottage can accommodate 2 to 4 people (160 bed - with a very comfortable bed - in the bedroom, sofa bed in the living room 140). It is air conditioned and has a separate entrance. In the courtyard between the sound of the fountain and the benevolent shadow of ancient lime tree, a table and chairs are available. Space well include an indoor pool, heated, equipped with a swimming against the current, relaxation nozzles and accessible all year. Throughout the summer, many events are planned in the village. If you like nature walks, several trails from the village. If you like the water coursing, a small beach is equipped along the Orbieu. The Mediterranean, it is only 40 minutes. If you prefer to stroll through the picturesque streets, you can discover craftsmen and artists. If history interests you, the city of Carcassonne is 35 minutes, and the Cathar castles await you with their past.