St Pons de Thomieres Property

Property in St Pons de Thomieres - A Guide to St Pons de Thomieres

The market town of St Pons de Thomieres is the capital of the Haut Languedoc regional nature reserve, with a population of approx 3000. An area of renowned beauty within the Languedoc. A very old settlement, the area around St Pons de Thomieres dates back as far as the Stone Age.

Today St Pons de Thomieres has many historical sites to discover, including the “ Tower of St Benoit”, the “ Bridge of our Lady” and the “Convent of the fountain of Récolets”.

St Pons de Thomieres property is mainly made up of old village houses of varying sizes. Small properties that need a lot of work can be found for as little as 50,000€, although 120,000€ is a more likely starting point for a village house of perhaps two bedrooms that is in good condition. Some houses, such as a “Maison de Maitre” can be quite large and often have gardens. These will be way more expensive and will start at around 200,000€.

St Pons de Thomieres is very proud of its local produce and cuisine, with specialities such as “Ragout de chataignes” (Chestnut stew) and “Confiture de chataignes” (Chestnut jam).

These local delicacies can be foun d in favoured local restaurants such as Les Bergeries de Ponderach, a three star hotel/restaurant on the route de Narbonne, or Le Somail, a two star restaurant on the Avenue de Castres.

Nearest airport to St Pons de Thomieres is Carcassonne, which is about 70km away. From here you can fly with Ryanair to Stansted Airport. Being set way back from the coast, the nearest beach is about 60km away.

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