La Mignonnette in Vias Village
Townhouse | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 4
This village house is nestled in the winding streets of the medieval village of Vias. This house is situated near (2.8 km) to an excellent sandy beach of Vias Plage, one of the best beaches in the South of France. It is about 50m from the centre of the village, but is in a small quiet street with one or two cars passing per day, there also is a bus stop 50m form this holiday rental you can take a bus to the beach (July/August only) or a day trip to medieval towns of Pezenas or Agde, there is also a bus from and to Beziers airport you do not need a car! there is all you need at house so you can fly with just hand luggage with Ryanair
Getting to and from Beziers airport is also no problem with a bus or taxi. The historic Canal du Midi is 1.5 km from the house constructed to connect the Mediterranean to the Atlantic in the 1600's and now a World Heritage Site, and offers holiday delights, whether from a hired boat, or a walk or bike ride along the tow paths (you can hire bikes in the village)
Best of both worlds French medieval village and a Mediterranean seaside resort with the Canal du Midi in between
The house is about 45m2 set over three floors full of charm of a old maison du village giving it a warm and welcoming atmosphere,it has just been renovated to high standard making it both cosy and comfortable to live in. best suit for a couple or two friends but can sleep 4 one double bed with wash basin in the bedroom (two singles possible) on the first floor and a sofa bed in the lounge on the top floor also with a wash basin.
The kitchen is on the ground floor and has main door opening on to the street it is fully equipped for 4 people including a 2 ring hob washing machine,tumble dryer long lets only,fridge with a small freezer,microwave,and a comfortable table and chairs
The shower/wc is on the middle floor and easily accessible from the ground and top floors,although small it is very functional. The bedroom is also on the middle floor with a good size bed 160cm x 200cm,this can can be made in to 2 singles if need,there is also a wash basin and plenty of space for clothes and suitcases,no door is fitted but there is curtain for your privatize if some one is using the lounge/bedroom on the top floor.
The lounge is on the top floor and is equipped with a sofa bed and 2 comfortable chairs there is a work top with a basin this is great for serving drinks or using as a wash basin if the lounge is being used as a bedroom,there is also a TV and PC with a fast Internet connection
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 1 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Vias plage 2.8 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||100 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Beziers 6 km, Nearest railway: Agde 5 km|
|Family friendly||Suitable for children over 5|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|General||TV, CD player|
|Standard||Kettle, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Double beds (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
The Languedoc-Roussillon region
The closest large town to Vias, Beziers, has a host of cultural events throughout the summer and is a haven for history buffs with its dominating cathedral and stories of the Cathars. Beziers boasts dozens of restaurants and cafes to choose from , a colorful flower market, and, for those seeking a taste of local adventure, an exhilarating August Feria when the streets are filled with performers, food and produce stalls.
Recently voted as the best department in the whole of France, the Languedoc offers everything needed for a perfect holiday. If you've never been to this part of France before, then you are in for the most pleasant of surprises.
Vias is 10 minutes south of the major A9 motorway, which connects the impressive cathedral towns of Toulouse and Narbonne, the unbelievable spectacle of Carcassone, as well as the Spanish border, offering fascinating day trips in every direction.
This holiday rental is in the historic and lively village of Vias, first mentioned in a charter of 899,lies between Agde (3 km) and Beziers (12 km) on the Languedoc coast. Surrounded by vineyards, Vias is a circulade (round fortified village), and retains one of its ancient gates of volcanic stone from the 12th century. The melodic bells of the fortified church of St. Jean Baptiste (1394-1424) ring out over Vias, its streets lined with colorful homes, many adorned with carved Italianate doorways of black volcanic stone.
Every Wednesday morning from April to September, and on Saturdays all year, the heart of Vias bustles with market stalls brimming with local and traditional products. Just steps from the house are all the essential amenities, including a grocery store, butcher, fishmonger, bakery, pharmacist, post office, and Vias' own wine cave co-operative providing excellent reds, roses, and muscats at extremely reasonable prices.The centre of Vias is full of bars the and restaurants and there is often live music , festivals and dancing in the summer months including the jazz festival and bastille day on 14 july there is a great atmosphere all summer long in vias and all this is on door step of your holiday home also there is a amusement pack not far from the house
Vias Plage is one of the best beaches along the Languedoc Coast and is suitable for young children, with its shallow shore and warm waters.
The historic Canal du Midi, constructed to connect the Mediterranean to the Atlantic in the 1600's and now a World Heritage Site, crosses the commune of Vias for a length of 5 kilometres. The shaded canal offers holiday delights, whether from a hired boat, or a walk or bicycle ride along its towpaths.
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29 Aug 2014
"Great stay in quirky wee town house"
All the facilities we needed, packed ingeniously into this little 2-storey town house in the middle of the historic Mairie (old town). Local produce markets everyday, great range of restaurants, local… More
26 Jun 2013
"Great little house in great location"
This little house provided a real home from home during our stay in Vias being cosy, clean and comfortable. The owners had provided everything you could need with regard to equipment, and we were greeted on arrival with a bottle of rose, nibbles, milk, and coffee/tea which was very thoughtful and much appreciated. The only reservation I would have is the staircase which is steep and winding, if you have mobility difficulties this would present a problem although for us it just added to the house's charm.. It is located on a peaceful square literally round the corner from the centre of the village, where most of the local bars, and restaurants are located. Vias itself is well situated, within walking distance of various beaches and the Canal du Midi, and a short bus ride away from the bustling riverside town of Agde. We visited in June when the village was relatively quiet, although there were two weekly markets on a Wednesday and Saturday when the village came alive. Getting there was very easy, Bezier Airport being less than 10 minutes away, with a local shuttle bus running to and from the airport to meet the flights. All in all a very relaxing and enjoyable stay.
17 Jun 2013
"This house had everything for a restful, relaxing vacation"
The property is very well located, in the middle of Vias and within walking distance to supermarkets, cafes, restaurants, Vias Plage, and the Canal du Midi. The house was recently renovated, with everything inside being brand new and what really stood out was the landlord's attention to detail. There were cleaning supplies there already, and laundry detergent and and towels, which was really nice since I'd just arrived from the US and was tired from the long flight.
The owner was very helpful throughout my stay, helping out with anything that came up and going out of his way to make sure that my experience was as pleasant as possible. This house is a great place to spend a week or a month, and I can't recommend it highly enough.
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