Château de Puilacher
Castle | 6 bedrooms | sleeps 12
The Puilacher castle is an historical monument which has been restored with all modern conveniences.
Il is in a calm village with a beautiful point of view on hills around and the village Tressan.
The swimming-pool in an isolated area, safe for children.
There is all around many activities for adults and children (horse riding, lake and river for swimming, etc.) and many sites to visit (abbeys, caves, markets, vineyards, etc.)
|Size||Sleeps up to 12, 6 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Frontignan-plage 40 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||2 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Beziers 40 km, Nearest railway: Montpellier 40 km|
|Family friendly||Suitable for children over 5|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Air conditioning, TV, Telephone, Pool or snooker table, Table tennis, Games room, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||6 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms, 3 En suites and 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (6), Double beds (3), Dining seats for 12, Lounge seats for 12|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors|
There are several Living Rooms:
A 65m2 living room with large fireplace.
A 90m2 reception and dining hall.
A TV room with DVD player and large plasma screen.
Besides, there is a very large games room with billiard table, table-tennis table, table-football and all children's games.
An exhibition room with beautiful contemporary African Art with paintings and Sculptures of Central Africa in particular is specific to this castle.
A beautiful kitchen has been decorated with a stained-glass window made by a local artist. It contains a washing machine, 2 dishwashers, electric oven, 2 microwave ovens, 2 refrigerators (one with freezer compartment), 2 coffee makers, kettle, toaster, etc.
|Further details outdoors|
The Chateau overlooks the vineyards of the countryside. A very romantic esplanade adorned with hundred-year-old mediterranean pines further embellishes its long (30m) facade.
The swimming pool is 6 by 12m. It is right alongside the apse of the village church and its bell tower. Outdoor furniture available.
Beside the kitchen and the reception room there is also a 200m2 inner courtyard for outdoor meals under the shade of an old fig tree. Barbecueing equipment.
Guests are welcomed by the owner or by his representative who can give them as many information that they need concerning the region (gastronomy, walks, visits, etc.)
The Languedoc-Roussillon region
Languedoc is a beautiful part of France that some people name "the French Tuscany". It associates the sun to a nice vegetation: wine-yards, olive-trees, cypress, pine-trees, etc.
At the side of the mediterranean sea, there are nice beaches ans at the North, there are hills close to the "Causses" mountain; it is there that is produced the best wine.
The chateau de Puilacher is located in Languedoc-Roussillon region. This region is at the South of France, at the Mediterranean seaside. It contains 5 departments: Aude, Gard, Herault, Lozere, Pyrénées Orientales. Puilacher is in the Hérault deparment. Montpellier is the main town of Langudoc-Roussillon and of Herault. It is a town which has taken more and more importance under instigation of the former Mayor, Georges Freche. In 30 ans, the population of Montpellier agglomeration has doubled to reach about 450,000 people.
Puilacher is in a beautiful part of Languedoc. It is close to wonderful curiosities like abbeys (Valmagne, Saint-Guilhem-le-Deser), natural curiosities (Clamouse caves, Moureze dolomitic circus, Salagou lake, ...), the Mediterranean seaside (at 40 km) and a 450,000 people town, Montpellier.
This town is very interesting because it has been growing a lot for 30 years by the dynamism of the former mayor, Georges Freche. So, it associated to an historical down town a moderna area names "Antigone".
Main activities around Puilacher (at less than 25 kilometers)
Major monuments : Valmagne abbey (16 km) ; Saint-Guilhem-le-Desert (25 km), one of the most beautiful villages in France with a beautiful roman abbey ; Pezenas (16 km), beautiful center of the 17th century, known by Moliere.
Other monuments : Dolmen, Le Pouget (4 km); Villeneuvette, ancient cloth manufacture since the 17th; Strengthened Church of Clermont l'Hérault (12 km) ; Roman mosaics and house, Loupian (21 km)
Water activities: Hérault river (4 km), swimming; Salagou Lake (16 km), swimming, canoying, windsurfing; Thau Pool, Mèze (23 km).; Pont du diable (23 km), canoying; The seaside is about 40 km, Frontignan plage, Sète or Marseillan plage.
Natural curiosities: Mourèze cirque (20 km) ; Clamouse cave (24 km).
Gastronomy : Wine cellars in and around Puilacher (0 to 25 km), Puilacher, Belarga, Saint-Pargoire, Gignac, Aniane, Saint-Jean-de-Fos, Montpeyroux, Saint-Saturnin, etc. Oysters in producer halls in Bouzigues, Mèze (about 23km) or Marseillan (30 km).
Religion : Appearances of the virgin, Saint-Bauzille-de-la-Sylve (7 km).
Typical Markets : Clermont-l’Hérault (12 km) on Wednesday; Gignac (12 km), Pezenas (16 km) on Saturday.
Horse riding: There are 4 centers within 10 km from Puilacher
Activities for children: Dolmen's pedagogic farm (3 km) ; Acrobates' forest (acrobranches) in Bessilles (20 km).
Walks, Hikings : From Mourèze cirque to Mont Liausson (20 km) ; From Saint-Guilhem-le-Desert (25 km)
From 25 to 40 km : Montpellier, Sète, Lodève, Fontcaude (Golf), Roqueredonde (Tibetan temple), St-Michel-de-Grandmont Abbey, Agde, etc.
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20 Jun 2014
Nous avons séjourné en famille au château de Puilacher pendant le long weekend de Pentecôte. Nous avons occupé tout le château dont les prestations, la décoration, le confort, la dotation nous… More
13 Nov 2013
"Stunning property, quiet ,location convenient for all sorts""
The magnificent Chateau (which as you can see from the photos) is so impressive from the outside certainly doesn't let you down in terms of "wow factor" inside too!Located in a pretty l… More
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