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Villa | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6
Modern villa, sleeps 6 -private pool, in quiet location.
Modern and comfortably furnished villa situated on the edge of the village of Aniane amongst the Languedoc vineyards. Restaurants, bars and shops within a short easy walk. An ideal base for exploring the Languedoc-Mediterranean beaches. Montpellier, water-sports at Lac Salagou, Gorges de L'Herault. Airports: Montpellier 40 mins, Nemes 1hr.
Spacious lounge and dining area opening onto south facing terrace and pool. Modern fitted kitchen. Three double bedrooms (1 en suite, plus 1 double and 1 twin). Separate bathroom and 2 WC's. Study opening onto terrace. Fully equipped and tastefully furnished throughout-Satellite TV, DVD, video, WiFi, hi-fi, freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, BBQ, garden furniture.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Palavas 35 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Nearest Amenities||1 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Montpellier 35 km, Nearest railway: Montpellier 30 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player|
|Pool||Private outdoor pool (unheated)|
|General||TV, Video player, CD player, Telephone, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (2), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Private outdoor pool (unheated), Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors|
•Lounge - furnished with comfortable leather settees, coffee table, bookshelves and cupboards. TV, (which also receives a number of UK satellite channels), DVD player and video and a hi-fi system for radio/tapes/CDs. This is a very light and sunny room, opening via two large sliding double doors (with electric shutters) onto the terrace and pool area. As the rear of the house is south-facing, it is in sunshine for most of the day.
•Dining area - solid oak extendable table and chairs that will comfortably seat six people.
•Kitchen – a modern “cuisine américaine” –large fridge, eye-level oven/grill, dishwasher, overhead extractor and electric hob.
•Study - has its own patio doors onto the terrace, armchairs, desk, bookcase and hi-fi unit.
•Main double bedroom – double bed, large fitted storage cupboards and en-suite bathroom (WC, basin, large shower).
•Storage area with freezer. Door to..
•Garage with utility area and washing machine.
•Two good-sized double bedrooms – one with double bed, the other with two single beds. •Bathroom with bath/shower and basin. •Separate toilet
The villa is completely equipped with all necessary items to ensure a comfortable holiday including hairdryer, ironing board, iron etc. There is a large library of books plus DVDs and videos.
|Further details outdoors|
•Private pool - surrounded by a low wall and a large tiled patio area. With its southerly aspect it enjoys sun virtually all day long. The pool is available from early May to October and is serviced weekly by a pool contractor
•Garden furniture —loungers, parasols, etc are provided to allow you to make the most of the Mediterranean sun!
•BBQ – large brick barbeque close to pool and terrace
.•Extendable, electrically-operated sun shade .
•Shaded terrace - runs along the side of the villa with access from the lounge area and study. It has its own table and chairs and most meals are taken here in the summer.
•Garden -An area of fruit trees and shrubs surround the rear and one side of the villa. The front and other side are gravelled with ample parking for cars. There is private access via double opening gates and the property is entirely fenced.
Normal changeover day is Saturday during main season, but nore flexible dates can be arranged outside of main letting period.
About this location
The Languedoc-Roussillon region
The Languedoc has an amazing diversity of scenery, activities and tourist sites all located in the sunniest area of France . It is also the one that produces the most wine! There are abundant holiday activities available - golf, tennis, cycle hire, riding, walking, fishing, swimming, and canoeing. For the less energetic, you can simply enjoy the views, the local cuisine (including excellent local seafood) and the wines of the area.
Aniane is situated in the fertile Hérault valley where vines and olive groves proliferate. It is ideally located to provide a relaxing holiday base and are within easy driving distance of the coast, local towns and activities.
There are plenty of opportunities for walking, riding, picnicking canoeing and fishing—or just taking in the scenery!
The Mediterranean coast and its beaches are a 40-minute drive away. The lively and fashionable resorts of Sète and Cap d’Agde are linked by a long causeway with lovely sandy beaches on the seaward side.
Inland from Sète is the Bassin de Thau, - a large inland “sea” with a large and thriving shellfish industry. The lake is ringed by villages and towns selling the local produce and full of “fruits de mer” restaurants. It is a must for seafood lovers.
Lac Salagou (20 mins) is an inland lake with a host of water sports and recreational activities.
Montpellier is the vibrant and busy capital of the Languedoc. It has an interesting old quarter and a striking centre of modern buildings. . The centre is easily reached by a modern “tramway”.
Further afield are the stunning mediaeval city of Carcassonne and the castles and mountains of the Cathars in the Pyrenees’ foothills. To the east is the Roman city of Nîmes, the famous Pont du Gard viaduct and the open spaces of the Carmargue. To the north is the amazing viaduct at Millau crossing the Tarn valley.
Aniane (Les Romarins ) is a small town (pop 1750) located in a picturesque area amongst the vineyards of the Coteaux du Languedoc and is a short distance from the foothills of the Cévennes and the “Causses” – limestone hills and plateaux that rise up to 700-800 metres. It has the usual selection of bakers’, small shops, Post Office and bars – most offering good value meals. There is also a produce market on Thursdays. Gignac (5 mins away), is the local tourist and commercial centre. It has a wider range of shops and restaurants, a supermarket and a wonderful Saturday market.
Anaine is only 5 mins from the “Pont de Diable” (the oldest mediaeval bridge in France) where the river has cut a spectacular gorge through the hills – Gorges de L’ Hérault . Along the gorge is the picturesque village of St Guilhem-le-Desert. The capital of the Languedoc – Montpellier- is 30 mins away and the Mediterranean coast about 40 mins.
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20 Sep 2014
"Excellent well located villa"
A well equipped villa in a very good location within easy walking distance of a pleasant village with bars, shops and restaurants. The villa itself is in a quiet cul de sac with a pleasant pool in a l… More
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