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Villa / 4 bedrooms / sleeps 8
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Villa / 4 bedrooms / sleeps 8
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Spacious villa with off road parking, a large garden, private 10x4 pool and air conditioning. Located in the small village of Homps (population 700) on the Canal du Midi which has six restaurants, a bar, supermarket and fuel station.
The villa is 30 minutes from the historic cities of Carcassonne, Beziers and Narbonne with lovely beaches nearby.
Comprehensive cooking facilities in the large kitchen. Large pool terrace with 4 loungers. Pergola with dining table provides shaded eating.
Sunniest region in France with mountains to the north (Montagne Noire) and south (Corbieres). Surrounded by excellent restaurants and vineyards with lots of activities nearby (walks, swimming, windsurfing, tennis, golf, rugby, kayaking etc)..
|Size||Sleeps up to 8, 4 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Narbonne 40 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Nearest Amenities||500 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Carcassonne 40 km, Nearest railway: Lezignan Corbieres 15 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player|
|Pool||Private outdoor pool (unheated)|
|General||Central heating, Air conditioning, TV, CD player, Telephone, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites|
|Furniture||Double beds (3), Single beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Private outdoor pool (unheated), Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors|
Leather settees and dining chairs in lounge where there is a beautiful stone fireplace and TV with DVD/Blu Ray. Sofa bed and additional TV and DVD/Blu Ray player in upstairs sitting area off one of the bedrooms. Two armchairs in sun lounge.
There are two bedrooms downstairs and two upstairs. Two of the bedrooms have king sized beds, one has a double bed and one has two single beds, with a sofa bed in the adjoining sitting area. A travel cot and high chair are also provided, although you will need to bring your own bedding for the cot.
All bedrooms and the kitchen and lounge have air conditioning. Essential for the summer months.
A selection of tourist information is available and a guide to the area is provided.
|Further details outdoors|
Beautiful private 10x4 pool with steps and shallow end. The pool terrace is south facing and is a real sun trap. Four sun beds are provided for you to relax on, and a pergola provides s shaded dining area with large table and 8 chairs. There is a BBQ for alfresco dining.
The Languedoc-Roussillon region
Sunniest region in France. Major wine growing area with lots of good restaurants (30 Michelin within 25 kms). There is so much to see in this area of France: beautiful villages, castles, abbeys and vineyards. Historic cities of Carcassonne, Minerve, Narbonne, Beziers and Perpignan . Plenty of sunny beaches, rivers and lakes with the Black mountains to north and the Corbieres to the south.
La Pepiniere is in the lovely village of Homps which is situated on the banks of the Canal du Midi (UNESCO World Heritage site). The villa is a 7-8 minutes walk from the canal which has lots of tourist boats passing by in the summer. Six restaurants and a bar can be found on the canal side. There is a shop within walking distance (0.5km), or a number of larger supermarkets in driving distance, Olonzac (3km), Leznignan (11km), Rieux (14km), Trebes (26km) and Narbonne (28km). There is an excellent market at Olonzac each Tuesday morning and an ever bigger market at Lezignan on Wednesdays.
Historic sites include Minerve, Carcassonne, Beziers, Narbonne, Perpignan and many Cathar castles, including those at Lastours, Queribus and Peyrepertuse. There is swimming and kayaking at the local lake and river Aude. Bikes can be hired in Homps to explore the local area and to ride along the banks of the Canal du Midi. Cruises on the Canal du Midi can be boarded at Homps.
Golf courses are at Carcassonne and Beziers.
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12 Sep 2013
"Great Villa and Great Location"
We stayed for 2 weeks in late August - 3 generations, myself and my husband, out 11 and 14 year old children and my parents in law. Overall we had a great holiday. The villa was everything it said i… More
25 Jul 2013
"Excellent house in wonderful village"
This was our sixth year staying in Homps but our first year in this house. As other reviewers have said the house is excellent and well equipped to a high standard. The owners have clearly put a lot of thought into having everything you need for a great holiday. It was a bonus to have air conditioning as it was very hot when we were there. As stated above this was the sixth time we have stayed in Homps and each year there have been changes in the village all to the good. You would find it hard to find such a good selection of restaurants in a small village anywhere. A great holiday.
10 Jul 2013
"Spacious, comfortable and well equipped with a really good pool"
there were 6 of us with a baby and we enjoyed a lovely week at La Pepiniere -plenty of space for us all and great places to visit not too far away. Several nice bars by the canal for an aperitif in the evening and a very well stocked little supermarket at the filling station.
7 Jul 2013
"Highly functional family home."
This villa in Homps is a delightful family home, it's perfectly set up and there was nothing we might need that hadn't already been thought of, very well appointed with good quality fit-out.… More
27 Jun 2013
"Excellent base in lovely quiet village with lively bars and restaurants."
Stayed here second year running - first time with another couple and this time with out children (late teens). Lovely house, great pool and quiet location in a village that has bars and restaurants wi… More
7 Aug 2012
"Fantastic 2 weeks in Homps 13-27 July"
The villa is superb, modern,clean, and well equipped. The air conditioning is good, particularly at night.
Wonderful peaceful location in the village, close to the supermarket and the canal. The pool is a good size and the garden catches the sun all day. The weather was fantastic, mid 30's most days & we did reach 40 degrees for a couple of days, the breeze that is often there is a blessing.
The area is beautiful, mountains, vines, picturesque villages and the canal. Lots to see and do close by, the barge ride on the canal (booked in Homps) is a lovely way to spend 2 hours on a hot sunny afternoon, we hired bikes in Homps and road along the canal path which was great fun.
We would recommend visits to Minerve (20mins), Carcassonne (40mins) which has to be scene to be appreciated, and the Cathar ruins at Lastours (12km north of Carcassonne) which are breathtaking from the viewpoint at Belvedere (2 euros to enter but well worth it) the coach route via Salsigne is slightly longer (4km) but avoids the very narrow and steep road up from the village. The 9 locks at Fonseranes (near Beziers) are worth a visit and wait if you can for a boat to go through to see them in action.
A brilliant holiday, we will definitely be coming back & thoroughly recommend La Pepiniere.
25 Jul 2012
"Spacious, comfortable villa with a superb, private pool"
This is a large, comfortable, well equipped villa. There are four, large bedrooms, two bathrooms and a kitchen and lounge well big enough to support the number of beds in the property. There is off road parking at the front and the rear of the property has a superb pool, plenty large enough to swim in and play in. We were joined by others and with six adults in the pool there was still lots of room. The pool and patio areas are quite private. We were very comfortable there and would recommend it to anyone wanting to stay in the area.
Homps is a delightful little town. There are several restaurants and cafes along side the canal, a couple of minutes walk away. The little local supermarket is very well stocked and reasonably priced. Olonzac (5 minutes by car or a pleasant 25 minute stroll along a lane) has more shops and cafes and a superb open market every Tuesday. The canal provides walks, cycle rides, boat hire and canal barge trips all from Homps. Lac Jouarre is 15 minutes walk away. If you want to drive then there are endless places to visit including the beach.
It's our second visit to Homps and it won't be our last,
21 Jun 2012
"Wonderful holiday - don't hesitate - book it now!"
Myself, my husband and another couple went to Homps for one week for a restful holiday and that is exactly what we got. The house was just perfect. It was fully equiped with everything we coule want. … More
29 Dec 2011
"Lovely villa, well suited to larger families"
Thoroughly enjoyed our stay - the pool was lovely and the back garden secluded. Perfect for a quiet family holiday, and not too far from towns/beach if you want to look around. Places nearby to get s… More
19 Dec 2011
"A fantastic, well-equipped villa in a brilliant location. Very highly recommended!"
We rented the villa as a group of four adults and four children. The villa is in a great village location, with local shops and restaurants within easy walking distance. It was very clean, modern and … More
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