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Bontemps House

from £85 /night help Price for guests, Nights approx:

from £85 /night help Price for guests, Nights approx:

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House / 4 bedrooms / sleeps 10

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House / 4 bedrooms / sleeps 10

Key Info
  • Nearest beach 30 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden

The house is a former wine-maker's house and is over 100 years old. It has been beautifully renovated and now provides spacious and very attractive accommodation over 2 levels.

Enter from the road up steps leading to the first floor entrance and into a large hall. There is a kitchen with electric oven, 4 gas hobs, fridge, freezer, microwave and pantry. Table and chairs for 6.

Scullery with washing machine, dishwasher and 2 basins.

The lounge is huge with a couple of comfortable seating areas and a dining area for up to 14 overlooking the garden. It has a very cosy feel with original beams and a beautiful tiled floor. TV, video and MP3 speakers.

Also on this floor are two twin bedrooms, one very large with a marble fireplace and the other with doors onto the rear terrace. Bathroom with shower, basin and WC.

The second floor has one double bedroom, one twin bedroom and a large bathroom with bath, basin and WC. There is also a separate WC on this level.

A second huge lounge is also found on this level and could be used as extra sleeping accommodation if necessary as there is a sofabed here. This room is ideal as a children's lounge and has a TV with UK satellite and DVD player.

The garden has an oval swimming pool, terrace area, courtyard and upstairs terrace. There is plenty of garden furniture supplied.

Our view: This is a superb location for great holidays.

Private parking and garage.

Size Sleeps up to 10, 4 bedrooms
Nearest beach Valras-Plage 30 km
Will consider Long term lets (over 1 month)
Access Car advised
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Beziers-Vias 30 km, Nearest railway: Beziers 20 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 Central heating, TV, Table tennis, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Hair dryer
Utilities Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer
Rooms 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms and 1 Shower rooms
Furniture 1 Sofa beds, Double beds (1), Single beds (6), Dining seats for 14, Lounge seats for 10
Other High chair
Outdoors Private outdoor pool (unheated), Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ
Access Parking, Not suitable for wheelchair users
Further details indoors

Kitchen - fully equipped, electric oven, 4 gas hobs, microwave, fridge, freezer, large pantry.

Scullery - dishwasher, washing machine, 2 basins.

Dining areas - seating areas for up to 14.

Living rooms - lounge area with seating for 10 on first floor, 2nd lounge area on second floor.

Bathrooms - One with bath, basin & WC, and one with shower, basin & WC, 1 separate WC. Shower and WC by pool area.

Bedrooms - 5 bedrooms, 1 double bedded room, 3 twin rooms plus one sofabed.

Entertainment - TV with UK satellite, DVD, CD player

Linen and towels provided.

Further details outdoors

The private terrace is accessed through the 2nd bedroom on the first floor and there is space to enjoy outdoor meals or sunbathe here. A super new stone and wrought iron staircase leads down to the swimming pool, courtyard, garden and garage.

The garden has some mature orange and lemon trees and a couple of areas for relaxing either in the sun or under the shade of the trees. Garden furniture is provided for either sunbathing or dining. Seating for 10 to dine and 10 sun loungers.

There is an oval pool which is 6m x 3m x about 5 feet deep and has an alarm for safety and also a water current.

The garage is suitable for either one large or two small cars and there is a second area with a table tennis table. Also there is a shower and WC.

Further details

If you wish to book this villa, we require a 30% deposit at the time of booking. The balance is payable 8 weeks before the date of arrival. A security deposit is payable prior to arrival and will be returned after departure on verification that there have been no damages or breakages.

Please note that this property has been visited personally by one of our staff and given our seal of approval. We can also answer any queries you may have and you can be sure that the wonderful villa you see in the photos does NOT have a nightclub next door to it!

This villa has our Upgraded rating which means that the owners offer the best service possible and that we can guarantee that the bedding and towels are good quality, there are pool towels available for you, there will be a Welcome Pack on arrival and where there are local contacts on hand to deal with any problems arising at the house. All Upgraded properties have satellite TV with UK channels and/or internet access and/or air-conditioning or fans in every bedroom and a Travel Guide binder with ideas of things to do in the area etc. Free cot and highchair if required

Additional Services available at this property

Shopping for your arrival - just ask if you would like us to do an initial shop for you so you have your first evening’s meal ready waiting for you in the fridge for your arrival as well as a nice cold supply of wine and beer! Don’t forget that most supermarkets in this area are closed on Sundays so you will either have to travel around to find one which is open or to eat out until you can get to the shops on Monday.

Linen/Towel Packs - If you choose a property which is not in our Upgraded section then you can purchase our Upgraded bedlinen and/or towel pack.

Bathroom Packs – A selection of products in keeping with the spirit of the area, lavender bath or shower gel, fruity or vanilla shampoo and conditioner, olive hand soaps, etc.

Cooking Essentials Pack – Olive oil, balsamic vinegar, black pepper, salt, herbs, etc.

Kitchen Essentials Pack - Washing up liquid, sponges and wipes, dishwasher tablets, kitchen roll, toilet roll.

Starter Pack – tea, coffee, milk, sugar, water, bread, spread, preserve.

Wine and Fruit Pack – Red, rosé or white wine with a selection of fruit.

The Languedoc-Roussillon region

The house is located 5 minutes walk from the centre of a quiet village. The village has all essentials including a bar, pizza van and one of the best wine making caves in the region supplying one of Gordon Ramsey's restaurants.

There is a larger variety of supermarkets, banks and restaurants at the next village, Magalas, a 5 minute drive away. In Magalas is a restaurant called O Bontemps which is fast becoming known as the best restaurant in the region so if you want to eat here on your holiday you need to book a couple of weeks beforehand - please ask for details and we will make the booking for you.

Puissalicon is a peaceful and beautiful circular village at the base of a feudal castle dating back from the 11th century, and has a gothic church built in 1337. Wine growing is the main economic activity and Puissalicon produces first-class wines.

Budget airlines fly regularly to Montpellier, Perpignan, Carcassonne, Beziers and Nimes, all within easy reach. The TGV goes to Beziers and Eurostar operates a non-stop service from Waterloo to Avignon in high season. Spain, Andorra and the Pyrenees are within easy reach and the area is surrounded with the vineyards of the Herault.


The beaches of the Mediterranean are only a short drive away, while to the north the mountains offer a number of cooler lakes, ideal for a refreshing dip in the summer.

Historical Beziers is only 10 minutes away, and is a vibrant town bustling with traditional Mediterranean shops and its magnificent Cathedral that looks out from its great height over oceans of vine yards.

The Canal du Midi cuts through town, ideal for boat hire or cycling along the tow path. Each summer the 'Feria' Carnival brings tourists from around the world.

Montpellier is just over an hour away, and offers excellent shopping and hypermarkets. Enjoy the superb Tram system, alight at the 'Palace de Comedie' for sightseeing and refreshment.

The costal plain provides literally hundreds of Domaines for superb wine tasting - its obligatory!

For a slice of culture you could visit Castillet an old fortress built in the 14th Century housing an art history museum. This is one of the most popular sights of Perpignan.

Cathar history is present almost everywhere and the ancient fortress of Carcassonne is only an hours drive away and well worth a visit, especially on jousting days!

Enthusiastic visitors can enjoy a great variety of activities including hiking, biking, swimming, fishing, water sports, canoeing and river rafting, horse riding, tennis and golf.

Pezenas has a large open-air market every Saturday which is well worth a visit. The town boasts that it was once the home of Moliere and there are many craft shops, restaurants and beautiful buildings. During July and August on a Wednesday and Friday the craft shops are open until midnight and you will often find street theatre groups to entertain you !

Several good golf courses are within easy reach, Golf Saint Thomas at Beziers, approx 15 minutes drive - see

The beautiful tree-lined Canal du Midi which links the Atlantic with the Mediterranean has miles of flat walks along the shady tow paths.

Cap d'Agde (20 minutes) has beaches and water sports, boat trips, beautiful harbour, golf, casino, fashionable shopping, nightclubs, waterfront restaurants, several children's theme parks and a fabulous water park (Aqualand).

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    Juliana Forte (Property Manager South France Holiday Villas Ltd)

    • 4 Years listed

    Calendar last updated:13 Jun 2015

    Based in United Kingdom

    Languages spoken
    • English
    • French

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