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Gite | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 2

Key Info
  • Nearest beach 50 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden

Beautiful Studio gite on appr.35m2 with sleeping alcove, veranda and garden; tuc

Beautiful Studio gite on appr.35m2 with sleeping alcove, veranda and garden; tucked in the Garrigue, surrounded by rosemary and thyme; breathtaking views onto the Pyrenees.

Situated at the edge of Cesseras, a pretty village in the heart of the Minervois, just 7 minutes North of Olonzac, a bigger village with super market, doctors, pharmacy, shops restaurants, bars and a big Tuesday market.

The property consists of two buildings on a plot of 3000m2 with breathtaking views South onto the Pyrenees and is surrounded by vineyards.

The gite has its own private garden area. The enclosed veranda offers shelter and great views.

The property is just a 5 minute walk to the café in Cesseras,

The property is easily accessable by car.

The gite is open space and has a sitting area with double sofa bed; a fully fitted and equipped kitchen, a dining area and a separate sleeping area with double bed and a shower room with WC and washing machine.

The veranda offers protection against rain and wind and invites you to relax and enjoy nature.

There are also two bicycles available for guests. The area is great for walking and bike riding.

Also, The Canal du Midi is just minutes away where you can walk or ride your bike along the Canal stopping for a glass of wine at a local cave or café.

Every Tuesday morning is traditional market in Olonzac. After shopping stop for a coffee at one of the many surrounding bars that are brimming with people.

For a quick swimm is the Lac du Joarres outside of Homps with restaurant and walking areas.

The Mediterranean beaches are just 50 minutes away.

A visit to Barcelona by car is just 3 hours away. Andorra is about the same distance. You can have both, skiing in the winter and swimming in the summer, but yet a peaceful location away from the hussle and bussle of too many people.

Size Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms
Nearest beach Narbonne Plage and Gruissan Plage 50 km
Will consider Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car essential
Nearest Amenities 1 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Carcassonne Salvazar 25 km, Nearest railway: Lezignan, Narbonne, Carcassonne and Beziers 15 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access, DVD player
General TV, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster
Utilities Cooker, Fridge, Washing machine
Rooms 1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms, Solarium or roof terrace
Furniture 1 Sofa beds, Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 2, Lounge seats for 3
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden, Shared garden, BBQ, Bicycles available
Access Secure parking

The Languedoc-Roussillon region

The Languedoc Roussillon is one of the sunniest regions of France. You are guaranteed to have a great vacation.

Heavily influenced by the Romans, well known through its Cathar historyand close to Cathalunia( Spain) the region is a find for any history buff. Circular villages, restored castles and ruined chateaus perchhistory anded up high on a rock all this tells of the history of this region.

The coast all the way down to Spain displays a great variety: the salt fields in Gruissan, long sand beaches of Narbonne and Leucate , the cliffs towards Collure and the oyster fields at Bouzies.

As varied as the region with its urban centers of Montpellier, Perpignan, Nimes, Beziers, Carcassonne and Narbonne, as varied is the wine. The days are long gone when the local wine was just for local consumption. A tour through some of the local small wineries will introduce you to some real finds. The reads are full of the flavors of the Garrigue. One can taste the sun and the soil merged with the scent of rosemary and thyme. The rosés are fresh and fruity.

Olonzac

The Minervois is an important wine growing area in the South of France. The area at the foothills of the Montagne Noire and bordered by the Canal du Midi has it all: picturesque medieval villages, vineyards, olive groves, hills and lakes. Great restaurants and local markets with tempting foods will seduce you to sample the local fare.

It is a great starting point to visit a wider area like Perpignan,Toulouse, Montpellier, Andorra and Spain. The Medieval City of Carcassonne is just a 30 minutes drive.

There are interesting festivals in the area all year round. February brings the first flower shows like Mimosa festival and lemon tree festivals.

The season moves on with the first asparagus and continues with the cherry festival in Trausse. The summer brings music festivals in historical sites with it, like the classical concerts in the abbaye of Caunes Minervois and even small country churches put on some concerts.

The grape harvest in September is another seasonal highlight.

Winter is a more quiet time to explore the area and put in some nice bike rides or walk the hills on day hikes. The evergreens (cypress trees, pines, shrubby green oak and olive trees provide a lush back drop even during the winter)

For the more athletic person there are ample of possibilities for bike rides for example along the Canal du Midi, for the more courageous one in the hills and in the mountains. The roads are excellent with little traffic.

The area is also great for bird watching or to see many Mediterranean wild flowers.

Just come and visit the Minervois. The area has something to offer for everybody.

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31 Jul 2014

5/5

"Peaceful with awesome views and trails"

Three of us stayed a week in this lovely gite! I loved the driveway to the property so private and very special feeling! The gite is light, airy and cozy…it's so cute! We all LOVED the trails t… More

29 May 2014

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"Beautiful relaxing location! Minutes from the village but you're in the beautiful countryside."

We spent a comfortable relaxing time in this adorable gite. There were fantastic views in every direction. We saw the snow capped peaks of the Pyrenees each day. The garden was lovely with pretty bed… More

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