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Chateau Marcel -Grenache Suite


Excellent 5/5 Score from 4 reviews

Chateau's walled courtyard provides maximum privacy for swimming and sunbathing.

Gite | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 35 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner

The Grenache Suite at Chateau Marcel is a spacious luxury apartment (approx. 76 sq.m.) which combines old-world charm (i.e. marble fireplaces, original floor tiling, high ceilings and windows, et al) with modern amenities (i.e. pool, wifi internet, sat tv, dishwasher, laundry facilities, free fax & printing services, etc.). The suite, occupies the entire northwest wing of the chateau's first floor and is decorated with a tasteful electic mix of antiques and modern furnishings. Located in a medieval village in the famous wine-making area known as Le Minervois, the chateau is centrally located near the market town of Olonzac on the border of the Hérault and Aude Departements and about equidistant (30-40 min.) from the historic cities of Narbonne, Carcassonne and Béziers and just a short drive to either the coast to the south or the mountains to the north

Size Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms
Nearest beach Narbonne 35 km
Will consider Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car essential
Nearest Amenities 5 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Narbonne, Carcassonne or Béziers 35 km, Nearest railway: Narbonne, Carcassone or Béziers 35 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access, DVD player, Staffed property
General TV, CD player, Fax machine, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 En suites and 1 Shower rooms, Solarium or roof terrace
Furniture Double beds (2), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 6
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Shared garden, BBQ, Bicycles available

The Languedoc-Roussillon region

Languedoc-Roussillon is famous for its warm, sunny climate and its mix of sandy beaches, stunning gorges and majestic mountains. This magical land - covered with acre after acre of vineyards & caves and studded with ancient Cathar fortresses, hilltop medieval villages, historic chateaus and churches - offers visitors an almost limitless range of activities for young and old alike. There is hiking, climbing, cycling, horseback riding, windsurfing or rafting for the atheletically inclined to calmer pursuits such as antique hunting, market browsing, wine tours, museum visits, river & lake fishing, picnicing or sunbathing on a sundrenched beach for those just looking to relax in a stress-free environment. However you choose to spend your time in the Midi, you will surely leave with unforgettable memories and a yearning to return.


In the immediate vicinity are the world-famous, tree-lined Canal du Midi, the medieval Cathar stronghold village of Minerve and Lac Joarres for boating, windsurfing and freshwater swimming and the market town of Olonzac, seat of Le Minervois . . . all within a 5-10 drive from your apartment at Chateau Marcel.

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Review 1-4 of 4

28 Jul 2014


"Une Grande Maison de Vacances"

Belinda made us immediately welcome to her gorgeous property. The facilities were exactly as described and very comfortable. The classical architecture and furnishings made us feel at home. The loc… More

15 Oct 2013



Lovely week in a lovely place. Ken and Belinda were super helpful. Loads of things to do in the area.Great wine to buy. Good BBQ. Great beds… More

12 Sep 2013


"Charming apartment."

Charming apartment in a quiet village just a stroll from a lively bar. The hosts, Ken & Belinda are most attentive and helpful… More

17 Aug 2013


"One of my best holidays ever"

We have just spent a marvellous 4 weeks in Chateau Marcel in Cesseras . The chateau is situated in a little village in stunning countryside a very convenient 40 minute drive from Carcasonne airport, 5… More

We really enjoyed these guests - who stayed for a full month - and we were, in fact, fortunate enough to be invited to a gourmet dinner prepared by the husband who is a professional chef . . . truly a memorable evening's meal in good company. On the subject of air-conditioning, I must say that during the renovation process we had to make the painful decision whether or not to install noisy air-conditioning units onto the exterior of the chateau. We decided that it would spoil the look of the place, ruin the tranquilty of the courtyard and drive up prices as well since we include all utilities in our rental rates. I guess one would have to say that we made a conscious decision to compromise with ceiling fans and retain the historic and architectural integrity of the chateau, avoid noise pollution and keep prices at affordable levels. Anyway, thanks for the feedback and we're glad you enjoyed your stay.

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Calendar last updated:04 Oct 2014

Based in France

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