About the home
This lovely spacious sunny villa is located in a residential area towards to the edge of the little town of Sigean, just 5 kms from the sea. It has a large well-maintained private garden, terrace and delightful swimming pool.
Sigean is an attractive town with a variety of shops, cafe-bars and restaurants and a weekly market. It has lots of history e.g. Hannibal is said to have passed through there on his way to Italy in the 3rd century B.C.. Just 2 kms from the town is a coastal lagoon teeming with birdlife such as pink flamingos.
The villa is about 165 sq.m. in size and comprises a recently upgraded lounge and dining room (pictured), a kitchen, 4 bedrooms (3 with double beds and 1 with twin beds), one bathroom, two shower rooms and two separate WC's. Although there are 4 bedrooms, the owner prefers to let to a maximum of 6 people (+ a baby) only.
Outside is a terrace leading out into the lovely private well-maintained garden towards the swimming pool.
An unusual and rather lovely feature of the garden in an ancient olive oil mill. For childen there are swings and ping pong and for adults, an area for playing boules. A number of adults and children's bicycles are provided for your use.
|Size:||Sleeps up to 6, 4 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach:||Port La Nouvelle, 8km|
Nearest amenities: 500m
|Family friendly?||Suitable for children of all ages|
Suitable for people with restricted mobility
|Notes:||May take pets - please enquire|
No smoking at this property
|Luxuries:||Internet access, DVD player|
|Pool:||Private outdoor pool (unheated)|
|General:||Central heating, CD player, Table tennis, Satellite TV, Wi-fi available|
|Utilities:||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms:||4 Bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 1 en suite and 2 shower rooms|
|Furniture:||Single beds (2), Double beds (3), Cots (1), Dining seating for 6, Lounge seating for 6|
|Other:||Linen and towels provided|
|Outdoors:||Private outdoor pool (unheated), Balcony / Terrace, Private garden, BBQ, Bicycles available, Swing set|
Further details indoors:
Living Room: Recently refurnished and upgraded this light and airy room with french windows leading onto the terrace has a lovely fireplace, a leather sofa and two armchairs, a coffee table and lamps and a TV corner unit with DVD and music system. The TV receives mainly French channels. There's an archway which leads to the dining room.
Dining Room: Again recently upgraded this pleasant room has a sideboard, and an oval dining table with 6 chairs.
Kitchen: This is a separate room which has a cooker, microwave, oven, diswasher, fridge/freezer, washing machine, hoover, iron and ironing board.
Bedrooms: Bedroom 1 has a double bed, bedside tables, a wardrobe and an en-suite bathroom. There are 3 further bedrooms, two with double beds and 1 with twin beds for children. Please note the owner prefers a maximum of 6 people only at this villa.
Bathrooms: The en-suite to bedroom 1 has a shower, basin and WC. There are 2 further bath/shower rooms and 2 separate WCs.
Further details outdoors:
Outside there's a spacious terrace equipped with table and chairs for alfresco dining. There is also a barbecue. The south-facing private garden is attractively planted with trees and shrubs. You'll find adults' and childrens' bicycles, equipment for a game of boules and ping pong. There is safe parking the driveway for 2 cars.
Swimming Pool: The private pool is 5m x 10m and is secured by an electronic alarm. Sun-loungers are located around the pool.
Internet: There is a broadband internet connection here for use with your own laptop.
Telephone: There is no telephone here but mobile phone signals in the region are generally good.
Baby Facilities: A cot and a high chair are available upon request.
Winter Heating: Is included in the rental price.
Gas, Electric and Water: Are all included in the rental price
End of Stay Cleaning: Is included in the rental price providing that the villa is left neat and tidy as found.
Bed and Bathroom Linen: Are included in the rental price.
Taxe de Sejour: Is not included in the rental price and is payable for the duration of your stay. The guide price is Euros 0.70 per person per night and this is payable to the owners on arrival.
Damage Deposit: The owners request a damage deposit of 800 Euros on arrival and this will be refunded to you at the end of your stay less the replacement cost of any breakages.
Change Over Day: Is Saturday - except in the Low Season when other days would be considered.
Long Weekends or Mini Breaks: May be possible in Low/Mid Season subject to availability and a minimum stay of 3 nights.
Pets: A small dog might be possible subject to receiving prior permission - please enqure.
Smoking: This is not permitted here inside the villa.
The Languedoc-Roussillon / Aude region
This part of the Languedoc has a sunny Mediterranean climate. It can be hot in summer, but the temperature is often tempered by a breeze. Now the 3rd most visited region in France by British people, the Languedoc offers something for everyone. Miles of long, sandy beaches, coastal lagoons, vibrant cities such as Narbonne and Montpellier, historical sites such as Carcassonne and the Cathar castles, fabulous scenery, great cuisine and vineyards, vineyards, vineyards.
The Sigean area
Sigean, the local town, has a small supermarket, a boulangerie, shops, cafe-bars, restaurants and a bi-weekly market so you don't have to go far for your day-to-day needs. Narbonne, 15 kms away, is much larger and is a lovely town to visit with its bustling squares and narrow streets.
Sporting Activities: Available locally are tennis, fishing, horse-riding, swimming, all types of watersports, mountain biking and cycling. Many od the local beaches are Blue Flag beaches, clean and generally supervised by life guards in July and August.
Sightseeing: There's lots to do around Sigean without necessarily having to go too far e.g. children will love the African Nature Reserve, just outside the town, with over 3000 different species of animals. A day trip there involves a drive through in the morning, lunch, and then seeing the small animals on foot in the afternoon. Nature lovers will enjoy exploring the Etang de Bages lagoon to watch the flamingos and other birds which visit this large stretch of water.
Other good days out: Narbonne,the Canal du Midi, Carcassonne, the Fortresse de Salses, the lovely city of Perpigan and the beautiful Cote Vermeille with its lovely town of Collioure. A day trip to Spain is easily possible as the border is only 30 minutes drive away!
Markets: There's a market in Sigean on a Tuesday and Friday morning, and much larger markets in Narbonne on a Thursday and Sunday. Narbonne has a renowned food market in Les Halles which is opne every morning of the year.
Restaurants: There are a number of small restaurants in Sigean and various pizzarias. Furthe restaurants including one with a Michelin star can be found in Narbonne.
Supermarket: There's a supermarket in Sigean and much larger ones as you enter the town of Narbonne
How to get there
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The town of Sigean is very near the coast just 15 mins drive South of Narbonne. The nearest motorway junction is No: 39 on the A9 Languedocienne.
Perpignan, Montpellier, Beziers and Carcassonne airports are the nearest (all within 40 to 60 minues drive) and all are serviced by low-cost airlines. You can also use Toulouse airport - about 90 minutes drive.
Full directions will be sent to you when you make a booking
Activities near Sigean
Tennis in town
Golf within 30 mins drive
Beach or lakeside relaxation
|Rental prices originally quoted in: British £||Convert to:|
|Prices for group size 6|
|Period||From||To||Weekly||Nightly rate|| Minimum |
|27 Oct 12||1 May 13||£ 991||-||-||4 Nights|
|1 May 13||1 Jul 13||£ 1513||-||-||4 Nights|
|1 Jul 13||1 Sep 13||£ 1983||-||-||1 Week|
|1 Sep 13||1 Oct 13||£ 1513||-||-||1 Week|
|1 Oct 13||31 Dec 13||£ 991||-||-||4 Nights|
The property's weekend rates apply to: Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights
NB: Prices may be subject to change at the advertiser's discretion.
Please note that the prices are quoted in GB £ sterling and are a good guide but may be subject to change without notice in accordance with the £/euro exchange rate - please enquire for a firm price.
Taxe de Sejour is not included in the prices, and is payable direct to the owner who gives it to the local authority at the guide price of €0.90 per person per night. Please note that the taxe de sejour rate can be subject to change by the local authority at any time.
End of stay cleaning is included in the rental price. Please note the owners' requirement for a damage deposit.
Rentals are normally Saturday to Saturday but may be flexible outside of the period June to the end of September. Availability will be checked for you on receipt of your enquiry.
Payment is acceptable by UK sterling bank transfer or by debit/credit card (sorry not American express) - please enquire for details. Payment may also be accepted in Euros, please enquire for details.Enquire now
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