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Villa | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 8
The villa is situated at the end of a no through road in a quiet residential area on the edge of the village. It is particularly well equipped including large flat screen TV with Free to view UK satellite channels, DVD music centre, telephone,fax and internet access.
Entry is into the large open plan living area with comfortable seating, the large french windows open onto the covered terrace. Off the living area is the kitchen/dining area with a seating for eight. The modern fitted kitchen has a dishwasher, gas hob, electric oven, microwave and American fridge freezer with ice dispenser. There is access to the terrace and garden.
At the far end of the living area is the master bedroom suite with king sized double bed, ensuite shower room with twin wash handbasins. There is also a dressing room with ample hanging and storage space. On the ground floor you will also find a separate WC. Upstairs are three further bedrooms, two of which are twin bedded and one queen all with fitted wardrobes. There is a family bathroom with bath and shower over and a separate WC.
|Size||Sleeps up to 8, 4 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Valras Plage 45 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Nearest Amenities||1 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Beziers 40 km, Nearest railway: Beziers 40 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player|
|Pool||Private outdoor pool (unheated)|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Telephone, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites|
|Furniture||Single beds (4), Double beds (2), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 8|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Private outdoor pool (unheated), Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors|
The ground floor master bedroom suite opens onto the terrace and has views across the pool to the vines beyond. The dressing room is spacious offering additional storage space.
The upstairs double bedroom has a queen sized double bed.
The exterior and garden are the most outstanding feature of this property. The full sized swimming pool (9mx4m) is securely fenced and gated for your security. It has a fully paved surround, under water lighting and roman steps for ease of access. The shaded terrace also fully paved offers shade from the heat of the day and is perfect for al fresco dining. There is a covered summer kitchen area with BBQ and wet bar. The remaining garden is laid to lawn and beautifully landscaped with mature mediterrean shrubs and trees. A full range of garden furniture is provided including sun loungers table and chairs. Secure parking is available for two cars within the grounds and under ground garage.In the garage you will also find the washing machine.
About this location
The Languedoc-Roussillon region
The Languedoc stretches from the Rhone Valley to the Spanish border and eastern Pyrenees, from the spectacular Massif Central mountain range, through hills and plains carpeted with vines and olive groves to the Mediterranean’s beaches and lagoons full of oyster and mussel beds. This rich diversity ensures that there is something to suit all tastes and interests.
The area is steeped in history from the Cathar Castles in the Pyrenean foothills to the Crusader towns of Aigues Mortes and Le Couvertorade. The Roman towns of Nimes, Arles, Narbonne and Avignon are all within a days drive. The medieval town of St Guilham le Desert is not to be missed for its fabulous setting and it’s famous abbey.
Swimming in the river at the mouth of the Gorges d’Herault is only a ten minute drive; canoes can be hired on the large sandy beach for breathtaking views as you paddle up the gorge. The beautiful Lake Salagou is twenty minutes away and offers safe bathing, windsurfing, sailing, pedelos, bike hire and horse riding. Sandy beaches on the coast are all within forty minutes drive. Several excellent Golf courses are available in Montpellier, Lamalou les Bains and Beziers.
The varied countryside is a walker’s paradise the footpaths are well marked, local tourist offices provide suggested itineraries to suit all levels of ability. The spectacular limestone rock formations give rise to wonderful gorges and scenery including the Cirque de Navacelles, Cirque de Moureze, Gorge d’Herault and the caves of Clamouse and Desmoiselles.
The sophisticated City of Montpellier is ahaven for shoppers with its ancient narrow streets offering everything from antiques to the best in French Haute Couture. There is an excellent range of restaurants and pavement cafes where you can enjoy being entertained by a wide range of street artists and musicians during the summer evenings. The newly inaugurated tramway system is highly efficient and avoids the need to take your car into the town centre.
Weekly street markets are held in Gignac, Clermont Herault and Pezenas and Lodeve, here you will find an unbeatable array of local produce including olives, cheeses, fruit, vegetables and colourful Provencal textiles. There are also daily markets in Montpellier and a weekly flea market on Sunday mornings.
St Genies de Fontedit
Lovely historic village with a superb location within reach of Mediterranean coast, in a with a XII century church, known as “Frog Village” due to its distinctive green bell tower. Local shops and tennis in the village including boulangerie and cafe, with more shops, bustling local market and restaurants at Magalas, 10 min drive. Further shops, antique and food markets, restaurants, nightlife, bar, Roman amphitheatre, golf and horse riding in Béziers 30min drive. Pézenas, a very well preserved historic town with a wide selection of antique and bric-a-brac shops 30 min drive. The little town of Bouzigues, on the shores of the Bassin de Thau offers excellent seafood restaurants, as does the pretty port of Marseillan 45 min drive. . Many activities on offer at the seaside resort of Valras-Beach, 30min drive. International airport: Béziers 15 km, Montpellier 70 km, Carcassonne 110km.
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20 Sep 2014
"Property first class"
The property is fitted out to a high standard with everything you could need for a self catering holiday. The pool is salt water which was so much 'fresher' than the usual chemically treated pool we have had in the past and the outside areas are large enough for a fair sized party . Only complaints are the total lack of contact from the management company you are left very much to your own devices even down to having to wash our bedding mid holiday as there was no change of linen also the stanard of cleaning was average at best.
To summarise -Property great- Service/support -non existent (we had to phone the owner in uk for help)
Glad to hear you enjoyed your holiday sorry you found the service lacking, had you contacted me (the local agent) during your stay I am sure that the shortfalls could have been addressed promptly.
11 Oct 2012
"Excellent modern villa"
Villa is well situated with countryside views and near an attractive village. The decor is modern and freshly painted. Master bedroom is downstairs with shower room and walk in wardrobe. Other bedrooms are upstairs which gave our teenage son an area of his own. Well equipped. Facilities of the standard we have experienced in large American homes in Florida. Supermarket is a short drive away and bakery a short walk into the village.
Thank we were delighted to hear you enjoyed your stay.
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Caroline Molesworth (Property Manager Languedoc Holiday Homes)
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Calendar last updated:21 Feb 2015
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