Spacious 5-bedroom house on the edge of the charming village of Caux. Furnished with traditional french antique furniture combined with modern amenities. Half-acre garden with private swimming pool and an abundance of trees to provide shady spots on hot summer days. A large terrace flanks two sides of the house, perfect for alfresco dining with BBQ and seating for 10 around a large hardwood table. Relax in dappled afternoon & evening sunlight provided by partial shade from the row of Lombardy poplars alongside. Beautiful views from the front terrace across rolling hills of vineyards towards the south and the medieval town of Pezenas which is just 7 kilometres distant. There are 2 large bathrooms, each with bath, one with a shower cubicle, a separate WC and an additional shower room and WC off the laundry room downstairs. In the traditional style of the region, the main accommodation is on the first floor (to keep the marauders at bay) whilst the master bedroom commands the best views from the second floor. Plenty of parking space in the large gravel driveway. Perfect for families young and old. The villa is just 5 minutes walk from the centre of Caux and local facilities, pharmacy, 2 bakeries, convenience store, pizza take-away, 2 bars and a market on Friday mornings. The larger historical town of Pezenas is just 7 kilometres away and has 5 supermarkets on the outskirts, lots of upmarket shops in the centre and a huge Saturday market as well as an abundance of cafes, restaurants and bars.
|Size||Sleeps up to 10, 5 bedrooms|
|Rooms||5 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 2 family bathrooms and 1 shower room|
|Check in time:||16:00|
|Check out time:||11:00|
|Nearest beach||Meze 15 km|
|Nearest Amenities||500 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Beziers, Montpellier, Perpignan, Carcassonne and N 25 km, Nearest railway: Beziers 25 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player|
|Pool||Private outdoor pool (unheated)|
|General||TV, Video player, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Furniture||Double Beds (4), Sofa Beds (1), Single Beds (2), Cots available (1), Dining seats for 10, Lounge seats for 7|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair available|
|Outdoors||Private outdoor pool (unheated), Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Access||Secure parking, Not suitable for wheelchair users|
Nearby coastal towns and resorts are just 20 - 30 minutes drive from the house. Choose between commercial, glitzy entertainment in Agde or Vias or the more serene beaches of Marseillan Plage or Grau-d'Agde , the latter with wonderful floating restaurants at the mouth of the Herault river. Head north from the house and within 15 minutes you are in the mountains with any number of lakes, rivers gorges and the Languedoc National Park. The Spanish border is just 1 hour 30 minutes drive passing through the colourful and historical towns of Beziers, Narbonne and Perpignan on the way. Not to mention the soft, sandy beaches that flank the whole ofthe Golfe du Lion from Montpellier to the Spanish border.
No need to venture far from the house when the need for a stretch and a stroll beckons. Pleasant walks in and around the village or across the footpaths of the fields and vineyards where you can be sure to bump into local people and try out your French. The local roads are popular with cyclists and there are numerous sporting pursuits within a short distance - tennis and petanque (boules) in the village or golf, fishing, rafting, horse-riding, hill climbing all within a 20-30 minute drive.