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Pezenas Villa with Low Chlorine Private Pool Villa

3bedrooms
6sleeps
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Villa / 3 bedrooms / 3 bathrooms / sleeps 6

Key Info

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 20 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden

Families

  • Great for children of all ages
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Cot available
  • High chair available

Description from owner

Description

Les Vignes Anciennes, Pezenas.

With its superb location this spacious, architect designed villa will appeal to those seeking to explore the historic town of Pezenas and the huge range of attractions to be found in the Languedoc area. Our villa is within easy walking distance of Pezenas town centre.

Families will enjoy the beautifully clear low chlorine salt water private pool and the nearby spacious, sandy Mediterranean beaches (18-24km). There is a small flower garden but a nearby park provides opportunities for ball games and tennis.

In an elevated situation on a quiet road, with views of countryside, the villa has 3 bedrooms, one with its own private roof terrace overlooking the pool. There is an easy, 15 minute pedestrian walk to the historic centre of Pézenas with its varied selection of shops and restaurants and an interesting historic building trail. However, there is a large supermarket within 3 minutes walk and a good restaurant 7 minutes walk away.

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Les Vignes Anciennes, Pezenas.

With its superb location this spacious, architect designed villa will appeal to those seeking to explore the historic town of Pezenas and the huge range of attractions to be found in the Languedoc area. Our villa is within easy walking distance of Pezenas town centre.

Families will enjoy the beautifully clear low chlorine salt water private pool and the nearby spacious, sandy Mediterranean beaches (18-24km). There is a small flower garden but a nearby park provides opportunities for ball games and tennis.

In an elevated situation on a quiet road, with views of countryside, the villa has 3 bedrooms, one with its own private roof terrace overlooking the pool. There is an easy, 15 minute pedestrian walk to the historic centre of Pézenas with its varied selection of shops and restaurants and an interesting historic building trail. However, there is a large supermarket within 3 minutes walk and a good restaurant 7 minutes walk away.

Béziers airport with flights from Luton, Bristol, Manchester and Edinburgh is only 20 minutes drive away. 55 inch TV receiving UK satellite channels. Blu Ray player, DVDs and books available for use of guests.

Internet access via WiFi is available and you may make free telephone calls to landlines in the UK, Europe and several other destinations.

If you are driving from the north, the A75 autoroute is only 3 minutes away and toll-free from Clermont-Ferrand, except for the spectacular Millau Viaduct. The A9 autoroute is 10 minutes away; this and the A75 providing fast links to the many attractions abounding in the Languedoc-Roussillon and Cevennes areas.

English speaking house manager on hand. Car recommended, but by no means essential; there are bus services to Montpellier, Beziers and Agde (all of which have TGV stations) and some of the surrounding villages. Bike hire is also an option.

WINTER LETS available- December, January, February. Second week half price or 3 weeks for the price of two. We have full central heating and a log fire available for guest's use.

Location description from owner

The Languedoc-Roussillon region

Les Vignes Anciennes is located in the Vallee d'Herault, a beautiful area stretching from the Cevennes mountains down to the Mediterranean coast. Here are just a few of the countless places that you can visit in the region, many being reached easily by either the A9 or A75 autoroutes.

You will find brochures for many of the attractions in the villa, but better still, plan a few trips at leisure before your departure using guidebooks or the departmental websites such as

http://www.herault-tourisme.com

Montpellier

45 minutes drive away, Montpellier is a vibrant city with everything to offer the whole family, especially culture, shopping, restaurants and night-life. Start with the Place de la Comedie and you can't go wrong. See http://www.montpellier.fr and other websites for more information.

Carcassonne

A great day out for the whole family, Carcassonne is the original citadel about 75 minutes drive to the west. Photos of the place just don't do it justice. The defining moment is when you first approach the citadel and start to appreciate the sheer scale of it. Inside the citadel are lots of restaurants, artisanal shops (not to mention the church and museum) and nooks and crannies for the kids to play hide and seek! (http://www.carcassonne.org)

Kids activities

Aqualand - an exciting water park at Cap D'Agde (http://www.aqualand.fr/cap_dagde.htm).

Dinosaur Park at Meze. Enjoy a trip back through time at the largest dinosaur park in Europe.http://www.musee-parc-dinosaures.com. Less than 15 minutes from the villa.

Grotte des Demoiselles or "the Fairies' cave" (http://www.demoiselles.com/) in Saint Bauzille de Putois, Ganges. An impressive set of caverns with one breathtakingly large "cathedrale" cavern and a real atmosphere to it.

Beaches

There are excellent spacious and sandy beaches within easy driving distance all along the coast. The nearest are Valras Plage, Vias Plage and the quieter Marseillan Plage and Serignan Plage. The vibrant, modern port and resort town of Cap d'Agde is only a 25 minute drive away. See the beaches section on the Herault tourism website http://www.herault-tourisme.com

More for the grown-ups

St Guilhem-le-Desert. A very pretty medieval village and abbey at the bottom of the Herault gorge on the edge of the Cevennes.

La Couvertoirade. This fortified mediaeval village, on the high Cevennes plateau to the north, was once home to the Knights Templar. Walk round the battlements and visit the craft and specialist shops inside the fortifications.

Sete. A bustling, colourful fishing port, with canals and quaint areas as well as many shops and seafood restaurants. http://www.ot-sete.fr

Vineyards and wine tasting

Last, but not least are the countless vineyards in the region where you can enjoy tasting the many wines on offer such as Faugeres or Minervois. You don't have to go very far from the villa; one of a couple vineyards that we like to use is the very typical and genuine Domaine Condamine l'Eveque in the village of Nezignan l'Eveque (5km), who sell their Cotes de Thongue wines to the Wine Society. For white wines from the distinctive appellation Picpoul de Pinet region visit the slightly more commercial Ormarine Winery in Pinet (10km), www.cave-ormarine.com.

Pezenas

Pezenas is described in the Rough Guide as one of the most singularly beautiful towns in the French Southwest. It has a huge Saturday market and there are numerous events staged in the town during an extended season. While the old town, with its varied selection of shops and restaurants and its interesting historic building trail, is about 1km away, there is a large supermarket within 3 minutes walk, now open on Sunday mornings.

For ball games there is park within 3 minutes walk, with adjoining tennis courts. Beyond the park, you can walk to the town centre in 15 minutes using back roads and quiet footpaths; directions and a map are held in the villa.

A good choice of restaurant for your first evening would be the Lou Grilhet, within 8 minutes walk of the villa, with plenty more to explore during the rest of your stay, either in Pezenas or in one of the nearby villages. Our choice for the best restaurants in town would be L'Entre-Pots or Le Pre Saint Jean. The friendly tourist office has a full list of restaurants and other attractions in town.

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Bed & bathroom

  • bedroom 1: king bed
    bedroom 2: king bed
    bedroom 3: 2 single beds
  • 1 family bathroom, 1 shower room, 1 toilet only

Amenities

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Private outdoor pool (unheated)
  • Private garden
  • BBQ
  • Solarium or roof terrace
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Internet access
  • Central heating
  • Fireplace
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Clothes dryer
  • Iron
  • High chair available
  • TV
  • Satellite TV
  • DVD player
  • CD player
  • Telephone
  • Hair dryer
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

Will consider

  • Corporate bookings

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Access

  • Parking
  • Secure parking
  • Suitable for people with restricted mobility
  • Accessible for wheelchair users — please contact the owner for details before booking

Policies

Check in time:16:00, Check out time:09:00
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About the owner

Richard M
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Calendar updated:
29 Apr 2016
Years listed:
2
Based in:
United Kingdom

Languages spoken: English, French

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“One of the best holiday rentals we've stayed in!”

Reviewed 30 Jul 2013

We stayed at Les Vignes Anciennes for two weeks in June, & as usual experienced both trepidation and excitement prior to our arrival. Once inside the property we explored with growing delight. This villa has everything. A home from home but with a swimming pool. Many places we've stayed in France have a tendency to uncomfortable beds - not here though, our bed was very comfortable indeed. We chose to stay in the upstairs bedroom because of the lovely private balcony, but downstairs had a great double bedroom also, plus a huge wetroom, plus a generous sized twin bedroom. The upstairs bathroom was a good size with a very efficient shower & decent sized bath. The kitchen was excellently equipped, the lounge very comfy, & the huge flat screen tv with English channels was a bonus. Having the swimming pool right outside the patio doors gave that extra special feeling of staying in total luxury. We loved the little minstrels gallery above the lounge! The open plan aspect & high ceiling gives the villa a wonderful light & airy feel. This villa is also equipped with wifi, & a laundry room which is a great asset if you're staying a fortnight. Pezenas itself is a beautiful town with lots of character, & plenty of lovely shops & restaurants. A relatively easy 20 minute walk will get you into town, walking in on a saturday is advisable because that's market day so parking can be tricky. The positioning of the villa is good, with easy access to the major road networks. The management team for Les Vignes Anciennes were terrific, very friendly & helpful. Thank you Marie! We had a great holiday & brought home lots of happy memories!

“First class accomadation”

Reviewed 5 Dec 2011

A superbly fitted out villa with quality fixtures and fittings,you could not fault the equipment and the villa itself was first class.On the edge of Pezenas with good local facilities,but close enough to the centre of town with its shopping and restaurants,not in a noisy area so very restful would definately go again.

“A beautiful house in a superb location.”

Reviewed 1 Sep 2011

We stayed in "Les Vignes Anciennes" in July. On arrival, the house was beautifully clean, spacious and was well equip. The swimming pool and small peaceful garden area kept adults and teenagers entertained for hours. It is set in an extremely convenient location, close to supermarkets and just a short walk into the beautiful town of Pezenas. There was little need to venture out in the car, however the vast selection of local sandy beaches and fishing ports just a short drive away were well worth a visit. We all loved this holiday, there was something for everyone, sunbathing, beach, sight seeing, a vast array of restaurants and bistros and the picturesque artist town of Pezenas to explore.

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