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Manor House / 5 bedrooms / sleeps 14 Home 197636

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Beautiful large family house with heated pool Manor House

5bedrooms
14sleeps
7nights min stay

Manor House / 5 bedrooms / 5 bathrooms / sleeps 14

Key Info

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 50 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
  • 3 Cots available
  • High chair available

Description from owner

Description

Le Manoir de Servies is built into the outskirts of the village walls, and in previous years has been an old school house. It is spacious enough to enable families to holiday together without getting on top of each other, and with local amenities such as a restaurant, bakery, butchers , cellier and general store all located in the village of Servies en Val, you need not even leave the village if you so desire.

A luxurious conversion incorporating retention original beams throughout. The house boasts a sweeping Languedoc style curved staircase with original old stone walls in hallways which leads up to the 5 beautiful bedrooms decorated with antique french furniture. There is an additional sun room with a sofa bed and a play room with a sofa bed too.

The Manoir boasts 2 living rooms with large luxurious sofas, both with wood burning stoves, a Palsma screen TV, and Sky channels, DVD player, wireless speakers. There is a library stocked with books and comfy chairs to relax

Le Manoir de Servies is built into the outskirts of the village walls, and in previous years has been an old school house. It is spacious enough to enable families to holiday together without getting on top of each other, and with local amenities such as a restaurant, bakery, butchers , cellier and general store all located in the village of Servies en Val, you need not even leave the village if you so desire.

A luxurious conversion incorporating retention original beams throughout. The house boasts a sweeping Languedoc style curved staircase with original old stone walls in hallways which leads up to the 5 beautiful bedrooms decorated with antique french furniture. There is an additional sun room with a sofa bed and a play room with a sofa bed too.

The Manoir boasts 2 living rooms with large luxurious sofas, both with wood burning stoves, a Palsma screen TV, and Sky channels, DVD player, wireless speakers. There is a library stocked with books and comfy chairs to relax in solitude, and for further escapism away from the heated pool, there is a roof terrace adjoining the sun room for further escapism.

Luxury fitted kitchen includes built in dishwasher , microwave , large cooking range. There is a large American fridge with freezer and granite work tops throughout. Separate laundry room containing sink and washing machine, and storage.

Upstairs there 30 foot playroom for children with a sofa bed. The En suite off master bedroom has a bath as well as a shower, there are 2 further shower/toilet rooms first floor and there is a downstairs toilet. All bathrooms including poolside are tiled with Italian travertine.

The Heated Swimming Pool and Summer Kitchen: The outside pool area of the pool has been designed to allow for relaxation and swimming but allow for alfresco dining with an amazing backdrop view of the mountains, complete with an outdoor kitchen that has a luxury polished concrete worktop, a large BBQ and an outdoor electrical grill,a sink and cupboards for cups and outdoor glasses and plates. Luxury teak loungers line the pool with a smaller table and chairs which is perfect for enjoying your breakfast whilst watching the sunrise. There is a custom built dining table with benches that easily seats 12 -14 people, perfect for enjoying meals with family and friends. There is also a fridge, essential for keeping your drinks cool whilst basking in the sun. Adjacent to the pool is a travertine tiled wet room shower,together with a toilet and sink. The outdoor terrace is perfect for sitting and having an aperitif or cocktail and watching the sun go down whilst waiting for your BBQ dinner, bliss!

Further details

This is a much loved family home that we have restored over several years . It is only available to let now as our children have started school.

8 REVIEWS TRIPADVISOR ALL 5 STARS !!!!!

Further details indoors

Retention original beams throughout . Languedoc style curved staircase . Old stone walls in hallways.

Open fireplace , designer italian leather corner suite in the salon situated just off the bar area. Wood burning stove with further 2 matching suites in living / dining / kitchen .Solid oak table . Antique oak seating kitchen area.

Separate library for solitude !

Roof terrace off sun room for further escapism !

Luxury fitted kitchen includes built in dishwasher , microwave , large cooking range. Large American fridge with freezer. Granite work tops throughout. Separate wash room containing sink and washing machine

30 foot playroom for children.

Bar with pool table / dart board.

En suite off master bedroom has a bath as well as a shower .2 further shower/toilet rooms first floor . Downstairs toilet .All bathrooms including poolside tiled with Italian travertine.

Further details outdoors

Roof terrace off the sun room on 3rd floor .

Large terraced area in front of house, partial covered with a pergolo suitable for al fresco dining.

Fully walled swimming pool area enclosing heated pool , decked area for sun lounging and Summer kitchen with polished concrete surfaces a large BBQ area and electric grill. Coded gate for safety if children present.

Travertine wet room and toilet adjacent to swimming pool.

Solid teak loungers , table and chairs pool side.

Bespoke dining table and benches summer kitchen . Outdoor electric oven/ grill.

Location description from owner

The Languedoc-Roussillon region

The House and surrounding area: This beautiful village house situated just a 25 minute drive from the medieval city Carcasonne, Frances 2nd most popular tourist destination. It allows you to escape but to also enjoy good food, wine and relaxation. Le Manoir itself is built into the outskirts of the village walls, and in previous years has been an old school house. It is spacious enough to enable families to holiday together without getting on top of each other, and with local amenities such as a restaurant, bakery, butchers , cellier and general store all located in the village of Servies en Val, you need not even leave the village if you so desire. In our and neighbouring villages there are fantastic restaurants and only 10 minutes away by car there is the town of Lagrasse which is one of the 'Plus beaux villages de France' one of just over 100 villages in france that have been awarded this recognition to help preserve traditionally historic villages in france, it has many stunning restaurants and historical sites of interest.

The Languedoc-Roussillon / Aude region

Situated in the stunning valley of the Val d'agne surrounded on all sides by the expansive foothills of the corbieres mountains and located in the heart of the Cathar region, with numerous medieval castles, monasteries and churches to discover, including of course, the largest walled city in Europe, Carcassonne ( A UNESCO World Heritage site) and the influence behind Walt Disneys designs !. Local towns such as Narbonne and Mirepoix are within an hour drive but if you want a larger city, Perpignan, Toulouse and Montpelier are all about one and a half hours drive away. From the house to the beach is about a fifty minute drive, through the beautiful undulating Corbieres hills surrounded on all sides by vineyards .Visit one of the many chateaux for wine tasting experiences coupled with produce from nearby markets creating a gastronomic experience to die for.

A truly sumptious place for lovers of good food, good wine and life in general.

A superb destination for families and groups in search of that quintessential southern France experience.

Servies-en-Val

Servies en val is only 12 km from Lagrasse . Built around the original chateau it is an unspoilt rural french village but with everything you would need to be completely self sufficent.

Nearby small lakes and rivers in abundance to explore on foot.

Lagrasse itself has multiple award winning restaurants and bars being part of the Les Plus Beaux Villages de France association ("The most beautiful villages of France").

The two highlights of the village are the eponymous Abbey, and the bridges, although the narrow medieval streets of the village itself are also very attractive, and remains of the town walls can still be seen

.Canal du Midi (20 mins drive)

The 300 year old Canal du Midi skirts the sun-drenched shores of the Mediterranean before meandering inland through ancient villages, Roman fortifications and famed vineyards. This canal is defined by its beauty, lined with plane trees and crossed by pretty arched bridges.

This is the perfect place for cycling or walking along scenic tow paths. In the distance you can see the Pyrenees, whereas closer to hand are the vineyards that stretch for thousands of square miles .

Lac de Cavayere

A man-made lake covering 18 hectares.Often called Carcassonne plage it is a just outside the small village of Montlegun on the outskirts of Carcassone.

This beautiful expanse of water is home to an abundance of wildlife and fish.The designated swimming areas are supervised by qualified life guards during the high season, and there are special roped areas for young children and less confident swimmers. It takes approximately 1 hour to enjoy a walk around Lac de Cavayere, or why not simply sit back and watch the boats, pedallos, fishermen and the occasional family outing by the nesting duck population?

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Bed & bathroom

  • 1 Super King Beds, 4 Double Beds, 2 Sofa Beds, 2 Single Beds, 3 Cots available
  • 1 family bathroom, 1 en suite, 3 shower rooms

Amenities

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

Will consider

  • Long term lets (over 1 month)
  • Corporate bookings
  • House swap

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Access

  • Parking
  • Suitable for people with restricted mobility
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

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About the owner

Natalie and Gavin M
Response rate:
65%
Calendar updated:
09 May 2016
Years listed:
4
Based in:
United Kingdom

Languages spoken: English, French

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“Serene”

Reviewed 10 Jan 2013

Have visited the property twice, both during druing the summer months, once as a couple and once with children. We found the house spacious, cool and very relaxing. The location means you are away from the noise of the city but still close enough to neighboring villages and towns with all of the amenities you could need. For example the house is within 30 minutes of Carcassonne where we visited more than once for dinner. Id reccommend this to anyone looking to explore a beautful region of France from within the confines of an immaculate house.

“Has everything for a great holiday for the whole family, will definitely go back.”

Reviewed 9 Jan 2013

House has loads of space with large individual rooms which have authentic French furniture. The bathrooms and shower rooms have a modern clean finish. kitchen and dining area are great for family meals with plenty of storage and prep surfaces. Sky Tv and DVD player keep kids entertained. Swimming pool area has everything you need as there is a great eating and outdoor kitchen with barbecue. Ample sunbathing and relaxation area with WIFI, very safe for kids as is self contained. The house is in a small town which is small enough to be friendly but still has handy services like baker, butcher,small convenience store, wine shop and resturant/bar. Very pleasant countryside for walks especially around river. Great attractions within short drive, my kids especially enjoyed the O2 park at the local lake which had loads zip wires and climbing areas.

“Fantastic”

Reviewed 9 Jan 2013

We stayed here with friends and 4 young children last summer. We had a brilliant time. The house is furnished to a high standard, and the pool area is safe and idyllic both in the sun and out of it. The local village is friendly and accommodating and we loved tacking trips out in the surrounding countryside. We are booked in again for 2013!

“Idyllic”

Reviewed 29 Dec 2012

We stayed here last summer and had an incredible time. The house is spacious and the conversion has been done with obvious care, the property retaining many original features. It is set in a traditional rural village with amazing views of the countryside, especially from the roof terrace. The swimming pool completely sets this place apart. If you are after a relaxing holiday, away from the hustle of everyday life this is the place to escape.

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