Large South of France holiday property, with 17m swimming pool, 6 air-conditioned bedrooms all with their own bathrooms. Farmhouse and a separate pool house, walking distance to shops and restaurant. Just 30 minutes from the Languedoc beaches. Flexible arrival days and 10 day holidays may be possible.
We had an absolutely fantastic stay, the whole property is simply stunning. The pool is gorgeous and there are some wonderful views from the roof terrace, we never wanted to leave the house! The hosts went out of their way to make sure we had everything we needed - it all works perfectly, the beds are comfortable and the bathrooms sparkling clean! Everything you need for a... read moreSouth France Villas client, September 2019
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Large South of France holiday accommodation with 17m pool
Flexible arrival days may be possible and length of stay (minimum 7 nights)
Situated in a quiet Occitanie hamlet, this large property has been renovated with great love and thought. Family living being at the forefront of the owner's mind at all times. The main house, an old farmhouse has a quirky nature with a great mix of old and new, lovely traditional furniture and modern bedrooms with air-conditioning.
The Pool House (can be rented on its own outside of Peak Season) which is 50 metres from the main house is independent and has 2 air-conditioned bedrooms with en suites, fully fitted kitchen and living room. The huge 17m pool is situated here and the gate locks so ideal if you have young children (the owner would prefer for young children to sleep in the main house).
A 10 minute walk down a county lane takes you to a "centre commercial" with a bakers, organic fruit and veg shop, restaurant and supermarket.
The South of France beaches are 30 minutes away, or even closer is the huge lake "Lac du Salagou" where you can swim and sail.
The Main House in this South of France Holiday Home
A large farmhouse that has been renovated into a family home, the layout out is quite quirky and the furniture eclectic in style.
The entrance leads directly into the very large family room, which houses the kitchen, dining areas, comfortable sofas and chairs along with a smart tv.
The kitchen is fully equipped - a bespoke central unit incorporates the large range hob, great for show cooking!
A Utility room is just off the kitchen with large fridge and freezer. Doors lead out onto the garden and one of the many outdoor dining areas.
The even larger formal lounge and dining room has floor to ceiling windows, so the room is lovely and light, there are more sofas, a pool table (the one on the photo will be replaced), table football and a large dining table to seat 12.
2 Ground floor air-conditioned bedrooms with en suites opening onto courtyard and garden.
Bedroom 1 - Extra large wooden bed, air-conditioning, dressing area, en suite with bath, walk-in shower, double wash basins and wc. French doors onto to the courtyard and garden.
Bedroom 2 - A double bed and a single bed, air-conditioned, en suite with a shower, wash basin and a separate wc. Door out onto the garden and courtyard.
First Floor Bedrooms
Bedroom 3 - A double bed, air-conditioned, en suite with a shower, wash basin and wc
Bedroom 4 - 2 Single beds that can be zipped together to make a large double, air-conditioned, en suite with bath and overhead shower, wash basin and wc.
A snug area on the first floor with a TV, a good place for teenagers to hang out. This overlooks the large living area.
The Pool House
Entrance to the stone built villa is directly from the garden and pool area, straight into the large open plan living area, its high ceiling and bi-folding glass doors give off a feeling that you are in a type of Orangerie.
The galley kitchen has everything you need, large fridge-freezer, cooker, dishwasher and the freestanding bar offers extra work top space.
A large dining table to seat 6 defines the various areas in the large open plan living space. There a couple of large comfortable sofas and TV (UK Channels).
The floor to ceiling French windows open out fully out onto the beautiful stone tiled terrace, bringing the outside inside! The outdoor area also has a seating and various dining areas along with a BBQ.
Ground floor independent wc.
A corridor leads to the 2 bedrooms.
Bedroom 5 - Wonderful super-king sleigh bed (2m x 2m), air-conditioning, exposed beams and french doors leading out onto the garden and pool.
The en suite bathroom, houses a bath, separate walk-in shower, his and hers wash basins and a wc.
Bedroom 6 - Two large singles that can be put together to make a large king-size bed, air-conditioning and a lovely feature stone wall. En suite shower room, walk-in shower, wash basin and wc
This South of France Holiday Rental is well equipped
The Main House
Large fridge, Large freezer
Large electric oven, Gas hob
Nespresso coffee machine
BBQ with gas plancha
American Fridge with Ice maker and water dispenser
Hob and Oven
Cot and High chair available on request
This South of France holiday villa's garden and pool details
The wonderful large 17m x 7m pool is the focal point of the outside area of this large holiday property. The private pool has a wonderful seat feature all the way around and access is very easy to access with a wide gentle slope followed by 2 steps, the deepest part is 2.5m. A grass area surrounds the pool some of which is astroturf.
There are plenty of sun-loungers, lounge style furniture and dining options in the garden, should you wish to chase the South of France sunshine!
A changing room with a shower and wc is by the pool.
Vineyards surround the garden on one side and trees on the other, including many fruit trees.
Ping-Pong table and Petanque/Boules area.
A dining table to seat 12+ is under a pergola outside the family kitchen in the main house.
The garden at the side of the main house also has a dining area and a BBQ with a gas plancha. Stairs lead up to the roof terrace which has beautiful views over the French countryside. There is even a wc (private) on the terrace level.
The discreet owners live within the grounds, however they do not have use of the pool or your garden (great to ask for local knowledge). The owners do not wish for any children under the age of 7 to sleep in the Pool house due to the proximity of the pool to the house, however they are welcome to sleep in the main house.
There are chickens around the property and you are welcome to the fresh eggs! (May change for 2020).
Large Holiday Accommodation in a typical Languedoc wine growing village
Near to this hamlet are all amenities - Cafe/Resto/Baker, Restaurant.
Clermont l'Herault approx 2km - lovely market on Wednesday mornings and numerous cafes, bars and restaurants to choose from.
Pezenas: approx 20km. Good restaurants and bars, historic town centre. Each summer the Mirondela de l'Arte, an arts festival, takes place. This involves a lot of music and street entertainment. Friday night Estivale with wine tasting and street food, fabulous market on a Saturday.
Beziers Golf St Thomas: approx 45km
Marseillan and the coast - approx 40km
Kayaking on the Herault river Kayaking and water-ski-ing on the Lac de Salagou
Agde approx 40km. Old historic town and fishing port on the Mediterranean founded by the Ancient Greeks. Nice market, excellent seafood restaurants.
Cap d'Agde approx 45km. 'Aqualand' (huge water-slides, etc). 27-hole golf course.
Beziers approx 50km Large market town, renowned for its colourful 'Feria' in August (street music, carnival, bull-fights).
Lac du Salagou approx 19km. Lake surrounded by spectacular red volcanic hills. Watersports. Nearby is Cirque de Moureze, an extraordinary 'chaos' of dolomitic towers and ravines.
St Guilhem-le-Desert approx 25km. Beautiful medieval village and abbey in dramatic gorge landscape.
Parc Naturel du Haut Languedoc apprx 40km North West of Pezenas are the mountains and rocky gorges of the Caroux mountains. Great canoeing on the river Orb.
Montpellier approx 45km. Attractive university City, Art Museums, amazing architecture and also good shopping. Airport.
Narbonne approx 75km. Once the capital of Roman Gaul. Famous cathedral.
Carcassonne approx 125km. Largest fortified medieval town.
Nimes approx 100km. Roman temple and arena.
Perpignan approx 132km Palace of kings of Mallorca.
For more information about this region, please refer to our Languedoc Regional Guide
For information on reaching Languedoc, please refer to our South France Travel Information Guide
International airports are at:
Beziers - approx 45 km from Cap d'Agde. (Ryanair from Bristol, Luton, Manchester, Edinburgh)
Montpellier - approx 55km (international flights worldwide). (Easyjet from Gatwick, Luton)
Perpignan - (Ryanair from Stansted, Birmingham, Flybe to Southampton).
Carcassonne - (Ryanair to Stansted, East Midlands, Glasgow, Manchester, Cork and Dublin)
Nimes - (Ryanair from Luton and Liverpool)
Girona (Spain) - (Ryanair from various UK airports)
Toulouse and Barcelona (Spain) also have international and transatlantic flights
Railway to the South of France:
Beziers and Agde have railway stations with nearby car rental.
Paris to Beziers is 4.20 hrs by TGV (Train Grande Vitesse).
Road to the South of France:
740 km south of Paris (about 6 hours' drive non-stop)
1030 km south of Calais (about 9 hours' drive non-stop)
A 10 minute walk along the vines takes you to a "Centre Commerciale" where you can find a Supermarket, an amazing Boulangerie, organic fruit and vegetable shop and a couple of Restaurants, along with a bus stop.
Clermont l'Herault a lovely Languedoc market town which is less than a 5 minute drive away you will find:
Selection of Restaurants
Market - Wednesday around the streets by the Church
Beziers St Thomas (18 hole) - approx 45km
Lamalou-les-Bains (9 Hole) - approx 55km
Canet apprx 5km and Belarga approx 10km
Canoe hire - near St Guilhem, approx 25km
Bike hire - approx 12 km
Beaches - small river one at Canet apprx 5km
Lac Salagou approx 10km (sailing and swimming)
Sea - Mediterranean apprix 40km
We had an absolutely fantastic stay, the whole property is simply stunning. The pool is gorgeous and there are some wonderful views from the roof terrace, we never wanted to leave the house! The hosts went out of their way to make sure we had everything we needed - it all works perfectly, the beds are comfortable and the bathrooms sparkling clean! Everything you need for a relaxing and enjoyable stay.South France Villas client, September 2019
Thank you so much for being such fantastic hosts! Your home is absolutely beautiful and we have loved lounging by the pool and taking in the stunning views. You have thought of every home comfort possible and we will surely be back soon!South France Villas Client, September 2019.
A truly wonderful place to stay, we enjoyed every minute in the villa and did less activities around in the area cause we only wanted to be in the house as much as possible. Great with space, wonderful pool, all the facilities were excellent and the hostess took really good care of us.South France Villas Client July 2019
I just wanted to say that we had a really wonderful time at this beautiful property and feel very lucky. Thanks for all your help!Mrs A, South France Villas client September 2018.
What can we say! We have had a fantastic fortnight in your beautiful 'Pool House'. We have wanted for nothing in the house - so well equipped and the pool has been a godsend during the hot weather. Having rented many houses in the 21 years we have been visiting France, this rates as the best. A definite 5* rating!! Thank you for your hospitality, you made us so welcome. Do we really have to go home?? Owners Visitors Book, Summer 2017.
|From||Until||Rate Type||Weekly Rate||Minimum Stay|
|2nd Nov 2019||16th May 2020||Not Available||-||7 nights|
|16th May 2020||27th Jun 2020||High||€4,400||7 nights|
|27th Jun 2020||29th Aug 2020||Peak||€5,000||7 nights|
|29th Aug 2020||3rd Oct 2020||High||€4,400||7 nights|
|3rd Oct 2020||31st Oct 2020||Middle||€4,400||7 nights|
|31st Oct 2020||31st Dec 2020||Not Available||-||7 nights|