South of France Chateau for family holidays, sleeps 14 in 7 bedrooms, large heated pool, local village just 5 minutes away and 20 minutes from the Languedoc Roussillon beaches and Canal du Midi. Catering can be arranged.
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Stunning 19th Century Languedoc Roussillon Chateau with 7 bedrooms available for vacation rentals in 2017
This Chateau is perfect for a large family holiday in France, the spacious interior has amazing original features, traditional furniture, marble staircase and lots of rooms to explore. The modern touches like WI-FI, and a heated swimming pool ensure that there is something for everyone on holiday in the South of France.
The heated swimming pool is 13m x 5m, so plenty big enough for lengths!
Maureilhan the nearby village has local shops, pharmacy, bar and a restaurant.
A choice of beaches can be found 20 minutes away, along with restaurants and supermarkets.
House-keeping services available, shopping, catering, welcome pack, cooking courses, help with excursions etc. (Rates and details on request)
Family Holiday Chateau to sleep 14
The interior of this authentic South of France Chateau ideal for family vacations is very spacious with 7 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, kitchen, and lots of different living areas.
The grand entrance hall has a winding marble staircase, off to the right is a small tv salon with a tv connected to the internet. Further along is a living room area with sofas and French doors out onto the garden and the pool.
The large spacious living room offers access to the pool terrace and the grounds via the French doors. The main features are the marble fireplace, large wooden doors and the lovely old parquet floor. Plenty of seating - a rattan 3 seater sofa, chairs and numerous bean bags.
An independent wc and sink is off the long corridor which leads to the kitchen and breakfast room.
The Breakfast room is very cosy and has a dining table for 8, along with a sink, dishwasher, washing machine and fridge and lots of lovely old cupboards.
The Kitchen is traditional and the 2 large windows which look onto the courtyard offer natural light. The kitchen is equipped with everything you would need for a holiday, gas cooker, oven, microwave etc. A dining table for 6.
To the left of the hallway and next door to the kitchen and the breakfast room is a large formal dining room.
The grand marble staircase is in 3 sections and has around 25 steps to each floor, the staircase is very wide and enclosed to the right so safe for the very young and the old.
A second sitting room with comfortable furniture, marble floors, views over to the garden and pool and French doors that open onto the pond side of the house.
A corridor leads to the 1st bedroom with a double bed (160cm)
2nd Bedroom (Master family room) - A very large grand bedroom, with a king-size bed (180cm can be split into 2 singles), large marble fireplace, views over the gardens and pool/pond. A tiny room with a single bed ideal for a child makes this an ideal family room. Furnished in typical Chateau style.
Next door and with an entrance from the corridor is the bathroom, with a bath and overhead shower, sink and wc.
Large landing, off which is a bathroom for bedrooms 3 and 4 to share, with a small bath, overhead shower and wc.
Along the corridor to the left there are 3 further bedrooms:-
Bedroom 3 - A very large bedroom with 2 single beds, wardrobes and a ceiling fan, communicates with Bedroom 4 which also has 2 single beds, wardrobes and a ceiling fan and both rooms have views over to the pond.
Bedroom 5 - (2nd Master bedroom) 2 Single beds that can be put together to make a double, ceiling fan, period wall fabric and curtains along with beautiful high ceilings and lovely terracotta tiles remind you of the Chateau's grandeur. An en-suite bathroom offers the modern touch. Walk-in shower, sink and wc.
To the right of the landing there are 2 further bedrooms:-
Bedroom 6 - 2 singles that can be put together to make a large double, ceiling fan, a very large airy room with a marble floor.
Shower room with shower and period sink.
Bedroom 7 - 2 single beds, ceiling fan.
This Languedoc Chateau is perfect for a large family holiday.
Cot and High Chair
Ceiling fans in all the 2nd floor bedrooms, pedestal fans in the two 1st floor bedrooms.
TV - Satellite - French and some English speaking Channels
Wi-Fi - In all rooms
Garden furniture - sun loungers, outside table and chairs
Heated pool (26 degrees)
Private parking in the front courtyard inside remote control property gates. The front courtyard is shared with another small property. The grounds, terrace and pool are totally private, on the other side of the house.
The English speaking house manager can arrange catering, shopping, cooking classes, excursions etc
This lovely holiday Chateau in the South of France is set within almost 5 acres of land and well maintained gardens, it is more like living in a park!
There are lawned areas, terraces and look out for the amazing stone features including statues and an Injalbert fountain.
The 13m x 5m heated pool (26 degrees) is surrounded by a natural stone terrace, with deck-chairs, and a large dining table.
Pool was designed for swimming and for ball games with two shallow ends and a deeper centre, nets and balls provided. Remote controlled hard cover for child safety. Easy access by roman steps at each end.
Lots of space for volleyball, badminton, table tennis and Petanque
Within the grounds there is also a shallow pond (please take care with children).
Oppen countryside is on the doorsteph, ideal for a morning jog or bike ride.
Access to the property is down a pretty drive, however you do have to pass a small industrial estate, and depending upon the wind direction some road noise may be heard at the Chateau.
This South of France holiday Chateau is on the edge of Maureilhan, a typical Languedoc-Roussillon wine village, village shops, post office, family bar-restaurant.
Capestang, apprx 13km, on the Canal du Midi, a lovely village with restaurants, shops, bars, cafes.
Beziers apprx 10km. The cathedral dominates this busy market town (amazing flower market on a Friday), rising majestically above the river Orb. There are plently of great restaurants, independent shops and the famous Galeries Lafayette, the nine locks on the Canal du Midi are worth a visit.
A wide choice of Mediterranean beaches apprx 10-16km.
Parc Naturel du Haut Languedoc apprx 20km North of Thezan are the mountains and rocky gorges of the Caroux mountains. Great canoeing on the river Orb. Great for a change of scenery and climate for a day.
Agde apprx 43km. Old historic town and fishing port, founded by the Ancient Greeks. Nice market, excellent seafood restaurants.
Cap d'Agde apprx 40km. 'Aqualand' (huge water-slides, etc.)
27-hole golf course apprx 23km at Beziers and also at Cap d'Agde
Horse Riding apprx 10km
Bike Hire apprx 10km
Narbonne apprx 25km. Once the capital of Roman Gaul. Famous cathedral.
Montpellier apprx 78km. Large university town.
Carcassonne apprx 100km. Largest fortified medieval town.
Nimes apprx 130km. Roman temple and arena.
Perpignan apprx 98m 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 - apprx 15 km (Ryanair from Bristol, Luton, Manchester, Edinburgh).
Carcassonne - (Ryanair to Stansted, East Midlands, Glasgow, Liverpool, Manchester, Cork and Dublin).
Montpellier (international flights worldwide). (Easyjet from Gatwick, Luton and Ryanair from Leeds Bradford).
Perpignan - (Ryanair from Stansted, Birmingham, Flybe to Southampton)
Nimes - (Ryanair from Luton and Liverpool).
Girona (Spain) - (Ryanair from various UK airports)
Toulouse and Barcelona (Spain) also have international amd transatlantic flights.
South of France by Rail:
Beziers and Agde have railway stations with nearby car rental.
Paris to Beziers is 4,20 hrs by TGV (Train Grande Vitesse).
South of France by Road:
740 km south of Paris (about 6 hours drive non-stop)
1055 km south of Calais (about 9 hours drive non-stop).
The Village of Maureilhan is 5 minutes away and you will find:-
Restaurant de la Tour, Montady, apprx 3km, overlooking L'Oppidum d'Enserune. ( Lunchtime is great value)
Large Supermarket at Cazouls (10km), Capestang, Beziers
Bike hire - Beziers apprx 10km
Golf - Golf St Thomas, Beziers apprx 23km
Canoe hire - river Orb - Roquebrun apprx 18km
Windsurf - Valras, Vendres beaches apprx 16km
Mediterranean beaches apprx 10km - Vendres, Serignan, Portiragnes, Valras.
Capestang apprx 13km - a pretty village on the Canal du Midi with a quintessentially French central square with cafe/bars and restaurants.
Beziers apprx 10km - The cathedral dominates this busy market town, rising majestically above the river Orb. Famous for the 9 locks on the Canal du Midi.
|From||Until||Rate Type||Weekly Rate||Minimum Stay|
|4th Nov 2017||28th Apr 2018||Not Available||-||7 nights|
|28th Apr 2018||21st Jul 2018||High||€4,200||7 nights|
|21st Jul 2018||25th Aug 2018||Peak||€4,975||7 nights|
|25th Aug 2018||3rd Nov 2018||Middle||€3,300||7 nights|
|3rd Nov 2018||27th Apr 2019||Not Available||-||7 nights|
|27th Apr 2019||20th Jul 2019||High||€4,200||7 nights|
|20th Jul 2019||24th Aug 2019||Peak||€4,975||7 nights|
|24th Aug 2019||2nd Nov 2019||Middle||€3,300||7 nights|
|2nd Nov 2019||31st Dec 2018||Not Available||-||7 nights|