Maison La Croix, Languedoc Holiday Home with 5 Bedrooms [HE087A]

A beautifully renovated South of France holiday home in the in the centre of a pretty village near Pezenas, Languedoc. Boasting a private pool, 5 bedrooms, courtyard garden and Wi-fi. It sleeps 10. 

Pricing & Availability For 2018

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Property Summary

Beautiful Holiday Home with Private Pool in the Languedoc, South of France sleeps 10.

This lovely Languedoc home, has been beautifully restored using good quality materials and retaining many original features.  Set over 3 floors, with 4 bedrooms plus an independent gite (great for Grandparents or independent teenagers), courtyard garden with pool, it will sleep 10.

It is situated in the centre of a tranquil Languedoc village, just a 10 minute drive from the lovely Renaissance town of Pezenas, which is bursting with history, architecture, shops, cafes and restaurants.

Only 20 minutes from the Mediterranean beach at Meze and a plethora of seafood delights, it is an ideal location for that family holiday in the biggest wine growing area of France.

Accommodation Details

Family Holiday accommodation in the South of France

When you walk through the gates of the property you find yourself in an enclosed, walled garden with an 8m x 4m pool and a lawned area - it is evocative of a Spanish courtyard. The house is at one end and the independent gite apartment at the other.  

The house used to be a wine "cave" and has been imaginatively converted, it is well laid out over 3 levels with large airy rooms.  The decor is an eclectic mix of ethnic, very tasteful Provencale accents and old and new Moroccan style.  Clean and pure with a few very beautiful objects and mirrors completely preserving the country style - old terracotta floors, beams, high ceilings and large windows give it an airy feel and afford lovely views across the countryside.

The fully fitted, well equipped kitchen is high spec with all mod cons, including a Range cooker, Bosch diswasher, mircowave and a large solid oak dining table to seat 10/12 and French doors leading to the outside terrace.  There is an adjoining utility room.

Leading off the ktichen is the downstairs open plan living area (the two areas are separated by a half wall), with 2 comfortable sofas - one three seater and one two seater) and french doors leading out to the terrace and pool.

All flooring on the ground floor is solid marble with underfloor heating.

Ground floor independent wc and wash hand basin.

The wide stone staircase leads to the first floor.

Accommodation comprises 5 bedrooms:

First floor:

Bedroom 1 - Master Bedroom - King size bed and a balcony (access through a full length window - no rail), with two chairs an ideal spot to catch the evening sun and views of the surrounding countryside and stairs giving access to the pool area

Bedroom 2 - Double bed with balcony

The above two rooms share a magnificent bathroom which has a large roll top bath with hand shower, separate walk in shower, wash hand basin and wc.

The spacious landing has a full length mirror and double height ceiling.

Second Floor: (second stone staircase - no hand rails - not suitable for the young or elderly.)

Bedroom 3 - twin room with 2 wrought iron single beds, wardrobe and chest of drawers, beamed ceiling.

Bedroom 4 - double room with king size bed, overlooking the pool and views to the surrounding countryside.

The above two rooms share a large family bathroom, on the landing, which has a large bath with shower screen, basin and wc.

Original terracotta flooring throughout.

Bedroom 5 - is located in the independent Gite in the garden, it has a double bed with ensuite shower room with walk in rain shower, basin and wc. (There is a sofa bed in the Gite also).  There is also a fully equipped kitchen, patio area with dining table.

There are two cots, one high chair and two stair gates, available too.

This property has been awared 4 stars by Etoiles de France.

Equipment & Facilities At The Property

This Languedoc Villa is well equipped for a family holiday in the South of France

The kitchen in the main house has:-

Range Cooker - 3 electric ovens
Ceramic Hob - 6 burners
Dishwasher
Microwave
American Fridge
Blender
Juicer
Electric kettle
Toaster 

Utility Room off the kitchen:

Washing machine
Tumble dryer
Iron and Ironing Board
Vacuum Cleaner 

Flat screen TV's - one in the main house and one in the Gite

Satellite - French and UK Freeview

I-pod docking system
Wi-Fi

Video-recorder
Radio CD DVD

Hairdryer

BBQ - portable Webber on the terrace

2 Baby Cots and & High Chair
2 stair gates

Fans for the bedrooms

Sun loungers and deck chairs by the pool

Computer
Ping-pong table
Board games Garden furniture

Car Parking - directly outside the house in the village square

Outside Details

South of France Holiday villa with private pool

The south facing garden (appx 50m2) is sheltered by original old stone walls. It is laid to lawn on one side of the pool.

The pool is 8m x 4m x 1.5 pool and has shallow Roman steps for access and a hand rail and an alarm.The pool can be heated out of season (May, June, September and October) at a supplementary cost.

There are 5 sunloungers and 5 reclining chairs.

There is a tile covered pergola for shade with a day bed and a marble topped dining table to seat 10 facing the pool and another table to seat 2 in front of the Gite.

Weber BBQ

Nearby Attractions & Activities

Lots to explore nearby to this Languedoc Holiday Villa

Pezenas is a charming market town with a beautiful medieval and Renaissance centre with narrow winding streets, and many galleries and working craft shops like glass blowers and jewellers. Colourful market on Saturday mornings.

Golf St Thomas Beziers apprx 25km.

Mediterranean beaches less than half an hour's drive

Agde apprx 25km. Old historic town and fishing port, founded by the Ancient Greeks. Nice market, excellent seafood restaurants.

Cap d'Agde apprx 30km. 'Aqualand' (huge water-slides, etc.) 27-hole golf course.

Beziers apprx 23km Large market town, renowned for its colourful 'Feria' in August (street music, carnival, bull-fights).

Lac Salagou apprx 26km to the north. Lake surrounded by spectacular red volcanic hills. Watersports.

Nearby is Cirque de Mourreze, an extraordinary 'chaos' of dolomitic towers and ravines.

St Guilhem-le-Desert apprx 37km. Beautiful medieval village and abbey in dramatic gorge landscape.

Parc Naturel du Haut Languedoc 40km North West of Pezenas are the mountains and rocky gorges of the Caroux mountains. Great canoeing on the river Orb.

Narbonne apprx 59km. Once the capital of Roman Gaul. Famous cathedral.

Montpellier apprx 46km. Attractive university town.

Carcassonne apprx 125km. Largest fortified medieval town. A UNESCO site.

Nimes apprx 100km. Roman temple and amphitheatre.

Perpignan apprx 125km Palace of Kings of Mallorca.

For more information about this region, please refer to our Languedoc Regional Guide

ACCESS

For information on reaching Languedoc, please refer to our South France Travel Information Guide

International airports are at:

Beziers - Ryanair from Bristol and Luton, London, Manchester, Edinburgh. 

Carcassonne - (Ryanair to Stansted, East Midlands, Glasgow, Liverpool, Manchester, Cork and Dublin).

Montpellier (International flights worldwide). Flights to Gatwick and Luton via Easyjet and to Leeds/Bradford on Ryanair.

Perpignan (Ryanair to Stansted, Birmingham, Flybe - Southampton). 

Nimes (Ryanair to Stansted, Luton, East Midlands and Liverpool).

Toulouse and Barcelona (Spain) also have international and transatlantic flights.

Gerona (Spain) Ryanair to various UK destinations

South of France by Rail:
Beziers and Agde have railway stations with nearby car rental.
Paris to Montpellier is 4,10 hrs by TGV (Train Grande Vitesse).

South of France by Road:
720 km south of Paris (about 6 hours drive non-stop)
1010 km south of Calais (about 9 hours drive non-stop)

Local Shops & Facilities

Well situated South of France Holiday Villa close to the lovely town of Pezenas

Apprx 5mts from the property in the village you will find:-

Baker
Grocer

Municipal Tennis courts in the village

In the lovely nearby town of Pezenas, apprx 5km, there are lots of amenities including:

Several large supermarkets (Carrefour, Intermarche, Lidl, Aldi), boutique shops, bars, restaurants, cafes, pharmacy and a colourful Saturday market.  

In July and August the boutique shops open until midnight on a Wednesday and Friday evenings, plus there is the "Estivale" on Friday nights with food stalls, wine tastings and music.

The market in nearby Montagnac, appx 2km, is on a Friday.

Golf - Cap d'Agde and Beziers St Thomas

Riding - apprx 10km
Canoe hire - 15 kms
Windsurf - Mediterranean beaches within 25 mins drive 

Bike hire - 2 km in Pezenas

Nearest Beach - Meze, apprx 14km, others either side of Beziers - Valras, Portiragnes, Grau d'Agde

Nearest River - Belarga (small beach at Canet) - apprx 11km

Nearest Lake - Lac du Salagou - apprx 29km

Ski-ing at Front Romeu and Andorra - apprx 1-2 hours

 



Rates

From Until Rate Type Weekly Rate Minimum Stay
19th May 201823rd Jun 2018Middle£1,9137 nights
23rd Jun 201814th Jul 2018High£2,0257 nights
14th Jul 20181st Sep 2018Peak£3,0007 nights
1st Sep 201827th Oct 2018Low£1,3507 nights
27th Oct 201823rd Mar 2019Not Available-7 nights
23rd Mar 201918th May 2019Winter£1,1257 nights
18th May 201922nd Jun 2019Middle£1,9137 nights
22nd Jun 201913th Jul 2019High£2,0257 nights
13th Jul 201931st Aug 2019Peak£3,0007 nights
31st Aug 201926th Oct 2019Low£1,3507 nights
26th Oct 201931st Dec 2019Not Available-7 nights

In A Nutshell

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