Mas Ventenac, Beautiful Holiday Home, near Canal du Midi, Private Pool [AU029A]

South of France traditional holiday property, rural Languedoc location, walking distance to village, only 20 minutes to beaches. Decorated and furnished to an extremely high standard, private pool, sleeps 8 in 4 bedrooms.

Pricing & Availability For 2019

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Property Summary

South of France traditional Languedoc holiday property to sleep 8 in 4 bedrooms.

Part of an old Languedoc wine domaine this holiday home has the wow factor, it has been finished to a very high standard, authentic yet modern and with all the luxuries one now expects on a family holiday in the South of France.

The very large family dining kitchen is the "hub" of this holiday home, perfectly equipped and tastefully renovated, it will be a joy to cook your family's lunch or relax and watch somebody else do it!

The outside dining deck overlooks the South of France countryside as well as the holiday villa's pool and garden.

This South of France holiday home's rural setting offers peace and quiet although the beaches are only a 20 minute drive. The village centre, with bar, restaurant and local shops is just a short walk away.

The sister property AU028A Manoir Ventenac which sleeps 14-17 is on the same domaine, however completely independent. Ideal accommodation for a large family or group holiday in the South of France. 

Accommodation Details

This 4 bedroom South of France holiday villa would not look out of place in an interior design magazine!

Ground floor

The enormous kitchen is stunning - wooden beams, huge dining table, full length counter with sink and worktop space and modern contemporary double oven, double hob and appliances.  There is also an I-Pod docking station as well as UK Satellite TV. 

The Kitchen leads on to the terrace where there is a gas BBQ and parasol and also outside seating for alfresco dining. From this vantage point you have unobscured views over the South of France vineyards and mountains along with the holiday home's garden.

A utility room and independent wc are off the kitchen.

Stairs lead to the first floor

Here you will find a lounge area, with a flat screen TV and comfortable sofas. A balcony offers amazing views over the South of France. This balcony is shared with the Master bedroom.

The large Master bedroom is yet again beautifully decorated, the large superking bed can be split into two singles if needed. The large ensuite bathroom has a bath, separate shower and wc.

Stairs lead to the second floor 

There are 3 further bedrooms.

Bedroom 2 Super king bed, which can be transformed into twins if needed.

Bedroom 3 Super king bed, which can be transformed into twins if needed. Air-conditioning is available (extra cost payable on arrival)

Bedroom 4 Twin beds and air-conditioning is available (extra cost payable on arrival)

On this floor there is a large family shower room and wc.

Equipment & Facilities At The Property

Washing machine
Dishwasher
Two fridges in the kitchen (1 large, 1 medium) with integrated freezer

Contemporary kitchen appliances including:
Gas Oven with Gas Hob
Microwave
Hand Blender
Juicer
Electric Kettle
Toaster
Iron and board
Hairdryer 

Air-conditoning in 2 of the bedrooms (payable on arrival)

Utility Room with washing machine

I-Pod Dock and English Satellite TV in the Kitchen with DVD
Bose machine for I-Phone

Televisions with French TV and some English channels 

Wi-Fi available throughout the house

There are numerous English and some French books available.

Cot and High Chair available

Garden furniture - dining table for 8, sun loungers

Car-Parking 

Local Chef or outside Caterers possible - please ask for details

Outside Details

The decked terrace is the perfect spot for sunbathing and the pool is just down the steps. A secure gate ensures that access to the pool is safe. you reach the 12m x 1m decking area by the pool, (children could call it their beach!) and step into the pool. 

The pool can only be accessed from the terrace so very safe for young children should they be playing in the large garden.

A Dining table for 8, sun loungers and a parasol on the terrace.

In addition, a shallow brook runs through the bottom of the garden laden with fish - ideal for the youngsters to get a line or a bucket and see what they can catch!

To the right of the garden is an acre of vineyards so this holiday home has lots of open space.

Portable Gas BBQ 

Across the road from the property there is:

Boulodrome Piste
A full size football pitch with nets and goal posts
Two full size public tennis courts

Rugby Stadium 500mts away (games during the season)and other sporting events

Nearby Attractions & Activities

This holiday villa is 13km west of Narbonne and 1km north of Villedaigne on the main road to Carcassonne.  Surrounded by vineyards and sunflowers, it is close to the River Aude and the Canal du Midi, a ten minute drive to the Corbières mountains with their mysterious Cathar castles (Queribus, Peyrepertuse) and 22km to the Mediterranean beaches at Narbonne Plage.

The Canal du Midi is within sight of the house and only 5 minutes by Car - with numerous restaurants along its length at Ventenac, Paraza, Rubia, Le Somail. The tow path is ideal for walking or cycling. Boat hire is also possible.

Local Wine - do not miss out on a Degustation - the Wine Cave at Ventenac offers a good selection of wines from the region.

Narbonne – the closest large town apprx 15 minutes away by car. The Cathedral dominates the main square, lots of restaurants, cafes, shops and indoor market Les Halles open daily until noon (except Sundays).  Street market on Thursday.

Pezenas apprx 1 hour - a lovely Renaissance town with lots of cafes, bars, restaurants, Artisan boutiques and a lively Saturday market.

Beziers apprx 50km Major market town, noted for its bull-fight 'Feria' in August.

Carcassonne - apprx 40 minutes - includes the modern town as well as the Medieval Cité, which is in the Top 100 UNESCO World Heritage Sites.  The Summer Festival offers an array of events.

Mediterranean Sea - there a numerous ports and beaches within eay driving distance such as Gruissan where there are water sport facilities for hire and the old town and modern marina offer a good choice of bars and restaurrats.

Abbaye de Fontfroide - apprx 30 minutes - one of France’s best preserved Cistercian monuments. The Abbey is open from March to December and there is also a very good restaurant open on site as well as classical music concerts.

At Homps there is a lake – a child friendly place to swim and visit if the beaches are a bit too windy. With free parking, a lifeguard, a cafe and toilets.

Collioure - apprx 1 hour - a lovely cove on the Cote de Vermeille with a town beach, rocky coastline, restaurants, shops and winding streets.  Known foir its "special light" it attracted ainters such as Matisse and Derain - there are lots of galleries!

Rennes-le-Chateau as featured in Dan Brown's The Da Vinci Code and the other Cathar Castles - Queribus and Peyrepertuse - are within easy reach.

Spain – only an hour away to the border and beyond where there are  many lovely coastal villages. The Dali Museum at Figueres is worth a visit.

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

ACCESS

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

International airports are at:

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

Beziers apprx 50km (Ryanair from Bristol, Luton, Manchester and Edinburgh)

Montpellier apprx 85km. (Easyjet Gatwick, Ryanair Stansted)

Perpignan 100km (Ryanair Stansted, Birmingham, Flybe Southampton)

Nimes 140km (Ryanair Lutonand Liverpool)

Toulouse 175km (Flybe; Belfast, Birmingham, Bristol, Edinburgh, Glasgow Southampton. Easyjet Gatwick)

Girona (Spain) apprx 2 hours (Ryanair to various UK airports)

Road:
1040 km south of Calais (about 12 hours drive non-stop)

Rail:
Paris to Narbonne - direct train 4.30 hrs.

Stations at Narbonne, Lezignan and Beziers

Local Shops & Facilities

In the village, apprx a 1 minute walk you will find:

Small Supermarket
Baker
Tabac
Bar
Restaurant/Pizzeria
Pharmacy
Dcotors Surgery

There is also a vegetable market on Friday and Sunday mornings.

Large Market in Narbonne on Thursday plus daily vegetable market in Les Halles (except Sunday).

Larger supermarkets are in Lezignan-Corbieres - 7km

Recommended eating places - Narbonne, Ventenac and Paraza

Golf - Beziers St Thomas - apprx 30 minutes - 18 hole, Par 72

Horseriding - locally

Canoe Hire apprx 20 minutes by car

Windsurfing - apprx 30 minutes by car

Bicycle Hire in Ginestas - apprx 5 minutes away
Bicycle Hire in Paraza - delivery available too - Mellow Velos 04 68 43 38 21

Nearest Beach - Narbonne apprx 30 minutes drive

River Aude - 500 mts

Lac du Jaures at Homps apprx 15 minutes

Rates

From Until Rate Type Weekly Rate Minimum Stay
29th Sep 201811th May 2019Not Available-7 nights
11th May 201929th Jun 2019Middle€1,6897 nights
29th Jun 201913th Jul 2019High€2,2187 nights
13th Jul 201931st Aug 2019Peak€2,3247 nights
31st Aug 201928th Sep 2019Middle€1,6897 nights
28th Sep 201931st Dec 2019Not Available-7 nights

In A Nutshell

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