No 17, This Large Traditional French Manor House with Walled Garden and Pool in Languedoc Village, 22km to Beaches [HE143A]

Large, traditional South of France holiday property within a pretty Languedoc/Occitanie village with bar and local shops. 6 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms, lovely beach style pool and just 3km from Pezenas. Great for one large family or 2 or 3 families on holiday together.

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Property Summary

Large traditional French Manor House to sleep 12 with Beach Style Pool.

Situated just 3km from charming and lively Pezenas this large authentic French Winegrowers house has recently been refurbished sympathetically to keep the natural beauty and character of this family home.

There is so much space on the 3 floors of this house even a family of 12 could find a quiet corner each. With 6 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, 2 large lounges, music room, library and not forgetting the large dining kitchen which opens out on to the terrace and pool area - it is ideal for an extended family holiday.

The village itself is sited on a rocky outcrop and steeped in interesting history. The now ruined castle was the home of the Barons Guers from whom it takes its name. It is right in the heart of Picpoul de Pinet wine country.

Located close to the some of the best beaches in the Languedoc but within easy reach of the mountains, it is a great location to explore all that this part of the South of France has to offer. 

Accommodation Details

Attractive South of France Manor House in Village Location

From the main front entrance, turn right into a comfortable lounge with a large corner sofa, traditional stone feature walls (lovely and cool in the summer), a couple of steps lead you up into the kitchen and through to the dining area. The kitchen has a large range style cooker, dishwasher, bespoke cupboards, and a dining table to seat 12. Door leads to the outdoor terrace, garden and swimming pool.

At the main entrance turn left and there is an independent wc and access to the garage. There is a full size table tennis table and also table football.

First Floor
From the main entrance, take the old stone spiral stairs to the first floor (stairs do have a handrail).

Turn right into the music room which has a wooden floor, large window with a Juliet balcony, a piano for guests to use) and a seating area

Bedroom 1- King size bed (160cm x 200cm), fantastic original floor tiles and wardrobe, freestanding mirror and chest of draws, large window with views over the courtyard.

Bedroom 2 - Twin beds, beautiful original tiled floor, fitted wardrobe and chest of drawers.

Bathroom - Bath and twin vanity basins and independent wc.

New modern "Jack and Jill" shower room with walk-in shower, sink and wc. 

Turning left at the top of the stairs takes you into the second lounge area, with a TV, large sofa and some fabulous quirky artwork. A couple of steps lead up to the library/reading room with comfortable chairs, there is a desk which is ideal if anyone has to work/check emails whilst on holiday. (Please leave the books for other guests to enjoy).

Access to the new "Jack and Jill" shower room and wc as detailed above.

Bedroom 3 -   Modern white king size bed (160cm x 200cm), authentic original floor tiles, chest of drawers and wardrobe.

2nd Floor

Follow the spiral stairs again to the top floor, turn left into the large bright Bedroom 4 which has a king size bed (160cm x 200cm), wooden floor, wardrobe and chest of drawers, 2 chairs and a table.

Work is nearly complete on the renovations of two further bedrooms. 
Bedroom 5 will have twin beds, wardrobe, chest of draws, table and chairs. Bedroom 6 will have a king size bed (160cm x 200cm), wardrobe, chest of draws, table and chairs. These bedrooms will share a new shower room with wc on this. Photos to follow shortly. 

Equipment & Facilities At The Property

Equipment in this South of France Large Family Manor House

Dishwasher 
Washing machine 
Large American style fridge/freezer 
Range style oven 
Microwave
Electric Kettle
Coffee Machine
Hairdryer (one on each floor)
Piano

Fans in each bedroom

Wi-Fi internet access

TV

Cot and High Chair available on request

Charcoal BBQ

On-site car-parking for upto 4 cars

Outside Details

Large, private walled garden with pool at this South of France Holiday Property

Gates from the street open to the front of the house with plenty of parking.

A crazy paving pathway leads you to the pool and garden area. The 9m x 5m pool has a beach style entrance offering easy access.

There is an outdoor dining and seating for 12, sun loungers and chairs together with a charcoal BBQ.

A full size table tennis table and table football can be found in the garage.

Palm trees in the garden offer some welcome shade.

Nearby Attractions & Activities

Lots of places to explore from this South of France Holiday property

Castelnau-de-Guers has an interesting history - the Barons of Guers who inhabited the Castle gave it their name and the church of Saint Sulpice dates from the 13th/14th Century. Exploring on foot is not to be missed!

Pezenas is a charming market town in the South of France with a beautiful medieval and Renaissance centre with narrow winding streets full of artisan workshops, galleries and boutiques, plus numerous restaurants, cafes and bars. 

Beziers Golf St Thomas: apprx 18km

Southern France Mediterranean beaches less than half an hour's drive

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

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

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

Lac Salagou approx 30km to the north. 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 40km, beautiful medieval village and abbey in dramatic gorge landscape.

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

Narbonne approx 50km Once the capital of Roman Gaul. Famous cathedral.

Montpellier approx 45km Attractive university town.

Carcassonne approx 125km Largest fortified medieval town.

Nimes approx 100km Roman temple and arena.

Perpignan 125km Palace of kings of Mallorca.

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

ACCESS

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

Southern France International airports are at:

Beziers - approx 20km from the holiday property
(Ryanair from Bristol, Luton, Stansted Edinburgh, Manchester).

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, British Airways from London)

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

Girona (Spain) - (Ryanair from various UK airports)

Toulouse and Barcelona (Spain) also have international & 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:
740km south of Paris (about 6 hours drive non-stop) 
1030km south of Calais (about 9 hours drive non-stop)

Local Shops & Facilities

As this South of France holiday villa is near the centre of Castlenau-de-Guers nearly everything is on your doorstep. Distances are approximate.

An excellent boulangerie (also does pizza's twice a week) 300m 
General Grocer  300m 
Café-bar/tapas 300m 
Independent Vigneronnes 

Tennis courts 100m

Only 3km away is Pezenas - a charming market town in the South of France with a beautiful medieval and Renaissance centre with narrow winding streets, many galleries and working craft shops such as glass blowers and jewellers. Plenty of good restaurants, wine tasting and live music on a Friday evening in July and August - L'Estivale. Colourful market on Saturday mornings.

Golf 18km - Beziers St Thomas - 18 hole, par 72
Riding 3km 

Bike hire in Pezenas

Beaches: 

There are at least 8 Mediterranean beaches within easy reach, Portiragnes, Valras Plage, Marseillan Port, Sea 22km 
Lac du Salagou 30km

Wine Shop in Pezenas
Apart from a good selection of local wines and English beer, you can have a tutored tasting of local wines and food during the season. Or in the Summer a full or half day Wine Tour

Rates

From Until Rate Type Weekly Rate Minimum Stay
31st Dec 201629th Jun 2019Not Available-7 nights
29th Jun 201931st Aug 2019Peak€3,3357 nights
31st Aug 20197th Sep 2019High€2,8007 nights
7th Sep 201931st Dec 2020Not Available-7 nights

In A Nutshell

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