South of France modern Provencal-style holiday villa with private pool and landscaped garden in a quiet village near Montpellier. This family Languedoc villa sleeps up to 8 people in 4 bedrooms. Partial air conditioning, Wi-Fi and is a short walk into the local village.
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South of France Holiday Villa with pool near Montpellier, in the Languedoc.
Minimum Stay 2 Weeks in July 2018
This large family Provenςal style villa in the South of France, is set in the countryside amongst the "garrigue" and vineyards, on the edge of a rural village. You are however, only appx 30 minutes drive from Montpellier, the buzzing capital of the Languedoc.
The property is very pleasing to the eye - traditional in style with white-washed walls and painted shutters. The 8m x 4m private pool, is set in a large landscaped garden and has a "plage californie" which is great for children. Sleeping 8 in 4 bedrooms, partially air conditioned and with Wi-Fi, it would suit two families.
Ideally located for that quiet relaxing holiday and to enjoy days out to take in the culture, history and gastronomy of this part of the South of France - the best of both worlds.
Family Holiday Villa near Montpellier to sleep 8.
The villa interior is bright, spacious and comfortable. The decor is contemporary, with tiled floors and touches of iron work here and there. Natural fabrics and textures add to the stylish feel - leather sofas, wooden furniture and cotton upholstery.
On the ground floor the entrance hall leads to the:
Living - Dining Room - Airconditioned
With 2 two seater sofas, 2 armchairs, coffee table and Plasma TV, plus a large dining table to seat 8.
Two sets of patio doors lead from here on to the terrace with views of the pool.
Independent wc in the hall.
A staircase leads from the living area to the first floor.
A fully equipped bright, modern kitchen with a small breakfast table and patio door leading to the terrace.
Laundry - next to the kitchen
Bedroom 1 - double bed (140cm x 200cm) and en suite shower room with two wash hand basins, shower and wc
Bedroom 2 - double bed (140cm x 200cm) - Air conditioned - with French doors and view to the garden
Bedroom 3 - small double bed (120cm x 200cm) - view to the garden
Bedroom 4 - sofa bed (140cm x 200cm)
The 3 upstairs bedrooms share the family bathroom, which has a bath, shower and wash hand basin.
We have not yet visited this property.
Fridge - one American and one large
Oven - electric
Laundry room next to the kitchen:
Iron and Ironing Board
TV - French Channels with SKY news
Plasma Television (120cm) in Living Room
Television (80cm) in Bedroom 1
Television (50cm) in Bedroom 2
Satellite TV Channels - French
VCR, DVD, Radio via the TV
Garden Dining Table and Chairs
Electric BBQ (Weber) on the terrace
Car-Parking for up to 3 Cars
The large garden, of 1385m2, is established and has been beautifully landscaped with a section laid to lawn and planted with old olive trees and rose beds.
The 8m x 4m swimming pool has a "plage californie" for easy access, it is 0.80m at the shallow end progressing to 1.7m at the deep end and has an alarm. There are pool inflatables to enjoy whilst you swim.
There are many tranquil spots to spend a lazy afternoon in the shade and 8 sun loungers, with cushions, if you want to work on the tan!
A partially covered paved terrace provides an ideal space for alfresco dining with a dining table to seat 8.
2 portable BBQs - one electric and a gaz plancha - the Chef will be spoilt for choice!
Situation of this Holiday Villa
The house is about 600m from the village centre with a traditional baker and village shop.
Montarnaud 6km away - Small town with restaurants, shops and Chateau.
Montpellier apprx 27km - Lively atmospheres can be found in the old centre and Place de la Comédie, which is lined with outdoor cafés along with many good restaurants.
Gignac apprx 15km - a pleasant small market town (shops, post office, excellent restaurant). Ten minutes from the property you can park and ride the tramway into the centre of Montpellier. The market on Saturday is quintessentially French with everything from food stuffs to clothes and gifts.
Aniane - apprx 12km with probably the most famous vineyard in the Languedoc, "Mas de Daumas Gassac". The wine produced here will never be "Appellation Controlée" because it is made from the Bordeaux varieties of Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot, but the wine regularly wins blind-tastings when pitted against the Grand Cru Chateaux of Bordeaux!
Grotte de Clamouse apprx 15km - Spectacular limestone caverns. (Canoe kayak hire on river Herault close by).
St Guilhem-le-Desert apprx 17km - Beautiful Medieval Knights Templar village and Abbey. This was a major staging post on the pilgrimage route to Santiago de Compostela.
apprx 33km to Les Aresquiers and 38km to Palavas-les-Flots.
Lac Salagou apprx 40km - lake surrounded by ancient volcanoes and the limestone Cirque de Moureze (spectacular towers and ravines).
Sete apprx 45km - a working fishing port with good seafood restaurants.
Pezenas apprx 54km - lovely old Renaissance centre, home of Moliere.
Nimes apprx 80km. Roman Amphitheatre and other cultural attractions
For more information about this South of France 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:
Montpellier (international flights worldwide), Ryanair to Leeds/Bradford, Gatwick with Easyjet.
Beziers - the airport is only apprx 84km from the villa. (Ryanair from Bristol, Luton, Manchester, Edinburgh).
Carcassonne - (Ryanair to Stansted, East Midlands, Glasgow, Liverpool, Manchester, Cork and Dublin).
Perpignan (Ryanair to Stansted, Birmingham).
Nimes (Ryanair to Stansted, Luton, East Midlands and Liverpool).
Gerona (Spain) Ryanair to various UK destinations
Toulouse and Barcelona (Spain) also have international & transatlantic flights.
Paris to Montpellier is 4,10 hrs by TGV (Train Grande Vitesse, High Speed Train).
740 km south of Paris (about 7 hours' drive non-stop)
1020 km south of Calais (about 10 hours' drive non-stop).
Apprx 6km in Montarnaud:-
Super-Market apprx 19km
Montarnaud - Wednesday
Vailhauques - Sunday
Gignac - Saturday
Golf - Juvignac apprx 9km
Horse Riding - Montarnaud apprx 7km
Tennis - Municipal Court - apprx 600m
Canoe Hire - apprx 17km
Windsurf - Lac Salagou apprx40km
Les Aresquiers apprx 33km
Palavas-les-Flots apprx 38km
Lakes / Rivers:
Gorges de d'Herault apprx 14km
Lac Salagou apprx 40km
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|29th Jun 2019||13th Jul 2019||High||€2,500||7 nights|
|13th Jul 2019||24th Aug 2019||Peak||€2,750||7 nights|
|24th Aug 2019||31st Dec 2019||Not Available||-||7 nights|