South of France modern, spacious villa with wonderful sea views over the Etang de Thau. With 5 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, heated pool and lovely gardens, it is ideal for 2 families holidaying together. Easy cycle to the beaches and walk to the pretty leisure port with restaurants and cafes. New on Site!
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South of France Large Holiday Home near the coast to sleep 10
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This modern villa with stunning sea views over the Etang (lagoon), is situated within walking distance of the pretty town of Marseillan and it's charming old fishing port, now a marina, famous for Oysters and Mussels!
There is also a cycle path literally outside the house runnng along the lagoon to the sandy Marseillan beaches.
With 5 bedrooms, a lovely garden and a large heated pool, this spacious property is ideal for a family group or 2 families holidaying together in the South of France.
Some of the region's best restaurants are close by, including the highly reputed Table d'Emilie and Chez Philippe. Stroll the promenade, alongside the lagoon to Marseillan where you'll find lovely boutique shops, cafes and bars. The vibrant towns of Sete, Beziers and Pezenas are within 30 minutes' drive. Fine, sandy Mediterranean beaches at Marseillan Plage and along the peninsula between Sete and Agde are easily accessible.
South of France Holiday Villa Close to the Mediterranean Coast
This magnificent air conditioned villa facing the Etang de Thau (lagoon) is the perfect South of France holiday destination for 10-12 people.
The villa is in two halves and lends itself well to a large family or 2 families, with generous space and the option to enjoy your own space and cook individually or together.
Through the entrance hall which has a closet with a safe for client use, there is a large open plan living room. For your entertainment there is a pool table, a piano and a flat screen TV. Three large sliding doors give out onto the beautiful garden and pool area.
From the living space you access the fully fitted kitchen, which is well equipped for your South of France holiday, including induction hob, large American fridge and range cooker. For dining there is a island with 8 stools.
Off the living room there are two ground floor bedrooms.
Bedroom 1 - king bed (180cm) is spacious with a sitting area housing a sofa bed and armchair that can be curtained off for privacy, with sliding doors opening onto a small terrace, the garden and pool area.
Bedroom 2 - double bed (140cm) with sliding doors leading onto the front garden.
Bedrooms 1 and 2 share the downstairs bathroom which has wc, Italian shower and wash hand basin.
There is an independent wc on the ground floor.
Wooden stairs lead to the First Floor where you will find a second living room with comfortable, contemporary seating and a flat screen TV. The lounge benefits from stunning views over the sea and to Sete and a terrace overlooking the garden. Off this lounge, another fully appointed kitchen has a small dining table and lagoon views. An extra bed can be placed in the living area if required.
Bedroom 3 - double (140cm) overlooking the pool with a terrace
Bedroom 4 - 2 singles (90cm) overlooking the pool with a terrace
Off the corridor there is a shower room with shower and wash hand basin and opposite there is an independent wc.
A flight of stairs leads to the Second Floor where there is Bedroom 5 with double bed (140cm) and en suite bathroom with bath, wc and wash hand basin.
The first and second floors of the house can be accessed by an exterior staircase.
*The Owner may be open to 12 people (2 extra children) and is able to provide "put you up" beds at a supplementary charge.
This South of France Holiday Villa is well equipped:
Tumble dryer and washing line
2 induction hobs
2 fridges (1 American)
2 coffee makers (1 Senseo)
Iron and Board
3 Televisions Satellite-TV - French Channels and Canal+ with some English speaking ones
CD and DVD players and library
Video Recorder and video library
Selection of books
Cot and High Chair available
Boules piste and boules available
Summer kitchen with BBQ and plancha
Pool loungers and ample garden furniture.
Heated, covered swimming pool - the pool is heated to 28C in May, June & September. There is an alarm and a removable security fence.
There is private parking for up to 4 cars to the front of the villa.
Large Garden and Private Pool in this South of France Holiday Villa
Villa Etang sits amongst lovely private gardens of 2000m2. Each room benefits from a view of the Etang de Thau or of the garden and pool. The heated pool is bordered by a large deck that won't get too hot for little feet. There is an alarm and a portable security barrier (put in place when the party has under 5's).
The 7m x 7m pool has a depth of 1m-1.80m and is heated to 29 degrees in May, June & September.
With salon style seating, sun loungers and a hammock, there are lots of different areas to sit and unwind in the garden, with it's pine trees, shrubs and palms offering shade from the South of France sunshine.
After a day by the pool, why not enjoy a gentle game of boules as the villa has it's own boules court.
For dining outdoors there is a summer kitchen with a BBQ and plancha, the beautiful wisteria covered pergola has seating for 12 people.
The first and second floors of the house can be accessed by an exterior staircase.
Lots to explore from this South of France Rental Villa
Contemporary Holiday villa, near Marseillan town with views towards Sete and the Etang du Thau, a lagoon famous for its oysters, mussels and violets (sea urchins). The house sits in it's own, large private garden with a heated pool. The fine sands at Marseillan Plage are only 5km away; a long sandy beach that divides the Etang from the open Mediterranean sea in the South of France.
Marseillan town boasts good restaurants, bakers, grocer, a very good fishmonger, family butchers, bicycle hire and local wine producers.
Marseillan is also where the South of France aperitif "Noilly Prat" is made. Do take the guided tour of the winery - their Ambre is only available to buy in Marseillan!
The pale pink Listel Rose (the vines are grown in sand) is delightful.
Activities in Marseillan include tennis courts, windsurfing and a sailing school
Kite surfing is located on the Etang edge in the park area - great fun to do and watch should you not feel energetic!
All distances are apprx:
Cap d'Agde 14km. 'Aqualand' (huge water-slides, etc.) 27-hole golf course, boat hire, deep sea fishing, scuba-diving, aquarium.
Agde 10km. Old historic town and fishing port, founded by the Ancient Greeks. Nice market, excellent seafood restaurants.
Sete. A town on canals, well known for its modern art museum, music festivals and jousting competitions.
Beziers 25km. Major market town, noted for its bull-fight 'Feria' in August.
Pezenas 20km. Attractive medieval town.
Narbonne 47km. Famous cathedral and renowned food hall.
Montpellier 55km. Large university town, fabulous shopping and dining.
Carcassonne 115km Largest fortified medieval town.
Nimes 95km Roman temple and arena.
Perpignan 120km Palace of kings of Mallorca.
For more information about this region, please refer to our Languedoc Regional Guide
ACCESS to Marseillan South of France
For information on reaching Languedoc, please refer to our South France Travel Information Guide
International airports are at:
Beziers - apprx 20 km from Cap d'Agde. (Ryanair from Bristol, Luton and Manchester, Edinburgh). A shuttle bus runs from Beziers airport to Marseillan.
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, Birmihgham, Flybe to Southampton.
Nimes - (Ryanair from Luton and Liverpool).
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:
740 km south of Paris (about 6 hours drive non-stop)
1030 km south of Calais (about 9 hours drive non-stop).
As this South of France holiday villa is close to the lovely town of Marseillan.
Café/bars - a selection in the town and in the port area
Les Halles indoor market
Evening Craft Marketing near the port on Fridays in July and August
Restaurants - along the port side, in the town and the fabulous Ferme Marine - a gigantic buffet of seafood - just on the edge of town.
Tuesday Morning Market in Marseillan around the Church
Tourist Office in the centre - check with them on the many festivals and music events in the Summer months in Marseillan.
Direct access to the promenade for cycling, walking and running
Golf 18 hole Cap d'Agde apprx 18km
Riding Club on the road to Meze
Tennis courts - Municipal courts at Marseillan apprx 1km
Bike hire Marseillan
Sea and Lagoon Sailing School on the Port
Beaches: apprx 4km - Marseillan Plage
|From||Until||Rate Type||Weekly Rate||Minimum Stay|
|31st Dec 2016||7th Apr 2018||Not Available||-||7 nights|
|7th Apr 2018||2nd Jun 2018||Low||€2,588||7 nights|
|2nd Jun 2018||30th Jun 2018||Middle||€2,824||7 nights|
|30th Jun 2018||14th Jul 2018||High||€3,647||7 nights|
|14th Jul 2018||18th Aug 2018||Peak||€4,353||7 nights|
|18th Aug 2018||1st Sep 2018||High||€3,647||7 nights|
|1st Sep 2018||27th Oct 2018||Middle||€2,824||7 nights|
|27th Oct 2018||6th Apr 2019||Not Available||-||7 nights|
|6th Apr 2019||1st Jun 2019||Low||€2,588||7 nights|
|1st Jun 2019||29th Jun 2019||Middle||€2,824||7 nights|
|29th Jun 2019||13th Jul 2019||High||€3,647||7 nights|
|13th Jul 2019||17th Aug 2019||Peak||€4,353||7 nights|
|17th Aug 2019||31st Aug 2019||High||€3,647||7 nights|
|31st Aug 2019||26th Oct 2019||Middle||€2,824||7 nights|
|26th Oct 2019||31st Dec 2018||Not Available||-||7 nights|