Villa Palmier St Genies, 5 Minutes' Walk To Village Centre, Private Pool Set In A Large Garden [HE142A]

This South of France Villa near Beziers sleeps 8 in 4 bedrooms and is only 5 minutes' walk to the village centre with baker, cafe-bar and Tabac. With a  large garden, private pool and splendid views across the Languedoc countryside it is a great location for 2 families holidaying together.

Pricing & Availability For 2019

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Property Summary

South of France Family Holiday Villa sleeping 8 near Beziers

Just a 5 minute walk to the centre of the village this South of France Villa is situated in a traditional Languedoc wine making area between the mountains and the Mediterranean - the best of both worlds!

With 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, a large attractive garden and private pool it has everything for your family holiday in the South of France.

Ideally placed between Carcassonne and Montpellier this South France Villa is a great base from which to explore all the region has to offer - food, wine, history, culture, Mediterranean beaches - what's not to like!

Accommodation Details

South France Villa - sleeping 8 - ideal Family Holiday Rental

The villa is laid out on one level, apart from the mezzanine area on the first floor from where there is access to the roof terrace.

A large entrance hall takes you to the voluminous open plan, double height, living area with dining table to seat 8 and a well equipped kitchen. Doors from this space take you out to the covered terrace, pool and garden.

From the living area stairs to the first floor lead to the mezzanine, where there is a sofa bed, TV/DVD and a variety of books and games - and a door out to the secluded roof terrace.

Accommodation

Bedroom 1 - Double with en suite shower, wash basin and wc. Ceiling fan.

Bedroom 2 - Double with en suite shower, wash basin and wc. Ceiling fan.

Bedroom 3 - Twin room with 2 single beds

Bedroom 4 - Bunk beds (a pull out truckle bed is also available)

The family bathroom, with bath, shower, wash basin and wc is shared by Bedrooms 3 and 4.

There are 3 portable column fans for use in Bedrooms 3 and 4.

Utility room in the garage with washing machine (washing line in the garden).

Windows and doors have electric shutters.

The house maximum is 8 guests (the sofa bed and extra bed offer a combination of sleeping accommodation for 8 maximum).

This is a non smoking property

Equipment & Facilities At The Property

This South of France Family Holiday Villa is well equipped for your holiday

Washing machine (in the utility room in the garage)
Dishwasher
Fridge/freezer
Oven and Hob
Microwave
Electric kettle
Coffee Machine - Nespresso
Toaster
Iron
Hairdryer
Wi-Fi
TV with UK Freeview Channels
Stereo  - Bluetooth for Apple and other devices
DVD - selection available
Music Library
The mezzanine area has a separate DVD, some Board Games, a few toys and a selection of books for adults and children

Cot and High Chair (stored in the garage)

Ceiling fans in the double rooms and 3 portable

Garden furniture

Car Parking at the property

Outside Details

Attractive Mediterranean garden at this South France Holiday Villa

The villa entrance has electric remote controlled gates and a side gate accessed with a key.

The villa is set on a plot of 1100m2 - the large garden encompasses outdoor areas on each side of the villa - terraces to the South and East, the Mediterranean terraced garden to the North and the secluded first floor roof terrace faces West for late afternoon sun and views.

Leading off the South facing terrace is the 8m x 4m pool, which has an alarm and Roman steps for easy access with stunning views across the vineyards and on to the Pyrenees. There is a pool shower.

The lovely mature garden includes a Palm, Olive trees, Cypress pines, an abundance of Mediterranean flowers, herbs and shrubs including Lavender and Oleander and some lawn for children's play.

Sun loungers on the pool terrace for those who want to enjoy the South of France sunshine.

If you seek some shade from the South of France sunshine there is an electrically operated awning over the south facing terrace which overlooks the pool and has a dining table and BBQ for those alfresco meals. There are a few steps down from this terrace to the pool and garden.

There is more occasional seating around the garden.

Car parking in the grounds of the villa.

Nearby Attractions & Activities

Explore the South of France from this Holiday Villa

The historic village of St Genies de Fontedit has a Medieval Church and pretty winding streets, a cafe/bar, takeaway Pizzeria, Tabac and the all important baker! If you are here in early June the Foire de Grenouilles is a must - artisans, street music and much more.

Beziers apprx 18km. The cathedral dominates this busy market town, rising majestically above the river Orb. The lively Feria in August lasts five days; bull-fighting, paellas, flamenco dancing, and partying in the streets until the early hours of the morning.

Golf St Thomas, Beziers: apprx 24 km

Bedarieux - Monday market and a great Restaurant called La Forge

Pezenas apprx 23km - a lively town with a Renaissance centre, boutiques, artisan shops, lots of restaurants, cafes/bars, huge Saturday morning market and the Summer Estival (Friday nights in July and August) with street food, wine tastings and music.

The Canal du Midi has extensive shady tow-paths to walk or cycle along. The Neuf Ecluse (9 locks) Fonseranes Visitor Centre at Beziers - apprx 22km - has a restaurant too!

Mediterranean beaches apprx 32km. Valras, Serignan, Portiragnes Plage, Vendres, Vias and of course Cap d'Agde.

Parc Naturel du Haut Languedoc apprx 20km.

North of Magalas are the mountains and rocky gorges of the Caroux mountains. Great canoeing on the river Orb.

Agde apprx 40km. Old historic town and fishing port, founded by the Ancient Greeks. Nice market, excellent seafood restaurants.

Cap d'Agde apprx 44km. 'Aqualand' (huge water-slides, etc.)
27-hole golf course.

Narbonne apprx 49km. Once the capital of Roman Gaul. Famous cathedral.

Montpellier apprx 87km. Large university town, great shopping.

Carcassonne apprx 106km. Largest fortified medieval town - UNESCO site.

Nimes apprx 105km. Roman temple and arena.

Perpignan appx 111km 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

Beziers - (Ryanair from Bristol, Luton, 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, Flybe - Southampton)

Nimes (Ryanair to Luton and Liverpool)

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

Gerona (Spain) Ryanair to various UK airports

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

South of France by Road:
750km south of Paris (about 6 hours drive non-stop)
1057km south of Calais (about 9 hours drive non-stop)

Local Shops & Facilities

South of France Holiday Villa in a Village Location

The village, apprx 5 minutes' walk offers:-

Baker
Grocer
Cafe-bar that offers food
Tabac
Rana Pizza - takeaway
Thursday morning market

Supermarket - apprx 3km - Intermarche at Magalas (with fuel)

Adjacent to the supermarket is a butcher/baker that is open 7 days a week in the Summer from 0630-2000 - even on Sunday!

Restaurants close by in Magalas - apprx 4km

Le Bistro de la Galerie by the Church (Tues-Sat lunch and dinner)
Excalibur Bar/Restaurant
Pizzas available at Excalibur and Loriyan Pizza by the Church

Golf - 18 holes at St Thomas Beziers (apprx 24km) and 9 holes at Lamalou-les-Bains (apprx 20km)
Riding - locally at Ecurie du Sud in Magalas
Tennis courts - Municipal in St Genies
Go Karting track at Cassiniojouls - apprx 11km

Canoe/Kayak hire - Reals apprx 8km and the Orb Valley at Roquebrun 20km

Bike hire - Pezenas or Beziers (apprx 18km)

Mediterranean Beaches:
Valras Plage - apprx 32km
Portiragnes Plage - apprx 32km

Lac du Salagou - apprx 70km

Rates

From Until Rate Type Weekly Rate Minimum Stay
31st Dec 201625th May 2019Not Available-7 nights
25th May 20198th Jun 2019Winter£1,0737 nights
8th Jun 201922nd Jun 2019Low£1,3957 nights
22nd Jun 20196th Jul 2019Middle£1,6637 nights
6th Jul 201920th Jul 2019High£1,8247 nights
20th Jul 201931st Aug 2019Peak£1,9857 nights
31st Aug 201921st Sep 2019Other£1,3417 nights
21st Sep 201912th Oct 2019Winter£1,0737 nights
12th Oct 201923rd May 2020Not Available-7 nights
23rd May 20206th Jun 2020Winter£1,0737 nights
6th Jun 202020th Jun 2020Low£1,3957 nights
20th Jun 20204th Jul 2020Middle£1,6637 nights
4th Jul 202018th Jul 2020High£1,8247 nights
18th Jul 202029th Aug 2020Peak£1,9857 nights
29th Aug 202019th Sep 2020Other£1,3417 nights
19th Sep 202010th Oct 2020Winter£1,0737 nights
10th Oct 202031st Dec 2020Not Available-7 nights

In A Nutshell

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