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Peaceful 3-star gîte in the Midi between sea and mountain

Bedrooms 2
Space 85 m²
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

In a vineyard 2-bedroom house with large living room and private courtyard

It is a quiet place with quality beds where you sleep well. It is spacious and bright and the large window bay opens onto a flowered courtyard not overlooked where you can lunch and take a drink or a meal in total privacy. It is a 19th century vineyard house with thick walls that is cool in summer (without air-conditioning) and warm in winter (with central heating). When you leave the gîte, you have the choice. In the village, you can have coffee at the bar of the grocery, get the newspaper and discover many lovely places on foot or by bike. You can also take your car and visit many things a few km away:

The Mediterranean Sea and the antique Narbonne are only 50 minutes by car

The City of Carcassonne and the Canal du Midi which are listed World Heritage are 30 and 15 minutes away.

The City of Minerve, important historic Cathar place where you can swim in the Brian Gorge is 20 minutes away.

Félines-Minervois (450 inhabitants) is wooded and located in a valley surrounded by hills offering lovely views. The nearby mountains (10 km) offer climbing up to 1200 m. During hot summers, you move from a Mediterranean climate to a fresh mountain climate within 15 minutes.

A complete touristic documentation will lead you to many places, activities and events for all ages. The Minervois is a discreet land where they don’t place signs every 100 m to indicate the things to see. You must launch, be curious and try to take a back road before finding pieces of haven. It is up to you to discover the Minervois. It has a lot to offer to the eyes but also to the palate with its agricultural and especially wine products.

More Details

Keller Sylvie and Philippe
Member since: 2014
Speaks English, German, Spanish
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
26 March, 2017

About Keller Sylvie and Philippe

After creating and managing a weekly newspaper for 16 years in the Minervois, La Semaine du Minervois, we decided to change profession: Sylvie has gone into mosaic (tables and decorations in private homes) and Philippe into fruit agriculture and transformation (especially chestnut cream).

This long experience at the newspaper led us to have detailed knowledge of the 70 communes of the Minervois. We will recommend many things thanks to our knowledge of people and places.

Keller Sylvie and Philippe purchased this cottage in 2006

Why Keller Sylvie and Philippe chose Saint-Chinian area

We rent a part of our house, the ground floor. We live on the first floor. The house is huge and we decided to create a gîte to welcome summer holidaymakers but also the family and friends.

What makes this cottage unique

The tranquillity gives the opportunity to take a break.

The direct environment helps a lot because the village is quiet and has little traffic and we you leave the house, you are really surrounded by nature.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Félines-Minervois in Hérault

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 85 m²
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 4
  • smoking allowed
  • pets considered
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • beach
  • city centre
  • lake
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • river
  • rural
  • town
  • village
  • waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Raclette Machine
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • Spacious shower, toilet and washing machine
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , Modern decoration in bright atmosphere
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , Character: marble fireplace and walnut antique furniture
  • First spacious and elegant bedroom Second bright more private bedroom
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Toys
  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Pétanque Court ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • rain forests
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • Naturism
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • Water sports
Local Services & Businesses:
  • Babysitter
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • bay fishing
  • caving
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(13 traveller reviews)

Peaceful 3-star gîte in the Midi between sea and mountain
average rating of 4.769231 based on 13 reviews

Perfect Peace

  • 5 of 5

On a hillside, on the edge of a quiet village - perfect peace! We had a lovely, relaxing holiday - the apartment is delightful, full of quirky charm & homespun touches, clean & spacious. You can lose yourself in the hills and discover pretty villages & beautiful scenery with the distant Pyrenees as a backdrop - bliss! Or you can be in Carcassonne, Beziers or the beach within an hour. Sylvie & Philippe were lovely & made us feel vey welcome. As we were there late in the year a number of restaurants were closed but we had a delicious meal at La Marbrerie in nearby Caunes Minervois. For a taste of tranquil, rural France at it's best you need to come here!

  • Review Submitted: Dec 4, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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One of the best and nicest gites ever

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed there in June 2015. Sylvie and Philippe are the nicest hosts that we have ever met. Very welcoming, they also gave us very much privacy, although they were also very available to answer any questions we might have and their advice was always spot on for visits or shopping, etc. Their gite is located in one of the nicest and quietest area in the Midi. Very well located, we were able to drive anywhere of interest, whether it was the beach, some historic village, or cities, in a relatively short time. Highly recommended!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 2, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
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Ruhe statt Touristenstöme finden

  • 5 of 5

Wenn man Ruhe statt Touristenstöme in Südfrankreich finden will, ist man in Félines -Minervois, einem sehr hübschen Dorf, genau richtig. Die Wohnung war für unsere Bedürfnisse perfekt. Die abgeschlossene Terrasse war vor allem für die Dreijährige sehr passend! Die Vermieter, die direkt oben drüber wohnen, sind sehr freundlich und aufgeschlossen.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 31, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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excellent souvenir de cette location!

  • 5 of 5

une location très agréable: calme absolu, des pièces spacieuses, toujours fraîches et bien agencées, un accueil très chaleureux!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Gîte très confortable et restauré avec goût. Intérieur et terrasse tres agréables et fonctionnels. Propriétaires très discrets mais disponibles et de très bons conseils.

Suggestions : ajout d'une télévision et d'un séchoir à linge plus grand. Gite bien implanté car proches de nombreux sites touristiques : Narbonne, Beziers, Carcassonne....

Adresse à retenir et à conseiller

  • Review Submitted: Jul 18, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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Wir hatten eine sehr gute Zeit im Mai 2016 in dieser Wohnung.

  • 4 of 5

Gute Wohnung mit allem was man braucht. Wir haben uns sehr wohl gefühlt in der Wohnung und mit den Vermietern Philippe und Silvie Keller. Die für uns ganz wichtigen Sachen, Bett, Dusche, Kücheneinrichtung waren perfekt. Wir waren mit unserem Hund da, auch er war willkommen. Félines- Minervois ist wunderschön gelegen zwischen Montagne Noire und Weingegend und die interessanten Städte sind nicht weit. Wunderschöne Wanderungen und Ausflüge in der Gegend. Wir können die Wohnung sehr empfehlen, sehr schöne Begegnung mit Philippe und Silivie.

Charlotte Burren und Christian Lauffenburger, Schweiz.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
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Nearest Airport
32 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
110 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
34 Kilometres
Nearest Train
24 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
28 Kilometres
Lézignan-Corbières, Béziers West,Carcassonne West
Nearest Restaurant
4 Kilometres
Nearest Ski
136 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
58 Kilometres
Narbonne Plage – Gruissan
Car: recommended

Félines-Minervois and the Minervois offer a nature to visit in any season. Félines-Minervois village is located between plain and mountain (135 to 950 m in altitude) and whether it is sunny or not, you will always have things to do on site or in 20 km radius and further. One of the characteristics of the Minervois is the low attendance of the natural areas even during the high season. Consequently, some beautiful places are not crowded at all, such as the Cesse of the Brian Gorge, even in summer. In addition to nature, and for the last 20 years, the Minervois and more generally the Languedoc countryside offer many amenities and events to visitors. You will find “terroir” markets, many and varied feasts, heritage events, tasting at the producer’s shop, sport and leisure activities and above all, you will meet simple people during games of boules at night at the village, concerts and shows among others. There is everything to spend nice holidays if you are curious about your environment.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Félines-Minervois, Herault

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
Automne Hiver Printemps 16/17
7 Sep 2016 - 1 Jul 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
2 Jul 2017 - 26 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Automne Hiver Printemps 17/18
27 Aug 2017 - 30 Jun 2018
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £0
Stay tax €1 per night, per person. This amount will be due to the owner upon arrival. Does not apply to children under 18 years.

Chèques vacances acceptés.
Remise des clés par le propriétaire présent sur place.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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