The house is a charming traditional town house situated in one of the characteristic medieval narrow streets two minute walk from the town centre.
The ground floor is a comfortable open-plan lounge/kitchen dining area with a double sofa bed, table and four dining chairs, TV, radio and air conditioning/heating. WiFi available. The kitchen is fully equipped includes a four hub gas cooker/oven, fridge/freezer, washing machine, microwave, coffee maker and fully stocked cupboards with dishes, cookware and utensils. The house features a beautiful traditional spiral staircase which leads up to the spacious master bedroom. The master bedroom features a double bed, built in floor to ceiling double wardrobe, bed side tables and air conditioning/heating. The bathroom (accessible from the main bedroom) is fitted with a shower, WC and basin. The staircase leads up to a private sunny roof-top terrace situated on the second floor which is equipped with a sink, table, chairs, loungers and outside light.
Suitability: Wheelchair inaccessible, children welcome, pets considered.
The Town and Area
The central position of this “maison de village” means ‘all the village has to offer’, including a choice of more than 20 restaurants, shops, cafes, bars, boulangeries, a Carrefour supermarket and, just a short stroll away, is the beautiful Marseillan port, a protected heritage site.
Marseillan town sits on a large lagoon, the Etang de Thau, and is the southern entreport for the Canal du Midi. The town is well known for its wine makers and shellfish farms. The Languedoc is a world renowned wine producing area and Marseillan is the home of one of the most famous, Noilly Prat. Many caves and châteaux have their vine yards in the surrounding countryside close to the town.
Markets: Marseillan has a weekly Tuesday market. It is a traditional open air market buzzing with life with a huge variety of stalls selling books, clothing, jewellery and household items. There is also an indoor market selling a range of local produce including cheeses, fresh fish, olives, fruit and vegetables, herbs and spices. Every Saturday there is the charming brocante (antiques and flea market) market selling all sorts of vintage treasures and collectables.
There is a small local beach on the edge of the lagoon which features a wind sports centre, children’s playground, basketball court and bbq area. Just 10 minutes drive (5km) away is Marseillan Plage, a seaside resort, which also includes a 6km stretch of beautiful sandy beaches. There is also a regular bus connection between Marseillan Village and Marseillan Plage.
Parking: free parking is available on the surrounding wider streets and there is also a free car park close to the port approximately four/five minute walk from the house.
Boat hire, cycle hire, wind sports, boat trips.
Access: Airports and Roads
• Beziers/Cap d'Agde Airport (20 km)
• Shuttle Bus Route 210 : Beziers/Cap d'Agde Airport - Marseillan ville
Everyday from 27th March to 29th October.
• Montpellier Mediterranee Airport (50 km)
• Carcassonne Airport (119 KM)
• Perpignan Airport (114 KM)
Junction 34 of the A9 Motorway (La Languedocienne):
Direction Bessan and then take the D28 to Marseillan. It shouldn’t take more than half an hour from the motorway junction to reach Marseillan.