Our house is located on the outskirts above Lodève on a small lane with temporary traffic trip to the monastery Grandmont. The house is a renovated, modernized old "mas", which has been used as a holiday home for over 100 years. It bears the beautiful name "Les Châtaigniers" (chestnut trees). The property is designed to a small Mediterranean, terraced park and opens into a sprawling olive grove with additional fruit trees and vines. The site has more than 40 southern European species of trees like old laurel, strawberry and beech trees, mulberry, cedar and cypress. Depending on the season, fruit may be harvested by stealing food (figs, persimmons, pomegranates, etc.). At the highest point of the property is a garden house allows a magnificent view of the city, the cathedral and the surrounding mountains.
Description of the house:
The lower floor consists of a large "remise" that can be used as a garage. Here also a washing machine and a gas stove are installed. Part of the coach house has been converted into a holiday apartment. It consists of a living room with sofa bed for 2 persons, as well as shower and toilet and a kitchen with dining area, a cot can be placed in addition. A storage room is located next to the entrance. A large tiled garden with trees, vines and rose beds is available to the tenant alone. Barbecue.
The upper floor is the apartment of the owner's family.
Lodève has a good infrastructure: 3 supermarkets, 2 hospitals, specialists, known museum, restaurants, bars daily. Every Saturday is in the city center market, also with products from organic farming.
The town center on foot 10 minutes. The place has moderate through Tourism.
The Lac du Salagou is a water sports paradise for swimming, surfing, sailing (including the necessary courses), fishing, often for the Guinness Book of World Records, no motorboats .; Early and late season are excellent for hiking, cycling (esp. Mountain biking), horseback riding, climbing, kayaking and canoeing, collecting fossils and minerals, visiting Romanesque churches and monasteries, dolmens, prehistoric and Roman settlements. On the Causse are old pilgrimage stations. Nearby known caves await visitors.
With Montpellier, Nimes, Bezier, Millau are attractive major cities within reach. Within 15 minutes you are by car on the Causse de Larzac, in 45 minutes on the Mediterranean.