Secluded and spacious 4 bedroom detached villa with large terrace and private pool. Air-conditioning, internet, satellite Smart LCD TV with UK channels. Sleeps 6 comfortably. Only 5 miles to the beaches.
• Quiet residential area of the village
• Large paved terrace with mature Mediterranean planting
• Private pool with alarm
• Outdoor summer kitchen with large BBQ
• Air-conditioned, open-plan lounge-dining room
• Electric Heating throughout, fireplace in lounge
• Internet and satellite TV with UK Channels
• Fully-fitted modern kitchen with breakfast bar
• One double, one twin, and two single bedrooms
• Bathroom and separate WC
• Utility room with washing machine
• Secure shaded parking for 2 vehicles, plus additional street parking
• Short walk to village shops, bars and restaurants
• Children's play park nearby
Situated in a quiet residential street on the outskirts of the village of Sauvian, the villa is only 5 miles (8Km) from the vast sandy beaches that stretch along the Languedoc coast. Whether you prefer the remote, tranquil dunes of Serignan plage or the bustling and lively Valras plage, there's a patch of sand and an atmosphere to suit anyone.
The neighbouring village of Serignan is approximately 1 mile away on the banks of the river Orb. At the heart of the village is a large, traditional cobble-stone square, which hosts food and flower markets by day and offers an extensive range of bars and restaurants by night.
Nearest large supermarket: 10 minute walk
Airports: Accessible from many airports in the region including Beziers Cap D’Agde, Carcassonne, Toulouse, Perpignan, Montpellier, Avignon and Nimes.
The villa is a single storey building with traditional clay tiled roof and secure shutters to all doors and windows.
Entrance hallway leading to open plan lounge and dining room area.
Lounge area: Open fireplace, two 3-seater leather sofas, coffee table, 47in SMART LCD TV, Satellite receiver, DVD Player with selection of DVDs.
Dining room area: Dining table and chairs, with seating for 6.
Kitchen: Fully-fitted including a 4-hob induction plate, electric oven, dishwasher, and American-style fridge freezer. Breakfast bar, with seating for 5.
Bedroom 1 : King-size bed, ceiling fan, built in cupboard, window with insect screen, overlooks pool area.
Bedroom 2 : Two single beds, ceiling fan, built in cupboard, window with insect screen, overlooks pool area.
Bedroom 3 : Single bed, ceiling fan, built in cupboard, window with insect screen, overlooks park.
Bedroom 4 : Single bed, vaulted ceiling, built in cupboards, book shelf, patio door leading to rear garden area. Overlooks park.
Bathroom: Fully-fitted with shower cubicle, separate bath and sink unit. Hairdryer.
Utility room: Washing machine, iron and ironing board.
Large south-facing terrace at the front of the property with plenty of space for sun loungers around the pool.
Pool dimensions: Approximately 6m x 4m (1.3m shallow - 1.7m deep)
Outdoor table and chairs, with seating for 6. Motorised awning to shade it from the sun when required.
A decked area to the side of the property leads to the summer kitchen and BBQ. This leads to a small rear garden overlooking park land.
Parking for 2 vehicles under a car port.
A lockable sliding gate and high walls around the property ensure privacy and safety for young children.
The surrounding area
Sauvian is surrounded by vineyards, orchards and rich farm land, offering the best in seasonal French produce and fantastic views of the countryside.
A few kilometers inland is the beautiful tree-lined Canal du Midi, offering safe walking and cycling routes to neighbouring villages.
Head into the hills and you will find the National park of the high Languedoc, with limestone cliffs and gorges and pretty villages perched on the hillsides. There are many walking routes across the hills with amazing views, or you can kayak on the Orb to admire the scenery from down below. The medieval village of Roquebrun is well worth a trip; one of most charming French villages you will find in the South.
The fortified city of Carcassonne is only a 45 minute drive from Sauvian. This world heritage site is steeped in history that dates to Roman times, with high walls, cylindrical towers and a draw-bridge.
Travel East along the coast to visit the picturesque town of Sete where they enjoy the ancient sport of water jousting. Travel west to find the city of Narbonne, which boasts a magnificent cathedral and is close to the famous Cistercian monastery of the Abbey de Fontfroide.
The lively resorts of Valras plage and Vias plage are within easy reach of Sauvian and offer plenty of entertainment for children and adults. By day you will find beach bars, cafes, shops and arcades. In the evenings the places are popular destinations for restaurants, which come alive with music and shows.
• Wine-tasting in the village
• French market days in Serignan, Vias, and Pezenas
• Kayaking down the Orb river at Reals
• Aqualand water park at Cap d'Agde
• Hiring of bicycles and Kayaks in Serignan (peak season)
• Cycling along the towpaths of the Canal de Midi