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Apartment in 12th Century Chateau de Boussagues

Bedrooms 1
Space 1,184 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

Apartment in 12th Century Historic Chateau de Boussagues, Nr. Bedarieux, Herault - Please See also Our Other Apartment Fr767

This is a unique opportunity to stay in a medieval castle. The 12th century Chateau dominates the village of Boussagues.The 700 sq ft apartment will sleep 2 people only. The heated swimming pool and a private 600 sq ft terrace. If you want to get away from the stress of everyday life, this could be the place for you. There is virtually no traffic in the village, save the odd tractor. We are sorry, but we do not allow children under 20 years old. The tower apartment is to the East of the Chateau and was added to the original building in the 16th century. The large bedroom is situated in the tower and has an exposed stone wall with a meutrier window (arrow slit), this would have been the exterior of the 12th century building. The château stands above the village of Boussagues and the view down the valley over the rooftops and across the surrounding countryside and is quite breathtaking.

Property Manager
Erik Harlaut
Member since: 2005
Speaks English, French, Swedish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
8 August, 2018

About Erik Harlaut

Erik & Anette Harlaut

Why Erik Harlaut chose La Tour-sur-Orb

The château stands above the village of Boussagues and the view down the valley over the rooftops and across the surrounding countryside and is quite breathtaking.

What makes this apartment unique

The heated swimming pool 8x4 m with jet swim.

Guestbook comments from the manager

'We come to France every year and we have voted your lovely Chateau the best accommodation yet, everything has been superb.'

'For 10 years I have been visiting castle ruins in Scotland and thinking put a roof on this and I could definitely live here. This is the first time that I have managed to do so. You have both created a magical place here. Not only does it have such amazing character and beauty, it also has a friendly and kind spirit - all thanks to both of you. I have loved staying here, it has done my Princess complex a world of good.'

'Thanks guys, for a wonderful week and some wonderful company'

'lost for words to describe this last week in Boussagues, magnificent area, magnificent castle and magnificent hosts'.

"Did not know what to expect but found a peaceful,tranquil and extremely impressive base to stage our exploration of this varied and beautiful part of France. We have enjoyed our week here very much and will return!!"

This is far our best vacation ever a week at the château so nice and what a environment.
Apr 2005
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in La Tour-sur-Orb in Hérault

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • chateau / country house
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1184 sq. ft.
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Fireplace
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Modern en-suite bathroom with shower, washbasin and toilet.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 2 (1 Bedroom) Notes on bedrooms: Double bedroom in 16th century tower with fantastic views overlooking the valley. All linen, bath towels, pool towels and bathrobes are provided.
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Barbecue
  • 2 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool
Notes on accommodation: During the winter months the apartment has central heating and a wood burning fire in the living room (wood supplied). Please be aware, as with all French villages we have a Church with bells that ring at 8am. Outside: The private enclosed terrace is 600 sq feet, electricity points, barbecue, sun loungers, table and chairs. There is a 8 x 4 meter pool shared by one other apartment. Access to gym, boule terrain. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All linen and bath towels, pool towels and bathrobes are included. Other: There is a heated pool shared by one other apartment. There is unlimited wifi internet access. Access to gym, boule terrain. See also our apartment FR 767


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The Mediterranean is about 40 minutes by car. Our nearst beaches are Valras Plage, Serignan, and Cap d'Agde.


The apartment is in the middle of 8 airports. Beziers 45mins, Montpelliers 1 hr 15 mins, Nimes 1hr 40 mins, Perpignan 1hr 35 mins, Carcassonne 1hr 25mins, Toulouse 2 hrs, Rodez and Girona 2hr 30 mins.


By car Bedarieux is 7km, Lodeve 20km, Beziers 45km. You can walk to La Tur sur Orb in 10 mins. La tour sur Orb has a Supermarket, Pizzaria and a Boulangerie. There are riding establishments within 10 mins drive, fishing within 15 mins, canoeing within 35 mins, windsurfing on Lac Salagou and Golf in lamalou, 15 minutes away. The apartment is half an hour from the thermal spa town of Avene.

Further Details:

Please remember that most shops in France close between 12pm-2pm although we have 2 supermarkets in Bedarieux that stay open throughout the day as well as Sunday mornings. We also have a local supermarket that is open on Sunday mornings throughout July and August only. For more photos and information please view our website. The web address is with 'Owner Details'.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in La Tour-sur-Orb, Herault

Rental Basis:
per property
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My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
There is a deposit of 30% and the balance 8 weeks prior to arrival. If you find that this apartment is booked we also have a 2 bedroomed apartment with owners direct Ref FR767.
Please note: We only accept bookings from Saturday to Saturday during the high season - (1 April - 22 October).
We accept bookings for long weekends and short breaks during the low season.

Changeover Day:
Changeover day is Saturday. Check-in is between 4pm and 6pm and Checkout before 10am.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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