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Fully refurbished, south facing,Vigneron's house - ideal for 1 or 2 families

Bedrooms 4
Separate WCs1
Space 1,980 sq. ft.
Property type chateau / country house
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights


About the property

Spacious 4 bedroom 3 shower/bathroom house in peaceful location, amazing views.

The house has evolved into a light and airy family home with accommodation for 8 people +(futon for extra 2)

Ground Floor

Entrance Hall and downstairs WC (4mx4m)

Large well appointed kitchen/diner (7m x 4m) with cooker, microwave, large fridge / freezer, small fridge for drinks,dishwasher ,washing machine , island for preparing food plus dining table and chairs- doors to the balcony with al fresco eating!

salon (7mx4m) with wood burning stove ,sofas and armchairs, TV with satellite boxes for English and French channels,DVD, CD player,iPod dock, puzzles and games- doors to balcony.

First Floor

Bedroom 1: Double bed room with private balcony and en suite shower room.

Bedroom 2: Twin bed room

Bedroom 3: Twin bed room

Family shower room

Also on this floor is a cupboard with the hot water tank, iron, ironing board,floor mop ,bucket and hoover.

Second Floor

Bedroom 4: Doublebed plus extra double futon with ensuite bathroom.

All the rooms are south facing and have wonderful mountain views.

Balcony with dining table and chairs for sunny meals enjoying the views.

Cool cav with table tennis and shaded eating and comfy sofa and chairs to relax on!

Home Description:

Centrally located for both mountains and coastal fun.

In a quiet village with daily bread delivery! Perfect for an escape from the busy world we live in.

Wonderful walks or just relax by the pool!

On the VTT bike trail.

Intermarché stocks local maps and various guides for bike and rambling trails.

We have 'The Roman Way ' rambler's trail . (Old road from Béziers to Cahors.)

This big, old vigneron's house, in the middle of Faugere wine country, was bought by us 9 years ago and has been lovingly restored whilst fully modernised. With private, walled garden, arched stone cav, 8m x 4m x 1.5m deep swimming pool, ping pong table, sofa and chairs in shade as well as sun beds for sun worshippers and new gas bar b que for delicious alfresco meals.

What to do?:

Good base from which to enjoy the mediterranean coast , being 30 K North of Béziers.

Things to do:-

For a total fish experience why not book a table for a delicious meal at Barba Poissonnerie, Beziers 0467 306306

Wonderful fish to buy too!

Excursions by bike, on foot or in the car.

Canoeing on the Orb beginning at Roquebrun and white water sports at the Gorges d'Heric,

Mons la Trivalle also offers excellent opportunities for family picnics with cool pools to explore.

Great country to enjoy the fauna and flora and spectacular views of the sea and countryside.

Taste the excellent Faugeres wines at Ferme des Schistes. Dine at Sylva Plana just 10 minutes away or Ocre Rouge in Herepian.

Karting circuit with double carts for small children .From 35euros or kids 10 euros for 10 minutes.Excellent. Pizza restaurant too.15 minutes away.

Horse riding at Ranch d'Oc, Laurens. For all ages and abilities.

Well behaved dogs are welcome. Please don't leave them alone in La Fontaine.

Ping Pong table in the cav next to the swimming pool for those with a competitive instinct! Comfy sofa and chairs for spectators!

Stay connected :

Fully functioning wi-fi internet connection for teenagers and those who must keep their business going whilst away on holiday.

More Details

Dick and Jill Fowler
Member since: 2011
Speaks English, French, Spanish
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
11 June, 2018

About Dick and Jill Fowler

We have now lived in Aigues Vives for 12 years.

We appreciate its peace and beauty with the Parc Naturel all around us, and vines as far as the eye can see!

The views to the Mediterranean on numerous walks are breathtaking.

Why Dick and Jill Fowler chose Cabrerolles

Come and sample life in a French hamlet! With a tasty bread and pastry delivery and new boule parc to complete the experience.

La Fontaine is excellent for family holidays with plenty of space for relaxing in and out of the warm summer sunshine.

The pool is always in demand!

What makes this chateau / country house unique

Escape the bustle of modern life, yet stay connected, in this charming hamlet. Enjoy the private, solar heated pool in the sunken garden with sun beds for relaxation.Dine al fresco, on the balcony or in the cool cav in the heat of the day, on local produce bought in the markets and prepared in the spacious, well appointed kitchen. Then retire to comfy bedrooms with fans and flyscreens to ensure a peaceful rest!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Great to catch up with the s of France.

Wonderful house, warm and cosy, well equipped too.

Will be back
Feb 2015
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday chateau / country house in Cabrerolles in Hérault

Property Type:
  • chateau / country house (detached)
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1980 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • Ocean View
  • rural
  • village
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Activities Guide
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sunbed
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , en suite/double
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , family
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , en suite / double
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , groundfloor
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed , ensuite shower,loo,basin and terrace
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Double Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon , en suite bath,loo ,basin
  • Two double bed rooms have en suite bathrooms. (One with shower and one with bath.) (One doublebedroom contains the futon) Family bathroom serves the singlebed rooms.
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Player
  • Balcony
  • Beach Towels
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • Wood Decking
  • 8 garden chairs
  • 4 deck chairs
  • not suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • caving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Flexible start and end dates out of season. Min 3 days stay. Price is for 8 people per week. Extra charge of 50 euros per week per extra person. Well behaved dogs are welcome. 30 Euro per week .Fee paid on arrival. In Low Season couples are welcomed at reduced price. Please ask ! I POD DOCK


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Fully refurbished, south facing,Vigneron's house - ideal for 1 or 2 families
average rating of 4.75 based on 23 reviews

Gite spacieux de charme dans une nature sauvage et verdoyante. Très agréable pour une famille.

  • 5 of 5

Accueil chaleureux de Jill et Dick qui ont su nous mettre à l'aise dès notre arrivée. Espaces extérieurs autour de la piscine bien agencés et très appréciables pour les réunions familiales. Nombreuses activités sportives possibles et calme assuré pour se ressourcer. On recommande cet endroit dans un petit village atypique.

  • Review Submitted: 12-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: What lovely people. Look forward to greeting you all again, Jill
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Unique setting in glorious countryside.

  • 5 of 5

Welcome pack very generous, gites well kitted out, owners very responsive to advice and extra requests. Swimming pool and cave for barbeques after the heat of the day are lovely.

  • Review Submitted: 19-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Total tranquility in an area with so much to do

  • 5 of 5

Just returned from a fabulous stay with 3 children (8-11). Lots for the kids to do - canyoning, kayaking and carting were the favourites - and yet very relaxing too with some great eateries nearby. Would thoroughly recommend.

  • Review Submitted: 02-Sep-2015
  • Date of Stay: August 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful House in a pretty village

  • 4 of 5

Beautiful house, very relaxing, weather was good end of May & we ate outside most evenings. Plenty to do in the surrounding area & genial hosts. Would thoroughly recommend!

  • Review Submitted: 20-Jun-2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: A lovely family - they appreciated all the attractions in surrounding region - Carcassonne and beaches too.
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Nearest Airport
35 Kilometres
Béziers/Cap d'Agde
Nearest Barpub
4 Kilometres
Laurens , Autignac
Nearest Golf
12 Kilometres
Lamalou les Bains
Nearest Train
30 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
30 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
4 Kilometres
Laurens / Sylva Plana
Nearest Ski
150 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
35 Kilometres
Valras beach
Car: necessary

Aigues Vives is on the south facing, wooded slopes of the Avant Montagnes with amazing views to the Mediterranean Sea.

A quiet village - a perfect retreat from today's busy world!

Delicious pastries and bread delivered four times a week - yummy!

There is great cycling,mountain biking and rambling.The Grande Traversée de L'Hérault (vtt) from Montpellier to Carcassonne comes through Aigues Vives.

Roquebrun is great for canoeing . Book and go!

Aigues Vives has the 'Voie Romaine' ramble trail. Your host offers a guided walk!

Tourist attractions include Pézenas old town, the Canal du Midi Locks at Béziers, the Gorges D'Héric , Montpellier city, Roman Villa at Loupian, Narbonne Cathedral plus sailing , swimming, and diving on the coast.

Canoeing on the Orb is very popular along with other water sport in the Gorges.

Being Faugere wine country there are many excellent caves to sample.

Restaurants are at Sylva Plana Laurens, l'Ocre Rouge Hérépian , the Abbé ,Argentière and l'Octopus, Béziers.

Aigues Vives is in the Haut - Languedoc National Park.

Lake Salagou is great for sailboarding and sailing. Not deep and water warm!

Gorges d'Héric has great scenery and activities

Other Activities: Canoeing, waterpark, horse riding

Go Karting just down the road - Great for all ages.

Golf: Lamalou les Bains has a nice green golf course as does Béziers.


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £30
Refundable Damage Deposit £300

Weekly rate is for 8 people. Extra people charged at 50 euros per person per week, payable locally.
Weekly rates include linen , towels, and pool towels.
Bottle of wine. .
Well behaved dogs 30 Euro per week. Pay on arrival
Cot and high chair available , 20 euros paid locally.
End of stay cleaning charge of 50 euros paiyable locally.

A returnable damage deposit of three hundred pounds must be paid at final full payment .(Returned within 2 weeks of your return home sub

50% to reserve property and final 50% 6 weeks before rental commences

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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