Fantastic Holiday villa in South of France with 4 large ensuite bedrooms, near to Beziers Languedoc.
The owner of this South of France Holiday Villa has transformed a group of buildings into this lovely holiday accommodation, a modern and contemporary interior combined with a traditional exterior and a touch of Morocco - it has a magical feel.
Not far from Beziers, the Canal du Midi and the Mediterranean beaches, set on the edge of a wine producing village, this South of France holiday property is set in 3 renovated buildings. It has a toal of 4 large ensuite bedrooms with sitting areas (which makes them more like hotel suites!), 3 of which have air-conditioning, an interior with clean lines, private heated pool (no extra cost), a large garden and lots of lovely outside areas to relax in with amazing Moroccan influences both inside and out.
A great location for a large family or two familes, to enjoy all that the South of France has to offer.
Spacious 4 bedroom Luxury Holiday Villa in the South of France.
The interior is modern and contemporary and has been refurbished to a high quality holiday accommodation with a Moroccan feel. The bedrooms, each with a sitting room (more like suites) are within 3 buildings - the main house, the garden suite and pool suite.
On entering the main house, which is all on one level, from the very large hallway you turn into the magnificent open plan kitchen and dining room which has been created with "Noble Materials". French doors lead out on to one of the holiday villa's many outside areas. The high wooden cathedral style ceiling with beam structure and fabulous chandeliers gives a feeling of grandeur. Wooden flooring throughout.
The fully fitted kitchen has a fabulous Butcher's block, a large "Aga look" gas cooker with 6 gas burners, microwave and work surface. An internal window looks on to the formal lounge. From the kitchen a wide archway leads to the kitchen's second area which has a large island with integral sink and a fabulous backdrop mirror. This is open plan with the dining space which has a table seating 4, pretty chandelier, a small escritoire and interesting ornaments adorn the high alcoves. From here there is a door to the garden.
Utility room with washing machine and American style fridge freezer.
Within the open plan space there are areas with soft furnishings where you can catch a peaceful moment with that book.
The large light and airy living room has large sofas, double aspect windows overlooking the garden, a huge TV, Air-Conditioning and a piano. A modern fireplace is the focal point of the room. The patio doors give access to the terrace where there is a whicker sofa and 2 armchairs. The Owner has recently installed a glass dome, which he bought in Florence, in the ceiling giving a view to the sky !
The Master bedroom
The holiday villa's master bedroom is off the main entrance and is more like a hotel suite! There is a sitting area with sofa and chair, a king size bed (160cm) and modern fireplace. Decorative wrought iron doors lead into the amazing, enormous ensuite bathroom. The bathroom is decorated in lovely shades of brown and beige with gold coloured accessories, there is a free standing slipper bath, separate shower, 2 wash hand basins and wc.
An independent wc is off the entrance hall.
The Pool Suite (Bedroom 2 on the photos)
Accessed from the terrace just by the pool, this double suite encorporates a double bed, sofa, ensuite shower room with wc and air conditioning. A daybed is on the outside terrace.
The Garden Suite (Bedrooms 3 and 4 on the photos)
On the other side of the pool and set just into the garden you will find this wonderful suite, with its own covered terrace.
This Garden Suite is comprised of two bedrooms, each with their own independent access from outside. Each bedroom has their own sitting room and ensuite bath/shower room. There is one shared wc.
The first bedroom - Bedroom 3 - has a sitting area with two sofas and an open bookshelf separating it from the bedroom which has a 160cm bed and air conditioning. There is an ensuite shower room with wc.
The second bedroom - Bedroom 4 - has a sitting area with a corner 4 seater sofa and dresser. The bed area houses a 140cm size bed, the air-conditioning and the door to the ensuite which has bath and hand held shower. There is a single bed in this room also.
Bedroom 4 can be accessed via an internal door in Bedroom 3 (this door can be closed) - ideal for a family with young children.
The exterior of this holiday villa is lovely - a South of France delight.
The large garden of 2000m2, with lavender, palm and olive trees, has stunning views across the countryside, private heated pool (alarmed) and several relaxation areas.
The heated pool (thermostatically controlled - max 25-27C) is 11.5m x 5.5m and has Roman steps for easy access. The pool is alarmed and there is a pool cover, which is easily to draw across each evening to keep the heat in overnight.
The surrounding terrace has sun loungers, a large parasol, outdoor shaded dining area with dining table. The Summer Kitchen, with sink, has a charcoal BBQ and 4 stone "bar stools" so you can watch your nominated Chef prepare your supper!
There is a fully tiled Moroccan style covered salon, in shades of blue, with a traditional wooden ceiling, an L shaped seating area covered with lots of cushions and pretty overhead metal filigree lantern lights.
Another cushioned wrought iron day bed, plus a wooden one are located outside the French doors from the living area. Plus there is a whicker outdoor salon set - 2 seater sofa and 2 chairs - perfect for that apero before dinner.
The Owner has created a further 25m2 of terracing out into the Olive trees, with an ornamental fountain.
Parking for 4 cars is available adjacent to the house (the land is owned by the Owner).
A great house to rent for a holiday in the South of France during the May or October half term break.
Washing machineDishwasher Fridge/freezerPiano style oven with 6 burnersMicrowave Electric kettle Toaster IronHairdryer (2)
Cot and High Chair (possibility of a second cot)
Air conditioning in 3 bedrooms
TV - Satellite - French and some English speaking ChannelsDVD
Table Tennis table (the Owner has bats, please supply your own balls)
Welcome Pack offered + fresh croissants on Tuesdays and Fridays
Utility room with American style fridge freezer
Charcoal BBQGarden furniture - sun loungers and Moroccan style day beds with cushions
Car Parking - 4 places adjacent to the house (land is owned by the Owner).
This South of France holiday villa is on the edge of Maureilhan, a typical Languedoc wine village, village shops, post office, family bar-restaurant.
Capestang, apprx 13km, on the Canal du Midi, a lovely village with restaurants, shops, bars, cafes.
Beziers apprx 10km. The cathedral dominates this busy market town (amazing flower market on a friday), rising majestically above the river Orb. There are plently of great restaurants, independent shops and the famous Galerie Lafayette, the nine locks on the Canal du Midi are worth a visit.
A wide choice of Mediterranean beaches apprx 20km.
Parc Naturel du Haut Languedoc apprx 20km North of Thezan are the mountains and rocky gorges of the Caroux mountains. Great canoeing on the river Orb. Great for a change of scenery and climate for a day.
Agde apprx 43km. Old historic town and fishing port, founded by the Ancient Greeks. Nice market, excellent seafood restaurants.
Cap d'Agde apprx 40km. 'Aqualand' (huge water-slides, etc.)
27-hole golf course apprx 23km at Beziers
Horse Riding apprx 10km
Bike Hire apprx 10km
Narbonne apprx 25km. Once the capital of Roman Gaul. Famous cathedral.
Montpellier apprx 78km. Large university town.
Carcassonne apprx 100km. Largest fortified medieval town.
Nimes apprx 130km. Roman temple and arena.
Perpignan apprx 98m Palace of kings of Mallorca.
For more information about this region, please refer to our Languedoc Regional Guide
For information on reaching Languedoc, please refer to our South France Travel Information Guide
International airports are at:
Beziers - apprx km (Ryanair from Bristol, Luton, Manchester, Edinburgh).
Carcassonne - (Ryanair to Stansted, East Midlands, Glasgow, Liverpool, Manchester, Cork and Dublin).
Montpellier (international flights worldwide). (Easyjet from Gatwick, Luton and Ryanair from Leeds Bradford).
Perpignan - (Ryanair from Stansted, Birmingham, Flybe to Southampton)
Nimes - (Ryanair from Luton and Liverpool).
Girona (Spain) - (Ryanair from various UK airports)
Toulouse and Barcelona (Spain) also have international amd transatlantic flights.
Railway:Beziers and Agde have railway stations with nearby car rental. Paris to Beziers is 4,20 hrs by TGV (Train Grande Vitesse).
Road: 740 km south of Paris (about 6 hours drive non-stop) 1055 km south of Calais (about 9 hours drive non-stop).
The Village of Maureilhan is 10 minutes away and you will find:-
Baker Grocer Small Super-market Cafe-bar Pharmacy Snack Restaurants
Lots of excellent restaurants in Beziers, including L'Ambassade', apprx 10km and Restaurant de la Tour, Montady, apprx 3km, overlooking L'Oppidum d'Enserune.
Large Supermarket at Lignan, Capestang, Beziers
Bike hire - Beziers apprx 10km
Golf - Golf St Thomas, Beziers apprx 23km
Canoe hire - river Orb - Roquebrun apprx 18km
Windsurf - Valras, Vendres beaches apprx 16km
Mediterranean beaches apprx 10km - Vendres, Serignan and Valras
Capestang apprx 13km - a pretty village on the Canal du Midi with a quintessentially French central square with cafe/bar and restaurant around it.
Beziers apprx 10km - The cathedral dominates this busy market town, rising majestically above the river Orb. Famous for the 9 locks on the Canal du Midi. The lively Feria around 15 August la...