A Modern Family Holiday Villa with Pool and Hot-Tub in the Languedoc, South of France sleeps 6.
Languedoc villa to rent, this modern (non-smoking) villa is situated in a splendid location in the South of France, nestled on a hillside, with south facing terraces offering uninterruptedpanoramic views over the ever-changing colours of the Faugeres hills.
The rental villa belongs to a young couple so has been decorated in a modern, fun style. It's great for family holidays in the South of France with young children since the villa is built on one level and there is a small playground with swings and a slide, not forgetting a 'bouladrome' for playing petanque around the back of the garden, the official sport in the South of France !
South of France Holiday Villa all on one level
The holiday villa is on a hill and there are apprx 20 shallow gravel steps leading from the driveway and the garage to the house itself. On entering the house there is an open plan living/dining room and kitchen. The owners are a young French couple and the house is decorated with modern flair and lively warm colour schemes.
The living room has a large corner sofa, some easy chairs, a large TV and DVD machine - this leads on to a second terrace with some garden furniture - ideal for watching the sunsets over the South of France coutryside or for sunbathing.
The living room leads into the dining room, with a dining table and 6 chairs and large French doors openning out on to the deck terrace.
The dining room leads into a well equipped kitchen. There is a large fridge, a double sink, a central 'island' with a large cooker comprising 3 gas rings and a double induction heat ring. There is an espresso machine, kettle, toaster, dishwasher etc. There is small pantry next to the kitchen with a washing machine, a tumble drier, an iron and ironing board.
An independent WC in the hallway.
Three steps lead from the kitchen into the corridor off which there are three bedrooms. The 1st Bedroom is apprx 10m2 and has doors going out on to the 'bouladrome' side of the house. 2 single beds and an ensuite shower room (no WC). The Master Bedroom apprx 12m2 has a double bed and a dressing room in the corridor. The master bathroom approx 9m2 is very large and comprises 2 wash basins, a shower and a bath. There is an independent WC next to the bathroom. The 3rd bedroom is a children's bedroom with a single bed with a second single bed pulled from underneath.
Cot and high chair.
Family Holiday Villa in the South of France with pool and jacuzzi!
Set on a hillside with a sloping south facing garden comprising several terraces, some with rockeries and others below the pool and it's decking, planted with a few fruit trees.
The 8m x 4m x 1.3m swimming pool is built on a suspended terrace with wooden decking and offers marvellous views of the South of France mountains. It has an alarm and is partly fenced off with a trellis-like wooden barrier. There are further small terraces below the pool area with large retaining rocks (toddler supervision at all times!).
A jacuzzi has been added to the garden too.
Immediately outside the house there is a nice decked terrace accessed through the dining room sliding doors. The terrace is ideal for outside dining with an awning providing shade, and for watching the magnificent sunsets. The terrace gives on to a sloping lawn with the top part given over to the children's playground with a largish slide and some swings.
BBQ (No family holiday is complete without a BBQ!)
Second large tiled terrace is immediately outside the living room. Some garden furniture and 4 loungers for watching the sun go down and that 'aperitif'!
Behind the house there is a 'bouladrome' for playing petanque.
High fences provide good screening and although the house does have neighbours on either side it does not seem badly overlooked and the garden feels quite private.
There is parking space for one car inside the property gates and use of garage on prior request. The road leading to the house is small and rural, so the atmosphere is quiet and sleepy.
Everything you need for a family vacation to the South of France.
Washing machine Dishwasher Tumble-dryer Fridge - Large Oven and gas ring cooker with extractor fan Microwave Electric kettle Toaster Espresso maker Iron
TV, Radio, CD, DVD
Wi-Fi Internet Access
Outdoor Hot-Tub in the garden
Car Parking for one car inside property gates
This family holiday villa in the South of France is in a great position to explore the Languedoc area and enjoy the authentic wine villages.
There are a few vineyards of note in the village and many more surrounding it. Although the house is situated in the countryside, it is still close enough to the historic towns of Beziers, Pezenas and the coast to explore the area.
Surrounding the house is the protected park of the Haut Languedoc, where there are endless opportunities to take advantage of the magnificent views and the wild plants and flowers.
Walking, Biking, Canoeing on the river Orb, horse riding and off road pursuits are all possible, as well as water activities on the Lac de Salagou and a golf course within easy driving distance.
In Autignac a traditional French wine growing village.
Only 5km to Magalas - a larger village - with 2 good restaurants, one of which is called 'O Bontemps' and is a Gastronomique experience! (reservation needed). Several boulangeries, a good fruit and veg market twice a week, several epiceries, and a a large supermarket which has fuel.
Soumartre, Nr Faugeres. The village appx 5km away has a very fine restaurant.
Laurens 4km Karting (adults and children),paintballing and a restaurant onsite.
Bedarieux apprx 10km market town with all services.
Faugeres apprx 6km Excellent wine from this 'Appellation Controlée' area.
Lamalou-les-Bains apprx 16km Golf course, tennis.
Caroux Mountains apprx 20km. Less than half an hour's drive to spectacular gorges, rock pools, canoeing, rock-climbing.
Lac du Salagou apprx 25km (watersports) and Cirque de Moureze, a 'chaos' of limestone ravines and towers, are also less than half an hour's drive away.
Mediterranean beaches apprx 32km.
Beziers apprx 28km. Large market town, famous for its lively summer Feria.
Pezenas apprx 33km. Attractive medieval town, with shops, bars, restaurants and a colourful Saturday market.
For more information about this South of France 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/Cap d'Agde - (Ryanair from Bristol, Luton, Manchester, Edinburgh).
Carcassonne - (Ryanair to Stansted, East Midlands, Glasgow, Liverpool, Manchester, Cork and Dublin).
Montpellier (international flights worldwide). Flights to Gatwick and Luton via Easyjet, and to Leeds/Bradford on Ryanair.
Perpignan (Ryanair to Stansted, Birmingham andFlybe to Southampton).
Nimes (Ryanair to, Luton and Liverpool).
Toulouse and Barcelona (Spain) also have International & transatlantic flights.
Girona (Spain) Ryanair to various UK destinations
Railway:-Main line - Beziers apprx 30km, Bedarieux apprx 17kmLocal line - Magalas apprx 5km - Beziers to Bedarieux and Roqueredonde (just beyond Lodeve)
In the trypical South of France wine village, apprx 300m, you will find:-
BakerGrocerSmall Supermarket Pharmacy Post OfficeThe Fish van - Thursday morning (0900h)The Oyster van - Friday evening (1800h) by the MairieNumerous wine producers and caves in the village who will welcome you for tastings.
The Chateau in Autignc offers Wine Tastings/Tapas evening (normally a Thursday) to non residents in the high season.
Supermarket (large Intermarche with fuel and an Aldi) appx 6km away in Magalas
Close to the supermarket is the a Boucherie/Patisserie open 7/7 from 0700-1930h every day - even Sunday!
Restaurant in Magalas - Le Bistro de la Galerie (Tues-Sat)
Tapas Bar in nearby Puissalicon - PicaMandil open Tues-Sat 0930-2300h for coffee, lunch, supper - they have an amazing wine cellar so if you need a bottle to take out this is the place! You can even organic vegetables and their home made bread.
Tennis courts in the village
Golf:apprx 16km - Lamalou-les-Bains - 9 holesapprx 28km - Golf St Thomas in Beziers 18 holes
Riding apprx 5km in Magalas or 10km in Cabrerolles
River and Canoe and Kayak hire in Reals (river Orb) apprx 12km
Karting at Caussiniojouls - great fun for all the family- they even have a couple of buddy karts for your little ones to enjoy the fun. Beaches and the Mediterranean apprx 32km - a selection of family beach resorts like Valras, Portiragnes, Vias and Serignan.
This is a beautiful 3 bedroom property located in Occitania, France.
This house, in Autignac, is a comfortable property sleeping 6 people.
The property has 2 bathrooms.
The house offers superb accommodation, including modern luxuries such as a swimming pool (4.0m x 8.0m, 1.3m in depth).
You can bask under the French sun in the house’s beautiful garden, making use of its great facilities.
This wonderful house does not allow pets.
The house unfortunately does not currently have disabled access.
If you’re interested in staying in this lovely house for your dream holiday, get in touch with the Travelopo team today!
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