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Beverley Morel

Member since: 2008
Speaks English, French

Luxury house with heated pool and cinema, centre of Capestang, South of France

People8
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms5
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

Photos and Description of this 5 bedroom holiday home in Capestang - Maison du Monde

5 bedroom house sleeps 8, heated pool and 12 seater cinema. Near beaches

Outside peak season, if you wish to rent the whole house but there are only 2/4 of you we will charge you a 1 or 2 bedroom rate. This luxurious 5 bedroom village (sleeps 8 because we like to have enough space for everyone and the 2 single rooms have double beds) house is perfectly located in the centre of the popular village of Capestang on the Canal du Midi in South West France. The village square is a two minute walk to the left and the canal du midi a two minute walk to the right. The spacious living area includes a large open plan kitchen-dining room, comfortable lounge and separate TV room. There is also a shower room on the ground floor. On the first floor there is a large en-suite with day bed for sleepless children and two further bedrooms, one with twin beds and one with a double bed and both having access to a with a shared large shower room. On the next floor there is a king sized bed with ensuite bathroom, with a staircase leading to a private lounge which overlooks the rooftops of the village. There is another double bedded room for single occupancy with private shower room. Outside, the front courtyard has dining furniture and a BBQ - perfect for al fresco dining on the warm french evenings! There is also a summer kitchen for covered dining for those wishing to eat in the shade. Through the wooden gates the private walled garden is where the heated private pool and a 12 seater cinema (in the old “wine cuves”) are situated.

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Beverley Morel (Owner)
Member since: 2008
Speaks English, French

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(17 traveller reviews)
Luxury house with heated pool and cinema, centre of Capestang, South of France
average rating of 5.0 based on 17 reviews
5

Simply Superb !

  • 5 of 5

A wonderful property, furnished to the highest standards and equiped with everything you could possibly want. A comfortable and very spacious home tastefully furnished whilst keeping imany original features and charm. Sunshine and shade throughout the entire day in the beautiful outside areas where you can swim, sunbathe, barbecue and dine. Peaceful and relaxing location yet has restaurants, market, shop, beautiful canal and historical sightseeing on your doorstep. Perfect in every way.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 11, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for such a lovely review. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay.
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5

Super house with all one might want.

  • 5 of 5

Maison du Monde (98754) is in an ideal location in the charming village of Capestang. Local facilities (restaurants, shops & supermarkets) are plentiful. Father afield there are superb, rural areas, towns with historical pasts, and the Meds superb beaches. Go south to Collioure and see the Charles Rennis McIntosh Trail. Listing is true and accurate and the house and outside areas are well kept and looked after. Te owner couldn't have been more helpful and the local gardienne, Fiona, was there when needed and provided loacal info.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 9, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Sad to leave

  • 5 of 5

Maison du Monde is a real jewel set in the delightful village of Capestang and located within 2 minutes walk of the tree filled village square where the local market is held twice a week. Being a former wine makers house it is full of character having been thoughtfully and tastefully renovated and equipped by Beverley the present owner. The house is much larger than it seems and while it was very comfortable for our relatively small group of 4 it could easily accommodate a much larger family or mixed group. Oh yes - bring your swimming costume. The pool is larger than it looks in the photograph - and it is heated !

The village is situated on the Canal du Midi with lots of fine walks. It is also ideally located for exploring this beautiful region of France and within easy reach of the stunning cities of Carcassonne, Narbonne and Beziers - and a mere half hour drive to the coast.

You will quickly make friends with the local shop keepers and in particular the nearest boulangerie/patisserie which is even less than 2 minutes walk! If you really must visit a supermarket - there are 2 on the outskirts of the village and both well tuned to the local taste - and very well stocked.

Beverley was a mine of information when we booked and Fiona, the house minder, lives nearby in the village and is always on hand for any help or advice.

A great service and a thoroughly enjoyable holiday.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 4, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
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5

Home away from home

  • 5 of 5

I haven’t a single complaint. Everything we needed or wanted was there. The location was excellent, the house was clean and well maintained, (and much larger than I though it would be), the kitchen was well stocked and the pool was super fun. The cinema was a big hit with my kids and so was the outdoor space. To top it all off was the delightful Fiona there to answer questions, clean the pool and offer advise for travel in the area. We all would love to go back and stay even longer.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 1, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Beautiful family home

  • 5 of 5

We all fell in love with Maison du Monde from the first moment we arrived. It is a beautiful villa set in the heart of the quaint village of Capestang. All of the rooms are furnished tastefully and comfortably. The kitchen is very well equipped and the outside kitchen is also extremely well stocked Beverley's attention to detail is amazing and both she and Fiona made us very welcome indeed. My children's ages range from 18 to 9 and all of them absolutely loved this beautiful villa and its location. We would thoroughly recommend for a very relaxing family holiday with also lots to do and see in the vicinity.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 19, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
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Excellent

  • 5 of 5

Maison du Monde is an absolute gem, located in the heart of the beautiful village of Capestang. The house has been lovingly restored, keeping some of the original features and combining them with the modern facilities required for a great stay. The kitchen comes supplied with every utensil that a budding cook may need and the facilities are perfect. The TV room/lounge comes equiped with a very large number of books and DVDs that my kids really enjoyed taking out to the converted cave, which is now a fully functioning cinema complete with original cinema seats. The bedrooms are of addequate size and the three bathrooms/showers are perfect for a large family. The outside space was heaven and gave our family a safe and secure area to play in. The pool area of which the picture do not do justice was fantastic for lazing around in private surroundings. Maison du Monde is situated in the heart of the beautiful village of Capestang, minutes away by foot from the main square, Canal du Midi and 2 supermarkets. This is a fantastic part of the world and we have spent many years coming here. Beverly is a great host and is always on hand to answer questions and queries that you may have. The house has been converted by someone who loves this place and you can feel it as soon as you walk behind the imposing gates. We can not recommend Maison du Monde highly enough and we hope this review is helpful to anyone coming to stay here. We look so forward to returning in the future and Thank Beverly and her team for everything. Evan & Brendan, Dublin, Ireland

  • Review Submitted: Sep 7, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2013
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Location

Nearest Airport
20 Kilometres
Beziers, Montpellier, Carcassonne, Perpignan, Nime
Nearest Barpub
100 Metres
Capestang square
Nearest Ferry
1000 Kilometres
Calais
Nearest Train
15 Kilometres
Beziers
Nearest Motorway
15 Kilometres
Beziers
Nearest Restaurant
100 Metres
Capestang Square
Nearest Beach
25 Kilometres
Beziers
Car: recommended

Capestang is in the heart of Cathar country, located between the towns of Narbonne and Beziers and is on the Canal du Midi. Beziers being the nearest airport. The area is filled with fortified villages and ancient ruins. Fantastic sights nearby include Minerve, Carcassonne, Aigues Mortes, Beziers, Cap d'agde, Narbonne, Rennes le Château. Spain, Pyrenees, Coullioure and many more. The two nearest beaches are Valras Plage and Narbonne plage. These have sandy beaches that run for miles. There are great seafood restaurants and ice cream parlours. For children there is the animal reserve at Sigean, Agro branching, ice skating, canoeing and much more. For foodies there are the great food markets and the famous indoor food market at Narbonne. Antique Faires at Beziers, Montpellier and Avignon are all close. Vide Greniers (car boot sales) are great for finding antiques or collectables. Golf is nearby and for those looking to relax you can sit by the canal and watch the boats go by.

Other Activities: Agro branching, Canoeing, ice skating, skateboarding park, river pool nearby

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Capestang, Beziers area

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
Late Summer
28 Aug 2016 - 24 Sep 2016
7 night minimum stay
£1,150
for 7 nights
£1,150
 
 
Autumn rates
25 Sep 2016 - 28 Oct 2016
7 night minimum stay
£800
for 7 nights
£800
£1,500
 
 
Winter rates
29 Oct 2016 - 23 Dec 2016
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£600
for 7 nights
£600
£1,200
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £300

Long term lets considered. Winter week and montly lets do not cover electricity. You will need to pay just for what you use.
Payment can be made in Euro. Please ask for details if you wish to pay with Euro.

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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Capestang in Herault

Property Type:
  • house (semi-detached)
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • village
Theme:
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Basic Soaps
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • 1st Floor ensuite - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure , Separate bath and shower
    1st Floor bathroom - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Massaging shower
    Ground floor - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Second floor ensuite - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Second floor shower room - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • The master bedroom en suite has a bath with hand shower and a separate shower enclosure. The other bathroom has a massaging shower in a large shower enclosure. The downstairs shower room has WC basin and shower. The second floor as an ensuite with shower and bath and another shower room for the other bedroom
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • 1st Floor master - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon , En suite
    1st Floor double - 1 Double Bed
    1st Floor twin - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Ensuite with bath and shower and with private lounge
    Bedroom 5 - 1 Double Bed , With private shower room.
  • There are five bedrooms. The master bedroom has a super king sized bed and also has a daybed with bedding underneath in case children need to join you during the night. The second bedroom has a double bed with wardrobe and the third bedroom twin beds, wardrobe and under bed storage. The master bedroom has an en suite bathroom with a bath and separate shower. There is a further bathroom with massaging shower and a further shower room on the ground floor. On the second floor the master bedroom has a bathroom with separate shower and bath and stairs leading to a private lounge overlooking the rooftops. There is another bedroom for single occupancy with a double bed and own shower room.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Player
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Beach Towels
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Patio
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 6 deck chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
No smoking in the house, however, if you wish to smoke there is the outside covered summer kitchen with table and chairs which is perfect. The kitchen also has a large section of plastic plates and glasses for outdoor use. These can also be used for small children. There is also available, on request, a pushchair and car seats for all ages from 0 to boosters. The outside kitchen has two high chairs (trip-trap) which can be used from baby up to 10 years by adjusting the seat. The spanner is taped underneath. There is a barbecue in the summer kitchen. There is also a table and chairs outside if you wish to dine outside but please use the plastic plates and glasses as glass travels and can cut feet easily. There is also a hammock in the courtyard!! The house is in the middle of the village so older children can have a large amount of freedom being able to walk almost everywhere. There is a 12 seater cinema in the wine cuves which has original cinema seats and large screen.

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