recharge poolside in an ancient village
A very pretty, well-equipped villa with gardens and large fully fenced swimming pool.
Ideally set in a delightful medieval village with stunning views. Close to the Mediterranean, Montpellier and Pezenas.
(£/€ per week)
30 June – 1 Sept
26 May – 30 June
1 Sept – 27 Oct
Saturday switch overs. All linens and towels provided.
Rental prices are per week, Saturday to Saturday.
There is a separate family bathroom and two family shower-rooms as well as two separate toilets. The kitchen is light and very well fitted with a large fridge/freezer, microwave, cooker, hob and dishwasher.
There is a large well-appointed sitting room and dining area with U.K satellite television, music center and broadband internet access.
On the lower ground floor there is a laundry room with washing machine and tumble dryer, an additional fridge freezer, an additional shower room with toilet and ample storage space. There are lots of maps and guidebooks provided to assist you to explore this beautiful area of France. All linen and towels are provided free of charge as is electricity (except between November and April).
The house is spacious and well equipped with four bedrooms:
Bedroom 1: double bed and single bed
Bedroom 2: double bed with ensuite shower room
Bedroom 3: double bed
Bedroom 4: twin bed
Outside is a pretty garden with stunning views across the Garrigues. The whole area has a wealth of vineyards and craggy stone outcrops.
The garden has two covered terraces which provide shade during the day and a large barbeque.
There are ample areas for sunbathing and of course a superb large swimming pool with Roman steps for easy access.
If you manage to drag yourselves away from the pool then explore the beautiful village. St Pons de Mauchiens has a great deal of history; many of the buildings are almost 1000 years old. There is a bar/bistro selling fresh bread and croissants.
A 2 min drive (30 min walk) takes you to the village of St Pargoire with small supermarket, butcher, several bakers, a bar, a pizzeria and a pharmacy.
The beautiful medieval town of Pézenas is a 10 min drive away and Montpellier about 35 min. Also close by is Meze with a lovely beach with warm shallow water and a splendid harbour with lots of restaurants.
Pézenas a very pretty medieval town with an abundance of shops, cafes and restaurants. The centre is full of buildings dating back to the 16th & 17th centuries. There is also an excellent market on Saturday. Pézenas is a wonderful place to explore in the evenings; it has great restaurants most of which are very family orientated.
You are perfectly placed for the Mediterranean; the nearest beaches can be reached in just 20 minutes. Close by is the holiday resort of Cap d'Agde. It has some 14 kms of fine beaches and many attractions for the children like the famous Aqualand with its giant flumes, water slides and wave machine as well as a super tots area for the very young.
As well as beaches, there are beautiful lakes, mountains and villages within one hours drive including St Guilhem le Desert. Plenty of activities are to be found nearby including canoeing, golf, horse riding, sailing, fishing and tennis.
Villa des Garrigues Availability
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