A haven of peace and calm, great for families or groups, this air-conditioned house, with large garden and pool, sits on the edge of a small village in the middle of the wine region of Minervois. 30 minutes to the Mediterranean and only one hour from Spain, this makes an ideal centre for relaxing by the pool or exploring the Languedoc Roussillon. You can choose - Adventure or Chill !
This stylish calming and tranquil house, which used to be a ‘Maison Vigneron’, is located on the edge of a ramparted village. With stunning views over the vines and the garrigue, it is the ideal spot to escape and recharge your batteries or, should the urge take you, to use as a base for discovering the hidden charms of this beautiful region of France.
Comfortable and relaxed, the 6 bedrooms all contribute to the restful qualities of this perfect home from home. Each with a spacious bathroom and individually controlled air conditioning, guests have been known to sleep until midday and beyond! You will be accommodated in 5 double rooms and one twin bedded room although 2 additional children's beds can be placed in some of the rooms.
You are invited to make full use of the large landscaped garden with its covered terrace and private swimming pool. Your hosts will welcome you whole heartedly and help you to explore in a manner that best suits you.
It is easy to visit Cathar country, Mediterranean and beaches, La Cite of Carcassonne and the World Heritage site of the Canal du Midi.
24 excellent restaurants within 20 minutes, 100s of vinyards and a wealth of activities such as sunbathing, swimming, diving, horseback riding, canoeing, paragliding, sailing, walking, climbing, white water rafting, visit chateaux/abbey/beach.
In the middle of nowhere but central to everything! You name it, we can point you in the right direction!
The house is yours.
Come and make yourself comfortable in the tranquil village. In the area you have so many different activities available that you can make yourself very busy, or nip down to Spain for lunch, up to Nimes for the Pont du Gard or up into the Pyrenees for some hill walking. We can arrange rental of various types of bike, if that takes your fancy.
Interaction with guests
We will meet you on arrival (after 4:00 p.m.) and give you a full tour of the facilities. After that, if you need us or just want to chat, you can give us a quick ring and we will be with you.
Other things to note
Satellite TV is available with BBC, ITV and a variety of multi-language channels.
We don't have too many rules, we prefer that you feel at home.
Arrival time is 4:00 p.m. and departure before 10:00 a.m.
Sheets and towels provided and we also have pool towels. If you need things for the beach, please bring your own.
No pets nor smoking indoors please.
We go to a lot of effort to make the house clean and tidy for you, but we only have 6 hours before our next guests arrive. We would much appreciate it if you could please tidy the place before you leave.
Two global travellers who have finally settled down in the Languedoc. Iain has been in more than 100 countries and Trish has been with him on many of the longer stays.