Gite for holiday rental Herault

Montpeyroux (12km from Clermont-l'Herault), Hérault, Languedoc Roussillon Reference: RH003356 Advertiser since: 23 July 2013
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A Place in the Vines Self Catering Saturday 1 2 1

About this property

Gite, Sleeps 2, with Pool Overlooking Vineyards. This cottage/gite is in a village setting.

Self catering gite in the south of France, sleeps 2. Shared use of large swimming pool with owners. Stunning panoramic views of vineyards, olive groves, hills and mountains.
 
Superb location on the edge of the historic village of Montpeyroux in the heart of a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the world's finest wine growing regions, close to Montpellier, Clermont l'Herault, Pezenas and the World Heritage Site of Saint Guilhem-le-Desert.
 
The one bedroom gite adjoins a typical Mediterranean style villa, and is self-contained with its own entrance.
 
The owners are a hospitable retired English couple who are there if they are needed.

Type

Cottage/Gite

Kitchen and dining

- Stable door entrance
- North west aspect
- Double glazing
- Sink with mixer tap
- 4 ring ceramic hob
- Extractor fan
- Table-top oven/grill/rotisserie
- Microwave
- Dishwasher
- Electric filter coffee-machine
- Fridge-freezer
- Washing machine
- Ironing board and iron

Living rooms

- South west and north west aspects
- Double glazing
- Electric radiator
- Table and chairs
- Armchairs
- HD television
- HD UK satellite tv and radio
- French TNT tv and radio
- Dvd/cd player
- Wi-fi Broadband internet access
- Books, games etc
- Comprehensive guides and maps

Bedrooms

- South west aspect
- Double glazing
- Electric radiator
- King size double bed
- Choice of pillows
- Built-in double wardrobe
- Ceiling fan
- Weekly linen change

Bathrooms

- Full size bath with high pressure over bath shower
- Handbasin
- Wc
- Hairdryer
- Vanity mirror
- Shaver point
- Electric towel rail

Heating

- Electric radiators in living area and bedroom
- Electric towel rail in bathroom

Entertainment

- HD television
- HD UK satellite tv and radio
- French TNT tv
- Dvd/cd player
- Radio/cd/cassette player
- Wi-fi broadband internet access

Garden and outside

- Large kidney-shaped swimming pool (approx. 10.5m x 6.0m)
- Easy-entry steps
- Shallow and deep ends
- Salt water chlorination
- Large patio
- South west aspect
- Stunning panoramic views over vineyards and olive groves
- Backdrop of hills and mountains
- Sunloungers-tables-parasols etc
- Barbecue
- Cherry trees
- Fig tree
- Climbing vines
- Herbs etc
- Paradise for relaxation
- Paradise for artists

Parking and garages

- Off-road parking inside electric gates, adjacent to the gite's own entrance

Visitor suitability

- The gite is all on the ground level.
- It may be suitable for some with restricted mobility - please ask owners for more information.
- Pets considered if compatible with our 3 dogs - please ask owners for more information.

Facilities

  • Internet

  • No smoking

  • Linen

  • Couples only

  • Private pool

Activities

Climbing/mountaineering

Distance: 8 km

Cycling

Fishing nearby

Species of fish: River trout and typical Mediterranean sea fish
Name of nearest fishing location: Herault River - Lac du Salagou - Cap d'Agde (sea)
Distance: 5 km

Golf

Name and address of nearest golf course: Juvignac and 4 others within about an hour's drive
Distance: 30 km

Horse riding

Name and address of nearest stables: Near Lac du Salagou
Distance: 20 km

Mountain biking

Signed wine route

Name of nearest signed wine route: Montpeyroux

Walking

Name/number of nearest marked trail: Numerous GR in village and nearby

Watersports

Wine tasting

Name and address of nearest wine producer: Montpeyroux has 1 Wine Co-op and over 20 independents producing seriously excellent wines

About the Owner/Advertiser, Mr Antoine Massy

Retired French Couple

Year property purchased 2003
Why this location? MONTPEYROUX is a small working village with a wine co-operative and over 20 independent vignerons producing some of the finest wines in the world.
Within a UNESCO World Heritage Site at the foot of the Masif Central and yet only 50 Kms from the Mediterranean Beaches and Etang du Thau.
Wonderful countryside for walking, rambling and mountain biking.
Easy reach of Montpellier and Beziers airports and Montpellier TGV Station.
Unique benefits of property Sleep 2 self-catering gite with full use of owners' beautiful large salt chlorinated swimming pool
Stunning panoramic views across vineyards and olive groves to hills and mountains
Easy walking distance of full range of shops and a superb wine bar / bistro.
High percentage of returning guests.
Retired English owners in adjoining villa.

The Owner Recommends

Less than 15 Minutes drive

Five minute drive to Montpeyroux, Le Castellas - Wine Co-operative - 20 plus Independent Vignerons. Five minute drive to Saint Jean de Fos for pottery. Five minute drive to Pont du Diable, Herault Gorge, one of France's oldest bridges, river beach. Five minute drive to Grotte de Clamouse, spectacular beautiful cave. Ten minute drive to Le Rocher des Vierges, with stunning panoramic views. Ten minute drive to Saint Guilhem le Desert, the World Heritage Site, canoeing. Fifteen minute drive to Clermont L'Herault with a market, Olive Co-operative.

Less than 30 Minutes Drive

Twenty minute drive to Lac du Salagou, for sailing, windsurfing and mountain bike trails. Also a 20 minute drive to Lodeve, to visit the cathedral and museum. Twenty five minute drive to Cirque de Moureze to see the Dolomitic rocks, or to Le Caylar to visit castle ruins and a carved tree. Twenty five minute drive to Pezenas, Moliere, Clive of India, antiques.Thirty minute drive to Cirque de Navacelles, to visit the waterfall Gorge de Viz. It is also a 30 minute drive to Les Rives,Lac Temporaire.

Less than 45 Minutes Drive

Thirty five mins drive to La Couvertoirade Citadel, Meze fishing port, restaurants on Etang du Thau. Forty mins drive to Montpellier a vibrant city, the historic centre, Bouzigues fishing port, restaurants on Etang du Thau, Marseillan Port fishing and restaurants on Etang du Thau. Forty five min drive to the Mediterranean Sea, Marseillan Plage which is miles of sandy beaches.