Holiday house to let in Languedoc - RH005455

Olonzac (32km from Carcassonne), Hérault, Languedoc Roussillon Reference: RH005455 Advertiser since: 24 April 2017
Property Board Arrival Bedrooms Sleeps Bathrooms
Stone House Gite (Maison en Pierre) Self Catering Flexible 2 4 1

About this property

Historic Village Centre House with Modern Facilities. This cottage/gite is in a village setting.

On 10th June 2017 we were proud to be awarded a 4-star classification from the official 'Etoiles De France' organisation, in 'la categorie Meubles de tourisme':
"The property is classified as 4 * for a capacity of 4 people" (translated from the French certificate).
Traditional village centre old stone house for up to 4 adults maximum: 1 or 2 couples, or 2-3 singles. Two bedrooms each with a double bed, one of which also has a good sofabed, so 2 singles can share that bedroom comfortably. Adults only - due to traditional steep staircase, and sorry, not suitable for dogs or other pets.
Quiet area in the heart of Olonzac, minutes from cafes, restaurants, bars, shops, boulangeries, banks.
New electric oven, induction hob, washer/dryer, dishwasher, fridge/freezer
Air Conditioning in both bedrooms for summer
Free wi-fi
Large screen television
Logburner for cosy off-season trips



Kitchen and dining

New electric oven, induction hob, washer/dryer, dishwasher, fridge-freezer, a small dining table in the lounge/ kitchen, and a small outside space with a table and chairs

Living rooms

Two large sofas, a large flat screen television, with English (Freesat with BBC1, BBC2, ITV, Channel 5, 5 and aall Freeview channels plus others) and French channels, a wonderful feature of a logburner if you come for an off-season break


Two good sized/large double bedrooms


One shower room and wc serving both bedrooms


Logburner, plus the air conditioning in the bedrooms are reversible so are good heaters in the winter, but more normally used to cool the bedrooms in the hot summers


Locals bars, cafes, restaurants, or in nearby cities such as Narbonne and Carcassonne a lot more options

Garden and outside

A small outside space off the kitchen with table and 4 chairs and barbecue to use

Parking and garages

Free parking directly outside in the square. Parking restrictions apply on Tuesday only when the wonderful street market closes down several main village roads - a great attraction and must-see of the village

Visitor suitability

Adults only due to the traditional narrow winding staircase. Not suitable for pets.


  • Internet

  • No smoking

  • Linen


Antiques/Brocante Market

Name of nearest antiques/brocante market: Many different antiques fairs throughout the region


Mountain biking


Wine tasting

Name and address of nearest wine producer: The village is in the heart of the Minervois with countless wine producers

About the Owner/Advertiser, Mr Geoffrey Davies

Living the 'joie de vivre' life in a lovely village in the sunny south of France with my partner. We live next door to the Gite so are always on hand for advice, assistance etc.

Year property purchased 2016
Why this location? Olonzac is in the heart of the historic Minervois wine growing region, surrounded by vineyards and historic sites and cities to visit, mountains to see, and a 45 minute drive to several beautiful Mediterranean beaches,
Unique benefits of property A historic old stone house in a quiet square in the village, with free public parking, and a short walk from all the cafes, restaurants, banks, boulangeries, shops, etc.

The Owner Recommends

World heritage Site, the Medieval City Of Carcassonne

A stunning fortified city surrounded by 2 layers of walls and turrets. Inside it's free to enter as it's a real medieval city, although there is a small charge for the Chateau in the centre. A stunning world class heritage site, which should be on everyone's bucket list! Many, many other sites such as the Canal Du Midi, and cities, beaches, mountains, and lakes to visit

Canal Du Midi

The historic Canal Du Midi is very close, to either walk along, visit waterside restaurants and cafes, or hire bicycles and use safe mostly off-road routes on the canal and in the area

Sandy, safe, Mediteranean beaches at Narbonne and Gruissan

Superb swimming and water sports at Gruissan Plage and Narbonne Plage, and other beaches on the Mediterranean, about 45 minutes by car from here. Huge range of restaurants too!

The beautiful town and Abbey at Lagrasse

Beautiful small town with historic centre and Abbey, potteries, crafts, cafes and restaurants

Fontfroide Abbey

Fontfroide Abbey or l'Abbaye Sainte-Marie de Fontfroide is a former Cistercian monastery in France, situated 15 kilometers south-west of Narbonne, a short drive from Olonzac