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South of France House with Pool

Overview

Property

Updated: 05-Dec-2016
Overlooks vineyards, large garden with private pool, perfect for families.

Spacious 5-bedroom house on the edge of the charming village of Caux. Furnished with traditional french antique furniture combined with modern amenities. Half-acre garden with private swimming pool and an abundance of trees to provide shady spots on hot summer days. A large terrace flanks two sides of the house, perfect for alfresco dining with BBQ and seating for 10 around a large hardwood table.Relax in dappled afternoon & evening sunlight provided by partial shade from the row of Lombardy poplars alongside. Beautiful views across rolling hills of vineyards towards the south and the medieval town of Pezenas which is just 7 kilometres away. There are 2 large bathrooms, each with bath, one with shower cubicle, a separate WC and an additional shower room and WC off the laundry room. In the traditional style of the region, the main accommodation is on the first floor (to keep the marauders at bay) whilst the master bedroom commands the best views from the second floor. Plentiful parking

  • Sleeps 10
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms, 2 Separate Toilets
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided

Top Traveller Review

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Speaks English, French

10 Reviews

4.9
based on 10 holidaymaker reviews

5

Great house for family holiday

  • 5 of 5

Two families stayed for two weeks in August. Plenty of room for all of us. Meals on the terrace were a highlight. House is in great location. Quiet but only a short walk to the village centre (for fresh croissant and bread in the morning - yummy). The village centre will be lovely when the renovation is complete. It's only a short drive to the lovely town of Pezenas with supermarkets and shops.

The house has everything you could want (though the one shower could use a little TLC). Owner and local manager both very friendly and helpful. Pool was very clean. We had a fabulous time.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 1, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks very much for your kind words and frank review. Pleased to say that the village centre renovations were finally finished in autumn 2013 (6 months overdue) and now looking fabulous. The shower too has had the attention it needed as well as a few other fixtures around the house. The outside of the house has had a complete repaint this winter and looks fantastic. New photos to be posted on the website shortly. We're very pleased you enjoyed your stay. Michelle & Mike
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4

Great House in a Beautiful Area

  • 4 of 5

We rented this property for a month with family aged from 9 to 85 years! and it was suitable for all. Had everything we needed, and the owner was extremely welcoming and helpful. Loved the area and the village although there were a lot of pedestrian improvement works going on in the village during our stay. Would recommend this property to families of all ages.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 15, 2013
  • Date of Stay: May 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
5

Fantastic villa in Caux

  • 5 of 5

We had a brilliant time at this villa in Caux. The house was perfect for us, with plenty of space both inside and outside and a lovely pool for cooling at the end of the day.

The village of Caux has everything you would need - butcher's, baker's, general store and a weekly market - all within a few minutes of the house. The locals were friendly too and always responded to our attempts to speak French.

We found plenty to do in the area - a highlight was the excellent cycling on quiet and very smooth roads. You could choose between flat routes or hill climbs (including a Tour de France climb) - all within easy distance of the house.

We also visited Marseillan, Sete, and the Med beaches, plus Pezenas, Collioure and Peyrepertuse. All excellent days out. We had with us a book called 'Notes from the Languedoc' by Rupert Wright - which turned out to be very useful as the author is writing about the area very close to Caux. He included cycle routes and descriptions of days out in the surrounding area.

Communications with Mike prior to our visit and the instructions provided were excellent. We had no problems when we were there - but knew we could call on Niall if required.

Overall we really enjoyed ourselves and have already booked to return in 2012.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 27, 2011
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
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Cheshire England
5

Holiday in Caux Pezanas

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely stay, the villa was situated in just the right place for our family we had 5 minute walk into the village where were able to buy some fresh croissants cakes & all our basic supplies.The villa was homely & had everything we needed, the villagers were friendly we highly recommend the villa for family stay The Bailey family

  • Review Submitted: Jul 21, 2011
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
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London
5

Fantastic spacious holiday house!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here with 2 other families for 2 weeks. All families had young children (aged 1-6). We all LOVED this house - it is in a beautiful and quiet location, and not overlooked by anyone, and yet on the edge of the (lovely) vilage Caux which has all the facilities you need on a day to day basis. The house was fully equipped with everything you need to cater for large groups - especially in the kitchen. There was lots of toys for the kids to play with - so much so that they prefered the house to going out!! The house was very spacious and with 11 of us in it - it didn't feel at all as though we were on top of each other. The area is very central to everything you would need on holiday -beautiful beaches, big supermarkets, the mountains, the lovely Pezenas... I would absolutely and totally recommend this house as the perfect holiday house in the Beziers area.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 28, 2011
  • Date of Stay: May 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
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Freiburg, Germany
5

Our great holiday in Caux

  • 5 of 5

We were a group of 9 young teachers and we got everything we were looking for: we could relax in our big garden, enjoy the quiet or swim in the pool, have breakfast on our great terrace with a view over the countryside and have a walk through the vineyards of Caux. The house was perfect for us because we had enough room to enjoy our time together. We were also very grateful for the house instructions we got, since it made our stay even more comfortable and enjoyable. We really felt at home and are planning our next holiday in Caux.

The house definitely lived up to our expectations.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 20, 2010
  • Date of Stay: May 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
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Location

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Beziers/Agde at 25 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : Village centre at 1 Kilometres Nearest Ferry : Calais at 1000 Kilometres Nearest Golf : Beziers at 12 Kilometres Nearest Train : Beziers at 25 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : A75 - junction 59 at 5 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : Village centre at 1 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Meze at 15 Kilometres Car: recommended

Just 5 minutes walk from the centre of Caux and local facilities, pharmacy, 2 bakeries, butcher, convenience store, pizza take-away, 2 bars and a market on Friday mornings. The larger historical town of Pezenas is just 7 kilometres away and has 5 supermarkets on the outskirts, lots of upmarket shops in the centre and a huge Saturday market as well as an abundance of cafes, restaurants and bars.

The Mediterranean coast is just 30 minutes to the south with a many and varied selection of sandy beaches and resorts. Choose between commercial , glitzy entertainment such as Agde or Vias or the more serene beaches of Marseillan Plage or Grau d'Agde with its wonderful floating restaurants at the mouth of the Herault River.

Head north from the house and within 15 minutes you are in the mountains with any number of lakes, rivers, gorges and the Languedoc National Park.

Spain is just 1 hour 30 mins drive away, passing through colourful towns such as Beziers, Narbonne and Perpignan.

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Early Summer
27 May 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,250
for 7 nights
£1,250
 
 
High Season
1 Jul 2017 - 14 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,650
for 7 nights
£1,650
 
 
Summer Peak
15 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£1,990
for 7 nights
£1,990
 
 
Late Summer
2 Sep 2017 - 29 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,250
for 7 nights
£1,250
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £400

A security deposit of £400 is required.
Payment in Euros or Sterling are accepted, either by cheque or bank transfer. Euro payments can be made to our bank account in Paris.
Bookings are secured with a deposit of 25% of the rental price. The balance of rental payment is due 8 weeks prior to arrival.

**Long Winter Lets considered**

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

Property Type

  • house

Theme

  • Family
  • Luxury

General

  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Printer
  • Scanner
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room

Entertainment

  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Player
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Games
  • Video Library

Pool / Spa

  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool

Suitability

  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • near the sea
  • village

Attractions

  • caves
  • churches
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • groceries
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • caving
  • swimming
  • tennis

Floor Area

  • 250 m²

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath with Shower, Bidet
  • Bathroom 2 - Bath with Shower, Shower Enclosure
  • Cloakroom - Toilet
  • Shower Room - Toilet
  • Pool Shower - Outdoor Shower

Bedrooms

  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed, 1 Cot, 1 Sofa bed/Futon
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 Double Bed
  • Bedroom 4 - 1 Double Bed
  • Bedroom 5 - 2 Single Bed

Outside

  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Terrace

Meals

  • Self-catering

Notes:

  • The table in the dining room will seat up to 8. The table in the kitchen seats up to 6. There is a separate laundry room which accommodates the washing machine and tumble drier. There is a utility off the kitchen with fridge, freezer, microwave oven, iron & ironing-board etc. The main living area is on the first floor, accessed by steps and is therefore unsuitable for wheelchairs. Smokers are welcome but please respect the house rules: Confine smoking to outdoors and use the ashtrays provided.

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