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5 Luxury Villas on a 12th Century Wine Estate - Le Bougainvillaea



Updated: 25-Jul-2016
5 Spacious Villas on a 12th Century Wine Estate

Domaine St Ferreol is an authentic vineyard that offers luxurious holiday accommodation for rental and is also an ideal setting for celebrating your special occasion. Located in the heart of the Herault Valley in Languedoc, close to Pezenas (6km) and sunny Mediterranean beaches (25km) there are a wealth of cultural & sporting activities to keep you busy all year round. Dating back to 822 the ancient Domaine lies in a peaceful 35 acre estate, surrounded by vineyards with 2 acres of wooded parkland, 1 km of riverbank, a bamboo park & natural water gardens and ponds. The extensive grounds include a large secluded pool (13x6M)

Set in its own landscaped garden, an enclosed children's play area with a Wendy House, swings, slide, sandpit, table tennis and 14ft trampoline & a large park with plenty of nooks and crannies. The 5 villas have been tastefuly restored, retaining many original features & offer a unique blend of traditional Languedoc character with all the luxurious comforts of home.

Golf: The twenty golf courses of the Languedoc Rousillon offer a wonderful experience for both beginners and experts alike. Discover what the Languedoc golf courses have to offer from the medieval city of Carcassonne to the beach resorts of Agde. For real golf lovers buy a Languedoc Rousillon Golf Pass which includes 5 green fees and allows you to play for a period of 21 consecutive days on 12 designated golf courses. Happy Putting.

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Details for holiday villa Le Bougainvillaea, 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, 2 Bathrooms

3 bedrooms (1 double, 2 twin bedded), 2 bathrooms. Named after the ancient and huge Bougainvillaea that climbs up the front of the villa and provides a stunning floral display. The interior is very bright and spacious (26x15ft) with 2 large French doors at either end. Exposed beams and stone walls bring out the property's ancient character. Decorated in traditional blue and yellow Provencal style, with colourful paintings and country furnishings, the lounge offers a peaceful and relaxing seating area, with large sofa bed, comfortable armchairs and a dining area seating up to 8 people. French doors lead out onto a private enclosed garden with table, chairs, parasol and BBQ. This in turn looks out onto the estates beautifully lawned garden with mature trees and lily pond. The kitchen is separate and adjacent to the lounge with all mod cons. Upstairs are 3 spacious bedrooms, also with exposed beams and antique wardrobes, offering plenty of storage space. TV, CD music centre, DVD player.

  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided

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Speaks English, French, Polish

2 Reviews

2 holidaymaker reviews


A perfect setting

  • 5 of 5

We have just returned from a fabulous first visit to St Ferreol. Le Bougainvillae was just as good as it looks in the photos. We enjoyed the gentle, attentive hospitality of Jorge and Ania and appreciated their restaurant recommendations and reservations. The wine tasting was a highlight. St Ferreol is a perfect location to enjoy both exploring the area and spending relaxing days by the pool. There are great restaurants nearby but we also enjoyed being able to cook for ourselves. Good local shops/ markets and a well equipped kitchen made this a great option. We look forward to a return visit.

  • Review Submitted: May 30, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Rickmansworth, England

Beautiful place and friendly people

  • 5 of 5

This was our third visit to St Ferreol, so I guess that speaks for itself. It's one of those places that, once discovered, many families seem to come back to. The owners, Jorje and Ania are really welcoming and helpful.

The Bougainvillaea is one of a group of six gites in a lovely old wine domain that the current owners have brought back into wine production.

We went with our 12-year-old son and my parents and we all loved it. All the gites are clean, spacious and comfortable and well equipped, including wi-fi access and Sky TV. They are also nicely decorated with lots of attention to detail which you often don't get in these sorts of places.

St Ferreol is about half an hour's drive from some nice beaches and just a few kilometres from the lovely town of Pezenas which is a big tourist attraction but in a nice, arty, charming sort of way - think little courtyard restaurants, galleries and antique shops.

Because St Ferreol is such a nice place to relax in and there is a lot for children to do on site (swimming pool, table tennis, trampoline and spacious gardens) you really don't need much more but there are a lot of things to do locally and some good restaurants which Jorje and Ania can tell you about.

Would definitely recommend the beautiful and peaceful place and definitely want to go back.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 10, 2009
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
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Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Beziers- Cap d'Agde at 28 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : Lezignan la Cebe at 2 Kilometres Nearest Golf : Saint Thmas at 25 Kilometres Nearest Train : Beziers at 25 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : Pezenas at 2 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : Paulhan at 3 Kilometres Nearest Ski : Andora at 200 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Meze at 25 Kilometres Car: necessary

Ideally located between the Med Sea and the black mountains, this is a wonderfully picturesque region from which to discover the idyllic beaches around Sete, Agde or Marseillan or visit the historic cities of Montpellier, Nimes, Carcassonne or Aigues Mortes. Miles of art galleries, museums and chic shopping in Montpellier and Barcelona ( 3 hrs away ) many local summer fetes, jazz concerts and antique markets. Pezenas our nearest historic town offers a wealth of colourful bars, cafes and restaurants and with so many local arts & crafts artisans making jewellery, blowing glass, sculpting and painting it is a great place to be inspired ! Enjoy excellent local wines and delicious regional dishes in some of the region's most exotic settings either on the seafront or hidden away in picturesque villages. With both the Med and Lake Salagou in close proximity there is plenty to do for lovers of all water sports and golfers will find their own paradise among the 6 regional golf courses.

Other Activities: Badminton on site, boules on site, bird watching on site, croquet on site, cinema,canoeing, sea fishing, antique markets, vineyard visits, museums,


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Low Season
1 Oct 2016 - 31 Dec 2016
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

In Low and Mid seasons we can be flexible on arrival dates. Please contact us.
Special week-end rates can also be offered out of season. Please contact us.
Prices are inclusive of bedlinen, bath towels, heating, lighting, electricity and final cleaning. A welcome pack is included. Cots, high chairs and extra beds can be supplied on request. Hairdryers also on request.
Catering for Special Occasion

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Updated: 25-Jul-2016
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Property Type

  • villa


  • Away From It All
  • Family


  • Activities Guide
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Wireless Internet


  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area


  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Player
  • Video Library

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool

Onsite Services

  • Car Available
  • Staff


  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • near the sea
  • rural


  • caves
  • churches
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • winery tours

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • massage therapist

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • caving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Floor Area

  • 126 m²


  • Bathroom - Toilet, Bath with Shower
  • Bathroom - Toilet, Shower Enclosure


  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
  • Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
  • Bedroom 4 - 1 Sofa bed/Futon
  • 1 double, 2 twins, Cots available on request


  • Child's Swing
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Sand Pit
  • Terrace
  • 8 garden chairs
  • 6 deck chairs


  • Self-catering

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website


  • The communal gardens house a children's play area with swings, slide, sandpit, table tennis and a 14ft trampoline. In addition there is a croquet lawn, boules area and badminton net. Shared access to a fully equipped laundry room.. If you are looking to celebrate a special occasion such as a wedding, special birthday or anniversary, we can offer complete event organisation with a wonderful selection of venues, caterers, musicians and much, much more. The villas therefore can be rented on an individual or group basis

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