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Village house, central Marseillan, 2 double bedrooms, pretty roof Terrace

People6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet

Overview

About the property

Village house in Marseillan, Near Agde, Herault,-Roussillon. Panoramic Views Over Mediterranean lake

This beautifully restored "Maison de Village" set within the heart of Marseillan Ville has everything for a truly wonderful French experience. The 3 storey renovated town-house includes air conditioning, modern fitted kitchen two double bedrooms and two bathrooms. Carefully designed, the ground floor and first floor each provide a double bedroom with en-suite bathroom. The third floor features an open plan kitchen and living area providing immediate access to the roof terrace via a spiral staircase. The fantastic roof terrace with panoramic views over the Etang du Thau to Sete is perfect for dining or relaxing in the sun allowing the world to pass you by. Marseillan Ville, famed for its oysters and pink flamingoes is an ancient

mediteranean fishing village. Shops and bars are all within walking distance as are the delights of the quayside restaurants offering fresh fish, local produce and superb Languedoc wines.

There is a small local beach and 12 miles of beach in Marseillan Plage and again in nearby Agde.

More Details

Owner
Owner
Member since: 2004
Speaks English, French
Calendar last updated:
20 February, 2017

About The Owner

We are retired hoteliers which gives us a very clear insight as to what our guests require. After major health problems we bought a large wooden boat and sailed across the channel into France in 2000. We then travelled through the French waterways to the sun, stopping off in Paris for 3 months. After a year or so we settled in Aigues Mortes on the Camargue for the winter months and travelled during the summer.

In 2004 we found Marseillan and fell in love. We bought a derelict village house which we viewed 3 times before John entered the loft and poked his head through a skylight. He was stunned by the view of Sete across the etang. So we converted the loft into the terrace which with the quality of the rest of the house we think accounts for the number of repeat bookings we receive.

The Owner purchased this house in 2005

Guestbook comments from the owner

The pictures don't do justice to the house!

Excellent, the welcome was warm and the bottle of wine a great touch. Couldn't ask for a better house and a great location. Wonderful to have roof terrace.

Great place, lovely ideal location, very clean. Excellent. JM

Lovely welcome, excellent house tastefully decorated M& P

Customer care, house, cleanliness, all excellent. We really enjoyed our stay JJ

Couldn't ask for better house. Excellent.

Beautiful house, very welcoming, the cleanliness and facilities were excellent. Wonderful places to eat and chill away the days. Marseillan is a very beautiful and friendly town. Gorgeous holiday! JS

The pictures do not do this house justice! Marseillan is beautiful. Loved the rooftop with BBQ DR

Town excellent, house good, roof terrace makes it very special. friendly, good market. GS

Wow! it was fantastic, so friendly, house felt like home JC

Very spacious house, well equipped and brilliantly situated. Good parking. Roof terrace a delight JS
Nov 2004
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Location

Coast/Beach:

There are 11 Km of beaches from Marseillan Plage to Sete awarded for their cleanliness. These are approximately 3km from Marseillan. Famous beaches to be found all round Cap D'Agde, including a Naturist beach. There is also a small specially built beach in Marseillan Ville, next to the fully equipped playground, ideal for small children to splash about and play in the sand.

Travel:

The nearest airport (20mins) is Beziers (Vias) Ryanair flying from Luton and Bristol. The next nearest airport is Montpellier (45mins). You can also fly into Perpignan, Girona (Spain)2 hrs drive with good car hire facilities (fill up before crossing the Spanish border as its cheaper) Carcassone or Nimes. If driving from the UK we recomend The Millau bridge route and would advise you to consult ViaMichelin website with speed camera warnings.

Distances:

Agde is a historic volcanic town with the river Herault running through it when it finally meets with the sea and is 7km from Marseillan. Other areas of interest are the quaint old villages of Meze and Bouzigue, famous for its oysters, which also border the Etang du Thau. Sete, on the other side of the Etang is home to the largest tuna fishing fleet on the mediterranean. The lovely ancient town of Pezenas is a 30 minute drive away.

Further Details:

Shops, restaurants, supermarkets are all within walking distance of the house as is the local market, held every Tuesday morning in the village. On-street parking is plentiful around the house. If you are interested in sailing, the sailing club inside the marina offers sailing lessons on the Etang to all ages. There is also a windsurfing school in the Port. Further along the etang is Glenans where you can book a weeks sailing course on the etang and in the Med.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Marseillan in Hérault

Property Type:
  • house
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • village
  • waterfront
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
    Shower room 2 - Shower Enclosure
  • En-suite bathroom to bedroom 1 with power shower, wc. En-suite bathroom to bedroom 2 with power shower, wc. Separate wc on the roof terrace.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (2 Double bedrooms) plus sofa bed Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with queen size bed, bedside tables and matching pine large mirrored wardrobes and dressing table. Bedroom 2 with twin beds matching large mirrored wardrobes and dressing table. Double Sofa Bed - twin beds on first floor.
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
Outside:
  • Golf ...
  • Barbecue
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: Newly installed reverse cycle air-conditioning/heating unit on all floors. Internet access. Bicycles may be hired in the village. Local airport pick-up (Bezier and Montpellier) can be arranged. Price agreed on date of booking. Outside: Probably the best sun terrace in Marseillan with gorgeous views over the rooftops to the Etang du Thau, Sete and surrounding areas. There is a large solid barbecue which is ideal for alfresco dining. Alternatively, relax in the Sun on one of our sun loungers. As previously mentioned, please take a little time each day when the weather is really hot to water the plants. They truly make the terrace a pleasure. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Top quality linen and towels included (except beach towels). Other: Large open sun terrace with its beautiful floral display (They'll take water when you take wine!) purpose built BBQ, dining table with parasol, chairs and sun loungers. The views over the rooftops and the lake are spectacular.

Reviews

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Village house, central Marseillan, 2 double bedrooms, pretty roof Terrace
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Location Location Location

  • 5 of 5

Well equipped house in superb location for restaurants, local facilities beaches etc in pleasant countryside.Customer service is faultless with owners nearby if needed. Can wholeheartedly recommend Table D,Emily and Chez Phillipe restaurants in walking distance. Steep stairs in property a little daunting and perhaps a little dusty here and there but we have booked foir a third time.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 16, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2013
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Merseyside
4

Great stay, great location

  • 4 of 5

This is a wonderful, well-equipped property in the centre of Marseillan and a five minute walk from the Port and its restaurants. The terrace is the star of this house, with terrific views across the Etang to Sete - just magical. The owners are so helpful with advice about restaurants and places to see. Loved staying in the property and Marseillan is a really excellent holiday location from May to October. Can highly recommend it.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 8, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Yes the view from the terrace and the BBQ are very popular. Warm sunshine and cold wine in the midst of plants in full bloom. Two visits to us to date, we hope to see you again soon.
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5

Wonderland house in a fabulous location

  • 5 of 5

The description of the house was accurate, including telling about the spiral staircase! The house was very well equipped and had everything we needed. Excellent comfy beds, pillows and good quality bed linen. The roof terrace was the star, though; plenty space - and a fridge to keep water (and wine) up there too. Service by Tina was excellent; she came and me us off the bus when we arrived in Marseillan. Marseillan itself was lovely with a good choice of restaurants and cafes. Several bakeries nearby so easy to nip out in the morning for fresh croissants for the breakfasts on the roof terrace with great views. We have stayed in numerous holiday houses in France: this one tops the list!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 5, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks for your kind words. We are so glad you enjoyed your holiday.
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5

A Perfect Stay

  • 5 of 5

This is a great house- centrally situated in the village, yet less than a five minute stroll from the Port and Lagoon. The internal design of the house has been thoughtfully planned for holiday accommodation, with its roof terrace its crowning glory. The house is equipped with lots of information about the town and area, and the owners- a delightful couple- are on hand if needed for local knowledge, recommendations etc. We'll be back!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 3, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Leicestershire
5

Wonderful house and location

  • 5 of 5

Just spent two weeks in this property and had a fantastic holiday. The house is spacious, clean and very well equipped and the roof terrace is a lovely space to relax with beautiful views across the town and to the Etang. The location is perfect - the small town centre which has lovely shops, cafes and restuarants is just around the corner and the port is a few minutes walk away. Parking isn't a problem and there are lots of places to visit within easy driving distance. We particularly liked Sete and Pezenas and the beautiful beach at Le Castellas. We also loved 'Le Jardin du Naris' - a very quirky restaurant just around the corner from the house, which served delicious food at a very reasonable price. The owners are close by and very helpful and are happy to advise on where to go and what to do in the area. This is a wonderful place to stay - highly recommended.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 7, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Gloucestershire
5

June 2014 in Marseillan

  • 5 of 5

Our recent stay in this lovely 3 story house was great. We had to change our plans at short notice because of the french rail strike and Tina and John could not have been more helpful.

The area is well worth exploring with lots of beautiful harbours, beaches, history and countryside. There are plenty of places to eat within walking distance but the icing on the cake for us was to buy local fruit, veg, meat or fish and after a days sightseeing sit on the roof top terrace and enjoy the wonderful views with a glass in hand and a simple meal. Everything we needed was provided and and Tina and John were available if we had any queries. All in all a wonderful holiday, thank you. Sue and Brian

  • Review Submitted: Aug 6, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Marseillan, Herault

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Rate 4
27 Aug 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£550
for 7 nights
£550
 
 
Rate
1 Oct 2017 - 28 Oct 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£450
for 7 nights
£450
 
 
Rate 6
29 Oct 2017 - 28 Apr 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£350
for 7 nights
£350
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
A booking form will be sent for completion and must be returned with a 25% deposit for the period booked. The remaining balance is due 8 weeks prior to your arrival. A security deposit of £100 will be required against any damages etc and refunded upon departure when a final inspection has been made.

Changeover Day:
Changeover day is Saturday during the main season of June, July and August. We ask our guests to arrive between 16.00 and 20.00 and to vacate the property on departure by 10.00am. Special arrangements can be discussed outside these dates.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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