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Delightful Detached Family Friendly Villa with Private Pool

People8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Private Pool
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet
  • Parking

Overview

About the property

Family Villa in Creissan between Beziers, St Chinian and Narbonne - Child-friendly, Idyllic Peaceful Location, in the Heart of a Sleepy Wine Village

Our large detached family villa with 4 large bedrooms is situated in a charming wine village, just round the corner from the boulangerie, local shop and wine cave. Especially suited to families with young children, our villa is fully equipped to cater for your every need. The private pool is fully enclosed, with sun-loungers, pool toys. The secluded gardens/terraces offer various dining opportunities as well as a perfect place to relax and/or play. Inside, the large, airy rooms are spacious, cool and well decorated, with tasteful, comfortable furniture. Located in a superb wine region, within minutes of leaving the villa, you are surrounded by stunning vineyards, producing fantastic wines at great prices. Wonderful Blue Flag beaches can be reached in 20 minutes whilst the Canal du Midi is just a few minutes away. The gentle peaks of the Black Mountains provide a spectacular backdrop to the village. This is the perfect holiday base to explore and enjoy this stunning part of France.


Owner
Karenza McCarthy
Member since: 2007
Speaks English, French, German
Calendar last updated:
5 July, 2017

About Karenza McCarthy

Villa Karli is a very special place.

Our "France House" is our wonderful second home in the South of France and adored by all of the family.

Purchased by my parents a few years ago, we searched high and low for a villa that felt right and would suit us all.

The minute we saw it, we knew it was to be. Although Villa Karli is owned by my parents, as a French speaker, I manage the rentals and day to day running of our lovely home.

My husband and I have two beautiful children who would spend every weekend and holiday at the villa given half the chance.

We have set up Villa Karli as our own home - we try and provide everything you could possibly need when holidaying abroad.

We would be delighted to welcome you to our "France House" and hope that you enjoy it as much as we do.

Karenza McCarthy purchased this villa in 2006

Why Karenza McCarthy chose Beziers area

The first time we visited the Languedoc, we fell in love with its slow pace of life and the wonderfully friendly, vivacious locals. Somehow, much of the Languedoc has managed to escape excessive development and it remains a true picture of real France. The town and village markets offer dazzling displays and wonderful aromas of locally sourced produce. Delicious fruit and vegetables, amazingly fresh fish and meat can be found in the higgledy-piggledy streets and squares, crammed with market stalls selling their delicacies and wares.

Local beaches are scrupulously clean, parking is free and the shores are safe and calm. Local shops and restaurants are welcoming and friendly and nothing is too much trouble. A wonderful place to while away the days, Villa Karli is a haven abroad.

What makes this villa unique

Located in the heart of a peaceful village, Villa Karli is ideally located. There is SO much to see and do within just a short drive of the villa. Whether you are seeking solace on the sand/in the sea, looking for watersports or golf, or maybe you're more interested in sightseeing and family friendly activities, Villa Karli can cater for your every need. Just a stone's throw from the Blue Flag awarded beaches as well as the Black mountains and the Languedoc National Park, guests at Villa Karli are spoilt for choice. Within an hour's drive of 4 airports and just 20 minutes from a TGV station, Villa Karli is extremely convenient whether you opt to drive, fly or take the train. Offering all the comforts of your own home, Villa Karli is the perfect property for families holidaying abroad.

Location

Nearest Airport
30 Kilometres
Beziers-Cap d'Agde
Nearest Barpub
300 Metres
village square
Nearest Golf
30 Kilometres
Golf St Thomas
Nearest Train
20 Kilometres
Beziers SNCF
Nearest Motorway
20 Kilometres
A75
Nearest Restaurant
2.5 Kilometres
L'Esplanade, Puisserguier
Nearest Beach
25 Kilometres
Valras Plage
Car: necessary

Special interest holidays:

Painting courses, mosaic courses, cookery courses, horse riding courses can all be arranged in advance.

Coast/Beach:

Beaches can be reached in just 20 minutes - the area is renowned for its long white sandy beaches that stretch for miles and miles. Most have been awarded Blue Flag status and are cleaned scrupulously in the summer months. What's even better is, most beaches offer free car parks.

At Valras Plage for example, the 4-km-long beach has every modern facility, particularly in terms of safety. A stunning beach for adults and children alike.

Travel:

Getting to the villa couldn't be easier - whether by air, road or rail. Mainline + budget airlines serve Beziers, Montpellier, Perpignan and Carcassonne-all within 45 minutes. Nimes, Gerona and Marseilles are slighter further afield, though still very accessible. Cheap car hire is available at every airport.

The TGV route links Paris to Beziers in approx 4 hours and passes through some stunning countryside.

Driving from the UK is a simple alternative with superb road links all the way.

Distances:

Our villa is located in the heart of the village, just a minute or two's walk from the local shops and amenities.

The villa is about 15 minute's away from both the beautiful town of Beziers and in the other direction, Narbonne.

The area is jam packed with things to do and see - the only thing to decide will be whether to while away the day, basking in the glorious sunshine by the pool, sip chilled wine on the terrace over delicious local cuisine or venture out to explore the area!

Further Details:

We have wireless broadband installed in the villa for our guests to use free of charge. As well as the local shops (incl. Small deli/supermarket, boulangerie, wine cave, market place) being just a couple of minute's walk from the villa, there is also a 30m village swimming pool, paddling pool and tennis court less than 150m away. A multi purpose sports space for a kickabout, basketball and the like is just round the corner and free of charge.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Creissan in Hérault

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible / Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • rural
  • village
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Main family bathroom with double sinks, bath (with shower attachment), separate walk-in shower. Separate WC. Ensuite shower room to bedroom 4 with shower, vanity unit and basin, WC. Hair dryers provided in both bathrooms.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 8 (4 Large Bedrooms + 2 Cots) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with double bed. Bedroom 2 with double bed. Bedroom 3 with twin beds. Bedroom 4 with double bed. In addition there are 3 cots - a traditional wooden cot and 2 travel cots. All bedrooms are large enough to accomodate cots.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Attractions:
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: Our villa is particularly suitable for children and is equipped with a vast array of items to make holidaying with children easier. Indoor and outdoors toys, (including swing, double swing, baby swing, slide, rope ladder, paddling pool, baby toys etc) bed guards, pushchair, car booster seat, high chair, potty, trainer toilet seat & changing mat, digital baby monitors, children's bowls, plates, beakers, cutlery plus much much more. There is a TV/DVD for watching DVDs. Wireless broadband has been installed for guests to use, together with the use of a land line phone (for receiving calls). There is air conditioning in the bedrooms and no less than 4 sets of patio doors which keep the villa cool and airy all summer long. In the cooler winter months, the villa has full central heating and a beautiful wood burner in the living room. Outside: The villa is extremely safe - it is fully enclosed with locking entry gates. The private pool is also fully secured to remain safe at all times. The pool (5m diameter) is circular and occupies a very sunny spot - it has its own shady spot and store - where sun loungers and pool toys are kept. There is a sunny breakfast terrace, accessed from the kitchen as well as a large rear terrace, with a lovely built in BBQ. Tables and chairs are provided on both terraces. In the back, a large bamboo-covered wrought iron pergola provides welcome shade in the summer. There is a large flat area laid to lawn, with garden play equipment. To the side of the villa, there are vines and fruit trees, which lead to the laundry drying area and at the back of the villa, there is a gravelled area suitable for garden games or a sun trap for secluded sunbathing. In addition, there is a selection of wooden garden games - ideal for playing whilst dinner cooks on the BBQ! Utility Room: Washing machine, additional fridge, iron and ironing board, water softener, sink. Extensive children's equipment. Storage space and built-in shelving - ideal as a larder. Boules, giant jenga, other wooden garden games for outdoor fun. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Hypoallergenic pillows + seasonal duvets, together with bath towels and matching handtowels are provided. Guests need to bring beach/pool towels. Limited cot linen. Other: The bright conservatory provides another fantastic place to relax - perfect for morning coffee or to retreat to after dark, where a large selection of books and board games are available for our guests to use. Free wireless Broadband connection available

Reviews

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average rating of 4.75 based on 4 reviews
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Little gem in south of France

  • 5 of 5

I have just been to Villa Karli for the third time and cannot recommend it enough. We were looking for a relaxing homely holiday villa and Villa Karli ticked the boxes.

It is amazingly equipped for families with toys, swings and books. It has a comfy living room with a great dining area if not warm enough to sit out on the front or back terraces. The use of a bbq is lovely and The pool is well kept and clean. The villa was spotless and well equipped.

The village is what you would expect in the rural area of France.. A lovely bakery and small store that sells the essentials as supermarkets in the bigger towns nearby. Plenty of great places to dine out and the owner gives a great info pack with the local knowledge.

The area has lovely wine which I would recommend trying!!! Perfect sitting on the front terrace sampling the local wine!!

We walked everyday around the local village by the vines and visited nearby villages. Capestang was a real favourite as was Valras the nearest beach!

We look forward to our next visit!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 3, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Excellent holiday

  • 5 of 5

Property was exactly as described. Very clean and spacious. Great for families of all ages. Well stocked for young children particularly with games and swings. Garden is secure with gates and safe for children to play in. Pool looked great and well maintained. There's a lot to see in the area but you do need a car. Owner was very helpful with local knowledge and flights etc. I would certainly recommend this villa to anyone. A great find.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 16, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Good for 2 generations and/or 2 families.Excellent

  • 5 of 5

Had a brilliant time with our daughter, her husband and 2 children. Lots to see. Fun in the pool and also with the garden games included.

Weather brilliant.

Need a car.

Villa clean and spacious

Description accurate

  • Review Submitted: Sep 12, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Ruime villa met zwembad voor iedere leeftijd

  • 4 of 5

Wij (2 gezinnen; 4 volwassenen en 4 kinderen 15, 14, 3 en 2 jaar) hebben een heerlijke tijd gehad in Villa Karli. De villa ligt in een rustig dorpje van waaruit de bezienswaardigheden goed te bereiken zijn met de auto. In het dorpje zit een bakker (op loopafstand) die erg lekker brood bakt en uitermate vriendelijk is. Er is een klein winkeltje waar je de meeste artikelen kunt kopen en een cafetaria. Voor de boodschappen reden we naar Capestang (10 min met de auto) waar een Lidl en Intermarche zit.

Rondom het huis zijn diverse terrassen zodat je kunt kiezen of je in de schaduw of in de zon wilt zitten/liggen. Het zwembad is groot genoeg om in te spelen met meerdere personen. Het zwembad is voorzien van een hek waardoor de kleine kinderen niet zomaar het zwembad in kunnen lopen, dit geeft een veilig gevoel.

In en om het huis is veel speelgoed voor de kinderen in alle leeftijden. Daarnaast is er WiFi wat voor de oudere kinderen als fijn wordt ervaren.

De woonkamer/keuken is erg groot en het huis beschikt over 4 slaapkamers waarvan 3 met inbouwkasten. De keuken is uitgerust met alle faciliteiten. Buiten is er nog een heerlijke buitenbarbeque die we veel gebruikt hebben. Er één aparte badkamer en aparte wc en bij één slaapkamer zit een kleine douchegelegenheid met wc. Wij hebben 3 weken genoten van het huis, de omgeving en het weer.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 12, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Creissan, Herault

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Autumn 2017
10 Sep 2017 - 14 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
£850
for 7 nights
£850
 
 
Autumn/winter 2017
15 Oct 2017 - 16 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
£775
for 7 nights
£775
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
£750
for 7 nights
£750
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Damage Deposit £300

Booking Notes:
A non refundable deposit of 25% is required to secure the booking along with returning a completed booking form.
We require full payment 8 weeks before arrival, together with a returnable security bond.
Upon receipt of the final balance, we will send you an extensive information pack.

Changeover Day:
The villa is let from Saturday to Saturday in peak season but if at other times of the year, your requirements do not match up with this then please contact us directly and we will try our best to accommodate you.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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