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Traditional 18c Villa With Pool And Peacefull Village Location



Updated: 09-Nov-2016
Villa in Brissac, Nr. Ganges, Herault, Languedoc Roussillon - Beautiful Rural And Picturesque Village Location Close To Herault And Vis Rivers

Traditional 18C villa with large lounge and dining room. A family holiday home, 1st floor has 4 dbl bedrooms and 3 bathrooms with wc's, and 1 en-suite wc. 2 balconies. Note, 2nd floor has 2 extra attic bedrooms, but these are very basic and are not normally part of the let. However, guests can use them if they wish. TV, DVD and HI-FI. Wireless internet. Washing machine and dishwasher. Swimming pool (10 x 5m). Large garden with shaded patio. Rural location in the ancient village of Brissac which has a bakers, cafe and restaurant. Extensive shopping facilities and restaurants are available in the old market town of Ganges (4 miles). Within an area of outstanding natural beauty in the foothills of the Cevennes mountains, but only 30 miles from the Mediterranean coast and the historic city of Montpellier. Next to the Brissac river and the 12th century Chateau Brissac. Delightful views of the Chateau and the tree covered hills and valley. The Herault and Vis rivers are nearby with swimming and canoeing. Peaceful village location.

  • Sleeps 9
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms, 1 Separate Toilet
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Bookable online

About the Owner

We are a family who have been coming to this house since our parents bought it in 1983 and have passed many enjoyable family holidays there.

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Speaks English, French

Guestbook comments from the owner

We had a lovely time last year in Brissac and were wondering if there was any time it was free next summer? Gavin.

We stayed at your house in Brissac last year and really enjoyed it, and so

hope that we can come again this year on the dates indicated, for 1 week. Kate.
Apr 2008
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From the Owner

This is where the Massif meets the plain: this beautiful historic village is on the spring-line and is very green as a result. It is surrounded by beautiful hills and wild open countryside. It has a lovely park, local shops and a café and restaurant. Brissac was known on old maps as Brissac des Milles Sources (thousand springs). The location is very beautiful and the house is next to the tree lined river Avèze. Close by is the beautiful valley of the larger river Herault, into which the Avèze flows.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : MONTPELLIER at 50 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : BRISSAC Nearest Train : MONTPELLIER at 50 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : MONTPELLIER at 50 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : BRISSAC Nearest Beach : CARNON PLAGE at 50 Kilometres Car: necessary


Swimming in river Herault within 2 miles and river Vis within 5 miles. There are many beach areas on both rivers with slack water suitable for swimming. Nearest sea beach is close to Montpellier (Palavas or Carnon Plage), about 30 miles away, or around 45 minutes by car.


Car is recommended. Close to Montpellier, Bezier and Nimes airports.


Ganges 4 miles. Montpellier 30 miles. Nimes 45 miles. Bezier 50 miles.

Further Details:

Supermarket, banks, petrol, restaurants and cafes in Ganges. Large weekly market in Ganges. Horse riding, canoeing, go-karting, tennis and scenic walking trails available locally. Historic and natural vistor attractions within a short driving distance. Brissac has a restaurant and a bakers.


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Rate 5
29 Oct 2016 - 31 Mar 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 1
1 Apr 2017 - 26 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 2
27 May 2017 - 23 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 3
24 Jun 2017 - 25 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
Letting periods are normally weekly and are Saturday to Saturday, but this can be varied by negotiation. Payment of 25% deposit required on booking. Full payment of the letting fee is required one month before the start of the letting period.

Changeover Day:
Saturday, but can be varied.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Updated: 09-Nov-2016
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From the Owner

The house has a wonderful location by the Avèze, the small river that rises from springs in Brissac, and has a view of the beautiful medieval chateau on the hill opposite. The old romanesque bridge over the Avèze is just past our garden. The road from the Place de l'Église over the bridge is only open to people who live locally, so there is very little traffic

Property Type

  • house


  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine


  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster


  • Dining
  • Dining Area


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Stereo
  • Television

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool


  • children welcome
  • pets considered

Location Type

  • rural
  • village


  • caves
  • forests
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls

Leisure Activities

  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • groceries

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • mountain climbing
  • swimming
  • tennis


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Toilet 1 - Toilet
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Shower room 2 - Shower Enclosure
  • Two shower rooms with toilet. Bathroom with toilet. En-suite toilet.


  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Bedroom 4
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 9 (4 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: 1st floor: Double master bedroom with en-suite toilet and balcony. 2 double bedrooms. 1 triple bedroom.


  • Balcony ...
  • Terrace
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda ...
  • Tennis ...


  • Self-catering


  • Notes on accommodation: The house is typical French family basic holiday home, with great views of the castle, a private walled mature garden with a swimming pool. Outside: Private swimming pool (10 x 5m) with secure fencing and gate from garden. Large garden with shaded patio and dining table and chairs. Sun loungers. Patio by pool with garden furniture. Utility Room: Washing machine.Sink. Additional fridge. Freezer. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Linen and towels are not provided. Property is cleaned before each rental period. Other: Utility outhouse. Shaded patio with dining table and chairs. Sun loungers. Patio by pool with garden furniture.

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