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Beautifully Restored Maison De Ville In Centre of Marseillan Ville



Updated: 30-Sep-2016
Townhouse in Marseillan, Nr. Agde, Herault, Languedoc - 5 Minute Stroll To The Picturesque Port, 3km To The Golden Beaches Of The Mediterranean

This 2 bedroom Maison de Ville, which was built into the wall of the medieval citadel, has been renovated to the highest standard, creating spacious, light & airy accommodation with modern facilities. Many original features have been retained including the 13th century arches which were uncovered during renovation. Accommodation is arranged over 3 floors and is fully air-conditioned. Situated in the heart of the peaceful old town, nestled behind the town square where there are several bakeries, patisseries, a range of general shops and an amazing amount of excellent local restaurants. Take a 5 minute stroll to the picturesque port lined with cafes and restaurants; sample the local seafood and the famous Noilly Prat. Marseillan is a small town on the edge of the Etang du Thau, recognised for its cultivation of oysters and mussels. Surrounded by stunning countryside, vineyards & classic areas of culture, there is no better place to relax & enjoy a memorable holiday.

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine

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We have been delighted with the many comments received, here are just a few: - This is a special part of France that we enjoyed and the fact that your house offers accommodation of a very high standard was a contributing factor to the enjoyment of our break. CC

Just wanted to say thank you very much for the use of your lovely house. The house and the town are both beautiful, and the region has some really fantastic places to visit. We enjoyed our stay very much. MH

We loved Marseillan with its small village feel but were still discovering new parts to it up until we left. We thought the house was perfect. Good location close to the shops, nicely decorated (bright and airy)and finished to high standard. We would definitely be happy to stay at your house again when we return to the area. Congratulations on having a lovely house. GS & HS

We had a wonderful holiday in Marseillan. Your house was brilliant and the perfect place for a quiet relaxing holiday. MC
Feb 2009
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ideally located, well equipped and renovated.

  • 5 of 5

The property is well located for all your needs, town shops( particularly pattiseries ), harbour restaurants and a short walk to the supermarkets. The house is in a quiet and old part of town which is ideal for living the French dream if only for your holidays. The living space with the pair of French doors is light and airy and is superbly equipped exactly as described. The customer service provided by the owner Angie is very personal and nothing is too much trouble. The highlight for us was sitting at the harbour watching the many boats and world go by and the bread baking smells wafting through the house. We would recommend the property particularly for a couple.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 21, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Lovely authentic property, fantastic location, beautiful town.

  • 5 of 5

An extremely well-equipped property in an ideal location just off the central square in Marseillan (not to be confused with Marseillan Plage). Tastefully furnished to a high specification, comfortable, and with air conditioning; the property, which spans three levels has everything you need for a short or long term stay. Being so central, you get a real sense of community as the friendly locals go about their daily lives.

The good sized master bedroom, situated on the top floor is lovely. It's light & airy and has an excellent en-suite bathroom. The second bedroom with two single beds is on the ground floor so is ideal for those who are not able to negotiate stairs. The ground floor has another well-equipped bathroom and a handy utility area.

The open plan lounge & kitchen on the first floor is a great space with two large windows. Plenty of seating, modern appliances & kitchen equipment means preparing food and relaxing at the property is easy.

Marseillan town is fabulous, with an extensive selection of shops, cafes & restaurants, and a bustling weekly market. We found everyone to be so friendly and, after a stay of only five days, everything felt very familiar.

It's not possible to park directly outside the property, but this isn't a problem as there is plenty of free parking, (except on market day) available just off the square by the church. Larger car parks are also available towards the harbour.

We didn't get much time to explore, but there is lots to do in the region, with Montpellier, Sete and Beziers all worth a visit. It's possible to hire bikes, take boat trips and walk, to see the local area, and there's an excellent road system allowing you to venture further afield. There are of course acres and acres of vineyards and plenty of beaches.

The owner is informative & helpful and always responded quickly to our emails. The welcome gifts were a nice touch and were gratefully received. My only regret is that we couldn't stay longer to further enjoy this lovely property, town & region, and I hope to have the opportunity to return again for a much longer stay...... Thank you :)

  • Review Submitted: Jun 27, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks for this lovely and very informative review. So pleased that you enjoyed both Marseillan and our home. We would love to welcome you back in the future to explore a little more of this beautiful area. Best wishes, Angie
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Lovely property, lovely position, lovely owners

  • 5 of 5

We have spent about 8 weeks in this lovely maison in January/February/March each year since 2014. It has provided superb accomodation for the two of us in an excellent location just 20 yards from the best boulangerie in Marseillan. The main bedroom and living room are bright and airy and catch the morning sun. Within 3 minutes there are 5 other boulangeries, Spar store, paper shop, 3 veg shops, butcher and of course several hairdressers together with the church. 5 minutes stroll to the port and lovely restaurants with Carrefour and adjacent Aldi stores within 15 minutes’ walk. Bars and shell fish outlets abound. The extensive beaches are barely 15 minutes mostly off road cycle ride away. This house is well equipped for living comfortably with good mobile signal, wifi, UK TV, radio and a DVD player plus a large selection of books and DVDs. Owners Angie and Mark cannot be more helpful both on arrival and departure and for any information needed in-between. Marseillan is an excellent location for winter breaks with lots of interest. There is a good cycling path along the coast and the interior villages and towns further afield can be easily explored both by bike and car. Two train stations and two airports are between 30minutes and one hour away by car and bike.

We have thoroughly enjoyed our three extended stays here.

Tim and Mary Hoyle

  • Review Submitted: Jun 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks Tim and Mary for this excellent review which I hope will be helpful & very informative for future guests. We're so pleased you've enjoyed our house and Marseillan - we've loved having you stay with us over the last 3 years.
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Relaxing week in the sun

  • 5 of 5

Had a wonderful stay, the house was beautifully decorated and had everything we needed- including bikes to explore the local area! It was very centrally located which made it easy to walk everywhere. The area was lovely, really friendly and lots of locals were around, it was right on the lake with plenty of places to stop for wine and oysters! It was a half hour cycle to the beach, which was absolutely beautiful and with lots to do in the surrounding areas. It was really easy to get to and from the local airport which is handy if you don't have a car. Overall it was the perfect place to have a chilled out week in the sun, staying in a fabulous house!

  • Review Submitted: Nov 6, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks for your review, so pleased you enjoyed our house, Marseillan and the surrounding area. We look forward to welcoming you back sometime soon!
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Excellent stay

  • 5 of 5

We had a very enjoyable week in Marseillan. The house was very comfortable, clean and attractive. Tastefully designed the owners have thought of everything you might need. It is in the old part of town and full of character - with a great boulangerie a few steps away. Marseillan has plenty of nice cafés and restaurants. We cycled (bike hire in the port) to the beaches near Maseillan Plage each day through the countryside and along safe cycle paths. The beaches there are lovely if rather busy. The best are found if you turn left at Marseillan Plage and not right. There is a small beech in Marseillan which is ok for a day if you don't want to go further. The sea is very shallow there so great for small children. The owners were also extremely helpful and welcoming. We would certainly love to come again. Highly recommended.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 8, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks for this great reviewa and your lovely comments - so pleased you enjoyed your holiday and liked our house and Marseillan. We look forward to welcoming back sometime soon.
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Beautifully restored town house in marseillon

  • 4 of 5

We loved our week stay in this beautifully refurbished town house. Although modern,fresh and stylish many of the original features had been retained. Stepping out of the house into the street around the corner from the boulangerie.... Marseillon lovely, all the locals very friendly. Lovely restaurants down at the port.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 6, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are very pleased that you had a good holiday and enjoyed staying in our house and the delights of Marseillan - many thanks for your review and we hope you will return again soon.
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Activity and Interests


Situated 3km from the beautiful golden beaches of the Mediterranean. These stretch 16km from Cap d'Agde to Sete, the golden sands and warm shallow waters which make it a safe haven for children. Watersports are available at some beaches whilst other beaches may well be deserted! Marseillan Ville also has its own small beach on the edge of the Etang du Thau.


Ryan Air flies to Bezier (just 20 minutes from Marseillan) and to Nimes, Carcasonne and Perpignan, all of which are within a two hour drive. Easy Jet flies into Montpellier and Flybe flies from Southampton to Bezier during the summer. Car hire is available from all airports, alternatively we can arrange airport pickups. Eurostar rail links & TGV go to Agde (10 minutes from Marseillan). Average driving time from Calais is approx. 11 hours.


Further afield but within easy driving distance are many classic areas of culture and the beautiful towns of Bezier, Montpellier, Carcasonne and Narbonne. Nimes and the Pont du Gard is about a 2 hour drive. Also close by are the Roman towns of Pezenas, St Thibery and Saint-Guilhelm-le-Desert.

Further Details:

The house is situated in the very heart of the old town, nestled behind the old town square where there are several bakeries, patisseries, pharmacy, local spar, butchers, oyster & mussel shops, greengrocers and banks. There is a market every Tuesday morning selling fresh produce, arts and crafts. During July and August there are also artisan markets.


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 6
1 Apr 2017 - 26 May 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Rate 1
27 May 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Rate 2
1 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 3
2 Sep 2017 - 27 Oct 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Rate 4
28 Oct 2017 - 15 Dec 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £150

Booking Notes:
30% deposit required with completed booking form. Balance required 8 weeks prior to departure. Refundable breakages deposit of £150.

Changeover Day:
Change over day is Saturday during July and August, however we can be flexible during the rest of the year.

Notes on prices:
Prices are for the property per week in UK Pounds. Long lets (28 days or more) are available from November through to March for £180/week.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
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Updated: 30-Sep-2016
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Property Type

  • house


  • Air Conditioning
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine


  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob


  • Television

Location Type

  • beach
  • village


  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Shower room 2 - Shower Enclosure
  • Ensuite to bedroom 1. Separate shower/WC on ground floor.


  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 - occupies the whole of the top floor! Double bed and en suite shower room & WC. Bedroom 2 - situated on the ground floor, 2 single beds, separate shower & WC room.


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  • Notes on accommodation: Air-conditioning/heating throughout. UK FreeSAT TV, Free WiFi & internet access. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Bed linen and bathroom towels are provided (just bring your own beach towels). The property is cleaned before and after each visit at no extra cost. Should you wish additional cleaning or change of bed linen this can be arranged.

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