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Converted Stone Farmhouse With Private Pool And Own Vineyard



Updated: 01-Sep-2016
Farmhouse in Cruzy, Nr. Beziers, Languedoc-Roussillon, France - Stunning Views, Edge Of Village, 35 Mins To Mediterranean Beaches

La Bergerie is a 100 year old converted cattle station at the edge of the village of Cruzy, 1 minute walking distance to shops (bakery, butchers, mini-mart) a cafe, children's playground and tennis courts. With incredible views across its own private vineyard and the fields beyond, and it's own private pool, the property combines the tranquility of a rural setting with the convenience of a small but friendly village nearby. Traditional red shutters and aircon throughout keep the house cool. Within easy access of beautiful beaches, the Canal du Midi, mountains, river swimming and kayaking of the High Languedoc National Park and historic Carcassonne. Explore the Cathar castles and ruins of the Languedoc.

  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms, 1 Separate Toilet
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Wheelchair access
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

Married couple with two children living in South Oxfordshire. Having lived abroad ourselves and returned to settle in England we wanted a bolthole in South of France to escape to for sun and relaxation in school holidays with our friends and family. We discovered the Languedoc when we bought our first house in the adjacent village in 2001.

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Speaks English, French

Guestbook comments from the owner

I just wanted to say thank you for renting us your beautiful house in Cruzy. We had such a fantastic time and the quietness and privacy of the house was exactly what we needed. KERRY McELHINNEY, Edinburgh.
Jan 2010
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1 holidaymaker review


Superb holiday home

  • 5 of 5

We had the most fantastic family holiday here. There were 7 of us - 3 generations and the beautifully appointed house fitted our needs perfectly. We particularly enjoyed the different eating areas both inside and out and the large and spotless swimming pool surrounded by flowering bushes.

The owners were extremely helpful with details and it was lovely being on the edge of a village with countryside views yet walking distance from the boulangerie for the morning croissant and bagettes.

The area surrounding the gite provided us with a wide range of interesting days out, including cannonying in the mountain rivers, wine tasting and visiting cathar castles. We highly recommend this gite.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 9, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2013
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Helen and Family Thank you so much for your kind words about La Bergerie. We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay and explored a little of what the Languedoc has to offer. We do hope you decide to visit the area again. Warm regards Sophie & Matthew
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From the Owner

Having fallen in love with the beauty, diversity, timeless way of life and peacefulness of the region, we decided to upgrade our property in 2006. We were incredibly fortunate to find La Bergerie, a converted stone farm building standing in its own 3 hectares of private vineyard, on the edge of the pretty village of Cruzy. Today we rent out the house in the high season to help offset the costs of maintaining the house, pool and vineyard.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Beziers at 28 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : Cruzy Local bar & tabac at 500 Metres Nearest Golf : Beziers at 28 Kilometres Nearest Train : Narbonne at 26 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : A9 at 30 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : Le Terminus, Quarante-Cruzy at 1 Kilometres Nearest Ski : Pyrenees at 180 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Valras Plage at 40 Kilometres Car: necessary


35 minutes drive to closest beaches of Valras and Narbonne Plage. Both beaches provide excellent family conditions, with a children's area at the rear of Valras beach, and many restaurants and bars. The beaches of Cap d'Agde and Gruissan (where they filmed the Betty Blue movie) are 50 and 45 minutes drive respectively.


Beziers airport is just 25 minutes drive. Carcassonne, Perpignan and Montpellier airports are all within one hours drive with daily flights from Stansted, Gatwick, Luton, Bristol and Southampton. Toulouse & Avignon airports are 1.5 hrs. EuroStar also goes direct to Avignon from St Pancras in 6 hrs between July & Sept. Car hire required.


Cruzy village 1 minute walk. Quarante (slightly larger village) 15 minute walk/5 min drive. Capestang, nearest town 10 minute drive (can cycle there along Canal). Canal du Midi 5 minute drive. Beziers and Narbonne cities 15-10 minutes drive. Famous beautiful walled Cite de Carcassonne 1 hour drive. Pyrenees/Spanish border 1.5 hours.

Further Details:

Sigean Safari Park 40 minutes drive with fabulous walks and an amazing array of African animals. The Haut Languedoc National Park is just 25 minutes drive away offering canoeing, river swimming, stunning walks and cycle rides.


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Shoulder 1
6 May 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
High Season
1 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Shoulder 2
2 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £150

Booking Notes:
Deposit of 33% is taken to secure booking, the remainder due 6 weeks prior to arrival. In the event of cancellation, the deposit will be held until the property is re-rented for those weeks, or lost if not. Bookings taken up to 12 months in advance. Returnable damage deposit of £150 is also payable prior to arrival.

Changeover Day:
Changeover/arrival day is Saturday ONLY June, July, August. We can have some flexibility outside those dates. Departure by 10am, arrival after 4pm.

Notes on prices:
Prices are for the property per week in UK pounds.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Updated: 01-Sep-2016
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From the Owner

We love cooking simple, fresh local produce, sampling the extremely reasonable but great local wines, eating in superb local restaurants including several Michelin starred establishments within 30 minutes drive. We love driving up into the Haut Languedoc to swim in the cool river when the days are long and hot, walking or cycling along the Canal du Midi, dipping in the Mediterranean sea without the stress of crowded beaches, visiting the Cathar castles and ruins and exploring the nearby ancient cities of Carcassonne, Narbonne, Pezenas and Agde.

Property Type

  • farmhouse


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities


  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster


  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Games ...

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool


  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair accessible

Location Type

  • rural
  • village


  • churches
  • forests
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • groceries

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


  • Toilet 1 - Toilet
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • Shower room 1 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • Shower room 2 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • En-suite shower room to bedroom 1 with shower, wc, basin. En-suite wc with sink to bedroom 2. En-suite bathroom to bedroom 3 with bath with shower over, wc and basin. En-suite shower room to bedroom 4 with large shower, wc and basin.


  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Bedroom 4
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 8 (4 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Master bedroom 1 - king sized bed, en-suite, air-conditioning. Bedroom 2 - twin beds and en-suite with air-conditioning. Bedroom 3 - twin beds and en-suite on middle floor with air-conditioning. Bedroom 4 - double bed with en-suite on ground floor.


  • Balcony
  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 4 bicycles


  • Self-catering


  • Notes on accommodation: Safe and secure for children of all ages. Pool is fitted with safety alarm to automatically set when not in use to prevent accidents. Air-conditioning in 3 upstairs bedrooms and kitchen/dining room. Not required in ground floor bedroom as this remains cool but portable unit available in August. Heaters provided for all rooms and open fire in sitting room. Strictly no smoking inside the property. Outside: Lovely paved and gravelled garden area running into the private vineyard of 3 hectares. Private pool (8 x 4 metres) with tiled area and 6 sun loungers, covered dining area providing dining table and chairs for 10 people. BBQ and pizza oven area with seating and coffee table. First floor deep balcony with terrace overlooking pool and vineyard and pretty ceramic table and chairs with sun parasol. Utility Room: In front part of garage there is a tiled utility area with washing machine, large utility sink, and extra fridge-freezer, cupboard space etc. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All bathroom towels and linen are included. Pool towels are available at an extra cost of £6 per person. Cots/hair chairs for rent. Returnable deposit of £200 payable on arrival. Property is cleaned at the end of each stay, or weekly over 14 nights. Other: Outdoor covered area underneath terrace with seating for 10-12 for cool shady dining. BBQ and pizza oven with seating area close to vineyard.

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