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Detached Villa with Mediterranean Garden and Shared Pool



Updated: 01-Nov-2016
Villa outskirts of Pezenas, Languedoc Roussillon, France - Secure and quiet location, 15 mins walk into Pézenas market town, less than 30 minutes to the Med

Villa Toulouse is a comfortable detached bungalow, on a private gated estate, with shared pool. The villa has ample living space for 6 people, is well equipped and is comfortable year round. The secluded garden is ideal for sun bathing and outdoor eating. The villa is on the outskirts of Pézenas within a pleasant 15 min walk to the town which bustles with life; cafes, restaurants, many artists and craftsmen, a year round Saturday market and many memories of Molière. There are frequent attractions during the year including concerts, exhibitions, open air theatre, street parties, and late night shopping during the season when the streets are alive until midnight. For those who wish to explore further afield, a few miles north takes you into hilly walking country, drive west along the coast to Collioure, and a little further to the Spanish border, or east to Montpellier, the Petite Carmargue and Aigues Mortes.

  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms, 1 Separate Toilet
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided

About the Owner

Gill and Graham Barnard are retired and we spend as much time as possible in Pézenas with our children and grandchildren - ranging from 4 years to 21 and friends. The family love Pézenas (so much so that our eldest daughter and her husband have just bought a property close to Villa Toulouse)

Speaks English, French, Spanish

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From the Owner

We love France and after much searching found this development in Pézenas. We love the town and the area. Access is good with choice of airports, but we often drive, taking advantage of the Millau bridge. and the toll free A75, and sometimes the train Eurostar/TGV which is very relaxing. The area around Pézenas is very attractive, never ending vineyards, winding roads shaded by plane trees, the mountains and Regional park areas to the north, the meandering and enchanting Canal du Midi, and more medieval towns and villages than you could shake a stick at!

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Beziers, Montpellier, Perpignan, Nimes at 25 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : In Pezenas at 1 Kilometres Nearest Train : Beziers,Montpellier at 20 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : A75, A9 at 2 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : Lou Grillet and many more in and around Pezenas at 0.5 Kilometres Car: recommended


Villa Toulouse is about 20km from Marseillan Port, and Meze; 25km from Marseillan Plage, Cap d'Agde and Vias Plage. There is a 10km sandy beach between Marseillan Plage and Sete.


Airport options include (with approx distance) - Béziers/Agde 27km, Montpellier 55km, Perpignan 110km, Nimes 110km, Toulouse 210km, Girona (Spain) 220km.

If driving from the UK, distances are (approx) - Calais or Dunkerque 1020km, Boulogne 990km, Bilbao (Spain) 640km or Santander (Spain) 740km.

Alternatively, a very relaxing way to travel from the UK is by train. Take the Eurostar London to Paris (2h20) and TGV to Montpellier (3h20) or Béziers (4h15) and hire a car.


The villa is on the outskirts of Pézenas which is a thriving medieval market town. There are many interesting local villages, including "circulades" which are typical of the Languedoc, within 25km. Other places of interest include Aigues Mortes and the Petite Carmargue (80km), St Guillem le Desert (43km), Roquefort -with the possibility to visit the cheese caves (100km), Carcassonne (110km) and the beautiful winding Canal du Midi. The university city of Montpellier is only 50km from Pézenas.

Further Details:

Pezenas has many opportunities for eating and shopping, and it is centred in France's largest wine growing area. Wine can be bought direct from the hundreds of small caves in the area, from the cooperatives or from well stocked supermarkets. There is an Leclerc about 15min walk from the villa, and a Carrefour Market a little further away (both now open on Sun mornings). The weekly market (Saturdays) is not to be missed; Pézenas is also renowned for its important artist/craftsman community and bric-a-brac dealers.

Pezenas is well supplied with (French) banks and cash dispensers.


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
1 Oct 2016 - 31 Mar 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Spring 2017
1 Apr 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Summer 2017
1 Jul 2017 - 2 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Sept 2017
3 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 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:
Please contact the owner to confirm availability. Bookings will be confirmed on receipt of 25% (non-returnable) deposit with the balance due 6 weeks before the entry date. A refundable security deposit of €200 is required when the balance is paid. Pricing is in Euros, but payment will be accepted in Sterling with exchange rate based on the UK Post Office rate at the time of payment.

Changeover Day:
Changeover day is Saturday. The villa will be available from 4pm and should be vacated by 10am.

Notes on prices:
Weeks covering two price bands will be charged pro-rata.
Prices include electricity and water except for the period Nov - Mar when electricity will be charged at cost.

25% on reservation
Balance plus security deposit 6 weeks before arrival
Pay to French or UK bank account

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: 01-Nov-2016
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From the Owner

We love the convenience of Villa Toulouse, its space and the high ceilings of the lounge and sitting room. Walking into town for a coffee is one of the family's main morning activities. However there are so many interesting places within reach of Pézenas that we are still exploring.

Property Type

  • bungalow


  • Ceiling Fans
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine


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


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo
  • Television

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool


  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...

Location Type

  • near the sea
  • rural
  • town


  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

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


  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath with Shower, and hand basin
  • Toilet 1 - Toilet, with hand basin
  • The main bathroom offers bath (with shower) hand basin and wc. Shower room (off bedroom 3) has a shower cubicle and wash hand basin. There is a separate wc with wash hand basin.


  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 has a double bed with wardrobe and chest of drawers. Bedroom 2 has twin beds, with wardrobe and chest of drawers. Bedroom 3 has twin beds and wardrobe, and en-suite shower room. All bedrooms have ceiling fans.


  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue


  • Self-catering


  • Notes on accommodation: The villa is well equipped with ceiling fans (all 3 bedrooms and the two living areas). Free wireless (WIFI) broadband internet connection is provided. Outside: The secluded gardens are surrounded by oleanders, offering privacy for outdoor living. There is a patio directly behind the house, with outdoor table, chairs and awning. A separate patio and a deck to the side of the house offer options for relaxing and sunbathing. Two maturing olive trees provide attractive shaded areas. There is a a barbeque. The shared unheated pool (approx 8 x 12m) is a 1 minute walk from the villa, and is secured by a coded gate. The pool is open from mid May until the end of September. Visitors' parking is 50m from the villa and the villa has a dedicated parking space Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All linen and towels are provided, and will be freshly laundered on entry. Guests are invited to use the washing machine and dryer provided for laundry during their stay. The villa will be cleaned prior to guests' arrival. Bring your own beach towels Other: There is a smaller room off the lounge, with sofa and table, and window to back garden

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