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Fully refurbished Vigneron's house - Ideal Family Holiday Location



Updated: 25-Aug-2016
Four bedrooms of which 2 x doublebeds, and 2 x 2 single beds+futon. 9-10 people.

The house has evolved into a light and airy family home with accommodation for 8 to 10 people.

Ground Floor

Entrance Hall and downstairs WC (4mx4m)

Large well appointed kitchen/diner (7m x 4m) with cooker, microwave, large fridge / freezer, small fridge for drinks,dishwasher ,washing machine , island for preparing food plus dining table and chairs- doors to the balcony;

salon (7mx4m) with wood burning stove ,sofas and armchairs, TV with satellite boxes for English and French channels,DVD, CD player,iPod dock, puzzles and games- doors to balcony.

First Floor

Bedroom 1: Double bed room with private balcony and en suite shower room.

Bedroom 2: Twin bed room

Bedroom 3: Twin bed room

Family shower room

Also on this floor is a cupboard with the hot water tank, iron, ironing board,floor mop ,bucket and hoover.

Second Floor

Bedroom 4: Doublebed plus extra double sofa bed with ensuite bathroom.

All the rooms are south facing and have wonderful mountain views.

Balcony with dining table and chairs for sunny meals enjoying the views.

Cool cav with table tennis and shaded entertaining space.

Home Description:

In a quiet village with daily bread delivery! Perfect for an escape from the busy world we live in.

Wonderful walks or just relax by the pool!

On the VTT bike trail ,La Grande Traversée de l'Hérault 500kms - Montpellier to Carcassonne.

Intermarché stocks local maps and various guides for bike and rambling trails.

We have 'The Roman Way ' rambler's trail . (Old road from Béziers to Cahors.)

The big old vigneron's house in the middle of Faugere winecountry was bought by us 6 years ago and has been lovingly restored but fully modernised. With walled garden, arched stone cave, and 8m x 4m x 1.5m deep swimmingpool and ping pong table and new gas bar b que..

What to do?:

Good base from which to enjoy the mediterranean coast , being 30 K North of Béziers.

Things to do:-

Excursions by bike, on foot or in the car.

Canoeing on the Orb and white water sports at the Gorges d'Héric

Great country to enjoy the fauna and flora and spectacular views of the sea and countryside.

Also a good opportunity to taste the excellent local wines, the restaurants.

Karting circuit, just opened .From 35euros or kids 10 euros for 10 minutes.Excellent + restaurant. Near Faugères- 15 mins away.

Well behaved dogs are welcome and super walks for them and the owners !

Just arrived ! Ping Pong table in the cave next to the swimming pool.

Stay connected :

Fully functioning wi-fi internet connection. Keep your business going without a break !

More Details
  • Sleeps 10
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms, 1 Separate Toilet
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

We have now lived in Aigues Vives for 10 years.

We appreciate its peace and beauty with the Parc Naturel all around us, and vines as far as the eye can see!

The views to the Mediterranean on numerous walks are breathtaking.

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Speaks English, French, Spanish

Guestbook comments from the owner

Great to catch up with the s of France.

Wonderful house, warm and cosy, well equipped too.

Will be back
Feb 2015
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2 Reviews

2 holidaymaker reviews


Total tranquility in an area with so much to do

  • 5 of 5

Just returned from a fabulous stay with 3 children (8-11). Lots for the kids to do - canyoning, kayaking and carting were the favourites - and yet very relaxing too with some great eateries nearby. Would thoroughly recommend.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 2, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful House in a pretty village

  • 4 of 5

Beautiful house, very relaxing, weather was good end of May & we ate outside most evenings. Plenty to do in the surrounding area & genial hosts. Would thoroughly recommend!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 20, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: A lovely family - they appreciated all the attractions in surrounding region - Carcassonne and beaches too.
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From the Owner

Come and sample life in a French hamlet! With a tasty bread and pastry delivery and new boule parc to complete the experience. La Fontaine is excellent for family holidays with plenty of space for relaxing in and out of the warm summer sunshine. The pool is always in demand!

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Béziers/Cap d'Agde at 35 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : Laurens , Autignac at 4 Kilometres Nearest Golf : Lamalou les Bains at 12 Kilometres Nearest Train : Béziers at 30 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : Béziers at 30 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : Laurens / Sylva Plana at 4 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Valras beach at 35 Kilometres Car: necessary

Aigues Vives is on the south facing, wooded slopes of the Avant Montagnes with amazing views to the Mediterranean Sea.

A quiet village - a perfect retreat from today's busy world!

Delicious pastries and bread delivered four times a week - yummy!

There is great cycling,mountain biking and rambling.The Grande Traversée de L'Hérault (vtt) from Montpellier to Carcassonne comes through Aigues Vives.

Roquebrun is great for canoeing . Book and go!

Aigues Vives has the 'Voie Romaine' ramble trail. Your host offers a guided walk!

Tourist attractions include Pézenas old town, the Canal du Midi Locks at Béziers, the Gorges D'Héric , Montpellier city, Roman Villa at Loupian, Narbonne Cathedral plus sailing , swimming, and diving on the coast.

Canoeing on the Orb is very popular along with other water sport in the Gorges.

Being Faugere wine country there are many excellent caves to sample.

Restaurants are at Sylva Plana Laurens, l'Ocre Rouge Hérépian , the Abbé ,Argentière and l'Octopus, Béziers.

Aigues Vives is in the Haut - Languedoc National Park.

Lake Salagou is great for sailboarding and sailing. Not deep and water warm!

Gorges d'Héric has great scenery and activities

Other Activities: Canoeing, waterpark, horse riding

Go Karting just down the road - Great for all ages.

Golf: Lamalou les Bains has a nice green golf course as does Béziers.


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
Late summer
29 Aug 2016 - 30 Oct 2016
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Spring 2017
29 Apr 2017 - 24 Jun 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Early summer 2017
25 Jun 2017 - 22 Jul 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
High summer 2017
23 Jul 2017 - 2 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Late summer 2017
3 Sep 2017 - 7 Oct 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £30
Refundable Damage Deposit £300

Weekly rate is for 8 people. Extra people charged at 50 euros per person per week, payable locally.
Weekly rates include linen , towels, and pool towels.
Bottle of wine. .
Well behaved dogs 30 Euro per week. Pay on arrival
Cot and high chair available , 20 euros paid locally.
End of stay cleaning charge of 50 euros paiyable locally.

A returnable damage deposit of three hundred pounds must be paid at final full payment .(Returned within 2 weeks of your return home sub

50% to reserve property and final 50% 6 weeks before rental commences

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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Updated: 25-Aug-2016
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Property Type

  • chateau / country house


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities


  • Activities Guide
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sunbed
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove


  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area


  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Player

Pool / Spa

  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool


  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • not suitable for elderly or infirm

Location Type

  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • village


  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • caving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing

Floor Area

  • 184 m²


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure, en suite/double
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure, family
  • Bathroom 3 - Toilet, Bath with Shower, en suite / double
  • Bathroom 4 - Toilet, groundfloor


  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed, ensuite shower,loo,basin and terrace
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
  • Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
  • Bedroom 4 - 1 Double Bed, 1 Sofa bed/Futon, en suite bath,loo ,basin
  • Two double bed rooms have en suite bathrooms. (One with shower and one with bath.) (One doublebedroom contains the futon) Family bathroom serves the singlebed rooms.


  • Balcony
  • Beach Towels
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • Wood Decking
  • 8 garden chairs
  • 4 deck chairs


  • Self-catering


  • Flexible start and end dates out of season. Min 3 days stay. Price is for 8 people per week. Extra charge of 50 euros per week per extra person. Well behaved dogs are welcome. 30 Euro per week .Fee paid on arrival. In Low Season couples are welcomed at reduced price. Please ask ! I POD DOCK

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