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Large spacious villa, private terraces, swimming pool close to Canal du Midi

Overview

Property

Updated: 22-Nov-2016
Sleeps up to 8 in 3/4 bedrooms.

A large quiet detached family house.

Open plan Lounge/Dining/kitchen with Wifi, ipod speakers and dvd player. Main bathroom with wc,bath and separate shower, 2nd small lounge/4th bedroom with two chairbeds.

Three bedrooms upstairs - one kingsize with ensuite shower and wc - one family room with a kingsize and a single (+cot if required) - one twin.

Lower level - summer kitchen with patio doors on to terrace and pool area, also utility, wc and garage with bikes.

The property is situated in a beautiful and quiet location, adjacent to vineyards and overlooking open countryside. There is lots of space to eat outside, sun bathe and swim in private.

If you want peace and quiet - this is it. The house is in the small and friendly village of Tourouzelle which is surrounded by vineyards (Minervois/Corbieres region).

A five minute car journey will take you to - the nearest town Olonzac where they have a thriving Market day (Tuesday) - The Canal du Midi with good restaurants at Homps and Lac Jouares where you can picnic and hire canoes.

Within a half hour drive is the famous medieval city of Carcassonne (well worth a visit) and the attractive city of Narbonne. A choice of beaches just another 10 minutes away at Narbonne Plage and beyond.

The World Heritage site La Pont du Gard is a couple of hours away but a great day out combined with a visit to the nearby Nimes.

More Details
  • Sleeps 8
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

I work in finance in the UK and bought and renovated this house to create my ideal holiday home. You are very welcome to enjoy my home and to relax in this wonderful part of France.

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Guestbook comments from the owner

We had a lovely stay at la maison du midi. It was a great pleasure to stay in a holiday house with all its appliances in good working order! We also loved Tourouzelle. We found the villagers very friendly and it was a good base for exploring the area. Many thanks,
Jul 2014
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7 Reviews

4.4
based on 7 holidaymaker reviews

4

Very comfortable and well equipped

  • 4 of 5

Good property for families as plenty of space and facilities.

Enjoyed the pool and outside space

We all liked the open plan kitchen/sitting room and separate sitting room useful for kids.

Very peaceful location, car essential.

Many interesting things to do within easy distance.

Would stay here again

  • Review Submitted: Sep 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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House in Tourouzelle

  • 5 of 5

Excellent spacious property, well equipped throughout , including air conditioning, swimming pool, cycles, etc. all of the things you need in that area .In a good position at the edge of the village, but not far from facilities and larger shopping places such as Narbonne.Also ideally placed centrallyfor visiting places such as spectacular mountain village of Minerve, fort at Carcassonne, beach areas etc,. Quite convenient for local restauraunts at Homps canal area or at Olonzac etc. Hard to better. Even in early season the weather was also ideal.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 9, 2014
  • Date of Stay: May 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Spacious Home with All Amenities

  • 5 of 5

We were a bit nervous about reserving a house on the internet for the first time, but in this case it was the best of luck. The house actually looks as good, or better, than it does in the pictures. We loved the large, open and uncluttered spaces, and the kitchen, with its island and plentiful countertops, was equipped with everything we needed to make our meals at home. During the day our daughter would often sit by the huge open windows that looked over the countryside writing her dissertation in peaceful bliss. The owner supplied us with detailed notes on the town and nearby places to visit, as well as food shopping and restaurants. He was also readily available to answer any questions. When we emailed him that the pool cleaner was rumored to plan to skip one visit because of a major holiday, we soon afterwards found a note on the counter from the cleaner reporting that he had indeed showed up and had taken care of the maintenance. One bedroom (that we didn’t in fact use) was short on bedding, but every other supply we could need seemed to be on hand. One caveat: this is a very breezy area, which is probably a dream in warm weather, but in May we found our warm sweaters and pjs very useful for the first part of our stay.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 18, 2014
  • Date of Stay: May 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Beautiful holiday home

  • 5 of 5

The beautiful house is clean and well equipped and the owners are really helpful. Its in a quite location in a beautiful village. With the must see attractions Canal du Midi and Minerve. So if you want a relaxing holiday we highly recommend La Maison du Midi. We are looking forward to our next visit.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 25, 2013
  • Date of Stay: May 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Preston, Lancs UK
5

Tourouzelle house,

  • 5 of 5

AN excellent home from home, well equipped with lots of extras for a comfortable stay. Excellent location and would definatley reccomend it for location and value for money.

Thank you for sharing it with us.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 6, 2010
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2008
  • Source: HomeAway
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DORKING,SURREY
5

Our best holiday ever.

  • 5 of 5

The owners of this property have made every possible effort to make this a home away from home.My family and I enjoyed our stay so much that we booked again for this year on our return.If you wish to enjoy a taste of holiday heaven ,then this is the place for you.

Robin ,Christine and family.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 1, 2009
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2008
  • Source: HomeAway
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Location

From the Owner

This is a house that can be enjoyed all year round. It is 10 minutes from the centre of a lovely quiet village and yet offers peace and privacy.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Carcassonne at 35 Kilometres Nearest Train : Lezignan-Corbieres at 12 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : A61 at 15 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Narbonne Plage at 35 Kilometres Car: recommended

La maison du midi is in the small quiet village of Tourouzelle surrounded by vineyards. If you want peace and quiet, this is it. The Canal du Midi and the ports of Homps and Argens are 5 minutes in the car. Carcassonne, the medieval fortress town, is only 25 minutes and Narbonne is also only a twenty minute drive. To the north, the Cathars village of Minerve, which overlooks the spectacular gorge formed by the river Cesse, is also 20 minutes away. Even closer to home, 4 km away, Lac de Jouarres offers picnicking, swimming, fishing, sailing, canoeing and windsurfing. The village of Olonzac (4 km) has a good market on a Tuesday morning. There are several restaurants, a bank, a variety of shops and a supermarket there as well. There are many places along the Canal du Midi where you can relax with a drink or enjoy a meal. La Pont du Gard and Nimes are great day trip, well worth a visit. For more info and photos visit our website www.lamaisondumidi.com

Availability

Rental rates

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High summer
15 Jul 2017 - 2 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,699
for 7 nights
£1,699
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
£1,299
for 7 nights
£1,299
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £100

Please ask about discounts for long lets.
A deposit of 25% is required to secure the booking. The balance of the rental must be paid no later than 8 weeks before arrival.

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Facilities

From the Owner

Very close to the canal du midi and only a short drive to the beach.

Property Type

  • house

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library

Pool / Spa

  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool

Suitability

  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • rural
  • village

Attractions

  • marina
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
  • zoo

Leisure Activities

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

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Floor Area

  • 196 m²

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure, en-suite to bedroom 1
  • There is an outdoor shower beside the swimming pool.

Bedrooms

  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed, 1 Single Bed, 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
  • Bedroom 4 - 2 Sofa bed/Futon, Terrace lounge
  • The terrace lounge, off the south facing terrace, can be used as a 4th bedroom. It has two single chairbeds

Outside

  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Terrace
  • 8 garden chairs

Meals

  • Self-catering

Notes:

  • Ipod speakers in lounge.

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