Welcome to our beautiful French home

Set in Portiragnes, this beautiful Villa is the perfect getaway for small to large families wanting to experience the South of France. The village is located 5km away from Béziers and offers a traditional, laidback french lifestyle that all members of the family would enjoy. Almost everyday is a sunny with the relaxing way of life that most people can only dream of.

Location wise, the village is surrounded by an excellent selection of vineyards that makes France the leader in wine. If the wine isn't your thing then culture, scenery and general relaxation is in abundance.

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Amenities

Ground Floor
This is a large, spacious, detached french home with a beautiful private garden and summer kitchen. Attached to the house is a driveway for private parking.
The house comprises of two bedrooms on the ground level, one with a comfortable double bed, a ceiling fan and a large built in wardrobe space. The room also has double opening doors to the garden and terrace.
The other ground level bedroom has a ceiling fan, three single beds - one of which is a cabin bed (mid-sleeper NOT high-sleeper which is not ideal for children under age of 6). This second room also has double doors which open onto a separate, private terrace area and main garden.

The kitchen houses all mod cons including a dishwasher. It opens onto a summer kitchen with dining area and barbecue, also a utility room with ironing facilities and washing machine.

Family bathroom, also on the ground level comprises of his and her sinks, bath and a toilet. There is also a separate toilet and separate shower room.

Living area downstairs has a log burner, large flat screen TV, DVD Player, with basic English channels. Two large sofas seating easily 9 people.
First Floor
The 1st floor of the house comprises a mezzanine style large room which includes a good quality spring action double sofa bed, work desk and large well stocked book and dvd library
Second Floor
Then the 2nd floor of the house has the final bedroom which consists of built in wardrobe space, double bed and ceiling fan.
Other
Size: Sleeps up to 9, 3 bedrooms
Nearest Beach: Portiragnes Plage, 3km
Will consider: Corporate lets
Long lets
Short breaks
Access: Car advised
Nearest Amenities: 500m
Family Friendly: Suitable for children of all ages
Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes: No pets allowed
No smoking at this property
Self-catering
Facilities
Luxuries: Log fire, Internet access, DVD player, ceiling fans in main bedrooms
General: Central Heating, TV, Safe, Satelite TV, Wi-fi available
Standard: Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities: Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms: 3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms of which 1 family bathroom & 1 shower room
Furniture: Sofabeds (1), Single beds (3), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seating for 8, Lounge seating for 9
Other: Linen & towels provided
Highchair and cot available upon request
Outdoors: Large secluded garden area has a shaded patio for al fresco dining and also a separate sun terrace with loungers.
Access: Secure private parking using driveway

Local Area

The Languedoc-Roussillon / Hérault region
This is the ideal place to relax, swim and soak up all the sun! Calm and peaceful with an abundance of Mediterranean charm, the village of Portiragnes is surrounded by fields and vineyards. Located 5km from Béziers it is an ideal location for the perfect holiday. Authentic and very beautiful: almost everyday a sunny one, drink wine from the largest and most varied vineyards of France, soak up all that ancient culture, walking long, white beaches and sitting by the beautiful blue Mediterranean sea. The infamous Canal du Midi that is still one of its kind; the ancient Greek town of Agde and last but not least, Béziers's sparky cathar past to present bullfights & wine country. There are so many choices of activities in the Hérault region. Poised perfectly between the easterly Camargue marshes and the westerly Cathar country, the Hérault is the hidden part of southern of the expansive Languedoc Cevennes, Caroux and Black Mountain ranges, hugging the Mediterranean with 100 km of triumphant coastal southern sand.

The Portiragnes area
Portiragnes village is located 2km inland from the beach and is a typically French village with great boulangeries (bakers) for fresh baguettes. The village has a 12th century church, post office, medical centre, a few shops, a local market, restaurants and several local wine producers. . A fantastic restaurant to visit is 'Mon Reve d'Enfant'. Also the wine co-operative (La Campestre) is where you can try the fine local wine the Sauvignon and Vigneron are especially good. The infamous Canal du Midi that is still one of its kind, it is possible to hire bikes locally to enjoy the Canal du Midi at its very best. It is also possible to cycle to the beach from Portiragnes village along the canal.

Location

 
5 Jean Bruyère, Portiragnes, Béziers


Nearest Travel Links
Airport:Béziers Cap D'Agde: 5km
RailwayBéziers: 10km


We recommended you hire a car, this way you can experience all of the regions natural beauty and history. Remember Spain is only 1hr 30 minutes away. However, if you decide not to hire a car during the months July & August there is an excellent bus service from the village Portiragnes to the beach (plage) which runs hourly throughout each day and costs just 1€ each way per person.

Flight Information as of Jan 2013

Ryanair - Bristol, Edinburgh, London Luton, Manchester to Béziers (10 minutes)
Ryanair - London Stansted to Perpignan (1 hr)
Ryanair - Bournemouth, Dublin, East Midlands, Glasgow Prestwick, Liverpool, London Stansted to Carcassonne (1 hr)
Ryanair - Liverpool, London Luton to Nimes (1 hr 20 mins)
Ryanair - Leeds Bradford, Birmingham to Montpellier (45 mins)
Ryanair - East Midlands to Carcassonne (1 hr) Flybe - Southampton to Béziers (10 minutes)
Easyjet - London Gatwick, London Luton to Montpellier (45 mins)

From experience the earlier you book your flights the cheaper they will be. If you decide not to hire a car then flying to Béziers taxi to our house is approximately 15€.

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