Mas Valoussiere

5 Bedrooms (sleeps 10)2 Baths2800€ - 3500€

High on the plateau of Aumelas in a wild rocky setting redolent of the wild herbs of the garrigue, stands the Mas de Valoussière. Laying to the west of Montpellier it dominates the whole of the Hérault valley, while to the south it overlooks the rocky outcrop of Sète and the Mediterranean coastline.

The accommodation comprises:

High on the plateau of Aumelas in a wild rocky setting redolent of the wild herbs of the garrigue, stands the Mas de Valoussière. Laying to the west of Montpellier it dominates the whole of the Hérault valley, while to the south it overlooks the rocky outcrop of Sète and the Mediterranean coastline.

Mas Valoussière is the ideal property for a large family who want a quiet holiday, or, for families or couples holidaying together. The villa is self-contained with its own private access and is very well equipped;

The entrance sitting room is large & spacious with a pool table, sofa, and chairs and has magnificent views over the garrigues towards the Pyrenees. There is a further mezzanine level sitting room.

There are 5 bedrooms, 4 doubles and 1 twin. There are 2 family bathrooms, one with shower, bath and 2 wash hand basins; the other a large shower room with 2 wash hand basins, there are also 2 separate toilets. Each bedroom has a fan in case the weather becomes too hot at night. There is also a laundry room with washing machine and tumble dryer.

The kitchen is very well fitted with fridge-freezer, microwave, cooker, and dishwasher.

There is a large airy sitting room with working fireplace, dining area and stairs leading to a mezzanine offering an additional sitting area. There is a UK sat TV, DVD player, music station and internet connection.

Outside there are extensive gardens shaded areas and terraces offering glorious views and tranquillity. There is a BBQ and clay tennis court. Tennis racquets are provided. There are also 4 bicycles for you to use if you are feeling energetic. The pool is 10 X 5 meters, has a shallow end and the deep end is approximately 1.7 meters, there is also a pool alarm..

 

The Area

If you manage to drag yourselves away from the pool then explore the beautiful village, Cabrials. It is 3 km from the house and offers a village shop located next to the 12th century church and you can enjoy a drink in the church square. The nearest village from Cabrials is Plaissan which has 2 restaurants, a bar, baker, butcher and Pizzeria.

St Pargoire is a 10-minute drive away where you will find a small supermarket, pharmacy, butcher, two bakers, a bar, 2 restaurants and pizzeria. The medieval town of Pezenas is approximately 30 minutes away, Clermont l’Herault is 15 minutes’ drive and the stunning Lac Salagou is 30 minutes.

Pezenas a very pretty medieval town with an abundance of shops, cafes and restaurants. The centre is full of buildings dating back to the 16th & 17th centuries. There is also an excellent market on Saturday which provides an ideal opportunity to stock up on the wonderful regional delicacies, Take a stroll through the old town with its unique craft and clothes shops and finally stop at one (or two) of the many bars and bistros in the 'Place de 14th Juillet' (right).

You are perfectly placed for the Mediterranean; the nearest beaches can be reached in just 20 minutes. Close by is the holiday resort of Cap d'Agde. It has some 14 kilometres of fine beaches and many attractions for the children like 'Toonland' and the famous 'Aqualand' with its giant flumes, water slides and wave machine as well as a super 'tots area' for the very young.

2014 Prices

April - June

2800€

July - August

3500€

Sept - November

2800€

Other times

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