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HISTORIC MAS - RENTING OF THE WHOLE DOMAIN OR FOUR INDEPENDENT COTTAGES

Frédéric Blochet

Advertiser since: 2009
Speaks: english, french
Sleeps24
Bedrooms 10
Bathrooms3
Property type chateau / country house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Frédéric Blochet

Advertiser since: 2009
Speaks: english, french
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
44%
Calendar last updated:
November 14, 2014
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HISTORIC MAS - RENTING OF THE WHOLE DOMAIN OR FOUR INDEPENDENT COTTAGES

Sleeps24
Bedrooms 10
Bathrooms3
Property type chateau / country house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

St-Bauzille-de-Montmel Chateau / Country House Rental Photos and Description

4 independent cottages10 bedrooms sleeps up to 24 in countryside !

An ideal setting for getting away from it all to relax or to have good time with family or friends ! Calm and tranquility are guaranteed.

Stunning views over the olive grove and valley to Pic St Loup 658m & the cliffs of Hortus 510m in the distance make for inspiring sunrises and memorable sunsets.

The 140 acre estate includes olive groves, meadows, woods,garrigue and 12th century chapel. Not another building to be seen for a full 360°. Look up and you may catch sight of a pair of rare Bonelli's eagles.

There's a large stone Mas 500m2 : 4 cottages around a patio and 2 covered terraces.

'L'Arbousier' : 200m2 - 8 à 10 pers

'L'Olivier' : 60m2 - 2 à 4 pers

'Le Figuier' : 70m2 - 4 à 6 pers

'Le Mûrier' : 70m2 - 6 à 8 pers

St Germain is also the perfect place to celebrate a wedding, birthday or other significant events.

MORE PICTURES ON OUR WEBSITE

www.mas-st-germain.com

History: At the heart of the St Germain estate stands the old stone chapel and Mas. For most of the last thousand years, St Germain has belonged to the Baron of Montlaur’s estate. In the twelfth century, a chapel was erected on the foundations of an ancient Roman villa. The estate was gifted to the church in 1233 and became home to an Augustine convent (St Germain de Fournès) with its cloisters built around the chapel. When the convent closed in 1435 the last Prioress Jeanne de Montlaur sold the property back to her brother, Hector, Baron de Montlaur. Since then, the estate has seen numerous activities from sheep farming, olive, lavender and wine growing to silkworm breeding.

The estate’s ancient mulberry trees date back to shortly after the French Revolution, when the property was a centre for silkworm production.

Nature: The estate sits within a European Natura 2000 zone, created to protect the pair of rare Bonelli’s eagles that nest on nearby cliffs. With only 26 couples remaining it is one of France’s rarest birds. At over 30 years old the female Eléonore, the oldest Bonelli in France, is now with her third mate.

Around 330 species of plant grow on the estate. The air is thick with the typical Provençal scent of wild rosemary and thyme.

Wine & gastronomy: The local area features dozens of great wineries to visit in the up & coming Pic St Loup terroir and the rest of the surrounding Languedoc.

More Details

Details for THE 4 COTTAGES 10 Bedrooms, Sleeps 24, 3 Bathrooms

Each cottage has a kitchen, a flat screen TV, an I Pod station and Internet access.
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • smoking allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Frédéric Blochet (Owner)
Advertiser since: 2009
Speaks: english, french
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
44%
Calendar last updated:
November 14, 2014

Why HomeAway

Sleeps24
Bedrooms 10
Bathrooms3
Property type chateau / country house
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Travel with confidence
Travel with confidence
Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
Add vacation protection services to your booking
Three services to protect your trip:
Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
Guarantee the rental meets your expectations
Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.

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Map

Nearest Airport
30 Kilometres
Montpellier
Nearest Barpub
4 Kilometres
St Bauzille de Montmel
Nearest Golf
15 Kilometres
Baillargues
Nearest Train
22 Kilometres
Montpellier
Nearest Motorway
18 Kilometres
A9
Nearest Restaurant
8 Kilometres
Castries or St Mathieu de Tréviers
Nearest Beach
30 Kilometres
Carnon
Car: necessary

St Germain enjoys a privileged position close to Provence, the Camargue, the Cevennes, in the heart of the wine making country of the Languedoc. As you stand in the valley, the low garrigue punctuated by vineyards and olive groves, overlooked by Pic St Loup and the cliffs of Hortus opposite, it is hard to believe that you are within easy reach of most major European cities. The airports and TGV stations of Montpellier and Nîmes are within a half hour drive.

The surrounding region has a long rich heritage and is littered with prehistoric sites, ancient Roman remains, ruined castles, medieval villages and fortified towns.

Explore the colourful market of nearby Sommières, or visit the fortified town of Aigues Mortes, the beautifully restored medieval village of St-Guilhem-le-Désert, the arts and craft studios and antique shops of Pézénas and Uzès, or the cultural centres of Montpellier and Nîmes.

Other Activities: Gliding, wine tasting, rock climbing, canoeing, caving, anyoning, pot-holing.

Golf: The nearest golf course is the Golf de Massane just 15 minutes drive away at Baillargues (10 min east of Montpellier) just off junction 28 of the A9 motorway.

3 other golf courses lie with a 1/2 hour drive : Golf de La Grande Motte, La Golf de Foncaude at Juvignac (5 min west of Montpellier) and the Golf de Coulondres at St Gély du Fesc (10 minutes north-west of Montpellier)

Ski: Mont Aigoual

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Rates & Availability

St-Bauzille-de-Montmel Chateau / Country House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
Per property
Rental rates quoted in:
EUR
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
SPRING HOLIDAYS
Apr 12 - May 10
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 nights
€5,040
 
 
MAY
May 11 - May 31
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 nights
€5,760
 
 
JUNE
Jun 1 - Jun 28
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 nights
€5,970
 
 
JULY/AUGUST
Jun 29 - Aug 30
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 nights
€7,100
 
 
SEPTEMBER
Aug 31 - Sep 27
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 nights
€5,970
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit €1,800
Notes Linen is an option 30 €/person. If you want it your beds will be done.Water, electricity and cleaning at the end of the renting are included

From October 2014 the changeover day will be Monday all the year
Additional informations about rental rates :

A 40% deposit is required for each booking
The balance is required 6 weeks before your arrival
A security deposit of €1,800 is required
Cleaning included
Option of linen for bed, bathroom, kitchen and swimming pool towel : 25 €/person
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Amenities

St-Bauzille-de-Montmel Chateau / Country House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • chateau / country house (detached)
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 500 m²
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Filtered Water
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Mosquito Magnet
  • Parking
  • Sofa Bed
  • Sunbed
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 18 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom of Narcisse - toilet , tub , shower , very large 20m²
    Iris bathroom - combination tub/shower
    Bathroom Lavande - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Shower room Amaranthe - toilet , shower
    Shower room Asphodèle - shower
  • Overall there are 3 bathrooms - 2 shower rooms - 7 WC (2 on ground floor in l'Arbousier)
Bedrooms:
  • 10 Bedrooms, Sleeps 24
  • Orchis - 2 twin/ single , View over pool to mountain
    Lavande - 2 twin/ single
    Aphyllante - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Lounge
    Amaranthe - 2 twin/ single , View over pool to mountain
    Acanthe - 2 twin/ single
    Agapanthe - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Lounge
    Valériane - 2 twin/ single
    Ophrys - 2 twin/ single
    Millepertuis - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Lounge
    Iris - 2 twin/ single , View over pool to mountain
    Narcisse - 1 queen , 70m² Suite
    Ciste - 2 twin/ single
    Asphodèle - 1 double
    Anacamptis - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Lounge
  • We have 10 bedrooms and 4 sofa beds in 4 lounges. We have three baby cots for infants if required. We can also provide you with : a bottle sterilizer, changing table, bath, stroller, 2 pots, 4 high chairs and 10 safety gates.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Kids
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Games for Kids
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Tennis ...
  • Terrace
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • 40 garden chairs
  • 18 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • pets considered
  • smoking allowed ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
The main cottage, l'Arbousier, has a big kitchen. There are chairs and tables for 24 people spread over 3 rooms. There is a further stone vaulted dining room which features the ancient communal bread oven used by the convent in medieval days. 4 high chairs are available if required - 1 for infants/toddlers, 1 for toddlers. For outdoor dining there's the choice between the covered terrace (70m²) that opens onto the courtyard or the lawn by the pool with its fabulous view. We have 40 chairs, 3 rectangular and 6 square tables. The mas has a large open stone hall of 140 m2. The infinity pool, measuring 10x5m has removable safety barriers and an outdoor shower. Wifi on the mas. Water from a borehole filtered and purified with ultra-violet light. Outdoor games : table tennis, beach volleyball set, badminton set, petanque balls.

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