This is a studio in a beautiful old village house which has been carefully restored. The studio sleeps 2/3 people. The living room converts into an en suite bedroom at night. The bathroom is large with a shower big enough for 2 people. It has every modern convenience - combi oven microwave cooker and 2 hard plate electric rings. The kitchen and living room overlook the river and there is a small outdoor terrace overlooking the river- just enough to enjoy a glass of wine or a pizza. The studio is cool in Summer and very easy to heat with electric heating in Winter. The property is a mere 2 minute stroll from the boulangerie and 4 superb local restaurants, cafe bar, wine bar, pizzeria, grocery store, tourist office, tennis courts, canoe center, Friday market, boulodrome, recycling center, wine vendor, cave co-operative, river swimming are all on the doorstep, This is an ideal location from which to tour the entire Languedoc area and Montpellier, Toulouse, Narbonne and even Barcelona.
This property is ideal whether you want to sit and laze around or tour the Languedoc area. The local attractions includes the famous Narbonne Cathedral and 4 magnificent cathedrals in Beziers; The extraordinary canal du midi with its 9 locks in Beziers; the aqueduct in Nimes; the old city in Carcassonne are within 20 minutes drive. There is a feast of local Cathar castles and medieval architecture in the nearby region.
There is parking within 1 minute walk and you can observe your car from the kitchen window.
Activities include canoeing in the river, tennis in the village, golf in nearby St Thomas or Lamalou les Bains, ballooning further up the valley and hill walking and climbing, sailing, and water-sking. Obviously cycling is a local pass time and bikes are available for hire in nearby St Chinian. The canoe center equips everyone with a safety helmet and life jacket as well as a watertight drum into which one can put lunch and bottle of wine. There are several 'rest' areas to stop at while canoeing downstream. Even if one doesn't canoe there are many places to picnic or bbq on the banks of the river.
At Lamalou-les- Bains there are several spa treatment centers where one can get special treatments for various ailments. There is also a nine hole golf course at Lamalou les Bains with a superb restaurant in the golf club