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Mediterranean Sea, Sun and History - Agde Town, Romantic Houses minutes to Beach - 17c Detached Stone House with Courtyard/Garden

Bedrooms 3
Space 2,152 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 - 14 nights



17c Detached Stone House with Courtyard/Garden

An attractive 17c traditional stone house with private walled courtyard garden - in the midst of the old town and next to Maison d'Estella', beautifully restored. 3 comfortable bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, sitting room, and a well equipped kitchen/dining room. Shops, restaurants and cafe/bars around the corner. On the river Herault and the Canal du Midi. Minutes to beach. Near golf.

About the property

3 or 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, courtyard or roof terrace-panoramic views

Romantic self catering houses with charming courtyards and secluded roof terraces with dramatic views. In the heart of this medieval town of Agde - A colourful and busy fishing port on the river Herault. Shops, market, restaurants and cafe/bars are around the corner. 4 km from beautiful sandy beaches and golf. 5min walk from the train station. 2min walk to the Canal du Midi. Airport -10km.

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Agde - 'Black Pearl of the Mediterranean'- lies on the Cote d'or at the junction of the Canal du Midi with the sea. There are miles of sandy beaches, limitless sunshine and fishing boats still moor at the riverside quays, second oldest town of France, a maze of picturesque streets full of shops, market, restaurants and cafe bars. Yet we are only 5 mins from the vibrant resort town of Cap d'Agde which offers the usual pleasures of the Med - nightclubs, cinemas....Aqualand - the popular water theme park and the famous private naturist quarter!(though you don't come across it unless you look for it)

AGDE flies two EU blue flags for the quality of its beaches and environment.

Carcassonne : and the castles of the Cathars are an easy drive away to the west.

The dramatic gorges and caves of the stunning Haut-Languedoc national park are close inland. To the east the Camargue, the great nature reserve that's the home of white horses and black bulls. Nearby is the nature reserve of Bagnas and the beautiful lake ‘Etang de Thau’ with its oysters and mussels beds and rose-pink flamingos, also a wonderful place for boating and kite/wind-surfing.

The International Airport at Montpellier: is 30 min drive form Agde. (Other nearby airports - Carcassonne, Perpignan, Nimes and Beziers- Low fare flights by Ryanair; from LONDON & BRISTOL to Beziers-Agde airport (10km) Agde is also on the direct Eurostar line from London (St Pancras station).

Driving from Clermont Ferrand arrive to Agde via the spectacular viaduct over the Tarn gorge - Norman Foster's splendid bridge at Millau - It carries the A75 autoroute high into the clouds... and Agde is then only an hour away to the south.

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Nira Chidgey
Member since: 2000
Speaks: english, french
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February 25, 2018

Guestbook comments from the owner

Review #5943426 "Sehr schöne Ferienwohnung in Agde"

Wir erlebten einen unvergesslichen Urlaub in diesem schönen Haus in Agde. Die Wohnung ist sehr schön und liegt direkt im historischen mittelalterlichen Zentrum der Stadt. Das Haus ist schön renoviert und hat ein besonderes Flair, wie man auf den Fotos sehen kann. Die Umgebung von Agde bietet das Mittelmeer mit wunderschönen Stränden und im Norden der Stadt Berge, eine Vielzahl von historischen Orten und auch für Familien mit Kindern gibt es viel zu sehen wie einen Safaripark, riesige Höhlen in den Bergen im Norden, Carcassone ist in der Nähe sowie La Couvertoirade - diese original erhaltene Mittelalterliche Stadt sollte man ungbedingt besuchen. Die Strände und die Umgebung von Agde sind sehr schön. Sightseeing ist ebenso möglich wie Erholung - in der Umgebung gibt es Höhlen, einen Dino-Park, ein Kloster, Berge, Strände, einen Safari-Park, etc. pp.
Mar 2012
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Agde House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house (terraced)
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2152 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking only
  • Information list in the house
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Town
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Iron & Board
  • Safe
  • Sofa Bed
  • Sunbed
  • Washing Machine
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 double
  • 3 doubles, 1 cot
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Terrace
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • nude beach
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
One of the bedrooms has 2 double beds. The courtyard opens from the ground floor kitchen, with garden furniture, BBQ. Street parking around the corner from the house.


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17c Detached Stone House with Courtyard/Garden
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Two unforgettable houses

  • 5 of 5

I first fell inlove with Agde more than twenty five years ago and felt the pull back first in 2009 when we stayed in the Detached Stone House next door to Maison d'Estella.

I knew we had come to right place the moment through the door. Immaculately clean, beautifully furnished with French antiques and enough room for our disparate party to find their own spaces.

I the following years we split our stay between the Detached House and, as our party expanded, Maison d'Estella.

Maison d'Estella is truly unique; a rambling mediaeval grand house. Immense open kitchen/dining room, bedrooms overlooking inner and outer courtyards and a roof terrace with spectacular views.

The location of the houses is ideal for the Promenade, local restaurants and markets. Both have safe storage for bicycles (which can be hired locally) - to potter down the cycle path to the beautiful beaches of Grau d'Agde.

The train station is within easy walking distance and various members of our party have made outings to Carcassone, Narbonne, Perpignan and Avignon.

Allan and Nira have done a remarkable job of renovating and furnishing these special houses. They are attentive and helpful owners who have a passionate interest in the history and culture of their town.

  • Submitted: Mar 15, 2013
  • Stayed: August 2012
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A beautiful house!!!!!

  • 5 of 5

Spent a lovely week in Agde, it was the laziest time, just eating, drinking and enjoying the sunshine. This beautiful house with its tasteful furnishings, wood beams and thick walls completely exceeded expectations - i hadn't imagined it would be so roomy and that the back courtyard would feel so private as it did. A wonderful surprise and a really restful place for us all to spread out and enjoy the week. Agde is a great place for a quiet holiday - the beaches are a short bus ride away, leaving from the promenade which is five minutes walk from the house. There are bakeries, supermarkets again within minutes of the house. Cafes and bars all around. Would recommend to anyone. The only drawback was there was no wifi but i got round this (as we were travelling with our teenage daughter) by using a portable wifi hub which can be hired from a company in Lyon called Hippocket. When the week was over, I simply posted it back to them in the envelope they had provided. Would definitely stay there again!! Thanks for everything, Allan and Nira

  • Submitted: Jun 22, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
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In the centre of old Agde

  • 5 of 5

I first fell in love with Agde more than twenty-five years ago and this was the first house I stayed in when I returned six years ago; this September was our third visit.

I knew we had come to the right place the moment we stepped through the door the first time and it still makes the same impression. Immaculately clean, beautifully furnished and with enough space for everyone to find their own spaces. It has been lovingly renovated by Allan and Nira with real respect for its history.

It is next door to Maison d'Estella in the middle of the old town, ideally positioned round the corner from local restaurants and markets, a short walk to the restaurants on the river and within easy walking distance from the train station. Cycling down the cycle path along the river brings you to the lovely beaches of Grau d'Agde.

  • Submitted: Sep 16, 2015
  • Stayed: August 2015
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A unique house in the centre of old Agde

  • 4 of 5

My daughter and I spent a month in Agde for work/study. We rented this house over that period - September/October. The position was excellent, in the centre of old Agde, very near the train station and the wonderful weekly market. The house was lovingly restored, with a very pretty courtyard and sunny rooftop terrace with a great view. Though it was little dark in the lower rooms there was plenty of light in the upper rooms. The house had a large kitchen which opened to the courtyard, a great place for tea/coffee or a drink if you didn't wish to climb to the roof terrace. Alan and Nira were very helpful and gave any assistance we required whilst we were there. The only thing we missed was internet connection as we were working, but the Library is very close and very efficient.

  • Submitted: Jan 2, 2015
  • Stayed: September 2014
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Lovely stay

  • 4 of 5

Lovely, rustic house in the centre of Agde. Very clean and well-appointed. Very good kitchen facilities. Attractive patio/garden at the back.

The owners were very kind and helpful in all aspects, pointing out places to visit and providing handy tips.

I would recommend this property.

  • Submitted: Mar 18, 2013
  • Stayed: August 2012
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Beautiful house in Agde

  • 5 of 5

This have been unforgettable holidays in this beautiful house in Agde. The flat is very nice and located directly in the historical medieval center of the city.

The house is nicely renovated and has a lot of good aura and atmosphere as you can see on the photos.

The environment of Agde offers the Mediterranean sea with beautiful beaches and in the north of the city mountains as well; a lot of historical places and all kind of entertainment for families with safari park, huge caves in the mountains in the north, carcassone is near as well as La Couvertoirade which is strongly recommended to be visited. The beaches are very nice and the environment of Agde is very beautiful.

A lot of sightseeing is possible as well as recreation.

We visited a lot of places - caves, the dino-park, a monastery, the mountains, the beaches , the cities nearby, the safari park, we explored the historical places in this very old town and also went for shopping.

  • Submitted: Feb 27, 2013
  • Stayed: March 2012
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Nearest Airport
10 Kilometres
Béziers-Agde- 10 km and Montpellier 50km
Nearest Golf
5 Kilometres
Cap d'Agde
Nearest Motorway
5 Kilometres
Car: not necessary

Our houses are in the centre of the medieval town of Agde on the river Herault and the Canal du Midi, minutes to the Mediterranean sea. There are miles of sandy beaches, limitless sunshine and fishing boats still moor at the river quays, second oldest town of France. A maze of picturesque streets full of shops, restaurants, cafe/bars and a busy Thursday market. 5 mins from the beautiful beaches, golf and the vibrant resort town of Cap d’Agde, which flies two EU blue flags for the quality of its beaches and environment. 2 min walk to the Canal du Midi and the train station. Nearby is the nature reserve of Bagnas and the beautiful lake ‘Etang de Thau’ with oyster and mussel beds and rose-pink flamingos, also a wonderful place for boating and wind-surfing. Low fare flights by Ryanair to Montpellier, Carcassonne, Perpignan, Nimes and the airport Beziers-Agde only 10 km away-summer FLIGHTS from LONDON, Bristol, Manchester, Edinburgh, also Oslo, Stockholm, Düsseldorf & Bastia. Agde is also on the direct Eurostar line from London-St.Pancras


Other Activities: wine tasting, cinema, antique markets