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Large village house in wine growing area close to Mediterranean

Bedrooms 8
Space 2,690 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights


About the property

Large house with 34ft swimming pool, 6-8 bedrooms (two connected) walled gardens

A large, comfortable family house which can accommodate a party of up to 13 or 14 people and so is suitable for two or more families sharing. Indeed, there are two kitchens, three toilet/bathrooms and patios to front and rear so families need not be on top of each other. There are walled gardens to front and rear, giving privacy and the assurance that children can not disappear! The pool is separated from the rest of the property by a high fence and lockable doors and gates, so that children cannot wander in unseen.

Member since: 2010
Speaks: english, french, german, polish
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Within a few days
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Calendar last updated:
February 25, 2018


Paulhan House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house (semi-detached)
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2690 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Village
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Parking On Street
  • Washing Machine
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 13 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , wash basin
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , wash basin
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , wash basin
  • The full bathroom is on the first floor at the front of the house. The two shower rooms are both on the ground floor, one at the front of the house, one at the back. Each of these bathrooms has a toilet, so there are three toilets in all.
  • 8 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double , large balcony
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , large balcony
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , small balcony
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 5 - 1 sleep sofa /futon , double doors to back garden
    Bedroom 6 - 2 twin/ single , mezzanine
    Bedroom 7 - 1 sleep sofa /futon , double doors to back garden
    Bedroom 8 - 1 double , single door to poolside
  • Bedrooms one to four are on the first floor off a common landing. Bedrooms one to three are large. Bedroom four is smaller but usually contains two single beds. Bedroom five is on the ground floor. You need to pass through it to reach bedrooms six, seven and eight and the back kitchen. It is the most suitable for someone with limited mobility as there is access on the same level to two shower rooms (with toilets), both kitchens and the main living area. It can be reached from the road without going up a step. However, most renters do not use it as a bedroom. Bedroom six is a mezzanine over bedroom five and the back kitchen, reached by separate stairs from bedroom five. Bedroom seven is on the ground floor (up one step). You need to pass through it to reach bedroom eight. Not all renters use it. Bedroom eight is on the ground floor (up one step) and overlooks the swimming pool. Upstairs bedrooms are carpeted, downstairs rooms are tiled and the mezzanine has timber decking.
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Sand Box
  • Terrace
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • nude beach
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Linen and towels are not normally supplied but may sometimes be by arrangement. Our house, which is built of stone, was constructed late in the 19th century by a local family with wine and distillery interests. A further house was subsequently built on to it for the same family. It appears similar from the front but there are no longer any inter-connections between the two houses and they are separate, very large family houses. The adjoining house is occupied for part of the year by one person. There are two kitchens in our house. The main kitchen is at the front, and there is a smaller one at the back. Both have an electric cooker, an extractor and a hob (gas at front, electric at back). Both have a fridge-freezer, dishwasher and a double sink. There is more cupboard space in the front kitchen and a wooden breakfast table with seating for eight people. There is no table in the back kitchen. The washing machine is in the back kitchen.


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Large village house in wine growing area close to Mediterranean
average rating of 2.3333333 based on 3 reviews

Fantastic Holiday in Paulhan

  • 5 of 5

Myself and 13 school friends arrived at Paulhan on the 10th June for a 50th Celebration. It was the perfect house for a school reunion. Plenty of space, lovely pool and very easy and comfortable living. We spent a lot of the time sitting round the huge table outside, as well as sitting round the pool. Its the perfect base to explore the glorious area, with plently of beautiful towns nearby to visit. The village is very French, with some good restaurants within walking distance and a great bar at the end of the road! If you are looking for somewhere rustic and away from the tourist trail, this is the place. I would strongly recommend it for large adult parties, as well as families as there are a lot of children's toys in the garden with plenty of sunbeds and chairs for the adults. The kitchen has everything that you need, including dishwasher, washing machine etc. All in all a superbly situated house, in a very French village, with close access to gorgeous towns and the sea is about 20 mins away.

  • Submitted: Jun 23, 2011
  • Stayed: June 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
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déception totale

  • 1 of 5

Je voulais donner mon impression sur cette location. Tout d'abord je ne recommanderais cette maison ni à un ami ni à une personne à mobilité réduite. La piscine est l’ ombre, absolument pas accessible à un fauteuil roulant. Literies de très Mauvaise qualité. Maison très mal entretenue et très sâle à notre arrivée. Bref je suis plus que déçue par cette location

  • Submitted: Feb 15, 2015
  • Stayed: August 2014
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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Caution non remboursée

  • 1 of 5

Nous avons séjourné dans cette maison en août 2013, et je tiens à vous faire partager notre mauvaise expérience.

Tout d'abord il n' y a pas eu d'état des lieux d'entrée ni de sortie.

La piscine est à l'ombre toute l'après midi , excepté sur 5m2 pendant 1h (comme sur la photo)

La literie était lamentable dans toutes les chambres (matelas reposant sur 3 tasseaux de bois, clic-clac en "cuvette", etc, ....)

Frigo en panne durant les 15 de notre séjour. On nous a mis à notre disposition un frigo d'appoint en dépannage durant les 15 jours ce qui nous a obligé à faire les courses tous les jours car la taille du frigo d'appoint n'était absolument pas adaptée aux nombres de personnes.

Mobilier de jardin de mauvaise qualité.

Et pour finir le propriétaire qui est anglais n'a répondu à aucun appel, mail et courrier à l'issue de notre séjour pour nous restituer notre caution.

Il a fallu que nous mettions un commentaire négatif sur le site d'Abritel 1 an après en août 2014 pour avoir des nouvelles de la femme du propriétaire.

Il nous a prétexté des problèmes de santé, puis a bien voulu nous rembourser la moitié de la caution dans un premier temps, puis l'autre moitié après le retrait de notre commentaire sur Abritel.

Chose que nous avons fait en août 2014.

Depuis nous n'avons toujours pas de nouvelles du solde de notre caution.

Je souhaite que ce commentaire puisse nous permettre de récupérer notre caution intégralement.

  • Submitted: Jan 5, 2015
  • Stayed: August 2014
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
18 Miles
Beziers-Agde (& Montpellier 30 miles)
Nearest Barpub
0.2 Miles
Bar Le Commerce
Nearest Ferry
26 Miles
Nearest Golf
16 Miles
Golf Saint Thomas, Beziers
Nearest Train
18 Miles
Nearest Motorway
1.5 Miles
Junction 58 on A75
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
La Pignata (and others)
Nearest Ski
136 Miles
Les Angles, Pyrenees
Nearest Beach
20 Miles
Vias Plage
Car: recommended

Paulhan is a small village (pop. 2500 approx) in the heart of a wine growing area in the Languedoc Roussillon region of southern France, within 20 minutes drive of the Mediterranean and 35 minutes from Montpellier. There is also swimming and sailing on Lac Salagou (a large lake) 15 minutes to the north. Although Paulhan is within easy reach of the beaches, main tourist centres (eg market town of Pezenas which is ten minutes down the road) it is a typical French village with few foreign tourists even in the height of the summer.

Montpellier is 40 minutes from Paulhan. There are also airports with links to the UK at Beziers (25 mins), Nimes, Perpignan and Carcassonne (all 65 mins), Toulouse, Avignon and Marseilles (all 1hr 50 mins) and Girona in Spain (2 hrs).




Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $279.29

LATE AVAILABILITY! Dispo Dernière Minute!

40% REDUCTION for week 6-13 September, to £700 = 875 euros (125 jour).
Possibility to arrive a day early

+ 10% discount for party of 7 or less.

Changeovers flexible. House available from 4pm and vacated by 10am final day.

The charge INCLUDES electricity, gas and water. Bedding is NOT normally included. Literie non inclus

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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