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Charming cottage in a mansion of the 17th century in FLorensac in the Herault - Charming cottage

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 1
Half Baths1
Space 861 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 6 nights

Overview

Description

Charming cottage

Imagine yourself in a superb setting, under the roofs...at the heart of real Provencal village, the croissants not far away, the market under the plate trees and every Saturday, shaded wall seats to enjoy the fresh air.

The Chardonnay is bright, its light is filtered...it is spacious, comfortable, and cosy. It has the colour of corn; its totemic animal is the cat which loves the natural and the cosy comfort...beauty as well.

A very large living room crossed by a beautiful farm, very functional separate kitchen. A nice bedroom with a surprise: a closet that hides a bed: the children's place...

It has its twin brother, the gecko side: a real hidden treasure, vanilla and chocolate version. Napoleon stayed here. Noble floor: artistic 4.5 m high ceilings, imposing dimensions, character, sobriety, etc.

Large living room as well, large kitchen, very spacious and bright bedroom...small private balcony...a real wonder...

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About the property

Charming gîtes,french lessons

Imagine a lovely house with character, typical, authentic and genuine...4 separate units on one side around a beautiful stone staircase, 2 other places and a few shared areas...There are some geckos on the walls during the hot summer evenings, the singing of the birds in the blue sky of the garden and a few guitar chords in the air...and the voice of Guilhem telling us his stories, his past, Provence, the wine, his life, his passions...

And in the surroundings the Etang de Thau, the sea, never really far, the omnipresent vines, the cicadas shrilling, the thyme perfume, the colours of the Garrigue, the Salagou lake, the Petite Camargue and the Larzac...the various landscapes of Herault, its impressive heritage, its cultural treasures: gastronomy, wine, and lifestyle, etc.

All the pleasures of discovery, the hikes, the outdoor activities, water in all its forms - sea, pond, lake, river, caves - and the sun, with the accent, of course...

Ideal for family or group holidays: Our house is really unique and particular. It has several buildings dispatched around the garden.

Several different combinations are possible for groups of 2 to 20 persons in 4 semi-detached houses.

Electricity is paid following the consumption: €0.29/kw

Some covered areas, a patio, a courtyard, a garden full of small corners...

The opportunity for a dynamic and convivial discovery of the wine world and of oenology, on the land: Herault is the archetypal wine region of France, the one where everything started, during the Greek era...

A wine producer and a teacher will guide you from a distance for the unique discovery of this thousand years old world that comes back at the forefront with sublime products...a real global introduction, at the heart of our wine-producing region, you will finally understand the whole process to create this mythical product and you will discover it its real production setting...

A native French teacher can help you with your French : special stays or Skyê tutoring. Just ask for details...

And let's not forget the extremely good local restaurant: the Bistrot d'Alex, where you will enjoy a gastronomic lunch and some reduced prices for the wines...

and the fish farm by the pond to savour the Etang de Thau's productions...

More discovery or exploration advices of the Languedoc and its culture: Do not loose any more time searching and do not miss the essential: we help you choose your destinations and discoveries depending on your tastes and passions...A spontaneous help is proposed, we will unveil a few secrets of this multifaceted region, a real civilisation junction, which has real landscape and heritage treasures.

Because, yes, we can say it is one of the regions of France with the most varied landscapes... Therefore, some geologists called their books 'Herault, mirror of earth'...

We can find in a small area all types of landscapes:

White sand beaches, divided beaches or volcanic beaches,

Ponds (Thau, Or, Arnel, and a few others),

Lakes (Salagou, etc.)

Alluvial plains,

Hillsides,

Carved valleys,

Garrigues,

Plateaux and limestone plateaux (Larzac),

Cirques: created by rivers (the Vis in Navacelle), or dolomitic (Moureze, Montpellier le Vieux),

Caves (Claouse, Demoiselles, Arbeil, etc.),

Mountain (Cevennes and the Aigual, Montagne Noire, the Pyrenees not far away).

The Heraults kept marks from almost all the past civilisations and eras:

We are the French department which has the most megaliths (often small than in Brittany, but not always...) : dolmens (Pouget, Coste Rouge...there are more than 365), menhirs...

neolithic accommodations (the village of Cambous),

Greek sites (Agde and its archaeological remains),

Celtic (oppidums: Enserune, etc.),

Roman (the bridge between Saint-Thybery and Florensac, the Domitian way called here the 'Chemin de la Reine Juliette' even if we all forgot who is Juliette), ancient mines (Fontes), Beziers and its hidden remains...

Medieval age: circular villages, churches, abbeys, Cathar Castles (Minerve, etc.), Saint-Guilhem-le-Desert,

the renaissance era...

The 17th century with the superb town of Pezenas and its particular barns, capital of the Languedoc at that time, to discover at night in summer for the Mirondelles, Montpellier, the dynamic city, and its private mansions,

the Canal du Midi, proud of its 9 locks listed at the World Cultural Heritage, its canal bride in Beziers, its round lock in Agde, its particular tunnel in Malpas...

The 18th century extravagance around Montpellier,

its 19th century castles, the beautiful villas of Grau d'Agde,

the harbour of Setes, jeune demoiselle, the Venice of Languedoc, and the resort cities of the 20th century, la Grande Motte, the Cap d'Agde, Rochelongue, etc.

Let's not forget the thousands of small treasures to discover: the fruits, the shells, the gastronomy, the avant-garde sectors are often unexpected, the writers, the singers, the artists, or even a druid in the Aude or a hermit in Saint-Guilhem...people from Languedoc are friendly nature, he only wants to share his sun, the sea, his passions, his memory and his secrets...and even his accent!

For surprising holidays, rich, authentic, and customized...

With moreover the unique conviviality of a real bed and breakfast: the garden in summer and the large living room in any seasons are often the setting of nice improvised chats between renters coming from all the horizons...Each one goes down the stairs spontaneously when he wants to, with a cup of coffee, a teapot or a wine bottle...or he will be attracted by the smell of a coffee flambé, a punch or a sangria...

Ideal for family or group holidays: Our house is really unique and particular. It has several buildings dispatched around the garden.

Several different combinations are possible for groups of 2 to 20 persons in 4 semi-detached houses.

Electricity is paid following the consumption: €0.25/kw

Some covered areas, a patio, a courtyard, a garden full of small corners...

The opportunity for a dynamic and convivial discovery of the wine world and of oenology, on the land: Herault is the archetypal wine region of France, the one where everything started, during the Greek era...

A wine producer and a teacher will guide you from a distance for the unique discovery of this thousand years old world that comes back at the forefront with sublime products...a real global introduction, at the heart of our wine-producing region, you will finally understand the whole process to create this mythical product and you will discover it its real production setting...

A regional association is also at your service to make you discover better the vine and wine's world with exceptional wine tourism tours ...and some wine tasting introductions evenings with dinner (starter, main dish, cheese, and dessert)

And let's not forget the extremely good local restaurant: the Bistrot d'Alex, where you will enjoy a gastronomic lunch and some reduced prices for the wines...

and the fish farm by the pond to savour the Etang de Thau's productions...

More discovery or exploration advices of the Languedoc and its culture: Do not loose any more time searching and do not miss the essential: we help you choose your destinations and discoveries depending on your tastes and passions...A spontaneous help is proposed, we will unveil a few secrets of this multifaceted region, a real civilisation junction, which has real landscape and heritage treasures.

Because, yes, we can say it is one of the regions of France with the most varied landscapes... Therefore, some geologists called their books 'Herault, mirror of earth'...

We can find in a small area all types of landscapes:

White sand beaches, divided beaches or volcanic beaches,

Ponds (Thau, Or, Arnel, and a few others),

Lakes (Salagou, etc.)

Alluvial plains,

Hillsides,

Carved valleys,

Garrigues,

Plateaux and limestone plateaux (Larzac),

Cirques: created by rivers (the Vis in Navacelle), or dolomitic (Moureze, Montpellier le Vieux),

Caves (Claouse, Demoiselles, Arbeil, etc.),

Mountain (Cevennes and the Aigual, Montagne Noire, the Pyrenees not far away).

The Heraults kept marks from almost all the past civilisations and eras:

We are the French department which has the most megaliths (often small than in Brittany, but not always...) : dolmens (Pouget, Coste Rouge...there are more than 365), menhirs...

neolithic accommodations (the village of Cambous),

Greek sites (Agde and its archaeological remains),

Celtic (oppidums: Enserune, etc.),

Roman (the bridge between Saint-Thybery and Florensac, the Domitian way called here the 'Chemin de la Reine Juliette' even if we all forgot who is Juliette), ancient mines (Fontes), Beziers and its hidden remains...

Medieval age: circular villages, churches, abbeys, Cathar Castles (Minerve, etc.), Saint-Guilhem-le-Desert,

the renaissance era...

The 17th century with the superb town of Pezenas and its particular barns, capital of the Languedoc at that time, to discover at night in summer for the Mirondelles, Montpellier, the dynamic city, and its private mansions,

the Canal du Midi, proud of its 9 locks listed at the World Cultural Heritage, its canal bride in Beziers, its round lock in Agde, its particular tunnel in Malpas...

The 18th century extravagance around Montpellier,

its 19th century castles, the beautiful villas of Grau d'Agde,

the harbour of Setes, jeune demoiselle, the Venice of Languedoc, and the resort cities of the 20th century, la Grande Motte, the Cap d'Agde, Rochelongue, etc.

Let's not forget the thousands of small treasures to discover: the fruits, the shells, the gastronomy, the avant-garde sectors are often unexpected, the writers, the singers, the artists, or even a druid in the Aude or a hermit in Saint-Guilhem...people from Languedoc are friendly nature, he only wants to share his sun, the sea, his passions, his memory and his secrets...and even his accent!

For surprising holidays, rich, authentic, and customized...

With moreover the unique conviviality of a real bed and breakfast: the garden in summer and the large living room in any seasons are often the setting of nice improvised chats between renters coming from all the horizons...Each one goes down the stairs spontaneously when he wants to, with a cup of coffee, a teapot or a wine bottle...or he will be attracted by the smell of a coffee flambé, a punch or a sangria...

More Details

Owner
Joelle Pellicer
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english, french, spanish, portuguese
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
April 19, 2017

Available Rentals

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Notes

Prix serres calculés sur la base de 2 personnes ( nous consulter pour plus de personnes) et de samedi à samedi pour un meilleur coefficient de remplissage ( mais autres possibilités).
Pensez à indiquer votre numéro de téléphone au cas où il y aurait un problème avec l'adresse mail.
Prix charges comprises sauf l'électricité ( 0.35 euros/kwh qui est le prix coûtant sur l'année à cause des abonnements en périodes creuses) et draps offerts pour plus de commodité.
Nous venons de mettre une ligne internet dédiée pour une connection de 8 heures à 23 heures : 5 euros par semaine
Caution 300€


Amenities

Florensac Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage (terraced)
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 861 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Downtown
  • Lake
  • Near The Ocean
  • River
  • Rural
  • Village
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linen Rental Possible
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking On Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Vacuum Cleaner
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Shower room 1 - combination tub/shower
    WC 1 - toilet
  • Spacious and functional...
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom - 1 king , 1 queen
  • 2 double beds, 1 single bed, 2 sofa beds. Beautiful, convenient, nice...its originality: the foldaway bed - the hut - for children... A baby cot can be provided for young children (we also have high chairs...) If you are only 2, a 3 hours wine and culture coaching is offered for free...
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Television
Outside:
  • Bicycles
  • Courtyard
  • Garden Chairs
  • Garden Table & Chairs
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Terrace
  • 1 bicycles
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 2 beach chairs
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • nude beach
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • volcano
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • bowling center
  • disco club
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • hydrotherapy
  • naturism
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • thalassotherapy
  • walking
  • water sports
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • spelunking
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
A entrance courtyard, a patio, a large garden and a few rooms around it to be able to be alone if you want to or to gather with other renters... Wooden pergolas, metal pergolas, garden furniture, benches, fountains, decorative animals (chickens, roosters, pigs, foxes, does, fawns and deers, fox cubs, turtles, snails, birds, etc.), a hut to play and some white marble gravels...a few palm trees, 2 laurels, an olive tree, etc.

Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(12 traveler reviews)

Charming cottage
average rating of 4.6666665 based on 12 reviews
4

Quaint apartment in convenient location

  • 4 of 5

Our hostess was very charming and helpful. We stayed in the Syrah apartment which was spacious and reasonably priced. We enjoyed sitting out in the garden enjoying a baguette or pain au chocolat. And the local Florensac wine was really good.

The apartment was conveniently located to many interesting towns. And while it is close to the main highway, it is secluded enough to still feel like you are in the country.

  • Submitted: Jun 9, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

le gîte correspond exactement à l'annonce

  • 4 of 5

Joëlle est avenante et serviable. Très bon séjour

  • Submitted: Apr 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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5

Magnifique maison pour un magnifique séjour chez Joëlle, très accueillante et sympathique.

  • 5 of 5

Nous avons passé un séjour fort agréable dans le gîte de Joëlle qui a tout fait pour nous le rendre confortable . Elle nous a très bien conseillé, ce qui a rendu notre séjour riche en découverte. Formidable hôtesse pour un formidable gîte. Nous le recommandons vivement.

  • Submitted: Sep 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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4

Una casa acollidora i amb molt d'encant

  • 4 of 5

Molt ben disposada a ajudar a conèixer la zona, una estada molt agradable.

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Séjour reposant en famille et très bon accueil

  • 5 of 5

Séjour en famille avec nos deux enfants de 2 & 5 ans. Nous avons organisé ce séjour au dernier moment, et Joëlle a rapidement répondu à notre demande.

Elle et sa fille, nous ont agréablement accueilli dans ce lieu unique, où nos enfants ont profité de ce jardin merveilleux, rempli de curiosités. Malgré un temps mitigé, nous avons pu profiter des alentours. Vous pouvez compter sur Joëlle, disponible et discrète, pour vous conseiller sur les endroits à visiter.

Nous avons séjourné dans le gîte Picpoul, très bien aménagé avec ses hauts plafonds, rien n'a manqué. Les enfants ont adoré le lieu et nous aussi, on y reviendra aux beaux jours !

  • Submitted: Jan 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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5

Gentille proprietaire, petit appartement sympa!

  • 5 of 5

Immense maison historique, plusieurs appartements sympas, amenages dans styles différents. Propriétaire très gentille, a l’écoute, prête a recommander des choses a faire et voire dans cette belle région. séjour très agréable. Merci encore une fois Joëlle!

  • Submitted: Sep 9, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
19 Kilometres
Beziers
Nearest Barpub
20 Metres
Calypso bar PMU
Nearest Ferry
25 Kilometres
Sete
Nearest Golf
9 Kilometres
Cap d'Agde
Nearest Train
9 Kilometres
Agde
Nearest Motorway
5 Kilometres
Bessan
Nearest Restaurant
20 Metres
Florensac
Nearest Ski
110 Kilometres
Calypso bar PMU Aigual
Nearest Beach
9 Kilometres
Cap d'Agde
Car: recommended

Close to

Agde: 7 km

Pezenas: 7 km

Sea: 1 km

Lake: 30 km

River: 3 km

Shops: 0.2 km

Town centre: 0.2 km

At the heart of a Provencal village, marked with history, in a valley of Herault between the sea and the garrigues...to understand and enjoy the southern lifestyle, discover our gastronomy and our wine which is more and more appreciated...

A real wine tourism stay that will introduce you to the art of tasting, the growing of wine and the culture of vines...here wine tourism goes along with the sun, the sea, the holidays, the leisure activities, relaxation, culture, etc.

At the heart of the multifaceted Herault, certainly the most varied department of France, with its stunning landscapes and its historical remains, its monuments, and near the biggest town such as Montpellier, Beziers, Setes, Pezenas, etc.

In the middle of the Languedoc Roussillon for very varied getaways: The Millau Viaduct, the Pont du Gard and the Cevennes, Avignon, Collioure, Spain, Arles, the Camargue...

Other Activities: Discovery of the wine world, tasting, oenology

Golf: A golf course at the Cap d'Agde, another one in Beziers...

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