This is superbly characterful house; situated on the edge of a lovely old medieval village, yet with a fantastic, huge garden of Mediterranean trees and plants. Private pool and dining terrace.
A 2 minutes walk brings you into the centre of the village with two bakeries, café bar, grocery store, newsagent and pharmacy. Restaurant, 'Abbaye Sylva Plana' in the village serves lunch Monday to Saturday and dinner Thursday to Saturday from early June to the end of September.
Further restaurants, café bars and supermarket in the neighbouring village, 5 minutes away.
All around are endless vineyards; the village is a famous wine-producer in the 'Faugères' appellation.
Mediterranean beaches are only 30 minutes away.
The house itself dates back to the 19th century and is a former wine-producing property and was beautifully restored to a very high standard. The house offers spacious accommodation with a mix of modern and original features; a fully fitted and equipped kitchen, UK satellite TV, 4 bedrooms with 3 bathrooms (two ensuite). Private parking and table tennis.
Steps from garden to 1st floor;
Dining room with dining table and chairs, fireplace. Door to balcony.
Fully fitted kitchen with dishwasher, ceramic hob, electric oven, fridge freezer and microwave. Door to balcony.
Bedroom 1, double with ensuite WC, shower and hand basin.
Living room with TV with UK satellite channels and radio stations. DVD player. Small balcony.
Second living room, with table, chairs, games (Scrabble etc.) and books.
Separate WC and hand basin.
Stairs to 2nd floor;
Bedroom 2, two singles.
Bedroom 3, double with ensuite WC, shower and hand basin.
Separate bathroom with bath / shower, WC, separate shower and hand basin.
Bedroom 4, double or two singles.
1st floor balcony.
Enclosed garden of 1,800 m² with grassed and wooded areas. Dining terrace with dining table and chairs.
Exposed stone summer barbecue area with a granite work top, large sink with hot water, tiled floor, cupboards and lighting.
Second fridge freezer next to it in the garage plus table and microwave for use of meals on the ground level overlooking the garden.
Private swimming pool 10m x 4.5m with roman steps. Sun terrace with sun loungers. Solar-shower.
Large garage (with washing machine) for private parking for several cars.
Calendar 2016 - 2017
|From||To||Weekly rental rates||Euros||Sterling *||US Dollars *|
|27/08/2016||28/09/2016||September||€ 1,600||£ 1,368||$ 1,786|
|01/04/2017||06/05/2017||April||€ 1,200||£ 1,026||$ 1,339|
|06/05/2017||01/07/2017||May & June||€ 1,700||£ 1,454||$ 1,897|
|01/07/2017||15/07/2017||early July||€ 2,100||£ 1,796||$ 2,344|
|15/07/2017||02/09/2017||late July & August||€ 2,800||£ 2,395||$ 3,125|
|02/09/2017||30/09/2017||September||€ 1,600||£ 1,368||$ 1,786|
|Refundable Security Bond||€ 400|
- * Sterling & US Dollar rates are provided only as a guide. Rentals are payable in Euros.
- Prices are for the rental of the entire property above, per week.
- Bookings run from Saturday 4:00pm to Saturday 10:00am.
- Neither Pure France nor the property owner are liable for any loss or interruption of internet service.
- No smoking in the property.
- Bookings include electricity, water, linen and towels (including pool towels but not beach towels).
- Two cots available.
The property is situated in the small, wine-producing village of Laurens; 15 minutes North of Béziers (between Carcassonne and Montpellier) and 35 minutes from the Mediterranean coast.
The village has a bakery, grocery store, newsagent, café bar, pharmacy, excellent restaurant and one of the best wine shops in the region.
Large supermarket 5 minutes.
Magalas, (5 minutes) is a pretty, hilltop village with two café bars and restaurants and bank, pharmacy, newsagent and grocery store. Petrol station and another superb wine store.
Mediterranean coast just 35 minutes away offering a choice of sandy beaches and coastal attractions for all ages.
Golf at Béziers and Lamalou-les-Bains (20 minutes). River swimming and kayaking in Reals (20 minutes). Excellent walking, trekking, spectacular scenery in the Languedoc National park (25 minutes).
Béziers (20 minutes) for hypermarkets, further restaurants and bars, shopping, markets. Pézenas (20 minutes), a beautiful town with period architecture, artisan shops, winding streets, wonderful Saturday market. Concerts and summer festivals.
Olargues village 'one of the most beautiful villages in France' (30 minutes). Lovely drive with fantastic scenery.
Cap d'Agde (45 minutes) for nightclubs, harbour side restaurants, further beaches, water sports, boat trips, golf and big water park.
Pont du Gard (1 hour 30 minutes).
Spain! (1 hour 30 minutes) Barcelona 2 hours 30 minutes.
« Fantastic house and garden in a great village. We have had a wonderful time playing in the pool and exploring the garden. »
« We have enjoyed every part of our holiday, super weather, great times in the pool , the lovely villa and all the trips we have made. »
« We had a wonderful stay in Laurens. Villa Eglantine is beautiful and the pool and garden were great. »
« Amazing place, lovely pool, lovely house. »
« The pool is great, we have had a lovely holiday and will be back. »
« Beautiful countryside, vineyards and working villages, Laurens is a friendly place with a great butcher and boulangerie. The house provided all we need, spacious and good outdoor space and super pool. »
« An absolute fantastic cottage and wonderful week. The area is beautiful and a good base to explore. »
« Great house, well equipped and sensitively restored, we have had a relaxing time here. »
« We had a fantastic time in this lovely house with its stunning garden and pool. »
« A great fortnight in beautiful Laurens. The house is beautiful and has everything we needed. »