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Al fresco dining on the Roof Terrace
Very good
3 reviews
Al fresco dining on the Roof Terrace
The Lounge
The unspoilt beach at Serignan Plage is 12 miles away
Bedroom No3 has Twin Beds and is En suite
The House is built into the flying buttress
The House is centrally located; ideal for exploring Landuedoc-Roussilon
Cathedral of St Nazaire dominates the River Orb at Beziers
The Master Bedroom
The original farmhouse fireplace in the Dining Room
Bathing in the rock pools of  the River Orb in Roquebrum; 15 mins drive away.
The Living Room
Bedroom No2 withTwin Beds
The Kitchen/ Diner
The Swimming Pool at Laurens Camping is 3 miles away
The Staircase and the First Floor Hallway
The Family Bathroom
The Pezanas Fish Market is especially good-its 10miles away
12 miles away at the Canal du Midi you can hire Day boats and bikes
40 minutes away on the A75 Motorway is the Milau Viaduct designed by Norman Foster
The Old Custom House at Marseillan port is 15 miles away
The village of St Genies de Fontedit is surrounded by vineyards with the 14th C church at its centre
The wide sandy beach at Valrus Plage offers family oriented bathing;its 12 miles away
The Cathedral of St Nazaire and the Bridge at Beziers. The historic city is a 20 mins drive
Vineyards extend right to the edge of  St Genies de Fontedit and beyond to the Haute Languedoc
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Overview
Townhouse -
4 Bedrooms , 3 Bathrooms , Sleeps 7
Beziers, Herault, Occitanie
This fully refurbished traditional stone town house is in the centre of the medieval village of St Genies de Fontedit, providing spacious, comfortable accommodation for up to 7 people.

It offers an excellent holiday base with its location between the Mediterranean, the Cevennes, the Camargue and the Pyrenees.

Unusually the property is built into the flying buttress of the 14th Century Church and it combines modern amenities with traditional features such as stone walls, a farmhouse mantle piece, tiled floors and exposed beams. With its solid walls and shutters, the interior is a cool retreat from the strong summer sun.

The village has its own Boulangerie, Epicier, Bar, Tabac, Post and Garage. There is a small Thursday Market while the Supermarket, the Pizzeria, the Wine Museum and Tourist Office are 2 km away

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About the Owner, John C
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 80 %
Response Time: Within a day
Calendar Updated: 34 days ago
Listed since : Jul 2009
Overall rating: 4.5 / 5.0
Based on 3 reviews and 1 property
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Listing #HL96018
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BrockdeVi...
Falkirk, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
31 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed August 27, 2013 for a stay in August 2013

We very much enjoyed staying here and it was an ideal base for touring the area. We were there to pick up our daughter from University but arrived early so we could have 5 days of touring around. August, of course, is the French holiday season, as we discovered on the one and only day we decided to head for...

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11Zed
Belfast, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed February 9, 2012 for a stay in June 2011
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We stayed here both as a holiday let and while our own recently bought house was being restored. It was incredibly convenient, and the owners were very helpful when we needed an extended stay. The house is right under the village church tower, and has real character. - spacious and comfortable, a rather traditional holiday home without frills, but everything...

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davidmori...
Sevres, France
1 review
Reviewed August 22, 2016 for a stay in August 2016
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Amenities
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Dining Seats (7)
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Half Baths (1)
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (7)
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Single Beds:(5)
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
Additional amenities & feature info
The ground floor has a spacious lounge /kitchen-diner with fully equipped kitchen and dining area. There is a sofa (which can be converted an occasional double bed,) TV ( showing more than 40 English + French channels), DVD, and CD player. We have a selection of books, board games, backgammon and cards available to our guests.

There is a wc and basin, and separate utility room with washing machine, fridge/freezer and tumble-drier. Stairs lead to the first floor contains a large master bedroom with double bed, a twin bedded bedroom. and the main bathroom with shower over bath, wc and basin.

On the second floor there is a large twin bedded room with its en-suite shower and wc. An extra occasional single bed is available in '4th bedroom' which is the alcove on the landing hallway.
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
Bathrooms
    1 Full bath
    1 Half bath
    1 Attached (ensuite)
Bedrooms
    1 Full
    1 Sofa
    5 Twins
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$602
£450
Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to U.S. Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
Fees
  • Damage Deposit: $241 / stay - Deposit
Additional Rate and Availability Information
*Heating+Electricity is included except during the low and winter seasons.
*Special rates available for long lets over the winter season.
*Mid season rates apply for rental over the Christmas and Easter period.
*Payments may be made to us by cheque or by bank transfer in either GBP £ or in Euros
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About the neighborhood
St Genies de Fontedit is situated just off the D909, between Beziers and Bedarieux , only 20 minutes from the historic town of Beziers, the capital of the Languedoc vineyards, It is in the famous Faugeres and St Chinian wine producing areas. St Genies de Fontedit is a thriving wine making village with several nearby Wine Estates and also Cave Cooperatives where the local vineyards send their produce to make the superb local wines.

There is a selection of basic shops, cafe/bar, playground, tennis courts and boules court in the village. There is a swimming pool and restaurant at the Laurens camp site (6kms) are open to the public (July/Aug only) at a small charge. Also on offer there, are horse-riding and paint-ball. Golf courses can be found at Beziers and Lamalou les Bains (20 mins)....
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Access
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Beziers Cap d'Agde: 14.9 mi
Railway: Magalas: 2.5 mi
Ferry: Calais: 648.7 mi
By Air:

Low cost airlines fly to:

Beziers Cap d'Agde(30 minutes), Montpellier (1 hour), Carcassone (1.hour), Perpignan (1 hour),. Nimes (1 hour) and Marseille (2 hours) or Gerona (2.25 hours) or Barcelona (2.5 hours)
Often www.holidayautos.co.uk can provide a competitive quote

By Car

When driving along the A9 Motorway, exit at Junction 35 for Beziers and follow the ring road in the direction of Bedarieux. Take the Bedarieux road, the D909 until you see the exit for Magalas/St Genies de Fontedit. The town of St Genies de Fondedit is a further 2 km.

It is possible to drive from Calais in 10 hours but a more leisurely drive through 'hidden' France is so delightful.

By Train

Please visit www.raileurope.co.uk for details of the overnight Motorail service to Nabonne or...
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Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 12.4 mi.
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