Villa St Felix
Villa with 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms in Portiragnes, the South of France
From £601 per week
Villa to rent in Portiragnes, the South of France
Large 3 bedroomed detached house in a quiet residential area close to the centre of the village. The fabulous beaches of Portiragnes Plage are only a few minutes drive from the village.
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Villa overview - owner's description
Villa St Felix is a spacious, modern detached property in a quiet residential road near the centre of Portiragnes. In Portiragnes you get the best of both worlds, an authentic French village atmosphere (wine tasting, petanque, bull running in season, fete du vin) yet a 5 minute drive to one of the most unspoilt beaches in the western Mediterranean.
Further Information: indoors.
The house is large and spacious and has 3 double bedrooms (1 x double bed, 1 x twin beds, 1 x 3 bedded room). There are 2 bathrooms. The lounge is light and airy and is equipped with TV (French and English programmes), DVD and CD players. There is a spacious fully fitted "American kitchen". In the garage you will find a washing machine and large second refrigerator. There are ceiling fans in all bedrooms. There is electric heating in all rooms and there is a the wood-burner which very effectively heats the whole house during the cooler winter nights. A supply of logs will be available
Linen and towels (not beach towels) provided.
There is a high chair and baby buggy
Further information: outdoors.
Outside there is a large terrace with garden furniture and a barbecue area. There are large umbrellas and a wind-out awning over the sun terrace. The garden is private with mature trees and bushes. Upstairs, leading from the main bedroom, there is balcony with 2 armchairs and a table. This sunny balcony overlooks village rooftops, vineyards and in the distance you can see the boats on the Canal du Midi.
There is a table tennis table outside and a a bike store in the garden with 4 bikes.
There is parking for one car on the drive.
Please enquire about longer term winter lets ( October to March) when a different pricing structure applies
The old village of Portiragnes is on the Canal du Midi, ideal for cool evening walks or a gentle cycle ride. The village has a 12th century church, post office, medical centre, a few shops, a local market, restaurants and bars and local wine producers. Tucked away in the heart of the village is your holiday home.
The house has 3 double bedrooms (one double bed and two twin beds) and has 2 bathrooms. From the balcony which leads from the main bedroom you can watch the boats on the Canal du Midi with a glimpse of the Pyrenees in the distance.
Languedoc- Roussillon is still one of the most unspoilt regions of France with a spectacular coast line. There is a wealth of wildlife and areas of natural beauty with an abundance of wild flowers. The Canal du Midi, which is only a short walk from the house, is just the start of the conservation area. Watching the flamingos in flight is a rare treat. For the energetic you can walk or cycle along the Canal or simply watch the boats negotiating the lock. Cycling in Spring and Autumn is a delight along the Canal du Midi and a recommended guide is the Cicerone Cycling Guide based on the Canal du Midi and written by a resident of Portiragnes.
The black mountain area was well named. Running east to west its sharp northern face is covered by dark oak, pine and spruce forests. The east wind, full of Mediterranean moisture, becomes the "vent d'autan", a fierce hot, dry wind. This is a great place for bird-watching.
There are many historic towns well worth visiting:
Carcasonne, Pezanas, Montpellier, Aigues-Mortes, Pont du Gard, Avignon, Narbonne, St Guilhem-le-Desert not forgetting the pretty villages in Haut Languedoc.
Beziers is L'Herault's 2nd largest town and only 10 mins away by car or local bus. Smart shops, a 12th century cathedral and many bars and restaurants. The Feria takes place during August.
Wine lovers will enjoy the degustations at the vineyards of St Chinian, Faugeres, Marseillan (Noilly Prat tour is excellent), Agde - the list is endless in this area of France.
Cap d'Agde is an elegant seaside resort with marina and sandy beaches. Plenty to do for children with a large water park "Aqualand" .
Pezenas is an old historic town with arts and crafts shops hiding amongst some stunning architechture. Try the local speciality of "Pate de Pezanas".
If you want to make an early morning start spend an interesting day in Barcelona or visit one of the many resorts along the Costa Brava.
Portiragnes is still a very traditional French village built around its 12th century church which is visible from the house. There are plenty of typical French village shops for your daily supplies and if you choose to eat out there is a selection of restaurants.
Bull running through the village takes place in July and August and for the Fete du Vin in October.
Portiragnes music festival is in June and the Feria in July. Bull running through the narrow streets of the village during the season.
Walk or cycle along the Canal du Midi or simply watch the boats negotiating the lock at Portiragnes village. There are also lovely walks around the nature reserves situated near the beaches. Flamingos, golden orioles, nightingales, serins & turtle doves name but a few of the birds seen on our walks near the fields alongside the Canal du Midi.
During the season, dancing, concerts, exhibitions etc are arranged both at the beach and in the village.
All the usual beach activities are available - volley-ball, horse riding, mini golf, water slide, sailing schools.
It is certainly worth taking an early morning stroll along the beach to see the sunrise and buy fresh fish from the night catch.
The 18 hole course at Golf St Thomas, near Beziers is a challenge to all players. There are also golf courses at Cap d'Agde.
This villa has 2 verified reviews.
2 out of 2 people recommend staying here
modern house in a very friendly village.
we stayed there with 1 baby and 1 toddler, and both the house and the village were ideal. 2 min walking to the bakeries and to the bar, the écluse on the ca
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Outside this villa in Portiragnes, the South of FranceThis villa is in a village and in a quiet area. It has a balcony, a barbecue, outside lighting and a garden. Car hire is recommended as the villa is less than a 15 minute walk to at least a couple of shops, bars and restaurants; however parking is available if required.
Prices and availability
Updated 3 January 2019
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Changeover days and minimum stays
- 21 January - 30 April 2019: the minimum stay is 4 nights.
- 1 May - 25 May 2019: the minimum stay is 7 nights.
- 26 May - 29 June 2019: changeover days are Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday and the minimum stay is 7 nights.
- 30 June - 30 December 2019: the minimum stay is 7 nights.
- 1 January - 7 January 2020: the minimum stay is 7 nights.
- 8 January - 30 April 2020: the minimum stay is 4 nights.
- 1 May - 25 May 2020: the minimum stay is 7 nights.
- 26 May - 29 June 2020: changeover days are Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday and the minimum stay is 7 nights.
- 30 June - 30 December 2020: the minimum stay is 7 nights.
- 1 January - 7 January 2021: the minimum stay is 7 nights.
- 8 January - 30 April 2021: the minimum stay is 4 nights.
- 1 May - 25 May 2021: the minimum stay is 7 nights.
- 26 May - 29 June 2021: changeover days are Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday and the minimum stay is 7 nights.
- 30 June - 28 December 2021: the minimum stay is 7 nights.
3 bedrooms, Sleeps 6:
- 1 double bed and en suite
- 2 single beds
- 2 single beds
There is also 1 cot
2 bathrooms including 1 en suite, 2 Separate WC's
CD player, DVD/Blu-ray player, Internet / WiFi, Radio, TV Languages in English, French, Satellite / cable
Living area seats 6, Dining area seats 6, Central heating, Open fire, Hair dryer, Iron / board, Towels / linen, Washing machine, Car hire recommended
Cooker, Crockery, Cutlery, Dishwasher, Fridge, Freezer, Glassware, Kettle, Microwave, Oven, Pots / pans, Toaster
Balcony or terrace, Barbecue, Outside lighting, Parking, Private garden
Private Owner From Maidstone, United Kingdom Member since Aug 2014
Past bookings: 3 bookings
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Last seen: 18 days ago
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