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Villa St Felix

Villa with 3 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms in Portiragnes, the South of France

From £564 per week

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Villa to rent in Portiragnes, the South of France

  • Villa
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • WiFi
  • Balcony / terrace
  • Parking
  • Private garden
  • BBQ
  • Washing machine

Villa overview - owner's description

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.

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.

The Region:

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:

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.

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1 out of 1 people recommend staying here

Family from Gent, Belgium Jul 2016

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


4 other reviews

You just want to keep going back This was our 6th visit to this house. Its a really well-equipped house with 3 double bedrooms. The master bedroom has an en suite and balcony. Having its own driveway and garden is useful when you have very young children. As they get older, they appreciate the French village life. The nearest village shop is about one minutes walk away - within 5 minutes are 3 bakers, 2 bars and two restaurants. The village has clearly expanded greatly in recent years, but has a beautiful unspoilt medieval centre, plus the canal du midi . Despite this being a busy tourist area, the village centre is an oasis of relative quiet. It remains truly French - dont expect everyone here to understand English. The nearest beach is at Portiragnes Plage, a couple of miles away, 5 minutes in the car. The beach is as good as you will find. The resort is unpretentious rather than scenic. Loads of places to visit.

Superb villa in a pretty French village This villa was the best we have ever had and positioned right in the heart of the old village of Portiragnes. The villa is large and there is so much space in all the rooms . The owners have thought of every thing as it is well equipped and very clean. The villa is near to the beach and the Canal du Midi. We used the bikes at the property and loved cycling along the Canal and then on to the beach. Watching the boats negotiate the lock on the Canal was very enjoyable. The garden is very pretty and we appreciated being able to relax there after our visits out during the day. So much to see- we will be back.

" This place is perfect " - We have just returned from another holiday at this property and yet again we are amazed at what it offers especially for the price which is incredibly reasonable. There is everything you could need - lovely property furnished to a high standard and grounds that are made up of lots of different areas where you can sit and have a meal at different times of the day. There is even a table tennis table should you feel energetic as well as bikes to enjoy cycling along the canal side. The owners have thought of everything. It is set in a lovely quiet area of the village but convenient for the local supermarket. There are house close by but we hardly ever see anyone when we are there but when we do they are just so friendly and polite. It is a great place to have a relaxing holiday and what is really special is that just a couple of miles away is the most perfect sandy beach. We love it.

"This place is Perfect" - We have just returned from another holiday at this property and yet again we are amazed at what it offers, especially for the price which is incredibly reasonable. There is everything you could need- lovely property, furnished to a high standard and grounds that are made up of lots of different areas where you can sit and have a meal at different times of the day. There is even a table tennis table should you feel energetic as well as bikes to enjoy cycling along the canal side. The owners have thought of everything. It is set in a lovely quiet area of the village but convenient for the local spa. There are houses close by but we hardly ever see anyone when we are there but when we do they are just so friendly and polite. It is a great place to have a relaxing holiday and what is really special is that just a couple of miles away is the most perfect sandy beach. We love it.

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Location

This villa is:

5km from the nearest beach 200m from the nearest bar 200m from the nearest restaurant 100m from the nearest supermarket 4.5km from Béziers Cap d'Agde Airport 60km from Montpellier Airport

Local activities

Cycling 1km Golf 15km Horse riding 3km Sailling 5km Swimming 5km Tennis 1km

Sights and attractions

Local food market 100m Shopping 5km Theatre 5km Cinema 5km

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Outside this villa in Portiragnes, the South of France
This 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 1 December 2016

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Changeover days and minimum stays

  • 3 September - 30 December 2016: the minimum stay is 7 nights.
  • 3 July - 30 December 2017: the minimum stay is 7 nights.
  • 3 July - 30 December 2018: the minimum stay is 7 nights.
  • 3 July - 30 December 2019: the minimum stay is 7 nights.

Facilities

Bedrooms

3 bedrooms, Sleeps 6:

  • 1 double bed and en suite
  • 2 single beds
  • 2 single beds

There is also 1 cot

Bathrooms

2 bathrooms, 1 en suite bathroom, 2 Separate WC's

Entertainment

CD player, DVD/Blu-ray player, Internet / WI-FI, Radio, TV Languages in English, Local, Satellite / cable

General

Living area seats 6, Dining area seats 6, Central heating, Open fire, Hair dryer, Iron / board, Towels / linen, Washing machine, Car hire recommended

Kitchen

Cooker, Cutlery, Dishwasher, Fridge, Freezer, Glassware, Kettle, Microwave, Oven, Pots / pans, Toaster

Outside

Balcony or terrace, Barbecue, Outside lighting, Parking, Private garden

Leisure

Table tennis

Suitable for

Children, Infants

Christina

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