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This quirky 2 bed house in South France is available to rent all year around from €700 per month and is the perfect base for house-hunting or enjoying a year´s sabbatical in rural France. Cessenon-sur-Orb is perched on the edge of a river in the beautiful Languedoc region of Southern France. The city of Beziers is 25 mins away and the Mediterranean beaches are 30 mins drive. Surrounding the village there is stunning countryside with mountain trails, walks among the vineyards and beautiful views. Cessenon is a very well-equipped village, with a supermarket, restaurants, shops and medical services. The house is pet-friendly and well set-up for a long stay.
This 17th Century house is located 150m from the river in a narrow street just below the centre of the village. medieval quarters. The house comes with 2 double bedrooms, a large studio/living room, an additional sleeping area and a garage for a small car, motorbikes or bicycles.
Inside, the house is an eclectic mix of furniture from Ireland, Switzerland to South Africa, India and Japan. There isn´t a straight wall in the house but each room has a character of its own. The floors are laid with the original quarry tiles.
The stairs lead up to the first floor where a set of glass sliding doors take you into the kitchen and dining area.
The next flight of stairs leads to the second floor where you will find the Japanese bedroom.
This 2 bed house in Cessenon-sur-Orb, South France, can be rented during all year around. The monthly rent does not include utility bills (approximately €150 per month). Minimum rental period is 3 months. 12 month rental preferred.
Long term rentals (12 months) : from €700 per month + bills
Long term rentals (3-6 months) : from €750 per month + bills
Last visited: Sept 2020. This lovely village house is located in a quiet medieval street in the centre of Cessenon-sur-Orb. The local village has everything you can need and there are 2 supermarkets nearby. Cessenon is a friendly village and there is always something going on all year around.
The local countryside is very picturesque, with many nice walks and excellent cycling trails. The village boasts 2 restaurants, a café-bar, a small supermarket, a summer outdoor restaurant, pharmacy, 3 bakeries, a garage and a doctor’s surgery. There is a local market on Wednesdays and Saturdays. There is a large open-air Sunday market in the nearby town of Saint Chinian.
Cessenon-sur-Orb is a large village located in the Orb valley. The village has a round 2,000 inhabitants and is well served by 2 restaurants, a Patisserie, cafe-bar, butcher and Bolangerie. Cessenon-sur-Orb is a large village located in the Orb valley. The village has a round 2,000 inhabitants and is well served by 2 restaurants, a Patisserie, cafe-bar, butcher, Post Office and Boulangerie.
The site has been occupied since pre-historic times and archaeological remains have been found from the Visigoth, Saracen and Roman times. The local castle dates back to the 10th Century, with remnants still in place. Traditionally Cessenon was an important textile and olive oil producing village. Over the years, the olive groves have been replaced with vineyards. Today, the local area benefits from tourism, with many great cycling routes nearby, as well as white water rafting and canoeing along the Orb River.
To be arranged prior to arrival.
Directions from Béziers: from the ring road around West of Beziers, take the junction sign posted to Maureilhan on the D64. This will take you through Cazouls les Béziers. Take the D14 sign posted Cessenon Sur Orb.
The nearest airport to Cessenon-sur-Orb is Béziers - approximately 35 minutes away. Beziers airport features Air France and Ryanair flight services from Bristol, London, Manchester, Southampton, Stockholm, Dusseldorf and Paris airports.
Carcassonne airport is 1 hr 10 mins from Cessenon-sur-Orb with regular flights from Paris Beauvais, Billund Denmark, Eindhoven, Glasgow Prestwick, Cork, Port, Dublin, Brussels Charleroi, E Midland, Liverpool, Bournemouth, London.
Montpellier airport is 1 hour away on the motorway and is seviced by flights from Paris Orly and Charles de Gaulle, London Luton and Gatwick, Lyon, Brussells Charleroi, Nantes and Rotterdam.
There is a TGV train station at Beziers. There is also a regular bus service from Béziers to Cessenon sur Orb.
The booking terms for this pet friendly long term lets property in Cessenon-sur-Orb, France; are as follows:
One month deposit to be paid at time of reservation. Rent due in advance on the first day of each month. Utility bills to be paid in addition to the monthly rent. References maybe required.
Comfortable accommodation in a beautiful village.
Reviewer: Mr and Mrs Y
Date: Oct - March 2020