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La Flamant Rose is a stunning villa rental in the village of Caux, South France. The villa comes with a heated pool, air conditioning, Wifi, Satellite TV and can sleep 12 people in 6 bedrooms. This is an ideal villa to rent for a multi-generation family or 2-3 famillies holidaying together with children. The property has been extensively renovated and features a gorgeous double height living room and kitchen, a TV room, summer kitchen and a beautiful swimming pool with sun terrace and covered seating areas. This stylish villa rental property comes with private parking and is centrally located in the wine producing village of Caux, just a short drive from the Languedoc coast. The villa rental is just a short walk to the boulangerie, cafe-bar, shop, wine cellar and restaurant in the village. The historic town of Pezenas is just 2-3 minutes away. Caux is surrounded by vineyards in all directions and the village also benefits from the backdrop of the Black Mountains in the distance.
This villa rental property in Caux, South France, is accessed via a small side street, containing 5-6 houses. This is a very quiet and peaceful part of the village, but it is still only 2 minutes wak to the centre of the village. The villa is surrounded by a stone wall on one side, a gated entrance at the rear and open views to the mountains on the other side. Throughout the inside of the property and the outside space you will see the recurring theme of the Flamant Rose!
Ground floor: you enter the property into the hallway which leads onto the living room, TV room and a double en suite bedroom (all on the ground floor). There is also a guest toilet on this floor. The 70m2 living room is a beautiful space. The double height ceiling, stylish lighting and period tiling give this room a really impressive feel. There is a large corner sofa which can seat 8-10 people, a flat screen TV and a polished copper coffee table. The dining area can seat up to 10 people. The key feature however is the stunning kitchen. This features a kitchen island with stone worktop, an American fridge-freezer, Espresso machine, dishwasher, 2 ovens and 2 hobs. There is plenty of cooing utensils, crockery and cutlery. This really is a dream kitchen for a keen cook! The kitchen also provides access out onto the terrace and pool area.
The bedroom on the ground floor is an ideal space for grandparents and it comes with it´s own en suite shower room and double bed (140cm). The TV room features a large wall mounted Flat screen TV with Satellite channels, 2 sofas (one of which folds out to form a double bed) and plenty of toys and games for children. In the single garage, there are bikes available with children´s seats and some beach equipment.
First floor: a set of stairs leads up to the first floor where you will find 4 double bedrooms (2 en suite), 1 children´s bedroom with bunk beds and an en suite shower room; and one family bathroom. The bedrooms are all beautifully furnished and follow a theme of famous female singers from the last 60 years. The two en suite bedrooms come with standard double beds (140cm) and the two double bedrooms which share the family bathroom, both have King size beds (160cm) - which can also be split to form 2 single beds.
Also on the first floor there is a lovely sun room, which is a nice quiet space to enjoy a good book or play a game of chess. The room is fully glazed and has sun screens if it becomes too hot. The views from this room over the village to the Black Mountains are stunning.
Outside: the key feature of the outdoor space is the wonderful heated swimming pool. The pool is 10mx5m and comes with a security cover and a salt water filtration system. The pool is heated during May-June and September-October. Surrounding the pool is high quality limestone tiling and plenty of space for sunbeds. The Olive trees, the large stone wall and screening provide privacy for the sun terrace. The entrance gates at the rear of the property can also be locked to ensure no children can escape! There is a very handy summer kitchen next to the pool, with a beer & wine fridge and a chilled draught beer pump. Next to the summer kitchen there is an outdoor table with 8 chairs. The partially covered terrace contains a comfortable seating area and bar (complete with darts board, mini-billiards, chess board and table football). Next to the covered terrace there is a Weber gas BBQ and an additional table with seating for 10-12 people.
The prices for this Caux villa rental in South France are weekly and include linen, towels and end of stay cleaning.
Last visited: Sep 2019: you will not find a better-equipped villa rental in South France than this property in Caux.
The outdoor space is a great entertainment area for all times of the day. It is very easy to see yourselves not moving from this spot for a couple of days, with the kids jumping in and out of the pool; the men-folk shuttling between the bar, BBQ, darts board and beer fridge; and the Girls drinking bubbly on the sunbeds!!!
Caux is a great village to stay in and you do not need to wander far to enjoy restaurants, bars and shops. With Pezenas just down the road and the beaches 25 mins drive it is in an ideal location.
This villa rental in South France is situated in the charming village of Caux. Caux has grocer store, bar/restaurants, wine shops, bakery, post office, pizza take away and weekly market. The Mediterranean coast is 20-30 minutes to the south, the hills and mountains 30 minutes to the north and Montpellier, the thriving capital of the Languedoc is 45 minutes away by car. The Languedoc is one of the most diverse regions of France, offering mountains, lakes, rivers and beautiful stretches of coastline. The Languedoc is the most prolific wine-producing area of France and a happy afternoon can be spent touring the many vineyards and tasting the local produce. Local sites include:
The Canal du Midi which links the Atlantic with the Mediterranean and offers miles of flat walks along the shady tow-paths. A choice of boat excursions can be taken Carcassonne castle is well worth a visit, especially on jousting days! Golf courses nearby at Beziers and Cap d`Agde Funfair at Vias Plage (July and August) Bassin de Thau - a calm inland sea teeming with fish and producing over half the oysters consumed in France. Villages, such as Bouzigues and Meze, have many restaurants serving sumptuous platters of fresh shellfish. Haut-Languedoc Regional Nature Park - a very beautiful area only 30 minutes drive away, with its stunning gorges and superb walking, hiking, river rafting, water sports and carp fishing. Roquebrun (called “Little Nice“) with its Mediterranean garden with over 400 species. Pezenas 5kms away - City of Moliere with an exceptional architectural heritage. Numerous arts and crafts artists with workshops open to the public. Large market every Saturday. Spain - an hour`s drive to the border.
Check in from 16.00 on day of arrival. Check out before 10.00 on day of departure.
Caux is located just 5kms from the historic town of Pezenas, where you can access the A75 motorway.
The nearest airport to La Flamant Rose villa rental, South France, is Beziers airport, which is just 20 mins drive away. Further airports are available in:
Montpellier (45 mins)
Carcassonne (1 hour 15 mins)
Perpignan (1 hour)
Nimes (1 hour 15 mins)
There is a TGV train station at Beziers, which is 25 minutes away by taxi. There is a regular bus service between Caux and Pezenas. In Pezenas, you can take connecting buses to Beziers, Montpellier and to the coast (Cap d´Agde and Vias Plage).
The booking terms for this villa rental in Caux, South France, are as follows:
25% non-refundable deposit at time of reservation, balance to be paid 8 weeks prior to arrival. €500 security deposit to cover damage and breakages (to be refunded after check out).