La Maison d’Estang French holiday home to rent is located on the edge of the village of Capestang in the South of France. Capestang is situated on the Canal du Midi, the famous tree-lined canal that meanders across the South of France. Capestang is located between the ancient cities of Narbonne and Beziers in the heart of the Languedoc area of France. This gorgeous French holiday home comprises 300m² of living accommodation and comes with 5 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms and can sleep 10+ people in comfort. The house is full of traditional French charm with high beamed ceilings and stone walls. This French holiday home comes with a 9.5m x 4m heated pool, garden, terrace, summer kitchen, UK satellite TV, aircon, and internet access.
La Maison d’Estang began its life as a pair of elegant 17th century houses on the main road to Carcassonne. It was later turned into the the village Gendarmerie, before being renovated and truned into a charming maison de ville. La Maison d’Estang comfortably sleeps ten adults in 4 air-Conditioned bedrooms. The games room on the garden level can be used as a 5th bedroom with en suite shower room and possible wheelchair access, if required.
This French cottage holiday home to rent has two kitchens for indoor and outdoor dining, three en suite or shared bath and shower rooms and separate cloakroom. Facilities include high-speed wireless internet, a Games Room with Pool Table and dart board, a fireplace plus full central heating, secure garage parking, full laundry facilities, and, of course, a swimming pool. And it’s only twenty minutes from the golden beaches of the Med! The house is partially wheel chair friendly in the down stairs part of the house.
Up a few stone steps from the garden take you up into a large living room furnished with comfortable leather furniture. In this beautifully restored, wood-beamed room a dining table extends to seat ten or twelve and a fireplace takes the chill off late autumn evenings. Double doors lead to a balcony that overlooks the garden, the pool, and the garden dining area. An antique doorway leads from the living room to the Kitchen and the central hall. The hall contains a storage cupboard with hanging for coats and a separate toilet and a desk. Doors from the hall lead to the bedrooms and bath and shower rooms and bedroom cum games room.
A large Country French kitchen table that seats up to ten and colourful glazed tile walls provide a rustic setting for less formal mealtimes and complements the modern facilities of the extensively equipped kitchen.
The spacious indoor kitchen is fully equipped with large oven, 4 ring hob, grill, coffee/espresso maker, electric kettle, microwave/grill, toaster, foodmixer/blender, dishwasherAmerican style fridge freezer and dishwasher. There is also a washing machine and drier in the summer kitchen. The dining area has a large table and chairs and can seat 10 people. The spacious living room provides comfortable seating for 8 people and includes a large television, DVD player (with a selection of DVDs) and Free To Air Satellite Television (BBC 1-4, ITV plus many more), a CD player stereo system (with a diverse selection of music CDs) and an i-pod player. This room also has high speed wireless internet.
This French cottage holiday home to rent has 4 double bedrooms. Bedroom 1 has an extra large double bed and en suite shower room with massive walk-in shower, basin and WC. Bedroom 2 also has a King-sized double bed and a separate bathroom with bath & shower attachment, hand basin and WC. Bedroom 3 is equipped with 2 single beds (king size when joined together). Bedroom 4 has 1 double bed and 2 single beds (king size when joined). In the games room on the ground floor there are 2 sofabeds/futons (king size when joined together). 4 of the 5 bedrooms have air conditioning and all have central heating. There are 3 bathrooms in total. Bathroom 1 features a huge walk-in shower, basin, WC. Bathroom 2 has a bath with shower attachment, basin, WC. Bathroom 3 is equipped with a shower, basin and WC. There is also a separate toilet on the main floor.
The games room on the ground floor features 2 sofas/futons, a TV, DVD player, CD stereo (with a selection of DVDs and CDs), en suite bathroom, darts and full size pool table.
Outside: there is a super swimming pool (10m x 4m) surrounded by a a patio with beach chairs and sun loungers. There is an outdoor shower next to the pool. On the ground floor of this French holiday home to rent there is a second (summer) kitchen with four ring oven, microwave/grill, fridge-freezer, kettle, fridge, coffee maker, pots and pans, knives and forks, plastic plates and glasses (so much safer for around the pool). There are 2 BBQs: a gas and a charcoal barbecue. There are also wall mounted wine coolers (don´t forget to ice them!). A quiet seating area is adjacent to the outside covered dining area which seats up to ten. If you come in the summer you can almost live in the garden. There is a garage with space for parking 2 cars.
Prices for this French holiday home to rent are weekly and include towels and linen. Folding and inflatable beds can be supplied for extra guests. Cots and additional highchairs can be supplied if requested at time of booking for a fee but are NOT on site. Pets at owners discretion.
There is also a separate one bedroom annexed apartment nearby, that will sleep 2 (or 3-4 using a very comfortable airbed in the living room). The apartment is two minutes walk from the main house, has its own kitchen and laundry facilities (with a dryer) and its own separate entrance. This apartment is perfect for parties travelling with staff or simply to provide extra beds for larger parties, last minute guests or less than immediate family and can be rented on a weekly basis even in high season. Please ask for further information.
La Maison d’Estang is the perfect place to rest from your adventures or, if you prefer, to just take a quiet holiday away from it all. Whatever your taste, the fast lane or the slow, this French holiday home to rent provides wonderful accommodation in the South of France. If you are looking for French cottage holiday home to rent this summer with the flexibility to accommodate extra guests, then La Maison d’Estang is a great choice.
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|High season||Saturday, 22 June 2019||Saturday, 31 August 2019||3,435.00€ Per week|
|Low season||Friday, 18 October 2019||Thursday, 30 April 2020||1,350.00€ Per week|
|Mid season||Sunday, 01 September 2019||Thursday, 17 October 2019||2,370.00€ Per week|
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This French holiday home to rent is located on the edge of the charming village of Capestang, on the banks of the Canal du Midi. Although a popular tourist venue, Capestang has remained unspoilt and offers a great selection of restaurants and essential services. There are 6 local restaurants. La Galliniere is the most up-market and provides the best food in the town. Le Relais Bleu is the best bang for the buck and the service is excellent. La Batellier is a canal-side restaurant that is always popular. There are a couple of cheap and cheerful bars/grills, including Cafe de la Grille on the main square; and La Provencea, a pizza/pasta cafe with wicked desserts.
Capestang is equipped with 4 Boulangeries, 1 Butcher, 1 Bar - Cafe de la Pais, 2 Tabac/newsagents, 2 Cash Machines, 2 Pharmacies, 2 Doctors, a Dry cleaner, a Hairdresser, 2 Little deli like shops (one open 7 days a week), 2 Supermarkets (3 minutes drive) and 3 great wine cellars.
Local activities include golf, cycling, diving, horse riding, water skiing, fishing, sailing, wind-surfing, mountain biking, walking, tennis, swimming and wine tasting. The Mediterranean beaches are just 20 mins away.
Fully insured bicycles and all safety equipment can be rented by the week from a nearby company Mellow Velos. He also delivers and picks them up! Bicycle routes of varying difficulty nearby are available and the Canal-du-Midi offers miles of excellent (if a little bumpy) track.
Saturday is the changeover day in high season. Check in from 4.00pm and check out before 10.00am.
Capestang is located on the old main road (D11) in between Beziers and Carcassonne. The A9 autoroute is easily accessible.
You have your choice of airports to reach this French holiday home to rent. You can :
Fly to Beziers (30 mins)
Fly to Perpignan (1 hour)
Fly to Carcassonne (1 hour)
Fly to Montpellier (45 mins)
Fly to Nimes (1 hour 15 mins)
There is a mainline TGV train station at Beziers, with taxis available to bring you to Capestang. From Beziers you can catch the local trains to Montpellier, Carcassonne, Perpignan and Nimes. TGV trains take you straight up to Paris and down to Barcelona in Spain.
Booking policies for this French holiday home to rent are as follows.
Deposit upon booking 25%, balance due 8 weeks before arrival.
Security deposit is required (£ 500.00).
Only 2 week bookings taken in July and August. Pets considered. Long term renters welcome. Suitable for elderly or infirm. Non-smokers preferred. Pool open from mid May.
The property exceeded my expectations. It was extremely clean on our arrival and everything we needed was there. The booking procedure and service was very efficient. We thought the house was really lovely and we had a fantastic holiday in Capestang.