Olonzac, Canal du Midi holiday rental, France (Ref: 254)

Olonzac, Canal du Midi, Languedoc-Roussillon, 34210, France

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Property description

This Canal du Midi holiday rental is located in the centre of the old village of Olonzac. The property has been refurbished to a high standard and many of the wonderful original features have been retained including a stunning fire place and stair case. A traditional character property which also benefits from it´s own private roof terrace, it offers spacious accommodation ideal for couples. This Olonzac holiday rental near the Canal du Midi is within walking distance of restaurants, bars, shops and the Tuesday market in Olonzac.

Canal du midi holiday rental facilities:

You enter the 18th century town house directly into a generous open-plan kitchen and living area that has a large dining table with seating for four. The fully-equipped new kitchen has a large fridge-freezer, cooker, microwave, washing machine, and plenty of storage space. There is also a w.c. on this floor. The property’s dramatic centre piece is a spectacular original staircase with ornate banisters. You will also see many other period details throughout the house, including exposed beams and original shutters.

On the first floor of the canal du midi holiday rental is a light and airy sitting room with a traditional working fireplace which can be lit for open fires in the cooler months. There is one sofa which can be made into a comfortable double bed and an arm chair. The TV has English-speaking Satellite channels with DVD. Music CDs, DVDs, books and games are also provided.

On the next floor is the spacious master bedroom, with high ceilings, exposed beams, and an elegant bedstead. The beautiful blue mosaic-tiled large shower is the highlight of the generous shower room next door, which also has a WC and basin. There is an open staircase leading to the small private rooftop terrace with a barbecue. The perfect spot to relax and unwind, this sun trap hideaway offers spectacular views across the rooftops and church spires of Olonzac and, on a clear day, you can see all the way to the Pyrenees. The house is decorated with original artwork from a local artist. Internet is available.

Canal du Midi holiday rental prices:

All towels and bed linen are provided free of charge. There are no additional charges for cleaning (if left in the same condition) and electricity. All rooms have electric heating for the winter months, and logs can be bought from the local shop. There is free parking just one minute`s walk away. This is a no smoking property and is not suitable for pets.

Canal du Midi holiday rental - our verdict:

Last visited Feb 2016. This holiday villa on the Canal du Midi is ideal if you want to find inexpensive self-catering accommodation near the Canal du Midi . Olonzac is conveniently located to explore the Minervois wine region as well as the main sites of Languedoc Roussillon and the South of France. The holiday rental offers excellent value for money for a couple.


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Apr - May Wednesday, 01 April 2020 Sunday, 31 May 2020 405.00€ Per week
July - Aug Saturday, 29 June 2019 Saturday, 31 August 2019 505.00€ Per week
June Saturday, 01 June 2019 Friday, 28 June 2019 445.00€ Per week
Nov - Mar Friday, 01 November 2019 Tuesday, 31 March 2020 320.00€ Per week
Oct Tuesday, 01 October 2019 Thursday, 31 October 2019 405.00€ Per week
Sep Sunday, 01 September 2019 Monday, 30 September 2019 445.00€ Per week


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Area activities

This holiday rental property is located in the town of Olonzac, a charming small town conveniently located in Minervois region of Southern France. The area is well known for being the most productive wine region in the world, and Olonzac is surrounded by vineyards, with a beautiful view of the Montagne Noire (Black Mountains). On a clear day the Pyrenees are visible to the south. In addition to its natural beauty, this picturesque town provides for all the needs of visitors. There are cafes and restaurants, bakeries, butchers, a supermarket, post office, and independent shops, and also a dentist, doctor’s surgery, and pharmacy, which are all within walking distance of the property.

On Tuesday the local French market, one of the best in the area, sells a wide variety of fresh fruits, vegetables, and other local produce including chickens, cheese, olives and fish. Along with a vast array of fresh food there’s also a wide range of stalls selling linens, straw baskets, clothes, shoes and gifts. Market day is always an exciting day in town and the local residents welcome visitors warmly.

Olonzac has a beautiful municipal park with a pond for the swans and terrapins, three tennis courts, a large children’s play area, and of course an area for playing boules. The Lac de Jourres is a short drive or a pleasant walk from the town centre. Swimming and water sports are available at the Lac de Jourres in the summer, and it’s a restful place to sit and read at anytime of the year.


Driving directions

Olonzac is located just 20 mins from the A61 motorway.



Reaching this Canal du Midi holiday rental is easy with international airports located at:

Toulouse (1 & 1/2 hours)

Carcassonne (35 minutes)

Perpignan (1 hour)

Montpellier (1 & 1/4 hours)

Nimes (1 & 1/2 hours)

Barcelona Spain (3 hours)


Booking terms

The booking policies for this Canal du midi holiday rental are as follows:

Parking - There is free parking just by the house - spaces are not however allocated.

A deposit of 25% is required on booking, and full payment is required eight weeks before arrival.

A damage/security deposit of 150 Euros or £150 on arrival. This will be refunded to you at the end of your stay less the replacement cost of any breakages or damage.

All bedroom linen and towels are provided, as too are services within the fixed price.

Change over Day: Normally Saturday in June, July, August and September. It is flexible in other months according to availability.

Smoking and pets are not permitted - sorry.

Winter months: The house has electric heaters and is warm and cosy in the cooler months. Should you wish to use the open fireplace, there is a supplementary charge for the logs, payable direct.


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