High on the plateau of Aumelas in a beautiful setting redolent of the wild herbs of the garrigue, stands the Mas de Valoussière. Lying to the west of Montpellier it dominates the whole of the Hérault valley, while to the south it overlooks the rocky outcrop of Sète and the Mediterranean coastline.
Mas Valoussière is the ideal property for a large family who want a quiet holiday, or, for families or couples holidaying together. The Mas is well equipped and has a private swimming pool and tennis court.
The entrance sitting room is large & spacious with a pool table, sofa, and chairs and has magnificent views over the garrigues towards the Pyrenees. There is a further mezzanine level sitting room with TV and DVD player. There are 5 bedrooms, 3 doubles and 2 twins. There are 2 family bathrooms, one with shower, bath and 2 wash hand basins; the other a large shower room with 2 wash hand basins, there are also 2 separate toilets. There is also a laundry room with washing machine and tumble dryer.The kitchen is very well fitted with fridge-freezer, microwave, cooker, and dishwasher.
There is a large airy dining room with working fireplace, and stairs leading to a mezzanine offering an additional sitting area. There is a TV, DVD player and music station.
Outside there are extensive gardens with shaded areas and terraces offering glorious views and tranquillity. There is a BBQ, petanque court and clay tennis court. The pool is 10 X 5 meters, has a shallow end and the deep end is approximately 1.7 meters, there is also a pool alarm.
If you manage to drag yourselves away from the pool then explore the beautiful village, Cabrials. It is 3 km from the house and offers a village shop located next to the 12th century church and you can enjoy a drink in the church square. The nearest village from Cabrials is Plaissan which has 2 restaurants, a bar, baker, butcher and Pizzeria. St Pargoire is a 10-minute drive away where you will find a small supermarket, pharmacy, butcher, two bakers, a bar, 2 restaurants and pizzeria. The medieval town of Pezenas is approximately 30 minutes away, Clermont l’Herault is 15 minutes drive and the stunning Lac Salagou is 30 minutes.
Pezenas a very pretty medieval town with an abundance of shops, cafes and restaurants. The centre is full of buildings dating back to the 16th & 17th centuries. There is also an excellent market on Saturday which provides an ideal opportunity to stock up on the wonderful regional delicacies, fresh salads and vegetables, meats, cheeses, seafood and of course the local wine. Take a stroll through the old town with its unique craft and clothes shops and finally stop at one (or two) of the many bars and bistros in the 'Place de 14th Juillet'. Pezenas is a wonderful place to explore in the evenings; it has great restaurants most of which are very family orientated.
You are perfectly placed for the Mediterranean; the nearest beaches can be reached in just 20 minutes. Close by is the holiday resort of Cap d'Agde. It has some 14 kilometres of fine beaches and many attractions for the children like 'Toonland' and the famous 'Aqualand' with its giant flumes, water slides and wave machine as well as a super 'tots area' for the very young.
As well as beaches, there are beautiful lakes, mountains and gorges within one hours drive. Plenty of activities are to be found nearby including golf, horse Riding, sailing, fishing and tennis. For the more adventurous the Spanish border can be reached in about 90 minutes and a further hour takes you to Barcelona.
Prices in Euros
28th April - 30th June.........2800€
30th June - 1st September........3500€
To book or for more information please contact Amanda on
Tel - 0033 467985397