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The Well House, Autignac
Sleeps 1 to 8.  Price per week: £600 - £1500
Contemporary home with swimming pool, separate annexe with guest suite.

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About the property:

This well designed house has retained the original facade enabling it to maintain perfect harmony with the village whilst offering modern comfort and design.

Entry is at street level into the entrance hall leading to the open plan living area with double height ceiling and picture windows opening onto the private courtyard. The area is comfortably furnished including sofas and dining for eight. The kitchen area is well equipped including electric hob, oven, dishwasher and fridge freezer. UK Satellite TV with free to view channels.

On the ground floor there is also a double bedroom with a low futon bed and an adjoining shower room. The bedroom has French windows opening on to the courtyard.

A staircase leads to the second floor where there are two further bedrooms, one with a large double bed and the other with twin beds. The Master bedroom suite has a spacious bathroom and the twin bedroom has an en-suite shower room. Both bedrooms have large windows overlooking the living room.

Across the courtyard is the self contained annexe consisting of a living room on the ground floor and a double bedroom with en-suite shower room on the first floor, perfect for grandparents!

The pool has roman steps for ease of entry it measures 6m x 4m and 1.4m deep. The surround is decked and sunloungers are provided. The pool has a security cover which can be put in place for families with young children. There are a BBQ, dining table and chairs for al fresco dining.

The remaining courtyard is attractively paved and is planted with Mediterranean shrubs. The original well which gives the house its name is now shut down and no longer in service but is an attractive feature.

The garage provides off street secure parking for one car and houses the washing machine.

Free broadband internet connection. Electricity included except for low season. House linen provided but please bring your own pool towels.

 
 

ABOUT THE VILLAGE:

Autignac



Autignac lies in the heart of the Herault district (district 34) which is part of the Languedoc-Roussillon Region which covers the whole of the western end of the Mediterranean, from the Cevennes mountains in the north and Carmargue to the east down to the Pyrenees and Spanish border.The village is approx 20 kms N.W. of the city of Beziers, lying off the D909 road to Bedarieux. It has a population of approx. 700 and there is an air of quiet tranquillity, helped by the fact that, unlike most villages in the area, there is no through road. The peaceful atmosphere is broken only during the 4/5 days of the village fete and paella evening  and during the grape harvest in September, as Autignac is, like all the similar villages of the area, a working village.Facilities include a café, boulangerie, boucherie, tabac, pharmacy and post office. Market traders set up their stalls on Thursday and Friday mornings. There is a 15th century church in the village centre and petanque (boules) is played daily during the summer months.The countryside surrounding the village is largely used for growing grapes, the Languedoc-Roussillon Region producing one third of France’s table wines. To the north of the village loom the foothills of the Cevennes and the Regional naturel Parc du Haut Languedoc, where cattle, sheep and forestry replace the vineyards the climate is cooler and fresher.

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