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Maison Francoise, Montpeyroux
Sleeps 2 to 8.  Price per week: £700 - £1650
Beautifully restored character property in the heart of historic wine growing village.

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About the property:

This architect owned property has been restored to provide luxurious accommodation. The property is situated in a no through road in a preserved part of the village of Montpeyroux. The house has been sympathetically restored preserving many original features including a medieval fresco in the living room,exposed stonework and wooden beams. The house is on three floors with a terrace of over 80 sq m on the second floor.

The principal living area is on the second floor, the kitchen dining area opens directly onto the terrace. The modern kitchen is well equipped with an induction hob, electric oven, dishwasher, microwave and coffee machine. The central feature of the second floor is the monumental original fireplace (not in use) which divides the dining area from the living room. The dining table can be extended to seat eight. The living room is up a short flight of stairs and is furnished with comfortable sofas. A Flat-screen TV with French channels and CD player is available for your use along with a large library of French and English books. There is also a piano for keen musicians. A separate WC is situated off the living room.

Stairs from the kitchen lead to the third floor where you will find the Master Suite. The spacious light bedroom has its own small balcony which over looks the surrounding countryside. The bedroom is equipped with air conditioning. There is a king sized bed and plenty of hanging and storage space. Steps give access to the bathroom with a jacuzzi bath with shower over and vanity unit with wash hand basin plus a separate WC with a second wash hand-basin.

On the ground floor there is a large cool vaulted living area with comfortable sofa and chairs. A second TV is provided for watching DVDs only, there is also a work station with PC for your use. There is a twin bedded bedroom off the living area, to the left of the living room is the laundry room with a front loaded washing machine. To the right of the the living room is a beautiful internal courtyard with bamboo plants at the centre, this courtyard ensures that the circulating air keeps the ground floor cool and airy even in the heat of the summer. There is a double bedroom off the courtyard with its own en-suite wet room with shower, wash hand basin and WC. There is also a further twin bedded room with a separate wet room with shower and hand basin along with a separate WC. The courtyard leads to a peaceful garden corner with mature palms and trees with tumbling water from the swimming pool.

The flower filled sunny terraced area on the first floor is not overlooked it has a large table for dining which seats eight, a comfortable outdoor suite and chairs for sun bathing and a purpose built BBQ. The terrace is part covered to give shade from the heat of the day. The magnificent pool is 6m x 3.5m with a depth of 3m. It is gated for safety, there is an overflow system which allows the water to tumble over the side and be recycled.

The house is equipped with broadband internet access with WiFi. A cot and high chair are provided. Due to the traditional style of the house there are some steep stone staircases and low openings which may be unsuitable for some folk but there are hand rails throughout. A secure parking plot is available for two cars opposite the house.

 
 

ABOUT THE VILLAGE:

Montpeyroux

Montpeyroux is a lively village where visitors are encouraged to join in the summer fetes, which take place during July and August. It is well served with shops including a bakery/patisserie, Butcher,grocers, tabaconist/newsagent, post office, cafe and restaurant/wine bar. The nearest supermarket is 10 minutes drive in Gignac. The village is renown for its wine and boasts several of the region's best producers. Swim at Mediterranean beaches 35 mins, Lac Salagou 10 mins, Herault river 10 mins. There is excellent walking and cycling from the front door and surrounding hills.

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