Domaine Rives Pres, St Andre de Sangonis
Sleeps 2 to 9. Price per week: £900 - £1950
Restored country house surrounded by vines on the edge of a village with easy access to Montpellier. Ideally suited to more than one family with a self contained two bedroomed apartment and separate guest accommodation.
About the property:
The house is sleeps 9 comfortably in five bedrooms, The rooms are particularly light spacious and airy with the living area having windows on both sides. The house has been tastefully restored keeping many of the original features such as exposed stone walls and beamed ceilings but has modern comforts such as double glazing, central heating, wifi and UK TV.
Entering on the ground floor there is a large living room with sofas which opens via French windows onto the garden, the dining room is accessed from the living room and has a dining table and chairs for 10. Adjoining the dining room is the modern fitted kitchen with plenty of storage and work surface. The kitchen is well equipped including a fridge with freezer, dishwasher, electric oven, gas hob and microwave, there is a covered terrace off the kitchen. Off the entrance hall is a separate WC with hand basin.
A wooden staircase from the entrance hall leads to the second floor. On the left you will find a self contained apartment with a two bedrooms, a double (140 cm)and single bedroom, a living area with a fitted kitchen and sitting area with leather sofa, arm chair and flat screen TV with free to view UK channels via satellite and DVD player. The kitchen is equipped with an electric hob, electric oven, washing machine and under worktop fridge. The apartment has a bathroom with hand basin,bath with shower over as well as a separate WC with hand basin. The living room has its own large balcony with far reaching views across the vineyards.
Off the hallway is a laundry room with washing machine and tumble drier.
A corridor to the right of the stairs leads to a twin bedroom with an en-suite bathroom with a bath with shower over, hand basin and WC. At the the end of the corridor is the air conditioned master bedroom suite with king sized bed (160cm) and en-suite bathroom with separate WC, purpose built walk in shower, bath and hand basin. Off the bedroom is a veranda with 180 degree magnificent views across the vines and countryside, furnished with leather sofa and chairs it offers a peaceful refuge throughout the day. There is also a terrace with views off the bedroom.
The garden pavilion adjacent to the house has been adapted to provide independent guest accommodation with air conditioning it has twin beds and an en-suite shower room with WC and hand basin. In front of the pavilion is the shaded BBQ area with built in BBQ and table with chairs for 10.
There are extensive gardens behind the house landscaped with Mediterranean shrubs and mature trees including palms. The property is secured with electric gates with parking for three or more cars. The full sized swimming pool (12m by 6 m) is to the side of the house and is secured by lockable gates for childrens safety. The pool surround is fully tiled and there are plenty of sun loungers with cushions. There is a pool house with shower and WC. Within the grounds is a large natural pond with fish which is fenced and locked for safety.
Sheets and towels are included, additional put you up bed, cot and high chair are available on request.