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Enchanting Village Home: Dipping Pool, Gourmet Kitchen, 3 Terr

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Dipping pool and view from kitchen terrace

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Last updated: 07/04/2014

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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Caunes Minervois house description

Maison des Remparts, is located on the old fortified village wall that once encircled Caunes-Minervois. This 150-year-old village house has been tastefully renovated and filled with antiques.

The house was renovated by French artisans using local materials, with antique tiles, doors, and fixtures throughout, but with modern central heating and plumbing. Antiques decorate every room, and there are exposed wooden beams in the ceilings.

Beds have duvets and French linens. The well equipped gourmet kitchen has an antique vigneron (winemaker) table,
and leads outside to the kitchen terrace with a dipping pool or to the adjacent dining room.

There are three terrces for outdoor living and dining. In June 2004 we installed a dipping pool cum fountain. The lion head came from an antique market in Béziers and the border tiles were handmade by a local potter in Caunes. Bring your laptop and stay in touch with friends and family. We have an ADSL Broadband wireless gateway to make connection to the Internet and your e-mail easier and faster than ever.

Fully equipped central heat and ceiling fans, dishwasher, clothes washer and dryer, music sound system with CD's, satellite TV with DVD Player and DVD's (code one and two ), telephone with answering machine, ADSL high speed internet hookup with computer printer, barbeque, fine french linens and towels provided with house, two hair dryers.

This is not the typical house rental. It is our second home and has many amenities.

Three bedrooms (sleeps five comfortably): one queen bed; two twins that can be made into a queen bed and one twin bed. Three bathrooms plus water closet (two full bathrooms with showers, one bathroom with tub and sink only, one water closet with toilet and sink).

Professional gourmet kitchen. Dining room with seating for eight to ten and also outdoor dining tables. Sitting room "snug" with fireplace. Three terraces with views of village gardens, vines and the rooftops and a peek of the 12th century abbey.

We chose a village house because we wanted to become a part of the French village life. Rather than staying in a fancy tourist resort, become a part of a village for a week or more. Buy your daily baguette at one of the two bakeries, shop at the village truck market twice a week, have a drink at one of the two cafes or dine at the Hotel D'Alibert in Caunes.

Near Caunes there are many day adventures such as wine tasting, walking tours, cave visits, half day barge tours, horseback riding, visits to historic sites, but experiencing village life may be the most memorable.

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Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Suitability

          • Non Smoking Only
          • Not Suitable For Children:

            Because of the dipping pool and location we feel that children under the age of 8 years old are not appropriate....moreless

          • Pets Considered

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 5

          Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

          Other Amenities

              • Private Dipping Pool,

              Entertainment

              • CD Player
              • DVD Player
              • Music Library:

                Lots of CD's of all kinds...moreless

              • Satellite / Cable
              • Stereo
              • Video Library

              Attractions

              • Museums
              • Restaurants

              Leisure Activities

              • Antiquing
              • Boating
              • Horseback Riding
              • Sight Seeing
              • Wildlife Viewing

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Cycling
              • Golf
              • Hiking
              • Mountain Biking
              • Tennis
              • Wind-Surfing

              General

              • Broadband Access
              • Clothes Dryer
              • Linens Provided
              • Telephone
              • Washing Machine
              • Wireless Internet
              • Wood Fireplace:

                With wood provided...moreless

              Kitchen

              • Cooking Utensils
              • Dishwasher
              • Kitchen
              • Microwave
              • Refrigerator

              Outside

              • Balcony
              • Outdoor Grill

              Pool / Spa

                  • Private Pool:

                    A small shallow dipping pool...moreless

                   

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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  Winter
                  Jan 1 - Apr 5, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  €650
                  Spring
                  Apr 6 - May 23, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  €650
                  Summer
                  May 24 - Sep 26, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  €995
                  Fall
                  Sep 27 - Dec 31, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  €650

                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees:

                  • Refundable Damage Deposit €200
                  • Taxes Not included

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                  The property's calendar has not been updated in over 5 months. You can contact the owner for availability or look for properties with confirmed availability

                   

                  Location

                  Wine tasting is available in the area. This property is in the heart of the Languedoc wine country, surrounded by vineyards. The area is known for its red wine, which is usually blend of Grenache, Carignan, Mourvedre and Syrah grapes.

                   

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                  • Dipping pool and view from kitchen terrace

                    Dipping pool and view from kitchen terrace

                  • Fully Equipped Gourmet Kitchen

                    Fully Equipped Gourmet Kitchen

                  • Bedroom Terrace

                    Bedroom Terrace

                  • Snug with fireplace and TV

                    Snug with fireplace and TV

                  • Large bedroom on first floor

                    Large bedroom on first floor

                  VRBO #46058

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                  This listing was first published here in 2004.

                  Date last modified - Wednesday, October 01, 2014

                  €650 - €995 per week (EUR)
                  2

                  3 Bedroom / 3 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 5

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                  Minimum stay: 7 nights
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                  Speaks: english
                  • Calendar last updated: 07/04/2014
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