Bijou De Soleil- Jewel of the Sun (Holiday Home Near Pezenas)
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- Minimum stay:2 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
Bijou de Soleil is a charming 400 yr old holiday home in the Herault in the heart of the Languedoc region. Located between Beziers and Montpellier and only 30 minutes from the coast, in the village of Caux, 7 km from Pezenas. It is nestled amongst the sun-drenched vineyards and the surrounding beautiful countryside – in the South of France. The real Mediterranean region! The Languedoc has on average, more than 300 sunny days per year. The Languedoc is also the largest wine producing region in the world.
Bijou de Soleil is a 3 level village house including a basement. It boasts character with its stone exterior, Provence blue shutters and wood door. It has been recently renovated. It has an updated American kitchen, tile floor and stairwell, open beams, Master King Bed and 2nd bedroom Queen Bed with wood floors, adjoining (Jack & Jill) bathroom with new shower and additional toilette facilities in the basement plus a washer and dryer and french iron bed.
UK TV is a bonus and we also provide unlimited WiFi internet connection as well as unlimited phone calls to
local French landlines, over 200 International landline destinations and mobiles in the US and Canada.
Sleeps 4 comfortably, but will accommodate 6 with a sofa sleeper in living room if needed, and an extra full sized bed in the basement. Comes fully furnished for your holiday! Basement will accommodate your sporting equipment, camping gear, bicycles, kayak, etc. with street access for easy in and out.
Best of all, this is a lock up and go-turn-key property, no maintenance, so you can enjoy every minute of your vacation experience. Perfect for a weekend get a way, vacation or extended long term let.
The quaint medieval village of Caux dates back in history. The spectacular 12th century church dominates the village and the bells can be heard throughout the day. Just like a dream, it trully feels like a step back in time. The house is ideally situated within easy walking distance to the local Boulangerie (the croissants are some of the best in the South of France!), Patisserie, Green Grocer, Butcher, Pharmacie, Pizzaria, Bar & Post Office. There is a weekly Friday street market with all the fresh produce just steps from the front door. And...Be sure to taste the local wines which are some of the best wines in France! Bijou de Soleil offers you a charming place to stay at affordable pricing. Great location for day trips and beaches. The area offers much for the outdoor enthusiast such as biking, hiking, kayaking, antiquing or just exploring the many historical sites and villages. Experience the culture and enjoy the french way of life! Whatever brings you to the South of France, welcome to Bijou de Soleil, relax, unwind, and enjoy your walk in the vineyards.
Member since: 2012
- 3 story
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom
- Away From It All
- Theme Parks
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Medical Services
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Deepsea Fishing
- Mountain Biking
- Mountain Climbing
- Rock Climbing
- Coffee Maker
- Cooking Utensils
- Dishes & Utensils
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2 night min stay
Oct 1 - Apr 30
2 night min stay
May 1 - Jun 30
2 night min stay
Jul 1 - Aug 31
2 night min stay
Sep 1 - Sep 30
2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Refundable Damage Deposit $131
- Taxes Not included
Seasonal rates are in USD
Euro: 360 low season
420 mid season
475 high season
70.00 nightly rate
Rate must be confirmed with owner prior to booking
Manager's cancellation policy:
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The area is perfect for day trips, exploring, outdoor activities, Lake Salagou is close by, the regional park is not too far away and for the history buff, the area is rich with history dating back 1,000 years to the Huguenots and Cathars. There are several UNESCO world heritage sites nearby including Carcassonne, Pont du Gard and Coliseum. There are also interesting Roman ruins and caves for the explorers and adventure seekers.
The nearby town of Pezenas is more populated, with many fine restauants and cafes and cinema. Pezenas has many antique stores. Pezenas was also once home to the famous French playright, Moliere. Only 1/2 hr from the scenic mediterreanan coast and only 20 min from the beautiful Cap D'Agde resort and about 40 min to Montpellier and Sete.
Year Purchased: 2011
About: We are American owners living in the bay area; married with 3 sons in college. We love to travel and meet new people. We love to cook and enjoy the french cusine and let's not forget the delicious wine and cheese! The two of us are currently learning to speak French and we are members of Alliance Francaise in the Silicon Valley. The house fits into our future retirement plans allowing us the opportunity for more travel in neighboring countries.
Why Caux, France:
Our house is located between Montpellier and Beziers in the Languedoc region. This area is becoming a popular and more affordable vacation destination with all it has to offer. The location is perfect for fun day trips or to navigate to other popular destinations within France or Europe. The TGV and good roads make it easy to travel and get around. This particular property has charm and old world character, and to us, is truely a gem. We are delighted to share Bijou de Soleil with you.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
Quaint and historic Caux is an authentic french village where mainly French is spoken. The heart of the village is close by within steps to the (not one, but 2) boulangeries, which have some of the best croissants in the whole south of France! There is a patiserrie, butcher, green grocer and Pizza parlor, bar and cafe and more. There are several wineries and tasting rooms to sample the lovely wines of the region. Outside the village you are close enough to get to the bustling Pezenas, Beziers or Montpellier.
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Bijou de Soleil- Your home away from home! Offers charm and coziness.
Overview- Open floor plan
Note, exposed beams
Master Bedroom/ Paris room
Updated Jack n' Jill Bathroom
A taste of Provence
Rear Door 8 Rue de La Fontaine
Provence Blue Shutters
Vin de Caux
Inside Front Door- Bijou de Soleil
Kitchen table seats 4
A view into the Living Room
Old Fireplace turned into desk
Upstairs Master bedroom window
CAUX, historic village
Surrounding Vineyards of Caux
This listing was first published here in 2012.
Date last modified - Thursday, September 15, 2016
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