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Private Courtyard and Pool, close to Carcassonne and Mediterranean Beaches

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Space 1,200 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

Newly Renovated 4 Bedroom, 4 Bath Traditional Village Home with Private Pool

Newly renovated village home in the southern French village of Argeliers, sleeps 8 in four bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms, spacious living area, fully equipped kitchen, separate dining room, garage for 1 small car, street parking, laundry. 

Ground floor: Wide entrance hall into dining room, new kitchen opening onto private garden courtyard with in-ground security-fenced pool, dining terrace & furniture, Gas BBQ. Downstairs WC, and laundry in garage. 

Second Level: 1 Twin bedroom (2 twins) and 1 Double bedroom. Shared main bathroom with shower. Living room with double doors opening to terrace offers views of the Canal du Midi and vineyards. 1 Double bedroom with en suite shower & toilet.

Third Level: King sized bedroom with en suite bath tub & toilet.

Special Features 

- Ground level access to a security-gated pool 

- Completely private stone-walled Terrace, pool and BBQ area

- Kitchen & outdoor dining terrace open onto wild Mediterranean herb garden

- Exposed beams on the third floor

Bikes, baby cot & highchair, baby seat for bike available.

You can expect peace and relaxation at La Maison Cachée. Swim in the tiled in-ground pool on a hot day, and use the comfortable house and centrally located village of Argeliers as your home-base while exploring the surrounding Languedoc countryside. Languedoc offers innumerable vineyards and wine tastings, beaches and bars, festivals, historic churches and Cathar chateaux, olive tours and open-air food markets.

More Details

Property Manager
Dannielle Farrant
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, french
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 14, 2018

About Dannielle Farrant

Julian and I are both Canadians who have come to own, work and run the luxury hotel barge Athos, on the Canal du Midi. We have been based in Argeliers since 2001 with our young family. We have a healthy enjoyment of our french country life that extends to our knowledge of the region's wines, the places of historical importance, the fun tourist activities and varied sports activities in the surrounding area.

Dannielle Farrant purchased this house in 2012

Why Dannielle Farrant chose Argeliers

La Maison Cachee is a balance of old and new. The traditional village house offers all the comforts of a modern house, but dates back to the 17th century, and is located in the quiet village of Argeliers.

Renovated with modern conveniences and comforts, the property includes 4 bedrooms & bathrooms, a sitting room, kitchen / dining, a gas BBQ, a lush and private courtyard garden with 6 x 4m pool, and four bathrooms. It has generous space for 8 people and is centrally located between Narbonne and Beziers - 40 minutes from the Mediterranean beaches and 45 minutes from Carcassonne or Beziers airport, 1.15min from Montpellier.

What makes this house unique

The house is spread over 3 floors, and is deceivingly spacious. It includes many preserved original features including wooden shutters and stone walls that give the house character.


Argeliers House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 30
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Smoking allowed ...
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Rural ...
  • Village ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , master en suit on second floor
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , shared third and forth bedroom's bathroom
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , powder room on main floor
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , master bath on third floor
  • The house has four modern bathrooms decorated with white tiles, teak floors and cupboards.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , huge third floor private master with full en suite
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , Large room with private shower and toilet
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , shared shower and toilet on second floor
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single , shared shower and toilet on second floor
  • All linens and towels are provided, and there is closet and drawer space in each bedroom.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • tennis


Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(7 traveler reviews)

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Private Courtyard and Pool, close to Carcassonne and Mediterranean Beaches
average rating of 4.714286 based on 7 reviews

Perfect stay!

  • 5 of 5

We have just spent 2 weeks at La Maison Cachee and had a wonderful time. This lovely house comfortably accommodated 6 of us and had everything we needed. The bedrooms were beautifully cool, plenty of bathrooms, the kitchen was a good size and well equipped, but most of all the outside area with dining table, barbecue, and the beautiful pool made this the perfect stay for us! Dannielle and Julian left us alone but were really helpful when we needed them, and were even able to get us 6 bikes for a couple of trips along the beautiful Canal du Midi for lunch in the nearby village of Le Somail. Argeliers is a quiet village with a couple of bars and Le Chat Qui Peche is a great restaurant next to the canal which we highly recommend. Easy access to the Intermarche and lots of lovely villages made this a great base for the region. Would definitely stay again when in the area!

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So pleased you enjoyed your stay and that the house lived up to expectations. Many thanks for your detailed response. It's great to know what really counted about people's experience at La Maison Caché and in Argeliers. Look forward to having you back at some stage!
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Alberta, Canada

Home away from home

  • 5 of 5

Lovely house - 4 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, laundry, dishwasher, pool. We rented the property for 10 nights and went with our 2 children, ages 5 and 10. We had a great deal of room to move around and not get on each other's nerves. The property is really well laid out with the master suite upstairs, 3 bedrooms on the 2nd level (with a tv room) and the kitchen/dining rooms downstairs. Swimming pool was lovely (a touch cold still in May). Very close to bakery and food store, as well as post office. We used the BBQ several times and dined outside as often as possible. Owners know the area very well and are perfect hosts. Will stay here again 100%. If you're renting a car, make sure you also rent/bring a GPS or use your phone. Argeliers is very picturesque, we loved walking and barging along the Canal du Midi. Thank you!!

  • Submitted: Jun 9, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fabulous village house!

  • 5 of 5

My family and friends have just returned from spending an idyllic week in Argeliers. The house has been beautifully renovated and is very comfortable and very well equipped. It was a perfect property to visit with friends as it is so spacious and allows privacy. The outside space is fantastic with a lovely outside dining area as well as a herb garden and fenced pool. Argeliers is a perfect base to explore the region and Argeliers itself offers everything you need: a shop, bakers, butchers, bar and a few restaurants. Can't recommend this property enough!!!

  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2014
  • Stayed: August 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Victoria, BC, Canada

Truly a Home Away from Home

  • 5 of 5

This home became our anchor for three months in this tranquil Languedoc area. The home is spacious with all the required amenities to receive guests comfortably. The home is close to the village where most provisions can be purchased.

The swimming pool was an added bonus and always sparkled. The garden was a pleasure to look on while enjoying the outside patio, which was always protected from the wind. A super BBQ made meal times easy.

The Managers were very caring and helpful.

We would recommend this home for any family. There are endless things to do in the surrounding area and the Owners have left excellent guide books and tips for guests to follow.

We would return without hesitation.

  • Submitted: Jul 16, 2014
  • Stayed: March 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We look forward to your return ;-) Your loving care of the garden still shows!! Best, Dannielle
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A Perfect Piece of French Paradise

  • 5 of 5

I absolutely love this holiday house with private back garden and pool. The lavender, roses and herbs in the garden remind you that you are living the good life in the south of France.

The house is spacious, well appointed, ver clean and charming. The kitchen is large and ideal for group cooking. And, if you really don't want to cook there are a couple of restaurants in Argeliers to try. Our favourite is Le Chat Qui Peche, just a five minute walk from the house.

A wonderful feature is being so close to the Canal du Midi. It's a quick walk away and is the perfect place for cycling, long walks and boat watching. You can also wander through the vineyards that surround Argeliers.

I can't wait to get back and to bring friends with us next time as there's plenty of room--both in the house and on the pool deck.

  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2014
  • Stayed: June 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank-you so much for staying at La Maison Cachée. The garden has grown since last you time you visited, and is producing lemons, lettuce and herbs in large quantities. Looking forward to seeing you again, Eva
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Maison très agréable et confortable idéale pour des vacances en famille ou entre amis

  • 4 of 5

Tout était conforme à la description

L'accueil est très chaleureux et en toute confiance.on a adoré ce village au calme. La piscine a été très appréciée.

On recommande cette location 😀

  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Merci Sabrina - Votre groupe a laissé la maison en parfaite état...merci! Bien contente que la propriété vous a plu. On espérant de vous revoir l'année prochaine!
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Nearest Airport
24 Miles
Beziers Airport
Nearest Barpub
100 Metres
Le 87
Nearest Golf
13 Miles
Nearest Train
16 Miles
Narbonne Train Station
Nearest Motorway
15 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
600 Metres
Le Chat Qui Pech
Nearest Ski
99 Miles
Pyrénées Ayne
Nearest Beach
20 Miles
Valras Plage

Argeliers is located approximately half way between the towns of Beziers and Narbonne, on the popular Canal du Midi. The village has a bakery, a small grocery store (Spar), a Press Agent/Tabac, a gift shop, 2 pizzerias, 2 restaurants including the popular canal-side Chat Qui Peche, a pharmacy, a Pick-Your-Own Fruit & Vegetable farm at Top Fruits, the largest co-operatively winery in the area, an Eau de Vie distillery, several independent winemakers. Larger shops (Intermarché & Lidl) are located only 7 minutes away.

La Maison Cachée is centrally located in the Languedoc region. It makes a suitable base for enjoying the sandy white Mediterranean beaches only 40 minutes' drive away. The famous Medieval Cite of Carcassonne is approximately 45 minutes' drive. The local food markets at Narbonne and the morning open-air markets at Saint Chinian, Olonzac and Capestang are mouth-watering stops for buying favourite local produce & cheeses. Only 5 minutes from the front door of La Maison Cachée, the UNESCO-listed Canal du Midi is a popular attraction for cyclists and walkers. The Spanish Border is a short 1.5 hrs drive southwest.




Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $504.55

Cancellation is very strict and we require four weeks for a full refund after which time we keep the 50% deposit to cover our costs. We do, however, try to find a renter and if successful will reimburse. If for a medical reason you cannot make your trip to France, we require a doctor's letter and will try to find a renter as best we can to recoup the moneys lost.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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