Vacation Rental Description
Villa St Pons is a modern villa situated on the edge of a delightful medieval hilltop village. It has a terrace, garden and swimming pool, all for the exclusive use of guests. The property has three bedrooms, a modern kitchen and bathroom and a spacious, bright sitting room. The kitchen has a cooker with oven, dishwasher and microwave. The bedrooms are two doubles and one twin with bunk beds. The double bedrooms have french windows giving access onto the terrace, as does the sitting room. Outside your villa is a super sunny terrace with table and chairs, a perfect place to unwind at the end of a hard days exploring or sunbathing. Also a great place for breakfast, wander 5 minutes up the road and fetch fresh bread and croissants from ‘Sonia’s’ the local epicerie.
The pool enjoys a quiet setting, secluded and with a pool house and substantial barbeque for those great al fresco suppers. This really is a great place to unwind and to discover ‘The real France’.
Your local village is St Pons de Mauchiens. It is a delightful medieval village and has a general provisions shop and baker, and post office all within 5 minutes walk.
Less than two minutes drive (30 minutes walk) takes you to St Pargoire another village with a several good restaurants, a bar, two bakeries, supermarket, chemist, and a really good butcher.
Just ten minutes drive away is Pezenas a very pretty medieval town with an abundance of shops, cafes and restaurants. The centre is full of buildings dating back to the 16th & 17th centuries. There is also an excellent market on Saturday which provides an ideal opportunity to stock up on the wonderful regional delicacies, fresh salads and vegetables, meats, cheeses, seafood and of course the local wine. Take a stroll through the old town with its unique craft and clothes shops and finally stop at one (or two) of the many bars or bistros in the 'Place de 14th Juillet'.
You are perfectly placed for the Mediterranean; the nearest beaches can be reached in just 20 minutes. Close by is the holiday resort of Cap d'Agde. It has some 14 kilometres of fine beaches and many attractions for the children like 'Toonland' and the famous 'Aqua Park' with its giant flumes, water slides and wave machine as well as a super 'tots area' for the very young.
As well as beaches, there are beautiful lakes, mountains and gorges within one hours drive. The area has large numbers of medieval towns and villages to visit including Pezenas, St Guilhem-le-Desert and the Cite of Carcassonne. Just over hours drive will take you to the heart of 'Cathar' country with its imposing castles and monastries such as Montsegur and Queribus. Plenty of activities are to be found near to us including golf, horse Riding, sailing, fishing and tennis. For the more adventurous the Spanish border can be reached in about 90 minutes and a further hour takes you to Barcelona.
Villa St Pons will appeal to families or couples looking to relax in a friendly environment with a high standard of accommodation and good facilities close by.