Year long perfect location to explore France and Spain. This lovely bright spacious house with 4 large double bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, living room 32m2 with open plan kitchen is surrounded by a sunny garden with deck and 11 metre swimming pool. The house is newly stylishly decorated with plenty of colour. 2 bedrooms on the ground floor both have queen size beds. Upstairs are 2 large bright double bedrooms with plenty of storage. The kitchen is fully equipped. The house stays very cool in the hot summer months but has gas central heating for the cooler months. There are wooden shutters on all the windows. The pool has a cover under which you can swim which extends the swimming season.
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***Ask about our private wine tours with your booking. You will be really surprised by languedoc wines. Hosted by a wine professional with extensive knowledge. The tour aims to introduce you to the wines of the region, tasting some of the best, while maintaining a fun experience.
The town of Narbonne is a beautiful historic town which is lively all year round with plenty of restaurants and bars. You can walk into town in 10 to 15 minutes. Closer to the house you have supermarket, bakery, take-aways, restaurants including a michelin star restaurant which is attached to a large wine shop stocking many wines from the local region. Also walking distance is a leisure complex with swimming pools, ice skating, 10 pin bowling and a large buffet restaurant. There is a par 3 golf course 10 minutes walk.In a few minutes walk you have a lovely local bakery and a delicatessen run by a lovely family. They offer home prepared meals to take away for when you dont feel like cooking. There is also a good pizza restaurant on the corner plus all other required amenities.
Narbonne is serviced by many airports - Carcassonne, Perpignan, Beziers are all about 30 minutes by train. Montpellier is about 50 minutes by train and Toulouse about 1.5 hours. You can reach the beautiful costa brava in Spain in 1 hour by car. Narbonne is surrounded by legendary and picturesque villages and towns that dot the Canal du Midi, such as the world famous walled city of Carcassonne plus the spectacular Cathar castles of Quibus and Montsgur which recently starred in the Da Vinci Code. The town is also at the centre of the Languedoc Roussillon wine area. There are many great vineyards where you can do wine tastings eg. Ricardelle with its sea view vista, Hospitlet on a hilltop surrounded by vineyards with a reconstructed medieval village, Negly and Chateau Rouquette. For art lovers you should head south to the modern art museum at Cret and see the many mountain and sea views painted by George Braque, Salvador Dali and Picasso among others. The wonderful seaside town of Collioure is famous as an art colony where artists live and sell their work. For markets Narbonne itself has plenty including Les Halles which is regularly voted best covered food market in France. Local cuisine to try are the lucque olives, tapanede made from black olives, fish dishes such as Bourride de Seiche, oysters, meat dishes with herbs like rosemary and thyme, cassoulet, goats cheese like Plardon and Rocamadour. Along the canal outside Les Halles every weekend morning is a general market selling everything from haberdashery to toys, tools and antiques. Every Saturday morning there is an organic market in Place du Forum. Another great food and wine market can be found every Saturday at the seaside village of Gruissan. Here there is a lovely old village centre and a harbour filled with boats and great seafood restaurants. Further afield for real antique dealers is the town of Pezenas. Further north still is the Cevennes natural park where youll find Rocquefort and can taste the famous blue cheese matched with Muscat wine. The town of Albi with its stunning 13th century cathedral the largest brick building in the world. Sandy beaches up and down the coast within 1 France
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