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The Rampart , Charming 18th century village Vacation house

Sunny, Private South  facing Terrace,  3 bedrooms, 2 W.C.s, sleeps 4/5

Languedoc-Roussillon > Herault (sometimes called 'the Petite Province')

Escape it all  holiday rental home.

£350 (high) to £175 (low)   Pricing chart

  Résumé  Character-full 18th century village house built into the rampart of a 15th century medieval Chateau, situated in a calm street. The Roof Terrace offers a panoramic view over the Roman tiled roofs and the surrounding countryside. Being partly covered, the terrace allows sunbathing as well as  shade. This typical Midi (Herault) house has been tastefully renovated, retaining a lot of the original features I.E. exposed beams, stonewalls, Laguedociene ceiling,  etc. The village has an excellent Boulangerie and Bar/Cafe. 3 kilometre's to Restaurants & Hypermarkets in Clermont L'Herault. Just 35 minutes drive to the Mediterranean Beaches.


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2 views of the kitchen showing Laguedociene ceiling.

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            The Rampart & house     The terrace with the Church in the background

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          Bathroom    Sitting room with Languedociene ceiling

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The Main Bedroom

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    Rental rates per week                        British         USA        Europe

Nov 2003 - 30 May 2004



 € 247

31 May - 27 June 2004



€ 388

28 June - 29 Aug 2004



€ 459

30 Aug - 4 Oct 2004



€ 388

5 Oct 2004 - 30 May 2005





Please note: The prices in USA dollars & Euros are approximate equivalent. Linen & Towels provided on request (extra £6 $9  € 9). A telephone can be made possible on special request. I will soon have "PAY PAL" so will be able to accept dollars.


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How far to.....
Nearest Café / Bar 75 meters
Nearest beach 40 mins drive to the Mediterranean beaches
Nearest Restaurant 3 kilometres or nearest fresh Sea food 45 kilometres
Nearest international airport: South Montpellier at 50 kilometres    Car Hire available
Nearest railway station Central Montpellier at 45 kilometres  Car Hire available
Nearest motorway junction: A75 Junction 57 at 3 kilometres


General Details: Self catering
Bedrooms  Total 3 Bedrooms --.1 Double bed, 3 Single Beds  Linen available upon request.  NB. the third bedroom is accessible through the second bedroom.
Bathrooms: A large Bathroom with bath & separate shower cabinet including WC.  also extra WC & Hand sink (next to terrace).
Kitchen Fully equipped Kitchen and dinning table Electric Kettle,Toaster,Cafeteria (sorry no microwave) also ancient  fireplace.
Terrace Table & chairs  Barbecue. Partly covered split on two levels, one level sunny the other shaded.2 sun lounge's.
Living room Comfortable seating for 4 people.
Floor Area: Approximately 140 m²    1500 sq. ft.
Theme: Get away from it all, Historic, Romantic.
Misc.: CD, audio, Radio player.  Washing machine.
Activities: Cycling, fishing, horse riding, mountain biking, sailing, swimming, walking, wind-surfing, Donkey trekking, Canoeing.etc
Suitability: Children welcome, long term renters welcome, pets considered, unsuitable for elderly or infirm, sorry- wheelchair inaccessible.


About the Area In a circle of aprox. 50 kilometres you have:- Sea, Lake, Rivers, Mountain, The Canal du Midi. The Lake Salagou is a drive of 10 mins and is perfect for Wind surfing, Fishing, Swimming etc. The lake is large - 7 by 1 kilometres & is an ancient volcano.

Montpellier (40mins drive) is a very a pretty historic city. There are the Roman features such as "Les Arceaux" an enormous water viaduct. It now has a new tramway with a park and drive, an international Airport - car hire available. Or direct from Paris with the TGV a train journey of 4hrs - car hire available

As well as the famous Languedoc wine routes, Spain is only a 3 hr  drive.

Historic places such St Guilhem (abbey founded in 804), Pezenas,Lodeve, Sete (famous Port),Navacelles canyon(classified grand natural site). Pilgrim roads for St Jacques de la compostelle(Spain)-discovery walks.

Discover Food: Roquefort goat and sheep cheese.Specialities of Olives and Olive oil. Drink: Famous Languedoc Wines,Muscat, Eau de vie, Pastis The famous Mediterranean Fauna and Flora. Dolmens, Menhirs, Fossils(Dinosaurs). St Jean de Fos: Pottery since the Medieval times with oldest Romanesque bridge in France.


Guest Book
"Thanks for the use of your wonderful house......A really wonderful week and we want to return....." "We've had a lovely time. The house was so nice it's difficult to leave - most of the morning and sometimes  all day!
"we had a great holiday we like the house, the village and the surrounding area. We admired the way have restored the house so sympathicathly....."
"Thank you for the use of your house.We had a very pleasant visit. We wish it could have been for a longer period. We would certainly like to come again."
Many thanks for the use of your lovely house, have had a wonderful time in Nébian. It has been a great experience learning how friendly all the people are about here...."
"Many thanks for your darling house. We had a great time'' 

Names & Address supplied on demand.

Contact  Ray Mitchell    by preference e-mail please

How to contact

Contact Me

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Telephone:Monday and Thurs. 33   (0)4 67 96 69 93 between 18.00 & 20.00 in preference please.
Telephone other days 33   (0)4 67 96 30 36 After 17.00 GMT


NB. when dialling from another country than France do not dial the zero in the brackets.
From the Europe........dial   00 33  4 67 96 30 36
From USA.................dial 011 33  4 67 96 30 36




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     Visitors since the 15th February 2003

09/11/03  Last updated