The house is a typical quiet village property in the heart of the village of Aigues Vives. The property was renovated to a high standard and provides excellent accommodation which is ideal for one or two couples.
The house has 2 good sized bedrooms and a bathroom and a separate guest toilet upstairs.
The house also boasts 3 lovely different outside terrace areas. The first is a ground floor courtyard area, second is the first floor, covered terrace leading from the living room, and a further 2nd floor roof terrace area with access from both bedrooms. Lovely places to sit and eat or just have a coffee in the mornings or a glass of wine in the evenings.
The village is well located to give easy access for exploring the whole of the Minervois area.
Front door leads directly into a ground floor living room, with a large sofa and a chair. There is also a door leading into a laundry room, where the washing machine is located.
Door to first floor.
Kitchen - a lovely bright and sunny room, with a large range oven and hob, microwave and fridge. There is also a large oak dining table and seating for 6 in this room.
Living Room - Another bright sunny room with lots of seating. TV and music stereo.
As well as the indoor furniture, there is also a sofa and chairs which can be lifted out for use on the terrace which is accessed via double french doors, these lead out onto the covered terrace with a further dining table and 4 chairs.
A door leads from the living room into the main bathroom.
Main bathroom - with a full bath, shower over, sink and toilet.
2nd Floor - Master bedroom - double sleigh bed, dressing table, wardrobe, bedside tables and a small vanity sink unit. A door leads out onto the roof terrace. This terrace can also be accessed from bedroom 2. There is a small bistro style table and 2 chairs on this terrace.
Bedroom 2 - A large double bed, small wardrobe and one bedside table. Door leading out onto the roof terrace.
Guest toilet - there is a separate guest toilet and wash basin on the 2nd floor.
Outside space - Courtyard garden on the ground floor.
First floor covered terrace with dining table and seating for 4.
Roof top terrace with a bistro cafe table and 2 chairs. There are also sun loungers available.
TV - is provided.
WIFI is available free of charge for all guests.
Gas, Electric and Water - are all provided and included in your holiday rental cost.
End of Stay Clean - is provided and included in your holiday rental cost.
Taxe de Sejour - In France it is necessary to pay a tax de sejour (tourist stay tax), and this is calculated based on the number of people (adults) in your group and the time of year you stay. Under 18's are exempt. The TdS on your holiday is already included in your rental price.
Change over Day - Flexible.
Pets - are not permitted.
Smoking - is not permitted in this gite.
Security Deposit - The owner requests a security deposit which will be collected by JDV 2 weeks prior to your arrival. The owner requires a £150 deposit.
About the local area
Aigues Vives is a small wine growing village in the heart of the Minervois.
The village has a boulangerie, a small shop, doctors and of course an excellent wine co-operative, where you can taste and explore some of the beautiful wines on sale.
The village of Aigues Vives is only a short drive from the canal du midi, where there are some lovely walks, cycling, and boat trips.
Other tourist attractions close by are the ancient village of Minerve with its gorges and caves, Carcassonne where the largest fortified castle in Europe can be found, and numerous cathar castles, not to mention the mile upon mile of golden sandy beaches of the Mediterranean coastline.
Local weekly markets are at Olonzac, St. Chinian, Lezignan Corbieres, Narbonne, Carcassonne and Narbonne Plage (July and August only).
Cycle hire is available locally and bikes can be delivered to your door.
Horseriding is also available a short distance away, approximately 10 minutes by car.