This deceptively spacious 1 bedroom villa of some 60m2, also has a large shower room, fully fitted kitchen and the most amazing views.
Villa Loriot Jaune sleeps up to 4 people, and has a large living/dining area with an open plan kitchen. The living room provides a comfortable sofa-bed for the additional sleeping accommodation.
Located in the extensive grounds of the owners house, this villa can also be rented with its sister property Studio Fromont, which can be available to sleep 2 people, please see separate listing for further details.
Both properties share the huge infinity swimming pool and extensive sun terraces, whilst each property also benefits from its own dining terrace outside the respective properties. Overall the land and gardens extend to approximately 3.5 acres and consist of beautiful gardens, a landscape pool area, woods and "garrigue' covered land.
Living/Dining area - Large open plan room with two large comfortable sofas, one which is used for additional sleeping accommodation for up to 2 people. TV which provides Freesat TV with English, French and German channels available, Dining table and chairs, bookcase, stereo, DVD
Kitchen - A newly fitted modern kitchen with excellent range of units providing ample storage space. A large fridge and freezer, electric oven, induction hob, dishwasher, washing machine, microwave are all provided for your comfort
Shower Room - A well designed a beautifully fitted, large walk in shower, with wash hand basin and toilet.
Bedroom - A lovely spacious room with twin beds, which make up to a 200cm x 200cm double if required. Bedside tales and lamps, chair, cupboard and shelves with hanging space nearby
Outside - Immediately to the front of the villa is large paved terrace area, with the most spectacular views over the countryside, vineyards and the mountains in the distance. The outside terrace provides ample space to sit and eat at the outside dining table and chairs provided, or to relax in the sun loungers. To one side of the paved terrace is a further raised decked terrace area with a shade over, for those of you who would prefer a little shade from the hot sun
The gardens are extensive and have some wonderful planting and specimen trees and a BBQ is available for some lovely summer bbq evenings.
Swimming Pool area - The pool area is magnificent, with ample sun terraces surrounding the beautiful infinity pool. The pool is large measuring approximately 8m x 4m and is heated for the cooler out of season weeks. The same view is enjoyed from the pool area.
Damage Deposit - The owners of the villa do request a £100 security deposit. This is requested by JDV Holidays approximately 3 weeks before your arrival, by means of placing an authorisation to a credit or debit card. No funds are taken from the card, unless breakages are reported or excessive cleaning is required following your departure, but this will be confirmed and agreed with you in writing before a sale is taken or made against this card
Bed Linen and Towels - All bed linen and towels, including pool towels are provided and are included in the cost of your holiday rental.
Gas, Electric and Water Is all included in the cost of your holiday rental.
Heating If heating is needed outside of the summer months, this is included in the cost of your holiday rental.
Cleaning - Your end of stay cleaning is included in the cost of your holiday rental.
Tourist Tax - In France, it is necessary to pay a taxe de sejour (tourist stay tax), this has been calculated and included in the cost of your holiday rental.
Change over day - Is Saturday in Peak season, however we may be able to accommodate other week days outside of the peak summer months, please enquire.
Pets - The owners are pleased to accept well behaved pets at the villa
Smoking - Is not permitted in side the villa, but if you do smoke outside, please be aware that you are in a fire risk zone due to the heat of the summer, so please do discard your cigarettes safely
About the local area
Local Area Information
The Villages - The closest village of Azillanet is only 1.5km away and under 10minutes by car, or for those more energetic is a good 20 minute walk for those who are exercise conscious. Azillanet is a beautiful village set in the heart of the Minervois. Surrounded by vineyards, garrigue landscape, pine forests and the Montagne Noir in close proximity.
The Minervois region is well known for its wonderful selection of wines and there are dozens of wine domaines to visit and explore and taste the wines before buying.
The fascinating town of Minerve is just 4.5kms away and the larger town of Olonzac, with all amenities is only 6kms
Shopping and amenities - Azillanet does have its own very good boulangerie, and restaurant, but further larger stores are located in Olonzac along with a supermarket, a good selection of bars, restaurants and cafes.
There are numerous good restaurants and bars in the neighbouring villages and towns, some open all year round. Joie de Vivre will send you further details when booking.
Sports facilities - Swimming her in the pool and walking and cycling for the fairly fit (hilly countryside), Cycles can be hired locally and delivered to the villa (ask JDV for details). The lake at Homps is just a 15 minute drive where there is a lovely pebble beach and lots of waterspouts available as well as a restaurant overlooking the lake. The beaches of the Mediterranean coast are approximately a 45 minute drive, where many more water sports are available, including, windsurfing kiting, sailing etc.
Local Markets - Olonzac every Tuesday morning, Lezignan Corbieres every Wednesday morning, Narbonne on Thursday and Sunday, and of course the famous Les Halles indoor market in Narbonne is open everyday until around 1.30pm.
Famous attractions - Minerve, with its amazing gorges and caves. Narbonne and the Mediterranean beaches. Canal du Midi. Beziers. Cathar Castles. African Nature Reserve and Safari Park at Sigean. Caves at Cabrespine and Limousis. These are just some of the famous places to visit. JDV will provide much more detail when booking