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The Sounal, exceptional eco lodging

Paul is a superhost.
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The Sounal, exceptional eco lodging

5 guests2 bedrooms4 beds1 bath
5 guests
2 bedrooms
4 beds
1 bath
Entire home
You’ll have the house to yourself.
Paul is a Superhost
Superhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
Great location
100% of recent guests gave the location a 5-star rating.

The space

Ground floor : Living-room with TV and wood stove, american- style kitchen & dinner table, shower, toilets. Bedroom with 3 spare beds, high quality bedding, coat peg, chest of drawers, bedside tables.
First floor : bedroom for couple with high quality bedding, chest of drawers, coat peg and bedside tables.
terrace & garden
Three-stars registered Gîte de France in the hearthland of the famous Pic Saint-Loup vineyards. The estate is located at Rouet in department de l’Hérault, between Montpellier (35 mn drive) and the Cevennes mountains, listed as a Site of Natural Beauty by the UN Cultural Organisation. It is within easy reach of the seaside (45 minutes’drive) and the valley of river Hérault (10 minutes’drive). Seen from our waterfall wimming-pool or th terrace roofs & private gardens, the panorama is breathtaking: 720 hectares of natural landscape, protected for its unique diversity of wildlife, animals, flowers and birds.
Being the only lived-in site within a protected area of 720 hectares (ZNIEFF) surrounded by Natura 2000, the estate borders local river Lamalou in an environment of rich variety in plants, flowers, birds and wild animal species .
A perfect resting place to easy in relaxation in the fragrances of the near Cevennes where hikers can make the best of their walks by picking mushrooms on their way.
Perfect quiet guaranteed at night & in evenings, the protection of old stone walls inviting to summer afternoon naps. Unmistakable autumn and springtime natural scents of trees and flowers.
The ideal place for a health-resourcing break. Our rooms are wide and lime-plastered in the traditional way and the four seasons express the variety of botzanic fragrances between the Cevennes and the north of Hérault.
We offer independent access to each flat, plus plenty of parking place nearby. The flats are two storeyed and equipment with WIFI
In order to preserve the environment, heating and hot water are produced from wood pellet burners and solar heaters. The insulation of the building is with jute, and all the furniture is of natural wood.
In order to preserve the environment, heating and hot water are produced from wood pellet burners and solar heaters. The insulation of the building is with jute, and all the furniture is of natural wood.

Amenities

Dryer
Essentials
Indoor fireplace
Heating
Unavailable: Carbon monoxide alarm
The host hasn't reported a carbon monoxide detector on the property.

Availability

Reviews

39 reviews
Location
4.9
Check-in
4.9
Communication
4.8
Accuracy
4.8
Value
4.8
Cleanliness
4.5
Karen User Profile
Karen
October 2017
This is a gorgeous place to come and relax. The cottage is lovely, sparkling clean and cozy. The pool is beautiful and the view amazing. We enjoyed walking and recuperating by the pool. You need to bring food with you as there isn’t anything that we found very close.
Suzanne User Profile
Suzanne
July 2016
We felt very welcome, thank you. We were even greeted with a cup of tea with fresh mint and honey by the pool. The pool was gorgeous, an infinity pool with the mountains in the background. The location is beautiful but remote so make sure you buy groceries beforehand, about 20…
Paul User Profile
Response from Paul:
Hi Suzanne , we thank you for choosing to stay at the Domaine du Lamalou . We actually have to write a list of numerous activities and attractions. We hope to see you again Kind regards Marlene and Paul
July 2016
Nicola User Profile
Nicola
October 2019
We fell in love with Paul and Marlene's place during our autumn stay. The majestic views on the drive there were only matched by the views from the patio and garden of their adjoining houses. Our children loved the garden and would have enjoyed the pool but for its winter…
Mike User Profile
Mike
September 2019
Amazing nature and views, especially from the pool, this place is a joy. We had anticipated that the 'private terrace' would have been a bit more private but we were lucky enough to have the whole space to ourselves most of the time which was perfect. This made it a truly…
Kat User Profile
Kat
July 2019
The pool is lovely, as is the trampoline, playhouse and chicken run behind the pool. The kitchen is well-equipped and well-stocked with all the cutlery, pots, pans, dishes etc you would like to find in holiday rentals but rarely do. The bedrooms are simple and fine, even if it…
Louise User Profile
Louise
May 2019
It was all perfect. Great location. Beautiful view and very nice place to stay.
Maria User Profile
Maria
October 2018
The host canceled this reservation 7 days before arrival. This is an automated posting.

Hosted by Paul

Joined in January 2016
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Interaction with guests
We will invite and advise you to find out about local products as well as about the natural and cultural heritage of the region, the local fauna & flora and historic monuments. A wide range of activities are also quickly accessible from the gîtes; a 5 to 20 minutes' drive will…
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Rouet, Languedoc-Roussillon, France

Things to keep in mind

Check-in: 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Checkout: 11:00 AM
Check-in
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Checkout
11:00 AM

House Rules

  • No smoking
  • No pets
  • No parties or events

Cancellations

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