1st floor apartment (the access is independent, from the back)1st floor apartment with access to a private court for an al fresco lunching/dining experience
Charming & bright flat with garden access

Entire home/apt

4 guests

1 bedroom

3 beds
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This apartment is located in the grounds of the most prominent mansion of Lagamas village, offering unique views on 19th century architecture and landscape. It is very quiet.

The space

This full of character and very bright flat offers a dining kitchen, one sitting room/large bedroom for up to four guests and a shower room.

Access to the apartment's outdoors is granted.

The double bed (160x200) features a high quality mattress, ideal for a couple. One or two extra single beds can be added, preferably for a family with children. Linen (bed sheets, towels) is included.

Whilst being in the centre of the village, the flat is very quiet*: the windows open on a private walled garden protected from any traffic noise, offering total privacy and unspoilt views.

Featuring some charming details, with traditional tiling, wooden floor in the main room and stone floor in the kitchen, this first floor flat offers the perfect retreat or stop-over to explore the Languedoc region.

I have come here every year since I was born, and have never felt bored! This is truly an inspiring region.

Guest access

You will have access to the flat itself, with its own independent entry and a laundry room.
No amenities or areas to be shared with others.

Interaction with guests

As I am based abroad (unless I reside in the house next door for short periods), most of the interaction takes place via email and phone. It is possible to put you in touch with local contacts (wine makers, guides etc) if you wish so.

Other things to note

Access to the Chateau's outdoors is granted bearing in mind that it is shared with other residents and limited to the court adjacent to the house hosting your apartment to avoid overlapping.

If you wish to benefit the summerly comfort of a veranda, we invite you to look at our adjacent apartment on offer on airbnb under the description 'Tasteful ground floor apartment with garden access'. The 4-guest capacity is the same but with 4 single beds, one of them a side one.

Your booking fee helps us organise non-for-profit artist residencies at Lagamas in collaboration with The Cornelius Foundation... Thank you!

We are incurring incremental difficulties with the internet line. The reason is simple but alas beyond our control: data traffic jam. The telephone equipment installed in the region is unable to cope properly with high speed data transmission and the exponential use of internet. Increasing our subscribed eligible data capacity does not change it: the size of one's engine won't make the car drive faster in a traffic jam...
Thus our sincere apologies in case the wifi is not optimal.

Some guests who sleep with the windows open have commented that the village church's bells are an unexpected feature. Not so much for all local villages around though who cherish that tradition... but one can understand that it may surprise urban ears.

An air conditioning machine is provided for the summer - though let's not forget how locals regulate the heat: curtains closed during the day, windows opened for a few hours after sunset.

The sleeping room has thick curtains. However, it won't provide a pitch dark environment.


Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 king bed
Common spaces
2 single beds

The space
Accommodates: 4
Bathrooms: 1
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 3
Check In: Anytime after 2PM
Check Out: 11AM
Room type: Entire home/apt
Self check-in: Keypad

Amenities
Kitchen
Essentials
Shampoo
Heating

Prices
Extra people $18 / night after 2 guests
Cleaning Fee $36
Security Deposit $307
Weekend Price $60 / night
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House Rules
Check in is anytime after 2PM

Access to the flat is based on SELF-CHECK IN (after 2pm) and OUT (before 11am), which offers guests much flexibility for arrival and departure time.
Full instructions will be sent to you by email upon confirmation.

NO EXTRA / HIDDEN CHARGES: cleaning fee includes fresh bed linen, bathroom towels and tea towel.

INTERNET: whilst we aim to provide an internet service for the duration of your stay, we cannot always guarantee that internet access will be available. We are incurring increased frequency of failure of the local internet infrastructure.

NON SMOKING and PET FREE apartment. Thank you for your understanding.

Your booking contributes to making The Cornelius Arts Foundation's artist residency at Lagamas possible.


Cancellations

Safety features
Smoke detector

Availability
1 night minimum stay.
From Dec 22, 2017 - Jan 01, 2018 the minimum stay is 2 nights.

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Natasha User Profile
July 2017
Very comfortable and peaceful place to stay. The apartment was beautiful. Marianne was extremely helpful and provided lots of information before we arrived.

Mark User Profile
May 2017
Comfortable, quiet, cosy apartment in a very quiet village surrounded by vineyards.

Katrin User Profile
April 2017
It is a very nice flat in a pretty village. I surely would come back!

Rafa User Profile
April 2017
Very nice and calm place. Everything is easy and well thinked. We felt comfortable cooking, sleeping and in the bathroom. Even staying with a 2 year old child.

Mark User Profile
August 2016
A well run great spot for some rest, we were driving from Spain to UK, and the accommodation was a perfect stopping off point, not too far from the A75.

Janek User Profile
July 2016
Mariannes apartment was as charming as described and we had a great stay in Lagamas. The communication with Marianne was perfect and she responded quickly every time we contacted her. The village is tiny and if you are looking for a calm and quiet place, this apartment is the best choice. It can become very hot in the area and even though we kept the windows and curtains shut, it became very very warm in the apartment. A fan is provided, however not enough when the temperatures climb up to nearly 40 degrees. Not a huge problem, yet something to consider. Overall we really enjoyed our stay in Lagamas and can recommend going there.

Youri & Jessie User Profile
April 2016
This apartment is so lovely! We really enjoyed staying here. L'Herault is extremely beautiful to visit and Lagamas was a really great landing pad. Marianne was very easy to work with and despite her not being onsite, everything was very well explained - I would definitely recommend!

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Marianne User Profile

My name is Marianne. I work in the art sector, as a curator, art advisor, trustee and on art-tech startups.

I travel a good deal in Europe and across other continents, where I enjoy meeting new people and discovering new places.

I sometimes use airbnb when travelling and have had such positive experiences that I like to rent my South of France family place when I am away.

Languages: English, Français
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour

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