My husband and I are looking for someone to rent this beautiful house in Roquebrun, in the Herault for a long term.
We want to find someone to move in by ideally by January 13, and to stay at least through mid-May, 2013. You can stay beyond that date as well, as suits you.
Here is the basic info, and we also have MANY photos and additional info to share, upon request.
This house is just gorgeous, and it has views from all the wndows that are unbelievably stunning.
Also 2 incredible terrasses overlooking the jaw-dropping view.
Situated in the village, right above the Mairie, and nestled in the picturesque rolling hills and vineyards of the High Languedoc Natural Regional Park.
Recently remodeled kitchen and bathrooms. All the mod cons. 4 bedrooms. 2 full bathrooms.
Huge new high-quality wood-burner in living room. Newer electric wall radiators in each room.
Renovated/finished grenier/attic with high ceilings and views.
Original character features throughout house, including gorgeous original Languedocienne floor tiles and fireplace in kitchen.
Please respond immediately, as this house will not last long.
Many more photos and details available upon request.
Enter from a tiny street into the lounge where you will find a comfortable sofa, an easy chair, a coffee table, TV, music centre and wood burning fire.
Small balcony with views over the river. Off the lounge is a huge kitchen, exceptionally well-equipped with all new items. Fridge freezer, oven, hobs.
Leading out from the kitchen onto a terrace with a wood table to seat 6/8 and fabulous views over the river. Also on the terrace is a BBQ and an awning.
Up steep stairs to the first floor where there are two bedrooms and a bathroom. Bedroom one has a double bed and ensuite bathroom with basin, shower and WC. Window with views over the river.
A second double bedroom with large fitted wardrobes and a typical French dressing table. Window with river views.
Large bathroom with bath and shower over, basin and WC. Cupboard with washing machine and storage. Window overlooking street.
Up steep stairs, entering directly into a twin bedroom with a wardrobe and views onto the street below.
Through a doorway into an office area/4th bedroom and then out patio doors onto a covered terrace with a hammock and comfortable seating. It is a truly wonderful place to relax, with amazing views out over the river, the vineyards and the distant mountains.
The Languedoc-Roussillon Region
The Languedoc Roussillon Region of France is an undiscovered gem filled with breathtaking scenery, some of France's best cuisine, rich Medieval history and amazing architecture. Bordering Provence, the Languedoc Roussillon is just as charming and beautiful, is less tourist-ridden and less expensive. France's most up and coming wines are from this region. The region benefits from a micro climate making it an ideal holiday location year-round.
Roquebrun is one of the most popular beauty spots in the Languedoc region. The property is located in the first row of the houses which overlook the fabulous River orb. A cafe and a wine outlet are located just a couple of minutes from the house. There are two restaurants in the town "Le Petit Nice" were you can enjoy traditional food and local wines, whilst relaxing on their terrace taking in the views of the River Orb.
The other restaurant L'auberge St Hubert is also recommended for noveau cuisine. The town also boasts a great pizzeria, wine co-op, tourist office and post office. The market town of St. Chinian is 10 min away with a large supermarket,bank, cafes and an excellent twice weekly market selling local produce and crafts. The town of Beziers is a 35 minute drive away. Walking, hiking, fishing, cycling cayaking, horse riding and of course wine tasting are on the doorstep. It is possible to hire a kayak or canoe and embark on a trip along the river to take in the views, makes a great day out for all the family!
Tennis and Golf are located nearby. tennis courts in the village. 18 hole courses in St Thomas near Beziers and the other in other in Lamalou-les-Bains. The beauty of the area will inspire artists/budding artists.
There famous spa town of Lamalou-Les-Bains is 15km away 15 pure water sources are at the disposal of guests for their health and well-being. Rehabilitation and fitness activities are an essential part of this well-know, 17th century spa town.
PLACES OF INTEREST in ROQUEBRUN:
- the old village
- the Carolingian tower
- the mills on the banks the Orb
- the intermittent spring
- the Mediterranean garden
Roquebrun has the benefit of a microclimate favourable to numerous species of plants from arid regions. The garden is divided into three sectors: exotic area, botanical trail, Mediterranean orchard.
Le Jardin Méditerranéen, Rue de la Tour 34460 Roquebrun. Tél/Fax : (phone number hidden)
FESTIVALS / EVENTS IN ROQUEBRUN:
- Art and craft events at the flour mill.
-Market (Tuesday and Friday).
- Mimosa festival in February (regional produce fair, procession of flowered floats, etc.).
- Bull-running festival 3rd week in July
-Wine festivals are held regularly.
Other festivals/ events: Beziers hosts the Festa d'Oc is a celebration of local music & dance and is in late July and the famous Feria de Béziers, centred around bullfighting, every August.
Valras-plage is 40km by car and has restaurants,shops and a fun park. Serignan plage is located near to Valras plage and is a lot quieter just miles and miles of beach.