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Charming Country Castle HORTES

view of the entrance
17 reviews
view of the entrance
South terrace : the place to be !
the pool
the  pool always!
what else !
the hall
the hall
Luminous lounge with vieuw on the terrace
park view from the lounge
The dining room/ library
The dinning room
spectacular staircase and paintings
spectacular staircase and paintings
the bedroom 'CHARLOTTE'
the ensuite bedroom 'KALY'
lunch under the shade of the terrace
lunch under the shade of the terrace
the hundred-year-old pines
the main (north) entrance to the chateau
The entrance
Bessan market
The old medieval town of PEZENAS
winter at the château!
Aerial photos of the chateau and the pool
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5 Bedrooms, 5 Bathrooms, Sleeps 10
Pezenas, Herault, Occitanie
The chateau is surrounded by vineyards and is a 10 minute walk to the centre of the charming village of BESSAN. It is a haven of peace and tranquility, ideal for up to 10 people. All the rooms look onto the gardens. The elegant and bright drawing room, featuring comfortable seating, antiques and old paintings, the large dining room/library, and the TV room all open onto the spacious south terrace. The terrace can be "the place to be" all day from breakfast to dinner. Two large lawns can accommodate all kinds of outdoor games. On the first floor they are five comfortable bedrooms and three bathrooms. Six generations of the same family have lived here, and the house has been carefully restored to preserve the atmosphere of an authentic family home, but also includes modern requirements, such as internet access, flat screen TV w... Read more
About the Owner, Marie-Sophie d
Languages spoken: English, French
Response Rate: 70 %
Response Time: Within a day
Calendar Updated: 5 days ago
Listed since : May 2011
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 17 reviews and 1 property
Interaction with guests
The owner Marie-Sophie be available during your stay to suggest thinks to do, good restaurants,
She can organize for you :
- a private wine teasting at the château
- a delivred food speciality like PAELLA,
- an outlet at sea with an experienced skeaper
- a bicycle tour along the "canal du midi"
- the services of a cleaning and ironing woman, and an expericended cook
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Listing #HL165529
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English first
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago for a stay in June 2017

Chateau D'Hortes is truly a wonderful place to spend the holidays. Everything in the chateau is authentic and takes you back to earlier times, though incredibly clean and well kept. The owners couldn't be more helpful! Would definitely recommend and look forward to another holiday at le Chateau!

Management response:

Dear Vivianne, Thank you very much for your great review. it was really a pleasure to welcome here your so cheerful and smiling family. I hope to see you another time here. Take care of you. Kindest regards. Marie-Sophie


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Liverpool, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago for a stay in July 2017

My wife and I and our extended family (10 people in total) stayed at the Château for a week at the start of July and had a fabulous time. The Château is georgious and kept in immaculate condition. Pool is also great, and there are many things to do and see near by. Marie-Sophie was a very helpful and welcoming...

Management response:

Dear Alastair, Thank you very much for your great review. it was really a pleasure to meet you and your both nice family from USA and New Zeland.I hope to see you another time here. Take care of you. Kindest regards. Marie-Sophie


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Berkshire, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 5 October 2016 for a stay in August 2016

This is such a find! A must! Put it on your bucket list! We have stayed in 2015 and 2016. As soon as the gates open to the chateau you feel like the lord & lady of the manor. As you drive around the corner and set eyes on the house you can't fail to be wowed.Staying here is like...

Management response:

Dear Nikki, Thank you so much for your review! It was really a pleasure to meet you, Steve and the 2 kids. I hope to see you another time here. Anyway take good care of you. With friendly regards Marie-Sophie


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  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Books
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (12)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Freezer
  • Game Room
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (10)
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Private Garden
  • Private Outdoor Pool (Heated)
  • Queen Beds:(4)
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Secure Parking
  • Shared Garden
  • Shared Tennis Court
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking allowed
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Dates Min stay Per night Per week
Default 7 nights
15 Jul 2017 -
28 Jul 2017
7 nights --
29 Jul 2017 -
25 Aug 2017
7 nights --
26 Aug 2017 -
1 Sep 2017
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  • • Linen package mandatory 20 € / persons (excluding beach towels). : £18 / stay - Fee
  • cleaning fee : £135 / stay - Fee
Additional Rate and Availability Information
The following is included in the price: All the charges of the house (water, electricity, heating of the swimming pool if it's necessary …), for a stay more than a week on saturday morning from 10 am to 12 am the change of the linen and 2 hours of housekeeping for bathrooms + kitchen. The following is not included in the price:• The package compulsory for linen of 20euro; / persons (the beach towels are not included). • The final housekeeping of 150 euro;. A taxe de séjour” of 0, 70 euro; per day and per person more than 16 years old.The indicated rate is for a stay of 7 nights for 10 people in the Peak Season. The rates for Out of Season stays are negotiable depending on the number of nights and number of people.The changeover day is on Saturday. Arrival time is after 3 pm. Departure time by 10 am. More flexibility Out of Season.A booking deposit of 30 % is necessary - the booking becomes confirmed only after payment of the deposit and return of the signed contract. The reservat... more
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About the neighbourhood
Chateau d’Hortes is surrounded by vineyards (the area has been a winery) and the owner can arrange private tours of vineyards and cellars.<BR>The town of Bessan is about 800 meters away from the Chateau. This town of 4.200 inhabitants offers all kinds of conveniences. A hypermarket is open up to 8 p.m. in summertime and on Sunday mornings. You can have a treat at a gourmet restaurant, the Hacienda. The "Guinguette" along the Canal du Midi offers a range of entertainment. Every Sunday a large and famous handicraft market is held in the square and on the high street of the town.<BR>About 10 mn drive away is the historical city of Pezenas, the town where Moliere found success. You can visit many sights: the old town with medieval burger-houses and town mansions of th... more
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How to get there
Airport: BEZIERS: 14.0 km
Railway: AGDE: 6.0 km
Ferry: SETE: 25.0 km
To get to Chateau d’Hortes by air, you have the choice of 3 airports, all served by low coast airlines. Béziers Airport is closest, just 15 minutes drive door to door from the Chateau (Ryanair and Flybe from Stokholm, Dusseldorf, Bristol, Oslo, Beauvais). Carcassonne Airport (50 minutes) Montpellier (50 minutes). <BR>By car: from motorway A9 exit 34 (45 minutes from Montpellier, 50 minutes from Carcassonne. <BR>By train: station TGV in AGDE from Paris, Airport Charles de Gaulle, Lyon or Montpellier.<BR>.<BR>
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Water Park Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 10.0 km.
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