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Romantic Medieval Village House (La Belle Ancienne)

From a private, quiet and spacious roof terrace
1 of 65From a private, quiet and spacious roof terrace
Holiday Rental House -
2 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 4
Assignan, Herault, Occitanie
Beautiful, romantic, peaceful, ecstatically reviewed, authentically-restored house and sunny roof terrace in the heart of a medieval village with nature all around; fresh boulangerie delivered daily, swimming, castles, markets, mountains, fine dining, countryside exploring and a plethora of local wine... it's the perfect place to experience southern France at its best.

La Belle Ancienne is far from a conventional hotel; most suited to those who seek a unique dwelling with character and original charm intact.

The house is nestled in the quaint hamlet of Assignan (936 AD), built on a hill near St Chinian, in the heart of a region steeped in history, as well as wine: the Languedoc. It can comfortably accommodate two to four adults, on three floors of rustic French decor, with the addition of a spacious roof terrace overlooking the vine...
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Listing #FKN4293231
About the Owner
Christine S
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:February 2010
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was the third time we have stayed there, that says it all really. There are a number really nice walks from the doorstep into the countryside - which is stunning. We spent a couple of days on the beach which is not far, we...More

Thank peterstretton
NorthStar398737, VR Owner at Romantic Medieval Village House (La Belle Ancienne), responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for choosing La Belle again! It was my pleasure to accommodate you on your return visit. I was delighted to hear you continually enjoy discovering new adventures in and around the area and find the house a great place for a relaxing stay.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As a regular gite user, I’m afraid I can’t share the positivity of other reviewers. Although it is accurate to say the house has most things you might need, many were old and need replacing . Also the rooms are very small. It don’t feel...More

Thank Malcolm A
NorthStar398737, VR Owner at Romantic Medieval Village House (La Belle Ancienne), responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

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Reviewed 2 September 2018

We were delighted with the standard of accommodation at La Belle Ancienne. Everything was there for a comfortable and memorable stay. We were attending a wedding in Assignan and it was a joy to return each evening after a full day's activities and just relax.

Thank Cecilia W
NorthStar398737, VR Owner at Romantic Medieval Village House (La Belle Ancienne), responded to this reviewResponded 2 September 2018

Thank you for sharing your experience at La Belle Ancienne and Assignan. How lovely to hear of a wedding set in this medieval village. It was my pleasure to accommodate and I welcome your return anytime!

  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Books
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (8)
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Parking
  • Refrigerator
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Stereo System
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Ask about kids
    Ask about pets
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
    1 Shower
    1 Full
    1 Crib
    1 Sofa
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Please contact the manager for complete rate information.
  • Damage Deposit: £132 / stay - Deposit
  • Final Cleaning Fee: £53 / stay - Fee
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Check-in time is after 16:00. Check out by 10:00.
Rental includes all utilities (except firewood and electricity during winter season).
Deluxe linens, bedding and towels included.
60 euros final wash and cleaning fee.
Refundable damage deposit of 150 euros.
50% remittance required at time of booking.
Balance due 60 days prior to rental date.
Discounts on long-term stays.
Detailed photos, info & last minute offers at LaBelleAncienne's website.
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About the neighbourhood
A bakery man delivers fresh bread and other delights every morning (except Mondays) to the village square. There are a few restaurants, ranging from a tasty tapas bar and Thai restaurant, to the elegant 'La Table', serving local french food. All places have indoor and outdoor seating.
You'll also find an épicerie, art gallery, wine tasting school and a wellness center in this colorful little village!
Parking is close to the house.
Car advised
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, Horse Riding Nearby, Nearest Beach: 45.0 km.
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