Ivy House - OUP101

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Beautifully renovated ivy-covered house with private fenced and gated pool in tranquil French village over-looking the Minervois vineyards. Internet access and UK satellite TV. 4 bedrooms / 3 bathrooms. Sleeps 10.

Property Description

Ivy House was renovated in 2005. It has an open plan ground floor that opens onto patio area leading to pool area. Each of the 3 floors is 80 m2.

The ground floor is an open plan living space with Freesat TV, dvd, cd player and WiFi broadband access with laptop.

There is a dining area and a fully fitted kitchen with fridge-freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, microwave, halogen hob and oven.

Patio doors lead out onto the patio area and fenced gated pool area.

The first floor has a large master bedroom with en-suite with patio doors leading onto a balcony area with views over the black mountains.

There are two further twin bedded rooms on this floor with a family bathroom.

The first floor balcony is an ideal place to watch the sun go down with a glass of the local Chateau d'Oupia

The top floor is a large open plan attic with four single beds, a shower and wash basin, an ideal place for the children

Cot & highchair provided

Washing machine & dishwasher


Outside there is a patio area with a table and chairs for outside summer dining.

There is a barbeque and a herb garden with an arbour leading onto the gated fenced pool area.

You will find 6 sunloungers around the 8x4m private pool.

Patio area includes outside barbecue, dining table to seat 8 and parasol.

8m x 4m swimming pool enclosed by fencing.

There are two mountain bikes at your disposal.

Parking available behind the property

Plot size of 184 m2.

  • Internet
  • Satellite TV
  • Easy Walk to Shops
  • 2+ Bathrooms
  • Private Pool
  • Secure fenced pool
  • Golf Nearby
  • Watersports Nearby
  • Child Friendly
  • Street Parking
  • BBQ Area
  • No Pets
  • Private Villa
  • 4+ bedrooms


rental period weekly rate
05 May 2018 - 15 Jun 2018 £968
16 Jun 2018 - 24 Aug 2018 £2108
25 Aug 2018 - 07 Sep 2018 £2108
08 Sep 2018 - 26 Oct 2018 £744
Arrival after 4pm, Departure by 10am. Times may be flexible out of high season.

Fees and conditions

  • Security Deposit: £250.00
  • Towels and linen are charged at £10 per person.
  • The property is cleaned on departure.
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Bedroom 1 with double bed and en-suite shower room.
Bedroom 2 with two single beds.
Bedroom 3 with two single beds.
Top floor grenier (attic) with 4 single beds.

1 - En-suite bathroom to bedroom 1 with shower and WC.
2 - Bathroom with bath/shower over and WC.
3 - Shower on top floor.

Oven, hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and washing machine.

Living Rooms:
Lounge includes TV, video, satellite TV, HiFi, Wifi broadband laptop, wood burning fire, open plan dining area seats 8.

The top floor is an open plan grenier with four single beds and a shower.

Electric heaters on walls.
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The village of Oupia is set in the heart of the Minervois vineyards and is 30 mins from Carcassonne, Narbonne and the Med beaches. This small sleepy village of 200 inhabitants is located in the Languedoc region. It is a typical Minervois village nestled against the Serre d'Oupia in the largest wine growing area in France the Languedoc.

The house is situated in the Aude valley with the Black Mountains to the North and the Pyrenees to the South.

The village is a sleepy backwater and has one road in and one road out!!!

The closest town is Olonzac which is 2km from the villa.

The beautiful Canal du Midi runs by approximately 2km from the property.

If you're looking to head to the stunning sandy beaches of the Mediterranean, you can expect to drive approximately 30 minutes.

The medieval town of Carcassonne is just a 30km drive away, and the Cathar Castles are about 45 mins away. Minerve with its glorious gorge and gorgeous villages is 30 mins away, and Narbonne is again 30 mins away.

The area is full of historic Cathar castles with its links to the Da Vinci Code.

The village of Oupia has a shop and a restaurant.

Olonzac, at 2km, has shops, supermarket and further restaurants.

Airports: Carcassonne 30 mins. Perpignan 45 mins. Montpellier 90 mins. Beziers 30 mins. Girona 90 mins. Car hire essential.

Golf course at Carcassonne 30 mins drive.

Skiing in Pyrenees 2 hours drive.
1MB Wifi Broadband via orange livebox with laptop with wifi internet access provided.

Not suitable for disabled access.

Visited by one of our team - recommended.

Changeover Satarday in July and August. Other arrivals flexible.
Arrival after 4pm and departure by 10am to allow for thorough cleaning.

No pets

Parking is up a side track to a grass field behind the house. Otherwise there is designated parking on the street in q side road or in the village parking at the co-operative.


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