A luxurious retreat in the heart of the Minervois, this traditional French Manoir sleeps 12 people in 6 huge double bedrooms - four with en-suite facilities, and the other two with their own shower room. The château style house, furnished with a mixture of antiques and modern luxury, has its own private swimming pool in a large south facing courtyard garden enjoying total peace and quiet.
Manoir Theron was built in 1857 and retains many of the traditional features associated with a house of quality in these times including large rooms with high ceilings, marble fireplaces and a dramatic sweeping staircase. Recently, the house has undergone complete renovation to accommodate the needs of the 21st Century whilst respecting the splendour and elegance of the original building.
Enter through the main entrance into an impressive hall - there are a variety of fabulous chandeliers used in the house.
The lounge, dining room, kitchen and games room are on the ground floor.
Fully equipped kitchen with large fridge freezer, double sink, electric oven and 4 hobs, microwave, steamer, kettle, toaster, small table and chairs.
Laundry room with washing machine and tumble dryer, a safe and stock of beach towels, leading to a ground floor WC.
Tastefully decorated lounge with beautiful wood floor, 3 sofas, working fireplace and a 42 cm flat screen TV with full SKY package and DVD player. Plenty of DVD's provided (in English).
Smart dining room with seating for 10 and windows to the pool area. All furniture is large and keeping with the style of the property.
Games room with full size table tennis table and a stock of games and a CD player. Plug in and Wifi internet.
Up the staircase to the first floor you will find three bedrooms, all ensuite:
- double room with magnificent four poster bed and a stained glass window. Bathroom with free-standing bath, large shower, 2 basins and a WC.
- Double bedroom ( Super king size bed ) with ensuite shower, basin and WC. Wardrobe and windows overlooking the pool.
- twin room with ensuite shower, basin and WC. 2 armchairs, hanging space. Overlooks pool.
Up the staircase again to the second floor whether there are 3 further bedrooms:
- twin bedroom with high ceilings, wood beams, 2 chairs and a wardrobe, overlooking the pool. Separate shower, 2 basins and WC.
- very large bedroom with 2 large twin beds, a 2 seater sofa, wardrobe, and ensuite shower with 2 basins and WC. Overlooking pool.
- double bedded room with high ceilings, wooden beams, a desk area, wardrobe, 2 chairs and an ottoman. Ensuite shower with basin and WC.
So, to summarise, there are 6 luxurious bedrooms, two with king-size beds and four with twin beds, so easily sleeps 12 adults. A cot and high chair are available if there is baby in the party. Four of the six bathrooms/shower rooms are en suite and the remaining two have their own shower rooms.
Internet access using wifi (supply your own laptop).
All bedlinen is supplied and beds made up for your arrival (unless otherwise requested) and will be changed weekly.
Towels for use in the house and beach towels for everybody are supplied.
The private courtyard garden has a south-facing sun-baked terrace for alfresco dining leading to your own private pool.
The heated pool has been built with your safety and enjoyment in mind with shallow steps to a depth of 1.3m. Pool size of 4.5m x 4.5m (5.7m with steps) and has a pool alarm. It is cleaned daily so is always in pristine condition! Installed with heating and an electric cover on the pool.
Should you want to escape from the sun-baked terrace welcome shade is provided by a magnificent ancient cyprus tree, typical of this region.
Weber gas BBQ and outside dining equipment as well as deck chairs and sun loungers.
Secure off street parking.