L'Echalote

Faugères, Hérault
Self-catering


A wow of a self-catering retreat overlooking stunning landscapes and wooded mountains. Come for hammock-lazing, saltwater pool and serenity

Bed

4 beds

Bedroom

3 bedrooms

Sleeps

Sleeps 6

The
Experience

It’s a wow of a place, set into the hillside overlooking grand landscapes and wooded mountainsides. The attractive red cedar wood house – originally built as a restaurant – embraces you from the moment you arrive, with its bright rooms, commanding views and sense of quiet retreat. Choose the downstairs double with its own shower room, or a double and a twin that share a large light bathroom. Modern furnishings and patchwork fabrics ensure a fresh simplicity, the stone pillars and large beams in the kitchen-living area reverberate with character, and the stunning hill views will hypnotise you. Spend time lazing in a hammock or floating in the walled saltwater pool, sipping long drinks on the terrace, or enjoying private starlit barbecues. Energetic guests will relish the walk to Faugères with its 12th-century windmills or windsurfing on Salagou lake, others may prefer the indulgence of local spa town Lamalou les Bains and browsing the markets. Dine at Abbaye de Villemagne or the Michelin-starred restaurant in Magalas, or eat in and linger around that kitchen table as the sun sets. Serene, simple, splendid.

Essentials

  • Hot tub
  • WiFi
  • Swimming pool
  • Mobile reception
  • Oven
  • Open fire / woodburner
  • Hob
  • Parking on premises
  • Barbecue
  • Free parking nearby
  • Meals available
  • Paid parking nearby
  • Breakfast available
  • Accessible by public transport
  • Central heating
  • Wheelchair access
  • Limited mobility
  • Air conditioning
  • Washing machine
  • Garden
  • Television
  • Tennis court
  • Pets welcome

Family friendly

  • Baby monitor
  • Children welcome
  • Books and toys
  • Babies welcome
  • Stair gates
  • High chair

Nearby

  • Pub within 3 miles
  • Restaurant within 3 miles
  • Shop within 3 miles

Activities

  • Bikes available
  • Food courses
  • Kayaking
  • Other courses
  • Sailing
  • Surfing
  • Wild swimming

Information
& pricing

Booking information

Check in
3pm
Check out
10am
Closed
Rarely.
No smoking
Smoking not permitted anywhere in the property.

Pricing

Nightly price
from £200
Weekly price
from £950
Damage deposit
££250
1 House for 6
From £2004 beds3 bedrooms

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Location

The neighbourhood

Local points of interest from Vincent & Christina Thompson

  • Walk in the spectacular Orb Valley and Haut Languedoc's mountains and gorges
  • Swim or fish in rivers and lakes or choose your favourite from a variety of sandy Mediterranean beaches
  • Kayak down to beautiful Roquebrun or taste the wonderful seafood from Lac de Thau
  • Spot a bargain in the antiques shops and Saturday market in historic Pezenas
  • Walk to the 16th century Faugeres windmills and try the famous local red wine.
  • Visit the historic cities of Beziers, Narbonne and Montpellier