La Baraquette

Sète, Hérault
Self-catering


The privacy of a big terraced garden, a small decked pool and attractive, clutter-free rooms – close to harbour town bustle and restaurants

Bedroom

2 bedrooms

Sleeps

Sleeps 4

The
Experience

The simplicity and privacy of this house are hugely appealing. Built into the hill overlooking Sète harbour and town, it was once just a fisherman’s summer shack and is now an easy-going bolthole with great views and plenty of relaxing space outside: on the decking around the small pool, among the evergreen oaks and pines, on the dining terrace shaded by white sail cloth and in the gently swinging hammock. Inside all is clutter-free and practical, a glazed veranda filling the open plan living area with light. Walls are white with a smattering of good, colourful modern art; floor tiles are blue, white and grey, furniture colour-wash painted, sofas a restful soft grey/beige, punctuated by a bright green fridge in the well-kitted kitchen. The double bedroom in the garden annex has a bath and shower; the twin – its white iron beds comfortable for adults as well as children – a large shower. It’s a five-minute stroll to a fine restaurant, 15 to the bustle of town (birthplace of Georges Brassens, Paul Valéry and Manitas de Plata). Further afield: vineyards galore, the Canal du Midi, Montpellier only half an hour’s drive.

Essentials

  • Hot tub
  • WiFi
  • Swimming pool
  • Mobile reception
  • Oven
  • Breakfast included
  • Open fire / woodburner
  • Hob
  • Parking on premises
  • Barbecue
  • Free parking nearby
  • Meals available
  • Vegetarian meals
  • Paid parking nearby
  • Breakfast available
  • Accessible by public transport
  • Central heating
  • Wheelchair access
  • Limited mobility
  • Air conditioning
  • Relaxation areas
  • Washing machine
  • Garden
  • Television
  • Tennis court
  • Microwave oven
  • No smoking
  • Credit cards
  • Working farm
  • Owner has pets
  • Dogs welcome
  • Electricity included
  • Dishwasher
  • Pets welcome

Family friendly

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

Nearby

  • Pub/bar 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
From 4pm
Check out
By 10.30am
Booking restrictions
Minimum stay: 7 nights in high season.
Closed
Never.
Meals
Restaurants 15-minute walk.

Pricing

Nightly price
from €140
Weekly price
from €980
Damage deposit
€150
1 House for 4
From €1402 bedrooms

Reviews

My husband, teenage daughter and I enjoyed our stay in La Baraquette. The charming, spacious house, along with its annex, is located near the lighthouse of Mont Saint Clair, so it is quite peaceful and calm, which made for a perfect stay. The kitchen is well equipped for preparing meals to enjoy either indoors or al fresco. The views were fantastic and we had good weather. We enjoyed the pool and BBQ each day after our walks to centre ville and La Corniche. Pascale was available to answer my questions both before and during our stay. We would love to return one day...

Sally, Clermont ferrand

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Location

The neighbourhood

Local points of interest from Pascale Hersog Jones

  • A ten minute walk down to the covered market. Fresh fruit, local fish and shellfish, charcuterie and cheese... Buy from the stalls and eat on site at Diego's bar with a glass of Picpoul. "Ambiance" guaranteed when the locals start arriving for apéritif..
  • A quick drive or a half an hour walk will take you to the beach. A long and wide band of sand that stretches as far as the eye can see. Perfect for swimming and sunbathing in the summer, for kite-flying and walks in the winter.
  • Wander down towards the harbour, on the way stop at the Musée Paul Valéry which often has an interesting exposition as well the permanent collection. A little further down visit the emblematic Cimetière Marin whose occupants Rest In Peace facing the sea!
  • Take a drive around the surrounding country-side to discover the vineyards of the Languedoc one of the world's largest and most diverse wine-making areas. Plenty of opportunities for wine tasting and buying a few bottles direct at the domain!
  • Take a boat-ride along the canals that have given Sète the reputation of being the "venice of the Languedoc", or head off to the charming little town of Marseillan where the Canal du Midi arrives all the way from Toulouse. Great for bike or boat rides!