A home on the grounds of a Languedoc château
A handful of discerning buyers now have the opportunity to own a second home situated in a Mediterranean château park in southern France’s Languedoc region.
Just 14 homes of two and three bedrooms will be constructed in this gorgeous development situated in the medieval village of Lézignan la Cèbe. Set within a fragrant park of 6,400m2, this elegant yet intimate residential development offers the best in the charming lifestyle that has long been associated with the South of France.
Each beautiful family home comes with its own private garden stocked with native trees, shrubs and aromatic herbs, complemented by a terrace, barbecue and optional private pool. Each home will combine authenticity and traditional character with natural materials, and be masterfully designed for the needs of modern life. Two of the residences will be housed in the 19th-century château that sits on the property.
With on-site facilities and an optional service contract for hassle-free ownership, this is a unique opportunity to experience the authentic ‘Art de Vivre’ for which southern France is famous. Also planned are an outdoor swimming pool and children’s pool, while residents will receive discounts on services at a nearby hotel that offers a restaurant, wine bar, pool and spa.
Tranquil and discreet, the property is nevertheless just minutes away from the picturesque medieval village of Pézenas. One of the most singularly beautiful towns in the south-west, Pézenas is a place of grand architecture, cobbled streets and wonderful courtyards. It was home to 17th-century playwright Molière and is still a thriving artists’ community with writers, artisans, antique dealers and craftsmen.
Pézenas is also within 2½ hours of alpine skiing, and 90 minutes from the Spanish border.
Stretching along the Mediterranean from the Côte d’Azur to the Spanish border, the Languedoc is a place of vibrant fishing villages, endless beaches, rolling vineyards and olive groves fringed with cypress trees, medieval castles perched on snow-capped mountains, thriving market towns and charming, little-known hamlets.
The region boasts an amazing diversity of leisure options. Relax on the beach or partake in every imaginable water sport. Explore historic cities – Roman, Medieval and Renaissance – with internationally recognised cultural attractions that include five UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Explore antique markets that rival any in Europe. Enjoy the wonders of four national parks. Improve your swing on one of the 16 golf courses. Or discover superb cuisine and amazing local wines in simple bistros and Michelin-starred gastro palaces.
The immediate area offers a wide range of recreational facilities. There are golden beaches that feature waterfront restaurants just a 20-minute drive through the vineyards and picturesque villages. The area is a gastronome’s paradise, with countless vineyards to explore, and markets offering the best produce.
Also nearby are the Languedoc’s biggest cities, including Narbonne, Nîmes, and Montpellier, dubbed “France’s most exciting city.”
Languedoc is easily accessible, with efficient motorway and high-speed rail links providing fast connections to the rest of Europe. No fewer than eight airports connect Languedoc to major European cities, as well as many smaller ones, via both scheduled and low-cost carriers.
This community represents a rare opportunity to invest in a unique, high-quality property in one of the world’s most stable economies, while enjoying anytime access to a superb family home. A sound investment and a source of pleasure for generations to come.
Prices: From €255,000.
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