Gîte Bio la Mendrerie
a M e n d r e r I e
A stone’s-throw away, you can enjoy Herault’s rich historical past and ancestral culture (Megalitic tombs, Pre-Roman menhirs, caves), legendary castles and visit masterpieces of religious art and relics of the Romanesque period.
LA MENDRERIE B & B and GITE :
An 1850 stone country house in a small hamlet, about 10 minutes’ drive from AVENE LES BAINS, spa town, lake and monastry. The old exposed beams give it a ‘cottage’ feel. It has been tastefully renovated with a large bathroom, a special ‘jet’ shower and a large oak kitchen (click on photos).
The second building contains the original bread-oven, now used as a barbeque, and small the ecologically-built gite.
It is a ‘studio-size’ self-catering accommodation ), previously the old chestnut dryer, fully-equipped, renovated with non-toxic insulation materials like hemp and cork, local wood chestnut beams, limestone etc. ., fitted with solar panels, recycling systems, a wood stove and an ‘organic toilet’ in a separate building overlooking the pond (click on ‘descriptif’ and then diaporama).
It is the ideal place for nature lovers, walkers, cyclists, or people who want to simply relax and be by themselves. One can sit for hours on the Terrasse Cevenole, which is faces the mountains and enjoys the sun until December…. with a glass of local wine ?
LEISURE AND SPORTS :
Golf, tennis, swimming, fishing, rafting, donkey or lamas rides, caves exploration etc..
Regional foods, wine-tasting festivals,
theatres and open air concerts in medieval surroundings are all at about
10/20 minutes.’ drive.
CONTACT ME ON : +334 67 23 00 36.