3 Impasse Danton
34420 Villeneuve les Beziers
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Front Door A charming village house recently renovated to a high standard in the popular village of Villeneuve les Beziers which is on the Canal du Midi. Just 10 minutes drive from the sandy beaches of the Mediterranean and close to Beziers, this property makes a perfect base from which to explore the many holiday activites available locally or just spend a relaxing few days in a village that manages to combine modern amenities with the celebration of its medieval past.

The owner of Maison Danton, Jennifer Viner, has spent many years living in France and has collected interesting and historic pieces with which to furnish and decorate the house. A brand new fitted kitchen and shower room were fitted in 2009 and the whole house has been recently rewired and redecorated.  

Maison Danton sleeps a maximum of 4 people in a double and a twin bedroom. 
Weekly lets, short breaks and longer term rentals are all available so please ask. Midweek starts and unusual periods are all possible to fit in with your travel arrangements. Please email the address above or press the 'contact' button at the bottom of this page.  
The ground floor is entirely open plan to give a spacious airy living room with an open plan kitchen, circular dining table and a chaise longue. A small tv connects to French channels.

With windows at the front and rear of the house, sunlight streams into the house reflected by the simple white walls. Wooden shutters on the windows allow for security and to reduce the impact of the midday sun during the summer months.  Electric heaters in each room make Maison Danton suitable as all year round holiday accommodation.

Built on 3 floors Maison Danton is connected by an original stone circular staircase which winds through the middle of the house. The number of floors and the staircase may make this house unsuitable for small children or anyone with reduced mobility.

New Kitchen in 2008
Outside roof terrace At the very top of the house with views over the rooftops is a deceptively spacious roof terrace. Access is via a glass door situated within the twin bedroom. A second dining table and chairs on the terrace allow for alfresco dining or just relaxing in the sunshine. With no through traffic, Maison Danton is a corner of tranquillity in what can be a lively village during the summer months.

The village of Villeneuve les Beziers can be traced back to medieval times and has a good range of shops, bars and restaurants. The canal du midi slices through the middle of the village and the many boats meandering along the canal seem to mirror the steady pace of life. Wander the streets and find examples of the history and architecture of the village. Find quaint squares planted with trees and semi exotic plants shading a seat or fountain where you can rest out of the midday sun.

Superb communication links exist with the motorway being only 10 minutes drive from Villeneuve les Beziers. Beziers Cap d'Agde is the nearest airport with flights from the UK and Denmark. Other international airports include Montpellier (80kms), Carcassonne and Perpignan (100kms), Nimes (120kms). The TGV stops at Beziers and via a change at Paris or Lille links with the Eurostar to Brussels and the channel tunnel with trains to central London.  

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Unsolicited Comments  Received:

2009:Really our enjoyed our stay at your petite maison, we were extremely impressed by the very warm greeting from the owner! She couldn't have been more firendly or done any more for us.

2013:Just to say how much we enjoyed our stay in Villeneuve. The house was perfect for us as was the locale. Thank you for giving us the opportunity to savour life in French village style.

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