Bouziques , Languedoc

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BOUZIQUES

3 AND 4 BEDROOM VILLAS

€595,000

LOCATION

Bouzigues is on the north side of a large tidal salt water lagoon called the Étang de Thau, which extends 5 km south to the Mediterranean Sea. The sea water flows freely into the lagoon, fish and boats can come and go as they please, and the lagoon's shoreline is tidal. However, the étang is sheltered from the worst of the winter storms, and Bouzigues still enjoys the atmosphere of a traditional fishing port and the sunny and warm climate that draws so many to the south of France. The urban core is a dense medieval old town, with narrow streets and warmly pastel-coloured houses of two and three storeys, while further out are a few streets of modern villas. At the west end of the seafront are the shellfish industry's warehouses and stores, and at the other end, the cute little harbour. From here, you can gaze over miles of oyster beds across to the distant holiday towns of Sete and Marseillan

A welcoming private estate of just 12 villas for sale with exceptional views over the Étang de Thau towards the Mediterranean Sea in Bouzigues, southern France.

 

The first phase of Voiles de Nacre will see the first five villas being built. There will be a choice of three and four bedroom properties, each with a bathroom and upto 2 shower rooms . All have good sized gardens, most of which include a terrace,the largest also have a swimming pools and above ground plunge pools are permissible for the smaller properties. Living areas vary from 92.05 sqm to 119.35 sqm. Plot sizes are from 106 sqm to 283.sqm. All benefit from an underground garage accommodating two cars.

 

There is the possibility to claim back the 20% VAT for second homeowners who rent their property on a short term basis.

 

The villas are less than 100 metres from the Étang de Thau,a large tidal salt water lagoon which extends 5 km south to the Mediterranean Sea. Bouziques is a lovely coastal town in Hérault. It is a perfect getaway for those looking for a peaceful a slower pace of life. 

Béziers Cap d’Agde Airport is 17.5 miles (28 km) from Bouzigues and Montpellier-Méditerranée Airport is 17.7 miles (28.5 km)

The town's portentous title of oyster capital of France (capitale de l'huître) belies the fact that Bouzigues is for most of the day a small, sleepy community, with only around 1,700 residents. It only really comes alive just before lunchtime, when busloads of hungry travellers arrive to promenade up and down the waterfront in search of the perfect fruits de mer.

 

Then, between 12:00 and 14:00, each restaurant is packed with people chowing down on oysters, mussels, razor-clams, prawns, sea bass and red mullet. With lunch service over, visitors gradually disperse, and Bouzigues drifts comfortably back into its peaceful ways. With the crowds gone, you can soak up sun on its two beautiful beaches, wander its shady medieval backstreets and keep track of the comings and goings of the marina - if not in solitude, at least with the feeling you are privy to a cleverly-guarded secret

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