The Retreat - cheap apartment for long term rentals in South France

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The Retreat is a spacious 1 bed apartment with a good sized terrace. The apartment is located on the first floor of a typical French village house and offers plenty of living space. This cheap apartment to rent in the South of France on a long term basis, can be rented from €600 per month + bills.

The apartment is situated in the wine-producing village of Magalas in the Languedoc region of South France. Magalas has a good range of services, including 3 supermarkets, a DIY store, pharmacy, Doctors (English-speaking) and a couple of bars. There is a local train station at the end of the road, with services to Beziers.

Cheap apartment rent South of France - Facilities:

This 1 bed apartment is located on the first floor of a traditional French village house, right in the centre of the village of Magalas. The apartment comes with:

  • Large living room with sofa, armchair and TV. Two sets of French windows allow plenty of light to flood into the room.
  • There is a dining table with seating for 4-6 people. 
  • The kitchen is equipped with an electric hob, oven, large fridge-freezer, dishwasher, washing machine and plenty of storage space. The kitchen provides direct access to the terrace.
  • The bathroom contains a WC, hand basin and shower.
  • Bedroom 1 is located down a small hallway from the bathroom. This room can be fitted with a double bed or 2 single beds. The bedroom comes with fitted storage.

Outside: the apartment comes with a large terrace. There is a patio table and chairs, a parasol and a small storage area. The apartment is just a few steps to walk into the centre of the village where you will find a small supermarket, boulangerie, 2 bars, a restaurant, a pharmacy and a bank.

There is also garage parking for one car.

The Retreat South of France long term rentals apartment - Prices:

The long term rental prices for this 1 bed apartment in Magalas, South of France, are monthly and based on a minimum stay of 3 months. The prices do not include the utility bills (there is a monthly provision of €120 towards the electricity, water, heating and internet).

Long term rentals (3-6 months): from €600 per month + bills

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South of France apartment long term rentals - our verdict:

Last visited: September 2023. This apartment in the South of France is available for cheap long term rentals for a couple. The apartment is right in the heart of the village where you can access a good range of shops and facilities. The railway station is at the end of the road and gives easy access to Beziers train station, which has TGV connections to Paris and Barcelona.

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The Retreat cheap long term rentals in South France

The rental is for the entire property. Any shared facilities are listed in the property description.

The prices quoted are based on a 6 month rental period. Higher prices may apply to rentals over the summer period and for shorter rentals. Utility bills and communal taxes are payable in addition to the rent.


Parking, Washing Machine, WiFi, Balcony/Terrace
Beach nearby, Pet friendly, 12 month rentals available

Area activities

The Languedoc is one of the most fascinating areas of Europe, bordering the Mediterranean Sea to the east and the Pyrenees Mountains to the south. It benefits from an exceptional climate and has an unusually rich wildlife, a spectacular coast, and surprising history. Things to see include mountains, rivers and lakes, ancient cities, and villages, cathedrals, and castles, notably the famous mountain fortresses popularly known as Cathar Castles. In recent years it has become a popular French holiday destination, with long sunny days, Mediterranean beaches, tourist facilities, thousands of miles of walks, and rides, National Parks and wildlife reserves (such as the Camargue and the Cevennes), thermal springs and spas, grottoes and caves, and vestiges of the Languedoc´s long history, Greek and Roman architecture, and everywhere reminders of the Cathars.

There are many different activities from sporting to cultural in the Languedoc region. Sports include a wide range of land sports, water sports, air sports, mountain sports, winter sports, golf, hunting, shooting, hawking, and fishing. There are also numerous cultural activities, along with French regional food specialties, and Languedoc wines. The Canal du Midi is a lovely shaded haven for walking and visiting many pretty villages, or just watching the boats go by.

Beziers is a bustling market town, with views over the River Orb from its impressive cathedral. Its ´Feria´ in August is a celebration of music, food and culture. Its splendid old market hall is a haven for those who want to sample the best of local produce, and in the nearby old town restaurants and cafes line the pavements.

Magalas is a thriving wine-growing village. There is a market in the town square every Wednesday, and live music many weekends during the summer. Magalas has three restaurants, two cafes, a small supermarket in its centre and a large one on the outskirts, plus doctors, dentist, hairdressers, pharmacy and other facilities. The wonderful medieval church, and its internationally renowned acoustics plays host to many classical concerts. The river Orb provides wonderful swimming only ten minutes away, as well as canoeing at nearby picturesque Roquebrun.

Other transport

Magalas has its own railway station, located at the end of the road. The station has a number of daily train services to Beziers train station, which has TGV connections to Paris and Barcelona.


You have your choice of airports to reach The Retreat apartment in South of France for long term rent. You can :

Fly to Beziers (30 mins)

Fly to Montpellier (45 mins)

Fly to Perpignan (1 hour)

Fly to Carcassonne (1 hour)

Fly to Nimes (1 hour 15 mins)

Driving directions

To reach this South of France studio apartment for long term rentals, take the A75 or A9 south through France until you reach Beziers. Then follow the D909 from Beziers straight into Magalas.

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Review Submitted: 20 October 2022

Cheap rental in South France

This cheap property to rent in South France also benefits from a large terrace and garage parking. Ideal for house hunters or people looking to work remotely in France for a few months. 12 month rentals also considered.

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1 month security deposit to be paid at time of reservation. Rent to be paid one monthly, at the start of each month. Available for long term rentals between October to May. Minimum stay is 3 months. Utility bills to be paid in addition to the monthly rent (€120 monthly provision towards the electricity, water and internet). References maybe required.

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