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Mas des Gardies stone farmhouse, very large pool

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Very Good 4.5/5 Score from 7 reviews

Looking back to the house from the Pool

Villa | 8 bedrooms | sleeps 16

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 70 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden

Luxurious accommodation in quiet rural southern France. Set in 17 acres of private land including an 18m Long and 2.8m deep saline system swimming pool. The house is suitable for all ages the different seating areas means it never feels crowded. All renters say it is better than the photos, Superb kitchen facilities if you love to cook with two dishwashers in the main house and one in the pool house.

Two American style fridge freezers plus separate wine and soft drinks fridges.

Towels for house and pool are included. Additional cleaning/cooking can be arranged locally

The house has many terraces and seating areas and so adult groups have space to relax.

Excellent locality with historic sites,excellent shopping,food, markets,music festivals and a local theatre.Ideal for children; toys vidoes inside,trampoline swings and slides outdoors. Land for exploring.

The house has a large collection of books and DVDs and CDs for guests to enjoy.

Baby equipment available to reduce the stress of travelling with everything.This includes a baby buggy car seat two high chairs, three cots steriliser baby listener, baby seat with play tray play mats etc etc. please ask

Toys books games and videos and DVDs for all ages. There is one large TV with satellite and others in the play area and some bedrooms.

Things to do include canoeing under the Pont de Gard. Historic sites such as the Roman arenas at Nimes and Arles. Quad biking, paragliding, caves, adventure park (zip wires in the trees) go karting, museums. Long sandy beach within one hour.

Or just relaxing- that what the owners like best!

Size Sleeps up to 16, 8 bedrooms
Nearest beach Grand Motte 70 km
Will consider Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car essential
Nearest Amenities 5 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Nimes 56 km, Nearest railway: Ales 6 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, Internet access, DVD player
Pool Private outdoor pool (unheated)
General Central heating, TV, Video player, CD player, Telephone, Table tennis, Games room, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 8 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms, 4 En suites and 1 Shower rooms
Furniture 2 Sofa beds, Single beds (5), Double beds (5), Cots (3), Dining seats for 32, Lounge seats for 18
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Private outdoor pool (unheated), Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ, Bicycles available, Swing set, Trampoline
Access Secure parking

The Languedoc-Roussillon region

This is a beautiful area close to two large natural parks. The Cevennes with mountain walking and biking trails and skiing in the winter.

The flat marsh lands of the Camargue with the white horses and pink flamingos.

If you want the beach Le Grand Motte has more than a mile long stretch of safe sandy beach with boating activities to rent.

There is also a small riverside beach in the local town where children can hire pedalos whilst children relax.

Not to be missed are the many historic sites. Combine a day of canoeing with a trip to the amazing Pont de Gard, canoeing beneath this historic monument is truly an amazing experience.

For the outward bound tru paragliging at seynes or quad biking at collias. In Ales there is a proefessional go kart track- beat your parents to the finish line!

We are also close to an international driving circuit for saloon cars the Circuit de Monteils, look at the calender for meetings.


The house is on the edge of Monteils village, close to the town of Ales. This town has typical french boulevards and cafe's as well as an indoor pool with flumes, a theatre, excellent selection of shops and good restuarants.

Our favourite restuarant os Les Voutins 4km away from the house at Mejannes we think this food should be reviewed by Michelin.

Whether you choose the three course or the 8 course menu gastranomique is never disappoints and is easily as good as any top city venue.

There are good local small shops and a hypermarket.

Wine tasting is just up the road and the local markets Saturday/ Wednesday at Uzes, Thursday at Anduze. Combine Thursday with the train to the cevennes and a stop at the bambousarie.

Visit the caves at Trabuc, the amphithatre and art museum at Nimes.

Or simply......

Pull up a sunbed, pour a cold drink,and relax........................

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Review 1-7 of 7

10 Jan 2015


"Warnung!!!! es ist ein absolut heruntergekommenes Haus, nicht buchen!"

Das Haus ist vollkommen runter gewirtschaftet und die Wände verschimmelt, absolut unbewohnbar! Ich werde nächste Woche Bilder einstellen, die das beweisen. Der Vermieter hat einige Kommentare lösch… More

5 May 2014


"Home away from home!"

Mas de Gardies is a stunning retreat tucked away in South of France near Ales. I've keep going back, always with a large group of friends, to make the most of the beautiful pool, sunshine, croqu… More

Thanks for your review. It's been a pleasure having you at the house these past years. Hope you can find time to come again!

Mas des Gardies Team

4 May 2014


"Fabulous house to stay in with a group of friends"

Stayed in this fabulous house with a group of friends. The property is spacious and well laid out with all the amenities you would expect from a high quality holiday rental.There are plenty of dining … More

Fantastic words thank you. We've improved things year on year so we'd hope to have you back soon so you can see the difference.

Best wishes,

Mas des Gardies Team

29 Apr 2014


"Relaxing home for a big group"

I've stayed in this property with friends on three separate occasions, and have enjoyed each trip thoroughly. The property is modern, well equipped, spacious and comfortable, with wonderful space… More

We are really pleased you have enjoyed your time at Mas des Gardies and hope to welcome you back again soon.

Best Wishes

Mas des Gardies Team

24 Mar 2014


"Best place we've ever been"

Mas des gardies has everything you could possibly need: amazing pool, great gardens, beautiful and comfortable rooms and every possible home comfort. The kids were in seventh heaven. As we knew it wa… More

Thank you. We are so pleased you have enjoyed yourselves staying at Mas des Gardies and would welcome you back at any time. Thanks for reviewing our property.

21 Mar 2014


"Exquisitely tranquil, beautiful house and superb grounds - highly recommended"

I have visited this property on two occasions now both times with friends and I cannot recommend it enough. The setting cannot be faulted and the house provides you with everything you need for large … More

Great to hear that you enjoyed yourself. Thanks so much for the review and as ever we hope to see you soon!

Mas des Gardies Team

22 May 2013


"A splendid spacious property set in wonderful grounds"

My family and I were delighted to discover that not only was the house spacious and tastefully decorated but incredibly homely. The facilities could not be faulted. The pool was just divine and much larger than your average private pool.
The many acres of private grounds (not overlooked by any angle) included space to play all sorts of sports and were big enough and safe enough for the children to go off exploring for hours. The tree house was the icing on the cake for my young sons!
We are definitely going to be returning, probably with a couple of other families as there is more than enough space for everyone to either be enjoying a whole host of different activities, lazing by the pool reading or simply enjoying a meal altogether outside with a beautiful view. To sum the property, I would say one word Heaven!

Thanks Caroline
I am really glad you enjoyed your stay we hope to see you again
best wishes

Review 1-7 of 7

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Calendar last updated:28 Jan 2015

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