Farmhouse | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 4
South West corner of a modernised farmhouse 2 miles from nearest village and surrounded by beautiful countryside. Very peaceful area suitable for walkers, bird watchers, writers and painters. easy reach of Provencal markets and vineyards. House is cool in summer and warm in winter.
The bedroom has a large double bed (160cm) with ample clothes storage space. The bathroom is adjacent and has a bath as well as a walk in shower.
The sitting room (on the first floor) has 2 comfortable chairs and a bed settee which converts to a small (137cm) double bed. There is also a dining table with chairs for 4 people,
There a number of excellent restaurants in the nearby villages. Owners speak French and are happy to help you with any bookings
In addition to the accommodation offered there re 3 further bedrooms with ensuite facilities in the main house including a family suite sleeping 5 people which could be made availed to rent.
The farmhouse is built around a central courtyard . There is a well-stocked garden surrounding the house with our own woodland adjacent. The swimming pool is surrounded by shrubs and a rockery and can be heated to 29 degrees if required. For safety it has a cover which is lockable . It is available at all times.
The laundry room is in the main farmhouse and includes a tumble drier. It is accessible at all times at no extra charge.
The cleaning charge is included in the rental .
There is a flat screen television and DVD player in the sitting room with a selection of DVDs and books to borrow. There is free Wifi available.
The kitchen is modern with all modern conveniences and a table and chairs for 6 people. There is cutlery and crockery for 6 people.
There is a constant supply of hot water and central heating when needed at no extra charge.
There are 2 outside eating areas for the sole use of the gîte, one in front of the house under the plane trees and the other at the side of the house facing the fields. Guests are welcome to use any part of the garden for eating or otherwise enjoying. A barbecue is available.
There is a welcome drink on arrival and enough basics in the fridge and the larder (coffee, tea, pasta, butter, cheese etc) to be able to prepare your first meal.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 1 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Sête 100 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||3 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Marseilles, Lyon, Nîmes, Avignon, Grenoble, Montpe, Nearest railway: Montélimar (25mins), Valence (60 mins), Avignon (6|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, Video player, CD player, Table tennis, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Shared garden, BBQ, Bicycles available|
The Rhone/French Alps region
This is a beautiful unspoilt rural area with few tourists and no big hotels. The countryside is gentle and relaxing.
The climate is excellent, the nearby village of Dieulefit is reknowned for people recovering from chest and heart afflictions. Avignon (Pope's palace) and Orange (Roman theatre) are an hour's drive. The upland plateau of the Vercors is 40 minutes away and the Ardeche gorge about an hour.
In summer there are many concerts, art and pottery exhibitions and antique fairs in the surrounding villages.
The larger local rivers are generally accessible for canoeing and other water fun.
We are about 2 miles from a village of about 1000 people (including the surrounding area) There are about 12 shops including hairdressers, grocers, butchers, pottery, garage, café and bar.
The immediate area around us is fields and woods. The ancient village of Chateauneuf de Mazenc is on the adjacent hill. The nearest farm breeds horses.
There are many unspoilt villages around and no big hotels. It is ideal walking and cycling country. Many years the Tour de France passes close to the house.