Maison de Maitresse
Villa | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 10
Two beautiful stone houses side by side in this idyllic part of France, can be rented separately or together, both have 4 bedrooms so a total of 8 bedrooms with max 20 people in the houses. Also separate self-contained studio next to the pool can be rented with the property.
Huge swimming pool and outdoor area, BBQ, terraces, suitable for families, close to cultural and historic attractions and festivals, 18th century stone house in picturesque hilltop stone village.
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|Size||Sleeps up to 10, 4 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Grau de Roi 120 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Nearest Amenities||1 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Nimes ( Garons) 60 km, Nearest railway: Nimes or Avignon 60 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Video player, CD player, Safe, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 3 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (3), Double beds (3), Cots (1), Dining seats for 10|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors|
Large fully equipped kitchen with stove, fridge, dishwasher and all dishes glasses etc needed for entertaining in style. Long table seats 8-10. Opposite Salon: Comfortable sitting area for quiet reading or listening to music
Large Bedroom with Super King Size bed. Lovely views over the village of St Maximin. Opposite—Large Bedroom with a queen size and a single bed in room. Views over the French Country side and the pool and at the front of the house views over the village. Two batroomns with shower and toilets—one up half a flight of stairs and the other down half a flight of stairs.
Large bedroom with a Super King size bed. Private terrace with views over the pool and terraces, countryside, and roof tops of St Maximin. Front window view over the village. Opposite smaller room with 2 single bunk beds. View over village. Shared bathroom with toilet and shower. Extra pull out single bed and cot available.
Outside enormous terrace ( 89 sq m) with 2 large marble topped tables and fer forge chairs that can seat 20+ people. Large wood built in bar-b-que area. Room for sunloungers, umbrellas, drinks trolley etc.
Share large pool and various lower terraces with tables and chairs, sunloungers etc. Washing machine and outside clothes line.
The Ancient "Coach House" to the large house now rebuilt in a charming rustic provencal style into a 4 bedroom house. Low wooden Beams and "provencal materials" for the curtains and bedspreads etc. Entrance hall with a bedroom to the left with a double and single bed. Small flight of stairs to the kitchen and separate dining room which has an open fireplace. Settee and dining table sitting 8-10 people. Kitchen fully equipped with stove fridge, separate freezer, dishwasher and copious dishes and glasses etc for entertaining. View over the private terrace and pool
2nd Bedroom: Up a small flight of stairs. Large room with Super King size bed. View over the village. Bathroom next door, shower and toilet, shared with lower room.
Next floor up ( above the dining room): Room with a queens size bed and a canapy bed folds out for two persons. Lovely view over the pool, terraces and surrounding countryside. Large Bathroom with shower and toilet.
4th Bedroom: Up a small flight of stairs has a queen size and a single bed. Private terrace with view over countryside, lower terraces and pool.
Extra Single pull out bed and baby cot available.
Own private terrace with view over the pool. Table and chairs seat 8-10. Gas Bar-b-que.
Share large pool, large lower terraces, sunloungers tables and chairs etc with other house. Also Washing machine and outside line.
Deposit required on acceptance of booking & balance prior to arrival direct to my bank account.
The Languedoc-Roussillon region
The Languedoc Roussillon region of Southern France curves in a great arc formation around the Mediterranean, from historical Cevennes down as far as the Pyrenees and the Spanish border. The region offers magnificent scenery, clean, uncrowded beaches with warm seas, excellent skiing & other recreational facilities, a richly diverse culture and cuisine and some excellent wines - the region borders on the southern Cotes de Rhone and a climate which boasts the highest annual sunshine average in France.
The Languedoc possesses a distinct character all of its own, quite unlike anywhere else in France. For instance, it has its own language, the langue d'oc, and for centuries enjoyed considerable independance from Paris under the rule of the local Counts.
Uzes is a spectacular Duchy with a reining Duke and Duchess. Exciting decorator shops, Art galleries, Music festival. Dozens of bars and restaurants... A size that allows to get intimate with the quaint medieval streets packed full of history. A fabulous Saturday Market that takes over the whole town, with not only the freshest produce available, but everything else Provence is famous for. Also nearby is Avignon famous for the "Palais des Papes," its summer festival, its museums and of course its "Bridge."
In Nimes an almost intact Roman arena holds special events from Corridas (bull fights) to musical festivals.
The Pont Du Gard is a 2,000 year old, Roman-built aqueduct of grandiose proportions. One of France's most visited monuments. It can be visited by kayak after a gentle paddle down the Gardon river.
Within one hours drive :
• Arles, Orange, the Camargue.
• Les Baux de Provence.
• Marseille, Aix-en-Provence.
• The Mediterranean beaches.
• The rivers Rhône, Ardèche, and the Cèze.
• Hundreds of beautiful Provençal villages.
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20 Jun 2014
Was the most amazing holiday , food was amazing , great entertainment , Tours were exceptional and different from the normal types of tours done by tour companies
18th century villa , with its 18th century problems which just added to the whole experience ,ideal place to go with a group of like minded people , we had a group of 10 like minded ladies 54 to 65 age group would definately return 10/10 experience
10 Nov 2013
"Postcards and dreams come to life"
The pictures of Maison de Maitresse are just the start - from the moment we drove up thru the gorgeous little village of Saint-Maximum we were enchanted, and the enchantment grew with each day of our… More
7 Oct 2013
"A very real French treasure in the South of France"
An eclectic mix of wonderful things French in the cutest, friendliest little French village. A fantastic place to stay with grapevines hovering above the table, fresh herbs growing in abundance, hospi… More
4 Aug 2013
"Stunning Villa, absolutely fabulous hospitality and totally laid back, perfect!!"
Amanda Taylor-Ace is a very unique and inspiring woman and having read her book I was so looking forward to meeting her and experiencing one week of life at the big Villa. Along with my husband, son and daughter came a few of their friends aged between 20 and 24. Us oldies and the young'ns could not have encountered a more beautiful or more relaxing place to eat, swim, laugh play and chill out plus at the same time enjoy Amanda and Judys wonderful hospitality and exquisite cooking. The Villa is stunning and from the moment you enter the front door, see the three level staircase, examine every individually decorated french themed room and then encounter the glorious outdoor setting and pool, you are totally mesmerised. If a holiday in bliss is possible then this is it! I'm going back, probably without the young'ns and definitely to sing a few more songs! Oh and I must mention the lovely village of Saint Maximin..yes indeed all round, amazing!!!
28 Jul 2013
"Experience the best of the South of France in this exceptional property"
I've just been lucky enough to enjoy seven nights staying at Maison de Maitresse in the small French village of St. Maximin, approximately 5 kilometres from gorgeous Uzes in Southern France. The… More
8 Aug 2011
"This is everything one expects from a villa in the south of France and more."
The house is spectacular: the rooms are comfortable, the kitchen is wonderful (the villa is home to several cooking schools a year) and the pool is absolutely lovely. What makes the villa so special, however, is its hostess, Amanda Taylor-Ace. She is probably the premier "maitresse" in the south of France, probably in all of France (really). We have been returning to this villa--and to Amanda--for the past nine years, and every year has been an adventure, thanks to Amanda. Because she takes special interests in your needs and interests, Amanda and her villa are not to be missed.
23 Jun 2011
"There is something for everyone at Maison de Maitresse"
I had to change my travel plans at the last minute from Sardinia to France ... but what a blessing that turned out to be !!I travelled on my own to St. Maximin but was collected by Amanda from the tr… More
19 Jun 2011
"The house works beautifully for a large group - millions of rooms, adorable yard and pool."
It doesn't get much more authentic - this house is quintessential Provence in a quaint, sleepy village a few miles from bustling Uzes. Gorgeous, spacious yet unpretentious. With both houses, th… More
18 Jun 2011
"Total French immersion - tastes, smells, ambience, warmth of the sun -FABULOUS"
I stayed with my family and found the whole holiday from the initial welcome and very helpful advice from Amanda just set us in the right direction from the start. Maison de Maitresse is very comfort… More
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