Farmhouse | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4
Mas Jasmin: Top Quality Holiday Home accommodation. The perfect place to stay in South of France.
Achieving the best of both worlds. Tradition, authenticity, brought up to date with the very best standards of comfort and taste.Situated in Old Provence, on the edge of both of the most famous southern regions, Provence and Languedoc Roussillon.
The bedrooms are en-suite, and are beautifully and individually decorated in the colours of Provençe.Retaining the character yet offering the best modern comforts.
The Large Heated pool is for your exclusive use.It is a traditional farmhouse villa, first constructed in mediaeval times in the local Provençal stone. It was originally used as a silkworm nursery, and has been carefully restored to bring it up to a very high standard of style and comfort, while retaining the character that comes from its long history. It is located on the edge of the countryside hamlet of Vendras, an old roman name, in the commune of Lussan in the Uzes area. The property is peaceful and very private, is not overlooked, and has ample safe parking.
It is within easy reach of the numerous attractions the region has to offer The location is very tranquil, unspoiled, and most important no traffic noise. Yet only 5 mns for provisions. It is the perfect place to holiday, a tranquil haven to return home to after a hard days sightseeing.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest Amenities||2 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Nimes 46 km, Nearest railway: Avignon / Nimes 46 km|
|Family friendly||Suitable for children over 5|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|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||2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 En suites|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ, Bicycles available|
|Further details indoors|
The property is built around a central high walled Roman-style courtyard, with a restored gothic fountain. Colour exudes from its many terracotta plant pots and climbing rose and Jasmin bushes. The accommodation is set around this beautiful courtyard, which is the focal point of the property. The upper floor is devoted to living space. The rooms are spacious and airy, with high wood-beamed ceilings, and have been painted in the warm and friendly traditional colours of the region by a local artist. Large guilt mirrors adorn the walls. The large living area has plenty of comfortable seating, with a satellite TV, a VCR and a collection of videos, a stereo, and plenty of books. Hi speed internet connection available for your personal lap top, note book computers. There is a dining area with ample seating, and a fully equipped kitchen with high quality fittings including a gas range with gas oven and electric grill, a microwave / grill, a dishwasher, a fridge-freezer, a washing machine, and plenty of china and utensils.
Double glass doors lead out onto the large balcony overlooking the courtyard, which is a delightful spot to sit and enjoy a glass of wine, or coffee and croissants at breakfast.
The bedrooms have music facilities and en suite bathrooms, with top quality fittings.
The double room has a domed ceiling. The bed and furniture are hand painted and decorated by a local artist. The bathroom features a large and deep cast-iron hand-painted bathtub, a large walk-in monsoon-type power shower, a hand basin and a WC.
The second bedroom can be either with a double bed or two twin beds depending on preference. It's en-suite bathroom has a bath, walk in power shower, hand basin and WC.
The property is equally comfortable during the winter, as there is underfloor heating beneath the terracotta tiles throughout the property.
Bedlinen and Towels are provided.
All of the facilities are exclusively for the guests and are not shared with any other renters. We are on hand if needed. We invite guests on arrival day to share a glass or two of the local wine and sample a bite of the local food, and can supply info on what to see and where to go.
|Further details outdoors|
The extensive garden is totally enclosed and has plenty of trees, including olive trees, providing shade and privacy, plus an abundance of aromatic rosemary and lavender. The large heated pool , 13 x 6.5 metres ( open end April to end October ) is surrounded by a tiled sunbathing area, with sun loungers and cushions and is protected from the accommodation area by a painted fence with child safety gate.
There is an outdoor eating area, with table and chairs, and a large stone and brick barbecue.
Rentals run Saturday ( From 4pm ) – Saturday ( Till 10am ). Prices are per week and are for parties of up to 4 people.
For larger parties there is the possibility to extend the group size with the addition of two extra bedrooms. Contact us for details and pricing.
The Languedoc-Roussillon region
Locally made Olive oil, Almonds products can be bought in the hamlet.
Everyday supplies, such as bread, groceries, fruit and vegetables, and wine, can be obtained from a very well-equipped épicerie in the next village, Fons-sur-Lussan, which is just 5 minutes away and fun, on our bicycle built for two ! We have bicycles available for trips around the area, including a tandem. Also close by is the walled medieval village of Lussan, which has an ancient château and two good restaurants. There are several more good restaurants within the area.
There are many places nearby which are well worth visiting. N îmes is home to the best preserved Roman amphitheatre in Europe. The immensely important historical town of Avignon is dominated by the immense Gothic splendour of the Palais des Papes, or papal palace. South of Avignon lie the towns of Les-Baux-de-Provence, St. Rémy-de-Provence, and Arles, once home to Van Gogh. The national park of the Camargue, a great salt marsh, is famous for its flocks of flamingos and horses and the towns of Aigues Mortes and Les Saintes Marie de la Mer. Also within easy reach is the Cévennes mountains, home to the town of Anduze.
To the north is the Gorges de l’Ardèche, a huge canyon which has some of the deepest and oldest caves in the world. Canoeing there is a popular pastime.
Activities available locally include horse riding, tennis, canoeing, paragliding, walking and cycling, even dancing to a traditional French band two afternoons a week at Les Fumades, you can stop by and catch your own very fresh Trout or Salmon at the small fish farm next door.The natural landscape provides very interesting rock formations which can be seen at les Concluses, Sauzon and La Roque sur Céze.
Uzès is a beautifully preserved historical town and the oldest duchy in France. It has a market every Saturday, at which there is a great variety of foods and goods for sale; this colourful market is the most famous in the region,every day of the week a market can be found in surrounding villages. Ten minutes outside Uzés is its most famous landmark, the Roman viaduct above the Gardon river, Le Pont du Gard, built in the first century.
Golf courses are available at Uzès, Nîmes, and Avignon.