This modern apartment in an 18th century property, with free Wi-Fi offers all the luxury and tradition of the Provencal region. Light, bright and tastefully decorated to accommodate all your needs. Stunning views over the Uzes Valley will take your breath away.
It has a comfortable lounge with a corner sofa unit, coffee table, lamps, side tables and an HD Television (French digital channels) with built in DVD plus Radio/CD player. There is a well equipped DVD library for your viewing pleasure, varied music library for your listening pleasure and a book library for your reading pleasure! There is a fully equipped separate Dining room and Kitchen - experiment with cooking 'a la francaise' with fresh local produce. The bathroom has a bath with a shower.
The bedroom opens on to sunny the terrace, which overlooks the garden and the valley - wake up to bird song and sunshine! All the local amenities are just a short walk away - there are 3 bakeries within a 3 minute walk! You will be perfectly placed for all the restaurants, bars and shops in Uzes - easy to carry your shopping home from the famous Saturday market! Lovely local walks are possible either around this historic mediaeval town or down into the valley. Cycle hire is just around the corner.
An English speaking property manager lives nearby to help with any queries or problems.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 1 bedrooms|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 family bathroom|
|Nearest beach||Le Grand Motte 107 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Nearest Amenities||300 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Nimes Airport 28 km, Nearest railway: Avignon 32 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer|
|Furniture||Double Beds (1), Sofa Beds (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, BBQ|
|Access||Suitable for people with restricted mobility, Not suitable for wheelchair users|
|Further details indoors|
Dining room with large wooden dining table,with matching china cabinet, and sideboard. The Kitchen which is small but well equipped, leads off from the dining room, with glorious views overlooking the Uzès valley and the countryside beyond - makes it a pleasure to do the washing up!.
The Bathroom is a good size and has a bath with overhead shower attachment, hand basin and WC. Very large double bedroom has plenty of wardrobe and storage space.There is a brand new double bed and bedroom furniture with a door that leads onto the glorious sunny spacious terrace with views of the surrounding countryside and a BBQ.
|Further details outdoors|
Free Parking nearby. Paid parking outside. Secure underground car park 5 minutes walk
The Department of the Gard is named after its river and it stretches from the Cevennes hills in the north to the Mediterranean in the south. It has one of the best climates in France.
It is on the doorstep of Provence with many of the towns and villages within 1 hour’s drive of Uzès.
Les Arenes – the magnificent arena in Nimes is probably the best preserved of the 70 surviving in the world. Weekly bullfights in the summer still pull in the crowds and it provides a superb backdrop for concerts and other events.
The Gard is also home to the Rhone delta (also known as the Camargue), with bulls quietly grazing on the marshy banks, beautiful hardy white Camargue horses and pink flamingos searching for food. It is a haven for many species of birds and other wildlife. Here you will find the delightful town of Aigues-Mortes established by Louis IX as the departure point for the Crusades. You can enjoy a relaxing boat trip from here where you will be taken to see the Bulls being herded and all eth natural wildlife of the area.
Watch the Birds of prey fly in Beaucaire. Take a wine tour or visit potteries and craft centres.
In Vergeze you can discover the secrets to the production of Perrier spring water, which is still bottled at its source here.
There is a wide variety of things to do in the Gard and surrounding areas, good food and excellent local wine of course, but also excellent markets, antique shops, potteries, museums and architecture. Enjoy the Gard's numerous sporting opportunities; canoeing in the Gorges du Gardon, horse riding in the oak forests or mountain biking following the route of the Roman aqueduct. Also Golf, Tennis, Fishing, Walking and Hiking, Rock Climbing etc. A romantic dawn Balloon flight over Uzege is a must. If shopping is your thing the Avignon is a 20 minute drive away.
Several great monuments remain from the time of the former Dukedom of Uzès and are located in the centre of the town. The Ducal Palace itself is one of the best-preserved buildings. Dating from the feudal period, it was originally built to fortify the city and protect it against enemies. The City Hall is an elegant 18th Century building with beautiful pillars. The internal courtyard, bounded by porticoes, is worth a look.
The famous market (all-day Saturdays and Wednesday mornings) takes place in the beautiful "Place aux Herbes" surrounded by ancient buildings in the heart of the ancient town.
The Uzès area is famous for its wine and olive oil. Wine tasting sessions and visits of cellars would be an original way to discover the "French way of life"!
For sport lovers, bicycle riders or pedestrians will find all kind of enchanting itineraries throughout the countryside of Uzès. Discover the landscapes horseback riding and kayaking or canoeing down the Gard river.
For horseshow buffs, the National Stud Farm is located in Uzes.
Uzès also has a Golf course.
The famous "Pont du Gard" aqueduct, listed as a historic monument, that the Romans built to bring water from the natural springs of Uzes to their major city in Nimes, is nearby (10-15 min drive). Despite dating from the Roman period, it is in a remarkable state of preservation. Try swimming under the bridge for the best views!
- Nîmes (30 mins) - Amphitheatre
- Avignon (30 mins) - Papal Palace
- Orange (30 mins) - Amphitheatre
- Arles (30 mins) - beautiful small city on the banks of the Rhone with a massive Roman arena. and the haunting Alyscamps, a Roman necropolis painted by Van Gogh.
- Les Baux (30 mins) - fantastic medieval fortress built into the rock on the last outpost of the Alpilles range.
- Anduze (40 mins) - 'Gateway to the Cévennes'
- St Remy de Provence (45 mins) - Famous for Van Gogh and Nostradamus
- Ruins of Greco (45 mins) - Roman town of Glanum
- Beaches: La Grande Motte, Grau-du-Roi
- Montpellier - Place de la Comedie