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Maison de Maitresse – Home 25205 Villa

  • 4 bedrooms
  • 9 sleeps
  •  min stay varies

Villa / 4 bedrooms / 3 bathrooms / sleeps 9

Key Info

  • Nearest beach 120 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

Description from owner

Description

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 18 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.

Further details

Deposit required on acceptance of booking and balance prior to arrival direct to my bank account.

Further details indoors

Main house
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

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 18 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.

Further details

Deposit required on acceptance of booking and balance prior to arrival direct to my bank account.

Further details indoors

Main house
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.

2nd Floor:
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.

Adjoining House
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.

Location description from owner

The Occitanie 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

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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Families

  • Great for children of all ages
  • No pets allowed
  • Cot available

Bed & bathroom

  • 3 Double Beds, 3 Single Beds, 1 Cot available
  • 3 Family bathrooms

Amenities

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Private outdoor pool (unheated)
  • Private garden
  • BBQ
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Internet access
  • Fireplace
  • Safe
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Clothes dryer
  • Iron
  • Satellite TV
  • Video player
  • DVD player
  • CD player
  • Hair dryer
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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Access

  • Parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

Policies

Check in time:14:00, Check out time:10:00
If you have any questions about check-in or check-out times, please contact the owner/manager.
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Smoking
No smoking at this property
Cancellation policy
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House rules

Quiet village after 10.30 pm
Smoking allowed outdoors.

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About the owner

Amanda T
Response rate:
75%
Calendar updated::
01 Dec 2016
Years listed:
4
Based in:
France
Overall rating:

Languages spoken: English, French


This Villa has 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms and sleeps 9. It’s been listed on Holiday Lettings since 05 Apr 2007. Located in Gard, it has 19 reviews with an overall rating of 5. The average weekly rate varies from £1197 to £1966.

The Owner has a response rate of 75% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 01 Dec 2016.

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“Exceeded all our expectations”

Reviewed 9 Jun 2015

The 'Joie de Vivre' tour meant we enjoyed great food, great wines, and great company. We left regretfully, feeling we'd been amongst friends who looked after us royally, and provided outings tailored to our interests and limitations! We thoroughly enjoyed our glimpse into life in a small French village.

And we so enjoyed you both Barbara & Winifred and hope to see you again in St Maximin.

“A unique and memorable experience in Provence”

Reviewed 22 May 2015

Amanda, our hostess, provided us with excellent advice, recommendations of what to see and do, as well as wonderful social opportunities. She advised us of where to stay in Paris, and in Italy, and provided unique accommodation for us in Provence, all at an affordable cost. Her instructions on how to find our accommodation were extremely accurate and easy to follow. She assisted us develop a daily itinerary to meet our interests and needs. We also enjoyed her company, her hospitality and local friends. We feel we have developed a close friendship with her and her supporters which we value highly. We have recommended her website and the possibilities she offers to many friends already and can't speak highly enough of our experiences, thanks to Amanda.

What a wonderful experience I had with these two enthusiastic Kiwis who came to stay. They embraced everything I suggested and enjoyed all the local sights, foods and wines. They then popped off to Italy for a 3 day trip and stayed in a lovely Hotel in San Remo "Hotel Belle Epoque". We certainly hope they will be back with family and friends to have another 'full on' Provence Experience with their new friends in St Maximin.

“phenomenal experience”

Reviewed 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

“Stunning Villa, absolutely fabulous hospitality and totally laid back, perfect!!”

Reviewed 4 Aug 2013

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!!!

“This is everything one expects from a villa in the south of France and more.”

Reviewed 8 Aug 2011

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.

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