Our rustic, beautifully renovated cottage was part of on an old silk farm in the Cevennes. It offers an idyllic spot for exploring this unspoiled part of France. Wine tasting, beautiful drives, easy or challenging hikes, many local markets, beautiful natural sights to explore,swimming in the local rivers nearby, canoeing and kayaking just relaxing in our grounds under the shade of the linden trees, with a good book and your drink surrounded by the natural beauty.
For Autumn onwardsm during winter months the gite has full central heating with underfloor heating on the ground floor and radiators upstairs and a non stop supply of hot water. A bonus is the wood burning stove in the lounge which creates a real cosy atmosphere and extra warmth and glow on the cooler evenings and days.
This 19th century 2 story building set in a peaceful, beautiful setting with your own outdoor space. It has one spacious bedroom upstairs with King size bed and antique wood furnishings. The large bathroom is tastefully decorated and comes with shower and w.c. It is also upstairs opposite the bedroom across the small oak floor landing.
Downstairs is a bright large space with a kitchen diner and lounge area. The lounge has TV and sofa which converts into a sofa bed, plus armchair, and coffee table.
The gite is in an historic building dating from 19th century updated refurbished to a very high standard and with care and taste,
We have created a small library with local information books and guide books in a separate area and this is also where the wifi is available. The room is always open when we are here and if not, we show you where the key is kept. This room has been created for guests use as a separate space for tourist information and wifi use. It also has a table and chairs to use as a desk for your lap top. Please check the picture of the room in the listing. To access it this room, just pop outside and take a few steps to the tourist info and wifi room which is at the other end of the building to where your cosy cottage is.
Outside is a quiet space for you to take your meals with your own private dining area, as well as eating space inside. We have outdoor table and chairs in front of apartment. Looking out onto expansive lawn, flowers and the shade of the ancient linden trees.
The property is set on 7 acres of land so very quiet and peaceful nights, share with the owls and crickets in the summer. Wake up to the sounds of the birds.
In the autumn and winter, great place for hikes, chestnut and mushroom picking. We also have a log burning fire as well as central heating for cosy evenings.
We are 5 minutes drive from the village of Lasalle where you can find the bakers, pharmacy, local market, and other shops.
We are 12 minutes from a small town St Hippolyte du Fort, ad 15 minutes from Anduze. All these places have great restaurant choices and supermarkets etc. Restaurants also 5 minutes drive away.
Car is required to get to our lovely spot and to discover the rich heritage of this part of France. Great vineyards and wine tasting, famous sights. 1 hr from the sea.... Hiking from the house and many other great hiking trails.
We are located in a site of great natural beauty tranquillity and calm.
We also live on the same land, but in a separate house. You have complete privacy and independence. however, if you require any help or information there is usually one of us around. We also own a friendly dog, 3 cats and a donkey. We cultivate an large organic garden and soft fruits.
Come and enjoy a special taste of France, in a beautiful setting and not far from many wonderful sites and towns....
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It features your own outside dining area with table and chairs and use of the front lawn and sun chairs. We also have a set of petanque. You can also take some lovely strolls around the grounds offering extensive views of the Cevennes hills, and distant chateaux. There is also an outside charcoal bbq for your use.
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We are available to help you with any questions you may have about the area and local restaurants etc. I enjoy giving a little introduction to the area with the map as day trips or shorter trips, what local foods to buy can recommend the local shops and wineries. We are to provide local maps and hiking guides and have a collection of tourist info pamphlets.
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We have our own organic veggie garden, and often there is a surplus of veggies which we are happy to share. We also sell our delicious homemade jams. We have bikes for your use.
Strictly no smoking in the apartment.
Please maintain the cleanliness of how you find the apartment. We provide vacuum cleaner, and cleaning products to do any necessary housework.
In the lounge area downstairs there is a (large sofa bed king size) so we can take 2 couples for weekend stay or max 2 night stay. Or for a week a couple with 1 child.
Rate includes bed linen and towels
We have a dog and cats, however they stay in our home and outside, not in the apartment (gite). We also have a donkey called Pompom.
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Travel, hiking, skiing, yoga, history, art, architecture, natural world, relaxing with good food and wine...... and like minded people.