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THE OLD SILK FARM, FARMHOUSE, COURTYARD AND APARTMENT

Kelvin Collins

Advertiser since: 2011
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Speaks: english, french
Sleeps17
Bedrooms 7
Bathrooms4
Half Baths3
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Kelvin Collins

Advertiser since: 2011
Speaks: english, french
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THE OLD SILK FARM, FARMHOUSE, COURTYARD AND APARTMENT

Sleeps17
Bedrooms 7
Bathrooms4
Half Baths3
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

Overview

Rochemaure area Farmhouse Rental Photos and Description

Take the full stunning 7 bedroom property, or the beautiful 3 bedroom farmhouse.

This elegant luxurious farmhouse has been immaculately restored over several years to create the perfect getaway for one or two families.

Its position high over the Rhone Valley gives it spectacular views towards the distant Alps from most windows and from the lovely 11 metre saltwater pool.

Kick back and relax in its calming surroundings, or go on adventures climbing, swimming or canoeing along the stunning Ardeche Gorge.

The Bulthaup kitchen offers every facility you could need, or you can book a chef to do it all for you! We recommend an excellent service that's tried and tested.

The property is extremely spacious, well thought out and an ideal place for either catching up with friends and family - or just enjoying quiet time to read, paint, study, or just admire the views.

Then when you venture out there are fine wines and excellent restaurants to be sampled too.

You also have the option of renting the adjoining two bedroomed apartment, and courtyard bedrooms. The apartment is completely self contained, and could be ideal for another family offering privacy, while being only moments from the group.

The only difficulty you'll have at The Old Silk Farm will be leaving at the end of your stay.

More Details

Details for The Old Silk Farm, Farmhouse, Courtyard and Apartment 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 17, 4 Bathrooms, 3 half bathrooms

The Old Silk Farm's farmhouse sleeps 4 adults and 5 children in complete comfort with space for everyone to spread out, enjoying quiet time when desired, and coming together as a group to celebrate the beauty of the house and its surroundings. Children will have a ball in the 5 bed bunk room. They'll have their own en suite WC, and even a games 'cave' in the adjoining cellar room. The courtyard offers them another enclosed play space, and then outside the games area is perfect to get the local flavour - boules anyone? Adults will have the choice of two luxurious master bedrooms, one with en suite shower room, the other with a full en suite bathroom with walk in shower, and both offering the views that make the Farmhouse so special.
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Kelvin Collins (Owner)
Advertiser since: 2011
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Speaks: english, french

About Kelvin Collins

We're two couples who bought this fabulous property as a project which we then spent five years bringing to fruition. It has been a long labour of love, but the results are so rewarding.

Work keeps us away more than we'd like and so we share this beautiful holiday home with discerning guests.

Kelvin Collins purchased this farmhouse in 2007

Why Kelvin Collins chose Rochemaure area

It's all about the views. It was the perfect excuse. Then we built the property up to a glory it has never experienced before.

What makes this farmhouse unique

We believe that The Old Silk Farm offers so many potential holidays from one base. If you want to just chill out, think, read and absorb the views then it's perfect.

But if you want to cycle, canoe, ski then it's all easy from here.

And if you're looking for fine wines and great food, then that's nearby too.

We were quickly convinced that this site is both remote, and amazingly connected, we fell in love, and love it more every minute we spend here.

Why HomeAway

Sleeps17
Bedrooms 7
Bathrooms4
Half Baths3
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Travel with confidence
Travel with confidence
Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
Add vacation protection services to your booking
Three services to protect your trip:
Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
Guarantee the rental meets your expectations
Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.

Reviews

Reviews

5
based on 12 traveler reviews

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The Old Silk Farm, Farmhouse, Courtyard and Apartment
average rating of 5.0 based on 12 reviews
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The Old Silk Farm, Farmhouse, Courtyard and Apartment
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p1051479
+44 -(0)7834 090 818
Rochemaure area Ardeche Sud
5

Wonderful venue to entertain friends of all ages

  • 5 of 5
It is a beautifully decorated and thought out house with many different terraces/areas to sit out whether around the pool or the main house or cottage area. The room layouts and arrival directions were most helpful and the handover comprehensive/charming with later back up. The modern kitchen was well equipped and everything was wonderfully clean. We would love to return.
  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words.

We are so delighted that you enjoyed the house, and meeting the team.

We hope to welcome you gain in the future.

Thanks and best wishes. Kelvin.
business
The Old Silk Farm, Farmhouse, Courtyard and Apartment
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p1051479
+44 -(0)7834 090 818
Rochemaure area Ardeche Sud
5

Amazing French house

  • 5 of 5
Stunning views across the hills, fantastic swimming pool, great kitchen for entertaining and a lovely little bakery not far away so it's perfect for a French getaway :-)
  • Submitted: Apr 7, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
business
The Old Silk Farm, Farmhouse, Courtyard and Apartment
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p1051479
+44 -(0)7834 090 818
Rochemaure area Ardeche Sud
5

Luxury home with outsanding pool and views!

  • 5 of 5
Fabulous property with outstanding views! If you are looking for a very private and spacious home from home, equipped to the highest possible standard and with every possible amenity, then this is the place for you. Newly renovated, the house itself is large, stunning and very private so no issues with noisy neighbours! The pool and sun terrace are fabulous - a great size with unitnerrupted views across the valley. Easily accessible if driving from the UK - car recommened to bring back all the wine and nougat!
  • Submitted: Feb 24, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your lovely review!

I hope we can welcome you back soon, and do spread the word.

Best wishes.
business
The Old Silk Farm, Farmhouse, Courtyard and Apartment
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p1051479
+44 -(0)7834 090 818
Rochemaure area Ardeche Sud
5

Stunning large freshly-restored French farm house

  • 5 of 5
Eleven family and friends met for a week of sun and fun. The house was perfect for a multi-generational gathering (5 to 85), with large and gracious living areas, designer furniture,and a superb state-of-the art kitchen. The bedrooms were fresh and comfortable. Friendly and efficient booking and stress-free visit. All this with a fabulous panoramic view was more than we expected. Look forward to returning!
  • Submitted: Feb 23, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
business
The Old Silk Farm, Farmhouse, Courtyard and Apartment
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p1051479
+44 -(0)7834 090 818
Rochemaure area Ardeche Sud
5

Perfect, exquisite details & breathtaking views!

Perfect, exquisite details & breathtaking views!
  • 5 of 5
My family and I arrived a few days before Christmas to find a fresh cut Christmas tree and welcoming hospitality from the moment we arrived. We stayed through New Years and had an outstanding trip! It was the perfect way to spend the holidays. Kelvin was amazing with suggestions for planning prior to our trip, and while there the housekeeper Karine was incredibly helpful as well. We have two small children 6 years and 15 months that loved the cute childrens room and den. We spent our days exploring the Ardeche and the Drome and meeting the wonderful people of Rochemaure. We are already planning a trip back for later this year and planning to have other family members join us in the future. The house itself is amazing, the perfect combination of old and new, was immaculate and beautifly furnished. The kitchen was fantastic, as was the gorgeous fire place. The people of the area are really friendly, one afternoon a local hunter saw us as we were leaving the driveway and we were given a fresh cut of wild boar. In town we met the most wonderful shop owners and even received a freshly found truffel as a gift!
We will be back soon for sure and now look forward to experiencing it in the warmer months as well!
  • Submitted: Feb 13, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your lovely note!

We're delighted you had a great time, and had a cut of wild boar! Wow! We've seen the hunters often, but that's special treatment.

I hope we can welcome you back soon - I think it becomes even better when you know where you are going a bit better.

Best wishes. Kelvin.
business
The Old Silk Farm, Farmhouse, Courtyard and Apartment
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p1051479
+44 -(0)7834 090 818
Rochemaure area Ardeche Sud
5

Perfection personified - simply fabulous!

  • 5 of 5
This is quite simply the perfect holiday villa - designer chic yet luxuriously comfortable. We stayed with our family and a big group of friends in August 2013 and had a fabulous time. The interior design is breathtaking, the pool is stunning, and the views are inspiring. The owners have thought of every detail to create the perfect accommodation and it all fits together perfectly. We cannot wait to go back......
  • Submitted: Jan 27, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: HomeAway

Map

Map

Nearest Barpub
4 Kilometres
Rochemaure
Nearest Train
7 Kilometres
Montelimar
Nearest Motorway
5 Kilometres
A7 - Autoroute du Soleil, main Paris - Med Highway
Nearest Restaurant
4 Kilometres
Three in Rochemaure, many in Montelimar
Car: necessary

The farmhouse rests on a quiet hillside overlooking the Rhone valley, a few miles from Rochemaure village with its spectacular cliff top château. 7km away, across the Rhone river and into the Drome is Montelimar, a bigger town famous for its production of the confectionery nougat. The Drome itself is famous for its fruit orchards, lavender fields and olive tree plantations.

Back into the Ardeche, there are local vineyards and markets, medieval and Roman villages and the spectacular gorges of the Ardeche to explore. This is an amazing place for hiking, canoeing, wild swimming, walking ancient cobbled streets and sampling local produce.

For a little wine-tasting, follow the Rhone south into Provence to find Chateauneuf-du-Pape, Gigondas and the best of the Cotes du Rhone vineyards. Roman architecture and ruins abound - from the nearby village of Alba-la-Romaine to the famous Provençal cities of Orange, Avignon and Arles. A 2-hour drive will get you to Aix-en-Provence, Montpellier, or a dip in the Mediterranean sea.

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Rates & Availability

Rates & Availability

From €3,950 Per week

Rochemaure area Farmhouse Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Nov 22 2014 - Nov 28 2014
7 night minimum stay
€3,950
 
 
Nov 29 2014 - Dec 5 2014
7 night minimum stay
€3,950
 
 
Dec 6 2014 - Dec 12 2014
7 night minimum stay
€3,950
 
 
Dec 13 2014 - Dec 19 2014
7 night minimum stay
€3,950
 
 
Dec 20 2014 - Dec 27 2014
7 night minimum stay
€6,950
 
 
Dec 28 2014 - Jan 3 2015
7 night minimum stay
€6,950
 
 
Jan 9 2015 - Jan 16 2015
7 night minimum stay
€3,950
 

Notes

  • Note a €2000 security deposit will be held for the period of your stay and returned once the cleaner has confirmed everything is OK at the house.
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Amenities

Amenities

Rochemaure area Farmhouse Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • farmhouse (detached)
Forms of Payment:
  • accept credit card
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 500 m²
  • 2 stories
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Luxury
General:
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Maps
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Safe
  • Security System
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • 2 Ring Stove
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 18 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 3 Half Baths
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower , apartment
    Bathroom 5 - toilet
    Bathroom 6 - toilet
    Bathroom 7 - toilet , poolhouse
  • The two master bedrooms have en-suite bathrooms and there is a large bathroom with bathtub and shower accessible to all rooms. The children's 'bunk room' has an en-suite WC. The apartment has its own separate bathroom. Two additional separate WCs are located in the main house and in the pool house.
Bedrooms:
  • 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 17
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 5 - 5 child bed
    Bedroom 6 - 1 queen , apartment
    Bedroom 7 - 1 double , apartment
Entertainment:
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Television
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Terrace
Suitability:
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • caves
  • churches
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting big game
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • skiing
  • spelunking
  • swimming
Notes:
There are many outdoor spaces to enjoy - a games area for boules or badminton, table tennis in the courtyard, a balcony for aperitifs and three separate terrace areas, not including the spectacular heated salt-water 11x5m swimming pool....

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