St-Jean-du-Gard House Rental Photos and Description
Large Home on over 10 acres near Saint Jean du Gard - Wireless Internet
This 18th Century Watermill with a private swimming pool is located in a peaceful rural area with over 10 acres of private land, boarding the Gardon River, at the foothills of the Cevennes Mountains. The property is fully equipped with wireless internet, DVD and CD player as well as a large loaded kitchen and full size washer/dryer. The Gardon River flows across the property, 200 steps from the house. If you are looking for a peacefully retreat and love nature this is the place for you. This house has been rented for over 10 years all guest agree the location is amazing. We have worked hard to keep this place up to date and well maintained with a traditional feel but modern conveniences including wireless internet, dishwasher, large outdoor grill and industrial stove top.
Art and Photography Workshop: We offer organized Art and Photography workshops on specific dates from the West Mill property. The pricing for these are all inclusive including, instruction by a full-time instructor, lodging at the West Mill, 3-course meals prepared by local host family and transportation to local excursions. If you are interested in the workshops please inquire about dates and prices. For more info see:
**George Munday from Ireland - Photograph - Oct 2-9, 2010 1400 Euros, 3 SPACES LEFT, BOOK NOW**
**Eileen Pestorius from Austin, Texas - Painting - May 14-28, 2011 - $2,900**
- pets not allowed
- non smoking only
- Long-term Renters Welcome
- suitable for elderly or infirm
- children welcome
- wheelchair inaccessible
About Kirsten Apple
I am an American that lived in London, England for 4 years and feel in love with France. I have owned and loved the West Mill for over a decade and it is my home away for home. My two children both speak French and enjoy it with me. I current live in Falls Church, Virginia in the Washington DC area.
Kirsten Apple purchased this house in 1999
Why Kirsten Apple chose St-Jean-du-Gard
Everyone falls in love with the 'situation' of this property. A historic stone water mill on the river. For me this is my favorite place on earth. I bought the property without seeing the inside because when I stood by the river I feel in love. I have spent many years renovating the property from new pool, new roof, new electricity and continue to make major improvements on an annual basis.
What makes this house unique
You are steps from the river. You feel like the whole world is yours because you do not see any neighbors on this large property and you can enjoy nature all around you. You also are just minutes for some wonderful unspoiled small French towns. If you are lucky you might see the farmer across the river walking his goat in the morning sun - a true escape from the city to the peace of the French country side and beautiful nature.
Guestbook comments from the owner
We loved the house. It suited us very well; a big party of adults and young people with not much taste for bright lights and a talent for building dams and lying around in hammocks. The house is quirky, and definitely not ritzy, but somehow it absorbed us all and it just worked - bathrooms, kitchens, garden, eating, cooking, different bed times, different waking up times - everything. We spent ages by the river. It was great.