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Sleeps20
Bedrooms 11
Bathrooms6
Property type chateau / country house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Les Plans Chateau / Country House Rental Photos and Description

French chateau rental in beautiful setting with private pool

Located in the foothills of the Cévennes mountains, the Chateau de Mazelle is a large, rambling chateau for those who appreciate absolute peace and tranquility. Here you can experience French rural life at its best.

Situated in an idyllic spot 10 minutes from the nearest village, this 19th century chateau provides the perfect getaway for holidays, retreats, and artists workshops. The chateau comfotably sleeps 20 in 11 luxury bedrooms. If you are looking for nightlife, tourism and shopping.. you've come to the wrong place!

The main house offers a rustic elegance and comfort on a grand scale including three reception rooms, a yoga/seminar hall, two fully-equipped kitchens, 11 double bedrooms (9 doubles & 2 twins) and 6 bathrooms & WCs.

Outside there are dining terraces and a 21m private swimming pool. Dine out on the terrace overlooking your own private valley or climb the tower and marvel at the 360 degree view.

Suitability:
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • pets considered
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome

Oliver's Travels

Oliver's Travels - France

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Simply Chateau was set up in 2003 after two old school chums enjoyed a fantastic holiday with friends in a French chateau in the Dordogne. Oliver & Ravi, the two directors of the company, were amazed at what terrific value these stunning chateau rentals represented and decided to spread the word. Soon after the website www.simplychateau.com was born.

Today we deliver a wide range of luxury villas, private chateau and charming farmhouses throughout France, Italy, Spain, the UK and the Caribbean. We have something for everyone from charming manor houses representing great value for money to fully catered & serviced luxury chateau, all handpicked and chosen with care. Bookings are made direct with the owner of your chosen property to guarantee you get the best booking price available.

At Simply Chateau we only work with the very best rental properties on the market. All of our properties have been handpicked and we take our customer feedback extremely seriously. We operate a ‘three strikes and you’re out’ policy - that is to say if we have 3 negative reviews relating to any of our properties we cease to advertise it.

We have properties to suit every taste and budget, all chosen with care by our expert team for their unique character, fantastic features and stunning countryside locations.

Free Concierge Service:

As luxury rental specialists we have all the experience in the world helping each and every one of our customers find the most suitable property for their dream holiday. All you need to do is provide us with the details of what you imagine your dream holiday to be, and we'll find the perfect property for you. We can make sure that every arrangement is planned to perfection and each element of your holiday has been refined. Transfers, catering, maid service, tours and activities can all be prearranged to your specific requirements.

100% Financial Guarantee:

We realize that financial protection is an important consideration when choosing a holiday company so to ensure you have complete peace of mind we are bonded members of ABTA.

Lowest Price Guarantee:

Simply Chateau ‘simply’ processes the bookings and credit card payments on the property owner’s behalf. The owners themselves set the rates so you know you are getting the best available rental rate when you book.

Avoid Internet Scams:

Each and every property listed on our website has been checked to make sure that it actually exists. This ensures that you do not become a victim of an internet scam as can happen through an ordinary listing website.

Sleeps20
Bedrooms 11
Bathrooms6
Property type chateau / country house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Reviews

Property Reviews

Chateau de Mazelle
average rating of 5.0 based on 2 reviews
business
Chateau de Mazelle
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p407677
+44 08001337999
Les Plans Anduze - Cevennes Piemont
Guest Comment Entered by Owner
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Summer 2012

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2012
As a group of 4 families we wanted space but also socialising areas where we could meet for meals and drinks. Chateau de Mazelle offered all of those things. The pool was a gorgeous centre point every day for the children - and the adults - to splash around and have fun. The dining terrace became the meeting point each day for fun and laughter - the dumb waiter lift from the kitchen was priceless for serving up the meals each day. The thunder storm we experienced from the terrace was one never to be forgotten - stunning! A day trip to the local caves was great for the kids but to be honest, everything we needed was at the chateau. A fantastic location for a group holiday. We will absolutely and definitely be back. The views alone are enough to get us back again. Heaven on earth!
Helpful votes: 1/1
business
Chateau de Mazelle
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p407677
+44 08001337999
Les Plans Anduze - Cevennes Piemont
5

Reality was altogether different

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2012
Our party of 20 had high expectations having gained a sense of what was in store from your website.But the reality was altogether different. On arrival we were all strangely silent, genuinely shocked by the extraordinary beauty of your home and its setting. On our first day we didn't leave the house and it was hard to drag ourselves away after that but the stunning landscape beckoned and on subsequent days, guided by your thoughtful guide, we explored the region on bikes, foot and on one day picnicked at the watering hole by the bridge where most of the children and adults including our four year old jumped off the cliff into the water.

We ate like kings, cooking for ourselves every day in your extremely well equipped kitchen - delights such as freshly made bread, ice cream, barbecued squid and prawns. On our last night Ino cooked for us.We worried for him because there was such culinary talent among our party we thought he would be unable to reach the high standards to which we had become accustomed. But we were proved wrong. He cooked a splendid feast and it was a real pleasure to relax so completely on our last night.

The stunning pool was in constant use when we were home...but the pool was not only a joy for the kids but also for the adults - it is so rare for a house pool to be so long that it allows for a proper swim.

Thank you both for allowing us to spend the week in your incredible home.There was total consensus that this was the best holiday any of our families had had.

It will not surprise you to learn that we would love to return. So please, please if you have any spaces left for next summer do allow us to book again.

With much gratitude and thanks.

Map

The nearest airport is Nimes and the nearest town is Banne. Banne hosts an art festival during the summer and is a meeting point for various guided hikes.

Grab a map from the living room and set off into nature. Here on the edge of the Cevennes national park there’s so much to explore - forests, rivers and viaducts, or take a 25minute walk downhill to the medieval village of Banne. Nearby are the deep caves and grottes of la Cocalliere. Swim in our new 21 metre pool or take a short drive to an idyllic swimming hole, complete with enormous rocks and waterfall.

There are tennis courts in St. Paul le Jeune and les Vans. Biking in the cevennes means miles of unspoilt scenery, wildflowers, wildlife, and few human encounters. The Ardèche river with its famous Pont d'Arc is a short drive away. It is easy to rent canoes and you can spend the day floating down the river or sun bathing on the shores.

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Availability & Rates

Les Plans Chateau / Country House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
Per property
Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Minimum Stay
 
May
May 1 2014 - May 31 2014
£1,625
£1,625
£3,250
2 nights
 
 
June
Jun 1 2014 - Jun 30 2014
£1,625
£1,625
£3,250
2 nights
 
 
July to August
Jul 1 2014 - Aug 31 2014
£2,250
£2,250
£4,500
2 nights
 
 
September
Sep 1 2014 - Sep 30 2014
£1,625
£1,625
£3,250
2 nights
 
 
October
Oct 1 2014 - Oct 31 2014
£1,313
£1,313
£2,625
2 nights
 
 
November to Christmas
Nov 1 2014 - Dec 19 2014
£1,313
£1,313
£2,625
2 nights
 
 
Christmas to New Years
Dec 20 2014 - Jan 5 2015
£1,625
£1,625
£3,250
2 nights
 
 
January to March
Jan 6 2015 - Mar 31 2015
£1,313
£1,313
£2,625
2 nights
 
 
April
Apr 1 2015 - Apr 30 2015
£1,313
£1,313
£2,804
2 nights
 
 
May
May 1 2015 - May 31 2015
£1,625
£1,625
£3,250
2 nights
 
 
June
Jun 1 2015 - Jun 30 2015
£1,625
£1,625
£3,250
2 nights
 
 
July to August
Jul 1 2015 - Aug 31 2015
£2,250
£2,250
£4,500
2 nights
 
 
September
Sep 1 2015 - Sep 30 2015
£1,625
£1,625
£3,250
2 nights
 
 
October
Oct 1 2015 - Oct 31 2015
£1,313
£1,313
£2,625
2 nights
 
 
November to Christmas
Nov 1 2015 - Dec 19 2015
£1,313
£1,313
£2,625
2 nights
 
 
Christmas to New Years
Dec 20 2015 - Jan 5 2016
£1,625
£1,625
£3,250
2 nights
 

Notes

  • Guide Price: £2,625 - £4,500 (Low to high season price range based on exclusive hire of the property for a week).

    Short Breaks: £2,625 - £4,500 (Low to high season price range based on exclusive hire of the property for 2
    nights).

    Security deposit: €1000. This is paid on arrival and will be refunded in full after departure subject to damage
    inspection.

    Energy costs: Included in the rental price.

    End of stay cleaning: Please enquire.
  • Terms:

    - Linen & towels: €15 per person - this includes end of stay cleaning.
    - Energy costs: Included in the rental price.
    - End of stay cleaning: Included. Please leave the property in the state that you found it.
    - Arrival time: 4pm onwards.
    - Departure time: 10am.
    - Pets: No pets allowed.
    - Smoking: No smoking in the property.
    - It is recommended that all guests take out insurance to cover against potential cancellation and any accidental damage caused during your stay at the property.
  • Services upon request at additional cost:

    In addition to our cleaning team, a Cook, Yoga instructor and Baby sitter are also available.

Amenities

Les Plans Chateau / Country House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • chateau / country house
Meals:
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
Location Type:
  • Town
  • Village
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Luxury
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
General:
  • Fireplace
  • Living Room
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Grill
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Stove
  • Microwave
  • Freezer
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
Bathrooms:
  • 6 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
    Bathroom 5 -
    Bathroom 6 -
Bedrooms:
  • 11 Bedrooms, Sleeps 20
Entertainment:
  • VCR
  • CD Player
  • Stereo
  • Satellite / Cable
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Television
  • Audio Tape Player
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Terrace
Suitability:
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • pets considered
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
Attractions:
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • walking
  • horseback riding
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • mountain biking
  • hiking
  • tennis
  • fishing
  • cycling
  • golf
  • swimming
Notes:
Amenities: - Gorgeous tower with a 360° view of the surrounding landscape. - Heated swimming pool. - Internet. - Pets considered. - Wine tasting. - Ground floor bed/bath. - Hunting/stalking. - Fishing.