Phil North

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Bedrooms 1
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Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights
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LE FLEURISTE

St Sauveur de Cruzieres Cottage Rental Photos and Description

Character self catering gites & large luxury pool in South France.

Our stone cottages are perfect for couples wanting a quiet holiday with a luxury pool and comfortable facilities.

Conveniently situated for Avignon, Nimes, Arles, and Uzes. With the Cevennes and its hills and valleys close by, we are perfectly situated for walkers and cyclists, & there is horse riding in the vicinity.

There are colourful markets in Barjac, Les Vans & St Ambroix all within easy reach. Uzes market is particularly colourful and even has its own web site.

The Ardeche Gorges are 20 minutes drive away and great for canoeing, kayaking or just sightseeing.

A beautiful part of France!

Though our cottages are part of one ancient stone building, they are at different levels and aspects and are all different, having the ambience of an ancient stone hamlet.

There is a lovely courtyard separating our house from the accommodation and even a small spring running by the buildings.

Share our Mediterranean garden and our luxury salt system 13.7 metre pool with its poolside bar.

Pool Area.: The luxury pool is set in a sunny Mediterranean garden of oleander, olive trees and native herbs & flowers. Dimensions are 13.7 metres (about 45 feet) by 5.5 metres and it has Roman Steps descending into the shallow end. There is a gentle gradient from 1.2 metres at the shallow end to a deeper area of about 1.5 metres. The pool has a salt water system which is both kind to the skin and repulsive to wasps & other unwelcome guests. We have installed a heat-pump system which provides warm water in an efficient eco-friendly way.

Our sun loungers are textyline, a special fabric designed for pool use. Our chairs have a similar fabric, especially for your comfort between dips.

Our pool-side bar carries welcome cold beers, chilled rosé from the village cave co-operative, & soft drinks.

Mediterranean Garden.: Our garden is planted with trees, shrubs and flowers native to the environment and climate of Southern France. You will enjoy the scent of lavender, rosemary and other herbs around the garden and the colourful Laurier Rose or Oleander planted near the pool. Jasmine and honeysuckle are everywhere!

In the garden we have staged a picnic area with rustic table beneath the cherry trees. For relaxing among the olive trees moments there is a 'Ballancelle'. For those bursts of activity we have created a boulodrome and even installed lighting if you fancy a lazy evening game.

Our 'espace Wi-Fi' by the fish pond is a comfortable place for you to connect to the internet.

Places to Visit in The Area: The Ardeche Gorges are a 20 minute drive away. The road that winds along the top of the Gorge from the famous Vallon Pont D'Arc has many stopping places from which to enjoy the spectacular views. At Vallon there are many hire centres where canoes and two seater kayaks can be paddled along the river through the gorges. A truly magnificent experience.

Uzes is a medieval town with many attractions and a maze of alleys and narrow streets to explore. The famous tree lined Place Aux Herbes is host to a colourful and fascinating Provencal market.

Avignon and the Palais des Papes is an easy drive away as are the ancient Nimes & Arles with their Roman remains.

Visit the Pont du Gard to see the remains of the Roman aquaduct, which is a World Heritage Site, or experience one of the spectacles held there in June.

Nearby, the Cevennes is a place of wild beauty, with ancient chapels in stone villages tucked in among the forested hills and valleys. This region is a hikers paradise.

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Details for Le Fleuriste 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2

This very individual & compact gite enjoys a salon with sofa, small pine dining table and 'coin cuisine'. There is a separate bedroom furnished with double bed & pine furniture. The bedroom leads to a light & airy en-suite shower room. The WC is accessed from the salon. With terracotta tiles to the floor, exposed beams, simple pine furniture and a comfortable bed, we think this is a perfect cozy retreat for a holiday making couple. To add to the easy living we have included a high spec cooker which has a four ring electric hob, oven and even a dishwasher! Stay here and you are nearest the pool! You have a little personal bridge over our little 'Lavat' or stream, and a neat shady breakfast patio on the other side of the bridge. You can barbecue here too! Le Fleuriste is about 23 square metres in total and is also equipped with a flat screen TV which will play music & video files from a USB key, and is hooked up to UK satellite TV and radio.
Suitability:
  • not suitable for children
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Phil North (Owner)
Advertiser since 2008
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About Phil North

Following a teenage hitch-hiking trip round France some (OK, many!) years ago, I vowed I would return to the Ardèche!

I finally made it...hope you will love it too!

Phil North purchased this cottage in 2007

Why Phil North chose St Sauveur de Cruzieres

Well, of course the location is perfect for a visit to the region, and we also enjoy the benefits of the village...the friendly village baker is across the road. There are trails to hike and run from the gate. And we were seduced by the ancient stone buildings, also great views...did I mention the village wine...?

What makes this cottage unique

Our home is a little stone hamlet with a fabulous garden...we love it...and so do our guests, many return every year!

Why HomeAway

Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights
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Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
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Le Fleuriste
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Le Fleuriste
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St Sauveur de Cruzieres Les Vans area
5

Holidays don't come better than this!

Holidays don't come better than this!
  • 5 of 5
From the moment that we arrived in the little un-spoilt village of Saint -Sauveur-de- Cruzieres in this beautiful part of France, we knew that we had discovered a small corner of paradise. Le Mas de La source is a truly beautiful collection of gites that has been carefully and lovingly restored by the owners, Tina and Phil. Every little detail has been thought of with holidays and enjoyment in mind. Each gite comes with its own patio or balcony, beautifully decorated with pot plants and climbers. It's the little touches that the owners have thought of that make le mas so unique and incomparable with anywhere we have stayed before. For example, the little barbeques, patio tables and chairs that are provided with each gite, the bar by the very inviting pool and the "terrain de boules" within the stunning gardens. What is very clear is that the owners really love living in this part of France and they want to share the whole experience with you. Le Mas was chosen by the owners with holidays in mind and what they have created is breathtaking. Sit down and have a drink with Tina and Phil when you arrive and they will pass on all their local knowledge and tips on what to see and do in this fantastic part of France. The accommodation itself was impeccably clean and of a very high standard. Comfortable beds, powerful showers, flat screen TVs etc. We cannot recommend this place highly enough…
  • Submitted: Dec 24, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Le Fleuriste
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p91785
+33 0475897321
St Sauveur de Cruzieres Les Vans area
5

Vive la France

  • 5 of 5
Mas de la Source (deutsch/allemand)
Die Mas de la Source ist eine wunderschöne Anlage mit mehreren Ferienwohnungen für je 2 Personen. Wir wohnten in „Le Fleurist“. Die Wohnung hat für die relativ kleine Fläche eine optimale Raumaufteilung, ist gemütlich und bietet alles, was man braucht. Der Eingang, über eine kleine Brücke zu erreichen, gibt „Le Fleurist“ das Flair einer kleinen Burg.
Beim Frühstücken oder Grillen (Super Weber-Grill) hat man einen schönen Blick auf die Gebäude und den mit Liebe angelegten Garten. Der Pool ist sehr groß und bietet darüber hinaus eine gemütliche Poolbar.
Die Gastgeber Tina und Phil waren sehr nett. Sie gaben uns viele gute Tipps für Einkäufe, Restaurants, Sehenswertes und Freizeitaktivitäten, für die die Zeit viel zu kurz war. Das nächste Mal werden wir mehr die Annehmlichkeiten des Gîtes genießen.

Mas de la Source (französisch/francais)

Le Mas de la Source est un beau complexe avec plusieurs appartements pour 2 personnes. Nous étions dans "Le Fleurist". L'appartement, qui a une superficie relativement petite, est trés bien aménagé, confortable et dispose de tout ce dont on a besoin. L'entrée, accessible par un petit pont, donne au "Le Fleurist" l'atmosphère d'un petit château.
Pendant le petit-déjeuner ou le barbecue (Super Barbecue Weber) sur la petite terrasse , on a une belle vue sur la cour, les bâtiments et le jardin créé avec beaucoup d´amour. La piscine est très grande et dispose également d´un bar trés confortable.
  • Submitted: Oct 3, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
business
Le Fleuriste
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p91785
+33 0475897321
St Sauveur de Cruzieres Les Vans area
5

Vive la France

  • 5 of 5
Mas de la Source (deutsch/allemand)
Die Mas de la Source ist eine wunderschöne Anlage mit mehreren Ferienwohnungen für je 2 Personen. Wir wohnten in „Le Fleurist“. Die Wohnung hat für die relativ kleine Fläche eine optimale Raumaufteilung, ist gemütlich und bietet alles, was man braucht. Der Eingang, über eine kleine Brücke zu erreichen, gibt „Le Fleurist“ das Flair einer kleinen Burg.
Beim Frühstücken oder Grillen (Super Weber-Grill) hat man einen schönen Blick auf die Gebäude und den mit Liebe angelegten Garten. Der Pool ist sehr groß und bietet darüber hinaus eine gemütliche Poolbar.
Die Gastgeber Tina und Phil waren sehr nett. Sie gaben uns viele gute Tipps für Einkäufe, Restaurants, Sehenswertes und Freizeitaktivitäten, für die die Zeit viel zu kurz war. Das nächste Mal werden wir mehr die Annehmlichkeiten des Gîtes genießen.

Mas de la Source (französisch/francais)

Le Mas de la Source est un beau complexe avec plusieurs appartements pour 2 personnes. Nous étions dans "Le Fleurist". L'appartement, qui a une superficie relativement petite, est trés bien aménagé, confortable et dispose de tout ce dont on a besoin. L'entrée, accessible par un petit pont, donne au "Le Fleurist" l'atmosphère d'un petit château.
Pendant le petit-déjeuner ou le barbecue (Super Barbecue Weber) sur la petite terrasse , on a une belle vue sur la cour, les bâtiments et le jardin créé avec beaucoup d´amour. La piscine est très grande et dispose également d´un bar trés confortable.
  • Submitted: Oct 3, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
business
Le Fleuriste
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p91785
+33 0475897321
St Sauveur de Cruzieres Les Vans area
5

Le Fleuriste und Ardeche-Region

  • 5 of 5
Wir haben einen wunderschönen Urlaub in einer Traumgegend verlebt und vermissen schon nach einer Woche die milden Winde, die Kirchturmglocken, das eisgekühle Bier aus der Bar "La Source", die interessanten Märkte (Usez sollte man unbedingt gesehen haben), die macchiageschwängerte Luft rund um den klinisch sauberen Pool, den schmackhaften Wein von der Cotedaux de L'Ardeche und die zirbenden Grillen, einfach paradiesisch.
Und nicht zuletzt die liebevolle, informative und humorvolle Zuwendung von Phil und Tina, die uns Gästen auf unaufdringliche Art zu Teil wurde.
Last but not least: die romatische Szenerie Abend für Abend: Phil` und Tina`s 400-jährige Cottage, dazu die indirekte Beleuchtung des "Mühl"grabens und der Große Wagen am sternenklaren Himmel direkt über dem Dach des Hauses ...

... und die Glocken zeigen an, dass schon wieder eine Stunde vergangen ist, leider schon wieder vorbei. Ob wir kommen würden, natürlich!

Conny & Andreas
  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2010
  • Stayed: Jul 2010
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
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Le Fleuriste
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p91785
+33 0475897321
St Sauveur de Cruzieres Les Vans area
Wuppertal
5

Wohlfühlen pur!

  • 5 of 5
Wir haben im Mitte Juni insgesamt eine Woche bei Phil und Tina verbracht, 3 Tage im "Le Fleuriste" und 4 Tage im "La Cave aux Vins". Beide Wohnungen waren traumhaft, geschmackvoll und hochwertig ausgestattet, es hat uns wirklich an nichts gefehlt.

Die Umgebung ist mehr als abwechslungsreich und wir haben mit Motorrad großartige Touren gemacht.
  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2010
  • Stayed: Jun 2010
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
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Le Fleuriste
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+33 0475897321
St Sauveur de Cruzieres Les Vans area
Düsseldorf, Deutschland
5

Traumhaft schöne Urlaubstage!

  • 5 of 5
Wir können von unserem Aufenthalt nur das Beste berichten: Die Wohnung, sowie die gesamte Anlage sind top gepflegt und mit viel Liebe zum Detail hergerichtet worden. Die Besitzer sind sehr nett und helfen auch mit Ausflugs- oder Restauranttipps weiter. In der unmittelbaren Umgebung befindet sich mit Barjac (10 Minuten mit dem Auto) ein sehr schönes Dorf - hier Freitag Vormittags unbedingt den Markt besuchen! Zum Pont D´Arc (15 Minuten) und der Aven d´Orgnac (25 Minuten) gelangt man ebenfalls recht schnell. Insofern liegt die Wohnung sehr zentral in der wunderschönen Landschaft. Und zum Bäcker benötigt man ca. 50 Schritte - was will man mehr?!
  • Submitted: Jun 18, 2010
  • Stayed: May 2010
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Families with Young Children
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Map

Map

Nearest Airport
80 Kilometres
Nimes
Nearest Ferry
990 Kilometres
Calais
Nearest Train
8 Kilometres
Saint Ambroix
Nearest Motorway
50 Kilometres
A7 at Bollene / Pont Saint Esprit
Nearest Beach
100 Kilometres
La Grande-Motte
Nearest Barpub
50 Metres
Le Bigoud' Café in the village
Nearest Restaurant
50 Metres
Le Bigoud' Café
Car: recommended

Enjoy the warmth and sunshine of Southern France, relax by our large pool and canoe or kayak the famous Gorges de l'Ardeche. Stay in one of our comfortable, character gites and you are well placed to enjoy a very special holiday. The Gorges de l'Ardeche are an easy 30 minute drive, Avignon and the Palais des Papes is nearby. The area enjoys many other interesting attractions and colourful markets.

Our village, Saint-Sauveur-de-Cruzieres has many old stone buildings and a small river flowing through its heart. Across the road from our Mas and gites is the boulangerie and we are a few steps from two bar - restaurants. We overlook the countryside with its vineyards and olive groves and dramatic hills in the near distance. Our climate is Mediterranean and we enjoy plenty of sunshine.

Our stone buildings resemble an old hamlet and are centred round its courtyards and a small spring that flows through the property, our colourful garden has lavender, olives, thyme, rosemary and the spectacular Oleander.

It would take many visits to see all the local attractions. There are grottos and caves to explore, plenty of castles and medieval villages and towns with their colourful markets to choose from.

The area is very popular with walkers & cyclists.

The Cevennes are a short drive away. Here, serious hikers can face challenging trails through the rugged and dramatic scenery.

The rivers Ardeche, Ceze, and Chassezac all have gorges to visit, swim or canoe through.

Other Activities: Canoeing, kayaking, rock climbing, sightseeing, visiting markets & just relaxing!

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Availability & Rates

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St Sauveur de Cruzieres Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Autumn 2014
Aug 30 2014 - Dec 19 2014
5 night minimum stay
€80
€495
 
 
Christmas & N Yr 2014/5
Dec 20 2014 - Jan 2 2015
5 night minimum stay
€120
€790
 
 
Winter 2015
Jan 3 2015 - Mar 27 2015
5 night minimum stay
€80
€495
 
 
Spring 2015
Mar 28 2015 - May 29 2015
5 night minimum stay
€80
€495
 
 
Summer 2015
May 30 2015 - Aug 28 2015
7 night minimum stay
€825
 
 
Autumn 2015
Aug 29 2015 - Dec 18 2015
5 night minimum stay
€80
€495
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit €200
Stay tax €0.55 per night, per person. This amount will be due to the owner upon arrival. Does not apply to children under 15 years.
Notes Security deposits will be refunded within 7 days of departure, subject to inspection.
We send you a contract when you make a reservation, all payments will be acknowledged.
Only those people stated on the contract will be admitted to the gite. Our gites sleep two people only.
Arrival times are between 16:00 and 19:00, unless previously agreed. We request departure between 08:30 &10:30.

Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Amenities

St Sauveur de Cruzieres Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage (terraced)
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 23 m²
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Village
Theme:
  • Sports & Activities
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
General:
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Heating
  • Washing Machine
  • Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Grill
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Kitchenette
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator
  • Freezer
  • Stove
  • Oven
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double
  • The bedroom is equipped with air conditioning. We have carefully chosen high quality bed linen with comfort in mind and we have also provided a traditional Provence-style pure cotton quilt.
Entertainment:
  • Television
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Radio
Outside:
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Barbecue
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Terrace
  • 2 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • not suitable for children
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • forests
  • museums
  • ruins
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • walking
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • bird watching
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • swimming
  • mountain biking
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • tennis
  • spelunking
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
Notes:
Washing machine, drying racks, iron & ironing board are available to guests.
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