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Charming cottage 2 people in classified site, THE HEART OF THE GORGES OF ARDECHE.

Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Half Baths1
Space 344 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

HAMLET AND CHARMING COTTAGE, Ardèche 5 minutes walk!

Exceptional location for this small cottage for 2 persons in the hamlet of Châmes which satisfy lovers of nature and old stones. Located in the listed site of Pont d'Arc and at the edge of the Natural Reserve of Ardèche Gorges, the interior of the house has been completely renovated (April 2011).

The accommodation in the heart of the hamlet, is a firm part of the 18th century. You have a well equipped kitchen and a bedroom with bedding 160x200, separate shower and toilet. You have access to a terraced patio sheltered private non overlooking the cliffs of the Ardèche Gorges and quiet.

No need to load your luggage, the bed will be made on arrival. Bed linen and towels are provided free of charge (except promotional periods). Also in order to preserve the site, you will find all products for hygiene and maintenance (ecolabel).

The proximity of the Ardèche River and the Pont d'Arc are the main assets of the lodging of Châmes. Starting point for many hikes, you are only 5 minutes walk from the river, in the Natural Reserve, where you have access to all aquatic outdoor activities: canoeing, swimming, fishing.

The Mediterranean climate ensures plenty of sunshine, often with a gentle back end, it's not for nothing that India was talking about!

Vallon Pont d'Arc is 6 km, you will find all the shops and services. To get there in July and August, a free shuttle is available to guests by the municipality.

The oldest cave paintings were discovered 20 years ago, a few hundred meters from the hamlet of Châmes in the Chauvet Cave. The return of space (just 11 km) long awaited the cave was opened April 25, 2015. Visitors will discover with emotion the cave lions, woolly rhinoceroses, horses and mammoths, sublimely Aurignacian traced by our ancestors. The freshness sensations, humidity, odors and darkness that characterize the original cave are faithfully reproduced ... The visit will startling realism.

soon in Ardèche!

More Details

Owner
Pascale Villemin
Member since: 2011
Speaks: french
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 12, 2017

Amenities

Vallon-Pont-d'Arc Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 344 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Max. adults: 2
  • Min. age of primary renter: 20
  • Not suitable for children
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Le ménage final est à la charge du locataire qui doit restituer le logement avec la même qualité de propreté qu'à l'entrée dans les lieux.
  • Possibilité d'option ménage final pour un montant de 60€.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • River
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Parking
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Vacuum Cleaner
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 3 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Half Bath
  • - shower
    - toilet
  • Towels for two persons is provided.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • - 1 queen
  • Pastel colors, embroidered linen, the room is equipped with a 160x200 bedding and bed will be made on arrival (bed linen is provided for free). The bedroom window is facing east where you only hear the birds singing, despite the proximity of the tourist bustle of the summer season. You have a large closet with wardrobe and drawers.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • Radio
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Terrace
  • 2 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • volcano
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • bowling center
  • disco club
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • hydrotherapy
  • naturism
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • water sports
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • spelunking
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
The location of the cottage Châmes will delight nature lovers and hikers. The Ardèche Gorges are known for the descent of the river by canoe but they offer many other opportunities for non-motorized discovery, whether by boat, on foot, caving or climbing. The assembly formed by the Pont d'Arc and the Ardèche Gorges is one of the most remarkable natural sites in France, combining landscape of cliffs covered with scrub and holm oak forest. Since 1980, the Ardèche Gorges are classified National Nature Reserve. Finally, the gourmets will be delighted: we are in the country picodon, the Ardèche meats, olive oil, chestnuts, nougat and honey. In early summer, you will be charmed by the lavender in bloom. And within 20 km you will discover the charm of the old villages of Balazuc, Labeaume, Saint Montan, Aiguèze ...

Reviews

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Charming cottage 2 people in classified site, THE HEART OF THE GORGES OF ARDECHE.
average rating of 4.827586 based on 33 reviews
5

Simply the best!

  • 5 of 5

The profound depths of history engorged in scenic beauty, grounded in the perfectly peaceful hamlet of Chames, beautiful books provided, the fresh glow of Spring lighting tree tips, happy family splashings beneath the Pont d'Arc, lamb on barbecue, time stands still, then vanishes, then propels us to reluctant memories... Thank you Pascale et al!

  • Submitted: Apr 15, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Well presented cottage with covered terrace in very quiet hamlet just above the Ardeche

  • 5 of 5

Secluded cottage in quiet rural hamlet just above road through the Ardeche gorges. Lots of books about Chauvet cave and lots of maps of the area. Very clean and well equipped. Warm welcome from Pascale. Would stay again.

  • Submitted: Oct 17, 2016
  • Stayed: October 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

séjour trop court malheureusement mais parfait

  • 5 of 5

Gîte soigneusement agencé, trés propre et fonctionnel, idéal pour 2 personnes.Terrasse trés agréable pour les repas et prendre le soleil l'aprés midi

Depaysement total car situé dans un authentique petit village calme et reposant en plein coeur des gorges de l'Ardéche.

Un conseil, allez _y vous ne serez pas déçu

Merci à Pascale pour sa gentillesse et sa disponibilité

Fernand et Marie

  • Submitted: Apr 7, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Je vous remercie pour votre sympathique commentaire, ravie que votre séjour et le gîte aient répondu à vos attentes, Au plaisir de vous accueillir à Châmes une nouvelle fois, Pascale
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4

Urig, originell, abgeschieden Nähe Pont d'Arc

  • 4 of 5

Schöne, saubere Ferienwohnung im kleinen (fast) verlassenen Dorf. Altes teilrenoviertes Haus, nette Vermieterin, Wohnung umfangreich ausgestattet, Terrasse mit Grill. Nur wenige Meter von der Ardeche mit Lokalen, Camping, Kanuvermieter...Wir hatten wunderschöne Tage.

  • Submitted: Sep 10, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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5

Sweet house in tiny old village

  • 5 of 5

The house is very comfortable and had everything we needed for a great stay in the Ardeche region. The house is part of an old village just up the hill from the river Ardeche. We were able to saunter down to the bar restaurant for a cool rose or whatever takes ones fancy.

All perfect. With thanks to Pascale and Alice for welcome information etc.

  • Submitted: Sep 4, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Petit gîte mais confortable

  • 4 of 5

Petit gîte propre et confortable, rien n'y manque, hôtesse accueillante, dans le joli hameau un peu à l'écart. Le lieu de vie est bien sûr la terrasse ("dans son jus"), mais la proximité de la route et des locations de canoés le jour, du camping proche et des voisins la nuit, n'en font pas un endroit aussi silencieux qu'il y paraît. Aller se baigner dans l'Ardèche, à toute heure (coin de baignade sympa à 10 mn), profiter de la navette gratuite qui relie le hameau à Vallon Pont d'Arc, se régaler au meilleur resto du coin ("Le restaurant de Chames", cher mais on se permet des folies en vacances), tout ça sans avoir besoin de la voiture, quand même, c'est pas mal. Merci à Mme Villemin pour les gourmandises à l'arrivée! Le prix assez élevé de la location ne permet pas les 5 étoiles, néanmoins.

  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
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Map

Nearest Airport
90 Kilometres
Nimes
Nearest Barpub
100 Metres
Buvette des trois eaux
Nearest Train
30 Kilometres
Pierrelatte
Nearest Motorway
50 Kilometres
A7 à Montélimar Sud ou à Bollène
Nearest Restaurant
150 Metres
Le 'Restaurant de Châmes'
Nearest Ski
70 Kilometres
La croix de Bauzon
Nearest Beach
200 Metres
Ardèche
Car: necessary

NEAR:

Vallon Pont d'Arc: 6 km (all shops and services).

The location on the map can not properly identify the hamlet Châmes which is on the county 290 towards the scenic route to the Gorges de l'Ardèche, in the listed site of Pont d'Arc. By zooming at the Rouviere you can chose the path that leads to Châmes hamlet in which the house is located.

Ruoms: 14 km

Aubenas: 35 km.

The Ardèche: 200 meters and 5 minutes walk

Shops: Vallon d'Arc Bridges

Restaurants on site

Bread: 200 meters

Main tourist attractions of the lodging of Châmes:

- Entrance to the Natural Reserve of Ardèche Gorges 5 minutes walk

- Classified site of Pont d'Arc at 800m

- Canoe-kayak and start the descent of the Ardèche 5 minutes walk

- Where to swim in the Ardèche 10 minutes walk

- Departures hikes on site

- The 'best' restaurant in the area: on the spot

- Numerous caves nearby: Orgnac, Cave of the Madeleine, Cave of Saint Marcel

- Space restitution of the Chauvet cave (opening spring 2015)

- Permanent exhibition of the Grotte Chauvet in Vallon Pont d'Arc

- Museum of Prehistory in Orgnac

- Departmental Archaeological Museum Alba la Romaine

- Lavender Museum in Saint Remèze

- Villages of character: Labeaume, Balazuc, Aiguèze, Vogue, Saint Montan

- Chassezac Gorges and La Baume

- Therme Vals les Bains 40km

- Spa Neyrac les Bains at 50km

- The source of the Loire Mont Gerbier de Rush

- Local products: honey, nougat, picodons, meats Ardèche, Côtes du Rhône and Vivarais

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Stay tax $0.71 per night, per person. This amount will be due to the owner upon arrival. Does not apply to children under 18 years.

Les tarifs incluent la fourniture des draps et du linge de toilette.
L'électricité est offerte pour les mois de juin à septembre. Le reste de l'année, la consommation sera facturée au tarif en vigueur après relevé du compteur (au delà de 8Kw par jour).
Un soin particulier est apporté au ménage du gîte avant votre arrivée qui doit être rendu dans le même état de propreté. Si vous ne désirez pas vous charger de cette tâche, le service ménage est proposé au tarif de 60€.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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