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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 an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
May 22, 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:
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • not suitable for children
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • River
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • 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
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

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(23 traveler reviews)

Charming cottage 2 people in classified site, THE HEART OF THE GORGES OF ARDECHE.
average rating of 4.9565215 based on 27 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: Apr 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: Oct 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: Mar 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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5

bonnes vacances a Chames

  • 5 of 5

Nous avons passé une superbe semaine à Chames . Le gîte est confortable , bien équipé , très propre et très bien situé à l'entrée des gorges de l'Ardèche . Le hameau est authentique , calme , très proche du pont d'arc et à quelques kms de Vallon Pont d'arc .

Mme Vilemin est attentive à ce que le séjour soit agréable : des produits locaux sont offerts à notre arrivée et une documentation fournie est à notre disposition dans le gîte .

En résumé : une adresse à retenir absolument !

  • Submitted: May 27, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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5

Calme assuré et paysages magnifiques.

  • 5 of 5

Confortable et bien aménagé . Propre et bien situé. Je le recommande sans soucis.

  • Submitted: May 5, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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5

Vacances très agréables

  • 5 of 5

Nous avons passé d'excellentes vacances à Châmes, gite très agréable, dans un joli petit village, idéal pour les amoureux de calme et de nature. Nous sommes très bien accueillis par la propriétaire, ses conseils sur la région sont précieux.Location à recommander.

  • Submitted: Dec 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
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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

Vallon-Pont-d'Arc Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
EUR
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Printemps
Mar 25 2017 - May 26 2017
3 night minimum stay
$87
From
$87
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$436
 
 
Juin
May 27 2017 - Jun 30 2017
7 night minimum stay
$436
 
 
Début de saison
Jul 1 2017 - Jul 14 2017
7 night minimum stay
$599
 
 
Haute saison Juillet
Jul 15 2017 - Aug 18 2017
7 night minimum stay
$708
 
 
Moyenne saison
Aug 19 2017 - Aug 25 2017
7 night minimum stay
$599
 
 
Eté indien
Aug 26 2017 - Sep 15 2017
7 night minimum stay
$490
 
 
Septembre-Octobre
Sep 16 2017 - Oct 27 2017
3 night minimum stay
$87
From
$87
Fri,Sat,Sun
$436
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$87
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Stay tax $0.65 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 50€.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
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