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Secluded Château in 200 acres of Cevennes National Park - Le four a pain (1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2)

Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview


Details
Property
apartment
Sleeps
2
Bedrooms
1
Bathrooms
1
Minimum Stay
7 nights

Description

L'Estréchure Apartment Rental Photos and Description

Château de Bussas, (or apartments), Cevennes National Park, Gard, Languedoc, France - South-Facing Swimming Pool, River, Spectacular Scenery

The Château provides an ideal setting for a relaxing holiday with its south-facing pool overlooking a secluded valley. It has been divided into 5 separate self-contained apartments, each with its own outside eating area and designed for independent living. The apartments can be rented individually or in any combination for groups. The main apartment has a spacious reception and dining area that is ideal for large parties. The tranquil valley of Bussas offers a perfect retreat. It is in the heart of the Cévennes, an area of unspoilt beauty and outstanding wild life. Walkers and mountain bikers can enjoy the trails through the hills and the majestic scenery stretching towards the Mediterranean to the south and the Massif Central to the north. The resident caretaker and his wife look after the property and guests. They have an organic garden providing fresh vegetables. They can also offer baby-sitting and extra cleaning by arrangement.

Details for Le four a pain (1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2) 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2, 1 Bathroom

Le Four a Pain is a converted bread oven house which adjoins the Château. French doors open out onto its own terrace on the ground floor, with a small kitchen/living room. Up a steep wooden staircase lies the large double bedroom and bathroom. There is also a shower/WC on the ground floor.

1 living/kitchen. 1 shower room/WC. 1 bedroom with double bed. 1 bathroom.

One other similar sized apartment is available for rental: "La Lucarne". Please check owners' website (see below).


Owner
Meg Campbell
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english, french
Calendar last updated:
November 23, 2016
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Reviews

Le four a pain (1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2)
average rating of 5.0 based on 1 reviews
United Kingdom
5

French Perfection

  • 5 of 5

We were looking for somewhere tranquil ‘away from it all’. We weren’t disappointed.

We had one of the most relaxing and enjoyable holidays it is possible to imagine.

The chateau is secluded and very private. It sits in a private valley surrounded by forested hills. It is a fabulous drive up into the mountains from St Jean Du Gard - a lovely French town with all the facilities you need.

We stayed in the ‘bread oven’ which is perfect for two. It is well equipped and very comfortable. The pool and terrace are superb and we were blessed with fabulous weather. The owners were holidaying in the main chateau and are the most wonderful hosts. There is even a games room if the weather was slightly inclement.

It is an easy drive to Nimes, Pont Du Gard or Avignon all of which make for great day trips.

If you’re looking for something very special then Chateau Bussas is just the ticket!

  • Submitted: Aug 25, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Special interest holidays:

Walking, trekking and bird watching within the domaine.

Mountain biking, canoeing down the Pont du Gard, riding and tennis can all be arranged locally.

Coast/Beach:

Nearest beach 1.5 hours drive.

Travel:

Nimes airport 75 mins.

Montpellier airport 90 mins.

Avignon (nearest TGV) 90 mins.

Alès (nearest station) 40 mins.

Distances:

Nearest village: l'Estrechure, 3 km (a pleasant walk along the River Gardon).

Nearest town: St Jean du Gard, 7 km.

Day expeditions can easily be made to historic and cultural centres such as Montpellier, Nîmes, Arles, Uzès and Avignon; also to the Camargue and the Mediterranean.

Further Details:

Nearest boulangerie, bar and restaurant in l'Estrechure (7 mins).

Main shops, supermarket, doctors, banks, dentists in St Jean du Gard (10 mins). The local market is on Tuesdays and Saturdays.

A wide range of restaurants to suit all budgets is available within the area.

Rates & Availability

L'Estréchure Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
LowSeason
Sep 10 2016 - Dec 9 2016
7 night minimum stay
$391
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
A deposit at time of booking is required for each week of letting.
The final payment together with the refundable breakages/cleaning deposit is due 8 weeks before the letting.
If the full payment is not received by the due date, the company may cancel the reservation.
All cheques to be made payable to Domaine de Bussas Ltd and sent to Meg Campbell at 98 Campden Hill Road, London W8 7AP

Changeover Day:
Bookings are from Saturday 17.00 to Saturday 10.30 This can be flexible for last minute bookings.

Notes on prices:
Prices are for the property(s) per week in UK pounds. 4% reduction for bookings of individual apartments made before the end of February 2013. 6% reduction on booking of whole Château before end of January 2013.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

L'Estréchure Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Rural
General:
  • Internet
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Shower room 1 - shower
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
Outside:
  • Golf ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • forests
  • playground
  • pond
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • swimming
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: There is a shared laundry room (washing machine and dryer), telephone and WIFI. The Château is centrally heated. Wood is supplied for the large open fireplace. Local catering firms can supply meals by arrangement. Outside: South facing swimming pool (11x4 metres), solar heated for early and late seasons. Trout stream for fishing and swimming. Separate games room with table tennis and bar-football. Children's climbing frame. Extensive terraces for outside eating and relaxing. Shared pool-side barbecue with charcoal grill.

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