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Stunning Farmhouse in Provence with Private Pool In Salazac

People8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms4
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Private Pool
  • Internet
  • Parking

Overview

About the property

4 Bedroom, 3 Bathroom

The farmhouse is modernised and decorated simply in the local style to a high order. All accommodation is located on the ground floor. Spacious open plan living/dining area with fully equipped kitchen and 4 double bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms and shower room. Outside BBQ, loungers and dining furniture - perfect for al fresco dining and vine covered bower for shade. The land to the north and east of the house is also part of the property. Wonderful markets with local produce, restaurants, vineyards (St Gervais, Chateauneuf du Pape), canoeing, walking, horse riding and fishing. The famous spectacular Ardeche gorges, the Orgnac and Chauvet caves and many historical sights are all within easy reach - Uzes, Avignon, Nimes, Orange, Cevennes National Park, Camargue National Park. And the Mediterranean coast is just one hour drive away.


Owner
Jane
Member since: 2012
Speaks English, French
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
4 December, 2017

About Jane

We converted this barn nearly 30 years ago into what is now our much loved family holiday home . We have 4 children who have spent many Summers here and we all love the house and area and are still exploring new places after nearly 30 years .

Jane purchased this farmhouse in 1987

Why Jane chose Salazac

Beautiful setting in quite rural Provence - with it's fantastic markets for local produce for wonderful barbecues and long lazy evenings outside . Wonderful wine tasting all around.

What makes this farmhouse unique

You can appreciate the beauty of this stunning provencal farmhouse whilst sunbathing or floating in the pool with views down the valley ........

Only 10 minutes to the impressive Ardeche river with amazing gorges and fantastic walks and canoeing trips. Many day trips in every direction to the med coast, Cevennes national park and historical sights of Nimes, Arles, Orange, Vaison la Romaine, Avignon etc

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday farmhouse in Salazac in Gard

Property Type:
  • farmhouse
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • rural
  • village
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Fireplace
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Mobile Phone
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Shower Enclosure
    Room 4 -
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Tennis ...
  • 6 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
Attractions:
  • caves
  • churches
  • forests
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • bay fishing
  • whitewater rafting

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Stunning Farmhouse in Provence with Private Pool In Salazac
average rating of 4.875 based on 8 reviews
4

Lovely setting and a challenging Ardeche!

  • 4 of 5

Lovely setting although the outside of the property looked a little unloved. We had to clean the algae off the swimming pool steps and some of the slabbing around the pool was unfinished.

The inside of the house had a lovely kitchen and sitting area. The bedrooms badly needed an update with the curtains and sheets. Although the floors and kitchen surfaces were clean there were many areas which had either dust or cob webs.

When we arrived the weather was relatively warm, However the next three days were quite cool (never above 20 C). Night temperatures dropped as low as 5C during this period. Unfortunately during these evenings the sitting area became cool and we had to ring the owner to find out where the logs were for the log burner. At night the bed linen was inadequate for these low temperatures and we had to request duvets which were delivered promptly. This made the first few nights less comfortable than we would have liked.

With temperatures on the low side we postponed our kayaking down the Ardeche.

Instead we visited one of the many sites of interest. We spent a day in Avignon visiting the Palais des Papes and the Pont Saint Benezet. Well worth the journey of 50 minutes.

With the weather improving we hired kayaks and did a relatively short journey from Vallon Pont d' Arc down to Chames. The kayaks were of the sit on type so we got thoroughly soaked. The following day having found our river legs we went for the biggy and kayaked from Chames to St Martin d'Ardeche. This was a mind blowing experience which I do not think I will be repeating. At one stage there appeared to be more people in the water than in kayaks. I was little surprised at the lack of information given by the hire companies - virtually none. The map provided went soggy after the second rapid and hence we had no means of foreseeing the hazards. There were occasions when after seeing the hazard on the rapid it was too late to take avoiding action because of the strength of the current. No crash hats were provided and no tips for survival.

We then took it easy for a few days, visiting local vine yards and eating out. All very enjoyable.

Why give it a 4 star - plenty to do in a beautiful environment; hence the title.

  • Review Submitted: 25-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Rustic retreat

  • 5 of 5

The house in Salazac is perfectly placed within the region to visit all the key sights and has restaurants and shops within a short drive . This is a particularly beautiful part of the Ardeche with such little occupation and light pollution you can see the Milky Way spread across the night sky right above the Gite . If you are looking for urban luxury and fitted furniture this is not the place for you , comfy and rustic best describes this house along with a rather large private pool . If you have a romantic soul and can see the joy in ancient stone walls and enjoy the silence only broken by an evening breeze this is the place for you .

  • Review Submitted: 18-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

A perfect villa in the best surroundings

  • 5 of 5

Wow

Just wow. Amazing region and the accommodation is simply sublime. Top marks all round

  • Review Submitted: 21-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Fabulous Central Base

  • 5 of 5

We have just returned from spending two weeks at this great property. The owner has carefully retained all the positive features of an old stone farmhouse but has combined them with the essentials of modern living. On arrival, the house was warm and clean. Little details, such as there being washing up liquid, tablets for the dishwasher and washing machine, sufficient toilet rolls, ice in the freezer, clean tea towels, wi-fi, all added up to make a very homely welcome to this lovely property. The beds are comfortable, as is the lounge furniture. Having visited over the Easter holidays, the evenings were chilly and it was lovely having the wood burning stove rather than having to use the electric heaters. The kitchen is well equipped and the knives are sharp!- plenty of cookware, crockery and glassware. A fantastic base for a relaxing holiday or to explore the area - there are lots of leaflets of places to visit and walks to try, both from the house and further afield.

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  • Review Submitted: 19-May-2015
  • Date of Stay: April 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great holiday!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful holiday at Salazar.. The house was well appointed and the pool was great. We very much enjoyed our dinners outside by candlelight and fantastic walks from the house with stunning views . There is plenty to do in the area and the Ardeche gorges are less than 10 minutes away . Canoeing down the Ardeche river is quite spectacular. We will definitely be booking another stay in the near future !

  • Review Submitted: 18-May-2015
  • Date of Stay: July 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Wonderful relaxing stay!

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful house (and weather!)- despite Jane's great advice of many places to visit nearby/ things to do, my kids couldn't tear themselves away from the pool! The house was clean, well equipped and fit my family of 6 very comfortably. We hope to return next year!

  • Review Submitted: 23-Feb-2015
  • Date of Stay: July 2014
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Location

Nearest Airport
70 Kilometres
Nimes
Nearest Barpub
5 Kilometres
St Julien de Peyrolas
Nearest Ferry
150 Kilometres
marseilles
Nearest Golf
29 Kilometres
uzes
Nearest Motorway
33 Kilometres
Bollene
Nearest Restaurant
5 Kilometres
St Julien de Peyrolas
Nearest Beach
130 Kilometres
Carnon / St marie de la Mer
Car: necessary

Stunning Provencale farmhouse with private pool (10 m x 5 m with Roman steps ) in a beautiful rural hilltop setting on outskirts medieval village, affording a combination of ambience and privacy. Set amongst Cote du Rhone vineyards with panoramic views to the North.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday farmhouse in Salazac, Gard

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
winter
24 Sep 2017 - 25 May 2018
4 night minimum stay
£371
for 4 nights
£650
 
 
6
26 May 2018 - 22 Jun 2018
5 night minimum stay
£643
for 5 nights
£900
 
 
7
23 Jun 2018 - 6 Jul 2018
6 night minimum stay
£1,029
for 6 nights
£1,200
 
 
8
7 Jul 2018 - 20 Jul 2018
6 night minimum stay
£1,200
for 6 nights
£1,400
 
 
9
21 Jul 2018 - 24 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,790
for 7 nights
£1,790
 
 
10
25 Aug 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,600
for 7 nights
£1,600
 
 
sept
1 Sep 2018 - 28 Sep 2018
5 night minimum stay
£643
for 5 nights
£900
 
 
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
£464
for 5 nights
£650
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £250

£250 returnable breakages deposit

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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