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Old Mairie (Town Hall) In Small Hamlet In The Gard



Updated: 16-Oct-2016
4 Double Bedrooms 3 bathrooms Detached House Swimming Pool wifi

Completely renovated this typically French house has been used in the past as a schoolhouse and was formerly the Mairie for St Hippolyte de Montaigu (old town hall). There is space to park two large cars in front of the house. Adjacent is the old Mairie car park which has plenty of space for parking and now mostly doubles as a large pétanque pitch! The front garden has a table with chairs and a parasol. The house has a salon, a kitchen/dining room, four double bedrooms and three shower/bathrooms, (one bedroom and shower room is situated on the ground floor). The salon has a large LCD TV and working fireplace. There is an airy kitchen/dining room with double doors opening onto a patio with a table seating 8, complete with parasol. The kitchen is fully equipped with range cooker, American style fridge freezer, dishwasher & microwave. There is a washing machine in the laundry room which is accessed from the front garden. At the end of the kitchen there is a short corridor leading to a double bedroom (4) with wardrobe and a bathroom equipped with walk in shower, hand basin and toilet. The bedroom also has double doors that open onto the patio. From the hallway the original stone stair case rises to the 1st floor where there are three further bedrooms and two shower/bathrooms. The master bedroom (1) has a large built in wardrobe and an en-suite bathroom with toilet, washbasin and walk in shower. There are two twin bedrooms (2+3) with wardrobes, which share the third bathroom with a combined bath/shower, toilet and washbasin. At the back of the house there is a patio, gated 8 x 4m swimming pool and gravelled garden. Wi Fi box located in office/hall. 2 baby cots and a high chair also available. The village has a small shop within a short walk from the house which sells fresh fruit, vegetables and bread.

  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

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About the Owner

Doctor and wife with two grown up children. Bought the house last year as a getaway and for fun in the sun!

Speaks English, French

17 Reviews

based on 17 holidaymaker reviews


beautiful as ever

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed here before and whatever time of year we've stayed here ( July to December ) stay has been marvellous

  • Review Submitted: Oct 22, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Dreamy, Provencal home

  • 5 of 5

My family and I enjoyed a most relaxing week in what can only be described as one of the most beautiful regions of France in the most delightful house.

Our host and contact was helpful and on hand to help with questions. The house itself was simply charming, the photographs do not do it justice; lovely kitchen which was well stocked and lovely modern bathrooms. The pool area was especially lovely.

The area itself was very quiet and pretty with beautiful Uzes a 10 minute drive away. The house was also well located for drives to Nimes and St Remy and other wonderful sites. I would highly recommend this house and hope to return again.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 4, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Lovely house and a great holiday

  • 5 of 5

We loved this characterful house. The pool was used every day.

The nearby town of Uzes is well worth a visit, with a superb market on Weds and Sats.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 17, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Perfect house near Uzes

  • 5 of 5

Just returned from a week at L'Ancienne Mairie with 3 children aged 2, 7 and 17. Was absolutely perfect for everyone. The house is beautiful - more so than the pictures convey. The pool is big enough to swim and have fun and our 7 year old's confidence improved dramatically during the week. Location is spot on and ideal for nipping into Uzes and also as a base for Avignon etc. The numerous local wine caves are well worth a visit and we appear to have returned home with a year's supply... The arrangements themselves couldn't have been easier. Marco was exceptionally helpful and responsive to any queries ahead of the trip and Emma ( based locally) was really friendly and generous in her assistance during the stay. Just a great holiday and we will certainly be returning. Thank you.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 27, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Beautiful house in a wonderful location

  • 5 of 5

We have just returned from a wonderful holiday staying in this fantastic property. The house is very spacious with each room tastefully decorated with everything you need to enjoy your stay. We loved the original features of the house, the impressive hallway, staircase and living room give a luxury feel yo the house as well as the cosy bedrooms and super en suits and bathroom with fantastic showers!!

The pool area is a delight! We had plans to do much for exploring than we actually did as it was too tempting to relax and enjoy the house and pool which gets the majority of sun throughout the day. The gardens are also very lovely and we enjoyed sitting at the front of the property as much as the back.

We were a party of four with two toddlers and the house and location were perfect for us. We really enjoyed exploring Uzes which had a great market on Saturday. Marco was extremely helpful ensuring we had everything we needed for our stay and Emma (house manager) who was very friendly was on hand to help us if we needed anything whilst away.

It really is a special place to stay and we hope to go back!!

Thank you for our stay


  • Review Submitted: Jul 1, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Erholsamer Sommerurlaub in toller Umgebung

  • 4 of 5

Wir hatten 2 wunderschöne Wochen in dem alten Rathaus. Das Haus ist liebevoll renoviert. Der Außenbereich mit der schönen überdachten Terrasse und dem Liegebereich um den Pool ist ebenfalls sehr schön. Wir haben es genossen in der großen Küche mit direkten Zugang zur Terrasse zu kochen. Das Umland ist ebenfalls sehr schön, viele Märkte, Wein- und Olivenölverköstigung und mit Uzes ein Ort mit viel Flair.

Die Matratzen in den Betten sind etwas durchgelegen und müssten mal ausgetauscht werden.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 4, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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From the Owner

We were looking in the Uzes area - beautiful unspoilt French town with easy plane/train access. Sarah saw the house on the internet and fell in love with it. By the time we got to Uzes the British owners had taken it off the market and we had to persuade them to show us around and re-consider selling it. The house surpassed our web-based expectations and we were lucky enough to buy it.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Garons Airport, Nimes at 59.5 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : L'Authentic, St Siffrett at 2.2 Kilometres Nearest Golf : Golf Club d' Uzes at 3 Kilometres Nearest Train : Avignon at 41.8 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : Tout Simplement, Flaux at 1.9 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Les Stes Maries de la Mer (river beaches closer++) at 80 Kilometres Car: necessary

The old Mairie (town hall) of a small hamlet 7km from the historic town of Uzes, approx 40 mins from Avignon. Uzes has numerous restaurants and cafes, a fabulous twice weekly market in the Place aux Herbes and a castle (Le Duche d'Uzes). You can also enjoy magnificent view of Uzes and the surrounding area from the top of the Bermond Tower. Other nearby attractions include the Pont du Gard, Avignon and Montpelier.


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Easter 2017
1 Apr 2017 - 21 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Early Summer 2017
24 Jun 2017 - 14 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Peak 2017
15 Jul 2017 - 8 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Late summer 2017
9 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £300

30% non-refundable deposit on booking.
Balance of payment due 6 weeks prior to holiday.
£300 refundable deposit due 2 weeks prior to holiday.

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From the Owner

L'Anciennce Mairie is a beautiful building. If the shutters are kept closed the thick walls ensure that the interior stays cool in the summer and the efficient central heating keeps it warm in the winter. During summer activity is largely centred around the patio and swimming pool but the salon and garden provide quiet areas for reading etc. The swimming pool has 4 easy access wide steps at the shallow end which are very useful for small children or adults who have difficulty using a standard bathing ladder. Uzes is a hidden gem situated in the Gard not far from Avignon and Provence. A lovely small historic town with numerous cafes and restaurants. It's a great place to wind down and relax.

Property Type

  • house


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove


  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool ...


  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility ...

Location Type

  • rural
  • village


  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • swimming
  • tennis


  • Bathroom 3 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure, Ground floor bathroom. Access from kitchen and bedroom 4
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Bath with Shower, Bathroom 1st floor for occupants of bedrooms 2 + 3,
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure, Ensuite bathroom for master bedroom


  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Master bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed, Ensuite bathroom with shower. 1st Floor
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed, Twin room. 1st floor. Beds can be pushed together.
  • Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed, Twin room. 1st floor. Beds can be pushed together.
  • Bedroom 4 - 1 Large Double Bed, 'Ensuite' bathroom with shower and direct access to patio.
  • All bedrooms have wardrobes


  • Terrace
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue


  • Self-catering


  • Sheets and towels, including swimming pool towels are included in the price. We have 1 baby cot available, parents can decide which bedroom they prefer to locate it in.

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