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Village House Prades



Updated: 17-Aug-2016
Sleeps 4. 2 Bedrooms. 1 Bathroom.

Located in an area of spectacular beauty, the house has been restored with great character, is located in a quiet location yet close to town and amenities. A large first floor rear terrace overlooks a copse and stream, giving guests the impression that they are in the forest. An electrically operated awning turns the terrace into an outdoor room that is perfect for relaxing or eating. Well equipped kitchen with dining area, open tread spiral staircase to upper floor, A cosy sitting room with sofabed has french doors to a second terrace. Garden, laundry room and secure off road parking. Separate apartment sleeps 2\3 and is ideal for a family with teenage children or two families holidaying together.

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

About the Owner

Speaks English, French

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From the Owner

My husband was a textile engineer who worked in Prades for a year in the 1970's. When he returned to the UK, we kept in touch with the friends he had made and were invited back to stay for holidays. We loved the area but soon realised that we could not continue to accept their generosity and wanting to continue visiting the area we decided to buy a house. We have transformed and extended the house over many years whilst maintaing the character of this late 19th century property. The first floor terrace and apartment below was added to the house in 2007.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Lyon at 150 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : Prades at 1 Kilometres Nearest Ferry : Calais at 700 Kilometres Nearest Train : Valence TGV at 80 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : Autoroute du sud at 50 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : Lalevade at 1 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Lalevade at 1 Kilometres Car: necessary

local markets every day; night markets in summer; safe patrolled beach in village with toilets and pop up cafe in summer holidays. Olympic outdoor swimming pool and spa within 5kms, tennis courts in the village; canoeing in river Ardeche, good selection of shops in the village including a large Intermarche. Self-guided wine tours, casino at Vals, walks through spectacular scenery. World heritage 30,000 year old caves just opened in Southern Ardeche.


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4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £150

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Updated: 17-Aug-2016
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From the Owner

The house exudes a sense of peace and tranquility. We never tire of waking up in the morning to the birdsong. Standing on the 1st floor terrace looking out on to the countryside gives one a feeling of actually being amongst the wildlife. The house also enjoys being close to local amenities and shops so it truly enjoys the best of all worlds.

Property Type

  • house


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


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


  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...


  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area


  • Books ...


  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • rural
  • village


  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • swimming
  • tennis


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath with Shower
  • Main bathroom has a shower over the bath with a quality shower unit. There is a separate toilet and wash basin on the lower floor.


  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2
  • Master bedroom with double bed and views over the fields and adjoining bathroom is on the top floor, reached by a spiral staircase. Bedroom 2 is on the lower floor adjoining the sitting room and has 2 full size bunk beds. In addition, there is a sofabed in the sitting room with double mattress.


  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles
  • Terrace ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Tennis ...


  • Self-catering

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website


  • This is a beautiful area - rural but not isolated. Traditional french markets locally several times a week. Tourist information available at the house. Many good walks and cycle trails nearby. Vals (5 kms) has a casino, spa, Olympic size swimming pool and many sophisticated restaurants, as well as children's entertainment. Aubenas (8kms) is full of atmosphere with cobbled streets leading up to the Dome, unusual shops and many restaurants. There are many outdoor and indoor tourist attractions in Ardeche.

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