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Individual apartments in chateau in 200 acres of Cevennes National Park - Le Colombier (2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5)

Bedrooms 2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Heated Pool
  • Internet



Le Colombier (2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5)

Steps from the inner courtyard lead to a large living room with a corner kitchen. French windows provide immediate access to an outside eating area and to the terraces above the pool. The bathroom is in the tower adjoining the living room. An open stairway leads up to a spacious bedroom. There is an additional small bedroom in the tower accessed through a low doorway.

1 living room with double sofa bed. Kitchen corner with gas cooker and fridge.

1 bathroom. 1 large bedroom with double bed and one single bed. 1 tower room with single bed. One other similar sized apartment is available for rental: "La Source". Please check owners' website (see below).

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About the property


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.

Meg Campbell
Member since: 2008
Speaks English, French
Calendar last updated:
19 May, 2018

Guestbook comments from the owner

Fantastic holiday at Bussas! Wonderful sunshine - table tennis, family games of football and boules, kayaking under the Pont du Gard. Walks and paddling in the river. We will be definitely be back!
Aug 2017
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Available Rentals

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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 2018. 6% reduction on booking of whole Château before end of January 2018.


Accommodation and facilities for Le Colombier (2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5)in L'Estréchure in Gard

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • Self-catering
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • rural
  • Internet
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Golf ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • autumn foliage
  • forests
  • playground
  • pond
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse 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
  • rafting
  • swimming
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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Le Colombier (2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5)
average rating of 5.0 based on 3 reviews

Fabulous stay in Bussas

  • 5 of 5

The Chateau is truly situated in an amazing surrounding. The entire property and its gardens and pool are renovated with respect and good taste and are well-maintained. We had relaxing and joyfull holidays! Of all the holidays spent in France , it was the best one! We certainly recommend it!

  • Review Submitted: 05-Aug-2015
  • Date of Stay: July 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Une semaine au calme !!

  • 5 of 5

Un petit séjour d'une semaine dans un endroit très paisible, un accueil comme si on était un peu des amis de la famille, le logement (la Clède) très bien équipé, très agréable à vivre, une piscine pour se rafraichir le soir, des kilomètres de sentiers pour randonner...

Quelques discussions bien plaisantes (parfois en anglais) avec nos hôtes et les autres clients, de grandes discussions avec le couple de gardiens (Liliane et Bernard)...

De vraie vacances ...

Merci à Meg et Duncan de leur accueil !!!

See you soon !!!

  • Review Submitted: 23-Sep-2016
  • Date of Stay: August 2016
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your very kind review. We thoroughly enjoyed meeting you both and are so glad you enjoyed your Bussas holiday. We hope you will be able to visit us again one day. With kindest regards, Meg
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Nearest Airport
80 Kilometres
Car: necessary

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.


Nearest beach 1.5 hours drive.


Nimes airport 75 mins.

Montpellier airport 90 mins.

Avignon (nearest TGV) 90 mins.

Alès (nearest station) 40 mins.


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.