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Stunning old stone mill in Countryside Near Quissac, Gard, Languedoc-Roussillon



Updated: 09-Oct-2016
Stone Mill House Near Quissac, Gard, Languedoc-Roussillon, France - Charming Stone Mill House With Large Private Pool In Idyllic Rural Location Set In 3 Acres

The Moulin is a restored 18th century stone mill which retains many of its original features, including beams & the mill workings, and which benefits from a modern contemporary interior. Set in a wonderful rural location surrounded by vineyards, it has shady grounds of 3 acres of meadows with a large pool and outdoor patios. The property is mainly flat & grassy & includes a small river with fish! A perfect, tranquil place to get away from it all & relax. Ideal for families, there are lovely walks nearby or further afield in the Cevennes. Plenty of opportunities for canoeing and other river sports on the nearby river Gardon. Bicycles can be hired in Quissac. There are various places to ride horses. Tennis courts are easily available in the nearby towns and villages. Of course many good local vineyards & fascinating villages nearby must be visited.

  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms, 1 Separate Toilet
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

I am a retired prep school teacher. I have five grown up children who have small children and get a lot of pleasure from this house and its facilities. They would all highly recommend a holiday there as it is very relaxing and there is lots to do in the vicinity.

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Speaks English, French, Spanish

2 Reviews

2 holidaymaker reviews


Perfect gite

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely time at your fabulous gite in August. The pool was great , really large and a welcome relief from the heat. Having spent many years staying in gites throughout France this has to be one of our favourites. We loved the wild garden and the outdoor space.

Inside was well equipped and all the rooms were comfortable. The area is fantastic, with plenty to see and do if you are so inclined, but equally we were happy to just lounge by the pool and soak up the sun.

I would definitely recommend this gite to anyone .We have already booked to stay again!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 30, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Highly recommended

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed in a number of properties in France and this has to be one of the best. The house and gardens were as good, if not better, than the descriptions and photos suggest. The terraced areas were ideal for eating outside. The pool area was perfect with sun all day. The large garden with a stream running through suited our dogs perfectly. We were serenaded by exotic bird noises each evening and were fortunate enough to have a hare visit along with a heron.

The service provided by the owner was excellent. The booking process was easy and useful information supplied by e-mail. She even helped us to get some much needed medical assistance while we were on holiday. On arrival the property was clean and the owners friends/agents were welcoming.

The surrounding area was also a pleasure with plenty to suit all tastes. We particularly enjoyed walking both from the door and in the Cevennes, wine tasting and the nearby delightful villages.

All in all a lovely property and a lovely area. I would not hesitate to recommend the property to anyone.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 8, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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From the Owner

It has a large wild garden to explore and a beautiful pool in which to keep cool! The

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Nimes at 40 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : Sauve or Quissac at 5 Kilometres Nearest Golf : Anduze at 14 Kilometres Nearest Train : Nimes at 35 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : Nimes at 35 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : Sauve at 5 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Sete at 70 Kilometres Car: necessary


The Mediterranean coast is 1 to 2 hours' drive away.

The port of Sete is most interesting and has a long open beach nearby. Bouzigues - famous for its delicious oysters - is near Sete.

The Camargue is renowned for its white horses and black bulls. Aigues Mortes is a fascinating historic walled city.


The nearest airport is Nimes 45 mins (Ryanair from Luton). Montpellier 60 mins (Ryanair and Easyjet). Marseilles 90 mins (Easyjet, Ryanair and BA). By train TGV from St Pancras either via Lille or Paris to Nimes. Direct train from St Pancras to Avignon during the summer months. By car the house is accessible from auto routes A7 and A9. A car is essential for staying at this property.


Quissac 5 kms; Sauve 5 kms; Anduze 14 kms; Uzes 40 kms; Pont du Gard 50 kms; Avignon 55 kms. Cevennes mountains 1 - 2 hours' drive.

Further Details:

The fascinating Bambousserie and quaint steam train at Anduze. The Pont du Gard for canoeing and river swimming. Roman remains, including the spectacular amphitheatres at Nimes and Arles. The medieval Duchy of Uzes, with its cobbled streets, hosts excellent markets on Wednesdays and Saturdays.

The Camargue offers opportunities to explore the nature reserves with the flamingos, bulls and white horses. The Cevennes mountains provide wonderful walking amongst the chestnut trees, and extensive views across the South of France.


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Rate 1
13 May 2017 - 23 Jun 2017
14 night minimum stay
for 14 nights
Rate 2
24 Jun 2017 - 21 Jul 2017
14 night minimum stay
for 14 nights
Rate 3
22 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
14 night minimum stay
for 14 nights
Rate 4
2 Sep 2017 - 14 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £491

Booking Notes:
30% deposit on booking; final payment 8 weeks before arrival.
£500 refundable security deposit.

Changeover Day:
Saturday. Arrival not before 4:00pm & departure by 10:00am.

Notes on prices:
Generally we prefer to let this property for 14 days at a time. However, if you would like to come for a shorter stay please get in touch with us.
If you would like to come for more than two weeks we can consider a discount so please contact us.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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From the Owner

it is an attractive house is in a tranquil spot. It is large, cool and well equipped. Ideal for families.

Property Type

  • house


  • Ceiling Fans
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine


  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area


  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool


  • children welcome

Location Type

  • river
  • rural


  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • library
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • winery tours

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

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

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • caving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting


  • Toilet 1 - Toilet
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Bath has shower attachment. Basin with good bench space.
  • Shower room 1 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure, Basin.
  • En-suite bathroom to bedroom1 with bath, shower attachment, basin, separate wc Bathroom 2 newly refurbished with walk-in shower, basin, wc Separate wc downstairs.


  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 (2 double bedrooms and 1 twin bedroom) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 (4 x2.8 m)with double bed & balcony overlooking vineyards Bedroom 2 (3.5 x 2.9 m) with twin beds Bedroom 3 (3.1 x 2.8 m)with double bed Lots of cupboards.


  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue


  • Self-catering


  • Notes on accommodation: The house is well equipped and comfortable. The thick walls and stone floors keep the house cool in summer. There is continual hot water and there are fans in the bedrooms if needed. Access to the bedroom floor is via a modern 'hanging' staircase which is very attractive but care needs to be taken as the hand rails and banisters are limited. (It is visible at the back of the photo of the sitting room.) Outside: There are summer dining areas; by the pool, adjacent to the kitchen and in the front of the house which are great places to eat outdoors and drink the wines from the local domaines, or to simply relax, unwind and enjoy the tranquillity and the ambiance. There is a portable charcoal BBQ and plenty of places to relax and partake of a siesta or a good book, including a hammock by the pool. A paved pathway leads up to the completely private, alarmed swimming pool (12 x 5m) where sun can be enjoyed from dawn to dusk. The pool has a sloping shallow end going down to 2m at the deepest point. Plenty of loungers and a hammock are provided around the pool and there is adequate shade if needed. The perfect place for a BBQ lunch and siesta! Utility Room: Washing machine, sink, further freezer, iron, ironing board and wc. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels (including swimming towels) and linen are provided and changed weekly. The property is cleaned weekly. A vacuum cleaner and cleaning products are provided for interim cleaning. Other: The dining area is open-plan to the kitchen and still retains some of the old mill workings. The table accommodates 8 to 10 people.

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