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Renovated Duplex Apartment In Early 19th Century Stone Farmhouse With heated Poo

Bedrooms 2
Space 807 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Heated Pool
  • Internet
  • Parking


About the property

Modern 2 bedroom duplex appartment in beautiful garden and countryside.

The apartment is fully modernised but retains some original features including the beams. There are original paintings in the sitting room and William Morris fabrics.

The gîte has two bedrooms: one with a large (160cm) double bed and the other with two single beds. The sitting room also has a very comfortable pull out sofa bed (137cm). There is a cot available. All bed linen (100% cotton) is provided.

There is a well equipped kitchen with dining area and the bathroom has a separate modern shower as well as the bath. Towels (for bathroom and swimming pool) and high quality toiletries are provided.

The whole building has central heating and the wifi works well.

More Details


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in La Bégude-de-Mazenc in Drome

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • farmhouse
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 807 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • rural
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
  • One modern bathroom with walk-in shower and separate bath. Accessed from the dressing room.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Cot , 160cm bed; the cot can be located in or outside the room.
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 (2 Bedrooms in gîte plus sofa-bed in lounge ). Two further ensuite double bedrooms may be available in the main house (direct access to court yard) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 has a double bed 160 cm. The room is comfortably furnished with easy chairs, coffee table, bedside cabinets, wardrobe and chest of drawers. The bedroom leads from the dressing room and the bathroom leads of the dressing room. There is a cot available for the dressing room. Bedroom 2 leads off from the sitting room and has two single beds.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Library
  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 2 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • forests
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • tennis
Notes on accommodation: We have two young cats and an entertaining small dog (a Jack Russell). We have lived here for 28 years, initially as a holiday home but now as our main home. We love the peace and calm of the area and never tire of the beauty of the surrounding area. The duplex apartment has its own separate entrances into the interior courtyard and to the outside. A welcome pack of food and drink will be offered to enable the first meal to be easily prepared and a drink to welcome you on your arrival. Outside: The house is surrounded by garden and woods with fields to the west. The heated pool is 9m x 3m; it is not shared with any other property. It can be heated to 30 degrees for the non-hardy. Apart from a designated outside area for the apartment there are several other outside eating areas with barbecue and outside furniture. The occupants of the apartment are welcome to use any of the garden and the pool at any time. The pool has a lockable cover and is kept covered when not in use. There are cycles of varying sizes to borrow at own risk!. There is also a selection of outside games such as archery. Towels and linen all provided including towels for use in the swimming pool. Cleaning and changing of linen is weekly or more frequently if required. There is no additional charge for cleaning at the end of the stay. Other: 2 extra double bedrooms each with en-suite shower room in the farmhouse may be available (additional charge 33% of gîte charge) and 1 large bed-sitting room and attached children's room with bunk beds and en-suite bathroom ( charge 50% of gîte charge)


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Renovated Duplex Apartment In Early 19th Century Stone Farmhouse With heated Poo
average rating of 5.0 based on 5 reviews

Nous avons passé un magnifique séjour, le cadre, la maison et le lieu.

  • 5 of 5

Le lieu est calme, et magnifique. La maison est très bien agencée, rien ne manque, on se sent bien. On se repose et on est au calme. Les propriétaires sont très gentils et discrets.

Piscine et propriété sont de qualité.

  • Review Submitted: 23-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Un petit paradis

  • 5 of 5

L'endroit est magnifique, maison en vielle pierre type Mas Ardéchois, le jardin est tres agréable et le gite ULTRA bien équipé.C'est simple, il ne manque absolument rien pour y séjourner, que ce soit dans les accessoires de cuisine, le linge de lit et de bain et même la nourriture dans les placards qui nous ont bien dépannés. Et en plus Janet et David sont juste d'une gérérosite et d'une sympathie rare !! j'y reviendrais avec plaisir avec ma famille pour revoir ma petite fille gambader dans ce joli jardin !! merci à vous !

  • Review Submitted: 16-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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Endoit parfait pour qui aime le calme

  • 5 of 5

La voiture est indispensable pour le séjour, mais l'endroit est parfait, entouré de forêt et de champs de blés (quand on y était). L'appartement est très bien équipé. Belle et grande chambre parentale et chambre séparée avec 2 lits simples.

Bel accueil avec même quelques réserves dans le frigo et les armoires de la cuisine.

Le jardin est énorme et le coin piscine très sympa. On se serait cru dans un décor de film! pour moi un endroit de rêve :)

  • Review Submitted: 30-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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Exellent séjour

  • 5 of 5

Week end super ds un gîte confortable. Il ne manquait absolument rien ...literie et draps de très bonne qualité, hôtes très très sympathiques ...On peut y retourner les yeux fermés !

  • Review Submitted: 29-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
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Janet or David Hall
Member since: 2013
Speaks English, French
Calendar last updated:
21 January, 2018

About Janet or David Hall

We are English. David worked as a statistician in UK. Janet is a retired doctor. We feel totally immersed in French life and are happy to share our experiences with visitors or to leave them in peace as they wish.

Janet or David Hall purchased this apartment in 1988

Why Janet or David Hall chose La Bégude-de-Mazenc

We fell in love with the house as soon as we saw it. It was a working farm with tenant farmers in residence who were retiring after 40 years.

We chose the house because we wanted to be no more than 8 hours drive from Calais and we wanted almost guaranteed sun in summer.

Originally it was intended as a holiday home but as time went by we were increasingly reluctant to leave and David decided to live here all the time when he retired. In summer our 4 children and their families visit.

Although we are relatively remote we have some wonderful neighbours, French, Dutch and Belgians. We enjoy eating out and there are several excellent restaurants in the area.

Montélimar is a main shopping area.

La Bégude has 2 bakers, 2 grocers, a butcher, pharmacy, hairdresser, bar, tabac etc.

What makes this apartment unique

We offer very comfortable accommodation with books, DVDs that can be enjoyed when the weather is bad (not often). The house is at the end of a 350m track, walks are from the doorstep. The house has wifi.

Guestbook comments from the owner

"Thanks so much for our fabulous week in La Begude, it has been the most relaxing, magic week of our trip so far" Shirley & John New Zealand;

"We have loved staying in your beautiful gite" Haide & David, Kent

"...the accommodation was lovely and we especially liked the garden(s)" Andy & Lynne
Feb 2013
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Nearest Airport
72 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
2 Kilometres
La Bégude de Mazenc
Nearest Golf
15 Kilometres
Golf de la Vadaine
Nearest Train
22 Kilometres
Montélimar/Valence tgv
Nearest Motorway
25 Kilometres
A7, Autoroute de Soleil
Nearest Restaurant
4 Kilometres
Les Trois Becs
Nearest Ski
35 Kilometres
Le Vercors
Car: recommended

Special interest holidays:

Suitable for people who enjoy walking, cycling or climbing or just relaxing. Many people come to the area for painting and writing. We are in an area which remains unspoilt and very rural. There are also several good restaurants not far away and many caves for wine tasting and buying. The hill top villages are a historical delight.


2 hours by car to nearest beach


Train stations Montélimar 22 km, Valence TGV 50 km

Airports approximately 1 to 2.0 hours away . Lyon, Marseille, Avignon, Nîmes, Montpelier.

Eight hours drive from Calais.

A car is essential.


La Bégude de Mazenc 2.5km (nearest village), Montélimar 21km (nearest town), Avignon (Palais des Papes), Gorges de l'Ardeche, Mont Ventoux (famous as a 'tour de france' stage end point), Vaison la Romaine, Arles, Aix-en-Provence are all up to about 75 mins. Côte des Rhône wines throughout.

Further Details:

There are several good restaurants and art galleries in local villages; wine caves attached to local vineyards as well as all amenities in Montélimar. In summer (mainly June and July) there are many local concerts, festivals and other events. There is a strong tradition for making pottery and for local markets with local produce and craftware for sale.


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Changeover Day:
Saturday is the norm but we are flexible.

Notes on prices:
Terms may be negotiable for long lets. Outside peak times there is a reduction of 20% for couples not requiring the second bedroom.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.