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"La Petite Perle" character house in a medieval village with immense charm.

Overview

Property

Updated: 12-Aug-2016
Castillon Du Gard, Languedoc-Roussillon. House located centre of triangle of Nimes, Avignon & Uzes - In the center of a picturesque village, 3 Km from the Pont du Gard and 10 minutes from Uzès

Older than the French revolution, this house has been restored with respect and passion. It is a link to the past and a sanctuary. It is located between Nimes and Avignon, near the Alpilles, the Camargue and the Cévennes, close to the iconic Pont du Gard and the first duchy of France (Uzès). The Renaissance village of Castillon du Gard overlooks the valley of the Gardon. The keys to open the door to Provence are in your hands. Even if you prefer a holiday without a car, this village has a baker, a butcher, a newsagent and a Post Office. There is also a market on Tuesday mornings. You can relax and unwind without the need to travel. Those wanting to explore will find a wealth of interests close to hand. Most guests leave wanting another few weeks to try and see all that is to offer.

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Washing machine
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

About the Owner

My name is Gill Meredith and I manage the property rentals on behalf of the owner who is a french man working in Kyoto, Japan.

Speaks English, French

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Location

From the Owner

Blue sky, fields of olive trees, lavender, sunflowers, red poppies, this region is full of colors and joy. This is not a coincidence if it inspired great painters such as Monet, Cezanne or Van Gogh. The place is between Nîmes, Avignon and Uzès. It is very near Le Pont du Gard and the river of Le Gardon. It offers the choice of many cultural and sporting activities such as hiking, horse riding, golf, canoe, swimming, cycling...

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Nimes or Avignon at 30 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : in village at 50 Metres Nearest Golf : Uzes at 12 Kilometres Nearest Train : Nimes or Avignon at 30 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : A9 at 10 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : several in village at 100 Metres Nearest Beach : River beach area Remoulins at 5 Kilometres

Special interest holidays:

Would you like a personalised wine tour? A previous member of the Commanderie de Bordeaux and now a member in the Compagnie de Côte du Rhône Gardoise, can provide a tailor made trip. You will be picked up by car and introduced to some of the local vineyards and further afield depending on your availability and choice of experience. Wines cover Cotes de Rhone, Tavel, Lirac, and Chateauneuf du Pape. Gill can explain the local ‘terroir’ and cultivation methods, and translate if required, as the growers explain their offerings.

Coast/Beach:

65km National park of the Camargue. One of the most natural & most protected in Europe with its symbolic flamingoes, bulls and wild horses.

80km to Espiguette beach. The King of Languedoc's beaches with kilometres of fine sandy dunes. (Swimming in the river locally at Collias or Remoulins also possible). 81km to Calanques Natural Park located in Cassis. The Calanques hold a fragile natural heritage with an impressive diversity.

Travel:

Nimes airport (34 mins away) flights from Luton, Liverpool, Fez and Charleroi. Avignon airport (40 mins driving) flights from Amsterdam, London, Birmingham, Southampton and connecting flights from Belfast, Dublin, Edinborough, Glasgow, Guernsey, Manchester, Newcastle and Jersey.

Montpellier airport (1hr 15 mins) and Marseille Airport (1hr 40 mins).

Train: TGV into Avignon or Nimes

There is a bus route in the village and a local taxi service but it is recommended to use a car.

Distances:

World heritage aqueduct, le Pont du gard (3km) offers activities such as hiking, cycling, swimming and canoeing.

Uzès (16km) is the first duchy of France, will leave you with the sentiment of having lived a privileged moment.

Avignon (30km), capital of the Christendom in the Middle Ages, kept monuments of its History a heritage of exception.

Nimes (30km), forged by 26 centuries of history, architecture, art and passion will delight you with its events and typical gastronomy.

Further Details:

Within walking distance are: a delicious bakery, grocery store, butcher, newsagent, post office and 7 restaurants of quality.

There is a big supermarket located in Remoulins (5kms) that also has 2 pharmacies.

Our local key holder is English and lives in a village nearby.

Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Spring
28 Apr 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£475
for 7 nights
£475
 
 
Summer
1 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£500
for 7 nights
£500
 
 
Autumn
2 Sep 2017 - 15 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£475
for 7 nights
£475
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
£475
for 7 nights
£475
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
A 20% deposit secures the booking with the balance payable one month before arrival. Payment can be made via bank transfer, by french cheque or via credit card using the secure Paypal service.


Changeover Day:
Changeover day is flexible to suit your needs. Arrival and departure times can also usually be flexible, though in the busy summer months you may need to depart by 10am to allow the house to be cleaned for the next guests.


Notes on prices:
Prices are provided for up to four occupancy. There are reductions for stays of 3 weeks or longer. Should you wish further details on pricing for extended rentals, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Owner'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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Facilities

From the Owner

This period house is located in the center of a village which have been preserved. It is a pretty, tranquil location but has a good selection of facilities e.g. bakery, restaurants, post office.

Property Type

  • house

General

  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster

Dining

  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Books
  • Games ...

Suitability

  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • river
  • rural
  • village

Attractions

  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • forests
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours

Leisure Activities

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

Local Services & Businesses

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

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • caving
  • swimming
  • tennis

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Under the mezzanine there is a bathroom with bath with shower head, wash basin and toilet. In the independant suite you will find a shower, washbasin and toilet.

Bedrooms

  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (2 bedrooms with double beds) Notes on bedrooms: The mezzanine has a double bed, a wardrobe and a chest of drawers. The independent little suite, detached from the main house, has a double bed, a chair, a wardrobe and a chest of drawers.

Outside

  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Barbecue
  • Tennis ...

Meals

  • Self-catering

Notes:

  • Outside: There is a 25 square metre terrace accessible from both the suite and the sitting room of the main building. Also on the terrace is a huge old fireplace that is perfect to enjoy barbecues. There is a wooden table with 4 chairs for dining outside. A vine grows up the wall to add a touch of greenery. There is a little courtyard area on the ground floor. Utility Room: There is a washing machine located on the ground floor. A folding clothes rack is provided for drying clothes outside. There is an iron and ironing board. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: The property is cleaned before each rental. We ask that guests leave it clean and tidy on departure. Utilities are included in the rental price together with the local tourist tax. Bed linen and towels are available for rent at 15 euros per person. Other: On the ground floor there is a useful storage area e.g. should you wish to rent bicycles and keep them at the property.

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