Beautifully Restored Character House at the Doorstep of Uzes
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- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
Uzes house description
This very comfortable and elegant village house, with easy and close access to essential shopping facilities, is located in a very attractive region where you will find not only some of the richest historical cities of South of France but also some beautiful golf courses and...very good wine!
The house, which can accommodate 6, is located in the village of Montaren which is a stones' throw (3 km) away from Uzes a city that has been registered "city of art and history".
The owners have fully remodeled the house while keeping the original architecture in mind. The combination of antique and contemporary furniture as well as the creativity behind the overall decor that is reflected over the 3 floors inside the house contribute to the unique elegance of the living spaces. The kitchen/dining area is fully equipped with modern high-end stainless steel appliances and opens up to the interior courtyard with south exposure. The courtyard offers a fully landscaped patio, with adult wading pool,offering sun but also shade for afternoon tea. A large public parking with easy access is located across from the house.
Perfect location! Everything is nearby with easy access.
Fresh croissants and baguettes as well as the newspapers can be found in the village, the nearest supermarket ( Intermarché) les than 5 min. from the house offers a wide range of local, fresh produce. Of course, the very colorful local markets, in St-Quentin-la-Poterie (Fridays) and in Uzes (Saturdays), will make you discover the local and regional specialties.
The location of the village of Montaren in the Gard department is an asset to the house.
History enthousiasts and antique architecture fans will be indulged by the many sites to visit in the neighboring cities: (5 min.) in Uzes, the oldest Duchy of France; (15 min.) le Pont du Gard, roman aqueduct classified as part of the humanity heritage and the third most visited site in France; less tahn 45 min. away, the historical cities of Nîmes, Orange and Avignon; (1hr) Arles, capital of the Camargue...
Within a 60 km radius, fine wine connoisseurs can discover and taste local wines at the various wineries: rosés de Tavel, côtes du Rhone, Pic Saint Loup, Costières de Nîmes, Châteauneufs-du-Pape....
Theatre, Opera and music lovers alike will have a unique opportunity to experience the Choregies in the roman amphitheatre in Orange, in Uzes the Nuits Musicales festival or the world renown Festival d'Avignon as well as the numerous artistic productions in the roman arenas in Nîmes.
For the athletes among us - even during holidays - the possibilities are endless: hiking, biking, kayaking, the beaches nearby (1 hr), and a series of golf courses( Nîmes Campagne (18 holes), Nimes Vacquerolles (18 holes), Grand Avignon (18 holes), Servannes (18 holes), Uzes (9 holes), Les Baux (9 holes)) at less than one hour away.
The owner shares with you his favorite places in the house description booklet.
Keywords: Village house, 3 bedrooms, 2 full baths, outdoor patio with adult wading pool
- Vacation Rental
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
Kitchen & Dining
- Cooking Utensils
- Washing Machine
- Parking Off Street
- Linens Provided
- Satellite / Cable
- Wireless Internet
Pool & Spa
- Private Pool
- Deck / Patio
- Hot Air Ballooning
- Horseback Riding
- Mountain Biking
- Sight Seeing
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Luxury escape in wine country!
Luxury escape in wine country!
This place is so beautiful! The home has been decorated with the utmost taste and it feels like a home! All amenities are available and we could tell that the owners loved their place: it is charming, welcoming, clean and very well-maintained. The pool was great, perfect for my wife and I who wanted to cool down but did not need the olympic size pool, the kitchen was a high end modern kitchen with everything and more to cook if we wanted. The location is of course, perfect! We were near the sunflower and lavender fields, in the midst of wine country as well as the magical cities we came to visit. In all we loved it and would highly recommend such a great HOME! Thank you again for letting us enjoy!
- Guest portlanders (Oregon, USA)
- Date of stay 07/01/11
- Review Submitted 09/18/11
Recommended for: Families with teenagers, sightseeing, romantic getaway, age 55+.
maison de charme authentique, accueil fabuleux! nous recommandons...
- Guest wongcade (paris)
- Date of stay 07/07/11
- Review Submitted 09/03/11
Recommended for: Families with teenagers, sightseeing, pet owners, romantic getaway.
May01...September30....'EUR215/night'....'EUR1500/week' October01...April30....'EUR170/night'....'EUR1200/week' Rate includes linens,heating,gas, electricity 50% deposit required to confirm booking Balance due 4 weeks before arrival 300 EUR refundable security deposit due in cash on arrival
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Year Purchased: 2008
About the owner: My wife and I loved to travel with our three children around the world during the holiday period. However, when our first grandchild was announced we thought that organizing such long trips would become more difficult and we looked for a sunny place (we are Belgian) where we could host the entire family during the summer holidays. By luck we found the "mas"/house next door which met our criteria. Indeed, it is located in a village, it is big enough and has a nice swimming pool, it is close to an airport or a railway station ( easy commute to Brussels where I was working), it is located in a cultural active and attractive region, it is not too far away from quality medical support. Today, for more than 12 years, we are spending about 5 months a year in Montaren and we still enjoy it tremendeously!
Why the Owner Chose Uzes:
We bought the house we let - 16 Route d'Uzes - because, by doing so, we "reassembled" the "mas"/house, as it was at the origin.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
The house is a very comfortable place, in a sunny region where there is always something to see, to do and...to taste.
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