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Provencal Country Home at the Foot of the Cevennes

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Last updated: 04/13/2017
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Sleeps:10
  • Bedrooms:5
  • Bathrooms:4.75
  • Property type:Chateau / Country House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

5 lg bedrooms, 1 room with sofa bed, 1 loft, sleeps 10 adults, large pool

Mas de l’Aire is situated at the entrance to the quaint village of Monoblet. The house is within walking distance of the village bakery, café and restaurant. You can also walk out the door and access hiking trails into the Cevennes or to the nearby castle of Fressac. The village of Monoblet is approximately 50 minutes’ drive from Nimes, one hour from Montpellier and two hours from Marseilles; all have both international airports and TGV stations (fast train) allowing for a smooth transition from plane or train to the French country side.
The house is of ample proportions, at 500 m², and is fully renovated. It contains 5 bedrooms, 1 loft and one private room with pull out sofa bed, 5 1/2 bathrooms (one at the pool house), 4 lounges and 2 kitchens (plus a small kitchen at the pool house).
Ground floor: Contains an expansive, vaulted kitchen which opens on to a terrace and garden; the floor also has the main dining room, two bedrooms and one bathroom.
Main floor: This has a second entrance to the house from the street leading into the village; it contains two large living rooms, a study, small kitchen, a bedroom and bathroom. There is another toilet located just above the ground floor kitchen off the stair well. Additional bedding options are available on this floor.
Top floor: This floor contains a large lounge/library, a large bathroom, and the master bedroom; a sleeping loft is also located on the floor.
Garden floor: This part of the house contains a small “orangerie” which has been set up as an additional bedroom and has its own entrance. It has a full bathroom included within it.
The property is 3000 m² and contains a beautiful landscaped, mature Mediterranean garden. The large kidney shaped pool is 20 x 6 metres and is situated among the trees and flowers. It has a pool house which contains a toilet and shower as well as small kitchen. The property also has its own parking area, which can easily accommodate several vehicles. The field on the other side of the parking lot belongs to the house. There are horses, and the occasional house, in the adjoining fields.
Mas de l’Aire has a web site which contains a floor plan of the house as well as additional information on the house and region as well as more photos. The house has all new appliances, sofas and beds.

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Owner

Member since: 2014

Speaks: english, french
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/13/2017

Property Type

  • Chateau / Country House
  • 5382 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 10
  • Events Allowed
  • Children Welcome:

    There is a swing set and large lawns for playing outdoor games. The swimming pool has a shallow end. Children can swim under supervision. ...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    Smoking outside only please. ...moreless

  • Pets Considered

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional

Suitability

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 10

  • Master Bedroom: 1 king, 1 baby crib

    Additional Mattress available for child to sleep on floor...moreless

  • Blue Bedroom: 1 king, 1 sleep sofa /futon

    On main floor. Ensuite bathroom...moreless

  • India Bedroom: 1 king

    On Terrasse floor...moreless

  • Terrasse Bedroom: 1 king

    On Terrasse floor, overlooking terrasse...moreless

  • Orangerie: 1 king, 1 sleep sofa /futon

    Accessed from Terrasse. Must enter house to access bathroom...moreless

  • Loft: 2 twin/ single

    Suitable & fun for young people or kids...moreless

  • Sunroom: 1 sleep sofa /futon

    Mainfloor, overlooking garden. Good for kids or over-flow...moreless

  • Bedrooms are spacious and private; Each king size bed can be separated to make 2 singles. Sofa and 'swahili' day beds available in the lounges to cater for kids or temporary overflow. ...moreless

Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms, 2 Half Bathrooms

  • Upper Floor Bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower, shower

    ...moreless

  • Blue Bedroom Bathroom: toilet, shower

    Ensuite...moreless

  • Terrace Floor Bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Serves the two Terrace Floor Bedrooms...moreless

  • Pool House: toilet, outdoor shower

    ...moreless

  • Orangerie: toilet, shower

    ...moreless

  • Stairway: toilet

    ...moreless

  • The Upper Floor and Blue Bedroom showers also have side jets.

Entertainment

  • Books
  • Games
  • Music Library:

    Music is available through internet radio...moreless

  • Television
  • Video Library:

    A library of digital movies is available on hard drive....moreless

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Festivals
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Laundromat
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    Located on the southern foothills of the Cevennes, Mas de l'Aire has stunning views and contains a number of hiking trails including two 'grandes randonnes'. ...moreless

  • Rural:

    Mas de l'Aire is a country farm or manor house in the village of Monoblet. It was a farming property large enough to employ a number of tenant farmers. It still maintains its ample proportions. ...moreless

  • Village:

    Mas de l’Aire is situated at the entrance to the quaint village of Monoblet. The house is within walking distance of village amenities including a bakery, café and restaurant. ...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Rock Climbing
  • Spelunking
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    The dining room is separate. There is also dining outside on the terrace....moreless

  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 12 people

General

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace:

    There are two fully functional fireplaces ...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Central heating system...moreless

  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    There are four lounges all with comfortable sofas....moreless

  • Parking:

    There are three options for parking all secure and on the property; the lower parking can hold up to eight vehicles ...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    There is a insulated bodum (plunger) ...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Dishes and utensils are new and can seat 18....moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    There are two dishwashers, a large 12 setting one in the main kitchen and a smaller one in the main floor kitchen...moreless

  • Kitchen:

    The main kitchen has a large refrigerator, stove and dish washer (appliances are new). The main floor kitchen is fully equipped but on a smaller scale and more appropriate for breakfasts, or lunches ...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven:

    The main kitchen has a large oven. The main floor kitchen has a smaller oven. Both are electric...moreless

  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator:

    There are three refrigerators - one in the main kitchen (garden floor), one in the small kitchen (main floor) and one in the pool house ...moreless

  • Stove:

    There is a large stove with heat induction burners in the main kitchen. The main floor kitchen has a four gas-ring burner...moreless

  • Toaster:

    There are two 4 slice toasters...moreless

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    The upper terraces adjoins the house. The pool area is also surrounded by a wood deck...moreless

  • Golf:

    The nearest course is near Montpellier (45kms) and Nimes...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Located near Ganges...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill:

    Charcoal BBQ...moreless

  • Tennis:

    There are two tennis clubs in St Hippolyte du Fort...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool:

    The pool is is 20 x 6 metres and is situated among the trees and flowers in the garden. There are lounge chairs, a BBQ and pool house (with small kitchen area and bathroom) ...moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Spring
Apr 29 - May 27, 2017
7 night min stay

$3,922
Summer shoulder
May 28 - Jun 24, 2017
7 night min stay

$4,576
Summer early
Jun 25 - Jul 1, 2017
7 night min stay

$5,121
Summer high
Jul 2 - Aug 24, 2017
7 night min stay

$5,338
Summer end
Aug 25 - Sep 16, 2017
7 night min stay

$4,576
My Standard Rate
7 night min stay

$3,486

Changeover Day: Saturday


Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $762.63

Notes:

NOTE: One week minimum stay.


Owner's cancellation policy:

50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.


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Last updated: 04/13/2017
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Location

64 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
Nimes, Montpellier
0.2 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
Cafe de Commerce
45 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
Golf de Coulondres Montpellier
54 Kilometres
Nearest Train
Nimes
5 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
D982
0.2 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
Auberge de Monoblet
67 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
La Grande-Motte (Mediterranean)

Car: Recommended

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2013

About the owner: The owners of Mas de l'Aire are Canadian. They are based in Nairobi, Kenya and work in international development. . Please note that we are on VRBO and many other sites that you may see the property on do not allow us to respond to your queries.

Why the Owner Chose Monoblet, France:
We have been looking to a second home in France for years. We love rural France - the culture, the cuisine, wine, country side and outdoor activities - and for us, Monoblet, the Gard and the Cevennes are the best of all. Mas de l'Aire was the most beautiful house and setting we had seen. No other home had a home rendered us speechless. I

The Unique Benefits at this Chateau / Country House:
This is a home which lets us meet with family and friends around the world. We want other families and friends - spread around the globe like we are - to have an opportunity to meet and spend time together in comfort and in a magic corner of the world.


Contact us

Speaks: english, french
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/13/2017

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Photos

  • View of the house and pool

    View of the house and pool

  • View near orangerie

    View near orangerie

  • Pool at night

    Pool at night

  • Dining el fresco

    Dining el fresco

  • Part of large kitchen

    Part of large kitchen

  • Study

    Study

  • Library view from the loft

    Library view from the loft

  • Terrase floor bedroom two

    Terrase floor bedroom two

  • Master bedroom (upper floor)

    Master bedroom (upper floor)

  • Upper Level Bathroom (with bathtub, shower and separate toilet)

    Upper Level Bathroom (with bathtub, shower and separate toilet)

  • Sunrise from sun room (room with pull out sofa)

    Sunrise from sun room (room with pull out sofa)

  • Road to Monoblet

    Road to Monoblet

  • House from the garden

    House from the garden

  • Terrase steps

    Terrase steps

  • Pantry (large kitchen adjoining this room)

    Pantry (large kitchen adjoining this room)

  • Dining room terrase Floor

    Dining room terrase Floor

  • Living room

    Living room

  • Terrase floor bedroom one

    Terrase floor bedroom one

  • Main floor bedroom with en suite bath room

    Main floor bedroom with en suite bath room

  • Terrase floor bath room

    Terrase floor bath room

  • Morning view from sun room (room with pull out sofa)

    Morning view from sun room (room with pull out sofa)

  • Lasalle, nearby village

    Lasalle, nearby village

VRBO #512379

This listing was first published here in 2014.

Date last modified - Friday, April 14, 2017

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