Stunning views, pool, hospitality, nr village, Fab river swimming, National Park
Just 1km walk or 1.5km drive to village shops & bar-restaurant, a lovely 2 bedroom holiday apartment with fabulous views and large balcony - sleep 2,4 or 6 in delightful chateau-style farmhouse, with pool and friendly hospitality, 9 acres of vistas & woodlands; Close to historic St Jean Du Gard, steam train, & Cévennes National Park
Superb RIVER SWIMMING in aquamarine crystal clear spring waters, with beaches to laze on, Cascade & fishing (3km), THRILLING WALKS. Nearby HORSE RIDING and TENNIS (bring tennis racquets).
Nr VILLAGE AMENITIES (1km walk or 1.5km drive) - bakery patiiserie make superb specialist breads etc, supermarket, butchers, take-away, bar-restaurant(s), doctor surgery with fast paramedic and emergency air ambulance response.
Interior - sitting / dining room with long windows (with stunning views). The Sofa converts to extremely comfortable double bed; wood burner with lid great for baking local chestnuts, jacket potatoes in the Autumn through to Spring. Dining table & chairs. Well equipped kitchen also with stunning views. Large dining balcony; Bathroom,. 3 steps down to pretty double and twin bedrooms. The entrance to the apartment is on the same level as the garden and you have use of L'Elzet's private swimming pool 32ft x 16ft x 52in, which also looks over the breathtaking panoramic views.
Air-conditioning not required with 3ft thick walls!
All Gites have own corner of L'Elzet. You can of course have your privacy, but it's great to have the choice of social evenings, perhaps playing boules or a laugh or two over good wine.
We have a small menagerie of farm animals and gorgeous donkeys the children adore. Many love to take one of our donkeys for a walk with your picnic, or down to the village and pick up the Stevenson trail.
Many exciting activities in the region April (such as white water rafting) through to November (walking festival etc),
Historic SAINT JEAN DU GARD (13km) is a small market town and has a tourist centre, fabulous market days often with entertainment, Cevenol museum; steam train to the Bambouzerie, & nearby ancient town of Anduze, with its street cafes, restaurant and bars.
The CEVENNES NATIONAL PARK is magical and there are various festivals here throughout the seasons. - Spring or Autumnal colours of November are especially beautiful. It is the most important UNESCO protected BIOSPHERE in all of Europe - with mountains, gorges, crystal clear rivers, caves, a wealth of flora & fauna, close to walks & the Stevenson Trail GR70. & ancient villages. .
#also visit Anduze, Nimes, Pont du Gard, Camargue, day trip to cosmopolitan Montpellier,.historic Uzes and Avignon
We have tranquil adults or couples only weeks - please ask!
TV via Broadband.
**NOTE: WE DON'T ACCEPT EASYBOOK SERVICE FOR JULY TO SEPT
EXIT CLEAN additional 55 Euros
AIRPORTS: Nimes 1hr, Montpelier 1hr 30 or Avignon, Beziers, Marseilles, Carcassonne, Toulouse, Perpignan, Lyon, Rodez
Le Violon Property Features
Housekeeping & Services
- Iron and Ironing Board
- Bed Linen Included
- Fuel and Power Included
- High Chair
- Towels for Hire
- No Smoking
Open Fire/Wood Burner
Catering Services Available
- Breakfast available (payable locally)
- Lunch available (payable locally)
- Evening meal available (payable locally)
- 1 Double Bedroom
- 1 Twin Bedroom
Ground Floor Facilities
- Ground Floor Bedroom
- Ground Floor Toilet
- Ground Floor Shower
- Outdoor Pool
- Communal Pool
- Washing Machine
- Coffee Machine
- TV - Satellite or Cable
- CD Player
- DVD Player
- Sun Loungers
- Patio Furniture
- Communal garden
- Terrace / patio
Activities within 20min drive of the property
- Horse Riding
- Pub/Bar within 1 mile
Local Water Sports
- White Water Rafting
- Swimming (outdoor pool)