If you are in search of something special and in particular would like real authenticity, you will be delighted by this charming holiday stone house with its cottage-like appearance. Built in 1828 and refurbished in 2016 for enhanced comfort, it has been owned by the same family all these years, and those friendly owners are ready to share their passion for their country life and memories. Nested in lush countryside, ideally situated between Massif Central, lower Ardeche and Mediterranean, located in the National Park of Cevennes, this holiday house is rich in heritage and history through the ancient furniture and local handycraft the owners' ancestors bequeathed: almost like a micro - museum. In this way, you will be introduced to the heritage and way of life in the very heart of France and can experience visits and attractions that abound in this beautiful area. Those who are looking for active holidays will enjoy the many possibilities. For instance, walking and hiking, embodying the spirit of Robert Louis Stevenson's celebrated Travels with a donkey in the Cevennes, written in1879 (this trail is now a long distance footpath n°70) or shorter tours starting from your very doorstep. Horseriding is available along the Gagnières river. For history enthusiasts, there are many medieval castles to be visited as well as strolls along extraordinary narrow streets in small medieval towns such as St Ambroix, Genolhac and Barjac. Menhir and Roman chapels can be seen along the way. Canoeing, swimming in the calm water of the rivers Ceze and Luech only 500m away. The world famous prehistoric Chauvet cave is only 50 minutes' drive. Agro-tourism exploring famous French local gastronomy is a must : wine, honey, pélardons (local goats cheese), chestnuts in various forms such as flour, cakes, bread, jam and spirits can be purchased in local farms or markets in a neaby town, Besseges, 5km away, where you'll find a supermarket, tourist office, doctor, etc.). Of course « farniente » and sunbathing or simply resting, enjoying summer scents and the atmosphere under the cool shade of the climbing vine on the terrace or the 700 m2 yard next to it. Bedroom 3 is ensuite with bathroom 2 (chower and sink).
Property # 2272073