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La Maison Caveirac - for a Holiday where it Happens

People8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Space 2,368 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

17th century stone house with pool

This spacious stone house forming part of the 17th century historical château, known also as 'Petit Verseilles' has been completely renovated to the very highest contemporary standards but sympathetically retaining the original historic architecture.

The living areas – kitchen, dining and lounge as well as the entertainment room – are subdivided by arches and impressive natural rock vaulted ceilings.

On the first floor there is a large landing with high ceilings and ancient beams from where to enter the four double bedrooms and two luxury bathrooms with separate toilets, all rooms are spacious, airy and tastefully equipped.

Within the extensive gardens of the property is a large inviting sunny swimming pool of 5x10m and patio area with adjoining sheltered summer kitchen and barbecue. There are large terrace areas for reclining and alfresco dining.

What to do in Caveirac: Walking and cycling routes are on our doorsteps and some hiking or mountain biking on our back hills, the beautiful and wild Garrigue.

Caveirac has a very attractive restaurant for fine dining and in the two bars you get your morning coffee with a croissant bought around the corner from our village baker or you enjoy a nice light lunch by watching the world go by. We have a very good butcher who also sells mouthwatering delicatessen and for the main shopping there is a good super market about 10 minutes walk from the La Maison Caveirac.

Throughout the year numerous cultural and historical festivals are held and you will feel invited to join in as well as participate in our daily village life. Starting around 14th of July, the Bastille Day, Caveirac is on 'fête' for 4 days and night. Throughout the year popular Château tours can be arranged on request.

Places to see: Nîmes 9 km:

On the border between Provence and Languedoc, the city boasts some of the most extensive Roman remains in Europe. Famous for its arena, the best preserved amphitheatre of the Roman era built under Emperor Augustus in the 1st century A.D. To be reached easily by bus from Caveirac.

Camargue 30 km:

Natural Park, around the Rhone Delta, home to bulls, wild white horses, flamingoes and with an exceptionally rich wild life. Best discovered slowly, on foot, on horseback, on a bicycle or in a boat. Bordered by 60 km of fine sand beaches, the Camargue is popular with sunbathers.

Arles 40 km:

Vibrant city of festivals, art and culture, with extraordinarily well-preserved Roman arena (the very same that was the scene of the Roman games in the 1st century!), backed by an equally impressive variety of other stones and monuments, both Roman and medieval. Linked with Gaugain, Van Gogh and Picasso.

What to do and see: There are many more places of history, interest and beauty which cannot all be all listed. To mention are activities like canoeing on the river Gardon passing below the impressive Pont du Gard, visiting the exceptional Bambousairy by steam train, horse riding along the Camargue beaches and marches, sunbathing along the endless beaches of l'espigette, or visiting one of the many colourful and lively markets.

At Maison Caveirac we have a wide collection of information about all those places, activities and history which may help to decide where to go and what to do.

More Details

Property Manager
Ray & Christine Heaps
Member since: 2011
Speaks English, French, German, Spanish
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
20 June, 2018

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Caveirac in Gard

Property Type:
  • villa (semi-detached)
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2368 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • rural
  • village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Basic Soaps
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking On Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
  • Bathrooms are very spacious and have double basins.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed
  • Cot and high chair available if needed. Bedrooms have all built in large wardrobes, the bedrooms are spacey and airy, there is a fan in each bedroom, one bedroom consists of 2 levels.
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Player
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Gated Community
  • Garden
  • Barbecue ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • veranda
  • 8 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • not suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Attractions:
  • churches
  • forests
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • roller blading
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Basement: A utility room situated in the basement has the facilities for washing, drying and ironing. A storage room for all cleaning equipment. A separate WC with basin. Storage area for coats and shoes.

Reviews

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Magical Maison Caveirac

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La Maison Caveirac is an absolute dream of a south of France "villa." It has been beautifully renovated in a modern style without sacrificing any of the original architectural elements such as vaulted stone ceilings and ancient wooden beams. The kitchen is superb, the bedrooms very comfortable and lovely, the living areas accommodating and roomy. And that's just the inside! The gardens and pool are perfect. And there is lovely space for dining al fresco. This is a perfect place to spend your vacation.

  • Review Submitted: 02-Sep-2014
  • Date of Stay: August 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Je recommende chaudement ce gîte

  • 5 of 5

Nous avons passé un moment délicieux dans le gîte de Ray et Christine à Caveirac. Caveirac est très bien situé : à quelques kilomètre de Nîmes, Arles, Aigues Mortes, Montpellier, Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer, de la Camargue. Ce gîte est très beau, bien conçu, très bien équipé. Je suis allée dans de nombreux gîte en France mais celui-ci les surpasse de loin. La maison est très belle, le jardin est bien entretenu, la piscine est rafraîchissante. La qualité des services fait la différence : tout y a été pensé ! Ray et Christine sont des hôtes charmants et attentionnés.

  • Review Submitted: 31-Aug-2014
  • Date of Stay: August 2014
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Location

Nearest Airport
18 Kilometres
Nîmes - Gardon
Nearest Barpub
100 Metres
Caveirac
Nearest Golf
8 Kilometres
Nîmes
Nearest Train
9 Kilometres
Nîmes
Nearest Motorway
8 Kilometres
Nîmes
Nearest Restaurant
100 Metres
Caveirac
Nearest Beach
40 Kilometres
Le Grau du Roi / La Grande Motte

La Maison Caveirac, a part of the 17th century château, is situated in the delightful historic village of Caveirac with local shops, restaurants and bars, 9 km west of Nîmes within easy reach of the Camargue, Mediterranean coast and Cévennes. An area with a rich heritage and many Roman remains. Not to miss are Pont Du Gard and Uzès, Arles, Avignon, Orange, Les Baux de Provence, Montpellier, etc.

Caveirac offers specialised green routes for walking, roller blading and cycling,

There are numerous festivals or fêtes including bull fights throughout the year. The main event of these festivals is the annual Fête Votive which takes 4 days always during the French National day, the 14th of July. There are also many opportunities for other activities - golf, water sports, cycling, walking, horse riding and for the less energetic wine tasting ! ..... The list is endless ...

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Caveirac, Gard

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Middle Season
26 May 2018 - 6 Jul 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,188
for 7 nights
£1,188
 
 
High Season
7 Jul 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,716
for 7 nights
£1,716
 
 
Middle Season
1 Sep 2018 - 21 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,188
for 7 nights
£1,188
 
 
My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£1,188
for 7 nights
£1,188
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Not included are:
FINAL CLEANING - Euros 80 compulsory
BREAKING DEPOSIT: Euros 350 to be paid on arrival and refunded on departure, please refer to rental agreement
TAX DE SEJOUR (Tourist stay tax) may be between Euros 1 to 2.50 per person per day and will be advised when applicable.

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