- Beautiful location
- Peaceful & quiet
- Lovely views
- Pool (Shared)
Four Seasons is a beautiful stone built house for long term rental in the Cevennes region of Southern France. The house is available to rent from October to April each year. The position of the house is amazing. It sits on a hillside with panoramic views over the Cevennes mountains. The house is built in the grounds of a former Monastery which has stood on this site for over 500 years. This remote long term house rental is situated 20 km north of the large town of Alès, 30 km from the historic town of Uzès and 50 mins drive from Nimes and Avignon. There is a TGV train station in both Nimes and Avignon, as well as local airports with low cost flights to the UK. If you are searching for peace and quiet, then this house is the perfect spot.
- Peaceful & Quiet
- Pet friendly
- Satellite TV
- Scenic views
- 1 bath
- 3 bed
- Beautiful location
- Central heating
- Horse stables nearby
This long term house rental in Southern France is located in the North-Western corner of the Gard department, bordering the Ardeche and Lozere departments. This area of France is collectively known as The Cevennes and it is classified as a French National Park. The surrounding area is largely unspoiled and provides breathtaking scenery. The region first came to international prominence through the work of the Scottish writer, Robert Louis Stephenson. In 1879 he published his book "Travels with a Donkey in the Cévennes", in which he describes his journey through the region and his many stays at the local monasteries.
The local villages of Molieres-sur-Ceze has a population of around 1,500 people and is surrounded by dense forest and was a former mining village. Today the village is a popular place for holidaymakers looking to explore the local countryside on bike or on foot. The local area has some of the best cycling routes and hiling trails in France.
Popular local activities include canoeing in the local river (River Cèze) and an extensive tree-climbing centre which takes you through the canopy of the local forest. This is located just 500m from the house.
The nearest large town is Alès which is just a short drive away. Alès was historically a mining town, as well as an important centre for silk weaving. The town became an important refuge for French Protestants (Huguenots) during the 16th Century. The town contains a lot of shops, larger supermarkets, restaurants, banks, DIY stores and services for the region. I wouldn´t necessarily describe Alès as a pretty town. It is funtional rather than beautiful. But you don´t come to this area for Alès alone.
Nearby, you have some of the prettiest towns and villages in France. Uzès and Anduze are both 20 minutes away and nearby you will find the beautiful villages of Barjac, Lussan and La Rouque-sur-Cèze.
Check in times
To be arranged prior to arrival.
Four Seasons long term house rental France is located 15 km north of Alès, 50km north-west of Nimes and 55km west of Avignon. The A9 and A75 motorways are both 1 hour drive.
The nearest airports are located at Nimes and Avignon (both 50 mins drive). Other local airports include:
Marseille (1 hour 30 mins)
Montpellier (1 hour 30 mins)
There is a TGV train station in both Avignon and Nimes. There are local rail connections from Nimes to Alès and a local bus service runs in between Alès and Molieres-sur-Ceze.
The booking terms for Four Seasons long term house rental France, are as follows:
One month´s security deposit to be paid at time of reservation. Rent to be paid in advance at the start of each month (for 6 month rentals) or in full for 3 month rental periods. Utility bills to be paid in addition to the monthly rent (€125 monthly provision towards the bills). References maybe required.
Sleeps 4-6 (#1)
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- Value for money
Lovely location, calm and picturesque.
Reviewer: Gill John
Date: Feb 2020