This beautiful old Water Mill has recently been renovated to a very high standard and provides 3 gites for rent in France, in between Nimes and Montpellier. These gites are situated on a river bank on the edge of the pretty village of Salinelles, which is close to the picturesque Southern France town of Sommieres. These beautiful gites for rent in France come with a heated, infinity pool which overlooks the river. These gites are a short drive (35 minutes) to the sandy beaches of the Mediterranean coast and are within walking distance of a couple of restaurants, a bar and a boulangerie/general store. These gites also come with a games room, adventure playground and mini-football. These gites for rent in France also come with wifi internet and UK satellite TV channels.
There are 3 different gites for rent at the Water Mill in South France. Here we have featured the ground floor gite to rent. This lovely gite has floor to ceiling arched windows & stone floors. The restored beams on the ceiling complete the authentic feel of this restored property. The gite comprises 130m2 of living accommodation and is light, airy and wonderfully sunny.
You enter this gite into the large living room. The living room has a double sofa-bed, English TV & DVD player and gives you a good view of the private enclosed terrace and the fields with horses in the distance. Stone arches separate the living room from the kitchen area. The kitchen is equipped with a microwave, dishwasher, fridge, oven and hob. There are are two dining areas, a smaller table in the kitchen that seats 4 and a larger dining table seating 8/10 people.
There are 2 double bedrooms (one with wooden cot) and 1 bedroom with a bunk bed and a single bed. This gite boasts a stunning, large new bathroom with an old free-standing bath, stone sink and open roman shower. A washing machine is hidden in the bathroom cupboard.
Outside: this ground floor gite has its own enclosed private garden area with terrace, BBQ and garden furniture. From the terrace you can see a field with horses through our thick hedge of bamboo. The Water Mill has 2 hectares of land along the length of the Vidourle river with no neighbours. The uninterrupted countryside views over the Vidourle River, makes this a tranquil location. This is an excellent area for sign posted walks and bike rides from your doorstep.
The heated infinity pool is shared with the other gites and overlooks the river. It has stone entry steps, is fenced and has access to the games room, adventure playground (separately fenced) and mini-football. Bikes (kids and adults), fishing and kayaking are all available as are blow-up pool toys and sit on toys.
Private yoga classes & Shiatzu massage can be booked to have in your gite by a local English speaker and a local professional (English speaking) photographer can be booked for a relaxed family photo - ask reservations for more information.
The prices for these gites to rent in France at Salinelles are weekly and include indoor towels, linen and utilities. Swimming towels are available at a small additional cost.
The Water Mill has 3 gites (two 3 bedroom gites and one 4 bedroom gite) which can be rented individually or together. An English-speaking baby sitter is available at request.
Last visited April 2016. If you are looking for well-equipped and picturesque holiday gites for rent in France, then the Water Mill may be the perfect choice. Ideally located in between Montpellier and Nimes and close to the Mediterranean coast, these gites provide everything that you could want from a family holiday in France. There are 3 gites available to rent (either individually or together) and they can accommodate 21-27 people, if you are travelling as a large group.
'A wonderful, wonderful spot.... Amazing gites, beautifully done out. Pool is fantastic and a location to die for. We would definitely return. We´ve loved every minute.'Family R August 2011
'Fantastic setting and outdoor space. Pool is amazing - we spent so much time in it. Well equipped for children - great playroom and pool'.Family K, July 2011
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|Early season||Saturday, 25 May 2019||Friday, 28 June 2019||2,050.00€ Per week|
|Early summer||Saturday, 26 May 2018||Friday, 22 June 2018||2,050.00€ Per week|
|High season||Saturday, 23 June 2018||Friday, 31 August 2018||2,730.00€ Per week|
|Late season||Saturday, 01 September 2018||Sunday, 30 September 2018||1,520.00€ Per week|
|Spring||Saturday, 07 April 2018||Friday, 25 May 2018||1,330.00€ Per week|
|Spring||Monday, 01 April 2019||Friday, 24 May 2019||1,350.00€ Per week|
|Winter||Monday, 01 October 2018||Sunday, 31 March 2019||1,020.00€ Per week|
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The pretty village of Salinelles is 3km from the beautiful town of Sommieres. This wonderful South France town has a spectacular Roman bridge over the river and lots of medieval architecture. The historic cities of Nimes and Montpellier are both about 30 mins drive away. Nimes has many Roman attractions such as the Arenes - the best preserved amphitheatre in Europe. Montpellier is a wonderful place for shopping, sporting activities and wandering through the narrow streets. The Pont du Gard is the famous and spectacular Roman 3 tier aqueduct is about 1 hour away. Anduze, Quissac, Uzes, Aigues Mortes and Avignon are some of the local towns that you may want to visit in this marvellous corner of South France. You will find many vibrant open air markets, full of local crafts and produce, and also ´brocantes´ which are furniture and antiques markets.
In the summer, Nimes has evening markets with plenty of open air dining in the warm summer nights. The Mediterranean coast is 30 minutes drive away and ou will find long sandy beaches of La Grande Motte. Diving, sailing and wind-surfing opportunities are plentiful along this coast.
Other Activities: Bikes and kayaks free onsite - baby seats for bikes too. 4 golf courses can be found in a 25km radius from these gites to rent in France.
The pretty village of Salinelles has 3 restaurants, a cafe/bar & general store. The nearest supermarket is 3kms away at Sommieres. Here you will also find a market (Saturdays), a petrol station, cashpoint, pharmacy, doctor, dentist and tourist office.
The nearest motorway to these gites to rent in France is the A9 at the Lunel exit (14 km). Take the D34 to Sommieres and then follow the D6110 to Salinelles.
To reach these gites to rent in France, you can fly to the following airports:
Montpellier (30 mins): Gatwick and Luton (Easyjet); Birmingham, Leeds-Bradford (Ryanair); and Manchester (BMI baby)
Nimes (30 mins): Luton and Liverpool (Ryanair).
Beziers (1 hr 10 mins): Luton, Manchester and Bristol (Ryanair);
Marseilles (1hr 30 mins): Gatwick (Easyjet); Gatwick (British Airways); Stansted (Ryanair); Dublin (Aer Lingus)
Avignon (1 hour): Southampton, Manchester, Inverness, Birmingham, Edinburgh and Exeter (Flybe)
Carcassonne (1 hr 30 mins): Liverpool, Stansted, Glasgow and East Midlands (Ryanair)
The nearest train station to these gites to rent in France is at Lunel (17 Kilometres). The TGV stops at both Nimes and Montpellier.
The booking policies for these gites to rent in France are as follows:25% deposit at the time of reservation, balance due 6 weeks prior to arrival. An additional security deposit of €375 per week should be paid at the time of arrival.
The pool is open from beginning of May until mid October and is heated. Additional cleaning is available on request (in advance), payable locally €15 per hour.