It is an ancient silkfactory in gentle and well balanced proportions, located in the calm countryside of the borders of the cevennes mountains, in a small dale, encircled with woods and vinyards. From this old stonehouse opens a wonderful view into the valley and on the Cevennes mountains sorroundings.Tracks invite to walks and to discover the rocks and neighbouring dales. Across a long arch in stones where, every year, the swallows come to build their nests of loam, its entrance leads us up to the inner covered courtyard, - here it is nice sit down in the shade during the hours of the heat wave, or in the charming atmosphere of candlelights the evenings when you might taste the gourmet diners of our halte gourmande.
From here you can attain the garden of natural garrigues wilderness with its olive- and fruit-trees,his pond, it is a place of dream for and to laze in the sun..., from the courtyard you have also access to the balcony covered with the 100 year old wizzeria and to the ancient part of guesthouse with its rooms and dining facilities for the wintertime, as the spacious living room with its chimney. The terrace on the roof gives you another place encircled with wisteria to rest or dine - except the cold days of autumn- and wintertimes.
Guests dispose also the living rooms with ancient chimney, dining room, terrasse on the roof and the shady patio.
In the dale push chestnuts and micocouliers and fauna remains very vivant: Here say pheasants, fox and boars good night to each other. There are owls, bald - mouse, nightingales and a multitude of birds "of day" and "night".
Places to visit are the bambus-forest and small steam-train from anduze to st jean du gard,the national park of cevennes mountains, throats of the Herault, Ardèche and Tarn, various caves as the demoiselles, trabuc, darguignan etc, the Mediterranean sea and its beaches as small old Greek or romain towns, le pont du gard, Avignon, Montpellier and Nimes, the summer festivals of dance, theatre or music.
In renovating this old farm dating from 1481, we sought above all to preserve the authenticity, the simplicity and the tranquility of the places, in order to make it a real haven of peace. Our attention was focused on the preservation of the natural spaces, but also on respect for the tradition. The renovation of the stonehouse has taken into account both the construction techniques of the time and the latest ecological materials available today. Our guest rooms have preserved a certain cachet, in a place with a soul with a special the atmosphere . A modern comfort are also available for a relaxing stay. Ideal to relax, our house will allow you to leave out the stress of everyday life.
We present in all areas originals works of actual art.
Our Halte gourmande intends to put forward a creative and refined cooking. For this, all recipes are prepared with love. Their mix of flavors, audacity and inventiveness. will let You discover surprising culinary experiences on this occasion. They are based on both traditional Mediterranean cooking and cultural richness from different continents, with varied and tasty seasonings.
The Gourmet Stop is available every evening on reservation from October to February, and from Wednesday to Sunday in the evening from March to September. It includes a 4 course gourmet surprise dinner at 49 euros per person (excluding drinks).
We offer special banquets of 5 courses (drinks excluded) to 89 € per person for the Valentine's Day, Easter, Pentecost, other celebrations and on New Year.
Breakfast is included in the reservation. The buffet offers a wide choice, including homemade yogurt, several varieties of bread with various cereals, many jams and fruit (croissant or choco-croissants available on request). In terms of drinks, the offer is still abundant: orange juice, coffee (roasted in a small local burner and prepared in an Italian coffee maker), green or black tea of superior quality, hot chocolate (real chocolate). Rich and complete, our breakfast buffet will bring you strength and well-being for the whole day.
We also offer:
relaxation stays with massages
celebration diners stays
You can reserve by phone, mail or online
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