Old KitchenGarden and terrace. The terrace has a summer dining/relaxing room.


Entire home/flat

8 Guests

4 Bedrooms

4 beds


Entire home/flat

8 Guests

4 Bedrooms

4 beds

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About this listing

Beautiful, 14th century village house. Full of antiques and decorative art. Wonderful sunny terrace, with rivers, riding, and exciting walks on the doorsteps. Two markets a week in the village, close to Uzes and Sommieres weekly Saturday markets.


The space
Bathrooms: 3
Bedrooms: 4
Beds: 4
Check In: Anytime after 2PM
Check Out: 10AM
Room type: Entire home/flat

Amenities

Prices
Extra people: No Charge
Cleaning Fee: £133
Security Deposit: £533
Weekly Discount: 15%
Weekend Price: £311 / night
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Description

The space

Interior Designer's Home. 14th Century Stone Village House with Grand proportions and all authentic materials preserved. Short walk to all amenities in lively village with two markets a week. Situated in the foothills of the Cevennes, we are surrounded with delightful river swimming holes, canoeing, Horse riding and 40 minutes from the Med. and the Camargue. Montpellier, and Nimes airport are also a 40 minute drive with Marseilles airport a little further. The house is very beautiful with loads of character and has been featured in magazines. Sky TV and Wifi are available within the home. It is a marvellous hunting ground for antiques and objet d'art, having close proximity to the big international antique fairs in Avignon, Beziers, and Montpellier.
We are 35 mins from the beautiful Duchy town of Uzes with it's colourful weekly food market and intersting restaurants. Locally we have the beautiful medieval village of Sauve and the famous pottery town of Anduze, with it's Bambouserie and the little train through the mountains to St Jean de Gard. For the hunters and gatherers in you, the nearby town of Sommieres offers a weekly Brocante market and food market with it's famous little chocolate shop, Along with the summer festivals of Swimming the young bulls and camargue white horses down the river in Sommieres, the area is alive with music and wine festivals all summer long. We promise you a magical time in an authentically French environment.
We don't recommend this house for toddlers due to there being a number of stone staircases.

Long term lease available (up to 7 months) - Contact for rates

Guest access

If you love Interiors and antiques, books and music. artefacts and travel, you will really appreciate a holiday in this house.

Interaction with guests

Happy to interact with you if you need me otherwise will leave you alone. Great to make new friends though.


House Rules
Check in is anytime after 2PM

Please water the garden and pots every evening in hot weather.
Bottles to public bin. Several provided in village
Paper and plastic in yellow bag left tied to front door for Wednesday night pick up.
Other garbage placed in rubbish bag in bin under kitchen counter. Put in public garbage bin
outside back door in the lane.
Keep a check that you lock back garage doors and front doors properly. This I will explain further.
Please treat my home with care and respect for the Art and antiques and please love it like your own home.


Cancellations

Strict

Cancel up to 7 days before your trip and get a 50% refund plus service fees back.


Availability
7 nights minimum stay.
From Jun 1 - Aug 31, 2017 the minimum stay is 7 nights.

9 Reviews


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Callum User Profile
August 2016
One of the most amazing places to stay in France. The house is ideally located with gorgeous walks, bountiful markets, and a refreshing watering hole. Miv was very welcoming and helped as much as we needed. Highly recommended!

Niall User Profile
August 2016
Lovely welcoming house

Susan User Profile
July 2016
We had a lovely holiday in Miv's house. It is a fascinating place to stay, there are interesting things to look at in every room and I barely found time to read a book! The house is very comfortable and well equipped, and the location is excellent for the local shops with a larger supermarket at the edge of town - just walking distance in the heat :) I thoroughly recommend staying here.

David User Profile
August 2015
We loved this house - it's large, comfortable, full of wonderful objects but still very relaxed. A gorgeous part of the world too - lots of lovely spots to walk and the swimming is superb. Miv was extremely helpful, present when we needed her and full of advice.

Margarita User Profile
July 2015
Miv's house is - simly spoken - great! We lived there for one week and enjoyed every single minute. After arriving we were so impressed that we walk throught the house several times to discover all the charming little details. All in all our holiday was not only very relaxing, but a real esthetic cure. As a souvenir we took a lot of inspirations back home. Thank you so much, Miv!

Veronika User Profile
July 2013
We had a perfect week long stay in Mivs house and in St Hippolyte during july. We were 7 people and the house lived up to all the expectations we had, even more than what we could have guessed. The house itself and its interior is beautiful in every corner and its exciting to just walk around and look at the things. You have all the comfort needed and lots of different places in the house to choose from when you want to gather everyone together or when you want some privacy. Outdoor and indoor, cosy or open rooms. Mivs ideas and information for us as visitors in the area were very good and also her great hospitality which gave the stay an extra nice touch. St Hippolyte du Fort is one of the most beautiful and authentic villages in this region, this is how we feel after traveling more in the region the weeks after. Everything you need is in the house, its perfect for vacation time or living time. If you want to, there is a cold source from mountains for swimming in hot summers, the best market is in the village and also a great and small bar which seemed like the gathering point for the town, around you have great nature for walking and activities like canoeing. We really recommend Mivs house for a stay!,

Aude User Profile
August 2015
Notre séjour dans la maison Hippie de Miv a été merveilleux . Sa maison est au delà de tout ce que nous attendions. Aucune photo ne peut montrer les volumes impressionnants de ce musée de 470 m2 ou chaque pièce ( environ 10) , chaque objet , est un enchantement pour les yeux. Il y a tant de pièces et de recoins pour s'isoler et lire , tant d'objets chinés , de livres, de photos où notre esprit peut s'égarer... Notre arrivée a été très soignée ( fleurs, bougies, ménage top), BBQ acheté a notre demande .. Miv a aussi été très conciliante sur notre heure de départ . C'est une réussite totale. Un lieu parfait pour un mariage en toute intimité ou de longues soirées d'été avec de grandes tablées remplies d'amis . UN GRAND MERCI . Cette maison devrait rester secrète tant elle est magique .

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Miv User Profile

I am a professional Interior Decorator working in the UK and France. I live between France and Australia where I have another home in Byron Bay (Coming to this site shortly) I love my life in France. It is full of nature, markets, great ingredients, brocante fairs, film, cafes and history. All the things that turn me on. My Home is a complete reflection of who I am. I travel to India and the Far East for work and to source items for my clients, so the house is full of eclectic finds from the East as well as wonderful funky French things I find here. It is a home to relax in, chill out and forget about strife. It is, I guess, like me,Boho chic. It reflects my background of film, and music, and art. I have wonderful dinner parties here with all the local artists and poets, writers and photographers. We are a happy lot and our homes exude the contentedness of our dispositions. I am planning to visit my grandchildren in NY this summer so the house is yours for three cherishable months. This house has been featured in Harpers & Queen and is shortly to appear in Celebrity decorator Kathryn Ireland's book titled "25 Homes that Inspire me"

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