Charming apartment rental in a traditionnal "mas cévenol", 7mm walk to the Gardon river by the property, with swimming hole and places to rest.
In Cévennes, Southern France. In a quiet spot, surrounded by pines and chestnut trees, the Malbosc holiday apartments are close to Saint Jean du Gard and Mialet, overlooking the Gardon river and near the bamboo forest of Anduze. It is one of the entrances to the Cévennes National Park, on the Stevenson path (GR70).
The apartment in the old farm is independent. It is located on a renovated property of 5 hectares, bordered by the river Gardon (7 mm walk from the apartmentwhere you find "spa and natural swimming hole". It offers wide outdoor spaces : a courtyard shaded by wisterias and vines, a covered terrace, a large garden with views onto the Cévennes mountains in the background.
Renovated and decorated in a rural traditional style, the 50 square-metred cottage is located at the entrance of an old seventeenth century farmhouse. The entrance hall leads to a large living room, in which a cozy corner offers a sitting area for 2, a kitchen, an independent bedroom with double bed and a bathroom.
It accommodates 2 to 4 people, or a couple with children.
It is nestled in the chestnut and pine forest of the Southern Cévennes. The environment is charming, calm, where nature is wild and offers splendid views on the Mialet valley and its river. On the border of the 5 hectare property, the bamboo forest and pebble beaches, the alternating gorges and steep pools are perfect for bathing and for children.
On the “Stevenson path”, those looking for a pure and wild landscape will find shepherd trails to hike on.
Point of entry into the Cévennes National Park, Malbosc is a 5 minute drive from Saint Jean du Gard. Close to the town of Anduze, its bamboo forest and its Sunday flea markets, this region offers historical and cultural sites which recall the History of religions and the “camisards” war (local Calvinists who rebelled during the revocation of the Nantes edict). The natural sites around, such as the Trabuc caves, are remarkable. Many cultural events (concerts, traditional balls, theatre festivals etc) will be offered to you. Local produce markets, night markets, antiques and handicraft fairs, animate all the local villages.
You will reach Malbosc by car, which can be rented at the train station in Alès (20 minutes drive), in Nîmes (1 hour) or Montpellier (1 hour 15 min).
From June the 1rst up to September the 15th, the cottage is let per week, from Saturday to Saturday.