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  • Mas des Grailles
    Mas des Grailles
    Mas des Grailles
    Bedroom 2 with 2 single beds
    Looking from the sitting room
    The Kitchen
    Part of the sitting room
    Property description
    Rental Home – 
    2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4
    Our totally private and fully furnished home in France is 200 years old and once belonged to the Chateau of Portes perched above. The property has magnificent views over the far side of the valley and large natural grounds. The whole house would be yours - it certainly isn't a property that has been split up into several gites!

    The fully-equipped kitchen/dining area has a table and chairs, and leads to the very comfortable sitting room, tastefully furnished with armchairs and sofas and with a log burner. Upstairs there are two bedrooms, one kingsize and one with three single beds, a shower room, and a loo. On the lower ground floor accessed by outside steps is our Games Room with TV, library of books, table tennis table and various games.

    If you enjoy outdoors exploring, walking...
  • Amenities & details
    • Balcony
    • Central Heating
    • Cots:(1)
    • Dining Seats (5)
    • Dishwasher
    • Double Beds:(1)
    • DVD Player
    • Fireplace
    • Freezer
    • Game Room
    • Hairdryer
    • Highchair
    • Internet Access
    • Iron
    • Kettle
    • Linens Provided
    • Living Room Seats (5)
    • Microwave
    • Ping Pong Table
    • Private Yard
    • Refrigerator
    • Satellite TV
    • Secure Parking
    • Shower Rooms (2)
    • Single Beds:(3)
    • Stereo System
    • Stove
    • Terrace
    • Toaster
    • Towels Provided
    • TV
    • Washer
    • Wi-Fi
    • Wheelchair Access:
    • Elder Access:
    • Pets Allowed:
    • Smoking Allowed:
    • Suitable for Children:
    Additional amenities & feature info
    - Fully-equipped kitchen with large dining table and chairs.
    - Sitting room has soft, comfortable sofas, leather armchairs, and a fireplace with log-burning stove. TV, SKY & French satellite, CD, DVD player and films, bookshelf with books, jigsaws and games including boules. French windows lead onto one balcony.
    - Bedroom 1 has a large kingsize bed, shelves, good reading lights, large cupboards with solid chestnut doors, big window, fantastic view.
    - Bedroom 2 has two single beds and a tuckaway bed , dressing table, chairs. Heated shower room and basin. Separate WC.
    Computer and satellite internet access - free.
    On the lower ground floor is our new Games Room with table tennis, games, TV and books. There is also a separate shower room with wash basin and toilet.

    - There is e...
    Listing #HL2671 by: Holiday Lettings
  • Rates

    Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

      Begins Ends Min stay Per week
    Christmas 2014 Dec 20, 2014 Jan 9, 2015 7 nights
    Spring Jan 10, 2015 May 29, 2015 7 nights
    Low Summer May 30, 2015 Jun 26, 2015 7 nights
    High Season Jun 27, 2015 Aug 28, 2015 7 nights
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    Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to U.S. Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
    Additional Rate and Availability Information
    -Rentals are generally from Saturday to Saturday, although there may be flexibility off season. Long lets at a preferential rate off season. Minimum booking of 1 week in high season, flexibility otherwise.
    - Security deposit £100 refunded within 7 days of departure if no damage, less telephone charges.

    £25 per week supplement for heating from 30 October.
  • Property location
    Things to Do
    Car recommended
    How to get there
    Airport: Nimes/Montpellier/Lyon/Avignon/Grenoble: 31.1 mi
    Railway: Chamborigaud (local). TGV London to Lyon, Avignon, Marseille: 24.9 mi
    - Fly to Nimes with Ryanair from Liverpool, Luton. We're about an hour from the airport.
    - Fly to Montpellier with Easyjet & Ryanair. 1.5 hours drive. Fly to Avignon from Edinburgh & Leeds Bradford.
    - If you're driving aim for Ales and then from Ales take the Genolhac road and Portes is situated between La Grand Combe and Chamborigaud. If travelling by car from the north, aim for Ales and then follow directions as above.
    - A good choice of car hire available is at Nimes & Montpellier Airports. Hertz is an excellent car rental company and to be recommended..
    Activities nearby
    Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 49.7 mi.
    Nearby cities
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  • English first
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English first
Nuneaton, United Kingdom
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2012 for a stay in August 2012

This place could be very good if more care and attention was focused on it. The problems start with the drive down to the house. About a third is a driveway, the remainder is a pot holed track. The regular drive back and forth over a 2 week stay caused damage to the bottom of our low estate car. The garden is over grown, unattractive and some of the terracing is unsafe. The house had only had a cursory clean before we arrived as neither the bathroom nor the kitchen was very clean. The owner did explain this away but given the thickness of dust in some areas I don't think this is an isolated incident. The condition of this property reminded me of places you would expect to find in France 10 years ago. more

Management response:

We fell in love with Mas des Grailles, set in the magnificent Cevennes National Park, surrounded by stunning scenery. It is neither overlooked nor visible by another property. The grounds are left natural (as described in all advertisements) in order to encourage as much wildlife as possible; deer, hares and wild boar are frequent visitors – perhaps one of the... more

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Troutman, North Carolina
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
11 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2012 for a stay in July 2012

Comfortable house with three bedrooms and well equipped kitchen. TV with French and English channels...many books, music, and movies available in house. We stayed three weeks and enjoyed many peaceful dinners on the terraces watching the rolling mountains in the distance. Everything you need to make your stay pleasant is available, but you do need to speak some French to get along in the community. more

Management response:

Many thanks for your excellent feedback following your three week stay at Mas des Grailles. We are delighted that you had such an enjoyable holiday. The drive to the property - although belonging to the Forestry Commission (Office National des Forets) and not to us - will be repaired at our expense for the 2013 season. Very best wishes. more

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Listed since : Nov 2004
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Response Time: Within a week
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