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Le Chiat

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Very good
4 reviews
Approach view to le Chiat
The outside dining area
The living area and woodburner
The sitting area and wood burner viewed from the mezzanine
The master bedroom
The master bedroom again
Double bedroom 2
Double bedroom 3
Triple bedroom 4
The kitchen
Kitchen and living area
The kitchen from above
Bath and shower room
The games room
The mezzanine seen from below
Converted barn part of le Chiat accommodating the bedrooms, bathroom and games room.
View of le Chiat and hills beyond
The view from our garden
Relaxation in the garden
Another beautiful day in the Ardeche
Nearby Chalencon - un village de caractere
Vallon Pont d'Arc at the Ardeche Gorge
Le Pont d'Avignon
Pont du Gard
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4 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 10
Vernoux-en-Vivarais, Ardeche, Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes
Le Chiat is a restored and extended stone barn; part of a pretty hamlet amongst chestnut and pine woodland, in the spectacular Parc Naturel Régional des Monts d'Ardèche. The south facing garden enjoys all day sunshine and has beautiful unspoilt views across the valley. Ideal for family holidays and outdoor activities, or if you just want to get away from it all.

We are only 15 minutes drive from the popular Eyrieux Valley where there is camping, and beaches for river swimming, canoeing and other watersports.

Le Chiat is a split level house and has 3 floors. The lower entrance is down a few stone steps into an open plan living, kitchen and dining area with high ceilings, a contemporary fitted kitchen with breakfast bar, and a log burner.

The connecting old barn - comprising bedrooms, games room and bathroom - is reached either via t...
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About the Owner, Lynn P
Languages spoken: English, French
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 5 days ago
Listed since : Feb 2013
Overall rating: 4.5 / 5.0
Based on 4 reviews and 1 property
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Listing #HL340048
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47 reviews
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Reviewed September 5, 2015 for a stay in August 2015

Le Chiat is a rural retreat, the house is deep in the northern Ardeche in a largely untraveled area. The house is lovely with a beautiful view down the valley with gorgeous sunrise everyday for any early risers in the group. We benefited from lovely weather for most of our stay but remember the house is on a mountain so...

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed August 26, 2015 for a stay in August 2015

Management response:

Dear Helen, We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay at le Chiat. You are most welcome again in the Ardeche! Best wishes, Jeff and Lynn


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Reviewed May 7, 2014 for a stay in July 2013

  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (10)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(3)
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Living Room Seats (5)
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Playground
  • Private Yard
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Single Beds:(4)
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Swingset
  • Toaster
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
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Dates Min stay Per night Per week
Default 3 nights
Jul 15, 2017 -
Aug 25, 2017
7 nights --
Aug 26, 2017 -
Sep 1, 2017
Late summer
7 nights --
Sep 2, 2017 -
Sep 29, 2017
September 2017
3 nights
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Additional Rate and Availability Information
Linen (sheets and towels) are charged at a flat rate of £5 / 5 euro per person.
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About the neighborhood
<BR>If you like walking, the opportunities in Ardèche are endless and there is a Grande Randonnee (national walking trail), which passes through the forest 200m from our house.<BR><BR>For horse riding, there are stables only 5 minutes away at Sarnoux, where Jean Daniel will gladly take guided tours with parties of all abilities.<BR><BR>There are several nearby locations for river swimming, the best being at St Sauveur de Montagut and les Ollieres in the Eyrieux Valley, or more locally at the Duniere gorge. <BR>At les Ollieres you can also hire canoes or go to the Aquarock adventure park.<BR><BR>This is a popular area for cycling - both on road and MTB, but you need to be reasonably fit as it is quite hilly!<BR> <BR>In late summer/... more
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Nimes or Lyon: 68.4 mi
Railway: Valence TGV: 18.6 mi
We are about 45 minutes drive from the main A7 Autoroute from Paris to the South of France.<BR><BR>Other accessible airports are located at Avignon and Grenoble, approx. 2 hours drive<BR><BR>Car rental is of course available at all these airports, but also at the Valence TGV station which has fast trains to Paris .Valence is just 5.5 hours train journey from London using the Eurostar and TGV trains. You can board the train at either the new St Pancras International or Ashford Station, and check-in only takes 10 minutes.<BR><BR>Detailed travel directions will be provided at the time of booking, but please contact us if you need any advice for planning your journey.
Activities nearby
Horse Riding Nearby, Watersports Nearby.
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