‘Rue Baratier’ & ‘Rue des Fontaines’ are 2 delightful 3 storey houses lying in the medieval heart of the lively gardoise village of Calvisson. The beautifully decorated interior of both houses, designed in neutral colours to reflect the classical stonework, provide an elegant and refined setting. Accented with period antiques of the region and with fully integrated modern conveniences, the houses are a blend of old world charm and up-to-date facilities. Anybody with an appreciation of the seamless mix of stylish living with period furnishings would be enthralled by this special living space.
A voluminous stunning stone-vaulted courtyard extends from the entrance of Rue des Fontaines to the back of the property where the outdoor seating area and water basin are located. Here there is a summer kitchen with a fully functional cooking area including an electric grill, gas burners, refrigerator and dishwasher. And opposite the kitchen area a large built in couch, an ideal place for a siesta after a meal. The stylish first floor kitchen/ dining area includes a large fireplace, computer niche (broadband & wifi) and dining table for casual or elegant dining. The kitchen is fully fitted with ceramic hob, dishwasher, fridge/freezer and microwave. There is ample storage space and it is equipped with all the utensils and crockery. Opposite the kitchen is the salon outfitted with dark oak wood flooring and a large welcoming couch from which to watch the flat screen TV. A 3mx3m picture window offers splendid views of the village, surrounding countryside and there is a powder room just off the salon.
Upstairs, there is a master bedroom with a large double bed and a room with twin beds (which may also converted into a large double bed) and a beautifully finished bathroom.
Situated between the vibrant cosmopolitan towns of Nimes & Montpellier, Calvisson lies surrounded by vineyards, beautiful countryside and stunning scenery to the north and the vast sandy beaches of the Med and the Camargue to the south. This lively village itself has all amenities and there is the added treat of the busy Sunday morning market selling local produce, flowers and artisans products.
Calvisson is an exceptional site close to both mountains and the sea. Within a short walk of the medieval heart of the village there are a number of small cafés and restaurants, a supermarket and tabac, bakers, a butcher, greengrocers, a patisserie, flower shops and hairdressers and beauty salons and a fabulous wine cave! For the more sporty there are outdoor tennis courts, an outdoor public swimming pool and cycle hire facilities.
Around and about there is a list of attractions within an hour in all directions, such as the magnificent once Papal City of Avignon; the lovely Duchy Town of Uzès with its honey-coloured stone buildings and its famous Saturday morning market; the majestic 2000 year old Pont du Gard, one of the most visited tourist sites in France; Arles, the celebrated Provençal town with its artistic connections to Van Gogh and Gaugin; and Chateauneuf-du-Pape, home of the exceptional Cotes du Rhone wine.
This ais a wonderful pied à terre with easy access to Med, mountains & cosmopolitan towns!
Low Season: 695€/week; Mid Season: 795€/week; High Season: 995€/week
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