‘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.
The spacious living room is furnished with a mix of stylish furnishings in neutral tones and period antiques and provides a seamless juxtaposition of old and new. The living room has comfortable sofa and armchairs around the log-burning fireplace, an ottoman, a TV/DVD system and a study area. The kitchen and dining area leads directly off the living room for open plan living. A modern refectory table which seats 8 people for casual or elegant dining sits comfortably on the original terracotta flooring. The kitchen is fully fitted with dishwasher, fridge, freezer and ample storage space and leads on to the attractive rear courtyard for outdoor dining and a water ‘bassin’ for cooling off. On the second floor there is a chic master bedroom with ensuite bathroom and a 2nd ensuite double bedroom, both with satellite TV and DVD systems. On the ground floor, there is a utility room with washing machine and dryer and the entrance leads onto the original stone staircase with cloaks and WC.
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.
Low Season: 695€/week; Mid Season: 795€/week; High Season: 995€/week
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