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Artist's studio in quiet hamlet

Artist's studio in quiet hamlet

2 guests
1 bedroom
2 beds
1 bath
2 guests
1 bedroom
2 beds
1 bath

The space

My studio is situated near the pretty mediaeval town of Uzes with its bustling markets. Lots of sun, vineyards, sunflowers, signposted walks, river swimming, and summer arts festivals combine to make this an attractive and lively area

Location:
The Languedoc-Roussillon region of southern France, Gard department, 25km north of Nîmes, in a hamlet near the mediaeval town of Uzès (pop. 8088). Rocky scenery, plains, gentle hills, vineyards, sunflowers and olives. Lots of sun. Temps. during the summer 27-34 deg.C
The accommodation is suitable for a couple, 2 singles sharing, or 1 single needing a quiet place to work. If you like the idea of being away from it all, this is the place for you!
Minimum stay 2 nights

Studio:
The basic, simply-furnished self-contained, self-catering studio, measuring 40 square metres, is attached to one side of the main house, and has one living/sleeping area, shower room/WC/basin, and small semi-enclosed kitchen. It has its own private entrance, terrace and small garden.

Living/sleeping room:
Double bed (+ single mattress on a mezzanine, if 2 singles sharing), bed-linen provided, dining table & two chairs, two low easy chairs, chest of 6 drawers, hanging-rail on castors

Kitchen:
Electric hob with 2 rings, electric oven, sink, fridge, electric kettle, toaster, crockery, cutlery etc., iron, ironing board

Shower room:
Basic untiled shower with shower-curtain
Large basin (suitable for washing small items of clothing), WC, clothes-drying rack, towels provided (but not swimming-towels), use of washing-machine, if needed

Outside space:
Walled terrace 4m x 5m approx. with fig tree and mulberry tree for shade, metal dining-table & 2 chairs, small barbecue, small garden planted with trees, lavender and rosemary bushes, garden bench

Parking:
Space for parking a car behind studio

Other information:
Mobile phone signal on studio terrace
Free wifi at the tourist office in Uzès
Internet cafe in Uzès
No TV or internet in the studio
Bakery, newsagent, post-office, large supermarket and pharmacy (10 mins by car). In Uzès, a range of shops, and markets on Wednesdays and Saturdays
No shops in the hamlet

Eating:
Restaurant L'Auberge d'Aigaliers (3km) is the nearest
Numerous bars and restaurants in Uzès (13 km)

Transport:
No public transport through the hamlet, so a car is essential. Ryanair have a car rental deal with Hertz at Nimes airport

Exploring:
Numerous signposted circuits for walking locally. Good map showing these with other information, available at the Tourist Office in Uzes (price 5 Euros)
Ideally placed for exploring surrounding region: Ardèche, Camargue, Cevennes, Provence
Wine-cellars and attractive villages to visit, climbing, hang-gliding locally
World and classical music & dance festivals outdoors locally June/July
Pont du Gard, impressive Roman aquaduct (30 mins)
Largest bamboo forest & gardens in Europe at Anduze (45 mins)
Roman city of Nîmes (40 mins)
Avignon: International theatre & arts festival in July (50 mins)
Arles: Rencontres d'Arles, huge international photographic exhibition (July-September)

Cycling:
Bike-hire in St Quentin de la Poterie (20 mins)

Swimming:
Rivers Gardon and Cèze both great for swimming
La Bouscarasse: outdoor leisure pool with cafe, set in the countryside (5km)
Outdoor pool in Uzès
Nearest beach 1hr

Canoe/Kayaking:
Lots on Gardon and Cèze rivers

Amenities

Essentials
Iron
Washer
Pack ’n Play/travel crib
Free parking on premises
Kitchen

House Rules

Check-in is anytime after 4PM
Check out by 10AM

Accessibility

Wide doorway to the home’s entrance
Step-free access to the bathroom

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Ross
July 2013
Sally's studio, beautifully restored, offers a relaxed setting for breakfast, afternoon drinks or dinner, inside, or outside under the shade of the trees and vines. Sally shared an afternoon drink with us and told us much about the Uzes area. The Tourist Information Office in Uz…

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Nicolas
June 2017
The host canceled this reservation 65 days before arrival. This is an automated posting.

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Janne
August 2016
I'd call Sally the perfect host! Her warm welcome and all the details she had thought of to make us and our little girl have a wonderful time in her studio made our trip. We spent two weeks in her well decorated and well equipped studio, enjoying the calm of the village, the beau…

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Vivien
August 2015
the instructions for getting to our destination were clear and straightforward. When we arrived our hostess was waiting to show us around and explain all the workings of the place. The studio is a delight, beautifully done up and in a secluded area. We had everything we could pos…

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Anna
August 2014
Sally’s studio is just perfect for relaxed holidays! It’s nice decorated and equipped with everything you need. We liked the lovely terrace where we barbecued a couple of times. The studio is located in a quiet and nice hamlet. We went swimming at a wonderful local swimming spot,…

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Pim
August 2014
Sally made us feel very welcome; a cold bottle of rose and breakfast for the first morning. The studio is very lovely and spacious, with fully equiped kitchen and a bathroom. We enjoyed the studio, the garden and terrace. It's a perfect location for trips to Uzès and Pont du Gard…

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Patricia
November 2013
We had the most amazing, relaxing and interesting holiday in Sally's very stylish studio. it was fantastically equipped (down to cling film!) and Sally provided logs for the fire, charcoal for the bar-b-q (both used), and wine on arrival. The interior is beautifully designed and …

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I have worked in the theatre as a stage-manager. and have a degree in fine art (painting). I'm letting the studio attached to my small house in southern France, from the last week in June to the first week in September (minimum stay 2 days).
Languages: English, Français
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Aigaliers, Languedoc-Roussillon, France
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