Provencal hilltop village, 'Atelier' for 2

From $160 / night



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  • 1 bedrooms
  • 1 bathrooms
  • Sleeps 2
  • Apartment

Bedrooms: 1

Bathrooms: 1

Sleeps: 2

Type: Apt. / Condo

Provencal hilltop village, 'Atelier' for 2

Consider to make the silversmith's atelier your home away from home. The large dining-room/kitchen was the blacksmith’s workshop years ago. The kitchen is fully equipped with dishwasher, microwave, stove with oven to cook your gourmet meals. There is also a gas stove with oven on your terrace, so you can cook outside.

The bathroom is built into the old goat stable, the centuries old stone vault accommodates a modern shower.

A unique staircase leads to a large bright bedroom/sitting-room with a beautiful view onto the valley below, ideal for watching the sun set. On display are the silversmith’s tools, samples of his jewelry and his works ...Read more

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Ulrike Wanie

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Provencal hilltop village, 'Atelier' for 2
La Begude-de-Mazenc, Rhone-Alpes, France
located in La Begude-de-Mazenc, Rhone-Alpes, France, but cannot be displayed on a map. Contact the owner for more details

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You are staying in the old village in fully equipped quarters in traditional comfort among our family heirlooms. Relax in peaceful solitude or with friends and family.
From the hilltop village it is a short walk down the road (1km) to La Bégude de Mazenc. The village boasts two bakeries where you can buy freshly baked croissants, crusty baguettes and mouthwatering pastries. There are two butchers, two grocery stores, a fruit and vegetable store, two potteries with unique creations, an antiques store, two hairdressers, a gas station, post-office, out-door swimming pool, pharmacy, flower shop, tourist office, restaurant and two cafés/bars strategically located from where you can watch the world go by. Every Tuesday is market day.
For the food lover, colourful markets offer local produce, cheeses, cured meats, fish, fresh country breads... Fill your basket with honey, picodons (the local goat cheese specialty), virgin olive oil, vine ripened tomatoes, garlic braids from area farmers. Buy herbes de Provence, lavender essence or nougat de Montélimar made the traditional way, to take home.
From the fresh ingredients create your own gourmet meal or indulge in the hospitality of the many restaurants in the area from rustic to world famous.
The Côtes du Rhône wines of Grignan les Adhémar, Hermitage, Châteauneuf du Pape, Tavel, Vacqueyras, Gigondas, to name just a few, are a short distance away. Enjoy wine tastings at your leisure.
Nature's palette of lavender, sunflowers and poppies are of exceptional beauty in season. The creative arts are a feast for the eyes. Visit ateliers and shops of the potters, painters, glass blowers, silversmiths, woodcarvers and silk painters.
For refreshing physical activity play tennis, golf or join the locals for a game of boules, swim, hike, go horseback riding, bicycle or just walk the cobble stoned laneways of our medieval villages.
Enjoy the rich cultural life of the area, art galleries, concerts, festivals, special events. Visit monuments of 2000 years of civilization, châteaux, castles, museums, Roman ruins, Romanesque churches, monasteries...
We would be pleased to assist you to compile a sampler to suit your taste and inclination.

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