- 3 bedrooms
- 3 bathrooms
- Sleeps 6
Description from the owner
Commanding dramatic views over the Rhone Valley to the French Alps, La Mirande sits in perfect isolation on a plateau 700m above sea level. Surrounded by farmland and a large private orchard and garden, it is a restorative island of great tranquility where guests are free to roam and relax.
The house is spacious with a very warm living situation. Guests staying for a week or more in the cottage or the two B&B; suites receive a welcome dinner included in the price of accommodation. On other nights a table d’hote dinner of freshly cooked local produce is available. A four course dinner, including regional wine, is 49 euros for two people and 89 ...Read more
Luxury B&B and Table d’Hote in the Ardeche
Rochessauve, Rhone-Alpes, France
Additional Location Information
Commanding dramatic views over the Rhone Valley and the French Alps,
La Mirande sits in perfect isolation on a plateau 700 m above sea level.
Surrounded by farm land, it has 6000m2 of private orchard and garden.
It is indeed an island of tranquility pocketed between the French Alps
and le Massif Central.
Spending time at La Mirande gives you the feeling that you are A B O V E I T A L L.
About Rochessauve in Ardèche, Rhone Alps
Located at 700m on a plateau, 2 hours south of Lyon, 15min from Privas and a 2 hour drive to the Mediterranean La Mirande offers you intimate contact with nature, spectactular views and absolute tranquility.
The town of Privas, capital of the Ardéche is a thriving regional centre with super markets and charming local shops. Market days are Wednesdays and Saturdays offering a great opportunity to buy all the wonderful fresh local produce. There are many restaurants in the region ranging from top class Michelin stared establishments to charming local bistros where you eat what the proprietor has to offer on the day. If you prefere to eat at home you can pick up a famous Picadon goats cheese from the neighbouring farmer and enjoy with a good Ardéche wine from your local vineyard.
A short drive to Vallon Pont Arch takes you to the touristic centre of the Ardéche and the sensational Gorge de Ardéche. Lyon, one of the gastronomic capital of the world is a 1,5 hours drive away when you feel like more sophistication or would like to visit the Opera or take in a Show. A day on the beach at Camargue can be enjoyed without any difficulty. The famous ski fields of France are also only a few hours away.
But the main charm of La Mirande is its location. Looking down onto the Rhone valley and across to the Alpes, a place to rest, take long walks and find new energy from the old volcanic rocky soils of the region.
How To Get To Rochessauve in Ardèche, The Rhone Alps (SE France)
The nearest TGV station, Valence is a 0.5 hour drive away and from there a 2.5 hour train ride to Paris. A direct line also runs to Lille connecting with the Paris-London channel train. The nearest important Airport is Lyon with connection avialable to all European centres. By car the main French north south highway passes close by with exits for Privas just south of Valence.
More About This Location
Car is not necessary
Last updated on February 05, 2015
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- Linens Provided
- Central heating
- Towels Provided
- Housekeeping Optional
Phone / Internet
- Internet Access
- Mountain Views
- Stereo or CD player
- Outdoor Dining Area
- Balcony or terrace
- Pet friendly - ask
- Smoking allowed - no
- Suitable for children - yes
- Suitable for the elderly - yes
- Wheelchair accessible - ask