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JOIE DE VIVRE - Maison de Maitresse & Petite Maison #164167

Villa -
8 Bedrooms , 5 Bathrooms , Sleeps 18
Uzes, Gard, Occitanie
Take two 18th Century adjoined stone houses in a typical Provencal hillside village facing South, cover them with vines, add a huge walled garden, a swimming pool and enormous terraces to entertain, And what have you got....? The 'Joy of Living' indeed with ....300 days of sunshine and blue skies....spectacular wines to choose from ....freshest Provencal products from the nearby markets....sightseeing trips under one hour to anywhere of interest in Provence.

Within 5 minutes the largest Roman aqueduct 2000 years old; you can rent kayaks from Collias and paddle the river of Le Gardon and marvel at the spectacle which took 1000 people to build, the source of the water starting in Valley de Eure, Uzes and running to Nimes. 4 minutes to Uzes - Medieval town with Duchy, 25 minutes to Avignon with the Palais des Papes; the origin...
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Listing #HL164167
About the Owner
Amanda T
Languages spoken:English, French
Response Rate:85%
Response Time:Within a day
Listed Since:April 2007
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Reviewed 22 August 2016

We rented the two houses for two weeks; there were 16 of us. The facilities in both houses were excellent and really french. The town of St Maximin is a superb centre for this area especially Uzes. We would hope to stay with Amanda and...More

Date of stay: August 2016
Thank davidlee250
amandataylorace, VR Owner at JOIE DE VIVRE - Maison de Maitresse & Petite Maison #164167, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2016

David, we would love to have you again, you were all such wonderful guests for the two weeks you were here at Maison de Maitresse & Petite Maison. . You all joined in to the French way of life and embraced everything. We look forward...More

A Holiday Lettings verified reviewer
Colchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 July 2015

Date of stay: July 2015
amandataylorace, VR Owner at JOIE DE VIVRE - Maison de Maitresse & Petite Maison #164167, responded to this reviewResponded 15 July 2015


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A Holiday Lettings verified reviewer
Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 12 July 2015


Date of stay: July 2015
amandataylorace, VR Owner at JOIE DE VIVRE - Maison de Maitresse & Petite Maison #164167, responded to this reviewResponded 15 July 2015


  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Bunk Beds:(1)
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(4)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (4)
  • Grill
  • Half Baths (1)
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(1)
  • King Beds:(2)
  • Linens Provided
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Private Garden
  • Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared Garden
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 2:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
    4 Full baths
    1 Half bath
    2 Kings
    1 Sofa
    4 Fulls
    1 Bunk
    1 King
    2 Twins
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Additional Rate and Availability Information
Long term winter rental negotiable with owner,

Prices quoted per house.

25% deposit on acceptance of booking (non-refundable) with balance prior to arrival direct to Bank account.

Maison de Maitresse and Petite Maison rented together comfortably accommodates 18 people but there is a pull out double couch for an extra couple.More information avout winter rates from,ownerinformation with owner
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About the neighbourhood
Uzes is a spectacular Duchy with a reining Duke and Duchess. Exciting decorator shops, Art galleries, Music festival. Dozens of bars and restaurants... A size that allows to get intimate with the quaint medieval streets packed full of history. A fabulous Saturday Market that takes over the whole town, with not only the freshest produce available, but everything else Provence is famous for. Also nearby is Avignon famous for the 'Palais des Papes,' its summer festival, its museums and of course its 'Bridge.'
In Nimes an almost intact Roman arena holds special events from Corridas (bull fights) to musical festivals.
The Pont Du Gard is a 2,000 year old, Roman-built aqueduct of grandiose proportions. One of France's most visited monuments. It can be visited by kayak after...
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How to get there
Airport: Nimes ( Garons): 60.0 km
Railway: Nimes or Avignon: 60.0 km
* Fly from England with Ryan Air to Nimes (Garons Airport) Hire car through Ryan Air
*half an hour from my place
Fly to Paris Charles de Gaulle and get TGV direct from Airport tp Avignon TGV
*Rent a car at Avignon TGV
*Half an hour to my place
Fly into Montpellier Airport and rent a car
*45 mins to my place
Fly into Marseille Airport and rent a car
*1 1/2 hours from my place
* Fly into Nice Airport rent a car
Aprox 3 1/2 hours to my place
Activities nearby
Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Water Park Nearby, Nearest Beach: 120.0 km.
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