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Château de Bussas - Self-catering apartments in Gard

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Château de Bussas, 30124 L'Estréchure, Gard
Languedoc - Roussillon, France

Meg Campbell www.bussas.com
+44 (0)20 7229 9754(landline)

Magical - a whole château (or 6 apartments) in a secret valley. A river for picnics, a pool for splashing, open fires, fine armoires...

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Heart-of-Cévennes magic among rocks, rivers and woodland. After a couple of hairpins and a river causeway you meet the strong stone walls and arches and the gentle inner courtyard of the ancient domaine. Dating back to 1197, it stands in a secret valley surrounded by 200 acres of nature and pure air. Nothing has changed over the years other than trees being cleared for more light, a bow window being added for more indoor space, and careful gardening. You will rejoice in the pool, the huge garden, the games room in the old barn, the river for picnics, adventures and cool plunges. Each apartment (La Source was beautifully renovated in 2016) has its own terrace and the whole place is a dream for family gatherings. Attractive, comfortable rooms are just right: not over-smart or vulnerable. There are antique armoires and colourful fabrics, good modern kitchens and open fireplaces. The caretaker grows organic eggs and veg – just ask. You will only hear bird calls, sheep bells – and yourselves. With so many spaces to explore and those fabulous views on the spot, you may never get round to the other beauties of the Cévennes.


Features
Wheelchair access
At least one bedroom & bathroom accessible.
Children welcome
Kids of all ages can stay.
English spoken
Host speaks English, whether perfectly or not.
WiFi
Wireless internet access available.
Working farm
Or vineyard.
Swimming pool
On the premises.
Facilities

Electricity included

Open fire / woodburner

Microwave oven

Central heating

Mobile reception

Television

Barbecue

Dishwasher

Cooked meals available

Washing machine

Restaurant nearby

Shop within 3 miles


Guest feedback
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"We had a wonderful week,staying in the four a pain, perfect for two and with its private terrace we were able to catch the sun all day long whilst watching red squirrels gathering nuts in the trees just opposite. Chateau Bussas is completely charming and the hosts Liliane and Bernard are so welcoming and knowledgeable of the surrounding area. An ideal place to completely relax with plenty of walks and places to visit nearby. We were reluctant to leave but am sure we will be back for longer next time."

Amanda - Surbiton, United Kingdom

August 2015
"This is a totally wonderful place. It is secluded in wonderful countryside with walks from the door over paths that have been walked for years into the hills. We were a large group (23) ranging from 89 years to 4 years and we all rated it our best holiday ever! We had the whole chateau and could all eat together either outside or indoors. It is well equipped for large numbers but also each apartment is totally self contained. Lovely pool crazy crazy golf and just a taste of heaven."

Sarah

August 2015
"Well secluded from the access road, D907, the property encompasses 200 acres and dates from the 12th century, originally as a monastery. The stone walls exude a peace and harmony, perhaps instilled by the monks in their mortar. There is nothing pretentious, or even stately about the chateau, it is warm and welcoming to its guests as they arrive in the inner courtyard. Owners, Duncan and Meg Campbell, have over the years tastefully renovated each apartment including modern plumbing so each has its own particular charm and view. We enjoyed the wonderful food and wine and swapped stories."
July 2013
"Totally relaxing in beautiful surroundings. You feel totally cut off from the outside world so an absolute haven of peace and quiet. We stayed in Le Colombier which we loved, particularly the vast light and airy bedroom. A magical place. Because of the numerous steps, slopes etc.. I would not recommend it for someone unsteady on their feet or small children."
October 2010
"Bussas is a magical place to stay – a wonderful house in a beautiful, tranquil, rural setting . We stayed in Le Grand Balcon which we thought palatial, but the smaller apartments all have their own special charms. Liliane and Bernard make sure that everything is in place for your arrival, and are on hand if there are any problems, or to provide local advice, such as good places for river bathing. There are lots of options for lovely walks from the door, and a very helpful dossier of other walks and excursions in the area, but you may just want to enjoy relaxing at Bussas, going to the market in St Jean du Gard, and having barbecues by the pool. Bliss!"
September 2010
"We were nine adults, eight children and a baby and without exception we all had the most amazing time in this magical house. The grounds are breath-taking, even a confirmed sun-lounger-potato like myself was moved to put on comfortable shoes and go for a hike. The pool was wonderful, not fancy, just right. And inside too, everything is perfect, and, as the guide says, comfortable and well-worn so you feel like you're at home. This is not boutique, but it is unique and I will never ever forget our time here."
August 2010

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Details

Accommodation:
  • 6 Apartments for 2 - 6
Price:(i) £310 to£1750 per week

Whole château £1980-£4580.

Special Offer: 50% off - for last minute stays during the week commencing 16th July and 23rd July!

Booking info:

Closed:

Rarely.

Address:

Château de Bussas, 30124 L'Estréchure, Gard


Accommodation:(i)
Self-catering Le Grand Balcon (self-catering)
Sleeps
6
Bedrooms
3
Details
Apartment ~ 2 doubles, 1 twin; 2 bathrooms.
Price: (i) £ 735 to £ 1750 per week
Self-catering Le Colombier (self-catering)
Sleeps
4
Bedrooms
2
Details
Apartment ~ 1 triple, 1 single, sofabed; bathroom.
Price: (i) £ 440 to £ 1000 per week
Self-catering La Source (self-catering)
Sleeps
4
Bedrooms
2
Details
Apartment ~ 1 double, 1 twin, sofabed; 2 bathrooms.
Price: (i) £ 490 to £ 1060 per week
Self-catering La Lucarne (self-catering)
Sleeps
2
Bedrooms
1
Details
Apartment ~ 1 double, sofabed; bathroom.
Price: (i) £ 400 to £ 645 per week
Self-catering Le Four à pain (self-catering)
Sleeps
2
Bedrooms
1
Details
Apartment ~ 1 double; 1 bathroom,1 shower room.
Price: (i) £ 310 to £ 675 per week
Self-catering La Clede (self-catering)
Sleeps
2
Bedrooms
1
Details
Apartment ~ 1 double.
Price: (i) £ 420 to £ 800 per week
Meg Campbell www.bussas.com
+44 (0)20 7229 9754(landline)

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