Mas de la Bousquette

Lussan, Gard
Self-catering
+33 (0)4 66 72 62 25


Wonderfully comfortable apartments – take all three and come with family or friends. Plenty of dining spaces inside and out, terraces, pool

Place

3 places

Sleeps

Sleeping from 2 – 4

Pets welcome

The Experience

Lots of history to soak up in this 500-year-old mas, long ago a sheep and then a silkworm farm. Beautiful apartments sit around the higgledy-piggledy roofed courtyard, sharing a pool for guests and several garden areas next to the owners’ house (where dogs and chickens roam). Kate and Graham’s thoughtful restorations and extras for guests are spot on – find an iPad loaded with information and a welcome app, bikes to borrow, fresh bread delivered daily and a weekly welcome supper. Across the courtyard, steps lead up to Le Grenier, a former grain store for four, and Le Murier, the tower for two, which connect across a dining terrace with comfy seating. They’re also bookable together to create a self-contained space for six. La Bergerie, the barn for two has vaulted ceilings and cool spaces, as well as its own private, secured courtyard – perfect for dog owners. Head out for dinner at one of the several restaurants to choose from in the village, a short walk away – it’s also one of the Plus Beaux Villages de France. So much to do – visit Uzès, hike in the Cévennes, taste wines and visit Roman ruins including the extraordinary Pont du Gard. 

Essentials

  • Swimming pool
  • Hot tub
  • Garden
  • Open fire / woodburner
  • Breakfast included
  • Breakfast available
  • Meals available
  • Vegetarian meals
  • Oven
  • Parking on premises
  • Free parking nearby
  • Accessible by public transport
  • WiFi
  • Television
  • Central heating
  • Limited mobility
  • Wheelchair access
  • Mobile reception
  • Hob
  • Barbecue
  • Paid parking nearby
  • Air conditioning
  • Relaxation areas
  • Washing machine
  • Tennis court
  • Microwave oven
  • No smoking
  • Credit cards
  • Working farm
  • Owner has pets
  • Electricity included
  • Dishwasher
  • Pets welcome

Family friendly

  • Baby monitor
  • Books and toys
  • Children welcome
  • Babies welcome
  • Stair gates
  • High chair
  • Cot available

Nearby

  • Pub/bar within 3 miles
  • Restaurant within 3 miles
  • Shop within 3 miles

Activities

  • Bikes available
  • Food courses
  • Kayaking
  • Other courses
  • Sailing
  • Surfing
  • Wild swimming

Information
& pricing

Booking information

Check in
From 4pm
Check out
10am
Booking restrictions
Minimum stay: 7 nights. 4 nights mid/low season. Over 16s only, unless all 3 gites booked together. Le Murier bookable with Le Grenier to sleep 6 in total (shared terrace). Single sofabed available in La Bergerie & Le Grenier.
Closed
Christmas, 6 October - 31 December.
No smoking
Smoking not permitted anywhere in the property.
Owner has pets
Animals living on the property
Meals
Welcome dinner by arrangement. Restaurants 5-minute walk.

Pricing

Nightly price
from £135
Weekly price
from £940
Surcharges
Extra beds available. From €3150 for booking the 3 gites together.
1 Apartment for 2
From £1411 bedroom
1 Cottage for 4
From £1812 bedrooms
1 Apartment for 2
From £1351 bedroom

Accommodation

Reviews

Mas de Basquette is a haven. We have stayed 2 years in a row. The 3 gites are all really comfortable and sit around a lovely old courtyard. The 3 share a pool, also lovely, with plenty of sun lounging space and a huge garden to use too. Kate and Graham, the owners, live on site and act as hosts and introduce everyone staying if you are not there alone. They even hosted a welcome dinner and drinks. Very special. They provide fantastic local knowledge, for example of river swimming spots away from tourist crowds and there is so much to see, do and explore in the immediate area. Will be back!

Suzanne, Geneva

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Location

The neighbourhood

Local points of interest from Kate Langley

  • We are close to the wonderful cities of Avignon, Nimes and Uzes, and the magnificent Cevennes and Ardeche mountains. Explore!
  • 5 restaurants in walking distance - Pizza van weekly. And of course our own gas and wood fired barbecues.
  • Walk or cycle in to the Garrigue straight from the Mas. Hundreds of miles of way-marked 'sentiers'. Maps and guides are provided. The Bergerie is ideal for dog owners with a gated courtyard - well behaved pets are welcome!
  • 8 acres of landscaped gardens at the foot of one of the 'Plus Beaux Villages'. There's always a quiet spot for that chilled evening sundowner. By the willow pond, in the boules garden, under the olives in the pool garden or on your own private terrace.
  • Foodie paradise, from Uzès' famed twice weekly market, to truffle fairs, olive oil mills, goat cheese farms and the vineyards of the Cote du Rhone. Try them all on a gourmet tour. Or arrange a wine tasting at the Mas - available for groups of 6 or more.
  • Welcome supper ' à la Provençal' each week; the perfect chance to meet other guests and share tips. A fun and informal three course supper sourcing local ingredients and wines.