The Old Silk Farm - Ardèche - Sleeps 17

Peaceful luxury with stunning views and heated saltwater pool 

  • The Old Silk Farm exterior
The Old Silk Farm in Ardèche, a villa in Rhône-Alpes: The Old Silk Farm exterior

Immaculately renovated farmhouse with pool overlooking the Rhône valley

This luxurious rural retreat perched on a quiet hillside on the edge of the Ardêche boasts spectacular views reaching right across to the Rhône Alpes. The seductively peaceful atmosphere of the house invites guests to relax by the heated saltwater pool, multiple terraces, balcony or enclosed courtyard - or in its beautiful indoor living quarters. Those motivated to go adventuring have many attractions within easy reach. From the dramatic gorges and medieval hilltop villages of the Ardêche, to the orchards and lavender fields of the Drôme, or the Roman cities of Orange, Avignon and Arles – not to mention the famous Côte-du-Rhône vineyards – there is more to experience here than can be fitted into a lifetime.

The property itself is a historic silk farm added to by each successive generation. It has now been carefully and elegantly renovated to provide the perfect restorative getaway for families and friends to spend time together. There are 7 bedrooms (2 master en-suite, 2 large doubles, 1 double, 1 twin and the children's bunk room which sleeps 5), 4 bathrooms + 3 additional WC's. Living space comprises a comfortable and spacious lounge with provençal stone fireplace, a cave-ceiling 'den' for playing movies, a large beautifully appointed Bulthaup kitchen-dining room and many outdoor spaces including dining terrace. An attached but independent apartment allows extra privacy for 4 guests with their own kitchen, dining and lounge area, separate entrance, bathroom and terrace.

While the lounge, main kitchen and dining terrace have been designed for everyone to spend time together, there is room for every guest to find their own quiet space. There are ample playing opportunities, including a boules/pétanque terrace, table tennis or badminton in the courtyard, bikes, pool toys, indoor children's toys and plenty of board games.

Many of our guests enjoy walking the hills surrounding the property or hiking further into the Ardêche. There are opportunities for wild swimming, kayaking, biking, go-karting, tennis, horse-back riding and cave exploring. Others may enjoy discovering Roman history and architecture, dramatic chateaux, local artisans and markets, antique-shopping, vineyard tours and wine-tasting.

The house is in an ideal location for all this exploring. While the sound of birds and crickets and the scent of lavender and wild herbs make you feel miles from anywhere, you are yet within 7km of the bustling town of Montélimar and the A7 autoroute. The nearest villages are only 2km away and have bakeries, pharmacy, post office, restaurants and grocery stores.

A local housekeeper and English-speaking contact person are both available by phone for guests during their stay. They have helped to arrange airport transfers, babysitting, in-house chef, grocery shopping, extra housekeeping etc. Our guests are always taken care of!

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This property is a new listing with Holidaybank

The Old Silk Farm Property Features

Location Type
  • Rural
  • Mountain

  • Car Required

Housekeeping & Services
  • Iron and Ironing Board
  • Weekly Maid Service
  • Bed Linen Included
  • Towels Included
  • Safe
  • Telephone
  • Fuel and Power Included
  • Cot
  • High Chair
  • No Smoking

Open Fire/Wood Burner
  • Open fire
  • Wood burner

  • 5+ Double Bedrooms
  • 1 Twin Bedroom
  • 1 Bunk Bedroom

Ground Floor Facilities
  • Ground Floor Bedroom
  • Ground Floor Toilet
  • Ground Floor Shower

  • Outdoor Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool

  • Washing Machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Oven
  • Hob
  • Grill
  • Coffee Machine
  • Tumble dryer

Internet Access
  • Wireless Broadband

  • DVD Player
  • Books
  • Games
  • Table Tennis

Leisure Equipment
  • Sun Loungers
  • Patio Furniture
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Towels

Garden/Terrace/Play area
  • Private garden
  • Terrace / patio
  • Outdoor games area

Parking available
  • Off road parking

Activities within 20min drive of the property
  • Wine Tour
  • Theatre
  • Tennis
  • Hiking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Walking
  • Cycling

Local Water Sports
  • Swimming (outdoor pool)
  • Canoeing
  • Kayaking
7 night(s) · 28 September 2019
Key Property Details
Property Name The Old Silk Farm
Reference 308450
Sleeps 17
Bedrooms 7
Bathrooms 4
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The Old Silk Farm in Ardèche

Nearest TownMontelimar - 7 kms (approx)
Nearest AirportAvignon-Provence - More than 30 kms (approx)

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