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Le chapeau de paille roof top apartment

Condo/Apartment -
1 Bedroom , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 4
Junas, Gard, Occitanie
Quirky light and airy roof top apartment in the village of Junas, France.
The apartment is on the top floor of a family mas up 2 flights of stairs. You have your own entrance and top terrace, with a kitchen and separate bathroom and toilet.
The garden has a decked swimming pool and lovely trees and planting to sit and relax or eat on the evenings when food is served.
Hanging chairs, cool stereo, wi fi and a fully functioning Artists print studio are in the grounds.
Ex London chef/ vigneron Fergus offers deliciously seasonal food served with the Natural Wines from the region 3 nights a week - A print studio day can be arranged on site with your host Victoria Arney If you want to try making a print or sketching. Breakfast can be delivered to your door for an extra €8 / Table d'hote evening meals are served 3 nights a week in the ga...
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Listing #FKN8640252
About the Owner
vicky and Fergus C
Languages spoken:English
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:March 2017
Interaction with guests
Fergus and Victoria are passionate about food, natural wine and Art and want to make your stay as comfortable and interesting as possible. We live at Chapeau de paille all year and are here to offer suggestions for activities and hidden places to explore or relax in. We can arrange a visit to local vignerons who make fantastic natural wines - some of them using horses to plough the fields and offer a selection here to have with your eveing meals at the Table d'hote. Victoria is an Artist and Printmaker with a studio on site who regularly exhibits in London, Portugal and France teaches and her Art is on the walls.
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Reviewed 20 May 2018

An attractive, very comfortable place to stay. Very friendly, generous owners. Delicious food and (natural) wines from the owners' own vineyards. Huge Roman quarries, fields and woods to explore nearby. Excellent boulangerie in the village and charming Sommieres not far away. Highly recommend!

Date of stay: April 2018
Thank polecat707
Reviewed 29 July 2017

Great house and lovely hosts who cook the most fantastic food. We had a brilliant stay and will definitely come again. Highlights included canoeing and cycling plus visiting the wine tasting in Sommieres. Knowledgeable and friendly family who go out of their way to make...More

Date of stay: July 2017
Thank Dan C
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Reviewed 13 March 2017

We visited last summer and we had a fantastic holiday. Vicky and Ferg have amazing style, humour and bend over backwards to make your stay enjoyable. You can truly sample french village life and the sunsets were incredible. Do not miss their cooking - out...More

Date of stay: July 2016
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Management response:Responded 15 March 2017

Thank you - it was a pleasure to have you all here last summer and we a look forward to showing you all the new things we've added to make the garden magica for the next visit.

  • Internet Access
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Private Garden
  • Shared Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Not kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 AM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
No smoking in the rooms / kind consideration of neighbours / no parties or loud music / garden and swimming pool rules to be respected / no pets
    1 Shower
    1 King
    1 Sofa
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  • Cleaning fee: AU$47 / stay - Fee
  • Damage Deposit: AU$394 / stay - Deposit
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About the neighbourhood
The local bull running takes place during July and August all over the region. Junas has a Jazz festival in July in the old quarry.
Carmargues and Arles are easily accessed ( 40 Mins ) beaches are 25 Mins away , Rivers close by and the Cevennes 45 mins away.
Nimes and Montpellier are 25 mins away - Avignion and Orange are also easily accessible.
Getting around
Buses run to Nimes and sommierres where you can get a bus to Montpellier. Lunel you can get a train to Montpellier also .
However we reccommend hiring a car to really explore.
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Nimes: 33.0 km
Railway: Lunel : 16.0 km
Montpellier or Nimes Airports are the closest. ( about 25 mins )
Railways stations at both Montpellier and Nimes also Lunel ( 15 Mins )
Hiring a car is essential to really explore the area -
Parking is easy in Junas either by the stade and walking up to our gate or in the village itself.
We are 10 mins to Sommierres ( car ) 25 mins ( bike ) - famous for it night market , Saturday market and Estivals ( wine tasting festivals in july / aug )
Activities nearby
Nearest Beach: 40.0 km.
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