Visit the gateway to Provence at its most authentic; In Ardèche we offer you a charming stay in a traditional 18th century stone house. A rural retreat surrounded by cherry trees and chestnut groves, We are 10 minutes from the hillside market town of Aubenas with its vibrant market and beautiful castle, 1.5 hrs from Avignon and Nîmes, and 2 hours from Lyon. Swim daily in our local river with waterfall, kayak the Ardèche river, visit local vineyards or simply sip on rosé with a good book in our shady garden. Vallon Pont d'Arc and the Pont d'Arc Cavern a replica of the UNESCO Chauvet Cave are only 35 km away. The surrounding landscape is dotted with some of the finest castles and most beautiful historic villages to be found anywhere in France: Vogué, Balazuc and Labeaume not to mention others of great charm, character and history. As such you can enjoy Ardèche fully and yet get away from the tourists and soak in tranquility when you feel like it. We also have a cool vaulted winecellar with a well for a cold drink to escape the summer heat, a shady garden of mature cherry trees with trampoline and ping-pong table.