Large old silk farm with 6 gites, private apartment, and with a restaurant open to public, in an old

Languedoc-Roussillon, Gard

€721,000 ID: 146367
This lovely stone building is where once upon a time silk worms were raised to provide silk, one of the basic industries of this region. It has been beautifully converted into 6 gites, which altogether can sleep 33 people. Each gite has independent access. In addition there is the the ground floor living quarters for the owners...however this could be converted into a 7th gite, or into a multi purpose area (meeting room, sitting room, etc) if the gites were marketed for large groups (anniversaries, birthdays, celebrations). There is a restaurant with a licence, in the main building, which can hold up to 20 covers. In the season, there are 60 covers on the terrace. There is a professional kitchen, a large larder area, and a "bar". There is a swimming pool adjacent, and in the village, in summer, there is a restaurant and bar by the river, where people go to swim. The medieval market town of St Ambroix, a few minutes away by car, has primary and secondary schools, three supermarkets, and lots of individual food shops. There is a very large lively weekly market, and the town hold many festivals and antique fairs. There is a weekly "vide greniers" every Saturday in the main square. It is just 20 minutes from the beautifully renovated Renaissance village of Barjac, which also holds markets and a very famous antique fair. In this region swimming is popular in isolated and magical surrounding rivers, and other outdoor activities include canoeing, horse-riding, kayaking, cycling and mountain climbing. There are famous caves including the Caverne Pont d'Arc, with its cave paintings, recently opened to the public. The Ardèche Gorges are very close by and are not to be missed. You can swim in the rivers, go to water parks, visit lovely old walled towns, have a coffee in the sunshine or go wine tasting at one of the many vineyards.
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  • Details

    Property type
    Gite
    Total living area
    650 m²
  • Room information

    Bedrooms
    13
    All bathrooms
    8
  • Special features

    • Swimming pool