3rooms
5people
From406 €
Breakfastoptional
The lodge Cœur des Monts d'Ardèche

A restored stone 18th century former silkworm farm in the heart of the little hamlet of La Chabanne, near Chirols, Vals les Bains, Antraigues sur Volane and Aubenas.

This accommodation combines a traditional character with a contemporary feel: old chestnut beams, dressed stone windows and traditional furniture are juxtaposed with a waxed concrete floor, metal staircase and aluminium door and window frames.

The 75 m² lodge can host up to 5 people and has 2 bedrooms, one with 1 double bed and the other with 2 single beds. An Italian shower and a lava stone washbasin have been installed on the main floor and are accessible from both bedrooms.

The lodge also has a pleasant living room with high ceilings that is particularly bright, thanks to its large bay windows looking out over the terrace. It has a kitchenette and a lounge area with a flat-screen TV. Finally, the kitchen, which opens out into the living room, has everything you need for meals: traditional oven, microwave, dishwasher, sink and crockery.

An iron staircase leads up to the walkway with its relaxation area (90 cm bed) and the 40 m² private terrace that offers undisturbed privacy and exceptional views over the surrounding valleys. From the terrace, you can see the 3 valleys and the peaks of the Tanargue Mountains.

The exterior has a table, garden chairs, an electric barbecue and an antique stone sink.

The lodge is close to the Ardèche, Fontaulière and La Bourge rivers, and there are some very picturesque areas nearby for swimming and fishing.

Facilities at the lodge

  • TV
  • Free WIFI
  • Fridge
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Hotplates
  • Coffee maker + kettle
  • Toaster
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Hair dryer
  • Walk-in shower
  • Garden furniture
  • Heating

For information

  • Sheets (beds will be made on arrival) and bathroom linen available for hire
  • “Do-not-disturb housekeeping at end of stay” available
  • Breakfast can be delivered every morning in your lodge (to be arranged on site)
  • Private parking in front of the lodge
  • Pets allowed with extra charge
  • Low season (out school holidays): 4 nights minimum, free day of arrival
  • Others seasons and school holidays: Weekly rental, from Saturday to Saturday
  • Arrival between 5.00 and 7.00 pm
  • Departure before 11.00am
  • Health cure patients are welcome for longer stays; please contact us

Gourmet basket

We can suggest our gourmet basket made up of products from our region. It is composed of:

  • 1 bottle of wine (rosé, red, white) from the Lablachère cellar
  • 1 bottle of mineral water from the Source of Vals Les Bains
  • 1 country terrine
  • 1 dry sausage
  • 1 goat cheese from the region
  • 1 bag of nougats or small cakes
  • 1 pot de confiture au choix parmi: prunes, abricots, courgettes, pommes, figues…
  • 1 jar of jam of your choice among: plums, apricots, zucchini, apples, figs…

Note: If you order the gourmet basket for the day of your arrival, we will add the baguette.

Rates and availabilities 2021

Low season*
25/09 to 09/04/2021
Mid season
10/04 to 02/07
04/09 to 24/09
High season
03/07 to 16/07
Very high season
17/07 to 03/09
406 € / week
58 € / night
4 nights minimum, out school holidays)
455 € / week 665 € / week 805 € / week
* Except during the November and Christmas school holid: 455 € per week
Options and Extras
Tourist tax (2020) 0,90 € / night / person from 18 years old
Firewood in Low Season 10 € / night
Pets allowed (prior agreement) 50 € / week / pet
7 € / night / pet
Gourmet basket of local products 35 € / basket
Sheets rental (beds made on arrival) Single bed (90 cm) : 7 € / stay
Double bed (140 cm) : 15 € / stay
“Do-not-disturb housekeeping” at end of stay 60 €
Breakfast delivery (to be arranged on site) 8 € / person

Bookings will be confirmed once a deposit of 30% has been paid.
(non-refundable in the event of cancellation)

We do not accept credit cards.
(payment may be made by cheque, bank transfer or cash)

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