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Les Combres
A haven of peace in the Cévennes Ardéchoises

Our gîte "Les Combres" is a haven of peace in Malbosc, isolated in the middle of nature with a breathtaking view.  For 6 people, next to your hosts' house, the gîte offers beautiful private living spaces, both inside and outside.   This old silkworm farm is built into the rock in an exceptional natural setting. The gîte is very comfortable with large living rooms and generous bedrooms. Fully equipped, you will not lack anything. The heated swimming pool with its exceptional view will not leave you indifferent. Paradise awaits you, come and listen to the silence!
Ideas, desires? Do not hesitate to contact us for any particular wish.
We will do our best to make your stay at "Les Combres" unique and unforgettable.

Nature and environment
The gîte is located in Malbosc (07140) in the southern Ardèche, on the borders of the Gard and Lozère. Located in the heart of the Cevennes National Park and the Monts d'Ardèche Regional Nature Park, "Les Combres" is a preserved paradise, isolated in the middle of nature and offering a breathtaking view of the Mont Ventoux and the forest. This fully equipped gîte for 6 people, a temporary refuge to recharge your batteries during your next holiday, is above all, before us and you, a permanent refuge for a large number of animal species and plant species! Our gîte "Les Combres" is isolated on a 24 hectare plot of land consisting of a large terraced area -or faïsses- below and above the gîte in a forest of pines, oaks, chestnut trees, arbutus trees... You will be amazed by the variety of landscapes and natural curiosities (Chauvet cave, La Cocalière). Ideal to recharge your batteries far from the human bustle.
Numerous charming or historical villages and towns in the area: Aujac, Bonnevaux, Les Vans, Banne, Sénéchas, Vallon Pont d'Arc, Balazuc, Joyeuses, Antraigues, Génolhac, Saint-Ambroix, Gagnières, Lussan, Anduze, Courry, Alès, Uzès, Nîmes...  
Nature and sports activities (hiking, mountain biking, canyoning, tree climbing, paragliding, bungee jumping, etc.), cultural and heritage activities (clèdes, silk museum, mine museum, etc.) nearby.

Conviviality and epicureanism
Our beautiful region, in addition to its welcoming population, has everything to delight you: traditions, authenticity, conviviality...
The numerous markets, day or night; traditional, producers, craftsmen and local artists will seduce you.
Come and taste the wines, honey, caillettes, picodons, olive oil, chestnut-based products and other local specialities.
The good restaurants will delight your palate with their excellent regional products.
In July and August in Malbosc, don't miss the Sunday morning market and the concerts; before having an aperitif and/or lunch at the "Bistrot de Malbosc"!
We'll tell you more when you come.

Wellness, gastronomy, heritage, know-how, relaxation, sensations
The Cévennes-Ardèche: a paradise for your eyes, for your well-being and for your taste buds.
Discover it without delay!

  • Department : Ardèche
  • Region : Rhone-Alpes
  • Country : France
  • Longitude : 44.332927604767725
  • Latitude : 4.0752401329810475
  • Adults and/or children : 6
  • Extra babies accepted
  • Checkin : 17:00 - 23-00
  • Checkout : 06:00 - 10-00
Living areas: the kitchen
Living areas: the kitchen

Fully equipped kitchen

Living areas: the dining room
Living areas: the dining room

Large convivial table

Living areas: the living room
Living areas: the living room

A comfortable sitting/TV/reading area

Master suite: the bedroom
Master suite: the bedroom

Large and comfortable room

Master suite: the magnificent shower room
Master suite: the magnificent shower room

With shower, double washbasin and toilet.

Room 2: beautiful room
Room 2: beautiful room

With double bunk beds

Room 2: the shower room
Room 2: the shower room

Comfortable with shower and basin

Outside: dining area
Outside: dining area

A large shaded table

Outside: the pool with a view
Outside: the pool with a view

Heated pool with view

Linen and equipment provided in the price
     Linen is provided (towels, tea towels, sponges...)
     cleaning materials and products provided
     bed linen provided; beds are made up on arrival
     towels and flannels provided
     swimming pool towels provided
     the linen is changed every week for long stays

Generous living areas (level 0)
     Fully equipped kitchen:
           large fridge-freezer combination
           4-burner ceramic hob and hood
           electric oven
           microwave oven
           espresso machine
           12 place setting crockery
           children's crockery
            all the necessary kitchen equipment
            plancha and fondue set available on request
     Dining room:
           large farm table for up to 8-10 people
           2 benches for 4 persons
           2 stools
     Living room:
           3-seater sofa
           2 single armchairs
           1 footstool
           2 chairs
           1 wood stove (wood available)
           Smart TV led 32" (TNT, internet), HDMI cable available
           dab+ radio / Bluetooth media player
           books and magazines for adults and children
           games for adults and children
           information about the region
           multiple sockets with USB plugs
           Cloakroom and shoe cupboard
     WC and storage room
           Pet bowls
           Fire extinguisher
           Smoke detectors
           Carbon monoxide detector

The master suite
     The parental bedroom (level -1)
           large comfortable bedroom
           double bed 160x200
           2 bedside shelves with lamp and USB charging point
           storage space and wardrobe
           2 chairs
           coat hooks
           Mosquito net
           Fire extinguisher
           Smoke detector
     The atypical parental shower room with exposed rock (level -2)
           double washbasin unit
           Italian shower
           WC with privacy blind
           shelf and hooks
           hair dryer
           2 stainless steel cups
Suite 2 (level +1)
     The bedroom:
           double bunk beds adaptable to 2x(160x200); 1x(160x200) and 2x(80x200); 4x(80x200)
           4 bedside shelves with lamp and USB charging point
           storage space and wardrobe
           bench seat with storage space
           coat hooks
           Lockable windows
           Mosquito nets
           Fire extinguisher
     The shower room
           single washbasin unit
           Italian shower
           shelf and hooks
           shelf under basin
           4 stainless steel cups and toothbrush holders
           Mosquito net
     Separate toilet
     Smoke detector
     Shaded dining area: table for 8-12 people with cushions
     Charcoal barbecue (charcoal not supplied)
     Numerous seats, deckchairs and relax
     Games available (pétanque for adults and children, Mölkky ...)
     The swimming pool with a breathtaking view
           swimming pool 8x4 m, constant depth 1.40m
           pool shared with the owner (for maintenance and personal use) at separate times agreed with the tenant
           secure enclosed area
           solarium with relax and deckchairs
           large parasols
           water games (ball, chips, board...)
     Ambient lighting
     Parking spaces for 2 cars
     Possibility to store bicycles

Various facilities:
     Free WiFi
     Washing machine (for a fee, soap provided)
     Tumble dryer (paying option)
     Ironing facilities available free of charge on request
     Possibility to have bicycles/ mountain bikes delivered on site
Optional baby equipment (see options)
     Umbrella beds (maximum 2)
     Baby chair (maximum 2)
     Children's crockery and cutlery
     Playpen (maximum 1)

Gite cleaning : 85€ fixed price

Obligatory option

Baby : 5€ per night

Babies from 0 to 2 years old are admitted on request in addition to the maximum capacity of 6 people (adults + children).
We can accept up to 2 babies.
Equipment provided:
1 travel bed/baby with bed linen,
1 high chair,
1 table chair,
1 games table with 2 children's chairs,
dishes, some toys...

Pet : 10€ per night

Dog or cat under 25kg and/or 60cm at the withers.
Other animals on request and subject to acceptance.

Compact binocular rental : 35€ fixed price

Nikon HG-L 10x25 binoculars
A service offered by observe-nature.com

Can be booked on site

Binoculars rental Q1 : 35€ fixed price

Nikon Monarch 7 8x42 and/or Kite Petrel II 10x42 and/or  Burris Colorado 8x40 binoculars
A service offered by observe-nature.com

Can be booked on site

Binoculars rental Q2 : 65€ fixed price

Nikon EDG 8x32 and/or Steiner Nighthunter 8x56 binoculars
A service offered by observe-nature.com

Can be booked on site

Binoculars rental Q3 : 95€ fixed price

Kite Stabilized APC 16x42 binoculars
A service offered by observe-nature.com

Can be booked on site

Deposit : 450€ fixed price

Mandatory option recoverable (+100€ payable on site if animal)
The deposit covers the cost of any damage or deterioration caused during the stay.
It will be refunded in accordance with our general conditions.

Extracts from the rules:

Maximum capacity: 6 people (adults 18+ and children); possibility to add 2 more babies upon prior agreement.
Minimum age of the main author: 18 years.
Smoking and vaping are not permitted in this gite.
Parties and events are not permitted. A written request for exemption can be made, subject to acceptance.
Occasional guests are welcome upon prior request and accommodation for guests is not permitted.
Waste separation is compulsory in this nature house.
Fires are strictly forbidden, except for BBQs in specially adapted equipment provided.
As a precautionary measure, BBQ's may be prohibited in case of imperative fire prevention and fire fighting conditions from the local authorities and/or the landlord.
Fireworks are strictly forbidden.
Full house rules are listed in the terms and conditions when you make your booking. Full rules on request.

Cancellation policy

  • If the hirer cancels at least 2 months before the planned date of arrival, the hirer will receive a full refund.
  • If the hirer cancels between 2 and 1 month before the planned date of arrival, the lessor will refund 50% of the paid amount.
  • If the cancellation is made 1 month or less before the scheduled arrival date, the lessor will retain the full amount paid.
  • For a reservation made 1 month or less before the planned arrival date, the refund will be total for any cancellation within 48 hours of the reservation.
    After this period, the paid amounts remain due.