Designed to a very high standard with excellent facilities, this quality villa in the Cevennes National Park, Languedoc Roussillon, France, offers views over forested hillsides, valleys and gorges. A perfect hideaway and an excellent base from which to hike or cycle and explore this fascinating region.

Set within 24 hectares of magical woodland and forest – a nature lover’s paradise in the heart of the Cevennes National Park, perfect for walkers and cyclists.  Narrow forest road access leads 6km to the well kept village of Soudorgues village with a good tennis court.

Designed to a very high standard with excellent facilities. Within Mas le Vaquier,  the Bergerie comprises reception rooms and well planned kitchen and is linked to the Magnanerie, where a principle double room (en suite) has adjoining study with double sofa bed. La Clède is a small independent self-contained guest house  with double sofa bed in salon. The studio has mezzanine accommodation with a double sofa bed in the salon. Open fireplaces and house heating throughout ensures year-round comfort.

Shaded terraces offer amazing views and a choice of seating and dining areas.  The saline filtrated and heated swimming pool (11m x 3m) has well equipped summer kitchen and full facilities.  The lower boundary is looped by a gently flowing river that swirls through boulders forming mini waterfalls and bubbles over smooth pebbles creating a natural swimming pool.










Sleeps:  maximum 8 people + 4 young (sofa bed accommodation)

in 5 bedrooms + 3 shower rooms + 1 bathroom + 1 sep WC  

Not suitable for tiny children (uneven levels & water features)

Main House ~ Magnanerie

Ground floor:

1 principle double room ensuite and adjoining study bedroom (sofa double bed) to make a family suite if required.

First floor:

2 double rooms

Family bathroom

Studio bedroom with double sofa bed on mezzanine floor and sofa double bed and shower room and kitchenette.

Guest Cottage ~ La Clède

1 double bed with shower room, petit salon with double sofa bed and kitchenette.


Staff:  Non-resident gardien / housekeeper / gardener.  Cooking by arrangement in advance

Wi-fi, swimming pool* + wc, exterior showers, summer kitchen and poolside dining, boules, 4x mountain bikes (if available).

(*pool heating / ** see Important Information)


Cost of let per week in Euro 2024:  Electricity included in high season rental.

Low Season

(- / Mar 2)

By arrangement                                

Mid Season

(Mar 2/ June 2 & Aug 31/Sept 28)

€6,000 (+electric + heating)

High Season

(June 3/ Sept 2)

€7,000 (+heating)

New Year constitutes High Season


I just wanted to say how FANTASTIC Le Mas de Vaquier was—we absolutely adored it. The house was magnificent, the set up was ideal for our extended party of parents and teens, and the pool and surrounding gardens and area were just perfect. It was just what I had been looking for, and I hope to go back one day. Apart from being the most beautiful surroundings, being up in the hills also provides some much need respite from the very hot weather. Both the caretaker and the housekeepers were fantastic – they were very much there to help us enjoy our holiday. Thank you so much for your help with our booking……………………….2023

We had a really, really lovely time at Mas le Vaquier – a truly special place and a lovingly furnished house………………………….2022

Mas le Vaquier is an absolute treasure in every way. The house itself is lovely, the facilities are top notch and the location simply breathtaking. We were also looked after with charm and efficiency by Paul. We had a wonderful two weeks here and would have loved to stay longer. We will be back!………………………2020

We would definitely love to return to Mas le Vaquier. Paul the gardien was brilliant and your service has been extremely proficient……………2019

What a fantastic and most comfortable house. Paul and Lydie, the house staff were amazing, nothing was too much trouble…………2019

Please note the last 2km to this property are via a narrow single track road with passing places.

Nearby shops & restaurants, Soudorgues (6km), markets at Lasalles (8km), Anduze (25km) & Uzes (68km).

Airports at Nîmes (67km), Montpellier (85km),  Avignon (113km),  Beziers (134km), Marseille (185km) & Carcassonne (186km)

Sleeps 12

Bedrooms 5

Bath/Shower room(s) 4

Price (min) €6,000

Price (max) €7,000

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