An unforgettable active or relaxing holiday or just a wonderfull stopover. Our B & B / Gites ‘Art and Route’ is located in the Ardèche, a beautiful area near LargentiereArt Route and is just an hour away from the Route Soleil, near Montelimar.
The Ardeche is known for its exceptionally beautiful scenery and nature. The cycling and hiking routes through the beautiful countryside come highly recommended. In addition, the Ardeche is characterized by the many ancient historical villages and houses with character. The historical "maisons en pierre” are houses made of large stacked stones and typical for the Ardeche.
In four years time, Marie-Louise Oudkerk (artist) and Hans Bik (architect) have transformed an old dilapidated silkworm farm (1765) into a beautiful house. The result is impressive: four beautiful rooms in the B&B and three Gites (apartments) all fully equipped with all modern conveniences possible.
All rooms have private bathrooms. Several outside terraces and a new swimming pool are at your disposal.
Art and Route is a paradise for artists and art lovers, hikers, cyclists, peace-seekers and peasants by on their way to destinations in the north or south. Only an hour away from the motorway A7 (Route Soleil). There is much to do, see and you to possibility to enjoy our organic cuisine, local wines, various markets and picturesque villages nearby.
Privacy, tranquillity, hospitality and a wonderful view is what we offer you to make your stay as pleasant as possible. The rooms and Gites are only suitable for adults and not equipped to accommodate babies and small children. In short, enjoy and unwind, and we will do everything to accommodate your wishes and preferences.
Septieme Ciel is a very spacious cottage (“Gite”) with a stylishly decorated large open kitchen, living and bedroom with private ensuite bathroom. A cosy wood-fired stove completes the comforts of home.
The Gite consists of a large bedroom which provides access to the bathroom. The bedroom is located under the authentic arches of our former silkworm farm. The kitchen is equipped with all modern conveniences: oven, gas stove, microwave, refrigerator, coffee machine, kettle.
On the accompanying private terrace there is space for breakfast, however it is also equity with a deck chair to just enjoy the surrounding in the sun. Residents of the Gite can also enjoy the pool and various terraces around the house.
The view over the Val de Ligne is spectacular. The Ardèche is a stunning area where you can find beautiful walks and cycling routes. We have ample walking and cycling routes available for you to enjoy the breathtaking views, nature and mountains of the Ardèche.
All guests of Art Route and have access to the pool, the garden, the kitchen garden, terraces and our fabulous art gallery with changing exhibitions.
There is an abundance of information available to undertake activities such as markets, concerts, hikes, bike rides, exhibits beautiful swimming facilities, painting workshops, etc. If requested, we can assist in the choice of your activities and make recommendations (restaurants).