15 min. from Chabeuil and Crest, near foothills of the Vercors and Regional Nature park, La Baume-Cornillane is a peaceful little village (pop. 450), said to be home to 'la PangÃ©e' (Pangea), originally the centre of the earth. On the doorstep: discovery trail around ruins of old medieval village and castle keep (fine views). The Grotte de la Dame (cave) and waterfall also worth a visit. Other magical places nearby: Gare des RamiÃ¨res (nature reserve visitor centre) 20 min., Upie bird sanctuary (birds from around the world) 10km. River ArdÃ¨che just 20km away.
Le Cordanche gÃ®te is an old detached farmhouse with exposed beams and stone walls, comfortable and well equipped. In open countryside on outskirts of village, Le Cordanche is ideally located for exploring the Vercors, DrÃ´me valley and Valence plain or simply relaxing in this peaceful, shady setting. Ground floor: kitchen opening onto living room, lounge (wood-burning stove), utility room, WC, entrance hall for storing hiking kit, bikes. 1st floor: 5 bedrooms (2 single beds OR king-size bed) (2 single beds OR king-size bed) (2 single beds) (2 single beds OR king-size bed) (2 single beds OR king-size bed), 2 bathrooms (1 with bath & shower), separate WC. Shady terrace and outdoor area (500 sq.m.). GÃ®te bordered by organic crops (fodder, cereals, lavender), grown by son of owners' family.