Family friendly and charming 4 bedroom house in a beautifu setting, which sleeps 8 & is furnished to a very high standard. It has 3/4 acre of garden, 10mx5m private pool with security cover and perimeter fence, sun terrace, balcony and stunning river valley views. The house, which is on the Lot/Aveyron border, is situated 20 minutes drive from Figeac on the edge of a small village, on the banks of the River Lot. The house has "upside down" living quarters, with the main living space on the first floor. Just three hours door to door from Stansted airport (and very reasonable return fares), or 8 hours drive from Le Havre or Caen, the house is an ideal place for either a short, or a long stay.
Upstairs: 2 large double bedrooms (all beds have big english mattresses!), 1 x kingsize bed and 2 x twin beds, both have french doors opening out onto the garden. Ample storage. Large family bathroom with powerful shower and spa bath. Separate WC. Light and spacious living / dining accomodation with seating for 8. Two sets of french doors to the balcony. Extending dining table with 8 chairs. There are a selection of books and games. Modern, well equipped kitchen (oven, hob (gas and electric), microwave, fridge freezer, plenty of storage, cutlery, plates pots, pans and electrical equipment) with access to the balcony and garden. The balcony has a BBQ and outdoor dining table/chairs. Lovely view of the river and garden.
Downstairs: 2 bedrooms, large Kingsize, and smaller twin room. Ample storage space. Hall, hall cupboard and access to the garage. Bathroom with sink, toilet and shower. Laundry / boiler room with sink, washing machine and tumble dryer.
Outside: Large garden on two levels, 10m x 5m swimming pool with security cover and perimeter fence. Sun Terrace. Selection of outdoor furniture. Sand pit, swing, selection of games. The garden is surrounded by a perimeter fence and has three access gates. There is a driveway with parking for two cars and a double garage.
This is a lovely area of France with lots to see and do. Aveyron has 10 of the most beautiful villages in France, all within striking distance of the house. There are theme and adventure parks, national parks, ski resorts, river valleys and inland lakes with beaches.
Bedrooms x4: 2 bedrooms upstairs, 2 down, all with plenty of storage space. 2 x kingsize, 2 x twin. The downstairs rooms have direct access to the garden.
Bathrooms x3: Upstairs: Large family bathroom with luxury bathroom fittings, powerful shower and spa bath. Separate WC with sink. Downstairs: Bathroom with shower, toilet and sink unit. There is always lots of hot water.
Kitchen: Modern, well equipped kitchen with views to the chateau and over the garden and pool. Modern fitted cupboards, oven, hob, fridge freezer, coffee machine, kettle, toaster, electric mixer/whisk and plenty of cutlery, crockery, pots, pans and cooking utensils.
Washing Machine: Yes
Dining Room: Narrow dining area with extending table and seating for 8 (2 chairs kept downstairs in the hall cupboard). Welsh dresser with selection of games & books. Mini hi fi with radio and cd player.
Living Room: Spacious, bright and airy living area with 3 leather sofas providing seating for 8, with cushions and throws. Coffee table and lamp tables. Wall mounted flat screen television. Selection of games and magazines / tourist information. 2 sets of french doors out on to the balcony where there is a BBQ, steps to the garden and furniture for outdoor living. The balcony is secured by a gate. There are also stunning views over the river valley and garden.
Onsite: Pool, Garden, Balcony, Parking, Children's sandpit, swing, outdoor and indoor games, river walks. Bar and restaurant about 100 metres away.
Floor Level: Ground and 1st floor
Floor Area: 120 m²
Theme: Sun Holiday, Ski Holiday, Golf Holiday, Quiet Retreat
Suitability: Families & Children, Elderly & Infirm
General: Heating, Access is on the ground floor, either by the front door, or through the garage, or up the steps to the kitchen, via the balcony. It is suitable for elderly people or the infirm, however everyone considering using this house for their holidays, should be able to manage about 20 stairs, with or without help.
Towels Provided?: Towels provided at extra cost £5 per person per week
Linen Provided?: Linen is included - one set per bed per week
Cleaning: Cleaning will be undertaken before and after your stay
Entertainment: Television, Hi Fi with radi / CD player. Selection of audio tapes, books and games.
Smoking: Smoking not allowed
Pets: Pets not allowed
Standard Rates Per person per week
07 Oct 2007 - 29 Mar 2008 €657
Prices include exclusive use of the property plus all utilities and pillows and bed linen, but not towels. Towels can be hired at £5 per person per week. We will offer discounts for second or subsequent weeks.
We will consider short or mid week lets out of high season and we will also consider long term lets - please contact us to negotiate the rate.
Important Booking Details
Check-in Day: Saturday (some flexibility allowed)
Minimum Stay: 7 nights high season, some flexibility allowed at other time
Check-in From: 5pm
Check-out Before: 10am
Security Deposit: £250
Transfers Offered: No
Rental Restrictions: Non family groups will have to pay a higher security deposit. The first named tenant must be over 18