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Fantastic barn conversion near Cordes sur Ciel with 4 bedrooms and pool

Bedrooms 4
Separate WCs1
Space 516 sq. ft.
Property type barn
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Private Pool
  • Internet
  • Parking


About the property

High quality barn conversion in a beautiful rural hilltop village

On the edge of a picturesque village, this stunning former barn retains lots of original features yet provides modern accommodation and furniture. There is 1 double and 1 twin bedroom on the ground floor with a shared bathroom, and a twin and double bedroom, both ensuite, on the first floor. The large dining kitchen is on the ground floor and huge sitting room on the first floor has great views.

Outside there are several terraces with views over the surrounding countryside. The terrace outside the kitchen has magnificent views to the Pyrenees.

Beside this terrace is a covered area in case of bad weather and this also houses a table-tennis table and WII to keep the children amused.

At the back of the gite is the fully enclosed 10 x 5 pool which again has great views over rolling fields, and a set of swings and chute for infants.

The large garden has fig, cherry, plums, walnuts and almonds so depending on the time of year you choose to come, you can pick fresh fruit.

There are lots of walks around the village and the nearest vineyard is just 20 minutes walk across the fields and vineyards. It produces a great range of wines and welcomes visitors for tasting.

We are surrounded by stunning medieval villages - Cordes, Castelnau, Puycelsi, Penne, Bruniquel... and only 30 minutes from the world herotage city of Albi.

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Member since: 2016
Speaks English, French
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
12 June, 2018

About The Owner

We are a laid-back Scottish couple who have taken early retirement to live our dream. Keen on the outdoor life, we love walking around the fantastic countryside surrounding our home.

The Owner purchased this barn in 2008

Why The Owner chose Itzac

Looking for a view and we found one - down a small valley to the Hilltop village of Castelnau de Montmiral, and on crisp days the Pyrenees reaching up behind over 100 miles away, vineyards, sunflowers....

What makes this barn unique

We are on the edge of one of the most beautiful and well-maintained villages in the area, only 10 minutes from the medieval charm of Cordes sur Ciel and Castelnau de Montmiral. Albi is less than 30 minutes and Toulouse less than an hour. Walk through the vineyards to our local vineyard to taste the less known Gaillac appellation wine.

Guestbook comments from the owner

MAY 2015

La Terrasse provided one of the best early summer breaks that we have had. We holidayed with friends including their two boys (10 and 12) an d all 6 of us want more! Superbly set in the small village of Itzac amongst beautiful rolling countryside, this is an ideal base for those who want to walk or cycle locally, tour the many fascinating Bastides by car or simply laze around the pool and terrace enjoying the sunshine. The accommodation is of the highest standard and Colin and Jan proved to be fantastic hosts with nothing being too much trouble. We flew from Edinburgh to Bordeaux with a simple 2 hour car journey on hassle free roads but there are many other options including Toulouse.
Jan 2017
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday barn in Itzac in Tarn

Property Type:
  • barn
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 516 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • rural
  • village
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , ensuite
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , ensuite
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Cot
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Games
  • Bicycles
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • 4 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • forests
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • caving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis


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(5 traveller reviews)

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Fantastic barn conversion near Cordes sur Ciel with 4 bedrooms and pool
average rating of 5.0 based on 11 reviews

Beautiful property, fantastic scenery, perfect hosts.

  • 5 of 5

Thanks very much to Colin and Janet for a wonderful stay at your property. Everything was fantastic and any tiny hiccups were resolved straight away. The property was brilliant for our group, 6 adults and a 6 month old baby. We’d recommend this to any large group wanting to stay in an idyllic area of the French countryside. Thanks again, Paul, Adele and the rest

  • Review Submitted: 21-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautifully restored barn, fabulous surroundings, great hosts. Perfect!

  • 5 of 5

It's a beautifully converted beam with lots of original features. Beds were really comfortable (a huge plus, we all slept magnificently). Lots of cute features such as a library of books and dvds. The pool is perfect. Great size and shallow enough for adults to stand up to their chest in, which is great for swimming and playing dumb team ball games alike. There was absolutely nothing that I could add that this property is missing, it was just perfect.

  • Review Submitted: 28-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

The property has been converted to a very high standard and great care has been taken to preserve features and the "feel" of the barn conversion. The situation is idillic and peaceful but with amenities close to hand. The owners were happy to share their local knowledge and advice when asked but do not intrude on your holiday. Overall a brilliant place to stay.

  • Review Submitted: 02-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Fantastic gite in an ideal location for a quiet relaxing holiday. The gite was very well equipped and Jan and Colin were excellent hosts. Close to a host of medieval villages and hour's drive to Toulouse. Cahors is also well worth a visit, which is easily reachable from the gite.

  • Review Submitted: 15-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Maison agréable à vivre, proporiétaire charmant, environnement calme et bucolique

  • 5 of 5

La maison est grande et spacieuse et bien équipée et dans un environnement calme , un seul regret que le réfrigérateur ne soit pas suffisamment grand pour 8 personnes. Les propriétaires sont charmants. Randonnées sympas et activités nautiques à proximités.

  • Review Submitted: 28-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
70 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
11 Kilometres
Cordes sur Ciel
Nearest Golf
25 Kilometres
Nearest Train
8 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
50 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
11 Kilometres
Cordes sur Ciel
Car: necessary

St Cecile Cathedral and Toulouse Lautrec Museum in Albi

Cap Decouvert Leisure Park at Carmaux

Bastide villages at Cordes sur Ciel, Castelnau de Montmiral, Penne, Puycelsi

Canoing and Rock Climbing at St Antonin


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday barn in Itzac, Midi-Pyrenees

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
26 May 2018 - 29 Jun 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £13 per night, per additional guest
30 Jun 2018 - 20 Jul 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £13 per night, per additional guest
21 Jul 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £13 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £13 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £175.29

Pool is available between June and September

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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