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A Calm & Rural Retreat

People2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 0 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking

Overview

About the property

This delightful semi-detached cottage, with all the accomodation to be found on the ground floor, has been newly renovated. It includes a spacious living room leading to a good sized kitchen diner, a double bedroom with kingsize bed and a fully tiled wetroom/shower. Outside there is a large garden, including a wooden decking for outside eating and a small courtyard infront of the house. Laundry facilities and storage space is found in one of the old piggeries. Sun loungers, cushions, and BBQ are also provided. Whilst canine guests are welcome, please note that the garden is not entirely enclosed.

The cottage is perfectly placed to enjoy the many outdoor activities available. There are walks to suit all levels, from 1 hour easy terrain walks to more challenging GR tracks. Mountain bikers and road cyclists are also well catered for with an impressive network of tracks and quiet lanes. It is also possible to try paragliding, canoeing, canyoning, via ferrata and swimming.

Cultural pursuits include amongst other things, a selection of chateaux, museums and in August the renowned stree theatre festival in Aurillac.

The house is in a very rural setting which is extremely calm and tranquil but does mean that the local supermarketsn and commerces are approximately half an hour away. There are small 'epiceries' in both Fontanges and St Projet de Salers for basics.

More Details

Owner
Owner
Member since: 2016
Speaks English, French
Calendar last updated:
20 February, 2018

About The Owner

Have been living in France for nearly 10 years. I'm a cook and my husband is a carpenter. We've spent many years, renovating our own properties in both the UK and France.

The Owner purchased this cottage in 2013

Why The Owner chose Saint-Projet-de-Salers

Love the location in the mountains and the ease of access to the walking trails.

What makes this cottage unique

Tranquillity,

Ideal for walkers, cyclists and people who just want to relax and get away from it all

A great way to end the day is on the wooden deck looking down the valley towards the sunset with a glass of wine!

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Saint-Projet-de-Salers in Cantal

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 14:00 / Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • pets considered
  • not suitable for children
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • rural
Theme:
  • Away From It All
General:
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Fully tiled wetroom.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , King sized bed
  • Lovely airy room with king sized bed.
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • forests
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • swimming
  • tennis

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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A Calm & Rural Retreat
average rating of 4.75 based on 8 reviews
5

A lovely cottage in a delightful location

  • 5 of 5

The owners of the cottage, Hannah and Keith were very helpful and provided a warm welcome to the cottage. There was a folder with much useful information on the area. The cottage is set in a very quiet and tranquil location, nestled in the upper valley with three or so other houses, but with a couple of larger villlages (with small shop) only a few mins drive away. It was very clean and tidy and had all the things you need including a washing machine which was very useful. The kitchen was well equiped with all the necessary gadgets and utensils, the bedroom very comfortable and nicely decorated. The living space was really spacious with huge inglenook firplace with a woodburner which, unfortunately, we were unable to make use of due to the hot weather. The wet shower room is compact but very clean and stylish.The cottage is set at the edge of a large plot which gives a lovely sense of space.

One of the real delights was eating outside in the evening on the decking area (bbq and fuel included - nice touch!) which provided the most beautiful views down the valley to the west with the setting sun. A real time to savour!

A good network of roads provides easy access around the area for walks and cycling, and there are some beautiful villages to visit, including the renowned Salers. There are some very nice restaurants in the area. We tried one in Fontanges, the Auberge de l'Aspre, which was excellent.

If peace and quiet, and a great sense of tranquility are what you are after then this is a fabulous getaway. Probably the only thing missing for me was a wifi connection but if you are trying to 'getaway' perhaps this is not such a bad thing.

  • Review Submitted: 13-Sep-2016
  • Date of Stay: August 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Véritable hâvre de paix

  • 5 of 5

Gîte agréable, au calme, tout y est pour passer un séjour reposant et ressourçant.

Avec un accueil très agréable des propriétaires (très sympa).

Nous avons passé une superbe semaine (du 19 au 26 aout) dans cette région magnifique.

A l'écart des hordes de touristes.

A conseiller au amoureux de nature, de calme et de grands espaces.

Il y a de fortes chances que nous retournions un jour a Levert cottage.

Pierre & Sandrine Val de Marne.

  • Review Submitted: 10-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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5

Urlaub in einem Haus mit toller Atmosphäre

  • 5 of 5

Ein Platz zum Wohlfühlen und Entspannen. Wunderschöne Umgebung, perfekt für Spaziergänge und als Ausgangspunkt für Wanderungen.

  • Review Submitted: 06-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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5

Calme et reposant.

  • 5 of 5

Le gite est très bien, en pleine nature au calme. Rien de mieux pour se reposer. Très bon accueil des propriétaires, très sympa. A conseiller pour les amoureux de la nature.

Sylvie et Stéphane R

  • Review Submitted: 12-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Merci beaucoup. Je suis heureuse d'apprendre que vous avez passer les bonnes vacances à Levert. Hannah
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3

Gite confortable un peu loin des commerces et des départs de randonnées.

  • 3 of 5

Le gite est situé dans un hameau au cœur d'une vallée fermée. Calme assuré et nature préservée. Mais l'inconvénient est l'éloignement des commerces et des départs de randonnées. Voiture indispensable!

  • Review Submitted: 08-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Je suis desolée que vous avez trouvez la maison un peu trop isolée. C'est vrai une voiture est indisponsible. J'ai été très étonné de l'apprendre que vous pensez les departs des randonnées sont loin de la maison. Peut-etre vous n'avez pas trouvé la carte IGN dans la maison? C'est possible à promener de la maison à Puy Chavaroche sans la voiture. 5 minutes de Levert c'est possible trouver les chemins à Fontanges, St Projet de Salers et Le Fau (GR400 et Puy Violent). Le Col de Legal est 15 minutes de la maison et vous trouvez GR400 encore. Nèanmoins, j'espere que vous avez passé les bonnes vacances. Cordialement Hannah
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5

Un coin de paradis pour deux.

  • 5 of 5

Un superbe nid pour qui aime la nature et le calme, dans un environnement simplement superbe !

Il ne manque rien au gîte de Levert, même pas le soleil (pour nous en tout cas)...

D'autres devront peur-être y ajouter un coin de parapluie ?

Le salon est cosy à souhait, il ne manque rien à la cuisine avec coin repas, et la chambre très confortable !

La terrasse, bien orientée et avec un mobilier extérieur complet permet de vivre au soleil ou à l'ombre du parasol dans le calme avec pour musique le son champêtre des clochettes des vaches alpinistes.

La petite terrasse située à l'est invite au pt'it déj au grand air dès le lever.

Nous y avons vécu cette semaine de juin 2017 avec bonheur !

C & J.P. Namur

  • Review Submitted: 01-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Merci beaucoup. Je suis heureurse d'apprendre que vous avez passer les bonnes vacances à Levert. Bien cordialement Hannah
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Location

Nearest Barpub
5 Kilometres
Fontanges, Le Fau, St Martin Valmeroux
Nearest Golf
30 Kilometres
Mauriac
Car: necessary

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Saint-Projet-de-Salers, Cantal

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
EUR
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Low
31 Mar 2018 - 30 Jun 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£338
for 7 nights
£338
 
 
High
1 Jul 2018 - 1 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
£369
for 7 nights
£369
 
 
Low
2 Sep 2018 - 31 Oct 2018
7 night minimum stay
£338
for 7 nights
£338
 

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £8.78
Refundable Damage Deposit £43.89

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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