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A stunning French farmhouse retreat in the heart of Averyon

Bedrooms 4
Space 2,500 sq ft
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Private Pool
  • Internet
  • Parking


About the property

Secluded farmhouse with heated swimming pool, games room and large garden

La Peyriere is one of the most beautiful examples of a French farmhouse you could possibly find, located right in the heart of Aveyron, South-West France. Situated in the hills near the town of La Fouillade, and just 30 minutes from France's favourite village 2014 and 2015, Cordes sur Ciel and St Antonin Noble Val. It provides the perfect escape from everyday life, yet it's within 60 minutes drive of 8 'Beaux Villages de France'.

A very typical example of local architecture with a beautiful 'fish scale' slate tile roof. Renovated to a very high standard and impeccably maintained ever since. The sunset over the pool and kitchen is to die for!

The property benefits from a beautiful outdoor area, with terrace overlooking the heated swimming pool and BBQ (the pool is open May - October) and wrapped around with a 4 acre field to provide you with as much privacy as you could wish for.

Nestled in the hills 5 minutes from Lunac, a village with Boulangarie, and 10 minutes from La Fouillade, which has a major supermarket. We're incredibly lucky to be just 15 minutes away from the enchanting 'Beaux' village of Najac.

Slightly further afield we are 30 minutes drive away form 3 stunning towns... Saint Antonin Noble Val, with a stunning Sunday market and voted the most beautiful town in France in 2015. Then to the South East, Cordes sur Ciel, a hilltop town with lovely restaurants and shops, voted the most beautiful town in France a few year earlier!

To the North is Villefranche de Rouergue, another stunning town with a cracking Thursday market. Please visit the website for more information on the house and what to do nearby.

More Details

Member since: 2016
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English, French
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
17 June, 2018

About Chris

Kim and I both live and work in London with our daughter Lilly. My family are half French and I grew up so close to French culture it was always a dream to some day buy in France, thankfully Kim didn't need much persuading!

We've been renting our London home on airbnb for some time so we're used to catering for guests and have really enjoyed introducing each of our guests to a new area, there's much more to explore now in the Aveyron!

Chris purchased this farmhouse in 2016

Why Chris chose La Fouillade

The photos hopefully speak for themselves, but seeing the house in person took our breath away. it ticks every box, we wanted seclusion but also access to beautiful towns such as Cordes, St Antonin, Najac, Albi... the list goes on!

Pierre and Huguette also played a large part, they are almost like family and Pierre has known the house his whole life, he has some amazing stories to tell about its history.

What makes this farmhouse unique

If you want action, adventure, tranquility, nature, great food, great wine, great markets, culture, it's all there.

Not only that, the house is quite stunning, inside and out. Having had many holidays in Chambre D'Hotes across Provence and Le Lot we've tried to bring each bit we loved to La Peyriere.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday farmhouse in La Fouillade in Aveyron

Property Type:
  • farmhouse
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2500 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 17:00 / Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • rural
  • village
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • 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 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower)
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • forests
  • pond
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • swimming


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(19 traveller reviews)

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A stunning French farmhouse retreat in the heart of Averyon
average rating of 5.0 based on 19 reviews

Perfect bolt hole for a country escape

  • 5 of 5

My wife, daighter and I were looking for a weekend away from the hustle and bustle of London and came across La Peyriere, Chris answered our questions promptly and we soon realised this was the perfect spot. The weather was cold buy beautiful blue skies made for great walking and it was lovely to come back to a wood burning stove! Pierre and his wofe made us feel very welcome and pointed us to some beautiful spots nearby. The markets were well worth a visit, don’t miss St Antonin, they were selling quite palatable wine for €1.5 litre! We’d love to come again in the Spring and I think we may be regulars!

  • Review Submitted: 14-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Great to hear you had a lovely time, come back again soon!
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Beautiful French property with lots of added style to make it really comfortable yet traditional

  • 5 of 5

Would highly recommend especially to families as there’s lots to keep the children occupied: from the pool to the snooker table. There’s also a selection of games provided in the cupboard in the lounge- couldn’t have asked for more!!

Great, speedy contact from the owner and very accommodating with requests.

Pierre was a wealth of local knowledge when he visited to tend to the pool.

Fantastic outdoor BBQ and amenities provided in the kitchen.

Will definitely return!!

  • Review Submitted: 31-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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The perfect family getaway in stunning French coun

  • 5 of 5

Not our first time staying here and hopefully not our last. It's a beautiful house, perfectly decorated with ideal facilities. It was too cool for the pool this time but that didn't seem to matter too much; the house is great and there are lots of beautiful places to visit just a short drive away.

I personally love the kitchen, proper pub pool table and the shower; my wife loves the big sofas and wood fire, and the kids loved the cinema room downstairs and just running around the gardens and fields. Always a pleasure to see Pierre (farmer next door) and I must thank him for showing my 3yo daughter the new calves.

Wish I was back there now!

  • Review Submitted: 11-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fanatstic New Year's stay

  • 5 of 5

Thank you for a most enjoyable week spent with friends at La Peyriere. The house was exactly as described, and there was plenty of room in the property for 2 families. Obviously we were there in mid winter so sadly we couldn't take advantage of the pool, however the huge grounds surrounding the property were great for the kids to explore. Inside, we had everything that we needed, travel cots, highchairs, board games etc. The kitchen was extremely well equipped, pots, pans, knives, chopping boards galore ! The woodburner in the living room was fantastic for the cool winter evenings.

Chris was easily contactable by email during the stay, and for any urgent requests, Pierre is just next door on the adjoining farm. He and his wife maintain the property to a high standard, and it was very clean when we arrived.

I wouldn't hesitate to recommend La Peyriere to others, thank you for a great family break.

  • Review Submitted: 01-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful & Relaxing

  • 5 of 5

We came to La Peyriere looking for somewhere where could enjoy the last of the Autumn sunshine and share some good food and wine with friends. We were delighted to find that the weather was much better than what we left back in the UK, it topped 28c one day and the pool was well used as a result! The scenery around the house was breathtaking, imagine the best of the English countryside with a Mediterranean climate. There were markets on most days, we were glad to have gone to Villefranche on Thursday, where they had an incredible range of produce, in particular the cepes and chanterelle mushrooms. In the afternoon we made time to relax by the pool which was incredibly relaxing, there was plenty to see just form the pool, including hawks, kingfishers and the evening plenty of owls and frogs. Our highlight in the evening was putting on the wood burner and chatting over a few bottles of wine and planning our next day of adventures! We must also thank Pierre and Huguette who look dafter us incredibly well, Pierre visited us most days to ensure we had what we needed, he’s quite a character!

  • Review Submitted: 08-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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The perfect place for a break from it all, in peaceful, very rural and stunning surroundings

  • 5 of 5

We had such a lovely break at La Peyriere... late October and it hit 28 degrees! So with the pool still in action, we were able to enjoy it! The house is perfect for a country break, well equipped and comfortable. Chris sent us a fantastic information pack before we arrived, and we had such a lovely welcome on arrival. The surrounding area is full of beautiful villages, delicious restaurants and great markets. Can imagine La Peyriere is great in all seasons... for us, it was pool by day, roaring fires by night. Wonderful!

  • Review Submitted: 01-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm glad you had a great time, thanks for coming! Chris
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Nearest Airport
125 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
5 Kilometres
La Fouillade
Nearest Restaurant
8 Kilometres
Car: necessary


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Damage Deposit £300

Changeover days are Saturday.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.