Cottage near Laguepie, Tarn-et-Garonne, Midi-Pyrenees - Near Lagupie Between Cordes And Najac
This pretty and beautifully restored cottage has retained its character with beamed rooms and polished wood floors. The stone walls keep it warm out of season and cool in summer. Outside there is a covered wisteria clad terrace with table to eat al fresco. Below this a sunken walled garden providing sun and shade with barbeque, table and chairs. On this level are the cellars with washing machine. Lounging chairs are provided. The hamlet is small and quiet on a minor road but only 2km from the village where there are 2 general stores, a bakers,a butchers, restaurants and bars. In summer there are fetes and markets to enjoy and river swimming nearby. It is wonderful walking country and a great base to explore this beautiful unspoiled region where birds, butterflies and orchids abound.
About the Owner
Guestbook comments from the manager
What a lovely cottage for a fortnight’s relaxation and what a beautiful part of the world this is. We really loved the cottage. It has everything we could possibly need plus more. Idyllic setting as well – the noisiest thing was the cows.
Activity and Interests
The nearest beach is about 3 hours drive.
There is a swimming pontoon in the village.
There are many other river and lake swimming areas nearby
The village campsite has a cafe and a waterslide for young children which is very popular
There is an adventure playground at Carmaux for older children.
Nearest airports - Toulouse 1hr 15mins. Rodez 1hr 15 mins.
Carcasone 1 hr 45 mins
The village is 20-30 minutes walk away, uphill on the return journey. A car is recommended for visiting the many lovely areas in the region.
There is a train station in the village.
The nearest village is Laguepie 2km from the hamlet
Many places of interest to visit include medieval bastides
Cordes-sur-ciel 15mins drive, Najac 15 minutes drive, St Antonin Noble Val 15 mins, Albi and Vilefranche de Rouergue 30 mins
Millau Viaduct - about 1 hr
Close also to the Tarn gorge and the Lot valley
Other towns of interest Conques, Figeac, St Cirque Lapopie, Cahors, Montauban, Rodez, Toulouse.
In Laguepie itself there are 2 small supermarkets, a butchers, a bakers, a hotel restaurant, a post office, an ironmongers, banking outlets, 3 bars, an auberge and a pizzaria. There is also a Syndicat d'Initiative in the village. The nearest larger towns, Villefranche de Rouergue and Albi, have large supermarkets, shops and markets. The area is full of medieval villages and bastide towns, old cathedrals and churches.
The confluence of the Viaur and Aveyron rivers is in the village and there is a swimming pontoon on the viaur river situated below the ancient ruined castle (beautifully floodlit at night).
Canoeing and Kayaking and horseriding are all to be had nearby.
There are good mountain biking trails here and also riverside rides
Many walking trails, PR and GR routes with stunning views, nearby. (A PR walk passes through the hamlet). This is a very peaceful area, full of wild flowers, birds and butterflies. Walking trail books and local maps are provided for guests.
|Rental Period||Minimum Price||Additional Nights||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly||Event Price|
1 Oct 2016 - 31 Oct 2016
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Additional pricing information
|Fees||No additional mandatory fees|
A 25% deposit on booking is required with the balance payable 8 weeks prior to date of holiday. An additional security deposit of £100 will be held against breakages or other losses, the balance being refunded immediately after leaving.
The cottage will be cleaned prior to your arrival and we expect guests to leave it as they found it.
Saturday. Arrival 4pm and Departure 10am or as agreed with the owner.
Notes on prices:
Prices are for the property per week in UK pounds.
Linen and towels are an optional extra at £10.00 per person per week.
Fuel may be charged at cost during cooler months.
Discounts for long winter lets can be negotiated.
Manager's Cancellation Policy
- Available arrival
- Away From It All
- Hair Dryer
- Heating ...
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided ...
- Living Room ...
- Washing Machine
- Wood Stove ...
- Dishes & Utensils
- Kitchen ...
- Dining Area
- DVD Player
- pets considered
- Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath with Shower
- Newly fitted bathroom with bath/shower over, wc and washbasin.
- 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
- Bedroom 1
- Bedroom 2
- Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with double bed, wardrobe and chest of drawers. 2 windows. Polished wood floor and rugs. Bedroom 2 with twin beds, fitted wardrobe and chest of drawers and window. Beamed ceiling and polished wood floor with rugs.
- Terrace ...
- Golf ...
Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website
- Notes on accommodation: Wood or a gas heater can be supplied at a small supplement. A cot could be supplied if wanted. Pets are welcome if well behaved. Outside: Weatherproof tiled terrace at house level with a table and chairs for dining outside. At lower level a paved and walled small courtyard garden with table and chairs, relaxing chairs and barbeque. A sandpit for small children can be provided. Utility Room: Automatic Washing Machine, ironing board and iron. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Linen and towels can be provided at a small extra cost (optional). These will be changed weekly unless otherwise agreed. The property will be cleaned prior to your arrival. Guests are expected to leave the cottage as they found it. Shopping on request Other: Wi-Fi available from Covered Terrace Table and chairs for al fresco dining