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Architect's Pretty Cottage In Tranquil Hamlet

People4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 5 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking

Overview

About the property

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.


Property Manager
Anita or Grahame Lees
Member since: 2009
Speaks English, French
Calendar last updated:
26 August, 2017

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.
Jul 2015
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Location

Nearest Barpub
2 Kilometres
Laguepie
Nearest Train
2 Kilometres
Laguepie
Nearest Restaurant
2 Kilometres
Laguepie

Coast/Beach:

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.

Travel:

Nearest airports - Toulouse 1hr 15mins.

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.

Distances:

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. The wine area of Gaillac and wine tasting.

Further Details:

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.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Laguépie in Tarn-et-Garonne

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered
Location Type:
  • rural
  • village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • Newly fitted bathroom with bath/shower over, wc and washbasin.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • 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.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Stereo
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue ...
Attractions:
  • caves
  • churches
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
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

Reviews

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average rating of 2.5 based on 4 reviews
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Charming entrance, good rooms but cold and a bit damp

  • 3 of 5

We stayed at Les Noisettes for two weeks during an, apparently, unseasonably cold and wet September. Sadly, the property didn't provide the warm and cosy retreat that might have helped with this. There was a wood burning fire for which wood supplies could be provided at cost, but our attempt to light it failed dismally. Otherwise there was a portable gas heater and electric heaters for the bedrooms. On the positive side, hot water was plentiful and the shower worked well. The weather started to change on the last two days of our stay and, notwithstanding the lack of any view we began to appreciate the benefit of a covered loggia and cool patio below.

Walking in this part of Tarn et Garonne and the adjoing part of Aveyron is excellent, something for everyone including shady forest walks in high summer and the train ride to Najac is a delight (return by bike, foot or train) Laguepie is adequate as a shopping centre but it doesn't begin to make the best of its setting or architecture and restaurants are depressing - much better are available within a few miles. Like Les Noisettes, it is in need of some TLC.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 24, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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gite trop isolé sans vue sur la campagne, mais calme assuré, sauf visiteurs animaliers nocturnes

  • 2 of 5

accueil des propriétaires cordial et prévenant, mais gite mis en vente (information découverte sur cahier dans le gite et du fait de la visite au milieu du séjour d'un agent immobilier avec des acheteurs potentiels), donc risque de location non reconduite

intérieur du gite assez confortable mais sombre avec odeur de fumée et extérieurs négligés (toiles d'araignées aux fenêtres et sur la terrasse)

impression globale de confort pour détente sereine très moyenne , et donc prix à la semaine trop élevé même sur période du mois d'août

  • Review Submitted: Aug 18, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Laguépie, Midi-Pyrenees

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Autumn
30 Sep 2017 - 4 Nov 2017
5 night minimum stay
£211
for 5 nights
£295
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £100

Booking Notes:
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.

Changeover Day:
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

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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