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2 Gites with Heated Pool, Each Ideal for Two People - Oriole Gite (sleeps 2)

Bedrooms 1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Heated Pool
  • Internet
  • Parking



Oriole Gite (sleeps 2)

Oriole Gite has a larger area upstairs and also has a covered outside area.

Bedroom - This is situated on a spacious galleried mezzanine with a double bed, bed side cabinets, chest of drawers and hanging space for clothes.

Bathroom - The bathroom is situated on the ground floor and comprises a hand built vanity unit, full size bath with integral shower, WC and electric towel-drier.

Living rooms - French doors lead into a spacious tiled living/dining room furnished with a sofa, armchair, coffee table, dining table and chairs.

Kitchen - The adjoining open plan kitchen is equipped with a 4-burner gas hob and oven, washing machine and microwave.

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About the property

Oriole Gite & Rossignol Gite

Our two luxury gites, Oriole and Rossignol, are set in a peaceful, rural location & have been created from a barn adjoining our house. They are a 10 minute drive from the market town of Realmont and 20 minutes from Albi, the capital of the Tarn. Realmont has a lovely market, shops, cafes and a number of good restaurants. The wine region Gaillac is only 30 minutes away with Toulouse Blagnac airport is just over an hour away.

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Member since: 2010
Speaks English
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Within 2 days
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Calendar last updated:
12 June, 2018


I live in England with my husband and daughter near to the Spa town of Tunbridge Wells. We have always loved holidaying in France and it has been our dream to spend more time in this wonderful country and to own a French property.

ALISON SHIELS purchased this cottage in 2006

Why ALISON SHIELS chose Fauch

We bought the house nine years ago to spend more time with Gary's sister and her family who live near to Lautrec. They look after Champagnol when we are not there and the beautiful gardens are down to all their hard work! We like the area as there is so much to see and do yet it hasn't been spoilt by too many tourists visiting the area. Carcassone, Cordes-sur-ciel, Roquefort (the famous cheese) Millau Bridge and the vineyards of Gaillac are all easily accessible.

What makes this cottage unique

The Gites are on a no through road yet close enough to the main road to make it very easy to get into Realmont or Albi for their markets, cafes, shops and wonderful restaurants.

Available Rentals

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Booking Notes:
A non refundable deposit of 25% of the total rental is required with the balance being due, together with a security deposit of £100, eight weeks prior to the start of the rental period. The gites are available from 4pm and guests are asked to depart by 10am.

Changeover Day:
Changeover days is Saturdays. Mid-week bookings may be available, in order to take advantage of cheaper flights but not during July or August.

Notes on prices:
Prices are for the property per week in UK pounds. Short breaks, charged at a daily rate, may also be available but not during peak times.
Please note that the prices include sheets, bath and pool towels. There are no hidden extras.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Fauch in Tarn

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
Location Type:
  • rural
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Books
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • churches
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
Notes on accommodation: Oriole and Rossignol Gites are basically the same although Rossignol has a slightly smaller mezzanine area than Oriole but the ground floor is slightly bigger in Rossignol than Oriole. Due to the mezzanine area, the gites are not suitable for children. Outside: Each gite has its own lawned garden area, BBQ, and garden furniture. The heated swimming pool is just a few yards from the gites and is surrounded by paved terraces and lawns. Pool side beds and parasols are provided as well as table and chairs. Two magnificant lime trees provide additional shade if required.


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Car: necessary


Calais - 620 miles, with the vast majority on autoroute. Toulouse Blagnac airport is just over an hour away, Rodez airport (Ryan Air) an hour and a quarter and Carcassonne airport an hour and a half away. A car is essential.


Realmont 10 minutes. Albi 20 minutes. Castres 30 minutes. Cordes sur Ciel 50 minutes. Toulouse 1 hour. Carcassonne 1 hour 30 minutes. Millau Bridge 1 hour 30 minutes.

Further Details:

The gites are loctaed in a small hamlet 7 miles from the picturesque market town of Realmont where there is a weekly market, excellent restaurants, a wide range of serices and shops. Albi, the capital of the Tarn is only 14 miles away with its magnificant cathedral overlooking the famous Toulouse Lautrec museum, with numerous shops, restaurants and cafes. The Gaillac wine region is also very close where you can visit numerous vineyards for wine tastings and buying.

There is plenty to see and do in the area including golf, swimming and pedlalos at a local lake and the countryside is also very popular for walkers and cyclists.