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Luxury private stone-built villa with pool in 6 acres of landscaped gardens

People8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Separate WC's1
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights

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Overview


Details
Property
farmhouse
People
8
Bedrooms
4
Bathrooms
3
Minimum Stay
4 - 7 nights

About the property

Farmhouse near Touffailles, Tarn-et-Garonne, Midi Pyrenees, France - Stunning Views! Private, Not Overlooked, Ideal For Families, Dining And Sunbathing Terraces

If you appreciate peace and tranqulity and luxury touches this is the property for you. It is set in 6 acres of parkland with trees and flowers and another 12 acres of farmland belonging to the property. The house is secluded and peaceful but not isolated. It was completely refurbished in 2005 and upgraded further in 2008 to a very high standard. It is fully furnished with antique furniture and the kitchen is fully equipped. It is warm in winter with full central heating and remains very cool in the heat of the summer. The large, fenced saltwater swimming pool is one its best features. There is a safe entry by fixed steps at the shallow end and room for good swimming at the deep end. There is ample space for sunbathing with a covered terrace for breakfast, lunch and dinners al fresco. From the house there are several quiet and safe country walks and good cycling countryside. You are likely to see wildlife as you sit outside including deer, red squirrels and a range of birds.


Owner
John Turner
Member since: 2010
Speaks English, French
Calendar last updated:
12 January, 2017

About John Turner

We purchased the house in 2007 after a long search for a well built traditional property in a quiet location. Completely refurbished in 2005, the house has a warm atmosphere and the grounds provide both space and visual beauty from the hundreds of oaks in the grounds. We come out as often as we can but when we are not there we are happy to rent it out to guests who want quality and tranquility. Furnished throughout with antiques and with a fully equipped kitchen (eg Kenwood food processor, De Longhi coffee machine) the property offers a rare combination of comfort and peaceful simplicity in a private and natural rural environment.We know that discerning guests will like the special touches : high-quality linen, luxury towels, toiletries, and a fabulously equipped kitchen. A home from home!

John Turner purchased this farmhouse in 2007

Why John Turner chose Tarn-et-Garonne

The property is a delightful old farmhouse built in the traditional Quercy stone style. The house is located about 28km north of the autoroute connecting Toulouse and Bordeaux. It is just 90 minutes from Toulouse and Bergerac airports, both of which have regular and affordable flights from several UK airports. It is a 7 or 8-hour drive from the northern ports using the autoroute. The house is 3km from the village of Touffailles which has a post office and a boulangerie which is open most days and sells a range of essentials including freshly-baked bread. The nearest main town is Moissac (about 40 mins) which has Saturday and Sunday markets, lots of shops and a Romanesque abbey. The house is fully connected to the internet with wi-fi. It has satellite TV and DVD player and telephone.

What makes this farmhouse unique

What is so special about this property - and most guests comment on this - is the peace and tranquility of the environment. Hundreds of oaks trees in the vicinity, two wooded areas for exploration, an orchard, a fenced full-length pool, complete privacy, great views over the surrounding fields and hills and yet, easy access to facilities such as restaurants and shops within a short drive. The area retains the essential core of rural French life such as summer fetes, open-air meals provided by local communities, quiet beautiful bastide villages, and rolling farmland. Unlike the better known areas such as the Dordogne and Provence you can enjoy this region without then crowds. The roads are quiet, the villages unhurried and the food and landscape as good as anywhere in real France.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Owner’s Direct Reference No. FR7151



‘Bededayne’

Farmhouse, near Touffailles, Tarn-et-Garonne, Midi Pyrenees, France



Rarely in life do expectations of the perfect holiday match up to reality. Our recent stay at Bededayne however was just such a ‘once in a lifetime’ experience.



Having trawled the websites for somewhere really special we made our selection and subsequent booking hoping it would turn out to be all we expected and wished for.



Our party, a family of four generations with ages spanning between 7 months to almost 93 years, would obviously have varying requirements. We hoped for the best and on this occasion we certainly were not disappointed. The holiday turned out to be all it promised and much, much more.



The accommodation was not only luxurious (certainly by ‘holiday let’ standards),but cosy and wonderfully well equipped for every conceivable need.



The setting and facilities were all they said they were on the website and we were positively elated on our arrival to find everywhere beautifully clean, welcoming and presented to perfection.



Both the owners and the manager were available around the clock to offer help and advice if required and all in all I don’t feel the package could be improved upon in any way.



We will not hesitate to recommend this holiday destination/venue to family or friends and will certainly be making a return visit (or visits) in future.



Sally Todd (Mrs)

Somerset, UK



Reviewer location

Somerset

Date of arrival

24 May 2014
May 2015
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Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Spring
1 Apr 2017 - 27 May 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£1,400
for 7 nights
£1,400
 
 
Early summer
28 May 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,600
for 7 nights
£1,600
 
 
Mid season
1 Jul 2017 - 15 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,800
for 7 nights
£1,800
 
 
High Season
16 Jul 2017 - 26 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
£2,300
for 7 nights
£2,300
 
 
Late summer
27 Aug 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,600
for 7 nights
£1,600
 
 
Autumn
1 Oct 2017 - 29 Oct 2017
4 night minimum stay
£686
for 4 nights
£1,200
 
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
£600
for 4 nights
From
£150
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £500

Booking Notes:
Check the availability calendar. This is always kept up-to-date. Send SMS or email to enquire and we will reply the same day. A deposit of 25% is payable on booking to secure the reservation. There is a fully refundable damage security payment of £500 in addition to the rental fee. Full balance including damage deposit required 8 weeks before start of booking. Winter fuel charges, including logs for the fire are chargeable in addition. Additional cleaning and linen changes can be arranged during stays of more than one week at extra cost. Please note that pets are NOT allowed at the property.

Changeover Day:
Saturday to Saturday. Arrival 4.30pm, departure 9.30am. Christmas and New Year packages : changeover days and times are flexible.

Notes on prices:
Prices include full and exclusive use of the property including pool, woodlands and parkland, initial clean and welcome pack, high quality toiletries, luxury towels and linen and support from an English-speaking caretaker who lives 4 miles away.

We have special offers and rates over the Christmas and New Year period where there are 5-night packages including heating and logs, with additional chef, decorating and shopping services also available.

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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday farmhouse in Touffailles in Midi-Pyrenees

Property Type:
  • farmhouse
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Location Type:
  • rural
  • village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
General:
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Toilet 1 - Toilet
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bidet
  • 3 en-suites.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed , en suite shower and toilet
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Double Bed , en suite bath with shower and toilet
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 1 Cot , en suite bath, shower, basin, french doors to garden
    Bedroom 4 - 2 Child Bed , 1 Cot , access to toilet and shower, adjacent to bedroom 1
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 8 (4 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Main downstairs bedroom with kingsize double bed, shower, bath and french doors. Bedroom 2 with twin beds and direct access to shower & toilet. Bedroom 3 with twin beds and ensuite shower and toilet. Bedroom 4 with double bed and en-suite bath and toilet.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 1 bicycles
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Chauffeur
  • Private Chef
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • forests
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: All rooms are decorated to a high standard with paintings and antique furnishings. Services of an English speaking caretaker are included in the price. Chef service and special Christmas/New Year package (shopping, cooking, decorations) are available for an additional charge. Winter heating (logs and central heating) available for an additional charge. Outside: Located in 18 acres of private land with 2 woodland areas and hundreds of oak trees and a small orchard in 6 acres of parkland. Superb countryside views in all directions. Quiet road to property is hidden by trees. South facing sun terrace with table and chairs for 4. East facing dining terrace off the kitchen with large dining table seating up to 10 people. 2 Weber barbecues. Fenced private saltwater (11.5 x 8 metres) swimming pool with parasols and pool furniture for 8 people. Poolside dining possible. Nearby fridge and freezer to keep the drinks cools and the ice creams frozen! Utility Room: Washing machine, dryer, vacuum cleaner, iron, ironing board, electric fans. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Luxury towels (including pool towels), toiletries and high-quality linen are included. Full clean at end of each stay. Fresh linen provided at end of each week on stays of 2 weeks or more. Mid-stay maid service available at extra cost.

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