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Stone Barn With Pool

People6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Property type barn
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Private Pool
  • Internet

Overview

About the property

Holiday Home in St. Cyprien, Lot, Midi-Pyrenees, France - Peaceful Rural Location With Vineyard

Surrounded by farmland, woods and pretty villages, St. Pierre is a fantastic base for your holiday in this unspoilt area of the Lot. It's location makes it perfect for walking, cycling, horse-riding, golf or simply relaxing beside the large, chlorine-free freshwater pool. The property is set in 12 acres of land, including woodland and a small working vineyard, with lovely views over a quiet valley.


Owner
Dawn Jackson
Member since: 2010
Speaks English, French
Calendar last updated:
16 July, 2017

About Dawn Jackson

Dawn and Alex Jackson.

Dawn Jackson purchased this barn in 2008

Why Dawn Jackson chose Lot

We'd been looking for a house in France for almost 20 years without success, but the first time we walked into St. Pierre it felt like home.

We moved here permanently in 2009 and we love it - the peace and tranquility, the space and most of all, the weather! Our neighbours have been very welcoming and friendly, even when we completely mangle their native tongue! We're still exploring the local area and getting to grips with our very different way of life and it's great fun.

We didn't set out to buy a vineyard but the vines and all the wine-making equipment came with the property so it's been a pretty steep learning curve. The result is unlikely to win any awards but we think it's drinkable - come along and try it for yourselves...

Guestbook comments from the owner

Just wanted to say what a fantastic week we had with you. It was the perfect place to come to unwind and relax in beautiful surroundings. The house and setting was lovely. Thank you so much for making it a holiday to remember.



Michael & Julia (May 2011)



Very much a home from home and so relaxing - one of the nicest we've stayed in here in France. Beautiful location, very comfortable and welcoming.



Alex & Eileen (June 2012)
Jan 2011
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday barn in Saint-Cyprien in Lot

Property Type:
  • barn
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered
Location Type:
  • rural
General:
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Shower, wc and handbasin.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 on ground floor with KS bed. Bedroom 2 with double bed. Bedroom 3 with twin beds (please note: only suitable for children due to restricted headroom).
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Golf ...
  • Barbecue
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: The barn is situated next door to the owners' property but is very private. Pool fitted with security cover. Pets on request. Internet access via satellite - download speeds and availability can vary. Outside: The barn is set in 12 acres of land including a small vineyard, an orchard (cherry, apple, peach, plum, apricot and pear trees) and woodland. It has a sunny patio with table and chairs, as well as a shaded area perfect for alfresco meals on a hot day. The barn also has its own BBQ. Heated freshwater (no chlorine or salt used) swimming pool 10 x 6 metres, with wide steps into shallow end. Paved pool area with sun loungers. Shaded area beside the pool with table and chairs and fridge. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and linen included (excluding pool towels). Bed linen changed weekly. Other: Large landing with separate TV, video player & games consoles - perfect for kids of all ages!

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(6 traveller reviews)

Stone Barn With Pool
average rating of 5.0 based on 7 reviews
5

Stunning views and friendly hosts

  • 5 of 5

We absolutlely loved this house and the area.

We arrived early and dawn and Alex were both very welcoming. There was milk, bread, eggs, tea, home made jam and wine all waiting for us.

Dawn and Alex helped with any local information we needed.

The house was lovely and clean and well equipped.

Sitting outside and drinking tea in the morning and wine in the evening was so relaxing, the views are stunning. We ate out some nights but loved getting home and sitting on

the terrace playing games and enjoying a glass of wine.

The local markets/restaurants and super market were all brilliant.

The pool was great and the grounds incredibly well kept and perfect for a game of hide and seek!

The only downside for us as a family of six was one bathroom but then I feel that's reflected in the price.

I highly recommend this property.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 1, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Lovely location,very comfortable house

  • 5 of 5

We loved this property. It was really comfortable and well equipped in a beautiful part of the Lot. Dawn and Alex are very friendly and helpful but not at all intrusive. There are lots of interesting places to explore and a brilliant local market at Montcuq, we liked to get there very early as it is busy later in the morning. The weather was so hot for the fortnight we stayed that we spent most days by the pool which is wonderful, very well maintained and the best ever for swimming in, the water feels fantastic, must be the lack of chemicals and salts. We were glad to have a bedroom downstairs as it was exceptionally hot.

Would love to stay again soon

Colin and Fi

  • Review Submitted: Aug 4, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful Stay

  • 5 of 5

The location was beautiful and peaceful. The pool was perfect and the owners were very friendly and made us feel at home. Highly recommended.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 17, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
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Hessle East Yorkshire
5

Brilliant!!

  • 5 of 5

We have been to St Pierre for the last three years and have already booked for 2014!! Usually never ones to return to the same place so that tells you how we feel about Dawn,Alex and Bob plus St Pierre itself.

We have discovered new places to visit every year around the area. It is such a lovely part of France but what really 'makes 'it for us is the fantastic hospitality of Dawn and Alex. They are there if needed and are so helpful. Also great company!!

We enjoy going to new destinations but are more than happy to return to our favourite place!!! Highly recommended and exactly as described.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 1, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2012
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed here two years running for 3 weeks in August and have another year booked! I am a little reluctant to leave a good review because I don't want anyone to take our slot!

The owners are lovely and make us very welcome, offering the kids rides on the tractor, grapes, sweetcorn, etc. Nothing is forced on you though...keep yourselves to yourselves if you like, but you'll be missing out!

The pool, gite, grounds and surrounding area are all fab! We really can't fault anything about our holidays here!

You could just unpack and relax or equally go and do anything you like. There are rivers and lakes to swim or canoe in, pretty French villages, cycling, plenty of history, theme parks...whatever you want really, but you really need your own car if you want to go out and about or even if you just want to go out and eat.

The owners are English and have helped us tremendously with appointments with vets when preparing to return home and with the local Doctor and hospital in our time of need!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 31, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2013
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Dorset
5

Fanastic

  • 5 of 5

Fantastic hosts and stunning location in rural rustic France. Great place if you simply want to eat good food and switch off from the world.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 18, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2013
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Location

Travel:

Toulouse airport 75 miles (1hr 20 mins).

Bergerac airport 64 miles (1hr 40 mins).

Rodez airport 76 miles (2hrs).

Carcassonne airport 130 miles (2hrs 15 min).

Distances:

Montcuq, lively market town with restaurants and swimming lake - 6 miles

Lauzerte, medieval bastide town and One of the most beautiful villages of France - 8 miles.

Castelnau-Montratier, typical Quercy Blanc village with restaurants and bars set around medieval square - 6 miles.

Cahors, busy town with local markets, shops and restaurants - 19 miles.

Further Details:

There is plenty to see and do in the area. A comprehensive file of information leaflets and suggestions are available at the property.

If you have any special requests (eg flowers and champagne on arrival, birthday cake) please just let us know and we will do what we can to make your stay memorable.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday barn in Saint-Cyprien, Midi-Pyrenees

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Summer 2017
19 Aug 2017 - 2 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£900
for 7 nights
£900
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
Please call or email to confirm availability. A non-refundable deposit of £100 per week is required to secure your booking (paid by bank transfer) with the balance due for payment 8 weeks before your holiday.

Changeover Day:
Saturday, although we can be flexible.
Arrivals generally after 3pm and departures around 10am.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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