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Farmhouse with private pool in glorious countryside, great for family holidays

People10
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms2
Separate WC's1
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Overview


Details
Property
farmhouse
People
10
Bedrooms
5
Bathrooms
2
Minimum Stay
7 nights

About the property

House in Lectoure, Gers, Midi Pyrenees, France - Peaceful Location, 5 Minutes Drive to The Village.

Lectoure is a very beautiful hilltop town in an area of France that still is very agricultural and authentically French. It is very peaceful with lovely weather and glorious countryside. In the summer it really comes to life, with every village having its own local fete, and weekly market. The weather is usually very warm and sunny, although we do have thunderstorms if it has been very hot! The house is constructed in the traditional white stone of the area, and was built as a farmhouse. Fields surround the house, often full of sunflowers or garlic. The garden surrounds the house and is very private. Behind the house are fruit and nut trees. In front the pool sits in the garden surrounded by trees, and is beautifully secluded. The kitchen is well equipped and there is plenty of room to eat in or out of doors.


Owner
Lesley
Member since: 2011
Speaks English, French
Calendar last updated:
21 January, 2017

About Lesley

Our family has owned our holiday home for 20 years and it is much loved. We have spent all our holidays here, winter and summer, while our children were growing up. As London born children ,they loved the outdoor life that the house and its garden offered them. The pool is a pleasure we have all enjoyed!

We love the local markets and enjoy cooking the delicious food the region is famous for. The village has a few restaurants too, so eating out is also possible. In the summer, many of the local villages also have fetes, which offer a fun night out and a chance to eat with the locals.

The house is often surrounded by fields of sunflowers which are absolutely glorious in July. Garlic and melons are the local crop. The Lectoure melons are justifiably renowned for their delicious sweetness.

Lesley purchased this farmhouse in 1989

Why Lesley chose Gers

We chose this beautiful area of France because it is is still very authentically local and French. We felt some of the other more well trodden areas are more touristy, and while the Gers certainly has its tourists in the summer, it remains largely a farming area. The food is delicious and the summer markets abundant with locally grown produce.

It is easy to get to and yet feels far away from the hectic pace at home. We love the peace at the house but the local towns and villages are close by. There are lots of amenities and things to do especially in the summer and it seems to suit all ages.

What makes this farmhouse unique

The house offers comfortable accommodation, good cooking facilities and a lovely main bathroom. The pool is situated a way from the front of the house and is surrounded by lovely old trees.

It is very much a home rather than a property furnished to let, and we hope that anyone who comes to stay here will love our pretty holiday house as much as we do..

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Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
winter
3 Jan 2017 - 30 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
£800
for 7 nights
£800
 
 
spring
1 May 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,200
for 7 nights
£1,200
 
 
summer
1 Jul 2017 - 26 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,600
for 7 nights
£1,600
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
£800
for 7 nights
£800
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £300

Booking Notes:
A deposit of 25% paid within 3 days of enquiry, will hold your booking, with the balance to be paid no less than 8 weeks before your holiday. A cheque for £300 will be held against any damage or breakages, which will be returned at the end of the rental, minus any charges if necessary, this should be paid in advance by post.Please report any damage or breakages immediately.

Changeover Day:
Saturday is the normal changeover but it may be flexible. Arrival is not before 4pm and departure by 10 am to allow for changeover.

Notes on prices:
There will be an additional charge for heating in the winter months

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Facilities

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

Property Type:
  • farmhouse
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Location Type:
  • rural
  • town
  • village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
General:
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Toilet 1 - Toilet
    Shower room 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , washing machine
  • Very large main bathroom with large walk in shower, roll top bath set in the centre of the room, toilet and basin. Next to it is a shower room with shower, toilet, basin and washing machine.There is also a downstairs wc.
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 5 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed , 2 travel cots available
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 8-10 (5 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Upstairs, 4 bedrooms: Downstairs next to the sitting room, bedroom 5 is a double.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue ...
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • swimming
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: Two travel cots can be provided, with baby linen. Outside: The large garden is laid to grass, with lots of trees. At the rear of the property these are fruit trees, which have delicious plums and greengages to eat in season! The pool is private and secluded, not heated though is very warm ( sometimes as much as 28-30 degrees!)and is 11m x 5m. There are steps into the shallow end of the pool, making it ideal for children. There is a tiled patio area around the pool for sitting. Outdoor furniture is provided, with a large table and benches and additional dining chairs in front of the house, as well as some loungers by the pool. There is a barbecue for use in the garden. There is also a full sized table tennis table, boules etc. Utility Room: Ironing board and iron available. Clothes dryer outside. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / : Sheets and towels will be provided, and some pool towels. The property will be cleaned and prepared for you on the change over day. Other: There is also a large dining room which can seat 8. Adjacent to the house are barns(on either side of the accommodation, which we use to store wood and tools and on the other side, garden furniture and the table tennis table etc.

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