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Traditional French Stone Farm House With Private Pool, Panoramic Views Over R - 5 ensuite double bedrooms

Bedrooms 5
Space 3,767 sq. ft.
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Private Pool
  • Internet
  • Parking



5 ensuite double bedrooms

4 ensuite double bedrooms

1 ensuite bedroom with 4 single beds

About the property


4 ensuite bedroom farmhouse sleeping up to 10 set in 10,000 m2 of private grounds. Recently restored in traditional French style with exposed stone and modern interiors. Spacious oak-beamed rooms; 3 double ensuite bedrooms (shower and bath separate) and 1 ensuite bedroom with 4 single beds. Very large well-equipped kitchen/dining room with range cooker. Wi-Fi, large living room with log burning stove and tv room also with wood burner, digital satellite TV/radio/ DVD. Laundry room with washer and drier. Shaded terrace for outdoor eating, BBQ. 12x5m pool set in 230m2 terrace with pool house.

Property Manager
Paulo da Silva
Member since: 2012
Speaks English, French, Spanish
Calendar last updated:
6 June, 2017

About Paulo da Silva

Hi, I'm Paulo and it would be our pleasure to welcome you to Xauxou soon! I live both here in France and in Brazil with Peter and together we rescued Xauxou from falling to pieces. It was love at first sight when we saw the house for the first time in 2006. It has been a great journey doing this and now we are delighted to provide peaceful and relaxing holidays in the glorious Tarn countryside to our friends and guests from all over the world! Year purchased: 2007.

Paulo da Silva purchased this farmhouse in 2007

Available Rentals

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Booking Notes:
Your booking is confirmed, when we confirm to you that we have received your deposit of 25% of the total rental amount together with details of the dates you wish to visit the house. The remaining 80% of the total rental amount plus the cleaning and damage deposit is payable 12 weeks before the start of your holiday. We politely request that smokers go outside to smoke.

Changeover Day:
Generally, our changeover day is a Saturday, but we may be flexible.
We like guests to leave the house in a clean and tidy condition by 10am to allow us time to clean before our next guests arrive at 4pm.
All bedding and towels to be left downstairs.

Notes on prices:
The prices shown on this site are for 4 double ensuite bedrooms and 01 ensuite bedroom with 4 single beds( with separate entrance from the terrace) , sleeping 12 people.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday farmhouse in Roquecourbe in Tarn

Property Type:
  • farmhouse
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 3767 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • lake
  • rural
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Bedrooms 1, 2, 3 and 5 all have ensuite bathrooms with shower and bath, Italian tiles and luxurious fittings. Bedroom 4 ensuite/bathroom with Italian shower.
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 - 12 (5 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 - ensuite and king size bed Bedroom 2 - ensuite and double size bed Bedroom 3 - ensuite and King size bed Bedroom 4 - ensuite and double size bed Bedroom 5 - split-level ensuite with 4 single beds.
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • forests
  • museums
  • recreation centre
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • caving
  • swimming
  • water tubing
Notes on accommodation: We have telephone and free WiFi access in the house. The house also has good mobile phone reception. Every single room in the house faces a different direction, allowing stunning views over the garden, fields of sunflowers and rolling hills. All rooms have heating for winter, the ground floor has terracota tiles with underfloor heating throughout along with 2 wood burner stoves and there are raidiators in the bedrooms. Covered terrace with dining table and barbecue adjacent to kitchen and lounge, large pool terrace with sun loungers. We ask that smoker's do not smoke in the house. Outside: 12X5m swimming pool with deep end. Automatic cover and gate to pool area for security. 230m2 terracotta terrace with pool house and covered area for shade, toilet and shower. 2.5 acres/10,000m2 garden. Covered terrace with barbecue and table, good WIFI signal in the terrace. Utility Room: Service area with washing machine, dryer separate and all facilities for washing and drying. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels/Pool towels and linen are included. Cleaning service once a week and pool cleaning available twice a week. Other: Bedroom 4 and 5 have their own entrance adjacent to the house reached from the covered terrace. This gives flexibility for rental.


5/5 -
(2 traveller reviews)

5 ensuite double bedrooms
average rating of 5.0 based on 2 reviews

Stunning House set in the most beautiful French countryside

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in this lovely property as a party of 10 celebrating our father's 80th birthday. The size of the property was perfect, it is very large and there are places to hide away and get lost so you are not underneath each other's feet! The decoration of the property is very stylish and done with flair. The bedrooms and un-suite bathrooms are all gorgeous and very large. There are 2 living rooms so that children can escape the adults and watch a movie in their own living room! the kitchen is amazing and fully equipped with every utensil or piece of equipment you could ever need. The pool area contains all amenities so you can spend many days just lounging around the pool, there is even a fridge by the pool for the cold drinks and ice creams! Highly recommended and would love to go back again for another holiday. The booking process was very easy and our hosts were very attentive and responsive during the whole process. Castres is a lovely typical French town where we visited for breakfast once morning. Lautrec is very close and another unique little town on a hill which is definitely worth a visit. Carcassonne is a beautiful, historical, fortified town and a must see. Great supermarkets close by.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 14, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Vicky!! Thank you very much for your kind words and you can't imagine how happy it makes us feel that you all had a good time at Xauxou. We do hope to welcome you back in the future. Bet regards Paulo
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  • 5 of 5

If 2 cars drive past Xauxou, you're witnessing the Montfa rush hour, so tranquil and relaxing is this residence. Having spent 2 wonderful summer holidays there over the past 14 months, I can unreservedly recommend this place. Lots of quirky features, but all so well thought-through. This is a great destination for families (we stayed with another family of 4, making 8 in total), and it's at its best when it's a hive of activity, with kids running around the extensive and sprawling grounds, adults enjoying a glass of local rose and some Realmont market-sourced olives in one of the many suntraps tucked around the house. Lots (well, enough) to see locally, and within 90 mins by car; particular highlights being Carcassonne and Lautrec. We'll be back, for sure!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 13, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2013
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
1 Kilometres
Toulouse and Carcassonne
Car: necessary

Special interest holidays:

Xauxou is located 5 min from the "Parc National Régional du Haut Languedoc" with stunning gorges / lakes ideal for water sports (kayaking, fishing) + excellent horse riding and mountain biking.


The Mediterranean coast can be reached in 90 minutes with stunning drive through the Black Mountains and the St Chinian wine region (perfect for stocking up).


1 hr to Toulouse Airport

1 hr to Carcassonne Airport

20 min to Castres Airport

25 min to Revel

20 min to Albi


10 KM to Castres

7 km to Rocquecourbe

30 Km to Albi

7 km to Lautrec

Further Details:

4 big supermarkets in under 15 min drive. Bakers, butchers, post office, news agent, petrol station, bank, pharmacy and general store in Rocquecourbe village 5-10 min driving.