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Country Gite - Private Garden - Pleasant Views

Bedrooms 1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

Gite Nr Labarrere, Gers, Midi-Pyrenees, France - Tranquil Situation - Short Distance By Car To All Amenities

Petite Ballade - Country Gite for two in a tranquil situation, just 5 kms from the village of Labarrere. Detached from the main house, with it's own private garden and parking area. Views across vineyards, woodland and meadow.

Mrs. Dawn Ann COTEMAN
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
28 April, 2017


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Labarrère in Midi-Pyrenees

Property Type:
  • cottage
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 2
Location Type:
  • rural
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Child's Highchair
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Upstairs - Separate bathroom with toilet / washbasin / shower. Heated towel rail - hair dryer.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 2 (1 Bedroom) Notes on bedrooms: Upstairs - 1 Bedroom - double bed. French doors, balcony over looking vineyard woodland and meadow.
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • churches
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes on accommodation: On arrival welcome pack is provided. Should you have any particular requirements prior to your arrival, given notice we will do our best to fulfil your request. For your use whilst staying at Petite Ballade there are information files - reference local activities and places of interest together with maps of the area. Books - board games - puzzles. Available for use in all rooms during the 'low season' electric heating, this will incur an 'extra' payment - price on request. We would appreciate 'no smoking' in the gite. Our aim is to make your stay a pleasant one, if you require help we are on site with our 'friendly' Labrador Lara. Outside: Own parking area - private garden with trees to provide shade. Terrace south and east. Garden furniture includes table and chairs together with sun lounges - umbrellas. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: At no extra charge 'each week' clean towels and linen provided, and the property is cleaned thoroughly throughout. Other: Upstairs - Dressing room / baby room. Facilities for hanging clothes - chest of drawers.


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(10 traveller reviews)


A Lovely Gite With Friendly Owners

  • 5 of 5

Roger and Dawn own a great gite in SW France. La Petite Ballade is very well appointed and exactly as described in the text and images - even better! Due to such a good location and having great weather I was able to tour the area and beyond on my motorcycle, including a day trip to Carcassonne. The local Bastide villages and towns are picturesque and well worth visiting as was Saint Mont and other vineyards all within easy reach using the quiet D roads. I highly recommend La Petite Ballade especially the very generous 'welcome pack' that was tailor made to my vegetarian choice.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 24, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Return visit as wonderful as anticipated

  • 5 of 5

This was our second visit. Because we've been before we knew what to expect and we were not disappointed, it was as lovely and charming as we had remembered. If peace and quiet is what you are after then this is the place and is set in beautiful countryside. There are lots of towns and villages within driving distance so it's a super base to explore the area. We find this gite so wonderful that we are planning to go back again in 2017.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 7, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Our Perfect Haven

  • 5 of 5

This was our 2nd stay at Petite Ballade and on the drive down through France we were thinking," will it be as good as we remembered". Well it was all that and more.

A perfect place to be as active or as relaxed as you want to be.

The Gite is in tip top condition and has every facility that anyone may require; the garden is just beautiful,private and self contained.

Dawn and Roger are not just perfect hosts they are now lovely friends who really do go the extra mile to make your holiday perfect, nothing is too much trouble for them and always on hand for help and advice but never intrusive.

We had a fantastic and substantial welcome pack, the best of any holiday home we have ever rented.

Can't wait for next year as we have already booked to visit again.

Thank you both for an amazing retreat in the most lovely surroundings.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 20, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Excellent in Every Way

  • 5 of 5

This was our second stay at Petite Ballade and once again everything was perfect. (Except for the awful weather !!). Dawn and Roger are charming and helpful as ever, the cottage ticks all the boxes for a comfortable and peaceful stay. Everything is prepared to a high standard for arriving guests. The welcome pack is substantial and interesting. The local wine is very drinkable, Monsieur Christian Morel at Domaine de Bordes, a couple of miles down the road will be pleased to offer tasteing at his vineyard.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 4, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Comfortable property in tranquil country location

  • 5 of 5

We received a warm welcome from the owners together with an extensive welcome pack, and they were always on hand for assistance if needed. The property is very comfortable, with a well equipped kitchen. The owners have done an excellent job converting what was an old barn to a high standard, so much so that it felt like a 'new build'. Excellent wifi offset the lack of French TV channels although several English TV channels are available. The facilities available made our stay a pleasure despite the disappointing weather. Highly recommended.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 20, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Wonderful gite in a delightful part of France

  • 5 of 5

We received a lovely welcome from Dawn and Roger who proved to be superb hosts. A really excellent gite in a very interesting area for visiting historical sites and markets but also a brilliant spot for relaxing.

The property was superbly clean, with excellent facilities and I would certainly hope to revisit in the future.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 20, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
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Prices & Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Low season
1 Apr 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
High season
1 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Low season
2 Sep 2017 - 28 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
At the time of making a reservation we request 25% deposit - non returnable.
Balance payable 8 weeks before commencement of your holiday.

Changeover Day:
Changeover Saturday - late season more flexible.
Arrival 16.00 hrs
Guests are asked kindly to vacate on Saturday by 10.00 a.m.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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