General Information

LOCATION:

 

 

 

Set in private (gated) grounds with beautiful, mature landscaped gardens & spectacular elevated views from the pool & gardens across to nearby Caylus.

A short walk along the lane (less than 1 km, descending down & then back up again) will bring you into the village for morning croissants, bakery, butchers, greengrocers, small supermarket, Post Office, etc., and a selection of bars & restaurants ~ all within walking distance.

 

 

The nearby countryside abounds with tourist attractions, from bastide towns & villages (St. Antonin Noble Val is just 15 mins by car), to the wine growing regions of Cahor & Gaillac, with the major towns of Montauban & Villefranche (just 30 mins drive).

For those wishing to participate in sporting activities: tennis, cycling  and horse riding are all available nearby, plus kayaking through the Aveyron Gorge from St Antonin Noble Val. There are also lovely walks nearby, together with the enclosed park & lake of Caylus.  

In all, so much to see & do right on your doorstep.

 

 

 

PROPERTY

The south-west facing gardens have many attractive features including several individual terraces for coffee / external dining & a shady pool area where you can relax.  

The grounds are not overlooked and offer peace & tranquillity ~ unusual for a property so close to town.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

GROUND FLOOR :

Internally, all rooms are light, bright & fresh and of good size, with a modern kitchen which is fully equipped.  Mosquito nets on rear bedroom window.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

KITCHEN :  Upright fridge, microwave, dishwasher, coffee maker, 4 ring gas hob, raised inset electric oven. Washing machine, dryer, 2nd  upright fridge/freezer located in the nearby Utility Room.

LOUNGE : Large spacious room  (12m x 5m) with 3 sets of French doors to terrace and gardens.  LCD TV with English & French (free to view) channels, CD player and soft seating in the TV area.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DINING AREA with table and chairs for 8 persons.

 

French doors lead out onto the main dining terrace with table & chairs.  Also automatic canopé (sun blind) for use on the terrace.

 

A Wii-playconsole for children & WIFI internet.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BEDROOM I : KINGSIZE bed (180 cms) with Double wardrobe.  Cool in summer, as on the north side, fitted also with anti mosquito screen on windows. 

Being on the ground floor, this is ideal for grandparents or persons with walking difficulties.

ENSUITE BATHROOM : Bath with shower attachment, double wash handbasins.

SEPARATE W.C.

 

 

 

BEDROOM II - King size bed again with wardrobe & French doors to gardens. 

AIR CONDITIONED.

 

 

 

 

FIRST FLOOR :

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BEDROOM III : 2 twin beds (200 x 90) and large wardrobe storage, with gardens doors to small balcony overlooking gardens & long views.

BEDROOM IV : 2 further twin beds

BATHROOM II : shower cubicle with single wash handbasin.

SEPARATE W.C.

 

 

PRIVATE POOL (11m x 5m)  :

South facing, with roman steps (Min depth 1.20m  / Max depth 1.65m).  Tiled patio surround, together with a lawned area, parasols and sun loungers for relaxing in the shade. 

 

 

 

 

GROUNDS (with views to village of Caylus in distance)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Approached via a country lane, (no through access), the landscaped gardens  app. 2000 m2 (total parcel  3500 m2) surround the house and pool and offer complete privacy. 

The grounds are south~west facing, gated & fenced, and offer fabulous views across to the village of Caylus. Also  a large parking area easily catering for 2 cars. Table Tennis & Badminton for clients use.

There are several external dining terraces within easy reach of the house for dining 'al fresco'.

 

FACILITIES:

  • PRIVATE Pool (11m x 5m) with Roman steps, tiled surround & lawned area alongside.
  • Mature grounds with spectacular views to Caylus.
  • Choice of external Dining Terraces ~ main terrace fitted with table & chairs & automatic sun blind/canopé.
  • BBQ, sunloungers & cushions etc.
  • 4 bedrooms including 2 king size beds on ground floor, 4 twin beds on 1st floor.
  • 2 bathrooms & 2 separate WC's.
  • Fully equipped kitchen : 4 ring hob,  oven, microwave, upright fridge, dishwasher  (plus Utility Room with 2nd fridge/freezer & washing machine and laundry dryer.
  • Lounge with LCD TV, CD player.
  • Children’s toys, a high chair & cot - please bring cot linen with you. Thank you
  • Table tennis & Badminton provided
  • WIFI
  • Close to towns / villages for commerces, restaurants, etc
  • Included : gas, electricity, towels, linen.
  • English speaking staff on hand to assist throughout your stay.
  • Electric radiators & woodburner for out of season bookings.

The main bedroom with ensuite bathroom on ground floor is ideal for persons with walking difficulties as the property has just 2 wide, shallow steps internally (app 8cm high) on this floor to reach all rooms. (However it must be noted that the garden slopes down to reach the pool).

 

We have some extra photographs of this property
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CLIENT COMMENTS:

 

""This villa is perfect with patios for every time of day. Wonderful views of Caylus. We have had a great time doing interesting walks & sightseeing. Loved the villa, pool and walking into Caylus for coffee, a beer & baguettes. Very friendly locals. We hope we can return"".

Ian & Anne

 

Thank you for sharing your beautiful home. So enjoyable to cook in such a well equipped kitchen and to dine overlooking such luscious gardens and breathtaking views. 

Emma - July

 

 

 

We have had a truly fantastic time, really really wonderful. 

We were intending to eat out tonight but have ended up buying dinner from the traitor in the village, after our early morning walk, so we can don't have to set foot from the house on our last day!
 
We were so comfortable in the house.  We Really cannot think of any recommendations, every thing is so well thought out.

We feel like there is loads still to discover and to enjoy so be aiming to be back, hopefully next year.

 

Charlotte & family

 

A fantastic home in a fantastic location. Very well thought through and well equipped.  We loved it all.

Hard to leave … Oakley family June

 

I have found my Shangri la. My slice of Eden!  A truly wonderful –détente- a magical setting overlooking the lovely village of caylus.

The villa is spacious and well equipped, the gardens are wonderfully kept and the pool divine.  We have had a great holiday and visiting some amazing villages/towns in the vicinity.

Elaine & John

 

 

 

AVAILABILITY AND PRICES -

PEAK SEASON DATES (Arrrivals 02 JULY - 20 AUG INCL) : Rates shown are based on groups of up to 8 persons max - A reduction of 10% is given to smaller groups of 4 persons max.

ALL OTHER DATES : Prices are shown for groups of 4 PERSONS MAX. There is a small supplement for any additional persons of just £ 100 per person per week.

Week commencing:

Saturday5 May 2018 - 600
Saturday12 May 2018 - 600
Saturday19 May 2018 - 600
Saturday26 May 2018 - 600
Saturday2 June 2018 - 700
Saturday9 June 2018 - 950
Saturday16 June 2018 - 950
Saturday23 June 2018 - 950
Saturday30 June 2018 - booked
Saturday7 July 2018 - booked
Saturday14 July 2018 - 1350
Saturday21 July 2018 - 1450
Saturday28 July 2018 - booked
Saturday4 August 2018 - 1450
Saturday11 August 2018 - booked
Saturday18 August 2018 - booked
Saturday25 August 2018 - booked
Saturday1 September 2018 - 950
Saturday8 September 2018 - 850
Saturday15 September 2018 - 650
Saturday22 September 2018 - 650
Saturday29 September 2018 - 650

 

See our page Getting Here for details of possible savings on your travel costs

If you wish to make a booking for any of the available dates above please email us and we will confirm that a reservation is held for you and request that you complete the booking form and send the deposit direct to us.

Tel: +44 (0) 779 2299 818

Email: enquiries@frenchcountryhouses.com