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Le Farat - La Maison du Soleil

Unusual 17century stone pigeonnier converted to lovely gite
5.0 of 5 stars
9 reviews
Unusual 17century stone pigeonnier converted to lovely gite
Beautiful and peaceful surroundings, but close to all amenities
Large salt water swimming pool with stunning views
Twin/double room sleeping 4 with own ensuite
Fully Equipped Kitchen area in La Maison du Soleil
Lounge area in La Maison du Soleil
Private terrace and extensive gardens
Large fully equipped games room in converted barn
Auvillar - d'une plus beaux villages de France
River Bridge over the Garonne at Auvillar
13th Century Church in Medieval Auvillar
Local country fayre - oxon cart rides
Canal des deux Mers at Moissac
Local Cotes de Brulhois tipple
Tarn-et-Garonne views
The building was originally a pigeonnier
We get snow here too!
Lovely views across farmland from the terrace
The optional sofabed for children if reqired
Bedroom 1 in La Maison du Soleil
Lounge and kitchen area 5mx9m
Private fishing lake at Le Farat, perfect for those that just want to get away from it all!
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2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4
Situated on the route de Saint Jacques de Compostelle ('Way of Saint James' the famous pilgrims walking route to Lourdes and on into Spain) our home is a beautiful stone farmhouse with outbuildings including a stone pigeonnier full of character, which was converted into a two bedroom/bathroom gite/cottage in 2010.

The large 6mx12m salt water pool is surrounded by a lovely stone wall sheltering it from any wind and it is also gated for security and the safety of young children.

For those who want to burn off some excess energy or escape from the midday heat we have added a games room converted from an old stone barn. It has a full size table tennis table, professional table football, large air hockey table and dartboard, as well as a fridge, stepping machine and a seating area. For the younger members of the family there is a...
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About the owner, Allison F
Languages spoken: English, French
Response Rate: 88 %
Response Time: Within a week
Calendar Updated: 27 days ago
Listed since : Apr 2010
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 10 reviews and 3 properties
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Listing #HL126358 by: Holiday Lettings
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Bee C
Ross-on-Wye, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014 for a stay in June 2014

We have just finished a glorious week at Le Farat where we stayed in the pretty Le Pigeonnier gite. It is full of character, space, classic furniture, a very comfortable bed and all the kitchen facilities you need for a self-catering holiday. Allison and Nick Feeley were wonderful hosts and were extremely helpful without being intrusive in any way. They... more

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So chuffed you loved our property and had a great time. Hope to see you back one day. more

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Southport, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014 for a stay in May 2014

This is a fabulous location with two Gites and a B&B on site. We took both Le Farat Gites for our extended family of 9. All the accommodation is beautifully presented and all the fixtures are of quality. Each of the four bedrooms had its own en suite. The hosts Allison and Nick could not have been more helpful. Although... more

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Looking forward to seeing you all again in 2015. Thank you for your review, it is much appreciated. more

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Leeds, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013 for a stay in July 2013

Returned to Le Farat for a second time and stayed in the newly converted gite. The refurbishment has been skillfully and imaginatively completed. The games room and the cycles are also a great addition. Excellent facilities and hosts in a lovely location we have booked again for next year. more

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We are glad you appreciate our hard work and feel very pleased we have hit the right mark for you. Hope to see you again soon. more

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  • Alarm Clock
  • Books
  • Central Heating
  • Cots:(1)
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (8)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (2)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Game Room
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Playground
  • Private Fishing Lake/River
  • Private Yard
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Secure Parking
  • Shared Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Shared Yard
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Sofa Beds:(2)
  • Staffed Property
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • Trampoline
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
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Additional amenities & feature info
Opened for rental in July 2010 this pretty stone cottage is finished to a high standard with luxury soft furnishings and antique effects. The bedrooms are both approximately 6mx5m with vaulted beamed ceilings and rustic original oak doors. The 2 superking sized double beds can be separated to form 4 singles if required. Ask on booking for your bed configuration. As well as the double/twin beds in bedroom each room has its own sofa bed, that will sleep two children comfortably for a small additional charge. Large en suites 5mx3m contain a white bathroom suite housing a bath with shower head facility, a separate large shower, sink and bidet with a separate toilet. The Kitchen/diner has all the modern facilities you will need with a dining table that seats 8. The lounge area is furnishe... more
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Default 7 nights
Oct 3, 2015 -
Oct 30, 2015
Mid Season
7 nights
Oct 31, 2015 -
Dec 18, 2015
Low Season
7 nights
Dec 19, 2015 -
Jan 1, 2016
High Season
7 nights
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Additional Rate and Availability Information
200€ refundable breakage deposit payable with final payment and will be returned within 14 days of the end of the holiday, providing all is in order.

Payment of local taxes must be settled on departure (0.65c per person over 12 yrs per night.)
Payment by bank transfer preferred, cheques accepted with a small administration fee.
Cleaning will be charged at a fee of 50€ per booking.
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Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Toulouse: 40.4 mi
Railway: Valence d'Agen: 7.5 mi
Ferry: Saint Malo: 429.4 mi
Fly into Toulouse and 50 minute drive up A62 to Valence d'Agen J8. €6.30 toll charge

Airlines that fly to Toulouse are Easyjet, Jet2, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Lufthansa and KLM.

Ryan Air, BMI Baby, Flybe, Air Lingus fly to other local airports including Bordeaux, Carcassonne and Bergerac.

Best car hire websites to use is www.carhire3000.com which is a comparison site. However National Citier always seem to be the cheapest. We suggest you opt for the cheapest option in diesel, as more often than not, they will offer you a free upgrade at the airport!

7 hours by car from St Malo or 9.5 hours from Calais.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Water Park Nearby, Watersports Nearby.
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