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  • Comfy sofas in the huge, baronial Living Room
    Perfect al-fresco dining-with a view!
    View from the Master Bedroom Suite
    Property description
    La Fouillade
    Rental Home – 
    4 Bedrooms, 4 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8
    To see the property in all its splendour take an interactive aerial tour and navigate around the area with your mouse, paste this link into your browser: www.360cities.net/image/le-castanie-la-fouillade-aveyron-sw-france#-113.55,16.76,70.0

    One of 'Europe's 40 hottest villas'(The Times), this traditional stone barn is set in 4 acres of private grounds in peaceful, idyllic countryside - a true eagle's eye view of the real France. Totally reconstructed for 2008 the original barn is now the immense vaulted living room and retains the essential original features.

    This leads onto the dining terrace (with motorised awning) which has dominating views over the heated swimming pool (NOT solar dependent but a powerful heat pump) and surrounding, rolling countryside.

    Original s...
  • Amenities & details
    • Balcony
    • Blender
    • Books
    • Central Heating
    • Cots:(2)
    • Dining Seats (8)
    • Dishwasher
    • Dryer
    • DVD Player
    • En Suite Rooms (4)
    • Fireplace
    • Freezer
    • Game Room
    • Grill
    • Hairdryer
    • Highchair
    • Housekeeping Optional
    • Internet Access
    • Iron
    • Kettle
    • Linens Provided
    • Living Room Seats (8)
    • Local Guides/Maps
    • Microwave
    • Outdoor Dining Area
    • Parking
    • Ping Pong Table
    • Private Outdoor Pool (Heated)
    • Private Yard
    • Refrigerator
    • Satellite TV
    • Single Beds:(4)
    • Stereo System
    • Stove
    • Telephone
    • Terrace
    • Toaster
    • Towels Provided
    • VCR
    • Washer
    • Wi-Fi
    • Wheelchair Access:
    • Elder Access:
    • Pets Allowed:
    • Smoking Allowed:
    • Suitable for Children:
    Additional amenities & feature info
    -newly fitted Kitchen, just 5 steps in either direction to the Dining Room and to the Outside Dining Terrace
    -huge, vaulted Living Room with oak floor and log stove; 82cm TV with many UK channels
    -separate, formal Dining Room
    -new furniture throughout including beds and sofas
    -new luxury bathrooms throughout
    -full central heating throughout, for early and late season comfort
    -books, videos, indoor board games etc provided

    The bedrooms are on the lower level for coolness and are all en-suite (3 with bath and shower, 1 with large shower). The Master Bedroom Suite has an additional external access and provides its own feeling of privacy. The view from bed enjoys the same views of pool and countryside through the large, French windows and it is just 2 steps from the enticing, warm water.
    Listing #HL59590 by: Holiday Lettings
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  • Property location
    Car recommended
    How to get there
    Airport: Rodez: 42.9 mi
    Railway: Najac: 4.3 mi
    -fly to Rodez (1 hour from Rodez airport), from Stansted and Dublin with Ryanair

    -fly to Toulouse (1.5hr from Toulouse airport) from Cardiff, Leeds Bradford, Liverpool, Norwich, London Heathrow, London Gatwick, Bristol, Birmingham, Belfast, Edinburgh and Dublin with Easyjet, BA, Flybe, Air France, Jet2

    -other airports within reach are Brive (from London City), Limoges, Bergerac or Carcassonne

    -a good chart showing Airlines and Routes is at: http://www.frenchentree.com/france-flight-map/#

    -by road from channel ports in about 8 hrs via toll-free A20 motorway
    Activities nearby
    Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Watersports Nearby.
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English first
St Peter Port, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2012 for a stay in April 2011

The most amazing location with stunning views over the valley. So private and peaceful apart from the cows! House gat, pool lovely. just perfect :) more

Management response:

Just to clarify the "unpeaceful cows" which we think is meant tongue-in-cheek! Because of the mist which can rise up out of the Aveyron Gorges below the house (there is a good photo of this on our site and it's a bit like being above the clouds when ski-ing), the local farmer puts cowbells on 2 of his animals so... more

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Louth, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2012 for a stay in October 2012

The upper part of the house was good but bedrooms below left a lot to be desired. All rooms were damp. Bathrooms were not of good repair. Plugholes brought stuff up we had not put down. Little light in bedrooms. Bushes overgrowing windows. Single beds very narrow. Heated pool very cold. No wi fi as advertised. Central heating not included... more

Management response:

We are really nonplussed by this and would ask potential clients to rely on the Guestbook Comments which we do reproduce fully and faithfully on our page. To deal with the factual points: "Narrow Beds" - these are full size, industry-standard, single beds 90cm wide and in addition all our beds are also extra-long (from IKEA who make them for... more

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Kathy H
Rotorua, New Zealand
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2011 for a stay in September 2011

Beautiful villa and stunning location .Very peaceful and quiet .The house was very well equipped with everything you would need.The weather was great and we were swimming into late September in the pool.There is some lovely walking and other activities in the area.We can thoroughly recommend it as a great holiday destination .Sue and Glen were great hosts and the... more

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