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    L'Ancienne Ecole (The Ancient Schoolhouse)
    L'Ancienne Ecole (The Ancient Schoolhouse)
    L'Ancienne Ecole (The Ancient Schoolhouse)
    Located in hamlet above Lot River
    Property description
    Rental Home – 
    1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2
    Storybook stone character cottage nestled on a hillside in an enchanting hamlet just above the Lot River with pool with large sundeck. Enchanting cottage, formerly the schoolhouse for the hamlet, has many original features including hand-cut slate roof, original wood doors, hand-plastered walls, original wood beams and floors, stone fireplace with log stove. The cottage is beautifully renovated with an eye for detail and all creature comforts. Tastefully decorated throughout with antiques and vintage furnishings by Interior Designer owner. Special features include king bed, carved stone fireplace and mountain views throughout house. Cottage has pretty flower gardens with lilac, roses, lavender, primrose and hydrangea. The cottage terrace is just outside of the kitchen with bistro tab... more
  • Amenities & details
    • Balcony
    • Central Heating
    • Dining Seats (4)
    • Dishwasher
    • Double Beds:(1)
    • Dryer
    • DVD Player
    • En Suite Rooms (1)
    • Fireplace
    • Freezer
    • Grill
    • Hairdryer
    • Iron
    • Kettle
    • Linens Provided
    • Living Room Seats (4)
    • Microwave
    • Mountain Views
    • Outdoor Dining Area
    • Parking
    • Private Fishing Lake/River
    • Private Yard
    • Refrigerator
    • Satellite TV
    • Shared Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
    • Shared Yard
    • Stereo System
    • Stove
    • Telephone
    • Terrace
    • Toaster
    • Towels Provided
    • TV
    • Washer
    • Wi-Fi
    • Wheelchair Access:
    • Elder Access:
    • Pets Allowed:
    • Smoking Allowed:
    • Suitable for Children:
    Additional amenities & feature info
    * 60 square meters
    * Lots of windows in living areas
    * Hand-plastered walls
    * Exposed wood beams
    * Ancient wood floors
    * Pretty stone fireplace with wood stove
    * Terrace with mountain views
    * Laundry facilities
    * Well outfitted and equipped
    * Central heat

    * New renovated kitchen with painted cabinets, kitchen island and stone countertops
    * Retro stove/hob, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, microwave, toaster, coffee maker, electric kettle
    * Well outfitted for self catering w/ all cookware and tableware
    * French door leads out from kitchen to terrace for easy outdoor meals

    * Sound of river
    * Mountain Views
    * La Fuma sun loungers
    * Weber barbecue
    * Bistro table and chairs
    * Umbrella

    * Ant...
    Listing #HL222159 by: Holiday Lettings
  • Rates

    Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

      Begins Ends Min stay Per week
    Peak Season Jul 1, 2014 Aug 31, 2014 7 nights
    High Season Sep 1, 2014 Sep 30, 2014 7 nights
    Low Season Oct 1, 2014 Dec 19, 2014 7 nights
    Christmas Dec 20, 2014 Dec 26, 2014 7 nights
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    Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to U.S. Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
    Additional Rate and Availability Information
    There is a 100% refundable 200€ security deposit for damaged or lost items. We accept credit cards via PayPal, bank transfers and checks in Euros. Changeover day is usually Saturday, however, we can make exceptions; please enquire. We usually require a minimum one-week stay; however, we can make exceptions for shorter-term rentals during low or mid seasons; please enquire.
  • Property location
    Things to Do
    Car advised
    How to get there
    Airport: Rodez: 28.0 mi
    Railway: Aurillac Rail Station: 24.9 mi
    Ferry: Caen: 478.5 mi
    Just a 1-hour flight from Paris. Nearest airports and train stations are Rodez and Aurillac. There are daily flights available from Paris to Rodez with Air France, and from Paris to Aurillac with Airlinair.

    From the UK, there are several budget flights available to Rodez, Brive-Dordogne, Montpellier, Limoges and Toulouse on budget airlines such as Ryanair, CityJet, bmibaby, easyJet and Flybe. Popular routes include London Stansted to Rodez, Dublin to Rodez, London Luton to Montpellier, London City to Brive, and London Gatwick to Montpellier, Limoges or Toulouse. There are also many flights to our region from other airports throughout the UK and elsewhere.

    International flights are available from most major cities to our nearest international airports which include Toulouse, Montpelli...
    Activities nearby
    Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 0.0 mi.
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Bob M
Dunfermline, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago for a stay in June 2014

We thoroughly enjoyed our week in l'Ancienne Ecole. A great deal of thought has been put into the interior design with exceptional finishing touches. The kitchen was well stocked with all the equipment you could want. Externally the cottage is also well looked after. We enjoyed sitting on the deck which catches the sun for most of the day. The... more

Carlisle, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago for a stay in May 2014

This was my fifth trip to this part of the Lot Valley and I have stayed in some delightful houses but L'Ancienne Ecole was the best equipped and most charming of them all. The character of the old house has been kept and cleverly enhanced by the provision of a well designed kitchen and spacious shower room. It's the attention... more

Asheville, North Carolina
Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
17 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014 for a stay in October 2013

Beautifully decorated cottage located just beside the owners' home. Lane and Rain were great hosts. Nice sized balcony on the back of the house. The bedroom/bathroom is upstairs. Bed is comfortable. The appliances and facilities were modern but when sitting in front of the fireplace you could envision stepping back in time. The house sits on a narrow lane. There... more

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