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Sunny farmhouse in picturesque Lot River Valley

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12 reviews
House from pool
Main entry
Living room
entry hall and dining room
summer on the terrace
Living room/salon with original manger
Large pool, great for swimmers and children
kitchen, fully equipped
Etagere
Living room/salon
Chambre 1: downstair large bedroom, king bed, ensuite bath, dressing area
Reading alcove in master bedroom
Chambre 2: large upstairs bedroom with king bed, ensuite bath
Chambre 3: downstairs bedroom with queen bed
Terrace off kitchen
front terrace
Entry court
Lot River
nearby town of Calvignac
Pool
roses on the terrace
iris in garden
typical troglydite house in area
View from loft
horse in next door meadow
....more roses
Loft #2
Pool at sunset
roses on wall
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Overview
Rental Home -
3 Bedrooms , 3 Bathrooms , Sleeps 8
Calvignac, Lot, Occitanie
Beautifully restored farmhouse with large swimming pool set in French countryside. Authentic stone house and barns tastefully rebuilt as a family home with original Quercynoise character intact, but the light and air of a Mediterranean villa. With 3 bedroom suites and 3,000 square feet, the house is easy and comfortable for families. Great kitchen. Terraces adjoin living areas for indoor/outdoor living and al fresco dining. Medieval hillside towns of St. Cirq Lapopie (voted the favorite of 'les plus belles villages de France' by the French) and Calvignac within a few minutes. Roman bastide town of Cajarc nearby offers shopping, bank, P.O., bakeries, restaurants. Prehistoric sites and caves (Pech Merle, Gouffre de Padirac, etc.), fresh markets, boating and kayaking, hiking, bicycling, horseback riding, and wine-tasting all wit... Read more
About the Owner, Sheila B
Languages spoken: English, French
Response Rate: 80 %
Response Time: Within a day
Calendar Updated: 35 days ago
Listed since : Jan 2013
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 17 reviews and 2 properties
Interaction with guests
Many of our guests prefer the privacy of a house to a managed tourist facility, and our arrangements protect that privacy. When you arrive at the house, you will have detailed instructions for entry. The housekeeper is always on call for anything that might come up, and she can contact you upon your arrival, if you wish. You will have all contact information prior to your arrival. You will be sent information on the house and the area once you book, and there will be additional information at the house regarding local events and activities.
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Excellent - based on 12 reviews
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English first
IanSett
Horsham, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed August 27, 2014 for a stay in August 2014

This is a really beautiful home and renovated in keeping with the surrounding Quercy style homes. I travelled with my extended family including 6 adults and 2 x 10 year old children and there was something for everyone. Having stayed in the Dordogne a couple of times, I was really surprised by just how peaceful the Lot valley was in...

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Reviewed April 11, 2013 for a stay in July 2012

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Reviewed April 9, 2013 for a stay in May 2009

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Amenities
  • Alarm Clock
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Dining Seats (8)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fax
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (3)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Queen Beds:(2)
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared Yard
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Water Views
  • Wheelchair Accessible
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
Smoking is not allowed in the house itself, but there is ample room outside to smoke. Parties and small events are welcomed; however, large parties of more than 20 guests are...
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Bathrooms
    3 Full baths
Bedrooms
    1 Sofa
    2 Queens
    1 Full
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Per night Per week Per month
Default 4 nights
$400
$2,800
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Sep 16, 2017 -
May 31, 2018
Off Season rate
3 nights
$300
$2,100
$6,000
Fees
  • Damage Deposit: $1,000 / stay - Deposit
  • Cleaning fee: $200 / stay - Fee
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About the neighborhood
The house is situated in an ideal location for exploring the best of the Lot River Valley. This river valley has remained much as it was in the 19th Century, carefully protected from the ravages of industrialization. Medieval villages, pre-historic caves, beautiful rivers, unspoiled countryside that's great for hiking and biking. Many French and others find the Lot and wish never to leave. So appreciated by the French, this landscape has been given the designation of 'Natural Regional Park', where traditional farming co-exists with tourism. The house is located on a country lane that passes through farms, on a bluff above the Lot River, not far from busy small villages and towns. Surrounded by fields and farms, with the Lot River at the end of the property, below the bluf... more
Getting around
A car is highly recommended for exploring the countryside with its lanes and picturesque small roads. Bicycles are also a good option. There are train stations in Cahors, Figeac, Cajrac and other local cities.
Access
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Bordeaux, Toulouse or Rodez: 59.7 mi
Railway: Cahors: 29.8 mi
Detailed directions to the house will be included in the packets of information you receive once you book. There are several ways to travel to the house. Most people drive or rent a car, because they want to explore the surrounding area. You can also come by fast train from Paris or Toulouse to Cahors. Europcar rental is located across the street from the train station. Toulouse, Bordeaux, Brive and Rodez, all within two hours of the house, have airports with service from Paris and other major cities.
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