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Barrusclet - A traditional stone farmhouse set in 40 acres of fields and woodland.
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27 reviews
Barrusclet - A traditional stone farmhouse set in 40 acres of fields and woodland.
Barrusclet - Heated 12 x 6 private swimming pool. Fenced and gated to comply with french regulations
Heated swimming pool with terrace and gazebo.
Lunch on the Terrace with beautiful views over the fields.
Large farmhouse kitchen with dining and living space.
Lovely farmhouse kitchen with range cooker.
Plenty of preparation surface in the kitchen.
Master Bedroom - Very spacious room with ensuite, a Kingsize sleigh bed and a single daybed.
Master Bedroom looking across the kingsize french oak sleigh-bed towards the single daybed.
Bedroom 2 is a large room with a kingsize sleighbed and a single bed.
Bedroom 4 with a Kingsize Bed.
Bedroom 4 with kingsize bed - The Blue Room
Salon - This lovely room captures the afternoon sun.There is a keyboard and a guitar for you to play
Christmas at Barrusclet - The log burner is great for curling up in front of on cold winter nights.
Roses and lavender on the terrace
The calm tranquility of Barrusclet
View from the house across the hayfield.
The games room at Barrusclet has table football, pool, darts, and table tennis.
The games room is a great place for a bit of friendly competition.
Flowers on the Terrace
Tennis Court at Lauraet - Only 2km away and free to our guests. We can lend you rackets and balls.
Cycling near Barrusclet - we have plenty of bikes for you to borrow. The countryside is glorious.
Fources Medieval Village - Only a short drive to one of the most beautiful villages in France.
Take to the water in Nerac - a lovely place to explore with lots of riverside restaurants.
Cloisters at La Romieu - There are fabulous views across the countryside from the tower.
Evening falls at Barrusclet ... great for stargazing. You can see the milky way on clear nights.
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Overview
Farmhouse -
5 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 16
Gondrin, Gers, Occitanie
Barrusclet is set within its own 40 acres which is a mixture of garden, farmland (mostly hayfields) and oak woodland. The natural world is truly on the doorstep, and we regularly see deer, red squirrels, birds of prey, owls, bats, a huge variety of insect life, lizards, wild flowers and so it goes on. Our nearest neighbours grow vines and sunflowers, make hay, and keep a few lovely creamy cows that meander about in the distance. It all makes for a constantly changing and charming landscape, which remains interesting whatever the season. This really is an amazingly private and idyllic place to be. An evening BBQ beneath the stars, or a lazy lunch under the shade of our beautiful magnolia tree are perfect ways to relax on your holiday. Plenty of garden chairs and tables are available for you to use, as well as a hammock to lie back and d... Read more
About the Owner, Gillian W
Languages spoken: English
Calendar Updated: 52 days ago
Listed since : Jan 2013
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 27 reviews and 1 property
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Listing #HL199367
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louisejew
Stourbridge, United Kingdom
1 review
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Reviewed 6 days ago for a stay in July 2017
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Our large family party was wowed by the setting, facilities and character of this beautiful house and gardens, including swimming pool. There were lots of interesting and charming villages around but, for the most part, we were happy to relax and enjoy each other's company in fabulous surroundings at Barrusclet. Some of our gang went exploring on the bikes provided...

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Cck00000
London, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
7 reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago for a stay in June 2017

This was a beautiful house in a lovely rural location in France. We stayed for a fortnight and hardly left the property, with an excellent pool and a great outdoor space we spent most of the day enjoying the sunshine, swimming, watching the wildlife and strolling around the countryside. 46 species of birds were spotted, numerous butterflies, deer and squirrels...

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Management response:

Thank you for your lovely review. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay. The wild boar are indeed illusive, but it sounds like you saw an amazing array of wildlife whilst you were here. It is so tranquil here that the animals and birds often come close to the house, and the lavender is attracting masses of butterflies...

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Jane G
1 review
Reviewed March 31, 2017 for a stay in March 2017

Spent idyllic week at Barrusclet. Thank you, Mark and Gill for making us so welcome and ensuring our holiday was nothing short of perfect! We loved some of the surrounding villages, particularly Montréal, and enjoyed exploring the region by bike. We will certainly return another time, perhaps when it is warm enough to use the pool as it looked very...

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Amenities
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Books
  • Central Heating
  • Cots:(2)
  • Dining Seats (14)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Game Room
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(4)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (14)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Parking
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Playground
  • Pool Table
  • Private Outdoor Pool (Heated)
  • Private Yard
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(6)
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Swingset
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
Additional amenities & feature info
The house is a traditional farmhouse, and is extremely spacious. The rooms have great character with lovely exposed beams and stone walls. It can comfortably sleep 12 to 16 people. Also cots and a toddler bed are available for young visitors, as well as a high chair and stairgate. Bed linen and bath towels are included, and a welcome pack of essentials. Please bring your own pool towels. <BR><BR>Bedrooms<BR><BR>There are five large bedrooms, and they are equipped as follows:-<BR>1.Huge Master Bedroom, approx 7m by 5m. Fabulous Kingsize oak sleighbed, a daybed, plus room for 1 single bed. (sleeps 2/4). Ensuite bathroom with shower over bath.<BR>2.Beautiful kingsize oak sleighbed plus a single daybed, and Ensuite shower room. (sleeps 2/3)<BR>3.King... more
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Ask about pets
    Smoking not allowed
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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
Default 7 nights --
$3,922
£3,000
Jul 15, 2017 -
Jul 28, 2017
Peak
7 nights --
$3,922
£3,000
Jul 29, 2017 -
Aug 4, 2017
Peak
7 nights --
$3,399
£2,600
Aug 5, 2017 -
Sep 1, 2017
Peak
7 nights --
$3,922
£3,000
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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
DISCOUNTS MIGHT BE AVAILABLE FOR LAST MINUTE BOOKINGS AND SMALLER GROUPS OF 8 OR LESS. PLEASE ENQUIRE.
ARRIVAL DATES MIGHT BE FLEXIBLE OUT OF PEAK SEASON. PLEASE ENQUIRE.
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About the neighborhood
Barrusclet is situated down a long track off a quiet country road. We are 3km from the village of Gondrin. Here you will find two boulangeries, a small supermarket, tabac, pharmacy, doctors, tourist information etc., everything you need for a self-catering holiday. There is also a small hotel and bar, and the largest outdoor manmade swimming lake in France. This area is great for families, with slides, inflatables, table tennis, tennis courts, children’s play area, and plenty of grassed area for sunbathing and picnics. Gondrin has a small Sunday market selling local fresh produce. <BR><BR> A 2 minute drive, or short cycle ride in the other direction brings us to the tiny hamlet of Lauraet. We hold a key to the immaculate, yet barely used tennis court, which is overlooked by... more
Access
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Toulouse: 62.1 mi
Railway: Agen: 34.8 mi
Ferry: Santander: 257.9 mi
There are five main airports within 2 hours drive. <BR>We always use either Bordeaux or Toulouse with Easyjet from Bristol or Luton, or Flybe from Birmingham. Bordeaux and Toulouse are good airports with all the main car hire operators available. The other airports are Pau and Bergerac, and a bit further away is Biarritz. You could also look at Ryanair, BMIBaby, British Airways and Air France for flights.<BR>Use the chunnel or ferry to cross to Calais. By car the drive from Calais is approximately 10 hours.<BR>Obviously this can vary enormously depending on who is driving. <BR>Crossing to St. Malo or Caen reduces the drive time to 6 or 7 hours but increases the time on the Ferry. Also long crossings down to Bilbao and Santander in Spain are an alternative and would... more
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Water Park Nearby.
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