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Chante-Colline

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Rental Home -
2 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 4
Aguts, Tarn, Occitanie
The property lies midway between Toulouse and Carcassonne, amid the rolling hills of the Lauragais, the Pays de Cocagne (the land of plenty!). We live on the edge of Aguts, a quiet little village, with its beautiful church, 12th century castle, magnificent calvary and shady footpaths. The rolling hillsides hereabouts, with stone farm houses and their 'pigeonniers', old windmills and country lanes lined with plane trees and cypresses, illustrate why the area is known as “Little Tuscany”.

Especially beautiful is the month of June, when the heavenly jasmine perfumes the whole garden and poolside. The long evenings and beautiful mornings are not to be missed!

Chante-Colline offers everything one could need for a restful and fulfilling holiday, in a beautiful region of the South-West of France. An entirely new gîte, finished in June...
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Listing #HL208238
About the Owner
Colin and Chantal F
Languages spoken:English, French
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:February 2012
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Reviewed May 27, 2018

The owners, Colin and Chantal, are very gracious hosts. The gite is attached to the main house, but remains very private. There is even a private gated entry off the main road. The surrounding countryside is absolutely beautiful. Although we did numerous day trips to...More

Date of stay: April 2018
Thank JJM46
Colin F, VR Owner at Chante-Colline, responded to this reviewResponded May 28, 2018

Thank you John and Jody. Perfect guests like you are a pleasure to have! Yes, privacy, comfort and relaxation are important in a holiday home and we aim to provide that. See you again one day, we hope:)

Reviewed November 1, 2017

The approach along tree lined roads and the warm welcome from the hosts were just the beginning of what was a perfect fortnight of tranquillity and rest. The views are stunning and the sunsets spectacular. There's the pool and the boules court adjacent to the...More

Date of stay: August 2017
Thank Chid1528
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Reviewed October 29, 2017

Colin and Chantal could not have been nicer hosts - always friendly and helpful - and when we had car problems were there for us on the phone. The location of the gite is wonderful. We wanted a relaxing holiday and spent a long time...More

Date of stay: October 2017
Thank Roger C
Colin F, VR Owner at Chante-Colline, responded to this reviewResponded October 29, 2017

Relaxation, peace, friendly advice, tese a

Amenities
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (2)
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Microwave
  • Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Private Yard
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Wi-Fi
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Living rooms
The living rooms are finished throughout to a very high standard and decorated in pale, restful colours. The open plan lounge / dining area has a table and four chairs, sofa-bed, two comfortable armchairs, a flat screen TV with DVD player and a radio+CD player. With the sliding doors into the second bedroom fully open, the area becomes an L-shaped sitting room.

There are independent electric radiators in all rooms and polished terracotta flooring throughout. The gîte is cool during the long, hot summer and cosy out of high season.
Triple-panel sliding aluminium doors lead to the private sunny patio, which is fully tiled and covered by a translucent poly-carbonate roof, so is sheltered from rain and wind. This area, of approximately fifteen square metres, has a mosaic metal...
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House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Ask about pets
    Smoking not allowed
Bathrooms
    2 Attached (ensuite)
Bedrooms
    1 Sofa
    2 Twins
    1 Full
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About the neighborhood
We live on the edge of Aguts, a quiet little village, with its beautiful church, 14th century castle, magnificent calvary and shady footpaths. The property lies midway between Albi, Toulouse and Carcassonne, amid the rolling hills of the Lauragais, the Pays de Cocagne (the land of plenty!). The Lauragais is an area of beautiful rolling hills, pale stone farmhouses with their magnificent “pigeonniers”, ancient windmills and narrow country roads lined with plane trees and cypresses. This area of South-West France is often called “la petite Toscane” but is a lot less well-known than its famous Italian counterpart.
Access
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Toulouse/Carcassonne: 28.0 mi
Railway: Toulouse: 28.0 mi
Ferry: Le Havre: 559.2 mi
Cheap flights to the area are plentiful, with EasyJet into Toulouse or Ryanair into Carcassonne. Driving distances are long but the trip, across the valleys of the Dordogne and the Lot, is a delight. Be sure to build in at least one over-night stop in order to visit sites like Rocamadour, Sarlat or St Cirq Lapopie.
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, Nearest Beach: 74.6 mi.
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