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La Salle Painting Holiday Retreat 32310

Under the Walnut tree in the garden.
Light and airy kitchen with range cooker and American fridge freezer,
The family room with french doors to terrace, Sky TV. WiFi, and music centre and lots of CDs
The 2nd en suite with shower cubicle and bidet.
Master bedroom with lovely views over the garden and pool
View of the house from the south. Early springtime.
The large pool,a real suntrap. Fun for all.
Lunch on the covered terrace.
The large south facing terrace,a great entertaining area with BBQ and outdoor kitchen.
Lots of local markets, day and night.
My best friend, yours can come too.
1 of 20Under the Walnut tree in the garden.
Rental Home -
5 Bedrooms , 5 Bathrooms , Sleeps 10
Condom, Gers, Occitanie
The house is a beautiful, traditional Gascon house, built in the 1850's, and set in gardens of 2 acres which includes a large swimming pool. It is accessed by a private tree lined drive and has ample parking. The house has been lovingly restored to its former splendour and retains all its charm with many features such as oak beams, impressive stonework, original fireplaces, walnut staircase, magnificent oak front door and high ceilings and windows which help to keep it cool on those hot sunny days,

Situated in the Tenareze hills, the centre of the Armagnac producing region of the Gers, in a peaceful location, on the upper side of a valley among fields of sunflowers and vineyards. It is a detatched property in its own grounds but is not isolated being within 10 mins walk of the local village, St Puy, where you will discover al...
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Listing #HL116608
About the Owner
Jill W
Languages spoken:English, French
Response Rate:63%
Response Time:Within a few hours
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Reviewed August 7, 2017

Everything about this house was lovely and well thought through. A well equipped kitchen, huge outdoor terrace where we sat for every meal and ensuites to all the large and comfortable bedrooms. We stayed here with another family and there was plenty of room for...More

Thank Melissa F
Management response:Responded August 9, 2017

Thank you for your lovely comments and we look forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed July 29, 2017

Stayed for the second time with Jill and Terry. It was the most enjoyable holiday painting, visiting the lovely villages,all driven to by our host. As ever the food cooked by Jill or Terry was delicious. Some of the group had eating disordered and were...More

Thank Betf0x
Management response:Responded July 30, 2017

Thank you so much for your kind comments. We look forward to seeing you for the 3rd year, exploring some possible new venues to paint and visiting some lovely restaurants and villages. Always a pleasure to see you and your group. A la prochaine!

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Reviewed September 18, 2014


  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (8)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (5)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Housekeeping Included
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(2)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (11)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Playground
  • Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Private Yard
  • Refrigerator
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Staffed Property
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Swingset
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • Trampoline
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
Additional amenities & feature info
The cooks in your party will find the kichen very well equipped including a range style cooker with wok burner and griddle plate, and an American fridge/ freezer with chilled water and ice dispencer. Island unit with granite top and chunky chopping block, plus large oak table and chairs. There are several cookery books, which are well worth a read, even for those who don't cook, for their interest and information about the locality with evocative titles such as 'Goose fat and garlic' and 'Memories of Gascony' in which, Pierre Koffmann, the Michelin starred London chef, talks about his childhood visits to his grandmothers' farm in St Puy which inspired many of his recipes.
In the utility room, there is a washing machine and second american fridge/freezer to...
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
There is a swing and slide set in the garden for children. The pool is fenced for security. Children should be observed at all times. No glass by the pool, plastic bottles and...
    5 Attached (ensuite)
    2 Fulls
    2 Twins
    2 Kings
    1 Sofa
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Dates Min stay Per week
Default 7 nights
May 19, 2018 -
Oct 31, 2018
7 nights
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
Smaller groups please inquire for generous discounts in off peak periods.

400 euros returnable security/damage deposit.
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About the neighborhood
The area is rural, with rolling fields of Sunflowers and vineyards, a painter's paradise. Tiny stone villages perch on hilltops offering panoramic views of the landscape.
Getting around
Transport is provided for excursions to places of interest include the waterlily Garden where Claude Monet obtained the Waterlilies for his famous gardens at Giverny. Other visits include markets, Gallery, Chateau visit a and local restaurant.
Car not needed
How to get there
Airport: Toulouse, 1hr 15 mins approx: 68.4 mi
Railway: Agen: 28.0 mi
Ferry: Bilboa: 161.6 mi
Toulouse, is the closest airport, being an hour and 15 mins approx with flights from most uk airports. Auch airport, 25 mins drive, commence flights to Stanstead in May 2011. Bordeaux , Bergerac and Pau are also accessible, within 2 hours. Budget airlines and car hire are available from all airports.

You can get here by car, via Ferry from the UK. Various crossings are available. From Calais, the drive is approx 9 hours and from St Malo 7 hours.

Rail links by TGV run to Agen, 45mins away.
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: 87.0 mi.
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