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Shady Retreat

Sunsetting on the nearby lake
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Sunsetting on the nearby lake
The Gite This Gite has a spacious dayroom, which leads out to a private patio.
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5.0 of 5 stars
7 reviews
Sunsetting on the nearby lake
The Gite
This Gite has a spacious dayroom, which leads out to a private patio.
A fully equipped kitchenette
Bright and airy bedroom,
which is lovely to awake in, to the sound of bird song.
A large shower room
Simple,  rustic,  and surounded by garden
Just follow the yellow brick road .....
It has a private patio to watch the sun go down
View across the field from the patio,.... this, truely is a  relaxing place to be.
Take in the sun at St Blancards lake
The Restaurant/Bar and Chateau at St Blancard which has live music most weeks
Le Tour De France passed along the D12  in 2012........come on Chris!
Enjoy the Gers with the colours of Spring
Taste the flavours of France......
Teeming with wildlife
A local view.
Gimont Lake by day, with the Pyrennes in the background.
Something for everyone
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1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2
Saint-Blancard, Gers, Midi-Pyrenees
<BR> <BR> Wake up to bird song in this stunning, character, self contained gite,set deep in rural French countyside over looking fields. It is spacious, light and airy and ideal for those who just want to get away from it all, with the south of France sunshine.<BR><BR> It has a large seperate bedroom, shower room, living area/kitchenette with english TV and a DVD. There is a small patio where you can eat out and watch the sunset in the evenings. There is also a garden area , where you can relax and sunbathe.<BR>The kitchette is equipped with a small oven, four hob rings and a mircowave so self catering is no problem. <BR><BR>The nearby small village of Saint Blancard offers a shop, two bars and restraurants,and a post office. There is also a leisure centre by the lake where you can s... Read more
About the Owner, Sally R
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 94 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 7 days ago
Listed since : Dec 2008
Overall rating: 4.7 / 5.0
Based on 18 reviews and 3 properties
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Listing #HL324272 by: Holiday Lettings
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jess c
London, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 for a stay in August 2015

Wonderful place, lovely hosts - a real "get away from it all" rural hideaway but all facilities a short drive away. And not much more than an hour drive to the mountains. Highly recommended.

Vicky C
Wigan, England, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014 for a stay in August 2014

I have stayed at Shady Retreat twice now, both times in August - once in 2013, and again this year, 2014. I plan to return again next year, and if I could, would gladly move in permanently. The hosts, Sally and Pete, could not be more welcoming. They are wonderful people, always willing to go the extra mile to ensure...

Niederzier, Germany
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014 for a stay in July 2014

we really liked staying at this gìte in the Gers. The accommodation was perfect and the hosts, Sally and Pete very friendly. If you are looking for a quiet place in the countryside, we can recommand it!

  • Balcony
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (2)
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (5)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Private Yard
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Shared Yard
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Stove
  • Terrace
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
  • Pets Allowed:
  • Smoking Allowed:
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How to get there
Airport: Lourdes/Tarbes, Toulouse, Pau: 0.0 mi
Railway: Toulouse, or Nearest one is Auch about 40mins away: 0.0 mi
We are just off the D12 between St Blancard and Villefrance and the Gite is on a small lane signed La Mirole,Kine,Gites de France (do not follow the signs for Sarcos) You will know you are close to our turning when you see the bendy road sign, take this turning. Past the first house on the left and immediatly after the following field, (around 100m) on the left take the track of 50m to find Souville.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 3.7 mi.
Nearby cities
Aquitaine Gites (5,579)
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