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L' Ancienne Ecole

21 reviews
Cottage 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom Sleeps 2 Pets not allowed Save
L'Ancienne Ecole (The Ancient Schoolhouse)
L'Ancienne Ecole (The Ancient Schoolhouse)
Original front door
Living area with fireplace
Stone fireplace with log stove
Dining area
Charming kitchen
Terrace with table and sun loungers
Mountain views from terrace
King bed with feather comforter and pillows
Ensuite bathroom with shower in old world tile
Porcelain sink in fitted cabinet
Located in enchanting hamlet just above Lot River
Garden and grounds
Rear cottage garden
Pool and sundeck with mountain views
Organic veg and herb garden
Nearby medieval riverside village
Lot River is only 200 meters below
Kayaking on Lot River
Nearby medieval village of Estaing
Nearby UNESCO village of Conques
Entraygues-Le Fel vineyards in autumn
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**SPECIAL OFFER 10% OFF if book for 2 weeks or more.** As featured in Art & Décoration magazine and Condé Nast Traveller, ancient schoolhouse with fireplace and pool nestled on a hillside in an enchanting hamlet just above the Lot River. Original features including hand-cut slate roof, carved wood doors, hand-plastered walls, exposed wood beams, ancient floors and stone fireplace. The cottage is completed renovated and tastefully decorated throughout by Designer-owner with antiques and vintage furnishings.

Outfitted for self catering with all manner of tableware, cookware and linens. Flat screen TV with British and French sat TV, DVD, CD, Wi-Fi. Central heat and efficient log stove. Laundry room (washer, dryer, rack, iron, board). Bundle of firewood and kindling provided. Information package including tourist and restaurant in...
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About the Owner, Rain H
Languages spoken: English, French, Spanish
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Any
English first
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 20, 2016 for a stay in July 2016

The house is furnished with great care and the decor fits perfectly with the house, creating a homely warmth. The environment is fantastic by nature so you can walk and unwind.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 18, 2016 for a stay in July 2016

This place is magical... The most beautiful place I've ever been in France. The cottage has maintain it's characteristic value and has been refurbished in a very tasteful and cozy manner. With an eye for detail, in terms of practical accessoiries and furnishings. Rain and Lance, the hosts, are people you'll never forget. So very loving and welcoming! If you...

Portland, Oregon
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 25, 2016 for a stay in January 2016

  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Books
  • Central Heating
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Parking
  • Private Fishing Lake/River
  • Private Yard
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Shared Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Shared Yard
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
Not kid-friendly
Smoking allowed
Pets not allowed
Additional amenities & feature info
COTTAGE FEATURES INCLUDE:<BR>* Lots of windows <BR>* Hand-plastered walls <BR>* Exposed wood beams<BR>* Ancient wood floors <BR>* Stone fireplace with wood stove<BR>* Terrace with mountain views<BR>* Full laundry facilities<BR>*Central heat <BR>*Well outfitted for self catering with all cookware and tableware<BR>* British Satellite HDTV<BR>* French Satellite TV<BR>* Sony DVD/CD player<BR>* DVDs, CDs and books<BR>*Local telephone<BR>* Bundle of firewood and kindling <BR>*King bed<BR>* Feather comforter and feather pillows<BR>* Bedroom closet<BR><BR>BATHROOM<BR>* Large shower<BR>*High ceilings with exposed wood beams<BR><BR>COURTYARD<BR>* Flow... more
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There is a 100% refundable 200€ security deposit for damaged or lost items. We accept credit cards via PayPal, bank transfers and checks in Euros. Changeover day is usually Saturday, however, we can make exceptions; please enquire. We usually require a minimum one-week stay; however, we can make exceptions for shorter-term rentals during low or mid seasons; please enquire.
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About the neighborhood
The charming village, designated as a "Ville Fleurie" (Village of Flowers), sits at the foot of a 12c. chateau where two rivers meet. The medieval village offers full services including restaurants, cafés, food shops, wine shop, butchers, bakers, boutiques, bank, pharmacy, doctors and post office. The village also hosts 3 Farmer's Markets each week during July and August and one per week during the rest of the year. Fantastic restaurants at very good value + 7 Michelin-starred restaurants in area, including Bras with 3*** Michelin stars, considered one of the best restaurants on the planet. Located in a boutique AOP/AOC wine region with wonderful local wines and delicious regional food. <BR><BR>Annual festivals held nearby include:<BR>- Transhumance'... more
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How to get there
Airport: Aurillac: 28.0 mi
Railway: Aurillac Rail Station: 24.9 mi
Ferry: Caen: 478.5 mi
Just a 1-hour flight from Paris. Nearest airports and train stations are Rodez and Aurillac. There are daily flights available from Paris to Aurillac with HOP! Airlinair. <BR><BR>From the UK, there are several budget flights available to Brive-Dordogne, Montpellier, Limoges and Toulouse on airlines such as Ryanair, CityJet, bmibaby, easyJet and Flybe. Popular routes include Paris, Brussels, or Dublin to Rodez and London to Brive, Aurillac, Montpellier, Limoges, or Toulouse. There are also many flights to our region from other airports throughout the UK and elsewhere. <BR><BR>International flights are available from most major cities to our nearest international airports which include Toulouse, Montpellier, Limoges and Clermont-Ferrand. You may wish to visit Paris... more
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 124.3 mi.
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