Reference no. 8117
Traditional French holiday House with pool for rent near Gaillac, Tarn, South-West France
A traditional holiday house for rent in south west France near Gaillac, Tarn, Midi Pyrenees.
This eighteenth century farmhouse with pool makes a very special holiday home.
Situated 3km from Salvagnac in the famous Gaillac wine region.
Open plan kitchen / dining / sitting room.
Kitchen equipment includes a dishwasher, electric oven and microwave.
The "snug" with wood-burning stove.
TV with English free-to-air programmes, wi-fi connection and CD player.
Laundry / shower room with washing machine, separate WC.
Fairly steep stairs lead to the first floor and French windows lead to terrace and pool.
Large double bedroom.
Two twin bedrooms.
Twin child's bedroom with access to garden.
Bathroom with WC.
(N.B. whilst there are beds for 8 the house is only let for 6 people).
The garden, 3 acres of grass, shrubs and trees, has lovely views over the surrounding countryside of fields, woods and farms intermingling to form a mosaic of warm colours.
Private fenced swimming pool 10m x 5m and 1.2m - 1.8m deep with Roman steps.
Garden furniture and barbecue.
In spring nightingales sing continuously in the bushes and in summer woodpeckers, hoopoes and golden orioles visit the fruit trees and cattle egrets feed in the meadows nearby.
La Salle Basse is situated 3km from Salvagnac in the famous Gaillac wine region.
Salvagnac has a village store, a boulangerie, pharmacy, hairdresser, café, restaurant, hotel and Wednesday market.
There are local markets most days of the week and Montauban (30km) and Gaillac (14km) have all the supermarkets and shops you will need.
Activities available in the Gaillac and Tarn area include golf, tennis, horse-riding, kayaking, fishing, walking and wine tasting.
Toulouse, Montauban, Gaillac and Albi with their beautiful pink brick buildings, art museums and cathedrals are within easy reach.
Lisle-sur-Tarn, Puycelsi, Castelnau de Montmiral, St. Antonin and Cordes-sur-ciel are all well worth visiting and there are many other interesting towns and villages to discover.
A short distance north of the house lies the forest of the Sivens and beyond that the Gresigne forest and the Aveyron river which runs through spectacular gorges and beside picturesque castles.
The space museum in Toulouse is highly recommended and for children a day out to the adventure Parc Walibi at Agen is a must.
May 25 - June 29
June 29 - August 31
August 31 - September 28
Prices inclusive of telephone (including incoming and local calls), electricity, logs, linen and house towels. Please bring pool towels.
Saturday change over.
Sorry no pets and no smoking.
For availability and booking enquiries please contact:
Tel: (UK) 01289 388679
Please quote reference 8117 hhf when making enquiries.