Gite Marguerite is set in the heart of the Aveyron and has recently been renovated to provide a high standard of accommodation, it is conveniently situated to explore the cultural and historic delights of this region.
Ideal for families, couples or those simply wanting to get away and relax.
You have private use of the whole cottage, with accommodation all on one level.
The comfortable living room has a corner sofa that can convert into a double sofa-bed. There is a TV, with all english and french channels. Wifi is also provided. The kitchen is fully equipped and includes a dishwasher, washing machine, fridge/freezer, gas hob, electric oven, microwave and a Tassimo coffee machine. There is a new bathroom with underfloor heating and a large shower. The first bedroom has a king-size bed and the second bedroom has twin beds.
All bed linen and towels are provided. A travel cot, high chair and baby bath can be provided on request.
Outside there is a small balcony where you can sit and take in the views of the rolling hills and absorb the natural beauty and tranquility. There is also a large garden that is mainly a wild meadow.
Car parking is directly outside.
It is just a short 5 minute walk into the pretty village of Lunac where you will find an excellent boulangerie for the daily croissants. For all your other provisions the nearest supermarket is at La Fouillade (10 minutes).
We are also incredibly lucky to be just a 15 minute drive from Najac, a village named as a 'Les Plus Beaux Village de France', with its magnificent medieval chateau, restaurants and many tourist events throughout the year.
Slightly further, are three stunning towns including the hilltop town of Cordes-sur-Ciel (40 minutes), which was voted Frances favourite town in 2014. It has amazing views, lovely restaurants and artisan shops for browsing.
Then there is the picture postcard town of Saint Antonin Noble Val, next to the river Aveyron, with a lively Sunday market. It has been the location for a number of films, such as The Hundred Foot Journey.
The large town of Villefranche-de-Rouergue (20 minutes), a 'Bastide Royale', hosts the unmissable Thursday market, one of the largest in France, it is bursting with local produce and has a wonderful atmosphere.
Should you be looking for some adrenaline fuelled activities during your stay then we can provide details of what is on offer in the local area including kayaking, horse-riding, mountain biking, rock climbing, or 'go ape' style tree climbing - a 15 minute drive away. There are also plenty of spots to swim in the river a must do activity on a hot summers day.
There are some delightful circular walks from the front door that take in the beauty of this unspoilt area.
There is also excellent road cycling with the Tour de France passing nearby in 2016. Secure bicycle storage can be provided at the gite on request.
Also highly recommended is wine tasting in the vineyard area of Gaillac or there are the delightful local evening food markets, with live music, that make for a truly memorable holiday.
Lots of information is provided to help you make the most of your stay at Gite Marguerite.
Our property manager Sandra is available should you need any further information or assistance during your stay. She lives in the village and speaks both English and French.
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