4 impressive bedrooms (some with king size beds / high ceilings) / 4 bathrooms - sleeps 8 (up to 10 @ small supplement). A great FAMILY HOUSE !
Ample space inside & out for the perfect switch-off holiday, with easy access to local towns & sporting activities ( St. Antonin Noble Val 15 mins / Caylus under 10 mins drive ). Walking distance to nearby hamlet for bread.
LARGE PRIVATE HORIZON SALT POOL (12m x 6m) with roman steps & solar pool cover.
Separate GAMES ROOM with table tennis
WIFI internet - very good speeds
Very well located for commerces & tourist attactions, with many bastide towns & villages within easy striking distance. Bakers / Grocers & small supermarkets at Caylus (under 10 mins drive), the medieval town of St. Antonin Noble Val (with its wonderful Sunday Market & sporting activities) only 15 kms and just 1 hour from Toulouse.
No near neighbours and lovely country views from the pool. Separate lawned area for boules / badminton. 15 min (flat) walk to a hamlet with bakers.
If SPACE AND LIGHT are high on your family wish list, then this is your DREAM property ! Beautiful country house, light & airy, enormous bedrooms with high ceilings.
A SUMMER KITCHEN ( BBQ, fridge & sink) with covered terrace for external dining near to the pool. Additional External dining terrace beside the main kitchen, under the shade of the huge chestnut tree.
GAMES ROOM with table tennis, Loads of space for all the family.
WIFI internet (with up to 14 mbps download speed, so very good)
15 min walk to the local baker (in La Salles).
5% DISCOUNT on rates advertised FOR STAYS OVER 2 WEEKS
OUT OF SEASON SHORTER BREAKS ALSO AVAILABLE for up to 4 persons.
An impressive stone-built country house dating back to 1835, giving a wonderful sense of scale. Stone features throughout, high ceilings, oak floors and solid oak doors. Extremely spacious (almost 200m2 accommodation in total), southerly aspect, with each room feeling airy & light throughout and cool in the summer.
Furnishings updated throughout with Annie Sloan colour tones which transform, what is already a very impressive property into a hugely comfortable and calming home.
FAMILY SALON with dining area (8m x 6m). Dining table & chairs for 8 persons. Soft furnishings and 32' flat screen TV (free to view English channels or French terrestrial channels) & DVD player. Stereo with airplay/ipod connection. Spacious double aspect room with comfy sofas, games, books, airplay stereo. (Open fire and underfloor heating for out of season breaks ). French windows leading out onto the terrace and garden.
KITCHEN : Fully equipped with tall fridge / freezer, microwave, 4 ring gas hob / electric oven / dishwasher. Belfast style sink, hand made beech worktops, extractor fan and lots of cupboard storage space. Separate Utility Room with washing machine & tumble dryer. Garden doors lead directly out onto an external dining terrace (which receives the natural shade of a large chestnut tree) table & chairs for 8, and gardens.
Egyptian cotton linen in all bedrooms :
BEDROOM I : (6m x 5m) King size double bed. Huge room, high ceilings and views to the gardens
ENSUITE : Shower, WC and wash hand basin.
BEDROOM II : (6m x 5m) King size double bed
ENSUITE : Inset wash hand basin, WC & shower cubicle.
BEDROOM III: 1 Single bed + 1 Single sofa bed which easily converts to a double (or even 2 singles). NB : Not suitable for persons with restricted mobility ( due to the steep stair pitch), or for young children (as the windows are not fitted with window bars).
FAMILY BATHROOM : Corner bath, WC, inset hand basin and large, tiled shower.
BEDROOM IV : VIELLE MAISON (8m x 6m) Ideal for all the children / teenagers. Huge room sleeping up to 4 : 1 double & 2 twin beds. PC / internet/ DVD, wireless keyboard and printer for use by all. TV for use with DVD player. Triple aspect, light and cool with stone evier & fireplace features.
Independent Entrance/exit door to covered external veranda at front of house, leading down to gardens & drive (or access through the Main House)
NB : There is a short internal staircase off the main 1st floor landing to Bedrooms 3 & 4 which is a little steep, thus making these rooms unsuitable for anyone with restricted mobility.
SUMMARY : The entire house sleeps 8 (with the option of 2 additional children under 12 years, ie 10 in total / 8 adults maximum
NB ; Bedroom III is accessed by a separate slightly steeper internal staircase leading from the main first floor landing, so not ideal for persons with restricted mobility -
or for young children, as there are no safety bars on the windows).
PRIVATE HORIZON SALT POOL : 12m x 6m with a uniformed depth of 1.5m (volleyball friendly!), roman steps, paved surround & views across the countryside. Infra-red pool alarm & summer solar pool cover. Wonderful views across the countryside. Loungers, hidden walled garden.
Enclosed SHOWER ROOM with WC for pool users
GAMES ROOM ( located between the house & the pool) with Table Tennis Table. There is also a badminton set & boules for outdoor activities.
EXTERNAL DINING TERRACE with table & chairs, directly beside the kitchen & under the shade of the huge chestnut tree
Further SUMMER KITCHEN ideally located between the main house and the pool (BBQ, fridge, sink, crockery, wooden worktops) which leads onto a delightful covered and paved dining terrace, with table and chairs - a perfect lunching spot.
MATURE GARDENS (8355m2 / 2 acres with no near neighbours) lead out from the front of the house towards the pool.
Laid mainly to lawns with long views across to a distant hamlet. A further paddock running roadside, with path to meander & study the nature. Space also for boules & badminton.
There are loungers for sunbathing and outside furniture for dining & relaxing.
Front entrance security gates
A large off-road parking area with unlimited parking.
No near neighbours & within walking distance of a hamlet with bakers (bread delivery lunchtime or after 5pm). Short drive to the medieval town of Caylus with its leisure lake and amenities, including restaurants, bars, bank, supermarket & bakeries.
FRIDAY CHANGEOVERS during summer - 5% Discount available for stays of over 2 weeks .
•4 large bedrooms (2 with king size double beds, 1 further bedroom with option of 1 single or 1 double bed & 4th bedroom : 2 twin beds plus 1 double)
•3 Bathrooms internally (2 being ensuite)
•Fully equipped kitchen
•TV with free to view English channels
•Towels, linen, electricity included
•PRIVATE SALT POOL with roman steps
* SUMMER KITCHEN
•SHOWER ROOM for pool users
•External dining terrace with table, chairs & BBQ
•Grounds of app 2 acres to relax & enjoy, with no near neighbours
•Sun loungers & cushions for relaxing
•English speaking guardian
OUT OF SEASON STAYS for up to 4 (or up to 6) : MAY / JUNE & SEPTEMBER / OCT : Please enquire for rates.
The Vielle Maison (right hand section of the building) will be completely closed off to give a more cosy feeling, thus giving you : Salon, kitchen, 2 bedrooms & 2 bathrooms (with option of a further bedroom/bathroom for parties of 6 people). The Main House is equipped with underfloor heating on the ground floor, and centrally heated on the upper floor. (The Vielle Maison is not heated and therefore unsuitable for winter lets / The pool will be closed mid - end Sept.
LOCATION : just a short drive from Medieval towns steeped in history - and St. Antonin Noble Val, location for the filming of 'THE HUNDRED FOOT JOURNEY' featuring Helen Mirren.
Sporting Activities nearby together with summer festivals.Get the full listing »