Villa Rudel is a beautiful French white stone house built in 1870 set in a peaceful location, yet 10 minutes from Cordes sur Ciel, 20 minutes from Albi and close to good local amenities
Rudel has been completely renovated to provide luxurious and spacious accommodation and is full of character with many original features, oak beams and floors as well as an extensive range of facilities and mod cons to make your stay as comfortable, easy and as fun as possible
Rudel sleeps 8 (+2 *) and features:
4 large double, air-conditioned, en-suite bedrooms - baby gates available for the stairs if required
a large private pool with plenty of comfortable sun loungers, sofa and chairs
several outside sunny and shady seating and dining terraces
a gym and games room
SMART satellite TV with English channels
WiFi throughout the house and by the pool
*a sofa bed and put up bed are available for children under 12 years old on request
Completely private and set in 5 acres of land surrounded by open fields, vineyards and beautiful Bastide villages, at Villa Rudel you can enjoy an extensive range of indoor and outdoor facilities, explore the tranquil French countryside, sample the local wine and delicacies or simply chill by the pool - no matter what kind of group you are, adults and children will find plenty to do, both at Villa Rudel and the surrounding area
Rudel has a large, fantastically equipped kitchen with dishwasher, oven, hob, fridge/freezer, separate drinks fridge, seating area and satellite TV with English channels, The kitchen also has a coffee machine, food processor as well as lots of utensils, crockery and cutlery. Walking from the kitchen you enter the open plan lounge/dining area with a Smart satellite TV with English and French channels, a DVD player, lots of comfortable seating and a dining table and chairs. Staying on the same floor you have a spare WC and walk through to Bedroom 1 - a large, double height room with king size bed (with Tempur mattress), individually controlled Air-Con and large en-suite bedroom with a walk-in shower, bath, large sink and WC.
Taking the stairs up from the lounge, you come to a mezzanine with lots of board games, books and DVDs. You also have Bedroom 2 which is a large attic family room with lots of oak beams, twin beds (or a large king) a very comfortable sofa bed and spare put up bed (on request). The room has individually controlled Air-Con and a TV with DVD and Wii console with lots of games available for use. At the far end of the room, there is an en-suite bathroom with walk-in shower, sink and WC.
Taking the stairs down from the lounge there is a large hall with a table with lots of information, maps and books of the local area. To the left of the hall you find Bedroom 3. A large room with twin beds (or large king), individually controlled Air-Con, tea and coffee facilities, French doors opening out to the lower garden with views of local fields and woods with its own patio with table and chairs and an en-suite with walk-in shower, sink and WC. To the right of the hall you find Bedroom 4. A large room with a double bed, individually controlled Air-Con, tea and coffee facilities, French doors opening out to the lower garden with views of local fields and woods with its own patio with table and chairs and an en-suite with a bath, shower, sink and WC.
The lower garden also houses a covered games area with a table tennis table, a darts board, full size table football and some bikes (with helmets). The covered area leads to the exercise/facility room with has a range of fitness/exercise equipment, a washing machine, tumble dryer and chest freezer.
Outside the kitchen there is a covered terrace with large outside dining table and chairs as well as the BBQ. Round the corner there is another outside terrace with large table and comfy chairs with views out to the surrounding fields and woods. Taking a few steps up, you come to the 11 x 5m private pool. The pool has salt water and a solar pool cover which helps keep it warm if required. There are plenty of sun loungers, small tables and pool inflatables as well as a large shady pergola with comfy sofa and chairs and a double hammock. WiFi is available up by the pool.
Continuing up, you will find a vegetable patch and sandy play area with a large football goal as well as private land for you to stroll around.Get the full listing »