Our property is a 274 year-old convent restored in a typical Lot Quercyblanc home. It is located on the Route de Vignobles (wine route), six kilometers up from the medieval town of Cahors. Nestled above the vineyards, guests will have a splendid view of the area.
There are four charming bedrooms, one of which contains the front of the original bread oven! The kitchen and bathrooms have all been updated with modern amenities. We have outdoor dining for ten people, a swimming pool, numerous fruit trees, herbs de provence, and a barbecue. As of 6/06 we will have totally renovated third floor as well!!! Vineyard views, greatroom, jacuzzi, king size bedroom. The property is walled in, allowing for complete privacy. Enjoy the wine, foie gras, truffles, and the local cuisine. Enjoy a croissant and espresso in the hot Lot sun.
Nearby Cahors, the capital of Department Lot, was an important Roman town during the 14th century. We now have outdoor spa for 7 people!!!
Places of interest are the famous Pont Valentre, the market, local vineyards and wineries, medieval fortifications, and historic churches.
As you travel upstream from Cahors you will pass beautiful countryside leading to St. Cirq Lapopie and the prehistoric Pech Merle caves. To the north are Rocamadour the religious shrine, the Dordogne, and the Gouffre de Padirac. Don't miss the dungeon from the 10th century in Montcuq. And Cordes en Ciel is another picturesque village to explore, as well as the rivers Tarn and Aveyron. Enjoy an evening in a local bistro which offers wonderful quality, good value, and an assortment of tastes.
Our home is decorated with the warm colors of Provence, and has lovely amenities. A massive wood-burning fireplace fills up the dining room. There is a spiral staircase leading to the downstairs level. We offer a washer and dryer for your convenience. All the beds are dressed with cozy duvets and high quality cotton sheets.
The downstairs bedrooms have their own private French doors leading out to a spectacular view of the vineyards which produce the well-known Cahors wine.
This is a home and holiday spot not to be missed.