Lynne A Smith

Speaks french, english
Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay nights

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Saint-Ferriol Farmhouse Rental Photos and Description

'The Lauragais' sleeps 6. 'The Stables' sleeps 8.

Two totally independent holiday homes standing in three-and-a-half acres of land. 'The Lauragais' sleeps 6, and 'The Stables' sleeps 8.

Both have a four star rating.

With two beautiful châteaux as our nearest neighbours, this idyllic setting is guaranteed to relax even the most stressed among you!

Each luxury home has its own parking, free wi-fi, garden and terraces which are not overlooked. These together with the large swimming pool area, are tranquil places to enjoy the sunshine and lovely views of the surrounding countryside.

These delightful French properties are peacefully situated at the foot of the Black Mountains, in a beautiful rural setting with open country views, yet only five minutes from all amenities, and lots of tourist activities. Whether you are sitting by the pond watching the fish and frogs, or relaxing under a shady tree with a good book, there is an abundance of space for everyone to spread out and roam freely.

SITUATION - : The property is situated on a quiet lane which forms part of the famous pilgrimage route to Santiago de Compostella. With very little traffic, it is safe, peaceful and ideal for a walk or a morning jog past fields of sunflowers, vines and grazing cattle with their baby calves.


From your window you can see a wealth of wildlife such as red squirrels, hares and dozens of species of birds, including egrets, owls, kestrels, woodpeckers, kingfishers and hoopoes. Children love to feed the fish in the pond and see and hear the big green frogs.

During the warm evenings you can watch the bats accompanied by the sounds of the crickets and nightingales.


The Lauragais area is farming country and the home of the famous blue dye woad. There is a happy atmosphere about the place, in unison with its welcoming architecture – picturesque hilltop villages, lively small market towns, ancient stone farm buildings and dovecotes, all set in a rolling countryside of gentle hills, fields of sunflowers and waving corn.


Our local market is listed as one of the best in France, but within an hour’s drive you can find a different market for every day of the week. You can’t help but work up an appetite as you stroll round the colourful stalls with their beautiful displays of delicious local produce.

Every Sunday sees a choice of flea markets in the surrounding villages where the locals empty their attics of unwanted items.


Bars, cafes, bistros, brasseries, pizzerias, and restaurants - within a short drive, there is a large choice of places to eat. On the terraces of small restaurants or in grand establishments awarded Michelin stars, you can enjoy delicious characteristic specialities that reflect local produce - foie gras, duck, charcuterie and the famous cassoulet, all accompanied by excellent local wines.


Wine dominates the Languedoc region and has been produced here for more than 2000 years. Well known areas such as Minervois, Corbieres, Fitou and St Chinean.

As you drive around the Languedoc, you will see numerous signs reading 'dégustation' which means you can stop and taste wines, and if you like what you taste you buy direct from the producer, sometimes at a significant discount.

White wine enthusiasts can gather in Gaillac as this lovely small town in the Tarn boasts a dry, fruity white AOC wine.

More Details

Details for 'The Stables' 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathrooms

Luxury accommodation in a separate and sympathetically converted stable building. Ground floor… Spacious open-plan designed living areas retaining some of the original stalls and mangers, exposed stone walls and beams. Fabulous full-height ceiling with gallery. Lounge area with comfortable furniture and wood burning stove. Dining area with French doors leading to a private south facing terrace and garden with open country views. Fully equipped kitchen. Lobby leading to WC and a double bedroom with en suite wet room. First floor ... Gallery landing looking down onto the living area below. All bedrooms have exposed stone walls & beams. Two twin bedrooms which share a balcony with views of the covered terrace & across to the fish pond. Double bedroom with en suite shower room and WC. Large luxury bathroom with toilet, washbasin, bath & large separate wet room shower. Beautiful covered terrace with furniture & BBQ. Large swimming pool, pool house with fridge, shower & WC
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • children welcome
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Lynne A Smith (Owner)
Advertiser since 2006
Speaks french, english

What makes this farmhouse unique

- Wet room showers (Stables)

- LCD TV’s – English and French

- Free Wi-Fi internet access

- Covered games area, ideal in wet weather – ping pong, table football and badminton

- Outdoor space in abundance

- Ground floor accommodation suitable for persons of reduced mobility (Stables)

- Shaded terraces - both properties and poolside

Guestbook comments from the owner

I looked at many many places on the internet and this one stood out.

We loved the gardens, the embroidered sheets and the pool.

Julie and Rik, Australia
Jun 2012
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Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
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'The Stables'
average rating of 4.904762 based on 21 reviews
'The Stables'
Saint-Ferriol Limoux area
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Comments from Owner Guestbook

Photographs can't do it justice - it's so much better than we could have ever imagined! Sweenie Family, Lichfield, UK.
This is one of the absolute best gîtes we have ever had the pleasure to stay in throughout France. S & K Griffin, Paris.
You have chosen the loveliest part of France, you have chosen the loveliest home and your guests have chosen the loveliest hosts. The pool and pool house are real French Riviera class! M&D Garlick. South Africa.
This is surely one of the most beautiful houses we ever rented in France. We were touched by your hospitality. Family Nachtergaele, Belgium.
We've had the best few days we could have possibly hoped for. It's been gorgeous! The house is gorgeous! The pool is gorgeous! Hannah & Johnathan, London
We have been holidaying in France for several years and would have to say that 'La Terrasse' is the best house we have stayed in so far. McAndrews, York
Our children loved seeing all the wildlife: hares, owls, frogs, lizards, crickets etc.
  • Submitted: Dec 6, 2007
  • Stayed: Dec 2007
  • Source: HomeAway
'The Stables'
Saint-Ferriol Limoux area

Ferienwohnung - Lage – Vermieter – alles 1A

  • 5 of 5
Wir waren Anfang Juni für 2 Wochen als 7-köpfige Familie in the Stables und haben unsere Ferien absolut genossen.
Wir hatten die Unterkunft im Internet gebucht und waren gespannt, was uns erwartet. The Stables ist eine komfortabel eingerichtete Ferienwohnung, sehr geschmackvoll renoviert, absolut sauber und gepflegt. Das Grundstück bietet wunderbare Erholung mit Pool, Tischtennis, Badminton, Garten, dass die Kinder keinen Bedarf an Ausflügen hatten. ☺
In der näheren Umgebung sind zahlreiche Dörfchen, Städte, Märkte, der Canal du Midi. Es gibt mehr als genug Sehenswürdigkeiten!

Die Vermieter Lynne und Robin sind traumhafte Vermieter, eine perfekte Mischung aus gastfreundlich, hilfsbereit und zurückhaltend. Und besonderer Dank gilt Tochter Andrea, die uns mit morgendlichem Baguette-Service verwöhnt hat.

Wir können La Terrasse voll und ganz empfehlen und kommen mit Sicherheit wieder!

Herzlichen Dank für die wunderbare Zeit!
  • Submitted: Jul 15, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
'The Stables'
Saint-Ferriol Limoux area

Relaxing week at Easter

  • 5 of 5
Lovely, comfortable gite and ideal for our group of six adults. No nasty surprises as the listings were spot on. The stables was well maintained and very clean. We made the most of the gites position to take trips to Carcassone, Albi and Toulouse, all within an hours drive along the scenic D roads. We also took a slightly longer day trip up into the beautiful Pyrenees and had lunch in the snowy ski resort of Soldeu. We also visited the Saturday market in Revel which is well worth attending if you want to see and purchase local food produce.

Stephanie and Jules could not have been more welcoming and helpful throughout the week. The gite is in a beautiful, quiet rural location - perfect for visitors of all ages. We would have no hesitation in recommending a holiday at La Terrasse.

The Bowens, Powers and Ellards
  • Submitted: Apr 14, 2013
  • Stayed: Apr 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
'The Stables'
Saint-Ferriol Limoux area

French Perfection

  • 5 of 5
We recently spent a week at the Stables and we couldn't be more pleased with our holiday choice.
The gite has been tastefully restored and furnished to a very high standard, importantly, it is also kitted out with pretty much everything you might need whilst you are there. The pool and garden areas are truly wonderful, with far reaching views of the Black Mountains providing the perfect backdrop. In fact the location met all our requirements - blissful countryside, but with shops, villages and places of interest only a short drive away. Our 3 year old son had a whale of a time running free and exploring the grounds, it was a real wrench to leave when the week was up!

Thanks for a marvellous break,

Stuart, Clare & Angus
  • Submitted: Oct 22, 2012
  • Stayed: Sep 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
'The Stables'
Saint-Ferriol Limoux area

Relaxing holiday

  • 5 of 5
We stayed a week in The Stables and couldn't recommend it more highly as an attractively renovated, comfortable,clean and fully equipped holiday villa (including a teapot!). The original farm has been wonderfully landscaped and done up by Stephanie and Julian, who are extremely welcoming and helpful if you need them, but quietly in their own place if you are self-sufficient. There is a lovely pool and gazebo area and both villas accommodate up to 14 people in total, which is be ideal for a large party. It is situated in pretty countryside, but only 5 minutes to several lovely villages, a superb one hatted restaurant and stunning Carcassonne is only about 40 mins away.
  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2012
  • Stayed: Jun 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
'The Stables'
Saint-Ferriol Limoux area

Just Perfect!

  • 5 of 5
We have just returned from the most amazing short stay at La Terrasse and will, undoubtedly, be returning as soon as possible!
The facilities are perfect and the house was immaculate. The bathrooms are just superb, so much thought has been put into the renovation of this complex and it is so well maintained.
The pool and the pool house are just wonderful - the view from the pool ....!
Soreze and Revel and surrounding towns and villages are very pretty and well worth visiting, the market in Revel on Saturday is something not to be missed, especially for the olives!
Stephanie & Jules are the perfect hosts, you really couldn't wish for better! Book now and enjoy x
  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2011
  • Stayed: Jun 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway



Nearest Airport
50 Kilometres
Nearest Train
30 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
30 Kilometres
Autoroute A61, Junction 21
Nearest Beach
80 Kilometres
Narbonne Plage
Nearest Barpub
3 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
30 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
3 Kilometres
Car: recommended

Situated on the borders of the Tarn, Haute Garonne and Aude departments, between the market town of Revel & the historic village of Sorèze.

Mediterranean beaches – 1 hr 30 minutes; St Ferreol lake – 10 minutes; Nearest shops/restaurants – 5 minutes; Airports (Toulouse & Carcassonne) – 45 minutes; Medieval Cité of Carcassonne – 45 minutes; Canal du Midi – 20 minutes; Castres – 30 minutes; Toulouse – 1 hour; Albi - 1 hour; High Languedoc Regional Nature Park - 10 minutes.

Within an hour or two’s drive you can discover sun drenched beaches, great shopping, wine tasting, local markets, picturesque medieval villages, wonderful scenery – mountains, gorges, vineyards, lakes, waterfalls, & much more. You can even take a day out to Spain or tax-free shopping in Andorra.

Other Activities: numerous others (see further details)



Availability & Rates

Availability & Rates


Saint-Ferriol Farmhouse Rental Rates



    Prices include electricity and water.
    Payments accepted in euros or pounds sterling.
    Extra heating charges may apply in low season.
    Please ask for Christmas and Easter rates.



Saint-Ferriol Farmhouse Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • farmhouse
Forms of Payment:
  • accept credit card
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 150 m²
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Town
  • Village
  • Away From It All
  • Luxury
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Wood Stove
  • Heating
  • Living Room
  • Activities Guide
  • Hair Dryer
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Basic Soaps
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking Off Street
  • Iron & Board
  • Wireless Internet
  • Tiled Stove
  • Internet
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Pantry Items
  • Grill
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator
  • Freezer
  • Stove
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , wet room shower
    Ensuite 1 - shower , wet room shower
    Ensuite 2 - toilet , shower , wet room shower
    Ground floor WC - toilet
  • All bathrooms are clean, modern and finished to a high standard. All showers are large, wet room style. Full size bath.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Ground floor bedroom - 1 double , En suite wet room shower room
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , En suite wet room shower & WC
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single
  • All bedrooms have exposed stone walls and beams. Ground floor double bedroom with en suite wet room. Two twin bedrooms which share a balcony with views of the covered terrace and across to the fish pond. Double bedroom with en suite shower room and WC.
  • Music Library
  • Television
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Foosball
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Patio
  • Barbecue
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Terrace
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Deck / Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • 12 garden chairs
  • 10 beach chairs
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • children welcome
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Communal Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • caves
  • churches
  • forests
  • museums
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
  • cinemas
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
  • walking
  • scenic drives
  • paddle boating
  • sight seeing
  • bird watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • fitness center
  • ATM/bank
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • wind-surfing
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
Outside… Beautiful covered terrace with table, chairs and barbecue. Also a sunny south facing terrace and large garden with open country views to the hills beyond. (Both private and not overlooked.) Large swimming pool (20ft x 40 ft) and very spacious sun terrace with loungers. Pool house with large shaded seating area, summer kitchen with fridge. Shower and WC. Three and a half acres of grounds with large fish pond. Bike hire and local maps are available. Covered games area with table tennis, badminton and table football.

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