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Mrs Charlotte Massey (nee Cripwell)

Member since: 2001
Speaks: english, french

A restored farmhouse with pool and magnificent views

Sleeps12
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms4
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Overview

Tarn-et-Garonne Farmhouse Rental Photos and Description

5 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, sleeps from 4 people to a maximum of 12

This sympathetically restored farmhouse provides a perfect Holiday base for 1-2 families, parties etc, or spacious flexible accommodation for smaller groups. Balconies for breakfast and dinner overlooking the valley. It offers peace, privacy and fun. The secluded pool provides a natural focus and popular activities such as tennis, riding, golf, and bicycle-hire are all available.

Toulouse is the nearest international airport. Other attractions include Rocamadour, Albi, the dramatic 'Gorges du Tarn', the Pyrenees, canoing on the Lot, Aveyron and Cele rivers, the wines of Cahors, restaurants, truffles, pate de fois gras etc. There is table tennis in the house, a cleaner is available at an extra charge. One of the twin bedded rooms can act as a dormitory and sleeps up to 4 with a cot also available.

Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • pets considered
  • smoking allowed
Mrs Charlotte Massey (nee Cripwell) (Owner)
Member since: 2001
Speaks: english, french

About Mrs Charlotte Massey (nee Cripwell)

I am a portrait painter and my husband is a shipwright (restoration of wooden boats), We live and work in Cornwall and have three small children. We have had some very special times at Gleyaire. Memories never to be forgotten, and hope that others will enjoy it as much.

Mrs Charlotte Massey (nee Cripwell) purchased this farmhouse in 1990

Why Mrs Charlotte Massey (nee Cripwell) chose Tarn-et-Garonne

The house appeals because of it's utter privacy, and romanticism. One really feels as if one is in the elements with all the insect life and wild flowers surrounding it... not a house in sight. It feels as if many good times have been enjoyed here over the last few hundred years.

What makes this farmhouse unique

Gleyaire has always been a happy place, and somewhere to go for peace and refuge. Believe it or not, many people have met and fallen in love here, and I can see why.

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Map

Nearest Airport
70 Kilometres
Toulouse, Bergerac
Nearest Barpub
3 Kilometres
Bourg-de-Visa
Nearest Ferry
600 Kilometres
Saint Malo
Nearest Train
30 Kilometres
Agen
Nearest Motorway
20 Kilometres
Moissac or Valence d'Agen
Nearest Restaurant
3 Kilometres
Bourg-de-Visa
Nearest Beach
200 Kilometres
Car: necessary

This farmhouse has an idyllic rural setting on a hillside, in rolling countryside, about an hour north-west of Toulouse and enjoying complete privacy and peace. Cahors is good wine country and the area is also noted for many fine medieval towns, of which Lauzerte is the nearest (12 km). Moissac, with its famous cloister lies not far to the south, and Montcuq, a bustling market town, is worth a visit. The dramatic Gorges du Tarn are within easy reach, as are Albi with its wonderful cathedral and the Toulouse -Lautrec museum, while within approx. 2 hours you can be at the sea or in the Pyrenees

Other Activities: Wine-tasting, sight-seeing medieval towns, markets, canoing

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Rates & Availability

Bourg-de-Visa Farmhouse Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Peak season 2016
Jul 2 2016 - Aug 26 2016
7 night minimum stay
$1,313
$5,252
 
 
Late summer 2016
Aug 27 2016 - Oct 28 2016
3 night minimum stay
$263
$919
$2,626
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$230
$919
$1,313
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

May and June prices have been reduced by20% in order that the house is being enjoyed more now that the weather is gorgeous

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Tarn-et-Garonne Farmhouse Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • farmhouse (detached)
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
General:
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • 2 Ring Stove
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , bidet
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , tub
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , tub
  • All the bedrooms, bar one, open with french windows out onto the garden which is utterly secluded. It is good to wake up, open the shutters and walk straight out into the garden.
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 5 - 4 twin/ single , 2 baby crib
  • 2 doubles, 2 twins, 1 family bedroom 4 beds, 1 cot.
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books ...
  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Child's Swing
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Terrace
  • 12 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome ...
  • limited accessibility ...
  • pets considered ...
  • smoking allowed ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • forests
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • ruins
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • Babysitter
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
The house is in a beautiful unspoiled part of South-western France, and is on different levels, so that it does not feel too large for 4 or 6 people, but is also lovely for parties of two or more families or mixed age-groups. It is comfortably furnished and equipped for 12 people. Set in its own 2.5 acres, it has a happy, spacious family feel, with the pool and surrounding woodland providing a natural focus. For older people, one en suite bedroom and the middle level of the house are directly accessible from the lawn outside. Long winter lets sought (November - April) at the very competitive rate (for long let only), and as such suitable for house-hunters and/or those wanting to get away from it all. Cot and high-chair available.

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