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18C Country House & Pretty Stone Cottage with Pool in Peaceful Surroundings - Les Fontaines Country House - Self Catering

Martiel, France
  • House
  • Bedrooms3
  • Sleeps7
  • Bathrooms3
  • Half Baths0
  • Minimum Stay7 nights

18th Century Country House & Cottage near Villefranche de Rouergue, Aveyron, Midi Pyrenees - Luxury Accommodation in Tranquil Location near Villefranche de Rouergue/Lot Valley/Aveyron Gorges

Both properties are ideally situated on the Lot Valley/Aveyron borders, only 10 minutes walk from our local village of Martiel and 10 minutes drive from the stunning medieval town of Villefranche de Rouergue. In a tranquil location on the edge of a peaceful hamlet, Les Fontaines is the perfect place to relax and unwind. The luxurious properties are set amongst two acres of woodland and superb countryside. The 12 x 6m swimming pool with Roman steps and deep end for diving, is an absolute must after a hard day's sightseeing or househunting. There are many fine restaurants in the area, buzzing local markets and festivals. Brocantes (Antique Fairs) take place regularly throughout the summer months, as do jazz, rock and pop concerts. River cruises, kayaking, horse riding and all manner of outdoor activities are all available within easy reach. Free WIFI available for guests. Full details can be seen our own personal website, please enquire for website address.


Andrea Cam

Member Since 2009
Response time:
within a few days
english, french
Calendar last updated:
Apr 10, 2018


    • Internet
    • Swimming pool
    • Kids Welcome
    • Washer & Dryer
    • No Smoking


      • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7


          • 3 Bathrooms
          • Bathroom 1
            toilet, tub, shower, bidet
          • Bathroom 2
            toilet, tub, shower, bidet
          • Bathroom 3
            toilet, tub, shower, bidet

            Location Type

              • Rural
              • Village


                  • Guests provide their own meals


                      • Internet
                      • Washing Machine
                      • Free Wifi


                          • Dining Area


                              • Golf
                                There is a 9 hole practice course just 10 minutes drive away plus a superb 18 hole course at Rodez, approx. 45 minutes drive.
                              • Outdoor Grill
                              • Ski & Snowboard
                                The nearest ski slopes are approx. 1.5 hours drive away at Laguiole..

                                Pool / Spa

                                  • Outdoor Pool


                                      • autumn foliage
                                      • churches
                                      • cinemas
                                      • library
                                      • live theater
                                      • pond
                                      • restaurants
                                      • winery tours

                                        Leisure Activities

                                          • bird watching
                                          • horseback riding
                                          • scenic drives
                                          • walking

                                            Local Services & Businesses

                                              • ATM/bank
                                              • fitness center
                                              • groceries
                                              • hospital
                                              • laundromat
                                              • medical services

                                                Sports & Adventure Activities

                                                  • cycling
                                                  • hiking
                                                  • mountain biking
                                                  • tennis


                                                      • Notes on accommodation: Please note that for the comfort of all our guests, Les Fontaines is strictly a no smoking zone. We welcome well behaved children in the cottage but, unfortunately, the country house isn't suitable for small children. We are unable to accept pets, sorry. Guests staying at Les Fontaines have free access to WIFI. Please refer to Trip Advisor to read our reviews from previous guests. You can find us under Holiday Rentals/Villefranche de Rouergue/Les Fontaines Outside: Guests have shared use of the 12 x 6m pool. In addition there are 2 adult mountain bikes available for shared use, free of charge. Please note, the Courtyard garden with games area (pool table, darts board etc,) is for the exclusive use of the Cottage occupants and the lawned garden is for the exclusive use of guests in the Country House.

                                                        House Rules

                                                        Check-in: 5:00 PM

                                                        Check-out: 10:30 AM

                                                        Cancellation Policy

                                                        100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.

                                                        11 Reviews


                                                        Latest reviews

                                                        A beautiful house in a stunning part of France

                                                        Louise B.

                                                        Andrea and Steve are excellent hosts; friendly, helpful and discreet. The property is beautiful, very comfortable and well maintained. After our seventh visit to the area we are still discovering new places to see. We had a wonderful, relaxing holiday. Highly recommended.

                                                        Owner's Response:

                                                        Dear Guests,

                                                        Thank you so much for your very kind words. It was real pleasure to see you all again and we very much hope that you are able to return in 2018!

                                                        with kind regards.

                                                        Andrea & Steve

                                                        Great accommodation in a lovely setting

                                                        Guy C.

                                                        Well presented and well equipped with great support from the owners. We were on a family reunion and everyone enjoyed the venue, particularly the big pool. Spacious accommodation though divided over several spaces.

                                                        Easy access to beautiful country and ancient villages. Morning bread only 10 mins walk and a big supermarket 6 km away.

                                                        Owner's Response:

                                                        Dear Guests

                                                        Thank you so much for your review. We are delighted that your family reunion was such a success and that you all really enjoyed your holiday at Les Fontaines.

                                                        We look forward to your return visit!

                                                        With kind regards and many thanks.

                                                        Andrea & Steve

                                                        Fountains Country House

                                                        Jim a.

                                                        We stayed for one week last year and will be returning again this year.Everything was clean and comfortable.There are plenty of restaurants,shops etc nearby in magnificent countryside.The pool is great and Steve and Andrea made us all very welcome.All in all an excellent place to stay with good facilities and lots to see and do.

                                                        Owner's Response:

                                                        Dear Guests

                                                        Thank you so much for your very kind words. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay in Les Fontaines Country House and exploring our lovely part of South West France, and that you have booked a return trip in 2016. We very much look forward to seeing you and your grandchildren again and to meeting the rest of your family.

                                                        With kind regards.

                                                        Andrea & Steve Cam

                                                        Tranquillity and charm in the Aveyron

                                                        Caroline G.

                                                        This is our second stay at 'Les Fontaines' in the Manor House and we loved it just as much as the first time, if not more. Andrea and Steve are the perfect hosts and always ready with a smile – nothing is too much trouble, and very helpful in answering any questions you may have regarding places to visit, restaurants etc. There is plenty to do in the area and if you are prepared to travel between 30 minutes to 1 hour there is masses to see and do. We loved it so much that we came back for 3 weeks this time (last year we stayed for 2 weeks).

                                                        The house is very pretty, clean and tidy, and very comfortable with beautiful furnishings inside. The top floor in particular is very spacious and English TV is now available should you wish! It is wonderfully quiet and peaceful with a lovely garden and swimming pool. There is also a garden room where I was able to set up my easel and paint – the perfect space for me and out of the heat of the sun.

                                                        I am already making plans to return again next summer – it’s becoming like our second home!

                                                        Owner's Response:

                                                        Dear Guest,

                                                        Thank you so very much for your kind words. We are delighted that you enjoyed your return trip so much you are considering coming back again next year!

                                                        With many thanks and kind regards.

                                                        Andrea & Steve Cam

                                                        A Hidden gem on the Aveyron/Lot Boarder

                                                        Angela I.

                                                        My family and I stayed in the Country House for a week. We had viewed the property on their website and it more than lived up to our expectations. Such a beautiful house and peaceful surroundings. Inside the house the rooms are well proportioned, very clean and a lot of thought has gone into the luxurious furnishings and décor. Outside there is a large pool which is kept immaculately clean and has plenty of loungers etc. for relaxing by the pool. it was lovely to go out sightseeing and return for a lovely afternoon swim. Andrea and Steve were great hosts and nothing was too much trouble. They recommended several places to visit, Najac, a picturesque village with a medieval hilltop castle and St Cirq-Lapopie another village with houses clinging to the hillside with breath taking views of the Lot valley. We will certainly return and won't hesitate to recommend Les Fontaine to friends and family.

                                                        Owner's Response:

                                                        Dear Guests

                                                        Thank you so much for your very kind words. We are delighted that you all enjoyed your holiday so much and we very much look forward to seeing you again in the future.

                                                        With kind regards.

                                                        Andrea & Steve Cam

                                                        A delightful hidden gem on the Aveyron/Lot boarder

                                                        Angela I.

                                                        My family and I stayed in the Country House for a week and although we had viewed the property on the website we were amazed at the quality and standard of the accommodation. Extremely spacious with good sized bedrooms, beautiful bathrooms and tastefully furnished throughout. Plenty of outside space with a fabulous spotless pool and even had use of a lovely summerhouse. It was peaceful and relaxing and our hosts Andrea and Steve were very welcoming and nothing was too much trouble. They advised us of plenty of places to visit including Najac a bastide village which has a stunning hilltop castle and St Cirq-Lapopie again built into a hillside with stunning views of the Lot valley. A hidden gem which we can definitely recommend and look forward to visiting again.


                                                        Martiel, France

                                                        Special interest holidays: We provide 2 adult mountain bikes free of charge. These are for shared use between guests... Coast/Beach: The nearest coastal beach is 2 hours 45 mins. drive away, on the Mediteranean coast. There is, however, a sandy beach next to the river at St. Cirq Lapopie which is approx. 25 mins. drive. Travel: The nearest airports are Rodez (45 mins. drive), Toulouse (1.5 hours drive). Brive is approx. 2 hours drive. Carcassonne, Limoges and Bergerac are all approx. 2.25 - 2.5 hours drive away. Use of a car when staying at Les Fontaines is essential. Distances: Our local village is approx. 10 mins. walk & our nearest town, Villefranche de Rouergue, is approx. 10 minutes drive away. There are many stunning medieval towns and places of outstanding beauty within very easy reach i.e. St. Cirq Lapopie, Najac, Belcastel, St. Antonin Noble Val, Figeac, the Lot and the Aveyron Gorges, to name just a few! For full days out, Carcassonne, Sarlat, Rocamadour, the Millau viaduct (world's tallest bridge) are all popular places to visit when based at Les Fontaines. Further Details: Our local village of Martiel is approx. 10 minutes walk away. There you will find all the usual amenities, corner shop, boulangerie, post office, hairdressers, church, tennis courts. There is also a lakeside bar/restaurant nearby. For a really wide choice of bars, restaurants, supermarkets (closest only 6 kms. away) and banks, the stunning medieval bastide town of Villefranche de Rouergue, now part of the prestigious group of Grand Sites of the Midi Pyrenees, is just 10 minutes drive away. Every Thursday morning there is a bustling market in the centre of the town - not to be missed! The Sunday morning market in the stunning town of St. Antonin Noble Val is also an absolute must do!

                                                        Rates & Availability

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                                                        Damage Deposit

                                                        Booking Notes: Please confirm your booking by e-mail. We will then forward you a copy of our booking form plus terms and conditions. Please note we do require a bond deposit on arrival of 250 Euros for the cottage and 350 for the Country House. This is returned in full, providing there have been no accidents, damages or breakages. Changeover Day: Changeover in the cottage is Saturday and Sunday in the country house. To ensure smooth changeovers, please check in after 4.30 p.m. and depart before 10.30 a.m. in the cottage (5.00 p.m. and 10.00 a.m. in the Country House) Thank you..... Notes on prices: Prices shown for the manor house are for 6 people. Please enquire if you are a party of 4. Thank you

                                                        11 Reviews
                                                        Wonderful 4.9/5
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