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2 Gites with Heated Pool, Each Ideal for Two People

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Gites near Realmont, Tarn, Midi Pyrenees, France - Set In 2 Acres of Beautiful Gardens, 20 Minutes from the Tarn Capital Albi

Our two luxury gites, Oriole and Rossignol, are set in a peaceful, rural location & have been created from a barn adjoining our house. They are a 10 minute drive from the market town of Realmont and 20 minutes from Albi, the capital of the Tarn. Realmont has a lovely market, shops, cafes and a number of good restaurants. The wine region Gaillac is only 30 minutes away with Toulouse Blagnac airport is just over an hour away. Please contact me directly at

Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
August 15, 2016
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I live in England with my husband and daughter near to the Spa town of Tunbridge Wells. We have always loved holidaying in France and it has been our dream to spend more time in this wonderful country and to own a French property.

ALISON SHIELS purchased this cottage in 2006

Why ALISON SHIELS chose Tarn

We bought the house nine years ago to spend more time with Gary's sister and her family who live near to Lautrec. They look after Champagnol when we are not there and the beautiful gardens are down to all their hard work! We like the area as there is so much to see and do yet it hasn't been spoilt by too many tourists visiting the area. Carcassone, Cordes-sur-ciel, Roquefort (the famous cheese) Millau Bridge and the vineyards of Gaillac are all easily accessible.

What makes this cottage unique

The Gites are on a no through road yet close enough to the main road to make it very easy to get into Realmont or Albi for their markets, cafes, shops and wonderful restaurants.




Calais - 620 miles, with the vast majority on autoroute. Toulouse Blagnac airport is just over an hour away, Rodez airport (Ryan Air) an hour and a quarter and Carcassonne airport an hour and a half away. A car is essential.


Realmont 10 minutes. Albi 20 minutes. Castres 30 minutes. Cordes sur Ciel 50 minutes. Toulouse 1 hour. Carcassonne 1 hour 30 minutes. Millau Bridge 1 hour 30 minutes.

Further Details:

The gites are loctaed in a small hamlet 7 miles from the picturesque market town of Realmont where there is a weekly market, excellent restaurants, a wide range of serices and shops. Albi, the capital of the Tarn is only 14 miles away with its magnificant cathedral overlooking the famous Toulouse Lautrec museum, with numerous shops, restaurants and cafes. The Gaillac wine region is also very close where you can visit numerous vineyards for wine tastings and buying.

There is plenty to see and do in the area including golf, swimming and pedlalos at a local lake and the countryside is also very popular for walkers and cyclists..


Rates & Availability

Fauch Cottage Rental Rates

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Mid Season
Sep 24 2016 - Oct 21 2016
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $123

Booking Notes:
A non refundable deposit of 25% of the total rental is required with the balance being due, together with a security deposit of £100, eight weeks prior to the start of the rental period. The gites are available from 4pm and guests are asked to depart by 10am.

Changeover Day:
Changeover days is Saturdays. Mid-week bookings may be available, in order to take advantage of cheaper flights but not during July or August.

Notes on prices:
Prices are for the property per week in UK pounds. Short breaks, charged at a daily rate, may also be available but not during peak times.
Please note that the prices include sheets, bath and pool towels and a small welcome pack. There are no hidden extras.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Fauch Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Books
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • churches
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
Notes on accommodation: Oriole and Rossignol Gites are basically the same although Rossignol has a slightly smaller mezzanine area than Oriole but the ground floor is slightly bigger in Rossignol than Oriole. Due to the mezzanine area, the gites are not suitable for children. Outside: Each gite has its own lawned garden area, BBQ, and garden furniture. The heated swimming pool is just a few yards from the gites and is surrounded by paved terraces and lawns. Pool side beds and parasols are provided as well as table and chairs. Two magnificant lime trees provide additional shade if required.

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