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Beautiful stone house, self-catering holidays,Tarn, South West France

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Space 753 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Self-catering accommodation for up to 6 people

The house is over 200 years old and built from granite stone from this area. The original features have been maintained and the house have electric heating in all rooms, and also wood burning stove in the living room. The accommodation is very comfortable and designed to be your 'home from home' while you are staying with us. The living room has a large L-shape sofa, and a dinning room table and chairs. The Sage house has 2 double bedrooms each with a double bed, and a mezzanine bedroom with double bed, and sleeps up to 6. The house has a fitted kitchen, with electric hob, fan oven, fridge and microwave. They are furnished with everything you could need for your stay with us. And if there is anything else you need, we're on hand to help. We have laundry facilities available in the complex. There is a lovely outdoor area 10m from the house, where you can sit and relax in the sunshine and the herbs (Garden table and chairs, sun loungers and BBQ for your use).

Get active in this beautiful rural part of France: The famous GR36 walking path which stretches from Normandy to Spain in the south passes right past our door. You don't have to go far to find a great walking or mountain biking trail. They are everywhere and are very well marked and signposted. There are 2 lakes close by, swimming and water sports are available in the summer season, they even have beach and restaurant facilities. Hunting and fishing are available here and are strictly to season guidelines. Castre and Mazamet both offer great shopping and markets selling the local produce and specialities from this region. The local Gaillac wines are splendid and very reasonable. Castres houses the famous Goya museum. The UNESCO world heritage sites of Albi and Carassonne are only an hour away. Our self-catering accommodation in Cambounes offers an excellent location from which to explore and experience this beautiful region and the relaxed pace of life.

More Details

Owner
Una Latic
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english, french
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
March 5, 2018

Guestbook comments from the owner

Myself and my family (wife and 3 kids aged 11, 8 and 7) had a great time. The house we stayed in was very clean and had plenty of room for all the family. Even though the weather was very hot, the house was pleasantly cool at night.



There was some great mountain walks in the vicinity of the house and we also went kayaking with the whole family. There is also some spectacular scenery, especially La Sidobre, in the area.



We were within easy driving distance of popular tourist destinations of Carcasonne, Castres and Toulouse. We also visited the village of Roquefort and the Millau Suspension Bridge, which was a longer drive at about 2 hours. There are also plenty of supermarkets and restaurants within 30 minutes driving of the property



All of the kids said they would love to go back and stay there, which is always a good indicator for me, as if they didn't have a great time, they would not have said that.
Aug 2014
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Amenities

Cambounès House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house (semi-detached)
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 753 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Fireplace
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Parking
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double , Sleeps 2
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , Sleeps 2
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , Sleeps 2
  • There is space in the mezzanine bedroom for a cot which is available on site on request.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Ping Pong Table
Outside:
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Terrace
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • spelunking
  • swimming
Notes:
Mountain bikes available for rent on site.

Reviews

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(2 traveler reviews)

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Beautiful stone house, self-catering holidays,Tarn, South West France
average rating of 5.0 based on 8 reviews
5

Superb! Sehr Empfehlenswert!

  • 5 of 5

Wirklich wunderbare Ferien! Gastgeber sehr freundlich, hilfreich, sehr nette Familie.

Schöne Häuser, erholsam.

Thank you very much for the wonderful, memorable holiday. Ganz liebe Grüße aus Bern, Schweiz

  • Submitted: Aug 9, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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j'ai passé de très bon moment.

  • 5 of 5

Bonjour,

j'ai passé de très bon moment.

La propriétaire est très sympa ainsi que sa petite famille , endroit reposant au milieu des montagnes.

Je conseilles d'y aller sans aucume crainte.

  • Submitted: Sep 17, 2012
  • Stayed: August 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Je vous remercie beaucoup pour les commentaires. C'était un plaisir de vous avoir reçu ici dans le Tarn et espérons que vous allez retourner nous visiter encore une fois. Merci Una
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Map

Nearest Airport
70 Kilometres
Carcassonne
Nearest Barpub
10 Kilometres
Brassac
Nearest Golf
20 Kilometres
Castres
Nearest Train
20 Kilometres
Castres
Nearest Motorway
45 Kilometres
A61
Nearest Restaurant
9 Kilometres
noailhac
Nearest Ski
160 Kilometres
Pyrenees
Nearest Beach
20 Kilometres
Lake side beaches
Car: necessary

The Sage Holiday home offers self-catering accommodation close to Brassac in the beautiful department of Tarn. The house is 5 minutes walk from the quaint rural village of Cambounes, situated in the Parc Naturel Regional Du Haut-Languedoc, in the foothills of the Montagne Noire, in one of the most scenic regions of the south-west of France. The area is well known for hiking and mountain biking and the local town of Brassac hosted the French championship in mountain biking descents in May 2011. Walking and mountain biking trails criss-cross every corner of the area and the famous GR36 passes right by the cottage. The well known pilgrimage trail ‘Chemin de St. Jacques de Compostelle’ (GR653) portrayed in the recent Hollywood film ‘The Way’ joins the GR36 in the communal forest of Cambounes. The area has several fresh water lakes with full amenities such as beach, life guards, restaurant, snack bar & water sports. The beautiful towns of Catres & Mazamet are only 20 mins drive. Both offer fresh markets, good shopping and great dining opportunities. The UNESCO world heritage sites of Carcassonne & Albi are 1 hour away. The capital of the region ‘La ville rose’ Toulouse is an hour and half to the west. The Mediterranean cities of Narbonne and Beziers are just an hour and half drive. The region has a proud rugby tradition and is host to several top league clubs such as Castres Olympique, Stade Toulousain, Albi and Montpellier. There are plenty of other interesting places to visit such as the Sidobre national park (and it's amazing granite rock formations), the Millau bridge, Roquefort, Lautrec, Gaillac, too many to mention here. Come and experience real French living in this unspoilt region.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $550.46
Pet Fee $0
Cleaning $61.16

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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