Restored barn for holiday let in Gers

Berrac (12km from Lectoure), Gers, Midi Pyrenees Reference: MG003347 Advertiser since: 1 July 2013
Property Board Arrival Bedrooms Sleeps Bathrooms
Rasterac Self Catering Monday 1 2 1

About this property

Restored Stone Barn in Lovely Garden with Pool. This cottage/gite is in a rural setting.

Two hundred year old restored stone barn set in an acre of garden and young orchard. Arrival can be any day of the week and the minimum rental period is only 3 nights. 
 
Rasterac is a very peaceful farming hamlet of just 5 houses outside the village of Berrac. The barn has a separate entrance from the main house, has wonderful views of beautiful unspoiled countryside from the terrace and is peaceful and relaxing.
 
There is a 11 x 4m swimming pool shared with the resident  English owners.

Type

Cottage/Gite

Kitchen and dining

Well equipped open kitchen with gas hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine. Dining table and chairs.

Living rooms

Open plan living room with staircase to mezzanine bedroom. Double doors leading to large shady terrace.

Bedrooms

Mezzanine bedroom with 140cm wide double bed and single bed.

Bathrooms

Bathroom on the ground floor with walk in shower, handbowl and toilet. Heated towel rail.

Heating

Wood burning stove and storage heater.

Entertainment

English and French tv, dvd player, cd player, books and lots of local history information.

Garden and outside

Garden and orchard approximately 1 acre with lovely views over the Gers valley and towards the Pyrenees. Large terrace for eating out. Bicycles can be used to explore the area.

Parking and garages

Plenty of parking space.

Visitor suitability

Suitable for couples. There is no fixed arrival day and the minimum rental period is 3 nights.

Facilities

  • Cleaning

  • Internet

  • No smoking

  • Linen

  • Couples only

  • Shared pool

Activities

Antiques/Brocante Market

Name of nearest antiques/brocante market: Most Sundays in local towns and villages
Distance: 15 km

Cycling

Golf

Name and address of nearest golf course: Fleurance (Gers) and Nerac (Lot et Garonne)
Distance: 25 km

Horse riding

Name and address of nearest stables: Condom
Distance: 15 km

Signed wine route

Name of nearest signed wine route: Fourcès

Walking

Name/number of nearest marked trail: St Jacques de Compostella Pilgrim route. Coeur de Gascogne route.

Wine tasting

Name and address of nearest wine producer: Chateau de Mons
Distance: 15 km

The Owner Recommends

Day Trips

The autoroute at Agen is 25 minutes away making Bordeaux, Toulouse and Albi easy day trips.

Exploring Locally

There are many beautiful medieval villages/towns with easy reach. Montreal Fourcès, Eauze to name but a few. Lectoure, our nearest town, has a wonderful cathedral, museum and Friday market.

Food and Wine

This part of France is known for good food and particularly for duck - in all it's forms! We provide a list of recommended local restaurants and vineyards for wine-tasting.

Markets

The markets are very colourful and full of locally produced fresh food that tastes like food should and at very reasonable prices.

Spa Towns

There are 3 spa towns in the Gers. Lectoure is just 15 mins from Rasterac and has a wonderful thermal centre where it's possible to book all sorts of treatments. Or you can simply enjoy an hour or 2 using the pool, hammam, sauna etc.

Swimming

There is an acqua park in Condom (15kms) and most villages/towns in the area have swimming lakes.

Walking

Rasterac is close to the Lectoure to Condom section of the St Jacques de Compostella route and also the Coeur de Gascogne route. We provide walking maps and guides.