Cottage to let in Midi Pyrenees

Gimbrede (15km from Lectoure), Gers, Midi Pyrenees Reference: MG004958 Advertiser since: 13 September 2016
Property Board Arrival Bedrooms Sleeps Bathrooms
Granborde Self Catering Monday 1 2 1

About this property

Utterly Peaceful, Just Outside Medieval Village. This cottage/gite is in a rural setting.

An old stone outbuilding, modernised and independent of the owner's house.
Very peaceful, listen to the silence, with views across open rolling contryside.
The cottage is comfortable, with heating and air-conditioning, self catering facilities, outside private terrace.
Wi-fi throughout.
Shared swimming pool with owners, with mostly exclusive use.
Rural setting, 5 minutes' walk from medieval hamlet; many beautiful villages and towns of interest close at hand.
Tiled floors throughout.
Minimum stay, 2 nights.
No smoking

Type

Cottage/Gite

Kitchen and dining

Oven, plancha/grill, 2 ring electric plate, fully-equipped for self catering, with breakfast bar and outside table on terrace.

Living rooms

Open plan sitting room and kitchen
Light and breezy with shutters, front entrance and back door to secluded SE facing terrace.
Heating and air-conditioning
Large fan
Wi-fi
Sofa and 3 chairs, coffee-table, TV for dvds, radio.

Bedrooms

One double bedroom with extra-king size bed, en suite - can be converted to 2 singles
Two dressing tables and chairs with mirrors
Light and breezy with shutters, and second door to terrace
All linen provided
Heating and airconditioning
TV for dvds

Bathrooms

Modern, bright with small window to rear
Shower
Heated towel rail
All linen and towels provided

Heating

Very effective modern wall heaters, which can convert to air-conditioning
Heats or cools within minutes
Simple to use

Entertainment

At home:
Bikes
Tennis rackets (tennis court 5 minutes walk in village)
Table tennis
Swimming pool (mostly exclusive use)
Garden games, pétanque, Finnish skittles,
Books and visitors guide/folder full of local information and maps

In the neighbourhood (see section 'Owner Recommends')
Variety of local markets
Thermal Centre 15 minutes drive
Visiting many local vineyards
Golf 20 minutes
Many excellent local restaurants
Theatre in Agen, 25 minutes' drive
Summer festivals from chamber music to melons, and local wild boar village feasts
Cinema within 15 minutes
Toulouse 1 hour
Bordeaux 1.5 hours
Pyrenees 2 hours

Garden and outside

Large garden to relax in, trees for shade
Swimming pool
Garden games

Parking and garages

Plenty of parking

Visitor suitability

Couples/two people touring, or in need of total relaxing and peaceful break; perhaps renovating or house hunting and need accommodation; artists, writers
No dogs as the owners have a dog
A car is necessary

Facilities

  • Cleaning

  • Internet

  • No smoking

  • Linen

  • Shared pool

Activities

Antiques/Brocante Market

Name of nearest antiques/brocante market: Lectoure, and in many villages close by, a very common hobby
Distance: 15 km

Cycling

Golf

Name and address of nearest golf course: Château dAllot, Boé
Distance: 15 km

Horse riding

Name and address of nearest stables: Near Lectoure
Distance: 20 km

Walking

Name/number of nearest marked trail: St Jaques de Compostelle marked trail, and many others -Miradoux 8 kms

Wine tasting

Name and address of nearest wine producer: Arton and Brulois
Distance: 10 km

The Owner Recommends

Cycling, tennis and golf

Miles of quiet country roads, gently undulating, hardly any traffic.
Tennis within walkng distance, in the village of Gimbrède
Two 9 hole golf courses within 15 minutes' drive; one 18 hole course in Fleurance, 40 minutes' drive

French Cuisine

Variety of local restaurants, delights from the SW e.g. foie gras, duck.
Village meals with wild boar on the spit

Markets

Visit local markets, one every day in nearby villages

Summer Festivals

Chamber music, jazz in Marciac, garlic festival in St Clar, melon festival in Lectoure, prune festival in Agen,and a host of others!

Thermal Centre

Thermal centre for relaxation in Lectoure, 15km

Walking

St Jaques de Compostelle marked routes within 10km
Surrounded by miles of quiet country roads and field tracks

Wine and armagnac tasting

Wine and armagnac tasting in many local vineyards

Medieval villages and châteaux

Visit charming medieval villages and châteaux within 30 minutes' drive. Details and map provided