Gite for holiday let in the Gers - MG005118

Beaucaire (12km from Vic-Fezensac), Gers, Midi Pyrenees Reference: MG005118 Advertiser since: 12 December 2016
Property Board Arrival Bedrooms Sleeps Bathrooms Additional info
Le Merlat Self Catering Saturday 4 8 3 We can arrange a put-u-up bed in the salon as need

About this property

Le Merlat - Experience the Tranquility.. This cottage/gite is in a rural setting.

Formally a barn dating from the 1700's, Le Merlat Gite is quite simply, peaceful. Surrounded by it's own land, in the idyllic countryside of the GERS, Le Merlat boasts rolling views and is a stone's throw from lively Vic Fezensac, historic Condom and Auch the capital of the Gers.

Le Merlat Gite - Experience the Tranquility

Set all on one level the gite sleeps two to eight people, and comprises four bedrooms, bathroom, shower room with walk in shower, separate toilet, equipped kitchen and lounge/dining room.

Outside: The garden furniture and bbq are situated in the grassed courtyard area.

Le Merlat is surrounded by its own parkland which our guests are welcome to walk around and enjoy.

Welcome Hamper
We're delighted to gift you with a welcome hamper containing all the French essentials to get your holiday off to a great start.

The gite is non-smoking.

Wi-fi device available to be recharged at the client's expense at the local Tabac.

Moviebox with hundreds of films & tv series to choose from.

Dogs or horses by prior arrangement.

Bed linen is provided, however not towels.

Other services:
Bikes available for hire.
Fishing available by prior arrangement.
Grass livery available for horses by arrangement.

The main house has a private pool, which if open we're happy to share with you. Towels are not provided. Using the pool is done so at the client's own risk.



Kitchen and dining

The kitchen is well equipped with ceramic hob, microwave/convection oven, fridge, washing machine, dish washer and all necessary utensils.

Living rooms

The kitchen leads through to the spacious lounge/dining area where there is comfortable seating for 8 people, coffee-table, drinks fridge and dining table.
There is a large tv with a movie box which has hundreds of films and tv series pre-loaded and books and games are provided.
A rechargeable wi-fi device is available, rechargeable at the guest's cost at the local tabac.


Two of the bedrooms have double beds, while the other 2 have two single beds, each room has a clothes organiser. We have one cot, a playpen and a highchair.


We have 2 toilets. One shower room. One bathroom with bath.




Books. Tv with pre-loaded movie box. Games. Rechargeable wi-fi device.

Garden and outside

Seated terrace area.
Sunbathing area.
The swimming pool is offered by the owner to be used by guests in the event it is open for use. The pool is used by guests at their own risk.

Parking and garages


Visitor suitability

Sorry due to the couple of steps into the gite we aren't easily able to welcome wheelchair users.
Once inside the gite is on one level.


  • Cleaning

  • Linen

  • Child facilities

  • Shared pool


Antiques/Brocante Market

Name of nearest antiques/brocante market: Vic Fezensac
Distance: 8 km


Distance: 70 km


Family activities

Fishing nearby

Species of fish: Bream, bass, big black ones
Name of nearest fishing location: Le Merlat gite

Fishing on-site


Name and address of nearest golf course: AUCH
Distance: 20 km

Horse riding

Name and address of nearest stables: Centre Equestre Vicois
Distance: 10 km

Mountain biking

Organic produce/dining


Name of nearest resort: La Mongie
Distance: 90 km



Name/number of nearest marked trail: St Jacques de Compostelle, GR10


Wine tasting

Name and address of nearest wine producer: Chateau Mon Luc
Distance: 15 km

About the Owner/Advertiser, Ms Philippa Vautier

Welcome to our page. Myself and my partner have lived in the Gers for a combined period of 9 years & have good knowledge of the surrounding area, we both work in property management. We manage Le Merlat for it's owners, happily spending time in the peaceful environment with our dog, and daughter. Life in the Gers is invigorating, surrounded by the gorgeous rolling countryside Le Merlat is a haven of peace. We hope you enjoy it as much as we do.

Year property purchased 2015
Why this location? The Gers is one of the most sought after areas of the Midi-Pyrenees. The gateway to the Pyrenees mountain range, the Gers benefits from great weather and stunning rolling countryside.
Unique benefits of property Le Merlat is set in tranquil surroundings and once you are installed at the property you have the run of the place and will see us only if you need our help or wish to share a glass of the local wine with us. The property is a short distance to a number of top wine and armagnac producing vineyards, 30 minutes from AUCH the capital of the Gers and 10 minutes from the TEMPO LATINO town of Vic-Fezensac.

The Owner Recommends

Tempo Latino

The biggest European festival of Latin music, TEMPO LATINO! Just 10 kms drive from Le Merlat in the town of Vic-Fezensac.

Come and discover one of the biggest European festival of Latin and Afro-Cuban music, salsa, latin jazz, hip-hop.

Le Florida Restaurant

Gastronomic delights at the Florida Restaurant just 9kms away

Pleasure lake & beach

Travel 6 miles to Castera-Verduzan and you'll find the pleasure beach. A white sandy shore, sun bathing area, picnic and bbq facilities, snack shop, ice cream vendor and bar. A really lovely day out and great value at 3 euro per person.

Wine Tasting

The GERS is a rich area for wine tastings and experiencing the famous Armagnac country. Numerous vine yards await your visit. Visits can be booked in advance or take the chance and just turn up.

AUCH the capital of the GERS

AUCH is about a 20 minutes drive away and worth going to visit is the old historical part of town, boasting a splendid 11th c. cathedral, Auch offers historical tours, scrumptious restaurants and a relaxed atmosphere.

EAUZE market

Every Thursday morning EAUZE market is one of the prettiest and largest around, a 30 minutes drive but well worth it.

Vic-Fezensac market

On a Friday morning pop along to Vic Fezensac to the large market, enjoy a coffee and the sights of the local people