Large house to let in heart of Cajarc, Lot - ML007352

Cajarc (25km from Figeac), Lot, Midi Pyrenees Reference: ML007352 Advertiser since: 9 December 2019
Property Board Arrival Bedrooms Sleeps Bathrooms
Blacksmith House Self Catering Flexible 4 8 2

About this property

A Large Townhouse in the Heart of a Medieval City. This cottage/gite is in a village setting.

The house is located on the "Tour de Ville", as Cajarc is an old medieval village with a main street as a circle. The house is therefore ideally located, quiet and everything in town can be reached by foot in less than 5 minutes.
More than a century old, the house is made of local stones, with walls of 50cm. It has been completely renovated in 2018 but has kept its character.
On the ground floor you will find a large living room with tv, a dining space and a kitchen. The cellar, including 4 bicycles, wc and a shower are also on this 80sqm floor.
On the first floor, there are two large bedrooms with 160cm beds, a wc and bathroom. There is also access to the summer terrace.
On the second floor there is a suite with another bed and bathroom. There are two more beds on the mezzanine.



Kitchen and dining

The kitchen offers all comfort for cooking. It is big enough to serve as a dining room for four if you do not want to use the main dining room which can host 8 guests.

Living rooms

The living room has two sofas and two club armchairs to comfortably host 8 guests.
A wood burning stove will allow you to warm up in the colder months.


Space and comfort are the main words to describe our bedrooms.
On the first floor, there are two very large bedrooms. On the terrace side, the room holds a 160cm bed and a baby bed. On the opposite side, on the "Tour de Ville", a similar size bedroom has kept is ancient look. In between is the wc and bathroom with bath, shower and two bathroom sinks. This floor gives also access to the summer terrace
The suite on the second floor is more modern and holds a living room and a bed. It also gives access to a balcony and to the mezzanine with two more 1m beds. It has is own bathroom with wc, shower and bathroom sink.


One large shower on the ground floor.
On the first floor, there is a separate wc, bathroom with bath, shower, 2 bathroom sinks, radiator, and hair dryer.
On the second floor is a bathroom with wc, shower and sink. Radiator and hair dryer.


Wood burning stove on the ground floor, and electrical heater in the kitchen.
The rooms on first and second floor are all air-conditionned with reversible heating.


Two tvs, books, and boardgames.

Garden and outside

One 18sqm summer terrace.

Parking and garages

Parking facility in front of the house, but not dedicated.

Visitor suitability

Floors not accessible to wheelchairs.


  • Cleaning

  • No smoking

  • Linen

  • Child facilities



Fishing nearby

Species of fish: Pike, Trout
Name of nearest fishing location: Lot River, Celé River
Distance: 1 km

Horse riding

Name and address of nearest stables: Chez Valdine, Seuzac
Distance: 5 km

Mountain biking

Distance: 1 km


Name/number of nearest marked trail: GR 65 Chemin de St Jacques


About the Owner/Advertiser, Mr Patrick Vives

Retired Director of a company in the garden machinery industry. I like motorbikes, travelling and good food. I have renovated this family house and visit regularly when it is not being rented out.

Year property purchased 1960
Why this location? Because my wife is from the region, and I have been there every year since my family bought the house.
Unique benefits of property 1. Location! No garden or swimming pool, but everything reachable in less than 5 minutes, including bars, restaurants, shops, bank, and pharmacy. Cajarc is an old medieval city, the main street where we are located on is a circle.
2. Space: the house is 180sq meters on three floors, with four bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and all modern comforts.
3. Ideal starting point to discover marvellous Lot: Rocamadour, Padirac, St Cirq Lapopie, Cahors, Figeac are all less than 1 hour away. All details and links on my website.

The Owner Recommends

Discover Lot from Cajarc as a Starting Point

Rocamadour and Padirac cave (underground river), St Cirq Lapopie and Figeac (Champolion birthplace) are less than one hour away.


You like good food? Lot specialities centred around duck such as foie gras, magrets, confits etc. are available everywhere. Want a Michelin star restaurant? There is one in town!


You like walking? Cajarc is on the GR65. Discover a portion of this mythic pilgrim trail. Unless you prefer mountain biking or fishing. If you like nature away from crowd, this is the place to be!