Restored holiday farmhouse nr Albi & Toulouse - MT006286

5km from Teillet, Tarn, Midi Pyrenees Reference: MT006286 Advertiser since: 5 April 2018
Property Board Arrival Bedrooms Sleeps Bathrooms
Domaine Puech Malou The Farmhouse Self Catering Saturday 5 10 3

About this property

Beautifully Restored 4**** Farmhouse With Pool. This villa is in a rural setting.

The Domaine Puech Malou sits on a sunny hilltop, 525 meters high in the middle of the French countryside. In the Occitan language ‘puech’ means hilltop and ‘Malou’ is the name of an old variety of apple. The Domaine is part of the idyllic small community Puech Malou which is part of the nearby municipality of Teillet. Centuries-old Albi is only 30 minutes away by car and within the hour you reach Toulouse. On a clear day, you can see the mountaintops of the Pyrenees in the distance. The surroundings offer unspoiled scenery, beautiful views and characteristic French villages.

The beautifully restored and picturesque 18th century Farmhouse has kept its charm and atmosphere and are well decorated with an eye for the smaller details.The Farmhouse is south-west facing with private garden and terrace. It is spacious with an attractive interior and with all modern appliances and comfort for a lovely holiday. Suitable for up to 10 people but more are possible if you contact us.

The Farmhouse (with all facilities) is centrally located within the 8.000 m2 property, with its own garden and sitting area it offers you all the space and privacy you are looking for. The former fields around the house have now been landscaped into beautiful park-like gardens with various terraces.
You can enjoy the beautiful views, breath-taking sunsets, balmy summer evenings and a spectacular starry-spangled sky.

We feel very strongly about peace and quiet, space and privacy. We would like you to feel at home so you will enjoy this very special place and will regard your stay as something valuable.

Our ‘away from it all’ charming Farmhouse has been awarded 4-stars Meublés des Tourisme by the Comité Departemental du Tourisme du Tarn Midi-Pyrénées and offers the perfect environment for a special stay.

Type

Villa

Kitchen and dining

Through the covered Cour (the inner courtyard) you will enter the spacious kitchen-breakfast room.
Decorated in good taste and well equipped with modern appliances.

Living rooms

You can relax in the comfort of the roomy lounge, possibly enjoying a glass of vin du pays in this warm heart of the house. The antique furniture and various seating areas will help to make you feel at home.
The French windows lead you out into the private garden.

Bedrooms

The five romantic, large bedrooms:
The red bedroom king size bed and en suite.
The courtyard bedroom, 2 single beds and en suite.
The blue bedroom, 2 single beds sharing bathroom.
The brown bedroom, kingside bed sharing bathroom.
The green bedroom, double bed sharing bathroom.

Bathrooms

1 en suite (shower, wc and lavabo) with red bedroom
1 en suite (shower, wc and lavabo) with courtyard bedroom
1 bathroom ( shower, separate bath, wc and lavabo) with family floor
Ground floor entrance a separate wc

Garden and outside

The French windows lead you out into the private garden. There is a terrace with tables and chairs for 10 to 12 people. The lime tree offers shade while you are enjoying an extended lunch and provides cool air during dinners on balmy summer evenings. A barbecue is also available.

The private garden (more than 2,500 m2) has beautiful views over the surrounding hilly landscape. There is a swimming pool of 5 by 11 metres which has a constant depth of 1,30 metres. The pool is surrounded by a paved area with sunbeds and secured by alarm system, if needed life jackets.

Parking and garages

5 cars at the property

Facilities

  • Internet

  • No smoking

  • Linen

  • Private pool

Activities

Antiques/Brocante Market

Name of nearest antiques/brocante market: Place Castelviel, Albi
Distance: 30 km

Cycling

Golf

Name and address of nearest golf course: Golf Lasbordes, Albi
Distance: 30 km

Signed wine route

Name of nearest signed wine route: Circuit de Vignoble Gaillacois

Sports

Walking

Name/number of nearest marked trail: La vallée de la Blaze, Teillet/Puech Malou

About the Owner/Advertiser, Mr Harry Raemaekers

We have been living in this property, maintaining, improving it and enjoying every moment of the time we have been here since November 2002. We like to share this experience with all who can also appreciate this. We have welcomed guests from all over the world and have been able to offer them a well-deserved, surprising, and unforgettable holiday.<br/>A bientôt chez nous!<br/>Harry Raemaekers and Monique Moors.

Owner's website www.maisonpuechmalou.com
Year property purchased 2002
Why this location? Pure France country side and the charme of the property.
Unique benefits of property A perfect hide away for your family and "away from it all" feeling
We feel very strongly about peace and quiet, space and privacy. We would like you to feel at home so you will enjoy this very special place and will regard your stay as something valuable.

The Owner Recommends

The Region of Occitanie

Centrally located in the southern French Occitanie region, previously known as Languedoc-Roussillon and Midi-Pyrénées, is the department of Tarn which is named after the river. The Tarn department has a gentle climate which is influenced by the Atlantic Ocean as well as the Mediterranean Sea.
The region is rich in nature, culture and history. The landscapes vary from valleys surrounded by hills to mountainous areas. But if this is not enough for you, there are more castles, ruins and Cathar caves within reach. And go and see the fortified medieval city of Carcasonne, Rodez and its Gothic cathedral, Milau and its impressive viaduct and last but not least, Toulouse with the Renaissance palaces.
This rich variety in landscapes combined with the architectonic and cultural heritage, the traditional resources and age-old history result in in a varied couleur locale and an amazing holiday destination.

The Tarn area

In the Tarn you will find spectacular scenery, the mountains Monts de Lacaune and the Montagne Noire, the Sidobre granite rocks, the Gaillac vineyards, the charming Pays de Cocagne and last but not least, les Bastides des Albigeoises. There are medieval villages such as Bruniquel, Puycelsi, Penne, Castelnau de Montmiral and Cordes sur Ciel. History lovers and lovers of beaux villages de France can indulge themselves visiting Lautrec, Ambialet, Lincou, Brousse le Chateau, St. Izaire, Coupiac and Plaisance

Domaine Puech Malou surroundings

The Domaine Puech Malou is situated in the department Tarn which is part of the southern French Occitanie region, previously known as Languedoc-Roussillon and Midi-Pyrénées. In these beautiful surroundings there are two magnificent holiday homes: The Farmhouse and The Cottage. Both houses are situated on a historic and picturesque property and can be rented for a well-deserved holiday.

The Domaine Puech Malou sits on a sunny hilltop, 525 meters high in the middle of the French countryside. In the Occitan language ‘puech’ means hilltop and ‘Malou’ is the name of an old variety of apple. The Domaine is part of the idyllic small community Puech Malou which is part of the nearby municipality of Teillet. Centuries-old Albi is only 30 minutes away by car and within the hour you reach Toulouse. On a clear day, you can see the mountaintops of the Pyrenees in the distance. The surroundings offer unspoiled scenery, beautiful views and characteristic French villages.

Albi, la rouge.

What was once a settlement in the Bronze Age, is now one of the most picturesque districts of the town. Albi is situated on the river Tarn and has the typical history of a south-west French city, with an imposing cathedral, lively districts and quiet enclosed gardens. But it is mainly the contagious Mediterranean flair which shows itself in the place of birth of Toulouse-Lautrec. Albi is a Unesco World Heritage Site.
The old centre of this episcopal town is situated around the imposing Cathédrale Ste-Cécile d’Albi and there are winding old streets, lanes, shops and restaurants. Characteristic houses made of red bricks with terracotta rooftiles together with the Mediterranean atmosphere gave the town its nickname ‘Albi the Red’. The Palais de la Berbie, next to the cathedral, was once the residence of the powerful bishops of Albi. The completely renovated Museum Toulouse-Lautrec can be regarded as one of the best contemporary French museums. The terrace-shaped gardens of the Palais offer a beautiful view of the town and the river Tarn. You will enjoy the typical art de vivre of Albi.

Activities

If you would like to thoroughly explore the surroundings, you will find a centuries-old network of paths with a total length of 3,500 kilometres. There are walks for the recreational walker and, for the more experienced walker, walks taking several days to complete. There are numerous well-marked paths for walkers and cyclists with a great variety for all levels of experience.
And of course, you must take a trip by canoe along the Tarn. While for golf lovers, there are beautifully laid out golf courses.

Les circuits du Tarn

To make things easy for you we have seven Circuits du Tarn available for you at the Domaine. These well written, marked out day trips vary from 70 to 175 kilometres. You can drive through the Tarn countryside by car or motorbike following these Circuits. And each of these trips have their own theme so you can get to know all aspects of this beautiful part of France.

Traditional festivities, colourful markets and gastronomic specialities will make your stay in this area complete and they will give you the feeling of joie de vivre in the broadest sense.

We hope to be able to introduce you to this beautiful part of La Douce France.

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