Bedrooms 1, Sleeps 2, Ratings 4 10/10
This location has multiple holiday properties
|The Willows||Self Catering||Saturday||3||6||2|
We only accept guests of 16 years and over. Renovated to a high standard with modern comforts, character exposed beams and traditional stone walls, Willow Cottage is ideal for family or friends who want to share the holiday, and help you forget the hustle and bustle of everyday life.
A vaulted entrance leads to an open plan kitchen, diner and lounge with french doors opening on to the garden.
Outside, the terrace area has tables, chairs and barbecue, plus three acres of tranquil mature garden with numerous trees for shade to have a siesta. You have exclusive use of the pool, so relax and soak up the sun and enjoy the fantastic countryside views.
**ask about low occupancy rates**
Fitted kitchen with gas cooker, dishwasher, fridge-freezer and microwave. Washing machine (in downstairs shower room).
Dining table, two sofas and tub chairs. French doors opening on to the garden.
Downstairs 1 double bedroom. Upstairs 1 master double bedroom with en suite deluxe corner shower cubical, wash basin, wc and 1 twin bedroom. Bed linen and towels are provided as well as a generous welcome pack.
En suite deluxe corner shower cubical, wash basin and wc attached to the master bedroom
Downstairs shower room with sink and wc.
Central heating downstairs.
Satellite tv and dvd player with some English dvds available.
Outside terrace area with tables, chairs and barbecue. Fantastic countryside views plus three acres of tranquil mature garden with numerous trees for shade to have a siesta.
Private on-site parking
Not suitable for wheelchair access. Over 16s only.
Bed linen and towels are provided as well as a generous welcome pack.
Hair dryer, iron, ironing board, clothes airer and pegs are in each gite.
We have been here in France since July 2014 after years of planning the dream. We looked at so many properties before settling on Les Saules and we haven't looked back. We left behind stressful jobs in the UK to embrace the quiet life here.
|Year property purchased||2014|
|Why this location?||The Midi climate here is second only to the South of France for sun. The country side is stunning and the location is so peaceful and tranquil.|
|Unique benefits of property||We offer high-end gites with the 'get away from it all' location. The pool is so inviting on those long hot summer days.|
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Wonderful holiday, very hospitable welcome, clean and comfortable gite, home from home decoration, very peaceful and tranquil setting and grounds. Highly recommended and will be booking again in the future.
A lovely family, always welcome back.