Bedrooms 3, Sleeps 6, Ratings 1 10/10
This location has multiple holiday properties
|Les Saules||Self Catering||Saturday||4||8||3|
We only accept guests over 16 years. Renovated to a high standard with modern comforts, character exposed beams and traditional stone walls, Les Saules can 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,
Booking both the Willows and the Walnut gites at the same time provides a total of four bedrooms sleeping 8 people, alternatively the Walnut Cottage would be ideal for family or friends who want to share the holiday, but appreciate some space of their own, whilst the Willows provides plenty of space for a family of six.
Both properties are open plan. The kitchens are fitted with gas cooker, fridge-freezer, microwave and dining table.
Sofas and tub chairs, plus french doors opening onto the garden.
There are four bedrooms in total, 1 double bed with en suite in the Walnut cottage. One master and 1 twin upstairs in the Willows with a downstairs double.
Walnut cottage has an en suite deluxe corner shower cubical, whilst the Willows has a downstairs shower room, sink, wc and upstairs an en suite deluxe corner shower cubical, washbasin and wc attached to the master bedroom.
Central heating and logburner.
Satallite tv and dvd player, plus some English dvd's available.
There is a terraced area with tables, chairs and bbq.
Private on-site parking
Not suitable for wheelchair users. Over 16s only.
Hair dryer, iron, ironing board, clothes airer and pegs are in each gite.
Bed linen and towels are provided as well as a generous welcome pack.
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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