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La Porcherie.

Gite | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Ski
  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car essential
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

This self catering accommodation comprises:

Character interior displaying the original oak frame.

Versatile twin bedroom with bedside table, chest of drawers and built in wardrobe.

Shower room, shower with massage jets, WC and wash hand basin.

There is a large cupboard in the hall which contains all the services and domestic equipment and has space for suitcases and outdoor clothing.

The main room is a living room with L-shaped full size kitchen equipped with quality appliances.

In the dining area there is a dining table and 4 chairs, a full size sofa bed and a powerful wood burning fire.

Outside there is a brick pavier terrace facing south and a large wooden deck facing north. Both are for the sole use of the gite.

The 8.5m x 4.5m heated swimming pool is again sole use and is very private!

Size Sleeps up to 4, 1 bedrooms
Access Car essential
Nearest Amenities 5 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Toulouse 84 km, Nearest railway: Toulouse 84 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, Staffed property
General TV, CD player, Table tennis, Games room, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Microwave, Fridge, Freezer
Rooms 1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms
Furniture 1 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ, Bicycles available
Access Parking

The Midi-Pyrenees region

L'Isle-en-Dodon: is about 13km away and is a bastide town which, like Boulogne sur Gesse has yet to succumb to all the pressures of modern life.

Samatan: market is an absolute must see and is a 20 min drive. Every Monday morning the town fills with market stalls selling everything you can think of (and a lot more besides). It is the best market for miles around and is particularly noted for its foie gras (a local speciality).

Lombez: is just before Samatan and has a Cathedral and Leisure Centre Water Park with water chutes, pedoloes, canoes, beach and parkland.

Aurignac: is a lovely village with a roman castle ruin with 360 degree views, Museum and is a 15 minute picturesque drive.

The Gorges de la Save: for walks, picnics and rock climbing is a 15 minute drive away – or you could cycle.

The Grotte de gargas: prehistoric caves with fantastic hand paintings (45 minutes drive).

Marciac: is also 40 minutes away and is famous for its Jazz Festival in August.

Toulouse: is about 1 hour drive and is a city well worth a visit with its 15th century cobbled streets, shops and cafes, museums, art galleries, botanical garden, cruises on the Canal due Midi.

St Betrand du comminges: is a 50 minute drive, stop off on your way to the Pyrenees or Spain and visit the picturesque medieval village with magnificent cathedral perched high above a valley in the foothills of the Pyrenees.

The Pyrenees: are just over an hours drive and well worth a visit at any time of year. Take in the breathtaking views and in the winter why not have a go at skiing or snow boarding at Superbagneres – an experience we can thoroughly recommend. Stop at Luchon and take a cable car ride up to the slopes.

Spain: is only just over an hour away – take a drive through beautiful scenery over the border and enjoy all that Spain has to offer in the way of great views, good value shopping, wine and spirits.

If you fancy a trip to the coast it is about 2 hours 40 minutes to either the Atlantic or Mediterranean coast.

Boulogne sur Gesse

Eating out: there are plenty of places around to eat to suit all tastes (this is France after all). The closest of which is the Auberge Champetre and a very short drive or a good stretch of the legs. Specialises in charcoal grilled meats, they also have a number of theme nights and entertainment during the summer months.

Boulogne sur Gesse: is our closest town about 5km away, and is a typical example of a French country town with its arched market square in the centre of town where a small market is held on Wednesday mornings. It has 2 supermarkets, 2 pharmacies, 3 boulongeries/pattiseries where you can choose from a vast array of breads and cakes, Post Office, Banks, hairdressers, cafes and bar, tabac, newsagents etc. There is also a large leisure lake with leisure facilities. Various activities and events are organised during the summer and in particular there is a firework display with synchronised music in August.

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24 Jul 2014

5/5

"Perfection"

Perfect hosts, perfect accommodation, perfect facilities and pool, perfect location. Therefore a perfect holiday.… More

11 Nov 2013

5/5

"Wonderfully Relaxing - Perfectly Beautiful!!"

We had the most wonderful holiday at La Porcherie, as soon as we arrived Pete and Wendy couldn't of made us feel more welcome, we were not only greeted with huge smiles and hugs but home grown ve… More

27 Jul 2013

5/5

"Spectacular views, peace, luxury and friendship."

We stayed 3 weeks at the gite "La Porcherie" during the summer 2012, when we decided to come back for another 3 weeks in July 2013. The very friendly but discreet hosts Wendy and Pete offer … More

4 May 2013

5/5

"Beautiful location, lovely owners"

Pete and Wendy made our stay at La Porcherie very friendly and relaxed. Good value for money and in a great location for our house hunt that covered the Haute Garonne and Hautes Pyrenees.

They did everything to make sure that our stay was as enjoyable as possible whilst maintaining a very private environment.

We are pleased to have made some new friends and enjoyed celebrating our new purchase!!

We had a lovely stay and would thoroughly recommend this gite to anyone wanting a holiday or a house hunting base.

Thanks Wendy, Pete and Bella

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