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Gite | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 4
Poppy Cottage has been renovated to a high standard, giving comfortable accommodation for 2-4 people. It has attractive arched windows and doors. You will find a spacious sitting room with beautiful views over the terrace and surrounding countryside. The seating area has a small sofa and a sofa bed, providing extra sleeping accommodation if necessary. There is an antique wood burning stove for cooler evenings.
The dining area has a table and four chairs, and is near the door through to a small kitchen. The kitchen is equipped with a modern gas cooker and fridge, but retains the old sink. There is plenty of new crockery and glassware.
The bedroom has a comfortable large double bed (160cm),and plenty of storage space in the wardrobe and chest of drawers.
The newly fitted shower room has a basin set in a vanity unit, a WC and a walk-in shower.
The poppy theme is visible throughout the cottage which is decorated in a smart red and white colour scheme, with poppy print curtains, bedding etc. Good quality linen and towels are provided at no extra cost.
As well as the sunny terrace, there is a large shady garden with plenty of places to relax or have your meals.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 1 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||4 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Rodez 70 km|
|Family friendly||Suitable for children over 5|
|Notes||Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, DVD player|
|General||TV, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Cooker, Fridge, Washing machine|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Shared garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors|
Poppy Cottage is comfortably furnished, a home away from home. The kitchen is well equipped as guests enjoy shopping in the wonderful French markets and creating meals to eat on the terrace or in the garden. Your hostess will endeavour to provide anything you need.
|Further details outdoors|
There is plenty of garden furniture on the terrace and around the garden, including two large tables and chairs, benches, sun loungers etc. There is a small barbecue too.
Not suitable for unsupervised small children as the terrace is raised. The owner has a small dog and several cats. Guests are welcome to bring pets as long as you clean up after them, and they are well behaved. The cottage is approached by a set of stone steps but is all on one level with the garden. You may smoke on the terrace but not inside the property.
The Midi-Pyrénées region
Poppy Cottage is the perfect place to discover the beautiful Quercy countryside with its old towns and fabulous markets.
Only 15 minutes away is St Circ Lapopie, one of Les Plus Beaux Villages de France, and it certainly is beautiful. Explore the narrow streets and enjoy the craft shops and traditional restaurants. www.saint-cirqlapopie.com
About 30 minutes away are the interesting towns of Cahors, Figeac and Villefranche de Rouergue, each with superb churches to visit. The Thursday morning market at Villefranche is one of the best in south west France.
Cajarc is a busy small town with several restaurants and bars. In late July there is the African music festival Africajarc, for more details see www.africajarc.com. The place will be buzzing with music and a market of African crafts and food.
At the end of October there is a more sedate Fete du Safran du Quercy, with a special market, and menus featuring saffron in the local restaurants. You can take a tour of a saffron field with M. Didier Doucet, but if you are staying at Poppy Cottage, it will be right in front of you! Visit www.safran-du-quercy.com
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3 Aug 2014
"Couldn't ask for a better welcome!"
Arrived in wild weather the day before Badtille day and Caroline was extremely welcoming and helpful. The gite is in a great location to explore the delights of the Lot river valley. Cajarc is a great little town with all the services you need and the Tourist Office is very friendly. The cottage is very comfortable and we had some lovely meals in the garden thanks to the great local produce from the boucherie. Only slight problem is the wifi signal is not strong but Caroline was happy to have us in the house to get a better signal.
Thanks, it was lovely having you both here and I'm glad you enjoyed it. I have moved the Livebox into my kitchen and the wifi signal in the gite is now full strength.
16 Apr 2014
"Loved it so much that I've booked again!!!"
I had a fantastic week's holiday in this charming rural cottage in 2013 (and have booked again for 2014, can't wait). Poppy Cottage is very clean, beautifully decorated, the bed is great - I slept so well – the shower is fantastic, the rooms are a good size and and the bedroom has lots of space for clothes (I can't travel light). Well equipped kitchen too and a lovely garden and terraces for drinks or to relax in. There's nothing I don't like about it! Caroline, the owner, is as charming as her cottage and very helpful.
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