Barn | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 8
“Beaulieu” is French for 'beautiful place', strategically located in the heart of wine country with countless villages, bastilles and several larger cities within an hour drive. You are invited to experience the peace and quiet of the French countryside, in breathtaking surroundings at this lovely property.
The old barn has been renovated into the guesthouse (gite). The renovations have been tastefully done, balancing the old world charm of the building with the 'creature comforts' of today. On the ground floor, off the covered terrace, you will find an open plan living room, dining area and kitchen, 2 bedrooms and a bathroom. The living area has comfortable sofas, tv and stereo. The custom built oak kitchen is fully fitted with stove/oven, refrigerator, freezer, dishwasher, microwave and smaller appliances. Bedroom I has a king size double bed, bedroom II is fitted with twin beds. The bathroom is fully tiled, has a sink, wc and a walk-in shower. There is also a laundry room with washing machine and extra refrigerator on the ground floor. The ground floor is designed wheelchair friendly with ramp access to the terrace, wide hallway and doors and no thresholds. An oak staircase leads from the covered terrace to a balcony off of which there are 2 twin bedrooms and a bathroom. The bathroom is fully tiled with sink, wc and shower.
The outdoors has stunning views of rolling hills and farmland and there are several covered and open terraces to be enjoyed. In the garden there is a large pool with pool terrace. The pool measures 5.5m x 11.5m x 1.2 x 2.2, and is fitted with regulation immersion alarm. Stair and ramp access to the pool area. The friendly owner lives nearby and occasionally shares the pool. Beaulieu is within easy reach of numerous vineyards, golf courses, lakes and other activities such as: cycling, horseback riding, sightseeing and a large amusement park.
|Size||Sleeps up to 8, 4 bedrooms|
|Access||Car not necessary, Wheelchair users|
|Nearest Amenities||5 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Blagnac, Toulouse 100 km, Nearest railway: Toulouse, or Agen 100 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
|General||TV, CD player, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (6), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 5|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Shared garden, BBQ|
|Access||Parking, Wheelchair users|
The Midi-Pyrenees region
Maison Beaulieu is situated in the Tarn-et-Garonne district, known for its unspoilt countryside of rolling hills and valleys, beautiful farmland, oak forests, vineyards and historic hill-top Bastide villages. The region benefits from a warm sunny climate, making it ideal holiday weather and perfect for relaxing by the pool, eating alfresco and taking long and leisurely walks along the Canal de Midi or exploring the Pilgrimage trails of the St. Jacques-de-Compostelle.
The guesthouse is situated in rural countryside, but conveniently located near markets, shops, restaurants, 5-30 min drive away:
Boulangerie Castelsagrat – the best baker in the area, only 5 min drive.
Supermarkets – both Valence D'Agen and Moissac are 15 minutes away.
Places to eat – there are many to choose from, from fast food to gourmet restaurants and we would be happy to suggest several places.
Wine – Both local (Buzet, Fronton) and renowned (St. Emilion, Tariquet) vinyards are within easy driving distance.
Armagnac – originates from this region – Chateau Cassaigne makes for a lovely outing
Golf – The nearest golf course Golf d'Espelais is 15 minutes drive.
Amusement park – Walibi , a fun place for kids, is re-opened in April 2012.
The charming medieval city of Lauzerte a UNESCO heritage site and part of the Santiago de Compostela Pilgrimage is just 20 minutes away.
The lovely city of Cahors with close to two hundred or so wine domaines and Chateaux in the area is a lovely day out as is the ancient city of Rocamadour with neighbouring grottos.