Cottage | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6
Beautiful restored stone cottage, set between the vineyards of the Gaillac wine area, 2km from the impressive medieval hill top town of Cordes sur Ciel. This area is famous for the bastide villages, good wines, excellent restaurants, with the Toulouse Lautrec museum in Albi only 20km away.
Comfort space and privacy: A peaceful and tranquil hide away in the vineyards of Gaillac wine region 50km out of Toulouse Airport.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Toulouse 50 km, Nearest railway: Cordes-sur-Ciel 3 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, Yes, smoking allowed|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, DVD player|
|Pool||Private outdoor pool (unheated)|
|General||TV, Video player, CD player|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Private outdoor pool (unheated), Balcony or terrace, BBQ, Bicycles available|
|Further details indoors||
A large well-appointed kitchen-diner with fireplace and satelite TV, leading down to a pacious sitting room furnished with antiques.
|Further details outdoors||
Southfacing terrace overlocking the valley with private pool
Owner on hand nearby
The Midi-Pyrenees region
Historically loaded area, increadible landscapes, tarditional hospitality, be inspired. The Midi-Pyrenees is the largest region in France, running from the Pyrenees south of Toulouse, bordering Languedoc-Rousillon to the East, the Limousin & Auvergne to the north and the Poitou-Charente & Aquitaine to the west. The region enjoys a very sunny climate, perfect for appreciating the constant sight of its landscapes.
There are many vineyards in the area (AOC Gaillac wines) which welcome visitors. The area has a long and interesting history and many of the towns and villages are fortified and well worth exploring.
Albi has a magnificent brick cathedral and also a museum dedicated to Toulouse-Lautrec. Near Carmaux is the leisure park of Cap Découverte. The region also has the stunning modern bridge at Millau.
It's southerly location, it is on a parallel with the Mediterranean coast, means a warm spring, long hot summers, and glorious autumns with lovely days often lasting well into November.
The magic triangle: Cordes-Gaillac-Albi
The town of Cordes sur Ciel is a superb hilltop town and centre for artists and is well worth a visit. Also the local villages of Bruniquel, Penne, Puycelci and Castlenau de Montmiral. Explore the local countryside on foot or by bike from the house.
This area is famous for good white and red-wines and exellent restaurants.
All kind of festivals through the year.