Gite | 5 bedrooms | sleeps 14

Key Info
  • Nearest beach 160 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages 5
  • Car essential
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden

It's official! La passerelle is part of the lucky nominees of the Responsible Tourism Awards 2010 organized by Voyages-sncf and Guide du Routard!

La passerelle welcomes you to the charming setting of a maison de maitre

A self catering cottage which houses up to 10 people, la Passerelle is classed as 3 epis by the national association gites de France.

Restored by an architect, the lodging has kept all the character and charm of the Midi-Pyrenees region, while offering an important comfort.

A large open living space on the ground floor for all to be together in the dining room, living room, kitchen and entrance.

The 3 entrance doors give on a terrace and a garden, planted and gardened.

Wood, stone and lime, all natural materials. All photos on our website.

The lodging received the commission Tourism and Handicap for :

* physically disabled people

* blind or visually impaired people

* deaf or hearing impaired people

* mental impaired people

The ground floor is entirely accessible, the first floor also, only the staircases can be an obstacle for certain handicaps.

We thought the architecture and the equipment to make your stay as comfortable and pleasant we could, so that you can fully benefit from your days.

You have at your disposal many facilities for your stay, of which you will be able to find all the details on our site.

We live on the other side of this Maison de maitre, so we are at your service to accommodate you and perfect your stay.

In the heart of the countryside, you will benefit from the enchantering calm of the raised park, the pond and the birds.

A ballade on the Roman way (2km) by foot or bicycle, a small trip to the lake (10 km), one morning at Lavaur's the market (Wednesday and Saturday mornings), one day in Toulouse or at the swimming pool in Lautrec, the landscape garden of Martels (10 km).

At only 40 minutes of Toulouse, Castres or Albi, and 1 hour Carcassonne, the area abounds with thousand places to visit, relax, or sports to be discovered.

The inside of the gite covers roughly 2000 square feet.

The gite has its own grounds covering approximately 1800 square yard of land attached exclusively to the gite, in the middle of a raised park of 1 hectare.

Size Sleeps up to 14, 5 bedrooms
Nearest beach Narbonne 160 km
Will consider Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car essential, Wheelchair users
Nearest Amenities 7 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Toulouse Blagnac 40 km, Nearest railway: Lavaur 7 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 Jacuzzi or hot tub, Log fire, Internet access, DVD player, Staffed property
Pool Children's pool
General Central heating, TV, CD player, Telephone, Fax machine, Table tennis, Safe, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron
Utilities Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 5 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 2 En suites
Furniture 1 Sofa beds, Single beds (10), Cots (2), Dining seats for 14, Lounge seats for 14
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Private garden, Shared garden, BBQ, Swing set
Access Wheelchair users, Secure parking
Further details indoors

The lodging has 5 bedrooms, of which one on the ground floor. There is an extra bedroom for 4 persons, which is optional.

All the bedrooms are equipped with 2 single beds of 90X190 twinable by special hooks, with 2 night tables, 2 bedside lamps and 1 cupboard.

All the switches are available at the entrance and at the head of bed.

The beds are set on arrival and the bathroom linen is provided. The bed linen is recent and of good quality.

For each bed, you have mattress protection, quilt, cover, 2 pillows and linen, bath towel, hand towel and glove.

Two beds are equipped with comfortable foam mattress, a big sofa bed and 2 baby beds are also available, as well as all you need for the babies.

On the ground floor, the en suite bedroom has a large "à l'italienne" shower space (1.50 meter), a wash basin and a seat, accessible with armchair.

On the first floor, one en suite bedroom has a shower space and a wooden wash stand with wash basin.

The bathroom on the first floor is equipped with a bath-tub and a wooden wash stand with double basin.

All the bathroom and facilities are equipped with mats and grab bars.

The kitchen is very well equipped: 90 cm width steal cooker, extractor hood, microwave, dish washer, coffee machine, electric kettle, large refrigerator, freezer, culinary robot, and many accessories of kitchen.

Dinnerware is homogeneous and in double (20 complete forks and knives, 40 glasses, tablecloths, cloths).

The two dining tables for the lunch can be separated according to your wish, with 12 chairs.

The living room is comfortable with its roomy and flexible settees.

Télévison, dvd-mp3 reader, computer with free access to Internet, hifi, telephone, books and games.

For outside, brumisator, straw mattresses, hammocks, trampoline, balls and table-tennis table will let you play and rest.

Further details outdoors

In the heart of the countryside, you will benefit from the enchantering calm of the raised park, the pond and the birds.

A ballade on the Roman way (2km) by foot or bicycle, a small trip to the lake (10 km), one morning at Lavaur's the market (Wednesday and Saturday mornings), one day in Toulouse or at the swimming pool in Lautrec, the landscape garden of Martels (10 km).

At only 40 minutes of Toulouse, Castres or Albi, and 1 hour Carcassonne, the area abounds with thousand places to visit, relax, or sports to be discovered.

The inside of the gite covers roughly 2000 square feet.

The gite has its own grounds covering approximately 1800 square yard of land attached exclusively to the gite, in the middle of a raised park of 1 hectare.

It is an landscaped swimming pool of 11 meters on 8, with several levels of water, a baby pool, a relaxing space (balneo) and probably a slide for this summer.

The borders are in shape of rocks.

A space for hamacs under the trees, a litlle table in the shadow, and many other pleasant installations...

The plantations around are growing, thyme, lavender and rosemary ...

Just like our cottage, the swimming pool is accessible to the handicapped persons, although the access ways are for the moment difficult.

There is a gentle slope with area for wheelchair return, a relaxing area and 3 levels of water.

Further details

The prices are meant all fees included (except telephone consumption).

We do not charge any extra consumption for water or electricity.

We offer you a neat household before your arrival and after your departure.

The central heating (with fuel) is included in cold season, wood for the chimney is free.

Beds are set on arrival and towels are provided for 10 persons.

A down payment of 25 percent of the hiring amount is requested at reservation. A guarantee of 300 euros is required.

Last minute promotion (please refer to our website for periods and prices)

The lodging is open all the year.

The hirings for the week have priority on the hirings for weekends.

Arrival and departure can be any day of the week, apart during the french holiday school periods (Saturday only).

The Midi-Pyrenees region

The Tarn, a combination of forests, mountains, vineyards and plains, is situated in the Midi-Pyrenees Region. Containing the city of Albi, and bastides such as Cordes (famous for its Cathar history), the Tarn is also close to both Toulouse and Montpellier

An ideal holiday base, from which you can explore both South West France and the Midi, it has advantage of a climate which allies the cool, green freshness of Atlantic scenery with the warm, sun-soaked atmosphere of the nearby Mediterranean...

Welcome to the Tarn ! Quality of life is at home here ...

Lavaur

Lavaur is a very nice town with all shops, services, and accommodations (restaurants, supermarkets, banks, doctors, hospital, tourism office ...). It is only 5 mn drive.

Lavaur has a few monuments to visit, old town, cathedral, museum...