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La Maison D'Anna

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Excellent 5/5 Score from 5 reviews

Cottage | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Swimming pool
  • Ski
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden

La Maison D'Anna is a charming house in the picturesque village of St Sulpice sur Cele in Le Lot region of south west France. The house is typical of the area and is situated on a quiet single track road that leads from the village church to the river valley road. The house has a delightful terraced garden.

Accommodation is on two floors. The first floor, accessed from the top of the stone steps which lead from the front garden, comprises the well equipped kitchen, the dining room and living room. Upstairs are 2 bedrooms and bathroom. There is a kingsize bed in one bedroom and two single beds in the other; the bathroom has a bath, shower, washbasin and toilet. The bathroom is accessed through the bedroom which has the 2 single beds. These beds can be put together to make a queen size bed.

The well equipped kitchen has an electric oven, a gas hob, double sink, washing machine and plenty of storage and worktop space. The dining room has a large stone fireplace with a wood burning stove; the living room has a sofa, armchair, and a double futon sofa bed. The ground floor is where we store the canoes, bicycles and outdoor garden furniture and barbecue.

The secluded front garden has lovely views and ample space for outdoor tables and chairs.

Size Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms
Nearest beach N/a
Will consider Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Rodez 83 km, Nearest railway: Figeac 28 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire
Pool Shared outdoor pool (unheated), Children's pool
Standard Kettle, Iron
Utilities Clothes dryer, Cooker, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture 1 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Shared outdoor pool (unheated), Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ, Bicycles available, Swing set, Private fishing lake or river
Access Parking
Further details indoors

The house has been sympathetically renovated and has kept its character.

The house is fully furnished and has a well equipped kitchen.

The dining room has a large dining table and a wood burning stove.

The living room has one futon sofa bed, separate sofa and chair.

Bicycles and barbecue outdoor table and chairs are stored on the ground floor (basement)

Further details outdoors

Bicycles are in the basement of the house. The bicycles are handy for fetching bread/croissants and groceries locally from the market or village store. Bread and croissants can be ordered in the village for the following day. Grocery vans, meat, fish, vegetables and bread visit the village on various days throughout the village.

Canoes (including transport) can be hired locally. Tennis and horse riding, mini golf are available nearby. Various bicycles (3) available to use.

Free internet is 2.5 kilometres away in the local post office in Marcilhac.

Wi fi is available at most cafes

Further details

Please let us know if you require linen. Towels and bed linen can be provided at an additional charge of £12.00 per person. Long term lets welcome and we will consider installing a phone line/internet and television. A telephone cable is currently in the house.

The Midi-Pyrénées region

Saint Sulpice sur Cele is situated in the Cele River valley, in the department of the Lot, halfway between Cahors and Figeac in the midi Pyrenees. The village is in the Parc Naturel regionel des Causses du Quercy, and lies within an area known as 'le Triangle Noir du Quercy' so named because of the clear night skies, unpolluted by light.

St Sulpice is built on the escarpment, rising from the bottom of the Cele River valley to the foot of the limestone cliffs which shelter the village to the north. These cliffs stretch away southwest, as far as the confluence of the rivers Cele and Le Lot, and northeast, to Figeac. At the top of the village and built into the base of the cliffs are several troglodyte houses.

The surrounding, beautiful, and unspoilt countryside supports a rich diversity of birds, animals, and insects with the river Cele in particular providing a wonderful environment for dragonflies: a fact that attracted David Attenborough and a BBC wildlife team to make a film called 'Dragonfly Beauty or Beast'.

The Auvergne mountain range and the family small and friendly ski resort of Lioran is 82 kilometers away.


Rocamadour, St Cirq lapopie, Cahors, Figeac, Toulouse, Villeneuve sur lot, pre historic underground and underwater caves.

wonderful summer fetes, markets, walking, cycling, canoeing kayaking on the river, wine tasting, outstanding gastronomy, truffles!

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23 Sep 2014


"A super Gite in a peaceful, relaxed location set in stunning sceanery."

We spent two wonderful weeks in this picturesque Gite and didn't want to go home. Very attractive location with stunning views from the property & an ideal base for exploring some of the most att… More

20 Sep 2014


"Home-from-home with outstanding communication from owner"

Where to start?

Myself plus my wife, two-year-old son and parents-in-law enjoyed a perfect week in August, and would recommend the property to anyone. Stylish, spacious, cosy, jaw-droppingly well-equipped and in a beautiful location, the cottage had us spellbound from the outset.

Perhaps as importantly, the communication and flexibility of the owner, Michele, was also exemplary - she was incredibly helpful both before, during and after, and even let us stay an extra night with no worries.

The cottage is gorgeous: a vision of old stone and wood, decked out in luxurious vintage country style inside. It's precisely the kind of holiday home one dreams of owning!

Every room is generously stocked with home comforts - everything is taken care of: from the wonderful kitchen and its vast arrays of cookbooks, condiments and pans; to the impressive bookshelves packed with literary classics and games; to the neat cellar with its bikes, boules and BBQ.

We enjoyed staying in as much as going out! The garden was a lovely place to eat, drink and relax, with nearby walks and stunning views - and several exquisite villages a stone's throw away.

We cannot speak any more highly of this idyllic retreat. Enjoy!

8 Sep 2014


"Inspiring location and comfortable character property made for an excellent holiday base."

A great scenic location with memorable landscapes - viewed through property's windows. Well appointed and creative interior. Plenty of outdoor activities locally - especially if you like swimming and canoeing - or want to try out your potential! A selection of good restaurants, shops and markets within easy reach of the cottage. Great selection of cook books if you want to experiment with local produce and cuisine. We would love to return!

7 Mar 2014


"The perfect French retreat"

I've been meaning to say how much we enjoyed our stay at la Maison d 'Anna. So many highlights - the midday dips in the river at the bottom of the lane, the wonderful walks up on the causse and along the valley, canoeing escapades, wandering in charming Figeac, frequenting friendly eateries in nearby Marcilhac, and not forgetting the garden (perfect for sitting out in during the cool of the evening), the thoughtfully restored house with its splendid views from the upstairs bedroom, and perhaps the best cottage kitchen in the world (certainly the best collection of cookery books!). Also there is far less bustle in this bit of the Lot region even in the height of the summer holidays (a far cry from much of the Dordogne which can get like Piccadilly Circus). The owner was off-site but always very responsive. I am recommending La Maison d'Anna to everyone.

7 Mar 2014


"Lovely house and beautiful location"

La Maison D'Anna is a near perfect French holiday house - a lovely rustic kitchen with lots of cooking equipment, a large, bright sitting room with a beautiful view, and the most fantastic bedroom - the bed is huge! The outside space is comfortable and pretty, and you can easily walk to the river and the village swimming pool.

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  • 2 Years listed

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Calendar last updated:25 Dec 2014

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