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Chez Théret

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Main living room with large sit-in fireplace and comfy sofas

Cottage / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 6

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Cottage / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 6

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

Large 1875 farmhouse gite in a quiet Languedoc village. If you fancy somewhere to relax or entertain with plenty of outdoor activities for all seasons and wonderful local cuisine, look no further! Perfect for walking, cycling / mountain biking, swimming in lakes and rivers, paragliding, skiing and horse riding.

Description:

Our recently renovated farmhouse has a large, open-plan groundfloor living room/dining room/kitchen, spread over both the original living area and the barn for animals, which can be seen by many remaining features. A huge open fire and large comfy sofas set in the living room provide the ultimate space for cosy evenings in, whilst central heating including underfloor heating ensure the whole house is warm in the cooler months. Up on the 1st floor is a second sitting area for enjoying the view and reading, and access to the large private garden at the rear of the property where you can enjoy dining or sunbathing, overlooking the Margeride mountains.

All three spacious bedrooms are en suite. One is the original bedroom and has its own shower room and separate wc. The second bedroom is split-level, with a dressing room and large ensuite luxury bath and shower room (again with a separate wc). The third bedroom on the 2nd floor is accessed via a bridge overlooking the whole of the interior, again with en suite shower/wc room. The first and second bedrooms have double beds. The third currently has a sofa bed and is ideal for children (NB the house does not have stairgates for children).

Location:

The gite is set in a quiet village location with towns nearby. The medieval town of Le Malzieu-Ville and Saint-Chély-d'Apcher are both a 10 minutes drive from the house. The town of Saint-Chély-d'Apcher has two local supermarkets, and a variety of local shops in the high street. The town of La Garde, a 5 minutes drive, has a bakery, a local shop for essentials, and a bar/tabac.

Both Le Malzieu-Ville and Saint-Chély-d'Apcher host a farmers market every week during the year from 8:00am to 1:00pm on the Tuesday and Thursday respectively.

All activities are under a 30 minutes drive from the house apart from the skiing that is approximately 50 minutes and the paragliding, 40 minutes.

Local food:

You have wonderful local restaurants serving regional favourites ranging from "saucisse aligot" to "la pachade". Restaurants menus typically range from 14 Euros for a lunchtime menu (3 courses, wine, and coffee included) to 20/40 Euros for traditional cuisine in the evening. There is also a Michelin star restaurant in Aumont-Aubrac - Chez Camillou.

Activities:

A number of walks and mountain biking trails are accessible from the house. It is possible to rent all cycling equipment in Saint-Chély-d'Apcher. There is a tennis court for the village.

We have a number of horse riding schools offering a range of options from a couple of hours to a 2/3 day trips. They cater for most ages and beginners to advanced.

The two nearby lakes are the Lac du Moulinet and the Lac de Gabarit, which both offer a number of water sport activities. It is possible to swin in the Tuyère river in most areas.

Size Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms
Will consider Long term lets (over 1 month)
Access Car essential
Nearest Amenities 2 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Rodez 110 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, DVD player
Pool Children's pool
General Central heating
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 3 En suites
Furniture 1 Sofa beds, Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 12
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Private garden, BBQ, Bicycles available, Swing set
Access Parking

The Languedoc-Roussillon region

The house is situated between La Margeride, a mountainous region, and l'Aubrac, a volcanic and granitic plateau. It is home to many rivers such as La Truyere and L'Allier, as well as lakes including glacial lakes. The views of the landscape are stunning and the region is typically characterised by hot summers and cold winters.

It is ideal for walks, cycling, swimming in nature, horse riding, fishing and winter activities. It is rural France at its best, with local traditions - food, wine, architecture and annual festivities.

It is at 1,000 m in altitude and is near to two skiing resorts open all year:

1) Les Bouviers

The resort of Les Bouviers (40 minutes): Nordic skiing in the Margeride, 32km of cross country pistes (both traditional and skating), and 15km for snowshoes walkers. In the summer, it has 400km of trekking pistes (some of which go by the house!).

Classes and full equipment rental available, www.lesbouviers.com

2) Le Lioran

The resort of Le Lioran (1 hour): offering both alpine including off-piste and Nordic skiing. Alpine: 60 km, 42 runs, 22 lifts across 4 areas

Nordic Skiing (Col de Prat Bouc): 45km of cross country pistes (9 runs). In the summer, 15 downhill pistes and 650km of trekking pistes.

Classes and full equipment rental available, www.lelioran.com

Le Malzieu-Ville

The medieval town of Le Malzieu offers general amenities (bakery, butcher, cheese shop, pharmacy and local shop), a popular local restaurant, and a range of activities (outdoor public swimming pool, canoeing, horse riding, climbing, walks, tennis, and fishing). The bigger town of Saint Chely d'Apcher has all amenities, including a weekly street market where you can buy locally produced food as well as souvenirs.

Restaurants in the area range from 12 Euros for an authentic regional four course set menu plus wine and coffee, to Michelin star cuisine. And why not treat yourself to a half or full day natural hot spring spa in the Aubrac?

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20 Oct 2013

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"Characterful, charming, peaceful village - and plenty to do in the local area."

The house itself is in a small, quiet hamlet but with easy access to both La Garde and St Chely D'Apacher for everyday shopping and eating. It's a magnificent barn conversion, beautifully fi… More

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