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House / 4 bedrooms / sleeps 9

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House / 4 bedrooms / sleeps 9

Key Info
  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children over 5
  • Car essential
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden

This house occupies a very secluded position but enjoys easy access to Najac, St Andre De Najac, and La Fouillade. It sits in its own grounds and has a private heated swimming pool with a large terrace at one end enjoying uninterrupted views over the valley of the river Serene, a tributary of the Aveyron. It has a private garden and parking, a courtyard area with a pond in one corner, a Ping-Pong table and a barbecue area. Petanque sets and board games are also available as is a hammock under the shade of the trees if you want to spend a less active afternoon. Bicycles are available for hire in Najac and other local beauty spots to explore the nearby Aveyron or beyond. The property sits adjacent to the river Serene but is also very close to the Aveyron and Viaur rivers. The river Lot is also within easy driving distance A tennis court can be booked in nearby St Andre De Najac. There are lots of facilities within easy reach such as market towns, restaurants, horse riding, canoeing, hot-air ballooning, scenic walks. Slightly further afield places such as the famous bridge at Millau, St Cirq Lapopie, Cordes sur Ciel, Roquefort, Rocamadour, Penne, St Antonin Noble Val, Gorges Du Tarn are all within easy reach. The vineyards of Gaillac are to the south and Cahors to the north.

Size Sleeps up to 9, 4 bedrooms
Will consider Corporate bookings
Access Car essential
Nearest Amenities 2 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Rodez, Nearest railway: Najac
Family friendly Suitable for children over 5
Notes Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Private outdoor pool (heated), Log fire, Internet access, DVD player
Pool Private outdoor pool (heated)
General Central heating, TV, CD player, Table tennis, Satellite TV, 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, Solarium or roof terrace
Furniture Double beds (2), Single beds (5), Dining seats for 9, Lounge seats for 5
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Private outdoor pool (heated), Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ, Bicycles available
Access Parking, Not suitable for wheelchair users
Further details indoors

The property has 4 bedrooms. 2 of them have a double bed. 1 contains 2 singles and the 4th contains 3 singles. There is a shower room with toilet in the upper level and a bathroom with shower & toilet on the middle level. There is also a washing machine with its own utility room. The kitchen contains a dishwasher. Satellite TV is available as well as a DVD player.

External ping-pong table and wi-fi internet access available. Sleeps 9 + a cot.

Further details outdoors

In the courtyard there is a well with a stone surround and roof. A herb garden and flower beds are also to be found in the courtyard. There is a covered pond and beside it a seating area makes a wonderfully cool retreat from the summer sun. A private parking area adjacent to the house allows easy access directly to the main entrance. The 5 x 10 metre pool is close to the house and has a large roof terrace at one end with extensive views. There is a ping-pong table beside the house.

Further details

The pool is exclusively reserved for the occupants of this property. The property is very private and not overlooked.

The Midi-Pyrénées region

In the area you will easily find facilities for canoeing, windsurfing, hot-air ballooning, pony trekking, mountain bike riding, and visits to limestone caverns. The Aveyron Gorges are nearby, the Tarn Gorges are a morning's drive away to the east and the Pyrenees are the same distance to the South West. If you prefer you can simply enjoy the undisturbed peace and quiet of Roucaillou and just venture out to sample some of the many fine restaurants in the area or to visit the vineyards of Cahors and Gaillac. There is a golf course at Albi, 30 minutes away.


The cottage is situated close to Najac, which is listed as one of the prettiest villages in France. It is a town which, apart from being spectacularly picturesque, has a long history and retains many features from the days when its chateau was established as a fortress for the Count of Toulouse. A short drive away is the splendidly preserved medieval hilltop village of Cordes sur Ciel. A little further, and still within an hour's drive, is the red-brick medieval town of Albi with its famous cathedral and Toulouse Lautrec museum. Within easy reach are Villefranche de Rouergue, Rocamadour , St. Cirq Lapopie, Bruniquel, and many bastide villages - most with local markets

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Review 1-7 of 7

8 Aug 2013


"Great for kids - Superb rural location"

What a great place to stay, swim, make as much noise as you like as no neighbours for some distance. The scenery is Stunning and the nearby Najac with its superb Castle and great pizzeria was enjoyed by us all. The house is great, split over 3 levels. The pool is just the job and the bbq and eating area is perfect for al fresco dining.

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      Calendar last updated:25 Aug 2015

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