Gite | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 7
La Singlarie is an organic farm in the Aveyron offering the perfect “get away from it all” holiday location. It is situated in a spectacular position with fantastic views of Najac, one of the “Plus beaux villages de France”. The accommodation is spacious and well appointed with private terrace and garden looking out to Najac. All amenities such as restaurants, markets and shops, activities like local festivals, kayaking, swimming, biking and walking and other places of interest are on your doorstep.
A holiday at La Singlarie offers so much more than most holiday gites: relax into a different world and discover what many French holiday makers still refer to as the “real France”. We will be delighted to help you explore the farm and answer any questions you have about the local area. If you, your family and friends would like to make friends with our animals we will be pleased to make the introductions in a safe and caring environment. We raise organic beef, pork, lamb and free range chicken for the table and for fresh eggs all of which is available to our guests, for them to prepare, or as the basis for evening meals that we serve at your gite (wine included or fruit juice with our children's menu and all the washing up taken away).
|Size||Sleeps up to 7, 4 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||4 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Toulouse/Rodez 70 km, Nearest railway: Najac 4 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player|
|General||TV, CD player, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 2 En suites|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (3), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 9, Lounge seats for 9|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors|
The gite is situated in an ancient original stone barn recently renovated whilst retaining its character featuring stone walls, oak beams. Rustic tiled floors run from the kitchen and wooden floors through out the rest of the gite.
The Ground Floor is very spacious with character full living area with plenty of comfortable settees and chairs coffee and occasional tables. There is a TV for use with the DVD (not terrestrial TV channels) and music centre. We hold a wide range of DVDs for adults and children. Arched French doors lead to your private terrace and garden with panoramic views of Najac and the surrounding country. The dining area has seating for 8 around a large solid wood table. A high chair is available at no charge. The kitchen is equipped with a good range of work surfaces and utensils and cutlery, plenty of cupboard space, oven and hob, microwave, kettle and toaster.
A central oak stair case leads to the First Floor with bedrooms and bathrooms. The beds are provided with good quality bed linen and the bathrooms with towels, all included within the price of your stay.
First is the large twin bedroom character bedroom, with two single beds, plenty of storage with arched window and views across the farm
Next to the twin bedroom is a good sized double bedroom well appointed and with the benefit of an en-suite
A central corridor leads to the good sized single bedroom and opposite is the large family bathroom with bath/over head shower, WC and wash basin. A baby bath is available at no charge.
Finally the corridor takes you to the large master bedroom with large arched French doors opening to look out across the farm and to Najac, with en-suite and additional seating.
There is a separate room external to the gite housing the washing machine.
Internet access via wifi connection is available at the farm house.
|Further details outdoors|
The farm provides a spectacular and peaceful location from which to explore this beautiful part of France.
Our guests are free to take advantage of the tranquility and privacy that La Singlarie offers. We will be delighted to show you the private walks through our woods that are home to a fantastic range of animals and plant life (although you will need to get up early to spot a family of wild boar!) and to give you a tour of the farm.
Our woods are well known locally for the famous cèpes, a wild mushroom delicacy to be found in August and September, wild strawberries in June; chestnuts in the autumn and wild asparagus in the spring.
We produce organic beef and free range pork that is available to our guests as is other produce such as chicken, duck and fresh eggs daily and when in season vegetables and fruits.
Our other gite has 3 double bedrooms sleeping 6 with two bathrooms and spacious, well appointed accommodation throughout (priced the same as the gite described here, see property number 38496)
We offer a special discounted rental when both gites are booked for the same period - details and prices on request.
Telephone or Email for our special offers!! See our website below - for more information
The Midi-Pyrenees region
The Midi Pyrenees/Aveyron is located in the South West of France and includes spectacular countryside, the Pyrenean mountains, rivers and gorges, historical sites including many Bastides (walled and fortified towns), medieval villages, museums and art galleries.
There are outstanding leisure opportunities, including walking riding, climbing, mountain biking, kayak and canoe set in wonderful natural surroundings. The area benefits from a vibrant community spirit with a fantastic range of markets, fetes and other celebrations.
The immediate area provides a huge variety of activities, sites of natural beauty and interest. The medieval village of Najac with its imposing hill top chateau is one of the “Plus beaux villages de France” noted as places of special beauty and culture.
For families, artists, walkers and trekkers and those wishing to get back to nature the area is a delight. If you want to explore the villages; go mountain biking, family kayaking, horse riding or swimming - all facilities are available within a very short distance. There is a very good swimming pool 5 minutes from the farm. Alternatively the surrounding area provides a variety of safe river swimming locations.
Najac, a very short car ride from the farm, offers a range of shops for food, local crafts and gifts and has excellent dining options from cafes and gourmet restaurants to the popular pizza restaurant. The surrounding area and the larger town of Villefranche de Rouergue (20 minutes) and many of the smaller villages offer even more enticing choices.
During spring and summer months it is possible to shop at one of the many village markets any day of the week (including Najac on Sundays and the large market in the centre of the bastide at Villefranche on Thursdays)
The larger towns of Albi (home to a spectacular cathedral and enthralling history, plus the Toulouse Lautrec museum, great shopping and restaurants) and Gaillac (famous for its wines) are easily accessible as are other noted attractions such as Cordes-sur-Ciel, Saint-Cirq-lapopie, Figeac, Conques, Belcastel and the Millau viaduct.
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8 Sep 2014
"A countryside haven on a real working farm"
We stayed here at the beginning of June 2014 and it was the perfect stay for all the family. A beautifully decorated, fully equipped, spacious gite, with a superb view of Najac and the castle. Jamie w… More
1 Sep 2014
"A great location in a comfortable gites in a rural location"
A good gite that accommodated a family of four and two friends very comfortably. well planned out in terms of numbers of bathrooms, bedrooms and a living space with good privacy from neighbours. Also … More
29 Nov 2013
"lovely hide away in the green hills of France"
we had a lovely time in the green hills of the Aveyron region staying on Jamie & Ali's Farm. They have some great organic home grown food to enjoy. Furthermore, lots of historical charm, beautiful views and great roads and unspoiled medieval villages to explore, green pastures, wine vineyards, excellent local markets to buy lovely cheese. We loved the castle in Najac and views on Najac from the farm. Sometimes the castle was covered in clouds, just its nose sticking out, picture perfect!
25 Oct 2013
"Nice place with very kind owners who can start a restaurant!"
Nice and clean appartments with a wonderful view at Najac. We loved the pigs. Aly is a great cook and Jamie the perfect butler.
14 Oct 2013
"well equiped house with a fabulous view."
We had a very pleasant stay at La Singlarie. The house was clean,had a good kitchen en nice beds. We loved to pick our own herbs from the garden. The garden was spacious. Our 5 children were able to play in it and we still had a quiet spot to read. The children loved to help feeding the animals in the afternoon. If we had questions, the owners always had time to answer them. We made a few beautifull walks and visited some nice mediëval towns. On the last night of our stay we had a very nice diner made by the owners. It was a superb holiday!!
12 Oct 2013
"Beautifully located farm with great hosts"
The guest area, an old stone farmhouse, was simple but modern with a wonderful view of the valley and the Najac village and castle. The farm is a working farm and our young daughters were welcome to help feed the pigs daily. The animals are farm animals but treated in the old fashioned way that is so humane compared to most farm animals today. We got great advice for short day trips to both historical sites and places the kids would love. We couldn't give a better recommendation. For either a family stay or a romantic getaway it's a great choice.
12 Oct 2013
"Awesome place, great surroundings!"
Great place. Beautiful house and great nature surrounding it! Please try the food they serve, it's very good. We had a great week, all 9 of us.
27 Nov 2012
"Had a great time with the pigs and chickens :)"
We had a lovely time staying with you on your working farm. Our children really enjoyed the opportunity to feed the animals. Lovely house, yummy food and great views. Thanks for helping to make our tr… More
14 Oct 2012
"Time to chill out"
Our stay at La Singlarie lived up to our expectations. Situated in a most picturesque wooded location, the early morning views of Najac castle veiled in mist were enchanting. Walks through the chestnu… More
13 Oct 2012
"Very comfortable gite in a marvellous location"
La Singularie 2 is one of 2 gites on an organic farm owned and run by an English couple, Jamie and Ali, in Aveyron near the beautiful town of Najac. The accommodation is well planned, simple and comfo… More
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