Gite | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6
La Singlarie “path of the wild boar” is an organic farm set on a hillside with fantastic views of Najac, one of the “Plus beaux villages de France” and the Aveyron Valley. For those looking for spectacular surroundings and the opportunity to get a little closer to a natural way of life we offer the perfect location.
Close to all activities and amenities (walking, riding, swimming pool & river swimming, kayak, restaurants,markets, historic villages, museums) our newly renovated stone barn has great character and charm. The gite is of a very high standard with spacious accommodation, new fixtures and fittings and two private terraces, both with panoramic views of Najac’s ruined chateau and the surrounding countryside. Najac, a very short car ride from the farm, has a range of restaurants and shops for food, local crafts and gifts.
We provide all bed linen and towels within the price and will serve a light breakfast of croissants, bread, coffee or tea and home made jams and marmalade if you wish. Evening meals are available based upon our organic produceplus a pizza menu for a lighter snack.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, 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||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player|
|General||TV, CD player, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 En suites and 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Double beds (3), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors|
The Ground Floor – entrance to a well appointed newly fitted oak kitchen leading to spacious lounge and dining room with massive oak beams, plenty of comfortable seating and wood burning stove. 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.
Large French doors leading to the two terraces, both with panoramic views.
An oak and iron stair case leads to:
The First Floor – two double bedrooms, each with panoramic views - we will substitute one of the double beds for two singles if needed.
Landing leading to the well appointed bathroom and a further oak and iron staircase to:
The Second Floor – The beamed master bedroom, with stunning views through its large arched window, of Najac and the surrounding countryside; the bedroom has a sitting area and a large well appointed en-suite.
|Further details outdoors|
The Gite is provided with your own vegetable garden (which we look after - although don't not hold back if you would rather! This offers fresh seasonal produce for your table during your stay
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!).
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 lamb that is available to our guests as is other produce when in season, for example: vegetables, fruits, truly free range eggs. If you have children we are sure they will enjoy some of our more “domestic” animals and we will be pleased to make introductions to Gorgon the Kune Kune pig and his “harem”, Vannille and Bamboo the donkeys who think they are cows, Fizz the farm cat and of course the chickens and ducks.
Our other gite has 4 bedrooms sleeping 9 with three bathrooms and spacious, well appointed accommodation throughout (priced the same as the gite described here - see property 38494).
We offer a special discounted rental when both gites are booked for the same period - details and prices on request.
Telephone or Email us for our special offers!!
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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24 May 2014
"Wonderful stay for our family"
Views of the countryside & Najac were spectacular. Thanks so much Jamie & Ali for your great hospitality. Singlarie was very roomy with a large kitchen, living and dining areas as well as 3 roomy bed… More
8 May 2014
"Awesome Place, hosts, farm 10/10"
We had a wonderful time here in March 2014. Jamie and his wife were fantastic hosts and couldn't do enough for us. The kids (9,13) loved the farm animals, feed them and cuddling the donkeys! My … More
26 Aug 2013
"Relaxed & friendly Gite with a great view of Najac"
My family stayed for a week in La Singlarie 1 in late July 2013 with my Aunt & Uncle.We drove down from northern France in a approximately 11 hours with plenty of stops on the way to give us & our 2 y… More
18 Feb 2013
"Idillic setting, helpful hosts and wonderful home produced organic food"
We stayed in La Singlarie last July and would thoroughly recommend this property to anybody looking for a relaxing getaway in a wonderful farm setting with stunning scenery as far as the eye can see. … More
4 Dec 2012
"Spectacluar l'Aveyron Getaway"
The comfort, hospitality, food, and spectacular natural beauty of this gite and farm getaway was the highlight of my trip to France. Waking up each morning to a breath-taking sunrise and view of the … More
9 Nov 2012
"Amazing find, wonderful location and friendly,helpful owners."
This spacious Gite in Najac had everything holiday makers could wish for and many extras. It is set in an idyllic location, wonderful countryside with magnificent views over the chateau . Peace a… More
1 Nov 2012
We had a wonderful stay, with Jamie and Ali being the perfect hosts. We availed of their offer of a meal during our stay from the produce from their Organic Farm. It was most delicious and certainly… More
3 Nov 2011
"Lovely gite, beautiful views, helpful and friendly owners."
We liked to stay at La Singlarie - our childreen (we, too) loved to feed and to stroke the animals. The gite is fantastic, and the views are even more. The nature and quietness are really helping to slow down.
Jamie and Ali are really helpful and friendly. To experience an organic farm is how it is intended to keep animals. Thank you for that.
2 Nov 2011
The place (location) in it self is amazing, the house and it's luxeries comfortable, the owners are friendly, the area is overwelming and the nature by day and night is PARADISE. No sounds of traffic, people but only countryside noises of animals. wind in the trees and the rushing of a stream. The breaking af the day and the setting of the sun at the end of the day is something you really must see and enjoy! We had a splendid time; see our images on Picasawebalbum june 2011 from Jan-Ernst de Planque
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