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La Barabie

Farmhouse | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 8

Key Info
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

A very comfortable home from home, this house is more than a gite. The house, set in a mature garden with wonderful views has it's own private swimming pool.

The location allows you to feel away from it all and yet have easy access to the wealth of activities, history, places of interest. The provision of internet and i-pod docking system means you can feel at home and stay in touch - if you really have to.

This comfortable house is a wonderful base for families and groups alike having an en-suite per bedroom. In the high summer the pool is just what's required for a chill out holiday, but in the cooler months the area is popular with walkers, cyclists and historians

Size Sleeps up to 8, 4 bedrooms
Will consider Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 2 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Toulouse 120 km, Nearest railway: Caussade 30 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, Internet access
General Central heating, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 4 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms of which 4 En suites
Furniture Single beds (4), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 8
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Private garden, BBQ
Access Parking
Further details indoors

The spacious lounge is the hub of the house, with two of the bedrooms leading from it and the large and well equiped dining-kitchen being downstairs. The remaining bedrooms, both with ensuit facilities are on the first floor. The interior is to a standard higher than holiday homes generally as La Barabie is a home over the winter. The owner is keen to provide a great place for people to holiday and enjoy this enchanting area.

Further details outdoors

Plenty of space for families to enjoy time together, as well as the private pool the garden is large enough and flat ehough for fun and games for everyone, with shade being provided by the mature gardens.There is a long outside table for leisurely lunches next to the large BBQ.

Further details

Out of high season prepared to accept long weekend, part week bookings or flexible change over days.

Sheets and towels included.

Final clean included.

The Midi-Pyrenees region

The area is renowned for the Medieval towns steeped in history which still enjoy a quiet sophistication, together with friendly local people who have a warmth to match their lovely countryside.

LOCAL ATTRACTIONS

Medieval villages, Bastide towns, Chateaux, Abbeys, Churches and magnificent natural sites of outstanding beauty; whether it be wooded valleys or the meandering River Aveyron with its dramatic gorges.

A number of local villages and towns have interesting and colourful markets. (NB: Be sure not to miss the local market in St Antonin held on Sunday mornings and Villefranche de Rouergue on Thursdays).

Parisot

The village of Parisot (5 mins by car) has bar, restaurant, small store for daily provisions & bakery... together with Parisot Lake : a lovely setting for walking, open~air restaurant & child activities (also a large firework display and music on the first weekend of August).

The medieval market towns of Villefranche de Rouergue just 20 mins away, Caylus (15 mins), St. Antonin (25 mins) for bars, restaurants, night markets & for sporting activities (canoeing, horse riding, rock climbing, etc.) Other delightful medieval villages/towns nearby with bars, restaurants, speciality shops and night markets.

ACTIVITIES

Horse riding, canoeing, fishing, bird watching, rail trips, rock climbing, wine tasting, museums, pot-holing, tennis and of course walking. Golf is available at Albi (18-hole delightful course), where there is also a water-park for children. An afternoon's excursion by canoe through the Aveyron Gorge is considered a 'must' by nearly all guests.

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Review 1-4 of 4

31 Aug 2014

5/5

"Great place to chill out and relax!"

Great place for R&R. Great host - very knowledgeable and helpful. Can't fault the food or wine! Plenty of it too! Lovely setting and pool area. Nice strolls down to the lake. I would definitely recommend La Barabie. Will definitely be back!

Delighted you enjoyed your stay, as you say the host is appreciated by everyone. Thank you for taking the time to review your stay.

6 Aug 2014

5/5

"Delightful weekend in late Summer sun"

We arived for a family wedding late on aThursday night to be met by the genial host with a slection of charcuterie, fresh bread and some great local wines. The weekend got better thereafter. The house itself is in great shape with x4 nicely proportioned en-suite rooms. All of the ensuites were in good conition and recently refubished. The living areas both inside and outside the house ae great for socialising and the pool area captures the sun from early morning until late at night. Great views over the local countryside and only a 15-20 minute walk back into Parisot or to the local lake complex (bar/restaurant/bike hire). The house is one of 4 in a small hamlet and is about an hours drive from either of the main airports in the area. The owner of the property was on call to help support any of our activities for the long weekend and delivered some outstanding meals based on locally sourced raw ingredients. All in all a great place for a couple of famillies or a group of friends to wile away a summer vacation. The accommodation would also be a great retreat for a festive break.

Thank you so much for taking the time to post a review; you certainly seem to have made the best of your stay in this lovely area. The house is a great base from which to explore either by car or by bike.

6 Aug 2014

5/5

"Excellent facilities & wonderful pool!"

We've previously found it difficult to get a house where all four bedrooms are well proportioned & all have en-suite, so nobody feels like they drew the short straw. La Barabie has it all in this respect.
A well equipped kitchen, big garden with a generously sized pool, BBQ & superb views top the property off.
A pleasant 20 minute walk down pretty country lanes takes you to the lake or village, so easy access to bars & restaurants. Plenty more choice of picturesque villages, restaurants & markets nearby if you do want to explore in the car.
This property represents good value for money & I would be inclined to say the pictures don't do justice for it's beauty & charm.

Thank you so much for taking the time to review La Barabie, very glad you had such a great time. If you have any photos you feel reflect this lovely old house please feel free to send them to me, I'd love to include them for others to see.

18 May 2014

5/5

"Wonderful week"

We stayed here for a week on full board while doing a walking holiday in the area. The hospitality was first class and the meals were wonderful. I think we put on weight in spite of walking 22km each … More

Thank you so much for taking the time to review your stay at La Barabie, delighted you had such a lovely time. We look forward to welcoming you back before too long.

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  • 10 Years listed

Calendar last updated:19 Jul 2014

Based in United Kingdom

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