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Gite | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 2

Key Info
  • Swimming pool
  • Not suitable for children
  • Car essential
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden

La Petite Grange – Self contained holiday gite with 10m pool.

This 19th Century barn has been beautifully restored and converted by the current owners to offer traditional French country accommodation. Exposed beams and original stonework are complemented with contemporary décor and furnishings, making this the ideal getaway for those who appreciate both rustic charm and modern convenience.

La Petite Grange has been designed with adults in mind. It comprises a well equipped kitchen area, comfortable lounge, a downstairs bathroom with shower and a large, airy double bedroom accessed by a traditional open staircase. Outside, you will enjoy the sunny south-facing gardens and large outdoor heated pool which overlook the stunning local scenery.

On site owners Marion and Graham have lived in St Projet for many years and are happy to share with you their knowledge of the local area and it's many attractions and activities. Books, games and DVD's are also available free of charge.

Perfect for both short holidays and longer stays, La Petite Grange is the ideal base to explore this region of outstanding natural beauty or to simply sit back, relax and hide away from the world.

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Size Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms
Will consider Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car essential
Nearest Amenities 12 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Rodez 78 km, Nearest railway: Caussade 35 km
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access, DVD player
General CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer
Rooms 1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms
Furniture Double beds (1), Dining seats for 2, Lounge seats for 2
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Private garden, BBQ
Access Parking
Further details indoors

Selection of books, games and DVDs available.

Boules

Use of laundry facilities by arrangement

Heated outdoor pool, shared with the owners

Pool towels provided

Further details outdoors

Sun loungers

Patio furniture

Heated 10m pool, depth 1.5m (no shallow end) normally in use from mid-May to early October, depending on the weather.

The pool is shared with the owners.

Further details

Welcome pack on arrival

The Midi-Pyrenees region

Known for its green rolling landscape and rivers flowing through spectacular gorges, the area will suit anyone who loves walking, cycling, fishing, horseriding and nature in general. There are fortified villages (bastides) and Cathar castles; bustling markets and local fetes or just simply relax and enjoy a glass of wine.

For art lovers, visit Albi and the Toulouse Lautrec Museum.

Moissac - Abbaye St Pierre and jazz festival in July, classical concerts in July and August.

Cahors - Blues Festival in July

Millau - take a trip across the stunning Millau bridge or visit the Roquefort caves.

Saint Projet Village

Situated in the secluded hamlet of Mas De Guinet, La Petite Grange is the perfect place for exploring the beautful unspoilt countryside.

Just a short cycle along gently winding lanes is St Projet which is home to a 13th Century chateau which boasts quite a story! The village hosts some lively fetes in the summer - the Giant Omelette and Marché Gourmand take place in July and August. Not to be outdone, nearby Parisot has the Giant Paella evening and impressive fireworks.

The rivers Lot and Aveyron are only half an hour's drive away, where canoes can be hired. There are several beautiful villages within easy reach. Our local restaurant is 5 minutes drive and the nearest supermarket is a 15 minute drive.

The local markets are not to be missed - St Antonin has a very lively market on Sunday mornings; Villefranche de Rouergue's market is on Thursday mornings but our favourite is Limogne on Sunday morning which is a quieter farmer's market.

The bastide village of Cordes-sur-Ciel is well worth a visit - on the way you drive through some of the Gaillac wine area, so why not stop at one of the vineyards for a 'degustation'. Try picturesque Najac with its Cathar castle, or St Cirq Lapopie overlooking the river Lot.

Our favourite restaurant, La Grange du Cros, has a lovely ambience and is very popular - don't forget to book!

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20 Aug 2014

5/5

"Excellent value for money"

A neat and well stocked gite on owners lovely property with huge garden and wonderful pool. Peaceful and relaxing in a beautiful part of France. The owners are delightful and extremely friendly and … More

17 Jul 2014

5/5

"Lovely area, comfortable accommodation and friendly hosts."

Very comfortable accommodation with everything provided down to the smallest detail. Friendly hosts but not intrusive. Excellent cycling area and lots of places to visit. The stairs may be a proble… More

13 Jul 2014

4/5

"Rural charm and hospitality away from the crowds"

A gite offering rural charm and hospitality! Our hosts provided us with everything we could possibly want during our week-long stay. The swimming pool provided the perfect escape from the heat and the… More

27 Jun 2014

5/5

"A delightful place"

This is a perfect spot for a holiday hide-away. The downstairs of this bijou barn was always lovely and cool, even on the hottest days and the upstairs bedroom is exceedingly roomy.the location's… More

22 Jun 2014

5/5

"An utterly charming little home for the week!!"

Marion and Graham were perfect hosts, providing a wonderfully compact home for the week. The cottage has everything you might need to enjoy a leisurely break in this little corner of France. Thoughtfu… More

24 Oct 2013

5/5

"As special as ever!"

Returned to this gorgeous gite for an autumn break. All the comments in my previous review are still true. Even though it was not warm enough for a dip in the pool we still had a lovely relaxing stay … More

11 Oct 2012

5/5

"Beautiful Rural Setting"

My wife and I returned to the cottage after a superb first visit in 2010. It is located in The beautiful countryside of Tarn et Garonne. The property itself is ideally suited for a couple, all the … More

28 Aug 2012

5/5

"great if you want a bit of piece and quiet"

My girlfriend and I stayed at Graham and Marion's cottage just outside Saint Projet for a week in early August, the cottage itself exceeded expectations with a clean bathroom, fully kitted kitchen and a gorgous loft bedroom with exposed rafters and a good finish.

The cottage also had wifi internet and UK sky (which was handy considering the Olympics were on) and a large swimming pool in the garden for cooling off in the hot afternoons.

The hosts are lovely and make sure the kitchen is stocked with the essentials, tea, coffee, salt pepper, oil, herbs, milk on arrival and are there for recommendations.
Our favorite local place was Saint Cirq Lapopie however the Milau viaduct and Galliac wine region are all nearby for day trips and the local markets were also a winner.

The only item we struggled on were there aren't any local restaurants in easy walking distance but if you don't have a problem having a designated driver then you have everything you need around you.

10 Jul 2012

5/5

"Perfect place with fantastic hosts"

We enjoyed a really special holiday at this lovely gite which had everything we needed and great attention to detail. The owners were friendly, fun and welcoming. We loved relaxing in the pool in the … More

20 May 2012

5/5

"Great place for couples to stay"

Really enjoyed our stay - excellent hosts with good attention to detail to aid a comfortable holiday. The pool was a great benefit when the spring weather was kind. A quiet location which provided a good base for discovering all the local sites and attractions.

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Calendar last updated:07 Sep 2014

Based in France

Languages spoken
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  • French

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