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beautifully restored Bacquies barn

Barn | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 6

Key Info
  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children over
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome

The property is well equipped and gives you everything you need for a relaxing holiday. The barn is surrounded by farmland and there is good walking and cycling in the area.

There is much to explore in the area and many places of interest are easily accessible.

St Antonin(8kms away) has a lively Sunday market and has many festivals and concerts throughout the summer and a spectacular firework display in August. It also boasts the oldest town hall in France and many other interesting buildings. St Antonin is also a centre for outdoor activities. Canoeing, rock climbing, horse riding and paragliding are all available nearby.

Size Sleeps up to 6, 2 bedrooms
Will consider Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised, Wheelchair users
Nearest Amenities 1 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Toulouse 60 km, Nearest railway: Caussade 4 km
Family friendly Suitable for children over 5, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, DVD player
General Central heating, CD player, Telephone, Table tennis, Games room, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Iron
Utilities Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms
Furniture 1 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 3
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Shared garden, BBQ, Bicycles available
Access Parking, Wheelchair users
Further details indoors

Easy access by French doors to the courtyard.

Sofa bed available to extend occupancy to 6 people on the mezzanine floor.

Upstairs twin bedroom has low ceiling height in parts so is more suitable for children (although adults have stayed there and been quite happy!)

Further details outdoors

There is a garage attached to the barn

9 x 6 metre solar heated pool with Roman steps for access, depth 1.5 metres all over.

Pool loungers and chairs, large umbrella and tree for shade

Table, chairs and umbrella for alfresco eating

Gas BBQ

Games room with a variety of indoor and outdoor games and a home cinema.

Further details

Welcome pack available on arrival

Towels are provided but please bring your own swimming towesl.

English speaker available for any queries(initially by phone)

Pool inspected and cleaned weekly

The Midi-Pyrenees region

Known for its green rolling landscape and rivers flowing through spectacular gorges, the area will be loved by anyone who loves walking, cycling, fishing, canoeing and exploring. There are fortified villages, castles to investigate, bustling markets and local fêtes or just simply relax and enjoy a glass of wine and fine dining in the many restaurants and bars in the villages.

Septfonds

Septfonds is a village with local amenities. The Festival du Chapeau takes place every July and there are other events during the year.

St Antonin(8kms away) has a lively Sunday market and has many festivals and concerts throughout the summer and a spectacular firework display in August. It also boasts the oldest town hall in France and many other interesting buildings. St Antonin is also a centre for outdoor activities. Canoeing, rock climbing, horse riding and paragliding are all available nearby.

There are many small fortified villages to explore, Penne, Najac, Cordes Sur Ciel, all being rich in history, with wonderful views, winding streets and small shops to explore.

Further afield you can explore the historic towns of Albi and Villefranche de Rourgue, the dramatic scenery of the Aveyron gorge, the Gaillac and Cahors vineyards and the fortified hilltop villages of the area.

There are many day trips to places of interest for children.

Our grandchildren's favourite is Agrip Adventure, near Montauban, which is a climbing adventure park, with rope walks, zip wires etc through the trees. Also very popular withthe adults, it is in fact suitable for all ages.

Cap D'ecouverte is another fun park, with dry ski and sledding slopes, zip wires and a great pool with inflatables.

There is a small golf course, Golf du Torche, 30 minutes away with a good value driving range for all ages.

There is a zoo/safari park not far from Toulouse which visitors have enjoyed as well as Animaparc which is a theme park mainly suitable for children up to 10 years.

If you are prepared to drive some distance it is possible to visit the Millau bridge, and the Rocomador caves and even Carcassone for day trips.

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18 Sep 2014

5/5

"Idyllic stay"

We loved our holiday here. The barn was clean and comfortable and kitchen extremely well kitted out, actually better than our own at home! The best part however was the swimming pool. The kids spent h… More

30 Aug 2014

5/5

"A place for rest and peace"

Arriving at Bacquies Barn we felt directly home although we were far from daily business coming in a oasis of rest. Along a small quiet road just outside, but nearby, touristic regions. Away from th… More

24 Aug 2014

5/5

"Home from Home"

Visited Bacquies Barn with two teenagers in August 2014. Everything we could possibly have wanted for our holiday was provided. A well equipped kitchen, a fully enclosed garden (for the dog) and a gam… More

5 May 2014

5/5

"Very well equipped accommodation in a convenient location"

We had a very relaxing holiday. Penny and Vernon were extremely welcoming hosts. The barn is well located and very well equipped, in a peaceful, but not isolated area.The log burner got some use in th… More

17 Sep 2013

5/5

"A well-appointed gite in a lovely spot. Great for wheelchairs."

Bacquies Barn is a beautifully renovated gite in a very pleasant setting with a pool, games room, large garden and lovely views of the neighbouring fields. The gite and the grounds are great for someo… More

3 Sep 2013

5/5

"Lovely accommodation in a very picturesque area"

We arrived at Bacquies after travelling through some beautiful French countryside. The barn was all we knew it would be-airy and light with all mod-cons.Plenty of garden space to sit and relax or play… More

26 May 2013

5/5

"Great Area, immaculate accommodation."

We had an excellent Spring visit to The Barn with 4 adults. The accommodation is immaculate and we could not think of a single item item that had been overlooked in terms of equipment, amenities or e… More

9 Oct 2012

5/5

"Wonderful stay in a beautiful part of France"

We really enjoyed our time at Bacquies Barn, the perfect size for two people and two large dogs, enabling us all to be comfortable without rattling around. The furnishings are comfortable and relaxing… More

20 Sep 2012

5/5

"Excellent gite in a quiet, interesting area of France."

All the facilities you could want are available at the gite. Games room, swimming pool, gas barbeque and plenty of space to relax, eat outdoors and room for children to play. Lots to do in the area … More

29 Aug 2012

5/5

"Wonderful spot and facilities"

Beautiful barn conversion in a quiet area with lots of interesting things to do nearby. We visited a lake, went to a fabulous adventure park and enjoyed canoeing down the Averyon gorge. There are al… More

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Calendar last updated:05 Sep 2014

Based in United Kingdom

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  • French

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