House | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 6
Mon Reve is the ideal home for both the active,outdoor enthusiast ; those who love historic medieval villages with bustling markets and a wealth of cultural activities;or those who want to combine these with a tranquil,extremely friendly village experience.
Bunkbeds available if needed.
Fixed electric radiators downstairs/ halogen and oil-filled heaters upstairs.
Open,spacious living/dining area.
High quality bathrooms.
Board games and selection of books,dvd's and guest information.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 4 bedrooms|
|Will consider||House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||100 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Rodez 100 km, Nearest railway: Lexos 6 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, Table tennis, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (2), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Private garden, BBQ, Bicycles available|
|Further details indoors||
Two designer bathrooms .
Extra study/painting/writing room next to master bedroom available upon request.
Modern and original features blend harmoniously in this very much 'lived in ' home.
All modern appliances in the kitchen.
Spacious light and airy lounge/dining room of generous proportions.
|Further details outdoors||
Choice of eating areas with tables and plenty of chairs.
Table tennis, dartboard, boules and tennis racquets available for local court.
Old boule court .
Undercover seating area.
Welcome pack on arrival.
Opportunity for owners to advise or act as guides for local walks and places of interest.
Breakfasts and evening meals can be provided for a further charge.
The Midi-Pyrenees region
A fairytale kingdom; a land dotted with spectacular castles, such as Najac, Penne and Brunequel; magical pre-historical grottos; atmospheric Churches and Abbeys like Albi, Conques, Moissac and Beaulieu (just 4 kilometres from the house).
Medieval "bastide" towns tower above the surrounding countryside such as Cordes, Rocamadour and St-Cirq-Lapopie. The breathtaking rivers of the Tarn and Averyon ribbon their way through the valley gorges.
The regions rich artistic heritage celebrates Goya in Castres, Ingres in Montauban and Toulouse-Lautrec in Albi.
The region receives more than 2000 sunshine hours per year making it one of the sunniest places in France. Thus vegitation is lush and verdant: open rolling hillsides give way to green sunflower filled pastureland and cool shaded woodland.
St Antonin Noble Val
Verfeil is a tranquil, friendly village of about 300. It has a 17c. church,a boulangerie/patisserie, providing freshly-baked bread and pastries ,a tennis and boule court,a children's playground and a football pitch;all sports equipment is in the house.
An excellent bistro/bar with an English- speaking owner, a post office, garage and tourist information/library/ internet facility is open daily.
A wide range of walks in picturesque surroundings lead directly from the house; from a gentle 45 minute circuit, through to more challenging full days for the very keen hiker (picnics can be provided).Backpacks and maps are provided. Tennis, boules and table tennis equipment is also available.
Caylus, Parisot and St. Antonin offer either lakes for pedalos and fishing and / or swimming pools. A dip in the river is always popular too.Canoeing is extremely popular on the Averyon with half and full day hire available from numerous venues.
Tree assault courses,horse riding,pot-holing,rock-climbing,cycling,paint-balling,and a par3,9-hole golf course are all within easy reach of the house.An 18-hole course is available inAlbi as well as a huge outdoor water theme park;a smaller one is located near Cordes.
Opportunities for pilates,yoga,french lessons cookery classes and painting can also be organised for guests.
Daily,colourful,bustling makets are a delight ;the largest being St Antonin and Villefranche,( architecturally stunning towns),and are held on Sundays and Thursdays.
Restaurants in St Antonin cater for every purse and palate ;our local bistro and other 'auberges' in the near vicinity serve excellent traditional country cuisine;3-5 courses,with wine, range from 11 -15 euros. English films are shown regularly.
Verfeil has a famous music festival held in August. Every other village has its own arts event throughout the Summer.