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Lavayssiere House

  • 10 bedrooms
  • 20 sleeps
  • 7 nights min stay

Lavayssiere

Excellent 5/5 Excellent – based on 25 reviews

  • House
  • 10 bedrooms
  • 20 sleeps
  • 7 nights min stay

Description from owner

Description

A grand 18th century Gascon Manoir. Boutique luxury overlooking the verdant, sun-drenched valleys of South West France. Updated for the 21st century.Outside: sprawling landscaped gardens and terraces, a stunning pool and a brand new tennis court – all with spectacular views – set amidst 30 acres of pristine meadow and woodland.Inside: 10,000 square feet of space, including 10 double bedrooms, a luxurious heated indoor pool and 9 person jacuzzi, a double-height entertainment area, a concert piano, satellite-enabled flat-screen TVs, a multi-zone Sonos/Bose digital sound system and Wi-Fi throughout, with underfloor heating in the winter (and cooling for the summer) and a centrepiece double fronted wood burning stove.All this exclusively for your enjoyment.Lavayssiere is a luxury country house estate set in the French South West, between Toulouse and Bordeaux, Lavayssière lies above a valley with stunning views over the Gascon countryside. The estate extends to 30 acres of meadow and woodland,

A grand 18th century Gascon Manoir. Boutique luxury overlooking the verdant, sun-drenched valleys of South West France. Updated for the 21st century.Outside: sprawling landscaped gardens and terraces, a stunning pool and a brand new tennis court – all with spectacular views – set amidst 30 acres of pristine meadow and woodland.Inside: 10,000 square feet of space, including 10 double bedrooms, a luxurious heated indoor pool and 9 person jacuzzi, a double-height entertainment area, a concert piano, satellite-enabled flat-screen TVs, a multi-zone Sonos/Bose digital sound system and Wi-Fi throughout, with underfloor heating in the winter (and cooling for the summer) and a centrepiece double fronted wood burning stove.All this exclusively for your enjoyment.Lavayssiere is a luxury country house estate set in the French South West, between Toulouse and Bordeaux, Lavayssière lies above a valley with stunning views over the Gascon countryside. The estate extends to 30 acres of meadow and woodland, bounded by the fields and orchards of neighbouring farms. Savour the classic bucolic tranquillity of “La France profonde”.About 20 minutes walk across the valley lies the village of Bardigues, a pretty hamlet with an exceptional restaurant, the Auberge de Bardigues. A 5-minute drive takes you to the spectacular Gallo-Roman town of Auvillar – perched above the river Garonne with commanding views of Quercy to the north. Moissac is 20 minutes drive away. Its 12th century Romanesque abbey and cloisters – one of the most beautiful in France – is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.Lavayssiere is the perfect venue for celebrating key events for extended families, groups of friends or corporate groups. Please ask us about catering options.

Location description from owner

The Midi-Pyrénées region

Set in the French South West, between Toulouse and Bordeaux, Lavayssière lies above a valley with stunning views over the Gascon countryside. The stunning rolling countryside of the Gers (Gascony) lies to the south and west, and is dotted with medieval bastide villages, many with fabulous restaurants, chateaux and museums.

Bardigues

If you can drag yourself away from the pleasures of Lavayssiere's luxury features you will find some local true delights. A mere 4 minute's drive or 20 minutes walk across the valley lies the village of Bardigues, a pretty hamlet with an exceptional restaurant with a growing reputation, the Auberge de Bardigues. This summer a small epicerie opened here (selling fresh bread and essentials). A 5-minute drive takes you to the spectacular Gallo-Roman town of Auvillar – perched above the river Garonne with commanding views of Quercy to the north. Here you will find the boulangerie, the tabac, a small supermarket and several seasonal restaurants.The market town of Moissac is 20 minutes drive away. Its 12th century Romanesque abbey and cloisters – one of the most beautiful in France – are a UNESCO World Heritage Site.Valence d'Agen – the local market town – is 15 minutes away and hosts bustling markets bursting with fresh produce and in the summer the children's favourite, a 'local' waterpark, Les Paillotes.For the adventurous, high wires amongst the trees can be found in the forest of Montech, about 40 minutes away at Agrip Aventure.And further afield, two hours to the south, lie the Pyrenees (hill-walking in summer, ski resorts in winter). Two hours to the west is the Atlantic coast. Discover the sophisticated seaside resort of Arcachon and the truly spectacular Dune du Pyla – the highest sand dune in Europe. Consider a day-trip to Toulouse and Bordeaux – both wonderful French cities, steeped in history and culture.

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Key Info

  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Car essential
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

Families

  • Great for children of all ages
  • No pets allowed
  • 2 Cots available
  • High chair available

Bed & bathroom

  • 5 Double Beds, 10 Single Beds, 2 Cots available
  • 4 Family bathrooms, 4 En suites, 1 Shower room

Amenities

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Private outdoor pool (unheated)
  • Private indoor pool
  • Jacuzzi or hot tub
  • Private tennis court
  • Private garden
  • BBQ
  • Solarium or roof terrace
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Bicycles available
  • Internet access
  • Central heating
  • Fireplace
  • Table tennis
  • Games room
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Clothes dryer
  • Iron
  • High chair available
  • TV
  • DVD player
  • CD player
  • Hair dryer
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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Access

  • Parking
  • Secure parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

Policies

Check in time:16:00, Check out time:10:00
If you have any questions about check-in or check-out times, please contact the owner/manager.
Payment
This owner does not use online booking. Please contact them and they will be able to offer you a secure way to pay for your stay. Never pay for your holiday rental by wire transfer (such as Western Union or Moneygram) as this type of payment is untraceable.
Smoking
No smoking at this property
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About the owner

Ronan O
Response rate:
75%
Calendar updated:
15 Aug 2016
Years listed:
2
Based in:
United Kingdom

Languages spoken: English, French


This House has 10 bedrooms, 9 bathrooms and sleeps 20. It’s been listed on Holiday Lettings since 20 Sep 2013. Located in Tarn-et-Garonne, it has 25 reviews with an overall rating of 5. The average weekly rate varies from £6795 to £7650.

The Owner has a response rate of 75% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 15 Aug 2016.

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“Beautiful house/view and wonderful facilities”

Reviewed 25 Jun 2014

Visited Layvassiere on a 'boys weekend', had a smashing time. Stayed in the converted barn with direct access to the pool room, so was able to swim every morning with minimal fuss, and even managed the odd half hour in the jacuzzi (took a while to work out the controls :)). The view from the balcony of the main house is wonderful (beautiful rolling countryside) and the kitchen/ eating area benefits from this in addition to being spacious and well set up (we managed 12 eating on the main table). I'm not much of a tennis player but the rest of the party appreciated the court and it looked very well maintained. Having Sonos set up throughout the house and rigged up to Spotify was a boon, we even had this pumped through to the pool. There's also a lot of land here and although we didn't have as much time as wanted to explore the grounds, we did managed a bit of trek through some of the woodland, (quite a bit to explore).

“What a superb place to stay”

Reviewed 14 May 2014

The house looks very impressive when you pull up - it has clearly been recently extensively restored. We stayed in the Gites part of the accomodation - rooms were big and bathrooms spotless. The blackout blinds were very impressive. In terms of facilities I can't think of much that was missing: indoor and outdoor pool, Jacuzi, tennis court, a large BBQ, log fire for the evening, Sonos music players all over the place! WiFi was easy to connect to and worked well all trip - very important for me for sure. Particularly enjoyed wandering the extensive grounds - wild meadows and a large wood with hidden dens and swinging ropes to discover. We had the breakfast delivered by the Auberge in the village each morning - and had one of their "take away" meals one of the nights which was very good. We walked into the village for a drink at the Auberge one night too - the hills a quite steep but it is a totally doable 20 min walk. Apart from that we did not venture out much - but then with everything here you will probably just want to stay and enjoy the facilities - lots of different verandas in the shade and sun to move around between all day depending on what you want. We flew into Bordeaux and it was 1h30 down the motorway - Toulouse is more like 1h away I think. In short a great place to bring a load of friends for a relaxing break.

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