Cantobre holiday gite accommodation with internet access, balcony/terrace and walking and TV

Cantobre Castel Egyptian Gite

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Looking up at Cantobre from the path in the valley below

Gite / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 5 Home 256332

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Gite / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 5

Key Info
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome

Our Castel incorporates two recently converted self contained holiday rentals (gîtes), both have magnificent views and are named after the local (Griffon and Egyptian) vultures that often fly overhead. The one referred to here is the smaller Egyptian gite that can be rented with 2 or 1 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms (for each of these options refer to the pricing for 5 and 2 guests).

We give a discount of 10% for couples who only want to use one bedroom so let us know when you send your request and we will adjust the cost for you. For more on pricing and avoiding disappointment (there is a supplementary fee of 145 € for bookings of less than 7 nights - this is not included in initial quotes generated by this website) see the "Pricing" notes below.

We are situated in the Aveyron department at the south-west corner of the Cévennes National Park just 80 minutes from the Mediterranean. A 30 minute drive down the beautiful Dourbie valley brings you to the historic town of Millau where the crystal clear Dourbie (ideal for fishing) meets the river Tarn that then winds through the town and passes under the world renowned Millau Viaduct. More locally, a 10 minute drive up the Dourbie valley takes you to the 10th century village of Nant equipped with a variety of shops and restaurants. From our rock we have a 360 degrees view looking up and down the Dourbie valley and also up the Trevezel valley. The views from our garden are stunning, especially with the evening light in the valley winding into the distance.

The area is a paradise for people with a variety of interests including walking, bird watching, fly fishing, cycling, paragliding, canoeing, geocaching, butterflies, orchids, the Tarn & Jonte gorges, fantastic scenery, Roquefort cheese, Knights Templar fortified villages...

INDOORS

Satellite TV gives you access to all the UK FreeSat channels.

The TV gives you access to French Terrestrial Digital Channels.

We make available all our Books, Games, Puzzles, CDs and DVDs in our shared library.

Music CDs can be played on the DVD player.

OUTDOORS

Another terrace shared between our gites is available for use with access via our garden or bat cave!

Our 800 square metre shared garden with its "mushroom" shaped rock and petanque (boules) court is also available for you to relax in.

Swimming is possible in the river which is a short walk from the gite.

Trout fishing (by any means) is available in the river (permits about 30 Euros).

Being a very small fortified village with no through road, parking is available 100m from our gites at the village entrance.

Help is given on arrival to get your things to the gite.

We provide you with binoculars and a telescope for bird watching.

We also make available a hand held GPS device (SAT-NAV) programmed with the local walks. It can also be used to hunt for one of the 470 local (34 km radius) geocaches.

PRICING

To avoid disappointment we want our pricing to be as transparent as possible with no hidden costs so if your stay is for less than 7 nights, our overheads are roughly the same as a week and the cost of your stay will be calculated as the nightly cost times the number of nights plus 2/7 of the weekly cost. When you click on book now you will only see the nightly cost times the number of nights and we will add on the 2/7 of the weekly cost when we receive your request.

A tourist tax (imposed by our mayor's office) is due on arrival and this is 0.35 € per person over 12 years old per night.

Like most French gites our gite should be left as you found it, if you don't have the time to clean it before you leave we can clean it for you at a cost of 55 € - please let us know in advance if this is required.

CONDITIONS

Like their owners, pets must be well behaved.

No smoking inside the gite.

For additional terms and conditions, see our Castel de Cantobre website.

FURTHER DETAILS

We live on site so are available for advice and problem solving.

We also provide lots of things you would normally have to bring with you, such as:

Toilet paper, kitchen towel, cleaning materials, matches etc.

See our Castel de Cantobre website for full details.

Size Sleeps up to 5, 2 bedrooms
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 Shower rooms
Check in time: 16:00
Check out time: 10:00
Nearest beach River Dourbie 1 km
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 6 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Beziers, Rodez, Montpellier 110 km, Nearest railway: Millau 30 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes Pets welcome, Yes, smoking allowed

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access, DVD player
Pool Children's pool
General Central heating, TV, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Furniture 2 Double Beds, 1 Single Bed, Cots available (2), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 5
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair available
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Shared garden, BBQ
Access Not suitable for wheelchair users
Further details indoors

Satellite TV gives you access to all the UK FreeSat channels.The TV gives you access to French Terrestrial Digital Channels.We make available all our Books, Games, Puzzles, CDs and DVDs in our shared library.Music CDs can be played on the DVD player.

Further details outdoors

Another terrace shared between our gites is available for use with access via our garden or bat cave!Our 800 square metre shared garden with its "mushroom" shaped rock and petanque (boules) court is also available for you to relax in.Swimming is possible in the river which is a short walk from the gite.Trout fishing (by any means) is available in the river (permits about 30 Euros).Being a very small fortified village with no through road, parking is available 100m from our gites at the village entrance.Help is given on arrival to get your things to the gite.We provide you with binoculars and a telecope for bird watching.We also make available a hand held GPS device (SAT-NAV) programmed with the local walks. It can also be used to hunt for one of the 470 local (34 km radius) geocaches.

Further details

We live on site so are available for advice and problem solving.We also provide lots of things you would normally have to bring with you, such as:Toilet paper, kitchen towel, cleaning materials, matches etc.See our Castel de Cantobre website for full details.

The Midi-Pyrénées region

Our gites are situated in the department of Aveyron at the North Eastern corner of the Midi-Pyrenees, the South Western corner of the Cévennes National Park and is in the most southerly 20kms of the Massif Central before you descend into the wine growing region of Languedoc.

This gives it a climate similar to the South of France but generally about 5 degrees lower which makes it much more comfortable (people from Montpellier on the south coast frequently rent our gite to get away from the heat).

Cantobre

Millau (27kms away at the confluence of Dourbie and the Tarn rivers) is a small vibrant town with enough shops and hyper-markets for most people's needs. Market days are Wednesdays and Fridays while the villages more local to us have markets on Tuesdays and Thursdays. It is known for its Viaduct built in 2004, outdoor sports activities and Haute Couture leather industry.

More locally, the village of Nant 6 kms away provides us with butchers, bakers, restaurants, bars, convenience stores, a newsagent, post office, swimming pool in high season and an excellent tourist office.

Places to visit include the historic Knights Templar fortified villages, giant limestone caverns big enough to put cathedrals in and Roquefort for its cheese. For me, the main reason to come here is the beauty of the valleys and gorges cut down into the high limestone plateau (The Causses), the wildlife and the peace and quiet of the unspoiled countryside.

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      Calendar updated:13 Feb 2016

      Based in France

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