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Chateau Floran Chateau

  • 6 bedrooms
  • 12 sleeps
  • 7 nights min stay

Description from owner

Description

Steeped in history, Chateau Floran started life in the 12th century as a "Donjon", a fortification tower that was a defense outpost for Chateau Latoue. Addition of the stone staircase tower, (and windows & doors!) made it into elegant accommodation. This oldest sect ion of the chateau now forms the gite, with further extensions being made in the 18th century which make up the owners wing. It sleeps 12 with 6 bedrooms (2 double bedrooms with ensuite shower rooms, 2 further doubles, and 2 twin rooms) with 2 family bathrooms. Lounge, & kitchen/dining room, cloakroom, with the original 1m thick walls keeping the house cool during the hot summers. WiFi coverage in all the rooms. It also has a patio, swimming pool (10m x 5m)and summer kitchen. Set in 20 acres and bordered by the River Noue, it is a place of peace & tranquility. Mature trees in the grounds shelter many birds and other wildlife including deer and wild boar. The pool area provides a refreshing cool-down,

Steeped in history, Chateau Floran started life in the 12th century as a "Donjon", a fortification tower that was a defense outpost for Chateau Latoue. Addition of the stone staircase tower, (and windows & doors!) made it into elegant accommodation. This oldest sect ion of the chateau now forms the gite, with further extensions being made in the 18th century which make up the owners wing. It sleeps 12 with 6 bedrooms (2 double bedrooms with ensuite shower rooms, 2 further doubles, and 2 twin rooms) with 2 family bathrooms. Lounge, & kitchen/dining room, cloakroom, with the original 1m thick walls keeping the house cool during the hot summers. WiFi coverage in all the rooms. It also has a patio, swimming pool (10m x 5m)and summer kitchen. Set in 20 acres and bordered by the River Noue, it is a place of peace & tranquility. Mature trees in the grounds shelter many birds and other wildlife including deer and wild boar. The pool area provides a refreshing cool-down, or just somewhere to soak up the sun. A summer kitchen allows the family to bbq and al fresco dining. Badminton & boules sets are provided, and tennis courts can be booked in Latoue. There are many local walks through the woods in the area and the Pyrenees are only 45 mins away. Equestrian centres are located nearby at Aurignac and Sepx. Historical Aurignac is 10mins away with shops and restaurants.

Location description from owner

The Midi-Pyrénées region

Set in the rolling countryside & woodland of the Midi-Pyrenees, Chateau Floran is nestled in its grounds on the edge of the River Noue. Alternate years the house is surrounded by sunflowers which Gascony is famed for. The majestic Pyrenees come into view as you head towards St Gaudens. One of the most sunniest areas in France, there are lots of outdoor activities that can be done in the region, such as walking, horse riding, canoeing, bike riding, skiing, golf etc.

Latoue

Places to visit include Aurignac - famous for the prehistoric fossils found there and medieval buildings, St Gaudens for its 11 century collegiate church, St Bertrand de Comminges, lovely old town with its 11/12 century cathedral which is on the pilgrims way to St James of Compestela (Piedmont way), also has Roman ruins, The spa town of Luchon is a great place to relax or walk (cable car up the mountain works all year).Pic du Midi not only gives fantastic mountain views but the observatory at the top is very interesting. Lourdes is famous for its grotto & Holy Water which is said to have miracle healing powers. The prehistoric caves at Gargas, where you can see early caveman art.

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Key Info

  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children age 5+
  • Car essential
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden

Families

  • Suitable for children over 5
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner

Bed & bathroom

  • 4 Double Beds, 4 Single Beds
  • 2 Family bathrooms, 2 En suites

Amenities

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Private outdoor pool (unheated)
  • Private garden
  • BBQ
  • Private fishing lake or river
  • Internet access
  • Central heating
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Clothes dryer
  • Iron
  • TV
  • DVD player
  • CD player
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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Access

  • Parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

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Check in time:04:00, Check out time:10:00
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About the owner

Mj S
Response rate:
100%
Calendar updated:
08 Jun 2016
Based in:
Kuwait

Languages spoken: English, French


This Chateau has 6 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms and sleeps 12. It’s been listed on Holiday Lettings since 02 Jul 2013. Located in Haute-Garonne, it has 9 reviews with an overall rating of 5. The average weekly rate varies from £1450 to £1850.

The Owner has a response rate of 100% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 08 Jun 2016.

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