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Najac holiday gite rental – Home 38494 Gite

  • 4 bedrooms
  • 9 sleeps
  •  min stay varies

Najac holiday gite rental – Home 38494

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  • Gite
  • 4 bedrooms
  • 9 sleeps
  •  min stay varies

Gite / 4 bedrooms / 3 bathrooms / sleeps 9

Key Info

  • Child friendly
  • Car advised
  • Ask about pets
  • Private garden

Description from owner


Terrific holidays on a farm in a spectacular location

La Singlarie is an organic farm in a unique setting with panoramic views of the medieval village of Najac, one of the “Plus beaux villages de France” and a “Grande Site Midi-Pyrénées”

Our aim is to provide a fantastic holiday experience and produce of the highest quality for our guests and customers.

If you want to take a step back from the rush of modern life and relax in a unique setting, visit the local area rich in history and culture, hire a kayak or bike, go horse riding or taste the local cuisine in the many local restaurants and bars, La Singlarie provides the perfect base.

At the farm there is plenty to keep guests occupied, getting to know our animals iun a natural environment, helping at feeding times , taking a relaxed stroll or just soaking up the unique setting. Evening meals are available to be served at your gite and orgaic farm produce can be purchased.


Terrific holidays on a farm in a spectacular location

La Singlarie is an organic farm in a unique setting with panoramic views of the medieval village of Najac, one of the “Plus beaux villages de France” and a “Grande Site Midi-Pyrénées”

Our aim is to provide a fantastic holiday experience and produce of the highest quality for our guests and customers.

If you want to take a step back from the rush of modern life and relax in a unique setting, visit the local area rich in history and culture, hire a kayak or bike, go horse riding or taste the local cuisine in the many local restaurants and bars, La Singlarie provides the perfect base.

At the farm there is plenty to keep guests occupied, getting to know our animals iun a natural environment, helping at feeding times , taking a relaxed stroll or just soaking up the unique setting. Evening meals are available to be served at your gite and orgaic farm produce can be purchased.

Our converted stone barn has two well appointed and spacious gites retaining a traditional style but with modern fixtures and fittings. Each has been designed to offer privacy with large private terraces giving spectacular views across the Aveyron valley to Najac’s ruined château, the medieval village and surrounding countryside.

La Singlarie II benefits from:

Very spacious accommodation for families, groups and couples on two floors with 4 bedrooms, 2 en-suites and a large family bathroom. The large terrace and private garden has the most incredible views of Najac.

Wifi internet connection is provided free of charge.

The Ground Floor – Well appointed oak kitchen, open plan to the very spacious living and dining areas with oak beams, exposed stonework and ironwork. There is plenty of comfortable seating including a sofa bed for parties above 7, a TV for use with the DVD/media player and a music centre.

French doors open to the private terrace and garden, with panoramic views of Najac and the surrounding country side, equipped with large table, chairs, sun loungers and BBQ.

Back inside a central iron and oak stair case leads to:

The First Floor – comprising a central hallway.

A large twin bedroom, with arched window and views across the farm and private terrace.

Family bathroom with bath and shower over, WC and wash basin.

Single bedroom with views across the farm.

Double bedroom with en-suite including shower, WC and wash basin. Views across the farm.

Master bedroom with en-suite including shower, WC and wash basin. Large arched French doors open to views across the farm and to Najac and the surrounding countryside.

A cot, high chair and stair gate are available free of charge.

Total living space – 155m²

There is a separate laundry room which is shared with La Singlarie I.

Further details indoors

Our stone barn houses La Singlarie II an exceptionally spascious holiday home - renovated in 2007 to provide a clean modern environment with all the amenities you need whilst retaining its character featuring stone walls, oak beams. Rustic tiled floors wooden floors through out the rest of the gite.The Ground Floor is large with a living area with plenty of comfortable settees and chairs coffee and occasional tables. There is a TV for use with the DVD (not terrestrial TV channels) and music centre with open access to the free wifi service. The dining area has seating for 9 around a large solid wood table. A high chair is available at no charge. The kitchen is equipped with a good range of work surfaces and utensils and cutlery, plenty of cupboard space, oven and hob, microwave, kettle and toaster. From the living area a large arch with arched French doors leads to your private terrace and garden with the most incredible panoramic views of Najac and the surrounding country. A large patio table, chairs, sun loungers and BBQ are provided.

Inside again a central oak stair case leads to the First Floor with bedrooms and bathrooms. The beds are provided with good quality bed linen and the bathrooms with towels, all included within the price of your stay.First is the large twin bedroom character bedroom, with two single beds, plenty of storage with arched window and views across the farm. Next to the twin bedroom is a good sized double bedroom, well appointed and with the benefit of an en-suite. A central corridor leads to a bedroom with single bed and opposite is the large family bathroom with bath/over head shower, WC and wash basin. A baby bath is available at no charge.Finally the corridor takes you to the large master bedroom with arch and French doors opening to look out across the farm and to Najac The bedroom has a roomy en-suite and additional seating. There is a separate room external to the gite housing the washing machine which is shared with our other gite.

Further details outdoors

The farm provides a spectacular and peaceful location from which to explore this beautiful part of France.Our guests are free to take advantage of the tranquility and privacy that La Singlarie offers. We will be delighted to show you the private walks through our woods that are home to a fantastic range of animals and plant life (although you will need to get up early to spot a family of wild boar!) and to give you a tour of the farm.Our woods are well known locally for the famous cèpes, a wild mushroom delicacy to be found in August and September, wild strawberries in June; chestnuts in the autumn and wild asparagus in the spring.We produce organic beef and free range pork that is available to our guests as is other produce such as chicken, duck and fresh eggs daily and when in season vegetables and fruits.

Location description from owner

The Occitanie region

The Midi Pyrenees/Aveyron is located in the South West of France and includes spectacular countryside, the Pyrenean mountains, rivers and gorges, historical sites including many Bastides (walled and fortified towns), medieval villages, museums and art galleries.There are outstanding leisure opportunities, including walking riding, climbing, mountain biking, kayak and canoe set in wonderful natural surroundings. The area benefits from a vibrant community spirit with a fantastic range of markets, fetes and other celebrations. Or just take a step back, relax, and take in the glorious views!


The immediate area provides a huge variety of activities, sites of natural beauty and interest. The medieval village of Najac with its imposing hill top château is one of the “Plus beaux villages de France” and a "Grand Site midi pyrénées" important culturally and historically in South West France. For families, friends, young and more mature the area is a delight. If you want to explore the villages; take in a local festival, investigate local crafts and traditions be adventurous and go mountain biking, family kayaking, horse riding or swimming - all facilities are available within a very short distance. There is a very good modern swimming pool minutes from the farm in a lovely spot next to the river, alternatively the surrounding area provides a variety of beautiful safe river swimming locations. By the Najac swimming pool you can hire kayaks, bikes, have a go at acro-branching (tree top course for the brave or young!) start a walk along the river or take a picnic at one of the permanent placements. La Singlarie figures on a number of the well marked circular walks around the Najac countryside. Najac offers a good range of shops, excellent dining options from cafés and gourmet restaurants to the popular pizza restaurant and traditional restaurants with great value meals. From spring and to autumn Najac has a lively weekly market selling tasty local produce in the centre of the village and cafés from which to watch the world go by over a coffee or aperitif. In summer there are weekly night markets where tables are laid out to seat locals and visitors keen to try the local cuisine from the various stalls, taste local wines and listen to a wide variety of live music. The village is full of history: visit the part ruined château, walk along its winding streets and discover its hidden treasures - it is a marvellous place to be so near. The annual Najac Fete is over 3 days in August celebrating Saint Barthelemy, is a feast of local cuisine, music, street entertainment, exhibitions and activities culminating in Fireworks over the château - quite a spectacle for the whole village an its visitors. If you prefer to watch from home the fireworks over the château can watched from your gite. For a relaxing evening treat take a short drive to La Garde Viar to the café/bar by the river and enjoy some night time jazz. The "Epicerie du Coin" is an excellent general store in the centre of Najac and with the boulangerie just a few steps away will satisfy many of your food shopping needs. At La Fouillade (15 minutes from La Singlarie) you will find a large Intermarche supermarket with all the usual produce plus a service station for fuel. During spring and summer months it is possible to shop at one of the many village markets any day of the week and we will be pleased to offer any advice concerning which to visit. The bastide of Villefranche de Rouergue (30 mins) is the nearest large town. It has three large supermarkets and all the other shops you are likely to need. Visit its Thursday morning market, one of the largest in the region, held in its central square with medieval arcades, imposing church and visit one of the many restaurants, cafés, bars, explore its history or take a walk along its river front. The larger towns of Albi (home to a spectacular cathedral and enthralling history, plus the Toulouse Lautrec museum, great shopping and restaurants) and Gaillac (famous for its wines) are easily accessible as are other noted attractions such as Cordes-sur-Ciel, Saint-Cirq-lapopie, Figeac, Conques, Belcastel and the Millau viaduct.

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  • Great for children of all ages
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • High chair available

Bed & bathroom

  • Bedroom 1: Double Bed
    Bedroom 2: Double Bed
    Bedroom 3: 2 Single Beds
    Bedroom 4: Single Bed
    Beds in other rooms: Sofa Bed
  • 1 Family bathroom, 2 En suites


  • Wi-Fi available
  • Private garden
  • BBQ
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Internet access
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Washing machine
  • Iron
  • High chair available
  • TV
  • DVD player
  • CD player
  • Hair dryer
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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  • Parking
  • Secure parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users


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.
This rental can only be paid for online through Holiday Lettings using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).
No smoking at this property
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About the owner

Jamie S
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16 Jan 2017
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Languages spoken: English, French

This Gite has 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms and sleeps 9. It’s been listed on Holiday Lettings since 08 Oct 2007. Located in Aveyron, it has 18 reviews with an overall rating of 4.5. The average weekly rate varies from £308 to £764.

The Owner has a response rate of 100% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 16 Jan 2017.


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Guest reviews

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“lovely hide away in the green hills of France”

Reviewed 29 Nov 2013

we had a lovely time in the green hills of the Aveyron region staying on Jamie & Ali's Farm. They have some great organic home grown food to enjoy. Furthermore, lots of historical charm, beautiful views and great roads and unspoiled medieval villages to explore, green pastures, wine vineyards, excellent local markets to buy lovely cheese. We loved the castle in Najac and views on Najac from the farm. Sometimes the castle was covered in clouds, just its nose sticking out, picture perfect!

“Nice place with very kind owners who can start a restaurant!”

Reviewed 25 Oct 2013

Nice and clean appartments with a wonderful view at Najac. We loved the pigs. Aly is a great cook and Jamie the perfect butler.

“well equiped house with a fabulous view.”

Reviewed 14 Oct 2013

We had a very pleasant stay at La Singlarie. The house was clean,had a good kitchen en nice beds. We loved to pick our own herbs from the garden. The garden was spacious. Our 5 children were able to play in it and we still had a quiet spot to read. The children loved to help feeding the animals in the afternoon. If we had questions, the owners always had time to answer them. We made a few beautifull walks and visited some nice mediëval towns. On the last night of our stay we had a very nice diner made by the owners. It was a superb holiday!!

“Beautifully located farm with great hosts”

Reviewed 12 Oct 2013

The guest area, an old stone farmhouse, was simple but modern with a wonderful view of the valley and the Najac village and castle. The farm is a working farm and our young daughters were welcome to help feed the pigs daily. The animals are farm animals but treated in the old fashioned way that is so humane compared to most farm animals today. We got great advice for short day trips to both historical sites and places the kids would love. We couldn't give a better recommendation. For either a family stay or a romantic getaway it's a great choice.

“Awesome place, great surroundings!”

Reviewed 12 Oct 2013

Great place. Beautiful house and great nature surrounding it! Please try the food they serve, it's very good. We had a great week, all 9 of us.

“Outstanding, total peace and quiet on a working farm!”

Reviewed 8 Nov 2011

We travelled with two young boys (1 and 3) and a set of grandparents. The fact that this is working farm is a major selling point for us. The boys loved watching the owner's tractor turn over the hay and then make hay bales, they were even allowed to sit in the tractor......a real treat. The kids also enjoyed feeding the chickens and watching the piglets running around. Feeding carrots to the donkeys was a constant high point, the donkeys must have permanent night vision now! The accommodation is excellent, clean and tidy. The thick walls keep the heat out and is a welcome break from the sun at times, we took a paddling pool for the kids! All rooms well presented, huge comfy sofas leading to a lovely decked area with cracking views over Najac Castle. Watching the castle appear out of the mist is spectacular. The owners grow vegetables in the garden and you are allowed to pick and use any that are ready. We made a lovely ratatouille from the garden........yummy! At the end of the garden are two lovely pigs who will gladly take any leftovers! The owners can also supply home reared meat, sausages, bacon etc.....the bangers were great on the barbeque! Najac is a 10 min drive away and has everything that you need, the bakery has the usual range of stunning French bread, and there is a small mini market for the absolute essentials. The village has some excellent markets, we particulary enjoyed the night market, the local suppliers are all in attendance and all cook their produce, the smells...... Tables are laid out in the main square and live music keeps all entertained! You never know who you will bump into, we met a Dr Who.....Sylvester McCoy!! However 20 mins in the other direction is Villefranche De Rouergue, a lovely town with the usual hypermarkets and a mini train that takes you around the tiny streets, this serves as a great starting point for your adventures. Ask the owners for lakes and rivers to swim in as the gite doesn't have a pool, however swimming and paddling in the local rivers is lots of fun, building dams etc...I am a big kid at heart!! There is a local swimming pool, just remember your speedos....:) Our best memory? The owners have a menu of food that they can prepare, cook and server to your gite. We saved this to our last night and what a treat, kids asleep, wine flowing and a lovely meal delivered to our table. We felt totally relaxed, just what a holiday is for. Any bad points? None that we can think of, if you want to spend two weeks immersed in total relaxation, this is the place! Jamie and Ali made us very welcome from the moment we arrived, and whilst they were always available they also were keen to leave us to it and let us enjoy our holiday with minimal intervention. We love it there, 2nd visit in 2 years. Would we go again? Yes most certainly, the children are older and need more stimulation, and we don't like using a television as a "nanny", sow e may not be back this year, but when they are older and don't need as much attention, well it's perfect. Thoroughly recommended, Jamie and Ali have the receipe for a perfect holiday!

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