18th Century stone farmhouse with heated pool

Loungers and decked area around poolRustic farmhouse kitchenLate autumn and the leaves are nearly gone but the pool is warm and inviting.

From $115 / night

Gourdon, Midi Pyrenees, France
18th Century stone farmhouse with heated pool
4 bedrooms
10 guests
7 night min

Overview Description


Bedrooms: 4
Bathrooms: 2
Sleeps: 10
Type: Cottage
Per week: £650 - £1,250
Pets allowed: No
Internet: No
Description of the Gourdon vacation cottage rental
A beautiful late 18th century stone farm house with private heated swimming pool. Sleeps up to 10. The house is located in a beautiful village that towers above the Lot valley and has been featured in France magazine. There is an Aqua parc in Souillac and numerous fishing lakes. Gourdon is the nearest main town about 10 minutes drive with Hospital, numerous banks and supermarkets, cafes and bars. Ideal secure location for families with children.

Quiet Hill Top Village that has Stunning Views Across the Valley.

The house is located at the edge of the village that has stunning views over the Quercy countryside. It is 13km from Rocamador and 5km to the famous Grottes de La Cave and the river Dordogne. The house can accommodate 2-10 people in very spacious comfortable rooms with a wealth of exposed oak beams and stone walls. The house is approached through double gates with ample parking. There is a large barn with ancient bread oven. There is a gas BBQ on the veranda with dining table and seating for 12 people. The master bedroom with double and 2 single beds is 80sqm with separate bathroom and shower in pigeoiniere.There are three further double bedrooms one of which over looks the terrace and the swimming pool. The 4th bedroom is off the lounge. There is a large family bathroom with basin wc and shower. The main lounge has exposed oak beams, stone walls and a log burning stove. There are 2 large sofas, armchairs, antique pine dresser and a large dining table that seats 10 people in comfort.

The main bedroom has a wealth of exposed beams and stone walls. A great family bedroom with large double and 2 single beds and cot, a bathroom & en-suite shower in pigeonnier tower.
plus 2 doubles and 1 twin bedded room.
Bedroom 4 with 2 single beds.
There is a very large bathroom with exposed beams and stone walls and wet room shower with 6 inch shower head. A WC and free standing wash basin.
En-suite bathroom with 2 washbasins. Single WC off master bedroom.
Separate shower in the converted tower
The kitchen was refurbished in April 2008. All new appliances. 5 burner gas range with built in oven and grill. Washing machine new 2011, espresso coffee maker, toaster, kettle, two fridges, chest freezer, 2 dishwashers. Stone double sink.

There is a large lounge with log burner, the room opens directly onto the patio and swimming pool. There is a bar unit with storage, sink and drinks fridge and dishwasher. This area also has the dining table and 10 chairs.

The study, a lovely cosy room with a large inglenook stone fireplace and a southerly view over the pool and garden. It is a great room for those who want to escape from the main lounge and listen to music or just chill out in front of the open log fire.

Bed linen is provided and is changed once a week during 2 week stay. Towels are not provided. The rental includes pool service. A house cleaning service is provided at end of your stay at an additional £60.

The master bedroom has a large double and 2 single beds and child's cot. The 2 singles and the cot can be moved if required. Please note, bath and swimming towels are not provided.

Paul Taylor

Area Information
The house faces due south and opens onto a large veranda with a dining table and chairs for 12 people. It overlooks the pool that has its own underwater lighting at night. The pool measures 10 x 5m is well screened and secure, with a fence and child proof lock on the gate to comply with current French pool safety standards. There are trees at the end of the pool that provide welcome shade at lunchtime! There is a gas BBQ on the veranda. There is ample parking under the shade of the willow trees with space for 5 cars in the driveway. The garden has fig, cherry and apple trees and shrubs and a Boule court and child's swing. There are thousands of acres of forest, fields and walks within 100 yards of the property. The viewpoint in the village provides one of the most outstanding views of the Lot countryside according to 'France' magazine.

Our rentals run from Saturday to Saturday. Access is from 5pm. Guests are requested to vacate the property by 10am on their day of departure. If you require an earlier arrival please let us know well in advance so that we can try to arrange this for you.

Prices are for the property per week in UK pounds. The local Tax de Sejour is payable with the £500 Refundable Security deposit 2 weeks prior to start date of rental period at €1.00 per person per night. Cleaning at the end of the rental is £60. Pool heating is an optional extra at £98 per week and must be booked in advance for the full period of the rental.

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Begins Ends Week
Weekly Monthly Min
May 03 2017 Jul 12 2017 - - £650 - 1 Week
Jul 12 2017 Sep 06 2017 - - £1,250 - 1 Week
Sep 06 2017 Oct 18 2017 - - £850 - 1 Week
Check In: 5 p.m. Check Out: 10 a.m.
Deposits: Booking deposit of £250 per week Refundable Security deposit of £500 per stay.
Payment Options: Personal Check
Other Fees: French Tax de Sejour is €1 per person per night and is payable with the security deposit 2 weeks before rental start date.
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