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Self-catering

Le Bouyssou - Self-catering barn in Aveyron

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Loupiac, 12700 Causse & Diege, Aveyron
Midi - Pyrénées, France

Sarah Jones Visit website
+33 (0)5 65 43 05 86(landline)

Swooping vistas, children's pirate ship, unspoilt France, plus wonderful owners - luxury to boot, eggs for fresh breakfasts and a super pool

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A creative combination of reclaimed materials and traditional skills has brought the old stone bergerie to its present glory. This is the labour of love of a warm, open and wonderfully down-to-earth English family, living their dream in an unspoilt corner of France. They live on the edge of the small farm and can tailor your entire holiday for you (shop, cook, entertain the kids) if that's what you like; or you can lap up the luxury alone. Spacious, stylish and full of light, this house has three-seater sofas and huge French windows, antique beds and a claw-foot bath, luxurious sheets and super-deep pillows. There are a range-style cooker and a wood-burning stove, beautiful colours and every techie treat (DVDs, satellite channels). Outside: a big covered terrace with deep rattan chairs, a saltwater pool with stacks of loungers, a potager and hens whose produce you may plunder, and a pirate ship for children with slide, sandpit and climbing frame. The picturesque village of Loupiac is up the road, lovely Figeac is a short hop, views sweep in every direction. Only wild horses will drag you away.


Features
Wheelchair access
At least one bedroom & bathroom accessible.
Limited mobility
At least one bedroom & bathroom accessible without steps.
Children welcome
Kids of all ages can stay.
No smoking
Smoking not permitted anywhere in the property.
English spoken
Host speaks English, whether perfectly or not.
WiFi
Wireless internet access available.
Public transport
Within 10 miles of a bus/train station.
Swimming pool
On the premises.
Bikes available
On the premises to hire or borrow.
Facilities

Electricity included

Open fire / woodburner

Microwave oven

Central heating

Mobile reception

Television

Barbecue

Dishwasher

Cooked meals available

Washing machine

Restaurant nearby

Shop within 3 miles


Local points of interest from Sarah Jones:

Local points of interest from
Sarah Jones:

  • The tranquil setting of Le Bouyssou means that it is the perfect place to 'decompress' from the rigors of life - surrounded by valleys, woods and fields, step out of the door and set off in any direction for an enchanting walk or invigorating cycle ride.
  • Our department has ten of 'The Most Beautiful Villages' in France - the highest concentration of any department in the country. At every turn, you will encounter the most stunning architecture, medieval 'bastide' towns and villages and charming chateaux.
  • We are handy for St Cirq Lapopie and Conques, both voted as 'France's Favourite Village' (2012, 2014); quaint, bursting with charm and totally unspoilt. Figeac (heralded as 'the best small town in France' by the press) is 15 mins.
  • The region's cuisine is famous (and very hearty!). This is 'duck' country and you will find it on the menu of the fabulous wealth of restaurants from just minutes away. Enviably, there are at least 3 Michelin star'd restaurants within easy reach!
  • Set in between the Cele and Lot rivers there are many, many canoe and kayak stations, some of the best river swimming in France (top 5 location), 'tree top' adventure courses (from age 3!) and a highly regarded equestrian centre at the bottom of the hill!
  • Weekly markets are a must with the one held in Villefranche de Rouergue being the 'second largest in France' and bursting with vibrancy in a our 'bastide' town. St Antonin Noble Val is the setting for both a splendid market and the latest Spielberg film!
Points of interest

Guest feedback
"A rare treat that you want to tell your friends about, but also want to keep secret, just so that it will be available again for you! As we have already booked for next year I am happy to "spill the beans". Sawday's description and photos are very accurate. What they do not show or describe (obviously)are the family owners whose discreet company added even more pleasure to our stay. We never book more than 4 weeks in advance and have never been back to the same place. We booked Le Bouyssou for next year within 2 weeks of our return to the UK - it was so nice. It had everything we needed for a relaxing and extremely comfortable holiday in France. If we could have stayed on we would have!"
September 2010

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Details

Accommodation:
  • 1 Barn for 6
Price:(i) 995 to3450 per week

Special Offer: Reduced occupancy discounts - Enjoy a magical Autumn or Spring break with reduced occupancy special prices. Email owners for details.

Booking info:

Short breaks available.

Closed:

11 November - 6 April.

Address:

Loupiac, 12700 Causse & Diege, Aveyron


Accommodation:(i)
Self-catering Le Bouyssou (self-catering)
Sleeps
6
Bedrooms
3
Details
Barn ~ 2 doubles, 1 twin. Child's bed and cot available
Price: (i) 995 to 3450 per week
Sarah Jones Visit website
+33 (0)5 65 43 05 86(landline)