- 5 bedrooms
- 3 bathrooms
- Sleeps 12
Description from the owner
Unique Volcanic Stone Farmhouse in the heart of the Aveyron, the land of inspiration. Recently renovated to incorporate original features with contemporary, comfortable furnishings. the internal design provides areas of privacy both internally and externally with its three individual reception rooms one of which being a games room stocked with games system, board games, dvd collection and library; comfortable bedrooms (two en-suite.) The house is equipped with wireless internet. Grounds of an acre with outdoor games for both adults and children provided. Relax and enjoy a glass of wine whilst soaking up the stunning scenery or laze by the pri...Read more
3 George Sand
Additional Location Information
Trois George Sand is just 2 kilometres away from the quaint small town of Cransac with it's thermal spa and mineral spring. It borders on the Forest of Vaysse with its Acacia trees and pretty walks.
The ancient towns of Figeac, Rodez, and Villefranche de Rourgue are all less than a thirty minutes away. In less than a half hour's drive you will also find the Beaux Villages of Belcastel, Conques, Sainte-Eulalie d'Olt, Estaing and St Come d'Olt. The river Lot with its fishing opportunities is just 5 minutes away.
For the more adventurous there is also canoeing and kayaking on the rivers Lot and Aveyron, mountain biking, rafting, hang gliding and rock climbing. The local equestrian centre is just 1 km away. Within half an hours drive you can also visit adventure parks and go-carting.
Alternatively you can relax and enjoy the tranquillity of the surrounding area whilst sitting on the deck around our beautiful swimming pool.
The Aveyron region is a real must for all francophiles. It is a traditional, rural delight with endless rolling vistas and changing scenery from the dramatic foothills, to the endless plateau, to the spectacular Gorge and rivers. This is truly a snapshot of the real France, a France where time almost appears to standstill.
The region is steeped in history from the prehistoric tribes living in the caves of the limestone plateau to the 100 years war and the settlement of the Knights Templar in the region. The region also boasts more Les Plus Beaux Villages de France than any other, so culture is never very far away.
The region is proud of traditional regional products of impeccable quality which feature in its unique cuisine. Sample traditional Aveyron dishes including aligot, le Laguiole, la fouace, Aubrac beef, foie gras, tripous, confits, stuffed cabbage, Estofinado, thrush pâté with goose liver, lamb, feuilleté au roquefort, ewes' curds and the inevitable Roquefort accompanied by wines from Marcillac, Estaing or d'Entraygues.
In Aveyron, a meal is not a meal without a traditional patisserie: Fouace cake flavoured with orange-flower water, almond croquants, échaudés à l'anis, Gateau a la broche (a cone-shaped cake cooked for several hours on a stick by the fire). Followed by a liqueur or eau-de-vie brandy (walnut, quince or plum) to conclude the meal.
Last updated on March 03, 2014
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- Damage deposit | $846
Additional notes from the owner
Special reduced prices for smaller groups and shorter stays are available. Please ask for ALL PRICES 2013
Bedding and towels are provided free of charge. Pool towels can be provided at an extra charge of 5 euros per towel.
A supplement will be charged for mid-week changeover and maximum / over occupancy i.e. over 10 people.
Cleaning mid stay, or end of stay, including rubbish removal, kitchen/refrigerator clean etc can be arranged at an extra cost, payable locally. Please give at least two weeks notice before you arrive at the property if you require this. A final basic clean of bathrooms, ground floor and bed linen is included in the price which ensures the property is ready for future clients.
A security deposit is required pre rental and covers the cost of any damage / breakages and extra cleaning requirements of the house / terrace / pool and removal of rubbish.
- Washing Machine
- Housekeeping Optional
- Ceiling Fans
- Alarm Clock
- Local Guides/Maps
- Towels Provided
- Soap/Shampoo Provided
- Linens Provided
Phone / Internet
- Internet Access
Pool / Spa
- Private outdoor pool (heated)
- Mountain Views
- Stove or Oven
- DVD Player
- Satellite or cable TV
- Stereo or CD player
- Balcony or terrace
- Outdoor Dining Area
- Pet friendly - no
- Smoking allowed - no
- Suitable for children - yes
- Suitable for the elderly - yes
- Wheelchair accessible - no