$109 / night
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Sage Holiday home in scenic Tarn South West France – Home 3819468 House

  • 3 bedrooms
  • 5 sleeps
  • 3 nights min stay

Sage Holiday home in scenic Tarn South West France – Home 3819468

  • House
  • 3 bedrooms
  • sleeps 5
  • 3 nights min stay

Key Info

  • Nearest beach 48 mi
  • Ask about children
  • Car essential
  • Ask about pets

Description from owner


The Sage Holiday home offers self-catering accommodation in the beautiful department of Tarn. The house is 5 minutes walk from the quaint rural village of Cambounes, situated in the Parc Naturel Regional Du Haut-Languedoc, in the foothills of the Montagne Noire, in one of the most scenic regions of the south-west of France. The area is well known for hiking and mountain biking and the local town of Brassac hosted the French championship in mountain biking descents in May 2011. Walking and mountain biking trails criss-cross every corner of the area and the famous GR36 passes right by the cottage. The well known pilgrimage trail ‘Chemin de St. Jacques de Compostelle’ (GR653) portrayed in the recent Hollywood film ‘The Way’ joins the GR36 in the communal forest of Cambounes. The area has several fresh water lakes with full amenities such as beach, life guards, restaurant, snack bar & water sports. The beautiful towns of Catres & Mazamet are only 20 mins drive. Both offer fresh markets, good shopping and great dining opportunities. The UNESCO world heritage sites of Carcassonne & Albi are 1 hour away. The capital of the region ‘La ville rose’ Toulouse is an hour and half to the west. The Mediterranean cities of Narbonne and Beziers are just an hour and half drive. The region has a proud rugby tradition and is host to several top league clubs such as Castres Olympique, Stade Toulousain, Albi and Montpellier. There are plenty of other interesting places to visit such as the Sidobre national park (and it's amazing granite rock formations), the Millau bridge, Roquefort, Lautrec, Gaillac, too many to mention here. Come and experience real French living in this unspoilt region.

The house is over 200 years old and built from granite stone from this area. The original features have been maintained and the house has electric heating in all rooms, and also a woodburning stove in the livingroom. The accommodation is very comfortable and designed to be your "home from home" while you are staying with us.

The Sage house has 2 bedrooms, one with a double bed, one with a single bed. There is a mezzanine bedroom with double bed, and sleeps up to 5 guests.

The house has a fitted kitchen, with electric hob, fan oven, fridge and microwave. They are furnished with everything you could need for your stay with us including laundry facilities. If there is anything else you need, we're on hand to help. We have laundry facilities available in the complex.


Outside there is a lovely garden terrace with barbeque where you can sit and relax in the sunshine and the herbs. There are garden tables and chairs, and sun loungers for your use. The area is very tranquil and relaxing and the views are lovely.

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Bed & bathroom

  • Bedroom 1: Full bed
    Bedroom 2: Twin bed
    Bedroom 3: Full bed
  • 1 Full bath


  • Mountain Views
  • Grill
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Central heating
  • Stove
  • Fridge
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Washing machine
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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  • Parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

Interaction with guest

As this location is also our home, we are always on-hand to help out & give advice on things to see in the area etc. We also like to propose some activities to our guests ; for example a Kayak or Canyoning outing or to share a visit to a local place of interest. We usually enjoy a barbeque with our guests at least once during their stay.


Check in time: 16:00, Check out time: 11:00
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 FlipKey using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).

Damage deposit: ($527.59) €450.00
Please contact the owner


Change of plans? No problem. You could receive a partial or full refund, depending on when you cancel.

Booking confirmed

100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).

24 hours after booking

50% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least 8 weeks before check-in.

8 weeks before

25% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least 4 weeks before check-in.

4 weeks before

No refund if cancelled less than 4 weeks before check-in.

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About the owner

Una L.
Average reply time:
2 hours 49 minutes
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Calendar last updated:
12 Sep 2021
Years listed:
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Languages spoken: English, French





Very Good
15 reviews

Very Good

“A peaceful place to stay for holidays ”

Reviewed 18 Aug 2020

We had a wonderful time in the gîte. It's a lovely place, comfortable, and quiet. Thanks to Una we discovered beautiful places to visit and many activities to do. I highly recommend this p… More


Reviewed 15 Aug 2017

Cambounes is a lovely village to explore 2 minuet walk from house.local eggs and bread can be bought just down the lane. House is fab and views spectacular. Noailhac 10 minuet drive well worth it for … More

“Superb! Sehr Empfehlenswert,”

Reviewed 9 Aug 2015

Sehr schöne Häuser, Gastgeber Familie sehr freundlich, hilfsbereit. Schöne erholsame Familienferien. Vielen vielen Dank und ganz liebe Grüße aus der Schweiz. Familie Hendri… More

“Great family holiday”

Reviewed 21 Aug 2014

Myself and my family (wife and 3 kids aged 11, 8 and 7) had a great time. The house we stayed in was very clean and had plenty of room for all the family. Even though the weather was very hot, the hou… More

“An exellent "Great Outdoors" holiday”

Reviewed 8 Aug 2014

We searched long and hard for a holiday suitable for all of us - with a 15 year old girl and 17 year old boy. As you know, you can never please everyone. All in all, we were very happy with our holida… More

“Très bon accueil”

Reviewed 8 Sep 2013

Maison très confortable, environnement agréable et calme. Cependant c'est assez isolé (voiture obligatoire, 20 min de Castres). Repos, balades à pied et visite des env… More

“Perfect Getaway From It all”

Reviewed 4 Aug 2013

If you want a holiday that allows you to chill out in a lovely part of France this is the ideal location. Una and her family are extremely welcoming, nothing was too much trouble - she provided us wit… More

“A charming taste of village life - pure relaxation and true hosp”

Reviewed 25 Aug 2012

Una and her eldest son Zak were the ultimate hosts! Una is a great communicator, gave very clear directions to their rural location, and came to meet us at the road on her bike. The cottage was clean,… More

“Relaxing, Uplifting, and Unique!”

Reviewed 22 Feb 2012

Out of the many places we have visited this was top. It was a bit different to the usual holiday - not very touristy, not full of bars and restaurants, we didnt come home feeling overindulged and lazy… More

“Sage Holiday home”

Reviewed 19 Sep 2011

Very beautiful area, we really enjoyed ourselves. Shame it was very wet during our stay but the cottage was fine. I would go back just not with teenagers.

Response from the owner Thank you very much for your review. We very much appreciate your comments. You very unlucky with the weather the week you visited, in what turned out to be one of the warmest and driest summers in years. It's certainly true that it's a lot more pleasant enjoying the activities available in the area when the sun is shinning. It was a pleasure having you visit and we look forward to seeing you back again some time soon. Regards Una & Erol

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Occasionally, you will pay a damage deposit up front as part of the total rental cost. In this case, the owner has 10 days after you check out to report any damage. If they don’t, we’ll return your deposit. If their claim is successful, we’ll deduct the agreed cost and return the remainder.

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