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La Saga , an Idyllic 18th Century Quercy Farmhouse

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Last updated: 07/03/2014
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Luzech farmhouse description

La Saga is a picturesque, fully restored Quercy farmhouse, located in the tiny hamlet of Bede. This stone built house enjoys a wonderful private situation, set in five acres with its own private large pool, ensuring peace and tranquillity. The pool is fenced. The house has been renovated with care to retain its its traditional style and character, it has a charming beamed sitting room with a huge open fireplace. It is very pretty and tastefully furnished, with exposed beams and stonewalls everywhere. Complete with a traditional converted 'Pigeonnier' a picturesque tower that was once the home of the farmers precious flock of pigeons! There are lovely terraces to enjoy views over the pool. La Saga is a comfortable and atmospheric retreat from reality, with a large open fireplace in the sitting room and independent central heating for the occasional chilly night in Spring and Autumn!

The A20 makes the journey a breeze, leaving only 14 miles of non-motorway driving from the house to London.


Things to do: In nearby Catus there is the Lac Vert with great facilities for children. The lake has a beach area, (with life guards in season), playground, canoe and pedaloe rental. There are tennis courts at the lake, also at Montgesty and Thedirac. There is a delightful nine hole golf course approximately 20 miles distant. The River Lot is close by. There are many interesting river boat excursions and water sports, (swimming, canoeing, dinghy sailing etc. to be enjoyed on the river. The local horse riding through peaceful countryside is particularly good, as is the quad biking, walking and cycling. There is hang gliding at nearby Craysac. There are numerous charming towns and villages to visit. Cahors is a fascinating town in which to spend a day and Toulouse offers the sophistication of French city life. We have excellent local restaurants, one of which is a Michelin one star - Le Gindreau - and is an absolute must. (Check out the web site www.legindreau.com). See below.

Eating out: Their are a number of good value restaurants close by. The Gindreau at St Denis Catus has a Michelin Star and is only about ten minutes down the road. (It is one of the top 100 of all French restaurants in the Gault Millau guide for 2007) It is fantastic value. The 'Recreation' at Les Arques has wonderful food at great prices and has recently been the subject of a book. There are great 'typical' places to eat in nearby villages. Cahors has many good restaurants serving local specialities.

Property Type

      • Farmhouse

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Suitability

              • Children Welcome
              • Unsuitable For Elderly Or Infirm
              • Wheelchair Inaccessible
              • Pets Considered

              Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8

              • master: 1 king

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              • Chambre: 1 queen, 3 twin/ single

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              • Gallery

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              • pigeonerrie: 1 twin/ single

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              • 2 doubles, 1 single, 1 mezzanine sleeping gallery. The Master bedroom is a wonderful high beamed ceilinged retreat. It is a very large room comfortably furnished. The large double bedroom is comfortably furnished with a large double bed with views across open countryside. The Mezzanine has three single beds . The Pigeonnerie has one single bed A very simple bedroom....moreless

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

              • Bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower, shower

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              • Bathroom: toilet, shower

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              • Both bathrooms have been completely renovated in 2011, very smart and luxurious....moreless

              Other Amenities

                  • The house is very pretty and tastefully furnished with exposed beams and stonewalls. The sitting room has a huge open fireplace. The house has electric central heating. There is a children's play area off the sitting room complete with toys,and books. Two new bathrooms. The kitchen is huge and well equipped it has all mod cons, including a large American style fridge with ice maker. Outside there are two terraces, one in a secluded shady spot. with a table tennis table, the other overlooks the magnificent 12 x 6 m swimming pool. The views from the house of the surrounding countryside are lovely and totally peaceful. The house is in a very private position and stands in its own 5 acres of lawns, fields and woodland. It is not overlooked by any other property. It nestles in a hamlet situated in a shallow valley near to a village. The house has been recently refurbished, including a new roof - some of which has been done with stone tiles, (lauzes). rewired, re-decorated and re-carpeted....moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • Toys
                  • Music Library
                  • Video Library
                  • VCR
                  • Audio Tape Player
                  • CD Player
                  • Radio
                  • Stereo
                  • Television
                  • Satellite / Cable
                  • DVD Player
                  • Books
                  • Books For Adults
                  • Games
                  • Games For Kids
                  • Ping Pong Table

                  Theme

                  • Away From It All
                  • Family

                  Attractions

                  • Caves
                  • Churches
                  • Museums
                  • Playground
                  • Theme Parks
                  • Water Parks
                  • Cinemas
                  • Restaurants
                  • Ruins
                  • Winery Tours

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Walking
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Paddle Boating

                  local services and businesses

                  • Medical Services
                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Groceries
                  • Hospital

                  Location Type

                  • Rural
                  • Village

                  sports and adventure activities

                  • Skiing
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Fly Fishing
                  • Freshwater Fishing
                  • Hiking
                  • Equestrian Events
                  • Paragliding
                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis
                  • Cycling
                  • Fishing
                  • Golf

                  Arrival Day

                      • Saturday

                      catering options

                          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

                          Dining

                          • Dining Area
                          • Seating for 10 people

                          General

                          • Linens Provided
                          • Towels Provided
                          • Clothes Dryer
                          • Internet
                          • Wireless Internet
                          • Iron & Board
                          • Alarm Clock
                          • Local Activities Guide
                          • Activities Guide
                          • Water Cooler
                          • Filtered Water
                          • Firewood
                          • Hair Dryer
                          • Local Maps
                          • Thermos Bottle
                          • Heating
                          • Washing Machine
                          • Fireplace
                          • Parking
                          • Telephone

                          Kitchen

                          • Dishwasher
                          • Freezer
                          • Refrigerator
                          • Grill
                          • Stove
                          • Oven
                          • 4 Ring Stove
                          • Microwave
                          • Coffee Maker
                          • Toaster
                          • Cooking Utensils
                          • Blender
                          • Ice Maker
                          • Pantry Items
                          • Stove

                          Outside

                          • Barbecue
                          • Child's Swing
                          • Lawn / Garden
                          • Terrace
                          • Patio
                          • Golf Cart
                          • Outdoor Grill Gas
                          • Golf Clubs
                          • Outdoor Grill
                          • Bicycles

                          Pool / Spa

                          • Private Pool
                          • Outdoor Pool

                          property descriptor

                              • Detached
                               

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                              Rental basis: Per property
                              Rental rates quoted in: £
                              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                              Low Season
                              Mar 1 - Apr 11, 2014
                              7 night min stay

                              £900
                              Easter
                              Apr 12 - Apr 25, 2014
                              7 night min stay

                              £1,000
                              Low Season
                              Apr 26 - May 30, 2014
                              7 night min stay

                              £950
                              Mid Season
                              May 31 - Jul 11, 2014
                              7 night min stay

                              £1,300
                              High Season
                              Jul 12 - Sep 5, 2014
                              7 night min stay

                              £1,850
                              Mid Season
                              Sep 6 - Sep 26, 2014
                              7 night min stay

                              £1,300
                              Low Season
                              Sep 27 - Apr 3, 2015
                              7 night min stay

                              £900

                              Payment is usually accepted in the quoted currency (£) unless the currency and the amount is specifically agreed in advance with the owner / advertiser.


                              Additional information about rental rates:

                              One third of the rent due on booking. The refundable deposit of £400 will be payable at the time of paying the balance of the rent due. there will be a £100 cleaning fee due when the final balance is paid. The booking form and rental conditions will be e mailed or posted as required prior to the deposit being paid. This should be completed and returned.
                              There is an opportunity to order groceries prior to your arrival, or a meal prepared by Jeremy, (who looks after the house). He is an excellent cook. Payment is made directly to him locally. As soon as I know your requirements I will inform Jeremy who will make sure that everything is ready for your arrival.
                              Out of season rentals are negotiable, we have central heating,a wood burning stove in the kitchen and an open log fire in the sitting room.

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                              Calendar

                              Last updated: 07/03/2014
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                              Location

                              100 Kilometres
                              Nearest Airport
                              Toulouse Blagnac Airport
                              780 Kilometres
                              Nearest Ferry
                              Calais
                              25 Kilometres
                              Nearest Train
                              Cahors
                              20 Kilometres
                              Nearest Motorway
                              A10
                              1 Kilometres
                              Nearest Barpub
                              Montgesty
                              150 Kilometres
                              Nearest Ski
                              French Pyrenees
                              20 Kilometres
                              Nearest Golf
                              Pretty 9 hole
                              5 Kilometres
                              Nearest Restaurant
                              1* Michelin Gindreau

                              Car: Necessary

                              La Saga is situated close to the tiny village of Montgesty in the beautiful Lot Valley. It is about 15miles from the City of Cahors. Toulouse International Airport is about 1 1/4 hours away on the Auto route. The surrounding countryside is peaceful and unspoilt, a little known landscape of rolling hills with small hill top villages, built in the white stone of Quercy. An idyllic spot for a peaceful holiday!

                              Other Activities: The River Lot offers boat excursions, canoeing and water sports. Markets, Brocants and good restaurants are found within easy reach of the house.

                              Golf: 20 kilometers on the River Dordogne - very pretty. There are two sets of clubs and one golf cart at the house.

                              Ski: In the French Pyrenees - about 150 kilometers.

                               

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                              Speaks: english

                               

                              Photos

                              • Exterior view

                                Exterior view

                              • Sitting Room

                                Sitting Room

                              • Mezzanine bedroom

                                Mezzanine bedroom

                              • pool from house

                                pool from house

                              • Kitchen/Dining

                                Kitchen/Dining

                              • kitchen/dining

                                kitchen/dining

                              • sitting room

                                sitting room

                              • pool view of house

                                pool view of house

                              • pool to house

                                pool to house

                              • upper terrace

                                upper terrace

                              • pool view

                                pool view

                              • Master Bedroom

                                Master Bedroom

                              • the terrace

                                the terrace

                              • Part of Bathroom 1

                                Part of Bathroom 1

                              • Bedroom 2

                                Bedroom 2

                              • kitchen/dining

                                kitchen/dining

                              • kitchen

                                kitchen

                              • second bedroom

                                second bedroom

                              • pool from upper terrace outside sitting room

                                pool from upper terrace outside sitting room

                              • lower terrace

                                lower terrace

                              £900 - £1,300 per week (GBP)
                              15

                              4 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                              Sleeps 8

                              View calendar: Updated 07/03/14
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                              +44 02035321829

                              Speaks: english
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