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Beautiful Villa with Stunning View in Saint Cirq Lapopie

Sleeps3
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Villa, 1 Bedroom + Other (See Description), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-3)

Location: Saint -Cirq-Lapopie,Midi-Pyrenees, France, Europe.

(1.75 hr by car from Toulouse International Airport, 30 min drive from Cahors Train Station)

Accomodation: Villa / House.

Ground Floor:

Bedroom with large Queen size bed

Bathroom with bath, shower and separate WC

Upper Level:

Living Room with sofa bed and comfortable day bed, dining area, kitchen and terrace

Second Level:

Second terrace, laundry and second WC

Key Words: Villa Petite Chapelle is an exquisite home located in one of the PREMIER beautiful villages in France, Saint - Cirq - Lapopie. Its name comes from the tiny chapel with the cross next to the house.

Bienvenue: Villa Petite Chapelle will provide you with the perfect base from which to discover the stunning village of Saint - Cirq - Lapopie and the many attractions of the Lot.

The house is well appointed and has everything you will need with the emphasis on comfort and quality. The house is artistically decorated with antiques and original artworks.

The breathtaking view of the Lot River from the terrace is arguably the best in the village.

Location: The medieval village of Saint - Cirq - Lapopie stands high above the Lot perched on an outcrop of rock. The house is located at the entrance of the village. A 100 metre walk will take you to its centre. Here you can walk the cobble streets, explore artists' galleries, enjoy the food and wine specialties of the region at a cafe or restaurant or climb to the top of the outcrop for a panoramic view of the Lot Valley. However you choose to enjoy the village make sure you take the time to soak up the atmosphere of this postcard village with its outstanding architecture.

There is much to see and do in the nearby villages and towns.

Shop at bustling fresh produce markets ( a foodie's heaven), seek out a bargain at the Brocante or Vide Grenier

(empty the attic market) and visit Chateau de Cenevieres and the historic caves of Pech Merle. Enjoy walking, hiking and bike riding in this picturesque region.The Lot River is an ideal place to swim, kayak or canoe.

The Lot Valley is less well-known than its famous relative the Loire. It is peaceful and the perfect place to reflect, relax and recharge. If you are in need of rejuvenation the incredible landscape will nourish your spirit.

Highlights of Villa Petite Chapelle: The huge rebuild after the fire at the end of 2014 means our home now has all modern comforts but continues to have stunning, French country charm. Our home now has insulated walls and reverse cycle airconditioning resulting in a very comfortable home on the hottest or coldest days of the year. Where previously the toilet was part of an open bathroom, it is now separate. The kitchen with its new country stove, numerous sliding drawers and island bench top will delight you with its high quality appliances including Global knives and a Nespresso coffee machine. When you first open the terrace door, the stained oak timber floor and antique furniture including an authentic French, antique, day bed will create a wonderful impression.

The bedroom downstairs and the adjoining bathroom are an inviting sanctuary for relaxation. There is an antique bedhead and the bed is dresssed with beautiful, antique, linen sheets. The bathroom has a hundred year old cast iron, claw foot bath and a separate shower. Where previously the toilet was part of an open bathroom, it is now separate.

Sitting on the terrace with its magnificent view while sipping your coffee or glass of local wine will become a favourite past time. Take the steps to the next level and admire the view again.

Keywords: villa,house,cottage

More Details

Owner
Sharon Gomis
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english, french
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 23, 2018

About Sharon Gomis

My husband Pierre and I live in Perth, Western Australia. Pierre was born in France and although having travelled extensively throughout Europe we alway return to France. We love everything it has to offer.

Sharon Gomis purchased this villa in 2011

Why Sharon Gomis chose St-Cirq-Lapopie

In 2010 while flicking through a magazine in a doctor's waiting room I came across an article describing the beauty of the village of St - Cirq - La Popie and the surrounding Lot region. We had planned to holiday in France during the year but had not decided on our itinerary. Pierre and I knew little about this relatively undiscovered part of France. The description of the village and the Lot Valley made it easy for us to choose this destination for our holiday.

On arrival in St Cirq we were not disappointed.

On the afternoon of our arrival while wondering through the French Postcard streets I saw someone from Perth I had taught with at a local school but not seen for over twenty years. This ex -colleague was renting their holiday accommodation from a person who had a house for sale in the village. The rest is history. We fell in love with the house and the village.

Buying a house in France had not been part of our holiday plans!

What makes this villa unique

The stunning view from the terrace makes this the ideal spot to start the day with a morning coffee or have a glass of the superb, local red wine in the evening.

Walk 100 metres and you can enjoy delicious local dishes from a range of restaurants and browse numerous artists' galleries.

Enjoy cooking your purchases from local markets on our magnificent country stove. Choose a recipe from La Cuisine or Taste Le Tour Cookbook and savour your quality fresh produce cooked simply.

After a long day of hiking, exhausting shopping ( only because you are wondering how you will ever fit everything you have purchased into your case ) or touring a chateau, relax and soak in the antique, cast iron claw foot bath.

Amenities

St-Cirq-Lapopie Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Water View
Theme:
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Large Queen size bed 160 x200 (1), Very comfortable sofa bed and day bed in living area. There is a reverse cycle air-conditioner in the bedroom which will keep the house warm in Winter and cool in Summer.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Music Library
  • Television
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • spelunking
  • swimming
Notes:
breathtaking view from the terrace of the village and the Lot River, close to numerous restaurants, free international landline calls

Reviews

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(15 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 5.0 based on 15 reviews
5

Vacances magiques!!!!!

  • 5 of 5

Mon mari et moi avons séjourné trois semaines à la petite chapelle de St-Cirq Lapopie et notre séjour a été tout simplement fantastique. La vue sur le sublime village est tout aussi belle au lever du soleil qu'avec un ciel étoilé la nuit, sans pollution lumineuse. La description faite par Sharon est parfaitement conforme pour cette maison situé dans un superbe village de campagne Française. La maison est petite, claire et confortable, décorée avec goût, la terrasse est superbe. L'intérieur est juste parfaitement adapté, parties nuit et jour bien séparées. Les pièces sont de belles dimensions et la chambre équipée d'armoires bien pratiques. Quand à la cuisine elle est tout simplement top! De la maison il est aisé de rayonner et de visiter Villefranche de Rouergue et son marché, Albi, Cahors ou Rodez, mais aussi les charmants villages proches, grottes, abbayes (Loc Dieu) ,châteaux (Najac, Penne) et prieurés. Idéale pour les ballades, les visites, comme pour le farniente, cette location est donc fortement à conseiller.

Merci à Sharon et Pierre pour leurs disponibilités et leurs réponses à nos questions

Julie et Claude

  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Merci Julie pour votre super revue. Cela me rend très heureuse de savoir que vous avez passé un excellent séjour dans Villa Petite Chapelle. Nous aussi aimons beaucoup la vue de la terrace qui est une vue à vous couper le souffle même aprè de nombreuses visites. Je suis très contente de savoir que vous avez découvert nôtre belle région. Si dans le futur vous décidez de revenir nous vous accueillerons avec plaisir. Sharon et Pierre.
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St Pierre du Bois, Guernsey
5

A really enjoyable stay.

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay at St Cirq Lapopie. A very comfortable house, clean and well equipped. Easy to find and with parking just up the road it was very easy to get to and from the house. A perfect location with a beautiful view of the village and the Lot valley. The village is lovely, we ate in several restaurants, all of which were good quality and reasonably priced.

  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Lovely house in a beautiful location

  • 5 of 5

The village of St Cirq Lapopie is lovely place to stay and this house is two minutes walk from the centre. The scenery is stunning and the village itself is really picturesque. There are many restaurants and bars which are very good. Yes, it is very touristy, but this adds to the buzz and it quietens down considerably in the evening. The house was perfect for the two of us. The kitchen is very well equipped and the seating area is comfortable. Down stairs the bedroom is cooler and this was a real bonus as we had temperatures around 38 to 40 degrees. You will need a car as, apart from restaurants, there are no food supplies in the vicinity.

The local area has many attractions, but just driving around was great as the scenery is so lovely.

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Tastefully equipped, great view

  • 5 of 5

We liked our stay in this beautiful house a lot. We were three people (2 adults and one kid) and the house fitted very well for us. Great kitchen, hobby-cooks will love it. The view from the terrace across St Cirq and the river is magnificent.

St Cirq is very "touristy" in the summer, but you won't be disturbed in the house. Many cafés and restaurants but no foods to buy in the village.

  • Submitted: Aug 4, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

5 Star Villa in a 5 Star Village

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I spent 2 weeks in May in Villa Petite Chapelle and we did not want to leave. The owners have renovated the villa recently and it is beautifully and thoughtfully decorated and it is equipped with everything you need.

The views of the Plus Beau Village and the Lot river from the living room windows and the terraces are unequalled, day and night (the castle ruins are lit at night).

The location of the villa is great, just a few minutes from the center and the bread depot, various restaurants and bar/cafes, and interesting shops. Don't miss the St. Cirq Gourmand just down the road from the house for breakfast or lunch.

If you like to cook the kitchen is fully equipped and the great French stove/oven is terrific.

The owners clearly take pride in the their home, the village, and the surrounding area and have provided information to enhance your adventures. The markets they recommend in Villefranche de Rouerge, Limogne en Quercy, and in Cahors should not be missed.

We have visited many French villages and St. Cirq and this villa are in our top 5.

Sharon and Pierre are very helpful and easy to work with. Thank you for sharing your home with us.

Patti & Don

  • Submitted: Jun 26, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Patti and Don for your wonderful review. I'm so pleased you found everything you needed for a great stay. I have to agree, the views are stunning and still take my breath away. There are so many great places to eat and the view from the Saint Cirq Gourmand is also very special.The markets are delightful and an experience not to be missed. It has been a pleasure to share our home with you and Villa Petite Chapelle would always welcome you back. Best wishes Sharon and Pierre
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Erie, Colorado
5

Amazing Rental with breath-taking views

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I spent five wonderful days at this recently completely remodeled rental. I love to cook and the kitchen is amazing (with very sharp knives). If you do not wish to cook there are plenty of places to eat in this small village. A wonderful place to base out for touring this area of France. Sharon made everything easy--with directions and answering questions in advance. We would love to return to this one bedroom, spacious rental in the future.

  • Submitted: Jun 18, 2016
  • Stayed: June 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm so pleased you enjoyed your stay at Villa Petite Chapelle. It's great to hear you found the kitchen so well equipped. You are our first guests since the rebuilding of the house. Thank you for your comments. All the very best Earl and Linda.
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Map

Car: necessary

Location: The medieval village of Saint-Cirq-Lapopie stands high above the Lot perched on an outcrop of rock. The house is located at the entrance of the village. A 100 metre walk will take you to its centre. Here you can walk the cobble streets, explore artists' galleries, enjoy the food and wine specialties of the region at a cafe or restaurant or climb to the top of the outcrop for a panoramic view of the Lot Valley. However you choose to enjoy the village make sure you take the time to soak up the atmosphere of this postcard village with its outstanding architecture.

There is much to see and do in the nearby villages and towns.

Shop at bustling fresh produce markets ( a foodie's heaven), seek out a bargain at the Brocante or Vide Grenier

( empty the attic market ) and visit Chateau de Cenevieres and the historic caves of Pech Merle. Enjoy walking, hiking and bike riding in this picturesque region.The Lot River is an ideal place to swim, kayak or canoe.

The Lot Valley is less well-known than its famous relative the Loire. It is peaceful and the perfect place to reflect, relax and recharge. If you are in need of rejuvenation the incredible landscape will nourish your spirit.

The breathtaking view of the Lot River from the terrace is arguably the best in the village.

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Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $181.32

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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