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“Perfect stay at Barrusclet”
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Barrusclet - A traditional stone farmhouse set in 40 acres of fields and woodland.
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Barrusclet - A traditional stone farmhouse set in 40 acres of fields and woodland.
Barrusclet - Heated 12 x 6 private swimming pool. Fenced and gated to comply with french regulations Heated swimming pool with terrace and gazebo.
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Barrusclet - A traditional stone farmhouse set in 40 acres of fields and woodland.
Barrusclet - Heated 12 x 6 private swimming pool. Fenced and gated to comply with french regulations
Heated swimming pool with terrace and gazebo.
Lunch on the Terrace with beautiful views over the fields.
Large farmhouse kitchen with dining and living space.
Lovely farmhouse kitchen with range cooker.
Plenty of preparation surface in the kitchen.
Master Bedroom - Very spacious room with ensuite, a Kingsize sleigh bed and a single daybed.
Master Bedroom looking across the kingsize french oak sleigh-bed towards the single daybed.
Bedroom 2 is a large room with a kingsize sleighbed and a single bed.
Bedroom 4 with a Kingsize Bed.
Bedroom 4 with kingsize bed - The Blue Room
Salon - This lovely room captures the afternoon sun.There is a keyboard and a guitar for you to play
Christmas at Barrusclet - The log burner is great for curling up in front of on cold winter nights.
Roses and lavender on the terrace
The calm tranquility of Barrusclet
View from the house across the hayfield.
The games room at Barrusclet has table football, pool, darts, and table tennis.
The games room is a great place for a bit of friendly competition.
Flowers on the Terrace
Tennis Court at Lauraet - Only 2km away and free to our guests. We can lend you rackets and balls.
Cycling near Barrusclet - we have plenty of bikes for you to borrow. The countryside is glorious.
Fources Medieval Village - Only a short drive to one of the most beautiful villages in France.
Take to the water in Nerac - a lovely place to explore with lots of riverside restaurants.
Cloisters at La Romieu - There are fabulous views across the countryside from the tower.
Evening falls at Barrusclet ... great for stargazing. You can see the milky way on clear nights.
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Farmhouse -
5 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 16
Gondrin, Gers, Occitanie

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Jane G
1 review
“Perfect stay at Barrusclet”
Reviewed 31 March 2017 for a stay in March 2017

Spent idyllic week at Barrusclet. Thank you, Mark and Gill for making us so welcome and ensuring our holiday was nothing short of perfect! We loved some of the surrounding villages, particularly Montréal, and enjoyed exploring the region by bike. We will certainly return another time, perhaps when it is warm enough to use the pool as it looked very inviting!

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pugwash4x...
Newbury, United Kingdom
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“Beautiful house, beautiful area- couldn't recommend more”
Reviewed 19 October 2015 for a stay in September 2015

This was our second time staying in this part of france but the first time at Burrsuclet.

We loved it.

Lovely owner, lovely property and lovely area.

We went with 3 generations of family and we all enjoyed it- the night sky was extremely dark (perfect for father in law who bought his telescope), the pool was perfect for the little ones (and enclosed), and the house is large enough to find a quiet spot if you needed to.

Bedrooms and bathrooms are lovely. The games room is perfect- lots of things to do and we loved having the bikes available (although we bought our own too), there is a really good cycle track down the local railway track which also has a cafe on it in the old train station.

The only area that wasn't perfect was the kitchen that needs a bigger cooker and more cupboards. This shouldn't put you off as its perfectly acceptable, its just not as nice as the "wow" bedrooms and bathrooms. In any case we cooked outside most of the time! Nice big fridges though- perfect for 10!

Top tips- lots of local market towns with "plat du jour". The medieival seige museum, and associated town are interesting and worth a trip

Mostly we stayed in the swimming pool :)

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Management Response
20 Oct 2015
Thank you so much for your kind review. We are delighted that you enjoyed our beautiful house and the surrounding area. We do agree that the kitchen could use some improvements and it is actually top of our list for upgrading. Each year we try to improve an area of the property so that it is always a great place for our guests to spend their holidays. We are hoping that 2016 will see some new storage, and a new oven and hob in the kitchen, or more likely a range cooker. We just have to time things carefully so that nobody has their holiday disrupted. As you say, what is there currently is perfectly acceptable, but it would be nice to add the "Wow" factor. I will record any progress on my Barrusclet facebook page which you are welcome to follow. If you like what you see, then I hope we will welcome you back to Barrusclet soon. Kind Regards, Gill and Mark.
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Zillah O
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3 reviews
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“Mrs”
Reviewed 19 September 2015 for a stay in September 2015
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Fantastic place to stay ... wonderful accommodation, clean and welcoming .... beautiful surroundings
Plenty of interesting place to cycle to in the area if you get fed up of lying by the pool .... This was my second visit and there will be a third

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Ceri J
Cardiff, United Kingdom
1 review
“Perfect farmhouse in a gorgeous location”
Reviewed 24 August 2015 for a stay in August 2015

We recently returned from a fabulous week away in Barrusclet. I cannot recommend this property enough it really did have something for everyone. The farmhouse itself has been renovated to a very high standard and the pool area and grounds were amazing. The property was well stocked with a variety of bikes for exploring the area, and the children enjoyed the games room in the evenings.
Mark and Gill the owners, really had thought of everything to make the stay pleasurable and were a terrific font of knowledge for the surrounding area.
The local village Gondrin had a lovely waterpark, which the children of the group really enjoyed. There were lots of wonderful places to visit including a beautiful medieval village Fources and Castera Verduzan lake beach.
I would highly recommend this property , the whole family had a wonderful time and we hope to return very soon. A big thank you to Mark and Gill, who from the moment of booking the holiday were on hand with a wealth of very useful information which helped make our stay perfect!

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Your age range 35-49
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 July 2015 for a stay in July 2015

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Liked best: Everything
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Travelling group: Extended Family
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westlondo...
Greater London, United Kingdom
1 review
“A wonderful place”
Reviewed 29 June 2015 for a stay in June 2015

From our very first enquiry, we found dealing with Gill and Mark to be a very pleasant and friendly experience. The booking process was dealt with extremely efficiently and we were provided with ample information in advance about what to expect and how to find the property. Upon arrival, we were really touched by how welcome we were made to feel. Gill and Mark are exceptional hosts with a keen eye for detail, and this was evident in the comfort and quality of the property and the way it was presented. The location is extraordinarily peaceful, without being too isolated. Very highly recommended.

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Liked best: Gill and Mark - the best hosts ever - and lovely Anja
Liked least: nothing
Travelling group: Other
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 January 2015 for a stay in September 2014

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Liked best: The French experience
Liked least: Nothing
Travelling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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