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Living room
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Excellent
5 reviews
Living room
Entry hall
Front door
Living room
House from west field
Pool
sunset view from pool of hills above river
Kitchen, fully equipped
pottery from local artisans
Neighboring hamlet
Upper loft
Chambre Two
Chambre One
Small bedroom--queen size bed
Glimpse of front garden from old house
Back terrace
Front terrace
Loft #1
roses beside cave
Roses and more roses
house from field
Lot River Valley
poppies in meadow
Iris in front garden
girl in kitchen window
Clear warm pool water, great pool for swimmers, soakers and kids.  Pool is large, solar heated.
horse in next door meadow
Roses all summer
local troglodyte house
Little loft/office
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Overview
Farmhouse -
4 Bedrooms, 4 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8
Cajarc, Lot, Occitanie
Beautifully restored house with large swimming pool set in French countryside. Authentic stone house and barns tastefully rebuilt as a family home with original Quercynoise character intact, and the light and air of a California villa. Great kitchen with views, each meal is an occasion with ingredients from local fresh markets. Perfect for families and friends, with lots of privacy. Each bedroom suite has its own bathroom. Indoor/outdoor living on terraces that surround the house and pool. <BR><BR>In picturesque Lot River Valley with prehistoric caves, medieval villages, castles, navigable rivers and secret swimming holes----like the Dordogne and Provence but without the crowds! Nearby Cajarc, a Roman bastide town, offers all services (post office, banks, bakeries, market, cafes, marina, etc.) plus lots of history a... Read more
About the Owner, Sheila B
Languages spoken: English, French
Response Rate: 77 %
Response Time: Within a day
Calendar Updated: 12 days ago
Listed since : Jan 2013
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 17 reviews and 2 properties
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Listing #HL353055
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RobinD-R
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2014 for a stay in August 2013

There is not much more to add to the otherwise glowing comments from other clients. I absolutely adored cooking in that wonderful kitchen - it is so well equipped that it is sure to bring out the Raymond Blanc in anyone. Cajarc is just the right distance away - as well as being just the right size - to reinforce...

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Gualala, California
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 April 2013 for a stay in May 2011

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Santa Barbara, California
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 April 2013 for a stay in June 2012

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Amenities
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Central Heating
  • Dining Seats (10)
  • Double Beds:(3)
  • En Suite Rooms (3)
  • Grill
  • Internet Access
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (8)
  • Parking
  • Private Garden
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Towels Provided
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
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Rates

Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week Per month
Default 4 nights
£390
€450
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£2,425
€2,800
£9,700
€11,200
16 Sep 2016 -
30 Apr 2017
regular season
4 nights
£303
€350
£303
€350
£2,078
€2,400
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Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to British Pounds and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
Fees
  • Cleaning fee: £173 / stay - Fee
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Refundable security deposit of 1000 euros and non-refundable cleaning fee of 200 euros are also required.
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About the neighbourhood
The house is on a country lane, between two small hamlets in a farming area on the bluffs above the Lot River. Neighbors are mostly farming families, with a few Parisiens who retreat here to country houses in summers. The weather in summer is balmy, great swimming and walking weather. Days can be spent lolling by the pool, exploring the countryside, dining al fresco on local, fresh food from the local open air markets. There are also excellent restaurants in Limogne, Cajarc, Cahors and Figeac. <BR><BR>There are daily fresh markets in the neighboring towns almost every day of the week. The Cahors open air market on Wednesday and Saturday is well worth a visit. The nearby town of Limogne has a vibrant Sunday morning market, frequented by local families and producers.... more
Access
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Toulouse International Airport is 1 1/2 hour drive: 75.0 km
Railway: Cahors is main train station, about 45 minutes: 40.0 km
You can fly direct to Toulouse from most major European cities and London. From Great Britain, you can also fly to Rodez. Car rentals are available at both airports. The drive from Toulouse Airport to the house is about 1 1/2 hours. From Rodez, the drive is about an hour.<BR><BR>From Paris, there is a fast train (5 hours) to Cahors, where you can rent a car, or take a taxi to the house. <BR><BR>If you chose to drive from Paris, a stop along the way in the Loire Valley to visit the great chateaus of this region is a good way to break up the trip. You will also pass through Limoges, a major town with a long history of porcelain and ceramic fabrication.<BR><BR>
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Water Park Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 4.0 km.
Nearby cities
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