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Sage Holiday home in scenic Tarn South West France

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3 bedrooms
1 bathroom
6 guests
3 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
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 seve...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, both with a double bed, and a mezanine bedroom with double bed, and sleeps up to 6. 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. EXTERNAL FACILITIES 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. More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Ask
Smoking Allowed: Ask
Kid Friendly: Ask
Bathrooms
1 Full bath
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About the Owner
Una L
Languages spoken:English, French
Response Rate:90%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:March 2011
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Reviewed 18 August 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 pretty gîte! Fanny

Date of stay: July 2020
Thank Fannytmk
Reviewed 15 August 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 dinner fab price excellent food. Mazamet for market on...More

Date of stay: July 2017
Thank tonflanagan
Reviewed 21 August 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 house was pleasantly...More

Date of stay: August 2014
Thank Neil D
Reviewed 8 August 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 holiday in the...More

Date of stay: June 2014
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Clitheroe
Reviewed 4 August 2013

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Date of stay: July 2013
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Jo-Anne
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Reviewed 25 August 2012

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Date of stay: July 2012
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Galway Ireland
Reviewed 22 February 2012

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Date of stay: August 2008
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Shrewsbury
Reviewed 19 September 2011

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Date of stay: July 2011
Management response:Responded 19 September 2011

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Dublin
Reviewed 9 May 2011

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Date of stay: May 2009
Management response:Responded 9 May 2011

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Dermot
Ireland
Reviewed 29 March 2011

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Date of stay: August 2008
Management response:Responded 29 March 2011

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Amenities
Pets Allowed: Ask
Smoking Allowed: Ask
Kid Friendly: Ask
Balcony
Grill
Books
Central Heating
Refrigerator
Linens Provided
Local Guides/Maps
Microwave
Mountain Views
Outdoor Dining Area
Parking
Cooker
Terrace
Toaster
Towels Provided
Washer
Water Views
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Horse Riding Nearby
Water Park Nearby
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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About the neighbourhood
Tarn offers a beautiful living environment and is the perfect location for an activity holiday. Nature has kindly provided us with glorious hills and valleys offering an abundance of hiking & mountain biking trails. The rivers and lakes offer canoeing and swimming and water sports. The mountain roads are perfect for cyclists & offer plenty of challenges for the more serious cyclist. But apart from the range of activities it's a beautiful place to spend a relaxing holiday and just enjoy the scenery, the lovely places to visit and the renowned regional foods & wines. Some of the great places to visit from our area; The beautiful city of Albi with it's incredible cathedral (a UNESCO world heritage site / Castres with it's lovely old quarter & the famous Goya museum / the beautiful market to...
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