South West France countryside villa - This is a delightful farmhouse built in the local Quercy stone - a spacious and comfortable holiday home with light, bright rooms and furnished in a chic but cosy contemporary style. The villa is set on the edge of a hamlet yet is private and wonderfully peaceful, as you would expect in this idyllic corner of rural south-west France. If you're looking for tranquillity you'll really enjoy relaxing on the large covered veranda that overlooks the pool and landscaped gardens, with their lovely backdrop of mature oak trees.
Maison Lotoise is in an enviable position on the edge of three départements and therefore central to everything this appealing region has to offer, with easy access to the many tourist attractions of the Lot, Tarn et Garonne, Aveyron valley and Dordogne. This beautiful and varied landscape encompasses forested hills and valleys, dramatic river cliffs and rolling farmland. Throughout the Lot and Quercy region there are numerous charming villages, some on hilltops with magnificent views. The area is of course famous for its local produce, which you will find in abundance at the weekly markets in the nearby bastide village of Montcuq and Montaigu de Quercy.
You'll be spoilt for choice with things to do during your holiday at this South west France countryside villa: boating, water sports, parachuting and mountain biking are all available. There is canoeing and kayaking on the Lot and Dordogne rivers, and four golf clubs, some with tennis courts and clubhouse restaurants, close by. You are also close to the well-known GR65 hikers' path. There is a swimming lake with sandy beaches and playground at Montcuq and another at Montaigu, where there are also pedaloes. Parc Walabi near Agen, a popular theme park for adults and children, would also make good day trips from Maison Lotoise, as would the towns of Moissac and Cahors.
Open-plan Living/dining room/kitchen with fireplace, (TV/DVD/iPod-iPhone dock), French doors to garden.
Double bedroom (1.6m).
Twin bedroom (2 x 0.9m).
Separate shower room, WC.
Double bedroom (1.6m) with ensuite shower room, WC.
Double bedroom (1.6m).
Covered dining/seating veranda (auvent) with BBQ, steps down to garden and pool.
Stairs down to Garden level:
Small conservatory with patio doors to garden.
Master bedroom (2m) with (reverse) air conditioning, TV, ensuite bathroom with corner bath & WC, French doors to garden.
Three acres of partially enclosed grounds, mostly laid to lawn with fruit trees and flowering shrubs, private 8m x 4m swimming pool with Roman steps entrance, portable charcoal barbecue, parking for 3 cars.
Montaigu de Quercy 5 miles and Montcuq 6 miles (both 10 minutes' drive), Moissac 25 minutes, Cahors 30 minutes, Agen 25 miles, Bergerac & airport 1.5 hours, Toulouse 2 hours
Nearest tennis court 10 minutes, nearest golf 20 minutes
4 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, 2 shower rooms, 3 WCs
PRIVATE 8m x 4m POOL
Included: ADSL internet, pool towels, 3 hours maid service (for 2 week bookings only)
Extras: maid service €15 per hour, winter heating €150 per week