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The Cottage

The cottage sleeps 5 people in three bedrooms. The front door opens from a small sun terrace with table and chairs into a large traditionally French living and dining area with exposed stone walls, polished wooden floors and beams.   A sofa and settle sit by the large inglenook fireplace giving a cosy feel to the room and a polished oak dining table and chairs seats up people comfortably. There is a TV with French and some English language satellite channels and a DVD player. The open plan kitchen adjacent to the dining area is a well equipped and charming. On the lower ground floor there is a double room adjoining the bathroom/WC and French windows leading out onto the swimming pool terrace and lawns and garden beyond.

From the living room a staircase leads to the upper floor where there are two bedrooms, one with a large single bed and the other with a double bed. Adjacent is a bathroom with a shower and WC.

The accommodation comprises of:

  • A fitted kitchen with washing machine, fridge, cooker, dishwasher & microwave.
  • An open plan living and dining area with dining table and chairs and comfortable armchair and sofas.
  • 2 bedrooms with double beds and 1 with large single
  • 1 shower room, hand basin and WC & separate WC.

All utilities, end of stay cleaning, bed linen, towels and pool towels are included in the price.

Grounds, pool and surrounding area

The driveway driveway leads right up to the house and there is ample parking. A safe and protected garden makes an ideal area for children with lovely lawns and at one side of the garden there are swings. The swimming pool is 8m x 4m with sun loungers and a terrace with table and chairs. The property enjoys wonderful panoramic views over the hills and valleys surrounding the house.

A former working farmhouse with several small charming outhouses, this beautiful renovated stone cottage for up to 5 guests sits amongst mature trees on a hilltop overlooking the valleys and hills of this lovely area close to the historic village of Conques. The house has a private swimming pool and sunny terraces surrounded by sweeping lawns. It is a perfect house for a family holiday or for those seeking seclusion and comfort in a peaceful setting with fabulous views.


The cottage is located just 10 minutes from Conques, which dates back to the 9th century and is magnificently preserved. Classified among the most beautiful villages in France and a UNESCO “World Heritage Site”, Conques is also a major staging post on the spiritual path to Saint-Jacques de Compostella.

Grand Vabre is just five minutes drive away. There is a small supermarket, two restaurants and a bar plus a garage with fuel. Beyond Conques is Marcillac, a delightful town with banks, supermarkets and post office. Every Sunday morning it stages a wonderfully colourful market. The large towns of Aurillac and Rodez are about an hour’s drive and both offer extensive shopping, culture, restaurants and activities to suit all tastes.

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