L’Etable

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    Description

    The Cottage

    The sympathetic conversion of the former stables has retained all the charm of the old building with exposed stone walls and beams complimenting the modern design and comfort of this lovely gîte.

    A spacious living area has a dining table and chairs and a comfortable living area with 2 sofas a wood burning stove (logs provided) and French TV and DVD player. To the rear is a fully equipped, modern kitchen. The ground floor has a bathroom with an Italian style walk in shower and separate toilet.

    The first floor has two single beds on a mezzanine with a king size double bed. There is a bathroom with a full size bath and toilet.

    Up to the third floor and you find a further bedroom with a double bed and chest of drawers.

    A fully equipped laundry room with two washing machines and a tumble dryer provides a shared facility for washing and drying.

    The accommodation comprises of:

    • A fitted kitchen with electric oven and hob, fridge freezer, microwave, dishwasher, kettle, filter coffee maker and toaster
    • An open plan living and dining area with dining table, chairs and sofa1
    • 3 bedrooms with 2 doubles with king size beds & 1 with twin beds
    • 1 shower room, with shower, hand basin and separate WC. 1 Bathroom with bath, hand basin & WC

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

    Grounds, pool and surrounding area

    The patio area is very secluded and equipped with garden furniture, barbecue and parasol. There is a private garden with loungers for soaking up the sun. L’Etable’s guests also have unlimited use of the beautifully landscaped grounds where centuries old walnut and chestnut trees provide a foil for exotic palms, mimosa and magnificent views.

    The 8 x 4 metre salt water pool surrounded with paving is in a secluded spot overlooking the valley and is available for all guests to enjoy. Sun loungers are available for relaxing.

    Ample private parking is available on the site and l’Etable has free WiFi access in the grounds.

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dogs welcome

Formerly the stable of the 18th century farmstead, “La Domaine du Puech Fleury”, l’Etable is one of four beautifully converted former outbuildings set in landscaped grounds overlooking the valley of the Auze river, which flows into the Lot in the nearby village of St Projet.

Built of local schist stone with a charming slate fishtail tiled roof particular to the area, the gîte offers a harmonious blend of traditional architecture and contemporary flair with accommodation for up to 6 people on three floors.

L’Etable has a private garden and use of the extensive communal grounds and swimming pool.

The former farmstead known as “la Domaine du Puech” is in a magnificent setting with an abundance of historical and natural interest. Its wonderfully landscaped grounds, rich with ancient trees, interesting shrubs, palms and Mediterranean mimosas look out over stunning views of the Auze river valley below. At the turn of the 19th century, the hamlet and several of those surrounding it, was home to a religious sect known as ‘the floured ones’. A fascinating history surrounds them, elements of which are still visible today.

This remarkable site is home to 4 lovely gîtes, formerly outbuildings of the original 18th century farm. Each property has been converted to retain their individual original features whilst offering modern comfort, convenience and privacy, with its own access and private secluded garden with shared use of the 8 x 4 metre saltwater pool overlooking the valley.

Taken as a whole the Gîtes can sleep 15 people, which makes it an ideal holiday location for an extended family, a group of friends or a club.

Contact us for special rates and availability.

This little known area has many hidden gems and much to offer walkers, nature lovers, sports enthusiasts, culture seekers, gastronomes, historians or those who simply want to relax and enjoy the peace of rural French life, clean air and beautiful surroundings.

Click on the links below to take a look at La Domaine du Puech’s 4 charming Gîtes:

La Grange Fleurie (sleeps 2)

La Soue (sleeps 4)

Le Poulailler (sleeps 3)

Location

Cassaniouze, the nearest village only 5kms away, has a general store, boulangerie, café/restaurant and bank and nearby there is a large lake for swimming, fishing or hiring a pedalo.

A further 5kms takes you to Calvinet where you will find all the necessary services, pharmacy, bank, butchers and bakers. There is also the Hotel Beauséjour, one of only two Michelin starred restaurants in the Cantal and very good value.

Calvinet is renowned locally for it’s Christmas market and illuminations, so why not take a winter break in this beautiful unspoiled part of France.

The “domaine” is a short drive 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.

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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