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Self-catering accommodation with private pool, Le Petit Pigeonnier du Lot.

Self-catering accommodation in Albas, Occitanie
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Holiday rental in Albas, Lot, Occitanie

3 bedrooms | 2 bathrooms | sleeps 6

Introduction

This beautifully restored country house was originally part of an old priory. With two traditional pigeonnier towers, it sits in 1 hectare of private grounds, in a quiet peaceful position on the edge of a hamlet with a medieval church and small château. Set in the heart of the Cahors vineyards it is surrounded by fields and woodlands and there are extensive views from all around the house and garden.

The property has been completely renovated to provide quality accommodation with many original features preserved including beamed ceilings and exposed stone walls. Beautifully furnished throughout. The rental accommodation is in a private wing - property owners live in independent, main house. All facilities are for the exclusive use of renters.

Accommodation comprises kitchen / dining area, large living room and 3 bedrooms, two bathrooms (one ensuite) to sleep up to 6. Wi-Fi internet, 50" TV, UK satellite TV channels and music centre.

There is a dining and BBQ area within an attractive walled courtyard, a large garden with lawns suitable for children to play outside games and an orchard filled with fig, apple, walnut, pear, plum and cherry trees. Within the courtyard there is a fig tree which provides delicious fresh figs for breakfast. There is a private garden belonging to the gite, completely surrounded by mature hedgerows.

Private pool 11m x 5m with roman steps, sun terrace and loungers. Solar shower.

The property is located near a small hamlet between Prayssac and Luzech overlooking the Valley of the Lot.

The local village of Sauzet (5 minutes) has a grocery store / tabac, bakery, post office, doctor and café bar and restaurant.

Prayssac lies 6 miles North-West across the river Lot. A popular, lively town full of shops, boutiques and pavement cafés, it has 2 large supermarkets, all amenities and a bustling market on Fridays.

Cahors (25 minutes) is the major regional centre.

NOTE; charming property owners live in main house, fully independent from the rental accommodation. Owners are available for help and advice if necessary. All facilities as noted are for the exclusive use of renters.


Accommodation details

Living room with open fireplace and exposed stone wall. TV with UK satellite channels, Wi-Fi internet, DVD player and DVDs. Board Games. French doors to courtyard.

Steps lead down to a fully equipped kitchen with breakfast / dining table, dishwasher, double sink, fridge freezer, microwave, oven and hob. West-facing window with views of the garden.

Stairs to 1st floor;

Bedroom 1, (in the Tower) double, with electric radiators, ensuite bathroom with WC, shower, bidet, hand basin. Hairdryer, electric radiator / towel rail.

Wide corridor with oak beamed ceiling leads to;

Bedroom 2, two singles / or king-size double.

Bedroom 3, two singles.

Separate bathroom with WC, shower, hand basin and electric radiator / heated towel rail.

EXTERIOR;

1 hectare of private grounds with lawn, grass and orchard. South-facing aspect.

Shaded BBQ area with table and chairs in walled courtyard.

Private garden with table and chairs and sun loungers.

Secluded, sunny private salt water pool, 11m x 5m (max depth 1.80m) with roman steps and sun terrace with loungers.

Pool-side solar shower.

Garden WC and hand basin.

External utility room with 9kg washing machine, sink, worktops, drying frames, ironing facilities and drinks fridge with ice machine.

Private drive and plenty of parking.


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Rental Rates

DatesChangeover dayChg. overMinimum stayMin. stayDailyWeekly
26 Sep 01 May Flexible 3 nights € 183 € 1,280
2021
01 May 03 Jul Flexible 4 nights € 212 € 1,480
03 Jul 28 Aug Saturday Weekly - € 1,980
28 Aug 26 Sep Flexible 4 nights € 212 € 1,480
26 Sep 30 Apr Flexible 3 nights € 183 € 1,280
Refundable security bond€ 800

Tourist Tax
Where applicable, Pure France is required to collect and remit local government tourism taxes on behalf of our property owners. These taxes are calculated and collected from guests at the time of booking. Pure France then remits collected taxes to the applicable tax authority on the property owners' behalf.
For this property tourist taxes are due between 01 January and 31 December and will not exceed € 2.53 per adult per night.


Location

The property is located in open countryside 1 km from a small hamlet with a medieval church and petit château, between Prayssac and Luzech overlooking the beautiful Valley of the Lot.

The local village of Sauzet (5 minutes) has grocery store, bakery, café bar and restaurant and the popular town of Prayssac (10 minutes) has 2 large supermarkets and all facilities.

The area is perfect for cycling with over 100 km of signposted Veloroutes in the Lot, as well as canoeing, horse riding, walking the trails and visiting pretty villages such as Belaye, Puy-l'Évêque and Saint-Cirq-Lapopie.

Canoes and bicycles can be hired locally in Juillac (5 minutes away) and other activities include hot-air-balloon rides, sky diving, horse riding and tennis all of which are available nearby.

The local vintner has vineyards on three sides of the property. One of their wines is an excellent value Malbec and a wine tasting visit to this vineyard is recommended. Le Petit Pigeonnier is well placed to take advantage of the abundant vineyards in the area and the owners will be delighted to give recommendations for wine tasting visits.

There are many interesting places to visit. Saint-Cirq-Lapopie (45 minutes), is a famous medieval village on a steep hillside above the river Lot. Boat Trips from Cahors provide an interesting way of getting there and enjoying the magnificent scenery from a different perspective. The famous shrine of Rocamadour (1 hour) is easily visited. The pretty village of Les Arques (20 minutes) was home to the Russian Sculptor Zadkin and boasts a museum of his amazing work.

Cahors (25 minutes) is the regional centre, Built on a narrow peninsula formed by a meander in the river Lot, its history goes back to Roman times and it was a centre of Cathar Resistance in the middle ages. The 12th century cathedral has celebrated Romanesque carvings. The fortified 'Pont Valentré' bridge over the Lot is unique, justly famous and features in many films.

The River Lot is one of the loveliest in France. The views from Bélaye (5 minutes away) are spectacular as it meanders round fertile green farmland, the Cahors vineyards and villages which all have outstanding and atmospheric restaurants.

The region is widely regarded as a gastronomic paradise. Its cuisine is famous throughout France and beyond. Local specialities include dishes based on duck, goose, foi gras, wild mushrooms, truffles, plums, peaches, apricots, walnuts and their oil. The black wines of Cahors, raised on these stony hillsides, were known to the Romans and have seen a lively revival in recent years.

Albas, Lot, Occitanie, France


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