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LUXURIOUS & SPACIOUS 120 SQ M GITE WITH PRIVATE POOL NEAR GAILLAC, ALBI, CORDES

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Mr George -

Speaks English, French, Russian
Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Separate WC's1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights

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LUXURIOUS & SPACIOUS 120 SQ M GITE WITH PRIVATE POOL NEAR GAILLAC, ALBI, CORDES

Photos and Description of this 2 bedroom holiday home in Tarn - Gite Solterre

Large 60 sq m lounge, 2 bedroom sleeps 4, pool, garden, open all year

Gite Solterre is located amongst the vineyards of the famous Gaillac wine producing area in the Tarn department of Midi Midi-Pyrenees. Gite Solterre was converted from an old winery into a luxurious two bedroom accommodation with a spacious lounge, underfloor heating, private plunge pool with saline water and walled terrace. Large about 60 sq metres (600 sq foot) open plan living room – dining – kitchen with high ceilings and large panoramic windows over the fields, hills and vineyard. Tiled floors. Comfortable TV area with plasma screen and two sofas. Large dining table with sitting for six; Tasteful combination of old and new. Brand new solid wood furniture. New kitchen and bathrooms. New appliances. Underfloor heating. British Freeview. WiFi. iPod compatible audio system. Plasma TV and DVD. Quality bedding, linen and toileteries provided. Suitable for elderly and wheelchair access (main door 80cm, all other doors 78cm, no steps inside the property).

The area north of Gaillac is full of gently rolling hills, green valleys and delightful medieval villages (bastides) and is often referred to as a ‘French Tuscany’. Some call it the “golden triangle” between Albi, Gaillac and Cordes-sur-Ciel. It is a perfect holiday base to explore the region full of history and natural beauty – forests, mountains, hilltop villages, great full and wine, Mediterranean atmosphere and climate.

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Suitability:
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • Long-term Renters Welcome

Mr George -

This advertiser has been with HomeAway.co.uk since 2009
Speaks English, French, Russian
Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Separate WC's1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights

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Reviews

Reviews for this holiday house rental in Tarn, France

Luxurious & spacious 120 sq m gite with private pool near Gaillac, Albi, Cordes
average rating of 4.7777777 based on 9 reviews
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Luxurious & spacious 120 sq m gite with private pool near Gaillac, Albi, Cordes
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p733581
Tarn Midi-Pyrenees
5

A Fantastic Gite in a Beautiful Area

  • 5 out of 5
  • Review Submitted: 24-Mar-2014
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2014
Right from the start of our experience with Gite Solterre we were impressed! Before our trip George did everything possible to ensure our stay was one of the most memorable we have had. The Gite is spotless, spacious, comfortable, and very well equipped. The views of the surrounding vineyards and countryside are stunning. George was not able to be there when we arrived, so he had made arrangements with others to greet us and because of our late arrival on a Saturday night he had the refrigerator filled with food for breakfast, snacks, and fresh fruit from the local market. And there was also a very nice bottle of wine for us! (George, we still smile when thinking about the 'Arizona' Cookies...) As a party of four we had lots of room and the extra half-bath made things easy. The Gite's gazebo was the perfect place for an afternoon glass of Gaillac wine while watching the pastel colors change as the sun set to the west. We highly recommend Gite Solterre to anyone (and we think that the rate is very reasonable for a first class stay). A fantastic experience. Thank you, George!
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Luxurious & spacious 120 sq m gite with private pool near Gaillac, Albi, Cordes
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p733581
Tarn Midi-Pyrenees
5

CLEAN ORGANISED CALM AND WELL THOUGHT OUT !

  • 5 out of 5
  • Review Submitted: 05-Mar-2014
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2014
perfect for our needs .. a lot of thought had gone in to it and great attention to detail. Hope to return soon !
Helpful votes: 1/1
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Luxurious & spacious 120 sq m gite with private pool near Gaillac, Albi, Cordes
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p733581
Tarn Midi-Pyrenees
5

Fantastic holiday in a great Gite

  • 5 out of 5
  • Review Submitted: 09-Sep-2013
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2013
Very friendly and helpful welcome which set the tone for our stay. We felt very much at home in this well appointed Gite. Top of the range in terms of facilities and furnishings, impeccably clean with a clear eye for every detail from the toiletries in the bathroom to bottled water by the beds. Beautiful location, lovely plunge pool with thick pool towels, and private terrace.
Helpful votes: 3/3
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Luxurious & spacious 120 sq m gite with private pool near Gaillac, Albi, Cordes
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p733581
Tarn Midi-Pyrenees
Paris
5

Getaway in the French Tuscany

  • 5 out of 5
  • Review Submitted: 29-Aug-2010
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2010
Gite Solterre is as good as they say.

The owner has kept some of the charm of the old winery with it's thick walls and stone facade and blended it with a sober, modern and tastefully decorated interior. We enjoyed using the BBQ and outdoor dining area next to the pool. The peaceful surroundings and splendid views of rolling hills covered in vineyards and sunflowers, corn fields and oak forests. provide an ideal getaway for us city dwellers. « A French Tuscany ».

The cool & quiet mid summer evenings and comfortable bedding meant we all slept well. The good quality towels and linen and the thoughtful & generous welcome package made all the difference. Games, books, wireless broadband and Satellite TV kept our grown up children entertained. A lot of thought has been put into providing top quality holiday accommodation, right down to the toiletries in the bathroom. Everything is clean& new.

The Toulouse- Lautrec Museum and St Cecile Cathedral (classified by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site on 1st August 2010) in Albi along with the medieval villages such as Corde-sur ciel were the cultural & historical highlights of our stay. On the 8th of August we attended the wine festival in Gaillac. Very interesting and a great occasion to meet people and learn about the region. This is the oldest wine growing region in France. The « vignerons » even offer a free tour of the vineyards & pigeonners in the region and more wine tasting during the summer months.

We were lucky enough to be there when the mirabelles in front of the gite were ripe but too early for the figs ! There’s a great butcher comme delicatessen & pastry/ bread /fruit /vegie shop just down the road.

This little paradise is one of France’s best kept secrets !
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, People with Disabilities, Romantic Getaway
Helpful votes: 2/2
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Luxurious & spacious 120 sq m gite with private pool near Gaillac, Albi, Cordes
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p733581
Tarn Midi-Pyrenees
Belgium
5

Wonderful time at Gite Solterre !

  • 5 out of 5
  • Review Submitted: 09-Aug-2010
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2010
Acceuil exceptionnel et gîte de qualité, confortable et très bien équipé, idéalement situé et au calme.
Région magnifique, remplie d'histoire, permettant ballades et découvertes culturelles.
Gîte à recommander !
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, People with Disabilities, Romantic Getaway
Helpful votes: 2/2
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Location

Nearest Airport
80 Kilometres
Toulouse
Nearest Train
10 Kilometres
Gaillac
Nearest Motorway
12 Kilometres
Gaillac, exit 9
Nearest Barpub
3 Kilometres
Cahuzac-sur-Vere
Nearest Ski
250 Kilometres
Andorra
Nearest Golf
25 Kilometres
Albi
Nearest Restaurant
3 Kilometres
Cahuzac-sur-Vere
Car: necessary

Gite Solterre provides a faboulous escape from hectic city's life without comproming on luxury and modern living comfort — underfloor heating, heated plunge pool with salt water filter, outside dining, satellite TV (British Freeview), music system with iPod docking stations, selection of board games, books and music. It is a perfect holiday base to explore the region full of history and natural beauty – forests, mountains, hilltop villages, great full and wine, Mediterranean atmosphere and climate. We love this region as well because of its people — very friendly and welcoming.

UNESCO recognised Albi as World Heritage Site. It is only 20 minutes drive away from us.

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Availability & Rates

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Rental rates for this holiday house in Tarn, Midi-Pyrenees

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Rental Period Minimum Rate Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Rate
 
May-June
19 Feb 2014 - 27 Jun 2014
4 night minimum stay
€443
for 4 nights
€775
 
 
Pick season
28 Jun 2014 - 30 Aug 2014
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
€975
for 7 nights
€975
 
 
Sep
31 Aug 2014 - 4 Oct 2014
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
€875
for 7 nights
€875
 
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
€443
for 4 nights
€775
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit €500.00
Notes Changeover is on Saturdays but we can be flexible especially off-season. We are happy to receive payment in Sterling or Euros.

Rates includes:
* Local Taxe De Séjours
* Egyptian cotton quality bath & bed linen including pool towels
* Basic toiletries & washing products etc
* Bottle of wine on arrival
* Large selection of teas and coffee
* Central under floor heating, water & electricity costs

Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 90 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Tarn in Midi-Pyrenees

Property Type:
  • house (detached)
Forms of Payment:
  • accepts credit card
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 120 m²
Location Type:
  • rural
  • village
Theme:
  • Luxury
  • Family
  • Away From It All
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Parking On Street
  • Living Room
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Hair Dryer
  • Laundry Soap
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Shampoo
  • Basic Soaps
  • Toilet Paper
  • Iron & Board
  • Internet
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Parking
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Ice Maker
  • Pantry Items
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Grill
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Kitchenette
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator
  • Freezer
  • Hob
  • Oven
  • Microwave
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • Dining
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet
  • Brand new family bathroom with bath, separate shower, double sink. Guest WC. Separate utility room with washing and dryer etc.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
  • Master bedroom with superking double bed and build-in wardrobes. French window onto the tranquil landscaped courtyard with a heated jacuzzi pool; Second bedroom with two single beds that can also be put together to create a superking double. Stand along wardrobe and chest of draws. All furniture in this room hand made from solid white oak; Bedrooms can accommodate a cot if needed (please ask)
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Video Library
  • Television
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Video Player
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • CD Player
Outside:
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • Deck Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles
  • Barbecue
  • Barbecue
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 2 deck chairs
Suitability:
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool
  • Jacuzzi
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • museums
  • playground
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • walking
  • horse riding
  • eco tourism
  • sight seeing
  • scenic drives
  • bird watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • hiking
  • rafting
  • fishing
  • swimming
  • cycling
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • equestrian events
Notes:
Terms and Conditions: * Check-in time is from 16:00 & check-out until 10:00am * Non-smoking indoors. Smoking allowed outdoor. * 50% prepayment to secure the booking, another 50% payable 4 weeks prior to arrival, £500 breakage deposit (can be paid 1 week prior to arrival and refunded within 48 hours following check-out) Rates includes: * Local Taxe De Séjours * Egyptian cotton quality bath & bed linen including pool towels * Basic toiletries & washing products etc * Bottle of wine on arrival * Large selection of teas and coffee * Central under floor heating, water & electricity costs * High quality pre & post rental cleaning * Change of linen after week one * WiFi * Cot & ramps available

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