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House with swimming pool, panoramic view near Toulouse.

People8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview


Details
Property
cottage
People
8
Bedrooms
3
Bathrooms
3
Minimum Stay
2 - 7 nights

Description

Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday cottage in Cintegabelle - The area of Quintalone

Large guest house in an exceptional setting

Ever been tempted to get away from the stress and hustle and bustle of the city? Fancy a trip to the heart of the countryside, with time to look around you and enjoy the calm and simplicity of a different style of life?

Imagine a large country house and its attendant guest house set in seven acres of garden with a view across the Ariège Valley to the Pyrénées beyond. Welcome to Quintalone.

Qunitalone, a property in the Lauragais hills, 35 km south of Toulouse,is a haven of peace and quiet, just 5 minutes from Auterive village with its local produce market, cinema, riverside café and open-air dancing, and the usual range of services and shops.

Entirely independent of the country house itself, which is the residence of the owners, I and D, who are on hand to attend to all your needs with both discernment and discretion, the guest house contains 230m2 of carefully planned and renovated space, with accommodation for 8. Two parking spaces, one a garage, are reserved for your convenience.

It has 3 large bedrooms with en suite bathroom facilities. The 56m2 main bedroom, located upstairs, has a 160X200 double bed, a small reading room, and an en suite bathroom with bath, double washbasin and wc. Ceiling beams divide the living space naturally into waking and sleeping quarters, with light filtering through numerous windows to create an atmosphere of warmth and intimacy.

The other upstairs bedroom contains 4 single beds, ideal for children. Between the 2 bedrooms there is a self-contained bathroom with shower, double washbasin and wc.

A third bedroom is situated on the ground floor. It has a 160X200 double bed and en suite bathroom with bath, double wc and laundry space.

The wc is separate. This is a sunlit room overlooking the gardens and swimming pool.

The kitchen/dining room is spacious and convivial with a central workspace and table for 10. The corner fireplace will be especially appreciated in winter, and the kitchen also has access to a sheltered patio, sunlit terrace and the gardens. The gardens contain lots of things for children to do.

The adjoining living-room, with its comfortable chairs and cosy, colourful cushions, is equipped with a flat screen TV, DVD player, hifi system and wi-fi connection. On the walls are a selection of sketches from the owner's erstwhile art gallery in Toulouse, whereas other rooms contain paintings and sculptures that create an original decorative style. All exhibited pieces are on sale.

Having most probably spent a busy day discovering this remarkable region, you will finally be able to relax in and around the swimming pool with its magnificent view over the valley and distant mountains. The pool is protected from the garden by a door, fencing around the pool itself and an alarm indicating any immersion. While the adults are drinking their apéritifs, children will find plenty of attractions in the gardens: swings, open air games... This is Quintalone !

As Jules Renard once wrote: 'The countryside is fertile soil for all sorts of dreams'.

Equipment :

Kitchen/dining room : restaurant quality cooker, espresso coffee machine, microwave, dishwasher, baby high-chair, kitchen linen, basic foods…

Laundry : washing machine, dryer, iron & ironing table, basic maintenance products, emergency first-aid kit

Living room : coffee table art books, cds & dvds, iphone and internet connections

Bedrooms : quality linen, beds made up before arrival, baby-bed available on request

Bathrooms : towels, hair dryer

Garden : garden table and chairs, barbecue, deck chairs, parasols,

Outdoor games : table tennis, volley-ball net, boules (for children),

swimming buoys, badminton, swings,garden hut.

More Details
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Owner
Isabelle Le Ray
Member since: 2013
Speaks English, French
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
80%
Calendar last updated:
29 November, 2016
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About Isabelle Le Ray

Quintalone is an atypical place, loved by all, I want you to discover it.

About me, I always loved the Art in general and the painting in particular, a priori nothing to see with my wish to cater travellers, although... after all I managed to reconcile the two things.

Create a convivial place with a holiday spirit, with great art pieces.

Quintalone being a timeless place, it was impossible for me to create a place without soul.

I should to talk you about me, about my desires, about my tastes, but I am inexorably linked to this place, and I always come back.

I could say that ma second passion is to travel around the word, Asia, Europe, America... Every new encounter is a source of inspiration and I never get tired of this!

And of course my family who is my support, that gives me the force to be what I am.

In few words, I exist thanks to the others and I love to be feeded from the encounters, share travel experiences. This may explain my wish to cater you in this place that I love so much. Then take your bags and see you soon!!!

Isabelle Le Ray purchased this cottage in 1996

Why Isabelle Le Ray chose Muret area

Above all, what really makes the attraction of the site, it is the dominant situation at the top of a crest, opened on a very clear view on the valley of the Ariège and the chain of Pyrenees. This exceptional situation confers it a quite particular charm, we feel close to clouds, to Milan which overfly our panorama.

What makes this cottage unique

Activities and visits :

- canoe/kayak; fishing; swimming

- paths for hiking ; cycling

- accessible tow-paths

- a tourist circuit of Cathar Castles

- prehistoric caves at Niam, Mas d'Azil

- Carcassonne, fortified medieval city

- Astronomy at the Quintalone site

1hr drive : cross-country skiing at plateau de Beille

1h30 drive : alpine skiing at Bonascre, les Monts d'Olmes…

For children : tree walks, horse riding, farm visits, a wolf compound…

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(9 traveller reviews)

House with swimming pool, panoramic view near Toulouse.
average rating of 5.0 based on 10 reviews
5

Demeure superbe

  • 5 of 5

Nous avons passé un superbe séjour dans cette maison plein de charme niché dans un environnement exceptionnel (vue sur les Pyrénées). La maison est spacieuse, confortable et décorée avec beaucoup de goût (les toiles, croquis et sculptures donnent une touche originale à l'ensemble). La suite parentale a beaucoup de charme. Les enfants ont apprécié le cadre et leur chambre avec la balançoire!!

Les propriétaires sont accueillants et charmants. Ils nous ont donné de bons conseils pour visiter la région et découvrir le terroir...Une excellente adresse qu'il faut découvrir sans tarder!!

Jacques-Olivier, Laurence, Stan, Baptistine, Maë et Hippolyte

  • Review Submitted: Jun 26, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Excellente.

  • 5 of 5

Propriété de charme au calme, décorée avec beaucoup de goût. Il fait bon y vivre à l'intérieur comme à l'extérieur. Le vent rafraîchit par temps très chaud en complément de la piscine et la maison conserve la fraîcheur. Vue idyllique sur la vallée de l'Ariège et les Pyrénées.

Bref, nous avons passé un excellent moment grâce à des propriétaires sympathiques et accueillants.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 3, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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5

WEEK END EN FAMILLE DANS UNE MAISON DE CHARME

  • 5 of 5

Nous avons passe en famille un week end magifique. Le cadre est enchanteur; les espaces sont sufisemment vastes pour l 'epanouissement personnel de chacun et preservent neanmoins l 'harmonie du groupe.On se sent veritablement comme chez soit tant l'appropriation des objets, pousses dans le detail est reel et que le confort est present.Accueil chalereux et discret , ce qui est appreciable . Calme et serenite...... Gite qui donne envie de revenir et surtout ......a recommander

  • Review Submitted: Oct 3, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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5

Du repos dans une ambiance colorée

  • 5 of 5

Des hôtes accueillants, disponibles, efficaces, sympathiques et discrets, connaissant la région et ses attraits.

Très bien entretenue et préparée pour notre arrivée, la maison est très agréable, accueillante, "décontractée", colorée, avec une mention spéciale pour la pièce de vie. La note artistique apporte un plaisir supplémentaire. Le jardin est agréable, la piscine offre la vue sur les Pyrénées.

L'environnement est champêtre mais l'emplacement reste proche de tout (en voiture).

Une excellente adresse.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 23, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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Beautiful place owned by lovely people

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed in a lot of places and Quintalone is definitely one of the best. It is a beautiful setting with views of the Pyrenees in the distance. The inside is just as beautiful and very comfortable. The owners, Isabelle and Dominc, go out of their way to make your stay as relaxing as possible with lots of personal touches. Our daughter was unwell while we were there and needed to go to hospital - a frightening experience in a foreign country - Isabelle went out of her way to help us, more than we would expect. We are looking forward to visiting again!

Ruth, Manchester

  • Review Submitted: Jul 24, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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Merveilleux !

  • 5 of 5

Que ce soit l'accueil, les prestations, le lieu, la vue, la propreté , la discrétion des propriétaires, tout est parfait !!

Les photos sont belles mais ne sont pas aussi belles que la réalité , nous reviendrons c'est sûr !!

  • Review Submitted: Jan 1, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2013
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Merci beaucoup pour votre gentille appréciation, nous sommes toujours très heureux quand nos invités repartent aussi ravis que vous ! Au plaisir de vous revoir A bientôt Isabelle et Dominique
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Location

Nearest Airport
40 Kilometres
Toulouse-Blagnac
Nearest Barpub
5 Kilometres
Auterive
Nearest Golf
28 Kilometres
Vieille-Toulouse
Nearest Train
5 Kilometres
Auterive
Nearest Motorway
20 Kilometres
A66 highway
Nearest Restaurant
5 Kilometres
Auterive
Nearest Ski
100 Kilometres
Plateau of Bonascre, Ax-les-Thermes
Nearest Beach
150 Kilometres
Gruissan
Car: necessary

From the gite you will find many hiking trails that you can use walking or thanks to a mountain bike and access to Ariege area for fishing or swimming in white water.

The gite also offers a favoured location for the astronomic observation.

In Auterive (5 km away) you will find all the facilities necessary to your stay: shops and supermarkets but also market with products of the area.

Not far from the gite you will also be able to practice canoeing, sailing on the lake of La Ganguise, tree-climbing adventures, adventure trail, horse riding or bowling, discover the oulet shops (village des Marques), the Canal du Midi (World Heritage Patrimony), the Village Gaulois, the Parc aux Bambous (Bamboo park), the Maison des Loups (Wolfs house)...

And of course, Toulouse, the pink city, with its many hotel particulier, its museums, the Cité de l'Espace is waiting for you.

Heading towards the South you will have the opportunity to visit the castle of Foix, the circuit of the Cathar Castles, the prehistoric caves of Niau or of Mas d’Azil, the city of Carcassonne...

Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Cintegabelle, Muret area

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
EUR
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
BASSE SAISON
1 Oct 2016 - 16 Dec 2016
2 night minimum stay
£460
for 2 nights
From
£201
£887
£2,093
 
 
HAUTE SAISON
17 Dec 2016 - 6 Jan 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,398
for 7 nights
£1,398
£2,093
 
 
BASSE SAISON
7 Jan 2017 - 31 Mar 2017
2 night minimum stay
£460
for 2 nights
From
£201
£887
£2,152
 
 
MOYENNE SAISON
1 Apr 2017 - 26 May 2017
2 night minimum stay
£494
for 2 nights
From
£218
£1,314
 
 
HAUTE SAISO,
27 May 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
2 night minimum stay
£527
for 2 nights
From
£234
£1,398
£2,152
 
 
TRES HAUTE SAISON
1 Jul 2017 - 7 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,566
for 7 nights
£1,566
 
 
TRES HAUTE SAISON
8 Jul 2017 - 14 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,733
for 7 nights
£1,733
 
 
TRES HAUTE SAISON
15 Jul 2017 - 18 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,901
for 7 nights
£1,901
 
 
TRES HAUTE SAISON
19 Aug 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,566
for 7 nights
£1,566
 
 
HAUTE SAISON
2 Sep 2017 - 29 Sep 2017
2 night minimum stay
£494
for 2 nights
From
£218
£1,314
£2,152
 
 
BASSE SAISON
30 Sep 2017 - 22 Dec 2017
2 night minimum stay
£460
for 2 nights
From
£201
£887
£2,152
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£460
for 2 nights
From
£201
 

Additional pricing information

Ménage £59
Pet Fee £0
Refundable Damage Deposit £670

Arrivée : A partir de 16h00 - Départ avant 11h00
-La location à la semaine s'effectue du samedi au samedi.
- Horaire ouverture piscine de 8h00 à 20h00.
- Pour tout animaux demande préalable auprès du propriétaire.

La maison d'hôtes peut être loué à partir de 2 nuits pour le week-end ou en semaine.
Pendant la basse saison, les chambres peuvent être louer séparément. S'il vous plaît, contactez nous pour plus de détails.

Owner's 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 cottage in Cintegabelle in Haute-Garonne

Property Type:
  • cottage
Accommodation Type:
  • Bed & Breakfast
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 230 m²
Location Type:
  • lake
  • river
  • rural
  • town
  • village
  • waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Raclette Machine
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Ground floor bathroom - Bath (no shower) , Washing machine and tumble dryer
    Upstairs bathroom - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Heated towel rail
    Bathroom of bedroom Nord - Toilet , Bath (no shower)
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Ground floor bedroom - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 160x200 cm
    Bedroom Nord - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 160x200 cm bed
    Bedroom Sud - 4 Single Bed , 2 90x190 beds -2 90x200 cm beds - 1 cot upon request
  • Beddings of very good quality.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Pétanque Court
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
Attractions:
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Bowling center
  • Disco club
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • Water sports
Local Services & Businesses:
  • Babysitter
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • roller blading
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Located in the middle of nature, very quiet, many possibilities for hiking. babysitting on enquiry.

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