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Beautiful holiday home for 5 persons in a medieval village in the south of Franc

People5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,184 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Beautifully restored hour in a medieval village!

The house dates from the 13th century and is located in the village square of Castelsagrat, an authentic medieval bastide in southern France. This magnificent holiday home has recently been completely renovated, tastefully and comfortably furnished and suitable for up to 5 persons.

From under your own 'arcades' (medieval arches) experience the typical French village life. Villagers get a baguette from baker Alain, a piece of French cheese at the 'épicerie' and the local farmers exchange the latest news on the village square. Across the square the glasses and cutlery tinkle on the delightful cool terrace of the village restaurant.

In the courtyard surrounded by medieval walls, the 'cour', you will enjoy the southern French sun and shade in complete privacy. You can relax in the lounge area, barbecue, drink a delicious glass of local wine under the olive tree or take a refreshing dip in the pool. In the evening you will enjoy the beautiful lights and the stars. If you prefer watching the typical French village life you can also sit down under your own arcades at the front of the house.

La Maison de Monsieur Calbet is located in a beautiful area which is also known as the Tuscany of France, which in spring and summer is packed with lively antique markets and bustling night markets.

More Details

Owner
Natascha Nelis
Member since: 2013
Speaks English, French, German, Dutch
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
17 July, 2018

About Natascha Nelis

I am looking forward to welcome you in La Maison de Monsieur Calbet for a great holiday in authentic France!

Natascha Nelis purchased this house in 2005

Why Natascha Nelis chose Castelsagrat

Are you looking for a charming, comfortable and clean house in the midst of sunflower- and lavender fields? La Maison de Monsieur Calbet is the place to be!

What makes this house unique

The owners of La Maison de Monsieur Calbet are your neighbours. Your privacy is garantueed but if you have any questions or would like some advice on where to go, please feel free to knock on our door.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Castelsagrat in Tarn-et-Garonne

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1184 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 17:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Max. adults: 5
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Not suitable for children ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • rural
  • village
Theme:
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 (en-suite) - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , washbasin, toilet, under floor heating, towel radiator
    Bathroom 2 - Shower Enclosure , 2 wash basins, under floor heating, towel radiator
  • En-suite bathroom 1 (rain shower, washbasin, toilet, under floor heating, towel radiator) Bathroom 2 (rain shower, 2 washbasins, under floor heating, towel radiator)
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed , extra single bed on demand
  • The house sleeps 5 people. bedroom 1: double bed (180 x 220) bedroom 2: two single beds (80 x 200, separate or double use) on request we can put an extra single bed (90 x 190) in bedroom 2
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Games
Outside:
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • 6 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • hunting small game
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
In the courtyard is a comfortable lounge area with BBQ, a table and (sun)chairs. You can also take a refreshing dip in the pool. The house is equipped with WIFI (free), and the bedrooms are equipped with ceiling fans.

Reviews

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Beautiful holiday home for 5 persons in a medieval village in the south of Franc
average rating of 4.8 based on 5 reviews
5

Perfect holiday base in a bastide village

  • 5 of 5

The property was as described, clean, well maintained and with full facilities. La Maison has been renovated sympathetically, but with modern touches in the bathrooms and kitchen.One of the reasons we chose La Maison was because it had a pool, unfortunately the weather did not allow us to use it as much as we may have liked. We enjoyed aperos and eating outdoors, cooking on the barbeque. Philip & Natascha welcomed us on arrival and explained everything and were around during our stay if and when needed - which we did on one occasion and were helped out of a sticky problem - keys locked in car!

Good base for visiting Lozerte, Moissac, Cahors, Valence d'Agen and Auvillar. Auberge at Bardigues can be well recommended.

Boulangerie in one corner of the square, Tabac/small epicerie another corner and small restaurant on another side of the square.

Beautiful area of Tarn et Garonne and have no hesitation in recommending this spot as a base for visiting this area.

  • Review Submitted: 27-Aug-2014
  • Date of Stay: August 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Tres belle et calme maison.

  • 5 of 5

Très belle vielle maison, très bien équipé et agencée, fraîche même par grosse chaleur, sa petite cour plaisante pour y manger et se reposer, voire se baigner dans la piscine, un peu fraîche.

Grand merci à Natascha et Philip pour le très bon accueil.

Martine et Erick

  • Review Submitted: 22-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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5

Oase der Entspannung in den Midi Pyrenees

  • 5 of 5

Direkt am mittelalterlichen Marktplatz von Castelsagrat liegt die Ferienwohnung von Natascha und Philip. Die Wohnung hat eine tolle mittelalterliche Atmosphäre und ist dabei wunderschön und geschmackvoll eingerichtet! Die Gastgeber haben uns sehr herzlich empfangen und waren während unseres gesamten Aufenthaltes äußerst hilfsbereit! In dem schön gestalteten Innenhof mit kleinem Pool haben wir viele entspannte Stunden verbracht! Es fiel uns oft schwer, ihn für Ausflüge in die Umgebung zu verlassen! Sehr genossen haben wir auch das Champagner Frühstück mit zum Teil selbstgemachten und -gebackenen Köstlichkeiten aus der Region!

Der Urlaub in der Wohnung war wunderschön - auch Dank der sympathischen Gastgeber!

Wir können einen Aufenthalt bei Natascha und Philip wärmstens empfehlen!

  • Review Submitted: 07-Sep-2014
  • Date of Stay: July 2014
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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5

Comfortabel, clean house, entousiastic owners!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed a week in this fully renovated house. We had a great time, despite the weather that wasn't all too best the first couple of days. The owners received us with a drink and a very nice pie. Natascha and Philip are very enthousiastic and they can tell you all about the todo's in the environment.

The house is very clean, superb bath rooms, new kitchen, good sized bedding. Wifi available. Downside is there's no television.

Unless you want to stay in the village with only a couple of hundred inhabitants and not a lot to do, we really advise to rent or come by car. Cities like Toulouse can be visited with about a one hour drive through the beautiful landscape.

If you want to do some oudoor activities we can advise Happy Forest. It is also possible to go kayaking or visit a Chateau and find some nice wines.

We highly reccommend this house if you are looking for a new, clean house and want to find some peace and quite. If you fancy a more active holiday, ensure you have a car at your disposal as you will have to drive for about an hour to find some nice todo's. Natascha has already prepared a todo list upon arrival and she did all she could to find some more outdoor activities which we highly appreciated!

If you visit in summer, don't skip the brocantes in the area and the numerous marché gourmands. Here you can visit a local town where all inhabitants eat together at long tables. Local foods are prepared and you can just buy what you want at very low prices! We went to another marché gourmand almost every evening as this was really enjoyable.

Natascha and Philip, thank you for facilitating a very relaxing holiday!

  • Review Submitted: 08-Oct-2013
  • Date of Stay: September 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

15 JOURS A CASTELSAGRAT

  • 4 of 5

Nous avons passé deux semaines très agréables au gîte de Monsieur Calbet. Gîte rénové avec soin, propriétaires acceuillants et non avares de bons conseils, beaux paysages...

Tous les ingrédients pour des vacances réussies. Nous en garderons un très bon souvenir."

  • Review Submitted: 31-Aug-2013
  • Date of Stay: August 2013
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
88 Kilometres
Toulouse Blagnac
Nearest Barpub
50 Metres
Castelsagrat
Nearest Ferry
12 Kilometres
Valence d'Agen
Nearest Golf
15 Kilometres
Espalais
Nearest Train
12 Kilometres
Valence d'Agen
Nearest Motorway
12 Kilometres
Valence d'Agen
Nearest Restaurant
50 Metres
Castelsagrat
Nearest Beach
25 Kilometres
Saint Nicolas de la Grave (recreation site)
Car: recommended

La Maison de Monsieur Calbet is located in the medieval bastide Castelsagrat in the Quercy Blanc, in a region also known as the Tuscany of France. The landscape is a patchwork of sunflower and wheat fields, spread out over rolling hills. The Garonne River winds through beautiful medieval villages where time seems to have stood still.

Below you will find a general overview of the region. In the house you will find an extensive guide with lots of information about the area. You will also receive a list with events that take place during your stay. Do you want more information or are you interested in specific events? We live nextdoor to the house and are happy to tell you more or help you making reservations.

General overview of the region:

The region has a lot to offer to those who like architecture, art and culture, antique and flea markets or sports but also for those who simply want to enjoy life.

Enjoying life

At the nearby wine chateau 'Les Deux Soeurs' the sisters Catherine and Isabelle are happy to show you how they make their wine and you can of course taste their delicious wines. For those who prefer non-alcoholic drinks the famous Jus de Chasselas (grape juice) in the area around Moissac will be a tasty alternative. The 'chasselatiers' will happily introduce you to this special drink. For lovers of digestives there is the Armagnac (a kind of 'cognac').

There are several charming and very good restaurants nearby including the elected Best Restaurant of the region 'Auberge de Bardigues' and the 2-star Michelin restaurant 'Michel Trama'. On the local (organic) weekly markets you will find a variety of local produce to inspire your own culinary exploits: delicious cheeses, pâtés, jams, vegetables and other local delicacies. In summer you can enjoy a 'marché gourmand' almost every day, a bustling night market where you can eat at long tables.

Architecture, art and culture

Within walking distance of Castelsagrat is Montjoi. A beautifully restored old style village where time seems to have stood still. The region also has several villages and towns known as 'un des plus beaux villages de France' like Lauzerte and Auvillar. These towns are characterized by their distinctive architecture. Moissac with its beautiful cloister is a stop on the route to Santiago de Compostella. In the Rue des Arts you can visit the studios of various artists and craftsmen. Also worth a visit is Toulouse, the fourth largest city in France. The Museum of Modern Art 'Les Abattoirs' and the wonderful Musée des Beaux Arts 'Les Augustins' (permanent collection and temporary exhibitions) are just some of the sites worth visiting.

Brocante

In spring and summer numerous “brocantes” (antique and flea markets) are held every weekend. Here you can still find reasonable priced antiques and fun second-hand stuff. There are also some brocante shops nearby. In Castelsagrat a large brocante on the square is held twice year: on Easter Sunday and on the second Sunday of August.

Sports and beach

For those who like sports the region has much to offer. Activities include mountain biking, cycling (on hilly terrain or a flat route along the Canal du Midi), hiking (car 'free' routes available), horseback riding, water skiing, canoeing and golf. The nearest water park is a 10 minutes drive. There are also several outdoor recreational parks and lakes in the area including the beautiful recreation site in Saint Nicolas de la Grave where you can practice numerous activities like swimming, windsurfing, sailing and fishing and there is also a playground and a football and rugby pitch. Beach lovers can make a day trip to the Mediterranean or the Atlantic Ocean.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Castelsagrat, Midi-Pyrenees

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
EUR
Convert Currency
Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Zomeraanbieding 2018 (-100 €)
7 Jul 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£826
for 7 nights
£826
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £13 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
£507
for 5 nights
From
£101
£707
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £13 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £266.74

Alle genoemde prijzen zijn de tarieven per week voor maximaal 4 personen en inclusief eindschoonmaak, bed-, bad- en linnengoed. Electriciteitskosten voor verwarming zijn niet inbegrepen en worden apart in rekening gebracht.
Voor 5 personen betaal je een supplement van €15 per nacht.

Vragen over onze tarieven? Neem dan gerust contact met ons op (op kijk op www.lamaisondemonsieurcalbet.com).

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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