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Charming farmhouse in beautiful picturesque rural location.

Bedrooms 5
Separate WCs1
Space 21,527 sq. ft.
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

5 bedrooms sleeps 12 comfortably. 2 bathrooms , 2 showers , separate loo.

Charming Farmhouse in beautiful picturesque rural location with spectacular view of Reine Margot 12th century château illuminated at night.

5 bedrooms including three doubles suitable for adults. The two top bedrooms have 5 beds including 2 double beds and 3 singles. These rooms are ideal for children. There is a bathroom ensuite to one of the rooms. There is another ensuite bathroom, 1 ensuite shower and a separate shower room. There is a loo and sink in another of the double bedrooms.

Large family kitchen with underfloor heating opening onto spacious oak decking for al fresco dining. Stone BBQ.

Heated Swimming pool with anthracite liner giving beautiful green/grey water colour in keeping with countryside. Electric safety cover.

Table tennis, canoes(available for free use on L'Aveyron), dartboard,TV and stereo. 1km away from riding school, Tennis court and municipal swimming pool close by. Four bicycles for all ages.Lovely safe bridle paths and lanes to walk and ride on.

Restaurants and Bars all within close proximity. Rodez airport under 1 hour Toulouse airport one and a quarter hours.

More Details

David Isles
Member since: 2006
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
24 September, 2018

About David Isles

Married. Commercial Director of The Prestige Group. A long established logistics company based in London England.

David Isles purchased this farmhouse in 2002

Why David Isles chose Saint-Projet

A Beautiful Location and a very worthwhile restoration project. Our second home.

What makes this farmhouse unique

Tranquility and relaxation.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday farmhouse around the Saint-Projet around the Tarn-et-Garonne

Property Type:
  • farmhouse (detached)
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 21527 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 13
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Smoking allowed ...
Location Type:
  • rural
  • village
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Basic Soaps
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone
  • Tiled Stove
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove ...
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 5 - Toilet , and sink in bedroom
  • Two bathrooms with baths and shower attachments. One modern bathroom suite in mezzanine and one old fashioned bathroom with deep cast iron bath, shower attachment and old fashioned cast iron pull chain loo. Ensuite shower sink and loo in ground floor bedroom and a further shower room downstairs adjacent to front door.Perfect for messy kids after they have been playing outside. All on foss septic so anything you can't eat must not go down the loo! There is another loo and a sink in another bedroom.
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 13
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Double Bed , 1 Single Bed
    Bedroom 5 - 1 Double Bed , 3 Single Bed
  • Three double bedrooms. One located on ground floor with modern shower and loo on same floor. Access to kitchen and outside. Ideal for parents or elderly. Two doubles on middle floor. Old fashioned bathroom with cast iron bath and loo. One of the bedrooms has side access to small balcony and outside access also has loo and wash basin.The other has large balcony with fabulous view to the château and also outside access. Two bedrooms on mezzanine with gallery over looking sitting room. Double bed with three singles in gallery room. Second bedroom has double and single bed bathroom en-suite with bath and shower attachment. Ideal for children.
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Player
  • Video Library
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Binoculars
  • Canoe
  • Child's Swing
  • Terrace ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Veranda
  • Tennis ...
  • Terrace
  • Wood Decking
  • 6 bicycles
  • 12 garden chairs
  • 4 deck chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • caves
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • swimming
  • tennis
Kitchen with dining area with table seating 8 comfortably. Two wooden tables on oak decking outside kitchen doors seating total 14.Kitchen stove has 5 large gas rings oven with rotary spit. Outside has in-situ stone BBQ. Three fridges washing machine and dishwasher. Sitting room has TV and stereo system for CD and iPod connection. Many children’s board games. A double table tennis table is provided. Dart board located in barn along with child’s swing and bicycles. Swimming pool is located near the decking for safety. Children can be watched from here or kitchen window. An electric safety cover is fitted. Gazebo and two hammocks also in garden. Large paddock adjacent to house also. Under floor heating and radiators heat the house during winter. wood stoves are also usable and incredibly efficient.


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Charming farmhouse in beautiful picturesque rural location.
average rating of 4.9444447 based on 18 reviews

Excellent. A beautiful house and home.

  • 5 of 5

This is an amazing property in a great location. The pool was clean and the whole property was well looked after. The region has lots to do but the house lets you get away from it all if you need to. We went as a family with a baby and 2 small children and the house had everything we needed. The host was polite attentive and prompt in his responses and contacts with us.

Would definitely recommend this property and visit again.

  • Review Submitted: 18-Aug-2018
  • Date of Stay: August 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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A wonderful stay in a charming house!

  • 5 of 5

What a truly wonderful stay at le mas tombray! The house is beautifully appointed (we thought the children's rooms particularly lovely) and extremely well-equipped.

Obviously the pool was a huge hit with the children (and us) and we spent some gloriously sunny afternoons lounging by the pool whilst the children played.

We visited the famous Sunday market San Antonin Noble Val which was very impressive and returned again on another day when it was quieter so we could take in the full beauty of the town. We also visited Penne and Bruniquel which were both spectacular and well worth the drive!!

Thank you so much for letting us stay and for being a fantastic host. The fact that you were so quick to reply by email and phoned us when we got here was great.

We've stayed in numerous properties in france and can honestly say this is one of the best! We only wished we could have stayed longer.

  • Review Submitted: 16-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great holiday in a lovely house

  • 5 of 5

Just returned from a delightful 2 week stay at Mas de Tambay. It is a beautiful old house full of character which has been very tastefully restored. A true home from home with all the facilities necessary for a comfortable stay. Excellent weather meant that the swimming pool was put to good use by all. There were plenty of sun or shade options for sitting and reading a book in the very tranquil garden. The views of the chateau form a perfect backdrop for meals outside. Lots of interesting places to visit in the surrounding area and we had some great days out.

Thank you David for an excellent holiday in this lovely location.

  • Review Submitted: 25-Aug-2016
  • Date of Stay: August 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Great to meet you and some of the family. So glad you enjoyed the house. Thank you so much for taking me out to Thierrys too! Come and stay again. David
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Fabulous family holiday house

  • 5 of 5

We spent a glorious week in Mas de Tambay and found it very hard packing our bags to leave. The house has been tastefully restored and has all the creature comforts one wants - including a tea pot and stacks of pillows. It is also incredibly well equipped and things are easy to find; including a pair of tweezers when one of my children acquired a splinter. It is clearly a family home that is being rented and not a house that was bought to be rented.

We enjoyed spending time in the house and by the pool and exploring the surrounding area by car and bike (there was a collection of working bikes of various sizes and vintages). David also arranged for us to have access to two canoes and we had great fun canoeing down the Aveyron. David is an incredibly responsive and attentive owner -- and even texted us information on local festivals that would be going on in the area when we were there.

In short ... the family is asking if we can go back again and should we find ourselves heading down to that part of France again I will definitely be booking the house again. It's a great base for exploring a fascinating and beautiful part of France.

  • Review Submitted: 06-Sep-2015
  • Date of Stay: August 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautifully converted farmhouse

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful week-long stay in this converted farmhouse. The conversion has been beautifully done with great attention to detail. I imagine the owners have done it with the aim of living there themselves rather than as a quick conversion for rental. The furniture and appliances are all of high quality and there is plenty of room. The setting is gorgeous with a swimming pool and a nice view of the nearby castle. The owners were helpful in responding to questions beforehand and the property certainly lived up to expectations.

  • Review Submitted: 03-Feb-2015
  • Date of Stay: July 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful farmhouse in the French countryside.

  • 5 of 5

My family and I travelled from Australia, and stayed at this picturesque gem in September last year. The property was one of the highlights of our stay on our European getaway.

The exquisite restored farmhouse was very comfortable for my large family with plenty of local sites and activities to see/do. David was very helpful both in getting our stay organised and in providing a huge amount of information about the beautiful local restaurants and attractions. September is a great time of year to do the French countryside with it being 30 degrees everyday, the pool was a more than welcome addition, with the kids spending hours in it. Will hopefully be back one day as its truly a special place.

  • Review Submitted: 02-Feb-2015
  • Date of Stay: September 2014
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Nearest Airport
120 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
6 Kilometres
Parisot , Caylus or Limogne
Nearest Ferry
800 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
20 Kilometres
Nearest Train
30 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
35 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
1.5 Kilometres
L'auberge de la Grange du Cros
Nearest Ski
220 Kilometres
Car: necessary

Surrounded by a host of Bastide towns, Cordes sur Ceil and St.Cirq-la-Popie to name but two. Fine restaurants and Auberges nearby and in the local villages. An abundance of beautiful Market Towns the most famous being St.Antonin notorious for its Sunday market. The river Aveyron runs through where our three canoes are kept and are available for hire. A 17 kilometre canoe down river is possible. Bike rides,horse riding and tennis(we have the key to the court in Limogne) are all available. If one requires culture, Toulouse, Cahors and Montauban are all a short drive away. Wild life is everywhere, Wild Boar, red squirrels, deer, Kingfishers.

If you are a motorcyclist or enjoy driving the roads are paradise.3 hours to the Mediterranean across some of the finest roads in France or 4 hours to Biarritz and the Atlantic coast which is a surfer’s paradise. Two and a half hours takes you to Andorra and skiing in the winter.

Other Activities: Canoeing


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday farmhouse around the Saint-Projet,

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per property
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My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £269.65

Change over day will be Saturday.
Leave by 10.00 arrivals after 16.30
Deposit to be paid as soon as booking is made to be refunded two weeks after departure.
Full payment to be paid two months before arrival date.
Please call for applicable rates outside of listed dates.
House is available throughout winter months at a negotiable price which would include oil and heating bills.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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