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Anne and William Brook

Member since: 2008
Speaks English, French

Attractive typical village house with large garden and fenced pool.

10 Reviews
People8
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights

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Overview

Photos and Description of this 5 bedroom holiday home in Saint-Projet - Le Bourg

Welcoming home with central heating, open fire, private fenced pool and garden.

Traditional, attractive and characterful 4 bedroom village house in 1 acre garden. 9 x 4 mtr fenced pool situated on the edge of the historic village of Saint Projet.

The garden is well established and has terraces both at the front and rear. Downstairs is a double bedroom which accesses the terrace, a WC, wet room and laundry room with tumble dryer, washing machine and 2nd fridge. The kitchen is well equipped with dishwasher and has a wood burner making it cosy for winter lets. It has dining seating for 8 and has access to the terrace which is ideal for al fresco dining under the shade of a wisteria. A barbeque is provided. The sitting room accommodates seating for 8 and has an open fire. A main bedroom offers more privacy at one end of the house. Another twin bedded annexe room is at garden level with ensuite facilities offering privacy from the main house but generally only used during the Summer months. Upstairs there is a twin bedroom, a double bedroom, a mezzanine with another double bed (open plan), a seperate WC and bathroom. A spiral staircase leads to a loft twin bedded room. (Also not completely enclosed).

Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Anne and William Brook (Owner)
Member since: 2008
Speaks English, French

Reviews

5
based on 10 holidaymaker reviews

Attractive typical village house with large garden and fenced pool.
average rating of 5.0 based on 10 reviews
5

A gem - just right for a family holiday

  • 5 of 5

This house is a gem. We stayed here for two weeks with 10 people, including two small children and had the most wonderful time.

We loved the two terraces - we used one for breakfast and the other one for daytime and dinner. There's plenty outside space for the kids to roam and our little one soon became best friends with the young cat at the end of the road. The pool has a good size and there are enough loungers for everyone.

There really wasn't anything we missed.

Anne, the owner, was very helpful and organised a cot at short notice.

If you come in summer, be sure to visit one of the many village fêtes, the marchés gourmands especially were a delight: you bring your own crockery and cutlery and purchase local wine, meat, and vegetables from the stalls around you. Everyone sits next to each other so it's a chance to meet some locals, too. 

There are plenty of maps for walking and many lovely little villages and towns such as Najac and St. Cing Lapopie with some amazing caves nearby. St Antonin Noble-Val is lovely and the market well worth a visit. So is a canoe trip down the Aveyron. It's also worth driving around for a bit, there are fantastic views from some of the smaller roads into the gorges.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 9, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2013
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5

Perfect place for a family holiday

  • 5 of 5

We cannot recommend this lovely place too highly.

It is situated on the edge of St Projet - a small, very attractive village set on a hill complete with its own Chateau, in very beautiful wooded farming countryside and close to attractive places like St Cirque Le Popie, St Antonin, Caylus and Lalbenque.

The house is lovely and full of character. It is very tastefully furnished and decorated, comfortable, well equipped and was ideal for our family (4 adult couples), with room for two more children if needed.

There are patio's on both sides of the house, so we could eat outside in both morning and evening sunshine. Having a WiFi Internet connection was very useful, and there's Sky TV in the house with a DVD player too.

The pool was larger than we expected, and is securely fenced with a gate that can be locked. We made much use of the table tennis and badminton equipment.

We loved the Marché Gourmand evening in St Projet where local producers cook and sell their food together with local wines, cheeses etc and you sit out and eat on trestle tables together. We also hugely enjoyed canoeing down the Aveyron River for 2.5 hours from St Antonin (€15.00 each including transport back to St.Antonin), visiting local vineyards and visiting other local markets.

The UK-based owners could not have been more helpful, and were very prompt in responding to emailed queries.

We had a brilliant time and loved this beautiful place. We would commend it unreservedly to anyone wanting a great family holiday in one of the most attractive areas of rural France we've yet seen.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 26, 2012
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2012
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5

Walking in France

  • 5 of 5

What a great house for 5 friends to use as a base for a walking holiday, there was plenty of room, a bedroom each, and plenty of bathrooms. The walking was good,more challenging around St.Antonin Noble Val, where we also went canoeing for a day. We took the train from Najac to Langupie and walked back along the river and over the hills perhaps our best walk. Around the village there were plenty of walks, with lots of wild flowers, butterflies and dragonflies. The pool was most welcome after a days walking as we were blessed with great weather. The BBQ was excellent and we used it 4nights cooking meat and fish from the local supermarket in Villefrance. The tv allowed us to follow the tennis and football competitions at home and the wifi allowed us to research the area, and communicate with home. In all this is the best house we have stayed in having been away together for the past 6years walking various parts of Europe. Eating out at the Le Clos restaurant was memorable for the food and the ambiance. In all we found the house more than met our expectations, was clean and tidy with everything you could need for a great holiday

  • Review Submitted: Jul 24, 2012
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2012
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5

Our summer holiday

  • 5 of 5

A very beautiful house in a beautiful location. Everything a family could wish for was made available . We will return. Thank you.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 15, 2011
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2011
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Ely, Cambs, UK
5

Gorgeous house in quiet village setting

  • 5 of 5

Tucked on the edge of the quiet village of St Projet, this is a lovely house, with very well thought out accommodation and tasteful and interesting internal design. There were ten of us in our group and we fitted very comfortably.

Plenty of sitting areas whatever the weather. Back terrace under wisteria was a favourite, but also the very comfortable and light sitting room and the verandah/deck at the front of the house.

We cycled a lot (beautiful ride down the Bonnette valley to Caylus, and further afield), drew, made good use of badminton and table tennis and lazed around the pool.

Customer service from the owners was excellent and the house was clean and well maintained.

Very happy to recommend to friends...

  • Review Submitted: Aug 11, 2011
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2011
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Over Wallop, Hampshire, England
5

Peace, tranquility and bird song

  • 5 of 5

I have just spent a wonderful week at Le Bourg. The house is in the most beautiful part of France and is well equipped, spacious and well furnished. This is an ideal house of either a large family group who need space, or for a group of friends with a variety of interests. You can spend time by the pool, relax in the shade in a hammock, explore the area on foot or by car, or do nothing at all. The house is located on the edge of the picturesque hamlet of Saint Projet and is ideally situated for exploring the surrounding countryside either by bicycle, walking or driving.

As an artist, I was spoiled for choice for subject matter. There are so many beautiful places close to Saint Projet. The landscape varies from soft rolling countryside to dramatic gorges and rocky outcrops. It is a really lovely and unspoilt part of France. The combination of dramatic landscapes with the soft golden stone of the buildings is inspirational.

The local markets are wonderful and sell a wide range of delicious local produce. For those who want to eat out, there are many small restaurants, bistros and cafes in easy distance of the house.

I would strongly recommend this property to anyone wanting a good location for relaxation or the exploration of the area and surrounding attractions.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 20, 2011
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2011
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Location

Nearest Airport
85 Kilometres
Toulouse/Rodez
Nearest Barpub
9 Kilometres
Caylus
Nearest Train
30 Kilometres
Caussade
Nearest Motorway
20 Kilometres
Caussade
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
Le Clos
Car: necessary

Saint Projet is a historic village located in the Tarn et Garonne area of South West France. It has the beautiful XIII C Chateau of Reine Margot. Numerous walks can be enjoyed from the house and an absolute must is the exquisite little church of Notre Dames in Lacapelle Livron (used in various film sets). Local shops can be found a short drive away in Caylus or Limogne, both of which host weekly markets selling the most fresh and locally grown produce. The nearest larger towns of Villefranche de Rouergue and Montauban cater for more extensive shopping needs. Good restaurants can be enjoyed within a short drive away. (A directory is supplied). The town of St Antonin Noble Val on the river Aveyron is famous for its canoeing and can be reached within 15 minutes. To the north of the area the Lot and Dordogne rivers are easily within reach. Najac, Cordes sur Ciel and St Cirq Lapopie are just a few of the beautiful medieval villages to visit both for the history and unique shopping.

Other Activities: canoeing, rock climbing, horse riding, walking, wine tasting, caves

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Saint-Projet, Tarn-et-Garonne

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
High season
3 Jul 2016 - 9 Sep 2016
7 night minimum stay
£1,300
for 7 nights
£1,300
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £30 per night, per additional guest
 
low season
10 Sep 2016 - 16 Dec 2016
5 night minimum stay
£714
for 5 nights
£1,000
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £25 per night, per additional guest
 
Xmas/New Year
17 Dec 2016 - 6 Jan 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,300
for 7 nights
£1,300
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £30 per night, per additional guest
 
low season
7 Jan 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
5 night minimum stay
£714
for 5 nights
£1,000
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £25 per night, per additional guest
 
High season
1 Jul 2017 - 8 Sep 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£1,400
for 7 nights
£1,400
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £30 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £500

A security deposit of £500 (refundable) will be due to be paid at the time of booking directly to the owner at the same time as the first instalment. If the house is left in a considered reasonable condition, this deposit will be refunded within 2 weeks after departure
Central Heating and any calls made from landline will be charged extra
Any extra persons will be charged and negotiated with the owner.
Extra linen required during your stay will be charged in addition but is provided initially
If bookings are required for less than a week on the rental outside of the high season the rates are negotiable. However during the high season Saturday changeovers apply with minimum stay of 7 nights.
Long lets considered at MUCH REDUCED rates

The renter should have full personal insurance.

Cancellation policy: If the booking is cancelled at ay time no refund is given.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 0% refund for cancellations more than 0 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Saint-Projet in Midi-Pyrenees

Property Type:
  • house (detached)
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 160 m²
Location Type:
  • rural
  • village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Rustic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , next to main bedroom with basin, walk in shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Garden Annexe
  • Bathroom 1 has a wet room style shower, basin and separate WC Bathroom 2 has a shower, basin and separate WC Bathroom 3 has a shower, basin and WC
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
    Loft Room - 2 Single Bed , loft area accessed by a spiral staircase and not enclosed
    Garden Annexe - 2 Single Bed , garden annexe generally used only in the Summer months
  • Bedroom 1 is a double room on the downstairs floor Bedroom 2 is a double room on the upper floor Bedroom 3 is a twin bedded room on the upper floor Loft Room via a spiral staircase so is not suitable for an elderly person or very young children and is also not completely enclosed Garden Annexe has twin beds but is only available for the Summer months The mezzanine also has a sofa bed The house accommodates 6 comfortably and offers extra sleeping facilities for children or adults but is not completely closed accommodation)
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck Chairs
  • Terrace ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Barbecue
  • Patio
  • Veranda
  • Porch Furniture
  • Tennis ...
  • Terrace
  • veranda
  • Wood Decking
  • 10 garden chairs
  • 6 deck chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • caving
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
In the sitting room there are a number of indoor games and books for all ages There is a tumble drier in the laundry room A second fridge is also located in the laundry room In the cellar there are a number of outdoor games including table tennis, badminton, boules and various toys for use in the pool. THERE ARE NO POOL TOWELS PROVIDED. (But can be requested at time of booking for an additional charge) If property is rented for more than one week, cleaning/extra bed linen can be arranged at extra cost or there are laundry facilities for your own use.

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