Away from the crowds this well-presented, spacious, stone house is in the village of Toulonjac, in the Aveyron.
Living room: With wood burner, DVD player, CD player and stone floor.
Kitchen/dining room: With electric cooker, microwave, fridge, freezer, dishwasher, coffee machine, washing machine and stone floor.
Bedroom 1: With double bed, wooden floor, sloping ceiling and en-suite with small bath, toilet, heated towel rail and wooden floor.
Bedroom 2: With double bed, wooden floor and sloping ceiling.
Shower room: With shower cubicle, toilet, heated towel rail and wooden floor.
Electric heating. Enclosed garden with terraces, garden furniture, sun loungers and BBQ. Outdoor swimming pool (private, 18m², open May-Sep weather permitting). Private parking for 2 cars. No smoking. Please note: Sorry, no hen or stag parties. There are internal and external steps. There are low beams in some rooms.
This detached house, with air-conditioning, has an outdoor swimming pool which has been built within the walls of an old roofless stone barn, giving it complete seclusion and protection, and the garden has terraces both covered and uncovered, giving you alternatives according to the weather and position of the sun.
As well as relaxing on the terraces there is plenty to do in the vicinity, from markets to caves to castles, and sports to cafés and restaurants. Toulonjac is 5km outside Villefranche-de-Rouergue, a medieval market town with the largest outdoor market in the region, held on Thursday mornings. Other market towns in the area include Villeneuve de l’Aveyron, 8km, with a Sunday morning market, Figeac, 31km, with a Saturday morning market and Cajarc, 21km, with a Saturday afternoon market.
Figeac is renowned for being the birthplace of Champollion and has a fascinating Egyptian museum. Cajarc is a bustling tourist centre offering restaurants, cafés and music events through the summer months. Further south is the beautiful village of Najac, 26km, with its imposing ruined castle set high on a rocky outcrop. Another village with a castle, well worth a visit is the aptly named Belcastel, 35km, and a third is Peyrusse-le-Roc, 25km. Not far away in Foissac, 17km, there are prehistoric caves to visit and the beauty spot of the Saut de la Mounine, 15km, has fantastic views over the meanders of the River Lot. River sports are available on the rivers Lot and Aveyron, Lac de Bannac and Lac de Parisot. The Aveyronaise specialities of confit de canard, aligot saucisse and truffade are waiting be sampled either in one of the many restaurants, or at one of the numerous “fetes de villages” which take place throughout the summer. Shop 4km and restaurant 10km.
Approximate distance to Rodez airport is 53 km. Show more