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1 Bedroom , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 2
Villeneuve d'Aveyron, Aveyron, Occitanie
If you are looking for a special rural escape in la France profonde, Le Laurier is the perfect location. Set in the heart of the Diege valley in the Midi Pyrenees region of south west France surrounded by farms, rivers and dense woodland, an area ideal for walking, exploring by car or bicycle (bicycles provided), bird-watching and star-gazing. The converted 19th century stone barn (across the courtyard from the main house) offers accommodation for 2 people, it has been thoughtfully furnished to provide maximum comfort. On the first floor, a large sitting room with deep sofas, an extensive library of books, dvds and cds, and a pretty mezzanine bedroom with a king sized bed with 100% cotton bedlinen. On the ground floor there is a bright kitchen/diner (fully equipped) and a shower room and toilet. Outside the secluded breakfast area ca... Read more
Listing #HL480662
About the Owner
Kathryn W
Languages spoken:English, French
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:February 2010
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Reviewed 14 June 2018

Absolutely superb! We cannot say anything else. Kathryn and John have created a most beautiful place to stay and relax in the heart of the French countryside that for two weeks gave us a perfect home from home feel while allowing us to do some...More

Date of stay: May 2018
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Kathryn W, VR Owner at LE LAURIER, LA GALAUBIE, responded to this reviewResponded 15 June 2018

Thank you both for your outstanding review. John and I are thrilled that you enjoyed your holiday with us. It was a real pleasure meeting you and I very much hope that we will see you again. With fondest regards, Kathryn and John

Reviewed 2 May 2018

We had the absolute joy of being able to escape to Le Laurier for a getaway at Easter.  It was our third visit to this fabulous gite and it won't be our last, we simply adore this gorgeous, peaceful, idyll nestled in the French countryside....More

Date of stay: March 2018
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Kathryn W, VR Owner at LE LAURIER, LA GALAUBIE, responded to this reviewResponded 3 May 2018

Thank you so much, Alice, for this outstanding review. We are delighted that you enjoy spending time here, and we very much enjoy your company. Thank you for being the perfect guests. A bientot, Kathryn & John

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Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

A five star rating sells this gite short, I should like to be able to rate it a 'six'. Spotlessly clean, very comfortable and well appointed inside, complimented by a beautiful and private garden with ample seating in the sun or in the shade.

Date of stay: August 2017
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Kathryn W, VR Owner at LE LAURIER, LA GALAUBIE, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2017

Many thanks for taking the time to review us, and so kindly. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us and we very much hope that we will have the pleasure of welcoming you back. Best wishes, Kathryn and John

  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Cooker
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Garage
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Patio
  • Porch
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Shared Garden
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Stereo System
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Not kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check out: 11:00 AM
    1 Shower
    1 King
    1 Sofa
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Additional Rate and Availability Information
A light supper on day of arrival is included in the price, plus a welcome hamper with everything needed for the following day's breakfast.
A security deposit of £150/E150 (cheque) is required on arrival in case of damage to the property or its contents or for additional cleaning expenses. The owners reserve the right to make a retention from the security deposit to cover additional cleaning costs if the client leaves the property in an unacceptable condition. The security deposit will be refunded by cheque, less any deductions, within 14 days of the end of the holiday period.
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About the neighbourhood
Villefranche de Rouergue is one of many nearby towns of interest with its famous Thursday open air market, said to be the second largest in France. The last Sunday in July sees the nearby Bastide village of Villeneuve d' Aveyron celebrate summer in true medieval style with stilt-walkers, fire-eaters and so much more. Foissac's prehistoric caves are a 20 minute drive away. Picturesque Belcastel, which has a Michelin starred restaurant is a 35 minute drive. The lively town of Figeac, birthplace of of Jean-Francoise Champollion who deciphered the Egyptian hieroglyphs, is 25 minutes to the north. Voted by The Telegraph as 'the best small town in France', Figeac's Saturday market is a must. Stunning Rocamadour, breathtaking St Cirq Lapopie, the world famous Pech Merle caves... more
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Rodez: 60.0 km
Railway: Villefranche-de-Rouergue: 17.0 km
By car:
GPS COORDINATES: N 44 30' 2.52'' E 2 5' 26.88''

By air:
Rodez-Marcillac is the nearest airport, it is a 50 minute drive from Le Laurier.
Toulouse-Blagnac airport is an hour and 50 minutes away.
Carcassonne-Salvaza, a two and a half hour drive through stunning countryside.
Limoges-Bellegarde, a two hour 45 minute drive.

By train:
Trains run from Paris and Toulouse to Rodez, Figeac, Villefranche de Rouergue, Capdenac and Salles Courbatiers.
Web site www.sncf.fr
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Water Park Nearby, Watersports Nearby.
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