This characteristic French holiday house, dating back to the 18th century, has been tastefully restaurated in French style, and is set in its own grounds of 5000 m2. Set in rolling countryside, there’s nothing visible but nature in every direction. Maison Cahors offers spacious accommodation comprising of 3 bedrooms in the main house, along with an annex to the rear, ideal for a couple or teenagers requiring their own space and privacy with 2 additional bedrooms (2 double beds in each room) and a shower room.
Inside Maison Cahors
Walking through the main front door downstairs you enter the kitchen / breakfast room. The kitchen is equipped with a large fridge, separate small freezer, gas oven and hob, dishwasher and double sink. There is a table and 6 chairs, a sofa and armchairs around a wood burner. A TV/DVD player is provided with a variety of family films. Leading off the kitchen breakfast room is the lounge/dining room with dining table comfortably seating 8 people. 2 large sofas and 2 arm chairs provide ample seating in front of the large feature picture window. A small CD player with iPod connection and a selection of CDs are available for you to choose from. A number of popular board games are also available along with a number of books. You will find a book with information on the house, places to visit, local amenities as well as useful telephone numbers. The games room downstairs (in the cellar) was created for teenagers and children to escape in their own space away from the adults! This is an ideal space for them to have their fun as it is somewhere separate from their bedrooms and the rest of the house. The games room houses a pool table, darts, table tennis and a selection of board games.
Bedroom 1: The Master Bedroom on the first floor has a large double bed and en-suite shower room. The high vaulted room has two windows and ample clothes storage. This bedroom is full of character, with old exposed beams and wooden flooring. A hair dryer is provided.
Bedroom 2: This room also on the first floor is made up of two twin beds, and has its own shower room next door.
Bedroom 3: A double bed in a cosy room on the ground floor with its own en-suite shower room.
All bedrooms have floor standing fans for those warm summer evenings as well as radio alarm clocks.
The barn next to the house is a small separate building to the rear of the main house and has two floors and a shower room/WC. Upstairs, accessed by a narrow staircase are two single beds, and downstairs there is a double bed and the en-suite bathroom. This is ideal for a couple or teenagers requiring their own space to make as much noise as they like, but is not ideal for young children to be left alone.
Outside Maison Cahors
Outside there is a terrace with a table seating 8-9, offering the perfect place to relax at the end of the day, taking in the backdrop of the French countryside. The Terrace has a barbecue, so you can enjoy alfresco feasts and enjoy the romantic and peaceful setting. There is a large swimming pool with sun loungers, ideal to soak up the sun and enjoy the views offered. The pool and surrounding area has been refurbished in 2010 providing a focal point to spend those hot summer days. Sun loungers for 8 are provided and there is a table and chairs giving another spot to have a snack or a quiet glass of wine, this is the perfect spot as the sun goes down and you want to take in the last few rays. The swimming pool is fenced on three sides, the fourth side isn't fenced but it's still hard for children to reach the swimming pool as they would have to climb a bit. The pool also has a security cover that can easily be opened and closed to protect small children and animals from falling in.
Maison Cahors is situated 15km north of Cahors and is located approximately an hour and 20 minutes north of Toulouse, and four hours 30 minutes south of Paris. Exit 57 the A20 is 5 minutes drive away. The towns of Saint-Cirq Lapopie and Rocamodour are within easy reach and well worth a visit, as are the local vineyards producing the world renowned Cahors Malbec wines. Within 10 minutes drive is the small town of Catus which has small shops and a lake with its own beach, and bar where snacks and refreshments are served.