Plaine de Leygues ref 73LEY
- High quality traditional Quercy house for 6 people
- Large mature garden with far reaching views
- 10 x 4m swimming pool
- Wifi, Sky Television
- Peaceful countryside position in a widespread hamlet
- Good quality accommodation for families with older children
- Beauville 3km, Montaigu de Quercy 12km
Plaine des Leygues is a delightful Quercy stone house which is situated above a valley with views across the Séoune valley. Beauville, an attractive medieval hilltop town with a shop and restaurants is about 3km by road.
Well planned accommodation for 6 people in 1 double and 2 twin bedrooms is complemented by a spacious layout including a well equipped kitchen. An outdoor barbecue deck, sited to be in the shade during the heat of the day or open to evening sun is complemented by a raised balcony overlooking the pool and onwards to the fine countryside view.
A large garden with mature shrubs and trees contains the 10x4m swimming pool with sun terrace around, offering families a delightful corner of France in which to relax and enjoy time together.
Plaine de Leygues is practically laid out for summer accommodation, with the bedrooms on the lower floor keeping it cooler at night, and kitchen and living accommodation on the upper floor.
The arrangement of the bedrooms is ideal for a family with children: There are 3 spacious bedrooms on the lower floor:
DOUBLE BEDROOM with door to garden
TWIN BEDROOM - 2 x Single beds
TWIN BEDROOM - 2 x Single beds
Also on the lower floor is a spacious FAMILY BATHROOM (picture below) in which the washing machine is situated, with a door adjacent for easy outdoor access.
Supplementary single beds are available to make single rooms possible, but occupancy is strictly limited to a total of 6 people
KITCHEN / DINING ROOM
An impressive spacious room with good workspace and storage. A good range of equipment and utensils including:
FRIDGE WITH FREEZER
SITTING ROOM - Sky Television, CD player. Formal dining table for 8 people
Beside the large family bathroom pictured, there is another shower room.
Plaine de Leygues is accessed by a drive off the quiet road approx 80m long, with easy off road parking for at least two vehicles. The Owner's house is at the end of the drive.
The house has a large mature garden which is well maintained. The area in front of the house which includes the swimming pool is laid to borders and shrubs, and beyond is a large open grass area with football goals for ball games.
The swimming pool is an irregular shaped 10x4m within a fenced enclosure, and is managed daily by the Owner for guests. The Owner and their guests may wish to use the pool. Note the pool is not in direct view from the Owner's accommodation, but is in direct view from the house. Sunloungers and poolside furniture are provided, and stored in the adjacent pool house.
Behind the house, and directly by the steps up onto the balcony, is a decked area for barbecuing: This carefully placed area is in the shade during the heat of the day, but enjoys the evening sun, making evenings here and on the balcony extremely pleasant. A good quality charcoal barbecue is supplied
|Property available||Mid June to October|
|Property Management||English speaking Owners live approx 80m away|
|Post town & department
|Television||Sky Television installed|
|Internet||Wifi equipment is installed|
|Pets||We regret that pets cannot be accommodated|
|Smoking||Guests are requested not to smoke in or around.|
The Quercy countryside around Plaine de Leygues holds a wealth of interest for anyone interested in natural history, history or anything to do with food,
Typical of the historical interest is the Eglise Saint-Caprais de Marcoux, just a couple of hundred metres from Plaine de Leygues which was started in the 12th century, and there are many similar churches and ancient monuments to explore throughout the area.
Beauville, the nearest village, sits in a promontory with commanding views over the surrounding countryside, Like many villages in the area, it boasts a wealth of medieval and period buildings, and the views from the village are among the best in the Quercy region. Of particular note on the north eastern side of the village is the 'Jardin des Indes', a garden area which is dedicated to some North American Indian Tribesmen who became abandoned by the travelling show they were with in France in the 19th Century, and connections were made with Beauville as local people cared for them and eventually raised enough to get them back home.
Food and gastronomy will be found wherever you look locally: The fields are an ever changing tapestry of growing crops, which in turn find their way to markets which are held somewhere locally every day of the week, and then in turn again find their way to the kitchens of the many restaurants in the area producing excellent quality food at reasonable prices: Please see The Area information above for more details on Markets and where to eat out.
The River Lot also provides much recreational outlet with canoe/kayak hire, boat hire, fishing and other river related activities.
The largest attraction in the area is the UNESCO World Heritage site at Moissac, with the historic abbey and cloisters on the banks of the Garonne providing an evocative visit.
All prices include Linen (Bed linen, bathroom towels & kitchen towels) . A Welcome pack of basic groceries is also included for Guests at Plaine des Leygues
A Security Deposit is also payable, and this is usually refunded (less any deductions) within one week of the end of your stay.
Cleaning - End of stay cleaning is INCLUDED in the rates for Plaine des Leygues.
All prices are in £GBP: Payments can accepted be in £GBP or €EUR
Payments can be made by Bank Transfer, cheque or Credit card (Mastercard and Visa only) Debit cards on £GBP accounts only
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AGE LIMIT: Please note that Pleine des Leygues is not available for babies and children under 10 years of ages
|PEAK Season||29 June to 30 August||£1195 / week|
1 June - 28 June
|£995 / week|
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