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La Maison is a traditional 'Quercy blanc' farmhouse built in the eighteenth century. The ceilings are tall and beamed; the floors cool and tiled; and there are many exposed stone walls. The accommodation is spacious and bright.
La Maison sleeps 6 -
La Maison has its own private pool and 5 terraces.
The sitting/dining room has French doors opening onto the raised terrace. The leather chesterfields have woollen throws and cushions for extra comfort. The Farrow & Ball painted furniture, woollen white shag pile rug and bespoke table lamps all add new levels of texture and interest which help lift the ambience to that of a characterful home.
The flat screen satellite TV has English channels. There is a considerable collection
of DVDs / CDs and an ever-
There is also a log burning fireplace (with logs) so low season visitors can enjoy cosy evenings!
The hand made elm kitchen is fully equipped and has an "eat in" breakfast area. There is a built in SMEG electric oven, SMEG gas hob, fridge freezer, microwave oven, washing machine, dishwasher, plenty of crockery, pots and pans, as well as ironing board, iron, kettle and coffee maker. There is a supply of basics like salt, olive oil, coffee, tea bags etc. On arrival a "welcome pack" including milk, bread, cheese & wine is also provided. There will be starter supplies of washing powder, dish washer tablets, washing up liquid etc. A highchair is available for young children.
There are three large bedrooms all with tall, beamed ceilings and lovely views. Two bedrooms have French doors onto private terraces and one is ensuite. All three bedrooms are doubles, one with an ‘emperor’ bed and spacious en suite bathroom with roll top bath. A day bed in the living room suits a teenager; another single bed can be supplied to go in the main bedroom for a family or for kids. A cot and high chair are also available. All bedlinen and towels are supplied (excluding pool towels) and hairdryers are available.
There are two bathrooms. Both are newly renovated luxury rustic stone, concrete and painted timber boarding with free standing bath with shower over, plus a further large shower cubicle, hand basin and WC. The other new and very spacious ensuite bathroom has a luxurious roll top bath, plus wash basin and WC. There is an additional separate WC and basin.
We also leave various, random additions, like matches, playing cards, converter plugs, insect deterrents – the sorts of things you have at home but don’t normally expect to find in a holiday let!
La Maison has 5 terraces:
The North terrace (off the living room) is a large covered and shaded terrace. A
cool spot to rest or eat. Here, there is a table tennis table (with bats and balls
provided) and a vintage Babyfoot table-
The South terrace has a traditional farmhouse dining table and chairs, plus old French day bed with cushions, storm lanterns and coffee table to make this a cozy spot in the day or evening.
- Lighting here and around pool. Portable BBQ. Various hardwood garden tables and chairs.
- Vintage French café style full size table football (babyfoot / foosball) and vintage French metal painted café style tables and chairs.
- (On the south facing terrace there is also a drying area / washing line with pegs).
- Children's swings within view of south terrace.
The East terrace (off the living room) has an antique, traditional French garden
table and chairs -
The West terrace (off the 2 main bedrooms) also has antique, traditional French garden
tables and chairs -
Swimming pool terrace -
There are new timber swings for children on the adjacent lawn and a table tennis table under the covered terrace. The private swimming pool (enclosed in natural stone walls and typical French railings) is in full sun all day, and has a gentle water treatment system. There are hardwood sun loungers and a large sunshade on the spacious poolside terrace. The pool is 1.2m deep and is accessed by easy steps; in summer the water temperature has exceeded 30 degrees celsius! As required in France, the pool area is fully enclosed with a lockable gate to comply with safety regulations. Regular pool cleaning is included during your stay.
La Maison is a no smoking zone.
We may accept well-
We have an internet connection at Mouledou. (The thick stone walls restrict the signal somewhat but there is very good service in La Maison living room and some externally).
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