Gîte des Milans
Gîte des Milans - From 1200€ - 2000€ per Week
Gîte des Milans is a renovated stone barn, in a lovely setting on the side of the rolling hills of the Segala in Aveyron in south west France.
The Gîte can accommodate up to 10 people in 4 large bedrooms all with en suite shower and bath facilities. It has been restored to the highest 21st century standards, with underfloor heating and solar water heating, while retaining original stone and timber features throughout.
There are double beds in all of the rooms, but additional single beds are available for use in Bedrooms 3 and 4 if preferred. This suits larger families, extended families or friends holidaying together. Additional guests can be accommodated in the main house or in other accommodation locally.
Local barns were always built on a slope, so that the animals could live on the lower floor and the hay and feedstuffs could be stored on the upper floor with easy access from the road. The Gîte is therefore an “upside down house” with all the bedrooms on the lower floor and living accommodation in the full height barn area on the first floor.
Guests at the Gîte des Milans have exclusive access to the beautiful outdoor swimming pool, with sun terrace and loungers. For the younger children there is a children’s play area with a swing, slide and climbing frame in the garden. Plus there are men’s and women’s mountain bikes and hybrids available for use by the more adventurous.
SPECIAL OFFER: 15% discount on any 2 week booking. Simply quote France for Families when booking.
Although situated in the peaceful countryside,it is only a 5 minute drive from La Fouillade which has a couple of bars, a lovely bakery and a good sized Intermarché supermarket.
The Aveyron has 10 of the villages voted “the most beautiful in France”, the nearest “most beautiful village” Najac, is only 8km away, and a “must visit” destination for any visitor.
For culture and city visits it is within an hour of the cities of Albi and Rodez, and for the wine aficionados, it is also within an hour of the cities and wine regions of Gaillac and Cahors (French Malbec).
The local market town is Villefranche de Rouergue, which hosts a Thursday morning market all year round. An essential weekly visit not only for visitors, but also local residents.
Najac and Cordes sur Ciel are local Bastide towns, beautiful historic fortified towns built in the early part of the last millennium.
Bor et Bar which is our local commune is a small and active commune overlooking the river Viaur. It supports a network of signposted footpaths and mountain bike tracks, which take the walker/cyclist all round the valley of the Viaur with some spectacular views and scenery.
Within only a few miles of the gite guests can:
- Walk and cycle along miles of well signposted and graded trails
- Climb either independently or with a guide at the Roc de Gorb at the edge of the River Viaur. There is a also a Via Ferrata with equipment available for rent in the village.
- Swim in the River Viaur.
- Go Kayaking along the Aveyron river in the shadow of the Chateau at Najac
- Birdwatching, either from the terrace or from the local observation platform
- Children's Play Equipment
- Sports Facilities
- Swimming Pool - Private
- DVD Player
- Linen Included
- Satellite TV
- Smoke Alarms
- Toys and Games
- Washing Machine
- Children Welcome