Maison Bleuet explore hidden France

House - Private room · Clairac, Aquitaine, France
Dot

Maison Bleuet is a traditional Maison d' Maitre, built in 1878 and situated on the edge of Clairac close to the River Lot. It offers a convenient base from which to explore the region. We have 3 separate bedrooms which, can be booked together.

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Maison Bleuet is a traditional Maison d' Maitre, built in 1878 and situated on the edge of Clairac close to the River Lot. It offers a convenient base from which to explore the region. We have 3 separate bedrooms which, can be booked together.

The Space

Maison Bleuet is our home. We offer 3 separate bedrooms each with ensuite toilet and shower facilities. This room has 2 single beds a table and chair a relaxing chair and WIFI is free. Fresh bedding and towels are provided.

a location convenient for lovers of authentic France, the countryside and a broad range of leisure activities.
If you stop over at Maison Bleuet you will be in the heart of rural France with access to wide open spaces, picturesque villages.

In Maison Bleuet, Dot offers homely accommodation and a space to rest after a day's activity. The food is freshly prepared using, whenever possible, produce from the gardens, local farms or the artisan boulangerie.

We can advise on the holiday opportunities in the area as well as the calendar of fetes and other spectaculars which occur throughout the year.

A wide range of arts and crafts are practised in this area, including woodwork, clothing, glasswork, ceramics and leatherwork which are often sold at productors markets alongside speciality foods of the region.

Guest Access

You can relax in the lounge with TV Breakfast is served in the dining room or terrace overlooking the garden, you can make tea or coffee or eat small snacks. There are no facilites to cook food.

Interaction with Guests

We live on site and will welcome all guests. We are available for any help or information to ensure your stay with us is comfortable. We do have 2 friendly dogs.

The Neighborhood

The Lot et Garonne is a special area because it is said that people live longer here than in other parts of France. This may be the gentle climate and fresh air. Perhaps the excellent food and fresh produce including the ample supply of Agen prunes, Why not come and judge for yourself?

There are 2 bakeries, butcher, Carrefour supermarket, pharmacy, good restaurant and pizzaria all in walking distance.

Getting around

We are located halfway via the highway A62 between Toulouse, Bordeaux and Bergerac airports, where there is car hire.
The TGV stops at Agen which is 40 mins away by car. We have free car parking. Maison Bleuet is an ideal place to stay enroute through France and Spain or to explore the area.

Other Things to Note

We have 3 separate bedrooms which can be booked together with a discount, please contact for details.

The countryside in Lot-et-Garonne offers great scope for walkers and cyclists. It is an excellent location for fishing, rowing and canoeing and guests are well placed for boating on the River Lot or not far away on the Canal and River Garonne abound with opportunities for all tastes and ages.

For the avid walker there are 283 rambles clearly marked out using local lanes, tracks and footpaths. The rambles range from easy to difficult and from 5 to 25+kms in length. The undulating countryside, often likened to Tuscany, affords lots of outstanding landscapes and charming hamlets. Each walk is detailed in a leaflet with a clear map and these can be downloaded from the internet. Guests can borrow a laminated copy of any ramble they choose to do. Because we love walking in the countryside we can offer guided walks by arrangement.

Cycling is popular in this area. There are numerous clearly marked off-road routes using tracks and bridle-ways for the more intrepid.

There is certainly much here to occupy the enthusiastic photographer, bird-watcher, botanist or landscape painter. We even have an airport nearby for Ultralight aircraft (ULM).

Room type: Private room
Accommodates: 2
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1
Beds: 2
Extra people: No Charge
Weekly Price: $530 /week
Monthly Price: $2303 /month
Check In: 3:00 PM
Check Out: 10:00 AM
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Cancellation: Strict
Pet Owner: Dog(s) and Cat(s)
  • I have known Dot for 15 years, first as the wife of a colleague and then as a friend. She is an incredibly warm and hospitable person who makes people immediately feel relaxed and welcome in her home, which, by the way, is a beautifully renovated 'maison de maitre'.
    Dot is a fabulous cook (how does she stay so slim?) who makes full use of fresh local ingredients and inspired by her years living in Spain and her travels in Morocco. Her husband Jonathan is also a warm and interesting person and a great host. I recommend a say at Maison Bleuet wholeheartedly. You will have an interesting and relaxing stay

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Early retired Midwife and Educational Psychologist.
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Dot and Jonathan are keen on remaing active and having 2 dogs helps with this. We love walking and this area offers us great opportunities to do so. We can offer guided walks by arrangement. We also love cooking with the fresh vegetables and fruits of the area. So we look forward to sharing this hidden part of France with our guests.
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