About this listing
An authentic renovated 19th century French farmhouse with a large pool and breathtaking views across the countryside of Southwestern France. A wonderful place to take friends and family. This is a house people return to again and again.
Originally built in the 1880's, "Le Manoir" is an exquisitely renovated French farmhouse with a large pool and breathtaking views across the countryside of southwestern France.
The house has 4 bedrooms (6 beds), 4 bathrooms, a large living room with high ceilings and large fireplace, a country kitchen, private dining room with a second large fireplace, loft with TV and study, and a covered outdoor terrace with views.
The garden is large and dramatically simple with a large salt water pool (unheated), comfortable furniture, hammock, barbecue and shaded eating area.
"Le Manoir" is a wonderful place to take friends, this is a house people return to again and again.
Located on a private country road just outside of Verlhac-Tescou, a small French village, in the Tarn area of Southwest France.
"Le Manoir" has modern amenities like wireless internet, satellite television, dvd player, stereo, telephone, washer & dryer, baby bed, & two bicycles for touring the neighborhood.
Interaction with guests
There is maid service twice a week. We will meet you when you arrive and when you leave. Otherwise the place is all yours for the duration of your stay.
The Tarn in one of the least spoilt areas of France. Normally, the region has a moderate climate with long Spring and Autumn seasons. Summers, especially late August, can be very hot!
Verlhac-Tescou is approximately 50 km north of Toulouse airport and 20 km from the TGV train station in Montauban. Driving to "Le Manoir" is a great way to see the French countryside.
Other things to note
There are many scenic villages & activities within an hour drive including...
• Market towns with farm fresh produce
• Vineyards with wine tastings in Gaillac, Fronton & Cahor
• Pre-historic cave paintings at Grottes du Pech Merle
• The picturesque Bastide village of Puycelci
• Canoeing the Aveyron River Gorge at Saint-Antonin-Noble-Val
• The charming cliffside village of Saint Cirq la Popie
• The Toulouse-Lautrec museum
• Place Nationale in the medieval town center of Montauban
• and of course fields and fields of sunflowers July - August
Pool: Children must be attended at all times
Saturday Check-in & Check-out
World Traveler & Film Editor. I live in Los Angeles & Southwest France. I love spending time in the French countryside and trying to improve my French.