The Gite de Goutoulas is a beautiful cottage set in the hills above Saint Antonin Noble Val.
There is an enclosed south-facing garden, patio BBQ area, decked terrace and stunning, far reaching views from the swimming pool. There is parking for several cars and a covered car port.
Inside the cottage there are 3 bedrooms - 2 kingsize and 1 bunkbed room, a openplan lounge / kitchen /dining room and shower room with WC. The lounge has a log burning stove for cosy nights in the winter.
The cottage has been newly refurbished but retains all the character of the 200 year old cottage.
On the Aveyron river, on the border between Quercy and Rouergue, the medieval town of Saint-Antonin-Noble-Val was founded in the 8th century around a former Benedictine abbey.
At the heart of the old town, near the covered market, the former town hall, or Maison Romane, dates from 1125 and is one of the oldest civil monuments in France. This building has a belfry on top and is currently home to a municipal museum devoted to Prehistory and local popular arts and traditions.
All around, picturesque winding streets invite you to take a walk around. And the route is all the more pleasant for being
dotted with artists' and craftspeople's shops and fabulous bars and restaurants.
There are plenty of beautiful villages near to Saint-Antonin-Noble-Val, many of whom have won the coverted 'most beautiful village in France' awards. Cordes-sur-Ciel, Puycelsi and Bruniquel are all on the doorstep.
The town of Montauban is 30 minutes away and Toulouse is 1 hour 15 minutes away.
The UNESCO world heritage site of Carcassonne is a 2 hour drive.
Things to do
Lovers of regional produce will be interested to know that every Sunday morning, a market full of colours and flavours is held in the streets of the town. It is the largest market in the area and it takes over most of the town.
Saint Antonin has most of your everyday needs with a bank, newsagents a good variety of restaurants 2 supermarkets and 2 bakers.
Sports and outdoor activities fans can indulge their hobby with a wide range of activities in the surrounding countryside: climbing, hiking and mountain biking, canoe-kayaking on the Aveyron, horse-riding, fishing and even paragliding.
* Enclosed garden * Off-road parking * Complimentary Wi-Fi * Television * Nespresso Coffee machine * Fully equipped kitchen including dishwasher * Luxury bedsheets, towels and pool towels included * Terrace and garden * Swimming pool * BBQ * Washing machine and tumble dryer * Cleaning products included * Cleaning (additional charge) * Welcome basket (additional charge)