Chez Papi ref 60VCP
- Delightful gite in skilfully renovated barn
- Sleeps 4 people in 2 rooms
- Neighbouring gite for 5 can also be rented at discount
- Downstairs double en suite bedroom
- 12 x 8m swimming pool and sun terrace
- Overlooking the beautiful Quercy countryside
- Summer prices from £550 for 4 people
Chez Papi is part of the Vieux Mirou gites near Valeilles which is on the border between Lot-et-Garonne and Tarn-et-Garonne.
Sleeping up to 4 people in 2 bedrooms plus a mezzanine area bed, other units at Viex Mirou can also be booked for parties up to 25 people.
Situated on a south and west facing slope, Vieux Mirou looks out over unspoiled countryside, and in the distance the silver dome of the basilica at Penne d'Agenais can be seen twinkling in the sunshine.
With a large 12 x 8m pool, shared with the neighbouring gite, and about 1 ha of landscaped garden, Vieux Mirou is an ideal place for families to enjoy the countryside with all amenities of modern living within easy distance.
About Vieux Mirou
Vieux Mirou has been steadily developed over several years by the Perry family who after many years living on site and managing the site themselves now live nearby.
There are four accommodation units
- Maison de Ferme - Farmhouse for 10 people
- Chez Nous - Independent annexe to Maison de Ferme for 4 or 6 people
- Chez Ami - Barn conversion character gite for 5 people
- Chez Papi - Barn conversion character gite for 4 people.
Maison de Ferme and Chez Nous can be rented together
Chez Ami and Chez Papi can be rented together
As can be seen from the aerial image, there are two pools: One is private for Maison de Ferme, and the other is for the gites.
If let with Maison de Ferme, guests in Chez Nous will use the Maison de Ferme pool, but if let separately Guests in Chez Nous will share the Gites pool.
Arriving at Vieux Mirou there is a large parking area for several cars.
Entering Chez Papi from the sun terrace immediately outside the door, you will be in the Sitting and Dining area with armchairs and a dining table seating 4 people.
The stairs go to the first floor, and the Kitchen has been carefully fitted under the stairs. This comprises a straight run of units including a gas cooker, fridge with freezer compartment and microwave oven. There is also a good selection of utensils.
Beyond the kitchen is a spacious double bedroom with en suite shower room including basin and wc.
The stairs lead up to a small landing area with comfortable seating.
The second bedroom is a Twin bedroom (two single beds).
This bedroom has an ensuite shower room with basin and wc.
Bookshelves contain a selection of books, and there also some games provided.
Immediately outside the door is a sun terrace, with wisteria and roses around the edge. Tables, chairs and sunshades are provided.
A few steps away is the pool and terrace with sunloungers, sunshades, tables and chairs. The 12m x 8m pool is salt water, and there is a hard cover for security. This pool is shared by the gites: Occupants of the large farmhouse have their own private pool.
The terrace faces south and west, and with a built in charcoal barbecue available there, poolside evenings can only be very relaxed.
The gardens which the Owners have landscaped have a number of mature shrubs, and offer plenty of chance to find quiet spots in sunlight or shade.
The communal washing machine and laundry facilities are in the barn behind the gites.
Vieux Mirou is just off a road that runs between Penne d'Agenais and Montaigu de Quercy: Heading for Penne d'Agenais takes you to the banks of the River Lot and all the activities on the river such as fishing, canoeing and boat hire: Heading towards Montaigu de Quercy takes you into the heart of the rolling countryside of the Quercy with a very large range of crops and vegetables growing, alongside sunflowers, cereals and vines.
Much of the produce can be bought at markets, and there are lists of the local markets on the Area information at the top of this page, along with other restaurant recommendations and wineries. The area to the east of Penne d'Agenais and along the River Lot is the heartland of the Cahors AOC with a large number of wineries offering tastings and direct sales of the delicious red and white wines.
For something curious, head across the river at Penne d'Agenais to find La Stelsia, a colourful park where you can freely wander around the manicured parkland, and enjiy excellent food and drink in the restaurants if you wish: If you fancy a testing crazy golf course, this is the place to go!
Heading to the north on the other side of the river you will find a number of castles: Biron and Bonaguil are the most complete, and both open to visitors, and you will find other ruins as you travel.
This is the country of bastide villages - fortified hilltop villages, and within easy reach of Vieux Mirou you can wander the streets of Pujols. Lauzerte, Montaigu de Quercy, Tournon d'Agenais, Monflanquin and Villereal and marvel at the medieval timbered buildings that still survive today.
Historic Cahors is the gateway to cave country, and guests can visit a number of caves in the limestone area including Pech Merle, and a little futher away the world famous Lascaux cave paintings.
All prices include:
- All Booking and Administration charges
- Linen (Bed linen, bathroom towels & kitchen towels) Pool towels and baby linen are not included unless otherwise stated.
- Discount rates on selected Cross Channel Ferry services
All parties at Vieux Mirou receive a welcome pack of basic groceries to allow you to enjoy some refreshments immediately on arrival before unpacking.
If not available with the property, Cot, High Chair & Playpen are available to hire at £15/week/item - Please indicate these items on your Booking Form
A Security Deposit is also payable, and this is usually refunded (less any deductions) within one week of the end of your stay.
Cleaning at the end of your stay is not included: It may be available as an Option, but this (and any other services required) should be booked well in advance of your stay to ensure availability
All prices are in £GBP: Payments can accepted be in £GBP or €EUR Please contact Halcyon Leisure to confirm prices and methods of payment in $USD ,$CAN and other currencies.
Payments by Bank Transfer, Cheque or Credit card(Mastercard and Visa only) : Debit cards only on £GBP accounts
|Chez Papi only||Chez Papi & Chez Ami|
|PEAK Season||14 July to 24 August||£ 975 / week||£ 1500 / week|
|HIGH Season||30 June -13 July, 25-31 August||£ 875 / week||£ 1125 / week|
|EARLY MID Season||5 May to 29 June||£ 550 / week||£ 920 / week|
|LATE MID Season||1 September - 28 September||£ 550 / week||£ 920 / week|
|LOW Season||Before 5 May: After 28 Sept||£ 450 / week||£ 650 / week|
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