French Holiday House Rentals - Halcyon Leisure

Key Information

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    Availability: July & August
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    14 People
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    7 Bedrooms
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    8 Bathrooms
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    Pool - Exclusive
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    Internet: Wifi Available
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    Table Tennis
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    Owner lives nearby
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    No Pets Allowed
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    English, French
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    No Smoking


    • Very private location overlooking the Lot valley
    • Sleeps 14 people in 7 ensuite bedrooms
    • Approx 2km from village amenities
    • Very peaceful country location
    • Swimming pool and jacuzzi
    • Puy L'Eveque 5km, Fumel 8km, Cahors 30km

    Previously run as an artists retreat, Baran is a character property set in beautiful peaceful countryside on the south-facing slope of the Lot valley. With extensive grounds including lawns, orchards and ponds it is a peaceful haven for families to relax and enjoy their break together. 

  • There are 7 ensuite bedrooms at Baran, and 6 of these can be made up as twin rooms if required. 

    The excellent kitchen has both gas and electric stoves, 2 fridges, 2 sinks and an excellent selection of other appliances including a coffee maker, microwave and toaster. 

    A large dining table seats up to 14 people, with an adjacent bathroom and the sitting room has comfortable furnishings and a library with a good selection of books. 

  • With extensive grounds including woodland, ponds, lawns and plum orchards Baran offers guests the chance to enjoy spectacular views over the Lot valley in almost unrivalled peace. 

    A 5 x 6m swimming pool with easy steps make for safe swimming, and outdoor furniture including tables, parasols and more make the outdoors a delight for all. 

    A large stone table on the main terrace is ample for all guests to enjoy al fresco dining cooked on the nearby built-in charcoal barbecue. 

    Extensive parking and the layout of the accommodation make this an excellent choice for a number of families to holiday together. 

  • Nearby Duravel has all village amenities, and with a large LeClerc supermarket, a short drive away at Montayral supplies are never a problem. Duravel has a selection of restaurants and wineries, with the usual weekly market, tennis courts and more facilities. 

    To the north are the hills dividing Lot and Dordogne with nearby castles open to visit at Fumel, Bonaguil and Biron. 

    For the active, the cycle route along the old Fumel railway through the Lot valley continues, and there is canoeing, kayaking and fishing available at various places along the River Lot. 

    There are markets somewhere near every day, and Prayssac market on a Friday has an enviable reputation for the quality of its food and produce. 

    Being near the main Cahors to Villeneuve Sur Lot road gives access to east and west easily, and the river crossing at Duravel means access to the delightful rolling countryside of the Quercy Blanc around Montaigu de Quercy and Tournon d'Agenais is easily accessed. 


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    Very private location overlooking the Lot valley
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    Swimming pool and jacuzzi
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    Approx 2km from village amenities

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  • BBQ - Charcoal
  • Family Friendly
  • Fishing within 3km
  • Footpaths /Chemin near
  • Hot Tub
  • Internet - Wifi (See Terms)
  • Location - countryside
  • Pool - Exclusive
  • Pool - Hard Cover
  • Pool alarmed
  • TV - Francais
  • TV- English
  • Wineries nearby

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