Holiday in Figeac

Key Information

  • Availability: All year round

  • Sleeps 5 people 

  • 2 bedrooms

  • 1 Bathrooms

  • No pool

  • Wifi: Available

  • Management: Local Caretaker

  • No Pets Allowed
  • Languages Spoken: English, French
  • Smoking permitted outside only

Details

    • Beautifully restored house in historic Figeac
    • Sleeps up to 5 people 
    • Long term rentals welcome - ideal for home hunters
    • Explore the spectacular Lot valley including St Cirq La Popie
    • Great location for major attractions
    • Available all year round. 
    • All town amenites within walking distance 
    • Garage parking for compact car. 

    Le Habitat lies along a medieval street close to the centre of the historic town of Figeac in the eastern part of the Lot département. Well modernised accommodation sleeps up to 5 people, although Le Habitat will also be an ideal base for anyone staying in the area for a longer term either working or seeking a home.  Available all year, the property has electric heating, and has internet access by wi-fi

    Figeac sits beside the river Célé, which is a tributary of the River Lot: The most spectacular sections of the River Lot including the village of St Cirq La Popie perched high above the river gorge are within easy distance, as is the cliff village of Rocamadour and the Gouffre de Padirac and other cave systems that are open in the area. Pictured is the giant replica of the Rosetta Stone, the key to unlocking the translation of Egyptian hieroglyphic writing which is on the 'Place des Escrtitures' in Figeac: Jean-Francois Champollion who made the links was born in Figeac.  

  • Le Habitat - Sleeps up to 5 in a Double room and a Twin room plus mezzanine

    Le Habitat is on a narrow medieval street, and there is a ground floor garage suitable for a compact / small car. (Max width 1600mm, max height 2015mm) Otherwise there is plenty of free parking nearby in the town. 

    Entering from the street, steps lead upstairs to the spacious LOUNGE with comfortable seating and a quality dining table and chairs seating 5 people. A well organised layout includes television and internet.  There is a small wc off. 

    A door leads through to the impressive KITCHEN with a 5 ring electric hob and large oven set in an impressive fireplace. A good selection of appliances includes Microwave oven, large Fridge / Freezer,  Washing machine and Tumble drier. 

    There are dining tables in both the Kitchen and the Lounge.  

    There is a television here and wifi installed, so streaming news, films and music is rarely a problem. 

    Stairs lead from the Lounge to the second floor. A corridor leads to:  

    BEDROOM 1 - King size Double bed. Large Wardrobe. 

    BEDROOM 2 - A spacious Twin bedroom with chest of drawers and hanging rail.  Steps to BEDROOM 3

    BEDROOM 3 - Single bed in mezzanine area 

    SHOWER ROOM 

    The high quality Shower room includes:

     - Shower 

     - Basin 

     - WC

    As with all Halcyon Leisure lets, rentals include all bed linen and bathroom towels.  Le Habitat has electric heating throughout, and a heating supplement is payable during the winter months. 

     

  • There are no outdoor areas at Le Habitat, but there are parks and open areas around the town of Figeac to enjoy.

    All town amenities, including restaurants, shops and boulangeries are within easy walking distance along the quiet medieval streets.  The weekly market is held every Saturday. 

  •  The town of Figeac is a beautiful old town with many buildings dating back up to 700 years. The Champollion Museum in the town is dedicated to Louis Phillipe Champollion, the original decipherer of the Rosetta Stone, and there is a giant replica to view within a few yards of Le Habitat. 

    Other major tourist attractions within an easy drive are the cliff villages of Rocamadour and St Cirq La Popie. Figeac is also on the limestone plateau of the Causse de Quercy, with cave systems including Le Gouffre de Padirac and Pech Merle recommended to visit.

    A little further to the north is the UNESCO World Heritage site at Lascaux, where a new visitor centre for the world famous cave paintings is now established. 

    The spectacular limestone Aveyron Gorge is nearby, and offers climbing and advanced canoe/kayak expeditions: The less brave may prefer the gentler waters of the rivers Lot and Dordogne, both close to Figeac. The Dordogne valley is also noted for its scenery and a selection of spectacular castles along its banks. 

    The regional and historic centre of Cahors with the Pont Valente over the River Lot among its attractions is an easy drive away. 

    Figeac is on the well known GR 65 Walking route which is the ancient pilgrim route to St Jaques de Compostela in Northern Spain. This route goes across the River Lot at Cahors, and on to the historic towns of Montcuq and Lauzerte. It is clearly marked with either brass scallops, or actual scallop shells.

    scallop

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  • Booking notes

    • All prices include Linen (Bed linen, bathroom towels & kitchen towels). Pool towels and baby linen are not included unless otherwise stated.
    • 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.
    • A cleaning charge at the end of your stay is mandatory: £70 (80€) will be added to each reservation.
    • 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 & Visa only) - Debit cards only on £GBP accounts
    • For travellers from the UK, all bookings with Halcyon Leisure come with a discount available on selected cross Channel Ferry sailings
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Figeac
Giant replica of the Rosetta Stone in Figeac
Narrow streets of Figeac - Rue Malleville, where Le Habitat will be found
Streets of Figeac
Gouffre de Padirac - caves nearby to visit
Rocamadour - the September balloon fiesta

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Amenities

  • Fishing within 3km
  • Footpaths /Chemin near
  • Internet - Wifi (See Terms)
  • Location - Village / Town
  • Pool - Without Pool
  • Supermarket Nearby
  • TV- English
  • Walk to the boulangerie
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