Mafresie is a large country house for up to 10 people tucked away in a tranquil valley, just an hour and a half’s drive from Toulouse, 15 minutes from the medieval town Cordes sur Ciel, and 40 minutes from the city of Albi.
The kitchen is very well equipped with a double oven, gas hob, 2 large fridges, double sink and dishwasher, toaster.
If you choose to eat inside, the kitchen has a large dining table, big enough to seat 8.
Off the kitchen there is a utility room with washing machine and drier, and a WC with shower.
There are three further rooms downstairs. A study, sitting room and a cinema room with 55 “ screen and surround sound.
On the first floor there are two very large bedrooms, one double, the other a family bedroom with a double and two singles. There is a large bathroom on this floor with double-ended bath and a walk in shower.
The second floor, a large open plan attic bedroom, has 3 single and one small double bed, and is ideal for children and teenagers who do not mind sharing. There is a bathroom on this floor with shower.
Pool, garden and terrace
The UV filtered swimming pool (11x 5m) is to the side of the house, with a panoramic view of the countryside. There is a large garden, ideal for ball games.
There are tables both in the front courtyard, and on the large shaded terrace at the back of the house, for outdoor dining, with a barbeque.
Wi- fi, DVD player ( no English or French TV) CD player. There is a good selection of DVDs, books and games.
The property is rented in its entirety and so you have full access to the house. There are adjacent barns for storage which remain locked.
Interaction with guests
Janine and Tony are the professional managers of this property and will be available if needed during your stay, and on arrival and departure.
Other things to note
Microwave – at the back of the kitchen.
Cooker – The gas hob 6 rings. It runs on bottled gas and this is in the middle cupboard at the back of the kitchen. To turn on the supply, simply open the valve on top by turning anti-clockwise. Please note when cooking that the flow from bottled gas is less controllable than with natural gas.
There are 2 ovens, both electric. There are instructions on how to use kitchen appliances in the top drawer opposite the ovens.
Washing Machine and drier- are in the utility room. Instructions are on the wall.
Home cinema– there is a large selection of DVDs on the bookshelves in the cinema room. Instructions on how to use the DVD player are in the cupboard with the player.
No smoking inside the house,
Pets not allowed
All rubbish must be placed in sealed rubbish sacks and taken out on a regular basis. Glass and cardboard/paper needs to be kept separately for recycling. You will find large wheelie bins at the top of the lane by the little Mairie in La Vaysse. The bottle bank is also there. The GREEN topped bins are for general household rubbish and all plastic & cardboard is to put in the YELLOW bin.
The house will been cleaned and prepared for your arrival. If you come across a problem, let us know and we will do our best to sort it out as quickly as possible. (Please note that domestic electrical appliances can take some time to repair).
Please do not take household towels, rugs, blankets or garden furniture away from the house and we would be grateful if you could avoid sitting on indoor furniture when wet or wearing sun cream.