About this listing
Gite Cottage accommodation at La Carrière in an exceptionally picturesque village of Albas, Lot, France. Swimming Pool and Hot Tub Spa. Friendly hosts providing helpful advice for site seeing and restaurants to make your stay more memorable and fun!
The Gite (Cottage)
Situated in a picturesque and friendly village of Albas, with its narrow streets and champagne coloured stone houses that are famous in this region, this charming gite overlooks the River Lot and some of the most famous Cahors vineyards in the valley.
1 LARGE LIVING/DINING ROOM
1 FULLY FITTED KITCHEN
1 DOUBLE BEDROOM
1 TWIN BEDROOM
1 ITALIAN SHOWER ROOM
1 SEPARATE WC
1 UTILITY/WASHING/STORE ROOM
(cots, extra beds available)
A fully fitted kitchen with a dishwasher, microwave and fridge/freezer.
A large cottage style living room and dining room with lots of beams, a large open fireplace with wood-burner and a traditional character stone wall. French windows lead out to a terrace with lovely views of chateaux, the river and valley.
2 bedrooms (one double and one twin)
A large modern Italian shower room, hand basin. Separate WC.
Terrace with outdoor chairs, table and barbecue surrounded by a small garden and pond.
There is a washing machine in the basement and a well stocked wine cellar should you wish to taste a selection of the regions wine!
The large swimming pool (12 metres x 6 metres) is situated on a lower level next to a small orchard and barbecue area. It is reached via a terrace along side the manor house and through the boathouse. The pool area is very private, fenced and equipped with loungers, chairs, tables and other comforts. During the summer months the pool area receives sunlight throughout the day. Shaded areas can be found in the orchard or under the umbrellas provided. The pool area has lovely views over the surrounding countryside. The large paved patio has plenty of room for you to lay back in loungers and relax. Pool is generally available from mid-May until beginning October and shared with the owners.
Hot tub for 4 people with spectacular view of the river and surrounding vineyards.
The boat house is well equipped including a table tennis table, 6 bicycles and a fishing rod for you to use, and fridge for your cold drinks. A selection of paperbacks and games are available for your holiday enjoyment.
Interaction with guests
Helpful advice for site seeing, restaurants and other activities is always available!
Stone buildings with ancient architecture, river and vineyard views. Famous for gourmet food and the famous Malbec Cahors wines!
Bus and taxi service but car is preferred option by most.
Other things to note
Hot tub spa available to guest all year round :)
Recommendations available for a good range of local restaurants, site-seeing and wine tasting.
We are flexible so please ask.
Cancel up to 5 days before your trip and get a full refund, including service fees.
American living in South West France. Husband is English. 2 daughters aged 20 and 18 years. Our family has truly integrated into the local community and is enjoying the "joie de vivre" that France has to offer. Loves food, restaurants and good french wine, especially the local Malbec.