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Address      (Ref.: M1102L1166)
La Bourdette du Ray
81700   Puylaurens fr
tel 0563755440
Rental description
Type : Rural lodging Maximum number : 3 Persons Surface : 60 m²
Situation : Countryside Number of bedrooms : 1 Altitude : 285

La Bourdette du Ray is a small hamlet. At the centre is an old farmhouse at one end of which is the gite. This cottage style gite with lovely views shares a large garden with 12m x 7m pool (fenced off), boules area, croquet, table-tennis and barbeque. Also holiday membership at the local tennis club, 1 km away.There is a small orchard and many varieties of trees and shrubs. It is fully self-contained, decorated with warmth and character, with a patio overlooking the pool for dining or reading al fresco. Hibou - First floor Sitting room with sofa-bed and chairs, television (with French TV reception), DVD, Video and CD player (we have 100+ DVDs and Videos you can borrow). o Kitchen, open plan, with the lounge, is fully fitted with fridge-freezer, hob, oven, microwave, coffee percolator, kettle, toaster, iron and all utensils, crockery and cutlery. Washing and drying machines as required. Shower room with vanity unit and WC. Bedroom with double bed, wardrobe and chest of drawers with windows overlooking the pool area and garden. The garden has a separate area for the gite with a picnic table and with use of swimming pool shared with the owners, hammocks and barbeques; there are sun beds and garden chairs, and parking space next to the Gite. There is a boules area and a croquet lawn (hardly tournament standard, but lots of fun with a full croquet set). Puylaurens is located in the Cocagne region of the South West of France - noted for its cassoulet and foie gras Wine lovers will appreciate the fruit of the local vines. Gaillac and the valleys surrounding it are famous for the full bodied vin rouge. A half hour drive away, nearly all the local vineyards provide tasting opportunities. Throughout the summer, most local villages have their annual fte. This is a huge, community organised feast that is open to everyone. Local foods and wine are served outdoors in the Town Square with late night dancing to the local band. Antique lovers and bargain hunters will be in their element. Summer is when the French "empty their attics" and most weekends you'll find a nearby village closed to traffic allowing local residents to sell their wares. The gite is 1.5kms from the medieval market town of Puylaurens (market day on Wednesday) built on the crest of a hill in the Tarn overlooking the Plain of Lauragais with La Montagne Noire 8 miles to the East and the Pyrenees on the southern horizon. La Montagne Noire is a beautiful area for walks with swimming lakes and 15 minutes away is Revel with its bustling and famous market, a gourmets delight. Local shops, restaurants, banks and markets are 5 minutes away. On a clear day, the snow-capped peaks of the Pyrenees are visible 100 kms to the South; the Mediterranean is about 1.5 hrs drive. Toulouse is under an hour to the West. Albi, Carcassonne and Castelnaudary on the Canal du Midi and the wine areas of Gaillac are also less than an hour from here. In addition, all the following are locally available: Horse-riding, cycling, canoeing nearby, sailing, sailboard, hang-gliding within half an hour Swimming, half an hour away in the clear water lakes of Saint Fereol and Le Bassin du Lampy) Castres: Goya museum
Equipment and services
Domestic appliances
   Washing machine
Iron and ironing board
Garden furniture
Private carpark
Swimming pool
   baby's bed
baby's chair
Video tape recorder / DVD
Internet access
   Bicycle rental
Accepted pets

Situation in the locality
Distance from main centres of tourist interest
   Ski pistes at 150 Km Lake at 10 Km
   Forest at 10 Km Marina at 150 Km
   Sea at 150 Km Beach at 150 Km
   River at 5 Km Town Centre on site
   Leisure Centre at 7 Km Golf at 20 Km
   Rafting at 75 Km Horse riding at 4 Km
   Hiking on site Thalassotherapy at 80 Km
   Hydrotherapy at 80 Km Casino at 80 Km
   Cinema at 15 Km Disco club at 15 Km
   Water sports at 7 Km Naturism at 100 Km
   Sauna at 25 Km Jacuzzi / Spa at 25 Km
   Games for children at 25 Km Tennis on site
   Ping-pong on site Fishing at 5 Km
Distance from main services
   Railway station at 15 Km Bus station at 1 Km
   Airport at 50 Km Hospital at 25 Km
   Doctor at 2 Km Restaurant at 2 Km
   Grocery store at 2 Km Supermarket on site
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