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Idyllic Rural Retreat In The Heart Of Tarn.
Bedroom 1 is very large and has an en-suite bathroom with separate shower & toilet. It has dual E & S aspects. Bedroom 2 has a double bed. It has a S aspect. Bedroom 3 has a King size bed with a day bed suitable for a toddler. It has dual N & S aspects. We can supply a Z-bed for an extra child in Bedroom 1.
Pool / Spa
- 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.
- 50% refund (minus the service fee) if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.
- No refund if you cancel less than 14 days before check-in.
Damage and Incidentals
You will be responsible for any damage to the rental property that is caused by you or your party during your stay.
Max guests: 10
The views from the house may be gentle but within a very short distance you will come across the awe-inspiring river gorges that the area is famous for. The many stunning medieval fortified towns and villages are a joy to explore and the wine area of Gaillac is home to one of the oldest wine producing regions in France where, in recent years, there has been a growing trend to producing some excellent organic wines.
Other Activities: Former open cast mine at Blaye-les-Mines, now a vast leisure centre with dry ski slope, skate park, rail tobogganing and much more.
Golf: Just outside Albi you will find a picturesque 18-hole golf course next to the River Tarn.
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About Jim & Maggie Lock
It has been our dream for a number of years to have a home in France. After looking at many properties we came across La Poujoulie. Built in 1830 it had stood empty for 60 years until the previous owners brought it back to life in 2001. From the moment we stood at the gates and looked across the pool to the countryside beyond we knew this was the place for us and that we would never tire of such a wonderful view. We relish the peaceful feeling of relaxation it offers as soon as we open the big arched doors and step across the courtyard into the farmhouse. But when the whole family comes - well that's another thing altogether! When every bed is occupied the whole property reverberates with the joyful fun and laughter! We've tried to make it a 'home from home' and well equipped for laid back easy living whether we're just the two of us staying or a full complement of 10 people of different ages! And I think we can safely say it works well regardless of numbers - just read our visitors book and you'll find everyone who stays here agrees with us!
Jim & Maggie Lock purchased this farmhouse in 2017
Why Jim & Maggie Lock chose Saint-Christophe
After many happy family holidays spent in various regions of France we finally decided to make it our permanent home. We chose the unspoilt area of Tarn for its rolling green countryside, temperate climate and historic towns and villages. Especially appreciating the laid back lifestyle of an area less crowded than some of France's more well known departments.
What makes this farmhouse unique
Rain or shine you can keep the kids amused at La Poujoulie this summer! If it's raining - how about a game of ping-pong or table football? Or use your skills at the full sized pool table? The games room in the barn is everyone's favourite place and the scene of many a sporting contest!! And when the sun comes out again (as it soon will!) roll back the pool cover and jump in - having switched off the pool alarm first of course! (installed for your peace of mind for the times when the pool is unattended) - the pool is heated, making it the perfect temperature every time you swim. Fencing ensures that small children can be kept out of the pool garden and within sight of the house. The garden is E, S & W facing with stunning views in all directions - particularly long to the south. There is a barbecue and plenty of garden furniture. And, later, when the little ones are safely tucked up in bed, relax with a glass of wine as you watch the setting sun soften the colours of the surrounding hills and just listen...........to the silence! Definitely no noise pollution in this heavenly part of rural France! And just wait till you see the profusion of stars in the sky once it's dark! No light pollution either! The cottage has bedrooms and shower room on ground floor so is suitable for people who find stairs difficult. Upstairs in the cottage is one big studio room with TV and a kitchenette area making it an ideal escape for teenagers, grandparents or a second family!