Your summer holiday rental destination is a complex of two villas and a small chalet, which combined accomodate up to 14 guests, located in Gascogne, a beautiful area of France. In spring you have a magnificent view of the Pyrenees. The large (11x12 m) endless pool will give you great enjoyment during our warm and sunny summers. The pool has its own large terrace, with 8 quality deckchairs. Large parasols will give you the choice of shade or sun. Both villas are well furnished with each their individual characteristics. Each villa has their own well located terrace to enjoy your lazy breakfast in the sun or the shade, provided by lovely trees around the villas. The patio at the main villa is the place where to meet for morning coffee. It makes for a diffiult choice, where to enjoy your glass of wine or have the afternoon barbecue. The villas are surrounded by your own private park on the gentle south slope, overlooking the Jazz village of Marciac. Rental rates are for the entire complex combined, so privacy is guaranteed!
Marciac: The town of Marciac is worldwide known for it's annual Jazz Festival, which has drawn Jazz musicians from all over the world to perform here alongside well known names. When there is no Jazz, Marciac is the culinary centre of the Gers region; known for 'Foie Gras' and Armagnac. The vines of the Madiran and St. Mont wines are neighbours to your holiday property.
Only 10 minutes walking from your holiday villas, you will find lovely lake Marciac with walking, dining and watersport facilities.Another 5 minutes more and you are in Marciac centre with its beautiful arcaded walkways, local shops, cafes and restaurants.
At 10 minutes drive you will find the superb 18 holes Golf course Chateau Pallanne and horse riding is at 15 minutes driving ! Both places have a restaurant.
It might be interesting for you to know that you have the possibility to take private lessons in the French language. Your teacher will come to your holiday villa for the lessons.
availability of the property: The two villas of 'Le Vert Coteau' will be rented out together, but are also available for individual use. If this should interest you, please contact the owner directly for availability and rates. Keep in mind however that in this case there might be a family that uses the other villa and also has access to our large pool. A great opportunity to meet new friends. Also in case you are interested in renting the property during the winter or for longer periods it is advisable to contact the owner directly for special rates. Check with the owner for last minute rates/availability. Villas are constructed to be wheelchair friendly, with in the main villa one of the bathrooms specially made to accomodate wheelchairs or elderly guests. We found there seems to be a real demand for such a feature.
The Gers is situated in the heart of Gascony and is also known as the Tuscany of France. The region is one of the most lightly populated areas of France with the purest airquality in Europe. It is delightfully free of traffic, mass tourism, and unspoiled by development.
Far away from the stress and strain of modern living, the Gers is a wonderful place to relax, unwind and enjoy a slower pace of life. The Gersois actualy have the longest lifeexpectation in Europe!
You will find youself surrounded by beautiful undulating landscapes of vibrant sunflower fields, gentle slopes of vines and quaint historical hilltop villages.
The climat in the Gers enjoys long hot summers and short winters that are seldom cold. It has an amazing light, wether a hot sunny afternoon, or a crisp autumnal morning, there is a beautiful warm glow that bathes the land.
The architecture and culture of the Gers is as rich and interesting as its history. There is the beautiful château of Lavardens, the historic abbey of Flaran and the fortified village of Larresingle and Fourcès, all within a short distance of one another ... these are only a few examples of the many places in this area to explore.
The Gers cannot just be lightly touched, it must be lived. Whether you live it through the traditional, local markets in the main towns of Condom, Lectoure, Auch or through the fabulous gastronomic delights on offer in local restaurants, hotels and Chateaux – life here is most definitely good !
If you are looking for an easy pace of life, surrounded by stunning countryside and great climate, the Gers is definitely the place for you.
Location: The location of 'Le Vert Coteau' is absolutely ideal. we are in the center of the Gers. Within one hour you can reach Lourdes at the foothills of the Pyrenees. Also beautiful Pau and Toulouse are within easy reach. It might well be the starting point in your search for your own property in the 'Gers' region. Several of our guests have already done so, and found their own dreamhouse. (References available on request) culture of the GYou could walk to the center of Marciac in a comfortabel 15 minutes.