Mas de Comte is a spacious Maison de Maître, with a pigeonnier and a heated pool near the village of Cajarc (9km) on the River Lot.
It has 5 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms in the main house & 1 bedroom with its own shower room in the Pigeonnier – sleeps 10 (after arrangement in advance this number can be increased to 12 in case young children are part of the group).
Approached by a gated long driveway, the house and grounds sit within 11 acres of the “Causse” on the plateau above Larnagol which was formerly a port on the River Lot. It offers superb long-distance views over the magnificent countryside. Ample parking space is provided near the house which is surrounded by gently sloping grassed areas, mature trees and paved terraces for outdoor meals. Within the grounds are a bread-oven building, former stables and a beautiful ivy-covered pigeonnier tower, beyond which is situated the ornamental garden and the 11.5m x 5m heated (from May to October 1st) swimming pool with security fence.
The accommodation is extremely spacious combining original character with all modern amenities and is furnished and decorated to give a very personal feel.
On the ground floor:
Traditional dining room with original flagstone floor, open fireplace and oak ceiling beams. The salon with open fireplace, comfortable sofas and chairs, TV/DVD/CD/WIFI and french doors looking over the grounds. A large double bedroom with en-suite bathroom and french doors to the paved terrace.
A separate cloakroom with WC and hand basin adjacent to the entrance.
The kitchen is in the vaulted ‘souillarde’ and includes beautiful hand crafted stone worktops & sink and oak storage cupboards; also cooker, fridge, microwave, dishwasher and ample crockery & cutlery).
On the first floor
A large landing gives access to 4 bedrooms.
Second and third bedroom (both twin beds) who share an en-suite bathroom/WC.
A fourth bedroom has a double bed with en-suite shower/double hand basin/WC. The fifth bedroom has a double and a single bed with en-suite shower/double hand basin/WC. All bedrooms are extremely spacious with lots of natural light.
The pigeonnier (the sixth bedroom)
This wonderful building has been transformed to offer a stone floored entrance with oak storage cupboards, a tea/coffee making facility, small fridge and shower room/WC. At the upper level, you have a double bedroom open to a wonderful high oak-beamed ceiling.
The house is surrounded by lovely paved terraces offering a large oak dining table and chairs as well as a bench and other chairs for relaxing. Beyond the terraces are the lovely grassed areas with mature trees, the ornamental garden and the pigeonnier. Next to the pigeonnier and within easy reach of the house is the heated (from mid-May to October 1st) pool with loungers and parasols on the pool-side decking. Also available are table tennis, “jeu de boules court” & a BBQ.
Plenty of shaded areas are to be found around the area of the house.
From the Channel Ports the most direct route is the A20 Autoroute to Cahors (local directions will be supplied upon booking)
Toulouse Airport is approx. 1h40 drive time
Rodez Airport is within 1h20 drive time
Limoges & Bergerac Airports are approx. 2h30 drive time
Bordeaux & Carcassonne airports are within 3 hours drive.
Train from Paris to Cahors – journey time 5h30