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Beautiful barn conversion , sleeps 3 with stunning views, pool and Pilates!

Bedrooms 1
Space 96 m²
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 1 - 3 nights


About the property

Character property with garden and views. Pool and Pilates available on site.

Converted from an old hay loft, this beautiful property forms part of the oldest properties in the medieval, hill-top village of St-Puy.

Set high above the centre of the village it has stunning views of the surrounding Gascon countryside.

Recently renovated by its English owners, the cottage is light and airy, with exposed stone walls and beams. To the front there is a spacious open plan living/dining area with fully fitted kitchen, ample room for dining and relaxing and views over the village and surrounding countryside. To the rear of the property there is an equally spacious bedroom area with en-suite bathroom with views to the garden.

The property accommodates 2/3 guests but there is the option of further accommodation or occasional guests in the owner's adjacent property if required. The cottage benefits from its own private entrance and terrace area in the garden and guests can use the owner's pool by arrangement.

The property is located in a quiet area of this Gascon village but is within walking distance of the shop, bakery, tabac and bar, making for an easy and relaxing stay. Further amenities can be found just a short drive away in the nearby village of Valence sur Baïse, where there is a Carrefour supermarket or the market towns of Lectoure, Condom or Fleurance. The regional centre of Auch is 25 minutes drive away, where there is a wide range of commercial outlets, cathedral and train station to Toulouse.

The owners have recently converted an additional barn on site into a Pilates studio and well-being space. This will be available from 1 April 2018 and guests are welcome to participate in classes or book individual sessions with the owner who is a UK qualified instructor. Yoga, reflexology and mindfulness also offered, enquire direct through the owner.

More Details

Helen and Ross de Wend Fenton
Member since: 2014
Speaks english, french, german
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 13, 2018

About Helen and Ross de Wend Fenton

Our family has been holidaying in France for over 25 years, eventually we succumbed to the charms of rural French life and bought our own home here. We have now owned 3 French properties and renovated this cottage as part of our latest adventure in 2014. We love the village of St-Puy and the Gers region and are pleased to welcome you to share its special charm with us.

Helen and Ross de Wend Fenton purchased this cottage in 2013

Why Helen and Ross de Wend Fenton chose Saint-Puy

Ancient house, just a stones throw from the reknowned Château Monluc, with stunning panoramic views over the Gascon countryside. Beautiful village with character properties steeped in history and culture. A delightful piece of rural souh-west France but close to good transport links.

What makes this cottage unique

Ancient village full of character.

Beautiful views and stunning scenery.

Quiet, peaceful location but with amenities just a short stroll away.

Pilates and well-being studio on site, with individual tuition available.

Well-being themed breaks available.

Long summers, mild winters.


Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation cottage rental in Saint-Puy, France

Property Type:
  • cottage
Building Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 96 m²
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Access to the pool is agreed with the owner on arrival, depending on the season it will be a set time and duration each day to suit both parties.
  • Smoking is not allowed in the cottage but is allowed in the garden and terrace area.
  • Any breakages or damage must be reported to the owner immediately so that it can be remedied as soon as possible.
Location Type:
  • Village
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • En-suite bathroom off the bedroom. Shower cubicle, WC and wash basin. Heated towel rail.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Spacious bedroom area with one double and one single bed. Wardrobe and clothes storage provided. View over garden.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • long term renters welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Chauffeur
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • forests
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • Babysitter
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • golf
  • swimming
  • tennis
The cottage has been tastefully renovated from an old hay loft and is brimming with charm and character. It provides a peaceful, restful place for couples, friends and small families to enjoy this historic area of south-west France, known as the Gers. Set high above the village, close to the nearby chateau Monluc, the property is ideally located. The village centre and its amenities which include a highly acclaimed bar/restaurant, bakery, shop, chemist and pizzeria, are a 5 minute walk away, making for a very easy vacation. Wine tasting is available just metres from the property along with other culinary delights at the nearby Terre Blanche. From the village there are ample opportunities to explore the beautiful area by foot, cycle or car, with lots of tourist attractions and pretty villages just a short driveaway.


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Nearest Airport
100 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
400 Metres
Nearest Golf
19 Kilometres
Nearest Train
60 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
60 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
400 Metres
Chez Vous, La Halle, St-Puy
Nearest Ski
100 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
100 Kilometres
Mimizan plage
Car: recommended

The owner is a qualified Pilates teacher and runs small group sessions and 1:1 tuition from her studio in the main house. Whether you are a complete beginner or seasoned participant, she is happy to offer this service to guests for an additional fee.


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation cottage rental in Saint-Puy, France

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Jun 30 2018 - Aug 31 2018
3 night minimum stay
Sep 1 2018 - Oct 31 2018
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit C$174.12

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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