Stylishly renovated 18th century stone Farmhouse with large , private pool and grounds on the sought-after Cordais plateau in the Tarn, at the heart of the Golden Triangle between Albi, Gaillac and Cordes-sur-Ciel . The area is celebrated for its excellent wine, artistic heritage, pretty thirteenth century villages and rustic cuisine.
The house is beautifully furnished with locally-sourced antiques which are combined tastefully with comfortable beds and sofas and modern appliances.
Visitors to Le Batut generally extol the peace and tranquility of the house and grounds. you have the whole domain to yourself without interruption from traffic, neighbours or unwanted visitors, yet you are within 5 minutes of the local cave or vineyard where you can sample the delicious Gaillac wines or 10 minutes from Cordes with its shops, colourful Saturday market and other attractions.
Spacious grounds, plenty of space to run around;
Outdoor table tennis and badminton;
Large swimming pool with sun loungers...…
2 large terraces, one with a tiled roof for outdoor dining. There is also a large
built-in barbecue and, inside, Tv with satellite, wifi, dvds, and board games.
Great local restaurants in the nearby , perfectly preserved, 13th century hill-town of Cordes -sur-Ciel.
Canoeing on the exciting Aveyron River at nearby St Antonin Noble Val.
Colourful gourmet markets.
A short drive away is the historic and majestic town of Albi with its exceptional rose-coloured cathedral and celebrated Toulouse-Lautrec museum.
Owner lives part of the year in England and may be contacted by email or telephone. However, there is a team of helpers who clean and maintain the property and grounds. Luc Gleverac, who is the handyman and gardener, speaks English and will help with any problems.
The House Team of gardener/ handyman, pool engineer, and housekeeper are always prepared to help with any questions. The former two speak English.
- Guests accept liability for any accidents at Le Batut, in the house, grounds or pool area.
- A signed form to this effect will be required before guests take occupation. Contact the owner .
- Guests should be particularly vigilant of children in and around the swimming pool.