Le Gres - Country House to Rent, South West France
Situated on a hilltop to the south of the bastide village of Lauzerte in the Tarn et Garonne, Le Grès faces south across the valley of the Barguelonne with wide views to the distant Pyrenees.
The house is approached through a wood and is completely secluded surrounded by its lawns and terraces planted with lavender, rosemary and flowering shrubs which fall to the south past fig trees and a meadow to vineyards and a small lake beyond. There is an air of tranquility and peace.
The terraces, one south facing and one under a vine against the west wall of the house provide, respectively sun and dappled shade important for lunch and comfortable for dinner during the summer months.
The house sleeps 18 and has seven bedrooms, five bathrooms and two shower rooms. The large fireplace in the Salon provides comfort in the winter months while the library with its fireplace and westerly views of South West France at the other end of the house and allows an escape to ones own seclusion in the winter and direct access to the poolside in the summer.