Vacation Rental Description
Nestling on the side of a hill with tranquil views overlooking the Lot River Valley, 12th century chateau Laroque-Toirac and our pretty stone village of Ambeyrac this tastefully restored cottage has patios from which you can relax and enjoy the sunny southerly aspect and the magnificent views to the west.
Benefit from the warmth of the south west weather in stunning surroundings of valleys with rocky cliffs and colourful wild plateaux. The Lot valley is a paradise for walkers, road and mountain bike enthusiasts with walks and rides from the door. Ideally situated between many riverside market towns full of history and beautiful architecture.
Accommodation includes two large bedrooms (1 twin, 1 double) and bathroom with exposed beams and stonework throughout. Downstairs is open plan with a spacious lounge with huge inglenook fireplace including log burner and radiators (ideal for cosy autumn/winter breaks). Stonework, wood and plaster all feature in the delightful kitchen/dining area with south facing window. From the patios you can enjoy the sunny southerly aspect and the magnificent views to the west across the Lot Valley - ideal for barbeques and generally relaxing!
Throughout the summer the area is bustling with different events including music festivals (eg Africajarc at the end of July), International Fireworks competition (half an hour away), village Fétes, brocantes and night markets. Activities nearby include canoeing on the célé, the Lot, the Tarn and the Aveyron rivers; swimming (public pools 10 miles, river swimming nearby);horse riding; biking (excellent mountain biking tracks all around); bird watching; visiting the prehistoric caves at Lacave, Pech Merle or Foissac and others; enjoying the local villages and colourful markets; and of course visiting the better known hilltop and cliffside towns or Rocamadour, St Cirq Lapopie, Cordes Sur Ciel and Najac to name but a few. Plenty of local centres offer organised rock climbing and potholing in addition to the above activities.
- Cooking Utensils
- Open Fire
- Amenity Parking
'Cap Del Mas' is a very popular & well equiped holiday cottage which has been let out now for 4 years with great success. If there is something we can lend or provide that is not already there we do try to help out.
The weekly rental includes the supply of linen, electricity & logs at normal times but we have to charge an extra £25pw from November to March to cover the increased cost of heating.
You can walk & bike from the door and you can swim in the nearby Lot River.
We have a small village shop/boulangerie open daily as well as an excellent butchers open 3 times a week in the village. The nearest bar/restaurant is 4km away on the other side of the river.
- Mountain Biking
Our village is based quite central to 3 decent sized towns within 20 to 25kms distance all of which offer a great choice of bars & restaurants, museums, markets & lots of other activities such as childrens playgrounds and public pools.