What you will love about this home
Come discover The Auvergne regional volcano park authenticity of the natural environment in Auvergne's great diversity of landscapes. The unique volcanic landscape is dotted with lakes and rivers, rolling hills and mountains. Outdoor activities for all nearby: skiing, hiking, biking, horse riding, bird watching, fishing, or just relaxing... You might also want to explore the historical buildings, ancient churches, castles and charming villages that the Auvergne has to offer.
Our 19th century volcano stone sheepfold converted into a cute and very comfortable self-catering family holiday cottage. The thick stone walls and traditional lauze roof ensure cool interiors in the summer and warmth in the winter. We are located 5 hours from Paris, 2 hours and a half from beaches, 1 hour from Clermont-Ferrand and 4 hours from Spain.
Large kitchen open to living room equipped with gas hob unit, fan assisted oven, fridge/freezer, microwave, dishwasher, washing machine, coffee maker, raclette, dishes and utensils for 6, etc...
(Basics will be provided to avoid shopping at your arrival: oil, coffee, tea, spices, toilet paper, cleaning products, sponge, soap)
The dining table can seat 4.
Cosy living area with exposed stone wall, beams and with leather suite to seat four
-flat screen TV (French channels on tnt)
-books (in English for adults and children), games
-guides and maps IGN of the surrounding areas
-1 bedroom with a double bed, chest of drawers and Wardrobe (duvets and pillows provided)
-1 bedroom with 2 individual beds, Wardrobe (duvets and pillows provided)
-cot, baby bath and highchair on request (free)
-one bathroom with spacious shower, vanity unit and toilet (hair dryer provided)
There is a wood deck with table, seats for four, parasol and BBQ, a garden with lawn beyond with sun loungers available during the summer and car parking for two cars on the gravel drive to the front of the fenced property.
We live right next door in a traditional 1852 farmhouse (detached from the cottage) which we converted into a spacious home ten years ago. So we will be available most of the time in case you need any technical help, information on activities and whereabouts or anything to make your stay as pleasurable as possible.
What you will love in the neighborhood
Local amenities are nearby (Valuéjols 1 km) which include the post office, co-op, village shop, doctors, pharmacy, physiotherapist, cafe, bakery, library, car repair...
Larger towns situated near are Ussel (4 km), medieval Murat (12 km) and historical town of Saint-Flour (14 Km) where there is a greater selection of shops but also museums and cinemas. For those people who enjoy walking the cottage is an ideal base for walkers being set directly on the GR4. For skiers the Super Lioran ski resort is at a 20 minutes drive and the Ché resort for cross-country skiing is at a 10 minutes drive. Chaude-Aigue's hot waters, thermal center and tattoo festival are only 20 km away and Aurillac's renowned summer international street festival an hour drive.
You can also check us on airbnb.