Auvergne: Authentic french countryside with vulcanoes

8 exchanges
Secondary residence
6 Sleeps
1 Bedroom
1 Bathroom
1 simple bed
1 double bed
1 double extra bed
1 baby extra bed


Caroline has described his/her home in Français, English.

What you will love about this home

Place of farmers life With an average of 34 people, our village lives and works all year : Enjoy working in the fields and summer transhumance cows morning and evening. Our house is no a farm in activity now but there are all over. At the foot of a volcano and a few minutes of a site " Natura 2000 " classified cultural heritage , you can discover the culture of lentils from Le Puy ( WCA ) and that of verbena and cereals. You are at the heart of the real French peasant countryside, in a setting of volcanoes and mountains with rounded reliefs very endearing : Blow of heart guaranteed !

2km , the main village offers all the amenities : bakery, butcher, grocery, pharmacy, nurse , physiotherapist , hairdresser, newsagent , firefighters

Many low-cost airlines serving the region : Land in Clermont- Ferrand ( 1h15 from us) St. Stephen (1 hour ) Lyon ( 2 hours ) Flybee fly with Ryan Air , Jet 4 you , pegasus, Atlas Blue , easyjet Europe ... All the gates of Auvergne at unbeatable prices !

Discover the deep France , volcanic landscapes, the richness of Romanesque art, the good life along the trails , fields of poppies in spring, Allier gorges and beaches in summer, mushrooms and gorgeous colors of autumn , the hillock , its snow and harsh winter .... and do not forget to taste the Auvergne gastronomy !

Visit our beautiful area ! The back end is beautiful ....

SEE AND DO: Le Puy en Velay and its beautiful old center . Lace Museum and verbena, Abbey Chaise Dieu and its festival of classical music very famous in August , many castles ( one of the famous Marquis de Lafayette, Polignac ..) , abbeys, perched on the edge of the gorge villages . Clermont -Ferrand and the Auvergne Volcanoes Park ( Puy de Dome ) are 1:15 , Vulcania ( theme park of the volcanoes ) at 1:45 . Lyon is 2:00 drive ( great city classified UNESCO) . Marseille and Toulouse: 4:30 Paris : 5h .

Swimming in the gorges of the Allier 15 minutes , canoeing, climbing ... Beautiful hiking ( Camino de Santiago around the Velay ) , mountain biking, a choice of different sports, fishing , hunting and mushroom picking in the fall for a relaxing stay in the heart of unspoilt countryside . The northern site Vernet 6km , offers skiing and snowshoeing on weekends and school holidays , subject to snow conditions. Ski slopes : Les estables (56 km trip to the easy day , easily achievable ) The Lioran and Super Besse 1:50 (more far but good roads but we go for the day ) . Price very interesting packages ...

Available all year exept july/august

Spend your holiday with us and discover the picturesque local French smell !

What you will love in the neighborhood

1026 m altitude in the Massif Central, in the Haute-Loire (southern Auvergne), our house is a traditional farmhouse from the early century with barn and stable (not active), the heart of a typical Auvergne hamlet on the set of Devès between Velay and Gevaudan. Discover the charm of authentic France!

25km from Le Puy en Velay, we offer you the "friends' flat" in the ground floor of our second house (we don't live there) , a separate apartment for 4/5 persons, 55 m2 with private garden of 70 m2, very warm and comfortable. BABY EQUIPMENT AVAILABLE (bed, chair, bath ...) We do not live in the house, this is our second home. Flat screen tv , wifi, DVD player and DVDs, beautiful library, books (also in foreign languages), games, tourist information (guides in English ... ), decorative electric fireplace.
A very kitchen where chefs will enjoy: cooker with oven and five ring gas hob 80 cm, dishwasher, food processor, microwave and all the necessary kitchen (Senseo, crepe party, raclette, champagne flutes ... .) A room for 2 people (bed 140), a sleeping area for one (separate and independent wih real bed 90) and a sofa bed for 2 in the lounge. New bedding, bathroom with power shower (6 nozzles + pommel star.) And washing machine. Everything is decorated with passion to immerse yourself in an authentic environment: country style / mountain attention to detail (counter family, garden Ulysses ALYZEA ..) for a cozy, warm and "cocooning".

Private garden of 70 m2 with terrace (garden furniture and barbecue.)
Garage in the attached barn.
Pets welcome. welcome at home !

Additional information

Spend your holiday at home and discover the picturesque local French smell !

Deposit 400 €
Insurance Optional


Washing machine
Microwave oven
Heating system
Disabled access
Baby gear
Swimming pool
Parking space
Cleaning person

House rules

Smokers welcome
Pets welcome
Children welcome
Dog to feed
Cat to feed
Plants to water



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