France / Occitanie / Fontenilles
Prox. Toulouse - Mer - Montagne / Sea - Mountains
WARNING: GIVEN THAT OUR SWIMMING POOL IS NOT FENCED, THE HOUSE EXCHANGE WILL BE POSSIBLE ONLY WITH FAMILIES WHOSE CHILDRENS ARE OVER 8 YEARS OLD AND CAN SWIM WELL.
180m2 Single-storey villa in quiet residential area (cul-de-sac location). Covered terrace facing grounds of 1,400 m2 (with garden and fencing currently under construction). 3 km from the village centre, with shops and doctors.
Large living room (140cm sofa bed). Separate kitchen. Office (140 cm sofa bed). Two bathrooms, two toilets. 4 bedrooms (one 160cm large bed + three 90cm beds + one 70cm bed). Shed for two cars, plus a lockable garage with 8 bicycles available.
Forest two hundred meters away, for walking, mountain biking or horse riding (there are two equestrian centers nearby). Large swing, heated swimming pool 10m*3.6m. Barbecue/grill. Tourist brochures of the area and a list of more than 150 local attractions and activities, with a special children's selection. Smoking allowed only outside the house. Two hens for fresh eggs.
Welcome to the "Rose city" (due to the color of the bricks), the native city of Claude Nougaro (famous local singer), of "Ovalie" (rugby, the favorite sport in the region), of the Violet flower, of the Toulouse Sausages and Cassoulet (culinary specialities) of course!! Our villa is located 25 minutes from central TOULOUSE, 1h30 (highway) from the MEDITERRANEAN beaches (Narbonne plage), 1h30 from the ski slopes of the PYRENEES (Ax-Les-Thermes), 2h00 from Spain and 2h30 from the beaches of the ATLANTIC OCEAN (Bayonne). There are many things of interest to see in TOULOUSE and the surrounding district. Of special interest: the CAPITOLE (main square), the St CERNIN BASILICA (on the pilgrim road to Santiago de Compostela), the St ETIENNE CATHEDRAL, charming antique shops, CLOITRE DES JACOBINS, HOTEL DE BERNUY, walks on the banks of the GARONNE, CITE DE L'ESPACE, AIRBUS/EADS (the famous A380), AEROSCOPIA (Concorde, A300, A400M), museums, spas and massage at CALICEO, TEOULA golf course, the zoo of PLAISANCE DU TOUCH, the ERNEST WALLON Stadium (for rugby), the JEAN VAUCHERES and the AQUALUDIA Water sports centers, the TEPACAP Adventure Park, many equestrian centres, BOTANICAL/ROYAL/JAPANEESE GARDENS, the PRAIRIE DES FILTRES park, the PENICH RESTAURANT on the Garonne, the CAPITOLE Theatre, concerts at HALLE AU GRAINS, concerts and shows at LE ZENITH, the VICTOR HUGO gourmet food market ("foie gras", Gascon black ham, regional wine and cheese).
Within 200 km from Toulouse: The banks of the CANAL DU MIDI (a Unesco World Heritage Site), ALBI (with the Cathedral which is a Unesco World Heritage Site, and the Toulouse-Lautrec museum), CARCASSONE (Unesco World Heritage fortress and walled town, with illuminations on July 14th), CAHORS (the Valentré bridge and half-timbered houses), SAINT-CIRQ-LAPOPIE (famous village), ROCAMADOUR, CORDES-SUR-CIEL (village built on a hill), PADIRAC (with a beautiful boat ride in an underground cave), MOISSAC (cloister and Romanesque tympanum), LOURDES (pilgrimages and miracles!), SAINT-BERTRAND-DE-COMMMINGES (cathedral), CATHAR CASTLES, the CIRQUE DE GAVARNIE, PIC DU MIDI DE BIGORRE (observatory), the PYRENNEES (hiking, skiing), the BETHARRAM and NIAUX grottos, the MILLAU VIADUCT (the tallest bridge in the world) â€¦
Family used to swap our house, with three children (1 girl born 2007 & 2 boys born 1999 and 2002). We wish to exchange our home in order to meet other people, to develop our children's spirit of curiosity and openness, to teach them to lend and share, to give them our taste for travelling.
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|Property||Urban Rural Mountain House|
|Sleeps||7 (5 Bedrooms)|
|Airport||Toulouse Blagnac (12 km)|
When & Where
|Dates not specified|
|Travellers||5 (2 Adults, 3 Children)|
|Languages||French / English / German|