La Castanheta

A comfortable studio gîte for 2 people, with possibility for an infant up to 18 months. La Castanheta has a bathroom on the ground floor with walk-in shower and toilet, French doors that open onto the private terrace. There's a spacious bedroom on the first floor with an extra reading corner where you have a splendid view over the valley with age-old chestnut trees. The bedroom has a double bed (1.60 x 2.00), that can be separated into two single beds upon request. The bed has an eiderdown duvet, if you're allergic to eiderdown, just tell us and we'll replace it. On the bookshelf you'll find books in English, Dutch and French. We have a large collection of English books to borrow from during your stay.

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You'll find a comfortable sitting area on the ground floor with a 2-seater sofa, a dining table that can be extended to seat 4 people, the wood stove and the kitchen corner. From the living area you step onto the terrace with a dining set, deck chairs and barbecue. Our gîtes do not have a television, but you'll have free WiFi access and ample sockets to plug in your own equipment. The gîte is heated with a wood-burning stove and an electrical radiator in the bathroom.

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Fully equipped kitchen corner

The open kitchen is fully equipped to enjoy self-catering, even when on holiday (gas stove with four burners, micro-wave/grill oven, chefs knives...). There's enough space to work and plenty of cutlery and crockery for at least 4 people.

Starters kit

The basics are there, on a "replace what you use" basis.
On arrival you can count on finding at least:

  • bin bags
  • cling film/aluminium foil
  • coffee filters
  • cleaning products
  • toilet paper
  • kitchen roll
  • oil & vinegar
  • pepper/salt/sugar
  • charcoal and firelighters
  • drying rack for laundry and clothes-pegs

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Linen

Bed, bath en kitchen linen are included. Bed linen consits of cover, pillowcases and sheet. Bed linen can be handed in and changed at the end of the week for stays of more than one week. Bath linen are a large and small towel per person and a bath mat. Kitchen linen consists of a tea towels and dish cloths. On Wednesdays you can hand in your bath and kitchen linen and we'll hand out a new set. Pool towels are not included.

Baby pack

Should you come with a baby, (infant up to 18 months), you 'll find that baby's luggage takes up more space than your own. We propose a baby pack to solve this problem. You can rent a child's bed, linen included, for € 10 per week. And for a a further € 10 we throw in a full baby pack that can me made up of:

  1. a high chair
  2. playpen
  3. buggy (Quinny, with all terrain tyres)
  4. backpack style babycarrier
  5. baby bath/diaper change pad

The name of our gîte "La Castanheta" is Occitan,  for little chestnut (the edible variety. Occitan being the local language of old, still spoken by some, taught at some schools and universities and nurtured as a heritage language.

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Gîte La Castanheta


Internet

Gratis WiFi You'll have free on site wireless Internet acces.

Contact

Marc and Manon Beelen, Aimée and Max
Puech de Cabanelles
81190 Tréban (Tarn)
FRANCE

English spoken
t: +33 5 63 54 49 04
e: info@cabanelles.com
w: www.cabanelles.com

Skype: Marc & Manon Beelen