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Robin Saunders
La Carriere


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Description for B&B:

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La Carriere is an elegant and beautiful Manor House situated on the banks of the River Lot on the edge of the picturesque village of Albas situated 25km west of Cahors. The house which is of 18th Century construction, enjoys spectacular views of the river and surrounding countryside from its several terraces. B&B or weekly rental is available in the cottage next to the main house. This also has access to a small terraced garden with pond.

The Bedrooms

There are 2 large bedrooms, one double and one twin sharing a large bathroom.

Living Room

There is a large living room with log fire and spectacular views down to the river.

Kitchen/Dining Room


Enjoy a glass of wine on the terrace - spectacular views over the river, suspension bridge, vineyards and chateaux.

The Surrounds

The garden incorporating a small orchard with barbeque areas, are situated on a lower level together with the swimming pool (12 x 6 metres). There are an number of terraces offering scenic views and an ideal place to sit, relax and share a bottle of wine.

Local Attractions

There are plenty of local attractions nearby to keep all the family occupied; (caves, boat rides, canoeing, fishing, bike riding, wine tasting, culture and food!)


Within a short distance of the property are 3 restaurants 2 cafes, a bakery and a small shop.

Self Catering Accommodation

booked weekly (Sat-Sat)


Appréciations pour Albas - La Carriere, Albas:

Beautiful gite, fairytale setting
Review by: Wendi Kaufman, Juil 23 2012 4:34AM
We spent a lovely week in La Carrierre. The Saunders family were warm and welcoming hosts. The two-story, two-bedroom gite was charming and spacious for us and our 'tween and teen sons. We loved the relaxed atmosphere and have rarely stayed in any rental where we were so warmly welcomed— stocked fridge, invitation to village festival and a welcome bottle of wine. The gite was a true delight: comfortable, well-equipped, and the perfect home away from home. Our kids especially loved the pool area, which was a lovely treat after a day of taking in the sights. We were all completely wowed by Albas and its fairytale-like surroundings and look forward to returning in the future.

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The village of Albas is situated 25km west of Cahors and about 50km east of Villeneuve sur Lot. There are several ways of getting to Albas from Cahors - the most direct being the D911 (direction Villeneuve sur Lot). The alternative route along the river via Pradines (signposted as you are leaving Cahors), Douelle and Luzech is more picturesque as you follow the meandering river passing many vineyards and chateaux on the way. The drive from Cahors takes about 20-30 minutes. La Carriere is located at the bottom end of the village next to the river and boule playing area between the Restaurant du Port and the Bar L'Espanade.



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