L'Envignes is a large restored gascogny farmhouse set in over 5 acres on a ridge overlooking the beautiful countryside and the Pyrenees.
The spacious home offers Bed and Breakfast in three large bedrooms, and has a swimming pool (6 x 12m), covered terrace with games area, gardens and a meadow.
L'Envignes is rated 3 Epis by Gites de France.
L'Envignes is in the heart of the Gers countryside just outside the village of Castelnau-Barbarens, designated a 'village of art and history' with its old half-timbered houses leading up to the 12th century chapel, and tower and church set in the ruined walls of the ancient castle. The village has four marked foot paths and provides guided tours of the village.
L'Envignes is conveniently located at less than 60 minutes from Toulouse Blagnac airport and just 15 km from Auch, the capital of the Gers.
Chemin d Envignes +33 (0)5 62 59 04 42
Local attractions and places of interest include
Saramon (11km) lake: supervise swimming, sandy beaches, slide, pedal boats, games
Gimont (15km) local market town: markets (foie gras!), restaurants
Auch (17km) Cathedral of Sainte Marie (see the oak choir stalls, stained glass windows), festivals, lively markets, fascinating tours
Samatan (25km) Large market; leisure lake with swimming, water slides, sandy beach, beach-volleyball, wading pool and playground for children, mini-golf
Marciac (60km) Jazz festival in July
Toulouse (75km) "Ville Rose" for its distinctive architecture, home to numerous attractions
including Cite de l'espace and Airbus factory tours
... and many more from
skiing in the Pyrenees in the south to sampling the vineyards in the north west.
Relax beside our 12 x 6m pool after your swim, play croquet or badminton, or, in the barn terrace, table tennis, snooker (6ft table) and darts.
Free WiFi, French and English TV.
Since we have pets (two Irish red setters and a Birman cat), animals are not permitted
On the first floor two large bedrooms with shared bathroom (bath and shower) and separate
Bedroom 1 : large family room (about 34 m²) - one double bed and two single beds. Lovely views over the pool to the Pyrenees on one side and over the garden to the village from the
Bedroom 2 : large double room (abour 23 m²) - one double bed, option of child's bed. Overlooks the garden/village and the rolling countryside.
And on the ground floor a double en-suite bedroom.
Bedroom 3 : large double room (about 23 m²) - one double bed, option of child's bed. En-suite shower room and separate toilet.
The room prices include continental breakfast served in the garden, on the terrace or in
the dining room depending on the weather..
Bedroom 1 - double, 2 singles 90 euros
Bedroom 2 - double 72 euros
with additional child's bed 82 euros
Bedroom 3 - double en-suite 76 euros
with aditional child's bed 86 euros
10% reduction for stays of 4 nights or more.
Evening meals by prior arrangement
Traditional Meal (starter, main course, desert and wine) 30 euros
Gourmet Meal ( Traditional plus foie gras) 35 euros
To book a room or ask any questions please send mail to email@example.com specifying the room(s) you want, number of adults and children, and your arrival and departure dates.
From Toulouse (65km/50min from the Airport):
Take the RN124 towards Auch.
Go through Gimont and at the roundabout turn left (3rd exit) onto the D12 towards Saramon.
At the next roundabout (about 10km) turn right (1st exit) onto the D349 towards Pessan and Auch.
At the crossroads (after about 6km) turn left onto the D40 to Castelnau-Barbarens.
In the centre of the village turn right onto the D626 towards Pessan and Auch. (Note this is a 'give way to the right' junction!)
Just under 1 km turn left onto Chemin d'Envignes (the road is named on a small board, but watch out for the Gites de France signs).
L'Envignes is at the end of the road (less than 1 km).
From Auch (15km/15min from the centre):
Follow the signs to Saramon and Lombez on to the D626.
About 5km after Pessan (just after a water tower on the left) turn right to stay on the D626 to Castelnau-Barbarens. At the bottom of the hill turn right onto Chemin d'Envignes (the small road sign faces the other way so watch for the Gite de France signs) and L'Envignes is at the end of the road (less than 1km).
From North or West of Auch (avoiding the city centre)
From the A62 (Bordeaux - Toulouse autoroute) leave at Agen (exit 7) and take the RN21 to Auch and join the RN124 towards Toulouse.
Continue on the RN124 to Aubiet (leave at exit 16).
Follow the signs to Pessan leading onto the D40. Stay on the D40 through L'Isle Arne and on to Castelnau-Barbarens (about 10km). From the village centre follow the directions above.
GPS Lat/Long 48.5838 0.7009