Auvergne holiday gite with private pool.

Auvergne holiday gite in stunning scenic Auvergne

Spoil yourself in the heart of the Livradois-Forez National park. Explore the the volcanic mounts and valleys on horse back, by bike, by foot or canoe there's so much to discover. Or, simply relax with a book and do nothing. Food, wine scenery, widlife.... experience them all! 
Amazing views, volcanoes!
Amazing views, volcanoes!
Swallow Tail Butterflies
Swallow Tail Butterflies
Fantastic activities!
Fantastic activities!
Downhill Skiing!
Downhill Skiing!
Roman/medieval villages
Roman/medieval villages
Medieval architecture
Medieval architecture

Welcome to our Auvergne holiday gite in the ancient farm hamlet La Tourette named after our namesake the village of St Genes La Tourette just opposite. At 800m up in the Puy De Dome our ancient farm gite lies at the head of a majestic winding wooded valley nestled between the mountains stretching down towards the salmon river the Alliers.

Being at the head of the valley our holiday gite in the Auvergne benefits from lovely views and shelter from strong winds, just perfect for sun-worships and wildlife seekers alike. Butterflies and birds of prey are in abundance, hedgehogs and if you're watchful a wild boar or two!

Throughtout the year the night's sky over our ancient farm gite will dazzle with the Milky Way and even a Nebula with the right camera!

Our Auvergne Holiday Gite 

The age limit for this property is a minimum of 8 years old.

The Ground Floor, Auverne holiday gite.

You can relax in front the 32" freeview satellite TV and large log burner (logs supplied) whilst watching a DVD from our large selection or entertain at the breakfast bar preparing aperitifs for your guests to the BBQ. 


The Kitchen comes fully equiped with fridge/freezer, microwave, electric hob/oven, toaster, coffee machine and kettle of course, and if necessary washing mashine! There are plenty of work surfaces and storage with pots and pans.


There is a covenienent downstairs washroom and toilet.

  • Living and dining area

This are has 2 comfortable sofas infront of a large log burner (logs supplied), a CD Stereo system, a 32" TV with freeview satelllite channels and DVD player and a library of DVD\'s for all ages. This is the perfect place to relax and chill out. Dining couldn't be simpler adjacent to the kitchen is a table for 6 for parties and french dining.

First Floor, Auvergne holiday gite.

Forest Master Bedroom

This spacious double room looks west out over the courtyard. The king size bed is perfect for a comfortable night's sleep and naughty lie ins! This airy and light room with bedside lamps with canvass artwork has ample of holiday storage, and conveniently lies adjacent to the large family bathroom.

Family bathroom

This large room boasts a bath with overhead shower with views towards the village. Warm sunshine bursts throught the windows for the early risers. The room has a toilet, vanity and basin with shaver sockets, hair dryer and iron. Towels are provided

Second Floor, Auvergne holiday gite.

This exciting new floor used to house the cured meats for the farm but now boasts 2 new bedrooms, a double and a twin. Thje picture on the landing shows the room before the magic happened.

Floral Double room

This new very large double room looks west out over the courtyard. This room also has a comfortable king size bed with bedside lamp. There is ample storage and canvass artwork. There is a seated area with 2 tub chairs and the farm cheese tumbler as a wine table.

Peony Twin room

The twin, also new has two single beds with bedside lamps and views across the field to the village. This light room has canvass artwork and storage. 

Outside area

  • Patio

Just outside the french doors is a lit patio area in the farm courtyard with table and chairs for BBQs and alfresco dining. 

Rampart garden, patio and pool Auvergne holiday gite.

This is a private area with amazing views from the granite rampart. Privacy in the gated chestnut railed garden is one of the gems for this farm gite.

Being able to relax in private  with tables, chairs and sun loungers on the patio is a must for sun worshippers. Relax at our gite with private pool in the Auvergne with a glass of wine or a book, or plug in some music at the power point provided and light up the BBQ for those warm evening meals.

Outdoor activities abound!

The Tour De France often passes nearby with the mountains popular with cycling enthusiasts. Walking and kayaking with Canoe France get you to those places that the family car passes by! Or a trip on the Puy De Dome Summit Train.

For the more adventurous, Crapa Hutte quad biking and pony trekingTyrolienne Fantasticable zip liningAir Domes Parapente paragliding and with Super Besse ski reort, and  Le Mont Dore ski resort only an hour way the choices are endless. For the more laidback horse ridingfishing the Alliers and wine tasting may be more to your liking....

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