Chambres d'Hôtes d'Arquier, Midi-Pyrénées
|17, Avenue des Pyrénées, 31320, Vigoulet-Auzil, Gers, Midi-Pyrénées, FRANCE.|
Description: Chambres d'Hôtes d'ArquierEnjoying a fabulous location, surrounded by magnificent grounds with centennial cedars and pines, Chambres d'Hôtes d'Arquier is situated in a carefully restored early 19th century mansion. Featuring authentic period décor and original works of art by the artist Marc Saint-Saëns, this charming guest house offers exclusive bed and breakfast accommodation in a privileged setting.
Standing in the heart of the Haute-Garonne countryside, Chambres d'Hôtes d'Arquier is just a twenty minute drive from the centre of Toulouse, with all of its charms and attractions. A majestic entrance hall with stone pillars opens out onto a succession of magnificent, light filled rooms, with antique furniture, original tiled flooring and stained glass windows. Several works by the artist Marc Saint-Saëns, nephew of the famous composer, give a special character to the interior decoration. These include his most famous tapestry, "Theseus and the Minotaur", and a fresco, "The Four Seasons".
Perfect for relaxing visits to this beautiful region, the splendid grounds invite guests stroll in the shade of its ancient trees or take cooling dips in the intimate outdoor pool. Outdoor activities available close by include golf at the Toulouse Golf Club, horse riding in Vigoulet, or hiking and cycling along the banks of the river Garonne.
Type of rooms: Chambres d'Hôtes d'ArquierDouble Room - Marguerite:
This room has a bathroom featuring hand-painted Faience ware by Marc Saint-Saëns. It includes a view of the park and free toiletries. One extra-long queen-size bed. Room size 30 sq m.
Twin Room - The Four Seasons:
Decorated with an original fresco by Marc Saint-Saëns, this room includes a view of the park and free toiletries. Twin beds. Room size 30 sq m.
Two Bedroom Suite - Claudel:
This suite consists of two bedrooms, Camille, with a super king-size bed, and Paul, with a queen-size bed. It also has a private bathroom with both a shower and a bath tub and complimentary toiletries. Room size 50 sq m.
Number of rooms: 3
Official category: Bed and Breakfast.
Languages spoken: French, English, Spanish.Smoking policy: Non-smoking property.
Credit cards accepted: Credit cards not accepted
How to get here: From Toulouse Blagnac airport, take the A64 motorway towards Tarbes and Lourdes. This will lead you onto the Toulouse ring road.
On the ring road, continue for about 10 kms, then take exit 24 - Empalot Toulouse Centre, and then turn immediately right towards Lacroix-Falgarde.
Follow the Chemin des Etroits D4 along the Garonne for about 10 kms.
After a Total service station (on the right), turn left after 200 meters onto the D35 B, perpendicular to the D4 towards Vigoulet-Auzil.
Follow this small road that climbs the hill for about 3 kms, then continue along the crest, and turn right at the Stop sign into the D24e towards Lacroix-Falgarde.
Continue along the Avenue of the Pyrenees, until No. 17 (the number is on a tree).
The entrance to the park is on the right, by a sign for "Gîtes de France".
The house is at the end of an avenue of chestnut trees.
GPS Coordinates: 43° 30' 17.34'' N 1° 26' 35.07'' E
Nearest airport: Toulouse-Blagnac Airport - 23,3 km.