La Tour des Templiers

St Martin de Vers, Lot
Self-catering


Tudor 4-posters and a terrace with views at this magnificent watchtower in a listed hamlet in the Lot valley. Plus garden and pool

Bed

8 beds

Bedroom

6 bedrooms

Sleeps

Sleeps 11

The
Experience

By the church, in a tiny and beautiful hamlet, is a huge 12th-century watchtower with sensational views. A charming walled garden surrounds it – a riot of colour in summer – with a barbecue terrace, a discreetly placed pool and a separate cottage with two handy extra rooms. Fill the place with family and friends: the interiors may be magnificent and the style ‘chateau’ yet the décor feels homely not daunting. Walls are honey coloured limestone, big rugs top parquet floors and the sitting room is cavernous: huge comfy cream sofas around the wood-burner at one end, high-back dining chairs and pewter candlesticks at the other, and generous William Morris curtains in between. You get a small but perfect first-floor kitchen opening to a terrace with blissful views, four storeys of bedrooms linked by gleaming wooden stairs, modern bathrooms with fluffy towels, and carved four-posters from the set of The Tudors! Canoe on the Lot, see the cave paintings of Peche Merle, stock up on a Wednesday or a Saturday at the market at Cahors, and visit the exquisite village of St Cirq Lapopie once the tourists have gone home.

Essentials

  • Hot tub
  • WiFi
  • Swimming pool
  • Mobile reception
  • Oven
  • Open fire / woodburner
  • Hob
  • Parking on premises
  • Barbecue
  • Free parking nearby
  • Meals available
  • Paid parking nearby
  • Breakfast available
  • Accessible by public transport
  • Central heating
  • Wheelchair access
  • Limited mobility
  • Air conditioning
  • Washing machine
  • Garden
  • Television
  • Tennis court
  • Pets welcome

Family friendly

  • Baby monitor
  • Children welcome
  • Books and toys
  • Babies welcome
  • Stair gates
  • High chair

Nearby

  • Pub/bar within 3 miles
  • Restaurant within 3 miles
  • Shop within 3 miles

Activities

  • Bikes available
  • Food courses
  • Kayaking
  • Other courses
  • Sailing
  • Surfing
  • Wild swimming

Information
& pricing

Booking information

Closed
November-April but open for Christmas & Easter.
No smoking
Smoking not permitted anywhere in the property.

Pricing

Nightly price
from €1500
Weekly price
from €1600
Damage deposit
€500.00
1 House for 11
From €15008 beds6 bedrooms

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Location

The neighbourhood

Local points of interest from Richard Hamilton Wentges

  • Restaurants 10km.
  • Meals by arrangement.
  • Horseriding, 15km.
  • Kayaking, 10km.