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La Cardabelle

A comfortable, spacious and fully equipped 3 bedroom gite sleeping 6.  Converted from a 19th century Aveyronnaise barn, La Cardabelle retains its original features, whilst offering everything needed for a 21st century holiday.  Sleep peacefully in comfy beds, take in the stunning views from the private south facing terrace and enjoy a swim in the large heated pool.



Large open plan living room/dining area accommodating 6/8 people in comfort:

  • two and three seater settees, armchair and comfortable double sofa bed (sleeping +2)
  • satellite TV, DVD player and DVDs, books and games for all the family
  • dining table and chairs

Open plan fully fitted and equipped kitchen:

  • gas hob and electric oven
  • dishwasher
  • microwave
  • fridge/freezer
  • coffee maker
  • all utensils, cutlery, crockery and linen
  • washing machine, clothes airer and iron/ironing board
  • cool box and cool blocks for picnics

Three bedrooms:

  • large beamed master bedroom with double bed, wardrobe, chest of drawers and en-suite shower room, and far reaching Tarn Valley views
  • second beamed double bedroom with double bed, wardrobe and chest of drawers and stunning Tarn Valley views
  • bedroom with bunk beds, wardrobe and chest of drawers
  • beds have luxury microfibre toppers and Egyptian cotton bedding


  • en-suite shower room to master bedroom
  • further shower room
  • separate toilet
  • downstairs cloakroom with toilet and wash basin
  • fluffy white cotton towels and pool towels are provided
  • hairdryer


  • large furnished private south facing sun terrace with spectacular views, perfect for meals or just chilling out
  • barbecue
  • fabulous 11m x 5m heated swimming pool, with sun deck, sunbeds and parasols, shared with La Violette
  • large garden area
  • petanque court and boules
  • games room with table tennis table
  • outdoor games, including croquet and skittles
  • adult bikes

We provide free fibre wifi and there is off street parking adjacent to the gite.  La Caze Gites are family friendly, with children's books and DVDs, and indoor and outdoor games, including a paddling pool, being provided.  Baby equipment, including a travel cot, is also available on request. A generous welcome pack is provided in the gite.

Local Area

There is lots to see and do in the area around La Caze for both the active and more relaxed holidaymaker! Click on the Local Area tab on the main menu for more details.   

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Getting Here

La Caze Gites are located in the Aveyron, southern France.  Rodez airport is within an hour's drive, and Toulouse, Beziers and Montpellier airports are within two hours.  Calais is approximately a 10 hour drive from La Caze.  The Gites are 50 minutes from the A75 motorway, which is toll free going south from Clermont-Ferrand.

Click on the Getting Here tab on the main menu for more details, including flights and ferry routes.


A selection of photos in and around La Cardabelle


Shown below are our standard rates and minimum rental periods.  In the summer season the minimum rental period is usually 7 nights although this can be reduced if we have gaps in the calendar.  Out of the summer season we can be more flexible in terms of changeover days, rental periods or discounts for long stays, so please contact us if you wish to consider alternatives.

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Rental rates are for the entire property.

Description From To Weekly Monthly Week Night Weekend Night Minimum Stay
Spring 04 May 24 01 Jun 24 £735 - £105 £105 2 Nights
Early Summer 01 Jun 24 06 Jul 24 £815 - £120 £120 3 Nights
Summer 06 Jul 24 31 Aug 24 £975 - £140 £140 7 Nights
Late Summer 31 Aug 24 14 Sep 24 £815 - £120 £120 3 Nights
Autumn 14 Sep 24 05 Oct 24 £735 - £105 £105 2 Nights

The above prices are for a maximum of 6 people.  An additional 2 people can be accommodated at a cost of £10 per person per night.

Rental payments canbe made by bank transfer or by credit card using PayPal.  Please note that credit card payments will incur a 3.5% surcharge to cover fees charged to us.

A 25% deposit is taken to secure a booking.  The balance is due 6 weeks prior to the start of your holiday.  

A £100 refundable security deposit is also payable with the balance.  Subject to the property being left as you found it, this will be refunded within 7 days of departure.


In high season the changeover day is usually Saturday but other days are available on request.  The minimum stay in high season is 7 nights unless there are gaps in the calendar to be filled.  Outside of high season the changeover day is totally flexible and the minimum stay is 2/3 nights depending on the season.

Change over day: Flexible



"Thanks Joanne and Jon for a wonderful holiday at La Caze. The house was just lovely, clean and everything we needed provided."  July 2016

"Thanks for a superb week.  What wonderful hosts and absolutely everything provided including all sorts for our children of varying ages.  Delicious meal thanks to both Joanne and Jon and with the luxury of not having to leave the premises!"  July 2016

"Such a relaxing fortnight at La Caze, a holiday to remember."  August 2016

"What a lovely spot to spend a couple of weeks.  The weather was wonderful, the scenery is great, and we had a couple of first class meals from Joanne and Jon as well.  We will be back!"  August 2016

"A wonderful experience at La Caze Gites and we can't wait to come back next year!" September 2016

"Thank you Jon and Joanne for a very relaxing week.  We've enjoyed blue skies and sunshine and had some great hikes.  Its been lovely to return."  October 2016  

"5 days is certainly not long enough to spend here.  La Cardabelle is like a home from home with everything you need and more.  This is our 2nd visit and we'll be back again next year!" October 2016

"What a wonderful few days in a little corner of paradise.  A beautiful place, well appointed and so relaxing.  We can't wait to be back, for longer!"  October 2016

"Sejour a La Caze tres agreable.  Le Gite est tres confortable et la piscine a ete tres appreciee."  July 2017

"Nous avons passe un excellent sejour en Aveyron."  July 2017

"We've had a lovely and relaxing week.  The Gite is a complete holiday home."  July 2017

"The most amazing holiday!  Wonderful hosts, pool,  gite and spectacular views.  Some great local attractions.  A really special holiday - can't wait to ccome back." August 2017

"A great week spent with friends.  We felt so at home we didn't want to leave...."  September 2017


If you wish to book or have any questions or require further information, please do not hesitate to contact us.  We look forward to hearing from you.

Please note we do not accept:
- Pets

Joanne Hargreaves


0033 5659 77529

La Caze Gites, La Caze, Broquies, Aveyron, 12480. France

English, French