Barbe is a small farmhouse, some 100 years old, set in fields in the Lot Valley. The house is 3 kms from the nearest village – Le Temple-sur-Lot, and 17 - 20 kms from the nearest towns – Villeneuve-sur-Lot to the East; Agen to the South.
The accommodation comprises a central living area (kitchen/diner) on the ground floor, with a walk-in larder, two double bedrooms, and a bathroom (shower, toilet & bath) leading off this central room. There is also a small study, which contains the stairs to the upper level, which is laid out in dormitory style containing a double bed and three single beds, and a bathroom (shower & toilet). There is also a small cellar, containing a fridge/freezer and washing machine – and a number of bicycles of varying ages! Outside there is a large open patio looking across the countryside.
The house is fully equipped with linen, crockery, cutlery and cooking utensils. Electricity and mains water are supplied, and the property has its own septic tank. There is no telephone or television. There is no wi-fi.
Interaction with guests
The house and garden is maintained by an English couple who live locally. They will be able to help with any queries.
Other things to note
There is no rubbish collection. Rubbish has to be taken to public waste bins - the nearest are situated at the crossroads in the road back into Le Temple just by the school. There are also re-cycling and waste bins also at the West (Bordeaux) end of the village in an open area next to the fire station.
No smoking is permitted in the house. No pets allowed. Linen is supplied, but guests will be expected to pay for laundry on departure.