In the beautiful but still quiet nature reserve Parc Naturel des Volcans d'Auvergne 'and approx 15 km from the highest peaks of the Massif Central, is our renovated farmhouse "La four and briques": the stone oven. The wood is a prominent part of the ancient vault that forms the structural basis of the whole house. The detached house with stunning open views and is located on the edge the hamlet Theil St. Gal. In less than fifteen minutes walking along a beautiful path to the nearest village Tauves. Tauves offers a wide range of shops and amenities. The house is suitable for 4 persons.
The Massif Central is located in the department of Puy de Dôme. This department is part of the very vast region Auvergne. The Massif Central is a very mountainous and of volcanic origin plateau. The house is about 900 meters which cools in summer and in winter usually a fair amount of snow. At about 15 km from the cottage are the Monts Dore in the Puy Sancy (1885 m) the highest point of the Massif Central and is the highest mountain in central France.
The distance Paris - Tauves is approximately 450 km by highway. The last 20 km to you within driving by. The house is by train up to 10 km distance. The last part of the train trip from Clermont Ferrand to La Bourboule landscape is very beautiful. Then you can rent a car or continue your journey by taxi.
The space in the very old vault now serves as a wardrobe and washroom. The ground floor with unobstructed views of the area consists of a space that accommodates the living room, kitchen and mezzanine. The mezzanine has been adapted as a bedroom for 2 people. The entire ground floor is heated by a wood stove. On the southeast side of the house is a conservatory built. Even in the winter, it is with some sunshine all very pleasant. The bovendie ping has two bedrooms with double beds and can be reached. Outside through both the ground floor and a staircase with terrace In the spacious garden, facing south, could possibly be set up your own tent. Evening you can enjoy a fire around the beautiful starry sky.
Surroundings and activities
The Massif Central is for many a relatively unknown area. Do not expect a bustling nightlife or mega-disco's.
The house and its surroundings offer tranquility, space and a certain kind of casual simplicity that many sometimes may require. Without forgoing! Simplicity Just steps away you will find many nice spots, stunning scenery, rural scenery, extinct volcanoes, spas and beautiful walking, cycling and mountain sports.
The house is situated on the edge of the nature reserve Parc Naturel Régional des Volcans d'Auvergne. This natural, eco-tourism high on its priority. Ecotourism means tourism in accordance with the character and capacity of an area. The house is also ideally suited as a base for birders, biologists and geologists.
geology and volcanism
The Massif Central is very special geological seen. The cause of this is the young volcanism that has a very large impact on the surrounding landscape. The many volcanoes (Puy = volcanic cone) in the area are not active at the moment but not forever extinguished. The many hot springs (including spas) also point to volcanic activity.
The house is an excellent base for people who want to delve into geological and volcanological phenomena. More For students and teachers to geological faculties or teacher is an original and surprising excursion area. The landlord can tell you more about these options and the prices of such arrangements.
Dear visitor of this page. We are Will and Gert, this pretty holiday home owners in the Auvergne. The Auvergne region offers a lot for people who love space, peace and nature. In the summer there are plenty of opportunities for hiking, mountain biking, paragliding and other adventure sports. In the winter you can enjoy skiing in small areas. In short. Our comfortable home offers fantastic opportunities.
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