Rustic house near the medieval town of Thiers, with mountain-view terrace & central heat - sleeps 10

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Full property description

Step into a bygone era in this cosy and comfortable restored barn, set in the typical French village of Sauviat in the picturesque Puy-de-Dome department. Just 6km from the magnificent Livradois-Forez Regional Park and its wonderful flora and fauna, and less than 10km from the famous medieval village of Thiers, the house offers the perfect base for exploring the Auvergne region.

Be charmed by the house’s rustic, stone exterior and its colourful garden, and enter into a cosy cocoon featuring central heating, an indoor fireplace and modern conveniences such as a washing machine. The kitchenette is equipped with everything from a stove to a coffee machine and even a dishwasher, and there is a dining table that seats 10, with the possibility of adding more tables if needed.

Head upstairs for the large sleeping quarters, which features a double bed in an alcove separated by curtains and four comfortable double sofa beds. The mezzanine, accessible by a removable ladder, is perfect for children and hosts two double mattresses. The upstairs bathroom is fitted with a shower, sink and toilet, while there is also a separate WC on the ground floor.

End cleaning, linen and towels are all included in the rental price.

There is private parking on site, smoking is allowed outside only and pets are not welcome.

Area description

Set in the scenic Puy-de-Dome department, the village of Sauviat is the ideal base for enjoying tranquil French village life and activities including swimming, cycling and picturesque hikes, and for visiting regional highlights including the villages of Usson, Montpeyroux and Billom. The medieval village of Thiers is a must-see; with its sombre air, steep streets and imposing natural surrounds, it’s a highlight for those interested in medieval architecture and history.

Bars, restaurants and supermarkets are all within 3km of the house, and skiers will stay happy, with the Super Besse ski resort just 60km away!


  • Parking - private
  • Washing machine
  • Iron
  • Ironing board
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Stove
  • Coffee maker
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator
  • Freezer
  • Toaster
  • Water kettle
  • Kitchen utensils provided
  • Patio/deck/Terrace
  • Fireplace - Wood
  • Central heating
  • Shower
  • Separate WC
  • Mountain view


  • Museums
  • Theme park (amusement park)
  • Swimming
  • Biking
  • Mountain biking
  • Winter sports
  • Hiking
  • Fishing
  • Horseback riding


Stay Dates


Number Of Guests

Children 4-13 yrs
Babies 0-3 yrs

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