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Gite in the heart of the Armagnac region

Lexis is a lovingly restored former Armagnac domain which retains many original features.  Situated in the beautiful Gers, 7kms from Eauze the capital of the Bas Armagnac region, it is surrounded by fields of sunflowers and vineyards with open views to the Pyrenees.  

Gascony is steeped in history and there remain many medieval bastides and fortified villages to explore.  It is largely unexploited by tourism and so it is free from crowds and traffic jams leaving the chance to relax and savour the local gastronomy washed down with local wine, floc de Gascogne and armagnac.  Stunning villages such as Montreal du Gers, Fources, Labastide d'armagnac and Larresingle are on the doorstep.

Our local town Eauze was a former Roman capital and houses a fine collection of Roman jewellery and coins in the museum and archeological remains in the Domus de Ciuetat.  At Seviac there is a beautifully preserved Roman villa with exceptional mosaics.

Eauze is a busy small town with one of the best weekly markets in the department.  There are restaurants, bars and three supermarkets and the cathedral Saint Luperc which dates back to 15th century is on the Chemin de |Saint Jacques de Compostelle.

the pigeonnier,which has its' own access road and private garden sleeps 4.

The 200 square metre former armagnac chai houses  ping pong, badminton and table football and outside there are 5 hectares of private garden and woodland with 12 x 6 m private swimming pool, swings, croquet, badminton and boules court. Lexis  is a tranquil setting from which to discover the unspoilt wealth of rural Gascony.

 

maison de maitre

Lexis
Lexis
front terrace
front terrace
the hall
the hall
sitting room
sitting room
dining room
dining room
balcony room
balcony room
the red room
the red room
side terrace
side terrace
east side
east side
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dining room
dining room
swimming pool
swimming pool

The maison de maitre is steeped in character and charm.    

  

 
 
maison de gardien terrace
maison de gardien terrace
maison de gardien sitting room
maison de gardien sitting room

sitting room

kitchen
kitchen

kitchen

master bedroom
master bedroom
double bedroom
double bedroom
courtyard view room
courtyard view room
twin room
twin room
the courtyard
the courtyard
12 x 6 m pool
12 x 6 m pool
 

pigeonnier

pigeonnier north terrace
pigeonnier north terrace
pigeonnier south terrace
pigeonnier south terrace
living room
living room
kitchen
kitchen
double bedroom
double bedroom
twin bedroom
twin bedroom
upstairs landing
upstairs landing
shower room
shower room
pigeonnier
pigeonnier

The Pigeonnier is small but perfectly formed.  It was converted into a stylish self catering country gite in 2007.  There are 70m2 of living space with 2 bedrooms and a shower room on the first floor.  Downstairs there is an open plan living area, with a fully equipped kitchen at one end and dining space in the middle.  Outside there are terraces to north and south and a private south facing garden.  The pigeonnier is equipped with UK and French TV and broadband Wifi connection.  It has it's own acces road and is self contained.

 

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