Route de La Fricaudie, 63113 Picherande

 

Contact : Carole Leclercq  (+33) (0)6 63 64 65 59  gitesfricaudie@gmail.com

Cottage La Barta

La Barta is located at an altitude of 1,200 meters in the Massif du Sancy,
in the village of Picherande, at the end of a small communal path.
 
Fully restored in 2014/15,
this former barn is furnished and equipped up to “4 stars” standard.
 
Combining authenticity and modernity,
La Barta offers a surface of 330m² and can accommodate up to 14 people.
Outside :

 

 

 

The cottage is located on a 6,000m² ground partially enclosed. It enjoys a magnificent view on the valley and on the Puy de Charreire.

 

The main facade is west-oriented with a 30m² terrace with direct access from the kitchen and the dining room which has 2 large bay windows.

 

Teck outdoor furniture, deckchairs, parasol and a Weber barbecue are available for your breakfast, lunch, coffee or aperitif  in the sun.

 

You can reach another 15m² terrasse, east-oriented, from the living room ; an ideal place for a coffee in the morning or a quiet rest.

 

A tennis table is available inside the garage, next to the house.

 

In the winter, fields around La Barta will be your sledge runs. You can go snowshoeing directly from the cottage. Picherande-Charreire cross country ski tracks are only a couple of hundred meters from the house.

 
 
Ground Floor :

 

 

The large living room (80m²) is very bright with two large bay windows with direct access to the main outdoor terrace. This room is furnished with a 3m long iron/wood table for meals with families or friends.

 

The wood stove, that can heat the all house, is located in the main living room and gives a warm atmosphere. By the stove is a leather sofa and a bookshelf with many books.

 

From the main living room, you can access directly the open kitchen, which is modern and fully equipped. Next to the kitchen is the laundry room with the washing machine and the dryer.

 

This living room gives access to a second one (40m²) where you will enjoy a relaxation area furnished with leather sofas around a large fireplace. This second living room also has a TV area. 

 

To the delight of young and old, there are with many DVDs, books, comics, magazines, games and children's games.

 

The ground floor also benefits from an entrance hall with a large storage cupboard, toilet with wash-hand basin.





















































































 

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2nd Floor :

 

You will find in the 2nd floor 2 bedrooms and 3 beds :

1 bed room with a 160x200 cm bed  (22 m ² mansard-roofed) and 1 bedroom  with 2 beds 90x200, side by side which can be put together on demand.

 

Each bedroom is equipped with night tables, bedside lamps, cupboard / arrangement and chair or armchair.

Each room is equipped with bedside tables, lamps, cupboards / storage, chairs or armchairs.

 

Each bed has a duvet with a protective cover (which should not be used as bed linen)

and 2 pillows  per person (50x70 and 63x63).

Matress and pillows also have protective covers.

You will have at your disposal bath mats and hairdryer.

 

We furnished on the landing a reading/relaxation area with many books and comics.

 

One seperate toilet on the landing

1st floor :
 

You will enjoy in the 1st floor a playroom (25m²) with a billard table, a sofa (and pretty soon a 2nd TV area).

The room is very bright with a large bay window.

There is room for 2 more people to sleep on the convertible sofa (with our agreement).

 

You will find on the 1st floor 5 bedrooms and 7 beds :

 

- 3 bedrooms with a 160x200 cm bed (14 m², 14 m² and 11 m²)

- 2 bedrooms with 2 beds 90 x 200 side by side and which can be put together to form a double bed (22 m²).

Each room is equipped with bedside tables, lamps, cupboards / storage, chairs or armchairs.

 

Each bed has a duvet with a protective cover (which should not be used as bed linen)

and 2 pillows  per person (50x70 and 63x63).

Matress and pillows also have protective covers.

 

Two bathrooms are located on the 1st floor :

one consists of an Italian shower and the other one with a bathtub where you can have a shower. Both have a double sink.

You will have at your disposal bath mats and hairdryer.

 

A seperate toilet in the hall

At your disposal to make your stay even more enjoyable :



- TV, DVD Player, DVDs for children and many others available, hifi system

- Landline telephone, internet access (WiFi)

- Board games (Scrabble, Uno, Mikado, Good Pay, Yellow Dwarf ...), children's games (Kapla...)

- Books, children's books, magazines, tourist guides

- Kitchen: large induction cooker with a hood, convection oven, microwave, fridge freezer, dishwasher, "raclette" for 14 people, toaster, kettle, Nespresso coffee machine, cooker, large pots...

- Each room is equipped with bedside tables, lamps, closet / storage, chairs or armchairs.

- Each bed has a duvet with a protective cover (which should not be used as bed linen) and 2 pillows  per person (50x70 and 63x63). Matress and pillows also have protective covers.

- Hair dryer and bath mats in each bathroom

- Laundry: washing machine, dryer, ironing board, iron, vacuum cleaner, clothes horse

- Garden furniture: parasol, deckchairs, and barbecue charcoal

- Ski and bike shed

- Parking spaces outside

- tennis table in the garage

 

Heating


- Canadian wood stove and electrical heating.

- The wood stove should be the main heating source. You have at your disposal woods for the stove and the fireplace. This will reduce your electrical consumption.

-  The ground floor is also heated by an electric under floor heating if needed.

- Each bedroom has an inertia electric heating ;

- Each bathroom has a heated towel rail.

 

The cottage is non-smoking. Pets are not allowed.