Route de La Fricaudie, 63113 Picherande

 

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

Cottage 

La Fricaudie Haute

Rated 3 stars by Les Gites de France, the cottage is located at an altitude of 1,200 meters in the Massif du Sancy, in the village of Picherande, at a place called “La Fricaudie Haute”.
 
Old farmhouse completely renovated in 2010, La Fricaudie Haute offers comfort, charm, authenticity and usability for quiet holidays, surrounded by nature, with family or friends, during the summer or winter. With a surface of more than 220m ², its large living room and 7 bedrooms, this large character  house can accommodate up to 14 people.
 
Outside :

 

The cottage has a beautiful view of the valley and an enclosed 3,000 m² field in front and behind the house. Your only neighbors are cows in the surrounding meadows.

 

 

The main facade faces south with a nice terrace accessed directly from the kitchen by a large bay window. We provide you with garden furniture, sun loungers, parasol, Weber barbecue for your aperitifs, lunch and/ or coffee in the sun.

 

A water source is flowing into the garden and the tinkling of cowbells in the surrounding meadows will rock your moments of relaxation. The land around the house is an ideal play space for your children.

 

A tennis table is available in a part of the barn (the rest of the barn is closed).

 

In winter, the snowy garden is a perfect playground for sledding and snowmens. You can also go snowshoeing directly from the cottage. Picherande-Charreire cross country ski sector passes at only a couple of hundred meters from the house.

Inside :

Enjoy, at the ground floor, the large living room of 75m ² with a leather corner around the inglenook fireplace (Auvergne chimney) for relaxation moments with family or friends.

 

 

The room also has a TV area and a dining area with a large farmhouse table (3.10 m long) near the wood stove.  We provide you with a wooden stock allowing you to enjoy the fireplace and the wood stove.

 

To the delight of young and older, we leave with many DVDs, books, comics, magazines, games and children's games.

 

 

The fully equipped kitchen is partially opened to the room. A large bay window overlooking a 20m ² terrace allows you to enjoy the garden in the summer and make a barbecue.

 

 

The ground floor also has a large entrance hall, toilet with wash-hand basin and a laundry room with a washer and dryer.

 

The house consists of two floors with 4 bedrooms on the first floor and 3 bedrooms on the second floor; a distribution that provides autonomy for two families.

 

 

For everybody comfort, the cottage is non-smoker and animals aren’t allowed.





















































































 

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2nd Floor :

You will find in the 2nd floor 6 beds distributed in:

1 bed room with a 140x190 bed  (22 m ² mansard-roofed) and 2 bedrooms  with 2 beds 90x190, side by side in the one and face to face in the other one (21 m ² and 15 m ² mansard-roofed). One of these bedrooms has a baby bed.

 

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.

 

The bathroom consists of a shower, a separate bathtub and a double sink.You will have at your disposal 2 bath mats and a hairdryer.

 

One seperate toilet on the landing

1st Floor :
 

You will find in the 1st floor of 8 beds located in:

 

- 3 bedrooms with a 140x190cm bed (14 m², 14 m² and 11 m²) and 1 bedroom with 2 beds 90 x 190 side by side (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.

 

The bathroom on the 1st floor consists of a shower and a double sink.

2 bath mats and 1 hairdryer are provided

 

A seperate toilet on the landing

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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: ceramic hob 4 burners 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
 

- Heating: Electric heating (and stove)

- The ground floor is heated by an electric under floor heating. Each room is equipped with an electric heater

- The stove can also be used as a heating source. 2 rooms have air vents to circulate the heat from the stove

- Heated towel rail in each bathroom.

 

 

- Pets are not allowed

- The cottage is non-smoking for the comfort of all