swimming pool & outdoors
We have a large shared swimming pool (10x5m) with steps from one end. The pool area has a patio and large wooden decked area surrounded by trees, giving both shade and privacy. The area catches the sun beautifully from midday until sunset. There is a shaded gazebo, sun loungers and tables. The pool is open May to September. We clean it each morning and it closes when it is dark.
Each cottage its own semi-private outside space covered by a shaded gazebo with views over our large gardens. Each has a large garden table with benches and a BBQ.
We have 3.5 hectares of private garden. The front lawn is planted with trees and shrubs. We tend to leave the rear meadow to grow wild flowers. The lower glade is a lovely private area furthest from the house. A real bonus for picnics or quiet reading alongside the stream - although it does dry up in the Summer months. It takes 15 minutes to stroll the loop around our garden.
We have a great open barn where we provide communal games and a seating area for guests.
Cottages de Garrigue has an adjacent public chemin (equivalent to a UK public footpath) meaning short or long walks can be taken directly from your front door.
Drawing by Mark A Chambers