Bordebasse du Lac

Bordebasse, SW France

Bordebasse, SW France

Standing proudly on a Mediterranean hillside, between Mirepoix and Castlenaudary are the beautiful farm buildings and private lake of Bordebasse.

Le Domaine du Bordebasse

Le Domaine du Bordebasse

The grand and tranquil courtyard has views overlooking the panoramic Le Vixiage valley and is finished off with a dramatic backdrop of the magical Pyrenees.

Gite Bedroom, first floor

Gite Bedroom, first floor - 4 Bedroom House

Wake up to the sunshine, the master bedroom opens onto a small balcony with fabulous views over the French countryside, the Magical Pyrennees act as backdrop to this stunning view.

Gite Bedroom, first floor

Gite Bedroom, first floor - 4 Bedroom House

The big house comes with 4 good sized and comfortable bedrooms, 2 double with kingsize beds and 2 twin.

Gite Garden

Gite Garden - 4 Bedroom House

Garden table and chairs are under a shady pagoda.

Gite Double Bedroom

Gite Double Bedroom - 2 Bedroom House

This charming cottage, with its bright and airy open plan living, kitchen and dining room also offers you 2 comfortable bedrooms.

The living area

The living area - 2 Bedroom House

The thick walls keep it cool in summer and toasty warm in the winter months.

Gite Garden

Gite Garden - 2 Bedroom House

Set in 10 acres, the cottage has its own small garden to the front and rear of the property, the rear has a pretty table and chairs with a stone bbq for "al fresco" dining.

Sheep and lamb by the shore

Sheep and lamb by the shore

The flock visits the lake every evening. Watch the sheep, goats and their little ones quench their thirst.

Sheep and lamb by the shore

Sheep and lamb by the shore

The flock visits the lake every evening. Watch the sheep, goats and their little ones quench their thirst.

Relax

Relax

If you are seasoned fisherfolk, we suggest that you bring your own tackle. For those of us who are sun worshippers the lake has a small sandy beach with sun loungers and hammocks.

Crystal Clear

Crystal Clear

The pool is fenced off and accesed down a few steps. South facing with beautiful views overlooking Le Vixiege valley.

The view from the pool

The view from the pool

The pool is overlooking the panoramic La Vixiage valley finished off with a dramatic backdrop of the magical Pyrenees.

Art students

Art students

Bordebasse is home to artist Gill Masters, who is happy to share her studio with you.

You can be an artist!

You can be an artist!

Big skies, beautiful landscapes, sunflowers and irises. Why not return home with a work of art painted by yourself.

Affordable Art by Gill Masters

Affordable Art by Gill Masters

To find out more about Gill Masters' paintings, visit http://www.gillmasters.blogspot.com (see link below).

Bordebasse is home to artist Gill Masters, who is happy to share her knowledge and studio with you.

While you are here you may fancy trying your hand at creating a masterpiece to take home, Gill can help with an "Introduction to Painting" course which can be anything from 1 to 5 sessions. Perfect if your partner can't get away from the fishing lake!

Other courses with tutors can be arranged, let us know what you are looking for.

 

ART CLUBS

We are happy to talk to "Art Clubs" who are looking for a painting holiday location, we can provide all meals and accomodation, including accomodation for non painting partners.

Bordebasse is the perfect location, 10 acres of parkland, a 4 acre lake, breathtaking views over the countryside, a delightful courtyard with a studio and great food and wine.

We look forward to meeting you!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

To find out more about Gill Masters' paintings, visit

 

http://www.gillmasters.blogspot.com


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