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La Grange du Héron

in Balaguier-d'Olt
  • We are happy to welcome you to Aveyron , near the Lot and Célé valleys .

    When you arrive, you will be surprised by the beauty of the site and the serenity it exudes.

    Our gîte village is on a human scale: 11 gîtes with 2 to 3 bedrooms each.

    This ensures you have a peaceful holiday surrounded by nature.

    Summer,   our welcome drink, our wood-fired pizza evenings , allow everyone to meet and have a friendly time.

    Here in peace and in the heart of nature, ""family spirit"" reigns, disconnection...

    We are happy to welcome you to Aveyron , near the Lot and Célé valleys .

    When you arrive, you will be surprised by the beauty of the site and the serenity it exudes.

    Our gîte village is on a human scale: 11 gîtes with 2 to 3 bedrooms each.

    This ensures you have a peaceful holiday surrounded by nature.

    Summer,   our welcome drink, our wood-fired pizza evenings , allow everyone to meet and have a friendly time.

    Here in peace and in the heart of nature, ""family spirit"" reigns, disconnection guaranteed!

     

    Rental of gîtes between Lot and Aveyron:

    Our vacation homes are spaced apart; not overlooked, they allow you to spend beautiful evenings on your covered terrace, around a barbecue For example.

    Our 3-bedroom chalets and our gîte are located either on the sunny side, close to the heated swimming pool, or on the shaded side, close to the pond.

    At the Grange du Héron, the nature composed of a beautiful ecosystem and the non-stagnant water of the pond thanks to our source, saves us from the inconvenience of mosquitoes which are few in number.

    Chalets with 3 bedrooms, up to 6 people:

    9 of our chalets have 3 bedrooms and can accommodate 6 people .

    The covered terrace not overlooked is ideal for relaxation and outdoor dining.

    A cottage with 2 bedrooms, up to 8 people:

    Our 8-person cottage has been completely renovated; it is composed of 2 large bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 2 toilets and a living room / kitchen with wood stove.

    It has a shaded terrace.

    A PRM gîte for disabled people:

    Our PMR chalet suitable for welcoming people with reduced mobility, it is made up of 2 bedrooms with 5 beds as well as a covered terrace.

    We have at your disposal a list of tourist sites which allow access for disabled people.

    Slow Tourism in Lot and Aveyron:

    Located in the heart of the most beautiful villages in France (10 classified villages less than an hour away) and major tourist sites such as Rocamadour, the Gouffre de Padirac, Saint Cirq Lapopie, Conques, Figeac.

    We will be delighted to show you the most beautiful places in our region. Gastronomy, architecture, sports activities, culture , caves , everyone can experience a stay according to their desires.

    We are committed to helping you discover beautiful sites or villages near Célé or close to the Causses du Quercy as well as local producers .

    We ourselves produce our walnut oil and jams from the estate's fruits.

    In our gîte village, you can enjoy the heated swimming pool , the paddling pool, the playgrounds: pétanque, volleyball, football, badminton, mini-golf, ping-pong, table football.

    With our partners, directly at your vacation spot, let yourself be tempted by sporting or relaxing experiences such as climbing, massage by the stream , electric bike rental, private swimming pool lessons, etc.

    Reception of groups:

    Come organize your country event !

    Out of season, our reception room and our 11 vacation rentals (31 rooms, 67 beds) allow groups to be hosted for your family, professional or leisure events :

    cousins, weddings, birthdays, family reunions, seminars, team building, groups of hikers, bikers or motorbikes, associations, etc.

    La Grange du Héron can be booked on a self-catering basis or with à la carte catering services..

    We offer various options: breakfast, brunch, ""all-inclusive"" meals, wood-fired pizzas, etc. A hotel service is also possible with the rental of sheets, towels and the bed made on arrival option.

    Our sports partner can offer you team building type activities for your seminars and training.

    They will help to strengthen team spirit thanks to various games hosted directly on the site (for example: orienteering, archery, rafts, climbing, etc.).

    Our heated swimming pool (from approximately 05/15 to 09/15) will ensure you have a great time with family or friends.

    Our pétanque, volleyball or football courts will allow your group to share unforgettable moments of conviviality.

    Hiking and cycling in Lot and Aveyron:

    Hiker and cyclist friends, we will be able to guide you towards beautiful walks, tested by us, close to the Lot and Célé valleys or around themost beautiful villages in France.

    Our ""bike welcome"" label guarantees you a privileged welcome. We provide you with maintenance and repair equipment for your mountain bike or road bike.

    Our partner in Cajarc allows you to rent electric bikes or mountain bikes directly from the Grange du Héron for a visit to the region with breathtaking views of Lot and the Célé such as the Saut de la Mounine for example.

    Activities and leisure in Lot and Aveyron:

    Sports, cultural or gastronomic holidays: with our local activities, the choice is yours!

    - Dare to descend the Célé , a calm and authentic river, aboard a canoe-kayak ; you will be able to see troglodyte houses and you will stop on the bank for a picnic.

    - Paddle or pedal boats are available on the Lot, a few kilometers from our holiday homes in Cajarc.

    - In Figeac, you can gain height with tree climbing or horse riding .

    - Discover the underground world with the numerous caves in the region: prehistoric cave of Foissac 5 km away, cave of Pech Merle, and caving outings.

    - In Figeac, discover hieroglyphics by meeting Jean-François Champollion and his beautiful museum located in the heart of the historic town.

    - Fan of the 60s? The photo house in Villeneuve will take you back to the era of ""Salut les Copains"".

    - What if you took the opportunity to visit the bastide of Villeneuve or the other bastides located nearby: Sauveterre de Rouergue and Villefranche de Rouergue?

    - Finally, 10 of the most beautiful villages in France are less than an hour from our holiday homes, with its castles, collegiate churches and abbeys , you will be spoiled for choice!

    - As for gastronomy, the numerous restaurants in Figeac will delight your taste buds. We also offer a visit to an organic, local and artisanal brewery.

    Reservation of lodgings for the holidays:

    ""La Grange du Héron"" is a member of the national association of Gîte Villages: each establishment is necessarily classified by Atout-France , and meets an internal quality charter.

    It is a guarantee of quality , safety, hygiene (swimming pool, catering, etc.) which distinguishes holidays in Gîte Villages from other types of rentals: Airbnb, etc. which guarantee NOTHING, and which take two commissions: one from the buyer, one from the seller.

    Exactly: with the Villages de Gîtes, you book DIRECTLY at the best price , there is no intermediary and therefore no commission!

    You can check availability, prices, and make your reservation online :

    - here, on the Villages de Gîtes website;

    - or on the establishment's website: The Heron's Barn

    We look forward to welcoming you!

    Sophie and Edward

     

  • Spoken languages
    • English
  • Accepted customers
    • Individuals
    • Groups
  • Groups (Max capacity)
    • 60  Person(s)
Services
  • Services
    • Ice supplies
    • Bread
    • Washing machine
    • Bicycle hire
    • picnic hampers
    • Reservation of additional services
    • Area closed at night
    • Caterer
  • Amenities
    • Internet access
    • Heating
    • Shaded grounds
    • WIFI
  • Equipment
    • Bicycle shelter
    • Swing
    • Children's games
    • Mini golf
    • Car park
    • Toboggan
    • Access for disabled
  • Activities
    • Table tennis
Rates
Payment methods
  • Credit card
  • Cheque
  • Cheques and giro cheques
  • Holiday cheques
  • Cash
  • Eurocard - Mastercard
  • Visa
  • Carte Bleue/Credit card
  • Debit cards
  • Transfers