Welcome to Gratens and to our cottage and guest house, "L’Hermine Occitane", for a relaxing stopover under the sun in the Midi-Pyrenees region of France.
Once a barn, it has been converted into a cottage with a capacity for 4 guests, keeping the authenticity of the Pyrenean foothills and ensuring all the expected comforts for a relaxing stay in full self-sufficiency
Terrace with garden furniture, parasol and barbecue.
Fully equipped kitchen (oven, 4-ring gas hob, microwave, fridge and freezer). Coffee maker, toaster, blender and all necessary kitchen utensils. Washing machine, iron, ironing board and vacuum cleaner.
Living room with sofa bed, two armchairs, TV with DVD and iPod station. A/C.
1 bedroom with 2 beds (90x180cm each), closets, desk.
Bathroom with shower stall and toilet.
1 attic room with 2 beds (140x190cm and 90x180cm respectively).
1 storage shelf.
* Wi-Fi Internet access via a secure portal.
You may thus enjoy the relaxing area by the pool, the jacuzzi as well as the tree-filled grounds shared with the guest house.
You can access "SPACE ZEN", an ideal place for meditation and for nature lovers. Everything is designed with your comfort and well-being in mind, offering panoramic views to the Pyrenees, the hills of the Volvestre and a garden with a thousand colours and scents.
• An olive tree garden, cherry and fig trees as well as other vegetation typical to the Mediterranean climate.
A rose garden
A swimming pool 8x4m, 1.6m deep
A solar shower
Sun loungers for relaxation
A Jacuzzi for 4 persons, 133 nozzles, aromatherapy and Zen music
Outdoor lounge area overlooking the garden with panoramic views
A sitting area under the fig trees in the rose garden
This space is designed for relaxation, and is shared with the owners, the guests of the cottage and the guest house. Time slots and cohabitation rules are put in place so that all guests can enjoy the rest area.
* No smoking permitted anywhere – no pets allowed - sleeping bags not permitted.
We are conveniently located in a small hamlet in the hills of Haute-Garonne, a place made for relaxing and to feel in harmony with its surroundings. The guest house’s location in the foothills of the Pyrenees is easily accessible, being only 40 km south-west of Toulouse. We are located on the Pyrenees road between the departments of Gers and Ariège and only within an hour’s drive of the nearest ski resorts.
Take a few days to discover the many sites of the Pyrenees region, its unique heritage, the flavours of our local cuisine and simply to relax in this haven of peace.