Large private swimming pool with alarm, toddler section with spa jets plus pool toys and sun loungers for 8 peopleThe front of the farmhouse featuring giant hibiscus trees and alternative seating/dining area for 10
18th Century Character Farmhouse
18th Century Character Farmhouse
8 guests
4 bedrooms
8 beds
4 baths
8 guests
4 bedrooms
8 beds
4 baths
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Detached stone house in Villereal with private pool (inc. toddler part & spa jets) . Set in 10acres on River Dropt in peaceful location. Lots of indoor/outdoor facilities (trampoline, play centre, tennis), restaurant 20min walk , 25mins from airport

The space

Lovingly restored with original features; this exceptional 4 bedroom 18th century stone farmhouse is situated on the banks of the River Dropt, straddling the Dordogne and Lot et Garonne regions. Set within rolling countryside down a peaceful private lane, the country house is conveniently located just 4mins from the historic Bastide town of Villereal with it’s extensive amenities and fantastic weekly night market. We are just a 1.3km (20min) walk along a woodland path to a large family restaurant which includes a bar, games, playground and bouncy castles. An excellent beach on a lake is just a 15min drive away. The beautifully preserved medieval towns of Issigeac, Monpazier and Monflanquin are all within 15mins and Bergerac airport is just 25mins away. A wide variety of facilities are available include WIFI (see below for more details).

Guest access

Barbecue, Private Pool with Toddler Section and Spa Jets, Parking, Garden, Dishwasher, Fridge, Fridge/Freezer x2, Hob/Stove, Iron, Microwave, Oven, Washing Machine, Cable TV, Cot, High Chair, Internet Access, Steriliser, Room Fans, Flatscreen TVs, Playstation, Tennis/badminton facilities, Table Tennis, Table Football, Trampoline, Playground with Slide, Climbing Frame and Swings, Aeroplane Seesaw .
Towels and bedding included, including pool towels
Linen towel change once a week
Maid service available at additional cost
Cook available at additional cost
Pre-arrival shop at additional cost
Welcome box of local delicacies and staples

Interaction with guests

We understand that this is a private time for you and subsequently try and ensure that you are not effected by our presence on the few occasions that we are staying in the other house on the land. We are however always available should you have any questions and ensure that when we are away that an English speaking contact is available at all times via telephone and email.

Other things to note

Coast/Beach
There is a lake with a sandy beach within a 15 minute drive. Facilities include waterslide, playground, snackbar, picnic tables, lifeguard (afternoons only) and designated parking). During July and August entry is approximately 5Eur per adult.
There is also a small beach on the Dordogne river at Limeuil which is a 40 minute drive. There is a bar and restaurant which overlooks the beach and canoe hire is possible nearby.

Golf
Villeneuve-sur-Lot: Villeneuve Sur Lot Golf and Country Club (20mins)
18 holes, 1 golf course
Greenfee weekdays: € 32.00
Greenfee weekends: € 32.00

Mouleydier: Chateau les Merles (35mins)
9 holes, 1 golf course
Greenfee weekdays: € 46.00
Greenfee weekends: € 46.00

Monestier: Chateau Des Vigiers (45mins)
27 holes, 3 golf courses
Greenfee weekdays: € 65.00
Greenfee weekends: € 65.00

Details of other 9 hole golf clubs are available upon request.

Special Interest Holidays
Fishing is available within the grounds of the farmhouse in the River Dropt (200m away) or in a variety of local lakes. Rods are available upon request.
French lessons with native speaker (subject to availability).
Cookery demonstrations.


Amenities

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House Rules
Check in is anytime after 4PM
Check out by 10AM

The house is only available for 2 week bookings from Mid July-end August. Bookings run from Saturday to Saturday with arrivals from 4pm and departure at 10am.
25% deposit at time of booking to secure booking
Payment due 8 weeks prior to arrival
£500.00 (returnable) breakage deposit


Cancellations

Safety features
Smoke detector
Carbon monoxide detector
First aid kit

Availability
3 nights minimum stay

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Bergerac, FranceJoined in March 2014
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My husband and I, along with our two small children escaped our hectic city lives to find a little piece of rural paradise back in 2011. And it has not disappointed.
This is the 4th house we have renovated personally (and the first time we have done it both in a foreign country and with toddlers; a challenge in itself!) but we have loved the adventure of uncovering the history and story of the building. We have also strived to restore it sympathically whilst giving it a contemporary feel (with the advantage that my husband is a carpenter and joiner, we have tried to make most design elements as bespoke and tailored as possible).

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