Historic Manor Set in a Private Estate of 100 Acres.
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- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
Monpazier estate description
Les Faures is a beautiful manor dating from 1673 situated in one of the most stunning and ancient regions of France: the Perigord. The estate is very peaceful and private while the fabulous bastide village of Monpazier, with all amenities, is only 1.5km away and can be viewed while dining on the rear terrace. The property has been carefully renovated to include every modern day convenience, including wifi, while retaining the character of the original architecture. Built with local stone the manor has large and comfortable reception areas which, in the words of previous guests, allow space for guests wanting a quiet moment. There is a grand piano which is available by request and plenty of books and games for all to enjoy. The spacious kitchen is well fitted with an adjoining laundry room. All rooms downstairs are double aspect and open out onto the garden which surrounds the property. Upstairs are 4 double bedrooms, all en suite, with 2 that can be either as double or twin rooms, one also having an extra single bed. There are 2 cots that can be provided on request. The terraces are well furnished to offer places to relax, or dine 'al fresco'. The heated swimming pool sits in its own garden next to the house. For safety it has a fence,hedge, and lockable gate while the pool itself has an alarm.The total makes for an excellent venue for multi-generation holidays or 2 families together.
- Vacation Rental
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
- Children Welcome
Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9, Beds for 9
- King size beds (2) 160 cm beds in two of the bedrooms., Queen size Beds (1) 180cm bed OR two 90cm beds in two of the bedrooms, Twin or Single Beds (1) In Fauvet there is the option of 3 singles (90cm) beds OR 1 super-king (180cm) bed + 1 90cm bed., Baby Cribs (1) There are 2 baby cribs available....moreless
Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom
Kitchen & Dining
- Catering Available:
- Cooking Utensils
- Ice Maker
- Clothes Dryer:
- Wood Fireplace:
- Wood Stove:
- Linens Provided:
- Parking Off Street
- Washing Machine
- Satellite / Cable:
- CD Player
- Ping Pong Table
- Wireless Internet
- Deck / Patio
- Outdoor Grill
- Medical Services
- Massage Therapist
- Paddle Boating
- Hot Air Ballooning
- Sight Seeing
- Botanical Garden
- Winery Tours
- Scenic Drives
- Horseback Riding
- Bird Watching
- Known as the 'Land of 1001 Chateaux' the area is steeped in history with fabulous chateaux such as Biron and Fenelon to visit & the world renowned prehistoric caves, such as Lascaux, with their wonderful paintings. The area is also famed for its food and wine with wonderful markets, vineyards and restaurants to please any gourmand. The scenery and architecture delight the photographers and artists while the countryside offers excellent cycling, walking and river based activities. Garden lovers can enjoy the spectacular gardens of Marquessac, and D'Eringnac among others....moreless
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A week in Monpazier
A week in Monpazier
We were lucky enough to spend a beautiful and wonderful week in this superb property in July 2012. There were 6 of us including 3 adults and 3 children (aged 8,6 and 2). The property and facilties far exceeded our expectations and we will certainly be returning. The local town of Monpazier was very pretty and there were many lovely villages to visit in every direction. We also loved the time that we just stayed at our home away from home, swimming, playing ping pong, and keeping the kids entertained with the well stocked games cupboard and walking around the property. The house was beautifully appointed with fantastic quality linen and towels and everything you could ever need. The owners were also very helpful, friendly and kind. We would highly recommend this property. Thanks so much for having us.
- Guest Fiona (Melbourne, Australia)
- Date of stay 06/29/12
- Review Submitted 07/30/12
Recommended for: Sightseeing, girls getaway, families with young children, age 55+, families with teenagers.
Low Season 1300 euros pwk Mid Season 1500 euros pwk Spring 1650 euros pwk Early Summer 1850 euros pwk Summer 2750 euros pwk Late Summer 1850 euros pwk Autumn 1600 euros pwk Christmas/ New Year 2000 euros pwk
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- Nearest Airport: Bergerac at 42 Kilometres
- Nearest Train: Bergerac at 46 Kilometres
- Nearest Barpub: Monpazier at 1.5 Kilometres
- Nearest Restaurant: Monpazier at 1.5 Kilometres
Year Purchased: 2006
About the owner: Having had successful careers in the UK we decided to move to France and try life over here and have never regretted the decision. The pace of life, the ambiance and the culture suit us perfectly. Being definite countryside dwellers this area of France with its wonderful variety; rolling hills, rivers, steeper mounts, is an absolute delight.
Why the Owner Chose Monpazier:
When asked 'Why here?' the answer must be 'Because it just felt right'. Les Faures has a very special feel to it, to such an extent that two previous, and now very elderly ex-residents arrived to ask 'to go down memory lane' and relive their very positive experiences.
The Unique Benefits at this Estate:
The manor sits on the top of its own mount giving wonderful panoramic views and the sunrises and sunsets can be truly spectacular. The estate is organic and the meadows and woods abound with flowers, birds and wildlife. It is however well placed for visiting the Dordogne region with its chateaux, caves, bastide villages, and river. There is so much to do and see that a traveler can easily return several times and always find things of interest, just as we ourselves are still discovering hidden gems.
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Les Faures manor with heated pool.
Enjoy the evening sun with a glass of wine
Enjoy leisurely meals, al fresco.
Plenty of space to rest or play.
Dine in style or relax playing the piano.
Bellecombe, a large en suite bedroom with a comfy sofa.
Dubois, a king sized double with a shower room.
The sunsets are spectacular.
A view of the front terrace
The morning sun rises over the rear terrace
The large pool rests in its own secure garden.
The views are wonderful.
A place to read and relax.
The large kitchen is well equipped.
Delecourt, a king size double with ensuite shower room.
Fauvet, a super-king double with a single bed and bathroom.
The organic meadows make for wonderful flowers and excellent hay.
Enjoy reading and resting in the garden.
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4 Bedroom / 4.5 Bathroom
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