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'Overlooking the Monclar forest, there where ends the vastness wild woody of Black Périgord, where suddenly succeeded him, at lost view the wine country that our ancients called' land of fire ', the Fourtonie, former vineyard in the heart of a natural park of 50 hectares, offers you capacities (accommodation for 2 to 40 people) and receiving for wedding, birthday or private ceremonies (150 to 200 seats).
The domain includes the eighteenth century buildings harmoniously arranged on either side of a triple porch 'that can be called if not a triumphal arch, at least monumental arch' (from The Book of Périgord Chartreuses ).
Important common which were wine storehouses, renovated for reception and lodging (La Closerie (5-7 people) face at 'la Chartreuse' (12-14 people). Following the former wine storehouse, a Dovecote (2 persons) on which to lean the Orangerie. Together, these buildings occupies two sides of a courtyard, the terrace is lined of wooded horizon.
La Métairie is located at 2 minutes to walk, surrounded by flower meadows, accommodates for 15 people.
You can walk, relax at the pool, play tennis, or sit in the evening under the lime trees and enjoy of the magnificent sunset over the valley ...
The park is a nature reserve declared 'resettlement area for flora and fauna' for more than half a century.
Rabelais, author of Garguantua liked to stay at the Fourtonie in the company of Bishop Geoffroy d'Estissac, cousin of the Lord of Fourtonie. He appreciated the elegance and comfort places and probably the sense of hospitality of the region and its hosts.
You are ideally placed to visit the famous local vineyards (such as Monbazillac and st Emilion), prehistoric caves of Peche Merle, Les Eyzies and Lascaux, spectacular Rocamadour and many historic chateaux, castle and mediaval towns- Sarlat, Monpzzir and Monflanquin of the Dordogne.
The whole area is rich in history, full of fascinationg places to discover and visit, yet still a peacefull farming community producing fruit and vegetebal, wines and cheeses, as well as other gastronomic spécialities, such as foie gras.
For more active, play golf (at chateau des Vigiers, Castelnaud and at chateau les Merles), go horse riding (at Manoir du grand vignoble) paragliding, canoing on the Dordogne or go flying, ULM or parachute jumping from Bergerac airport.
Lembras, the local village, provides the basic necessities («croissant», bread and good wine). There are nulmerous local restaurants. In Bergerac, you will find all the facilities required whilst on holiday : banks, hypermarkets as well as traditional open markets selling the local produce.
la métairie: St-Julien-de-Crempse Vacation Rental by Owner Listing 912835a
The Domain of Fourtonie, Chartreuse of eighteenth century is located at 10 mins of Bergerac in the Dordogne, in the heart of the Purple Perigord. It occupies a secluded and envious position on a hill, enjoying a magnificent view over the valley, in 50 acres of woods and meadows completly private.You can walk, relax at the pool, play tennis, or sit in the evening under the lime trees and enjoy of the magnificent sunset over the valley ...
La Grande Metairie (260m2 12/14 people), fully renovated combines the authenticity of the stone walls, the tiled in terracotta and the elegance of the 'Toile de Jouy'.
Ideal for two or three families, each with two to three children. The mezzanine area is a little gap, access through a corridor ensures the tranquility of children and their parents.
The Métairie is located two minutes walk from the castle (pool and tennis)
You can also book the Closerie and Dovecote (total capacity of 6/8 people). In this case you can enjoy exclusive sports facilities (tennis and swimming).
The Fourtonie awaits you, filled with simplicity and elegance, places where one likes to receive and share a lot of 'tiny moments of happiness' with family or friends.
La Metairie accommodates 14 people,
3 large bedrooms and a mezzanine area with a dormitory and a ground floor (room game library) ideal for children.
It also includes two bathrooms with toilet and a separate toilet, a large open kitchen, a large living room and a dining room.
In the mezzanine delors all rooms are ground floor with sometimes differing levels (one or two steps).
The Métairie was completely renovated in 2011 and all appliances are new. Very spacious. The farmhouse is completly surrounded by meadow. Very tranquil.
Of the 50 or so hectares, some 10 hectares are used th harvest hay in july.
There is also another property available to rent «l’annexe du Chai» a lovely cottage for 4/5 people a lovely views on a fields and a stone typical «pigeonnier» and closer the former wine storehouse.
Bed linen and bath towel are provided.
3 double bedrooms (2 with double bed of 140 and one with a double bed 160). A lounge with a double sofa bed (180).
Space (for children or teenagers) with a 'mezzanine' with 7 singles and a ground floor with a double bed (width 120 cm) and a library.
2 bathrooms (both with bath and one with shower over).
The kitchen is fully equipped with large fridge / freezer, dishwasher, oven, electric hob 4 burner induction, and play 'laundry' in the washer and dryer.
La Grande Metairie has central heating
Internet access via your smartphone (excellent 3G coverage) or WIFI.
All rooms have direct access to the outside overlooking the meadow.
The rooms are spacious, stonework wall and toile de Jouy.
One room has a large fireplace.
Cots are available as well as high chairs.
you can see the plan of the house on our website www.lafourtonie.com...moreless
The pool is shared with the owners. Size 14m x 6 m.
The domain also has a tennis court and table tennis.
Near the area you can go horse riding, golf, canoeing ...
Internet access via your smartphone (excellent 3G coverage) or WIFI from the main house (housing owners) or from the terrace...moreless
haute saison Jul 3 - Aug 30, 2015 7 night min stay
moyenne saison Aug 31 - Oct 31, 2015 7 night min stay
My Standard Rate 7 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
Refundable Damage Deposit€500
No additional mandatory fees
acompte à la réservation 30%
Solde du paiement 6 semaine avant le séjour
Des réductions sont possibles à partir de deux semaines de location
Forfait charges inclus : Electricité 603 kw et Eau 10m3. Surconsommation en eau et électricité à votre charge : respectivement 2,5€/m3 et 0,17€/.kw.
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Spending an unforgettable stay in the Dordogne, in the field of Fourtonie, in a house full of charm, nestled in an area of 50 hectares on a hill, surrounded by woods and meadows. Enjoy the peace assured, the pool, its tennis courts and a magnificent view of the valley. Taste the Perigord truffles and foie gras, visit its famous vineyards, stroll along the Dordogne, browse the Gabares. Enjoy the bustle of the city of Bergerac. And its many pubs, the remains of the old town center and its pedestrian, his tobacco museum restaurants, the local farmers market.