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Dine on the Terrace at lunchtime or to watch the sunset

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Last updated: 08/06/2016
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Le Grindoux is a three hundred-year-old farmhouse that has been completely renovated into a cozy, four-bedroom, two-bath family home. It is ideal for families with school-age children, or couples sharing a vacation.

Sitting on top of a hill on the department road just outside of town, it has expansive views over the surrounding countryside while being quite convenient for your morning croissant and newspaper run.

Have your morning coffee on the patio and watch the sun rise over the fields (which might be filled with sunflowers!)

Pick up lunch at a village farmer’s market: locally-made aperitifs and wines, foie gras, truffles, fraises des bois, tomates de Marmande, or charcuterie from one of the very good butchers in town.

You'll see why the French have a saying about the region: “on mange bien là bas,” ('one eats well there.')

Explore the sights of the Dordogne and the Lot-et-Garonne: chateaux of Eleanor of Aquitaine, Edward the Black Prince, Henry IV of France, and Josephine Baker and the prehistoric caves of Font De Gaume and Lascaux.

Enjoy the beautiful countryside: ride bikes on the country roads (if you’re lucky, the Tour de France will swing nearby), take walks on the randonnées (pilgrim paths) that criss-cross the area, visit family farms and sit down to a meal with the farmer’s family at a ferme auberge, swim at the Castillonnès pool, or play tennis at the town courts. There are also river boat rides, ornamental gardens, horseback riding, golf–lots of outdoor activities to keep you busy.

Return to the patio for your evening meal and watch the sun set over the village while you sip a locally-made Armagnac, or Rose.

You will sleep well at Le Grindoux: all of the bedrooms have American queen-sized beds.

One bedroom is quite large and also contains two twin beds, and downstairs off the salon is the smallest–perfect for one, but possible for a couple. There are skylights in the upstairs bedrooms.

There is a split bath (WC and shower room) on each floor (total of 2). It is ideal for families with school-age children, or couples sharing a vacation.

The pleasures of country life in southwest France await you!

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Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Children Welcome:

    best suited for school age children ...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 10

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Attractions

  • Cinemas
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • Fitness Center

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Rafting
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Dining Area

General

  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace

Kitchen

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator

Outside

  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
 

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  • Property Damage Protection $59
  • Taxes Not included

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  • Dine on the Terrace at lunchtime or to watch the sunset

    Dine on the Terrace at lunchtime or to watch the sunset

  • Newly remodeled farmhouse kitchen

    Newly remodeled farmhouse kitchen

  • Salon country table seats eight

    Salon country table seats eight

  • upstairs large bedroom which sleeps 4

    upstairs large bedroom which sleeps 4

  • lunch made up of farmers market purchases

    lunch made up of farmers market purchases

  • lunch or snack in the shade out in the garden

    lunch or snack in the shade out in the garden

  • amazing sunflower fields add a splash of color to the rolling country roads

    amazing sunflower fields add a splash of color to the rolling country roads

  • Chateau de Milande former home of Josephine Baker and her rainbow tribe

    Chateau de Milande former home of Josephine Baker and her rainbow tribe

  • wine tasting at the maison du vin

    wine tasting at the maison du vin

  • daily bread from a local artisan

    daily bread from a local artisan

  • kayak or canoe down the Dordogne river

    kayak or canoe down the Dordogne river

  • Bicycle to farmers market in a nearby village

    Bicycle to farmers market in a nearby village

  • relax and enjoy one of the many local wines

    relax and enjoy one of the many local wines

  • Gas stove top and oven

    Gas stove top and oven

  • ground floor lavender bedroom

    ground floor lavender bedroom

  • upstairs bedroom with skylight and small sink

    upstairs bedroom with skylight and small sink

  • quite spot for a good book and a bottle of wine

    quite spot for a good book and a bottle of wine

  • take in the panoramic view at sunset or enjoy a small bonfire

    take in the panoramic view at sunset or enjoy a small bonfire

  • Visit nearby Chateau Biron

    Visit nearby Chateau Biron

  • visit a nearby vineyard

    visit a nearby vineyard

  • local cheese from the farmers market

    local cheese from the farmers market

  • Village of Les Eyzies  - National Prehistoric Museum

    Village of Les Eyzies - National Prehistoric Museum

  • Medieval Château de Beynac along the Dordogne River

    Medieval Château de Beynac along the Dordogne River

  • enjoy the colorful sunsets!

    enjoy the colorful sunsets!

VRBO #216971

This listing was first published here in 2009.

Date last modified - Thursday, August 25, 2016

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  • Bedrooms
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