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Holiday Cottage in Beautiful Tranquil Surroundings with Lovely Pool - Lavande

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  • Minimum stay:1-30 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

The Traditional Quercy Stone Barn has been modernised and renovated to provide comfortable holiday accommodation.

Each of the four self contained gites at Le Poujols offer fully furnished and well equipped self catering accommodation for 2 - 5 persons.

Le Poujols is set in acres of private grounds, totally traffic free and very tranquil without being totally isolated. The village of Salviac is just 2 kilometres away.

The cottages share a lovely pool with terracing and wooden decking and which is both fenced and alarmed and which is furnished with loungers and parasols.

The accommodation ranges from 1 to 2 bedrooms. Each gite has an open plan Living Room/Diner/Kitchen, fully equipped for the perfect self catering holidayand a separate Shower with Hand Basin and WC.

A charcoal barbeque is provided, as is garden furniture for al-fresco dining. The small private area outside the gite is shaded.

The accommodation is set in Beautiful Extensive Private Grounds, there is plenty of space for children to run and play. The property is traffic free but not remote. It is set on a hill with stunning views across the surrounding countryside and towards the village of Salviac. The village has a selection of small shops, bakery, butchery, post office and bars. There are two restaurants in the Village.

The grounds have an area for football, badminton, and volleyball and we provide table tennis, boules and other outdoor play equipment for the enjoyment of our guests. There is also a play area for smaller children.

The covered communal barbeque area overlooks the pool and is perfect for relaxed, sociable evenings in the setting sun.

If you are tired after you journey down, why not arrange, in advance, a Meal on arrival? We can also provide breakfast, packed lunches and dinner at certain times of the year, please enquire when reserving.

Although our changeover day is Saturday during High Season, during other periods, our changeover day is flexible, so short stays of less than a week are possible, as are 10, 11 or 12 day stays. Please enquire by e mail.

We accept Long Lets during the Winter period, From October through to May, at a discounted rate. Please contact us for a quote.

Lavande: Lot Vacation Rental by Owner Listing 59893ha

This gite is arranged on one level with views towards the pool and valley. It is approx. 35 square metres and has one double bedroom, a shower room with wc and an open plan kitchen/dining/living room . We recommend this gite for 2 persons or perhaps 2 adults with a small child. Baby cot and high chair may be provided on request and is free of charge.

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Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 35 m²

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Private Chef

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    We have two very friendly dogs and we welcome well behaved and sociable dogs, please enquire at the time of booking. Please note that pets are not allowed in the bedrooms or on the furniture. ...moreless

  • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2, Beds for 2

  • Bedroom 1: 1 double

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  • Prices quoted are for suggested occupancy of 2 persons. We are able to supply a high chair and a cot suitable for a child up to 2 years, at no extra charge....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

    ...moreless

  • Towels are not included but may be provided at an extra charge.

Other Amenities

  • We are more than happy to help you plan your activities during your stay at Le Poujols, whether it be activities such as golf, canoeing, horseriding or playing tennis, hot air ballooning, paint-ball, quad biking or simply trying any of the number of restaurants in the area. We can also recommend wine tasting 'tours' and places of interests, such as Chateaux or gardens....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    We have a selection of paperback books available...moreless

  • Books For Adults
  • Games:

    Selection of board games, cards etc provided...moreless

  • Ping Pong Table
  • Toys:

    There is a selection of outside play equipment, balls, raquets etc. for the enjoyment of all our guests...moreless

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities

Attractions

  • Autumn Foliage
  • Caves
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Pond
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Horseback Riding
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Rural
  • Village

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Spelunking
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    Table and chairs for 2 - 3 persons, plus tablemats, coasters...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people

General

  • Activities Guide
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    The gite has electric central heating ...moreless

  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided:

    All bed linen is provided and beds are made in advance of arrival. We provide baby bed linen if required...moreless

  • Living Room:

    The sitting area has sofa, armchair and occasional tables....moreless

  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking:

    Private parking area. Cars may park adjacent to the gite when unloading/unpacking . For the comfort and safety of our clients we prefer to be traffic free....moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Towel pack comprising Shower Towel, Hand towel & Pool Towel is available on request @ 5 euro per person. This is to cover the cost of laundry and water, which is metered and precious. ...moreless

  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine:

    The washing machine is in the barbeque area, we provide soap liquid and fabric conditioner, there is a small charge as our water is metered...moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    Wifi is available around the property. Please not that this is rural France and the internet speed may not be what you are used to....moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils:

    All utensils are provided...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Full range of crockery cutlery and glasses plus salad servers, bowls etc....moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    The kitchen is fully equipped...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven:

    Full size electric oven with racks, grill, baking tins and trays...moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    Tea, Coffee, Milk, Sugar, Fruit Juice and Milk are provided to welcome you. We can provide other items on request, please indicate when booking....moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove:

    There is a four ring electric hob...moreless

  • Toaster

Outside

  • Beach Chairs
  • Child's Swing
  • Deck / Patio:

    Each gite has a small outside area with table and chairs for outside dining....moreless

  • Golf:

    There is an 18 hole golf course within 30 minutes drive, green fees accepted. We would be delighted to book your Tee Off time....moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Canoeing on the Dordogne River is a short drive - safe even for small children (a height/age restriction may apply) we can supply all details and make reservations if required....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    The property is set in 5 acres of private grounds...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Each gite has its own charcoal barbeque, there is also a communal barbeque area for larger get togethers and sociable evenings in the setting sun. ...moreless

  • Small Cooler
  • Tennis:

    Municipal Tennis courts are less than a kilometre away. We can make reservations with the Salviac Tourist office on your behalf if required....moreless

  • Terrace

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    The pool is fenced and alarmed and has sun loungers with cushions, and parasols....moreless

  • Outdoor Pool

Property Descriptor

  • Terraced
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
LATE SUMMER
Aug 27 - Sep 23, 2016
4 night min stay

$450
AUTUMN
Sep 24 - Oct 28, 2016
4 night min stay

$393
WINTER LONG LET
Oct 29 - Mar 31, 2017
30 night min stay

$618
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Pet Fee $0.00
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $224.76

Notes:

The deposit must be paid by the date of arrival, either in cash or by bank transfer or cheque. This will be returned withing 14 days of departure providing the property is left without damage and in a clean condition with no breakages. We do not charge for cleaning but should the property require what we think is exceptional cleaning, the sum of 50 euros will be deducted from the deposit.

A deposit equal to 25% is payable to secure the booking. The balance is due 6 weeks before arrival. Cheque payments must be cleared before the property may be occupied


Owner's cancellation policy:

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Location

50 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
Brive, Bergerac or Limoges
2 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
Salviac
500 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Calais
30 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
13 Kilometres
Nearest Train
Gourdon
18 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
A20 junction 55/56
2 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
Salviac

Car: Necessary

Le Poujols is set in an area of outstanding natural Beauty both tranquil and traffic free, but not isolated. The gites are set within private elevated grounds with wonderful views across the countryside towards the village of Salviac. It is located on the borders of the departments Lot and Dordogne. A fabulous day out canoeing on the Dordogne is just 15 minutes away by car.

The Dordogne river and all its attractions is just 12 kilometres to the north with canoes, swimming and fishing. Domme, Le Roc Gageac, Beynac, Le Bugue and Rocamadour are all within a short drive. Sarlat with its lively saturday market is 25 kilometres to the north and the medieval walled town of Gourdon with its own weekly market is 13 kilometres to the east.

This area is famous for its gastronomic delights, foie gras, goats cheese and the world famous Cahors wine, the cosmopolitan town of Cahors is 30 minutes by car.

The pretty village of Salviac is just 3 kilometres, and has everything for your daily requirements, baker, butcher, bank, post office, mini supermarket bars and restaurants.

Tennis, golf and horse riding are available nearby and the property has direct access onto many miles of marked paths and routes for off road cycling and walking.

Other nearby activities include canoeing, winetasting, sightseeing, activity parks, chateaux, gardens, caves, leisure lakes and animal parks.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2005

About the owner: Teresa and Steve Magill 'retired' to France in 2005. When we bought the property, the Stone Barn had already been converted into 4 Gites. We spent our first winter redecorating, refurbishing, repainting and re furnishing and generally bringing them up to date. We live here full time with our two sons, a pony and our two lovely friendly dogs, Frank and Betty (!) and two cats. We are both Londoners, real townies, and after 10 years, we still have to stop and listen to the silence. Of course, we miss 'civilisation' but after two or three days in London, we long to get away from the traffic, the noise, the hustle and bustle and the grime and back to our clean air, our traffic free roads (no traffic lights for 20 kilometres!!!!) and our peace and quiet. Running the gites was an eye-opener , although I am a qualified chef, we had no experience of this sort of enterprise and the business came ready made so we really hit the ground running. It took us a year or two to get into the swing of dealing with all that was involved, but I think we have got the hang of it now and we have several clients who come back time and time again so we must be doing something right. We have met (and made friends with) a great many people from all over the world and this has been a hugely enriching experience.

Why the Owner Chose Salviac, France:
We had holidayed in Rural France on several occasions, and were really taken with this area. It's green and undulating and fresh and peaceful and clean....... I could go on and on. When we made the decision to move to France, we probably looked at 30 properties. This old stone farmhouse seemed to fit the bill perfectly and although we did a lot of work to upgrade the gites and then more work on the house, it now works for the whole family and we feel it was worth it. We are close to a village with an all year community, which was very important to us, as our boys both went to school in Salviac and the locals have made us very welcome. The area is not densely populated but at the same time, we are not completely cut off. The shops still close for lunch for two hours, which takes some getting used to but, hey, we now embrace this very French tradition and do you know what? We think they have got it about right!

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
Even in the winter, when the trees are covered in frost, we can wrap ourselves in fleeces and sit outside in the morning with our coffee and crosissants and take in the breathtaking view from our terrace. We may not be earning city salaries, but this is priceless.


Contact us

Speaks: english, french

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Photos

  • POOL AND TERRACE

    POOL AND TERRACE

  • SOAK UP THE SUN

    SOAK UP THE SUN

  • TOURNESOL DOUBLE BEDROOM

    TOURNESOL DOUBLE BEDROOM

  • LAVANDE TERRACE

    LAVANDE TERRACE

  • COMMUNAL BARBEQUE AREA

    COMMUNAL BARBEQUE AREA

  • HORTENSIA DOUBLE BEDROOM

    HORTENSIA DOUBLE BEDROOM

  • LAVANDE BEDROOM

    LAVANDE BEDROOM

  • AS YOU ARRIVE

    AS YOU ARRIVE

  • LIVING ROOM

    LIVING ROOM

  • LAVANDE

    LAVANDE

  • COOL DOWN

    COOL DOWN

  • SPACE TO RUN

    SPACE TO RUN

  • WELCOME TO LE POUJOLS

    WELCOME TO LE POUJOLS

  • SHADY PRIVATE TERRACE

    SHADY PRIVATE TERRACE

  • COQUELICOT TWIN BEDROOM

    COQUELICOT TWIN BEDROOM

  • LAVANDE SITTING ROOM

    LAVANDE SITTING ROOM

  • SPACE TO PLAY

    SPACE TO PLAY

  • TOURNESOL

    TOURNESOL

  • TOURNESOL DINING AREA

    TOURNESOL DINING AREA

  • COQUELICOT LIVING ROOM

    COQUELICOT LIVING ROOM

  • TOURNESOL

    TOURNESOL

  • RELAX IN THE SUN

    RELAX IN THE SUN

  • WAKE UP TO THIS VIEW  EVERY DAY

    WAKE UP TO THIS VIEW EVERY DAY

  • SITTING ROOM

    SITTING ROOM

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  • Bathrooms
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Speaks: english, french
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