This wonderful house has been fully renovated and provides guests with very private, spacious, stylish and typically french living accommodation in the heart of the Monbazillac wine region of South West France. It is set within 50 acres of private gardens and is only 3 km from shops and restaurants, and 10 minutes from Bergerac airport and Bergerac town. There is free Wi-fi throughout the house and around the pool.
The house is equipped with an open plan kitchen, dining and living area, 2 large bedrooms each with en-suite shower rooms and outdoor covered dining and sunbed areas for alfresco dining and sunbathing. Behind the cottage you will find a large heated swimming pool, large sunbathing terrace, new tennis court, boules/petanque court and barbecue areas. Guests can also enjoy the 2km of private wooded walks and pathways within the grounds, or the many adjoining walks and cycle paths leading out into the adjacent vineyards and villages.
The kitchen/dining room is equipped with everything you should need including a gas hob and electric oven, fridge freezer, microwave, dishwasher, washing machine and seating for 6, whilst the lounge has a large leather corner sofa, flat screen TV with English Freesat TV channels, French TNT Sat channels, Netflix and DVD player. In the heart of this room is a wood burning stove. The front terrace provides further dining for 6 including an electric canopy.
Both spacious bedrooms are located on the ground floor. Bedroom 1 has an additional TV with English freesat, a DVD player and a wood burning stove, ideal for winter lets, and bedroom 2 has an additional sofa bed for up to 2 further guests.
Our house is a fantastic base to explore with children and for their safety we have a fully enclosed front garden and an electric safety cover on the swimming pool. We also provide various facilities free of charge including cot bed, highchair, toys, dvd's etc. In the back garden we have a large climbing frame with tree house, swings, see-saw, slide, climbing wall, monkey bars, a tower and a covered picnic table. We also have a selection of board games for all ages.
The heated swimming pool (open from mid April to end October depending on weather) is directly behind the cottage and has ample sun loungers, dining area for drinks or snacks, a large parasol and a solar power shower.
Adjacent to the pool we have a full size tennis court with outdoor seating and a boules/petanque court with further covered seating area and barbecue, both of which provide a great way to spend some quality time with friends and family throughout the day or in the early evening.
It is worth noting that there is full electric heating along with 2 wood burning stoves, making it the perfect property for out of season stays, including Christmas and New Year.
All bed linen and towels are included in the price. We also provide swimming pool towels, a hairdryer, iron and ironing board, tennis rackets, boules, charcoal for the barbecue and wood for the stoves.
On arrival you will receive our complimentary welcome basket, we also ensure the house has soap, toilet roll, kitchen cleaning essentials, washing powder and dishwasher tablets.
Rates include all electricity, gas and logs (out of season).
You will also find an Information Pack suggesting places to see, things to do, local restaurants and markets.
Please note that this is a semi-detached property and although it is completely self contained it is attached to the side of another house. These are the only two houses within a very private 50 acre garden and both have their own private outside space as well as shared use of the swimming pool, boules court and tennis court.
We are located in one of the most beautiful areas of France, surrounded by vineyards, small villages, wonderful chateaux and areas to explore. Within 5 minutes of the house there are several restaurants ranging from extremely small and typically french cuisine to the Michelin star 'Tour des Vents' restaurant. Chateau Bridiore (great for kids) and Chateau Monbazillac are also within 5 minutes drive.
The nearest boulangerie is 3km, where you will also find a convenience store, restaurants, take away options and a post office. For additional amenities we have the village of Sigoules at 7km, where you will find a supermarket, pharmacy, restaurants, bars, post office, petrol, surgery and a range of other services.
We are only 10km from Bergerac airport and 13km from Bergerac town centre with it's vast array of shops, restaurants and bars.
We are also centrally located between the very popular medieval villages of Eymet and Issigeac, both of which have weekly markets that are a must see during your stay.
Throughout your holiday we are always available if you need anything - from information on local restaurants, places to visit or forthcoming local events. We love the friendly, laid back French way of life. They put tremendous importance on family, friends and quality of living and we aim to share this ethos with you too when you are on holiday in this wonderful part of the world.