**** in Bergerac max. 12 Persons
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NL 8011 Zwolle
The Bergerac area is often referred to as the "Gateway to the Perigord" as many visitors use it as a base from which to plan their stay in Dordogne. All visitors are offered a superb choice of attractions, many of which are distinctive to this corner of south west France.
Bergerac itself is a modern attractive town which offers a wide range of restaurants and many quaint traditional cafes. Nestled on a riverbank, at the heart of a wine producing area, it boasts interesting reminders of its past and offers easy access to the surrounding countryside and many famous wine producers.
<strong>Environment : </strong>Country setting, 5 km from Bergerac.
Longhouse 230m² / Sleeps 12.
6 Bedrooms - 2 Bathrooms.
Private fenced pool.
Lake for fishing (approx. 200m) - Internet access.
Style : Former farmhouse, beautifully renovated and full of charm. Set within vast open grounds with lake. Peaceful country setting, 5 km from Bergerac with its restaurants and quaint traditional cafes. 10 km from Monbazillac and its famous vineyards.
<strong>Grounds : </strong>3 ha, open, trees, flowers.
<strong>Terrace : </strong>20m², table, 14 chairs, parasols. 2 wooden tables with benches, barbecue, table tennis, swings, play area. Lake for fishing, at the back of the property. Unfenced, please take care with young children.
<strong>Pool : </strong>security alarm, fenced, 10 x 5m. Depth: 1.5m throughout, steps, exterior shower. 10 deck chairs.
PLACES TO VISIT:
Monbazillac. 10 km. Surrounded by the vineyards which carry its name, the town overlooks the huge plain of the Dordogne Valley. Its 16th century castle is a listed historical monument and of course has a cave where you can sample the wines, and plenty of opportunities to purchase some.
Lalinde. 20 km. First English bastide, founded in 1267 by Henry III Plantagenet, Lalinde boasts several listed buildings and owes much of its charm to the Dordogne River and canal.
Beaumont du Périgord. 25 km. Lively and attractive bastide town with 13th century church and various examples of medieval buildings.
Eymet. 30 km. Attractive bastide town on the banks of the Dropt river, with a thriving market square and lovely bridge over the river.
THINGS TO DO:
Aquapark Junior Land, St Laurent des Vignes. 10 km. 4 swimming pools with water slides and direct access to the river for canoeing activities. Mountain biking, beach volleyball, table tennis and archery are all available on site as well as fitness, jacuzzi, sauna and hammam. Ten-pin bowling and crazy golf nearby.
La Brande, Fouleix. 25 km. Great for kids, with an amazing collection of houses built of willow and various other materials hidden throughout a woodland walk.
Jardin de Planbuisson, Le Buisson de Cadouin. 40 km. Fabulous garden, almost entirely made up of bamboos and grasses, displaying the enormous range and versatility of both. With over 600 species of bamboo and grasses, it is the largest of such collection in Europe.
Grottes de Lascaux. 80 km. World famous caves boasting paintings estimated to be from around 19,000 years ago. Open to the public after WWII but closed in 1963 because the paintings were being damaged by the carbon dioxide produced by thousands of visitors. The current site is a replica situated 200m from the original site.
Monpazier. 40 km. One of the most stunning of the Bastide towns in the region with fantastically preserved medieval centre and boasting no less than 30 buildings designated as national monuments.
Périgueux. 50 km. Capital city of the Dordogne department, set on the banks of the River Isle. The city boasts a beautiful medieval centre as well as a smaller but nonetheless fascinating roman quarter.
St Emilion. 60 km. Delightful village with steep narrow streets lined with beautiful historical buildings and monuments, and surrounded by prestigious vineyards and chateaux producing some of the very finest wines in the world.
Sarlat. 75 km. Beautiful, well restored town with old quarters dating from both medieval and renaissance times, with a maze of narrow medieval cobbled streets to explore.
HOW TO GET THERE:
Low cost flights from UK to Bergerac (10mn), Bordeaux (1 hr 45mn).
Surface area: 120+
<strong>Living/Dining room : </strong>55m², TV, with TNT and some English channels, video, hi-fi, 2 leather sofas, 2 sofas. Large farmhouse table , 15 wooden chairs.
<strong>Kitchen : </strong>25m², oven, microwave, dishwasher, gas hob, fridge-freezer, toaster, coffee maker, electric kettle, large table with 2 benches and 2 stools.
<strong>Utility room : </strong>15m², washing machine, dryer, fridge, vacuum cleaner, iron, baby bath, changing table, cot and highchair.
<strong>6 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, 1 Shower room, 2 Separate wcs:</strong>
<strong>Bedroom 1 : </strong>ground floor, 20m², double bed, chest of drawers, wardrobe, chair, armchair. French window with garden and pool view.
<strong>Bedroom 2 : </strong>ground floor, 16m², double bed, wardrobe, 2 chairs. French window with garden and pool view.
<strong>Bedroom 3 : </strong>ground floor, 22m², queen size bed (160cm), desk, wardrobe, armchair, chair. French window with garden and pool view.
<strong>Bedroom 4 : </strong>first floor, 12m², parquet, twin beds, chest of drawers. Window with garden view.
<strong>Bedroom 5 : </strong>first floor, 10m², parquet, twin beds, chest of drawers.
<strong>Bedroom 6 : </strong>first floor, 18m², parquet, queen size bed (160cm), table, 2 armchairs.
<strong>Hall </strong>on ground floor with dressing room.
<strong>Bathroom : </strong>separate, ground floor, 12m², bath, shower, 2 basins.
<strong>Shower room : </strong>separate, first floor, 10m², shower, basin.
<strong>2 Separate wc's : </strong>on one each floor.
Household information :
Phone: incoming calls only or with card + internet access
Cot and highchair
Sorry, no pets
Parking for 4-6 vehicles on site
<strong>Parents: Unfenced lake behind the property, please take care with young children, for whom the property may not be suitable. </strong>
Possibility nearby / Möglichkeiten in der Nähe: Fishing, Golfplaying
<strong>General information : </strong>
Sea: 120 km Bordeaux
Supermarket: 5 km
Shops: 5 km
Doctor: 5 km
Town centre: 5 km
Tennis: 5 km
Hospital: 6 km
Golf: 5 and 15 km
Low cost flights to Bergerac (10 minutes from airport) from Birmingham, Edinburgh, Exeter, Leeds, London Gatwick and Southampton
Activities nearby: go-karting, aqua-park, bowling, cinema, museum, night club.
<strong>To be paid on site : </strong>
Security deposit: 1000€ cash
Bed linen and towel hire: 15€/person
End of stay cleaning: 110€
Holiday Tax (taxe de séjour): payable locally.