Spacious farmhouse for holiday let Dordogne

3km from Montignac, Dordogne, Aquitaine Reference: AD003218_A Advertiser since: 10 January 2014

This location has multiple holiday properties

Property Board Arrival Bedrooms Sleeps Bathrooms
Villa Orchidee Self Catering 7 15 5

About this property

Large House and 2 Gites for Holiday Rental with Pool. This villa is in a rural setting.

Welcome to Le Four a Sel, a beautiful riverside property comprising 3 separate holiday homes sleeping 15, 8 and 5 rentable individually or together to sleep up to 30 guests. .Villa Orchidee is our largest house, with 6 en suite bedrooms suitable for 3/4 families to share or for 5 couples wishing to holiday together.Excellently located,shops and amenities and the famous Lascaux prehistoric Caves are just 5 minutes drive in Montignac, many tourist attractions are 30 minutes away. Enjoy a peaceful and relaxing holiday in a stunning riverside setting with fabulous views, lots of green space and onsite facilities for all ages, no need to go sightseeing everyday: shared pool, picnics and bbqs by the river, Football and badminton in an outdoor playground with swings, slides and a climbing frame, Table tennis in a covered play area , Boules/Petanque in the large 350 sqm courtyard , free wi-fi, lots of parking , Alfresco dining whatever the weather and unlimited private fishing from dawn to dusk on your doorstep!

You can walk to a bar/restaurant where you can buy fresh baked croissants and baguettes to enjoy an al fresco breakfast in the covered terrace just outside the house.

Accommodation comprises:
* 2 triple rooms ,with a double bed and a single bed
* 2 double rooms , with a double bed
*A family suite: consisting of 2 rooms that interconnect.
All rooms are en suite.There is a 7th bedroom with a double bed ,no private bathroom which is available on request for a small supplement.
The open plan dining room/lounge is very spacious -it can seat up to 30 guests! There is a flat screen TV, with English satellite or French channels , a 3 seater settee and an armchair . All rooms have electric heaters and there is a wood burner stove for the cooler months.
The spacious kitchen is fully equipped with 2 fridges, microwave, 5ring gas stove with large oven, toaster, coffee maker and lots of dinner ware, crockery, pots and pans . Outside, the covered terrace has table and chairs for al fresco dining and BBq's whatever the weather and a seating area where you can relax while you watch your children play table tennis in the covered play area just opposite.

The area around the houses, child proof swimming pool and garden is fenced to keep the children safe.The shared pool is also fenced and alarmed .
 
We have 2 other houses: Villa Hibiscus, ref: AD003240, which sleeps 8 and has 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and a cottage, Villa Mimosa, which has 2 bedrooms ,sleeps 5 guests. If Villa Orchidee is not available, the option is to rent these 2 other houses as they can sleep 13 guests. This rural retreat is an ideal group accommodation for large gatherings like birthdays, family reunions or other special events.
 
A 30% deposit is required to confirm the booking and the balance is due 12 weeks before arrival when renting one gite, or 16 weeks before arrival when renting 2 or more houses.There is an end of stay cleaning charge payable on arrival and a security deposit required 4 weeks before arrival.
 

Type

Villa

Kitchen and dining

The kitchen is fully equipped with dinnerware, pots and pans, crockery and all the mod cons to make your stay comfortable: dishwasher, toaster, microwave, kettle, fridge with freezer. There are 2 washing machines in the courtyard for guests to use.

Dining table and chairs for 8.
In the garden outside, there is a table and 8 chairs and a bbq for guests to enjoy al fresco dining.

Living rooms

The open plan Living room is bright and spacious with comfortable 2 piece settee, a flat screen tv with English satellite channels or french channels, dvd player, selection of books, a coffee-table , and side tables and lamps and a wood burner stove

Bedrooms

The bedrooms are on the first floor.
The main double bedroom is en suite with an antique sleigh bed.
The second double bedroom has a double bed, and 2 twin bedrooms each with 2 single beds.
Wake up to fabulous views of the lush cornfields from your bedroom window!
All rooms have electric heaters, bedside tables and lamps.

Bathrooms

The en suite bathroom in the main bedroom upstairs has a toilet, wash basin with mirror and a walk in shower.
Downstairs, the large family bathroom has 2 washbasins, a shower enclosure, and door leading to the separate toilet. Four people can be in this groundfloor bathroom without feeling cramped.

Heating

All bedrooms have electric heaters as well as in the dining room. There is a woodburner stove in the lounge which is very efficient as it heats up the entire groundfloor area. There is also an electric heater in the dining room. A heating supplement applies from October - end of April.

Entertainment

Tv (with English satellite channels) dvd player,

Table tennis is available in the covered play area outside when you step out of the front door.
Large 340 square meter courtyard where you can enjoy the popular french game of Boules or Petanque, and Badminton.

Outdoor playground with swings, slide, a football area, with football net, badminton net, and a climbing framelarge 350 square meter courtyard for endless games of boules and badminton.
Private onsite fishing on almost half a kilometer of our river frontage where you can catch salmon, carp and barbel amongst others.

There are benches and outdoor tables and chairs in many areas all over the property where one can just sit and relax and get away from it all. Have a picnic or bbq beside the river without leaving the property!

Garden and outside

Large garden with 2 orchards containing fruit trees that provide natural shade as well as fruits of the season that guests can help themselves to: apple, pears, figs, plums, hazelnuts, walnuts chestnuts. Outdoor table and chairs for al fresco dining, bbqs.
30 meters away is the swimming pool which is fenced and alarmed for safety.

Parking and garages

Lots of parking for at least 12 cars and more.

Visitor suitability

Family, children of all ages, couples only . The 3 houses when rented together can accommodate up to 30, ideal for large groups.

Not suitable for the infirm. No disabled access.

Information about any additional facilities

We have:
- 450 metres of river frontage for private fishing on-site.
- a covered play area with table tennis, ideal during inclement weather
- an outdoor playground with swings, slide, climbing frame, football area, badminton net- let the kids expel all that energy here.
- courtyard for a game of boules
- free wi-fi in hotspots
- loads of parking. for at least 14 cars

Facilities

  • Cleaning

  • Internet

  • No smoking

  • Linen

  • Child facilities

  • Couples only

  • Shared pool

Activities

Antiques/Brocante Market

Name of nearest antiques/brocante market: Montignac, a 5 minute drive
Distance: 2 km

Beauty treatments

Cycling

Family activities

Fishing nearby

Species of fish: Carp, barble, salmon
Name of nearest fishing location: On our property are beside the Vezere river, 3 lakes within a 15 minute drive (10 km)
Distance: 0.1 km

Fishing on-site

Golf

Name and address of nearest golf course: Brive
Distance: 34 km

Horse riding

Name and address of nearest stables: Saint Genies
Distance: 8 km

Signed wine route

Name of nearest signed wine route: Bergerac and Cahors

Sports

Walking

Name/number of nearest marked trail: Les Farges walkable in 15 minutes from our property

Watersports

Wine tasting

Name and address of nearest wine producer: In Bergerac and Cahors there are several wine producers
Distance: 95 km

Wine tasting and cookery

The Owner Recommends

Beynac Castle

Location setting for films like Joan of Arc and Chocolat, this beautiful Chateau was once under the siege of Richard the Lionheart .Perched on a cliff, providing one the most amazing 360 degree panoramic views.

Caves of Lascaux

One of France's most important prehistoric sites , the walls hold Beautifully subtle paintings and engravings of animals (15,000 renderings) , sophisticated artwork painted by prehistoric man 20,000 years ago. The original cave was discovered by chance in 1940 by 4 teenagers.

Domme

Superbly preserved Bastide town with rambling streets and fortified gateways in the town walls. Situated high above the river with breathtaking views of the Dordogne river and valley enjoyed from the viewpoint. Underneath the market square is a cave with stalagmites and stalactites.

La Roque Gageac

Has a most dramatic setting, and is featured in the Dordogne's postcards. Situated right beside the river, with many of its houses built directly into the face of the huge cliff that overhangs the village. Above this there are steep steps to incredible troglodyte caves with great views.

Sarlat

Well restored and most famous medieval town in the Dordogne with golden-ochre stone houses, a maze of narrow lanes and cobbled streets, its lively Saturday market must not be missed. During the summer, the town square is alive in the evening with an array of clowns, bands, and other street performers.

Suspended Gardens of Marqueyssac

The most visited garden of the Perigord (Dordogne) and is a listed national historic monument. It is one of a few gardens worth visiting with children. During the summer, each Thursday evening, the gardens are lit by candlelight and various musicians and performers playing in different parts of the garden.

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