Large holiday let with private pool, Dordogne - AD005635_B

Minzac (292km from Montpon-Menesterol), Dordogne, Aquitaine Reference: AD005635_B Advertiser since: 11 August 2017

This location has multiple holiday properties

Property Board Arrival Bedrooms Sleeps Bathrooms
Maison Des Bois Self Catering Saturday 4 8 4

About this property

The Sympathetically Converted Huge Stone Barn. This cottage/gite is in a rural setting.

Maison Des Bois -
A sympathetically converted stone barn offering Classic French rustic grandeur!
With space to spread out and relax. (Complimentary upgrades from our 2 bedroomed property available for up to 4 guests)

This is truly luxurious with its high ceilings adding grandeur and style whilst staying cool on the hottest of days.
Large split level lounge/dining area with French windows.
Spacious, well-equipped wood-beamed kitchen dominated by a traditional farmhouse table – the perfect place for family meals.
Imposing log-burning stove provides a sophisticated, yet comfortable feel
Master bedroom (King size bed) with high ceiling, exposed beams, en suite with bath, walk-in shower, washbasin and toilet.
Double bedroom with exposed stone wall and niche, en-suite with shower, washbasin and toilet and a twin bedroom with en suite shower, wash-basin and toilet.
Double/Twin bedroom accessed by wooden-feature open staircase, en suite with toilet and wash basin.
Pool/snooker table in the vestibule provides opportunities for hours of fun and family tournaments.
Maison Des Bois is part of a tiny, peaceful hamlet of around 8 properties surrounded by vineyards, farmland and woodland. Very rural indeed!

Type

Cottage/Gite

Kitchen and dining

The well equipped, fully fitted dining kitchen with log-burning stove offers all modern amenities:
large fridge freezer, oven, 4 ring ceramic hob, dishwasher, washing machine, microwave, toaster, kettle, coffee machine, steamer, hand blender, iron, ironing board, bbq tools.
Complimentary welcome pack provided for your arrival.
Separate dining area in the lounge offers opportunities for those special dinner parties for upto 8 people


Living rooms

As you enter our awesome, spacious lounge, the wow factor is apparent! The high beamed ceiling and exposed ochre stone walls add grandeur and style.
Relax on our two 3 seater sofas and 2 armchairs in front of our imposing fireplace with log-burning stove, flat screen tv with Freeview channels, dvd/cd player with a wealth of cds and dvds, free wi-fi and collection of books, board games etc.

We promise a truly relaxing, energising and memorable holiday and the opportunity to discover the tranquil charm of the Western Dordogne.

Bedrooms

Master bedroom (King size bed) with high ceiling, exposed beams, en suite with bath, walk-in shower, washbasin and toilet
Double bedroom with exposed stone wall and niche, en suite with shower, washbasin and toilet
Twin bedroom with en suite shower, wash-basin and toilet
Double/Twin bedroom accessed by wooden-feature open staircase, en suite with toilet and wash basin.

Bathrooms

Fully tiled en suite bathroom to our Master bedroom has bath, walk-in shower, washbasin and toilet.
Fully tiled en suite to our double bedroom has shower, washbasin and toilet.
Fully tiled en suite to our twin bedroom has shower, wash-basin and toilet.
Fully tiled en suite to double/twin bedroom has toilet and wash basin.

Heating

Full gas central heated with the added comfort from 2 wood burning stoves.

Entertainment

Pool/snooker table in the vestibule and table tennis table under our canopy provide opportunities for hours of fun and family tournaments.
Flat screen tvwith Freeview channels, dvd/cd player with a wealth of cds and dvds, free wi-fi and collection of books, board games etc.

Garden and outside

The wood-beamed canopy area providing shade for a relaxing bbq or a glass of the region’s world-class wines
The secure and private walled courtyard is a wonderful sun-trap, a peaceful retreat and a perfect place for a quiet evening meal.
Your own heated pool with roman steps, surrounded by a large patio.
Further patio and terrace areas.
Secure, private garden boasts well-established and unusual trees, providing a frame for this wonderfully relaxing setting.

Parking and garages

The driveway to Maison Des Bois provides private parking for 4 cars close to the front door.

Visitor suitability

Perfect for couples and families up to 8 plus babies.

Facilities

  • Cleaning

  • Internet

  • Pets welcomed *

  • Linen

  • Child facilities

  • Private pool

* Vet details: ANIMALIS - Montpon - 0553 802878

Activities

Antiques/Brocante Market

Name of nearest antiques/brocante market: Rauzan
Distance: 10 km

Cycling

Family activities

Fishing nearby

Species of fish: Carp
Name of nearest fishing location: Lac de Gurson
Distance: 4 km

Golf

Name and address of nearest golf course: Chateau Vigiers
Distance: 25 km

Signed wine route

Name of nearest signed wine route: Cote de Bergerac/Bordeaux

Walking

Name/number of nearest marked trail: Free to roam

Wine tasting

Name and address of nearest wine producer: Chateau la Plante
Distance: 1 km

About the Owner/Advertiser, Mrs Eleanor Wood

Eleanor and Christopher Wood have 3 high quality holiday homes set amidst vines in the Dordogne Valley.<br/>We promise a truly relaxing, energising and memorable holiday and the opportunity to discover the tranquil charm of the Western Dordogne!

Owner's website www.woodproperties-france.com
Year property purchased 2000
Why this location? This exceptionally tranquil corner of the Dordogne Valley provides your first step to a relaxing
and memorable holiday!
We are minutes away from St. Emilion and its World famous wines within this prehistoric World Heritage site!
Beautiful Bergerac is just a short hop away in the car. This picturesque little city on the Dordogne River has bustling markets full of local produce
Secret Sainte Foy la Grande boasts unspoilt charm on the banks of the Dordogne. Relax at your own pace!
Unique benefits of property Maison des Bois - A sympathetically converted stone barn offering classic French rustic grandeur!
Space to spread out.
Space to relax.
4 large bedrooms, ochre stone walls and oak beams, offset by ceramic tiled floors, traditional fireplaces with log-burning stoves.
Le Chataignier is an elegant stone cottage with private pool & wood burning stove.
Upon entering the welcoming hall with exposed stone walls and beams, you’ll soon realise you’ve found heaven.
The sympathetically renovated stone cottage has 2 en suite bedrooms, lounge and impressively equiped kitchen. Outside you’ll find two private paved patios, restored traditional bread oven and private pool and garden area.
Sérénité - An unspoilt 4 bedroom chalet with private pool, garden and woodland.
An impressive, mature weeping willow is the focal point of the garden, which then extends to an overgrown oak coppice and natural grassy meadow surrounded by trees. Wildlife in abundance!

The Owner Recommends

Aubeterre-sur-Dronne

In South East Charente. Listed as one of the most beautiful villages in France. Poised on steep hill above Dronne river. Troglodyte church dating in part from 5th Century.
Canoe/Kayak on the Dordogne/L'Isle Rivers. Total tranquility!

Villefranche de Lonchat

Nearest local village. Mini supermarket and Boulangerie, bars and restaurants. L’un Des Sens has very pleasant surroundings, and good selection of menus. Small market on Tues mornings. Marche Nocturne every Friday evening during July and August. Lots of opportunities to experience tastes from the region.

Montpon

Large supermarket Intermarché. Restaurants, cafes, banks etc. Market day on Wednesday.

St. Emilion

A beautiful medieval hilltop village. Lovely restaurants and views in main square. Specialises in Macaroons. Opportunities to tour surrounding vineyards and taste quality wines.

Sainte Foy Le Grande

A lovely old town. Extensive market on Saturday mornings. Picturesque walks along the Dordogne.

Saint Seurin Sur L’Isle

Very good Sunday market set through the main street. Restaurants and bars. Small sandy beach on the River L’Isle.

Bergerac

A large town with restored old town. Shops and many restaurants. Located by the Dordogne. Very picturesque. Market days on Wednesdays/Saturdays.

Perigueux

Another old town. Lovely winding lanes with up-market shops.

Lac De Gurson

A swimming and water sport lake. Activity play area. Fishing lake. Sandy beach with bars and restaurants on the water’s edge.

Bordeaux

A wonderful capital city of the region. Numerous places to see. Excellent tourist bureau in the centre. Good car parks and ‘Park and Tram Ride’ facility.

Le Pizou

A small village just north of the N89 and the River L’Isle. Wonderful Marche Nocturne every Tuesday evening during July and August.

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