Holiday cottage with private pool, Minzac - AD005635_C

Minzac (10km from Montpon-Menesterol), Dordogne, Aquitaine Reference: AD005635_C Advertiser since: 11 August 2017

This location has multiple holiday properties

Property Board Arrival Bedrooms Sleeps Bathrooms
Serenite Self Catering Saturday 4 8 3

About this property

A Romantic Escape - Private, 4 Bedroomed Chalet. This cottage/gite is in a rural setting.

Sérénité by name, peaceful in its setting. The perfect romantic get away!

An impressive, mature weeping willow is the focal point of the garden, which then extends to an overgrown oak coppice and natural grassy meadow with small, natural pool, surrounded by trees. Wildlife abounds – from nuthatches, pine martens, coypu, heron, buzzards and deer.

4 well appointed bedrooms, 3 bathrooms

Private heated pool (NOT SHARED)

Terrace, patio, extensive garden and woodland

Home from home comforts

Total relaxation

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




Kitchen and dining

Well equipped fully fitted kitchen with adjoining utility with washing machine/storage etc

Separate dining room to seat 8 people

Living rooms

Lounge – attractive, spacious room with 3, deluxe 4 seater sofas, armchair and log-burning fireplace


Main double bedroom boasts an impressive, huge ensuite bathroom with unusual circular mosaic tiled walk-in shower and bidet

Two twin bedrooms share an additional large bathroom with tiled walk-in shower and bidet

Further double bedroom and fully tiled ensuite bathroom with bath and shower cubicle


Impressive, huge ensuite bathroom with unusual circular mosaic tiled walk-in shower and bidet

Additional large family bathroom with tiled walk-in shower and bidet

Lower level fully tiled ensuite bathroom with bath and shower cubicle

2 separate toilet rooms with basin


Electric wall heaters plus romantic log burning open fire!


Complimentary broadband Wi-Fi

Room with pool/snooker table provides opportunities for hours of fun and family tournaments

Books, games, large flat screen TV - an abundance of videos/DVDs.

Garden and outside

Patio for alfresco dining from French doors.

Extensive private garden and woodlands to explore

PRIVATE, HEATED pool with Roman steps for easy access, surrounded by secure patio area

BBQ provided

Parking and garages

Extensive area for parking

Visitor suitability

Perfect for romantic couples.

Spacious accommodation for families

Opportunity for disabled access to ground floor living area and bedrooms.

Pets welcome.

Information about any additional facilities

Every effort has been made to provide you with everything you might need, making planning your holiday easier and ensuring your stay is as comfortable and relaxing as possible.
The price includes electric fans, hairdryers, iron, books, videos/DVDs, BBQ, sun-loungers and parasols.
All linen/towels and pool towels included
Complimentary grocery and wine pack for your arrival
Complimentary Wi-Fi
Local guide/information available


  • Cleaning

  • Internet

  • Pets welcomed *

  • Linen

  • Child facilities

  • Private pool

* Vet details: Dr Williams & Dr Postel ANIMALIS - MONTPON TEL 0553 802878 Appts not necessary from 8.30 to 9am


Antiques/Brocante Market

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


Family activities

Fishing nearby

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


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


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
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


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.


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.


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


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.


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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