Large holiday let with pool in rural Dordogne - AD005872

7km from Velines, Dordogne, Aquitaine Reference: AD005872 Advertiser since: 30 November 2017
Property Board Arrival Bedrooms Sleeps Bathrooms
Le Roc Nord Self Catering Saturday 4 8 3

About this property

Peaceful Farmhouse Amongst The Vines. This cottage/gite is in a rural setting.

This flexible accomodation is suitable for parties of all sizes; the rate will depend on the size of your party.
14 nights stays or more will receive a 10% discount, please contact for details.

For larger groups the full accommodation is available plus all the facilities. For 1 or 2 couples we offer the ground floor and all the facilities - the upstairs rooms will be closed off and unoccupied. Please ask for weekly rates.

Previously the farmhouse of a well-established vineyard, Le Roc Nord offers you and your family not only an idyllic location for a self-catering holiday with sunshine, peace and wonderful historical countryside, but also the opportunity to enjoy plenty of activities and superb food and wine. The farmhouse, which was meticulously renovated in 2003, is spacious and equipped to a very high standard that we ourselves would like to find when on holiday.

The ground floor accommodation comprises of the Salon, elegantly and comfortably furnished with sofas and easy chairs, satellite tv, dvd, wi-fi internet connection, fire and a varied selection of books and board games. The kitchen is light and airy with seating for eight, it is very well equipped with gas cooker, dish washer, washing machine, microwave, tea towels, iron & ironing board, food processor, fridge/freezer, double sink with drainer, toaster - it retains the traditional atmosphere of a farmhouse kitchen. A magnificent range of traqditional built-in wooden cupboards provides ample storage.

All bedrooms have hair dryers, electric blankets, bed linen and bathroom towels. A cot and high chair are available on request. There is central heating for the cooler months making it ideal as a year round destination.

In the garden there is plenty of room to spread out and relax, play badminton, ball games or boules. Take a dip in the heated pool and enjoy alfresco eating on the terraces.

St. Vivien has a tennis court, shop & wine co-op, Vélines (3km) has shops, bar, doctor and pharmacy. The supermarkets are a 15-minute drive. There are local markets every day of the week.

Lac de Gurson (6km) has leisure & sporting activities, fishing and bars. Chateau Vigiers’ 18 hole golf course is ½hr. Canoeing on the Dordogne is 10 mins. There is an excellent selection of restaurants within a short drive, and for wine lovers, we are situated in the heart of the Bergerac, Bordeaux and St.Emilion vineyards.
Make the short journey to Les Jardins de Sardy and spend an afternoon wandering through the gardens and admiring the stunning formal pool.
Travel to St Emilion itself, a UNESCO site, and visit the catacombs under the city before coming back into the daylight and making a visit to one of the many vineyards that offer tours and tastings.



Kitchen and dining

Fully equipped fitted kitchen with farmhouse dining table.
Two movable barbecues.

Living rooms

Large living room, sofas, armchairs and fireplace.


2 bedrooms, double and twin both en suite on the ground floor.
2 further bedrooms, double and twin on the first floor, family bathroom and separate lounge area.


2 en suite shower rooms and 1 family bathroom all with wc.


Central heating and gas fire.
Fan in each room for the summer months.


Satellite UK tv and dvd player, board and card games.
Separate games room, table tennis, darts, boules and children's toys.

Garden and outside

Established garden with the added benefit of affording privacy for the swimming pool.
Two terraces - south and west facing.

Parking and garages

Ample parking and turning space.

Visitor suitability

The ground floor of the farmhouse is accessible for wheelchairs.

Information about any additional facilities

Iron and ironing board, bed linen, towels, fuel and power are Included.
Pets allowed.
Cot and high chair available.
No Smoking.


  • Cleaning

  • Internet

  • No smoking

  • Linen

  • Child facilities

  • Private pool


Antiques/Brocante Market

Name of nearest antiques/brocante market: Ste Foye la Grande
Distance: 17 km


Family activities

Fishing nearby

Species of fish: Carp, bream, black bass
Name of nearest fishing location: Lac de Gurson
Distance: 14 km


Name and address of nearest golf course: Vigiers
Distance: 35 km

Horse riding

Name and address of nearest stables: 126 Route de l'Éperon, 24230 Saint-Antoine-de-Breuilh
Distance: 10 km

Signed wine route

Name of nearest signed wine route: Montravel, MonBazillac.



Name/number of nearest marked trail: Pujols - Circuit des Lavoirs


Wine tasting

Name and address of nearest wine producer: Alliance Aquitaine St Vivien
Distance: 4 km

About the Owner/Advertiser, Miss Sam Jones


Year property purchased 2002
Why this location? On the top of a plateau affording panoramic views. Peaceful
Unique benefits of property Vineyards, good neighbours and peace and quiet.

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Places of interest

The Lac de Gurson affords family activities with an insight into how the French enjoy their own countrysidew. St Emilion is stone's throw. Ste Foye is the local market town on the river Dordogne.