Spacious holiday gite with pool in Dordogne - AD006993

Grand Brassac (20km from Brantôme), Dordogne, Aquitaine Reference: AD006993 Advertiser since: 8 March 2019
Property Board Arrival Bedrooms Sleeps Bathrooms
Les Oisons Self Catering Saturday 4 8 2

About this property

Beautiful 4 Bedroom French Farmhouse. This cottage/gite is in a rural setting.

An Authentic, 4 bedroom French farmhouse with heated swimming pool nestled in its own 10 acres of Dordogne countryside. Set within beautiful French countryside this 4 bedroom farmhouse with heated pool contains all the character features to be expected. This includes original stone fireplace with woodburner, beams, terracotta tiles and a 4 poster bed, but also contains all modern appliances such as dish washer, washing machine coffee maker, wi-fi on-site for those that like to keep in touch with the world.

With many outdoor activities on your doorstep such as kayaking, cycling, swimming and walking there is plenty to do for all the family. We also have a Zip Wire ride on site for the kids. With tracks and paths leading straight from the property it is a perfect place to come for keen cyclists and walkers.

There are many local markets in the area, the main one being Riberac of which is the largest in the Perigord. Here you can taste the delights of the local food and wine and enjoy a coffee in the many French cafe's as you while away the day. Or you can relax by the pool surrounded by fields of sun flowers while enjoying a locally sourced wine. All pool furniture is provided for the comfort of all our guests.
There are also local leisure beaches, rivers and golf courses all within a short drive. The local village of Grand Brassac is only 2.5km away where you will find a café / shop where you can order your bread for each day. There is a lovely walk through the woods into the village or it is a 5-10 bike ride. We also provide bicyles for all members of the family if you are not able to bring your own. The English owners live on site with their 3 horses and 2 dogs and are there to help with any questions you may have and to help you have the best possible holiday.

Type

Cottage/Gite

Kitchen and dining

Spacious kitchen with dishwasher,large gas oven washing machine, large fridge freezer, coffee machine, microwave. Front door leads directly to terrace.

Living rooms

Living room /diner seating for 8 with wood burning stove and larger flat screen tv with English free view channels.

Bedrooms

2 double and 2 twin bedrooms. 2 downstairs with original tiled floors. 2 upstairs with wooden floors and original beams. Double bedrooms have king size beds

Bathrooms

2 bathrooms both downstairs. Master very large with walk-in shower. 2nd bathroom with bath/shower.

Heating

Electric radiators

Entertainment

We have a zip line in our woods for the kids, there is also a pool table, tennis table, table football, badminton, swing ball, trampoline, bikes to use and if course the heated pool.

Garden and outside

Private front terrace with outside table / chairs and awning. Private rear garden.

Parking and garages

Private off road parking with from gates

Visitor suitability

Suitable for adults and children

Information about any additional facilities

There is a 5 x 10 heated outdoor pool. We have a 50m Zip line in our woods for the children to use free of charge. Disclaimer must be signed before use. There are bikes available for guests free of charge. There is a trampoline, pool, tennis table, badminton, table football and swing ball.

Facilities

  • Cleaning

  • Internet

  • No smoking

  • Pets welcomed *

  • Linen

  • Child facilities

  • Shared pool

* Vet details: Riberac clinic 0033(0)553902690

Activities

Antiques/Brocante Market

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

Cycling

Family activities

Golf

Name and address of nearest golf course: Perigueux
Distance: 30 km

Horse riding

Name and address of nearest stables: Lisle equestrian
Distance: 7 km

Mountain biking

Walking

Name/number of nearest marked trail: 17

Wine tasting

Name and address of nearest wine producer: Bergerac
Distance: 60 km

About the Owner/Advertiser, Mrs Lizette Doran

Having moved here in 2013 with my husband Craig my 3 horses and 2 dogs we have built up our successful holidays homes with lots of repeat business. We wanted to escape the wet weather on Exmoor and enjoy a warmer climate.

Year property purchased 2013
Why this location? This area of the Dordogne is full of activities for both families and couples to enjoy and is a perfect place to spend your holidays. From kayaking (there are many places to hire Kayaks) to fishing in the local river to walking and cycling along the tracks from the property. We provide bikes for our guests free of charge so you can discover this beautiful area by bike, or maybe just pop to the local shop for your daily bread. There is a local leisure beach just 10 min away in Lisle but also a very large leisure lake at La Jemaye (25 mins drive) this is set in a natural habitat within woodlands. Facilities include, picnic benches, pedalos and cafes. The very popular towns of Brantome, Riberac, all close by. There is also a small adventure park 30 min drive where you can also learn Archery. There are many beautiful towns within a 2 hour drive such as Sarlat and Bordeaux.
Unique benefits of property An Authentic, 4 bedroom French farmhouse with heated swimming pool nestled in it's own 10 acres of Dordogne countryside. Set within beautiful French countryside this 4 bedroom farm house with heated pool contains all the character features to be expected. This includes original stone fireplace with woodburner, beams, terracotta tiles and a 4 poster bed, but also contains all modern appliances such as dish washer, washing machine coffee maker, wi-fi onsite for those that like to keep in touch with the world. With many outdoor activities on your doorstep such as kayaking, cycling, swimming and walking there is plenty to do for all the family. We also have a Zip Wire ride on site for the kids. With tracks and paths leading straight from the property it is a perfect place to come for keen cyclists and walkers. There are many local markets in the area, the main one being Riberac of which is the largest in the Perigourd. Here you can taste the delights of the local food and wine.

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Things to do

There are plenty of local markets including Ribérac, the largest in the Perigord. The pretty towns of Brantome and Aubeterre, with many fabulous restaurants, are only 25 min away. Lake Jamaye is also 25min away where you can kayak and swim in the lake. There are also shops/ cafe’s on the beach, or you can walk or cycle around the lake through the woods. There is also a large play area for the kids with climbing frames, swings and volleyball court. We also have smaller leisure beaches within 10min where you can swim and go kayaking on the river or sit in a cafe. There is an adventure park at St Aulaye just 30min away with zip lines and rope bridges and you can also do archery. You can visit old nearby chateaux and caves. Or just sit in a cafe watching French life go by. It is well worth the 1.5hr drive to beautiful St Emillion which is now a world heritage site and boasts many cafe’s, restaurants, shops and is situated on the outskirts of the famous wine region of Bordeaux. Or you can just stay on site and enjoy the heated pool, our own zip line, pool table, tennis table, badminton and the bikes available for you to use on the many tracks we have leading directly from the property.