Farmhouse to let on rural complex, Dordogne - AD007296

5km from La Rochebeaucourt-et-Argentine, Dordogne, Aquitaine Reference: AD007296 Advertiser since: 16 October 2019
Property Board Arrival Bedrooms Sleeps Bathrooms
Lizonne Self Catering Flexible 3 7 2

About this property

Part of Les Rivieres Estate of 5 Gites. This cottage/gite is in a rural setting.

The original farmhouse to Les Rivieres nestled in the river valley closed to Villebois Lavalette on the Northern Dordogne border. Borrow a bike for the 2 km into the sleepy village of La Rochebeaucourt for the croissant and morning coffee run.
3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms with fully equipped kitchen diner with range cooker. The thick walls keep the property cool through the summer or traditional Woodburner get the place toasty warm in winter.
The lounge has large comfy sofas, flat-screen tv. dvd, English & French channels and free internet. Patio doors lead onto a fabulous covered terrace with enclosed garden and views down to the pool. Lovely home from home, safe for little ones with cots, high chairs , toys, stairgates and wendy house.
Plenty of activities on-site to keep everyone entertained. Heated pool, games room, bikes, gym, our own private fishing lake (short walk from property so no risk to children), trampoline, swings and slides. 10 acres of grounds to explore with woods, fields and walks straight from the door.
Once a week pizza parties through summer using the original bread oven. Lovely relaxed evening with traditional wooden games and chocolate fountain!

Type

Cottage/Gite

Kitchen and dining

The kitchen has everything you could need for the accomplished chef or the keep it simple brigade. Dishwasher and range cooker essentials.

Living rooms

Cosy lounge with squishy sofas to relax. English Sky tv to watch all your favourites or that football or rugby match! Thick stone walls keep the property cool.

Bedrooms

Situated on the first floor, there is one king size double room which has plenty of space for a cot and has an en suite shower room. There is also a second twin room and a third double, which both share a family bathroom.

Bathrooms

One en suite shower room and 1 bath and toilet.

Heating

Logburner and central heating.

Entertainment

Enjoy one of our fabulous pizza parties throughout the high summer season!

Garden and outside

Lovely covered terrace leads into shady garden full of fruit trees. Wooden wendy house and tree seat under the cherry tree.

Parking and garages

Plenty of parking with undercover bays.

Visitor suitability

There are 3 steps between the lounge and living room with stairs into bedrooms.

Information about any additional facilities

On-site activities are shared amongst all the 5 gites. Set in 10 acres, there is plenty of space, and each property has its own private area for al fresco dining.

Gamesroom, pool, gym, Jacuzzi, football pitch, bikes, trampoline, fishing lake, woods for den making, and wild flower insect maze.

Facilities

  • Cleaning

  • Internet

  • No smoking

  • Linen

  • Child facilities

  • Meals

  • Shared pool

  • Splash pool

Activities

Antiques/Brocante Market

Name of nearest antiques/brocante market: Verteillac Every Month, Loads in Area
Distance: 5 km

Climbing/mountaineering

Distance: 15 km

Cycling

Family activities

Fishing nearby

Species of fish: All Fresh Water Species
Name of nearest fishing location: Private Fishing Lake
Distance: 0.5 km

Fishing on-site

Golf

Name and address of nearest golf course: Manoir de Longeveau
Distance: 15 km

Gym/spa

Horse riding

Name and address of nearest stables: Equi Libre
Distance: 15 km

Mountain biking

Organic produce/dining

Signed wine route

Name of nearest signed wine route: Pineau, Cognac

Sports

Walking

Name/number of nearest marked trail: Local Nature Trails

Watersports

Wine tasting

Name and address of nearest wine producer: Pineau, Cognac, St Emillion
Distance: 10 km

Wine tasting and cookery

About the Owner/Advertiser, Mrs Nicky Gallagher

English Family from the North! With children Ethan, 10 and Isabelle, 15. Les Rivieres Gites is our labour of love for 17 years.

Year property purchased 2003
Why this location? It is so quiet with amazing wildlife, gorgeous weather and a great pool.
Unique benefits of property Space, quiet, wild woods to explore, peace and tranquility.

The Owner Recommends

Chateau Visits

With a tour by the eccentric owner himself!

Brantome

Brantome is a lovely day out for all family. Here you can find canoeing, swimming, museums, boutiques, caves, and so souvenir hunting.

Canoeing

Loads of different places, we recommend the Charente river which is crystal clear.

Tree climbing

Lots of different places to go tree climbing like Go Ape.
we recommend St Aulaye as you have tree climbing, river beach, canoeing and restaurant all in the same place, Great day out.

Shopping

Some great shops in Angouleme and Perigueux, wander around the cobbled streets and picturesque courtyards with unusual boutiques, chocolate shops, restaurants and more to discover.
A great Wine shop in our local village with free tasting.

St Emillion and Cognac distilleries

A short drive to Courvoisier and Martel distilleries and the world famous St Emilion wine region. The towns of Cognac and St Emilion are also worth a visit