Large French holiday rental nr River Lot

Saint-Vite (6km from Fumel), Lot et Garonne, Aquitaine Reference: AT003702_A Advertiser since: 4 June 2014

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Caday Rouge Manor House Self Catering Saturday 4 8 4 Travel cot also available

About this property

Luxury Stone House l. This cottage/gite is in a rural setting.

The Manor House is currently unavailable to let.

Caday Rouge is a luxury retreat consisting of a Chambre d'Hôte Manor House, a self contained holiday Farmhouse/Cottage and a beautiful, large, heated saltwater swimming pool. We are situated in the Lot-et-Garonne, Aquitaine area of South West France and set within 2 acres of mature, delightful gardens and the serene and tranquil countryside.

Caday Rouge Manor House is a beautiful 1900’s Stone House, newly renovated with contemporary luxury and styling to the highest quality and finely finished for 2016. Everything in the house has been carefully and meticulously thought out and considered to enable our guests to relax and enjoy their stay.  We feel we can provide a luxury getaway for you and your family and friends, much more than just a holiday accommodation.  Our aim is to provide you with family-run hospitality, comfort and relaxation in a stylish retreat.  Our passion is inviting guests to experience this and leave fully refreshed and revitalised, having thoroughly enjoyed their precious holiday time with their families and friends.

All our rooms are located on the first floor and have en-suite facilities. The dining area and a large lounge area have both UK Freesat and French TV with tasteful furnishings throughout.  WiFi is available free of charge.

There is also a large terrace for outside dining during the summer months.

Caday Rouge offers luxurious living in a private paradise within easy reach of a good selection of activities, very welcoming villages with shops, bars and restaurants and breath-taking views through the French countryside. We are in the hamlet of St Vite, set amongst fruit farms in true rural France, but only a 5 minute drive to the village of Monsempron Libos, which amongst other shops has a number of bakeries, a small supermarket, hairdressers and a couple of very amiable restaurant bars. There is also an extremely good, very popular traditional market in the square throughout the year on Thursday mornings.  In the village of Fumel, just another 5 minutes away, amongst many other shops there are three large supermarkets and also a small local produce market is held along the main road every Sunday morning.

Throughout the summer months on different days of the week, our local towns put on extremely entertaining evening markets which are very popular with locals and guests alike. These consist of food stalls, music, dancing, produce sale - something for everyone and very enjoyable.

We offer all year round accommodation,
Bergerac airport is just 45 minutes from away, Toulouse only 90 minutes with many low-cost airlines arriving and departing daily.



Kitchen and dining

We have a high chair if required for infants and toddlers.

Living rooms

The large, bright and spacious living area is very comfortably furnished with sumptuous Natuzzi furniture and includes a flat-screen television, overhead screen,dvd player and Wii console. You can play your music either on the dvd player or iPod dock which are connected to stand-alone speakers for optimum sound.

Dvd's, cd's, games and books are also provided for your enjoyment and entertainment.


All dreamily elegant bedrooms are either super-king or king size rooms with lavish linens and cloudsoft pillows. Each room contains either a fitted or stand alone wardrobe and chest of drawers, and all have high quality en-suite bathrooms fitted with high quality furniture.There is also a travel cot and blankets for a baby or toddler if required.


All bedrooms are en suite and all have high quality Hans Grohe rain dance showers along with quality basin and wc fitted.


We have a large dvd and cd collection should you wish to stay indoors and out of the sunshine. Books and games are also provided for your enjoyment and entertainment.

There are some great outdoor games available including boules, giant snakes and ladders, outdoor noughts and crosses, football or lawn tennis.

We also have a number of inflatables and games for the pool. You are also welcome to bring your own - please be advised not to bring anything that has sharp edges as our pool is lined and not tiled.

Garden and outside

We have a large salt-water swimming pool (checked and cleaned daily) surrounded by an impressive seating and sunbathing area for various chairs, sunloungers and parasols. The bbq area with tables and chairs looks over the pool and is set amongst delightful flower beds, (which as keen gardeners we take great pride in as we both love keeping the gardens in top condition).

There are lights in and around the swimming pool so you can enjoy long evenings either in the pool or on the terrace in the tranquil ambience of the stunning countryside.

There are an abundance of wild birds and river wildlife, as we are only a stone’s throw from the River Lot, which runs behind the cottage. A must for any keen fisherman, as the River Lot is known for its good carp fishing. Bike paths, bike ways and canal paths surround the area, or you can walk the plentiful local rambling routes.

Parking and garages

Private parking is available within the grounds.

If arriving by motorcycle, we have undercover secure parking within the barn.

Visitor suitability

Suitable for all ages.

Sorry no pets.

Sorry no smoking inside our properties.

Information about any additional facilities

There are so many things to see and do in the south west, and we are ideally placed and within easy reach of everything that the south west has to offer. Whether you are looking for a relaxing family holiday and just want to spend quality time having fun playing on the lawns and in the pool. Maybe you want an adventurous holiday exploring the many historical castles and châteaux, the safari park, or even adrenaline fuelled go-karting, quad biking or pony trekking. We have some fantastic little towns and a multitude of quaint little villages and bastides for souvenir shopping or if you just want long leisurely strolls in the countryside, this is the place to be.

This area offers exciting and fascinating history with vibrant culture, and you'll find superb festivals, shows and events all year round.


  • Internet

  • No smoking

  • Linen

  • Private pool



Distance: 5 km


Family activities

Fishing nearby

Species of fish: Carp
Name of nearest fishing location: The River Lot runs across the Lot-et-Garonne and is renowned for carp fishing
Distance: 1 km


Name and address of nearest golf course: A number of good standard courses are within 30 km and there is also a new 9-hole golf course only 10 km away in a most enchanting setting
Distance: 10 km


Horse riding

Name and address of nearest stables: A popular riding stables is close by
Distance: 10 km

Mountain biking

Distance: 1 km

Signed wine route

Name of nearest signed wine route: The popular wine growing areas of Buzet, Duras, Bordeaux, St Emilion, Bergerac, Cahors and many others are open for tours and tastings.



Name/number of nearest marked trail: We are surrounded by canal and river walkways for your enjoyment.

Wine tasting

Name and address of nearest wine producer: The popular wine growing areas of Buzet, Duras, Bordeaux, St Emilion, Bergerac, Cahors and many others are open for tours and tastings.
Distance: 5 km

About the Owner, Mrs Patsy Gingell

We are Patsy and Trevor and we first visited this area of South West France 30 years ago when Trevor's parents had a home here. After falling in love with the area, the climate, the people and the culture here, we bought our own home in 2003.  We have been very happily running a Gite and Chambre d'hôtes business since 2007 and really enjoy sharing our piece of paradise with guests who come here to enjoy their precious holidays in our beautiful home and surroundings and leave as great friends.

Year property purchased 2003
Why this location? We believe this is one of the most beautiful and interesting areas in France. Around every bend you are met with stunning views, amazing scenery and countryside, and striking architectural châteaux and various styled homes, scattered between fields of radiant sunflowers and crops. We are surrounded by many old and beautiful villages and towns and medieval bastides saturated in such history that even if you weren't particularly interested before, you find yourself consumed in the stories these places tell. Even to us having been here for many years, the beauty, the views, the history and the wildlife never ceases to make us catch our breath in admiration and wonder. We can’t think of a better place to be!
Unique benefits of property Caday Rouge is a beautiful 1900's Stone Manor House and 19th Century Quercy Stone Farmhouse accompanied by a large Barn (dating back to 1862).  These are set within 2 acres of mature, well-kept tranquil gardens, hosting a large, heated, salt-water swimming pool, a gym and a games room.  These all nestle peacefully among delightful gardens and the serene countryside.<br/>The swimming pool (checked and cleaned daily) is 14 metres long by 6.5 metres wide and 1 metre leading to 2.5 metres deep with a 1 metre high ledge all the way around for safety and comfort.  It is a heated salt-water pool which generates its own chlorine when required and is very pleasant and healthy for you and your skin.  The pools large terraces are equipped with parasols, sun loungers and seating for your comfort and enjoyment.  These are surrounded by beautiful flowers, herbs, palm trees and hedges. There are lights in and around the swimming pool and so you can enjoy yourselves on the terrace at any time.

The Owner Recommends


This is very popular on the River Lot. Also relaxing are boat trips for the less energetic.


The River Lot runs across the Lot-et-Garonne and is renowned for fishing. Fishing permits are required for a nominal fee and are readily available from Angling Shops or local Tourist Information Centres. The local Angling Federation publishes a booklet each year about the rivers and the rules for the catch. Permits are called 'Carte de Pêche' and come in a number of forms including: 'Carte Journalière', for one day’s fishing in 2nd Category waters and 'Carte Vacances', for 15 days consecutive day’s fishing from June 1st to September

Historical Towns

Historical towns and villages in this region, Cahors, Sarlet, Domme, Rocamadour and Penne d’Agenais and châteaux such as Bonaguil and Biron are within easy driving distance. Petite Maison de Caday is located between Quercy, Périgord, the Lot Valley and the Dordogne. Nearby are Fumel, Montcabrier, St Martin le Redon and the famous bastide towns of Monflanquin, Monpazier, Villereal and Villefranche du Perigord. In the summer months, you can enjoy the evening markets in most of the surrounding villages and towns where you can sample a choice of dishes and wine at tables in the square, while being entertained by live bands.


This is a must for any landscape artist with fields full of sunflowers or poppies and big skies all around; wherever you look is a scene ready for a painting.


Parc-en-Ciel: If you like being energetic and climbing around, this one is for you! There are five rope courses in the trees, two small courses for children, and three progressively more difficult courses for adults. Harnesses and instruction are included or you can enjoy a round of mini-golf. A lovely rural location for taking a picnic.

Walibi Leisure Park

The Walibi Leisure Park is close to Agen and offers a great day out for all the family. Fun rides, shows and special events offer a dynamic contrast to many of the other activities in the region.

what to see and do?

Please check out our "Things to Do and See" tab on our website where you will find an extensive list and links to many activities in the area.

1 Review
  • Cleanliness: 10
  • Comfort: 10
  • Condition: 10
  • Facilities: 10
  • Local Amenities: 10
  • Setting: 10
  • Value for Money: 10
10 / 10 holidayhungry 6 September, 2014

We had a wonderful stay at Caday Cottage, Patsy and Trev made us feel welcome and at ease from the start with a great tour of the property and grounds and we were soon settled in feeling very much at home in their beautiful cottage which was immaculate and catered for our every need. Inside the cottage not only were the essentials provded for but there was plenty for the kids to entertain themselves, drawing their attention away from their tablets and photes etc.. They enjoyed the puzzles, games and challenging eachother on the Wii, plus being able to watch films in the evening.

By day the pool area was perfect which we all enjoyed immensely being able to relax in such a tranquil piece of paradise. The location is prime with great views and the bonus of the river which we enjoyed visiting daily. We travelled out and about a bit oo during our stay seeing most of the local attractions and also enjoyed playing mini golf and go-karting.

The whole family had a really fantastic time and we shall definitely be recommending you to our close friends and family.

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