Cottage to let in Aquitaine with lake - AT004390

Saint-Front-sur-Lemance (11km from Fumel), Lot et Garonne, Aquitaine Reference: AT004390 Advertiser since: 12 December 2014
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The Apartment Self Catering Saturday 2 5 1 Sofabed

About this property

Idyllic Holiday In A Beautiful Stone Barn. This cottage/gite is in a village setting.

Domaine de Seguinet is a small private estate comprising just three restored holiday homes (sleeping 12, 5 & 5) and set in over 18 acres of beautiful grounds including an orchard, mill stream, lake and bordered by the picturesque River Lemance.

NEW: Offering Art Classes with Tom Shepherd
20th May to 26th May
2nd Sept to 8th Sept.

Offering Wine Tasting Classes with Amanda Rowley
17th to 23rd June
Please email us for more details.
Behind the manor house is the restored 2 and a half bedroom The Apartment, perfectly situated facing into the grassy courtyard with an antique centre piece fountain. With lovely stone steps leading upto the cosy converted barns, it sleeps 5. We are happy to offer 'wild swimming' in our own lake (water tested) to visitors staying in The Apartment.
Seguinet is situated in the heart of the Aquitaine region on the borders of the rivers Lot, Garonne and Dordogne. It is a 10 min drive from Fumel where there are many large supermarkets, restaurants and shops. Numerous famous bastide towns and chateaux are nearby and well worth a visit. Belves, Monflanquin, Monpazier, Villefranche-du-Perigod, Issigeac and Chateau de Biron to mention just a few. The beautiful town of Sarlat is only a 45 min drive away.
Arriving at Le Seguinet is so easy with Bergerac airport only an hours drive on a simple and easy to follow route. Bordeaux and Toulouse are also within an easy drive.
There is a strong gastronomic tradition in this area, eating out is part of the French way of life. Lunch time is the best value with three course lunch menu from around 12 euros including wine. Haute cuisine for gourmets, is also available and can be found locally, including the 1 Michelin star restaurants in Pujols (40 mins) & Agen (40 mins). There are a couple of great restaurants in Gavaudun. Just 10 min drive away you can sit in one of the two restaurants at the foot of the stunning Chateau de Bonaguil.
With an extensive knowledge of the surrounding areas we are happy to provide you with information on what to do and where to go during your stay with us. The countryside with the river Lot just a 10 min drive away at Fumel, is fabulous for canoeing, hiking, cycling, golfing, swimming.



Kitchen and dining

Well equipped kitchenette with a fridge-freezer, electric cooker with oven. There is also a microwave, toaster and kettle.
Washing machine is in the barn next door for your private use.

Living rooms

A living room with comfortable seating. It has English as well as French television.

There is a small fold down dining table that seats 4. There is an outside patio table to for alfresco dining.


There are two and a half bedrooms.
The master bedroom has a king size bed with a single bed in the smaller room next to it. The second bedroom has a double bed. There is lots of wardrobes and drawers in each room.


There are there ensuite bathrooms with both bedrooms.


There are electric radiators in every room.


There is wi-fi throughout the property. There is uk and French tv.

There is a games room with a pool table, darts and air hockey. There is also a pool table for children,

Garden and outside

The Apartment is in a courtyard setting with a fountain in the middle. There is a table tennistwble there.
Outside the courtyard are extensive grounds for you to explore. There are swings and slides for toddlers as well as larger swings for older children.
There is a lake with a boat for your use as well as canals, rivers and pond for you to explore.
The Apartment has access to wild swimming in our private lake. It is beautifully set up with loungers and parasols. There is a also a bench and a picnic table by the lake.

Parking and garages

Plenty of outdoor parking.

Visitor suitability

It is suitable for most visitors.

Information about any additional facilities

There is carp and trout in the lake for the fishing enthusiast. We have a few rods for your use.


  • Cleaning

  • Internet

  • No smoking

  • Linen

  • Child facilities

  • Meals



Family activities

Fishing nearby

Species of fish: Trout, carp
Name of nearest fishing location: Lake on the property

Fishing on-site


Name and address of nearest golf course: Villeneuve Country Golf club
Distance: 40 km

Horse riding

Name and address of nearest stables: Pony club
Distance: 5 km

Signed wine route

Name of nearest signed wine route: Cahors


Name/number of nearest marked trail: Lots of marked trails close by

Wine tasting

Name and address of nearest wine producer: Hauts de bonaguil
Distance: 10 km

About the Owner/Advertiser, Mr Martyn Finnigan

We are an English couple who have loved holidaying in France and eventually bought a place here. We have enjoyed the past few years renovating the place and in the process getting to know the area, the people and the experiencing the French way of life. We would now like to share Seguinet and a lot of local places to visit and restaurants to sample for your exclusive holiday in the Lot et Garonne department of France.

Year property purchased 2009
Why this location? We love this area of Lot et Garonne with its rolling hills and lush green valleys with lots of woodlands.
Old bastides towns, golden stone buildings and the architecture in this area is fabulous too.
Unique benefits of property Seguinet is set on 18 acres of land with 3 gites. The is a lake, a pond, a canal and 2 frivers on the property. For fishing enthusiasts there is carp and trout in the lake. For nature lovers, there are birds and bees to watch. The area is great for walkers and cyclists. There are lots of bastide towns and chateaux to visit. Lots of wine tasting to be done in the vineyards around.

The Owner Recommends

Chateau Biron

Chateau Biron is beautiful hilltop chateau with views for miles around.

Chateau Bonaguil

Impressive chateau

Parc en ceil

Adventure park for all ages.