|Le Bourg||Self Catering||Saturday||3||6||1|
200 year old renovated stone house on the edge of tranquil Montpezat village, set on a hilltop with lovely views. Private parking space, bright aspect with large living kitchen, adjoining a small terrace with views. The house is double glazed and has blinds to stay cool in hot weather. Toilet and washbasin on the ground floor, plus a shower room, toilet and washbasin on the first floor. The house terrace gives direct access across a tiny village lane to a private enclosed garden with 19' x 12' in- ground pool, sun terrace, loungers, dining furniture and bbq. Montpezat is a rural, mainly French-speaking village with a post office, wifi, doctor and basic village shop with bar within a short walk of the house. Delightful pretty village picnic area with table tennis, basketball, swings etc. Pretty Castelmoron-sur-Lot village with weekly market, shops and bakeries is 5 km from the house. The house is within 30 minutes of Walibi Theme Park (rides), listed "Prettiest village of France" Pujols, many lovely restaurants, festivals, markets, wine-tasting and free open air music concerts (in season). 3 km from the beautiful River Lot with river beach, boating etc. 2 hours' drive to the lovely Atlantic coast at Archachon where you can climb the highest sandunes in Europe or swim at the family resort of Biscarosse.
Well equipped living kitchen with family size fridge freezer, dining table and chairs, Bosch electric cooker, microwave, leather sofas, flat screen monitor and dvd player (no tv reception), small cd player and radio. A small selection of dvd, plus books and board games provided. Dishwasher, washing machine, iron and ironing board in the separate utility room.
The living area has two leather and one wicker sofa, coffee table and flat screen monitor for DVDs (no TV reception). A small supply of DVDs provided, plus a selection of books, games and a CD player. Pleasant views towards the pool and valley beyond.
Kind size French style carved bed in one room, a small twin bedded room, plus a third bedroom which has one three-quarter and one single bed. A travel cot is provided, plus a baby quilt and sheets.
A toilet and washbasin lead off the utility room on the ground floor. Upstairs, there is a recently renovated shower room, toilet and washbasin.
Flat screen monitor (no tv reception), dvd player, small selection of dvds, books for adults and children, board games, small cd player and radio.
Small enclosed terrace immediately adjoining the living kitchen with small table and four chairs, giving lovely valley views. Directly across a tiny village lane, six steps down to an enclosed private garden and pool, with sun terrace, loungers, dining table, chairs and parasol. Small grassed area, bbq and palm tree.
Private parking space.
There are 6 steps down into the enclosed garden.
Free wifi is available at the nearby post office, just a short walk from the house. Short walk to small basic village shop and bar, picturesque village picnic area, windmill and children's playground. Fans in each room. Hairdryer provided.
I am a retired small business person. I have two adult children and one grandchild.
|Year property purchased||2004|
|Why this location?||The area is known for its scenic beauty, long, warm, sunny season and lush farmland. It has mediaeval villages, wonderful street markets, free night markets with live music in high season, fun parks, vineyards, the lot - what's not to like?|
|Unique benefits of property||Tranquil scenic setting on the edge of a pretty village with lovely views.|
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays in July and August, there are free admission open air events in 3 picturesque local villages. Enjoy live music, local food and produce, a short drive away from the house. Relax in the ambiance of warm summer nights with a welcoming atmosphere for the whole family.
Colourful street markets in nearby villages and towns on every day of the week in high season, including Sundays. Everything from local fresh produce to leather goods, with ample free parking nearby.
The picturesque village of Pujols with its mediaeval streets, timber and stone buildings, restaurants and markets, is 30 minutes drive from the house. Huge free car park and a warm welcome awaits.
Free wine tasting at pretty Buzet sur Baise, a village 20 minutes drive from the house. Take a walk along the pedestrian and cycle path of the picturesque Canal Lateral while you are there and stop for lunch or a drink in the restaurant.
Walibi Theme Park near Agen, 20 km from the house, with rides, beautiful picnic grounds and enjoyment for all the family.