Holiday let with private pool in Aquitaine

Montpezat (26km from Agen), Lot et Garonne, Aquitaine Reference: AT004480 Advertiser since: 5 January 2016
Property Board Arrival Bedrooms Sleeps Bathrooms
Le Bourg Self Catering Saturday 3 6 1

About this property

Renovated Stone House with Private Pool. This cottage/gite is in a rural setting.

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.

Type

Cottage/Gite

Kitchen and dining

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.

Living rooms

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.

Bedrooms

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.

Bathrooms

A toilet and washbasin lead off the utility room on the ground floor. Upstairs, there is a recently renovated shower room, toilet and washbasin.

Entertainment

Flat screen monitor (no tv reception), dvd player, small selection of dvds, books for adults and children, board games, small cd player and radio.

Garden and outside

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.

Parking and garages

Private parking space.

Visitor suitability

There are 6 steps down into the enclosed garden.

Information about any additional facilities

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.

Facilities

  • No smoking

  • Linen

  • Private pool

Activities

Antiques/Brocante Market

Name of nearest antiques/brocante market: Pujols
Distance: 12 km

Cycling

Family activities

Fishing nearby

Species of fish: carp, perch, black bass, pike, zander
Name of nearest fishing location: River Lot, Castelmoron sur Lot
Distance: 3 km

Golf

Name and address of nearest golf course: Casteljaloux
Distance: 16 km

Wine tasting

Name and address of nearest wine producer: Buzet sur Baise
Distance: 12 km

About the Owner/Advertiser, Mrs Angela Errington

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.

The Owner Recommends

Local free "Night Markets" at 3 nearby villages with music and local food

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

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.

Listed "prettiest village of France" 30 mins

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.

Buzet sur Baise wine cave

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

Walibi Theme Park near Agen, 20 km from the house, with rides, beautiful picnic grounds and enjoyment for all the family.