|Les Gîtes De Guillegorce||Self Catering||Flexible||4||12||2|
Welcome to Guillegorce, a spacious, tranquil, private property full of French charm and character.
Guillegorce is a hamlet with a gîte and a private swimming pool, tv and Internet access. It is less than 4 km away from the quaint village of La Sauvetat du Dropt which has a boulangerie and small supermarket.
The Farmhouse gîte sleeps up to 12 people. It is available to rent from May until the end of October. Babies are welcome: we have one travel cot and a high chair.
Guillegorce is situated in a private position at the end of a quiet lane with lovely views over the surrounding countryside. There is a large fenced pool (12m x 6m) with a Roman step and a large covered terrace. The gîte is surrounded by large green gardens with swings and a slide for younger children and table tennis. There is garden furniture, patio and a charcoal barbecue.
The property is set in the heart of the Côtes de Duras on the Dordogne, Gironde and Lot-et-Garonne borders. Bergerac is only 35km away and the famous wine making village of Monbazillac is only 30 km away. Other tourist spots include Bordeaux, St Emilion, Duras, Eymet and countless châteaux.
The gîte has been restored in the style of the region, is comfortable and spacious. It is traditional but with modern comforts. It is the ideal location for families and friends to stay in beautiful, quiet countryside. The owners' house is also on site but is tucked away to the rear of the property. Supermarkets and other amenities are all close by but a car is essential.
The pool is unheated so is available for use in the summer months only. Bath and hand towels for inside use and bedlinen are provided.
If you are thinking of bringing a pet, please contact us.
The kitchen is large and fully equipped with a dining table which can comfortably seat 12 people.
It has a gas oven with hob, large fridge/freezer, microwave, dishwasher, kettle, toaster and coffee machines.
There is a very large cupboard with ample crockery, pans and utensils needed for your stay.
The lounge leads off the kitchen. This room is spacious and comfortable with beamed ceilings, an enormous antique fireplace and marble floor. There are sofas, occasional furniture and a writing desk. The flat screen HD television has French and UK channels and a Blu-ray player. There is also a cd/tape/radio player.
Overlooking the lounge is a beautiful wooden galleried landing.
To the rear of the living room there is a further corridor and a door leading out onto the terrace at the front of the Farmhouse. Through here is a large double bedroom with king size bed, shower-room with toilet and a laundry room with washing machine and iron.
The first floor is accessed from the lounge by solid wooden but steep stairs with a child gate at the top. From there a large galleried mezzanine leads off to a further three bedrooms – 1 king size, 1 double and one with 1 bunk-bed and a king size bed.
On the mezzanine itself there is a bedroom with double bed and curtain surround for privacy, an oak table and further seating for relaxation.
The main bathroom is on the first floor, comprising twin hand basins, bath and large shower cubicle. There is also a separate cloakroom with toilet and hand basin.
Downstairs there is a modern shower room with toilet and hand basin.
Our pool is a place to relax, soak up the hot summer sun and to have fun! It is at the side of the gîte, surrounded by lawns, shrubs and trees. It is fully fenced with a child proof gate, is unheated and has a unique design with a Roman step. It measures 12 x 6m, so is large and spacious. t the deep end the pool is 1.5m deep.
The terrace has a range of sun loungers, parasols and an undercover area with table tennis.
There is a swing and slide set behind the pool.
The gardens are spacious and overlook surrounding fields and hills. The gardens are laid to lawn and have a range of trees. The gardens have been planted with roses, passion flowers, wisteria, hibiscus and irises.
Within the gardens, there is a vine pergola to relax under in the shade.
There is also a washing rotary line, a charcoal barbecue and plenty of garden furniture.
There are also a few outside toys such as boules.
You might even spot some of our resident Llamas.
Ample parking for at least 3 cars. There are automatic solar lights that light up the area at night.
The property is suitable for people of all ages. Our downstairs bedroom is ideal for our older guests in particular, as they won't have to use the stairs. There is 1 step from the parking to the front door of the gîte and a further 1 step down from the kitchen to the lounge.
I live in France with my husband, dad and 2 cats. I used to be a teacher but swapped that life for the peace and quiet of SW France. I adore my two siamese cats and my beautiful, grown up daughters who still live in the UK.
|Year property purchased||2016|
|Why this location?||The weather. Rural. Less cars.|
|Unique benefits of property||Visitors remark on how quiet and peaceful our place is. It also boasts beautiful gardens, a large pool, a very large gîte full of charm and character with modern features and a variety of animals which include a dog, cats, hens and llamas. It is indeed in the countryside but shops, attractions and restaurants are within easy reach.|
Eymet is a local Bastide town with lots of restaurants to choose from and a weekly Market on a Thursday.
A lovely Chateau to visit in the town of Duras. The views are exceptional from the top and there is an interesting whispering room.
At walking distance from our gîte, this lake is a haven of peace and tranquility. You can walk around the entire lake (about 8km). It has a variety of fish and birds.
This is a restaurant in Thénac, a 15 minute drive from the gîte. A fabulous French restaurant offering a 5 course meal with wine included for each course. It is duck orientated but they can do vegetarian or vegan options on enquiry.
A French restaurant in the village of Auriac offering good value lunch and dinner courses with exceptional service.