Spacious holiday let, heated pool, Aquitaine - AT007048

Coulx (10km from Miramont-de-Guyenne), Lot et Garonne, Aquitaine Reference: AT007048 Advertiser since: 31 March 2014
Property Board Arrival Bedrooms Sleeps Bathrooms
Gigan Farmhouse Self Catering Flexible 5 12 3

About this property

Beautiful Farmhouse, Large Grounds With Heated Pool. This cottage/gite is in a rural setting.

Beautiful farmhouse located in the gently rolling sunflower-filled landscape of the Lot-et-Garonne within easy reach of Miramont-de-Guyenne, Eymet, Villeneuve-sur-Lot and the many tourist attractions. It's gated and situated in 6.5 acres of fabulous landscaped gardens in a totally private position but just a few minutes drive from the small town of Tombeboeuf which has a boulangerie, butcher, good restaurant, large lake for country walks or fishing and the added bonus of a great 9 hole golf course. There is a cottage in the grounds sleeping 4 people which can be rented separately or together with the Farmhouse. Both properties share the large heated pool.

The views from the terraces and gardens are stunning - whether looking north or south to the hill just above the house and the restored windmill, perfect for painting and particularly fabulous in summer when the fields are carpeted with sunflowers. There are super travertine tiled en suites, decorated with Farrow & Ball paints, Jim Lawrence light fittings and gorgeous soft furnishings. There are also mosquito blinds on the bedroom windows - and all of them upstairs so you can leave your windows open to the breeze at night.

The outdoor space is great for everyone - whether for a lazy afternoon dozing on the daybeds or hammocks or enjoying a game of croquet, badminton or table tennis. There is a good selection of bikes of different sizes for you to use, complemented by a selection of bike helmets. There's plenty of things for the younger ones too, from scooters to a football goal, from a sandpit to a Wendy house and a wooden climbing frame.

The property is fully equipped for babies and small children - cot, high chair, stair gate, videos, books, swing, toys.....!

It's also a perfect base for self guided walking tours, with almost 400 routes available throughout the department.

Type

Cottage/Gite

Kitchen and dining

Spacious well equipped kitchen with AGA 6:4 conventional cooker, granite worktops, dishwasher, washing machine, fridge/freezer and another large freezer located in the cellar below the Farmhouse.

Extending oak table to seat 12.

Also exterior large covered terrace with plenty of tables and chairs for everyone plus a bbq.

Living rooms

Large lounge with leather sofas and fireplace, terracotta floors and log burner (the house is centrally heated).

Free to view satellite tv, dvd and wi-fi.

Large mezzanine "den" / play area with tv and games - perfect for kids!

Wc.

Bedrooms

2 double bedrooms each with super king-size bed and travertine tiled en suite shower room (on ground floor).

3 twin bedrooms - which can easily be converted to doubles if required - please ask us (on first floor). These bedrooms share a family bath/shower/room with wc.

Bathrooms

En suite shower room and wc for each of the 2 bedrooms (on ground floor).

Shower/bath room with separate wc (on first floor).

Heating

Log burner.

Garden and outside

There are two terraces and a large built-in bbq looking towards the pool, one of these has a large awning to shade you from the midday sun and a table seating at least 12 - leaving plenty of room for a few easy chairs and creating a perfect outdoor living space.

Large 12m x 6m heated salt water pool secured by a hard cover and an alarm for your peace of mind.

Small veggie patch usually stocked with herbs, tomatoes, lettuces and sometimes courgettes for you to help yourselves to.

Wildflower meadow with meandering trails so younger guests can go off on adventures within sight of their parents, with another path leading to a thatched wooden pergola, perfectly positioned to enjoy the view of the windmill on the hill and to enjoy a cool glass of wine while watching the sun go down!

Please note the grounds and pool are shared with the cottage.

Parking and garages

There is plenty of parking at the property.

Visitor suitability

Adults. Children. Babies. The property is especially suitable for children and babies.

Facilities

  • Cleaning

  • Internet

  • No smoking

  • Linen

  • Child facilities

  • Meals

  • Shared pool

Activities

Antiques/Brocante Market

Name of nearest antiques/brocante market: Miramont-de-Guyenne
Distance: 10 km

Creative arts

Cycling

Family activities

Golf

Name and address of nearest golf course: Golf de Barthe, Tombeboeuf
Distance: 3 km

Sports

About the Owner/Advertiser, Mrs Beverley Dunham

Our agency business started renting holiday properties in South West France in 2002 - We live in the area and are always on hand to answer any queries.

Year property purchased 2017
Why this location? Here you will find a great sense of space, peace and tranquility. From one side of the house is a beautiful view up to the windmill, to the other side are views over the valley and surrounding farmland. The house is five minutes’ drive from the local village which has a boulangerie for morning croissants, as well as a small epicerie for your day to day needs.
Unique benefits of property Beautiful farmhouse located in the gently rolling sunflower-filled landscape of the Lot-et-Garonne within easy reach of Miramont-de-Guyenne, Eymet, Villeneuve-sur-Lot and the many tourist attractions. Its gated and situated in 6.5 acres of fabulous landscaped gardens in a totally private position but just a few minutes drive from the small town of Tombeboeuf which has a boulangerie, butcher, good restaurant, large lake for country walks or fishing and the added bonus of a great 9 hole golf course.
The views from the terraces and gardens are stunning - whether looking north or south to the hill just above the house and the restored windmill, perfect for painting and particularly fabulous in summer when the fields are carpeted with sunflowers. There are super travertine tiled en suites, decorated with Farrow & Ball paints, Jim Lawrence light fittings and gorgeous soft furnishings.

The Owner Recommends

Local markets

The local markets are always worth a visit. Eymet's market is not to be missed and is on a Thursday, Miramont's market is on a Monday, Villareal's market is on a Saturday and the market at Issigeac on a Sunday is always very busy so try to get there early. Evening markets in the summer months are great to visit.

Chateau visits

Head east of the property and visit the impressive chateaux of Biron, Beynac and Castelnaud-la-Chapelle.

Beautiful villages

The area is home to some of the most beautiful villages in France. Named as some of 'Les plus beaux villages de France', Belves, Beynac-et-Cazenac, Castelnaud-la-Chapelle, Domme, La Roque-Gageac, Monflanquin and Monpazier are all worth a visit.

Beautiful gardens

The Jardins de Marqueyssac are beautiful, and the view from the viewing platform across the Dordogne valley towards La Roque-Gageac is spectacular.