Dordogne VacationsFRBO Property 26944 Vacation Rental
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Dordogne, France  (# 26944)
 Dordogne - 2 charming gites with swimming pool
  VacationsFRBO Dordogne Vacation Rentals Property ID 26944 Le Chai  

Major City: Bergerac
Distance: 10-20 mi

Type:   Cottage
Area: Rural

Bedrooms: 3
Sleeps: 6
Baths: 2
Size: 75 Sq M

Internet: No
Pets OK: No
Pool: Yes
Spa: No

Calendar: No
Exchange: No
For Sale: No
Credit Cards: No

 
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Name: Rachel Jones

Phone: 00 33 553 248376

Languages: English

VacationsFRBO Listing Since: 2007-04-14

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     Description 


Self-catering holiday cottages, or gites, near the medieval market
town of EYMET. Located just 20 mins SW of Bergerac airport and
about a little over an hour from Bordeaux. The cottages are
superbly restored former wine-making buildings and retain much
character and charm. Set in an idyllic 2.5 acre estate among
vineyards and sunflower fields. Sleep up to 4/5 and 6 people
respectively. On-site facilities include swimming pool, games
courtyard and area designated for ball sports.



 

     Amenities 


For guests wishing to simply kick back and relax, our 2½ acres of
mature grounds are surrounded by tranquil, unspoilt, wine-making
countryside where wildlife and particularly birds of prey are in
abundance. On-site we have the following facilities:

Swimming pool (fully alarmed) with sun-loungers and parasols
Poolside dining terrace
Games court with boules, ping-pong and pool table



 

     Attractions 


The local area provides a wealth of interesting activites, all
within easy reach

Partake in wine tasting at any of the numerous vineyards on our
doorstep, or follow Bergerac's wine route, or choose to explore the
fascinating hill town of St Emilion, now a UNESCO World Heritage
Site, only a 40 minute drive away · Visit local Chateaux including
Chateau de Puyguilhem, Chateau de Duras and Chateau de Monbazillac ·
Canoe or take a boat ride in Les Garbarres, traditional vessels,
along the Dordogne River · Enjoy a round of golf on the 18 hole
course at Monestier, only a 10 minute drive away · The region offers
anglers a host of rivers, waterways and lakes, the River Dropt and
Lake Escourroux to name just two spots for a peaceful days fishing
near Eymet · Traditional and Farmers' markets provide the perfect
occasion to sample the delights of the land, such as duck, goose,
truffles, porcini mushrooms, walnuts and strawberries, direct from
the source · Splash around in Bergerac's Aqua Park Junior Land,
ideal for younger children · Visit the educational Aquarium park at
le Bugue where you will learn about nature - 6,000 fish inhabit
3,000,000 litres of water · Learn about the region's history at a
number of fascinating sites - feed your interest in Prehistoric man
(France's national prehistoric museum is located at Les Eyzies), or
tour Troglodite villages and cave dwellings · Cycling - enjoy
virtually traffic-free, winding roads. Bicycle hire available
locally. Keen cyclists may choose to head eastwards up the Dordogne
or Vezere valleys · Explore the countryside on horseback. Equestrian
centres at Bergerac · Bird watching - see Eagles and other birds of
prey in abundance locally · Follow one of the areas many walks or
hiking trails, with circuits ranging from 6km to 150km there's
something for all ramblers

Special Events

Wine and Hot Air Ballooning Festival at Duras (usually 2nd weekend
in August)
Swing Jazz Music Festival at Monségur (usually 1st weekend in July)
Bastille Day celebrations with fireworks (on/around 14th July)
Medieval Festival at Eymet (August)
Food and Music Festival at Bergerac (July)
Torchlight processions, in costume dress with street entertainment
and tastings at Eymet, Beaumont, Limeuil and Lalinde (July through
September)
International Festival of Street Art at Miramont-de-Guyenne (August)
Theatre, concerts, dance and art exhibitions at Bergerac (year
round)
Brocante and Vide Grenier - Antiques and car boot sales (year round)




 

     Rates 



Rates vary from £300 - £900 depending on season, and our weeks run from Saturday to Saturday. A 30% deposit is required to secure a booking, and we ask for a security deposit of £125 per gite per week.



 

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