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Charming 1 bedroom cottage with shared use of the pool, set on a country estate

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1 bedroom
1 bathroom
2 guests
Minimum stay varies
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Charming 1 bedroom cottage with shared use of the pool (used occasionally by the owners). This Dordogne gite is attached to the owners 16th century home, set on an historical country estate. Peaceful setting with beautiful gardens, walks, fishing lake. Near to pretty towns & weekly markets. Cafe, restaurants, shops 6km. The Dordogne region South West France. Bergerac 30km. Fully flexible changeover & length of stay throughout the year. One bedroom with either twin beds or large king double with a “zip and link” mattress. The cottage allows 2 guests in total. This pretty gite, part of the 16th century “Chartreuse” Domaine de Colombat, was built in 1594 by King Henri IV of France and has the benefit of being all on one floor. Attached to the owners house and has its own private entrance, t...Charming 1 bedroom cottage with shared use of the pool (used occasionally by the owners). This Dordogne gite is attached to the owners 16th century home, set on an historical country estate. Peaceful setting with beautiful gardens, walks, fishing lake. Near to pretty towns & weekly markets. Cafe, restaurants, shops 6km. The Dordogne region South West France. Bergerac 30km. Fully flexible changeover & length of stay throughout the year. One bedroom with either twin beds or large king double with a “zip and link” mattress. The cottage allows 2 guests in total. This pretty gite, part of the 16th century “Chartreuse” Domaine de Colombat, was built in 1594 by King Henri IV of France and has the benefit of being all on one floor. Attached to the owners house and has its own private entrance, this is the only rented part of the property. The owners, a retired couple and very keen gardeners, welcome you to their idyllic and peaceful setting, a large estate surrounded by mature gardens and its own countryside and woodland. There are walks around the property and woodland, a path takes you down to the large lake which is a beautiful spot for sitting and watching the visiting wildlife. The house is set at the end of a long private tree lined carriage driveway, there is plenty of space of parking; including undercover if you wish. You have full access to the estate which consists of 110 acres of grassland, oak, chestnut and pine woods with well maintained woodland walks, a fishing lake and lovely gardens. The nearest village is St Front de Pradoux (4km / 5 minute drive) which has an Artisan Boulangerie with super breads and a supermarket. Mussidan with restaurants (6km), a mix of shops and a small high street and holds a traditional French market every Saturday morning. Sitting room: This charming room is flanked with original thick stone walls. A comfortable sofa and armchair are set around the wood burner and there is a small table with two chairs with views over the gardens and the owners vegetable garden. TV with French and English channels, DVD player and a selection of DVD’s to watch and plenty of books to read. Kitchen: Modern country kitchen with lots of cupboard space and a dining table. Facilities include; Dishwasher Refrigerator with freezer compartment Electric oven Gas hob Microwave Kettle Toaster Cafetiere Utility room: Washing machine, iron, ironing board, hoover etc. shared with the owner, both guests and the owner have separate access. Additional shared freezers in the barn with nearby direct access. Bedroom: The bed can be either a king size double or can be split into two singles if required (zip and link). Lots of built-in wardrobe space and drawers. Mosquito net. There is a TV with DVD player for watching films (no TV channels). A fan and hairdryer are provided. Bathroom: Modern en-suite bathroom with a feature bath, separate walk in shower, wc and wash basin. Cleaning, towels and linen: Bed linen and bath towels are provided and included in the price. Garden, woodlands and lake: Walk out from the sitting room onto your own private covered terrace with table, chairs and lounger chairs with views over the paddock. Charcoal BBQ. South west facing for stunning sunsets. The estate consists of 110 acres of grassland, oak, chestnut and pine woods, explore the well maintained woodland walks crisscross each other with benches for a rest. The “secrete garden”, an open glade in the forest with a picnic bench is a lovely quiet spot for a picnic. There is also a lake where you can watch the wildlife or do some fishing, fish include Carp to a few pounds and Zander. If you love nature you will feel at home here, there are many types of wildlife including deer, wild boar, birds of all kinds including kingfishers on the lake. Beautiful well kept mature gardens surround the property. Driveway and parking area. Swimming pool: The pool (shared with the owners) is situated in front of the owners side of the property. The owners are quite private and generally rarely use the pool themselves. The pool measures 10m x 5m and is 1.5m deep throughout. The pool is open through out the year. A large sun terrace surrounds the pool with beautiful garden views.More
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Tracy HolidayCottagesandVillas (Property Manager Holiday Cottages and Villas)
Languages spoken:English
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:June 2008
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This property is attached to the owners house and has its own private entrance, this is the only rented part of the property. The owners, a retired couple and very keen gardeners, welcome you to their idyllic and peaceful setting, a large estate surrounded by mature gardens and its own countryside and woodland.
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Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: No
DVD Player
Cooker
Grill
Fishing Nearby
Refrigerator
Washer
Dishwasher
Towels Provided
Freezer
Private Garden
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cable/satellite TV
Iron
TV
Parking
Microwave
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Ping Pong Table
Linens Provided
Horse Riding Nearby
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Internet Access
Shared Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
Toaster
Patio
Fireplace
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About the neighbourhood
The nearest village is St Front de Pradoux (4km / 5 minute drive) which has an Artisan Boulanger with super breads and a supermarket. Mussidan (6km) with restaurants, mix of shops with a small high street. Market day is Saturday. Saint Émilion 57km, Bergerac 30km, Bordeaux 108km, Riberac 23km, Verteillac 30km, Brantome 50km, Perigueux 40km, Aubeterre 35km, Sainte Foy la Grande 36km, Castillon la Bataille 48km. Riberac hosts many musical events during the summer, ranging from classical Baroque to blues, jazz, rock and folk. There is good walking in and around Ribérac and for those who love old buildings, a superb circuit of Romanesque churches is on the doorstep.
How to get there
Airports: Bergerac 40 km (40 minutes drive) Bordeaux 115km Limoges 135km Brive Souillac 127km Train: Périgueux (Paris line) 43km Bergerac (Bordeaux line) 31km Bordeaux (TGV). Bordeaux station 106km
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