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Farmhouse | 5 bedrooms | sleeps 12
A superbly restored manor, set in 55 acres with 2 fishing lakes. Spacious accommodation with high vaulted ceilings where families can enjoy outside b b q's on the terrace overlooking gardens and fenced solar heated pool.
The house is surrounded by woodland and meadows. The central, south facing terrace overlooks the private gardens and is flanked by a Perigord tower. Beyond, there is the fenced, solar heated pool 10 X 5 mts with a shallow end for children. There is a shower, loungers and parasols available at the pool. There is also a cabin near the lakes that must also be rented for the larger party of 13/14.
|Size||Sleeps up to 12, 5 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||lake beach 20 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Access||Car advised, Wheelchair users|
|Nearest Amenities||5 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Bergerac 30 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, Video player, CD player, Telephone, Table tennis, Satellite TV|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||5 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms of which 2 En suites and 2 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (4), Cots (1), Dining seats for 12, Lounge seats for 12|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ, Bicycles available, Private fishing lake or river|
|Access||Parking, Wheelchair users|
|Further details indoors|
Please note that the downstairs family room and one of the upstairs double bedrooms have ensuite facilities
There are also bunk beds in the family room
There are further shower rooms on the the ground floor and the upper floor
Outside there is a smaller table for children on the terrace
We also have high chairs, cots and push chairs and a small baby bath
It is possible for a wheel-chair to enter and use the ground floor. Internal doors are normal size so people with 'limited mobility' would be welcome.
|Further details outdoors|
The house is surrounded by woodland and meadows. The central, south facing terrace overlooks the private gardens and is flanked by a Perigord tower. Beyond, there is the fenced, solar heated pool 10X5 mts with a shallow end for children. There is a shower, loungers and parasols available at the pool.
There is a B-B-Q, table and seating for 12 plus children's table on the NEW vine covered terrace. (not in picture)There is also room for sunbathing on loungers as this area is quite a sun trap. There is also room for the tennis table.
The gardens and lawn, viewed from the terrace is safe for children. There are plenty of outside games available in the 'games store'. Garden snakes and ladders( fun used with the hose !), Badminton, darts, plus fishing rods and tennis raquets. Jigsaws, Indoor board games are also provided. There is also a small paddling pool that can be put on the lawn.
A welcome pack of drinks is available on arrival - wine, fruit juice, milk, tea and bottled water.
There is a local spring where you can fill up bottles with very pure, sweet water (this water is tested and safe )
The Aquitaine/Dordogne region
The Dordogne abounds with natural beauty from the lakes in the north to the vine covered slopes to the south.
Les Jonies is centrally placed in the Perigord Blanc. It is in a very quiet position.
Our nearest small town is Neuvic (about 4miles) situated on the river l'Isle. This river crosses our region east to west and although smaller than the Dordogne river, matches it in pastoral beauty. There is a chateau with botanicalgardens; below on the Isle are canoes, and boats for hire, swimming pool with large slide, crazy golf and tennis courts.We supply the raquets
Here there is a lively, weekly market. shops and cafes in the square and a XV1th chateau with botanical gardens. At the river here, it is possible to hire electric boats or for the more adventurous, canoes and kayaks (4E pp for 2hrs. - 2004 prices) to leisurely take in the views of the river including the other local chateaux. Along the banks there are picnic places and children's play areas.
There is horse riding at 3 stables not far and a little further afield (about 15miles) there are 2 leisure lakes with swimming, beach, pedalos and golf.
We are also within easy reach of both Bergerac on the Dordogne river and Perigueux on the l'Isle.
Perigueux, a town of art and history is known as the 'Jewel of the Dordogne, with its unique 'Byzantine' Cathedral designed in the form of a Greek Cross. There is a laberynth of paved lanes in the old quarter, viewing onto courtyards of mansions dating from the Middle Ages to the Renaissance. Small, quaint shops and cafes abound with markets, half-timbered houses and wide boulevards and Tourny alleys.
You will find plenty of leaflets on things to do in the area in the house, and there are Tourist Information Centres at St. Astier and Mussidan.
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4 Mar 2012
"Great getaway retreat"
We really enjoyed our stay at Les Jonies. The peace and quiet was what we all needed. The house is situated in a very good spot with fabulous walks, fishing lakes and close to places of interest. We found the house to be very comfortable with excellent amenties. We didn't want to leave and will definitely be returning for another stay.
3 Mar 2012
"Beautiful house in a lovely quiet location. Recommended."
A perfect place for a quiet, rural holiday.
Les Jonies is authentically French and very comfortable. The Owners were very helpful and approachable without being at all intrusive.
We appreciated the chilled bottle of champagne which awaited our arrival, and loved spending time on the sunny terrace underneath the pergola.
We will certainly return.
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