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La Lavande

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Very Good 4.5/5 Score from 4 reviews

The Charming Perigordian Gites - La Petite Devinie

Gite | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Nearest beach 60 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • No pets allowed

La Lavenda is a spacious and comfortably furnished gite with a settee which can be opened up as a sofa bed, two comfortable arm chairs, coffee table, colour TV with over 100 satellite channels; DVD player; book cases with books and ornaments. Lovely table and floor lamps create a warm and beautiful ambience in this living area with stone walls and exposed beams.

The gite has its separate entrance and a private terrace with marvellous views. Ideal for al-fresco dinning and sharing precious moments with your family or friends with a nice glass of wine. You can admire the gorgeous stars in those warm summer nights and several of the guests had spotted shooting stars across the sky.

Brand new pool liner for the season of 2012.

Size Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms
Nearest beach Arcachon 60 km
Will consider Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car essential
Nearest Amenities 1 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Bergerac 20 km, Nearest railway: Bergerac 20 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access, DVD player
Pool Shared outdoor pool (unheated)
General Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 Shower rooms
Furniture 1 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4
Outdoors Shared outdoor pool (unheated), Balcony or terrace, Shared garden, BBQ
Access Secure parking
Further details indoors

The living, dinning and kitchen areas are all open plan.

The fitted well-equipped kitchen has a electric hob, microwave, oven & grill, fridge with freezer, cafetéria, new sauce and frying pans as well as a washing machine.

There is a downstairs toilet with wash basin and an enclosed shower. The 2 bedrooms and bathroom with new shower attachment and shower curtain, wc, vanity unit and basin are upstairs.

The double bedroom has a wardrobe, bedside cabinets with table lamps and a small chest of drawer. The twin bedroom has 2 single beds which can be put together as a large double bed. There are two bedside cabinets with table lamps. It also has a wardrobe and a chest of drawer and a large mirror. Both bedrooms feature exposed beams and stone walls.

Further details outdoors

The terrace is planted with lavenders and marigolds.

There are outdoors furniture, sun loungers and parasol.

The property has generous gardens, lawns, meadow & woodland. Guests are welcome to wander around, play badminton, boules and foot ball.

The huge walnut tree provides welcome shading in the summer, to read, unwind and admire the marvellous views and surrounds. At midday and seven in the evening, you will hear church bells floating gently across the hills from the distant village.

Private driveway access to the gites, with ample parking space for cars.

Further details

ment & Mobazillac which are close by. The owner Isabel, is an aficionado of the wines of South Western France with Diplomas from The Wine & Spirits Trust in London. She offers daily wine tasting tours for a minimum of 2 persons, on an intimate and flexible basis. If you like to add another pleasurable dimension to your holiday to visit chateaux and vineyards and to improve your wine knowledge, this is the ideal place for you! Please advise her if such a day trip would be of interest when you make the booking of the gite. She will be happy to give you further details of the tours. You can find more details of the wine tours on the owners' website www.gite-wine-tours.com

Nearby Villamblard and Vergt offer unique opportunities to take the flavours of the region home. Villamblard has its own nationally renowned distillery where you can purchase liquors and cordials in the quaint distillery shop. Vergt has a strawberry fair each June where many different varieties grown around here can be sampled.

The Dordogne region

Dordogne is one of the most beautiful and popular destinations in France.

The region is renowned for its diversity of landscapes, the richness of its cuisine and a wealth of activities on offer to visitors. It is steeped in history and culture with prehistoric caves, bastide towns, churches, gardens, castles and medieval villages. Your will enjoy wandering through the famous towns and villages such Sarlat, Domme, La Roque-Gageac and Bergerac with the twisted back streets and ancient buildings; discovering their heritage of bygone ages as well as shopping in the French markets.

The Dordogne river is enchanting. Take a boat ride on one of those old barges and glide past some of Perigord's most beautiful sights. It is great for those who like activities in the open air, such as canoeing, rafting, fishing and swimming. Hot air ballooning is another adventure which is popular, visitors can admire the stunning landscapes and beautiful sites from above.

The climate is hot in the summer and warm in the Spring and Autumn season.

Bergerac

Bergerac is a lovely town which offers all the amenities. The old town has wonderful timber buildings, narrow streets and a statue of Cyrano de Bergerac. You can embark on a barge tour on the river Dordogne, at the Maison du Vines sample the sumptuous local wines and the adjacent cloister holds free evening concerts in the summer months. Saturday and Wednesdays are market days in Bergerac. You will find seasonal local produces such as strawberries, honey, vegetables, walnuts, truffles, free range meats and chicken and lovely fresh baked breads in abundant.

In our area, there are many jazz concerts throughout the year and they are often held in château and vineyards. A pre-concert dinner is sometimes on offer at a very reasonable price.

InJuly and August , the 'night markets' in various villages are a great favourite of the locals and tourists alike where one could enjoy the delights of the local cuisine outdoors in the warm summer evenings with music and sometimes dance and often end with fire works towards midnight.

It is an ideal place to discover and 'déguster' the wines of Bergerac, Perchament & Mobazillac, the vineyards are just a short drive from the gites. Other famous châteaux in St Emilion, Pomerol and Bordeaux are also within easy reach.

The area has many restaurants offering local gastronomy with such mouth watering cuisine like confit de canard and foie gras. There is a Michelin starred restaurant just 20 minutes away from the gites.

For those who like walking or cycling, the gorgeous countryside is at the doorstep of La Petite Devinie.

There is a riding school 15 minutes away and golf courses are about 1/2 hour drive.

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13 Oct 2013

5/5

"Highly Recommended vacation rental in south west France"

We had a very pleasant stay at La Petite Devinie Gites, an excellent break from the busy city life we are used to. The owners Isabel and Rowan have excellent local knowledge and provided us with good directions and recommendations to local activities and tourist attractions. They also booked restaurants for us which was a great help as we did not speak any French!

We took a wine tour with Isabel as our guild to nearby vineyards. It was a wonderful experience and a fantastic day out.

The Gite is very clean and well equipped, including a full kitchen, washing machine, bathroom and shower room , television, DVD player, Wifi internet, and even a barbecue. It was like home from home.

The pool is another major reason for us to pick this location. It is huge and kept very clean daily by Rowan. Lawn chairs lined the pool deck for the sun seekers and for close supervision of children. A gazebo is also located to one side of the pool which offers a break from the hot sun.

We can highly recommend staying at La Petite Devinie.

3 Jun 2013

4/5

"Beautiful location, very friendly and helpful owners"

The Gite was in a beautiful location, surrounded by well kept gardens. The views from the terrace were spectacular. Ideally located for exploring the area. The owners Isabel and Rowan were very friendly and helpful. The pool looked very inviting, but a little cold this early in the season.

25 Sep 2012

4/5

"Relaxing break"

Isabel and Rowan's cottages are well situated for plenty of trips. Close to Monbazillac, Bergerac, Perigueaux etc, and its fantastic pool and views are very welcome on days off or at the end of a long day. Thank you!

10 Aug 2012

5/5

"Superb Holiday At La Petite Devinie!"

Our family of 3 from Canada stayed at La Petite Devinie in July 2012. We enjoyed our stay at this property and had a lovely time visiting small villages and sampling wines from the region. The owner… More

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  • 2 Years listed

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Calendar last updated:26 Jan 2015

Based in France

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  • French
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