Barn | 6 bedrooms | sleeps 14
La Grange is beautiful Barn conversion set in secluded grounds with spectacular views over the rolling countryside.
The traditional features in the building and the luxury in the decor make it a lovley place to holiday, great for larger groups of friends or families travelling together, with the ability to close off bedrooms for smaller groups who want more room .
The excellent on site facilities, Heated Adults and Children's pool, Hot tub, Sauna, fun play areas, there are plenty of games and toys for all ages.
The two terrasses make the most of the day for those who want shade and those who love being in the sun all day with other areas for those who want to escape and read a book.
On arrival you are welcomed with a cold drink, homemade gateaux and a complementary welcome pack so you can same our local produce. You also have the facility to pre-order your tasty evening meal (at extra cost) on the day of arrival.
We know how important holidays are and confident you will not be disappointed.
|Size||Sleeps up to 14, 6 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Arcachon 150km or swimming lake with beach 20 minu|
|Nearest Amenities||3 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Bergerac 45 km, Nearest railway: Marmande 25 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||Jacuzzi or hot tub, Sauna, Log fire, Internet access, DVD player|
|General||TV, Video player, CD player, Pool or snooker table, Table tennis, Safe, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||6 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 3 En suites|
|Furniture||Single beds (6), Double beds (3), Cots (3), Dining seats for 14, Lounge seats for 12|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ, Bicycles available, Swing set, Trampoline|
|Further details indoors|
La Grange has undergone complete conversion to a superb standard with the holiday market in mind. Offering all modern conveniences and yet retaining the original character and charm of the old French barn The house is beautifully furnished with a mix of new and traditional furniture with plenty of soft furnishing for maximum comfort.
The barn has a huge well stocked kitchen, large dining area seating 14 and living area with comfy leather sofas , a galeried landing which is open to the vaulted ceiling.The gite offers spacious accommodation and facalities for 14 adults plus babies.
3 large double en suite bedrooms all have comfortable seating areas to relax if you need to escape the sun or just want to read late.
3 twin rooms, 2 of the twin's also have adjoinging rooms both fitted with cots. Fullly fitted bathroom/spa has a Jacuzzi bath, double sink, shower and sauna.
We pride ourselves on being child friendly with 4 high chairs, 3 cots, 1 cribs, locks on all the kitchen cupbards and socket covers, stair gates , baby monitors and plenty of toys and books and a wonderful play park.
Most importantly a fenced and gated swimming pool area with alarm for peice of mind.
We have tried to cater for all your holiday needs with
English and French television (with freeview channels),
DVD's, book's, and music library,
Indoor pool table with plenty of board games and toys for all ages.
|Further details outdoors|
When you're not exploring the many local sites or activites and just want to relax we have 2 terraces one in full sun and one in part shade to make the most of both times of day.
With beautiful gardens to walk through, you can pick plums or apples from the orchard and herbs from the herb garden for those relaxing long lunches.
Relax in the hot tub under the gazebo or cool off and take a dip in the heated 10 x 5 metre pool. The terrace combines tiled and decked areas on which there are plenty of sun loungers, tables and parasols and next to you is the shallow children's pool to keep the little ones entertained.
Table tennis badminton ,boules, crocket are just some of the outdoor games to keep you occupied,
With a great play area with swings, slide, trampoline, and jungle gym play frame for 2012, and ride-ons for the children.
If that's not enough you can take a stroll around the beautiful countryside with a 10 minute walk up to the windmill or a bike ride around the country lanes.
We have 3 adult and 2 children's bikes.
The owners are on hand to help out with anything you may need.
Changeovers are from Saturday to Saturday.
Departures: by 10am. Arrivals: after 4pm.
Towels and linen are provided.
Groups of less than 12 are availabe please enquire.
The Aquitaine/Dordogne region
La Grange is suitated in the Lot-et-Garonne, which because of it's climate of long hot summers is famous as a growing region. The beautiful sunflowers, vines and plums which are turned into prunes, can be sampled locally.
We also have a number of good winery's nearby, which offer degustation and are well worth a visit.
Also if you are here in August, there is the famous Duras wine festival.
The region has something to offer everyone, from lakes with sandy beaches, medieval bastide towns, French markets, caves and chateaux's Bonigal ,Biron and Castlenaud are both well worth visiting.
Activities for all the family are available within a short drive, such as golf,, horse riding, swimming lakes, canoeing, or just relaxing and enjoying the cuisine.
Coulx is a small rural village centrally located between Marmande and Villeneuve-sur-lot. Marmande has a great 30min train link to Bordeaux. -
The local bastide towns of Eymet, Monflanquin, Penne d'Agenais and Pujols are all different and just some of the lovely places to visit.
The local village of Tombeboeuf (3km) has a hotel and renowned restaurant, general store, bakery, butchers and pharmacy.
There is also a really good 9 hole golf course where you can spend the afternoon with lessons available for the novice, 5mins drive away.
We have a selection of resturaunts nearby serving fixed and a la carte menus to suite all budgets.
There is a fantastic swimming lake with a beach, pontoon and water activities which is about 20mins drive. This is a great day out and has enough to entertain the whole family all day - you can fish there as well.
There is another beach at the riverside town of Castlemoron-sur-Lot ( 10 minutes away) which has water activities, including cannoes for hire and is also popular for fishing.
There is an abundance of activities close by, including a children's petting farm, 15 minutes away, where you can feed the animals. Horse riding is available 15mins drive away. We also have bikes availabe on site for the more energetic .
Cannoeing is available on the many rivers, canals and lakes near by.
If that's too strenuous you could hire a boat and follow Rick Stein's route from Marmande to Agen along the canal.
Park Wallaby is about 45mins away and offers thrill rides, etc, for all ages.
Tennis courts are available at Miramont lake which is about 15mins away.
Bergerac, Agen and Bordeaux are great cities to visit.
Fantastic night markets are not to be missed and are held at many of the local towns and villages during July and August . There you can try the local cuisine, soak up the ambiance,drink the wine and dance the night away with the local band in the market square. You will love it.