Farmhouse | 5 bedrooms | sleeps 12

Key Info
  • Nearest beach 20 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden

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.

Further details

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

Bergerac

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.