Gite | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 5

Key Info
  • Nearest beach 100 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner

Jonquille is one of 5 beautiful stone self-catering individual holiday cottages restored with many traditional features with a 12m x 6m x 1.5m salt water pool with Roman steps. There is also a paddling pool for the tiny tots. Set amongst vines and sunflowers making it a perfect place for your summer holiday.

On the borders of the Lot et Garonne, Dordogne and Gironde departments, ideal for visiting the vineyards of the region and visiting Bergerac, St. Emilion (where the finest wines of the world are made), take a train through the vineyards of St. Emilion and taste the wines. The beaches of Arcachon are 2 hours away and climb up the highest sand dune in France. Local facilities include wine-tasting, walking, cycling, fishing, horse riding, tennis, golf.

We are here to help you enjoy your holiday including recommendations for good quality local restaurants, hand made chocolates and prunes in armagnac.

Or just relax and unwind in our charming self-catering cool stone cottage.

Size Sleeps up to 5, 2 bedrooms
Nearest beach Arcachon 100 km
Will consider Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 6 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Bergerac 30 km, Nearest railway: Ste. Foy la Grande 6 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access, DVD player, Staffed property
Pool Shared outdoor pool (unheated), Children's pool
General Central heating, Telephone, Satellite TV
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron
Utilities Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms
Furniture Single beds (3), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 7
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Shared outdoor pool (unheated), Balcony or terrace, Shared garden, BBQ
Access Parking
Further details indoors

Jonquille has a family bedroom (3 single beds no bunks) and en-suite shower room. It has its own private terrace with doors leading into the lounge and door leading to separate dining room/kitchen with stone walls and exposed beams with TV all BBC channels, phone, books, games and pictures on display and ample subdued lighting making a homely atmosphere.

Further details outdoors

Off road individual shaded parking. Reclyding and dustbin area.

Further details

£25 deposit per person on booking. Final payment 8 weeks before arrival including £200 security deposit refundable 7 working days after departure. CHANGEOVER DAY SATURDAY

The Aquitaine/Dordogne region

Les Granges is an ideal touring base for exploring the sights and produce of the region. Being situated close to some of the most famous wine growing areas in the world. You can sample the delights of the Grandes Crus of St. Emilion, Pomerol, Medoc, Graves, Sauternes, Barsac, Loupiac, Monbazillac as wll as the more affordable and every day wines of this region Bordeaux, Bergerac, Entre Deux Mers and Duras.

Bordeaux with its international airport at Merignac is about an hours drive and beyond Bordeaux are the beaches of the Atlantic Coast, two hours drive approximately (Archachon, Cap Ferrat, Dune de Pile).

Sainte Foy-la-Grande

The village of Les Leves is 3kms and has a boulangerie and wine co-operative and garage/newsagent/tabac.

To the south about 12 minutes drive is the pretty little town of Duras perched high on an escarpment above the valley of the River Dropt. Here there are local shops, bars and restaurants, a good

Monday market as well as the old Chateau of the Ducs de Duras which is now a museum and well worth a visit. During the summer months the chateau is used for concerts and other spectacles including a wine fair in late July.