With the spring fast approaching here in the Lot & Garonne, now's the time to book your holiday here at Seguinet.
We are offering a fabulous 10% discount on all Early Bird bookings - book this amazing manor house soon and we'll drop the price from £3,500 per week to just £3,150!
Set in the heart of the historic Aquitaine region of France, Manoir Seguinet is a beautiful 200 year old stone manor house, with all the grandeur the title suggests! It sits proudly as the centre piece of a private 17 acre estate. Even as you approach the house you will be struck by its beauty. It is perfectly located on the borders of the Lot, Garonne & Dordogne. In the heart of Bastide country – surrounded by some of the most beautiful villages in France, including Monflanquin, Monpazier, Belves & Issigeac.
The Manoir is at the heart of our private estate and is complimented by our two smaller holiday houses (for a really large party, why not book the whole estate!) Set in over 17 acres of beautiful parkland, which boasts its own fishing/boating lake, pond & mill race as well as the river Lemance bordering the property. A perfect location for a great active holiday or a week or two spent whiling the time away!
As you would expect of a Manor house – the Manoir enjoys the privacy of its own private 11 x 5 m heated pool, surrounded by terraces and beautiful landscaped gardens.
Fabulous exposed stone exterior compliments the classical symmetry of this very special holiday home.
The interior has been stylishly renovated to expose its fabulous stonework and has high ceilings, tall doors and windows and grand entrance hall.
With four comfortable reception rooms (three of which open out directly onto the pool terrace & shady dining area) this is a wonderful house for a number of families to share. The separate reception rooms mean that those wishing for a little quiet or perhaps a TV afternoon can all find their own space! There's Wifi throughout the whole property.
The dining room and kitchen are side by side, making dining together a breeze. The dining room has a fabulous monumental log burning stove – perfect for those chillier spring or autumn evenings.
Through to the classically 'French' kitchen, which is large with a central table for relaxed breakfasts, easy dining or just to take time to chat over a cup of great French coffee.
A magnificent wooden staircase leads to two wings of bedrooms (perfect for more than one family sharing). On ascending the staircase the left wing has three magnificent en-suite bedrooms – perfect for three couples. Two of the bedrooms in this wing have double beds, the third twins.
To the right of the staircase is the second wing – here you will find three further stylish bedrooms. The bedrooms are set out as one twin, one double and one with a fabulous king size four poster bed – these pretty bedrooms share a large fitted shower room.
The bedrooms are all large & airy. The large windows create lovely bright rooms - enjoy relaxing in bed with the gentle breeze drifting in to gently wake you!
Outside you will find a table tennis table, badminton & swings for the children as well as a great rowing boat for the lake complete with buoyancy aids to keep you all safe. Under cover there's an air football game - perfect for keeping the youngsters busy out of the sun!
We have two adult bikes ready for your use as well the opportunity to hire any number of bikes for the duration of your stay.
|Size||Sleeps up to 12, 6 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Lake Beach at Lougratte - perfect for children's day out 20 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Nearest Amenities||5 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Bergerac 60 km, Nearest railway: Agen/Marmande 40 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
|Luxuries||Private outdoor pool (heated), Log fire, Internet access, DVD player|
|Pool||Private outdoor pool (heated), Children's pool|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Table tennis, 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||Double beds (4), Single beds (4), Cots (2), Dining seats for 12, Lounge seats for 12|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Private outdoor pool (heated), Balcony or terrace, Private garden, Shared garden, BBQ, Swing set, Private fishing lake or river|
|Access||Parking, Not suitable for wheelchair users|
Situated in the heart of the Aquitaine region Seguinet is on the borders of the rivers Lot, Garonne and Dordogne. It is just off D710 (so easy to get to), yet feels totally secluded and private.This area is famous for its wine and local vinyards all offer a taste.
It is 30 miles from Bergerac airport and takes about an hour to reach Seguinet. Seguinet is two hours from Bordeaux airport and an hour and 45 min approximately from Toulouse airport. Limoges airport is about 3 hours away. Hire cars can be booked in advance. It is necessary to have a car here in order to fully enjoy what the region has to offer:
This area of France is a haven for a fantastic holiday.
Seguinet is a 10 min drive from Fumel where there are many large supermarkets, restaurants and shops. Numerous famous bastide towns and chateaux are nearby and well worth a visit. Belves, Monflanquin, Monpazier, Villefranche-du-Perigod, Issigeac and Chateau de Biron to mention just a few. The beautiful town of Sarlat is only a 45 min drive away.
Our ancient region of Aquitaine is steeped in history with many churches and castles to visit. Some of these places hold re-enactments and music shows during the summer. Medieval castles are major tourist attractions at Duras, Bonaguil, Biron and Monbazillac. Romanesque churches are another feature of the region and there isa fine abbey at Cadouin, with a good restaurant, pottery and market hall next to it.
The region of the Lot et Garonne is one of the most beautiful in south west France. The River Lot flows through a stunning landscape from Cahors and Figeac in the East across to Bordeaux in the West, hillsides, valleys and stunning countryside offering one of the largest orchards in Europe with its varied fruit and wines that benefit from the mild climate.
Situated further south than the more well-known region Dordogne, the Lot offers a more peaceful setting for relaxed holidays away from the crowds, even in the summer season. The popular wine-growing areas of Bordeaux, Bergerac and Monbazillac are within easy reach where many of the vineyards are open for visits and tastings.
There are different local markets to visit every day of the week where you can buy fresh fruit, vegetables and local delicacies such as Foie gras, cured sausages and cheeses. In the summer there is also a weekly 'producers markets' and night markets at Duras, Eymet Villereal, Monflanquin, to name a few. Here you can sit outside and join the locals feasting on a variety of dishes and wines bought direct from the producers. Libos has a market every Thursday morning.
There is a strong gastronomic tradition in this area, eating out is part of the French way of life. Lunch time is the best value with three course lunch menu from around 12 euros including wine. Haute cuisine for gourmets, is also available and can be found locally, including the 1 Michelin star restaurant in Pujols (40 mins). There are a couple of great restaurants in Gavaudun. Just 10 min drive away you can sit in one of the two restaurants at the foot of the stunning Chateau de Bonaguil.