The Villa stands in secluded enclosed gardens with its own private swimming pool, perfect for couples and families. The town centre is a 10 minute walk away, ideal for shopping and evening dining. A cinema, swimming pool and sports complex is situated within easy walking distance nearby. The house overlooks the town and valley, and offers stunning panoramic views from the sunny south facing verandah which is ideal for al fresco dining. Nearby are riding, golf, canoeing and sailing. It is situated close to a latge lake at St Estephe which has a large sandy beach and board walk.
Tried and tested by families and groups the house offers a cool retreat from the sun when it just gets that little bit too hot. nestled in the Perigord Vert region of South west France the Villa overlooks the Town of Nontron.
|Size||Sleeps up to 8, 4 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||St Estephe Grand Etang 1 km|
|Will consider||House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||1 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Limoges 80 km, Nearest railway: Angouleme 40 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
|Luxuries||Log fire, DVD player|
|Pool||Private outdoor pool (unheated)|
|General||Central heating, TV, Video player, CD player, Telephone, Fax machine, Safe, Satellite TV|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||4 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (4), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 8|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Private outdoor pool (unheated), Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ, Swing set|
It is not surprising that this area has been dubbed 'Little England' as the Dordogne has long been a favourite destination for British visitors. The region has wonderful scenery a wealth of history and a climate that guarantees long hot summers and temporate winters.
For days when you need a break from the sun there are plenty of caves and ancient chateau's to tour nearby. Nontron is fortunate to be located close to Bergerac and Cognac for those connoisseur's who want to taste the local produce!
The town of Brantome with its famous Abbey built into the rock is a mere 20 minute drive away. The more adventurous can hire a kayak here and paddle down the river that passes through the middle of this ancient town (known as the Venice of the South).For Golf enthusiasts the Dordogne offers some of the finest courses in Europe. All of which have reasonable green fees and are locally situated.
The town of Nontron is famous for it's knife making and draws visitors from all over the world to the festival held every year in August.
Regular markets are held in the town and its vicinity.All the restaurants in the town can be easily reached by foot and are of a very good standard.