A very popular and private 3 bedroom farmhouse with open plan kitchen, living and dining area with an easily accessible outside terrace and bar area perfect for nightly BBQ's and pleasurable outside summer evenings . Ideally situated for the extremely popular towns of Castillonnes Miramont and Eymet with their organized evenings and entertainment throughout the summer. Surrounded by villages with daily markets and medieval festivals and banquets. 5 minutes from local tennis courts and only 20 minutes from the nearest golf course. The house is equipped with satelite t.v, dvd and video player. It also has internet connection and wifi.
Totally private without ' viv a vis ' , the owners do not live on site.
The pool is for the guests sole use and is not shared at any time . ( one review was special circumstances )
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Bordeaux 100 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Nearest Amenities||2 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Bergerac 20 km, Nearest railway: Bergerac 20 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner, No smoking at this property|
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player|
|Pool||Private outdoor pool (unheated)|
|General||Central heating, TV, Video player, CD player, Telephone, Table tennis, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites|
|Furniture||Double beds (3), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Private outdoor pool (unheated), Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors|
Pontet has an exceptionally well equipped kitchen
A very good selection of books and dvds and
Table tennis table
The nearest village to Pontet is Lauzun (two minutes away). This village is an historic and architecturally interesting town with a large Chateau, a Church and many interesting 12th/13th century buildings. Lauzun has all the shops that you will require, including a pharmacy, post office, bank, small supermarket, 2 restaurants, bar, boulangerie, butchers and newsagents. Lauzun also has a lovely lake and tennis courts. The beautiful historic medieval Bastide towns of Castillonnes, Eymet, Villereal, Monflanquin and Monpazier are all within easy reach. The local towns hold markets each day respectively, selling local produce , and really come alive during the summer months with evening markets, street carnivals and medieval festivals. We are on the edge of the Bergerac vineyards and not far from the Bordeaux and Duras wine regions. Most of the local vineyards offer wine tasting on site. The attractions of the Dordogne, it's river, villages and famous caves are easily accessible.
Food, wine & local attractions
We are on the edge of the Bergerac vineyards with Duras and Bordeaux vineyards a little further away, giving of hundreds of opportunities to visit, taste and buy wine. There are leisure lakes at Lougratte, with it's own beach (15km) and Miramont (8 km) with swimming, sporting & leisure activities for all ages.
The area offers many restaurants and bars: Castillonnes has 5 restaurants with a variety of menus, Lalandusse (6km) has a small restaurant, Issigeac (15 km) has 5 restaurants and Eymet (8km) has 7 restaurants.
Other local activities include, go-karting, horse riding, donkey & trap hire, tennis and rambling. Further afield there is a theme park in Agen called Parc Walibi, an adventure park 'Parc-en-Ciel' nr Lacapelle Biron, The Aquarium and Artisan Village at Le Bugue and the famous Lascaux Caves at Montignac.
In Bergerac there is an Aquapark, crazy golf and canoes for hire on the River Dordogne.
Other Activities go-karting.
There are 5 golf courses and a driving range within 30 minutes drive of Pontet: Chateau des Vigiers, 18 hole course (at Monestier), Les Mirandes, a small 18 hole course (at Plaisance), Villeneuve Sur Lot Golf & Country Club, 18 hole course (at Castelnaud), Tomeboeuf, 9 hole course (at Tomeboeuf), Chateau les Merles, 9 hole course (at Mouleydier). There is also a Driving Range at the Centre de Golf Bergeracois (at Bergerac).
All this and more, if you can tear yourself away from the long lazy days beside the pool,