Gite Borie Bonaguil
Gite | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6
Gite Borie Bonaguil is built within an old traditional stone barn, having very comfortable furnishings and facilities.
Having 19 great reviews, with Holiday Lettings and Trip Advisor from previous guests that have stayed, some who are still returning for the 3rd and 4th time - Which is a great way of knowing that people enjoy this location and the property.
With a private terrace for Alfresco dining, the owners have placed a Gazebo on the terrace for shade during the day and those lovely warm evenings, a Gas BBQ is provided and the terrace looks over the swimming pool and garden.
Located along a private lane with no passing traffic, the setting is peaceful and relaxing, the views continue over the meadows and into the forest, having direct access to wonderful footpaths for walking, cycling, jogging, horse-riding, bird-watching or for a nice leisurely stroll with your family.
A wonderful location for families, friends or couples, who enjoy the countryside, scenery, sunshine, medieval history, gastronomic restaurants, local produce markets and great wine.....
Chateau de Bonaguil is a short distance away, where you'll also find three nice restaurants, the Chateau is open to the public for guided tours, evening concerts, medieval displays, and is a wonderful place to explore.
Shopping is located at the nearby village having good amenities for banks, bakers, butchers, restaurants, there is a local market on a Sunday for fresh produce - Montayral is only 10mins in the car where you will find a very smart LeClerc Hypermarket, clothes shops, bakers, perfumery, hairdressers and more!
This part of France has lots of local vineyards for wine-tasting, gastronomic restaurants, swimming lakes with sandy beaches, Parc-en-Ciel (Park in the Sky) for a real adventure or for pure relaxation you can stay by the swimming pool and enjoy your day.
Places of interest : Chateau Biron, Monpazier, Puy l'eveque, Villefranche du Perigord, Fumel, Duravel, Sarlat, Cahors, Villeneuve-Sur-Lot, Bergerac, Duras, Montaigu de Quercy, Villereal, Castelnaud, Baynac, Montcabrier, Prayssac, Le Lot Valley & Lots more!
Whilst on holiday you can also enjoy Beauty & Massage Treatments, Horse Riding, Canoeing, Golf, Fishing
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Swimming Lakes with beaches make a lovely day out|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||7 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Bergerac Airport approx 50mins 48 km, Nearest railway: Cahors approx 45mins 45 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|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (2), Cots (2), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ, Bicycles available|
|Further details indoors|
Lounge with two nice size sofa's, Satelite, Flat screen TV, Stereo with CD Player
Open plan and fully equipped Kitchen and Dining area with dining table and chairs
Two shower-rooms, two toilets, these facilities are located one on the ground floor, the other on the first floor
Two double bedrooms, one with a double bed, the other with a king size bed.
The third Bedroom has two single beds
Travel cots are available on request
Pool towels are not provided
|Further details outdoors|
Private Swimming Pool and garden
Good sunbathing areas with sun-loungers and parasol/umbrella's
Terrace with a table and chairs for alfresco dining, plus a Gas BBQ
Lots of space for walking and outside activities
Le Lot River for Fishing and boat trips
Horse Riding Tours with a guide
Vineyards for Wine-tasting
Lots of history in the surrounding area
Beauty & Massage treatments available
Towels for the pool are not provided please bring your own
The Aquitaine/Dordogne region
Bordering Lot et Garonne / Dordogne / Le Lot Valley with lots to do and see :-
April & May - Wisteria draped villages, Chateaux and old stone barns, blossom on the trees and rose scented bastides, the return of the swallows and tiny birds busy building nests - Spring is in the air!
June & July - Fields of happy warm sunflowers and lavender fields bursting with life, it's the hum of happy honeybee's
Aug & Sept - Maturing Grapevines, ripening for harvest time, the Melbec wines of Cahors
Oct & Nov - Crisp cold days with bright blue skies, the forests is full of berries, chestnuts, walnuts, acorns and pine cones, the trees adorning the colours of golds, yellows & browns
You will also see wonderful wildlife lots of birds of prey, the roaming wild Boar, grazing Deer, Red Squirrels playing, and the occasional sighting of a rare Pine Marten.
Bonaguil is a protected local area of outstanding natural beauty, Gite Borie Bonaguil is situated 5mins from the Chateau de Bonaguil : walking, running, cycling, VTT, horse-riding, bird watching, and for artists on holiday who love scenery, landscapes and history, there are boat trips along the river Lot, wine tasting at the local vineyards and breathtaking history.
Budding golfers - Golf courses in the area are within 15-30mins
For Horse riding there are professional stables yards offering pony trekking for amateurs, intermediate and advance, plus you can organise riding tours from Borie if you wish.
Swimming lakes - open daily throughout the summer, a great place for sunbathing and swimming and fun for the kids - Lakes are located Montaigu de Quercy and Prats du Perigord (Prats Plage), where you will find sandy beaches and children play areas, take a picnic or have lunch at a restaurant or cafe
Walibi Leisure Park, situated close to Agen, offers a great day out for all, rides, shows and special events offer a dynamic contrast to many of the other activities in the region. Open from May through to the end of October, the park is nestled in over 30hectares beneath the gaze of an 18th century castle.
Parc en Ciel - Feeling Energetic! Five rope courses in the trees, two small courses for children, and three progressively more difficult courses for adults. Harnesses & instruction are included. Open every day between 9am-8pm throughout July and August, and at weekends outside these months a fun day for all.
The local tourist info centre can provide good maps and leaflets, providing you with information for whats going on during your stay. The nearest offices are located in Fumel, Duravel, Prayssac, Villefranche du Perigord. Easy to find in any local town and the staff are always very helpful and normally speak english.
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4 Aug 2013
"A little piece of heaven in SW France"
We travelled to this gite after a couple of really enjoyable but tiring days in Bordeaux. Karen and Andy were SO welcoming and we were touched that they had worried about us as we arrived a lot later than we had planned. The gite is perfect-roomy,well equipped, fantastic pool and a cool place to seek refuge from the very hot weather we had. The kids both loved it (14 year old girl and 12 year old boy) with the pool and the very comfy hammock being the highlights.
Lots to do in the surrounding area and excellent advice on tap from Karen and Andy.
Bikes provide a more sedate way of spotting your dream house in this picturesque part of France.
If only I already knew my holiday weeks for next year we would not hesitate in a repeat booking!
Thank you so much Karen and Andy (the kids are missing Dillon, Henry, Titch, Max, Ruby, Filou and the pony already!!!)
30 Jul 2013
"A Wonderful Holiday just Chilling"
Lovely weather, lovely swimming in the pool and barbecues every night. Breakfast on the patio every morning. Karen and Andy were brilliant hosts yet again, who we know previously from staying at the… More
29 Jul 2013
"Happy Children = Holiday for Parents"
Our second stay at Borie, and just as good as the first. For those who don't know the area, Lot Valley is roughly 40 miles south of 'Dordogne'shire', so has a similar landscape and… More
14 Jul 2013
"Wonderful idyllic place"
What a wonderful place! We received a warm welcome from Karen & Andy, they are perfect yet discreet hosts, the gite is immaculate, spotlessly clean & tidy, very roomy accommodation. We thoroughly enjo… More
Thank you for your wonderful review we look forward to seeing you again at Borie and also pleased that you enjoyed your holiday in SW.France
2 Sep 2012
"WHAT A GREAT TIME. VERY RELAXING"
A much needed holiday for my wife and I, Gite Borie is the perfect place to come and relax and unwind, a lovely part of France, lots to do and see or just chill by the pool.
The Gite is more spacious that we anticipated and the bed was very comfortable.
Karen & Andy are the perfect owners. They are around if needed, but not, if not required.
The Gite is very well equipped and is not overlooked and we felt at home straightaway. We were spoilt by the privacy and quiet of the view of the horses, paddocks and forest.
At night we could star gaze, which we no longer seem to see in the UK......A wonderful holiday for us both to recharge our batteries, we will return!
Mr & Mrs McGready
Many thanks for your kind review we look forward to seeing you again :-)
27 Aug 2012
"Een schitterende vakantie"
Het vakantiehuis is schitterend ! Alle comfort ! Alle luxe ! Een echte aanrader ! Het zwembad is helemaal voor de huurders alleen. Heel vriendelijke eigenaars. Heel rustige ligging ! EXCELLENT !… More
27 Aug 2012
"Fantastic well equipped gite in a peaceful and tranquil location"
Borie was by far the best Gite we have stayed at in France. Very clean and well presented, decorated,equipped and spacious with good sized bedrooms (and very comfortable beds with good quality bedlinen). The outside terrace with metal covered gazebo overlooking the pool was perfect for staying in the shade, watching the boys in the pool and eating outside. Gas Fired BBQ was absolutely fantastic and something we would definately recommend for other gite owners looking at this but also for guests! Private Pool was a good size and benefitted from direct access and visibility from the gite - unlike some other gites we have stayed at. Dogs are welcome with prior agreement which is very helpful to us but no smells or evidence - proof that dogs and pets can be accommodated with no problem and that there are responsible pet owners out there aswell!!! Would definately go back and recommend with no hesitation.
Many thanks for you kind review - really appreciated and very helpful - Thank-you!
30 Jul 2012
"Relaxed bliss, with a license to roam!"
If you are looking for a quiet corner of France to call your own look no further. We rented the Gite at Borie for a week with two young children (6 and 8) and it proved to be exactly what we wanted. K… More
Many thanks for your kind review we look forward to seeing you again at Gite Borie Bonaguil :-)
21 Jun 2012
"Friendly, very relaxing holiday - good food, great company."
We stayed in Karen and Andy's B&B in Devon on several occasions which was the best and friendliest B&B we have ever stayed in and could not fault. Since they have left Devon we have not been able to find a B&B to match. The standard was equivalent to a 4 star hotel, but cheaper. We have just returned from a week in Le Hameau de Borie which all five members of our party really enjoyed. The gite is the nicest one we have ever stayed in and the pool was always beautifully clean and the right temperature to swim in. Karen and Andy are brilliant hosts and make you feel very welcome and one of the family. The dogs are never any trouble and are very friendly. We will definitely return within the near future. Andy took us on a tour of the estate in his toy which was a great adventure.
Dear Ian, Anne, Becky, Hannah & Ben - It was lovely having you here for the week and lovely for you to come and find us in France after being guests at our B&B in Devon it makes us feel very special. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay at Borie and obviously please keep us posted for 2014 regarding the wedding but hopefully see you in France before this time - With kindest regards Karen & Andy
15 Jun 2012
"Just go..... great Gite,great hosts,great location......!"
This is a beautifully located and a very well appointed Gite in a stunning part of France.
We had a wonderful week. Karen and Andy were always on hand to ensure we had a great time. The Gite has everything you could want.We are a family of five and we had plenty of room to relax. It's set in 55 acres with some beautiful woodland walks on your doorstep.
You feel in the middle of the countryside yet you are only a 1o minute drive to the Hypermarche and a very pleasant retail park.
There's also loads to do. Some great places to visit and more than enough to keep the kids very happy. We didn't get to use the pool as the weather was a little wet! But we will when we next return which we will.
Dear Peter & Sam & The Girls - It was lovely having you stay in the gite for your holiday and we look forward to seeing you all again in the future - Your wine will be with you sometime soon for you to enjoy in the UK - Thanks for your review Kind regards Kx & Ax
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