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View over private swimming pool & garden - sole use for guests to relax

Gite | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden

Gite Borie Bonaguil, built within an old traditional stone barn, having comfortable furnishings and facilities

Having 21 great reviews and clients also returning for the 2nd, 3rd and 4th time - Makes this property a very special place indeed!

A wonderful covered terrace for alfresco dining, a perfect place for in the shade during the day and lovely warm evenings, a BBQ is provided, and you have the wonderful view of the pool, garden, paddocks and forest you are completely surrounded by the countryside.

Gite Borie is 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 great footpaths for walking, cycling, jogging, horse-riding.

A wonderful location for everyone, families, friends or couples, who enjoy the countryside, scenery, sunshine, medieval history, gastronomic restaurants, local produce markets, plus great local wine and vineyards in the Lot Vallee

Chateau Bonaguil is a short distance away, you'll find three nice restaurants and a tea room, the Chateau is open to the public for guided tours, evening concerts, medieval displays, a wonderful place to explore and enjoy!

There are very good local amenities : banks, bakers, butchers, restaurants, a local market on a Sunday for fresh produce, and at Montayral you'll find a very smart LeClerc Hypermarket, shops, bakers, perfumery, hairdressers and more!

This part of SW.France has lots of local vineyards, 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, with lots of wonderful history and beautiful scenery.

Whilst on holiday you can also enjoy Beauty & Massage Treatments, Horse Riding, Canoeing, Golf, Fishing, a new local out door swimming pool with slides, tennis courts, buggys and Le Lot River.

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)
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 7 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Bergerac 50mins / Toulouse 2hrs / Bordeaux 2hrs / , Nearest railway: Cahors 45mins
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, 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 (1), 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, Private fishing lake or river
Access Secure parking
Further details indoors

Lounge with two nice size sofa's, Satelite, Flat screen TV

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 or bunk beds

Travel cots are available on request

POOL TOWELS ARE NOT PROVIDED

Cleaning Services by prior arrangement - Housekeeping is available at an additional cost

Final Clean to be organised by the clients or to be booked with the owners

Further details outdoors

Private Swimming Pool and Garden - Please note the Swimming Pool is Solar Heated

Good sunbathing areas with sun-loungers and parasols and a gazebo one end of the pool for relaxation

Terrace with a table and chairs for alfresco dining, and a BBQ is provided

Lots of space for walking and outside activities

Le Lot River for Fishing and boat trips

Horse Riding Tours or Trekking with a local riding center near Bonaguil

Vineyards for Wine-tasting in Le Lot Vallee and Dordogne

Lots of history in the surrounding area

Beauty & Massage treatments available - to be booked prior your holiday

Golf Courses 15mins or 30mins away depending on your level 9 hole and 18 hole

Fishing Lakes

Swimming Lakes - 20mins away

Further details

Sorry we NO longer provide swimming pool towels

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.

Fumel

Bonaguil is a protected 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 2014

5/5

"A beautiful gite in a beautiful location - fantastic for a week of private relaxation"

We arrived at Gite Borie Bonaguil to a warm welcome from Karen & Andy and were instantly thrilled to have picked such a lovely holiday home for the week. The gite is beautifully finished inside and ou… More

Thank you so much for your kind review it was lovely meeting you and hopefully see you again next year :)Kind regards Karen & Andy

27 Jul 2014

5/5

"Peace and Tranquility!"

We cannot speak highly enough of Gite Borie. The high standard of the gite and the fantastic location in addition to perfect hosts Andy &Karen made this a holiday to remember. The location of the gite… More

Thank you very much for your kind review - We are thrilled to hear you enjoyed your holiday and hope to see you again at Borie :)

4 Aug 2013

5/5

"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!!!)

Many thanks for your kind review we are so please that you found Borie nice and relaxing and look forward to seeing you again - thank-you!

30 Jul 2013

5/5

"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

Thank you for your kind review and look forward to your return to France :)

29 Jul 2013

5/5

"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

Great to read your review and look forward to seeing you again in France!

14 Jul 2013

5/5

"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

5/5

"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

5/5

"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!

27 Aug 2012

5/5

"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

30 Jul 2012

5/5

"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 :-)

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