Plum tree cottage
About the home
Plum tree cottage is located on horseshoe shaped road in the Hamlet of Flagel.A private parking area leads you to the cottage across the terrace and into the lounge with 2 sofas, dinning table and chairs for 6 people, leading off is the fully equipped kitchen,also a double bedroom and wet room.
Upstairs are 2 large bedrooms; one with 2 single beds the other a double bed. Both have en suite shower and toilet facilities. You can relax around the pool or in one of the hammocks or chairs under the trees.A large selection of books, games and DVDs are available,or you may prefer a game of badminton or croquet,help yourself to any ripe fruit.
A welcome pack of eggs, milk, fruit juice, wine beer, local cheese & pate, bread tea coffee and Jayne's home made Quiche
As we live on the site we are able to maintain the facilities to a high standard, the pool is cleaned and tested for water safety every day and the gardens are maintained constantly but we are aware of your privacy requirements and do maintain a very low profile,but we are available for any assistance or information you may require
|Size:||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
Nearest amenities: 300m
|Family friendly?||Suitable for children of all ages|
Suitable for people with restricted mobility
|Notes:||No pets allowed|
Adapted for wheelchair users
No smoking at this property
|Luxuries:||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player, Staffed Property|
|Pool:||Shared outdoor pool (unheated)|
|General:||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, 3 bathrooms of which 2 en suites and 1 shower room|
|Furniture:||Single beds (2), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seating for 6, Lounge seating for 6|
|Other:||Linen and towels provided|
Adapted for wheelchair users
|Outdoors:||Shared outdoor pool (unheated), Balcony / Terrace, Shared garden, BBQ, Bicycles available, Swing set|
|Access:||Wheelchair access, Parking space|
Further details indoors:
There is a small covered terrace just by the entrance.As well as the kitchen items listed there is a filter coffee maker,and numerous pots and pans for the budding master chef. Plastic glasses are supplied for use around the pool.
Further details outdoors:
The property is set in approximately 2 acres of garden with various fruit trees including cherries, plums, figs, apples, pears,peaches and walnuts.The fruit is available to all our guests during there stay. Our 6 x 12 metre pool is on an elevated position to attract as much sunshine as possible. There are 2 distinct large areas with sun loungers and parasols for you to relax and while away your thoughts. For the safety of our guests and families the pool has a security fence and locking safety gate. 2 hammocks and a chair swing are in the garden as well as 2 child swings. We have Jaques croquet set available as well as badminton,also 2 cycles,but please remember we are 330 metres above sea level and from here its all down hill,but as the song says when you come home "the only way is up"baby.Due to our position the night sky is must see.
The garden and pool are shared with the owners and Fig tree cottage which has accommodation for 2 people. As we are on site, and for your safety, the pool is cleaned and water quality checked on a daily basis. The maintenance of the garden is also our responsibility but we do understand your need for privacy and we maintain a low profile. We are always happy to be of any help and assistance that you may require. We are able to assist in French or English.
A non refundable deposit of 20% is required to secure your booking,the balance is due 6 weeks prior to your arrival a 200 Euro refundable security deposit is required on arrival subject to any damages caused. Bookings are from 16-00 on Saturday to 10-00 on the following Saturday. In the case of multi week stays clean linen and towels are supplied every 7 days for you to change,returning the soiled items for us to process. No smoking inside the property please.
The Midi-Pyrenees / Lot region
The Lot is a most beautiful part of France with limestone plateaux, deep valleys and gorges.A walker's area with numerous randonees.Visit prehistoric caves with fabulous paintings,gouffres with underground rivers where you need to board a boat to continue your journey. The world heritage site of Rocamador is close by. It is one of the great stopovers for the Compostela pilgrims. You will very close to the chateaux of the Lot and Dordogne.There are medieval and Roman towns to explore, as well as the, very interesting, more recent history of the resistance to discover. Or stay close to home, shopping at nearby markets and enjoying the, normal for here, two hour lunch. A week's too short really, so you may have to come back.
The Gourdon / Payrac area
The main village of Payrac a 5 min walk away has a mini supermarket with with a very good butcher's department,a boulangerie is next to one of the 2 Foie Gras shops (i'ts a good region for ducks, or not, depending on how you look at it ) a Pharmacy,Newsagent,and Garage are close by. The Legend hotel has a restaurant with themed evenings and music nights,there is a seasonal restaurant and a pizza restaurant also offering takeaways, a cafe where you can get the menu ouvriers (workman's lunch) or just pop in for a coffee or beer.A producers market sets up next to the church on Wednesday mornings. Various fetes and markets happen during the year.
How to get there
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The newest airport in France is Brive, Vallee de la Dordogne 30 min from the cottage at the moment Jet 2 City Jet and Air France Fly here. Other Airports at 1.45 mins away are Bergerac, Limoges,Rodez, and Toulouse Ryanair, Flybe,Jet 2 Easy jet British airways and Air France fly to these airports. www.carhire3000.ie/france is worth a look or at Bergerac airport try www.bugscarhire.com. Pick ups from Brive can be arranged. Trains run from Paris to Toulouse and some stop at Souillac or Gourdon our nearest stations 15 Mins away.By road The A20 runs through the region leave this at Souillac and then follow Cahors on a green sign (D820) to Payrac. Car hire booked late in this region tends to be expensive. The nearest ferry port is Le Havre 6.45 travellig time. Please
e mail or telephone us if you have any concerns.
Activities near Gourdon
Tennis in town
Golf within 30 mins drive
Rural / countryside retreats
23 Aug 2012
This is odd: we cannot stay away from Jayne and Barry's lovely Plum Tree Cottage! For the 4th time we have spend our 3 weeks vacation in Payrac. This time we tried to figure out why we are not... more
Thank you very much for your review.We feel grateful and pleased that you choose to come back, and will always try to make your precious holiday the best yet.You are so good with words that I have no... more
30 Jul 2012
A very warm welcome with a lovely meal on our arrival, jayne and barry were great hosts and made us feel at home.straight away. The cottage was lovely and had everything we needed and the welcome pack was a lovely touch. The gardens and pool were beautiful, set in a wonderful location which boasted a local village equipt with pattisserie, shops and cafes - really provided the true 'french experience'. Definetly will be back again and would recommend everyone to go!!!
Thank you for wonderful comments. We try to make your stay with us the best that we can. It's important to us that you have a good holiday, not only at Plum tree cottage, but that your the whole French Experience meets your expectations. We look forward to seeing you again.
20 Nov 2011
We have stayed here twice and would go back again and again! Plum Tree Cottage is everything you imagine an old French farmhouse to be. It has been beautifully restored, maintaining all of... more
Thank you for taking the time to do this review. We are happy that you have enjoyed your holidays in Flagel.
We feel very lucky to live here, in the Lot,and we want to make our visitors stay the... more
|Rental prices originally quoted in: Euros €||Convert to:|
|Prices for group size 6|
|Period||From||To||Weekly||Nightly rate|| Minimum |
|Low||30 Mar 13||25 May 13||€ 750||-||-||1 Week|
|Mid||25 May 13||6 Jul 13||€ 1200||-||-||1 Week|
|High||6 Jul 13||14 Sep 13||€ 1370||-||-||1 Week|
The property does not have weekend tariffs.
NB: Prices may be subject to change at the advertiser's discretion.
20 % deposit is required to reserve you booking
A cash security deposit off 200 Euros is required on arrival refundable on departure subject to any damage.
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