La Maison Bleu
About the home
La Maison Bleu. 1 of 3 fabulous gites sleeping 8-10 people situated in South West France in the heart of the Dordogne. The gite is set in 1 hectare of gardens in the village of Les Eyzies de Tayac nr to Sarlat.
The gite offers excellent facilities, spacious living and dining, with private patio with BBQ. The property is full of character and has everything you need for a perfect relaxing holiday with family and friends.
Lovely swimming pool with views over the surrounding countryside, children's play area with trampoline, swings , pirate ship, play house, sandpit and games room with table football and pool table and lots of other games
|Size:||Sleeps up to 10, 4 bedrooms|
|Will consider:||Short breaks|
Nearest amenities: 1km
|Family friendly?||Suitable for children of all ages|
Suitable for people with restricted mobility
No smoking at this property
|Luxuries:||Log fire, DVD player, Staffed Property|
|Pools:||Private outdoor pool (unheated), Shared outdoor pool (unheated)|
|General:||Central heating, TV, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-fi available|
|Standard:||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities:||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms:||4 Bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 family bathrooms|
|Furniture:||Single beds (6), Double beds (2), Cots (2), Dining seating for 10, Lounge seating for 10|
|Other:||Please check with the advertiser regarding linen and towels|
|Outdoors:||Private outdoor pool (unheated), Shared outdoor pool (unheated), Balcony / Terrace, Private garden, BBQ, Private fishing lake / river, Swing set, Trampoline|
|Access:||Wheelchair friendly, Parking space|
Further details indoors:
The Gites have a spacious open plan living area with a log burner and a well equipped kitchen has everything you would need to cater for the largest group. The dining area seats up to 10 people and there are French doors leading onto a large patio with table and chairs and a BBQ, with views over the gardens and surrounding countryside.
The house is perfect for friends and family to spend relaxing quality time together.
Further details outdoors:
The swimming pool is fully enclosed for additional safety and has a large sun deck with sunloungers and parasols so you can enjoy the views over the garden and surrounding countryside.
There is a children's play area with enclosed trampoline, pirate ship, play house, sandpit and swings. There is a games room with table football, pool table and lots of other games.
There is plenty of room in the grounds for ball games and lots of great places for hide and seek.
At the bottom of the gardens runs the small tributary river La Beune, this is an ideal place for a spot of fishing in peace and tranquillity (no licence is needed as this is private land).
Driveway – there is ample parking for 3-4 vehicles.
30% deposit is payable on booking with the balance due 8 weeks before arrival date.
A £200.00 security deposit is required for each booking - this is fully refundable.
We can accept payment in Euro please contact the owner for the current rate
The house is available for rent throughout the year from 2010.
Short breaks and long weekend rental is available during low season - price to be advised
The Aquitaine / Dordogne / Dordogne region
The Dordogne River formed the historic frontier between France and England during the Hundred Years War along its banks are a thousand and one castles steeped in legend to explore and witness the centuries of history and mixed cultures.
With its gorgeous countryside and spectacular cuisine the Dordogne in the South West of France really has it all. Whether your visit is to look back in time to the first cave dwellers or relive the medieval conquests or delight in the areas renowned culinary tradition or just to relax and enjoy the many leisure and sporting activities the area offers, one thing we can be sure of your visit will be unforgettable.
On almost every Dordogne menu diners will be tempted by the local delicacy of duck served in many difference but equally delicious guises from Confit de canard to the well know Foie Gras
The Dordogne is also renowned for truffles, mushrooms and walnuts. Truffles are luxuriously expensive whilst walnut trees cover great areas of the Dordogne countryside and the locally produced walnut oil is great drizzled over a green salad.
The Les Eyzies area
Les Girouteaux is situated on the edge of the village that provides all the local amenities you require such as bakery/patisserie, butcher, small supermarket, post office/cash machine, tourist office, cafes, restaurants, bars. There is also access to the river Vezere where you can picnic, swim or hire canoes
There is a museum of prehistory and a fabulous collection of prehistoric sites including the Font de Gaume. Bicycle hire is available from the Tourist office and if you are a horse lover there is a fabulous riding school for treks through the surrounding Dordogne countryside (all ages and abilities are catered for).
All around within a short distance of Les Eyzies are the sights and cultural events that the Dordogne Valley is famous for. Sarlat the medieval market town, with its Michelin starred restaurants and cafes and famous street markets and stalls is a 20 minute drive, Limuel a ‘Beau Villages’ is where the Dordogne and Vezere rivers split and is a place of outstanding beauty.
The area surrounding Les Girouteaux gites is full of things to do and places to see from castles, prehistory, beau villages, bastide towns to wine tasting, gourmet restaurants, swimming and canoeing. The Dordogne area is perfect for friends and families to enjoy a stimulating but relaxing holiday with a wealth of new things to view and do.
We will be happy to answer any questions you may have. We have extensive knowledge of the area and would be delighted to give advice on the many attractions available or any other enquiries.
How to get there
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Several budget airlines fly into the area Ryanair, Easyjet, Flybe, bmi baby and airports are at Bordeaux 2hrs, Limoges 1.45 hr, Bergerac 45 mins, Toulouse 2.5 hrs, Brive – Souillac airport from 2009 1 hr.
Trains from Paris come direct into Les Eyzies and the train station is the other side of the village.
Brittany Ferries – Caen 6.5 hours, St Malo 6.5 hours,
P&O – Bilbau – 5.25 hours
Eurotunnel – Calais – 7.5 hours.
Paris is approximately 350 miles of which 300 is motorway.
Cost of tolls approximately £25.00 each way.
Activities near Les Eyzies
Golf within 30 mins drive
Rural / countryside retreats
08 Aug 2011
There are a number of good reviews on Maison Bleu already - so I will confirm that it was a charming place and we had a lovely 2 week stay there.
Grounds were huge - given that we had a... more
07 Jun 2011
I would like to begin when i first set eyes on this gorgeous house, my breath was taken away. The gardens and pool are equip with everything you need during your stay, from relaxing beds by the pool... more
03 Jun 2011
We stayed for a week and it wasn't long enough, the house is situated in lovely grounds which seem to go on for miles and the accomodation is immaculate and spacious.
We stayed with a group... more
|Rental prices originally quoted in: British £||Convert to:|
|Prices for group size 10|
|Period||From||To||Weekly||Nightly rate|| Minimum |
|mid||26 May 12||30 Jun 12||£ 1095||-||-||1 Week|
|high||30 Jun 12||1 Sep 12||£ 1385||-||-||1 Week|
|mid||1 Sep 12||22 Sep 12||£ 995||-||-||1 Week|
|low||22 Sep 12||27 Oct 12||£ 600||-||-||1 Week|
The property's weekend rates apply to: Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights
NB: Prices may be subject to change at the advertiser's discretion.
La Maison Bleu, La Petite Maison and La Fenil will sleep a total of 20 people and can be rented as one unit at a discounted rate - please contact owner for details.Enquire now
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The property is available to rent throughout the year.
Calendar weeks are Saturday to Saturday with arrival after 4.00pm and departure before 9.30 am.
In low or mid season we are happy to negotiate alternative days and during low season the property is available to rent for weekends or short stays. Ideal for those lucky people looking for a property to buy in the region.
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