Sunny View Farmhouse
About the home
A Beautiful stone 3 bedroom farmhouse, set in 5 acres of unspoilt countryside with far reaching view of the bastide town of Monflanquin.
This nearby town has many 13th century bulidngs and timber framed facades with a beautiful central market place on Thursday mornings, enjoy the delightsof local produce or have a coffee in one of the surrounding cafes or restaurants.
Enjoy many of the randonee's nearby and plage, something for all the family.
|Size:||Sleeps up to 5, 3 bedrooms|
|Will consider:||Short breaks|
Nearest amenities: 3km
|Family friendly?||Suitable for children of all ages|
Suitable for people with restricted mobility
No smoking at this property
|Luxuries:||Internet access, DVD player|
|Pool:||Shared outdoor pool (unheated)|
|General:||Central heating, TV, CD player, Table tennis, Satellite TV, Wi-fi available|
|Standard:||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities:||Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms:||3 Bedrooms, 1 family bathroom|
|Furniture:||Single beds (3), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seating for 6, Lounge seating for 4|
|Other:||Linen and towels provided|
|Outdoors:||Shared outdoor pool (unheated), Balcony / Terrace, Shared garden, BBQ, Bicycles available, Trampoline|
Further details indoors:
This modern fully equipped traditional stone farmhouse with the Plasma TV's and private terrace is in a central location with easy access of main towns and restaurants. Excellent golf course nearby.
During the winter months there may be a charge for additional heating. This is to be discussed at the time of enquiry.
Further details outdoors:
Enjoy unspoilt views of the Lot et Garonne and local Bastides.
We have a covered terrace with table and chairs perfect for get togethers with outside Fridge to keep your drinks cold. We have an outside cooker under the terrace along with a well equiped quality bbq.
We have added table tennis and professional badminiton and rackets this year just for those who want to keep fit.
The Aquitaine / Dordogne / Lot et Garonne region
The Lot valley, south of the Dordogne is a beautiful, unspoilt, temperate and largely undiscovered area of self West France nestling between the Lot and the Garonne rivers. The open countryside of gentle hills and valleys provides plages Lougratte 5kms away and outdoor pools in Monflanquin 3 kms and Pujols 7kms. There are many vineyards nearby, including the famous St Emilion and Bergerac regions. The glamourous city of Bordeaux is 90 mins away. Bergerac airport is only 40 kms away, and has regular flights from the UK, including regional airports such as Southampton, Bristol, Exeter, East Midlands and Birmingham. Only 3km from Monflanquin and 8kms to Cancon both with shops, banks and restaurants. The . A real sense of freedom far away from the hustle and bustle of normal life, and all within driving distance of the popular Dordogne region. With forests, vineyards, and famland set amongst the many charming hill top bastide towns such as Monflanquin, Villereal, and Monpazier. The area is steeped with history, being part of the battlefield for the 100 years war,
The Monflanquin / Cante Perdit area
There are superb châteauxs within easy reach at Bonaguil (10k) and Monbazillac (near Bergerac). Museum of wine in Bergerac, and many excellent vineyards. River trips in summer down the Lot in Fumel. "Bastide" towns like Monflanquin, Pujols, Monpazier, Domme offer wonderful local markets, especially at Libos (1.5k) and Villeneuve sur Lot. For children the, theme Parc Walibi at Agen, Z'Animoland near Villeneuve, Naturoparc at Penne, or the lovely "Magic Cauldron" farm where you can feed the baby animals. There is parc En Ciel which is great for children and the more energetic 5 km a great day out.
Many farms offer tours and sell from farm shops. There are excellent, and still very reasonable, local restaurants, and we will leave a folder with recommendations for you to try. There are lots of festivals, especially of wine/chestnuts/plums - anything really! - through the summer and particularly in autumn. The best is the famous Mediaeval festival at Monflanquin in mid-August.
The "night markets", held in most sizeable places in July/August, are a special feature. You turn up, wander round the stalls buying your supper - anything from duck kebabs to bowls of moules & frites - and wine, and sit at long tables in the square - a good chance to meet French and English people, and to try the local produce.
How to get there
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Ryanair and Flybe have direct flights in to Bergerac airport, just a forty minute drive.
Alternatve airports would be Bordeaux or Toulouse, each two hours away
Ferry from Le Havre, Caen or St Malo 7 hours away, Clais, 9 hurs away
Fly to Paris, take the TGV to Bordeaux, Agen or Bergerac
Car rental availableat all airports and train stations.
Fl back from Bordeaux or Tolouse
Activities near Monflanquin
Tennis in town
Golf within 30 mins drive
Rural / countryside retreats
A winter sun break
|Rental prices originally quoted in: British £||Convert to:|
|Prices for group size 5|
|Period||From||To||Weekly||Nightly rate|| Minimum |
|Spring||9 Mar 13||29 Jun 13||£ 735||-||-||1 Week|
|Summer||29 Jun 13||7 Sep 13||£ 840||-||-||1 Week|
|Autumn||7 Sep 13||9 Nov 13||£ 735||-||-||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.
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