Farmhouse | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 10
Dating from 1889 Les Rives is a stunning riverside farmhouse situated on the banks of the Dordogne River. Surrounded by vineyards, it offers true peace and tranquility. We have restored Les Rives keeping many original features and providing luxury furniture and antiques. There are high quality appliances, sky + television to the sitting room and master bedroom and televisons with dvd players in all bedrooms. There is also a wii and a playstation 3 in the childrens bunk room. For musical entertainment there is a bang and olufsen sound system. Each bed will be made using fine linens, and there are cowshed products stocked in each bathroom. Les Rives also has its own boat with which to explore the Dordogne river. A 15 minute drive brings you to Chateau Vigiers and its superb golf course.
If you can tear yourself away discover the beautiful nearby UNESCO world heritage site of St. Emilion, the cosmopolitan city of Bordeaux and the many picturesque small villages in the area. The famous St Foy la Grande saturday market is a 5 minute drive away where you can stock up on local specialities of duck, foie gras, cheese and wine to cook in the chef designed kitchen. Or swim in the infinity pool overlooking the river. Swim whilst watching the swans glide by....
|Size||Sleeps up to 10, 4 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Pyla, Arcachon (1 hour 45)|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Access||Car essential, Wheelchair users|
|Nearest Amenities||2 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Bergerac airport (20 minutes) Bordeaux airport (1 , Nearest railway: Gardonne (10 minutes) hourly trains to Bordeaux (5|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, DVD player, Boat available|
|General||TV, Video player, CD player, Games room, Satellite TV|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 2 En suites and 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (4), Double beds (3), Cots (1), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 8|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ, Bicycles available, Climbing frame, Swing set, Trampoline, Private fishing lake or river|
|Access||Parking, Wheelchair users|
The Aquitaine/Dordogne region
Les Rives is situated in the Gironde region of France, which is in Aquitaine. It is surrounded by the departments of Landes, Dordogne and Charente- Maritime. The atlantic ocean is to the left, with the Great dune of Pyla in Archachon Bay (1 hour 45 minutes by car). The cosmopolitan city of Bordeaux just over 1 hour drive. Famous villages of the area include Castillone-la-Bataille, Sarlat-la-Caneda, La Roque Gageac and Beynac-et-Cazenac. Explore wine country with UNESCO world heritage site St. Emilion, Montbazillac and Bergerac all within easy reach. There are markets galore and picturesque night markets during the summer months.
Les Rives is situated in the village of Saint-avit Saint-Nazaire. The nearby village of Gardonne has a general food store for essentials, a tabac and butchers. It has a twice weekly food market. The town of Sainte Foy la Grande is 10 minutes by car and holds a large Saturday market which is considered one of the best in France. A 20 minute drive will bring you to pretty Bergerac, which has many lovely restaurants and winding streets to meander. Enjoy a glass of world class wine and sample the delights of the South West.