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Cottage | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 8

Key Info
  • Swimming Pool
  • Suitable for children over 5
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
  • Car advised

Petite Bellisima is a lovely renovated cottage, located in the Dordogne region of South West France. Renovated to the highest standard in 2005 this beautiful cottage has retained much of its traditional charm whilst offering very comfortable and superior accommodation.

Famed for its beautiful rolling country side, Chateaux, vineyards and historical medieval market towns, the area has all you need to enjoy your summer break. Located just 6 km from the famous market town of St Foy Le Grande. Petite Bellisima is a traditional French cottage which sits on the banks of the Dordogne and is close to local villages with all amenities that you require.

Petite Bellisima is very close to St Emilion, about a twenty five minute drive and in the other direction after St Foy Le Grande is the beautiful market town not to be missed on a Saturday. The house can be accessed by Bordeaux and Bergerac airports

Size Sleeps up to 8, 4 bedrooms
Access Car advised
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Bordeaux & Bergerac
Family friendly Suitable for children over 5
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access, DVD player, Boat available
General Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites
Furniture Single beds (2), Double beds (3), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 8
Other Towels provided
Outdoors Private garden, BBQ, Private fishing lake or river

Sainte Foy-la-Grande

The mature garden with small fish pond leads down to the beautiful river Dordogne - a paradise for fishing lovers. There is a beautiful private swimming pool located in the grounds. There are three bikes available for the use of guests to explore some of Dordogne's beautiful countryside and villages.

The local area

St-Emilion is a large wine producing area, and due to the number of notably good small vineyards, and the diversity of the terrain, there are many different styles. However, on the whole St-Emilion wines are rich, warm wines which have an easier charm to some who are beginning to appreciate Bordeaux wines. They have a high concentration of the Merlot grape which leads to a round, fruity and often alcoholic wine (sometimes 1% stronger than Medoc wines). 'Cotes' St-Emilion are well-coloured, medium bodied perfumed wines yet can show a tannic, powerful complexity. These wines age beautifully, although they can often be drunk earlier than a wine from the Medoc or Graves appellation. 'Graves' St-Emilion is close to the Pomerol appellation and has many of its lush, fruity characteristics. The wines usually have a deep fruitiness and can usually be drunk reasonably young, yet are ageworthy.

St Emilion is a great place to go for lunch or dinner and see the monolithic church cut into the rock face and learn the secrets of the catacombs.

Bergerac There are several restaurants in 'old-town' Bergerac, set among the medieval half-timbered streets, and open-air cafes where you can pass a very pleasant hour people watching.

Up from the old town, there is a newer part to Bergerac, with more conventional streets and a larger range of 'modern' shops.

The wine museum is set in a lovely medieval building while the National Tobacco Museum is also based here in Bergerac (tobacco is still grown in the region), and is apparently very interesting. After exploring Bergerac you can take an organised boat trip (bagarre) up the river (start from the car-park at the bottom end of the old-town) to see the town and the nearby countryside from a different perspective. Note - you can safely ignore all mentions of Cyrano de Bergerac, who had nothing to do with the town but is none the less well represented in statues and memorabilia!

Horse riding is available locally.

Chateau de Vigiers Golf Club is a 30 minute drive

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Claire Vanderlinden (Property Manager French Gite Holidays)

  • 6 Years listed

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Based in France

Languages spoken
  • English
  • French

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