Maison au Coin
from £58 /night help Price for guests, Nights approx:
from £58 /night help Price for guests, Nights approx:
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House / 4 bedrooms / sleeps 8
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House / 4 bedrooms / sleeps 8
The Corner Cottage promises the opportunity to relax in a beautiful location in traditional French countryside. The house is modern with everything you need for the perfect holiday, whilst retaining a traditional charm. Days can be spent exploring the church, vinyards and Chateaux on the hillside or simply enjoying the tranquillity in the sunshine on the sun terrace overlooking the pool.
Reviews from guests:
'We had a fantastic time in France, thank you. What an idyllic setting' . . . 'We liked the beautiful views from the upstairs bedrooms.'
Joanna H, England.
'We had a wonderful holiday and the Maison au Coin was absolutely delightful, thank you.' Angie N, Axminster
|Size||Sleeps up to 8, 4 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Arcachon 156 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Nearest Amenities||5 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Bergerac 23 km, Nearest railway: St Foy La Grande 18 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, Yes, smoking allowed|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Private outdoor pool (heated), Log fire, Internet access, DVD player|
|Pool||Private outdoor pool (heated), Children's pool|
|General||Air conditioning, TV, CD player, Safe, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||4 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 3 En suites, Solarium or roof terrace|
|Furniture||Double beds (3), Single beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 8|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Private outdoor pool (heated), Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ, Bicycles available|
|Access||Parking, Suitable for people with restricted mobility, Not suitable for wheelchair users|
|Further details indoors|
The cottage has recently been renovated to the highest standards whilst retaining much of its character, such as exposed beams, large fire place and traditional kitchen with wood burning stove. The cottage is on 4 levels. The front door leads to a hall, kitchen, bathroom and bedroom on the middle level. Up a few stairs are a further two bedrooms each with en suite bath/shower rooms. Down from the hall is a sitting/dining room with a large open fire place and doors leading on to the outside mezzanine deck. On the lowest level there is a further bedroom with en-suite shower and a laundry room with washing machine.There is air conditioning which also heats in winter for the living area and the two upstairs bedrooms.
Doors from the lowest level open to a terrace, swimming pool and open grass area to the front. The front door leads out to an enclosed courtyard which is very safe for children. The kitchen window opens onto this courtyard.
The television has all British freeview channels.
A variety of bicycles are available for use by guests on request.
The Dordogne region
The county of Périgord dates back to when the area was inhabited by the Gauls. It was originally home to four tribes, the name for "four tribes" in the Gaulish language was "Petrocore". The area eventually became known as the county of Le Périgord and its inhabitants became known as the Périgordins (or Périgourdins). There are four Périgords in the Dordogne: the "Périgord Vert" (Green Périgord) with its main town of Nontron, consists of verdant valleys in a region crossed by many rivers and streams; the "Périgord Blanc" (White Périgord) situated around the department's capital of Périgueux, is a region of limestone plateaux, wide valleys and meadows; the "Périgord Pourpre" (Purple Périgord) with its capital of Bergerac, is a wine region; and the "Périgord Noir" (Black Périgord) surrounding the administrative center of Sarlat, overlooks the valleys of the Vézère and the Dordogne, where the woods of oak and pine give it its name.
Wine: Maison au Coin is in the heart of the South West France wine growing countryside, with Bergerac to the North and East and Bordeaux to the West. Many local growers offer free tasting and direct sales. The famous wine growing region of St Emilion is only 45 min drive away.
History: The hill at Puyguilhem is of significant historical interest. The site of the château on the hill (open on some weekends of the year) was taken by the English in 1265 when the fortifications were built. The current château is of varying age up to the 19th century. Siege balls and other relics from the war torn history of the site can be seen near the cottage.
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17 Mar 2015
"A very enjoyable stay"
We stayed over the New Year in this lovely French cottage. It is situated in the very unusual and picturesque village of puy-guillaume. The cottage is well equipped and the bedrooms are very comfortable with fabulous views over the surrounding countryside. The showers were great. We enjoyed the open fire in the living room and made good use of the wood-stove in the kitchen. The surrounding area is good for running if you're into that sort of thing (I took a friend and he nearly died coming back up the hill!). Overall we had a thoroughly enjoyable stay.
22 Apr 2014
"Peace amongst the vines"
We were looking for a total escape from the rat race - by goodness, we found it! A super, sympathetically restored gem in some of the most peaceful and beautiful countryside in rural France. We wanted for nothing in the property, a cosy French farmhouse that has retained its charm yet with all the mod-cons and natural light of a modern home. The terrace is perfect for sundowners, overlooking the local vineyards with only birds, cattle and frogs going about their business to disturb the peace. The open fire provides a cosy backdrop for enjoying a bottle of the local red on the overcast days. The property is well placed for exploring the southern Dordogne, including Bergerac, famous vineyards and local country markets in the local towns and villages. The village of Puyguilhem is surrounded by numerous trails and lanes for walking and cycling with rivers and lakes for watersports nearby. A visit to the local vineyard, Les Brandeaux, about half a mile from the house, is particularly recommended; their 2011 Bergerac is not to be missed! Overall, a great house in a super location and thoroughly recommended for anyone looking for a relaxing holiday in a beautiful part of France.
6 Jan 2014
"Idyllic location, fantastic property"
Where do I start....from the moment we reserved this accommodation I knew that we would be well looked after. The owner/manager couldn't have been more helpful. He made me feel confident about the letting and gave me loads of detail on the area. The house is easy to find with the help of the directions we were given. When we got there, we were surprised to find that there was a car for our own use which was a huge bonus! This gave us easy access to all the local attractions and of course shops for all the 3 euro wine we drank. The property itself is amazing. A generous living room with huge open fire, and an endless supply of fire wood. Easily seating up to 10 people or more if required!! The kitchen is rustic and we spent so much of our time in here as it made for a cosy little sociable space. The bedrooms are all second to none. Modern, comfortable, en suite and with great views. There is a fantastic terrace off the living room which has ample space for a BBQ and seating. There is a pool, though we came in winter so we didn't get to make use of it. I cannot recommend this accommodation highly enough. I will definitely return next year for a short break. Don
30 Jul 2013
"Relaxing and beautiful"
We were a group of two families and between us we have 4 children under four years old, we had the most wonderful stay. The house, location and views were so beautiful. There are a lot of stairs in the house, but it did not seem to be a problem. The 4th room is very small and more like an office, but the kids did not care one bit. There is not a lot to do in the area, unless you want to lie in the sun and visit vin yards - neither of which works with small children, but you know what, that was what was so lovely about the place! Each day we either ate lunch out at a local bastide town (all of which are so pretty) or we took a picnic to the edge of the lake next to St Sulpice d'Eymet. This then meant that we did not have to cook in the evenings and so us girls had a holiday too! Anyway, when you can have French bread, local cheese and fab wine for £2.50 a bottle (when bought as a bag in box), tomato and strawberries from the local markets and a lettuce from a friendly neighbours garden - what more could you want?!
2 Jul 2013
"Maison au Coin is a superbly renovated, traditional French house"
Maison au Coin is a superbly renovated, traditional French house. It is situated in a small, hill top village called Puyguilhem, which is about 7km from the nearest town with supermarket, Sigulès. The new bathrooms are all finished to a very high spec and all beds are large and very comfortable. Puyguilhem is very quiet and peaceful. The views from the house are amazing and if you are interested in bird-watching, there are plenty to see. We happily recommend the Maison au Coin to anyone looking for a truly relaxing holiday. Fantastic!
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