Les Hortensias - pool, air con and stunning views
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House | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 8
Les Hortensias is a detached, luxurious self-catering holiday home with private swimming pool . The house is set in a wonderful location close to the small village of Vanxains with its boulangerie, yet only 5 miles from Riberac with all its amenities and famous market.
The location is wonderfully peaceful and ideal for getting away from it all. The house is spacious, superbly equipped and beautifully furnished with luxury features . The large south-facing terrace has been designed to make the most of stunning views and fabulous sunsets.
|Size||Sleeps up to 8, 4 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Jemaye 10 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Nearest Amenities||1 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Bergerac 56 km, Nearest railway: Angouleme 60 km|
|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|
|Pool||Private outdoor pool (unheated)|
|General||Central heating, Air conditioning, Satellite TV|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 1 En suites and 2 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Double beds (2), Single beds (4), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 8|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Private outdoor pool (unheated), Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors|
Les Hortensias is a spacious, superbly equipped, luxury detached house with under-floor heating and air conditioning and is beautifully furnished inside. This holiday home has 4 bedrooms (2 doubles, 2 twins) , 3 bath or shower rooms plus separate WC. The kitchen is superbly equipped with microwave, Bosch washing machine, tumble drier and dishwasher. The sitting room and dining room enjoy panoramic views and have a wood-burning stove and satellite TV.
Upstairs one large double bedroom with private dressing area shares a shower room and separate WC with a twin bedroom. Both these rooms have air-conditioning. Downstairs there is one large double bedroom and one twin bedroom - each with their own en-suite bath or shower room. Linen is included in the price. We regret no pets.
|Further details outdoors|
The house has its own private drive and covered parking area. Directly outside the house, the large south-facing terrace has a pergola - wonderful for BBQ's, eating outside and enjoying the fabulous sunsets. There is a further sun terrace next to the private swimming pool. The garden is quiet and peaceful with the most wonderful views of surrounding hills and valleys and is ideal for adults and children alike.
About this location
The Dordogne region
The Dordogne area of France is still unspoiled and perfect for getting away from it all. The countryside surrounding our house is wonderfully peaceful and our terrace gives wonderful views of rolling hills and valleys and stunning views of sunflowers in the summer. There are lovely rivers for canoeing and the vineyards of St Emilion and Bergerac are only an hour or so away.
There are several golf courses within driving distance - the nearest at Aubeterre is about 15 minutes drive away.
The house is set in a small rural hamlet called Champagnac which sits astride a ridge with lovely views. The old village of Vanxains, with its boulangerie and post office nestles in the valley below and is only a short drive away - you can also cycle or walk to it. Riberac, a bustling town is five miles away. It has all kinds of shops, hypermarkets, great restaurants and other facilities such as tennis, canoeing and horse riding. The famous Friday market at Riberac is a must for visitors and is as much a social occasion as a shopping opportunity.
Aubeterre, a very old and very beautiful village is only 15 minutes drive away (you can bike it if you are feeling energetic) and is one of our favourite spots for Sunday coffee or lunch and supper at one of its pretty restaurants.
For families, Lac Jemaye with its pretty lakeside setting, great man-made beach, free kayaks and numerous beach bars is hugely popular.
Other activities such as golf and horse riding are also nearby - the nearest golf course at Aubeterre is about 15 minutes drive away.
There are lots of other lovely places to explore. Brantome, Bergerac, Perigueux and St Emilion are all less than an hour's drive away and are brilliant for shopping and sightseeing.
There are many excellent restaurants within easy reach offering good quality and great value food. Our house has a detailed 'house book' which will give you all the information to make the most of your stay.
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7 Sep 2014
"Peaceful location with beautiful views"
If you are looking to get away from it all, les hortensias is definitely the place for you. With beautiful views, the villa provides a great base for exploring the region. My 6 year old loved the rive… More
18 Sep 2013
"Beautiful property with stunning views."
Had an excellent holiday. Les Hortensias was beautiful with stunning views of fields of sunflowers. Very well equipped kitchen and attention to detail in every room. Good size pool, although there wer… More
3 Sep 2013
"a lovelytranquil place"
The location the setting and view r to die for the property and quality of contents is excellent but the housekeeping needs addressing having said that we would still return to this lovely tranquil pl… More
17 Sep 2012
"Wonderfully comfortable and tranquil"
A lovely high-spec house in a beautiful part of France. Lots of local interest. Riberac has a great market.… More
29 Aug 2012
"Lovely stay at Les Hortensias, Vanxains"
Had a great week at Les Hortensias. The house has the most amazing views across the rolling countryside and sitting on the terrace with a glass of local wine at the end of the day is very peaceful. … More
9 Aug 2012
"A perfect setting and a perfect house"
This is the second time we have used one of the houses on this development. There is everything you could possibly need for a family holiday - the house is equipped to a high standard and our stay was… More
13 Feb 2012
"An unforgettable week - great house, with an even better view"
Me, my girlfriend, and two other couples spent an incredibly relaxing 2 weeks in Les Hortensias in July 2011. We all absolutely loved the house - it's well positioned in an incredibly peaceful location with the most beautiful view and is equipped to the highest standard. We loved swimming in the pool, having evening aperatifs on the terrace, visiting nearby market towns and eating in some of the great local restaurants. The owner was faultlessly helpful and helped ensure our trip passed smoothly. We will definitely come back!
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