La Maison de Manon
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House | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 5
Situated on a quiet back street in the little village of Villefranche de Lonchat, La Maison de Manon is a charming and beautifully decorated house.
All amenities, bars & restaurants are within walking distance and staying in the village gives you a real feeling of French life.
2014 TOUR de FRANCE!
Stage 19 - Friday, July 25 - Maubourguet Pays du Val d'Adour to Bergerac
Stage 20 - Saturday, July 26 - Bergerac to Périgueux
Size: Sleeps two adults with maximum 3 children OR 4 adults.
General: TV (French), DVD player, board games.
Standard: Kettle, toaster, iron, vacuum cleaner.
Utilities: Dishwasher, cooker, washing machine.
Rooms: Kitchen, Sitting Room, 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom (shower only).
Furniture: Kitchen table with seating for 6, nice comfy 3 seater sofa, 2 armchairs, Queen sized bed, 2 single beds that can be attached to create a big double, extra single spare bed.
Other: Beautiful and quiet courtyard at the rear of the house which catches the sun all day & evening. The perfect place to relax with a glass of chilled wine & an aperitif.
Parking: On street or parking spaces very close by.
Access: Not suitable for disabled access.
|Size||Sleeps up to 5, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Le Lac de Gurson 1 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Bergerac airport 38 km, Nearest railway: Montpon Menesterol 9 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|General||Central heating, TV|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Fridge, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (3), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 5|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Private garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors|
Sheets and towels are supplied.
We have a freezer compartment in the fridge.
The bathroom has a shower and not a bath.
New electric heaters in all rooms.
|Further details outdoors|
The pretty and spacious courtyard is accessed through French doors from the sitting room and offers a relaxing and private area to eat, enjoy a drink and to have a barbecue.
Parking is no problem and can be found 30 seconds away where there are several parking bays. Alternatively there is plenty of on-street parking.
Wi-Fi is available in both Bar-restaurants in Villefranche de Lonchat.
Hotel- Restaurant du Commerce is a particularly good restaurant & is only minutes away. See reviews on Trip Advisor
The Aquitaine/Dordogne region
Aquitaine region / Gironde & Dordogne areas
Aquitaine with its beautiful capital city of Bordeaux, is one of the great historic regions of France. It is also one of the largest and most varied regions of France, stretching from the foothills of the Massif Central in the north, to the Spanish border in the south, a distance of over 300 km.
In the Middle Ages, Aquitaine was allied with the Plantagenet Kings of England, and the region has many historic connections with the British Isles.
Gironde is wine country with Bordeaux at its centre. In total there are 57 wines labelled AOC - Bordeaux, Sauternes, Medoc & St-Emilion to name but a few.
Dordogne is one of the most beautiful and popular destinations within the Aquitaine region. There are many famous sights to visit including the prehistoric caves of Lascaux and Eyzies, les jardins de Marqueyssac (Marqueyssac gardens), Sarlat-la-Canéda (Dordogne's favourite and most beautiful medieval town) and many other sites of interest.
Villefranche de Lonchat
A real plus is that all amenities in Villefranche de Lonchat are within walking distance including a boulangerie (bakery) almost opposite so that you can buy your fresh bread every morning without having to get in the car.
Other amenities include a grocery,a bakery, a post office, two Bar-Restaurants, a pharmacy, a cashpoint and a weekly market.
It is approximately 5 kms (8 miles) to supermarkets where there is also a petrol station.
There are loads of small wine producers close by (caves, châteaux) where one can taste and buy the wine.
Of course the famous town of St Emilion is only half an hour away and offers a beautiful place to visit aswell as the opportunity of purchasing some very special wines.
Exploring the area taking the little roads, you'll come across people selling fresh eggs, honey and other local produce.
Below is a selection of the main activities and attractions close by:
- “Le Lac de Gurson” a swimming lake with a beach and several bar-restaurants (Five minutes by car).
- “Les Marchés Nocturnes” village get togethers where local food and wine producers sell their products to be enjoyed at large tables set out in village squares (every friday evening during July and August in Villefranche de Lonchat)
- “Les Brocantes and Vide greniers” Antique Fairs & Flea Markets.
- “Le Marché de Ste Foy la Grande”. Rated as one of the top 100 markets in France taking place every saturday morning at Ste Foy la Grande.
- "La bataille de Castillon" a spectacular re-enactment of the last battle fought in the hundred years' war which took place at Castillon la Bataille in 1453. This unique event takes place on various dates during July and August and is an absolute must-see.
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5 Jun 2013
"Perfect holiday home in bastide with amenties on your doorstep"
A lovely holiday home - modern and clean, with everything you expect to find. The weather was unkind to us so we didn't use the courtyard, but we could see that it would have been a suntrap. Th… More
6 Sep 2012
"A small slice of French village life"
With two children aged 8 and 10 and booking last minute we were restricted for choice. We were lucky to find this house in a little french village, one church, one cafe a market place and 10 steps to the little corner shop and boulangerie. The real joy in the summer heat was having a lake a mile or so away, definately driving (too far to walk with children and all the beach kit!) but it was clean, not too busy, and perfect place to cool down. Also if you paid to go for the day you could come and go as you pleased. The house itself has been really tastefully decorated with all amenities and we had a very pleasant week there. Parking really is easy in the area.
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