House / 4 bedrooms / sleeps 8

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 1 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car essential
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden


Our traditional holiday home to rent is an ideal place to relax, with large garden in the middle of the historic village of Lanquais in the Dordogne region of France, only 20 minutes drive from Bergerac airport with flights by Flybe and Ryanair from various UK airports.

Everything you need is within easy reach, whether this be cycling, walking, golf, canoeing down the Dordogne, visiting chateaux or wine tasting.

The house has a fully equipped kitchen, large comfortable lounge, 3 double bedrooms and one single; a shower room and bathroom. Where one double bedroom (which has an additional single bed) and a single room (which also has a baby cot if required) and shower room are located on the ground floor, and one double and one twin bedded room with family bathroom located on the first floor, making it ideal for two families.

The village has a post office, a small shop, with a fresh bread delivery every morning, and a superb, reasonably priced restaurant Les Marronnieres, which also has a friendly bar.

There is a also beautiful medieval chateau in the village which is open to the public during the summer, which overlooks the Plan d'Eau de Lanquais, a man-made swimming lake with a sandy beach, offering a very pleasant day out for families with young children, and has a life guard, small café and toilets, and is located 1 mile from the property.

The village of Lanquais, is an ideal base for a holiday to explore South West France, being located in the heart of the Dordogne, (Aquitaine region), and is within easy reach of Sarlat, Perigueux, Lascaux and Souillac.

The house is in the Bergerac wine region and is only a short drive from St Emilion in the Bordeaux area. The medieval market town of Issigeac is also nearby.

The area is renowned for its gourmet restaurants and home produced foods and the markets host the most amazing array of fresh produce from the region. With beautiful honey coloured villages, some perched clinging to the side of rocks and others set around planned squares and courtyards the medieval Bastide towns beckon you to have a coffee and take in the atmosphere and the history of the area.

Lalinde, a vibrant, pretty market town 5 minutes drive for supermarket shopping, has a small selection of local bars and restaurants, and hosts a bustling weekly market.

The medieval market town of Issigeac is also nearby with a lovely typical French market on Sunday mornings.

Bergerac situated on the banks of the Dordogne is the nearest large town has many excellent restaurants and bars with live music in the summer.

There is also a great Aqua Park on the outskirts of Bergerac for families with children.

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Size Sleeps up to 8, 4 bedrooms
Rooms 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 family bathroom and 1 shower room
Nearest beach Local fresh water lake 1 km
Access Car essential
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Bergerac 18 km, Nearest railway: Lalinde 4 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access, DVD player
General Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster
Utilities Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Furniture Double Beds (2), Single Beds (4), Cots available (1), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 8
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ, Bicycles available
Access Parking, Not suitable for wheelchair users