Fongrive Haut is an elegant and delightfully restored farmhouse with its own heated private pool, sun terraces and patios. The house is truly spacious and offers comfort and luxury in a rural setting ideally suited for family groups or friends holidaying together. You will only require your own personal effects as it is well-equipped and will satisfy all your needs for a lovely holiday. The house has about one acre of garden together with sun terraces and patios that have delightful and extensive views.
There are 3 bedrooms comprising of one triple, one double and one twin. In addition, there is a cot and high chair and a bed settee in the 2nd reception room. The house has two en-suite facilities, a family bathroom and a separate WC. There is an elegant lounge and a games/TV room and the house has wi-fi for your own equipment.
|Size||Sleeps up to 9, 3 bedrooms|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 2 En suites|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Nearest Amenities||2 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Bergerac 15 km, Nearest railway: Bergerac 15 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
|Luxuries||Private outdoor pool (heated), Log fire, Internet access, DVD player|
|Pool||Private outdoor pool (heated)|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Telephone, Table tennis, Games room, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Double beds (2), Single beds (3), Cots (1), Dining seats for 10, Lounge seats for 9|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Private outdoor pool (heated), Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ, Bicycles available, Swing set|
|Access||Parking, Suitable for people with restricted mobility, Not suitable for wheelchair users|
|Further details indoors|
The house is equipped to a very high standard. The spacious farmhouse kitchen/dining area is the hub of the house and the dining table is able to seat up to 10 persons comfortably.
The elegant lounge has a log fire and comfortable seating. The second reception room is dual aspect and has a library, a number of games, satellite TV, DVD and further seating. The house has wireless broadband if you wish to take your own equipment.
Both ground floor bedrooms are dual aspect one with a single and five foot double bed and the other has a five foot doble bed and en-suite bathroom. The tower bedroom on the first floor is twin-bedded and has its own wash basin and WC.
|Further details outdoors|
The house has extensive patios and terraces to the east, south and west all with extensive and delightful views.
The evening sunsets are stunning.
There is ample garden furniture for sitting around and dining alfresco. There is a barbecue and if you are feeling energetic there are six bicycles to use.
There are countryside walks that can start and finish at the house.
The swimming pools is open from May until Mid-October and is heated to a minimum of around 26 degrees. The depth is 1.25 metres throughout.
All guests receive a Welcome Pack on arrival and local English speaking house managers can be contacted if any problems arise.
Fongrive is situated on a country lane just outside the the hamlet of Thenac in the south west Dordogne. The countryside around the house is noted for its rolling hills cultivated with vines and plum trees and dotted with Chateaux and Bastide Towns. The house has lovely, extensive views to the south, east and west.
The nearest large village is Sigoules with a bakery, supermarket, chemist, hairdressers, post office and doctors’ surgery. There is a wine festival in Sigoules that usually takes place in the second week of July.
The towns of Bergerac, Eymet, Duras and St Foy La Grande are all close by.
Markets: There are markets to go to virtually every day of the week.
Walks: There are three designated walks that start in Thenac and many more in the area.
Eating: There are several restaurants within easy distance of the house offering meals to suit every budget from basic local to gourmet eating. There is a guide to all our local establishments at the house.
Dordogne Boat trip: You can explore the Dordogne River in a traditional gabare boat from Bergerac.
Wine Route: Red, white and rose are all produced locally and the Route de Vin is an established route around the local vineyards where you are encouraged to sample the local produce.
Golf: An excellent 18-hole golf course at Chateau des Vigiers is a 10 minute drive away. There are 4 golf trolleys at the house.
Canoeing: There is no better way to experience the beauty and tranquillity of the Dordogne Valley and its tributaries than by hiring a canoe and paddling various distances, depending on how the mood takes you.
Other activities within 30 to 60 minutes drive are: Go-karting, ten pin bowling, pre-historic caves, bastide towns and general sight seeing with such towns as Arcachon (with its beaches), Bordeaux, St Emilion, Sarlat, Brantome etc., that are all waiting to be visited.