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The Bread Oven at Gigan – Home 113569 Barn

  • 2 bedrooms
  • 6 sleeps
  • 7 nights min stay

Key Info

  • Nearest beach 7 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Car essential
  • Ask about pets

Description from owner

Description

Looking forward to a great season, we are just a week away from the first of the art courses.

With weeks still available in June & July (and great discounts!) now is the moment get the best deals possible.

Enjoy this wonderful property offering fun for children of all ages and perfect relaxation for the grown ups - totally set up for children of all ages - travel light, we've got all the equipment from cots & high chairs to bikes & play house!With a Saturday changeover (in Peak season, flexible in Mid & High) to make the most of your precious weeks - enjoy great flight connections to Bergerac from Southampton, Liverpool, Manchester, Newcastle, Stansted, East Midlands, Leeds, Exeter and London.Picture perfect country cottage surrounded by established rose garden and acres of landscaped gardens. Take a step inside and enjoy the luxurious and stylish interior! Designed with style and your comfort in mind - it's so much more than a holiday home - it's a real home from home!The fabulous open living room has a great hand built country kitchen with granite worksurfaces, pretty painted dining table seating 8 - placed in front of the french doors to make the most of the view of the windmill on the hill behind the house. The cosy lounge corner has a full sprung 'Selfridges' leather sofa bed and a lovely deep, comfortable 'Arighi Bianci' cord sofa - perfect for curling up on in front of the toasty log burning stove on those chill low season evenings! With UK Sky TV & DVD player, you'll stay in touch if the mood takes you! There are plenty of toys and books for the little ones & adults alike - so whatever the weather, you are sure of a good time!The two bedrooms are stylish and comfortable with fully tiled en-suite shower rooms, solid oak doors and a super king size bed in one room and twin beds (easily converted to super king) in the other. Quality bedding, linen and towels make a good night's sleep guaranteed!Outside be wowed by the grounds, from a secluded terrace with permenant barbecue to a fabulous pergola, perfectly placed to catch both the view and shade. While away an hour or so dozing on the day bed or enjoy a glass of wine as the sunset approaches!With over 6.5 acres of grounds, there's something for everyone - whether it's the great climbing frame or play house for the kiddies or a game of badminton, table tennis or boules for the slightly more mature - and not forgetting a great selection of bikes for all - enjoy the quiet country lanes or picnic up at the windmill!Not forgetting the fabulous 12 x 6 m heated salt water pool - surrounded by terraces and sun loungers for all - the perfect place to relax or play!We love The Bread Oven - it really is a fabulous renovation of an ancient building - but don't take our word for it - here are just a couple of comments some of our recent visitors -"What a wonderful time we had, it was a totally idyllic two weeks" "The Bread Oven is perfect. We had a truly memorable holiday in a beautiful setting" With exposed stone walls, underfloor heating, log burning stove, shady terraces and luxurious ensuite bedrooms, The Bread Oven at Gigan is perfect for family holidays (all set up for babies and small children) or for a holiday with friends! Just 4km from the village of Tombeboeuf where you will find a butcher, baker, general shop, great local restaurant and even a picturesque 9 hole golf club (English owned) - you need stray no further, but if you do there is loads to do......There are bastide villages and castles to visit, views to be amazed at, wine to taste, rivers to boat on, trees to sail through, markets to shop at, cafes while away the time at and many, many restaurants to enjoy the fabulous local fare of this beautiful Lot & Garonne region! Come and join the fun!Great flight options from all over the UK - BA, Flybe or Ryanair.Watch out for us on 'Alastair Sawday's Special Places to Stay'

Further details

The garden and pool are shared with the second letting house. The extensive gardens are set out with the privacy and comfort of all our guests in mind - from shady pergolas to hidden benches and sheltered terraces - There are plenty of private spaces for everyone! The pool is open from April to the end of September and is heated for the whole of this time. The pool is fitted with a fully automatic safety cover, closed overnight and it is fully alarmed throughout the day, so you can be sure that your little ones are safe and sound! All linen and towels are provided. We can arrange for your shopping to be done before you arrive or for a tasty evening meal to be waiting for you. Prepared meals such as lasagne, quiche or cottage pie are available if requested in good time, at a small cost.

Further details indoors

A very special place for very special holidays! This luxurious 2 bedroom gite offers everything for a great stay. With a fabulous open living space incorporating kitchen, dining and cosy lounge, all opening onto a quiet, shady and secluded terrace. The two luxurious en-suite bedrooms open onto the side terrace. The Bread Oven could be perfect for your holiday - A relaxing country retreat, a great base for a family holiday (just ask if you need equipment for babies & young children - we've got the lot!) or a great holiday destination for a group of friends. With exposed stone walls, hand made terracotta floor tiles, underfloor heating, Jim Lawrence light fittings, hand built kitchen with granite worksurfaces, log burning stove and the very best in furnishings, this really is more than just a holiday home it is a real home from home. As you enter the gite the ceiling of the large living room towers 15ft into the beams of the building and is dominated by a enormous modern chandelier. To one side is the hand built painted country kitchen with granite worksurfaces. In front of the french doors to the rear terrace is a painted Laura Ashley dining table seating 6. The terrace is shaded and private with a circular cast iron and tile table for 6 plus a barbecue for relaxed summer dining. In summer pots of geraniums make this a wonderful spot for outdoor living!. To the other side of the living room is the cosy lounge corner with log burning stove and two large comfy sofas (one a fully sprung sofa bed). There's a TV with UK satellite, DVD player and a bookcase with a good selection of local books, novels, children's books and DVDs. Down a few steps to the two bedrooms - identical in size with thick padded curtains and french doors opening onto the side terrace. Crisp white bedlinen and luxurious bedding make these rooms wonderful relaxing retreats. The en suite shower rooms are fully tiled with underfloor heating and heated towel rails.

Further details outdoors

The pretty thatched summerhouse - wow! what a hit with visitors young and old...Perfect for a shady picnic or a glass of wine as the sun dips down! The Bread Oven is set in large landscaped gardens and parkland. A mix of young and mature trees help to create a totally private relaxing space. With quiet spots for relaxing and open lawns for outdoor games such as croquet, babminton, boules or football there is something for every taste! The 12 x 6m heated salt water pool is perfectly positioned to take advantage of the beautiful far reaching views of the rolling Lot & Garonne countryside. The pool is tucked into the huillside with wide terraces and surrounded by lavender hedges. The shallow end has Roman steps for easy entry and the deep end is extra deep for a more active entry! There are bikes galore for everyone - from a toddler's balance bike, bike trailer, child seat all the way up to a great choice of adult bikes. Always available for you to use - perfect on the quiet lanes surrounding the domaine. For our younger friends we have a great climbing frame fabulous playhouse set in a wooded glade a little way from the pool so you can keep an eye on your little adventurers while the feel they are being independent!

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Families

  • Great for children of all ages
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • 2 Cots available
  • High chair available

Bed & bathroom

  • 1 Double Bed, 1 Sofa Bed, 2 Single Beds, 2 Cots available
  • 2 En suites, 1 Shower room

Amenities

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Shared outdoor pool (heated)
  • Shared garden
  • Climbing frame
  • Swing set
  • BBQ
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Bicycles available
  • Internet access
  • Central heating
  • Fireplace
  • Table tennis
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Iron
  • High chair available
  • TV
  • Satellite TV
  • DVD player
  • Hair dryer
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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Access

  • Parking
  • Secure parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

Getting around

A car really is vital here - nothing is too far away and the roads are good. There are also bikes for more leisurely trips out. The local village is only 4km and has a good shop, butcher, boulangerie & restaurant.

Interaction with guest

I have my own house on site. So I (or my lovely house sitters) will be on hand to greet you.... There's a welcome basket and if you would like us to do a shop before you arrive, just ask. We open and close the pool daily for you, keep you up to date with what's happening in the area - just check out the blackboard for each day's weather, markets & more. If you don't need us, that's fine - we have our own pool tucked away behind our house, so you can enjoy complete privacy with the comfort of knowing that we are on hand should you need us!

Policies

Check in time: 16:00, Check out time: 09:00
If you have any questions about check-in or check-out times, please contact the owner/manager.
Payment
This rental can only be paid for online through Holiday Lettings using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).

Damage deposit: £100.00
Smoking
No smoking at this property

Cancellations

Change of plans? No problem. You could receive a partial or full refund, depending on when you cancel.

Booking confirmed

100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).

24 hours after booking

50% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least 4 weeks before check-in.

4 weeks before

25% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least 2 weeks before check-in.

2 weeks before

No refund if cancelled less than 2 weeks before check-in.

Check-in date

* The booking fee is stated in the cancellation policy information on the payment page. This fee helps us run our secure platform and enables us to provide 24/7 customer support

About the owner

Prue M.
Response rate:
100%
Calendar updated:
11 Jan 2019
Years listed:
10
Based in:
United Kingdom
Overall rating:
5

Languages spoken: English, French

This Barn has 2 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms and sleeps 6. It’s been listed on Holiday Lettings since 18 Jan 2010. Located in Lot-et-Garonne, it has 11 reviews with an overall rating of 5. The average weekly rate varies from £911 to £1718.

The Owner has a response rate of 100% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 11 Jan 2019.

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Guest reviews

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“Rural peace and quiet. Perfect for a month long winter break.”

Reviewed 31 Mar 2018

We spent a wonderful month in the Bread Oven. Great location surrounded by orchards and vineyards. Major supermarkets are only a short drive away. The house is very comfortable with all the requireme… More

Owner's reply: Thank you for your lovely review - I'm so pleased you enjoyed your stay - I will go and have a re-look at the utensils - Thanks for the heads up - I will do a quick update ready in case you return in the future!

“Another wonderful holiday at the Bread Oven, Gigan”

Reviewed 9 Sep 2013

Our second visit to this lovely location and equally impressed this time round. A fabulous welcome from Prue and Andrew, and delicious first night home cooked meal helped ease us into the holiday. The… More

“5 star Family Holiday”

Reviewed 8 Aug 2013

Having stayed at the bread oven for our summer we can recommend this splendid holiday home to anyone. It literally is a home from home and couldnt have been made to feel more welcome. The facilities h… More

“WOW We loved the Bread Oven, was perfect.”

Reviewed 24 Jun 2013

We had a fab week at The Bread Oven, it is even better than advertised. The house is gorgeous, beautiful inside and out, the beds super comfy, lovely bedding, big sofas, kitchen kitted out beyond wha… More

“An amazing retreat to a little paradise”

Reviewed 23 Oct 2012

The websites listing this holiday rental provide extensive details to give you a clear and true idea of the facilities etc, which are no less than fab. Lovely hosts, all the home comforts you need, wo… More

“Lovely property, beautiful surroundings and very warm welcome”

Reviewed 17 Oct 2012

We had a wonderful holiday here - the owners are extremely friendly and helpful, whilst maintaining distance so you have your privacy. The property is lovely, and surrounded by beautiful gardens with … More

“Can't believe we were lucky enough to discover this perfect house set in beautiful surroundings”

Reviewed 6 Sep 2012

Our warm and friendly welcome from the owners Prue and Andrew pretty much set the tone of our holiday at Gigan, we had a fantastic time. The house was very well appointed, a basket full of homemade go… More

“Wonderful, beautiful, peaceful stay”

Reviewed 21 Aug 2012

We have just returned from The Bread Oven at Gigan for the second year running and have just booked for next year already! The property, gardens and pool are all of the highest quality. The Bread Ov… More

“A beautiful & comfortable home from home with thoughtful hosts & a tranquil setting”

Reviewed 10 Aug 2012

We had a really lovely week in 'The Bread Oven'. I would say that nothing is too much trouble for Prue and Andrew (which is true) but in actual fact, they have thought of everything so we ba… More

“beautiful and exceptional property in a wonderful location”

Reviewed 2 Jul 2012

We enjoyed our stay immensely in the Bread Oven. The owners Prue & Andrew have thought of every detail and are always on hand with helpful and friendly advice. A marvellous welcome hamper full of … More

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FAQs

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Use the Book your stay form to pay provisionally online. You can pay by credit/debit card or PayPal. Prue (the owner) will have 24 hours to accept the booking and no money will leave your account before then.

If you’ve been sent a quote, simply accept it and pay online through the email we sent you. You can also do this in Manage your holiday booking.

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Why can't I call Prue (the owner) before booking?

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How do damage deposits work?

In most cases, you don’t pay a damage deposit up front. Instead, we save your payment details securely and you’re only charged in the event of damage to the property.

Occasionally, you will pay a damage deposit up front as part of the total rental cost. In this case, the owner has 10 days after you check out to report any damage. If they don’t, we’ll return your deposit. If their claim is successful, we’ll deduct the agreed cost and return the remainder.

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How can I retract my booking request?

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Go to Manage your holiday booking to cancel your booking. Here you can view your cancellation policy to see if you’ll be refunded.

How do I edit my booking?

You can request to change the dates or number of people on your booking via the Manage your holiday booking page. To change your holiday dates use the Edit booking button. If you need to change the number of guests staying then send Prue (the owner) a message.

If Prue (the owner) agrees, they’ll send you a revised quote outlining the changes. You can review and accept/decline this from the Manage your holiday booking page. You’ll have 48 hours to take action before the revised quote expires.

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