(FLP) La Provinciale
- Local Area
- Private Pool 10m x 5m
- Table tennis
- Free WiFi
- Satellite TV
- DVD Player
- Laundry room
- Cot & high chair
- Golf & tennis nearby
- Canoeing nearby
- Stunning country views
- Large private garden
- Private off-road parking
- Private cook available
La Provinciale is a beautiful, detached self catering holiday home with a private alarmed swimming pool and stunning valley views below.
This holiday house is set in a small hamlet set on top of a hill, with an ancient church just behind the property.
The property is set over 3 levels and offers great holiday accommodation for a large group of friends or 2 or 3 families. The attic rooms offer flexible space and are perfect for accommodating several children together.
The house and facilities are exclusive to you during your stay. A spacious and family orientated house with stunning panoramic views across quiet countryside. Please note that the barn and pigeoniere are not used.
Bedrooms Ground floor
Master bedroom 1
Super-king four poster bed, built-in wardrobes, chest of drawers, dual aspect windows overlooking garden and countryside beyond, en-suite shower room with, sink, wc and bidet
Double room with feature oak beams, built in wardrobe, window overlooking side entrance, down the corridor from the family shower room.
Double bed, built in wardrobe, dressing table, room fan and window overlooking garden & countryside views, en-suite shower room with sink and wc.
Upper floor – Attic Conversion
Double bed, feature oak beams, 2 sky light windows, room fan, hanging space for clothes and chest of drawers
Twin room with 2 single beds, skylight and room fan
There is a large open plan area in the attic which also has a double futon and a single bed. Further children’s beds can be provided for a nominal fee of £50 each per stay if required. A small selection of children’s toys have been thoughtfully provided by the owner so you don’t have to cram all yours into a suitcase.
Kitchen (ground floor)
Family kitchen with table and 6 chairs set on the ground floor opposite the family shower room.
Dishwasher, single oven, halogen hob, 2 fridges, freezer, microwave, wine cooler, cafetiere, Nespresso machine and a bread maker.
There is a raised covered terrace and BBQ area with table and chairs just outside the kitchen with great views over the valley.
Utility area (lower ground floor)
Laundry room with washing machine, tumble dryer, iron/ironing board and washing line, set on the lower ground floor.
Living Room (lower ground floor)
The large sitting room is set over two levels and has a lounge area with sofa’s, TV with British Freeview Satellite Channels, DVD Player and free WiFi with a smaller, more formal seating area focussed around a feature open fire place opening onto a 2nd terrace overlooking the garden and valley beyond.
Beautiful large gardens that run right up to the vines with stunning views all around. Raised fish pond. Table tennis and a football goal.
Enjoy breakfast on the patio overlooking the fields and views or take lunch under the shady, covered veranda. BBQ, outside table and chair sets.
The large private pool measures 10m x 5m, the shallow end is 0.8m deep and gradually slopes to approximately 2.15m. The pool is protected by an alarm, it is not fenced. Walk-in Roman steps gently ease into the pool at one end and is surrounded by a terrace with sun loungers and parasols.
Bed linen, bath towels and pool towels are included in the price. If you request a cot, please provide your own cot bedding/linen.
Electric heaters are installed throughout the house and there is an open fire in the living room.
Private catering and “meal drop off service” can be booked through Viv at Cafe Society 7
Nearest Boulangerie – Castlesagrat 10 minutes drive, 6.5km
Local markets in nearly all nearby villages and towns
Supermarkets – Valence D’Agen 17km
Parc Wallibi Agen, great for the kids 42km
Tree Canopy, accrobranche, climbing and other activeties, Cahors, Capnature Brilliant day out and difficulty levels for all ages 58km
Marche Gourmande – Evening food markets and entertainment
Cycle hire available at Moissac 15km
There will be a welcome pack waiting for you so you will be sure of some basics, milk, tea, bread, eggs, cheese, ham and a bottle of wine etc . There are supermarkets and a fabulous farmers market on Saturday & Sunday in Moissac until 12.30pm. We recommend buying the minimum and go to the market at Valence on Tuesday.
Where to shop
Moissac 15km: Farmers market Saturday and Sunday morning. Leclerc every week day 9am- 8pm, Sunday till 12.30pm. (on way out of Moissac towards motorway) Other supermarkets also in Moissac.
Lauzerte 15km: Intermarche Sunday 09:00 – 12:30 weekdays 09:00 – 12:30 & 15:00 – 19:30
Toulouse Blagnac 90km: Huge commercial centre outside airport (closed Sundays).
Valence d’Agen 17km: Tuesday morning fabulous market. Casino and Lidl (not open Sunday)
Airports: Bergerac 100km, Bordeaux 188, Toulouse 90km
Bordeaux (TGV) 180km
Toulouse (TGV) 88km
Approximate driving distances from north French ferry ports:
Calais 569 miles
Caen 518 miles
Changeover day: Saturday
We are happy to consider alternative days outside of peak season.
No booking fee.
A 25% deposit secures a reservation with the balance payable 8 weeks before rental commencement.
A refundable security bond of £500 is payable with the balance which is returned within 7 days of departure subject to a satisfactory inspection.
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Included in the price:
Bed linen, bath towels and pool towels.
Bookings of two weeks or more a supply of linen and towels are offered.
Heating is charged as an extra based on consumption outside of peak season.
Further children’s beds can be provided for a nominal fee of £50 each per week if required.
A maximum of 2 dogs are considered on request at a charge of £50 each per booking plus an additional security bond of £250.
Pool opening times:
First week in April until the beginning of November.
This is the ideal base from which to explore South West France. Bergerac, Agen, Monflanquin and Cahors are all approximately within an hours drive.
Lauzerte (15km) 15 min drive, a medieval bastide perched above the valleys and hills of the area known as the Quercy Blanc, Lauzerte is one of the most beautiful villages of France, a distinction granted to only 155 villages in the country. Founded in the 12th century by the Count of Toulouse, the village is located on the routes of the Santiago de Compostella.
Moissac, also just 15 minutes 15km, is a famous abbey town and is included in the World Heritage Site Routes of Santiago de Compostela in France.
Wine and Gastronomy
Visit some of the many local Caves and Chateau who offer free tastings and tours while you choose a bottle or two.
This designated world heritage site is a must for all visitors. This cosmopolitan city offers a diverse range of attractions. The golden triangle has a fabulous range of shops for those shopaholics. 170km
A rich variety of architecture forms the backdrop for the street cafe’s, restaurants, bars and not forgetting the superb Grand Theatre.
The Dordogne is just one of the many places to visit for day trips. Anything from Canoeing or boat trips on the Dordogne river to exploring ancient villages. Approximately 1 hour drive north.
Most nearby villages and towns hold weekly markets full of fresh and interesting local produce. An ideal place to pick up your holiday mementoes and gifts. The picturesque town of Monflanquin is just over an hours drive away. Evening “Marche Gourmands” are a great night out where you buy your food at the stalls and eat on communal tables. There is normally a local band or disco as entertainment, great fun for all the family!
There are 2 popular swimming lakes not too far from the house – one in Montaigu de Quercy 24km and Montcuq 30km. Both have little places to eat and the swimming lake is clean with a ‘beach’ too.
Canoeing / Kayaking
Flat water canoeing, wake boarding and water ski-ing are available locally at Moissac just 17km. For those that are a little more adventurous take a drive of about 1hr 20 mins to Saint-Antonin-Noble-Val (Chocolat was filmed here) where you can hire Kayaks and test your skills on the rapids and through beautiful gorges. Brilliant fun even without kids.
The area is perfect for cycling, whether it’s just a gentle ride around to explore or, if you are a keen cyclist, a long training ride on fantastic stretches of road to get the blood pumping whilst taking in the fantastic views.
Parc Wallibi, Agen: Local Theme park with rides for all ages, very young to teens. 42km
Capnature Cahors. This tree top adventure park has different levels, for young children to very fit adults! Cahors is good for vineyards and wine tasting for the adults. 58km.