(FLB) Les Bartelles
- Local Area
- Private Infinity Pool
- A/C in bedrooms
- Table Tennis
- Satellite TV
- Wood burning stove
- Washing machine
- Room fans
- Hairdryer (1)
- Cot, high chair, stair gate
- Private off-road parking
- Garage for 1 car
- Countryside views
- Nearest shops/town 9km
- Bergerac airport 23km
- Supermarkets shops
- Bars restaurants nearby
Les Bartelles is a newly renovated 200 year old barn, this holiday cottage has 2 bedrooms with air conditioning and a private securely gated, fenced infinity swimming pool, set within the beautiful Dordogne region near Bergerac, south west France.
This tranquil countryside location offers the perfect place to relax and unwind with wonderful views and sunsets. A good selection of local amenities are just a short drive away (9kms Eymet) and is within easy reach of bastide towns, chateaux and vineyards and 10 mins from the medieval village of Issigeac with its famous Sunday morning market.
All facilities of this holiday home are for your exclusive use during your stay.
The 2 main bedrooms are located in the eaves of the house, the natural character of the property means that some of the beams/doorways are quite low. Air conditioning is fitted for your comfort and a hairdryer is also provided.
Bedroom 1. Double bedroom – upper floor (please note low beams)
A pretty room with double bed (150 x 194cm). Hanging rail and chest of drawers.
Bedroom 2. Double bedroom – upper floor (please note low beams)
Another pretty bedroom in the eaves of the house with double bed (150 x 194cm). Hanging rail and chest of drawers.
Reading room – ground floor
Small room located on the ground floor that has a single bed that can be used as additional sleeping space.
Located on the ground floor next to the reading room. Bath with shower over, wash basin, and wc.
The modern well equipped kitchen has a good range of facilities including a dishwasher, electric oven with 4 gas rings, extractor hood, microwave, fridge-freezer, kettle, toaster and dining table seating up to 6 people.
Laundry area with washing machine, iron & ironing board.
The cosy lounge has a wonderful fireplace with wood burning stove, TV with French & UK Satellite free to air channels and French doors that open onto the west facing patio and gardens with views beyond over the countryside.
Bed linen, bath towels and pool towels are provided and included in the price.
A cot, highchair and stair gate are available on request. Please provide your own cot linen/bedding.
Enjoy breakfast on the patio overlooking the garden and rolling countryside beyond. A BBQ is provided for alfresco eating and there is plenty of outside furniture. Private off-road parking plus covered parking in barn opposite the cottage for one car.
The infinity pool measures 11.5m x 7.5m and 1.5m deep, has walk-in steps at one end and a sun terrace with loungers and parasols all with stunning views over the valley below. The pool is securely fenced and gated. Further shade can be found under a nearby tree in the garden which provides a cool spot to relax under away from the sun.
Gastronomic experiences and wine tours
Cycle hire delivered to the door with all safety equipment supplied
Bergerac 25 minutes
Bordeaux 1 hour 40 minutes
Toulouse 2 hours 15 minutes
TGV to Bordeaux. Bordeaux station 1 hr 40 minutes drive away. Connecting local train to Bergerac.
Approximate driving distances from north French ferry ports:
Calais 560 miles
Caen 380 miles
Changeover day: Friday.
We are happy to consider alternative days and lengths of stay outside of peak season. Please contact us with your requirements.
Short breaks with flexible lengths of stay and arrival day are available outside of peak season. Peak season: 26 May – 31 August 2017.
Minimum price based on 5 nights. Please contact us with your requirements.
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 and pool towels are provided and are included in the price.
£50 per week for heating 30 September 2016 – 29 April 2017.
The local area and what to do, Eymet/ Monsegur / Duras, Bordeaux and the Dordogne, France
Situated near the towns of Eymet and Miramont de Guyenne in the region of Aquitaine within the Bordeaux wine region and on the border of the Dordogne, Gironde and Lot et Garonne, France.
The nearest shops are located at Miramont de Guyenne where there are also tennis courts available to hire.
Bordeaux is approximately 1 hour 30 minutes drive drive to the west and Bergerac is 30 minutes to the north, St Emilion 45 minutes north west.
This is the ideal base from which to explore South West France. Located in the region of Aquitaine on the 3 borders of Gironde / Dordogne / Lot et Garonne and is considered to be one of the most picturesque areas of France.
The gently rolling countryside is a pleasure to explore, with excellent roads winding their way through fields and vineyards. Perfect cycling country!
Eymet, Monsegur and Duras are ancient Bastide towns set around a market square which are host to weekly markets and also a weekly night market during the peak summer season. There is a good selection of shops including cafes, bars and a pizzeria which host’s weekly live music.
There is also Cinema Eden in Monsegur, which does show international films in their original language version (VO), a selection of English speaking films with French subtitles.
The market squares are also hosts the many festivals and events throughout the year.
Tree adventure and climbing park
Just 5km from Duras, climbing through the trees and zip wire, fun for all the family from years of age. Playground and snack bar. Accrobranche
A fresh water lake with sandy beach just 30 minutes from Duras at Blasimon.
Visit Europe’s largest sand dune (approximately 160km), the Dune du Pilat where both the climb and the views will take your breath away! Reward yourself by feasting on fresh seafood around the Bay of Arcachon or take the ferry to Cap Ferret and feel the sand between your toes whilst you enjoy oysters and chilled white wine.
Wine and Gastronomy
The Bordeaux wine region has 21 appellations. Visit some of the many local Caves and Chateau who offer free tastings and tours while you choose a bottle or two.
Not to be missed is the world famous Saint Emilion, just a short drive away. A designated world heritage site and is truly stunning. Explore characteristic narrow lanes lined with wine merchants, cafes, restaurants and interesting independent shops. A guided tour of the monolithic church is highly recommended.
Follow Rick Steins French Odyssey (Bordeaux to Bazas) trail across this region and encounter some of the best culinary experiences France has to offer.
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.
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.
Most villages and towns hold weekly markets full of fresh and interesting local produce. An ideal place to pick up your holiday mementoes and gifts.
Both Monsegur and Duras also have night markets during the summer where you can eat and have a drink as well as browse the many stalls.
The countryside around our properties 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.
Cycle hire is available delivered to your door complete with full safety equipment.
Public tennis courts
Good quality courts are located in Monsegur, Duras & St Sernin de Duras and are usually booked via the local tourist information office.
Canoeing and kayaking
Canoe hire is available on the rivers. The river Dropt winds through the valley with a slow flow on it, whilst the large river Garonne (20 minutes away) has a faster pace.
The Dordogne river is an hour away which has a faster pace but has plenty of canoe hire opportunities and literally just go with the flow and be picked up further down stream. Of course the easiest way is a boat trip and let some one else do the work.
The Atlantic coast, with over 150 miles of golden sandy beaches is less than one and a half hours drive away. Great fun for all the family, simply relax and soak up the sun or try your hand at surfing. Alternatively there are also fresh water lakes with a beach and facilities. The nearest is at Blasimon (about 30 minutes drive) and is very popular with families.
There are many pay and play golf courses within the area, the best being the beautiful Chateau Des Vigiers Golf and Country Club. The chateau dates back to 1597 and is set in 450 acres of stunning countryside. Facilities also include a fine restaurant and relaxing beauty spa.
Zoo de Bordeaux Pessac is approximately an hour drive.
Aqualand water park is approximately 90 minutes drive located at Bassin D’Arcachon.
Aqualand water park is approximately 90 minutes drive located at Bassin D’Arcachon