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  • The infinity pool
  • Sunrise on a late Autumn morning, the pool faces South
  • Late evening by the pool
  • Shaded covered veranda, the property is facing South
  • Lunch looking out over-the pool
  • Beautifully decorated kitchen
  • Dining table
  • The lounge looking through to the kitchen
  • The comfortable lounge
  • Bedroom 1 Upper floor
  • Bedroom 1 Upper floor
  • Bedroom 2 ground floor with views out over the pool
  • Bedroom 2 ground floor with views out over the pool
  • Bedroom 3 twin room with wet room shower and a wc
  • The other barns and buildings around the property are not used
  • Apero on the terrace late evening

Domaine de Bramefant

Sleeps
6 (+1)
Bedrooms
3
Bathrooms
3
Pets
No
Property ID
FDDB
Changeover Day
Saturday
€1450 to €3250
Featured as Amanda Lamb's favourite property on Channel 5 TV program Holiday Homes in the Sun Dordogne, September 2022. Private heated infinity pool and stunning countryside views set on a hilltop. A short drive to historical towns, restaurants and weekly markets. Near Bergerac in the Dordogne SW France.
€1450 to €3250
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  • Local Area
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  • Private, heated infinity pool
  • Character property
  • Stunning countryside views
  • Private off-road parking
  • Covered veranda
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • English Freesat TV
  • French satellite TV
  • Electric plancha
  • Wood burner
  • Prestigious Golf club 5km
  • Weekly markets nearby
  • Bergerac 19km
  • Restaurant 2km
  • Private catering available

Featured as Amanda Lamb’s favourite property on the Channel 5 TV programme Holiday Homes in the Sun, with JB and Sam Pinkham. September 2022.

Domaine de Bramefant is a charming, characterful 3-bedroom holiday home in the Dordogne, SW France. Set in a secluded location with a private heated infinity pool with stunning views over the valley. Located 19km southwest of Bergerac.

Note: Domaine de Bramefant accepts children 12 years of age and above.

Bedrooms and bathrooms

Domaine de Bramefant has 3 bedrooms, 2 double rooms and a twin room. One of the double rooms is on the upper floor, all other accommodation is on the ground floor.
All bedrooms are equipped with a room fan and a hairdryer.

Bedroom 1: Upper floor. The beautiful suite is comprised of a stunning bedroom in the eaves of the house with a beamed ceiling and a Juliette balcony with breathtaking views over the rolling countryside. A sumptuous super king-size bed (180cm x 200cm). There is a small dressing room off the bedroom.
Bedroom 1 is accessed via a staircase, the en-suite bathroom with roll-top bath, washbasin, wc and bidet is on the ground floor, directly underneath this bedroom at the foot of the staircase.

A small 2nd living room is next to the staircase on the ground floor with a sofa bed which offers additional sleeping capacity for one person.

Bedroom 2: Ground floor. Romantic room with views and access to the covered terrace and pool. Furnished with a luxurious four-poster bed (180cm x 200cm) and a beautiful antique armoire. En-suite bathroom with corner bath and hand-held shower, wc and washbasin.

Bedroom 3: Ground floor. Charming room with beamed ceiling, twin beds (each measuring 90cm x 190cm can be made into a double bed on request), en-suite shower room with wc and washbasin.

Kitchen

Very well-equipped farmhouse kitchen with dishwasher, electric range oven with hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, kettle, toaster and Nespresso coffee machine. Dining table that seats up to 8 people.

Living room

Another charming room with an oak-beamed ceiling. Sofas provide ample seating set around the fireplace with a wood burner. French doors lead onto the covered terrace.
TV with English Freesat channels and French satellite channels. DVD player. A bookcase is well stocked with a good selection of books and magazines.

Cleaning, towels and linen

Bed linen, bath towels and pool towels are provided and included in the price.
A complimentary extra supply only of bed linen and bath towels will be provided for bookings of 2 weeks or more.

Outside and garden

The 40m2 covered terrace provides a wonderful outside living space with a seating area and dining space with views over the pool. An electric plancha enables outdoor cooking.

Private heated swimming pool

The L-shaped heated, chlorine infinity pool with a waterfall feature at one end has stunning views over open countryside. It measures 10m long and 10m wide (at the widest point, 5m wide at the shortest point). The depth ranges from 0.9m – 1.95m. There are 4m wide steps to access the shallow end (step 1 25cm, step 2 48cm, step 3 70cm). The pool has 2 security alarms. There are 6 sun loungers, additional seating and parasols.
The pool is open throughout the season. Pool heating is included from the end of May to mid-September. Please note: specific pool temperatures cannot be guaranteed as pool heating is influenced by weather conditions and other factors.

Cycle hire

Cycle hire and electric cycles are available to hire in the area. Cycle hire information page.

What to do in the area and beyond

There are many towns, villages and castles to explore on your doorstep. The local towns and villages host weekly markets as well as summer night markets and various festivals throughout the year. More information on what’s on locally is in the “Local Area” tab above.

Nearest restaurants:
Saussignac, 2km. Monestier 3km and Loubès-Bernac 9km (2 of our favourites, David and Tracy).

Small historic towns with restaurants and shops:
There are many picturesque towns in the region including Monbazillac 17km, Eymet 19km, Duras 21km, Issigeac 29km. The small village of Saussignac (1.5km) has a Tabac which also sells bread, a restaurant, a post office and a small market on Friday mornings.

Supermarkets:
Gardonne 7km. Super U supermarket, Pharmacie. Sigoules 10km, Carrefour supermarket with butchers.
Hypermarkets and other supermarkets / shops: Pineuilh 12km. Sainte-Foy-la-Grande 13km. Bergerac 14km.

Travel

Airports

  • Bergerac 19 km
  • Bordeaux 97 km
  • Toulouse 217 km

Train

  • Bordeaux station (TGV) 88 km
  • Sainte-Foy-La-Grande (Bordeaux / Bergerac line) 13 km
  • Bergerac 20 km

Car

  • Calais 970 km
  • Le Havre 750 km

Use of car essential. Car hire quote with the best price guarantee, click here.

Domaine de Bramefant holiday home in the Dordogne, France

Dates Price for 7 nights from
7 personsShortbreaks from
18 May 2024 - 14 Jun 2024€2,250.00€2,250.00
15 Jun 2024 - 28 Jun 2024€2,685.00
29 Jun 2024 - 23 Aug 2024€3,250.00
24 Aug 2024 - 30 Aug 2024€2,295.00
31 Aug 2024 - 20 Sep 2024€1,595.00
21 Sep 2024 - 25 Oct 2024€1,450.00

Changeover day: Saturday

We are happy to consider alternative days and short breaks outside of peak season.

Reservation Information

No booking fee.

Domaine de Bramefant is unable to accept children under the age of 12.

A 25% deposit secures a reservation with the balance payable 8 weeks before rental commencement.
A security bond of 700 € is pre-authorised against a credit card 7 – 10 days before arrival and will be cancelled subject to satisfactory inspection after departure.

Our full booking terms and conditions can be viewed here.

Arrival from 5 pm
Departure by 10 am

Included in the price

Bed linen, bath towels and pool towels.
A complimentary extra supply only of bed linen and bath towels will be provided for bookings of 2 weeks or more.
Pool heating from late May – mid-September (dependent on weather conditions).

Additional charges

Additional cleaning is available, please book this at least 2 weeks in advance. Payable directly to the housekeeper.
Firewood for the wood burner is an extra charge paid locally.

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Our tips on what to do near Domaine de Bramefant.

Domaine de Bramefant is situated near many historical towns and villages the main ones being; Monbazillac 17km, Eymet 19km, Allemans-du-Dropt 24km, Duras 21km, Monsegur (Gironde 33′) 30km.
Bergerac city is just 20km, Bordeaux city centre is 90km and Saint Émilion 46km.

Supermarkets / Shops

(Opening times may vary, especially on public holidays)

Gardonne 7km. Super U supermarket, Pharmacie.
Sigoules 10km, Carrefour supermarket with butchers.
Hyper supermarket, supermarkets and shops at Pineuilh 12km. Sainte-Foy-la-Grande 13km. Bergerac, supermarkets and out of town shopping 14km.

Large E.Leclerc Hyper market in Pineuilh, Lidl and a few other shops near Sainte Foy la Grande 12km. GPS: 44.826719, 0.219504

Bergerac, large E.Leclerc supermarket and other out of town food shops and shopping 14km.

Sainte-Foy-la-Grande 13km.

The area is an ideal base from which to explore southwest 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 region is famous for wine and wonderful gastronomy. Whether you are in St. Emilion, Pomerol, Blaye, The Médoc, Entre Deux Mers, Bourg, Graves or Sauterne the wines of the region are without doubt some of the very best in the world! There are local producers nearby that offer excellent quality wines at very reasonable prices through to the higher end of the market.

The gently rolling countryside is a pleasure to explore, with excellent roads winding their way through fields and vineyards. Perfect walking and cycling country!

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, cafés, bars, restaurants and excellent boulangeries in both towns, our favourite being La Choco-Latine in Monsegur who were runners up in the French TV show “La Meilleure Boulangerie de France” in 2019.

Wine and Gastronomy

Vineyards are abundant in the area.
The Bordeaux wine region has 21 appellations. Visit some of the many local Chateau that offers free tastings and tours while you choose a bottle or two.

Not to be missed is the world-famous Saint Emilion 46km. 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.

Wine tours, a picnic in a vineyard and cheese and wine pairing evenings are available through local couple Sylvie and Pascal who run Loving Aquitaine.

Bordeaux

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 cafes, restaurants, bars and not forgetting the superb Grand Theatre.

Dordogne

The Dordogne is just one of the many places to visit for day trips. Anything from canoeing or boat trips on the Dordogne river at Bergerac to exploring the wonderful and pretty ancient villages.

Activities

Coast, Beach and Water park

Aqua Park is 14km located near Bergerac. Beach, canoeing and a water park.

Chocolate

Yes, we believe chocolate is also an activity… we often have to visit and make sure the quality is up to standard so we can continue to recommend it.
Maison Guinguet gourmet chocolate, 23km, just outside Duras, there is a lovely shop which also sells gifts and offers guided visits to their artisan factory in July and August.

Duras Castle

The famous Chateau de Duras, 21km away, is well worth a visit and if you can muster the energy to climb to the top the stunning 360 degree vista is well worth it.

Tea room with gardens

Jardin de Boissona has six little gardens, each with their own character. Outside and inside seating. Especially known for their teas and delicious cakes. 24km Baleyssagues near Duras.

Zip wire adventure and climbing park

29km. Playground and snack bar. Des chênes toi Aventure

Boat trips

Dordogne river trips are available on traditional boats in Bergerac with Les Gabarres de Bergerac. 20km.

Cycling and bike hire

The French countryside around this property 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.
Maybe cycle to a cafe bar for a cold glass of something local or the chocolate shop!

The Gironde and Lot et Garonne (Monsegur and Duras areas), guide and information Gironde bike information or Dordogne bike information
Bike hire can be delivered to your door, view prices and book – click here for details.

Bike Hire Direct, cycle hire

Electric bicycle hire at Eymet (19km) cycle hire

Carbon road bike hire is available, collected from Bordeaux train station and you can ride back to your holiday villa using part of the old railway line (Roger Lapebie) which is now dedicated to cycling and walking.

Public tennis courts

Tennis courts are located in Monsegur, Saint-Vivien-de-Monségur, Duras and 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 Dordogne river at Sainte Foy La Grande has a faster pace and has plenty of canoe hire opportunities.

Canoe Kayak hire:
Allemans-du-Dropt 24km: Dropt river, information
Sainte-Foy-la-Grande 25km: On the Dordogne river, information

Golf

There are many pay and play golf courses within the area, the best being the beautiful Chateau Des Vigiers Golf and Country Club 7km. The chateau dates back to 1597 and is set in 450 acres of stunning countryside. Facilities also include a fine restaurant and a relaxing beauty spa. Golf Les Vigiers – Le Vigier – 24240 Monestier ( 11 minutes drive) – Tel +33 5 53 61 50 00 – 18 holes superb golf.

Crazy Golf

Crazy golf and animals! Drinks and snacks. 37km. Facebook page link.

Wild life park, animals

Parc du Griffon, animals, play areas and snack bar. 32km away.
www.parcdugriffon.fr/en.html

Zoo

Zoo de Bordeaux Pessac is 102km www.zoo-bordeaux-pessac.com

Horse riding

Centre Equestre des Millespieds – 47120 Savignac de Duras – Ph +33 6 12 72 30 83- Nice, family oriented horse riding club. Ponies available. English spoken.

Local markets and supermarkets

Markets

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 too.

Duras (21km): Every Monday from 8.30 to 14:00 (closes at 12:00 from September to June). Nice market with excellent organic fruit and veg, organic goats cheese, foie gras and a selection of other stalls.

Allemans du Dropt (24km): Every Sunday morning.

Sainte Foy La Grande (13km): Every Saturday from 8.30 to 12:00. Big market with excellent producers and winner of “Favourite French Market” in 2014 .

Monségur (30km): Every Friday from 8.30 to 12. A nice small market with a particularly good fish stall.

Issigeac (30km): Every Sunday morning. Extremely popular. Top tip – arrive early!

Eymet (19km): Every Thursday morning. Medieval town.

Night markets

Both Monsegur and Duras also have vibrant night markets during the peak summer months grab a bite to eat from one of the stalls and enjoy your food with a drink at one of the bars. There’s usually musical entertainment which creates a lively atmosphere.

Duras (21km): Thursday evening
Lévignac de Guyenne (27km) : Friday evening
Monsegur (30km): Wednesday evening

A selection of reviews from the guest book:

“One of the best holiday experiences in 55 years, we would love to come back”

“Had a fabulous week, hopefully back again next year!”

“Somehow, I just can’t keep away! We just love it here – the house, the pool, the friends, the pool, the food, the pool…..”

“A fantastic fortnight had by all! Wonderful house equipped with all we need and more. Great location to experience wine, markets and beautiful countryside. We look forward to making a return appearance very soon!”

“So glad we came back for two weeks instead of one! This is the one place in the world where l truly relax! Thanks for lots of hospitality – always fun to be here.”

“Fabulous holiday kicked off by Tracey’s helpful advice before we arrived and warm welcome and hospitality while here. Super accommodation, wonderful setting, pool, view and wine!”

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