A Former Cognac Estate Set In A Beautiful Setting
Golf, Tennis, Treatment Room, Pools, Bar/Restaurant, With Idyllic Villages And Beaches Close By..
33 Renovated Stones Cottages
Le Manoir de Longeveau is a former Cognac estate, lovingly restored and converted to provide the perfect hideaway for all who wish to visit us. We offer a superb range of facilities together with twenty nine thoughtfully renovated, self catering, stone cottages on site. Longeveau itself is a small hamlet in a beautiful sun soaked valley in South West France, designated by the Michelin Guide as ‘a place of special beauty’. All of our properties are baby and toddler friendly, as are many of our facilities. Longeveau offers the opportunity for families or groups to socialise with others or enjoy the peace and quite of your own company. Above all, we offer you the opportunity to relax, refresh and enjoy..
Located on the upper floor of the Manoir itself, this beautiful two bedroom apartment overlooks the picturesque courtyard and the sprawling countryside of the Charente and Dordogne borders.
The property provides guests with a generously sized master bedroom, including an en-suite and two walk in wardrobes. The second bedroom is full of charm, with twin beds, well suited to children. Either bedroom has ample space for a cot. The lounge / dining room is beautifully decorated in a traditional French style, but with the modern conveniences of a flat screen TV with freeview and DVD player. The separate kitchen is fully equipped, with electric oven, gas hob and dishwasher. (Laundry facilities are provided close by).
L’Appartement is located in a peaceful and relaxing setting, yet superbly positioned for all of the facilities at Longeveau. Guests have their own table and chairs in the quiet courtyard, in front of the Manoir, with the swimming pool only a short stroll beyond this.
Living Rooms: 1
Property Type: Cottage
We have one property specifically designed for wheelchair use. Others have varying degrees of accessibility ranging from suitable to not suitable. Please contact us for further details.
Longeveau is a very relaxed environment for families, groups and couples. Within the grounds we offer a range of facilities to make your holiday as relaxed or enjoyable as you wish it to be. Our 'Salle de Soins' (treatment room) offers a range of massages and treatments for you to indulge in!
Our 9 hole FFG golf course is a challenge to golfers of all abilities. We have three all weather tennis courts, a sports barn with compact tennis, basketball etc, a table tennis barn and boules pitch. We have five swimming pools (two heated / three private) plus a children’s splash pool and plenty of space to relax in or explore. Golf and tennis coaching is available from local English speaking PGA / CCA qualified professionals.
For our younger guests, there is a play area, a toddlers play area, a secret play house and a creche that runs throughout the summer. Our restaurant serves great food and shares a terrace with the bar, with south facing views across the grounds and the valley.
Important notes on accommodation
Bathrooms / shower rooms are well finished with plenty of hot water. Most cottages have central heating and many have dishwashers and washing machines. A laundry room is located on site, for the few properties that do not yet have washing machines. Additional beds can be put in some properties for increased accommodation and twin or double combinations can be altered if required. Cots, high chairs and plenty of other baby bits are available if needed. Internet access, wifi and TV (with Sky Sports) are available from the bar, while some cottages have TV / DVDs.
Location Type: Beach, Rural.
|Rental Period||Per Night||Per Week||Per Month||Min. Stay (Nights)|
|25 November 2013 - 21 December 2013||€ 580.00||7|
|21 December 2013 - 4 January 2014||€ 980.00||7|
|4 January 2014 - 23 May 2014||€ 590.00||7|
|23 May 2014 - 13 June 2014||€ 790.00||7|
|13 June 2014 - 11 July 2014||€ 1030.00||7|
|11 July 2014 - 29 August 2014||€ 1550.00||7|
|29 August 2014 - 5 September 2014||€ 1030.00||7|
|5 September 2014 - 26 September 2014||€ 790.00||7|
|26 September 2014 - 20 December 2014||€ 590.00||7|
|20 December 2014 - 3 January 2015||€ 1030.00||7|
Notes on prices
Prices include sets of towels and linen. A 'taxe de séjour' of 0,20€ p/night is payable by all guests aged 13 and over. Reduced rates offered to residents for golf and treatments. All other facilities at Le Manoir de Longeveau included, free of charge. Arrival and departure dates can be flexible outside of high and peak season. Christmas & New Year priced at high season rates. For further details, please get in touch or visit our website: www.longeveau.com
Changeover days operate on Friday's or Saturday's during the summer months. Outside this period we can be flexible.
Due to the number of properties and marketing outlets, it is difficult to always keep our availability up to date. We have 33 cottages in total, so please contact us find out more..
Holiday Homes near Aubeterre / Riberac, Dordogne
About the area
Two lovely river beaches are located close by in Aubeterre (5km) and St. Aulaye (15km), with two fabulous lake beaches a little further (20kms). Beyond Bordeaux are the unspoilt beaches of the Atlantic coast with several superb resorts all within a reasonable drive.
Our short but challenging FFG golf course is a par 32 (x2) with an enthusiastic and multinational club running throughout the year. Discounted daily or weekly rates are available to our residents who are also welcome to join in the weekly tournament.
There are a number of other courses within a comfortable driving distance, including Angoulême and Périgueux (both 45 mins), plus courses in Cognac, La Prèze, Vigiers, Royan and Bordeaux. Please visit our website or contact us for fur further information.
Special Interest Holidays
We often have visitors with a particular interest in golf and / or tennis. We find this is a great way for our holiday makers to mix and we organise tournaments for the adults and kids alike. Overall though, you will find the sports can be as serious or relaxed as you wish them to be. We also have painting, walking and a number of other groups who visit us regularly. For further information please visit our website or give us a call.
How to get there
Longeveau is easily accessed train, plain or automobile...
By plane: Our nearest airports are Bordeaux and Bergerac 1.5 hours, Limoges and Poitiers 2 hours, La Rochelle 2.5 hours and Biarritz 3 hours.
By train: Sit back and enjoy the Eurostar to Lille or Paris and the TGV to Angouleme. This takes about 5 to 7 hours and can be made as a single booking.
By car: Excellent motorway links from all major ports. St Malo and Caen 5.5 hours. Le Havre 6 hours. Cherbourg, Boulogne and Calais 7 hours.
Aubeterre, listed as one of the prettiest villages in France, is a comfortable bike ride or a few minutes in the car. The market town of Riberac is 15km and the capital towns of Angouleme and Perigeux are roughly 45kms. The historic and beautiful St. Emilion is around an hour. Closer to home, there are numerous attractive and interesting villages and places to visit.
Longeveau is located on the Charente / Dordogne border in a beautiful valley in rural South West France. Nearby villages are full of activity, with places to visit, dine and drink. The picturesque old Roman town of Aubeterre, which was recently voted one of the prettiest villages in France, is only a bike ride away. Discover the 12th century subterranean church carved out of the rock or enjoy a drink on the village square with it’s variety of shops, eateries and museums, all overlooked by a 1,000 year old chateau. Alternatively walk down to the river beach for a swim, relax or a bite to eat.
The market town of Riberac (20 mins) has one of the biggest markets in France! The capital towns of Angouleme and Perigueux (45 mins) offer a wider and more sophisticated range of shops in a typically French setting. Brantome, nicknamed the ‘Venice of Perigord’ is well worth a visit at a similar distance. Also within easy reach are towns such as St. Emilion, Bergerac, Cognac and Bordeaux, all famous for their wines and spirits and equally beautiful places to visit.
Local activities range from walking, sight seeing, tree climbing, canoeing, cycling, fishing, or even jet–skiing and quad biking to name but a few. Wine tasting and degustation are of course a staple part of the French experience! There are a variety of local festivals, fetes and firework displays that take place throughout the summer in the local villages and towns. These are aimed at all ages and generally take place between the months of June and September.
Children will find plenty to occupy themselves and their families with activities ranging from crazy golf, horse riding and tree top adventure's to daytrip’s to the popular attractions of Aqualand Water Park, La Palmyre Zoo and Futuroscope. Longeveau is fortunate to have a number of very good restaurants in the area, ranging from cafés to fine dining. As with everything, our staff will be happy to recommend or help you with decisions.
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The following comments have been taken from our Trip Advisor reviews, which can be seen from our own website - www.longeveau.com/en/accomodation_reviews.php
"We've just come back from one week at Longeveau, and I can't recommend it enough. We don't play golf or tennis, but had a wonderful time."
"Beautiful setting, friendly people, the perfect family holiday!”
"Excellent Holiday, will definitely be returning."
"Having spent several summers at Longeveau with young children and then teenagers we have had delightful holidays."
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Languages spoken: English, French.
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