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Three beautifully restored stone cottages with a new salt water pool - All 3 La Balie cottages

Bedrooms 8
Space 3,013 sq. ft.
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 1 - 3 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Wireless Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Private Pool
  • Parking


About the property

La Balie

Nestled between the medieval Bastide towns of Monflanquin, Villereal and Monpazier, La Balie sits in 10 acres of rolling countryside and consists of a collection of 18th century farm buildings including 3 beautifully restored cottages. Both Le Pigeonnier and La Grenouilliere have three double ensuite bedrooms, La Lavandiere has two double ensuite rooms.

La Balie is ideal for families or groups of friends for whom it offers a stunning location to relax, share meals and explore the beautiful countryside of the Lot-et-Garonne. It also provides a great venue for special occasions such as weddings, birthday celebrations or other special events.

There is a wonderful, heated, salt water pool, with plenty of room for all guests to relax and enjoy the sunshine.

Superbly situated for touring the Dordogne and the Bastide towns of Aquitaine, La Balie is only 10 mins drive from Monflanquin and there are many leisure activities in the area including horse riding, canoeing and kayaking, vineyard visits and traditional local markets.

Daily flights from the UK to Bergerac

Direct trains from Paris to Agen (50km from La Balie)

More Details

Fiona Page
Member since: 2012
Speaks English, French
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
20 April, 2018

Available Rentals

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1. We require a 25% deposit to secure your booking with the balance paid 6 weeks before arrival.
2. In addition we require a security deposit of Euro 1,300 which will be refunded 2 weeks after departure subject to any deductions
3. We provide linen, bath towels and swimming towels.
4. Bookings are normally from 4pm on day 1 to 10am on the final day
5. Prices are per property, per week


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday farmhouse in Salles in Lot-et-Garonne

Property Type:
  • farmhouse (detached)
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 3013 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 16
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • rural
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 16 people
  • 8 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 5 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 6 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 7 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 8 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 8 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 5 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 6 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 7 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 8 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 superking bed or two twin beds
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Beach Towels
  • Terrace
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Barbecue
  • Patio
  • Tennis ...
  • Terrace
  • 16 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
  • restaurants
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • caving


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(9 traveller reviews)

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All 3 La Balie cottages
average rating of 5.0 based on 9 reviews

Beautiful, peaceful, idyllic location

  • 5 of 5

My husband, myself and 2 daughters (17 and 21) enjoyed a fabulous holiday this summer at La Balie. We stayed in most nights to make the most of the beautiful views, stunning location, fabulous accommodation. It was an incredibly relaxing stay close to attractive bastide towns which had fabulous markets. We also went canoeing along the Dordogne. Our cottage was beautifully furnished and immaculate. We would thoroughly recommend La Balie to anyone. Fiona, who owns the 3 cottages and lives on site is a wonderful hostess, extremely helpful and friendly. We would love to return some day.

  • Review Submitted: 16-Sep-2016
  • Date of Stay: August 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful place

  • 5 of 5

We were here as a family and were really impressed by the set-up. Fiona met us with bread, cheese and a bottle of the local rose! She was available if we needed her but you never felt 'watched'. The pool is the best we have ever had in a rental property and even though it is shared it never feels crowded. Well maintained and a really pleasant place to while away a few hours. La Balie is that rare thing, a place that lives up to and actually exceeds the expectations you have from the photos. Good location for visiting the bastide towns and castles. Lots of local markets (day and night) to visit too. We stayed in Le Pigeonnier and it was a great space for us to relax in for the week. All the rooms have ensuites, modern fittings and good shower pressure! The children were delighted that they could watch CBBC (after a week of French satellite elsewhere!) Also well equipped with plenty of crockery and cutlery, large fridge/freezer and even a washing machine. There are also plenty of towels and beach towels for the pool.

  • Review Submitted: 16-Aug-2016
  • Date of Stay: August 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful retreat

  • 5 of 5

Very well appointed gite with beautiful pool. Great location, well away from the crowds but within easy reach of a number of pretty bastide towns, not to mention some excellent vineyards. Communication with the owner was easy and reliable, couldn't ask for more. Would thoroughly recommend this to anyone!

  • Review Submitted: 10-Aug-2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Highly recommended. Will be returning

  • 5 of 5

Just come back from an amazing stay at La Balie. We spent a week enjoying the first class facilities and stuffing ourselves on food from the local shops and markets. However nothing could prepare us for the wonderful meal our host Fiona provided us for a family celebration. Without doubt the highlight of a wonderful week. Will definitely be going back

  • Review Submitted: 27-Jul-2013
  • Date of Stay: July 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Planning to return

  • 5 of 5

We have just been looking at availability for next Spring and were inspired by the other reviews to write our own after our visit to La Balie earlier this year. We stayed at La Balie shortly after Fiona became the owner and were hugely impressed with everything about it - the location, the pool big enough for a decent swim, the quality of the accommodation and the pretty local towns and villages with great markets. Fiona's welcome and attention to detail were the icing on the cake. It is unusual for us to holiday in the same place more than once but we plan to do so here. A recommendation indeed!

  • Review Submitted: 02-Nov-2012
  • Date of Stay: May 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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Superb holiday accomodation at La Balie

  • 5 of 5

La Balie was the perfect holiday retreat for a family with children. From the moment we arrived it was clear that every effort to make our stay comfortable and enjoyable had been thoughtfully considered. We were warmly welcomed by host Fiona, who took great pride ensuring guests were well looked-after. The property was delightful, and immaculately presented, with thoughtful touches all round. The setting was idyllic, with an abundance of local activities. The swimming pool was ideal for young children, with a graduated shallow end. All mod-cons including satelite tv and wifi was there for those who wanted it. It's one of the very few places we've been to where the experience exceeded the expectation.

  • Review Submitted: 29-Oct-2012
  • Date of Stay: August 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
60 Kilometres
Nearest Train
11 Kilometres
Monsempron Libos
Car: necessary

45 mins from Bergerac on the Dordogne river La Balie is ideally situated to explore the beautiful countryside of South West France. With the historic Bastide towns of Villereal, Monflanquin and Monpazier within easy reach, kayaking on the Dordogne and Lot rivers and two excellent golf courses there is plenty to do and explore.

Daily markets producing exceptional local produce and wonderful vineyards to vist will provide you with an excellent source of local delicacies or if you'd rather dine out there are three One star Michelin restaurants nearby and plenty of cafes and less formal restaurants.