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One Bedroomed Cottages Surrounded By Over 6 Acres of Breathtaking Scenery - Gite One - Pond View

Bedrooms 1
Space 968 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Free Wifi
  • Washing Machine
  • Private Pool
  • Parking



Gite One - Pond View

A one bedroom mezzanine with en-suite showeroom. Including private terrace and parking, well equipped kitchen and open plan living.

About the property

Two Stunning One Bedroom Gites

Beaulieu Gites are surrounded by vineyards, ancient woodland and even a Tor. Nestled between Villefranche de Lonchat and Monpeyroux, with Bordeaux and Bergerac being less than an hour's drive away.

Our two Gites are ideal for couples that wish to get away from the hustle and bustle of life to experience peace and tranquillity.

Each Gite contains a mezzanine bedroom with an en-suite bathroom, Linen, bath and pool towels supplied. A spacious open plan living area, stereo centre with bluetooth docking, well equipped kitchen, a nespresso coffee machine, a complimentary bottle of organic wine, free Wi-Fi and a private terrace that leads out onto acres of beautiful countryside which is briefly interrupted by a stunning pool (10 metres by 5 metres in size) and lounge area.

For nature lovers and artists alike we have 4 natural Ponds that are spring fed. Teaming with wildlife such as Kingfishers, Terrapins, Dragonflies, Butterflies, Moorhens and much, much more.

Should you wish to venture out and discover the local area you will find some of the best day and night markets, vineyards, brocantes and history that France has to offer!

More Details

Bibi Ruffler
Member since: 2016
Speaks English, French, Dutch
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
19 June, 2018

About Bibi Ruffler

After having travelled extensively throughout Europe for many years we decided to settle in a place and region that captured our hearts and spoke to our souls.

Bibi Ruffler purchased this cottage in 2015

Why Bibi Ruffler chose Montpeyroux

Beaulieu literally translated means 'Pretty Place', And we make a constant effort to make sure that this rings true. It has a sense of tranquillity and peace that are hard to find and once here it's hard to leave.

Available Rentals

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Electricity is charged separately in Low Season


1. The property known as Beaulieu (“the Property”) is offered for holiday rental subject to confirmation by
Ms B N Ruffler (“the Owner”) to the renter (“the Client”).
2. To reserve the Property, the Client should complete and sign the booking form and return it together with payment of the initial non-refundable deposit (£150.00 per week). Following receipt of the booking form and deposit, the Owner will send a confirmation invoice and statement. This is formal acceptance of the booking. Unless the Owner hears from the Client within 7 days of issuing confirmation the Owner will assume that the Client is satisfied with the arrangements and the contract will take effect.
3. The balance of the rent is payable not less than 8 weeks before the start of the rental period. If payment is not received by the due date, the Owner reserves the right to give notice in writing that the reservation is cancelled. The Client will remain liable to pay the balance of the rent unless the Owner is able to re-let the Property. In this event, clause 6 of these booking conditions will apply. Reservations made within ten weeks of the rental period require full payment at the time of booking.
4. Any chargeable expenses arising during the rental period should be settled locally with the Owner or their representative before departure.
5. A security deposit of £200 is required in case of, for example, damage to the property or its contents. However, the sum reserved by this clause shall not limit the Client’s liability to the Owner. The Owner will account to the Client for the security deposit and refund within two weeks after the end of the rental period.
6. Subject to clauses 2 and 3 above, in the event of cancellation, refunds of the amounts paid will be made if the Owner is able to re-let the Property, and any expenses or losses incurred in doing so will be deducted from the refundable amount. The


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Montpeyroux in Périgord

Property Type:
  • cottage
Accommodation Type:
  • Guest House
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 968 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Events Allowed
  • not suitable for children
Location Type:
  • rural
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Ensuite Shower Room with toilette, sink, small storage cupboard towels and hairdryer
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Pondside/Gite 1 Bedroom - 1 Double Bed
  • The bedroom in Gite 1 is set on a mezzanine level with a queen size bed. There is plenty of draw and hanging space for your holiday clothes. With views out over the vineyards and the Tor de Gurson.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Private Pool
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • forests
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
We can arrange a tour and tasting around a local (English speaking) Vineyard. We also cater for Artists and Nature lovers that wish to be inspired, so bring along your canvases and cameras. Plus we can also organize Bike Hire that delivers and collects to the property.


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Gite One - Pond View
average rating of 5.0 based on 11 reviews

Beautiful gite in a fabulous setting

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful 2 weeks here at Pond Cottage. The setting is so peaceful you cannot help but relax. The pool is great, lovely size, so clean & plenty of space to relax with lounge chairs, umbrellas & space to have lunch.

Bibi is a lovely host & there to help with whatever you need. The gite has been furnished to a high standard & with much thought.

We took our dog Dillon & he was made to feel very welcome & made pals with Ziggi & Seven! We walked every morning to the local lake with plenty of space & places to eat & picnic.

Lovely holiday & just what we needed here at Pond Cottage.

  • Review Submitted: 06-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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perfect relaxation

  • 5 of 5

Lovely Gite. ...... lovely location...... perfect relaxation, two weeks of pure bliss. We'll be back !!

  • Review Submitted: 14-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Beaulieu "a beautiful place" - it certainly is !

  • 5 of 5

The drive to Beaulieu gites from Bordeaux airport took about an hour and a half travelling through beautiful vineyards past imposing chateaux finally arriving at the long chalk drive to the gites. The setting is simply stunning, the pictures are realistic, but cannot capture the true beauty, tranquillity and peace of the location. We had an absolutely wonderful time, sitting by the ponds in the evening sipping the lovely local wines watching the sun go down. The gites are lovely, well equipped with pretty much everything you could want. The owners Bibi and Finn are excellent hosts as are Ziggy & Seven for all the dog lovers missing their four legged friends ! The location is great for exploring the local area and within easy striking distance of Bergerac and Bordeaux - the latter in particular a beautiful city. All in all a fabulous place with Bibi & Finn on hand for friendly advice and guidance but very much in the background. So if you need to unwind, kick back and have a thoroughly great time exploring or chilling in the pool look no further !

  • Review Submitted: 29-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great Place... Relaxing..

  • 5 of 5

Stayed here at the end of July. We had a fabulous time. It is a lovely property and it is a relaxing place to stay. The owners were friendly and it was apparent that they are there to help as much or as little as you want. There are two gites and the owners live on the site, but how it is set up you have your privacy. The pool is great and well maintained. Most of....If not all the time, we had the pool to ourselves. But to be honest it would not made a difference if we weren't. Again how they have set it up works well. The best part was their dogs. Like the owners they are about as much or as little as you want. However, you would be foolish not to 'adopt them' during your stay. They have great personalities and are very entertaining. I must certainly recommend this property and would go back again.

  • Review Submitted: 30-Aug-2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Lovely well-equipped Gite in a beautiful quiet rural setting

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful and quiet rural setting overlooking the vineyards. Spacious and comfortable Gite, equipped with all one needs when on holidays: modern kitchen (incl. fridge, freezer, oven and microwave), pool, comfortable pool sun beds and deck chairs, pool towels, cool box etc.

We stayed for a week and spent an equal amount relaxing by the pool as we did travelling to nearby locations to visit villages and vineyards (the beautiful St Emilion village and vineyards are only a 25-30min drive away).

Bibi has been a great host, welcoming us upon our arrival and around to help if any questions.

  • Review Submitted: 27-Aug-2016
  • Date of Stay: August 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Fabulous - yet again!

  • 5 of 5

We have just returned from another fantastic fortnight at Beaulieu. It was great to see the improvements Bibi and Fin have made since last year to what we found to be pretty near perfect anyway.

The joy of returning, is to know that everything will be spotlessly clean and welcoming, that we will have a relaxing time to unwind with comfortable beds to get a peaceful night's sleep, that the area is safe and with owners who really care and go to extra lengths to make sure that all is well without ever intruding. It also helps knowing that good local shops are only a 5 minute drive away (you can walk it if you're feeling energetic!) and the supermarket and fuel 20 minutes.

I still find it amazing that the roads are so empty making travelling round a joy. On one trip we sat and watched the Red Kites swooping low, looking for lunch as the hay fields were cut. A visit to the Saturday morning market at St Foy la Grande is a must, with its brightly painted striped roads and colourful overhanging umbrellas with fantastic genuinely local produce among the assorted bargains.

The wildlife in the grounds put in Oscar winning performances, late one evening whilst photographing the hare, 2 hoopoes flew over as 3 deer danced across the next field. Which way to point the camera? Magical. My husband was again chief fish feeder, he's now on first name terms with some of the bigger boys in the ponds.

All this plus the usual beautifully clean gîte with its crisp linens, everything one needs kitchen wise, plus thoughtful new extras, like the lightweight lounging chairs to take under the weeping willows for when you need dappled shade and the new decking next to the pool. Speaking of which, because of the gorgeous weather, the pool beckoned! It's amazing how many hours just pass when you sit doing nothing, reading or lazily swimming. Absolute heaven, yet another 6 * holiday, thank you Bibi and Fin plus the hairy and furry gang.

  • Review Submitted: 07-Aug-2016
  • Date of Stay: June 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Nearest Barpub
4.9 Kilometres
La Cave des Chevaliers which is a 10 minute drive
Nearest Ferry
837 Kilometres
Calais is an 8 and a half hour drive
Nearest Golf
30 Kilometres
Chateau des Vigiers
Nearest Train
17 Kilometres
Montpon Train Station is
Nearest Motorway
15 Kilometres
A89 takes you onto France's national routes
Nearest Restaurant
4.9 Kilometres
L'un des Sens - has great reviews
Nearest Ski
418 Kilometres
Andorra is a 5 hour drive
Nearest Beach
2.7 Kilometres
Lac de Gurcon is a natural lake with a sandy beach
Car: necessary

We are blessed in the Dordogne to have some of the finest Wines in the world on our doorstep that would wet the pallet of any connoisseur.

For the Inquisitive among us the south west of France is steeped in mystery and history, hours can be lost wondering around the local towns of St Emilion, Sainte Foy la Grande known for it's market or the wondrous towns of Bordeaux and Bergerac all within an hours drive away.