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Spacious period farmhouse with HEATED salt pool for exclusive use.

Bedrooms 4
Space 2,690 sq. ft.
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Barbecue
  • Wireless Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Private Pool
  • Parking


About the property

4 bedrooms, 3 shower/bathroom sleeping 2-8

The house is located amongst the vineyards ( up to the pool) in a quiet hamlet called Massugas. Haut Rigaleau sleeps 8, ideal for young families it has 2 double rooms with 160 beds and two small bedrooms with 2x single beds, internet access.The house is very private with an enclosed front garden & small driveway.Leading from the front door is covered terrace providing shade from the sun, under which there is seating and a table for your al fresco dining,we offer a BBQ and gas Plancha. .Through the front door into the hall, with stairs leading to the bedrooms, all bedrooms are located upstairs.The house has a spacious large double dining through to living room room, with huge sofas, terracotta floors. Dining table for eight, fireplaces TV 55 inch HD, satellite, sky+ , DVD, games, I Pod docking. The French windows open from the lounge onto the lawn.

Across from the hall is the large fitted kitchen with gas/electric range, American fridge, dishwasher, very well equipped kitchen for all your need ,laundry room is located off the kitchen. The downstairs toilet, plus separate shower room are located near the kitchen. Upstairs there are 4 bedrooms; 1x double 160 bed en-suite. 1x double 160 with ajoining shower toilet, this has a 2 door access.( from bedroom and landing). 2 X single bedrooms using either family bathroom upstairs or downstairs shower room and separate toilet.

The 10x5 heated SALT swimming pool is located at the side of the house,across the driveway, the pool is in an elevated position with lovely views.The pool has an approved electric security cover and sun lounges, tables, parasols. There is further shade under the wood arbour with its comfortable seating and low table.

We have further table chairs cushions plenty of toys for all ages in our open outhouse,,trampoline table tennis,badminton, swing, all in the garden.


suitable for guests of Chateau Le Soulac at Juillac,10 mins away.

GOLF: We have at 16km, the excellent golf course of CHATEAU VIGIER. I have now had many recomendadtions from our customers insisting it has a mention on our site! Their prices are comparable to a days golfing in the uk.

HORSE RIDING: We have local equestrian schools for all stages.pony rides for the youngsters.

More Details

Member since: 2005
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This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English, French
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
18 June, 2018

Why SUSAN SANDWITH chose Massugas

Haut Rigaleau was built in 1850's in the style of a Longere house. The rear of the property offers an undercover hangar, great for table tennis.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We loved eating fruit directly off the tree.......We had a fabulous week-thank you so much for organising everthing so perfectly.......we'll be definitely coming back.
Jul 2013
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday farmhouse in Massugas in Gironde

Property Type:
  • farmhouse (detached)
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2690 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • rural
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Sunbed
  • Telephone
  • Thermos Flask
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , BATH+ SHOWER
    Bathroom 3 - Shower Enclosure , located downstairs with sep toilet.
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , VANITY UNIT SHOWER
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Cot , New 160 BED with mattress topper,+ensuite bathroom
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , NEW BED 160,ensuite shower with access from landing also
  • All the bedrooms are located upstairs, this year we have furnished the doubles with new larger beds and new matresses,the master double room has terracotta tile floor,bath and shower,the beams are exposed and the room furnished with a selection of antique and modern furnishings.The 2nd double bedroom, new bed and matress, has parquet flooring,shower room accessed from the bedroom (this shower room and toilet can also be accessed from the landing ) The 3rd and 4th bedrooms have two single beds.With new for this season matresses.
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books ...
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Table Football
  • Games ...
  • Games for Kids
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Binoculars
  • Child's Swing
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Large Cooler
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Patio
  • Tennis ...
  • Terrace
  • 8 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • swimming
  • tennis
We are happy and there to help with any arrangements,reservations or possibly local wine visits.On arrival at the house we will make you all very welcome, provide a generous welcome pack,show you around,explain the pool use, then leave you the keys to make yourselves at home and enjoy your stay.


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Spacious period farmhouse with HEATED salt pool for exclusive use.
average rating of 5.0 based on 19 reviews

Perfect French holiday

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at Haut Rigaleau for six days in may, we were greeted by Sue who showed us around their beautiful farmhouse.

We were given a welcome pack of baguettes butter wine ect, it was very welcome as we were quite late and all shops were shut.

The extensive house was perfect for our seven adults, with its swimming pool, table tennis, and outside seating area with a gas bbq.

David and Sue were very friendly and welcoming which added to a perfect holiday.

  • Review Submitted: 16-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect stay

  • 5 of 5

We had an absolutely wonderful stay - David and Sue were so welcoming and helpful, and the house is beautiful, has everything you could need and very comfortable. It's located very conveniently to two lovely villages with shops and bakeries - it's best to have a car, but we managed on bikes. Loved spending time by the pool and in the garden. A perfect stay.

  • Review Submitted: 19-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was a pleasure to welcome you all and yes you girls were amazing, bike brigade no car to get the shopping in how impressed were we.!! Glad you loved the place and pool, we loved having you stay. Big thank you David & Sue
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AMAZING villa in beautiful location

  • 5 of 5

A group of us stayed here when visiting the area for a wedding at a nearby Chateau. The villa is beautiful, the pictures don't do it justice!

Very spacious and really nice and modern inside, unlike a lot of French villas. It has an amazing pool, beautiful views and a nice shaded area for BBQing and eating outside!

Sue and David were so helpful and always on hand for anything we needed. Sue left us a lovely welcome pack and offered to pick up anything extra ahead of our arrival.

You need a car as it is quite remote, but local shop and restaurants are less than a 10min drive away.

Will definitely recommend and hopefully stay again!!

Thanks Sue and David!

  • Review Submitted: 01-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Harriet and friends were super guests and it's been lovely to have their wonderful review. Thank you Yes please do come back and take little more time and explore the area. It would be a pleasure to welcome you back. David & Sue
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A fantastic holiday for the family

  • 5 of 5

We could not have been happier with our stay in Massugas. David and Sue were incredibly welcoming, kind and generous and they did everyting and far more to make sure that we had a wonderful holiday. From the welcome that we received on the first evening to a chat on the odd occasion when they dropped by to check everything was OK, they were the perfect hosts. This is a great house for a family (or for two families!) and it was a lovely place to unwind and enjoy hours by the pool, and then when it got a little cooler, exploring the region. Thank you David and Sue for helping us with our holiday so much. Hope we will see you again. Alastair, Hannah, Milly and Martha x

  • Review Submitted: 24-Jul-2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Such a lovely family, it was a real pleasure to meet you and your lovely girls.Hope you have a wonderful summer ahead. Many thanks,David and Sue.
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Amazing Farmhouse in Wonderful location

  • 5 of 5

We were met with a warm welcome by owners Susan and David who took time to answer all our questions about the farmhouse and location. The welcome pack was a lovely surprise. The farm house was full of character, so comfortable and homely, with a well stocked kitchen and unique, quirky features .A well maintained and spacious garden and a good sized, clean pool was perfect for our active family and we made good use of the table tennis when the weather let us down.A wine tasting visit to Chateaux Fernand in St Emil ion was great fun. Would recommend this to anyone who was looking for a relaxing holiday in a beautiful location, which is in easy reach by car to many places of interest. Wish we had booked longer than 7 days but made some very treasured memories with our family. Thankyou for inviting us into your home Sue and David - we wish you well In all you do 😄

  • Review Submitted: 29-Jun-2016
  • Date of Stay: June 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: To all the Johnson family,A pleasure to have you stay and meet you all,many thanks for thinking to write and so pleased you enjoyed your stay with visits to the vineyard .we look forwards to welcoming you back at some point in the future. David and Sue.
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Best holiday for years

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful house, beautiful pool, beautiful region, beautiful weather. Our holiday here was blissful and we all relaxed properly for what seemed like the first time in years. Sue and David have thought of everything you could possibly need and created a real home from home - if our home was a luxurious gite in stunning countryside under blue skies! Comfy beds, sofas to snooze on, poolside furniture and inflatables; well-equipped kitchen (thanks for the generously-stocked fridge on our arrival!), barn full of kids' toys and plenty of friendly advice about nearby places of interest. We are already saving for next year. Thank you!

  • Review Submitted: 17-Aug-2015
  • Date of Stay: July 2015
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Nearest Airport
25 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
4 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
500 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
18 Kilometres
Nearest Train
8 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
60 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
4 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
80 Kilometres
Car: necessary

Haut Rigaleau is in the Entre-Deux-Mers which borders 3 prestigious regions of France. The Dordogne with its river, medieval castles and prehistoric caves; The Gironde, renowned for its wine; and the Lot et Garonne with its bastide villages. Haut Rigaleau is 10km from DURAS, famous for its Chateau & weekly market.We are 4kms from 2 pretty villages PELLEGRUE and GENSAC where can be found bars, during summer months, excellent Night markets,serving freshly cooked local produce. the villages offer restaurants, bakeries and a good size supermarket. The famous vineyards of ST EMILION are just a short drive away.18km


Atlantic Coast 2-3 hrs.

Other Activities: RIVER CANOE

Golf: Chateau Vigiers is approx 17 km from Haut Rigaleau.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday farmhouse in Massugas, Gironde

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
2 Jun 2018 - 29 Jun 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
30 Jun 2018 - 20 Jul 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
High Summer
21 Jul 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Late Summer
1 Sep 2018 - 7 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Late Summer Autumn
8 Sep 2018 - 20 Oct 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £0

25 % booking deposit non returnable. Balance due 2 months prior to arrival.PayPal accept
Prices include bed linen, towels, POOL TOWELS, electricity and cleaning at end of stay. There will be a generous welcome basket awaiting your arrival and a bottle of Haut Rigaleau. Please note the swimming pool is opened from April and Heated from the END of May.
Pool heating charged 50€ per week out of season

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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