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Family friendly, very comfortable house with private pool. Dordogne

Overview

Property

Updated: 23-Nov-2016
7 Bedrooms, 7 bathrooms, sleeps 14 plus cots & rollaway beds

Le Cheval Blanc is a large, but intimate and homely self-catering property in the Dordogne providing luxurious accommodation and an exclusive swimming pool at non-luxury prices. We can sleep at least 14 people in 7 big ensuite bedrooms.

Your destination is a rambling 19th Century farmhouse in the heart of the Dordogne countryside. It is situated in the tiny secluded hamlet of Joubertias just 5 minutes drive from the charming market town of Riberac where you will find supermarkets, shops, restaurants and banks. Venture just a little further and you will find the mediaeval town of Brantome (the Venice of the Dordogne) and, of course, all the attractions that the wine regions have to offer. Experience has taught us that happy children make happy parents, so we pride ourselves on being baby, child and family friendly. Please contact us to hear more about our facilities for those travelling with babies and young children to make your family holiday as stress free as possible.

Guest book comments: Everything was even better that we expected. One week really is too short. **Merci beaucoup pour votre accueil. Je y a des adienes a recommender Le Cheval Blanc sera couru en Mosell, en Normandie, en Ile de France et en Picardie. **We were really impressed by the website but when we got here the wow factor really kicked in! Idyllic location, fantastic rooms and such attention to detail. There was nothing that wasn’t provided. **A very peaceful and relaxing time. Everything we could wish for was here, in beautiful surroundings. We’ll be back, and that’s a promise! **Le Cheval Blanc is lovely and your attention to all those little details make a real difference. **We’ve had a wonderful family holiday – le Cheval Blanc is the perfect venue for such reunions. Finishing touches make the place a home. **Wonderful place. Lots of little touches make it feel like home from home.

More Details
  • Sleeps 14
  • 7 Bedrooms
  • 7 Bathrooms, 2 Separate Toilets
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

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Guestbook comments from the owner

Unbelievable fun!! The warmth we experienced in this fabulous home has touched our souls. It was a time to truly remember. Time stayed still for the weekend. The air, the colours, the birds, the scents all fed the senses and finest of foods fed the soul. The best place I’ve ever been! **We all had a wonderful holiday here in Cheval Blanc. The attention to detail made all the difference. **All in all, young, old and middle aged- we all had an excellent holiday. A beautiful house and a holiday we won’t forget with treasured memories. **Le Cheval Blanc is everything you would expect at a luxury gite. The lounge is superb, plenty of space, swimming pool perfect and bedroom accommodation perfect too. **The house is lovely, very well thought out and the best bits are in the details, especially for the children. 5 star!! **Le Cheval Blanc is a wonderful place and the attention to detail was high quality. Both children loved the huge floorspace to run/crawl/try to walk around!
Nov 2007
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18 Reviews

4.7
based on 18 holidaymaker reviews

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Chene House

  • 5 of 5

This was a fantastic property for a large group -we had 6 families and lots of children and this was fabulous - large open plan space was great for gatherings and the pool area lovely and very safe with small children.

Some lovely touches like dressing gowns in the bedrooms made us feel very welcome.

We would deginatelyt return if we wanted a large property again.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 6, 2009
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2007
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your lovely comments. We're so pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and do hope to welcome you at Le Cheval Blanc again in the future.
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Wonderful holiday!

  • 5 of 5

The house was the most comfortable and best equipped of all the self catering properties we've ever stayed at over a period of 40 years! We were a family of 14-3 generations ranging in age from 3-69 years old.... There was plenty of space for all of us, the cinema room was a great hit with the grandchildren (who enjoyed multiple viewings of Harry Potter and Indiana Jones DVDs when it was hot outside) and also the pool. The kitchen was incredible-we all love to cook and were never short of top quality equipment and there was a choice of 3 dining areas. Bill and Gill were careful hosts-never intrusive but always ready to deal with any questions or problems. Being very picky, the only drawback was having no air conditioning (it was very very hot for a lot of the time we were there) but we admit it's impossible to retro fit aircon to an old barn!!! We enjoyed the surrounding area-spending a lot of time at the river beach at Aubeterre and the lake at La Jemaye which had a beach, cafes, lovely walks and free canoeing.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 11, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Family friendly with every amenity

  • 4 of 5

This was our third consecutive year at Le Cheval Blanc and the best yet - the owners are always available to assist with any question or query; the house is spacious and family friendly with everything provided to ensure a happy and contented stay. The fact that our three families aged from 2 to late 60s had a wonderful time and have made this our preferred destination for the third year running says it all. We can't recommend it highly enough.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 1, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your kind comments. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us so much and we hope we can welcome you all back again in the future.
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A comfertable accomodation for a large group.

  • 4 of 5

The house is well equiped and very clean, garden and pool area very cosy and the pool well maintained and clean. Parking sufficient.

The owner was very friendly and helpful.

We spent a very nice week in this beautiful house.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 15, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Another wonderful stay at Le Cheval Blanc

  • 5 of 5

This is our second consecutive year at Le Cheval Blanc and we have already booked for next year which says it all. Venue perfect for family groups - we are multi-generational and something for everyone within a house stocked with everything one could need and best of all, lovely hosts who are available at any time to meet any additional requirement. We have had the best holiday yet and can't wait for next year.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 4, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Best house we've ever stayed at

  • 5 of 5

Fabulous spacious house with everything you need and more. The photos don't do it justice. Superbly well equipped kitchen - lots of fridges which were so useful as it was so hot. All the bedrooms were beautiful. Great pool and outdoor space. Would definitely recommend this house.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 29, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Location

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Bergerac at 80 Kilometres Nearest Ferry : Caen at 540 Kilometres Nearest Train : Angouleme at 55 Kilometres Nearest Beach : at 130 Kilometres Car: necessary

Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
1 Apr 2017 - 26 May 2017
1 Apr 2017 - 26 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,650
for 7 nights
£1,650
 
 
27 May 2017 - 2 June 2017
27 May 2017 - 2 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£2,420
for 7 nights
£2,420
 
 
3 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
3 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£2,200
for 7 nights
£2,200
 
 
1 Jul 2017 - 21 Jul 2017
1 Jul 2017 - 21 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
£2,530
for 7 nights
£2,530
 
 
22 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
22 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£3,230
for 7 nights
£3,230
 
 
2 Sep 2017 - 15 Sep 2017
2 Sep 2017 - 15 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£2,530
for 7 nights
£2,530
 
 
16 Sep 2017 - 29 Sep 2017
16 Sep 2017 - 29 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£2,200
for 7 nights
£2,200
 
 
30 Sep 2017 - 3 Nov 2017
30 Sep 2017 - 3 Nov 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,650
for 7 nights
£1,650
 
 
31 Mar 2018 - 25 May 2018
31 Mar 2018 - 25 May 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,650
for 7 nights
£1,650
 
 
26 May 2018 - 1 Jun 2018
26 May 2018 - 1 Jun 2018
7 night minimum stay
£2,420
for 7 nights
£2,420
 
 
2 Jun 2018 - 29 Jun 2018
2 Jun 2018 - 29 Jun 2018
7 night minimum stay
£2,200
for 7 nights
£2,200
 
 
30 Jun 2018 - 20 Jul 2018
30 Jun 2018 - 20 Jul 2018
7 night minimum stay
£2,530
for 7 nights
£2,530
 
 
21 Jul 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
21 Jul 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
£3,230
for 7 nights
£3,230
 
 
1 Sep 2018 - 14 Sep 2018
1 Sep 2018 - 14 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
£2,530
for 7 nights
£2,530
 
 
15 Sep 2018 - 28 Sep 2018
15 Sep 2018 - 28 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
£2,200
for 7 nights
£2,200
 
 
29 Sep 2018 - 2 Nov 2018
29 Sep 2018 - 2 Nov 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,650
for 7 nights
£1,650
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
£1,650
for 7 nights
£1,650
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £200

We are obliged to tell you that a tourist tax is levied in this region. However, we are pleased to tell you that we pay this on your behalf as part of your stay. Please let us know how many people in your group are aged 13 or over and also if any of you are registered disabled

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Facilities

Property Type

  • farmhouse

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic

General

  • Basic Soaps
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove

Kitchen

  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Player
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Games
  • Video Library

Pool / Spa

  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool

Suitability

  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • rural
  • village

Attractions

  • caves
  • churches
  • forests
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • swimming
  • tennis

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Shower Enclosure, Toilet on landing nearby
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Bath with Shower, Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 3 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 4 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 5 - Toilet, Bath with Shower
  • Bathroom 6 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 7 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 8 - Toilet
  • Bathroom 9 - Toilet

Bedrooms

  • 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed, Can be double or twin
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed, Can be double or twin
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed, Can be double or twin
  • Bedroom 4 - 1 Large Double Bed, Can be double or twin
  • Bedroom 5 - 1 Large Double Bed, Can be double or twin
  • Bedroom 6 - 1 Large Double Bed, Can be double or twin
  • Bedroom 7 - 1 Large Double Bed, Can be double or twin
  • Each room can be made up as a double or twin. Cots and extra rollaway beds are available for children.

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Beach Towels
  • Child's Swing
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Terrace
  • Wood Decking
  • 14 garden chairs

Meals

  • Self-catering

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