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Welcoming cottage in a peaceful rural setting - a perfect retreat for two

People2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Internet
  • Parking

Overview

About the property

Pretty 1 bedroom cottage with spacious living areas, garden and sun terrace

Le Figuier is an old stone built cottage in the tiny hamlet of Gresignac. On the ground floor you’ll find a light and airy kitchen which is equipped with a gas cooker, fridge-freezer, microwave and espresso coffee maker, The kitchen leads on to a large living/dining room with French windows opening out on to a sunny terrace. A lobby leads to a comfortable sitting room with an open fireplace. Stairs from the lobby lead to a first floor bedroom with oak beams and whitewashed walls. There is a double bed and we provide all bed linen. A downstairs bathroom has a walk-in shower and we provide towels and hairdryers. There is a washing machine, tumble dryer, ironing board and iron. There is a LED TV with satellite system showing most English Freeview channels. There is wifi throughout the cottage.

Outside there is a secluded terrace with a barbeque built in to an old fireplace, and a walled garden with a lawned area, a pretty flower garden and the fig tree which gives the cottage its name.

Gresignac is just minutes away from the large village of Verteillac with its boulangerie, butchers, general store and a choice of bars and restaurants. More bars, cafes and restaurants, plus high street shops and large supermarkets are in Riberac, a 20-minute drive away.

Le Figuier is an ideal retreat for two!

More Details

Owner
Owner
Member since: 2016
Premier Partner

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

Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
80%
Calendar last updated:
12 June, 2018

About The Owner

We are Ed Passant and Liz Pearson and when we're not in France we live in Kent in the UK. We love being in France and we hope that everyone who stays at Le Figuier enjoys it as much as we do!

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in the La Chapelle-Grésignac in the Périgueux

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Not suitable for children ...
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • rural
  • village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
General:
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • Walk-in shower, wash basin and wc
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
  • A cot is available by prior arrangement.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 4 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • forests
  • museums
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • swimming
  • tennis

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Welcoming cottage in a peaceful rural setting - a perfect retreat for two
average rating of 4.857143 based on 7 reviews
5

August 2017 Le Figuier

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely weeks holiday staying in the above property. The cottage was tastefully decorated and well equipped with everything one could possibly need. The cottage is in a very quaint hamlet in a beautiful area of France.

Liz and Ed were very helpful and very welcoming. We would have no hesitation in recommending this property for a holiday.

David and Cynthia Lancashire England

  • Review Submitted: 31-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Relaxing week :)

  • 5 of 5

The property had what was advertised and all that we wanted and was very quiet

Ed and Liz were very hospitable and helpful in answering our questions about the locality, whether to fill in gaps in the guide book, or recommend something - which we always agreed with when we got there.

  • Review Submitted: 11-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Fabulous

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful, fantastically well-equipped house. Highlights for us included the courtyard, the bbq area, the kitchen and all the books and games - but we loved it all. Bernard, the baby barn owl in the barn opposite, was a bit of wildlife icing on the cake. Thank you to Liz and Ed for being such delightful, welcoming hosts.

  • Review Submitted: 15-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Excellent

  • 5 of 5

Clean comfortable lovely host s

  • Review Submitted: 03-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Lovely hideaway in the French countryside

  • 4 of 5

The cottage is situated in a the north part of the Dordogne in a tiny hamlet, but within easy reach of all amenities. The area is beautiful - rolling hills, wheat fields, rivers and woods - and it is within striking distance of a wide range of sights e.g. prehistoric cave paintings, churches hewn from rock, chateaux, river valleys, typical sleepy French villages and towns with great markets. The house is lovely, private and well designed. Although fairly recently built it retains some of the original features of the old building that was there before. It has really good outdoor spaces with lots of room to sunbathe and make barbecues and is equipped with everything you could need during your stay.

  • Review Submitted: 03-Jul-2016
  • Date of Stay: June 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Lovely stay in a great location

  • 5 of 5

The property was perfectly situated in a lovely village. It was just the right size, had everything we needed and my girlfriend and I were extremely comfortable when staying there. The location and variety of things to see and do was also wonderful. Overall, definitely 5 stars!

  • Review Submitted: 13-Jun-2016
  • Date of Stay: June 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
68 Kilometres
Bergerac
Nearest Barpub
2 Kilometres
Cherval
Nearest Ferry
513 Kilometres
Caen
Nearest Golf
38 Kilometres
Angouleme
Nearest Train
38 Kilometres
Angouleme TGV
Nearest Motorway
158 Kilometres
Poitiers (A10)
Nearest Restaurant
6 Kilometres
Verteillac
Nearest Beach
135 Kilometres
The Atlantic Coast
Car: necessary

Le Figuier is in the tiny hamlet of Gresignac in the Dordogne department of south-west France. There is a cottage garden and a secluded sunny terrace for outside eating. It’s a truly lovely spot! The nearest village is Cherval a five-minute drive away or a pleasant half hour walk. Here you’ll find a boulangerie for fresh bread and croissants, a general store for everyday essentials and a bar.

Verteillac is a ten minute drive away and has several bars and restaurants as well as a boulangerie, butchers, general store, pharmacy and a bank. Market day is Saturday and a lively brocante fair is held on the first Sunday of every month.

More bars and restaurants, plus independent shops and two big supermarkets are in Riberac, a twenty-minute drive away. On Friday mornings, Riberac also has one of the biggest markets in the region – perfect for fresh produce and regional specialities.

Slightly further afield – but all within an hour’s drive – are several picturesque towns such as Brantome (the ‘Venice of the Perigord’) and Bourdeilles, as well the lovely cities of Angouleme and Perigueux with their quaint old towns as well as modern retail centres.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in the La Chapelle-Grésignac, Aquitaine

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Summer 2018
26 May 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
£425
for 7 nights
£425
 
 
Autumn 2018
1 Sep 2018 - 26 Oct 2018
7 night minimum stay
£380
for 7 nights
£380
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Stay tax £0.45 per night, per person. This amount will be due to the owner upon arrival. Does not apply to children under 18 years.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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