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2 Converted Barns & 1 Small Detached Gite With Stunning Pool - La Petite Mirabelle

Bedrooms 2
Property type barn
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Free Wifi
  • Outdoor Pool



La Petite Mirabelle

All the accommodation is on the ground floor. Open plan Lounge and Kitchen Diner. There is a sitting area, which has TV(English channels) and DVD player. The Dining area has a typical French traditional dining table and chairs. The Kitchen area is well equipped with gas cooker, microwave, dishwasher and fridge/freezer. Shower room with vanity washbasin, toilet, shower compartment and automatic washing machine. Double bedroom with double bed. Twin bedroom with twin beds (travel cot available for this room on request).

About the property

Self Catering Holiday Homes

There are a 2 tastefully converted barns and 1 small compact detached cottage, with balcony, on this site. Each property is well equipped and has Sky TV and a DVD player. Unlimited, free Wi-Fi internet is available in each property. The houses are set in over an acre of secluded gardens with a superb 12m x 6m swimming pool, which has lighting, Roman steps and a solar heated shower. Our pool is now enclosed in compliance with the new pool safety regulations. There is a children's play area with swings, covered games area with table tennis, and there is a selection of bicycles for guests to use. Each house has its own patio area with garden furniture and barbecue. There is a beautiful nature reserve nearby, which offers boating, fishing and nature trails. Although the setting is rural with stunning views, there are plenty of supermarkets, restaurants and things to do and see nearby. Come and have a relaxing holiday!

Anna Anderson
Member since: 2003
Speaks English, French
Calendar last updated:
20 April, 2018

Available Rentals

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Booking Notes:
For all bookings a 25% non-refundable deposit is required at time of booking, balance to be paid 60 days prior to arrival. In addition a £150 breakages / cleaning deposit, per self catering property, returnable within 1 month of departure is required with final payment. Please note smoking is not allowed in the properties (ash trays are provided for outside use). Pets, accepted by arrangement, at no charge. There is free, unlimited Wifi Internet in each property and around the garden.

Changeover Day:
Bookings for Les Mirabelles, La Petite Mirabelle and La Petite Maison run Saturday 4.00pm to Saturday 10.00am in season. Bookings for Vos Farmhouse run Sunday 4.00pm to Sunday 10.00am in season. Other changeover days may be considered if in low season.

Notes on prices:
Prices are for each property per week in UK Pounds. Payment in other currencies can be accepted by arrangement. All prices include bed linen, gas and electricity. Please note, if required, bath towels and hand towels can be provided at a nominal charge.


Accommodation and facilities for La Petite Mirabellein Nanteuil-Auriac-de-Bourzac in Périgueux

Property Type:
  • barn
Accommodation Type:
  • Guest House
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Max. adults: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • rural
  • Internet
  • Free Wifi
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Golf ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • churches
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes on accommodation: Vos Farmhouse is detached and secluded from the other properties and sleeps up to 8 persons. Les Mirabelles - the larger barn conversion, sleeps up to 6 persons. At the entrance there is a pretty patio area, which has a large canopy for shade. There is a stone barbeque and patio table and chairs, making this the perfect place to eat or just sit and enjoy the tranquillity and fantastic view. La Petite Mirabelle - the smaller barn conversion, is adjacent to, but not overlooked by Les Mirabelles. This property sleeps up to 4 persons. The entrance has a canopy and patio area, which has a barbecue, and patio furniture. La Petite Maison - situated separately nearby, is a compact 1 bedroom detached house with balcony, perfect for 2 persons. There is an information booklet, which gives details of places to visit, restaurants to try and things to do, and a visitors book in each property. Please note: no smoking is allowed in the properties, however, ash trays are provided for outside. Outside: The houses are set in over an acre of secluded gardens. The orchard has a variety of fruit trees and guests are welcome to help themselves to the fruit, during their stay. There are swings and table tennis, which is situated under the covered games area. A selection of bicycles are supplied for guests to use. There is also an impressive 12 x 6m swimming pool, which has lighting, Roman steps and a solar heated shower. A poolside patio area has ample pool loungers and parasols. The swimming pool area is now enclosed and fitted with a security gate, which conforms to the French safety regulations (AFNOR standards).


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La Petite Mirabelle
average rating of 5.0 based on 4 reviews

A five star holiday and can't wait to come back!

  • 5 of 5

Wow, what a truly amazing holiday - great gite, very hospitable hosts, marvellous swimming pool, beautiful part of France and all topped with lovely sunny weather.

Thanks you Anna and Ali for a holiday we will remember for a very long time and will be back for sure.

The McDonald Family.

  • Review Submitted: 07-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your kind words. It was a pleasure to have you stay and hope to welcome you back soon.
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A Lovey Week

  • 5 of 5

My wife, daughter and I book very late in July and found a real gem set away in an amazingly quiet & beautiful location.

The cottage was very well equipped with everything we needed. The pool is lovely if a little cold however the kids didn't notice.

I fully recommend this Gite, you cannot fail but to relax completely.

  • Review Submitted: 04-Sep-2015
  • Date of Stay: August 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Beautiful location

  • 5 of 5

The location and views from the property are fantastic. The gite is comfortable and has everything you need for a holiday (dishwasher, washing machine etc), and the pool was an instant hit with the children.

Anna and Ali are great hosts, with lots of local knowledge to guide you on where to go in the area.

It is quite remote, and a car is essential. However, saying that there is plenty to see and do within 30-40 minutes drive. In the two weeks we stayed in the area we easily found something different to do every day without going too far.

We would happily visit again.

  • Review Submitted: 31-Aug-2015
  • Date of Stay: August 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Elgin, Scotland

La Petite Mirabelle

  • 5 of 5

Very remote and peaceful location

lovely views

clean and comfortable accommodation

accurate description on website

beautiful pool

excellent guest service from the owners. felt very much welcome and at home.

dinner at the nearby L'ECOLE (a former school) is recommended.

visits of Brantome and Aubeterre s/ Dronne are recommended.

lovely villages nearby

would certainly recommend this property to friends and family.

  • Review Submitted: 13-Aug-2013
  • Date of Stay: July 2013
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
51 Miles
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
L'Ecole Bar/Restaurant and Tourbieres, Vendoire
Nearest Ferry
297 Miles
St Malo
Nearest Golf
8 Miles
Longeveau, Pillac, near St. Severin
Nearest Train
21 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
L'Ecole and Tourbieres
Nearest Beach
12 Miles
Aubeterre-sur Dronne River Beach
Car: necessary


At Arcachon on the coast, about 2 hours away, is the Dune du Pyla, the highest sand dune in Europe.

The beach at Royan is approximately 80 minutes drive.

There is a beautiful man made beach at Aubeterre (about 15 minutes drive), suitable for swimming and there is also canoeing and horse riding.

There is a large lake with beaches at La Jemaye (about 30 minutes drive) which has many attractions, (including pedalos) and restaurants as well as being suitable for swimming.


It is approx 80 mins drive from Bordeaux airport, 60 mins drive from Bergerac airport, 2 hrs from Poitiers airport and 2 hrs from Limoges airport (car hire at the airports can be arranged at time of booking your flights). 7 hrs drive from the port of St. Malo. Angoulême is 40mins drive and the TGV (high speed) train from Paris (also departs from Terminal 2, Charles de Gaulle Airport) takes around 3 hrs to Angoulême station (car hire opposite).


This property is ideally located close to a rural hamlet in the vicinity of the towns of Verteillac, Ribérac, Villebois Lavalette and Mareuil. It offers a very peaceful holiday and yet has easy access to local amenities. At St. Paul Lizonne (10 mins drive) there is a Mini Golf (18holes). Indoor swimming, cinemas, go-karting and 10 pin bowling at Angouleme, 35 mins drive. Further afield is Futuroscope, situated near Poitiers, 2 hours drive. Also, 2 hrs drive, is Limoges, famous for its porcelain.

Further Details:

There is something to suit everybody's interest in the Dordogne, e.g. close by is the renowned nature reserve of Les Tourbières Site de Vendoire with its nature museum and restaurant. Here you can take leisurely country walks, hire boats or fish. Golf, tennis, horse-riding, canoeing, 10-pin bowling, go-karting and mountain-biking are all within easy reach. Details of various walks and cycle runs in the area can be found in the property. There are numerous splendid restaurants in the vicinity. A good variety of shops, supermarkets and banks are all within easy reach at nearby Verteillac, Ribérac, Aubeterre, St. Severin, Villebois Lavalette and Mareuil. Even the small, tranquil village of Champagne et Fontaine, just a few minutes drive, boasts an excellent small self-service grocer's shop, boulangerie, post office and pub/tabac. Here you can sit outside in the pretty, little square, sample a glass of the local Charente speciality Pineau and absorb the friendly atmosphere. Those who enjoy the bustling French markets will find plenty to choose from, with the renowned Friday market at Riberac being one not to be missed! Also, there are many fêtes, night markets & festivals going on throughout the summer.

The capital of the Dordogne, which is still referred to by the locals by its original name of Périgord, is Perigueux. This, the historical towns of Aubeterre, Nontron, Brantôme and the Charente town of Angoulême are all well worth a visit. There are 1001 châteaux in the Périgord, as well as caves with prehistoric paintings to be visited. Périgordian cuisine is world-renowned for its 'foie gras', truffles and confit de canard.

There are many interesting historical and archaeological sights to see and this property is a perfectly situated base to explore from. Or you can simply relax round the pool with a glass or 2 of the local vin rouge! In any case you will have an enjoyable holiday here in France where you are assured of a warm Scottish welcome from the owners.