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Charming Holiday Cottages With 9 Hole Pitch And Putt Course In South West France - Le Fournil (3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6/7)

Overview

Property

Updated: 04-Dec-2016
Cottages in Salignac, Nr. Sarlat-la-Caneda, Dordogne, France - Secluded Rural Setting With Heated Pool,10 Mins To All Amenities & Close To Main Tourist Attractions

Charming 6 stone built French cottages in delightful hamlet in heart of the Perigord Noir. 8km from town with all amenities. Large 16x6m heated pool with toddlers splash pool, free exclusive use of private 9 hole pitch and putt course, spacious games barn, animal enclosure and free wi-fi and internet access.Our cottages all have 2 or 3 bedrooms and are equipped with all you need to make your stay here a home from home. They all have access to a private terrace with a BBQ and outside seating & furniture. Please check our website for details of the individual cottages at lescrouquets.net

Details for holiday cottage Le Fournil (3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6/7), 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7, 2 Bathrooms

Open plan living/dining area with working bread oven. Fully fitted kitchen including dishwasher, microwave, toaster & electric kettle. Fridge with freezer compartment.

Ground floor, double bedroom with ensuite shower room.

Upstairs: 2 bedrooms sleeping up to 6 people: family bathroom with bath & shower. Exposed beams.Wi-fi connection. Gas central heating.

  • Sleeps 7
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

Amar and I met way back in 1980 at university in Edinburgh. He went on to work in education and I went down the path of retail management. 15 years on we decided to work for ourselves and we left city life to build up a small hotel and restaurant in the Scottish Borders. We thoroughly enjoyed every minute (well, most of them anyway!) but 10 years, much renovation, 4 stars, several awards and 2 children later we knew we needed to move on. And so we set up home at Les Crouquets.9 years on we are also now the proud owners of La Tour de Genèbre, a stunning stone built holiday villa just 3kms from Les Crouquets. Exactly how we came to arrive in this wonderful corner of rural France after spending a whole year searching, is another story altogether! Suffice to say that for us living here is a breath of fresh air - we are truly at home and we're sure you will be too. We look forward to sharing it with you soon!

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Speaks English, French

Guestbook comments from the owner

Just a note to thank you for our stay at Les Crouquets. This is meant both from the comfort and style of the establishment and from your warm and convivial personalities.

We very much enjoyed our golfing exploits and the conversation we had together. Hope to see you again in the future!
May 2015
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4 Reviews

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based on 4 holidaymaker reviews

5

Wonderful location and comfortable property.

  • 5 of 5

A very relaxing stay in a beautiful part of France. Property was clean and comfortable and being close to so many attraction and things to do meant not too much time in the car. Great on site facilities such a pool, games room, pitch and put, Badmington. All is very good condition. Very kid friendly and they could go off and play. Elena and Amar are excellent hosts and very helpful. This was our second time staying and might well be back next year.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 26, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi James! Thank you so much for taking the time to write - it was lovely to see you all again and of course we do hope that all works out well for next year's visit !! We'll let you know how Amar's cycling ideas turn out !! We hope the rest of the year goes well for you all and hope to see you again next Summer!
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A truly great find!

  • 5 of 5

We have recently returned from two weeks at Les Crouquets and we had the most wonderful time. We stayed in Le Cerisier which was beautiful and perfectly equipped for our stay. We travelled with 3 young children, one being only 2 years old and there was everything we could have possibly needed on site to make our stay run smoothly. We flew into the new local airport in Brive, 25 minutes away and were let down by our hire car company only weeks before we travelled when they informed us that they couldn't provide us with a car seat for our two year old, so we were thrilled that Elena and Amar then managed to arrange one for us and Amar even met us at the airport with it when we arrived! Elena and Amar are extremely welcoming and nothing is too much trouble for them, they truly do go the extra mile to make sure their guests have a fantastic holiday.

The local area is stunning and there is no shortage of things to do with the family but equally if you just fancy spending some days relaxing on site, there is so much to do to keep everyone entertained, they really have though of everything!

We spent a very long time searching for the perfect family friendly Gite before we came across Les Crouquets and we are confident that we made the very best choice. We wouldn't hesitate to recommend it and will definitely be returning one day. Elena and Amar have created something really very special there!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 23, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Julie! We're glad we were able to help! It was a pleasure to meet you and your family and to hear all about yout business ventures - very inspiring! We all keeps going well and hope to see you all again sometime in the future - Bonne continuation!!
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5

What a delightful, interesting, relaxing oasis!

  • 5 of 5

What a delightful, interesting, relaxing oasis! We were very comfortable at Les Crouquets for the duration of our two week stay in the heart of the Dordogne region. Amar and Elena were very welcoming. It is clear that Amar and Elena are active and valued members of their local community and it was great that they regularly informed us of local social events such as community festivals, bonfires and markets all with local produce available to enjoy, sometimes in the form of buffet supper. Our delightful stone-built farmhouse was immaculately clean and very well equipped. The wide range of activities available at Les Crouquets kept us occupied throughout our stay and the enormous well maintained pool is fantastic. The pool has shallow steps, a shallow end, a deep end, a separate paddling pool and plenty of loungers and parasols all of which we made daily use of during our sun-drenched stay. Our youngest, Eoin aged 7, particularly enjoyed the toy barn, the swings and slides, and feeding the animals each morning. The environment around Les Crouquets was very safe with good fences , particularly around the pool. Eoin occupied himself around Les Crouquets independently and safely for short periods each day. Our teenagers appreciated having their usual television channels and Wifi available. We all played golf, football, table-tennis, and petanque. Walking, running and cycling along the quiet local roads were all a relaxing pleasure. The Dordogne region was superb yet again. There are many attractions in the area and I would recommend a visit to Chateau de Fenelon with its room of curiosities, Chateau de Castelnaud with its siege/war machines, L'appel de la foret Zipline adventure park and Les Jardins de Marqueyssac at night. Overall our holiday was very enjoyable and Les Crouquets is a great place to stay, it is peaceful and there is plenty to do nearby, I don’t believe you will find better family accommodation anywhere in the Dordogne. Book it! You will not be disappointed.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 26, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to give us a review - it's much appreciated! We are glad you enjoyed your stay - the two weeks passed too quickly! It was a pleasure to meet you and your family ...the International petanque tournament was great fun for everyone - thanks for that!! We do hope to see you again if you are ever back this way - until then, Bon Continuation!!
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Fab cottages, great service

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful setting and accommodation was very comfortable and tasteful. It was obvious a lot of pride had been taken in furnishing and decorating our cottage with lots of lovely touches - it felt like being at home the minute you walked in. Our cottage was spotless and everything you might want (and a lot more!) was on hand; the swimming pool, the pitch and putt course(which was superbly maintained and which we could play on as much as we liked), the animals to visit, superbly equipped laundry room and games barn. I could go on and on... really great value for money. You would expect to pay a lot more for what was on offer. What made it stand out for us was the exceptional friendly and personal customer service - we were given lots of inside information about the best places to go and what to do, with personal introductions to interesting locals and helping out with language translations (and phoning the airport for us to sort out a problem we had with our flights). All things we would never have found in a tourist brochure and we felt that we had a different and truly authentic holiday experience. Highly recommended.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 24, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you! We are so glad you enjoyed your holiday here and that we were able to help make a a little bit more memorable for you! I know Stephane was delighted to meet you all and to be able to share his skills and knowledge about all of his geese! There is still a lot more to see & do here so we do hope to see you again if you are ever back in the area...and the pitch & putt course record remains unbeaten so the challenge awaits ;) Thank you all again , Elena and Amar
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Location

From the Owner

The area is perfect for that "get away from it all" holiday yet still offers lots to do - more than can be done in a 2 week break. Here you can easily forget the stresses and strains of everyday life. There are several airports within a 2 hour drive and a new airport has now opened in Brive - just 20 minutes from here. With good motorway access, driving is easy too. In spite of the easy access to everything, Our properties are still very much "far from the madding crowd" and also offer a relaxing base to come home to.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : brive vallée de la dordogne at 20 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : salignac at 8 Kilometres Nearest Ferry : st malo at 681 Kilometres Nearest Golf : souillac at 25 Kilometres Nearest Train : brive at 29 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : laval at 3 Kilometres Nearest Beach : at 200 Kilometres Car: necessary

Special interest holidays:

Free and unlimited access to our private 9 hole ( par 3 ) pitch & putt course including use of equipment - for the exclusive use by Les Crouquets' guests this is perfect for a family golfing holiday!

Coast/Beach:

30 mins from Tamnies , a man made lake with beach. Supervised swimming, pedal boats picnic areas etc.

Travel:

Nearest airport near Brive ( ~12 miles) Also Bergerac (~65 miles) & Bordeaux (~125 miles). Between 6 and 8 hours drive from all ferry ports. Use of car essential.

Distances:

1 km to Jayac.

8 km to Salignac (all amenities), Jardins d'Eyrignac.

15 km to Terrasson - Jardins d'Imaginaires, River Vezere.

21 km to Montignac - Grottes de Lascaux, prehistoric caves.

25 km to Sarlat -la- Caneda - medieval town with most listed buildings per square mile in all of Europe.

Further Details:

All amenities available 8km away in Salignac. Good restaurants within easy reach.

Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Rate 9
6 May 2017 - 26 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
£234
for 3 nights
£547
 
 
Rate 1
27 May 2017 - 2 Jun 2017
3 night minimum stay
£259
for 3 nights
£605
 
 
Rate 2
3 Jun 2017 - 23 Jun 2017
3 night minimum stay
£250
for 3 nights
£584
 
 
Rate 3
24 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
3 night minimum stay
£288
for 3 nights
£673
 
 
Rate 4
1 Jul 2017 - 7 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,051
for 7 nights
£1,051
 
 
Rate 5
8 Jul 2017 - 14 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,173
for 7 nights
£1,173
 
 
Rate 6
15 Jul 2017 - 25 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,228
for 7 nights
£1,228
 
 
Rate 7
26 Aug 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,089
for 7 nights
£1,089
 
 
Rate 8
2 Sep 2017 - 16 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
£234
for 3 nights
£547
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Stay tax €1 per night, per person. This amount will be due to the owner upon arrival. Does not apply to children under 18 years.

Booking Notes:
Complete booking enquiry form on owners website or e-mail owners for a quick response on current availability. Deposit of 30% of booking fee payable at time of booking. Full payment due 2 months before arrival.

Changeover Day:
Friday or Saturday depending on cottage chosen - completely flexible in low season.

Notes on prices:
Please note that in July & August certain cottages are only available for a minimum of two weeks

30% deposit on reservation, 70% accommodation price balance 2 calendar months prior to arrival. Optional charges & extras payable on arrival

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

From the Owner

Our heated pool, 9 hole pitch and putt course ,spacious 65 m2 games room and outdoor facilities with lots for all the family means that on days when you don't want to travel far everyone can still be kept occupied. Susie, the donkey, loves attention and is a great country attraction for all ages! A 24 hr laundry room with all the laundry products supplied free of charge makes the holiday washing easy! Free 24 hr wi-fi and internet access means you can still keep in touch with the outside world if you need to!

Property Type

  • cottage

Theme

  • Family
  • Holiday Complex

General

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Table Football
  • Game Room ...
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library ...

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool

Suitability

  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • rural

Attractions

  • caves
  • churches
  • forests
  • restaurants
  • water parks

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
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • swimming
  • tennis

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Spacious family bathroom with toilet, sink, bath and shower mixer

Bedrooms

  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed, Ground floor with ensuite shower room. Space for a cot.
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed, Space for a cot
  • Bedroom 3 - 3 Single Bed

Outside

  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Tennis ...

Meals

  • Self-catering

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website

Notes:

  • Notes on accommodation: Children's travel cot, high chair, baby bath & buggy (up to 3 yrs old) available on request. Outside: Each cottage has private terrace, barbecue and garden furniture. Shared 16m x 6m heated salt water swimming pool with toddlers splash pool. Shared laundry room, free of charge including all laundry products. Office with free internet broadband connection. Free wi-fi access is available in all the cottages and in the grounds. Private 9 hole pitch and putt golf course exclusively for Les Crouquets' guests - also free of charge as well as table tennis, badminton , basketball net & boules pitch. Animal enclosures with donkey, sheep, goats & hens.

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