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Country Gite with private pool and wooden Chalet with private pool - Chalet

Overview

Property

Updated: 26-Nov-2016
Farmhouse/B&B cottage and Chalet in Vaunac, Nr. Thiviers, Dordogne, France - Peaceful Rural Location, Short Drive To All Local Amenities

Stone built in 1685, situated in the village of Vaunac, the farmhouse has been carefully restored keeping its original character. Newly built, the Chalet offers modern and comfortable accommodation. The properties each have a private pool, car parking and private gardens and are surrounded by meadows and woodland. Situated only 10 minutes from the market town of Thiviers. These well furnished and equipped properties provide comfortable accommodation for families, as well as couples and are ideally situated for discovering and exploring the delights of the Perigord. There are lots of woodland walks directly from the back garden where sweet chestnuts and cepe mushrooms can be gathered.These properties are idealy situated to explore the towns and villages of the Perigord Vert, such as Limoges, Perigueux, Brantome, St Jean de Cole and the martyr village of Oradour-sur-Glane, all within an hours drive.

Details for holiday chalet Chalet, 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, 1 Bathroom

Newly constructed wooden Chalet, situated on the edge of a small hamlet on the outskirts of the village of Vaunac, furnished and equipped to an exceptionally high standard with all modern appliances. The property has it's own private pool, car parking, gardens and is only 10 minutes drive from the bustling market town of Thiviers.

The Chalet comprises of: Lounge with tasteful and comfortable furnishings,Fully fitted kitchen with modern appliances including dishwasher, washing machine, microwave, gas cooker, fridge/freezer, electric kettle, toaster and coffee machine. Shower room with large walk in shower, hand basin and w.c. Double bedroom, twin bedroom.

  • Sleeps 5
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

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Speaks English, French

8 Reviews

5
based on 8 holidaymaker reviews

5

A lovely, well equipped chalet in a great location

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely relaxing week here with our two children.

The chalet is very well equipped with all modern conveniences. The wood and red decor is homely and the beds are comfortable.

The children loved the pool and running around the big garden - especially feeding the geese.

The local bread van coming twice a week was fun.

The location of the chalet is great for exploring the area - the velorail and snail farm were a big hit with the kids and we also enjoyed Brantome and Perigueux.

The local restaurant - a pleasant walk away through the woods - was very good...and great value for lunch.

The welcome pack and local advice given by Cath were great and much appreciated - Many thanks for our most relaxing holiday since having children.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Beautiful

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here with our 2 children for 2 weeks, and had a lovely, most relaxing holiday. It is much more remote that we expected - in a beautiful area - so it so very peaceful.

the house was fantastic.... everything you could think of, that you could possibly need, was there. every detail was thought of and provided.

the welcome pack is amazing... and it was great not to have to worry about finding a shop nearby as soon as you arrive.

the garden is gated at the side of the house, so i felt it was safe for the kids to keep away from pool. the garden was fantastic...it was huge for the kids to play and they loved the swings.

Cath was a lovely host and we had a very relaxing peaceful holiday. thanks again x

  • Review Submitted: Aug 22, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
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5

Wonderful holiday in glorious countryside setting

  • 5 of 5

This is a truly exceptional facility. Cath has thought of absolutely everything and all has been done to the highest standards. Very clean, very well equipped, every mod con available. Cath is a welcoming host, for whom nothing is too much trouble, including getting out of bed and coming to find us on our night of arrival when we were seriously lost! A food pack is provided so that you have all you need until you can get to the shops. It is peaceful, relaxing and comfortable. Who could ask for anything more? We will be back next year!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
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Wow!!

  • 5 of 5

Just arrived, so good we are booking for next year!!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 26, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
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Perfect for relaxing and watching wildlife.

  • 5 of 5

You could not ask for more from this splendidly equipped accommodation. The rural setting is ideal for quiet relaxation with great views of surrounding countryside and local wildlife on your doorstep! The decking and pool are an added bonus. The owner discreetly ensures you are comfortable and helps with local knowledge. There are many interesting places to visit in the surrounding countryside. I have no hesitation in giving the owner and property a high recommendation.

Review by: Mike Grigsby

  • Review Submitted: Aug 29, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
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perfect retreat

  • 5 of 5

We arrived at 9.30pm after a long day traveling. Directions were spot on. Cath met us and told us about local area, plus the welcome pack is one of the best we have ever had, she thought of everything we might need until we were able to shop. This has to be one of the best places we have stayed, all your home comforts but with all the peace and quite you could want. From the large decking you can watch the deer in the evening or chill out in the pool. My daughter loved feeding the geese and chickens with left over bread and veg. There are lovely towns to visit in the area but we only did one full day away as the chalet was so relaxing. We hope to return sometime to recharge our batteries. Thanks Cath.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 8, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
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Location

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : limoges at 70 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : vaunac at 800 Metres Nearest Golf : excideuil at 20 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : vaunac at 800 Metres

Travel:

Limoges airport is 70 kms, 1 hr drive.

Bergerac airport is 80 kms, 1.hr 15 drive.

Distances:

The local region, ‘Perigord Vert’ is a superb part of the Dordogne for sightseeing, and for the more energetic there is, walking, cycling, golf, horse riding, fishing, tennis, rock climbing and water sports.

The region abounds in Chateaux, caves, historical monuments and museums, for all of which brochures etc are available from the tourist offices in Thiviers 10 mins drive and Perigueux 30 mins drive.

Further Details:

All essentials are available in Thiviers 10 mins drive and Negrondes 5 mins drive, bakers, butchers, newsagents, grocers and restaurants. On the outskirts of Perigueux there are Hypermarkets and shopping precincts. Then there is Perigueux itself, with its large stores and boutiques and not forgetting the delightful old town.

There are open-air markets in Perigueux, Thiviers, Excideuil 20 mins drive and Brantome 20 mins drive. We can advise you on which days the markets operate. Just a short walk away, there is a traditional French restaurant, serving local cuisine.

Availability

Rental rates

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mid
22 Oct 2016 - 28 Apr 2017
2 night minimum stay
£100
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£375
 
 
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29 Apr 2017 - 12 May 2017
2 night minimum stay
£100
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£325
 
 
mid
13 May 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£375
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£375
 
 
high
1 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£595
for 7 nights
£595
 
 
mid
2 Sep 2017 - 29 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£375
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£375
 
 
low
30 Sep 2017 - 20 Oct 2017
2 night minimum stay
£100
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£325
 
 
mid
21 Oct 2017 - 27 Apr 2018
2 night minimum stay
£100
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£375
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £50

Booking Notes:
25% non-refundable deposit to be paid so that booking can be confirmed. Full balance to be paid 8 weeks before rental period.

Changeover Day:
Lettings are from Saturday 5pm to Saturday 10am.

Notes on prices:
B&B available on request- please contact the owner €50 per room, per night, out of high season. Private use of the gîte.

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Facilities

Property Type

  • chalet

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Holiday Complex
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

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

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys

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

  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • playground
  • restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • equestrian events
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • swimming
  • tennis

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom - Toilet, Shower Enclosure, Heated Towel Rail

Bedrooms

  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed, 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 2 - 3 Single Bed, Fold up bed included

Outside

  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda
  • Tennis ...

Meals

  • Self-catering

Notes:

  • Notes on accommodation: Gite is heated by wood burning stove, air source heat pump/air conditioning and electric radiators (bedroom and bathroom). Suitable for children. The Chalet is heated by air source heat pump/air conditioning. Towels and bed linen are provided together with a generous welcome pack of food and supplies of washing powders, soap etc. Outside is a large decked terrace leading to the swimming pool with sun loungers, BBQ and children's play area. In the surrounding fields and woodland, wildlife such as wild boar, deer, foxes and badgers can often be seen. The small quiet hamlet is situated between Perigueux and Thiviers, both towns have all the amenities required. Fresh bread and croissants delivered twice weekly into the hamlet. Restaurant and bar within walking distance. Within the area many Chateaux and caves are open to the public for visits; leisure activities can include canoeing, climbing, walking,golfing, fishing, horse riding, and cycling. Outside: Each property is set in its own private gardens with private swimming pools (approx 6.5m x 4.5m) sun loungers, BBQ and children’s play area. In the surrounding fields and woodland wildlife such as wild boar, deer, foxes and badgers can often be seen.

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