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Gite With Private Pool And Panoramic Views, perfect getaway!



Updated: 25-Aug-2016
Gite in St Martin de Fressengeas, Thiviers, Aquitaine / Dordogne, France - Relaxing Location Surrounded By Woods, Fields And Wildlife

Le Suquet is recently converted from an ancient farm building, this renovation has preserved many of the original features of this character building completed to a high standard of comfort and equipment. Set in a quiet location with beautiful countryside views, the many nearby designated foothpaths make it a perfect location for walkers. There are several chateaux and historic towns within easy reach as well as many activities such as prehistoric caves, cycling, canoeing, velo-rail, horse riding/racing, paintball and lake with beach.

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

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

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Speaks English, French

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thanks so much Sally & Richard for a most restful stay in your wonderful gite - everything we could wish for & more. We loved the area and will definately return & recommend you to our friends and family. Karen & Mark Norfolk

Quite simply the best gite we have stayed in, the glorious heatwave really allowed us to enjoy and make the most of the pool. We will miss the view wildlife & being able to see the stars through the velux window as we fall asleep. Thankyou Sally & Richard you were perfect hosts. We hope to visit again in the future. Kate & Rob S.Yorkshire

A beautiful little gite with all the touches of home to make it a great escape. A perfectly peaceful location for our honeymoon. Sally & Rich made us feel welcome from the moment we pulled up. Perfect weather to enjoy the garden with plenty of dips in the pool. Brantome is well worth a visit, a picturesque little town with good ice cream!!! Thanks Alice & Andrew N. Yorkshire
Mar 2011
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16 Reviews

based on 16 holidaymaker reviews


Remote & Wonderful

  • 5 of 5

Very well equipped gite in a fantastic location. Remote, but a bonus for us. Very friendly owners. We felt at home from the moment we arrived. Recommended: Visit St. Jean de Cole, Brantome. We needed more than the week that we had. Thankyou Sally & Richard.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 21, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Rural, idyllic detached gite with fantastic views

  • 5 of 5

A gem of a 'gite' that is truly private. Lovely stone building, great internally with open plan living area, large bedroom and great large bathroom. Lovely terrace and garden with several places to sit/or lay and while away the hours. Overlooking fields the views are lovely.

We made good use of the bikes available. Enjoying the rural hilly surroundings. We included a daily stop off at the local excellent boulangerie/shop in the local village which was of a very high standard. This can be walked to in around 15 mins. The village now has a bar too. We enjoyed time at the gite and immediate surroundings but trips out- Brantome is a must to visit. Canoeing was great fun. Excideuil market was worth a wander we combined it with an afternoon in Perigueux.

Sally and Richard were very helpful and friendly during our stay but also respected our privacy. We enjoyed daily visits from the cats and dog. They only hang around if you encourage them- which we did! I made great friends with Puzzle. The animals only added to our stay.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 27, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Well kept property with all modern conveniences

  • 5 of 5

We had a great week at Le Suquet. Everything we required was provided, the countryside surrounding the property is stunning. All in all a very relaxing stay. Sally and Richard were very welcoming and helpful. Would thoroughly recommend staying here

  • Review Submitted: Jul 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Wonderful gite and lovely owners

  • 5 of 5

This is our 3rd time back to this gite. Sally and Richard are great owners. The location is great(you do need a car that's the fun of going out and about). The views are wonderful and some nice walks. The gite is just like the photos, clean. Another perfect holiday at Le Suquet. Waiting for my 4th visit.

Must visit Brantome, Bourdeilles and Donne.

Big thank you again Sally and Richard

  • Review Submitted: Jul 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Well what can I say.....sally and rich were really amazing, had a nightmare getting there (car is really needed) but when we got there all our troubles were gone, they went way above and beyond to make us feel at home and welcome. the gite is so beautiful and the fixtures and fixings are all to a high standard, there is everything you need. It really does look like the pictures. Loved the electric bbq and our little porch, where we spent every night eating nice food and nice wine with the cats and the dog (who were good company) The small dunk pool was also a nice addition and cleaning it out in the mornings, gave my partner something to do in the morning. Everything was really perfect and really can not praise the gite or the owners enough. thank you both so much for a wonderful time. love Vikki and Matthew

  • Review Submitted: Jan 18, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Best Ever Gite!

  • 5 of 5

We also run holiday cottages, so we tend to look at things more critically. We could not fault it! Beautifully renovated, stylishly decorated and fully equipped with things you didn't even know you needed! Comfortable bed, comfortable garden chairs and loungers, the views and tranquility ensure a restful & relaxing stay. Sally & Richard are so easy to get along with, very helpful and obliging, and the most welcoming people we have met. Their hens lay fantastic eggs, part of the welcome pack. We have already recommended this gite to American friends. If you're looking for some rest & relaxation in lovely surroundings, you won't do better than here .

  • Review Submitted: Oct 11, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Activity and Interests

Car: necessary


Limoges airport is a 60 minute drive away with flights from East Midlands, Liverpool, Stansted, Newcastle, Luton, Bournemouth or Southampton.

Bergerac airport is a 90 minute drive away with flights from East Midlands, Stansted, Liverpool, Exeter, Birmingham, Leeds, Bristol or Southampton.

Calais is approx. 7 hour drive with frequent ferries and the eurotunnel from Folkestone.

Car essential.


St Martin de Fressengeas, with small shop/beautiful bakery and a bar a couple of minutes drive or a nice walk away.

St Jean de Cole (one of "Les Plus Beaux Villages de France) - 5km

Thiviers - 10 km with a choice of supermarkets

Brantome - 20 mins drive, with wonderful market and canoeing, a very pretty town with lots to see.

St Saud Lacossiere- 20 mins drive

Perigueux - 40 mins drive

Limoges - 60 mins drive

Bergerac - 90 mins drive

Sarlat - 90 mins drive

Bordeaux - 120 mins drive

Further Details:

The market town of Thiviers is approx 10kms away and is the capital of the foie-gras region. There are activities and many places of interest nearby.


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
1 Apr 2017 - 23 Jun 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
24 Jun 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
2 Sep 2017 - 27 Oct 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

A discount is available when booking 2 weeks consecutively.
Booking Notes:
When you have decided to book with us we will send you the booking conditions and booking form by email or in the post. To secure your holiday a 25% deposit is required. The final payment is due 6 weeks before the start of your holiday. A security deposit of £150 is due on arrival which is returned within 1 week of your departure provided no damages have been incurred.

Changeover Day:
Saturday changeover departure by 10am arrivals after 4pm. Possibility of flexible arrival time by prior agreement.

Notes on prices:
Air conditioning/heating is available metered and paid seperately

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Updated: 25-Aug-2016
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Property Type

  • cottage


  • Away From It All
  • Romantic


  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine


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


  • Dining
  • Dining Area


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool


  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • rural


  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • ruins

Leisure Activities

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

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • swimming
  • tennis


  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Newly fitted en-suite shower room with wc, basin and hydro jet therapy shower.


  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 2 (1 Bedroom) Plus Cot Notes on bedrooms: One bedroom with double bed, dressing table, wardrobe etc, ipod speaker docking station, alarm clock, cd player and hairdryer.


  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda


  • Self-catering

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


  • Notes on accommodation: Smoking permitted on covered terrace. Sorry we do not accept pets. Suitable for babies under 8 months. Outside: French doors leading out onto private paved veranda with secluded outside seating, dining areas, Bose soundlink speaker and BBQ. Private 6.3 x 3.6 metre unoverlooked above ground pool with sunloungers. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All bedlinen and towels are included (except pool towels) and changed on Saturdays. Other: Free use of bicycles. Free wi-fi.

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