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Farmhouse with Heated Swimming Pool and Hot Tub - EASTER SPECIAL - Farmhouse

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Overview

Property

Updated: 20-Mar-2017
  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Description

Farmhouse

Bedroom 1 double bed and en-suite shower room

Bedroom 2 twin beds and en-suite shower room

Bedroom 3 double bed and ensuite shower room

Bedroom 4 bunk bed, connecting door to bedroom 3 which can be locked to make separate room

En-suite shower rooms to bedrooms 1,2 & 3 with shower, basin, wc and shelf storage.

Spacious open plan well equipped kitchen with large Inglenook fireplace with log fire, gas burner hob, electric ovens, fridge, freezer, microwave, dishwasher.

Large farmhouse table and chairs to seat 8 plus highchair.

Utility Room with WC and basin, washing machine, iron and ironing board, hoover, broom etc.

Open plan area with sofas, satellite TV, radio/bluetooth Bose speaker, DVD player.

Log burning stove in the Kitchen Inglenook Fireplace, electric heating to other rooms, ideal for winter lets (price of electric and logs for winter lets are charged at cost).

Linen and bedding, bathroom towels and tea towels are included. Towels for pool or bedding for cots are not provided.

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About the property

FR11150

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Situated in 56 acres of our own meadows and woodland. The farmhouse is set within a large private courtyard. The 200yr old stone built farmhouse is equipped with a modern touch while not losing that traditional French feel. The kitchen is hand made from using local chestnut timber, there is a six burner gas hob and double oven rangemaster cooker so the self catering can be much for enjoyable and stress free with the amount of people in your party. There is a four seater table in front of the log burner in the kitchen area for those early risers or late evenings chatting in front of the log fire. There is also a large solid oak dinning table which comfortably seats 8 people.

To the front of the farmhouse there is a terrace with outside dining, bbq and hot tub area, to the rear of the farmhouse there is an enclosed garden, laid to lawn with shrubs, also great for outside dining and bbq's.

Onsite we have a 12mtr x 6mtr heated salt water swimming pool with 3mtr intergrated paddling pool. Although the pool is shared with ourselves and Kinda Kamping guests there is a large decking and grassed area around the pool. We feel it is never overcrowded and is a great way to meet new people and friends while on holiday. The pool area is fenced to meet approved safety regulations with a number code locking system to the pool gate.

Kindá Kamping is Luxury Bell tent glamping situated in our woodland but within a few minuits walk to other onsite facilities. This is a great way to experience a holiday going back to nature but with a comfortable and modern day approach.

There are many onsite activities to keep everybody occupied should you wish. We have our own mountain bike trails, small fishing lake, badminton and table tennis to mention but a few.

This quiet, tranquil setting is ideal to relax and unwind and enjoy the fantastic views of the Perigord National Park and it's wildlife but within easy distance to many attractions including Limoges and Brantome (otherwise known as Little Venice), as well as beautiful safe swimming lakes, canoeing and numerous french markets, making this the ideal holiday destination for all.

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About the Owner

Leigh Smith
Member since: 2012
Speaks English, French
Calendar last updated:
20 March, 2017

About Leigh Smith

We are David and Leigh Smith and together with our son Ethan we run our small holiday business in Dordogne, France.

We are very active and love doing anything outdoors, especially cycling and love being out and about enjoying the beautiful surroundings and weather.

Leigh Smith purchased this farmhouse in 2002

Why Leigh Smith chose Perigord Vert

We bought our property in September 2002 on a spur of the moment weekend trip away and we thought it was a great location for offering cycling holidays.

Since bringing up our two children and carrying out the renovations on the derelict buildings, we have come to realize what a great place this is for families to come, unwind, relax, have fun and try to live life how we used to when we were younger. Here children still have the freedom to run around and play without having to watch their every move.

What makes this farmhouse unique

Why choose us over the others??

We are at the end of a small hamlet therefore very in a very quiet area. (The marker on the map is not quite in the correct area, we are at the end of Le Montechabroulet)

The farmhouse and Bell Tent Camping have their own private areas and are not overlooked by each other, in fact there is a field between the two properties. If you fancy and adult evening out we do offer child minding services as well as airport runs etc.etc.

Guestbook comments from the owner

What a wonderful place, the kids had a great time we hardly saw them so nice and relaxing for us. Thank you and we will be back. J & J Kettering.



Beautiful restored farmhouse and fantastic facilities, exactly what we look for in a holiday, plenty of space, peace and quiet (except kids laughing). A fantastic holiday. Thank you Dave and Leigh. The Harris's and The Samson's.



Our holidays are best when the kids are happy, contented, busy and active and that is exactly what you have provided at your lovely farm. The survival night was a very memorable experience, our son will never forget it. Thank you for such a great holiday. Here's to next time. S & C Terry
Jan 2012
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Guestbook comments from the owner

What a wonderful place, the kids had a great time we hardly saw them so nice and relaxing for us. Thank you and we will be back. J & J Kettering.



Beautiful restored farmhouse and fantastic facilities, exactly what we look for in a holiday, plenty of space, peace and quiet (except kids laughing). A fantastic holiday. Thank you Dave and Leigh. The Harris's and The Samson's.



Our holidays are best when the kids are happy, contented, busy and active and that is exactly what you have provided at your lovely farm. The survival night was a very memorable experience, our son will never forget it. Thank you for such a great holiday. Here's to next time. S & C Terry
Jan 2012
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Booking Notes:
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A booking form and full booking conditions can be obtained from our website. If you have any queries please do not hesitate to contact us we will be please to help in any way.

Changeover Day:
Ideally changeover days are Saturday to Saturday but we understand this may be difficult for some, please contact us if you wish to book a holiday with a different arrival/depart day, wherever possible we will do our best to accommodate your request. Occupation of the property is after 1600hrs on the start of your holiday and you must vacate the property by 1000hrs on the last day of your holiday. The facilities available for your use should you arrive early.

2 Reviews

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(2 traveller reviews)

5

Superb winter break

  • 5 of 5

We have just returned from our first winter break in an area we know well, and visit regularly. We could not have chosen better accommodation for the crisp and chilly temperatures.

Right from the outset Leigh and Dave were as warm, welcoming and accommodating as their fabulous farmhouse turned out to be. The farmhouse was kitted out perfectly for winter – a roaring woodburner, cosy duvets and throws, electric radiators in all rooms all made the farmhouse extremely comfortable for a winter stay.

All of this, in addition to a beautiful renovation, in immaculate condition with high spec equipment throughout. From the fantastic range cooker, oak kitchen,, ensuite bathrooms and useful utility, every need is catered for which made our visit an absolute pleasure.

Looking at the fabulous swimming pool and the lovely private surroundings its clear that the farmhouse would be equally amazing in the summer.

If you are looking for French character accommodation at a luxury standard, in a fabulous area with plenty to do, you couldn’t choose better.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 17, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Something for everyone!

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely time in this beautifully restored farmhouse which has the benefits of all mod cons whilst still retaining the character of the 200 year old farmhouse that it is. Very clean, comfortable, spacious and well equipped. The farmhouse is located in a tiny hamlet with wonderful views which makes for a relaxing time if that's what you want but there are plenty of activities on offer too by the owners Leigh and Dave.....'if the kids are happy'!.... and there's a lovely large pool which although heated we weren't brave enough to dive into in April! Not too far away are the pretty old villages of Brantome and Bourdeilles and some lovely lakes with beaches for bathing which are all well worth visiting.. Friday is market day in Brantome. All in all a perfect holiday....thank you Leigh and Dave!

  • Review Submitted: May 21, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2015
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Location

From the Owner

We bought our property in September 2002 on a spur of the moment weekend trip away and we thought it was a great location for offering cycling holidays. Since bringing up our two children and carrying out the renovations on the derelict buildings, we have come to realize what a great place this is for families to come, unwind, relax, have fun and try to live life how we used to when we were younger. Here children still have the freedom to run around and play without having to watch their every move.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Limoges at 38 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : Miallet at 4 Kilometres Nearest Train : Limoges at 38 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : Limoges at 38 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : Miallet at 4 Kilometres Car: recommended

Special interest holidays:

This area is very very popular with cyclists, whether you mountain bike or road cycle.

For mountain bikers there are kilometres of off road tracks, passing chateaux, lakes, rivers and fantastic scenery.

For the road cyclist, these quiet, undulating road make road cycling safe and a pleasure to ride, passing through many typical French villages, lakes, rivers and again the views are breathtaking.

Ideal for the family, in Miallet we have a barrage (man made dam), suitable for cycling or walking, this is off road so no worrying about traffic, making it safer for the children. A little further afield we have a modified disused railway track again very popular for families to cycle or walk as it is traffic free.

Coast/Beach:

Although this is a rural location there are many lakes locally with beautiful man made beaches, many have diving platforms, canoes, pedaloes, cafes, toilet facilities and are life guarded during summer months.

Travel:

Nearest airport - Limoges Airport, 38km (approx 45mins drive) where Ryanair fly from Stansted, East Midlands and Liverpool, Manchester, Bristol. Flybe fly from Southampton.

Due to the location of the property and local attactions a car is recommended.

For driving directions - we can provide written directions on request.

Distances:

The small village of Miallet is 4km away with a small grocery shop, bakers, butchers, post office, hairdressers, bar/restaurant, church and chemist (English Speaking).

There are larger supermarkets in La Coquille (7km) and Chalus (8km).

Further Details:

Local activities: tree adventure, canoeing, cycling, fishing, go karting, golf, horse riding, ice skating, mountain biking, swimming, tennis, theme parks, walking, wine tasting, velorail, zoo park, many beautiful lakes with beach areas and life guarded in summer months, good restaurants/auberges and traditional markets.

Brantome: known as Little Venice, a historic medieval market town, where the Rivers Dordogne and Drone meet to surround the town. With its boutiques, restaurants, cafes and bars where you can relax and watch the activities on the rivers. Every friday morning there is a market. Canoeing is very popular here. Well recommended for a visit.

Limoges: situated on the riverside of the Vienne, with original settlements that date back to roman times, the city is well known for it's fine porcelain and painted enamelware, cultural activities and botanical gardens. The city has celebrated it's 2000th anniversary and is rich in cultural history with many museums, symphonies and theatres. Limoges is best known for it's procelain and china developed in the 18th century out of enamel work which began in the middle ages. Visit the many shops and tour the working factories.

Facilities

From the Owner

Why choose us over the others?? We are at the end of a small hamlet therefore very in a very quiet area. (The marker on the map is not quite in the correct area, we are at the end of Le Montechabroulet) The farmhouse and Bell Tent Camping have their own private areas and are not overlooked by each other, in fact there is a field between the two properties. If you fancy and adult evening out we do offer child minding services as well as airport runs etc.etc.

Property Type

  • farmhouse

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

General

  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • 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
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Outdoor Pool

Onsite Services

  • Private Chef

Suitability

  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • rural

Attractions

  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • zoo

Leisure Activities

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

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • swimming
  • tennis

Bathrooms

  • Shower room 1 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • Shower room 3 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • Shower room 2 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure

Bedrooms

  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed, 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed, These single beds are bunk beds
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 Double Bed

Outside

  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • 1 bicycles

Meals

  • Self-catering

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

Notes:

  • Notes on accommodation: Farmhouse: To the front of the farmhouse is a terraced area with table, chairs and bbq for outside dining. To the rear is an enclosed garden laid to lawn within large playing field where most of the activities are held. Kindá Kamping: Back to nature, situated in a light wooded area which feels like miles away but is in fact just a short walk to all other amenities. The swimming pool is a heated salt water system (kinder to the skin). All Bed linen, Towel's and Teas Towel's (except cot bedding and pool/beach towels) are provided for both accommodations. Outside: Outside we have a 12x6mtr heated swimming pool with an extra 3mtr intergrated paddling pool, sun loungers, tables and chairs, sun umbrellas and pool toys. The pool area benefits from the all day sun and well into the evenings. The pool is lit at night. Also on site we have table tennis, badminton, covered toy/games room, boules, swings and climbing frame. Please see our website for more details.

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