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The Cottage At Giverny - Dordogne Holiday Cottage Near Brantome With Large Pool

Overview

Property

Updated: 05-Dec-2016
Cottage nr Bourdeilles & Brantome, Dordogne, Aquitaine, France - On The Edge Of A Pretty Hamlet, Surrounded By Beautiful Rolling Countryside And Picturesque Villages

This holiday cottage in Les Chauses, near Bourdeilles in the Dordogne, has been completely renovated to the highest standard, whilst retaining it's C. 17th Character. The 2 bedroom holiday cottage is set within a secluded walled garden with a large (12m x 6m) private swimming pool, for your exclusive use. The cottage is centrally heated for all year use. The ample pool area has recliners and garden furniture with beautiful open views of the Dordogne countryside. The holiday cottage also benefits from the use of a "Games Barn", with Table Tennis, Table Football, Darts, a selection of Exercise equipment and the pick of games. Two bicycles are also available for a small fee with which you can explore the lovely country lanes and villages in this part of the Dordogne. Situated a beautiful part of the North Dordogne region close to Bourdeilles, Brantome and Perigueux, this holiday cottage has good road links and is close to several airports used by the Discount Airlines.

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

I am Kate Brierley, the owner of Giverny. I spent 30 years taking Villa and Gite holidays with my late husband Trevor and, whilst we have had some good experiences we have generally been disappointed with the standards of self catering accommodation. When we decided to move from England to France we set ourselves some exacting standards. We wouldn't accept less and this is how Giverny, and the Cottage at Giverny came about.

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Guestbook comments from the owner

Steve Wheatley 60/60 "Perfect"





Christian Wignall

San Francisco CA. USA

....The best vacation rental we have experienced (In France, Italy, USA, Russia UK)....
Apr 2012
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8 Reviews

5
based on 8 holidaymaker reviews

5

WHEN CAN I GO BACK?

  • 5 of 5

It was clean, the welcome pack was fantastic and so was the welcome after a long drive. It was like being in a retreat, calm, peaceful and the most beautiful scenery that I have ever seen. The pool was warm and clean and it was great that we had it to ourselves. Fantastic Place

  • Review Submitted: Sep 21, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your very kind comments, I am so pleased that you enjoyed your stay at Giverny .We look forward to welcoming you back to Giverny in the near future.
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FABULOUS STAY (ONCE AGAIN) AT GIVERNY.

  • 5 of 5

Giverny is set in an amazing location away from the usual holiday spots, yet only a five minute drive down to beautiful village of Bourdeilles and a little further to Brantome. A great location for travelling to see other towns and villages in the Dordogne area and beyond. Great cottage with all mod cons as expected, with large private pool set in well kept gardens.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 21, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Lovely to see you again, so pleased you are enjoying the wonderful countryside here. Keep that relaxed feeling , hope to see you again in the near future.
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5

Excellent family holiday

  • 5 of 5

The property was well maintained and clean with a very useful welcome food hamper - perfect after a long journey. Facilities were also great with a fabulous large swimming pool and games room, great for children and adults alike. The owners are great hosts - their friendly dog a bonus for our 8 year old! Lovely views plus enjoyed late nights star gazing with dark skies and warm evenings...Close by are Brantome and Bourdeilles with river canoes a firm favourite! We had a lovely holiday here and hope to return. Thanks from all of us!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your wonderful review. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay here at Giverny Cottage and hope to welcome you back again in the future.
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5

Gorgeous week

  • 5 of 5

'It was epic!' 'Amazing!' '5 stars!'. The reaction of my 11 year old and 8 year old when I asked them for a review! Thank you!!

Kate and Nick couldn't have been more helpful, the welcome pack was amazing and everything we might have needed had been thought of. We kayaked, went round Bourdeilles castle, did Brantome (very good glaces!), limestone caves and a lot of chilling in the utterly gorgeous and serene garden, games room and pool at Giverny. Possibly less serene with us in it! but the perfect holiday base for us. Can't recommend highly enough. Thanks to you both from all four of us xx

  • Review Submitted: Jul 24, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your wonderful comments, it is so nice to know we have got things right. It was lovely meeting you all, we hope to welcome you back in the future. Thank you all for been wonderful guests .
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5

A Tranquil Hideaway

  • 5 of 5

This was our first visit to Giverny although we have visited the area a few times before. Kate and Nick live next door and are discreet hosts. The property is of a high standard and very well maintained. Everything was exactly as described on the website. The one thing to note is that a couple of ceilings are low so you need to mind your head!

The pool, terrace and view are stunning and cleaned daily. The area around Giverny is rural France at its best with quiet lanes that you can cycle or walk. We have no hesitation in recommending this tranquil hideaway.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 7, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, Nick & I are so pleased you enjoyed your holiday, and we hope to welcome you back in the future.
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A wonderful week

  • 5 of 5

Due to friends being unable to go on their planned holiday we were offered the chance to stay at Giverny. The cottage is a delightful surprise set in stunning surroundings - countryside for miles but close enough to a local village for fresh croissants! It is homely and beautifully presented. We were welcomed by the friendly owner who had also provided a sumptuous welcome pack so we could just chill as soon as we arrived. We loved just being able to spend time on the property, in the garden, by the pool - we did swim but it was a bit chilly! Kate also provided lots of information in the cottage so we could eat at restaurants and cafes already tried and tested and recommended. The lovely thing about the cottage and the area is that you can do as much or as little as you want. The surrounding Perigord countryside has a lot to explore. Maybe we will see more when we return next year - yes we have already re-booked to return to Giverny.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 25, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2013
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Location

From the Owner

This is a very wonderful part of France which I fell in love with as soon as I saw it. There are many beautiful hamlets, villages and towns on the doorstep of this holiday cottage. Bourdeilles is the closest with Brantome only 20 mins drive to the North. To the south is the magnificent town of Perigueux. The area is ideal for many outdoor activities including cycling, rock climbing, canoing, fishing and walking. It also a superb opportunity for simply driving on the quiet roads and exploring the many easily accessible points of interest in the area.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Limoges, Bergerac, at 90 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : Bourdeilles at 3 Kilometres Nearest Train : Angouleme at 70 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : Bourdeilles at 5 Kilometres Car: necessary

Coast/Beach:

Swimming and canoing are available on the Dronne (5 mins).

Travel:

Airports:

Limoges: 90mins; Bergerac: 90mins; Bordeaux: 2 hours.

Ferries:

Caen: 6 hours; Le Havre: 7 hours; Calais: 9 hours.

Train : TGV to Angouleme 40 mins.

car hire or use of car is essential.

Co-ordinates N45 20.738'

E000 33.540' Rue Maurice Chevalier 24310, Paussac et st Vivien

Distances:

Bourdeilles (local shops & restaurants): 2 miles.

Brantome (shops, restaurants & supermarket): 8 miles.

Perigueux (hypermarket, supermarkets, shops & restaurants): 18 miles.

Further Details:

This holiday cottage in Les Chauses, near Bourdeilles in the Dordogne, has been completely renovated to the highest standard, whilst retaining it's C. 17th Character. The 2 bedroom holiday cottage is set within a secluded walled garden with a large ( 12m x 6m ) private swimming pool, for your exclusive use. The cottage is centrally heated for all year use.

Situated a beautiful part of the North Dordogne region close to Bourdeilles, Brantome and Perigueux, this holiday cottage has good road links and is close to several airports used by the Discount Airlines. Nearby activities: Tennis, fishing, canoing (all within 2 miles).Horse riding (4 miles). Countryside walks and cycling from the door - 2 mountain bikes are available at a cost of £10 per week each.

Golf (15 miles). Sight-seeing, dining, local markets in nearby towns and villages

Caves (16 miles).Just 3km from the River Dronne and the medieval Village of Bourdeilles and 14km from the ancient island town of Brantome (The Venice of The Perigord).

Bourdeilles, with its C13th Palace, Chateau and C15th Bridge has many amenities including a small supermarket, boulangerie, restaurants and pavement cafes.

Brantome has a busy weekly market and boasts a Benedictine Abbey and an C11th bell tower. There is a wide selection of Bars, Restaurants, shops and Banks.

There are many Chateaus open for visits nearby and the prehistoric caves at nearby Villa's are a must see.

Canoing, Cycling, Climbing and Walking are very popular locally and Wildlife abounds.

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Rate 6
5 Nov 2016 - 31 Dec 2016
7 night minimum stay
£725
for 7 nights
£725
 
 
low
1 Jan 2017 - 17 Mar 2017
7 night minimum stay
£725
for 7 nights
£725
 
 
mid season
18 Mar 2017 - 19 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
£875
for 7 nights
£875
 
 
high
20 May 2017 - 23 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£925
for 7 nights
£925
 
 
Peak
24 Jun 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£975
for 7 nights
£975
 
 
high
2 Sep 2017 - 15 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£925
for 7 nights
£925
 
 
mid
16 Sep 2017 - 27 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
£875
for 7 nights
£875
 
 
low
28 Oct 2017 - 31 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
£725
for 7 nights
£725
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
£975
for 7 nights
£975
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
Please contact the owner to confirm availability who will e-mail you a booking form.
All bookings are subject to conditions

Changeover Day:
Change over: Saturday.
Arrival after 4pm, departure before 10am.

Notes on prices:
Bikes are available at £15 per week each.

I ask for a 20% deposit at the time of booking, with the final balance to be paid 8 weeks before the arrival day. More information on payment on enquiry.

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

This cottage is set at the end of a small road with no passing traffic in the beautiful Dordogne countryside. Take a relaxing holiday in a cottage with your own private pool in this delightful part of France with birds and wildlife abound in the natural woodland. I find the peace & tranquility within the grounds takes me away from the stresses of everyday life, while Bourdeilles under 3km away provides me with good restaurants, bars & general shops. A truly wonderful haven. I am so very lucky to live in such a beautiful place.

Property Type

  • cottage

Theme

  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions

General

  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • 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
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

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

Pool / Spa

  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...

Suitability

  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • rural
  • village

Attractions

  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • forests
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours

Leisure Activities

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

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • caving
  • swimming
  • tennis

Bathrooms

  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Upstairs family bathroom with walk in shower cubicle, toilet & basin. Baby bath available.

Bedrooms

  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 2
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with double bed. Bedroom 2 with twin beds. In addition a travel cot is available on request. Both bedrooms windows are fitted with insect net blinds. Both bedrooms have free standing fans , plenty of wardrobe space and draw space.

Outside

  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • 2 bicycles

Meals

  • Self-catering

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

Notes:

  • Notes on accommodation: The 2 bedroom holiday cottage is set within a secluded walled garden The cottage is centrally heated for all year use. Owner lives on site with separate garden. Rentals have sole use of swimming pool & extensive gardens and games barn. Outside: There is a 12m x 6m private swimming pool, the depth varies 1m to 2m with roman steps, attractive paving and lighting around the pool for your exclusive use. The ample pool area has recliners and garden furniture with beautiful open views of the Dordogne countryside. There is a patio area with table and chairs overlooking the valley, and a second patio area outside the cottage. Sun umbrellas are also provided. There are 4 sun beds for relaxing by the pool. The holiday cottage also benefits from the use of a "Games Barn", with Table Tennis, Table Football, Darts, a selection of Exercise equipment and the pick of games. Two bicycles are also available for a small fee with which you can explore the lovely country lanes and villages in this part of the Dordogne. Utility Room: Drinks fridge & BBQ available in attached building. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Bath towels, pool towels and linen are provided (except for cot linen). For rentals of more than a week, clean towels and linen are provided once a week. The property is cleaned between rentals

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