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Luxury Cottages near Eymet WIFI + 12x6m Heated Swimming Pool Sleeps 1- 8 people - 'Labarthe Cottage' Sleeps 1 - 8 guests

People8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type cottage

Overview

Description

'Labarthe Cottage' Sleeps 1 - 8 guests

Labarthe Cottage is the former farmhouse, a detached cottage that has been renovated and tastefully decorated throughout. It features stone walls with solid oak beams, and retains all its old charm and character. Ground level, a double bedroom with a bathroom almost ensuite.

Up the stairs, there are two bedrooms, with a bathroom which is fitted with a large shower, wash basin and W.C. To the right is a double bedroom and to the left side there is a large bedroom equipped with 4 single beds.

In total, the cottage will sleep up to 8+1/2 babies, baby cots, highchairs, stair gates and a stroller available.

While staying at Labarthe Cottage you will enjoy your own patio terrace and garden area with own BBQ and will 'splash about' in the 12x6 meter heated swimming pool and shower, open between May - October. I offer a reduced rate for just a couple during May/June & September/October.

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About the property

Fully self contained Cottages

Labarthe is the ideal location for your Dordogne vacation, set between the bastide towns of Eymet and Issigeac in the beautiful Southern Dordogne region. Labarthe consists of three main buildings (main house, Cottage and Pigeonnier) which surround a large graveled central yard at the end of a 250 metre private drive way. All three principal properties have their own private sun terraces with table and chairs for alfresco dining and of course all have access to the large enclosed heated swimming pool in the delightfully kept mature 2 acres of gardens.

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Owner
Jenette Casey
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
24 June, 2017

About Jenette Casey

It is ideally situated so that you have the tranquility of the countryside, but also minutes away from your everyday needs, with no adjacent neighbours, surrounded by fields of Sunflowers and corn, it really is a perfect place to visit.

If your requested dates are not available in the Pigeonnier, please contact me as i do offer a reduced rate for just a couple in the bigger Cottage.

I am here on site if you ever need anything and can offer recommendations, but i also respect your privacy.

The local tourism office can be located in Eymet square, and they speak a hole range of languages.

Jenette Casey purchased this cottage in 2013

Available Rentals

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Notes

If there are more than 4 guests occupying Labarthe Cottage, there is a minimum of a 7 nights stay/paid.

Your booking is for your named party, as listed on the Booking Confirmation, to be accommodated and not for renting the property as such, i.e. it is not let with a capacity which may be further utilised at a later date, unless agreed by us at least 28 days prior to arrival. Your booking does not automatically entitle you to add additional people or pets or make substitutions at a later date and we reserve the right to decline such alterations or charge a supplement for any changes that we do accept"


Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for 'Labarthe Cottage' Sleeps 1 - 8 guestsin Saint-Aubin-de-Cadelech in Dordogne

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • rural
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
    Shower room 2 - Shower Enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Television ...
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • 1 bicycles
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
Attractions:
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • caving
  • swimming
  • water tubing
Notes:
Notes: If there are more than 4 guests occupying Labarthe Cottage, there is a minimum of a 7 nights to be stay/paid. Pool open May - October Fully equipped kitchens with dish washers and washing machine. Quality Marks & Spencer's linen and fluffy bath towels. Pool towels are also included. Cots, highchairs, stair gates and a stroller are available Wood burners are in both properties for the winter months Small dogs under 15kg Non-smoking inside both properties. Your booking is for your named party, as listed on the Booking Confirmation, to be accommodated and not for renting the property as such, i.e. it is not let with a capacity which may be further utilised at a later date, unless agreed by us at least 28 days prior to arrival. Your booking does not automatically entitle you to add additional people or pets or make substitutions at a later date and we reserve the right to decline such alterations or charge a supplement for any changes that we do accept"

Reviews

Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(7 traveller reviews)

3

Disappointed. We paid for a villa with a swimming pool, but we didn't get one

  • 3 of 5

I write this review in the hope that others don't experience the same disappointment as we did. In general we were perfectly happy, and we made the most of the situation, but the issue regarding the swimming pool is one that could easily have been avoided if the owner had been more open and honest before we arrived. Had we known that there would be no swimming pool, we would have booked elsewhere.

The evenings can be a bit chilly, and I recognise that it might not be commercially viable to run an outdoor heated pool for certain months of the year. However, if an owner is advertising a heated pool, surely it is reasonable to expect them to provide one. If the pool is not in use, it should surely be their responsibility to make this clear at a particular time, both in their advert, and certainly in written communication at the time of booking.

Unfortunately, in our experience, the owner chose not to mention anything about the pool until the day we arrived; one of our children excitedly asked where the pool was, and the owner just said that it was too cold to use the pool.

If the owner had perhaps offered to let us use the pool without heating it, that would have been a fair compromise, and I would have accepted that perhaps I was naiive to think that they would provide a heated pool in April. But to advertise a swimming pool, yet to provide no access to one, really is unfair, particularly when the weather is 20-25 degrees and sunny, and you are able to sunbathe, as we were able to for most of our holiday.

Needless to say, we were extremely disappointed, as we had planned to use the swimming pool as the major part of our leisure activity whilst staying at the villa.

I will say though, that Jenette, the owner, was otherwise lovely, and communicated well with me about other things before arrival. The property is situated in a lovely, secluded spot in a very picturesque, rural area. The villa that we stayed in was perfectly pleasant. Jenette left us a lovely welcome pack, including bread, wine, cheese. biscuits etc. We were given wood for the log burner for the colder evenings, and everything was exactly as I would expect. Except for that one, very significant thing.

I really hope this doesn't happen to anyone else. At least you won't make the same mistake as me, and will presumably check that the swimming pool that is being advertised is actually available.

  • Review Submitted: May 4, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Home from Home

  • 5 of 5

We have just arrived home after a 12 day stay at the cottage had a lovely holiday second time around accommodation excellent pool excellent host also excellent nothing was to much trouble for Jenette would recommend to anyone,considering a return visit for the third time next year, an ideal base for touring.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 23, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderfully relaxing stay!

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 4 have just returned from a wonderful 12 night stay at Labarthe Cottage. We spent our time sightseeing, visiting the markets, eating and mainly swimming in the fantastic pool. The setting is beautiful, and the location, close to Eymet makes it an excellent base for exploring the area. The gite itself was very well equipped with comfy beds and plenty of towels for both gite and pool. Many thanks to Jenette for her tips and advice, and especially for arranging for food shopping due to our late arrival. It was much appreciated!

We would definitely recommend Labarthe - hope to visit again soon, Cathy, Atul, Ollie & Daisy.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

A beautiful property with lovely rustic features

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful holiday at Labarthe gites. The property was just as described and we had everything we needed. My 9 year old daughter adored the upstairs bedroom with its beams and large bathroom.

The pool was great for our days relaxing and the location is ideal for sight seeing. Bergerac,Bordeaux and Sarlat are all within easy travelling distance. Kayaking on the Dordogne is great fun and wine tasting at the many vineyards is a must. There are restaurants in Eymet to suit everyone's taste and pocket, The markets are a lovely way to pass a morning and to sample local produce.

Jenette was on hand to help with any queries and was very helpful and the goodies provided when we arrived along with the wine were very much appreciated.

We came home very rested and really felt like we had had a holiday. We would definitely recommend and we hope to return.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 24, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was a pleasure to meet you all, your very welcome to stay anytime.
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5

Fabulous

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in the cottage during the last week of June. We were given a warm welcome by Jenette and her family. She left us a fantastic welcome pack including wine, water and all the basics to start our holiday. The cottage is lovely - there is a double bedroom and bathroom on the ground floor and all the windows have mosquito netting so we were able to have plenty of fresh air without worrying about getting bitten. The bed linen and towels were fabulous - enormous white fluffy towels and crisp white sheets on the beds. The place was spotlessly clean. The kitchen is really well equipped and has absolutely everything you need. There is a huge farmhouse table plus English TV and excellent wifi. Upstairs is a double bedroom plus one other room with four single beds. There is also a bathroom upstairs with a huge shower which was great and plenty of hot water. The pool area is lovely with plenty of sun beds and umbrellas. There is also a patio area just outside the cottage which we used a lot, plus gardens with comfy chairs overlooking the cornfields. A lovely place to sit and enjoy a glass of rose or a pastis. There are chickens and ducks on site who were very entertaining and were always happy to have any leftover bits of salad. The area is lovely - very quiet, rural and peaceful but only a short drive to Eymet, Issigiac (our favourite - amazing Sunday market) and Bergerac. We also travelled further afield to see the caves at Ruffignac which are well worth a visit. I would definitely return and can highly recommend. Jenette is English speaking so was very helpful if we needed to know anything.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your lovely review, you are welcome to return anytime...
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5

A PERFECT HIDEAWAY

  • 5 of 5

A perfect hideaway, from the moment we arrived until the day we left Jennette the owner was a perfect host, we received a very warm welcome and she gave us the walk round and all the info we needed to begin which was a perfect holiday. Labarthe gites is simply idyllic, set back from the road between two villages, the closest only minutes away by car, perfectly placed for peace and quiet. Modern fixtures and fittings, with a traditional feel. The private pool is also perfect for cooling off in the summer, very safe for young and old alike. Ten out of ten and would not hesitate to return or indeed recommend to others . ENJOY!!!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 20, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you David, you and your delightful family are welcome to stay here at Labarthe anytime...
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