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Large Stone Barn With Pool, Unspoilt Valley Views

People8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Separate WC's1
Property type barn
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview


Details
Property
barn
People
8
Bedrooms
4
Bathrooms
3
Minimum Stay
7 nights

About the property

Barn in Cauzac, Nr. Agen, Lot et Garonne, Aquitaine / Dordogne, France - Magnificent Location, Sunny Terrace, Large Shady Garden With Bamboos And Parasol Pines

Moncuquet Grange is a stone built barn and pigeonnier, commanding southerly views over the valley of the 'Petit Seoune', a particularly tranquil part of unspoilt south west France. Drenched in medieval history, the immediate area has several 'bastide' or fortified villages (Beauville, Puymirol, Tournon d'Agenais) offering colourful markets and lively evening festivites throughout the summer. The contemporary styled living space is light, spacious and comfortable.The modern open plan sunny kitchen with granite cooking island, preparation area and breakfast bar, opens with full length glass sliding doors to a covered wooden terrace and pool for enjoying a real in/out living experience with a panoramic view. A south facing terrace offers sun worshippers a piece of paradise and the parasol pines guarantee a shady spot for reading, dozing or just gazing at the buzzards wheeling down the valley. Walks can be taken from the house down into the valley and up to wooded hills opposite.


Owner
Lesley Moreland
Member since: 2014
Speaks English, French
Calendar last updated:
25 May, 2016

About Lesley Moreland

I moved to France 25 years ago after having lived in London for 20 years. Working as a district nurse for the last 14 years I live with my 19 year old son Theo. The renovation of Moncuquet Grange has kept me busy over for the last 10 years. It is a really special spot, with fantastic views and on the non working days I like to take time just sit and enjoy gazing down the valley, after all it's the reason I moved to the countryside! I will be staying with friends nearby during the summer and so am available if needed, and will be passing by twice each week to clean the pool and water the garden.

Lesley Moreland purchased this barn in 2001

Reviews

5/5 -
(3 traveller reviews)

5

A fantastic holiday in a beautiful place

  • 5 of 5

We had the most fantastic holiday here. The view was to die for and waking up every morning, throwing open the doors and stepping out, with a cup of coffee, was a treat indeed. The house is much nicer than the photos, with lovely walk-in showers and a spacious living room too. The kitchen is the best feature, with the sliding doors out to the seating area and on to the magnificent view. There is also a ping-pong table inside, in a very cool, stone-floored room, which kept everyone amused when it was too hot outside. Upstairs the master bedroom is very nice, with a lovely shower and small roof terrace with that awesome view again. It was so peaceful, hardly a sound, the perfect place to drink wine, watch the sun go down and relax. Lesley, the owner, was very lovely and we enjoyed chatting and getting to know her. We will definitely be back again. Thank you. Thank you!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 28, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Amazing property

  • 5 of 5

We booked the Grange from a website we had used before, and liked the pictures and location - but were totally amazed at how wonderful it was in real life. Loads of space, everything you could wish for in a kitchen (for real foodies!) and a beautiful outside space with pool. We WILL be going back!

  • Review Submitted: May 6, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
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5

paradise!

  • 5 of 5

We booked Moncuquet last summer for a week , the family included our little 4 year old grandchild who just couldn't be persuaded out of the beautiful pool and was permanently wrinkled! Glorious weather, beautiful views and the most unexpectedly wonderful house. Grand designs has nothing on this; stylish, spacious,luminous with every gadget and utensil imaginable in the incredible kitchen. This is not a holiday house this is a luxurious home with every comfort . We were so happy we stayed for an extra week in September and will be returning this year. Thank you Lesley for allowing us to enjoy your fabulous home nestled in the most beautiful region in France,Lot et Garonne.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 24, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
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Prices & Availability

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My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£1,800
for 7 nights
£1,800
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £500

Booking Notes:
Please contact the owner for booking arrangements. A £400 deposit is required to confirm a booking.

Changeover Day:
Changeover is Saturdays, flexibility may be possible. Arrival time is 4pm and departure 10am.

£400 deposit to confirm holiday dates.
The balance to be paid six weeks before the start of the holiday.

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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday barn in Cauzac in Aquitaine

Property Type:
  • barn
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Location Type:
  • rural
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
General:
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Toilet 1 - Toilet
    Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
    Shower room 2 - Shower Enclosure
    Shower room 3 - Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 1, en suite, with Italian style shower,wc Bathroom 2, Italian style shower, wc Bathroom 3, Italian style shower,wc Separate wc off entrance hall
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 8 (4 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 en suite with king size, private roof terrace Bedroom 2 super king size which can be twin, share bathroom, roof window Bedroom 3 double share bathroom with bedroom 2, roof window Bedroom 4 en suite with loft style double and sofa under
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Attractions:
  • caves
  • churches
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • tennis
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: Pets are not allowed. Flexible arrival and departure dates may be arranged. Outside: Private pool 3.5 x 9m, BBQ, table and chairs for 8, sun loungers, swing chair with 3 places, shady area, covered terrace. Utility Room: Washing machine, tumble dryer, deep freeze. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Bedlinen and bathroom towels are included. Pool towels not supplied. Linen is supplied for each week booked.

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