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Barn & Cottages In Beautiful Gardens With Pool and Children's Playground - Main Barn - Sleeps 12 (8 Adults max)

Bedrooms 4
Property type barn
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Minimum Stay
7 nights


Main Barn - Sleeps 12 (8 Adults max)

The character restored 300 year old barn has been tastefully modernised and offers modern accommodation for 8 adults and up to 4 children. The property features four on-suite double bedrooms, two of which include double daybeds for children. The downstairs offers a large fully equipped kitchen with table sitting 8 comfortably. A large airy lounge with wood burning stove provides a welcome rest area with sofa seating and television with Uk channels. The rear garden is accessed from the kitchen has a large patio with relaxed seating as well as a dining area. The salt water swimming pool provides welcome entertainment for both adults and children and is fenced and secure for adults peace of mind. The communal enclosed lawned garden is also haven of fun for the children, with their own activity area at the rear of the garden featuring trampolines, swings, slides, sandpit and see saw.

About the property

Lieu Dit Borie

All three properties offer ample sleeping arrangements including sofa-beds in certain rooms and cots for babies/toddlers if needed, this is an ideal location for a group holiday, be it a group of friends come to sample some of the local foods and wines, or extended families looking for somewhere to holiday or celebrate an occasion together. If you are travelling with toddlers and babies, we can supply high chair and cots, as well as other necessities. To lighten your load, all bed linens and towels (including pool towels) are provided in the price and each property is cleaned thoroughly prior to arrival and beds made up. The recent addition of a washing machine also lightens the load for families. swimming pool is salt water and not chlorine so kinder on eyes and skin. The pool is tiled around with loungers and parasols for use by guests. The pool is secured with a fence and child proof locking gate so parents can rest easy knowing children can play in the garden safely with no risk from the pool. We have a large selection of mountain bikes (with child seats) for guests to use free of charge to explore the surrounding countryside. There is kayaking and canoeing close by on the Dordogne river. The extensive secure lawned gardens are a paradise for children. Available to keep the children occupied we provide two table tennis tables, badminton, boules, two trampolines, swings (complete with baby seat) slides, wooden Wendy house, sand pit, see-saw and swing ball. The mature trees in the garden offer leafy shade for reading or siesta time for those quieter moments.

Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
9 January, 2017

About Melanie

Jason & Melanie Hewlett

Melanie purchased this barn in 2014

Why Melanie chose Perigord Pourpre

Having a place where we could enjoy spending time with family and friends in a relaxed atmosphere where everyone including children could enjoy themselves.

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Booking Notes:
Prices are for rental of properties per week in Euros and include bed linens and towels. A deposit of 25% is required to secure the booking and final payment is due 90 days prior to arrival for cottages. A security deposit is required to be paid at the same time as the final payment . Security deposits will be returned within 14 days on departure pending any damages.

Changeover Day:
Change over day is Saturday, but this can may be flexible in low season. Departure time is 10am and arrival time is 3pm.


5/5 -
(2 traveller reviews)



  • 5 of 5

We rented out the entire complex for multiple families with varying ages, ranging from 13 - 75. The accommodation satisfied all. For the immobile, it allows a picturesque view, peaceful surrounding scenery and flat surfaces to walk on. For the teenagers, there were plenty of activities from cycling and swimming to a separate tv room for them to 'hangout' in the evenings, without disturbing the overall ambiance. For the average agers, we were surrounded by wineries, daily markets, beautiful scenery, historical locations and engaging architecture.

The accommodation itself is immaculately clean with three functional and more than adequately supplied kitchens. Attention to detail was observed through Nespresso coffee makers in each space, individual washing machines and dishwashers for those who require them.

Each cottage comes with an additional garden, complete with outdoor furniture for alfresco dining creating space for all. Management was friendly, helpful and competent.

I would highly recommend this accommodation, as it is genuinely idyllic.

*Advisable to rent a car for easy mobility.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks and I'm delighted you had such a lovely time with your family. Please come again! Melanie
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The barn is fantastic

  • 5 of 5

What a beautiful property and so well equipped. My only very minor point is that it would be nice to have a downstairs loo but otherwise wonderful. The garden and pool are beautiful and I enjoyed many pre-breakfast swims. We liked to salt water pool and the water was always warm. The kitchen is the best I have ever used in a self-catering property, and fantastic to have two refridgerators when catering for 8 people. The en suite bathrooms were very nice and the bedrooms huge. You really have thought of everything!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 9, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks for your kind words. I'm delighted to hear you had such a lovely time. Your comment regarding the downstairs toilet is a valid one. We do have one but I'm afraid it was behind door the storage room which we had to lock during guests visits. We will look to use another space next year for our storage items. We hope you will come and visit us again soon. Kind regards Melanie
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Accommodation and facilities for Main Barn - Sleeps 12 (8 Adults max)in Montcaret in Dordogne

Property Type:
  • barn
  • Self-catering
Location Type:
  • river
  • village
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library
  • Bicycles
  • Terrace
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • 1 bicycles
  • children welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Notes on accommodation: A large selection of bikes are available for use fee of charge as well as two table tennis tables and a dedicated Boules area. The almost 2 acre flat lawned garden provides ample space for children to run and have fun and plenty of space for adults to relax. Private secure parking is available onsite. Outside: 11m x 5m fenced child locked salt water swimming pool which can be heated on request. Children's garden with activities such as trampolines, swings, slides, see saw, sand pit, Wendy house. Dedicated Boules area Mountain bikes available including child seats (STA) private seating areas for all properties BBQ areas

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