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Gascony Gite In Stunning Village Of Sos

People5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Separate WC's1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Details
Property
cottage
People
5
Bedrooms
2
Bathrooms
2
Minimum Stay
3 - 7 nights

About the property

Cottage in Sos, Nr. Nerac, Lot et Garonne, Aquitaine / Dordogne, France - Peaceful Location, On Edge Of Village, 5 Mins Walk To Centre Of Village, With Shops,and Restaurants

We are happy to announce that due to feedback from our customers we have commissioned the installation of a swimming pool in the Orchard

(Verger), work on which will commence in the next week or two.

The pool will be a good size, 8 metres by 4 metres and 1.4 metres in depth. There will be a decked and paved area within the landscaped pool area which will be adjacent to the large shaded terrace. Also a solar shower will be installed next to the pool.

Louise and I will ensure that this facility will be up to the high standards of our accommodation and will provide a tranquil and pleasing area for relaxation and a moderate amount of exercise for both parents and their family.

We are confident that completion of this project will be before next years season's commencement and look forward to being able to publish photographs.

Newly converted Holiday Gite, in the Village of SOS , Gascony. This old cottage has been transformed into a stunning luxury gite. log inglenook fireplace, farmhouse kitchen, large private securely fenced patio area with bbq large peach and fig orchard to wonder through or just sit and take in the French sunshine. WE also have an apartment Gite next to the large gite, which sleeps 2, ideal for extra family or friends!please enquire

This amazing area of France is sometime described as the Tuscany of France, has rolling hills of vineyards, meandering rivers, forests to explore, and wonderful Cities and towns. In the summer months theer are music festivals all over the region.

We would recommend a car. Car hire in France is very reasonable.

There are night markets during July and August in surrounding villages,which are great fun,selling local produce ,which is cooked for you ,tables and chairs are provided,and of course the excellent selections of Bordeaux wines.our village of Sos,has its night market on Wednesday,and is only 3 mins walk from the gite!

Nerac and Condom are our nearest large towns,both have the river Baisse running through them,where you can hire boats,or go on organised boat trips.they also both have excellent markets.

There are fantastic open air swimming pools all around the nearest is in Mezin,which is 8 mins from SOS,there is an amazing water park in Gondrin,which is about 20 min drive. Kayaking on the nearby rivers,walking cycling and horse riding in the forest which adjoins Sos .

We are inundated with fabulous restaurants,which we can recommend,obviously we have had to do extensive research on this !

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Property Manager
louise Dubrey
Member since: 2015
Speaks English, French
Calendar last updated:
23 February, 2017

About louise Dubrey

We have been living in France for a year now, Having left Cornwall and running a country pub for 8 years, time for a change!All are children have fled the nest ,and are still living in the UK.

We are both interested in the French cuisine, and love exploring the many restaurants around the area.

We have three dogs, two young English pointers, and an ancient Jack Russell. They are well trained and love people,they have there own area in the garden, away from the guest areas.

louise Dubrey purchased this cottage in 2015

Why louise Dubrey chose Lot-et-Garonne

We chose Gascony, as it is a new area of France that we didn't know,and immediately fell in love with the rolling countryside. Beautiful towns and rivers.

We have a classic boat which we brought over form Cornwall,and have discovered the wonderful waterways of south west France.

Guestbook comments from the manager

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Reviews

4.3/5 -
(3 traveller reviews)

4

Well laid out property with delightful BBQ area

  • 4 of 5

This well laid out accommodation provides everything you need for a peaceful holiday on the edge of a small village with shop and bar/bistro. The BBQ area in a dedicated section of the garden is a delight. The owners are friendly and helpful but not at all intrusive. Highly recommended.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 11, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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4

Peaceful, comfortable well maintained gite,

  • 4 of 5

We stayed for 6 days in August 2016, 2 adults 2 girls aged 12 and 14.

Our first impressions entering the gite on a 30 something degree afternoon was how cool the inside of the thick stone walled cottage was. The upstairs bedrooms did get warm during the evenings but the cool downstairs remained very comfortable.

The interior is tastefully decorated and the large farmhouse kitchen with long table excellent for those long family breakfasts. The private BBQ area is a lovely space for outdoor eating, reading, relaxing - leading onto the large orchard.

The grocery shop in the village 3 mins walk away really has everything you'd need, more so than you'd think for a quiet village of this size. We tried the bistro restaurant which had friendly if not the fastest service.

The property would be improved greatly by a swimming pool as there is no nearby river swimming (that we could find anyway) and the 3 water park type facilities we visited were between 15 and 30 minutes drive. Our favourites were the nearby Nirac water parc and the "wipeout" style parc 25mins drive away.

All in all a very pleasant stay - and as a road cyclist must add that the quiet, well maintained roads and bike friendly drivers made the morning rides a pleasure.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 2, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Clive, Thank you for your kind review. There will be a swimming pool next year! It's going in in October. Best wishes Louise
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5

Well equipped gite in an unspoilt part of France

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for 10 days in this lovely, well appointed gite. We were made very welcome by Louise and Gunton and nothing was too much trouble. As a family (we have two boys aged 7 and 12) we really enjoyed exploring Gascony, which felt like a hidden gem and very unspoilt. The boys loved playing in the orchard with the owner's friendly dogs. We would definitely recommend this gite to our friends.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 14, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the great review, we really enjoyed meeting you, and the boys!
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Prices & Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
winter
6 Nov 2016 - 25 Mar 2017
3 night minimum stay
£236
for 3 nights
£510
 
 
spring
26 Mar 2017 - 26 May 2017
4 night minimum stay
£316
for 4 nights
£530
 
 
summer
27 May 2017 - 29 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£755
for 7 nights
£755
 
 
autumn
30 Sep 2017 - 22 Dec 2017
4 night minimum stay
£470
for 4 nights
From
£110
£480
 
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
£373
for 4 nights
£630
 

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £80
Cleaning £30
Pet Fee £15

Booking Notes:
Deposit of 20% is required on booking, the remaining paid prior to arrival .
We will charge for water and electricity, the meter is read at the beginning and end of your stay.

Changeover Day:
The change over day is saturday, but may be able to be flexible depending on bookings

Notes on prices:
We can offer discount for longer stays,
Pets will be charged at 10 euros per pet per week, maximum 2 pets.
Please be aware we have dogs ,and we live next door, so dogs must be dog sociable to other dogs!

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Sos in Aquitaine

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Location Type:
  • river
  • rural
  • village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Toilet 1 - Toilet
    Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
    Shower room 2 - Shower Enclosure
  • Enssuite to bedroom 1 has shower, toilet and basin en-suite to bedroom 2 has shower toilet and basin
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 5 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 has a double bed, balcony and en-suite shower room Bedroome two has two single beds a sofa bed and en-suite shower room,travel cot available
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • forests
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Outside: There is a large orchard, with peach, walnut and fig trees , which is available to guests to use, also a large covered and fenced Patio area with BBQ and seating for 8 . Utility Room: The washing maching is in the downstairs toilet Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Linen and towels are included, and are changed weekly, or whenever there are new guests. The property will be clean on arrival, and a deposit of 40 euros will be charged for cleaning if the guests do not want to clean before leaving.

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