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FR25043 - La Creche Sleeps 2 (1 Bedroom)

Bedrooms 1
Property type barn
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Minimum Stay
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La Creche Sleeps 2 (1 Bedroom)

Le Creche is a modern, well equipped, gite that retains the character of its origins. It has the warmth of traditional French materials combined with the convenience of modern equipment. There are doors onto the terrace from the kitchen and the living room. The living area is large (11m x 4.5m). At one end is a spacious kitchen with modern fitted units; cooker; fridge; microwave; dishwasher and washing machine. The seating area has a 3 seater sofa, an armchair plus shelf and storage furniture. There is a TV/DVD with either french and english free to air channels (BBC and ITV) and a CD player an Ipod dock and wifi. The bedroom is 4m x 3.5m with a king size bed, wardrobe, chest of drawers and dressing table. There are doors which give directly onto the terrace. The bathroom is equipped to a high standard with toilet, sink, heated towel-rail and a bath equipped with a hydrotherapy shower unit. The terrace looks onto gardens leading down to a pretty duckpond.

About the property


La Barrat is an old, picturesque farmhouse with two luxury 2 person gites & pool set in 40 acres overlooking a valley leading down towards a peaceful fishing lake. We are just outside a small hamlet & only 2 km from the medieval town of Issigeac. We are situated in a region renown for it's bastide villages and towns and we are less than an hours drive from Sarlat to the east and St Emilion to the west. Le Sechoir, an old prune drying oven sits close to our farmhouse, the second gite, La Creche is in a restored section of our beautiful Perigourdine barn. Both have high quality accommodation & private terraces.

Christine and Gerard PARISET
Member since: 2015
Speaks English, French, German, Spanish
Calendar last updated:
16 February, 2017

About Christine and Gerard PARISET

After numerous working years in Paris, we were looking for a pleasant resort with a soft and sunny climate and a happy, active and welcoming population to live and work finally on the open air.

It is what we found in La Barrat,

Christine and Gerard PARISET purchased this barn in 2014

Guestbook comments from the owner

Back for the 2nd time and thoroughly enjoyed it again. Christine and Gerard are very good hosts. The gite is clean and tidy. We booked again for next year.
Jul 2016
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Exceptional! 5/5 -
(13 traveller reviews)


Absolutely stunning in every way!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I along with our one year old stayed in July this year for a week. We couldn't have asked for a more enjoyable and wonderful stay. The owners Christine and Gerrard couldn't have been more helpful and welcoming. We had a few questions we wanted to ask before booking so we knew all was ok for our little one and they went out of their way to accommodate (even purchasing a new high chair for him!). The house and pool are simply stunning and it's incredibly peaceful. The town is such a short distance away which is great, we hired a car as it was great to be able to pop to other town and villages to visit the markets and it just made it easier with shopping and getting to and from the airport. We booked fairly last minute and we are so glad we found such a gem. We cannot wait to return and just want to thanks you both so so much for everything. We had a fantastic holiday!! All the best, Patrick, Tess & Archie! Xx

  • Review Submitted: Oct 16, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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The Gite was a great find, perfectly located for short trips to some wonderful towns and chateaux.

  • 5 of 5
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Our stay at La Crèche gave us a peaceful home location from which to enjoy the late Summer climate around Bergerac. The standard of facilities and layout of the Gite were well presented with the terrace providing a nice private dining area. The pool is shared with the other Gite on site but most of the time we had the pool to ourselves. The tranquil pool setting has a peaceful view down the fields where you can watch the owners horses at play.

Christine and Gerard were lovely hosts and really made our stay welcoming.

We have some wonderful memories to reflect on and will definitely return.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 17, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Perfect holiday!

  • 5 of 5
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We have just returned from a fabulous holiday at La Barratt. Thanks to Gerard, Christine and family, who were wonderful hosts, and made us feel very welcome. Our gite (La Creche) was extremely well-equipped and comfortable, and we made full use of the lovely pool and extensive grounds which offered a welcome, relaxing break after exploring the local villages & markets. We will definitely be returning very soon!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
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Séjour reposant où règne la sérénité tranquillité

  • 5 of 5

L 'accueil des proprietaires et des petites attentions pour notre bien être ont été au rendez vous toute la semaine. Dans un cadre où la nature est reine et respectée la crèche nous a permis de nous ressourcer en toute tranquillité et confort.Les environs, Issigeac, la vallée de la Dordogne et le Périgord sont des régions merveilleuses, et pleines d'histoire,une semaine trop brève pour tout explorer .Bravo aux propriétaires et merci encore pour cette semaine ressourçant e. B et P.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
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Ticks all the boxes for a French gite

  • 5 of 5

We wanted a peaceful location, a pool, comfort, a really French feel to the gite, nearby restaurants, interesting local places to visit...we got all that plus Christine and Gerard made us so welcome. La Creche is spacious and comfortable, well-equipped kitchen, lounge, bedroom and bathroom. Ideal for two people. All the rooms have french windows opening out onto a bbq terrace and sitting out areas. The swimming pool is excellent. Issigeac, the nearest town (2k distance), has very good restaurants and a great Sunday market. The medieval Bastide towns abound in this area and make good destinations for daily outings. We borrowed the mountain bikes for short trips - all in all we look forward to a return visit soon.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 21, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
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Our stay in Le Sechoir

  • 5 of 5

On arrival we where greeted by Christine & Gerard who made us very welcome . The gite was very well equipped clean and well maintained. The location and layout was just what we expected. Christine & Gerard provided excellent customer service and advise and would certainly recommend the property to friends The local pizza place was quite resonable but the main restaurant was closed for part of the week.

We really enjoyed our stay and have re-booked for next year.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 15, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday barn in Monmarvès in Dordogne

Property Type:
  • barn
Accommodation Type:
  • Guest House
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 75 m²
Location Type:
  • lake
  • resort
  • rural
  • village
  • 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
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Bicycles
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • 4 bicycles
  • pets considered
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
  • autumn foliage
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
Notes on accommodation: The gites are thoroughly cleaned each changeover day and maintenance work /decorating is carried out each winter. Prices include all linen plus pool towels, cleaning materials, loo paper, washing up liquid, bin liners etc. There is a welcome pack of wine, water, beer, bread, freshly laid eggs & home made jam. We all provide a courtesy tea and coffee selection. Both gites have central heating which is included in low season prices. Logs for La Crèche can be bought from us. The gites are non-smoking. Outside: Each gite has a private terrace and garden area. There is free access to the 40 acres of valley, meadowland and woodland that belong to the property. The pool is 10m x 5m. and is shared by the gites and occasionally used by the owners. Terraces have BBQ, table, chairs and sunbeds/umbrellas. The pool area has sunbeds and umbrellas.

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