Teresa and Steve Magill

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Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 4 - 30 nights

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Teresa and Steve Magill

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LAVANDE

Salviac Cottage Rental Photos and Description

Self catering cottages with lovely views, SouthWest France, close to Dordogne

This traditional stone Quercynoise barn has been renovated and modernised for a perfect family holiday. The ensemble consists of 4 self contained, comfortably furnished and fully equipped cottages in beautiful private grounds with stunning views across the surrounding countryside. The cottages share a lovely pool (fenced and alarmed) with decking, sun terrace and loungers and there is table tennis, boules, volleyball/ badminton, football and a play area for small children. The covered communal barbeque area overlooks the pool for relaxed evenings in the setting sun. Each gite has its own small terrace furnished for outside dining. The kitchens are fully equipped with oven, hob, microwave, dishwasher and fridge. The individual gites offer different accommodation ranging from 2-7* persons. For larger groups, book more than one gite, we can discuss your requirements. You may book in advance if you require a meal on arrival, and breakfast and evening meals may be available, please enquire. Short stays of less than a week are available in low and mid season, and we accept long lets during the low and closed season by arrangement

Details for Lavande 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, 1 Bathroom

This gite is arranged on one level with views towards the pool and valley. It is approx. 35 square metres and has one double bedroom, a shower room with wc and an open plan kitchen/dining/living room . There is additional accommodation available in the lounge with a double sofa bed. We recommend this gite for 2 persons or perhaps 2 adults with a small child. Baby cot and high chair may be provided on request..
Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • children welcome
  • pets considered

Teresa and Steve Magill

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Teresa and Steve Magill 'retired' to France in 2005.

We Bought the property from a Dutch couple who had already converted the barn into 4 holiday gites. We live here full time with our two sons, a pony and our two lovely dogs, Frank and Betty (!) who are free to roam around our un-fenced 14 acre property. We are both Londoners, real townies, and after 9 years, we still have to stop and listen to the silence. Of course, we miss 'civilisation' but after two or three days in London, we long to get away from the traffic, the noise, the hustle and bustle and the grime and back to our clean air, our traffic free roads and our peace and quiet. Running the gites was an eye-opener , neither of us had any experience in this sort of enterprise and this business came ready made, we really hit the ground running. It took us a year or two to get into the swing of dealing with all that running holiday gites involves, but I think we have got the hang of it now and we have several clients who come back time and time again so we must be doing something right. We have met (and made friends with) a great many people from all over the world and this has been a hugely enriching experience.

Teresa and Steve Magill purchased this cottage in 2005

We had holidayed in Rural France on several occasions, and were really taken with this area. Its green and undulating and peaceful and clean.. I could go on and on.

When we made the decision to move to France, we probably looked at 30 properties. This old stone farmhouse seemed to fit the bill perfectly, although we did a lot of work to the house and the gites to get them to work for us and the family, it was worth it. We are close to a village with an all year community and the locals have made us very welcome. The area is not densely populated but at the same time, we are not completely cut off. The shops still close for lunch for two hours, which takes some getting used to but, hey, we now embrace the very french lunch break and do you know what? We think they have got it about right!

Even in the winter, when the trees are covered in frost, we can wrap ourselves in fleeces and sit outside with our coffee and crosissants and take in the breathtaking view from our terrace. We may not be earning city salaries, but this is priceless.

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 4 - 30 nights
Contact the owner directly to confirm reservation details and pay with an approved method (credit card, check, or bank transfer), to protect your payment up to $1,000.
Add vacation protection services to your booking
Three services to protect your trip:
Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
Guarantee the rental meets your expectations
Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.

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Map

Nearest Airport
50 Kilometres
Brive, Bergerac or Limoges
Nearest Ferry
525 Miles
Calais
Nearest Train
13 Kilometres
Gourdon
Nearest Motorway
18 Kilometres
A20 junction 55/56
Car: necessary

The gites are set in a very picturesque area on the borders of the departments Lot and Dordogne. The Dordogne river and all its attractions is just 12 kilometres to the north with canoes, swimming and fishing. Domme, Le Roc Gageac, Beynac, Le Bugue and Rocamadour are all within a short drive. Sarlat with its lively saturday market is 25 kilometres to the north and the medieval walled town of Gourdon with its own weekly market is 13 kilometres to the east. The area is famous for its gastronomic delights, foie gras, goats cheese and the world famous Cahors wine and the cosmopolitan town of Cahors is 30 minutes by car. The pretty village of Salviac is just 3 kilometres, and has everything for your daily requirements, baker, butcher, bank, post office, mini supermarket bars and restaurants. Tennis, golf and horse riding are available nearby. The property has direct access onto many miles of marked paths and routes for off road cycling and walking.

Other Activities: Canoeing, winetasting, sightseeing, activity parks, chateaux, gardens.

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Salviac Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
Per property
Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
SPRING SEASON
May 24 2014 - Jul 4 2014
4 night minimum stay
€55
€350
 
 
HIGH SEASON
Jul 5 2014 - Aug 22 2014
7 night minimum stay
€550
 
 
AUTUMN SEASON
Aug 23 2014 - Sep 26 2014
4 night minimum stay
€55
€350
 
 
LOW SEASON
Sep 27 2014 - Oct 24 2014
4 night minimum stay
€55
€300
 
 
WINTER LONG LET
Oct 25 2014 - Mar 27 2015
30 night minimum stay
€500
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit €200.00
A deposit equal to 25% is payable to secure the booking. The balance is due 6 weeks before arrival. Cheque payments must be cleared before the property may be occupied
Notes The deposit must be paid by the date of arrival, either in cash or by bank transfer or cheque. This will be returned withing 14 days of departure providing the property is left without damage and in a clean condition with no breakages. We do not charge for cleaning but should the property require what we think is exceptional cleaning, the sum of 50 euros will be deducted from the deposit.
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Amenities

Salviac Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage (terraced)
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 35 m²
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Village
Theme:
  • Family
  • Away From It All
General:
  • Living Room
  • Activities Guide
  • Hair Dryer
  • Laundry Soap
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Thermos Bottle
  • Internet
  • Wireless Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Parking
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • Child's Highchair
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • Towels are not included but may be provided at an extra charge.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double , 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • Prices quoted are for suggested occupancy of 2 persons. Supplement may be applied for additional guests.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Games ...
  • Books for Adults
  • Ping Pong Table
Outside:
  • Child's Swing
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Small Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Terrace
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • 4 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Communal Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Private Chef
Attractions:
  • caves
  • churches
  • playground
  • winery tours
  • restaurants
  • pond
  • autumn foliage
  • festivals
  • museums
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
  • walking
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • bird watching
  • paddle boating
Local Services & Businesses:
  • medical services
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • Babysitter
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • spelunking
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • golf privileges optional
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