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Holiday Rental Chateau, Montignac, Dordogne, SW France
Sleeps up to 8 with 4 bedrooms
Saltwater 8m x 4m heated swimming pool
WIFI, table tennis, games room, bicycles
Walkable to local village with bars and restaurants
1hr 30 mins to Bergerac with International Airport
The Coach House offers spacious accommodation, furnished to a high standard with antiques and soft furnishings throughout. The kitchen is fully equipped with oven, dishwasher, fridge, freezer and microwave. The Breakfast/Dining Area is spacious and seats 8 easily. The Living Room has 3 sofas, large screen TV (UK Free view Channels), Book and DVD Library and Docking station for Ipods. There are large Barn Doors that open up towards the pool area. There is a utility area for guest use with a washing machine and a downstairs shower-room ideally located for the pool area.
The 4 bedrooms include 3 doubles and 1 twin to provide flexible accommodation for parties. All are furnished to a high standard and are light, airy and full of charm. Every attention to details has been made with silk curtains, beautiful rugs, antique mirrors etc.
Bedroom 1 is a double bedroom with a large King-size bed (6ft), beautiful painted furniture including an armoire, chest of drawers and a dressing table. This bedroom has an en-suite bath and shower room.
Bedroom 2 is a double bedroom again with a large King-size bed (6ft), and again beautiful painted furniture including an armoire, chest of drawers and a dressing table. This bedroom has an en-suite shower room.
Bedroom 3 has a beautiful Iron double bed (5ft), an armoire and chest of drawers.
Bedroom 4 is a twin bedroom with an armoire.
Bedroom 3 and 4 share the family bathroom which is located close to both rooms. The family bathroom has a bath with shower over, basin and WC.
In addition, there is another Shower-room downstairs close to the pool area. There is also a large Games Barn which offers an additional living space with sofas and a Television for DVDs, Table Tennis, Baby foot and Darts etc. The Games Barn is located on the other side of the Courtyard.
The Coach House does not have sprawling gardens but instead is set within a small walled courtyard which is completely secure and private. The pool is the centre piece within this courtyard and there is plenty of space for dining and relaxing around the pool. The pool is 8m x 4m and is heated and salt water. There is an electronic shutter for security and protection.
There are 2 outdoor tables with plenty of seating and 6 recliners. In addition, there is a large Games Barn ideal for children offering an additional living area with sofas and a Television where DVDs can be played. There is also a baby foot, table tennis table, darts board and a number of bikes.
The parking area is within the walled area which is accessed by large gates.
Just outside the Barn, there is a gas BBQ.
Facilities at a glance
Sleeps up to 8 plus cots
4 bedrooms (2 King, 1 double and 1 Twin bedroom)
4 bath-shower-rooms in total (2 en-suite, 1 family, 1 downstairs)
Well equipped Kitchen with every modern convenience
Dining Area with seating for 8
Living Room with Satellite (Freeview UK) TV, DVD Player and Ipod Docking Station
Laundry Room and Shower-room with WC ideally located for the pool area
Heated Salt water 8m x 4m Pool
Private outside dining terrace and BBQ area
Games Barn with Table Tennis, Baby foot and darts
Bicycles, Games and Book/DVD Library.
Cot and High chair available on request
Additional Services can be arranged including local Chef for catering.
The Coach House is set on the edge of the village of St Leon sur Vezere in the Perigord Noir. This village is ranked among the most beautiful villages in France. It is set in one of the loops of the Vezere River. A very short walk takes you into the centre of this very pretty village which has 2 good restaurants serving good regional food. There are 2 snack bars one of which is on the river-side. There is also a small grocery/depot de pain for the essentials and the all important fresh croissant in the morning.
The Coach House is ideally located to explore the Dordogne Area, there is even a canoe hire place in the village should you wish to explore it by canoe! The villages of Montignac (10kms), La Bugue (25kms) and Sarlat la Canada (35kms) are all a short drive away. The area is well known for its cuisine and there are an abundance of excellent restaurants catering for every budget. For those who wish to eat in, there are daily morning markets offering the freshest of produce and a chance to sample every day French living. The area has been described as the capital of world prehistory, and those interested are spoilt for choice with caves, museums and chateaux aplenty. There are the famous sites of Lascaux and other prehistoric caves all close by. For the more active, there is canoeing, rafting, Adventure Tree Parks, horse riding and climbing to mention just a few activities.
The Coach House is located within easy access of 4 Airports. It is a 1hr 30 minutes drive from Bergerac airport, a 1hr 40 minute drive from Limoges Airport, a 2hr drive from Bordeaux Airport. It is also just a 1hr drive to Brive Airport which although small does have flights in from London City Airport. There is also a TGV station at Brive.
Ryanair flies into Bergerac, Limoges and Bordeaux from London Stansted, Liverpool, Nottingham, and Bristol. Flybe flies into Bergerac from London Gatwick, Southampton, Exeter and Edinburgh. Twinjet also now flies from Bergerac to Paris.