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Charente / Dordogne idyllic views, swimming pool, near Aubeterre, golf & tennis

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Space 2,152 sq. ft.
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

5* gite, wifi, pool, panoramic views,4 bedroom, 3 bath, nr Longeveau golf

Lovely holiday cottage with large pool & grounds enjoying panoramic views, on the Piotou Charente - Dordogne border, in rural France, near golf & tennis at Manoir de Longeveau and the picturesque village of Aubeterre -sur- Dronne. Wifi internet access is available in this romantic self catering sympathetically converted farmhouse which is located at the end of a winding lane surrounded by fields of sunflowers in the summer months. The kitchen and lounge open onto a private patio with stunning far reaching views across open countryside.

The closeby village of Montmoreau has a large supermarket, bakery, chemist, nice restaurant open all day and evening, tennis courts and outdoor pool.

Nearby are shady river beaches with canoes for hire. An arbor adventure park with treetop zip wires, kayaking, large trampoline and archery is a shrt drive away. Cycling routes both for road and off road with bike hire delivered to your door.

Wifi internet access is available in this romantic self catering sympathetically converted farmhouse which is located at the end of a winding lane surrounded by fields of sunflowers in the summer months. The kitchen and lounge open onto a private patio with stunning uninterrupted countryside views. Furnished with dining furniture for 8, recliner chairs and sunbeds.

Our self catering holiday rental cottage is set among the beautiful countryside of the Charente, ablaze with sunflowers during the summer. There are extensive grounds to explore and a good sized shared swimming pool over 14m long (you will find you often have this to yourselves) located in an elevated spot in the grounds looking across a picturesque valley. Our spacious 4 bedroom, 3 bathroom home is furnished & equipped to a high standard to complement the wealth of character features. All the bathrooms and kitchen have been recently upgraded. From the entrance hall there is access to the galleried upstairs hall, a double bedroom, cloakroom and the kitchen diner.The master bedroom has a king sized 4 poster bed, en suite bathroom with bath/shower and far reaching views. A large family room has a double bed with comfy topper plus a single bed and a good sized twin room share the use of a further bathroom with bath/shower. Downstairs is a cool bedroom which has a double bed with sprung mattress and heat control memory foam topper. This room has a bath/shower in the en-suite.

The characterful lounge has walnut beams and ceiling , hand made terracotta tiles and a large Charentais fireplace with door onto the south facing terrace with uninterrupted views over the countryside

The well equipped kitchen (ceramic hob, oven, dishwasher, washing machine, fridge/freezer, microwave) dining area (has a specially commissioned pine table seating 10) opens onto the south facing private terrace which has al fresco dining furniture, sun beds & BBQ. plus a TV/DVD with UK Satellite channels

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More Details

Owner
Caroline & William
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english, french
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
July 9, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

'Just wanted to say how much we enjoyed our week at La Ferme. It surpassed our expectations.

The house is beautiful the gardens and settings very tranquil. The boys loved the large pool' Mrs. Fowler

'We have just returned from La Ferme and have had a wonderful time. The website hardly does justice either to the accommodation or the beautiful scenery' Mr. Watson

Compliments to you on the farmhouse, everything was beautifully done and we wouldn't have changed a thing, everything was perfect.

Mr.Spyer
Nov 2007
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Amenities

Juignac Farmhouse Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • farmhouse (terraced)
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2152 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Thermos Bottle
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • The 3 modern bathrooms have full sized baths with showers, shaver points and showers.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single
  • Master king sized room has an en-suite bathroom. There is a double with en-suite on the cool ground floor suitable for those who are happier not to climb stairs. The 2 family rooms share a bathroom. There is a downstairs cloakroom.
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
  • Terrace
  • 10 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Outdoor Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
Attractions:
  • caves
  • churches
  • library
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Smokers are welcome, however there is strictly no smoking in the house. We can provide a linen/towel service with beds made for your arrival £10 per person. WIFI £25 per week A refundable seurity deposit 0f £200 payable to us 6 weeks in advance For more information about what the house and area has to offer see franceandspaindotco dotuk

Reviews

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Charente / Dordogne idyllic views, swimming pool, near Aubeterre, golf & tennis
average rating of 4.875 based on 9 reviews
5

Stunning location & property - highly recommended

  • 5 of 5

Absolutely stunning holiday property. We rented this house for 4 couples, two of which had babies. The location is breathtaking and surrounding countryside idealic. The house itself couldnt be more accomodating! It is beautifully decorated and caters for everyone, from baby equipment to adult drinking games. Couldnt fault the house at all :) one suggestion to make stay truelly perfect would be provide guests with the basics like tea and coffee when they arrive as you truelly are isolated if arriving late :) But other than that spot on. Will definately be returning

  • Submitted: Jul 2, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to write about your experience at La Ferme and a big thank you to you and your party for leaving the house so beautifully clean. We look forward to welcoming you back here or to our family friendly apartment in Spain. We will make sure you have tea & coffee etc for your arrival. Although the house seems isolated there is a large supermarket and bakers plus pizza takeaway only 5 minutes away. We offer our guests an arrivals provisions service which can be anything from a few emergency items to a full fridge.
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5

Spectacular location and superb accommodation

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 5 and my parents have just enjoyed the most wonderful holiday at La Ferme. The views from the house were far reaching and spectacular. It was lovely to wander down the lanes doing a bit of wildlife spotting. We saw lots of birds of prey; black kites, sparrowhawks and buzzards were just a few, as well as beautiful butterflies, beetles and moths. We even spotted a beech marten clambering in the fig tree just outside the front door. The house itself was spacious, well-equipped, well-maintained and very clean on arrival. Its stays wonderfully cool, even on very hot days. And the pool,..wow, we were spoilt!! By far the best we've had at a holiday property, it was huge. And despite being out in the country you are really close to amenities; the supermarche is just 5 minutes away and there are lots of good restaurants close by. Finally, Caroline and William were delightful to deal with; thanks to them both for sharing their wonderful house with us.

  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Jill for the kind review of your stay at La Ferme. We are always delighted to learn our guests have had a great holiday. Also a big thank you to Steve and the rest of your family for been such excellent guests.
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Eastbourne, Sussex UK
5

Wonderful property

  • 5 of 5

I was looking for somewhere special to take my partner for her birthday

and found this lovely house at a bargain price for the 2 of us for a week June/July. I had visited the Charente several years before and really loved it. I was very impressed with La Ferme, it is very well presented with lots of attention to detail. The stylish master bedroom was large and the king sized bed very comfortable. The location and views are stunning, we had the pool to ourselves on the days we used it. It was large and lovely and clean again with l great views over the countryside.

The owner was very helpful booking dinner at a nearby Chateau for me, organising breakfast for our first morning and providing a long list of suggestions for our week plus a nice bottle of wine on our arrival. We would recommend the Chateau in Chalais for a meal and enjoyed a day canoeing on the nearby river. Aubeterre is nearby and very picturesque,with a range of nice places to eat, the Hotel du France was one we liked, we went to a concert in the monolithic church which was very atmospheric. We will certainly be returning and would like to thank Caroline & William for using thier lovely home and for helping make it a special week for us

  • Submitted: Sep 16, 2010
  • Stayed: Jun 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
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Braintree essex
5

wonderful holiday

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed at La Ferme last year and really loved the house and the area. We returned this year with friends for 2 weeks. They were as charmed by the house and surrounding countryside as we were.

The house is in a wonderful location overlooking lovely views and is surrounded by fields and woodland. The pool is large and very clean.

the house is spacious with very good sized bedooms. Our bed in the master bedroom was very comfortable. La Ferme has been beautifully decorated and there was everything we could possibly need. It is the nicest rental properrty we have stayed in.

We would thoroughly recommend the house and hope to return in the future

  • Submitted: May 23, 2010
  • Stayed: Apr 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
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Braintree essex
5

enquiry

  • 5 of 5

I submitted a review today for property 63488 but think I may have made a mistake with my email address (used Uk instead of .com) is this a problem? the owner was so helpful and the house so lovely I would like my review published so others may enjoy it as we did.

  • Submitted: May 14, 2010
  • Stayed: Apr 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
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La Ferme

  • 5 of 5

We had the most fantastic trip. The house is certainly in the most idyllic spot with those stunning views and that rural feel. I can't believe how fast the weeks flew by! You really have done a lovely job with the house and we couldn't have been happier there, the refurbishment is so elegant and the house was so well equipped it meant we felt very at home.

  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2008
  • Stayed: Jun 2008
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
90 Kilometres
Bordeaux or Bergerac
Nearest Barpub
3 Kilometres
Bors and Montmoreau
Nearest Golf
8 Kilometres
Manoir de Longeveau
Nearest Train
35 Kilometres
Angouleme TGV
Nearest Restaurant
4 Kilometres
Montmoreau
Nearest Beach
8 Kilometres
sandy river beach
Car: necessary

Delightful holiday rental Gite in idyllic spot overlooks the beautiful rolling countryside of the southern Poitou Charente near the Dordogne border.Just minutes away is Le Manoir de Longeveau with its golf course and tennis courts and close to beautiful Aubeterre sur Dronne with its remarkable monolithic Church hosting a variety of concerts & events. The River Dronne offers a sandy beach, small water park, fishing, canoeing, bike hire, horse riding etc. A few minutes away in Bors is an English speaking riding stables. Tennis courts and outdoor swimming pool are also available at Montmoreau a couple of minutes away along with a large supermarket.

The the famous Vineyards of Bordeaux, Bergerac and Cognac plus the wine capital St Emilion are well worth a day trip

The sights of the Dordogne can easily be explored including mediaeval towns like Bergerac, Perigueux, Brantome,the painted caves at Ruffac. Riberac Friday market, the largest in the Dordogne, is very popular with lots of speciality local produce

.Restaurants include the beautiful Château la Mas de Monet perfect for special occasions, for style at unbeatable prices try the Château de Chalais. The interesting Charente Capital Angouleme is 30 mins Just North of Angouleme is the Nautilis Aquatic centre a wonderful waterpark with Spa facilities a good day out for all the family.

You can reach the house from Bordeaux, Bergerac, Poitiers, Limoges.airports or By TGV to Angouleme 30 minutes away

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Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

PLEASE NOTE
Linen/Towels and WiFi by arrangement
£25 for 1 week WIFI, £20 for 2 weeks WIFI. Towels/ linen £10 per person
Refundable security deposit £200 paid seperatly 6 weeks before travel

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.