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Charming Farmhouse, Wonderful Views, Ideal For Holidays With Family And Friends

Bedrooms 5
Space 3,229 sq. ft.
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

5 Bed 5 Bath (& possibilty of 1 bedroom cottage) 7mx14m Pool & Tennis Court

What we love about our property: it is in a fantastic location (recommend you view on google satellite), in the middle of its own 30 acre grounds in the middle of the country side, totally private as accessed via electric gate down its own 200 metre drive, yet only 30 minutes from Bergerac and its international airport. Being on the favoured south side of Bergerac, it is ideally located to explore the medieval bastide towns of Issigeac (6 km), Beaumont (12 km), Villereal (14 km), Castillones (16 km) , Monpazier (21 km) and Eymet (27 km). The closest village with all amenities is Issigeac, with 2 small supermarkets, 2 pharmacies, and 3 excellent restaurants (our favourite being la Bruceliere) as well as a pizzeria. You can also cycle to the local shop in St Leon D'Issigeac (1.5 km away) to get your morning croissants! Issigeac is also renowned for its sunday morning market as well as many other fairs and events throughout the year.

There is plenty to occupy the children on site (tennis, pool, football, table tennis, snooker, table football etc) as well as in the vicinity (horse riding in Faux, go-carting in Bergerac, canoing on the Dordogne), and lots of wonderful walks.

For those who enjoy their wine, there are some excellent local vinyards: indeed, the couple who look after our property and who are the local point of contact for our clients are owners of one of the renowned local vinyards, and would be pleased to organise local wine tasting for you.

Perhaps something else to consider: we have equipped the property for our own personal use and not as a pure rental property. The beds, furniture etc are thus of a high standard and you should hopefully feel that this is a home rather than just a rental property.

More Details

Keith Gill (owner)
Member since: 2013
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English, French
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
23 August, 2018


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday farmhouse around the Boisse around the Périgord

Property Type:
  • farmhouse
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 3229 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • rural
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Garage ...
  • 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 ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 10 people
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Ensuite to bedroom 1
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Ensuite to bedroom 2
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Ensuite to bedroom 3
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Ensuite to bedroom 4
    Bathroom 5 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Bathroom for bedroom 5
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed , second single bed in pigonnier
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 5 - 2 Single Bed
  • DVD Player
  • Table Football
  • Game Room ...
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue ...
  • Tennis
  • 10 bicycles
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • forests
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • caving
  • swimming
  • tennis
The pool does not generally require heating in the summer as long as the electric pool cover is closed at night. The heater is set to kick in at 25 degrees centigrade to ensure the water is always at a pleasant temperature. A surcharge of Euro 150 per week will be charged where clients want a higher heater setting. There is a separate 1 bedroom cottage with its own shower / toilet which can be included for an extra Euro 500 per week.


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Charming Farmhouse, Wonderful Views, Ideal For Holidays With Family And Friends
average rating of 5.0 based on 8 reviews

Great get away from it all house with super facilities.

  • 5 of 5

This is a great house for two or more families. The owner is very helpful and all of our needs were catered for. The house is very well appointed and the pool is large, clean and well heated. Bikes, table tennis, tennis and loads more besides. We could not fault anything. The local village, Issigeac has a great Sunday morning market, a Thursday evening food fair, several good restaurants and some small and friendly bars and cafes. We would recommend Franc Leonard. Lastly, don’t forget to ask Yann your on site host for a wine tasting at Clos du Breil 🍷🍷👍

  • Review Submitted: 27-Aug-2018
  • Date of Stay: August 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Amazing house, wonderful location!

  • 5 of 5

From our initial helpful contact with Keith, to our return home, this has been a superb experience. The house is truly beautiful with plenty of bedrooms, bathrooms, entertainment and ALL the equipment you might need for a large family holiday - we loved the pool, the tennis, the games room (and the working wifi for teenagers!).

The immediate local area is fantastic for biking, walking (on well signposted paths) and running (albeit slightly hilly!). We enjoyed the friendly local hospitality from Rene (for croissants) and Yann (for wine) plus a great night out at the local farm - sausages, wine and rock'n'roll - perfect!

Issigeac and Villereal have much to offer for restaurants and markets too and further afield the Dordogne for canoeing and sightseeing. We have had a brilliant 2 weeks in this fantastic house and could not recommend it more highly - thank you Keith, we hope to be back one day!

  • Review Submitted: 12-Aug-2018
  • Date of Stay: July 2018
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Lovely property. Great location.

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely loved this property. It was truly a home from home. It was great to have two sitting rooms - one for the teenagers (next to the wi-fi!) and one for grownups.

The pool was perfect, as was the whole setting of the house and grounds. It was great to have the bikes to get bread in St Leon, and for general mooching about the countryside.

Issigeac is a beautiful village, with delightful shops and market. Monpazier is also well worth a visit, and it is not too far to go to the amazing gardens at Marqueyssac.

Thank you Keith and family for our stay in your wonderful house. We had a fabulous holiday and can't wait to return.

  • Review Submitted: 10-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lovely holiday in beautiful surroundings!

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful house and pool. Great for children and lots to do. The area had some good restaurants as well as interesting places to visit.

We had a great holiday and only wish it had been longer!

  • Review Submitted: 30-Aug-2016
  • Date of Stay: August 2016
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Beautiful house for family holiday

  • 5 of 5

Lovely, well equipped house in a beautiful location with huge pool and tennis court to keep the kids entertained. Lots of interesting places to visit locally. All in a great place for a family holiday.

  • Review Submitted: 15-Aug-2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
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A beautiful home from home property

  • 5 of 5

Keith the owner is amazing, extremely helpful, excellent customer service!

Franc Leonard is a beautiful farmhouse big enough to house two families and very private.

Very well catered for children with a beautiful games room, tennis court, fabulous swimming pool, badminton, table tennis and cycles to ride.

All the bedrooms were spacious, clean and very comfortable.

Plenty of outside comforts too with the BBQ area by the swimming pool.

We had an amazing time and would recommend Franc Leonard to our family and friends.

Thank you once again Keith.

  • Review Submitted: 12-Oct-2015
  • Date of Stay: August 2015
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Nearest Airport
21 Kilometres
Bergerac Dordogne Périgord Airport
Nearest Barpub
6 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
21 Kilometres
Golf du Château les Merles, 24520 Mouleydier
Nearest Restaurant
6 Kilometres
Car: necessary

Sunday morning market in Issigeac; Various village festivals in Issigeac and surrounding villages throughout the year, as well as antique and collectors fairs.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday farmhouse around the Boisse,

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
High Season
29 Jun 2019 - 28 Sep 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £719.07

Fees include up to 6 hours cleaning upon departure, but not heating costs in winter. Any additional cleaning required will be charges at £13 per hour. There is no need to heat the pool as long as the pool is covered at night. The heater is nevertheless set to kick in at 25 degrees centigrade to ensure pleasant water temperature in the event of unseasonal weather. Should holidaymakers want to set the default pool heater temperature above 25 degrees centigrade, then an additional charge of Euro 100 per week will be made. Changeover is on Saturday unless otherwise agreed, with Check-in at or after 4 pm and check out before or at 10 am.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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