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Luxury 17th Century Farmhouse Holiday Rental on the Banks of River Dordogne

Bedrooms 6
Separate WCs2
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 7 - 14 nights


About the property

This beautiful property sleeps 10 with heated pool to rent in SW France

This beautiful stone built farmhouse sits on the banks of the River Dordogne with river views from the end of the garden that are unsurpassed. It is the only property in the area with it's own jetty.

It is 10 minutes walk from the village's local amenities. A very tranquil spot, perfect for relaxing and an ideal base for families looking to explore this beautiful region.

6 Bedrooms sleeps 10 (+ 2 babies)

10m x 5m heated swimming pool at no extra cost in main season (23 May – 3 October)

Beautiful 2 acre garden with steps down to fishing/boating jetty on Dordogne

Minimum stay one week – 5% discount for 2nd week

Xmas and out of season breaks - min 2 weeks booking with flexible check in/out days.

Airconditioning in master bedroom, 2 x portable units & several large fans

All linens, bath/hand towels & pool towels provided free of charge

Welcome basket on arrival

Central heating if visiting out of peak season & log fire

Lots of baby/child accessories:-

2 x Travel cots

2 x Highchairs

2 x kids potties and training seats.

McLaren Buggy


Foosball Table

Outdoor Trampoline with safety netting

2 x Adult mountain bikes, one with a detachable child trailer

Large flat screen TV with Bose surround System, DVD player, Satellite and a Plex Video/Audio system with over 1000 movies/TV shows and 6000 audio tracks.

WiFi - Please note that due its rural location the internet speed is quite low. It's sufficient for browsing and email access but not for streaming or large downloads. There is reasonable G3 mobile coverage also.

There are also several hairdryers available.

Outdoor wood burning oven for the more adventurous cooks!


This large house does have many staircases and we do supply stair gates for those who have very young children, just let us know if you need them. The pool has steps leading into the shallow end and we find that little ones like to sit on the steps and play in the pool, please make use of any pool toys and armbands etc.

Bedroom 1 (Ground Floor)

Master bedroom with contemporary ensuite shower room & WC. Access to private area of garden. Beautiful stone fireplace and antique Louis XV furniture.

Bedroom 2 (1st Floor)

Large double bedroom, with antique painted Louis furniture. Has door which leads to good size single room, which also has its own access. There is a lovely contemporary bathroom with WC next to bedroom 2.

Bedroom 3 (1st Floor)

Twin bedroom, with antique painted Louis furniture. Currently used as a children’s bedroom with door leading to a mezzanine level, which is used as a children’s playroom, fully stocked with toys for younger children. There is a small contemporary cloakroom with toilet and sink next to bedroom 3.

Bedroom 4 (1st Floor)

This beautiful room is a large single room with antique French furniture. It has 2 doors one leading to bedroom 2 and one with its own access to a separate staircase.

Bedroom 5 (1st Floor)

This bedroom is accessed by the same staircase as bedroom 4 and is a small single room, again with French antique furniture. Leading from bedroom 4&5 is a large mezzanine level, currently used as an office area.

Bedroom 6 (Lower Ground Floor)

This is a double bedroom with beautiful French Louis antique furniture with its own sink area. There is also a large contemporary shower room and wcon the ground floor and a wc/sink off the breakfast room.


Large kitchen with beautiful stone fireplace. Mixture of old and new! Includes a catering grade gas oven and hob, large commercial stainless steel fridge & freezer, also has a professional restaurant dishwasher, easy to use, which can do the dishes in minutes.

Breakfast Room

The kitchen leads to a large breakfast room, with an 8ft antique table and benches.


The breakfast room has double doors leading to a very large lounge/dining area (100msq) with very high ceilings and a galleried landing on the 1st floor looking over the lounge – a very impressive area filled with stunning antique furniture sourced from French chateaux and Brocantes. Beautiful very large stone fireplace, lovely handmade sofas and armchairs surround the fireplace.

Large flat screen TV/DVD & Sky with Bose surround sound system.

Large dining area with table & chairs to seat 10. L-shape area that has a fold away table tennis table (bats & balls supplied).

The lounge has 3 sets of double glass doors that lead out to various areas of the garden.

2nd Playroon

Large room (lower ground floor) that is currently used as a playroom for older children/teenagers. Has a flat screen TV/DVD player Sky and Wii (please supply own games), full size football table and two large sofas.

Utility Room

Large utility room (lower ground floor) with English large load washing machine and tumble dryer.


The property is accessed via electric gates and the whole garden is fenced in from the road so is safe for children. There is plenty of space for parking.

There is a large openair covered terrace outside the kitchen for eating al fresco, with views of the vineyards. BBQ area with stone sink and a wood burning oven for the more adventurous cooks. Beautiful 12 seater mosaic stone table.

Stunning 2 acre gardens with 10m x 5m heated pool at no extra cost in main season (23 May – 3 October). Outside main season if you would like to have the pool heated and the weather is warm enough we can have it heated for your arrival at an extra cost depending on weather not in excess of £150 per week please enquire. The pool has an electric cover, decking area and patio area with table and chairs and large parasol and sunbeds for enjoying the sun. Also plenty of shade around the garden under the trees. There is a 12ft trampoline. A stream winds down the side of the garden and leads into the Dordogne river. At the end of the garden is a stone jetty and is the only one in the area, ideal for fishing, launching a small boat/canoe or just watching the fish jump out of the water! Our discrete friendly English gardener will visit once a week normally on Wednesday to mow the lawn and attend to the pool.

Other Information

Weekly rentals only with a 5% discount for 2nd week, with a Saturday changeover.Check-in from 4pm and check-out at 10am please. At the end of your first week, you will be supplied with clean linen and bath & pool towels free of charge.

More Details

Lynn Saunders
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
5 July, 2018

About Lynn Saunders

Myself and my partner have two children and a holiday home in South West France near Bordeaux. We're looking to rent the property when we aren't there.

My partner runs his own finance business and I take care of the house and children. We have a black Labrador called Chaser who is, as you can imagine, adored by the kids.

I like travel and eating out, particularly with friends.

Lynn Saunders purchased this farmhouse in 8


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday farmhouse in Gironde in Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Property Type:
  • farmhouse
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • rural
  • village
  • waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 2 Separate WCs
  • En Suite Bathroom - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Family Bathroom - Toilet , Bath (no shower)
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Master Bedroom - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Single Bed
    Bedroom 5 - 1 Single Bed
  • DVD Player
  • Table Football
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Games
  • Bicycles
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • 1 bicycles
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool
  • caves
  • churches
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • tennis


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Luxury 17th Century Farmhouse Holiday Rental on the Banks of River Dordogne
average rating of 5.0 based on 1 reviews

Absolutely Amazing!

  • 5 of 5

Our group of 8 had an absolutely fantastic stay here. We had a family holiday of 3 generations and there was something for everyone. The facilities were first class and the owners have paid a lot of attention to detail to ensure that you make the most of your time here and enjoy every minute. The local area is relatively quiet but there are plenty of vineyards within walking distance and there are a couple of restaurants as well. The local towns offer more shopping and places to eat.

The pictures of the property really do not it justice, it certainly has the "wow" factor and I would have no hesitation in recommending this property. Hopefully we will return one day!

  • Review Submitted: 25-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
40 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
20 Kilometres
Chateau de Vigiers
Nearest Train
25 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
5 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
3 Kilometres
Lac du Cadie
Car: necessary

Luxury 17th Century farmhouse with idyllic riverside location

Although our address is sited as Juillac our nearest village is Flaujagues. It is a quiet village occupying an idyllic riverside location and home to a restaurant with an excellent chef, a café bar, post office, boulanger and well-stocked shop, all within 10 minutes walk from the house. Several large supermarkets/hypermarkets are within a 10-15 minute drive.

There are many local fetes and festivities throughout Summer – the night markets in the local surrounding villages are not to be missed. Local wines and food stalls, to be consumed on the long trestle tables along with market stalls and often live music to listen to or dance, children always welcome.

If you want to eat out you are spoiled for choice, there are many fabulous local restaurants and plenty of wine tastings in the local vineyards.


Several excellent local restaurants

Café bar, post office, boulanger and well-stocked shop within 10 min walk

Large supermarkets/hypermarkets (within 10-15 min drive)

Activities: walking, cycling, canoeing/kayaking, tennis, golf, jet-skiing

Castillon La Bataille, Ste Foy La Grande, St Emilion, Bordeaux and Bergerac within easy reach.

This is a great area for those who like to explore, cycling is very popular in this area, lots of local walks and canoeing/kayaking is also very popular and available locally in the village of Pessac.

Tennis courts can be found close by at Pessac and Gensac.

There is a lake with a man made beach 5 minutes drive away, which has an onsite restaurant, pedalos and jet ski's for hire.

Within a 30 minute drive is Lac de Gurson, again has a man made beach, which is newly renovated and has great facilities including horseriding.

There is a beautiful golf course at Chateau de Vigiers 30 minutes drive away with amazing facilities and a beautiful restaurant.


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Cleaning Fee £150

Please note, we require a 25% non-refundable deposit to secure your booking and the balance is payable 8 weeks before arrival. A breakage deposit of £500 is payable 8 weeks before arrival, which will be returned to you when the changeover staff have checked the itinerary. We do not take money from your deposit for small breakages that sometimes can’t be avoided, but will deduct for large breakages and wilful damage.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.

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