Le Prunier is a beautifully restored country house set in large gardens with views over the peaceful Dordogne countryside. Located in the tiny hamlet of Gresignac, the house is stylish, comfortable and welcoming - the perfect place for a relaxing holiday. There is a heated saltwater swimming pool which is in-ground and measures 10m x 5m. In summer, guests can soak up the sun from the terrace and gardens, while in the cooler months, central heating and wood burning stoves make for a warm and cosy ambiance.
Gresignac is just minutes away from the large village of Verteillac with its boulangerie, butchers, general store and choice of bars and restaurants. More bars, cafes and restaurants, plus high street shops and large supermarkets are in Riberac, a 20-minute drive away.
Originally a farmhouse, Le Prunier is a two storey stone built property with private gardens and terraces. Eight people can be accommodated comfortably and a cot is available for a baby. Duvets, bed linen, bathroom towels and bathroom essentials are provided and there are hairdryers in each room. There is wifi access throughout and a landline phone.
Furnishings throughout are of good quality, with a mix of period and contemporary pieces.
The house comprises:
•A large entrance hall with wood burning stove and seating area.
•A spacious and well equipped dining kitchen with freestanding cupboards, a SMEG duel fuel range cooker, a fridge freezer, combination microwave and a dishwasher. There is a Dualit toaster, an Ascaso espresso machine and coffee grinder, Le Sabatier knives and Le Creuset pans. The dining kitchen opens directly on to the rear terrace and garden.
•A laundry room with sink, washing machine, tumble dryer, ironing board and iron. There is also:
•A separate WC with wash basin off the laundry room.
•A large salon with a spectacular limestone fireplace and wood burning stove, Le Corbusier seating and a large flatscreenTV for both English and French TV. There is a DVD player, a NAD stereo and an iPod dock. You'll also find a good selection of DVDs and books. The salon has French windows opening out on to the rear terrace and garden.
A spacious ground floor bedroom with adjoining bathroom. The bedroom opens on to the rear terrace and has a king sized bed. The adjoining bathroom has a bath, level access wetroom area with shower, wash basin and WC.
On the first floor, there is:
• A large mezzanine lounge area with flatscreen TV and views over the gardens and open countryside. The three first floor bedrooms and one of the bathrooms lead off from the mezzanine.
•Bedroom 2 has a king sized bed and looks out over the rear garden. A large adjoining bathroom has a shower, wash basin and WC.
•Bedroom 3 has a king sized bed and looks out over the front garden.
•Bedroom 4 has twin single beds and looks out over the rear garden.
•Bathroom 3 has a bath, wash basin and WC.
The house is surrounded by large gardens, with lawned areas and shady orchards with plum, apple, pear and cherry trees. A paved terrace has a gas BBQ and a large table and chairs for al fresco dining. There are sun loungers and a hammock for taking life easy. There is a heated outdoor satwater swimming pool which is in-ground and measures 10m x 5m. There is a table tennis table, table football, and a selection of adults and children's bikes for use by guests - this is a perfect landscape for cycling with quite lanes and gentle hills. In the nearby small village of Cherval (1.5km away) there is a free tennis court. Freshwater swimming and kayaking are available close by.
The ground floor of the house has level access throughout making the house welcoming for wheelchair users. A hoist and shower chair are available if needed and there is a manual pool hoist available, making the swimming pool accessible to wheelchair users.