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Two Large, traditionally renovated, farmhouses with private pools, shops nearb - La Grange

People10
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms2
Space 1,776 sq. ft.
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

Description

La Grange

A detached, renovated barn, La Grange has a private entrance and parking. The front door opens into a tiled ground floor hallway/dining area to seat 10.

Downstairs toilet. There is a fully fitted kitchen with farmhouse table. Two steps down to the spacious lounge with french doors opening onto the terrace.

From the hallway stairs lead up to a galleried landing off which there are 3 twin rooms, 2 double rooms. There is a separate bathroom with toilet and separate shower room. All bedrooms have vinyl wood floors and are fully furnished. Off the landing is also a furnished veranda overlooking lakes & woodland - the preferred place for pre-dinner and late night drinks!

From the lounge the french doors lead onto the paved terrace with large wooden dining table and chairs with parasol. This space continues around to your private, patio with BBQ and gazebo and further table and chairs, fully fenced pool. Sunloungers provided.

There is also a private lawned area, clothes line.

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About the property

Les Casaniers

Renovated and furnished in a traditional style, these private, spacious comfortable farmhouses are ideal for an extended families or two families holidaying together.

Both gites havetheir own private entrance & parking. Own garden areas, lawn games. Furnished patio with BBQ,s cushioned sun loungers, fenced sparkling pools (10 x 5m) oe n(7 x 4) with floats

Large airy rooms and plenty of outdoor space, you don't need to travel as there is lots to do on site & in the local area within walking distance.

We have a boules court, badminton, volleyball, footy area, and a number of adult bicycles (child seat & helmets available).

Bed linen and bath and hand towels provided. Pool towels available.

A welcome pack of beer, wine, tea, coffee, sugar, milk, bread, butter, eggs & preserve will be waiting for you.

There is a local shop & supermarkets only 5 & 9 kms.

Local Area: The beautiful lake at St Estephe, 1.5km, has a defined swimming area. You can walk around the lake on shady level footpaths and cross the end of the lake on the 'bac' ( hand operated ferry). In high season there is a life guard and free canoes & kayaks. Boardwalks, picnic areas, beach volley ball, cafés and a bar are at the lakeside. Restaurant. Free tennis court and boules area.

Local horse riding and fishing can be booked.

Local lake fishing 15 euros per day.

There are good restaurants within a few kilometers.

St Estèphe has a post office, bakery, restaurant, bars

The town of Piégut, 5km, has all main facilities and a huge Wednesday morning market.

Nontron, 9km, has a variety of large supermarkets, all main facilities and a Saturday morning market. Renowned knife factory - open to the public.

The winery of St Soronin is an easy 25 min drive - lovely for tasting before you buy.

18 hole golf + crazy golf at Montbron, 20 mins.

Brantôme, the 'Venice of the Dordogne', 30mins, restaurants, châteaux, caves, canoeing, boat rides and a large Friday morning market.

There are many local fêtes and brocantes, at weekends, during spring & summer.

Activities:

On site - boules court, volley ball, badminton and footy area.

Bicycles on site.

Lots of bridal ways for walking.

Local horse riding and fishing can be arranged.

Tennis & canoeing at the lake -1.5km. (free)

Kart and quad track of international standard 9km.

Acrobois -tree climbing activity, all levels, and velo rail 45mins.

River canoeing at Brantôme and Bourdeilles 30mins. Also ballooning.

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Owner
Julie Sabin
Member since: 2007
Speaks English, French
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
17 July, 2018

About Julie Sabin

Julie & Eddie your hosts at Les Casaniers Holiday gites.

They have lots of experience in hospitality and will ensure that you have the best holiday experience while staying at La Grange or La Petite Maison.

Julie Sabin purchased this farmhouse in 2015

Why Julie Sabin chose Saint-Estèphe

We chose this location because it offered us the best features of rural France, peace and tranquillity, but it was still very near, amenities such as supermarkets and other commercial outlets. So for us its the best of both worlds

What makes this farmhouse unique

We are in a beautiful place, a peaceful little hamlet, but near a village with bar and bakery. Plus we have the Grand Etang de St Estephe within 2 km of us, with its beach, boardwalk, picnic area and cabins selling drinks and snacks.

This is the best of rural France and our guests love the area.

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Balance of payment and security deposit to be paid 6 weeks before arrival.
In case of cancellation the security deposit is fully refundable.
The deposit of 25% is only refundable if the property is re-let for that period.
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Check -in time 16.00 hrs unless otherwise arranged
Check-out time 10.00 hrs
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday farmhouse in Saint-Estèphe in Périgord

Property Type:
  • farmhouse (detached)
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1776 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 10 ...
  • Max. adults: 10
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • rural
  • village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Baby Gate
  • Lift
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Shower Enclosure
  • Both bathrooms have hand basins & towel rails.
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 5 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed , 1 Cot
  • All bedrooms are fully furnished with vinyl floors. Coat hangers provided. Bed linen, hand & bath towels provided.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • Books for Kids
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Player
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Barbecue ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Terrace
  • veranda
  • 4 bicycles
  • 10 garden chairs
  • 4 deck chairs
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • forests
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Bicycles available. Volleyball. Badminton. Smoking allowed outside only. Stairs not steep so accessible for elderly. Internet Wi Fi available , also telephone on request

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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La Grange
average rating of 4.9333334 based on 15 reviews
5

Fantastic, spacious, a pleasure to stay there

  • 5 of 5

What a really fantastic place! Doreen and Tony are great hosts, so helpful and attentive. We were 3 couples and 2 singles and had the greatest time. The swimming pools were glorious. and the well stocked living areas spacious and very comfortable. The market in Piegut and Brantome are a joy to visit. Quiet peaceful area with a beautiful lake with boating/swimming 15 minutes walk away. Spotlessly clean, spacious bedrooms. Boules, archery, fenced in paddock a delight from the day we moved in. Would recommend it to anyone and we're definitely going back next year-Thank you Doreen and Tony

  • Review Submitted: 18-Sep-2014
  • Date of Stay: September 2014
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5

Lovely, rural property

  • 5 of 5

This farmhouse is situated in attractive, green, rolling countryside. The ground floor rooms are very spacious, although a little dark, as would be expected for a building of its age. The bedrooms were all spacious and comfortable. The views from the garden (at the front of the property) are lovely.

The house was very clean, and we received a warm welcome from the owners, Doreen & Tony. They offered to look after our dog, which they did for a good few hours when we went on a trip. We also tried our hand at archery with Tony, which was interesting.

The garden is well fenced for the dog, with the pool in its own enclosed area. In addition, the paddock was well set up with facilities for various games, space for the dogs to play and for archery.

In the immediate area there are pleasant walks, pretty villages, and good shopping facilities for food.

Overall, it was a very relaxing place to stay, and I would recommend it.

  • Review Submitted: 02-Sep-2013
  • Date of Stay: August 2013
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5

Our holiday at La Grange was great.

  • 5 of 5

The property was very clean and well equipped.Our hosts Doreen and Tony were very helpful and friendly,we had a lovely welcome which included wine,milk,butter,lovely french bread and a delicious pot of Doreen's homemade jam,tea and coffee all of which is a tremendous help when you arrive because it gives you time to do a grocery shop at your leisure.They helped us by booking restaurants and places of interest which can be a bit difficult if you are not french speaking! We recommend Restaurant L Auberge de Merigaud both for the restaurant and the pizza's all made by the lovely french lady owner who cooks it all herself. Also La Charrue owned by a british couple where you can get a good steak and chips british style, with some entertainment thrown in on the right night! It's also a nice place to take a caravan etc on there site swimming pool included,well kept and the folk are very friendly and welcoming.The local lake is beautiful and very close.There are beautiful lakes in front of the property which you can enjoy from the balcony,and there are many more locally which you can fish in.The markets were good especially at Brantome where you can enjoy a lovey boat ride up the river.We also enjoyed very much time spent with Tony playing boules and having a go at the archery.Can't praise Doreen and Tony enough,wonderful hosts,the best yet! We wish them all the very best for the future. From Sheila,Chris,Wendy and Amy.(Cardiff.S.Wales). Still playing boules,still can't beat Wendy and Amy!!!

  • Review Submitted: 05-Aug-2013
  • Date of Stay: June 2013
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5

Excellent place perfect for the kids

  • 5 of 5

We had 2 great weeks in La Petite Maison with 4 adults and 3 children. The grounds are perfect for the children the swimming pool excellent and the house delightful. It was plenty big enough for all of us and great for separating the families as needed.

The area is great with the swimming lake and bar close and bigger towns a small drive away. Our boys adored the swimming pool and the bikes so we spent a lot of time doing those!

We would definitely recommend the place and would seriously consider going back. Oh and a big thank you to Tony for his Archery lessons!

  • Review Submitted: 04-Sep-2012
  • Date of Stay: August 2012
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5

Great relaxing holiday for 2 families

  • 5 of 5

We were 2 families, 8 people from 13 years to ?? We spent 2 weeks in the gite and it was a wonderful relaxing holiday. The gite is situated in a very quiet and beautiful place, spacious and well equipped for a group of people like us, both inside and outside. The house is well maintained and and everything is very clean.

The holiday was mostly spent relaxing at the pool, enjoying the fantastic french food, walks in the area and swimming in the lake in St. Estephe.

The owners were very helpful with everything at any time. They suggested good places to eat, arranged horseriding, gave lessons in Achery, took one of us to the doctor and they even fixed my husbond shoe :-) They are so nice and discreet and really made us feel comfortable.

We can really recommend the place.

Else - Denmark

  • Review Submitted: 06-Oct-2011
  • Date of Stay: July 2011
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La Grange

  • 5 of 5

I have to say that the choice of La Grange was not all chance. We were a group of 9 long-standing friends, the ladies having worked together in the dim and distant past (the late 50s/early 60s) but nevertheless the choice of our friends living nearby could not have been better for us. Doreen and Tony swiftly joined in the reunion and were extremely helpful - Doreen's jam is legendary and the welcome pack was just that - welcome! A lovely, comfortable house in beautiful surroundings overlooking the lovely lakes, with an exclusive pool - what could be nicer? The surrounding area is lovely and do get Doreen to recommend auberges for meals. We have been to the area before but there is always something new to see and do. We had very hot weather at the start (40degrees plus) so the pool was a godsend and also the barbecue. The premises were very clean and welcoming and we fitted 12 around the table with no problems. Thank you, Doreen and Tony, for having the foresight to buy such a lovely place and to our local friend Maggie for putting it our way.

  • Review Submitted: 21-Jul-2011
  • Date of Stay: June 2011
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Location

Nearest Airport
70 Kilometres
Limoges
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
St Estèphe
Nearest Golf
14 Kilometres
Montbron
Nearest Train
47 Kilometres
Angoulême
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
St Estephe & Mérigaud
Nearest Beach
1.5 Kilometres
St Estèphe
Car: necessary

We will always try to reply to emails within 3 hours. Please check your spam box if you do not receive anything, I you would like it, I will also telephone a land line number to reassure you that we are a genuine holiday gite,Thank You

On the edge of a hamlet, 1km from the village of St Estèphe and 1.5km from Le Grand Etang (Lake). Quiet, but not isolated, the beautiful surrounding countryside has lots of wildflowers, a great variety of birds and wildlife. Relax around your own private pool or explore nearby caves, châteaux and markets.

Miles of bridle paths to explore but only a few minutes from town.

This area is called the 'Lake District' of the Dordogne and many have beaches for swimming.

1.5km from the recreational lake of St Estèphe with it's own beach, boardwalks, picnic areas, beach volley ball, tennis court, fenced childrens activity areas. All year round restaurant and in July & August cafés, lifeguard, free canoes/kayaks.

Horseriding 1.5kms. Karting & quad bikes 9kms.

Other Activities: canoeing, kayaking, cycling, field archery, boules, badminton, volleyball.

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