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46 acre Farm in the Dordogne with pools, in the countryside

Bedrooms 4
Separate WCs1
Space 1,776 sq. ft.
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

In beautiful and tranquil location

Rural but near amenities. Airport 8 km. Town 5 km. Boulangerie 3 km. Wheelchair access. Self catering gite with private pool. Farmhouse accommodates up to 8 (2 double, 2 twin rooms) with a studio annex can accommodate 2 more (double room). Linen and towels included. Private garden with pool (8m by 4m plus semicircular steps) and BBQ. Owners nearby and helpful. Child friendly: toys inside and out. 2 cots and high chair available. Other sports nearby: golf, lake swimming, walking, cycling, canoeing and fishing. Lots of châteaux, caves and restaurants nearby. Markets with fresh, local produce. Lovely bread and cakes from local boulangerie. Night markets in summer. Farm registered with Chambre d'Agriculture. Beautiful views.

What to do on the farm and nearby: On our farm you can walk the scenic 46 acre private land and river frontage with a lot of wildlife to see (especially deer and buzzards). There are orchids (Early Purple Orchid and Bee Orchid) and other wild flowers to be found in the Spring; we have found Purple Toothwort and the Cowslips do well. We have a cat and some chickens.

Close by there is a large choice of restaurants and many vineyards, forests, chateaux, castles, caves, old bastide towns and the Dordogne and Vezere rivers where you can hire canoes or enjoy the scenery.

The pre-history sites at Lascaux and along the Vezere are most impressive. In July and August many villages have open-air evening markets where you purchase local produce (salad, duck or beef with chips, moules or oysters, strawberries etc.) to eat at communal tables. Great fun and a lovely atmosphere.

Try our Friday to Friday booking and save on your travel costs.

Spring has arrived in the Dordogne.

This year the spring flowers seem better and more abundant than ever. The purple toothwort is abundant, the cowslips are looking particularly fresh and the orchids are appearing.

More Details

John and Louise Bowles
Member since: 2007
Speaks English, French
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
11 July, 2018


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday farmhouse in Creysse in Périgord

Property Type:
  • farmhouse (detached)
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1776 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • rural
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Sports & Activities
  • Activities Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Lift
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Sunbed
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Bath with Shower , Bathroom
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Toilet only
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Shower room/Toilet
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , A large tiled shower with seating in the adjacent studio
  • Bathroom 1 and the separate toilet (Bathroom 2) are downstairs adjacent to the two double rooms. Upstairs there is a shower room with toilet (Bathroom 3) between the two twin rooms. Bathroom 4 is in the adjacent studio.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 5 - 1 Large Double Bed , The studio is independent and adjacent to the Farmhouse
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , This bedroom is downstairs with wheel chair access
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed , This bedroom is downstairs. Cot available
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed , This bedroom is upstairs
    Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed , This bedroom is upstairs
  • The rooms have been newly furnished. The Farmhouse can sleep up to 8. The adjacent studio annex can sleep two more and has wheelchair access. Sometimes our guests use the studio for an older relative or a young couple with a baby so as not to disturb the others. We have two cots for babies which can be used wherever needed.
  • Books ...
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • Books for Kids
  • DVD Player
  • Table Football
  • Games for Kids
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • veranda
  • 8 garden chairs
  • 6 deck chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • forests
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • swimming
  • tennis
Outside there is a covered south facing terrace with two patio tables and chairs to seat 10. There is a BBQ in the garden nearby. We find that most families gather here in the evenings. Being close to the kitchen and the BBQ it is well suited for eating out and sitting afterwards with a glass of wine. Our Farm has some well selected horses and ponies to give riders of all abilities the possibility to ride. Louise, who is the wife/mother of the family Bowles of the farm teaches riding and escorts the hacks. She is qualified with the British Horse Society and is registered with them and La Jeunesse et des Sports. The farm has 19 hectares (46 acres) for use by riders or for the more experienced (hacks are assessed first) we go further afield into the vines or forests. Past the chateaux and villages. You can walk our scenic 46 acre private land and river frontage with a lot of wildlife to see (especially deer and buzzards) and wild flowers such as orchids and purple toothwort.


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46 acre Farm in the Dordogne with pools, in the countryside
average rating of 5.0 based on 2 reviews

Lovely French Farmhouse

  • 5 of 5

We came here for a family holiday and it was just perfect. The house is big and very rustic - the pool is nice and the surrounding area is stunning. Very close to the airport which was great (although we never heard a plane overhead) and close to Bergerac town too which is lovely. John, the owner met us on arrival and was nothing short of amazing - so helpful and kind. Recommended some great things to do which we did do and loved (Canoeing on the Dordogne, visiting a fantastic local chateau and local night markets etc). We had a wonderful week. Thank you very much!

  • Review Submitted: 01-Aug-2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful experience!

  • 5 of 5

We loved this house, and the location! Picture meadows, vineyards, new baby horses, and plenty of sunshine and quiet. John and Louise, the owners, were very gracious and helpful to all of us. The house is a beautiful French farm house, spacious and immaculate. The property is rolling meadows and forest, with a lot of pre-history right in the area. The house is in the country, but only five minutes from handy shopping in the large town of Bergerac. It was easy to get to a main auto route, for longer day trips, and the local village boulangerie had marvelous croissants and bread. Several people in our party went riding, and really enjoyed it. This is a wonderful vacation spot. We recommend it most highly as a wonderful and memorable place to stay. We loved taking the day trips to see the prehistoric caves and the medieval towns, and to eat in the restaurants, and visit the local markets and village celebrations. Each day when we got home, we loved sitting around the pool!

  • Review Submitted: 30-Jul-2008
  • Date of Stay: June 2008
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
8 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
3 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
600 Kilometres
St Malo
Nearest Golf
10 Kilometres
Mouleydier - Chateau les Merles
Nearest Train
7 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
40 Kilometres
Perigueux A89
Nearest Restaurant
5 Kilometres
Bergerac - a wide choice restaurants, food & price
Nearest Beach
95 Kilometres
Car: recommended

Tourist towns and villages nearby: Bergerac, Salat, Perigueux, Lascaux, Issigeac, Monbazillac, Lalinde, Monpazier, Belves, Cadouin, Le Bugue, Les Eyzies, Molieres, Villeneuve sur Lot, Beynac, Castiallonnes. Chateaux: Monbazillac, Hautefort, Lanquais, Villamblard, St Georges de Monclard, Cause de Clerans, Commarque, Beynac, Marqueyssac, Castelnaud. Forets of Liorac, Double and Monclard. Caves: Lascaux, Poumeyssac, Bara Bahou, Roque St Christophe, Rouffignac. Attractions: Village de Bounat (rural museum), Jacou Parc (animals and rides), canoing, horse riding - lessons and hacking, cycling, walking, golf, Wine tasting, fantastic restaurants, swimming lakes, and lots more.........

Other Activities: Horse riding on site. Wine tasting nearby.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday farmhouse in Creysse, Dordogne

Rental Basis:
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7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £5
Refundable Damage Deposit £100
Stay tax £0.82 per night, per person. This amount will be due to the owner upon arrival. Does not apply to children under 1 years.

The prices shown are for our Farmhouse (Sleeps 8). We also have our Converted Barn which sleeps 5 and the Annex (sleeps 2) - prices in proportion. These can be booked separately. If booked together for a party of 15 the Annex is included in the price at no charge. We can also accept payment in euros.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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