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Le Frêne à La Maure. Romantic, luxury, chic gîte in the Dordogne

People2
Bedrooms Studio
Bathrooms1
Space 500 sq ft
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Newly renovated cottage in true Perigord style dating from the 1800's.

Ali & Greg welcome you to their luxury gîte, Le Frêne in the quiet little hamlet of La Maure, Campsegret, 18 minutes from Bergerac airport in the Dordogne. Ideal for a romantic getaway, surrounded by tranquil forests and views but close enough to explore all the Dordogne has to offer.

Feel free to wander around our 3 hectare grounds and we welcome you to choose seasonal vegetables from our potager. Our hens will lay fresh eggs for your breakfast! You have use of the pool and your own barbecue area with table and chairs overlooking the pool. Renovated to the highest standards, but keeping original features of the Perigord, the kitchen is fully equipped with oven, microwave, induction hob, fridge, washing machine, dishwasher, juicer, three ways of making coffee and every utensil a chef might need. Large double bed with duck down feather duvet & pillows with 100% linen bedding provide night time comfort. Bedding & towels are included. French & English TV, Bose ipod dock, a DVD player as well as a selection of DVD's and games are provided.

Feel free to explore our grounds including the potager. There are many outdoor tables, benches and places to sit, admire the views, soak up the sun and relax.

We live on the property but we respect your privacy. The gîte has its own private entrance. However we are on hand for any help or advice.

Campsegret is a tranquil little hamlet 18 minutes from Bergerac airport. You have all the amenities close by but can immerse yourself in the countryside. There are a number of gorgeous little nearby villages to explore. And the historic towns of Sarlat, Montignac, Les Eyzies and Perigueux are easily accessible. Bordeaux is also about an hour away making this an ideal location to experience the Aquitaine.

You'll find a welcome basket of local produce and wine on your arrival.

We are unable to accommodate children.

More Details

Owner
Ali Burke
Member since: 2017
Speaks English, French, Afrikaans
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
20 August, 2018

About Ali Burke

After reading Martin Walker's books about Bruno in the Dordogne we felt we had to visit this beautiful spot. Immediately we fell in love with the beauty and way of life, so we left our careers and Cape Town and bought La Maure.

I have a love of all things gorgeous, whether it's food, art, decor or travelling.

We have just finished renovating our gîte. Next is the house. A 200 yr old farmhouse where we will have 2 B&B rooms. We have immersed ourselves into the gorgeous countryside and Greg has been busy establishing his potager, producing wonderful vegetables for our table. We have four hens laying fresh eggs everyday and available to our guests. Although this is our first time hosting in France, we have been doing so all our lives for family & friends and can't wait to welcome our guests and share this wonderful little hamlet in the Dordogne.

Ali Burke purchased this cottage in 2017

Why Ali Burke chose Campsegret

When deciding to move to France, it was important that it was close to an airport but still felt like we were in rural France. After travelling, one wants to relax, have a glass of wine and settle into the holiday. Yet we are close to all the sites and activities that the Dordogne has to offer. Cafes, restaurants, markets and a supermarket are close by.

What makes this cottage unique

We have created a luxury gîte, with all the comforts of home. Close attention to detail and style, as well as decor, has been taken into account. The bedding is 100% linen with duck down pillows and duvet. Toiletries are supplied and soft fluffy towels. The brand new kitchen has every utensil and appliance a chef needs.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Campsegret in Périgord

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 500 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Max. adults: 2
  • Min. age of primary renter: 23
  • Not suitable for children ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • rural
  • village
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Tumble Dryer ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Large walk-in shower, toilet & basin.
Bedrooms:
  • Studio, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Curtains can be pulled to create privacy from the lounge. Large double bed, wardrobe & chest of drawers.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • museums
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • caving
  • swimming
Notes:
La Maure is just 18 minutes from Bergerac airport and is centrally situated to take advantage of all the Dordogne has to offer.We live on the property but we respect your privacy. However we are on hand for any help or advice. Our golden retriever Saffie, lives on the property & will give you a warm welcome!

Reviews

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(3 traveller reviews)

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Le Frêne à La Maure. Romantic, luxury, chic gîte in the Dordogne
average rating of 5.0 based on 3 reviews
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5

A little Pece of Paradise

  • 5 of 5

Magnifique all round! The gite was superb from it’s creative decor and style to it’s luxury and comfort. The pool and grounds were tranquil and peaceful and our hosts could not have given us a warmer welcome. Thank you Ali and Gregg for a little piece of paradise together with some wonderful memories of newfound friends.

  • Review Submitted: 14-Aug-2018
  • Date of Stay: July 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Bev. It was such a pleasure to meet you & Austen. We would really love to see you back here again soon. Best, Ali & Greg
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5

Fabulous!

  • 5 of 5

I absolutely loved my stay at Le Frene a La Maure! It anchored the very best of travel adventures for me.

Beautifully decorated and cozy, the gite has every amenity to make self catering fun and easy, as well as thoughtful extras; including a market basket, tasty welcoming treats, recommendations and information for local restaurants and activities and a good library of popular books and videos.

The property, snuggled into the tranquil and lush countryside, beckons guests to leisurely walks and meanderings. The tempo is relaxed and restorative, whether poolside, on the patio, or poking about the potager for salad fixings. Flowers abound, owls softly hoot in the distance as evening falls and stars pop and dazzle in the dark night sky. At the same time, it is only a short distance to fascinating historical sites, inviting towns, varied musical venues and inspired cuisine.

Perhaps most importantly, Ali and Greg are clever, caring and fun hosts, sincerely committed to creating an enjoyable and memorable holiday for their guests.

  • Review Submitted: 18-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Daphne for your very considered and generous review. You were a wonderful guest. The hamlet & Moto are missing you! We do hope you will come back soon. Best. Ali & Greg.
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Montpellier
5

Idyllique et charmant

  • 5 of 5

Nous avons passé une très jolie semaine dans ce magnifique endroit qu'est le domaine La Maure à Campsegret. Ali et Greg ont été charmants et plein d'attentions pour rendre notre séjour mémorable. Des nuits douces et calmes, en pleine nature. Parfait pour se reposer et profiter des environs et de cette belle Dordogne décidément très attrayante.

  • Review Submitted: 29-Jul-2018
  • Date of Stay: July 2018
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Merci beaucoup Jean -François. Nous sommes ravis que vous apprécie votre séjour avec nous et j’espère que vous reviendriez un jour. Cordialement. Ali & Greg
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Location

Nearest Airport
19 Kilometres
Bergerac International
Nearest Barpub
3 Kilometres
La Terrasse
Nearest Golf
18 Kilometres
Hotel Châteaux Les Merles
Nearest Train
15 Kilometres
Bergerac-gare SNCF
Nearest Motorway
3 Kilometres
N21
Nearest Restaurant
3 Kilometres
La Terrasse
Nearest Ski
168 Kilometres
Le Lioran
Nearest Beach
14 Kilometres
La de Ponbomme (river)
Car: necessary

La Maure is ideally situated between Bergerac, and Perigueux, with Bordeaux just an hour away. Wine tasting, shopping, two weekly markets, and sight-seeing. Enjoy safe canoeing along the Vézère river, and explore Man's origins in the Lascaux Caves, a World heritage site. Forage for mushrooms and truffles in our private forests, take a river barge or stand up paddle down the Dordogne. take in countless chateaux, discover dozens of historic French market towns and bastides like Sarlat, Monbazillac, Issegiac, Tremolat, Les Eyzies, Limeuil, & St Alvere.

Ride horses, bicycles, take picnics to lakes and beaches, or if the mood takes you, you can stock up with local breads, cheeses and delicacies from a different market every day, including some from our potager, buy some wines from the local vineyards, find your favourite spot in our gardens, or next to the pool, and do absolutely nothing!

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Campsegret, Dordogne

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
EUR
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Peak Season
1 Jun 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£682
for 7 nights
From
£94
 
 
Off peak
1 Sep 2018 - 31 Oct 2018
2 night minimum stay
£193
for 2 nights
From
£85
£556
 
 
Mid Peak 2019
1 Apr 2019 - 31 May 2019
2 night minimum stay
£193
for 2 nights
From
£85
 
 
Peak 2 nights 2019
1 Jun 2019 - 28 Jun 2019
2 night minimum stay
£238
for 2 nights
From
£108
£776
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£184
for 2 nights
From
£81
£588
 

Additional pricing information

Cleaning fee £22.43
Refundable Damage Deposit £269.18
Stay tax 2.0% per night. This amount will be due to the owner upon arrival.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 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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