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Le Bourdil Blanc wing Manorhouse near Bergerac

Near Bergerac, sleeps max 4, 1 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms, Internet acces (Free WIFI), Swimming Pool Heated, tennis, cook, pets accepted
Availability / Prices

Overview

Manorhouse Le Bourdil Blanc wing

The wing of this comfortable 18th century manorhouse just outside Bergerac shares a large heated swimming pool, a private tennis court, riding stables and an excellent cook. It is an ideal venue for a couple or two friends travelling together who appreciate the calmness of the French countryside being in the heart of the Dordogne yet close to the lively town of Bergerac. There is one double bedroom with a private bathroom.Another bed can be added if required. The wing is centrally heated so available for year round rentals and it has wifi,hifi and TV with UK satellite.

Location

Le Bourdil Blanc is a beautiful 18th century manor house, recently restored to its former glory and now a warm and friendly and elegant home comfortably set in its own private grounds extending to over 7 acres. Le Bourdil is ideally situated 11 kms to the east of Bergerac, fifteen minutes from the airport and close to all the tourist attractions which make the Dordogne area such a great holiday venue.

Local Activities

Le Bourdil Blanc is looked after by a local resident who lives close by and is always available to give advice. She is a very good cook and can provide meals as and when required.Other services which can be prearranged are additional cleaning, baby-sitting, shopping, wine tasting, golf trips, historic tours and restaurant bookings.
The tourist sites of the Dordogne are within easy reach

Gardens

Aside from the heated pool (12 x 6 m2), the private tennis court and barn, the seven acre grounds also feature a large meadow garden, a small fishing/boating lake, where you can try your hand at catching one of the fat carp or simply watch them from our rowing boat, some lovely mature trees, all bounded by a delightful trout stream. From the house one can enjoy beautiful views over woodlands and fields and there is a hammock to relax in

Accommodation

The wing comprises a large living room with open fireplace and 2 double sofa beds, a double bedroom (with double bed), a fully fitted and equipped kitchen with washing machine and dishwasher, a bathroom with wc, basin and large walk in shower and a private walled garden.

The wing sleeps 2 -4 people . It can be rented separately from the main house in the off season although in the peak season they are not rented to separate groups to ensure privacy. Best to discuss privacy requirements as regards the tennis and swimming pool and gardens in the non peak season when booking. The wing is centrally heated with a large working fireplace. There is also a telephone, fax, a TV with UK satellite, stereo and wifi

Games include table tennis and various board games and there is a small rowing boat for fishing on the lake.

Availability / Prices

*Note to the rental rates

- All prices are per week per property from Saturday to Saturday Owners may be willing to accept mid week rentals or part week rentals in the low and mid season .Please email us your requests. We’ll be happy to answer your queries. Please book well in advance for peak season bookings as the best weeks tend to go quickly.

- Prices are quoted in Euros. If you choose to pay in £ sterling or US dollars please pay the equivalent rate quoted on the site which is approximate only. We will inform you when you pay what the exact equivalent amount is in Euros that you have paid, since it depends on the exchange rate on the day.

- Payment can be made by bank transfer, cheques in sterling or in Euros or by credit card. Prices are net of bank charges, i.e. tenants are expected to pay all bank charges. Payment by credit card through our secure Internet server incurs bank charges of 2% of the rental.

- A 33% deposit is required with the booking. The final balance is due three months before arrival ( a shorter period may be arranged for last minute bookings). A security deposit as defined for each house is required to be paid with the balance . This covers the cost of any damage or breakages and the cost of telephone and other services. This deposit will be returned after the rental, minus any charges for breakages, telephone, etc.

- Rental rates include: all linen, bathroom and kitchen towels, if renting more than one week cleaning on the Saturday of three hours with change of linen, electricity, gas, firewood and water and pool heating if available

- Rental rates exclude : additional cleaning, cooking, babysitting, heating in winter months charged at cost, phone calls when available, bedding for cots and pool towels

- Renters should arrive between 17.00 and 19.00 as cleaners need the house to be free for cleaning on changeover day until this time. Please try not to arrive at the house until that time. Departure date : for the same reason, please vacate the house (or all except one room) by 10.am

- Each house has a maximum number of people. In no circumstances may more than the maximum number of persons listed on the property particulars be exceeded without prior approval

- Cancellation charges apply. Should cancellation occur more than three months before the commencement date, then the deposit is not reimbursable, within three months cancellation charges are 100% of the holiday. You are strongly advised to take out appropriate insurance to cover you for medical and personal injury expenses but also in the event of delays in your travel arrangements and against any cancellation charges payable if you have to cancel or curtail your trip. Finally and most importantly you are expected to have third party cover insurance and insurance to cover for any breakages/losses and damage during your stay

Distances
  • Bergerac town, airport and train station 11 kms, 10 mins
  • Bordeaux town and airport 70 mins
  • Lascaux prehistoric caves Just over an hour
  • Sarlat One hour
  • Tremolat 35 mins
Equip. Exteriors
  • Garden Barbeque, Table and Chairs, Parasol, Sunbeds, Ping pong table, Hammock Fishing rods
  • Pool Size: 12m x 6m, Heated, Alarmed
Equip. Interiors
  • Audiovisual Various televisions, Satellite TV-UK, DVD, CD-ROM , IPOD docking system, wifi
  • Bathrooms Bathroom 1 ( with shower in bath, WC and sink)
  • Bedrooms Double bedroom with double bed, two double sofabeds in the living room
  • Extra facilities Cook Yes, Maidservice can be arranged as well, croissants and bread delivered at cost
  • For children Various cots and high chairs
  • Heating Fuel in main house and wing, included in rent, wood provided for open fires
  • Kitchen Wing kitchen: gas and electric hob, electric oven, fridge freezer,dishwasher, washing machine
Activities
  • Golf 9 holes 5 kms Chateau des Merles, 18 holes - 25 mins Chateau des Vigiers
  • Riding Private with guide can be arranged but needs to be prebooked, otherwise riding school 5 mins drive
  • Tennis, boating and fishing On site