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A Large Luxurious 6 bedroomed Villa with Heated Swimming Pool and Gym - Acabanes Villa

 Acabanes Villa
  • ID: 139
  • Villa
  • Nightly £ 143 - £ 1,072
  • Weekly £ 1,000 - £ 7,500
  • Bedroom(s) 6
  • Sleeps 16
  • Bathroom(s) 4
Average guests rating:      0 / 5 ( 0 Reviews )
Highlights: Luxurious 6 bedroomed Villa, Heated Swimming Pool, Gym, 4 En Suite Bathrooms, Child Friendly, Pool Table, 50'' Plasma Satellite TV, Complimentary WiFi, Sleeps 2 - 16


Villa with Heated Swimming Pool and Gym with Sauna. 6 Bedrooms with 4 En Suite Bathrooms. Perfect for Families. Extensive facilities provided for all interests. Complimentary WiFi. Sleeps 2 - 16


Welcome to Acabanes - a large, luxurious barn, in a beautiful area of the Dordogne, South West France, close to the pretty towns of Bergerac, Duras and Eymet. For golf enthusiasts, it is 4 miles from Chateau Vigiers, one of the best golf resorts in the South West.

The villa offers room for solitude in addition to spacious communal areas for socialising, and accommodates the very young as well as older guests with limited mobility.

Acabanes is perfect for family groups, being extremely practical with tiled floors and large rooms for energetic children! Although luxury touches can be found throughout the house, it also comfortable and relaxing for families. The 2 acre secure garden ensures parents can relax, knowing the little ones cannot stray too far. The rural location of the barn ensures the garden and games can be thoroughly enjoyed, with no worry of disturbing neighbours.

Extensive facilities are provided for all interests, including; complimentary WIFI, satellite TV, championship pool table, Ipod docking stations, trampoline, 50” plasma, gym, infra red sauna and bikes.

So, whether you wish to completely relax, cycle along the large network of quiet lanes, sample the famous local wines ( St Emilliion, Monbazillac), visit the markets, sample the restaurants or play golf – Acabanes is an exciting holiday venue with something for everyone at any time of the year!

We offer a comprehensive holiday service including reservations for local restaurants, golf rounds and wine tasting.

Sitting Room
The vast 9 x 8 m sitting room has 2 seating areas; a formal area grouped around the wood burner. An area for watching the 50” Panasonic HD 1080 plasma, connected to a full package of UK satellite channels. There is also a DVD player connected to a Panasonic surround sound system, and a huge DVD collection and an I pod docking station.

For further entertainment there is a 7 x 4 ft slate bedded Championship Pool Table which can also be used for Snooker. The information area on the oak dresser has a series of large maps detailing places of interest, together with manuals/leaflets and numerous board games.

A laptop safe is located in the sitting room

Kitchen/Dining Room
This well equipped 9 x 4 m room leads from the sitting room and has a wood burner and views over the garden with 4 sets of French doors. The kitchen opens onto a partly covered terrace with gas and traditional BBQ’S, large Kettler table with 12 chairs and table tennis.From this terrace you can enjoy the views over the lower garden, and surrounding countryside.

Dining Area - with seating for 12, a large Welsh dresser and wine fridge and rack.

Kitchen Area - Fitted with oak units, black Range Master stove with electric double oven and five ring gas hob, microwave, dishwasher, washing machine, large fridge/freezer and an ice making machine. There is a plentiful supply of Royal Doulton crockery and Le Creuset oven ware.

As well as an iron and ironing board, slow cooker, Range Master stove, rice boiler, coffee machine and grinder plus 2 free standing clothes airiers.

6 bedrooms and 4 en suite bathrooms, the villa can accommodate 10 adults and 6 small children. Being extremely child friendly, it is ideal for family groups. With a four poster bed it is also perfect for couples enjoying a romantic break.

There are 4 Master bedrooms (which convert to triples by using the day sofa as a single bed), 1 twin room and 1 childrens room with a single bed and cot.

All 4 Master bedrooms have super king beds, luxury Bedeck bedding, African mosquito nets, feather and synthetic pillows, wardrobe, tea and coffee making facilities, Ipod docking stations, fans, hair dryers, electric radiators, wardrobe, bedside lockers and reading lights.

Bedroom Configuration
2 Ground Floor Bedrooms – both with own terrace and direct access to the pool area.
Lavender Bedroom with en-suite shower room, hand built Welsh Four poster bed, TV for DVDs, safe, oak dresser.
Green Bedroom with en-suite shower room, French Sleigh bed, 5 drawer chest of drawers.

2 First floor bedroom Suites
Rose Suite
Master bedroom with an oak framed bed and adjoining smaller room with cot and single bed. These 2 rooms share a bathroom. The bathroom has a large organic bath and a shower.
Access from the master bedroom to the bathroom is through the smaller bedroom. The balcony leads from the small bedroom.
Yellow Suite
Master bedroom with wrought iron bedstead and completely separate twin room with flat screen TV for DVD’S. These 2 rooms share a bathroom with a bath and shower

All 4 bathrooms have electric towel radiators, shaving lights and sockets and large showers

Complimentary bath and pool towels, luxury Bedeck linen, tea/coffee facilities, waterproof mattress protectors on all mattresses, mosquito nets over all super king beds, feather and synthetic pillows on super king beds, free standing fans, 2 safes as well as electric radiators.

The Swimming Pool
The heated pool has a retractable cover and night lighting, and is enjoyed continuously from Easter to the end of October, with a guaranteed minimum temperature of 24 degrees.

The large, private pool area has a 11 x 5 m heated pool and south facing sun terrace with solar heated shower. It is bordered on 3 sides by mature hedges. There is atmospheric lighting for evening swimming and sloped access from the house to the pool.

Pool Heating - This ensures the pool can be enjoyed from Easter to November, with the temperature reaching 30 degrees in the warmer months. The temperature is guaranteed 24 degrees.

Pool cover – Abri
The retractable, telescopic cover heats the pool, in addition to the pool heater, by using the greenhouse effect. It also acts as a safety feature for children, as it is lockable. The Abri ensures the pool can be used in adverse weather and late into the evenings and is easily pushed back in 10 seconds.

Pool Security for children - Restricted access to this secure area is via:
Lockable gate from the covered dining terrace
Lockable gate from the drive
Lockable French door from the Lavender bedroom
Lockable French door from the Green bedroom
In addition there is a double layer of security with the lockable, retractable pool cover and a life buoy and pool hook.

Pool Area Terraces
17 x 4 m pool terrace
Lavender bedroom 5 x 4 m terrace
Green bedroom 6 x 4 m terrace with inlaid giant chess board
West facing 4 x 3 m first floor balcony with views over pool area
Timber deck under balcony with swinging bench

exercise bike and York 925 Multi-gym Infra-red Sauna - with a light therapy system and choice of six colours and sound system

For budding Tour de France enthusiasts there are 6 adult Raleigh bikes. Explore the surrounding countryside and vineyards on quiet country roads with stunning views. For babies/toddlers there are 2 bike seats and a tag along bike.

2 secure acres, trampoline, table tennis, basketball, outdoor chess, 2 swing seats, goal posts, children's play area, Wendy house and sand pit

Indoor Games
7ft slate championship pool table, 50" Panasonic High Def 1080 Plasma TV, UK Satellite TV, 4 DVD players, large DVD library. 5 Ipod Docking stations, casino table, table football, small snooker table and extensive book library

2 cots, 2 highchairs, 2 booster seats for dining table, 3 stair gates, pushchair/pram, stroller, bottle warmer, 2 infant bike seats, 1 trailer bike, steriliser, liquidiser, 2 bed guards, potty, training seats and steps in all bathrooms and changing mat.

Child facilities
Table tennis, trampoline, football goals, play area, sand pit, Wendy house, small snooker table, table football, numerous board games, books, vast selection of DVDS, large sports chest on terrace.

Infant facilities
Wooden cot with thick mattress, Mothercare travel cot/playpen with thin mattress, stroller, pushchair, 2 wooden high chairs, 2 booster seats for dining table, plastic cutlery and crockery, 2 changing mats, non slip bath mat, baby bath, liquidiser, toilet seat and steps in all bathrooms, 3 stair gates, 2 bed guards, high quality waterproof mattress protectors on all beds, 2 baby seats for adult bikes, steriliser (cold water tablets)

6 terraces / Gym/ Infra red sauna/ 2 wood burning fires/ Complimentary unlimited WiFi


Address: Thénac, France
Post Code (Zip):
Latitude / Longitude: 44.7500349 / 0.3411069999999654
Airport Bergerac 20 minutes
Ferry Port St Malo / Caen 360 minutes
Train Station Libourne 60 minutes


St Malo and Caen - 6 hours driving time
Northern Ports - 8/10 hours
There are a variety of ferry operators. If booking with Brittany Ferries, please feel free to use our code F55341. When asked “are you a member of Property Owners Travel Club” click “yes” and then “Guest”

Driving times from local airports;
Bergerac - 20 minutes
Bordeaux - 75 minutes
Toulouse - 2 hours 15 minutes
Limoges - 2 hours 30 minutes
Flybe and Ryan Air fly into Bergerac, the closest airport

French Railways
The super TGV train operates from Paris taking 3 hours to Libourne station, which is a 60 minute drive from the property.

Area description

The villa is situated on the side of a gentle hill with south facing views over woods and vineyards. It is on the edge of Thenac, a tiny hamlet which has its own working wine Chateau, church and Mairie.

The local region consists of arable farms, vineyards and woodland. It is a beautiful area and can be described as a cross between the Cotswolds and Tuscany, with gently rolling hills, sunflowers and cypress trees.

Acabanes is surrounded by a large network of single track lanes which lend themselves to cycling and walking.

The nearest large village is Sigoules-6km, which has all amenities expected in a French village including a post office, doctors, hairdressers, florists, supermarket, bakery, chemist, a great bar/brasserie and a small restaurant and takeaway.

Bordeaux is 90 minutes and Bergerac is 20 minutes for excellent shopping and wine tasting

The Region
Rich with places of historic interest with renowned vineyards - St Emillion, Bordeaux, Monbazillac and Bergerac offer world renowned wine tasting.

Bergerac is a pretty Medieval town perfect for browsing and sampling the local gastronomic treats with a choice of excellent shopping and go-karting

Circling the holiday home is a large network of quiet lanes, perfect for walking and cycling. Take advantage of the picnic rucksacks and rugs at the house and combine with a leisurely picnic.

Enjoy the excellent local golf at Chateau Vigiers, just 4 miles away, which also offers beauty treatments

The area has an abundance of food markets to explore, as well as medieval bastides.

There is a wide choice of restaurants, ranging from the friendly local cafe/bar to a Michelin starred restaurant.

Canoeing, on the Dordogne, is a must during the summer months being a great experience for all the family. Take a picnic for the tiny river beaches as you gently travel downstream

Accommodation, Facilities and Services

Property type: Villa

Board: Self Catering

Bedroom(s): 6 ( 16 Sleeps )
  • Cot: 2
  • King Bed: 4
  • Single Room: 1
  • Sofa: 4
  • Twin Room: 1
Bathroom(s): 4
  • Baths: 2
  • Showers: 5
  • Wash basins: 4


  • Long term rentals: No
  • Pets: No
  • Smoke: No smoking
  • Children: Yes, great for kids
  • Wheelchair: No
  • Eldery or infirm: Not suitable

Holiday type

  • Couples
  • Family
  • Group
  • Romantic


  • Countryside

General facilities

  • Billiards
  • Electricity
  • Fireplace
  • Garden
  • Gym
  • Internet
  • Sauna
  • Table Football
  • Table Tennis
  • Terrace
  • Water Supply
  • WiFi

Indoor facilities

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cot
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD Player
  • Films
  • Freezer
  • Fridge
  • Games
  • Highchair
  • Hob
  • Iron and Board
  • Oven
  • Satellite TV
  • Slow Cooker
  • Television
  • Washing Machine

Outdoor facilities

  • Barbecue
  • Bikes
  • Climbing Frame
  • Football
  • Garden Furniture
  • Trampoline


  • Linen Provided
  • Towels Provided


Car is essential
  • Private Car Park


Local activities:

  • Canoeing
  • Cycling
  • Golf
  • Swimming
  • Walking
  • Wine Tasting

Other activities:

  • Golf (4 miles)


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-Nightly rateWeeklyMonthlyMin. StayChange-over
Rate summary £ 143 - £ 1,072 £ 1,000 - £ 7,500 - 5 Nights -
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Check in: 16:00, Check out: 10:00

We offer a comprehensive holiday service including reservations for local restaurants, golf rounds and wine tasting.

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