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Gite within the Heart of the Vineyards with Swimming Pool - La Laiterie

 La Laiterie
  • ID: 138
  • Gite
  • Weekly £ 542 - £ 974
  • Bedroom(s) 3
  • Sleeps 6
  • Bathroom(s) 1
Average guests rating:      0 / 5 ( 0 Reviews )
Highlights: Swimming pool, Set in acres of land with vineyard views, Peaceful and quiet, Families and children welcome, Draughts, Boule, High speed internet, Sleeps 2-6

Summary

Well equipped gite in the wing of an ancient manor, set within the heart of the vineyards. Beautifully quiet – perfect for a really peaceful holiday. Swimming Pool. Sleeps 2 - 6

Description

An ultra quiet spacious gite on two floors with two double bedrooms and two single beds on the mezzanine and the same splendid outlook over the estate. Framed original oil paintings are on the limestone walls.

The stunning views are over the formal gardens, swimming pool and vineyards, stretching down into the tranquil valley over plum orchards and fields of sunflowers. The beautifully quiet, rolling countryside, ideal for a really peaceful holiday.

The house is within 2 miles boulangerie, bar, café and restaurant, four miles from historic bastide of Duras with shops, banks and restaurants, and only twelve miles from Dordogne river making it an ideal base to explore this fascinating area.


The Gite
Renovated to a high standard including original oil paintings hung on the walls.

There is a huge comfortable sitting area and a good sized and well-equipped family kitchen. The kitchens have an electric cooker, dishwasher, microwave and fridge. Comfortable armchairs and dining table are provided.

High-Speed business broadband via satellite

Bathroom
Equipped with shower, washbasin and w.c. There are also separate WCs too.

Swimming Pool
The delightful, modern open air swimming pool 6m x 12m at Le Manoir has roman steps and sunbathing area, surrounded by grass with sun loungers.

Outside
An exclusive sizable flagstone terrace, for eating outside and BBQs, which faces South towards the formal gardens, swimming pool and extensive grounds beyond.


There is a boules court and croquet lawn, the well maintained two acre gardens with their mature trees and flowering shrubs have been recently renovated.

Extensive grounds with two lakes on the Tachau Estate, meadows, streams and woodland walks.


Le Manoir de Tachau
La Tour is part of the Le Manoir de Tachau estate and shares facilities with two other properties on the estate including the swimming pool and

Library - In addition to the extensive book selection provided in the ground floor of the stone tower (mainly fiction), there is a DVD library of more than 360 DVDs and a DVD player is available.

Laundry - At le Manoir in the base of the stone tower a washing machine, iron and ironing board are supplied; in Duras there is a dry cleaners (La Presse).

On the Estate
At La Ferme de Tachau there is a giant draughts board & vollyball area set in a further 3 acres of grounds. Our two lakes, meadows & woodland are located at the La Ferme du Manoir, the second of our two home farms on the Estate.

Parking
Undercover parking

Map

Address: Duras, France
Post Code (Zip):
Latitude / Longitude: 44.676485 / 0.17921000000001186

Directions

Cheap flights to Bergerac from Birmingham, Bristol, Belfast, Edinburgh, Exeter, Gatwick, Manchester, Leeds-Bradford, Liverpool, Nottingham East Midlands, Southampton and Stansted available.

Bergerac also has services from Paris, Holland & Belgium. Many airports also have flights to Bordeaux airport.

Area description

The gite are only twelve miles from the Dordogne river, offering a galaxy of sightseeing opportunities.

In the nearby delightfully sleepy market town of Duras, there is a good range of shops including two supermarkets, two bakers, butchers, chemist, newsagent with English newspapers, florists, banks, cafes, three excellent restaurants and even a library. There is also a small department store that sells everything including fishing equipment, pool toys and shoes etc and a bike hire shop.

Accommodation, Facilities and Services

Property type: Gite

Bedroom(s): 3 ( 6 Sleeps )
  • Double Room: 2
  • Twin Room: 1
Bathroom(s): 1
  • Separate Toilet: 1
  • Showers: 1
  • Wash basins: 1

Suitability

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

Holiday type

  • Family
  • Rural

Views

  • Countryside
  • Garden
  • Vineyard

General facilities

  • Electricity
  • Garden
  • High Speed Internet (10 Mbps+)
  • Parking
  • Terrace
  • Water Supply

Indoor facilities

  • Books
  • Cooker
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD Player
  • Fridge
  • Iron and Board
  • Microwave
  • Washing Machine

Outdoor facilities

  • Barbecue
  • Boule / Pentanque
  • Cricket
  • Football
  • Volleyball

Access

Car is essential
  • Private Car Park

Activities

Local activities:

  • Canoeing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Horse riding
  • Swimming
  • Wine Tasting

Other activities:

  • Go Karting (30 minutes)
  • Vineyards (2 miles)

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Rates

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WeekWeekend
Rate summary - £ 542 - £ 974 - 7 Nights -
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Add-ons

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Policies

Check in: 16:00, Check out: 10:00

Bed linen and towels are provided - Please bring your own swimming towels.

Welcome pack (bread, butter, jam, milk, coffee and sugar and one bottle each of red, white and rose wines) can be ordered at £25.00

Terms and conditions

A booking cannot be confirmed until the booking form, acceptance of these terms and conditions and a non-refundable deposit of £150 per gite are returned to us, duly completed and signed. These terms apply to properties at Le Manoir de Tachau and at La Ferme de Tachau and at La Ferme du Manoir.

On receipt of your deposit, a Holiday Booking Acknowledgement form will be returned to the tenant(s).
The balance due for the rental period must be paid no less than eight weeks before the date of arrival of the tenant(s).

Any delay may result in cancellation of the booking.
In the event that the booking is made during the eight weeks preceding the arrival of the tenant, the total rental charge is payable upon acceptance of the booking.

A security deposit of £150 per gite rented is required to cover any damage or loss during the rental period.

An inventory will be made before the guests departure and the deposit will be returned either on the departure date or at the latest within four weeks of departure. An inventory for each gite is placed in the information folder.

Any cancellation on the part of the tenants must be made by registered post to Surrey Quality Leisure Services, Le Manoir de Tachau, St Sernin de Duras 47120, France. If the cancellation is made during the eight week period prior to the arrival of the tenant, the tenant remains liable for the full cost of the rental period reserved.

The tenant undertakes to allow maintenance personnel, cleaning staff and the owners reasonable access to the property rented for the purposes of repair and maintenance.

Guests should arrive on the first day of rental after 1600 hours and must vacate the property on their departure date no later than 1000 hours. Any additional part or complete days in the property will be chargeable pro rata.

The tenant will be responsible for maintaining the property, furniture, furnishings, fittings and equipment in the same position and the same state as they were found on arrival.

The tenants are responsible for the loss or damage to any items made available as part of the tenancy.

If the cost of the repair or replacement exceeds the damage deposit paid, the tenant remains liable for the difference between the security deposit and the total cost of repair.

A 1.5 hours cleaning period is provided on the day of departure for each gite. If additional cleaning is required this is charged at £12 per hour.

The owners cannot be held responsible during the holiday rental period for:
Loss or theft of property belonging to the tenants.
Death or injury to the tenants.

Any impediment caused to full enjoyment of the property and facilities resulting
from force majeure, storms, fire, accident, warfare, strikes, governmental or administrative decisions etc.

When using the swimming pool please ensure that:
1. Access gate is closed & bolted.
2. Pool alarm system is not switched off.
3. No glass ware is taken into the pool area (damage to pool liner!!).
4. No member of your party dives into the water from the patio surround.
5. The Polaris cleaning robot and the pool alarm system are not interfered with.
6. All children under 16 years of age must be accompanied by a responsible adult.
7. No inflatable dingies or lilos may be used in the pool.
8. Swimming ceases each day at 2200 hours when the pool is closed.
9. Members of the public may not use the pool at any time.

A grassed area next to the boules court has been set aside for all ball and shuttlecock games.

Guests may not bring pets into their accommodation without the written agreement of the owners.

Although the walls are thick, guests are kindly requested not to disturb other tenants or neighbouring properties by loud noise or music.

For guests at Le Manoir de Tachau please park your vehicle in the bay allocated in the Tobacco Barn (Le Sechoir)

Any legal problems shall be dealt with under the jurisdiction of the laws of England and Wales.

It is strongly recommended that your stay in the gite is covered by your holiday insurance.

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