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Lucy James

Member since: 2007
Call Owner
Speaks english, french, spanish

3 Country Cottages With Panoramic Views,Heated Salt Water Pool April-October - Les Noisetiers ( 2 bedrooms sleeps 2-4 people)

4 Reviews
Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Half Baths1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

Photos and Description of this Labretonie holiday cottage

Country Cottages in Labretonie, Lot-et-Garonne, Aquitaine - Ideal For A Peaceful And Relaxing Holiday, Relax And Unwind Surrounded By Breathtaking Views

Situated in the undiscovered Lot-et-Garonne, 14km from Marmande, Peyrenègre is situated at the end of a quiet no-through road and offers you the opportunity to relax and recharge your batteries in the heart of the countryside. Panoramic views over cornfields, sunflower fields and the hazelnut trees for which this area is famous. Well equipped and comfortably furnished the cottages retain the characteristic features of this 150 year old stone farmhouse Whether you are a couple, a family or a larger group we can organise the accommodation to meet your needs. The 10m x 4.5m heated pool has salt water filtration and is well equipped with wooden sun-beds and pool games. A BBQ, ping-pong table, a variety of outdoor games and trampoline are provided. All bed linen, towels and pool towels are provided. We provide baby equipment including cots and we welcome well behaved pets. Free use of the sauna, hot tub and 4 adult bikes. Close to several Bastide towns and the wine growing regions.

If you would like to book please contact me directly we have a website peyrenegre.net email is peyrenegre.gites@gmail.com. Now taking bookings for 2017.

More Details

Details for Les Noisetiers ( 2 bedrooms sleeps 2-4 people) 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, 1 Half Bathrooms

Les Noisetiers is named after all the hazelnut trees that surround us. Our third gite sleeps 4 people and comprises:

Sitting room with TV, DVD player and log burning stove.

Kitchen with cooker, microwave, fridge, freezer, dishwasher, coffee maker, toaster, kettle, full place settings and cooking equipment.

Breakfast area seats 4.

Shower room with separate toilet.

1 double bedroom with washbasin.

1 twin room.

Patio area with wooden garden furniture, leading out from the breakfast area and dining area.

Many original features have been retained including exposed beams and traditional stone walls. The gite has stunning views of the countryside. Books and games and a large library of DVDs can be borrowed. Guests have free use of the internet and access to a telephone. Highchair, travel cot and other baby equipment.

Suitability:
  • long term rentals available
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
Lucy James (Owner)
Member since: 2007
Call Owner
Speaks english, french, spanish

About Lucy James

We are Andrew and Lucy and we live here at Peyrenegre with my Mum and Dad, who are now retired and enjoying french life. We know how important your holiday is and we can be as on or off hand as you like. Peyrenegre is not just a business but it is our home and we enjoy welcoming new people in to our slice of paradise and aim to give you a fantastic holiday.

Why Lucy James chose Lot-et-Garonne

We choose Peyrenegre as we were looking for somewhere that was set in rural france,But that was in easy reach 20 minutes of supermarkets and local attractions. That had land for our two horses, dogs,cats, chickens and ducks. Peyrenegre offers that as it has a no through road and over looks endless open fields of countryside. Here at Peyrenegre you will be able to relax and re charge your batteries and know that your children are safe playing in a safe environment. One family described it this year 2013 as a slice of paradise and they are looking forward to returning to us next July.

What makes this cottage unique

We have a heated salt water pool to 28 degrees, that is fully enclosed and alarmed. Along with a play area complete with a sand pit, trampoline, swing ect so that the children can run around and let off steam. Opposite the gites we have an indoor play room full of toys, board games, dvds and a 4 in 1 games table, within easy reach of the gites so that you can keep an eye on them. We are happy to take children with us under supervision to help search for eggs from the chickens and feed them, so you can enjoy fresh eggs whilst you stay here. Also we have guinea pigs that enjoy a fuss, and we are also happy to take you down to see the horses for a pat under supervision. We also have a large vegetable garden so when possible we like to share our vegetable's with our guests.

Reviews

4.8
based on 4 traveller reviews

Les Noisetiers ( 2 bedrooms sleeps 2-4 people)
average rating of 4.75 based on 4 reviews
United Kingdom
5

Another wonderful week

  • 5 of 5

We had another fabulous relaxing week at Peyrenegre this year (having also been last year) and I have no doubt that we will be back again. The Gites are all very well equipped for a relaxing self catering break. There is a beautiful heated pool and hot tub which we used most if not every day we were there.

The gites are in a lovely peaceful location, however, you will struggle if you have no car.

If the weather is not great then the local area has lots to offer with many markets and castles to visit.

Lucy is a very friendly, helpful and accommodating hostess.

I would highly recommend.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 4, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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4

Second time and just as nice

  • 4 of 5

This was our second visit to Peyrenegre and it was just as nice! A tranquil setting with stunning vistas and hospitable hosts. Our kids equally enjoyed the stay, making new friends and enjoying the games room. The area also has a lot to offer and we made some new discoveries second time round with a great little golf course, lake and river beaches.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 3, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2014
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Sheffield
5

2013 Summer Holiday

  • 5 of 5

We are a family of 3, mum, dad and a 9 year old daughter.

Having spent several previous holidays in France, mainly in the Dordogne, this was our first venture into the Lot.

The property is ideally located, mid way between the west coast resort of Arcachon and Cahors to the east. We visited both, although Arcachon was busy on the day of our visit and we spent almost 4 hours in the car getting there, the final 10k taking in excess of 1 hour.

There are several beautiful villages within 30 mins drive, virtually all with local morning markets. There are plenty of activities nearby in which to participate, including canoeing, pony or horse riding and lake swimming.

There are good local restaurants, where bookings can be arranged by Lucy and Andrew although we particularly enjoyed the night markets, where seating is provided and all you need to do is turn up with plate, knife and fork and where you can buy food and drink from the local producers who will cook it for you.

The property itself is immaculately maintained, spotlessly clean and extremely well equipped. We took advantage of the large swimming pool, hot tub and our daughter played happily with guests staying in the other cottages , making full use of the games room, table tennis, trampoline, climbing frame and swings.

The owners, Lucy and Andrew are always on hand if anything whatsoever is needed and nothing is too much trouble for them.

They provide home grown vegetables and tomatoes together with eggs from their hens. They are great with the children and take them to feed the hens, brush the horses etc. They really are excellent hosts.

All in all a thoroughly enjoyable holiday, in excellent accommodation, with fantastic hosts.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 25, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2013
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Tunbridge Wells
5

Absolute perfection!

  • 5 of 5

We have just returned from 2 of the most relaxing weeks I have ever experienced, and can not emphasise enough what a little piece of paradise that Lucy and Andrew have created here.

The gites are in a beautiful setting, with lovely views, and especially at sunset. We stayed in the newest gite, "Les Noisetiers", which was on the end meaning we had stunning views in 2 directions - an added bonus. The gite was well decorated, spotlessly clean and extremely comfortable, with every mod con and kitchen utensil you could ever need - coffee maker, dishwasher, hairdryer to name but a few, plus washing up liquid, shower gel, cling film and everything all thrown in too. Lovely bedrooms upstairs and comfortable beds! Each gite also has a day allocated to use the laundry too - Lucy even leaves out washing powder for you to use - thank you!

The other facilities at Peyrenegre were great too. Definitely the best pool we've had - lovely and warm, perfect depth in shallow end for little ones, safe steps to get in and out and a shallow rim you could stand on even in the deep end, so felt very safe. Our 6 year old learnt to tread water and swim in deep water and we struggled to get him out the pool he loved it so much! Lots of inflatables, floats and sinkers to use. Plenty of chairs, parasols and sunloungers. Our 4 year old loved the hot tub even more - so relaxing and great temperature. Stunning views!

Lots of other super facilities for children too - Lucy and Andrew have thought of everything. Well stocked games room, with Wii and plenty of games, table football, board games, and plenty of other toys. We hardly used this room as had such good weather, but would be fab in the rain! Our 4 year old loved the trampoline and sand pit. I think there were 5 adult bikes to borrow and a couple of children's ones too.

The other major contributing factor to such an amazing holiday was Lucy and Andrew themselves. They couldn't do enough for you, and genuinely went that extra mile to make everything perfect. All the little extras that they provided were so thoughtful and much appreciated. From super local recommendations on days out to directions, emergency duvet washing(!) to a lovely welcome pack and wine, they were brilliant. Lucy had even done a supermarket shop for us before we arrived, so that we had a few basics for the first night.

We wish them every success in the future and would wholeheartedly recommend Peyrenegre to anyone who wants relaxation in a beautifyl setting.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 21, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2013
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Map

Nearest Airport
55 Kilometres
Bergerac
Nearest Golf
10 Kilometres
Tombeboeuf
Nearest Restaurant
10 Kilometres
Seyches
Car: necessary

Coast/Beach:

Many of the guests at Peyrenègre make the 2 hour journey to the coast particularly to see the tallest sand dune in Europe (the Dune de Pilat) in the bay of Arcachon and to taste the magnificent seafood especially the oysters. The surfing here is outstanding. There are also lots of "river beach's" One is at Castlemoron-sur-Lot and another at Lougratte a short drive away for swimming and other activities. Such as canoeing or sliding down the flume.

Travel:

Peyrenègre is in the heart of the Lot-et-Garonne countryside and you will need a car. Flights from the major UK airports are available to Bergerac (50 mins) or Bordeaux ( I hour 30 mins) and car hire is available at both airports. The nearest ports are St Malo and Caen which are 7 - 8 hours journey by autoroute. For other channel ports we suggest an overnight stay to break your journey. Several guests prefer to travel by train - the TGV takes under 4 hours from Paris to Bordeaux.

Distances:

Although a very rural location, Peyrenègre is only a few kms from local shops. The nearest village is 4 kms away at St Barthelémy with a small shop and a boulangerie and the nearest supermarket is 14 kms away at Miramont-de-Guyenne which also hosts our favourite market. The Lot-et-Garonne is famous for its fortified towns (Bastides) and we are situated in the middle of this historic area.

Further Details:

We are within 20 minutes of Marmande, Tonneins and Miramont -de-Guyenne all of which have supermarkets, banks, a range of shops and a variety of restaurants. There is a market somewhere nearby every day of the week and evening markets in July and August. The wine producing region of Duras is a half-hour drive and the vineyards of Bergerac a little further away at about 45 minutes. Bordeaux can be reached by car in about an hour and a half, or by train from Marmande. Each gite is equipped with a Guest book which gives full information on local amenities and places of interest. We are within easy access of a range of sporting activities including horse riding and canoeing and this is ideal walking or cycling country. We are always happy to recommend places to go and visit one your here, as there is lots to go and see and do in the Lot-Et-Garonne. We provide a range of garden and indoor play equipment for children of all ages.

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday cottage in Labretonie, France

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Rate 2
4 Mar 2017 - 26 May 2017
2 night minimum stay
A$511
 
 
Rate 4
27 May 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
2 night minimum stay
A$835
 
 
Rate 1
1 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
A$1,278
 
 
Rate 3
2 Sep 2017 - 22 Sep 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
2 night minimum stay
A$835
 
 
Off season
23 Sep 2017 - 25 Nov 2017
2 night minimum stay
A$511
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
To enquire or make a booking please email or telephone after checking the availability chart. We will send you a booking form and conditions which should be returned with a deposit of 20% to finally secure the booking. The balance is payable 8 weeks before your stay. However we do charge a winter heating suppliment of £10 per day to cover logs,electric heating to make your stay more comfortable.

Changeover Day:
In Peak season our changeover day is a Friday, but out of season we are more flexible so please just ask. Arrival is from 14.00hrs and Departure is by 10.00am.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for Les Noisetiers ( 2 bedrooms sleeps 2-4 people) in Labretonie, France

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Toilet 1 - toilet
    Shower room 1 - shower enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Table Football
  • Game Room
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • long term rentals available
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Sauna
Attractions:
  • caves
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: All of our cottages have wood burning stoves for cooler evenings.All windows have shutters and fans are provided for extra ventilation. We have cots for babies. Along with baby baths, changing mats and lots more.There is an extra charge of £60 for the use of the sofa bed. Guests have use of a laundry room with washing machines and drying areas. Well behaved pets are accepted.Also situated opposite the Gites is a Games room for the children,full of toys,board games,DVDS,books,a baby foot table and snooker table,along with a television to play the wii console on or just all get together and watch a DVD. We provide all bed linen, towels and pool towels.A long with tea bags,sugar,coffee, washing liquid, dishwasher tablets, bin bags, olive oil, balsamic vinegar,herbs,kitchen paper, toilet rolls to get you through the first few days, washing powder.A welcome pack includes a bottle of local wine,eggs,jam and vegetables from the garden when available. Outside: Each gite has its own patio with table, chairs and parasol. The garden area has sun-loungers and a swing seat, where you can enjoy the breathtaking views. There is a BBQ area which offers the opportunity to cook over either gas or charcoal. Outdoor games include badminton, table tennis, a sand pitt and a trampoline. The heated 10 x 4.5m swimming pool is for the sole use of the three gites, has salt filtration, is enclosed and is protected with an alarm. The pool is heated to 28 degrees from April to October. Free use of sauna and hot tub, where on warm summer evenings you can enjoy a glass of wine under the stars. We've been busy re-doing the veggie patch and hope to be able to offer you home-grown produce as well as eggs from our free-range hens. We are happy to take your children with us to help collecting eggs and feed the hens and we have two ponies who enjoy being patted, under supervision.