Self-catering holiday country home in Dordogne

Cancon

Cancon, Lot-et-Garonne, Aquitaine

Reference47084

Sleeps8

Bedrooms4

Bathrooms4

Le Manoir du Château

Introduction

Magnificent country home set in 7 hectares of lovely Dordogne. The property sits very independently and privately within the grounds of a superb, traditional château.

Both main house and cottage offer accommodation of the highest standard for up to 8 guests. All facilities are for the exclusive use of renters.

2 hours daily maid service (not Sunday) is included.

Main house with ground floor kitchen / diner and living room. Wi-Fi internet and UK satellite TV. 3 first-floor bedrooms, all with ensuite bathrooms.

The charming cottage, set just across the courtyard has a living room and further bedroom with ensuite bathroom.

Extensive lawned grounds have lovely views over the surrounding countryside.

Private pool 11m x 4.5m with sun terrace and loungers. Pool-side summer kitchen with fridge freezer, dishwasher, hob and microwave. BBQ and shaded loggia with dining table and chairs.

Local bakery 5 minutes away. All amenities including restaurants, café bars and supermarkets can be found in the nearby towns of Cancon, Castillones, Eymet and Monflanquin - all within 30 minutes.

Bergerac and its airport, 40 minutes.

NOTE; Full or part catering available on request. Guardians live in private and independent accommodation and are available at all times for help and assistance.

Details

Entrance hall.

Kitchen / dining room with table and chairs, American-style fridge freezer, oven and hob, dishwasher and microwave.

Separate WC.

Living room; double aspect with fireplace, table and chairs, TV with UK (and French) satellite channels, DVD and Wi-Fi internet. iPod dock.

Stairs to 1st floor;

Bedroom 1, king-size double (or two singles) with ensuite WC, bath / shower and hand basin.

Bedroom 2, king-size double (or two singles) with ensuite WC, bath / shower and hand basin.

Bedroom 3, king-size double (or two singles) with ensuite WC, shower and hand basin. Washing machine and dryer.

Cottage;

Living room.

Bedroom 4, king-size double (or two singles) with ensuite WC, bath / shower and hand basin.

EXTERIOR;

7 hectares of private grounds with large lawn.

Private swimming pool 11m x 4.5m with sun terrace and loungers.

Pool-side summer kitchen with fridge freezer, dishwasher, hob and microwave. BBQ.
Shaded loggia with dining table and chairs.

Long driveway and plenty of private parking.

Private fishing lake and row boat.

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Prices

From To Weekly rental rates Euros Sterling * US Dollars *
03/09/2016 01/10/2016 September € 3,300 £ 2,822 $ 3,683
29/04/2017 27/05/2017 May € 2,200 £ 1,881 $ 2,455
27/05/2017 01/07/2017 June € 2,750 £ 2,352 $ 3,069
01/07/2017 02/09/2017 July & August € 4,950 £ 4,233 $ 5,525
02/09/2017 30/09/2017 September € 3,300 £ 2,822 $ 3,683
Refundable Security Bond € 1,000
  • * Sterling & US Dollar rates are provided only as a guide. Rentals are payable in Euros.
  • Prices are for the rental of the entire property above, per week.
  • Bookings run from Saturday 4:00pm to Saturday 10:00am.
  • Neither Pure France nor the property owner are liable for any loss or interruption of internet service.
  • No smoking in the property.
  • Bookings include electricity, water, linen and towels (inc beach / pool towels).
  • 2 hours daily maid service (not Sunday).

Location

The property is situated in open countryside in the small hamlet of Monviel, 15 minutes from Cancon and 40 minutes from Bergerac and its airport.

Local bakery in Monbahus, 3 minutes drive.

All amenities in nearby Cancon, Castillonnes and Eymet.

Monflanquin, 30 minutes is an old bastide town with winding streets and fabulous views. All amenities in the village including large supermarket, cafés, restaurants, bakeries.

The Dordogne area of France is one of the most beautiful and one of the most popular. Lovely countryside interspersed with medieval, bastide towns and fairytale châteaux rising from the morning mist.

It's a great region for food lovers; all the Perigordian specialities such as Foie Gras, confit d'oie and canard, mushrooms of all types are in abundance.

Many antique markets throughout the year. All info at the tourist information office.

Bergerac (40 minutes) was once a flourishing port for the wine trade. It still today has a picturesque harbour where you can take a boat trip along the river Dordogne, or a miniature train ride around the Bastide town, viewing the many half timbered houses with terracotta decoration.

On one corner the wanderer suddenly finds himself 'nose to nose' with Cyrano whose statue proudly reminds the visitor that Bergerac owes some of its fame to this historic figure. Not surprisingly the annual theatre 'Le Festival du Théâtre' is named after him.

A great way to tour the vineyards is by following the designated Route des vins where the visitor will be welcomed by the growers and encouraged to try their wines. The Bergerac region is sometimes called Perigord Pourpre the name deriving from the rich purple-red wines that characterise this area of Perigord.

When the subject of 'gastronomy' is raised it is usually associated with a particular region and the Perigord stands in high regard in this field. The traditional produce, such as truffles, walnuts, strawberries and the wines, together with the well-known rich specialities derived from fattened geese and ducks, is largely responsible for this fame.

Reviews

« The holiday was just great. »  Richard (UK)

« The house was beautiful and we thoroughly enjoyed our time there. »  Mary (UK)

« This is a superb holiday home. A beautiful well equipped house and cottage, lovely views over the surrounding countryside and a fantastic pool area. Such peace and quiet and no intervention from the modern world. We have been very well looked after by H and E. Who cooked a splendid meal on our arrival. For a peaceful holiday in luxurious surroundings this could hardly be bettered. »  G B

« A return visit for another relaxing, peaceful and sunny holiday. So well looked after and we have been able to enjoy this lovely house, grounds and surrounding countryside. We look forward to returning again. »  V F

« We have had a wonderful time. The only fly in the ointment is we have to go home. Thank you for making sure we were made to feel so welcome in your lovely French idyll - we are returning with batteries recharged »  F H

« Lovely relaxing week and beautiful weather. Enjoyed swimming, reading and enjoying the views. Excellent restaurants and a great holiday with generous hospitality from the locals. D and D kept the house immaculate. »  J F

« We have had a wonderful two weeks at Monviel. We have been very lucky with the weather and have spent most days by the pool. Issegiac market is definitely worth a visit on Sunday and saint-Emillion is a delight. D and D made the fortnight a real pleasure - thank you and we look forward to reurning. »  S M

« A very relaxing stay. Marvellous accommodation and H and E have been fantastic at giving us help and local knowledge. We have done a lot of sightseeing and made full use of the pool. We are going home fully refreshed. Thank you. »  L A

« It has been a privilege to stay in such a beautiful property. A lovely relaxing holiday with good fishing. Thank you E and H for looking after us you have been brilliant. Look forward to staying again.” »  C B

« Le Manoir du Chateau is the most peaceful and beautiful location to spend a holiday and unwind. The countryside is stunning and a wonderful antidote to the hustle and bustle of city life. With batteries recharged we head back to grey Northern Europe. Happy memories of the tranquility and sunshine fresh in our minds. »  J M

« Just coming to the end of the most peaceful week in this beautiful place. Went out once – for bread! Otherwise there has been no reason to leave. David and Donna have looked after us remarkably well. Donna is a very talented chef, she surprised us with some wonderful dishes, far better than most restaurants we have been to in the past. See you again. »  D W

« Thank you for a wonderful week, such a peaceful setting. Donna and David could not do enough for us and each night they produced the most mouth watering dishes.We really were spoilt, what a wonderful holiday! Thank you, thank you. »  D B

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