The houses do not have any vis-a-vis. They have private lanes, parks, parking, heated pools and spa if noted
All of our pools are heated and are private to each house. The thermostat is set for 30°c
There are enough loungers around the pool for each guest.
Our guests can enjoy the use of 2 swim noodles, mask and snorkel, dive sticks and 2 lilos.
The signal is good but will of course depend on your carrier. Orange seems to be the best
Detailed directions including Sat Nav coordinates will be sent to you prior to arrival.
Either myself or my wife will be at the villa to greet you, provide you with keys and show you around the property.
From 5pm onwards
By 10am on the day of your departure
Please ask to see what we can do, but usually this is not possible, as the villa will need to be cleaned and prepared for the next guest.
We are sorry but we don't refund the deposit. To make it easier for you the Balance is to be paid 8 weeks before your arrival
Yes, car hire is essential for exploring and for making trips to the supermarket etc. You can hire a car at the Bergerac airport.
Each house has it’s own parking space for several cars
Our large high spec kitchens, with garden outlook have a full inventory of plates, glasses and cutlery to cater for the amount of guests sleeping in the villa. You will also find plenty of salad and serving bowls, chopping boards and sharp knives. Our villas come with a top of the range dishwasher, washing machine, microwave and American style fridge/freezer(with ice machine). Electrical items including a coffee machine, blender and robot* are also supplied. You will find basic foodstuffs (including olive oil, salt and pepper), basic cleaning products (including dishwasher tablets, laundry detergent, washing up liquid), t-towels, oven gloves and washing sponges, tin foil, cling film etc. If there is anything you really need to be available, do please ask and we will try our hardest to have this available for you.
Yes, all beds will be made in advance of your arrival. Hand towels will be provided in each bathroom in addition to one set of towels per person – small towel, bath towel and pool towel. Linen is proved each week.
All bedrooms are en-suite.
No. Light curtains are provided in all rooms. If travelling with young children you may want to consider bringing your own travel blackout blind.
All bathrooms and the kitchen come with hand soap and loo paper. The kitchen is supplied with cleaning products and bin bags. You will not need to buy anything other than food
Yes both are provided and the TV comes with a selection of satellite free-view channels.
We do not have a landline but Wi Fi is provided.
Yes we have a clothes line in the garden.
Yes – they are included.
Yes Weber charcoal BBQ is provided and situated in the covered patio area. The BBQ is large enough to cope with the demands of all the houseguests and the table big enough for everyone to sit around.
We provide a long list of Tv Show and Movies for children and adults with the Home Theatre. We also provide a library of books (this depends on the house). Each house also has a ping-pong table, volley/badmington net and petanque balls, but no specific books or toys are availalbe
We can walk your kids around on the ponies but it is not possible, by French law, to ride them unattended. We provide helmets and safety jackets.
Yes, we can. Please discuss your requirements with us.
The villa will be fully cleaned prior to your arrival. We can arrange a mid stay clean at a cost. A change of linen is supplied every Saturday.
We are a short drive (5 minutes) to Vergt where you will find a Spar, a large hypermarket, a restaurant with a lovely garden, a taxi rank, bakeries, cafes, post office, bank machine, petrol station, pharmacy etc.
Yes, please discuss your requirements with us and we can book direct with a local driver. We can also organise taxis to and from airports, but it would be easier for your stay if you hired a car.
Our mobile number is 0033 (0)689239898 and email is gneale at mac dot com
The availability is shown on each houses detail page
Yes, you will have a welcome pack at your disposal. This includes information on local places of interest, excursions, activities, supermarkets and other shops, what to do in a medical emergency, instructions for all the white goods etc. If there is something you would like to know prior to making your booking, please do not hesitate to contact us.
Yes each house is heated and it's included in the weekly rate unless stated otherwise
The Grange and Cottage heated pools have full width steps making it ideal for kids and those needing assistance, and are equipped with electric hard shutters.
Yes each house has air conditioning in the main living area. The Grange and the Cottage are naturally cool and the Orangerie has beautiful cool covered areas.
Bugscarhire http://www.buggscarhire.com has been suggested for Bergerac. I don’t know for Bordeaux
We suggest a short wine tasting tour of four nearby wine growers. https://drive.google.com/open?id=18pIDrScJojRleZFHgpGndBSMvmo&usp=sharing
The beds are 1.60x2.00 for the double beds and 0.80x2.00 for the singles. Please specify what type of beds you need before your arrival. If nothings specified all beds will be doubles.
The breakage deposit is €500 per house. This will be returned after your departure should everything be left in the same condition as was found