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Lou Bessou Gites

reference no. 4729

Two gites each with its own private pool in a quiet location between Bergerac and Villeneuve-Sur-Lot,
South West France

La Petite Bessou

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Le Tournesol

La Petite Bessou - 3 bedrooms sleeps 6

Le Tournesol - 3 bedrooms sleeps 6

Our two gites, each with its own exclusive pool, stand in grounds of about a hectare in rolling countryside, amid valleys and woods.

A very quiet location away from public roads between the Bastide towns of Monflanquin and Villereal.


La Petite Bessou

La Petite Bessou is a traditional stone cottage and excellent accommodation for up to six guests. It is detached and very private, with its own exclusive swimming pool.

 A very tranquil location, with wonderful views over the rolling countryside. La Petite Bessou is available all year round.

The Ground Floor

Lounge / Dining Room with 'brossage' style stone walls, oak beams and a pine ceiling. It is very comfortably furnished with seating and a dining area.
There is a stone hearth with a log burning stove for cosy off-season use. There is a radio/CD/cassette player and a TV with a SKY box for viewing English channels. English books and a range of games are also provided.

The stylish corner kitchen is incorporated into the lounge and is very well equipped with hob, full size cooker, microwave and fridge. A washing machine is also provided.

Two large French doors (one facing south onto the patio) and a large window in the kitchen area make the lounge very light and airy.

We have a new Internet provider and WiFi is available for your use.

On the ground floor is the main double bedroom. There is an ensuite bathroom with shower, toilet and vanitory unit.

The Second Bathroom is circular in shape and is a delightful conversion of the old prune oven with stone walls, oak and pine ceiling, incorporating shower, toilet and basin.

The Upper Floor

This has been tastefully modernised with pine floors and ceilings and still retains the original low oak beams. There is a double bedroom and one twin room. The bedrooms are comfortably furnished.

La Petite Bessou lounge
La Petite Bessou lounge
La Petite Bessou kitchen
La Petite Bessou master bedroom
La Petite Bessou pool
La Petite Bessou pool

The Swimming Pool

The south-facing French doors in the lounge lead to the patio. There is a lovely southerly view from the patio across the valley beyond.

The patio is well furnished with sun-beds, tables and chairs and there is a barbecue provided.

The swimming pool is 11m x 5m and there are roman steps offering safe access into the water.

The first 4m of the pool are 1m in depth allowing safe bathing for toddlers and non-swimmers. Children can be easily supervised from the patio. The pool is kept in pristine condition.

Guests renting the Cottage have exclusive use of the swimming pool.

The Gardens

The gite has its own large private gardens. There are trees to provide shade for those hot days, space to relax and a large area for children to play football, volleyball, badminton etc.

Around the patio and pool there are colourful flower beds.


Le Tournesol

Le Tournesol is in a very private setting, with large gardens, its own exclusive swimming pool and wonderful views over the rolling countryside.

The Ground Floor

Large lounge with triple French doors which lead onto the south facing patio. It is a light and airy room which is very comfortably furnished with seating and dining areas. We provide a radio/CD/cassette player, a TV with a SKY box for viewing English channels and a DVD player. A range of English books and games are also provided. WiFi is available for your use.

Kitchen - The stylish corner kitchen is incorporated within the lounge area and is very well equipped with Zanussi cooker, hob, microwave, and fridge.

Twin Bedroom - on the ground floor there is a twin bedroom with brossage walls and tiled floor.

The Upper Floor

Master Double bedroom with a velux window for light and ventilation. There is an ensuite bathroom with a walk-in shower, toilet and vanitory unit.

Twin bedroom - A large bedroom, very comfortably furnished with a pine floor and ceiling. There is a small south-facing window and large velux window for light and ventilation.

Second bathroom - with shower, toilet and vanitory unit. The washing machine located in this area.

Le Tournesol lounge
Le Tournesol lounge
Le Tournesol master bedroom
Le Tournesol ground floor twin bedroom
Le Tournesol pool
Le Tournesol pergola

The Swimming Pool

The adjacent pool, which is kept in pristine condition, is 9m x 5m. The first 4m is 1m in depth, allowing safe bathing for toddlers and non-swimmers. Children can be easily supervised from the large south-facing sun terrace, which is well equipped with parasols and sun loungers.

There is a separate area adjacent to the pool for al-fresco dining. Campsis and passionflower plants weave their way through the wood and bamboo pergola, which shade this area. A barbecue is provided.

Guests renting Le Tournesol have exclusive use of the swimming pool.

The Gardens

The gite has its own large private gardens. There are trees to provide shade for those hot days, space to relax and a large area for children to play football, volleyball, badminton etc.

Around the patio and pool there are colourful flower beds.

Local area

The area is steeped in history and there are many fine chateaux close by to visit such as Chateau Bonaguil and Chateau Biron.

Beautiful historic towns and 'bastides' including Sarlat, Pujols, Bergerac, Cadouin and Monpazier.

Breathtaking views will be discovered at Beynac, Domme and Rocamadour.

The Lot and Dordogne rivers are approximately a 35 minute drive.

Bergerac airport is within a half hour drive.

Bordeaux and Toulouse airports are two hours drive.

There is a local market for every day of the week such as Issigeac a beautiful old town with a market on a Sunday a perfect way to start a holiday.

The larger towns of Villeneuve-Sur-Lot and Bergerac are close for serious shoppers.

The area abounds with good restaurants. It is possible to get a good four course midday meal including wine for as little as 16 euros.

The gentle rolling countryside and near empty country lanes, paths, and bridleways offer ideal rambling and cycling conditions.

Canoes can be hired on the rivers of Dordogne and the Lot.

There is excellent swimming in the lakes nearby.

Golf; there are 9 and 18 hole golf courses within easy access.

Fishing is permitted in many of the rivers. (a licence must be obtained locally).

Other local activities include an Outward Bound Park, horseriding, tennis and birdwatching



Pricing structure per gite (per week)

2018

January 6 - May 18

Low*

£ 475

May 19 - June 22

Mid

£ 690

June 23 - July 6

High

£ 910

July 7 - August 24

Peak

£1360

August 25 - August 31

High

£ 910

September 1 - September 21

Mid

£ 690

September 22 - December 21

Low*

£ 475

December 22 - January 4

Mid

£ 690

availability  La Petite Bessou       Le Tournesol                    currency conversion    

* Low season prices are negotiable

The tariffs are inclusive of bed linen, towels, electricity etc.

Guests are requested not to smoke inside the gites.

We are able to provide equipment for babies and young children, including a cot, high chair, baby changing mat and potty.


For availability and booking enquiries please contact:
Michael and Liz Avery
Tel: (Fr) 00 33 5 53 36 47 99
[contact owners direct by email]

owners’ website

Please quote reference  4729 hhf  when making enquiries.

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