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Our Cottage in France

A most adorable country cottage .... We have recently acquired a lovely three bedroom/2 bathroom cottage in the Dordogne Valley, France. The house is situated in a vibrant village called Issigeac, which is a large Medieval Bastide village, incredibly pretty and only 15 mins drive South from Bergerac City and Airport - Ryanair, Jet 2 and Flybe all have regular flights to and from the UK. Other airport options are Bordeaux and Brive and with TGV Train Links and Motorway networks not too far away, make the Dordogne easy to get around.

The house comprises of:-

3 large bedrooms on two floors - 1 x King and 1 x Single on the first floor plus bathroom with shower.  1 Double and 1 bathroom with shower on the second floor.

On the Ground Floor there is a lovely large Living Room with Kitchen/Dining off the Living Room and French Doors leading out onto a really nice Patio and Garden which looks out onto open fields and is a haven for birds and wildlife.

The whole house is very bright and airy with large shuttered windows. It has been fully renovated and has every modern convenience, yet still retains the old charm of mellow stone walls, beams and wooden flooring. The house is very well equipped with Dishwasher/Microwave/Fridge/Freezer/Washing Machine/TV with English Channels and Wi-Fi. It is furnished to the very high standards we have at Old Oak Cottages, making your stay in France a home-from-home experience.

Issigeac village has a choice of excellent restaurants, bars and tea-rooms, 2 small supermarkets, tempting patisseries, 2 butchers, newsagents, English speaking pharmacy, doctor, bank, together with a selection of individual shops and boutiques. There is even a nail bar and hairdressers should you want a bit of pampering! For the more energetic there are two tennis courts, a children's play area and a boules pitch. All these facilities are within a short easy stroll from the house - just perfect for getting the croissants and bread in the morning! On a Sunday the village has a huge market extending into most of the streets, offering countless temptations - not to be missed!

There are many, many interesting places to visit and things to do within a short drive - too many to mention. Issigeac is situated amongst glorious rolling countryside and vineyards - perfect for walking, cycling, riding, golf and of course finding that perfect little vineyard for wine-tasting! The house is an ideal starting point for days out, exploring the outstanding medieval castles and villages and all that the Dordogne has to offer. There is an outdoor swimming pool in the next town - Castilionnes (10 min drive) and a fantastic lake at Chateaux de Lanquais (also 10 mins) with beach, pedaloes, boats, cafe etc. There are also many activities along the Dordogne river, which are all extremely handy.

RATES:-

OFF PEAK (1ST MARCH 2104 - 27 JUNE 2015) £450 PER WEEK OR FOR A SHORT BREAK THE RATE IS £100 PER NIGHT (MIN 3 NIGHT STAY)

PEAK (27TH JUNE 2015 - 31ST AUGUST 2015 £570 PER WEEK. MINIMUM STAY 7 NIGHTS

OFF PEAK (1ST SEPTEMBER 2015 - 31ST OCTOBER 2015) £450 PER WEEK OR FOR A SHORT BREAK THE RATE IS £100 PER NIGHT (MIN 3 NIGHT STAY)

NB THE ON-LINE BOOKING SYSTEM IS SET AS A FRIDAY - FRIDAY CHANGEOVER, BUT WE CAN BE FLEXIBLE TO SUIT FLIGHTS, SO PLEASE ENQUIRE IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO BOOK OTHER ARRIVAL DAYS.

If you are interested in finding out a bit more information etc and would like to enquire about making a booking, please email amanda@oldoakcottages.com or tel 01845 501258.  - Also for more info/photos/availability please take look at www.ownersdirect.co.uk Property Ref FR23191

Visitors Comments

A quick note to thank you for our stay at your lovely house! We had such a relaxing time and the children as well as I loved the house. So nicely decorated, very homely, and brilliantly located. We loved being able to walk into the village for coffee and a game of cards as well as the Sunday market which is fab and we got to enjoy one of their great Medieval Fairs and the feast which was really worth it. Two weeks flew by and despite having teenagers we found lots to entertain ourselves with. I recommend the tennis courts in the village (there is a time table at the little hut and you just put your name down) as well as the Karting at Bergerac! Many thanks, The Evans Edinburgh.

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"I just wanted to say thank you for such a lovely week.

Our daughter and I really appreciated the decor of your gorgeous cottage which creates an ambience we really appreciated . We both felt a lot of thought had gone into the finishing touches and congratulate you and your husband on thinking of everything.
You have created a beautiful home from home, in such a lovely village in a stunning part of France!

Thanks again and good luck for the future" The S's August 2014

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We have had a lovely time and the cottage was great. Highlights were our strolls into the village every evening and taking Daniel to the little park with the slide! Then, sitting out in the garden enjoying a glass of wine. We enjoyed swimming in the lake and visiting the Chateau at Lanquais, and the Sunday market in Issigeac was fabulous. the cottage had everything we needed, was cool and quiet and felt like home for the week. Thank you for a lovely holiday. The J's July 2014.

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