Facilities

Sitting room

Facilities

The holiday accommodation is an old farmhouse built in the traditional Perigordian style. It consists of a large, open plan kitchen, dining and living room, four bedrooms, two shower/bathrooms and separate ground floor toilet. (Click here to view floor plans.)

All towels, for both house and pool, plus bedding and bed linen (all from The White Company and John Lewis) are included.

The ground floor is largely open plan, with a large kitchen and dining area at one end, and a spacious comfortable sitting room area at the other.  French doors lead to the rear terrace, pool and garden from both the kitchen and sitting room.

The fitted kitchen has a four ring electric hob, oven, dishwasher, microwave (with grill and oven facility) and fridge freezer, plus kettle, toaster, coffee maker, blender and mixer.   There is also an excellent supply of kitchen equipment and recipe books.  The large kitchen table will comfortably seat nine people.

The sitting room area has three, large comfortable sofas, which easily seat three people on each, plus a coffee table.   The traditional fireplace has a wood burner, with logs supplied for the colder months.  There is a 40” flat screen tv with English free-sat, dvd player, games, toys, books and dvd’s. Wifi is freely available.

Stairs from the kitchen area go up to the first floor.  One bedroom has a king size bed, with walk in wardrobe.  The other bedroom has an optional layout, with either two single beds or, if guests prefer, the beds can be put together to make a super-king size bed.  A mattress topper is used for additional comfort.   Also on this floor is a shower room, with toilet and washbasin.

From the sitting room, the door leads through to an inner hall. A further door to the right leads to the ground floor bedroom, which has a king-size bed and en-suite bathroom. This has a bath with shower over, toilet and washbasin.

Stairs from the inner hall go up directly into the loft room, which has been designed with children in mind, but is regularly used by adults.  Please be aware that this room has slightly reduced height at the access and, since the stairs turn up into the room, there is no door.  The loft room has one double bed and one single bed, plus toys and games for younger children.  A stairgate can be fitted to the top of the stairs, if required.

Also off the inner hall is a separate ground floor toilet, with washbasin and washing machine.

Each bedroom has a free-standing electric fan and the three double bedrooms each have hairdryers.   We can also provide a travel cot with bedding, high chair, baby changing mat and bath, plus bed guards, stair gate/barrier and fire guard.

The terrace immediately to the rear of the house, accessed by two sets of french doors from the kitchen and living room, has a large table with a parasol and chairs for all occupants.

The occupants have sole use of the heated pool, which is 10m x 5m x 1.5m deep, plus wide steps.  The pool is usually open from mid-April to the end of October.  The pool is alarmed and will be cleaned each morning for you. There are sunbeds around the pool for all occupants, plus parasols, a solar heated shower and a small table with two chairs. The large garden has lawns, mature trees and a shaded parking area, with a pathway leading up to the house.

There is a fence around the terrace and a smaller part of the lawn, with wide gates at the bottom of the steps leading up to the pool. If occupants have younger children, this restricts access to the pool area and the larger part of the garden. A paddling pool can be provided within this fenced off area. For families with older children, the gates at the bottom of the steps can be swung back completely, giving full access to the pool and larger garden area, with a table tennis table, boules pitch, tree house with slide and picnic bench.  Part of the orchard beyond is also available for recreational use and has a swing set suitable for children up to the age of 10. Our two miniature ponies, Sammy and Lipsy, graze the rest of the orchard during the summer and a stile over the fence allows access to them. A grooming kit is left by the stile, should visitors want to brush the ponies.

To the front of the house is another private, shaded seating area on a smaller terrace, plus lawn.  This area is also fully enclosed, surrounded by hedging and fencing, giving peace of mind to parents with younger children.

A welcome pack of milk, fruit juice, bread, butter, eggs, ham, cheese and a bottle of wine is provided on arrival.  There will be some tea, coffee, sugar, salt, pepper, toilet rolls, kitchen roll, plus tin foil, cling film, cleaning products etc.,  in the house on arrival day.

Please note that this is a non-smoking property and we are sorry, but we cannot accommodate pets.