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La Petite Maison

La Petite Maison
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31 reviews
La Petite Maison
Ready to enjoy an al fresco meal
The living area
Pool Loungers and seating
Toddlers' swing set
View up to the cottage
Entrance and sheltered bench
Solar blanket and solar shower
Security gate and enclosure
To your marks GO
Clear blue sky above the cottage
Bedroom view
Kitchen facilities
Shady days
The Perigordian Chartreuse
Woodland setting to the rear of the gite
Spring is on the way
Marguerittes in the Garden
A carpet of orchids in the grass
The gathering of migratory cranes above the garden
Wing commander to squadron leaders
Open grounds
Oak copse in the garden
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1 Bedroom , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 4
Maurens, Dordogne, Nouvelle-Aquitaine
We are located in a small hamlet, close to Bergerac, rural but not isolated and very peaceful. As one guest described the cottage and setting: 'an oasis of calm'.

Set in the grounds of a beautiful Perigordian Chartreuse, La Petite Maison is a two room cottage built of honey-coloured stone under a tiled roof with lovely oak beams in the living area.

It is an ideal retreat for couples or families with young children. Perfect for getting away from the stresses of modern life.

The garden attracts abundant bird and wildlife, including birds rare to the UK, red squirrels,many beautiful butterflies and humming-bird moths. Wild flowers, including orchids as well as flowering trees and shrubs provide a colourful backdrop most of the year.

There is a good sized swimming pool 12 metres by 6. It is fully fenced with a security gate and al...
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Listing #HL209909
About the Owner
Rob & Liz S
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
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Reviewed 5 June 2018

A lovely little cottage set in the grounds of the owners house. The location is very rural, therefore very peaceful, but Bergerac is only a 10 to 15 minute drive away. The cottage itself was very clean throughout. last but not least the owners Rob...More

Thank Michael C
Management response:Responded 6 June 2018

Thank you for your flattering review. We enjoyed having you as a guest and are pleased that you liked the cottage and enjoyed visiting the region.

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Reviewed 21 September 2017


Management response:Responded 4 October 2017


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Reviewed 22 June 2017

In the heart of the countryside, but less than 10 minutes into Bergerac. Beautiful surroundings and so tranquil. Well equipped for both indoor and outdoor living; even BBQ provided with charcoal gratis. Hosts Liz & Rob could not be more helpful and always available if...More

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Management response:Responded 25 June 2017

Thank you for your enthusiastic review and thank you for leaving the barbecue so clean, it was greatly appreciated. We would be very pleased to welcome you here again.

  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Books
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(2)
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (5)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Playground
  • Private Garden
  • Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Shared Garden
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Swingset
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
Additional amenities & feature info
There are two main rooms, the double bedroom with separate shower room and the spacious, sunny, open plan living and dining room which has a small double futon sofa bed for children. Please see the photographs.

Equipment such as cots buggies and toddler trikes can be provided.
Baby equipment should be booked in advance.

There are electric thermostatically controlled heaters in the rooms.
A washing machine and dryer as well as clothes airers are available for the use of our guests.

The rental rates quoted are for the cottage and include bedding, linen, bathroom and swimming towels.

Because we are usually on site, we can generally lend you additional equipment from the main house if needed.
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
Please note that the cottage is probably too small for four adults in comfort. The second bed is a double futon, suitable for one or two children, in the living area. Please see...
    1 Shower
    2 Cribs
    2 Twins
    1 Sofa
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week
Default 4 nights
R 1 318
R 1 318
R 8 614
Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to South African Rand and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
  • Damage Deposit: R 2 637 / stay - Deposit
Additional Rate and Availability Information
We provide bath towels and linen all year round and swimming towels when the pool is open for use.

The kindling and wood for the log burner in the winter season and barbecue charcoal at other times is included in our rent.

We also provide cleaning products, detergent, washing up liquid, toilet paper, bin bags etc.
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About the neighbourhood
The pretty market town of Bergerac has numerous restaurants and plentiful shopping as well as a lively market on Wednesdays and Saturdays.

All around the area are wine trails and vineyards for tasting and buying. Bergerac has more different individual AOC wines than almost any other part of France, from the sweet white Monbazillac to the rich dark red Pecharmant and many in between to suit all tastes and moods. Many of the vineyards and cooperatives are open for tastings and will make visitors most welcome. Bliss!

There are plenty of sporting activities ranging from golf to canoeing, from karting to fishing as well as pleasant walking cycling and horse riding from local stables. Walking is a pleasure along marked trails throughout the region.

Pretty villages boast small auberges and res...
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Bergerac: 20.0 km
Railway: Bergerac: 10.0 km
Ferry: Caen (Ouistreham) or St Malo but the roads are goo: 600.0 km
A car is essential to gain the most benefit from this wonderful location.

The drive from the channel ports is picturesque and straightforward, either using the superb French Autoroutes, or for a more leisurely run, touring down via excellent departmental road networks, which can add to the pleasures of a truly French holiday.

The nearest regional airport is Bergerac approximately 20 minutes drive from the cottage.
Other regional airports include Perigueux approximately 1 hour, Brive, 1.5; Limoges, 2.5 and Toulouse 3 hours
Budget airlines include Ryanair, Easyjet, Flybe and Jet2.com.

The nearest international airport is Bordeaux approximately one and a half hours drive.
Options include BA, Air France and Easyjet as well as Flybe and Aer Lingus

There is a train station in Bergerac.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Water Park Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 10.0 km.
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