We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

La Bidonne - Secluded 18th Century Farmhouse with stunning views of Saussignac

14 reviews
Overview
Reviews
Amenities
Availability
Map
Overview
4 bedrooms
3 bathrooms
8 guests
7 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
La Bidonne is a beautiful old stone house with unforgettable views over the valley and the vineyards to the village of Saussignac with its chateau and church on the horizon. Approached along a quiet lane through the vineyards the house rests at the end of the road in its own private grounds. The house, which dates from the 16th century, has been sympathetically restored to include all modern amenities without detracting from its ancient charm and character. La Bidonne is in the Comune of Gaegec et Rouillac. The village's stunning 12th century, family owned, fortified Chateau is a short walk from the house. The local towns of Bergerac and St Foy La Grande are a 15 to 20 miute drive. The main doors to the house open into a spacious double height salon with great timber pillars that r...La Bidonne is a beautiful old stone house with unforgettable views over the valley and the vineyards to the village of Saussignac with its chateau and church on the horizon. Approached along a quiet lane through the vineyards the house rests at the end of the road in its own private grounds. The house, which dates from the 16th century, has been sympathetically restored to include all modern amenities without detracting from its ancient charm and character. La Bidonne is in the Comune of Gaegec et Rouillac. The village's stunning 12th century, family owned, fortified Chateau is a short walk from the house. The local towns of Bergerac and St Foy La Grande are a 15 to 20 miute drive. The main doors to the house open into a spacious double height salon with great timber pillars that reach up into the high roof beams. A period fireplace, solid oak floor and local stonework with antique Perigourdine furniture and large comfortable sofas make it a very welcoming room that is the heart of the house. There are 3 double bedrooms and a bathroom and shower on the ground floor and a further double bedroom with en-suite bathroom on the first floor. The large kitchen/dining room opens off a wide passageway that runs the width of the house. Tourist License / Licencia de turismo N °: N/AMore
House Rules
Bathrooms
Show more
About the Owner
Edmund M
Languages spoken:English, French
Response Rate:89%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:April 2006
Interaction with guests
I am available by telephone or email and happy to answer any questions about the house or the area. A list of local markets, vineyards and restaurants etc is left at the house.
Write a reviewReviews (14)

1 - 5 of 14 reviews

Reviewed 24 August 2018

We had a really enjoyable and relaxing holiday in the beautiful tranquil setting of La Bidonne (although the local spelling seems to be with one 'n'?).The house itself far exceeded our expectation with the interior being far more spacious than the photographs had suggested and...More

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank bjkinnes
Edmund999, VR Owner at La Bidonne - Secluded 18th Century Farmhouse with stunning views of Saussignac, responded to this reviewResponded 26 August 2018

I am glad you all had a great time. The spelling does seem to vary depending on which map or signpost you look at!

Reviewed 14 August 2018

Family had a great two weeks stay. The pool was awesome as bigger than most private ones so children and "big kids" are happily occupied all day. Big bedrooms and comfortable double height salon to relax in the evenings (although with the views you'll find...More

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank abi b
Edmund999, VR Owner at La Bidonne - Secluded 18th Century Farmhouse with stunning views of Saussignac, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2018

We are glad that you enjoyed your stay (and the eclairs!).

See more reviews
Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

Everything about La Bidonne is restful. We stopped off here on our way driving from Spain to northern France and barely left the premises! It has everything you need - beautifully comfy beds, sofas in the huge main lounge to snuggle up on, a big...More

Date of stay: June 2018
Thank Linds87
Edmund999, VR Owner at La Bidonne - Secluded 18th Century Farmhouse with stunning views of Saussignac, responded to this reviewResponded 27 July 2018

We are very glad you enjoyed your stay.

Reviewed 4 June 2018

Back for a second visit to the most wonderful holiday home I have yet to find. This visit saw some improvements on my last visit:the patio has been renewed and extended and there are now two bedrooms with double beds which will make the accommodation...More

Date of stay: May 2018
Thank toriar334
Edmund999, VR Owner at La Bidonne - Secluded 18th Century Farmhouse with stunning views of Saussignac, responded to this reviewResponded 6 June 2018

Thank you. I am glad you like what we have done.

Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

La Bidonne is a beautifully renovated farm house with views to die for. It's close enough to civilization to be able to walk for a delicious wine-soaked meal when you can't be bothered to cook in the very well-equipped kitchen; yet isolated enough for kids...More

Date of stay: September 2017
1  Thank P L
Edmund999, VR Owner at La Bidonne - Secluded 18th Century Farmhouse with stunning views of Saussignac, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2017

Thank you. I am glad you had a wonderful time.

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Highchair
Towels Provided
Private Garden
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
Books
Ceiling Fans
Water Park Nearby
Parking
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Horse Riding Nearby
Internet Access
Toaster
Telephone
Cooker
Grill
Fishing Nearby
Alarm Clock
Central Heating
Dishwasher
Freezer
Iron
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Balcony
Ping Pong Table
Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
Terrace
Patio
Fireplace
Additional amenities & feature info
Kitchen: Gas Hob with Electric oven, Dishwasher, Deep fat fryer, Fridge/Freezer Dining Room: Table and chairs for 10, open wood fire Salon: 2 x 3 seater sofas, comfortable chairs, large traditional fireplace 4 Bedrooms: 3 twin, 1 Double 2+ Bathrooms: 1 en-suite and 1 separate (both with bath, shower, toilet and washbasin). Separate toilet. Further shower and washbasin in twin Bedroom.
See more amenities
Does this holiday rental have a dining room?YesNoUnsure
Availability
September 2019
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
October 2019
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
November 2019
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
December 2019
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
January 2020
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
February 2020
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
View all months
See more rates and fees
Map
About the neighbourhood
There are a number of local walks - Saussignac, for example, takes 10 to 15 minutes along an old Roman road through the vines. The beautiful Chateau in Gageac is 10 minutes’ walk and is open in the summer to look around. This part of France is a haven for wild birds, from great buzzards to golden orioles, and at the right time of year the migration of thousands of storks overhead. The fields around the house are full of wild flowers, orchids and butterflies, and, at night, glow-worms. The area is very popular with cyclists as there are lots of quiet roads. There are also popular 1 to 3 day canoeing trips down the Dordogne with camping provided. Golf at Chateau de Vigiers is also few minutes drive away.
Getting around
Outside of Saussignac (a short walk away) the best way to see the local area is either by car or bicycle. Both Bergerac and St Foy la Grande are a 15 min drive or you can take the local train to both from Gardonne which is 3kms from the house. Likewise Duras and Emyet are a 30 min drive.
More
About this property
How do I know if the property is available?
How can I contact the owner?
How will the owner contact me?
What if I don't hear back from the owner?
How do I pay?
Still can't find what you're looking for?
More History & Culture destinations:
Do you own a holiday rental? List it here.
Extra income
Earn money by renting out your home. With no up-front fees and no contract, you keep more for yourself.
Easy to manage
Confirm bookings in one click and track everything from enquiry to check-out – even while you're on the go.
Trusted by travellers
With millions of reviews and protected online payments, TripAdvisor helps travellers book your home with confidence.
Set up your free listing
#HL22210951