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Fine old farmhouse Lusignac

Farmhouse -
5 Bedrooms , 3 Bathrooms , Sleeps 10
Verteillac, Dordogne, Nouvelle-Aquitaine
La Borie is a lovely old farmhouse with enormous rooms, high ceilings, exposed beams and lots of character. It feels grand, but comfortable and lived in. We've tried to preserve the charm that our family fell in love with when we bought it 25 years ago, while providing all the modern facilities that people expect today. We've taken a personal interest in the furnishings and decor. There is an interesting mix of old and new, paintings by friends and family, and brocante collected over the years. It is in a small hamlet, just outside the beautiful village of Lusignac.
The house suits 2 families sharing, an extended family of several generations or groups of friends. But, it also appeals to smaller groups who appreciate the luxury of space and tranquility.
The house is set in large grounds. There is a courtyard next to the house, co...
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Listing #HL1332929
About the Owner
Helen H
Languages spoken:English, French
Response Rate:57%
Response Time:Within a day
Listed Since:January 2014
Interaction with guests
I live next door with my partner John. We are always available to answer questions, give advice or help with difficulties. We take care of the pool and grounds, but are pretty discrete and sensitive to people's needs and wishes. Some visitors enjoy a chat over a drink, others enjoy their privacy.
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Reviewed 5 August 2016

We spent a fabulous week at la borie with the whole family. The house was beautiful, with everything we could possibly need specially in the kitchen which was great for us foodies! The kids loved the attic rooms which were ideal for them, although great...More

Date of stay: June 2015
Thank Caroline N
Management response:Responded 6 August 2016

Thank you Caroline, it was great to see you take advantage of all the property has to offer..

Reviewed 1 October 2014

La Borie is a grand, very spacious, picturesque house with beautifully landscaped grounds and a fantastic, welcoming pool. Sunny and shady spots, lovely plants and trees giving special views all around the property. Combine this with the great weather and a welcoming, helpful owner, and...More

Date of stay: September 2014
1  Thank DanHep1
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Children's Pool
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(2)
  • Dining Seats (10)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (2)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(2)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (10)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Private Garden
  • Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Refrigerator
  • Single Beds:(9)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
Children must be supervised at the pool. No excessive noise, especially in the courtyard after 11pm when the neighbouring house is occupied. No glass should be taken into the pool...
    1 Full bath
    2 Attached (ensuite)
    9 Twins
    1 Full
    2 Kings
    2 Cribs
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28 Jun 2019
7 nights
29 Jun 2019 -
5 Jul 2019
7 nights
6 Jul 2019 -
19 Jul 2019
7 nights
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  • Damage Deposit: £300 / stay - Deposit
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About the neighbourhood
The countryside around Verteillac is largely gently rolling hills with fields of sunflowers and maize. Picture postcard in August. Very rural and ideal for walking or cycling. Some say, like the best of the UK without the cars. Our village of Lusignac is one of the prettiest in the area, with its little chateau, medieval church and popular bar restaurant. Verteillac is bigger and has the boulangerie, several bars and restaurants, and a great brocante on the first Sunday in the month. Friday market is the place to buy the specialities of the area, a few gifts to take home and to sip a coffee whilewatching the world go by.
The beaches at Aubeterre or Lake Jemaye are ideal outings for the children, to get their hands in some sand and rub shoulders with the locals. While a stroll around Bran...
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Bergerac: 66.0 km
Railway: Angouleme: 55.0 km
Ferry: Caen: 520.0 km
Fly Ryanair to Bergerac, pick up a car and it's an easy 1 hour drive to the house. Alternatively, there are flights to Bordeaux or Limoges with slightly longer drive times. Families often prefer to catch a ferry, or take the Tunnel and drive.
Activities nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 15.0 km.
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