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Les Martinets

22 reviews
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Overview
5 bedrooms
3 bathrooms
8 guests
7 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
Please Note, there is a 30% discount for couples, and 20% for 4,however, not during High season. Please email for a quote. There is a large terrace garden full of fragrant honeysuckles, jasmines & wisteria facing south with a large heated swimming pool with diving board, and lighting at night. The high surrounding walls make this a glorious suntrap & gives complete privacy to relax in the sun, or enjoy the peaceful evenings as the garden is lit at night. The house boasts five comfortable bedrooms, a fully equipped kitchen, and gorgeous antiques providing that perfectly French feel.Villefranche de Lonchat nestles between the vineyards of Bordeaux and Bergerac. The town is a short walk away, so you can buy your bread & croissants to take home, or have a wonderful meal in town, and not worry...Please Note, there is a 30% discount for couples, and 20% for 4,however, not during High season. Please email for a quote. There is a large terrace garden full of fragrant honeysuckles, jasmines & wisteria facing south with a large heated swimming pool with diving board, and lighting at night. The high surrounding walls make this a glorious suntrap & gives complete privacy to relax in the sun, or enjoy the peaceful evenings as the garden is lit at night. The house boasts five comfortable bedrooms, a fully equipped kitchen, and gorgeous antiques providing that perfectly French feel.Villefranche de Lonchat nestles between the vineyards of Bordeaux and Bergerac. The town is a short walk away, so you can buy your bread & croissants to take home, or have a wonderful meal in town, and not worry about driving! The Dordogne is renowned for its wine, climate and history. Villefranche de Lonchat is ideally situated to sample them all.More
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Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Highchair
Towels Provided
Private Garden
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk
Cycling Trips
Hairdryer
TV
Parking
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Horse Riding Nearby
Internet Access
VCR
Toaster
Cooker
Grill
Private Fishing Lake/River
Fishing Nearby
Central Heating
Dishwasher
Freezer
Cable/satellite TV
Iron
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Balcony
Private Outdoor Pool (Heated)
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
Terrace
Patio
Fireplace
Additional amenities & feature info
Over the years, we have been with 'Creme dela creme', by Just france, Vacannes en Campagne- 5 star and Gold shield, with Crystal Holidays, and so we able to offer you the same beautiful house, in the same pretty and friendly French village at about half the price these agents are charging!You will not be disappointed, as you will see form the visitors book, which is on view at the house.There is one double bedroom, with antique brass/iron double bed, with en suite bathroom, and cloakroom with WC, on the ground floor. The master bedroom, with king size four poster bed, and en suite ,one twin bedroom, two single bedrooms and family bathroom, which are on the first floor, can be approached by either the traditional elm internal stairs, or the outdoor steps & balcony from the garden. There is a fully equipped kitchen, with double sink, with filtered water, antique pine table, chairs, unusual antique corner dresser, gas hob, 2 electric ovens, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and coffer percolator etc.The utility room-washing machine, iron and ironing board, sink, and antique settle, with back door into lower garden. Dining room-Victorian pine Welsh dresser, chiffonier, large refectory table, 8 chairs, occasional tables and Grandfather clock. Lounge-leather suite, easy chairs, large coffee table, traditional fireplace and log burner, satellite TV, video, DVD and Hi Fi, with CD. Sun Lounge, with sofa, table and chairs, leading onto covered terrace with large table and chairs, and into the garden and pool area.The house is full of genuine antiques, and furnished to a high standard, as it was our main home, and where I had my antique business in the village. It is your home from home.
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Reviewed 29 September 2018

We stayed at Les Martinets as a 'last minute' holiday and it turned out to be an absolute gem. We holiday in France annually and this was our first trip away from the SE corner. We were met by Kim on our arrival and like...More

Date of stay: June 2018
Thank AndnSue
Reviewed 8 August 2018

We stayed for two glorious weeks in July and had THE most wonderful time. Kim met us on arrival (after giving us detailed written directions) and showed us round this beautiful house. The house is in a great location and we were able to park...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank elsie m
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Reviewed 20 May 2018

We had such a fantastic time staying at this Villa. Kim and Russell were amazing hosts and so helpful with everything, nothing was too much trouble at all. The villa was so beautiful. It had plenty of space for all of us to spread out...More

Date of stay: September 2017
Thank Janet186346
Reviewed 22 September 2017

Les Martinets is a lovely, spacious country house in a small village. The house is beautiful and has absolutely everything you might need or want in it. Kim's eye for antiques and furnishing was evident and created a real 'home from home' feel and the...More

Date of stay: September 2017
Thank Lesley D
Reviewed 14 August 2017

The house is amazing, full of antiques, pictures, photos, and lovely furnishings, which make it very homely, while delightfully quirky. The rooms are very spacious and the beds generous sizes and very comfortable. The kitchen is very well equipped and the barbecue was great. There...More

Date of stay: July 2017
Thank Rachel7Mary7
About the Owner
Kim S
Languages spoken:English, French
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:July 2006
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About the neighbourhood
The medieval streets of St Emilion, 10 mins away, are filled with wineshops, jewellers, and restaurants, Bergerac, with its old town, full of intersting shops, tobacco and wine museums, is 40 mins away. Perigueux, is the cultural heart of the region, with its lovely ancient streets wind around its famous five domed cathedral, and the centre is always bubbling with life( 50mins away). The Atlantique beaches are only 90mins away. Prime attactions- New 18 hole Golf Couse, Domaine Golfique du Grand Saint-Emilionaise open Spring 2015, contact us for more details! Bordeaux is synoymous with wine. The warm,sunny climate, which favous the ripening of the grapes also makes this an ideal holiday destination with an average temperature of only half a degree less than the Mediterranean. The village ...
How to get there
Fly to Bordeaux Airport, about an hour away, or Bergerac Airport, about 40 mins away BMI Baby flys from Birmingham and Manchester to Bordeaux British Airways from Gatwick to Bordeaux Flybe-flys Birmingham to Bergerac and Bristol top Bergerac, and Southhamton to Beregerac Ryanair flys to Stansted to Bergerac Easyjet now flying into Bordeaux Eurostar train into Bordeaux from UK Drive from Calais about 8 hours, Caen about 7 hours. NB New 18 hole Golf Course in spring 2015. Only 9 mins away. Contact us for details
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