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Belle Surprise - Carsac de Gurson

Holiday Rental House -
3 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 5
Saint Martin de Gurson, Dordogne, Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Belle Surprise is a special 200 year old detached house set in its own private garden in the charming hill village of Carsac de Gurson, perfectly located for sampling the delights of the Dordogne region. The house has been sympathetically restored to an exceptionally high standard and it looks out onto adjacent sweeping gardens and “Beautifully Surprising” countryside views. The property is complemented by a swimming pool which is available for guests' use at any time. Belle Surprise is ideal for discerning guests who desire the higher standards of quality and comfort. The property has previously been classified as 4 star accommodation by 'Hotelplan' and 'Creme de la Creme' for four consecutive years with 'Just France Inghams'. Belle Surprise has a maximum rating on TripAdvisor. Belle Surprise has been designed... Read more
Listing #HL7490576
About the Owner
Gregory C
Languages spoken:German, Russian, English, French
Response Rate:95%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:July 2016
Interaction with guests
We are the new owners of this very successful gite business and we aim to continue the good work of the previous custodians of this 'special' property.We live in the farmhouse which is adjacent to the gite. We are there if you need us. Please do not hestitate to come and knock on our door if you need any information or help during your stay.
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Reviewed 29 August 2018

If you want a very relaxed, remote, tranquil opportunity to down tools and reduce the heartbeat I can think of no place better than Carsac de Gurson and the Belle Surprise is a great hideaway with its own secluded private pool, ample living accommodation and...More

Date of stay: June 2018
Thank vixnix2018
Management response:Responded 29 August 2018

Dear Guest We thank you so much for the detailed and informative review of your holiday at Belle Surprise. We are pleased that you all enjoyed your stay and that you found the local festivities to your liking. You also found one or two of...More

Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

A really nice stay alongside our very welcoming hosts. The cottage is very well furnished and comfortable. A barbecue area and a well-functioning pool area. The surroundings are beautiful. We recommend this address!

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank Fearless759213
Management response:Responded 29 August 2018

Dear Guests We are so pleased that your stay at Belle Surprise was good and that you have given us a good recommendation. Thank you.

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Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

We have just returned after a wonderful 6 night stay with our 2 children. We had a warm welcome from Greg and found wine, fresh fruit, local cheese, milk, eggs, bread etc all waiting for us. The gite was immaculate with a very well equipped...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank flanagan42018
Management response:Responded 27 August 2018

Dear Valued Guests Thank you very much for a glowing and genuine review. We are delighted and pleased that you all enjoyed your stay with us. If you are happy so are we. We hope that you will consider a return in the not too...More

  • Air Conditioning
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(1)
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Fireplace
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Private Garden
  • Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Single Beds:(3)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
Should the premises be left in an unsatisfactory state of cleanliness a standing charge of €25/hour (min 2 hours) will be applied for any additional cleaning required. This will...
    1 Full bath
    1 Attached (ensuite)
    1 Full
    3 Twins
    1 Crib
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  • Damage Deposit: £180 / stay - Deposit
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About the neighbourhood
Nearby there is a lovely 'Free' (no parking fees) swimming lake 'Lac de Gurson' with a sandy beach with café and a bar restaurant, both offering very good value food. There is a children's playground and also there is a Life guard stationed on the beach. It is also possible to canoe and there is very good fishing there too! The canoes are free!

Just across the valley, a 15-20 minutes walk from Carsac, a few minutes in the car is the old fortified 'Bastide' town of Villefranche de Lonchat with restaurants, bars and shops. Villefranche was founded circa 1280 by Edward I of England.

There are many local hidden gems waiting for you to find and explore..............
Getting around
Time passes by very slowly in Carsac and there is little traffic to disturb the tranquillity.
A car is necessary.
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Bergerac Airport: 40.0 km
Railway: Montpon-Ménestérol: 11.0 km
Ferry: Bordeaux: 70.0 km
The nearest airport is Bergerac (35 minutes by car) and Bordeaux (60 minutes). The TGV stops at Libourne (20 minutes) and we are 10 minutes from the autoroute at Montpon. We are about 6 hours drive from St Malo ferry and 9 hours from Calais. A car is recommended (there is so much to see). We have cycles available for the more energetic visitors!
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 2.0 km.
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