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Charming Estate East of Bergerac

Region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Department: Dordogne
Dept No: 24
Location: Saint-Marcel-du-Périgord
Situation: Country
Property Type: Gîte (80 m²)
Ref. No: 1558
Rent per month: From £450 to £700 pcm Inclusive of some extras
Long letting period: From September 2019
Min. rental period: 1 month
Bedrooms: 1 Double bedroom. 1 Bunks for 2.
Sleeps: 2 to 5  (or more by arrangement)

La Porcherie

La Porcherie

Living room

Living room

Description of Property:   This characterful former pigsty is a favourite with guests! The kitchen is the central hub of this gîte with the 2nd bedroom, stair to main bedroom, lounge and bathrooms leading from it.

You enter from the secluded terrace & BBQ to either the kitchen or living room.

Entering the kitchen you have a fridge/freezer, dishwasher, microwave, & a kitchen table,

To your right is a door to the bathroom, with bath, W.C. & a wash hand basin. Beyond that there is a stone arch leading to the shower. The washing machine is here.

Continuing through another door you are in the downstairs bedroom with a single + bunk bed.

This has French windows directly onto the quadrangle.
The living room offers a T.V. with Sky free-to-air, & a DVD player.
There is a wood-burning stove here.
The dining table is in the living room, adjacent to the kitchen.

This property is popular for guests staying in the winter or on long-term lets. In the living room you have a really efficient wood-burning stove, supplemented by wall mounted electric heaters.

Stairs from the kitchen lead to the back door: This opens out to another, secluded terrace.

Also upstairs is the lovely double bedded room, with a sledge bed.
For your personalised quote & booking information, please contact me.

Changeover day is Saturday during the holiday season.
Outwith this, you are welcome to book whatever period suits you.

We are generally here to help you when you book, & during your stay.

2nd bedroom

2nd bedroom

Living room

Living room

Outside Amenities:  Loads of secluded grounds, far from the road for you, your dog, cat, or even horse to explore!
Swimming pool.
Play barn for very young children.
Barn with table tennis & pool table.

Shower room

Shower room

La Porcherie

La Porcherie

Surrounding Area:  Nancy & I (Peter), researched Dordogne thoroughly before we purchased Le Manoir De St. Marcel.
Choosing first the location, then finding this property.
We live within walking distance, on the estate. You are close to the Manoir house, & the three other gites.
Recently guests have found that the friendly French lessons, & also yoga classes (British teacher), which are both just a short car journey from here, offer them a good introduction to the social life here.

View the property position on a map - View the property on a map

Heating system: Efficient wood-burning stove. Wall mounted electric heaters.
Services / Facilities: Mains water. Septic tank. Electricity. Telephone. WiFi Broadband Internet Access. Television. Satellite TV. DVD.
UK Freesat
Kitchen Facilities: Conventional oven. Microwave. Combined Fridge/Freezer. Dishwasher. Washing Machine.
Additional Info: Children welcome. No smokers. Pets may be allowed by prior agreement. Cats particulaly welcome: Should you go away, we are pleased to offer cat-sitting on a recipical basis.
BBQ. Pool.
Cot is available.
Suitable storage facilities are available for furniture etc. Suitable for horses.
At the time of writing, no storage facilities organised: However by prior arrangement we could help!
Plenty of fields for your horse, but no stable. Off-road parking.

Distance to Nearest (in kms):

Village/Town: In St. Marcel.
Supermarket: Bergerac (Hypermarket) 15 kms
Shops: St. Alvere (Nearest shop) 8 kms
Market: Lalinde Thurs. 12 kms, Issigeac Sun. 30 kms
Airport: Bergerac 20 kms
Train Station: Lalinde 12 kms
Bus Station: N/A
Port: St. Malo 650 kms, Calais 900 kms.

Pricing Info:  The following is a guide, Please contact me for a definitive quote:-
Less than one month: Our normal tariff applies.
1 month: £700
3 months: £600 p.c.m.
£450 p.c.m. - Just work 25 hours per month*.
Electricity is NOT included.
Gas is not included.
Wood is not included;
If you are willing to help cut trees/chop logs, it can be included.
We tend to do this on cold sunny, crisp days, & have picnic/hot chocolate breaks: We enjoy it!
* = Actively looking for someone able to show me how to use thicknesser, spindle moulder, & other wood-working machinery.
More information is available when you contact me.

Availability: This property is available for longer rentals: From September 2019

Now particularly looking for guests/new friends to arrive this autumn.

This property is available for weekly summer holiday rentals.

Please contact the advertiser to confirm availability.

For further information and to book please contact:
N.B. Use your international dialling code in place of the + sign when dialling abroad.
Please take into account any international time differences before calling.
Please quote ‘Rent a place in France.com’ when contacting the owner.
Name: Peter & Nancy Austen
Telephone No 1: +33(0)5 53 24 89 91
Telephone No 2: +44(0)20 7617 7115
Website: http://www.LeManoir.org
Languages spoken: English, French, Chinese, Japanese
Time to contact: Any reasonable time
Time to contact: Any reasonable time

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