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Au Mauvais is a new addition to Living French Holidays and the photographs are preliminary ones, taken before some of the furnishings and bedding have been changed and the property presented for letting.  New photos will be taken in the Spring of 2020.

Ground floor:

The front door leads to a large hallway with attractive tiled floor feature and staircase to the first floor. The staircase does not have a stair gate. A door leads to the shower room with shower, wash hand basin, w.c. and washing machine. Large fitted kitchen with dishwasher, electric cooker with double oven, 4-rings and grill, fridge with small freezer above, toaster, microwave and Senseo coffee machine. Hoover, iron and ironing board. A glass door leads from the kitchen to the spacious outside dining terrace, pool, Abri and garden.

Sitting room with comfortable sofas and chairs and satellite TV with English channels and radio. An electric awning provides shade when needed.

Dining room with dining table seating 8 people comfortably. Highchair. Doors lead to the outside dining terrace, swimming pool & garden.

First floor:

Bedroom 1 is a large Master Bedroom with a double bed (160 x 200 cms), dressing room with wardrobes and an en-suite bathroom with bath and hand held shower, twin wash hand basins and w.c.  The room has views from the side of the house over the garden, fields and countryside.

Bedroom 2 is a smaller room with a double bed (140 x 190 cms) and wardrobe with views over the surrounding countryside and towards the village church.

Bedroom 3 is a twin room with two single beds (90 x 190 cms). Sloping ceiling. A wardrobe is on the landing for guests to use. Bedrooms 3 & 4 both have views over the swimming pool, garden and countryside.

Bedroom 4 is a small room with a single bed (90 x 190 cms). Sloping ceiling. Another wardrobe is on the landing for guests to use.

There is a family bathroom with wash-hand basin, bath with hand held shower and w.c.

There is also a ground floor shower room with shower enclosure, wash hand basin, w.c. and washing machine.

Room fans are available in each of the bedrooms. 4 hairdryers are provided. Two travel cots with bedding are available.  There are no stair gates at the house and the garden is not fenced or gated so children over 9 months & under 5 years of age are unable to stay.


At Au Mauvais guests can enjoy the south facing pool and gardens which overlook the countryside, farmland and woods. Off the ground floor living areas there is a large outside sunbathing and dining terrace with wood dining table and chairs, 6 sun loungers and parasols. A wide awning extends over a large part of the terrace to provide shade when required. Next to the dining terrace is a private 10m x 5m graduated depth swimming pool with 3 steps at one end leading into the water. The pool has a glass cover consisting of 5 sections and in the summer the pool stays partially covered to keep the water nice and warm. A pool alarm will be installed. The pool is normally open from May to September. Covered Abri with drinks fridge. Washing line. The garden is not fenced. The driveway leads to the owner’s house, followed by Au Mauvais. The gardens and driveway are not enclosed by fencing or a gate. The owner’s house is attached to Au Mauvais at one end and she has her own private outdoor area. The owner does not use the pool when guests are in residence.

Nearest village: Allemans-du-Dropt -1.12 kms away with bakery, supermarket, bar/cafe, hotel restaurant. Nearest town: Miramont-de-Guyenne - 8.2 kms away with shops, tourist office, supermarkets, restaurants, cafes, bars, weekly markets, banks and post office.

Nearest Airports: Bergerac - 34.9 kms approx., Bordeaux - 113.4 kms approx.

Local Pursuits: Tennis, Fishing, Golfing, Horse Riding, Canoeing, Cycle Paths, Zip-line Adventure park, Walking, Hot Air Ballooning.

Bedrooms: 2 Double Bedrooms, one with En-suite Bathroom. 1 Twin Bedroom. 1 Single Bedroom. Bathrooms: 3 Bath/Shower Rooms.

Sitting Room: Sofas and easy chairs, Satellite TV with English channels & radio.

Kitchen: Well equipped fitted kitchen, electric cooker, dishwasher, fridge/freezer, microwave, toaster, coffee machine & food mixer/blender. Dining Room: Table seating up to 8 people.

General: Bed linen, bath and pool towels provided. Iron, ironing board, 2 travel cots with bedding and highchair. Washing Machine. Welcome pack provided. Smoke Alarms. Fire blanket and First Aid Kit provided. Central heating available for an additional charge.

Entertainment: Satellite TV. Boules, badminton and croquet sets. Selection of books & board games. Extra cleaning can be arranged. Cycle hire is available and can be delivered to the door. Outside: Private swimming pool & dining terrace with awning, garden, patio furniture, BBQ, parking. Drinks fridge in the covered Abri.

Suitability: Babies under 9 months and children over 5 years welcome - No stair gates. Garden is unfenced with ungated driveway.

Au Mauvais is an attractive, well-restored & maintained house with parts dating back to 1890. With 4 bedrooms & 3 bath/shower rooms it is ideal for couples, families and friends. Comfortably sleeping up to seven guests plus two young babies it has the advantage of having a flexible changeover day with the choice of staying for 7 or more nights. Early arrivals/late departures on request.

The property is situated in Moustier a small commune in the Lot-et-Garonne Department of Nouvelle Aquitaine, South West France. Moustier is located on the right bank of the River Dropt and the area is famous for its wines and scenic countryside. Bordeaux Airport is 113.4 kms/1 hour 21 minutes) and Bergerac Airport (34.9 kms/33 mins). Looking out over the surrounding countryside and fields, Au Mauvais is equidistant from the market towns of Duras (11.1 kms/9 mins), Miramont-de-Guyenne (8.2 kms/8 mins) and Eymet (9.2 kms/9 mins). The nearest restaurants/bars reached by car are located in the villages of Allemans-du-Dropt - a pretty village by the River Dropt (4 mins), Auriac-sur-Dropt (4 mins) and Monteton (7 mins). La Sauvetat-du-Dropt has a small supermarket (3.6 kms/3 mins). Note: All distances and times approximate.

Au Mauvais has a south facing garden with a private pool and large terrace. The owner lives next door with her own private outside courtyard area and does not use the pool when guests are in residence. Her friendly cat Tabby lives with her. The rural setting is great for a relaxing holiday. WiFi. Badminton, croquet and boules.


 Au Mauvais with Private Pool - Near Eymet and Duras, South West France

 From £795 to £1395 p/w

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Au Mauvais

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