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“Gorgeous views over amazing countryside, yet within easy reach of historic towns and day to day shops and markets. The family really appreciated the games barn.”  Sue.

“A beautiful house with lots of character. Perfect location for chilling and unwinding. Very spacious even if the maximum number of guests staying. Gorgeous views and the extra touches make the visit (fruit from the orchard etc.).”  Gina.

“Having returned from a wonderful holiday at Blanchet, I wanted to say thank you for all the helpful information you provided beforehand and your assistance with booking. Please pass our thanks to the owners for sharing their beautiful holiday home. They have great taste and it has been furnished with such care.”  Hayley.


  Blanchet - Monsegur


   £1075 to £3295 p/w

Ground Floor (House heating is included in the price except for July and August.):

Entrance hall with original Victorian hand-made floor tiles. There are 3 separate lounges at Blanchet - The main sitting room has a vaulted beamed ceiling with large feature windows and a door leading to the garden. This room has been beautifully restored with a galleried landing above and features exposed stone walls, a traditional fireplace with wood burning stove. Separate family TV room with UK satellite TV and also a snug. Complimentary WiFi and Bose Bluetooth speaker.

Kitchen/Dining Room:

The L-shaped country style kitchen/dining room has exposed stone walls and is great place to entertain your guests. The kitchen is well-equipped with a range style cooker, large American style fridge freezer, dishwasher, Nespresso coffee machine, kettle, toaster and a good selection of cook ware, serving dishes, crockery and cutlery. The large dining table with a bench and bistro style dining chairs seats 8/10 guests. Feature fireplace. 3 doors lead to 2 different balconies - a rear one with outstanding views over the countryside and another at the side of the house which is covered to provide shade. There is a separate laundry room with combined washer/dryer, ironing board and iron and access to the garden.

At one end of the ground floor is a lovely light filled master bedroom with double bed (bed size 140 cms x 200 cms) and a feature exposed stone wall. The modern en-suite shower room has a large walk-in shower, wash hand basin and wc. There is an additional small shower room with wc opposite the TV room and a separate bathroom with half-bath, shower cubicle, wash hand basin and wc near the snug.

First Floor:

Luxurious master bedroom with large double bed (bed size 160 cms x 200 cms), wood floor and original fireplace. The spacious en-suite bathroom has twin wash hand basins, wc and a roll-top bath with hand shower - a lovely room for relaxing and soaking in the beautiful views from the large window opposite. Bedrooms 3 and 4 are attractive twin rooms, each with 2 single beds measuring 90 cms x 190 cms. 2 additional guests can be accommodated on a double Futon (140 cms x 190 cms) in the galleried landing on the mezzanine.

Grounds:

Set in 2.8 hectares of grounds the well established gardens have fruit trees, lawns, a hidden walled garden and woodland. The south facing heated and alarmed 10m x 5m private swimming pool has Roman steps and a surrounding terrace. From the pool you can see woodland views and meadow. A large balcony terrace is at the rear of the house in front of the dining room - a great place to dine or just relax in a comfy chair with a book or glass of wine enjoying the far-reaching outstanding views and sunsets. A second balcony terrace (covered for shade) is at the side of Blanchet. Whilst at the front of the house there is another covered terrace. A selection of tables, chairs, sun loungers & parasols furnish the terraces.

The Games Barn is located in an original barn and is great for young and old alike with seating, a sound system, table tennis, dart board and table football. A set of Boules is available to play on the driveway.

Included in the Rental:

Complimentary Welcome Pack. House heating except for July/August. Pool heating to 10th September; all other dates charged at £100 per week. For holidays of 2 or more weeks there is a change of bed linen and bathroom towels. Cot with bedding, highchair and child stair gates. Taxe de Sejour (Tourist Tax) which the property the owner pays direct to their local tax office.

Private Additional Services:

The following can be arranged on a private basis. Additional cleaning. Cycle hire delivered to your door with all safety equipment supplied and baby seats available. Private catering, gastronomic experiences and picnic in the vineyards through Sylvie and Pascal at www.lovingaquitaine.com.  They speak French, English and a little Spanish and can also arrange wine tours to privately owned family run vineyards and organic wine makers. Sylvie is an expert on the region’s history.

A refundable £500 security bond is payable before your holiday and is returned within 7 days of departure subject to a satisfactory inspection. Arrival is from 4 p.m. and departure by 10 a.m. A 25% deposit is due when booking your holiday.

Nearest Towns: Monsegur - 6 kms and Duras - 8kms. Both have shops, supermarkets, restaurants, cafes, bars, weekly day and night markets, hairdressers, banks and post office. Dieulivol is a tiny Hamlet with cafe/bar and post office - 1.7 kms walk.

Nearest Airports: Bergerac 48 kms. Bordeaux 87 kms. Toulouse 208 kms.

Local Pursuits: Tennis, tree adventure park for all ages, fishing, golf, cycling, canoeing, boat trips, horse riding, wine tasting.

Bedrooms: 2 En-suite Double Bedrooms. 2 Twin Bedrooms. 1 Mezzanine Bedroom. Bathrooms: 4.

Sitting Rooms: 3 - Main Lounge with Wood burner, TV Room, Snug. UK Satellite TV, WiFi and Bose Bluetooth Speaker.

Kitchen/Dining Room: Well equipped L-shaped Kitchen/Dining Room. Fitted country style kitchen with range style cooker, dishwasher, American style fridge/freezer, Nespresso coffee machine, toaster. Large dining table seating 8/10 guests.

Laundry Room: Separate Laundry Room with combined washer/dryer. Ironing facilities.

General: Under floor heating, linen and towels included, travel cot with bedding, highchair, 4 child stair gates. Welcome Pack.

Entertainment: Games Barn with table tennis, dart board, table football. Boules. Private Cycle hire & Catering available.

Outside: Private alarmed heated pool and sun terrace. 2 balcony areas. Covered terrace. Weber gas BBQ. Acres of grounds.

Suitability: Children welcome. English Estate Manager and English Pool Maintenance/Grounds Manager.


Relax in a luxurious, secluded property in a tiny hamlet in the heart of the beautiful Aquitaine region - often now referred to as the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region. Blanchet is nestled down a long driveway and is set in 2.8 hectares of grounds. From the two balconies enjoy wonderful far-reaching views over the surrounding countryside, vines and orchards. It is only a short drive to the historic town of Duras (Lot-et-Garonne) and the bastide town Monsegur (Gironde).

Blanchet is the ideal location for guests looking to stay somewhere special that offers seclusion and complete privacy, with the added bonus of excellent accommodation, views, lots of terraces, a private heated pool and a Games Barn. 

Just down the road are several vineyards selling good wines, whilst further afield you can visit and taste the famous wines of Bordeaux, St. Emilion, Bergerac and Sauternes. This is a wine lover's paradise and the perfect base to enjoy the best of South West France. Bergerac and Bordeaux Airports are about an hour away. Bike hire delivered to your door, baby seats available. Private catering, gastronomic experiences and wine tours are available - www.lovingaquitaine.com

Taxe de Sejour (Tourist Tax) is included in the rental price. The owner of the property pays this direct to their local tax office.



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