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Farmhouse with Swimming Pool in Monflanquin, Lot-et-Garonne - MAISON DE COSTES

Weekly Rental:From EUR 1400 to EUR 1800

Property

Farmhouses

Sleeps

5

Single/Double

3 / 1

Bathrooms

1

Pets

Not Allowed

Pool

Yes

Farmhouse with Swimming Pool in Monflanquin, Lot-et-Garonne - Maison de Costes is set in an elevated position in its own grounds some 5 minutes drive from a Village with extensive amenities, yet retaining its designated status as one of the most beautiful Bastides in France. Monflanquin is an old bastide town with winding streets and wonderful views. All amenities can be found in the village including a large supermarket, cafés, restaurants and bakeries

The property provides 360 degree seclusion and enjoys superb views of the stunning surrounding countryside, seemingly the handiwork of an 'invisible' farming workforce ... although they can be detected on occasion with lights twinkling through their nightly endeavours!

Upon arrival the main entrance leads through a solid door into a corridor running the length of the accommodation with access to Wet room/WC, Salon/Dining Room, Pool View Double Bedroom.

Corridor:
There is a Welsh dresser with display shelves and a Sports Box here with pool ‘noodles’ and various items for the more energetic in your party.

Wet Room/WC (to the left)

Powerful Shower. Basin. WC

Salon/Dining Room (off corridor)

Double French doors lead through to high ceilinged space with ample seating comprising two Leather Sofas and two matching reclining Leather Chairs. Farmhouse Table and Dining Chairs. Tall carved ‘Drinks Cabinet’ housing glasses and storage of extra kitchen items. Fireplace housing Godin Enamel Wood Burner. (Seasonal use obviously! - Logs provided). Bibliothèque comprising base storage cabinets, display shelves with extensive range of books. Coffee table with Chess Board and shelf under with a varied selection of board games. Impressive 55 inch HD Flat Screen Phillips TV with both French and UK Channels via SKY. WiFi Internet. Bookcase housing a Panasonic Blue Ray player and extensive array of Blue Ray Disks, DVDs and CDs to satisfy an eclectic taste!

Archway leads off the Salon to Kitchen.

Full range of equipment with everything you are likely to need whether you are an enthusiastic cook or even an aspiring chef! Electric Fan Oven with Induction Hob. Extra Tall Fridge/Freezer. Dishwasher. Microwave. Toaster. Kettle. Kenwood K Mixer. Kenwood Professional Food Processor. Floor standing Dispenser for filtered ambient/chilled water. (Saves on the plastic bottles!) L Shaped Modern Base units with grey granite style work surfaces featuring cupboards and easy slide pan drawers under are complemented by 'Master Chef style’ steel open display shelving covering one wall. A generous professional butcher's block for food preparation occupies the centre of the kitchen. Wall mounted TV mirrors the main Sky Channels!

Open tread stairway leads to Mezzanine (low beam).

Comprising Twin Beds which can be made up together as a Double if preferred. 2 Five Drawer chests. Clothes Rail. 40 inch Panasonic TV linked to DVD player.
(Single Wrought Iron Antique Servants’ Bed available if required).

Main Double bedroom (off corridor).

Enjoys poolside view and comprises Double Bed which can be split into twins if desired. Generous French Armoire and matching 7 drawer Chest. Honey Crackle Leather ‘Lichfield’ chair. Open display shelves in two alcoves.

At the far end of the Corridor a solid door leads to :

Second Entrance Vestibule providing access to car park/front of house through double French Doors.

Here is an antique Dutch Linen Presse, wooden Side Table with lamp and two further doors leading to :

Bathroom

Bath with Shower over. Basin. Full length folding doors to deep alcove with shelving accommodating Towels and Household/Cleaning items. Vacuum cleaner, Ironing board, Excellent ‘French Style’ Steam iron!  Further Open Shelf Display unit with Hair Dryer and Linen Basket under.

Laundry area

Stacked Washing Machine and Tumble Dryer with shelves for sundry items.


OUTSIDE:

Gravel Parking and Lawned areas with Orchard, Trees and Shrubs surrounding the property.

To the side of the House :

South facing, wisteria-covered Terrace with Farmhouse Wooden Dining Table and Chairs. A welcome retreat for ‘protracted dining’ and respite from the heat of the day!

Poolside

  • Rectangular glazed Dining Table with matching Reclining Chairs. Parasol.
  • 2 x Wooden and brass Steamer Chair Recliners with matching occasional table.
  • 2 x Sunbeds.
  • ‘Low tech Breeze Block Barbecue’ (regularly used)!
  • Wisteria covered wooden Double Pergola plus extra Parasols.

Rectangular sandy ‘court’ laid out for Boules!  Set of Boules supplied.

Full sized Table Tennis table!

Superb 11 x 5 metre pool with good depth. Fitted pool alarm (though no substitute for parental vigilance)!

Ladies’ and Gentlemen’s selection of Golf Clubs available for practice!

Ellie’s Garden area, with Outdoor Easy chairs, Sofa and Occasional Table, is a perfect elevated spot for pool viewing!

PHOTOS

Kitchenware Appliances

Cooker/Hob Fridge Freezer Microwave Toaster Kettle Dish Washer Washing Machine Tumble Dryer

Fixtures & Equipment

Hairdryer Iron Log Fire TV Satellite DVD Player CD Player Internet Access Gym Games Room Table Tennis

External Features

Private Pool - Unheated Pool Barrier/Alarm Fitted Private Garden BBQ Climbing Frame Sun Loungers : Yes Suitable for Children

Other Interior Facilities

Wood burning fire or stove, Radio, Electric heaters, Hairdryer, Board Games.

Local Attractions

The property is located 5 minutes drive from the beautifully picturesque, hilltop village of Monflanquin, 40 minutes drive South of Bergerac.

Monflanquin is an old bastide town with winding streets and fabulous views. All amenities in the village including large supermarket, cafés, restaurants, bakeries. Traditional street market every Thursday morning.

There is a nearby tennis club with 4 courts and 18-hole golf course 15 minutes away.

Special Rental Conditions

A 25% deposit is payable at the time of booking (together with a security deposit of €300 to cover any accidental damage, which is fully refundable as appropriate after your departure). The 75% balance is due 8 weeks prior to arrival.

Changeover Day: Saturday. Departure before 10 am and arrival after 5 pm.
Property to be left in a clean and tidy state.
Prices are for the property per week.
Availability for winter escapes.
Long winter lets are also available - please contact the owner directly for further details.

We provide an extensive welcome pack including coffee, tea, milk, butter, jam, juice, and a bottle of chilled Local Wine ’to get you started’ and of course the all important baguettes from our favourite Artisan Bakery in Monflanquin ... an unhurried five minute drive away! Slightly more if you wish to cycle or jog!

Your rental includes all Bed Linen and Personal Towels for your party. These are changed weekly for rentals in excess of one week. All sheets and pillowcases are Egyptian cotton and Duvets are supplied, although you may not need them! Please supply your own Pool Towels.

Cancellation policy:
More than 8 weeks prior to arrival = full refund
8 weeks prior when payment of balance due = loss of deposit
Between 4 and 8 weeks prior = 50%
Less than 4 weeks = no refund.

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Property Exterior

Private Pool (Unheated):
Yes
Pool Barrier / Alarm Fitted:
Yes
Private Garden:
Yes
BBQ:
Yes
Climbing Frame:
Yes
Sun Loungers:
Yes
Safe for Children:
Yes

Local Attractions

The property is located 5 minutes drive from the beautifully picturesque, hilltop village of Monflanquin, 40 minutes drive South of Bergerac.

Monflanquin is an old bastide town with winding streets and fabulous views. All amenities in the village including large supermarket, cafés, restaurants, bakeries. Traditional street market every Thursday morning.

There is a nearby tennis club with 4 courts and 18-hole golf course 15 minutes away.

In the area

This Property is situated in Lot-et-Garonne, Aquitaine

Nearest Airport: 40 minutes drive South of Bergerac

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Please note that the location on this map is an approximate guide, normally to the closest town or village.


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Contact Person: Lesley Gouldstone

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