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Foussal dovecote - romantic escape

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Overview
1 bedroom
1 bathroom
2 guests
7 nights minimum
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Foussal Dovecote is the ideal romantic escape in the Dordogne - perfect for couples who want to relax by the pool or for those who love to explore the surrounding countryside on foot, bike, or horse. The former dovecote has recently been converted into a luxurious holiday cottage set in a 33 acre estate which includes a pool, orchard, wildflower meadow, woodland & riverside walks. Parts of the property date to the 14th century and it is situated just 2km from the popular market town of Issigeac. The cottage includes a large double bedroom with French windows onto the garden, ensuite shower room, a spacious kitchen,and a living room in the dovecote tower with far-reaching views across the countryside The dovecote garden is perfect for dining al fresco, cooking on the BBQ and enjoying the ...Foussal Dovecote is the ideal romantic escape in the Dordogne - perfect for couples who want to relax by the pool or for those who love to explore the surrounding countryside on foot, bike, or horse. The former dovecote has recently been converted into a luxurious holiday cottage set in a 33 acre estate which includes a pool, orchard, wildflower meadow, woodland & riverside walks. Parts of the property date to the 14th century and it is situated just 2km from the popular market town of Issigeac. The cottage includes a large double bedroom with French windows onto the garden, ensuite shower room, a spacious kitchen,and a living room in the dovecote tower with far-reaching views across the countryside The dovecote garden is perfect for dining al fresco, cooking on the BBQ and enjoying the sunset with a glass of local wine. The orchard is well stocked with cherries, apples, pears, peaches, raspberries, and many other fruits. Next to the orchard is the pool garden; the pool is larger than average at 10m x 5m pool has a maximum depth of 1.60 metres. There is also additional seating in the pool garden - with sunloungers, parasols, and an outdoor dining table and picnic area adjacent. The river runs through the middle of the property and ensures a plentiful variety of wildlife throughout the year. Heron, ducks, fish (carp), frogs, and deer are year-round residents!More
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About the Owner
Hannah E
Languages spoken:English, French
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:October 2017
Interaction with guests
While we live on the property, the guest accommodation is completely separate from our house so you can relax and enjoy your privacy. We will be there to help you settle in, and are also on-hand if you would like any advice on where to visit during your stay. However, if you are looking for privacy we are happy to leave you to your own devices.
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Reviewed 16 June 2019

We have just spent the last 2 weeks at the beautiful Foussal Dovecote Gite and it is a superb base for anyone to stay. It is furnished to a very high standard and has a modern kitchen with everything you need, the bedroom and bathroom...More

Date of stay: June 2019
1  Thank keith c
Reviewed 12 September 2018

We booked to stay in this really pretty Gite in a former dovecote on a farm just to the south-west of Issigeac near Bergerac in the Dordogne in Feb 2018. Though a short visit, we had a wonderful time in this property which sleeps two....More

Date of stay: February 2018
1  Thank Danny M
Hannah E, VR Owner at Foussal dovecote - romantic escape, responded to this reviewResponded 14 September 2018

Thanks for the lovely comments Danny and Eileen, we're really pleased you enjoyed your stay and we hope to see you again soon. Hannah and André.

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Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

That says it all really! It's a beautiful place and a perfect getaway for two. Very well appointed - everything you could need, and spotless when we arrived. Hosts are delightful and the farm is just a lovely place to walk around and to chill....More

Date of stay: September 2018
1  Thank sallymcnair
Trip736314, VR Owner at Foussal dovecote - romantic escape, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2018

Thanks Sally, it was a pleasure having your here. We hope you will come and visit us again soon! Hannah & Andre

Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

A fantastic four week stay at Foussal all amenities to a very high quality and the renevated dove cote had been done with a lot of thought and care. The swimming pool was exceptional cleaned daily by our charming hosts.

Date of stay: June 2018
1  Thank stephendavies21
Trip736314, VR Owner at Foussal dovecote - romantic escape, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2018

Thanks very much for your lovely comments, Stephen. We hope to see you both again soon, Hannah & Andre

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: No
Cooker
Grill
Fishing Nearby
Refrigerator
Washer
Housekeeping Included
Dishwasher
Towels Provided
Freezer
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Private Garden
Cycling Trips
Iron
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Parking
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
Horse Riding Nearby
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Internet Access
Watersports Nearby
Toaster
Patio
Deck
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About the neighbourhood
Immerse yourself in one of France's most incredible regions with the famous Dordogne river and Vezere valley and the fortified castles that played such a huge role in the Hundred Years war. Enjoy some of France's finest food, wine, weather, and history, and don't forget the great outdoor activities on offer such as canoeing, swimming and cycling.‍ This region has something for everyone!
Getting around
There are many bastide towns and other tourist attractions in close proximity: • 2.5km west of Issigeac • 18km east of Eymet • 19km north-west of Villeréal • 31km north-west of Monflanquin • 33km west of Monpazier • 69km south-west of Sarlat-La-Canéda • 117km east of Bordeaux
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