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Les Martinets

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Pool and part of garden
Master bedroom
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Overview
5 bedrooms
3 bathrooms
8 guests
7 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
Please Note, there is a 30% discount for couples, and 20% for 4,however, not during High season. Please email for a quote. There is a large terrace garden full of fragrant honeysuckles, jasmines & wisteria facing south with a large heated swimming pool with diving board, and lighting at night. The high surrounding walls make this a glorious suntrap & gives complete privacy to relax in the sun, or enjoy the peaceful evenings as the garden is lit at night. The house boasts five comfortable bedrooms, a fully equipped kitchen, and gorgeous antiques providing that perfectly French feel.Villefranche de Lonchat nestles between the vineyards of Bordeaux and Bergerac. The town is a short walk away, so you can buy your bread & croissants to take home, or have a wonderful meal in town, and not worry...Please Note, there is a 30% discount for couples, and 20% for 4,however, not during High season. Please email for a quote. There is a large terrace garden full of fragrant honeysuckles, jasmines & wisteria facing south with a large heated swimming pool with diving board, and lighting at night. The high surrounding walls make this a glorious suntrap & gives complete privacy to relax in the sun, or enjoy the peaceful evenings as the garden is lit at night. The house boasts five comfortable bedrooms, a fully equipped kitchen, and gorgeous antiques providing that perfectly French feel.Villefranche de Lonchat nestles between the vineyards of Bordeaux and Bergerac. The town is a short walk away, so you can buy your bread & croissants to take home, or have a wonderful meal in town, and not worry about driving! The Dordogne is renowned for its wine, climate and history. Villefranche de Lonchat is ideally situated to sample them all.More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Bathrooms
2 Attached (ensuite), 1 Full bath
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About the Owner
Kim S
Languages spoken:English, French
Response Rate:94%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:July 2006
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Reviewed 25 September 2020

Looking for a safe, sunny holiday we found the perfect place. The enclosed garden is a green oasis, surrounded as it is by climbing plants covering the walls, yet filled with sun all day. The pool even has a small diving board and is kept...More

Date of stay: August 2020
Thank pottac
Vacationer298731, VR Owner at Les Martinets, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2020

Lovely guests, dog lovers. Molly their small rescue Westie, got on well with our little rescue dogs, when they met. We are now all friends!

Reviewed 29 August 2019 via mobile

This was simply one of our best finds yet. Beautiful accommodation- amazing pool, but it was the owners who really make it special. It was like having our own travel guides and they know so much about the area we organised our time around their...More

Date of stay: July 2019
Thank custard12
Reviewed 29 September 2018

We stayed at Les Martinets as a 'last minute' holiday and it turned out to be an absolute gem. We holiday in France annually and this was our first trip away from the SE corner. We were met by Kim on our arrival and like...More

Date of stay: June 2018
Thank AndnSue
Reviewed 8 August 2018

We stayed for two glorious weeks in July and had THE most wonderful time. Kim met us on arrival (after giving us detailed written directions) and showed us round this beautiful house. The house is in a great location and we were able to park...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank elsie m
Reviewed 20 May 2018

We had such a fantastic time staying at this Villa. Kim and Russell were amazing hosts and so helpful with everything, nothing was too much trouble at all. The villa was so beautiful. It had plenty of space for all of us to spread out...More

Date of stay: September 2017
Thank Janet186346
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Reviewed 22 September 2017

Les Martinets is a lovely, spacious country house in a small village. The house is beautiful and has absolutely everything you might need or want in it. Kim's eye for antiques and furnishing was evident and created a real 'home from home' feel and the...More

Date of stay: September 2017
Thank Lesley D
Reviewed 15 August 2017

The house is amazing, full of antiques, pictures, photos, and lovely furnishings, which make it very homely, while delightfully quirky. The rooms are very spacious and the beds generous sizes and very comfortable. The kitchen is very well equipped and the barbecue was great. There...More

Date of stay: July 2017
Thank Rachel7Mary7
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

We were very pleasantly surprised on our arrival at this charming and comfortable home and had the good fortune of staying here for 2 weeks from 17/6/17 with 3 generations of family from ages 58 down to 9 months, the house offered the space we...More

Date of stay: June 2017
Thank Christina H
Management response:Responded 11 July 2017

Dear Christina Thanks you for booking with us, and your great review, we enjoyed your company, and the dogs were so well behaved. See you soon Kim and Russ plus Charlie xxxxx

Reviewed 13 September 2016

The photos that advertise this house do not do it justice. It is spacious and the pool is fantastic. My husband, myself and two children stayed for a week with my Sister-in-law and her family and we had a really enjoyable time. There was plenty...More

Date of stay: August 2016
Thank Andy401C
Reviewed 26 August 2016

I stayed here 4 years ago and this return visit didn't fail to impress me again. The house is wonderful; furnished tastefully with antiques, ornaments and pictures, giving it a luxurious yet homely feel. It is spotlessly clean and has everything you need to self...More

Date of stay: August 2016
Thank Jan E
Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Balcony
Grill
Central Heating
Suitable For Children Under 5
Dishwasher
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Hairdryer
Highchair
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Parking
Patio
Private Fishing Lake/River
Private Outdoor Pool (Heated)
Private Garden
Cable/satellite TV
Stereo System
Cooker
Terrace
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
VCR
Washer
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk
Horse Riding Nearby
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Watersports Nearby
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
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About the neighbourhood
The medieval streets of St Emilion, 10 mins away, are filled with wineshops, jewellers, and restaurants, Bergerac, with its old town, full of intersting shops, tobacco and wine museums, is 40 mins away. Perigueux, is the cultural heart of the region, with its lovely ancient streets wind around its famous five domed cathedral, and the centre is always bubbling with life( 50mins away). The Atlantique beaches are only 90mins away. Prime attactions- New 18 hole Golf Couse, Domaine Golfique du Grand Saint-Emilionaise open Spring 2015, contact us for more details! Bordeaux is synoymous with wine. The warm,sunny climate, which favous the ripening of the grapes also makes this an ideal holiday destination with an average temperature of only half a degree less than the Mediterranean. The village ...
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