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"Les Peupliers" is a tastefully renovated, 350 year old Gascon farmhouse set in over two acres of ground. The property is a listed building with some unusual and attractive architectural features.

Clients have the benefit of four double bedrooms and five bathrooms and there are some 200 square metres of guest accommodation in total.

In all, the gite offers guests the following facilities :

  • 4 en-suite bedrooms (each between 17m2 and 20m2 excluding bathrooms)

  • All linen included

  • Ground floor shower room and w.c.

  • Attractive, 40 sq. metre salon with large traditional 'cheminée' and wood-burning stove. Dining area with table and chairs. UK TV is provided together with a DVD player. A large (10 seat), comfortable sofa set in front of the hewn-stone fireplace makes for relaxing and convivial evenings.

  • Fully equipped traditional style kitchen of 30 square metres with a five metre ceiling, chandelier, ancient exposed beam features, and view across fields to the Canal Latérale. Equipment includes two large tables and eight chairs, a dishwasher, washing machine, fridge/freezer, coffee machine, electric oven, gas hob with extractor, microwave, wood burner, and sound system. For maximum convenience, the kitchen can be accessed both from the dining area in the salon and from the external galerie.

  • Pantiled galerie (covered terrace) leading to patio, barbecue, external dining area and garden

  • 2,500 square metre garden with 'figure of eight' swimming pool and rotary washing line. The garden includes...

  • Pétanque court or 'boulodrome' (boules supplied). Various outdoor games equipment is also provided

  • The swimming pool (which is heated) has a decked sunbathing area, dining area, changing room, refrigerator, and solar heated shower. It is equipped with replica watches swiss loungers, parasols and the area is lit to enable late night swimming

  • Various inflatable toys, armbands, dinghies etc can be found in the pool-house

  • Wireless Internet Access

  • 6,000 square metres of land

  • Dogs may be accepted (please contact us to discuss)

  • Cycles and fishing rods for hire

  • Situated in a quiet agricultural area opposite the  pretty ruined church of St. Juin and close to Le Canal Latéral, La Garonne river, and a unique nature reserve, yet within easy cycling distance of the nearest town

  • Close to the local 'Halte Nautique' bar/restaurant as featured in Rick Stein's BBC cookery series 'A French Odyssey'

  • Only 5 kms from Tonneins (pop 9,500)

The wildflower meadow behind the pool
Le Canal Latéral - South-west France
The Garden viewed from the galerie

The Pool

The Salon/Dining
The Kitchen
Some Bedrooms

A Bathroom

Le Canal Latéral - Lot-et-Garonne Bastille Day at La Halte Nautique

Le Canal Latéral

La Halte Nautique


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