Lavande de Meric - La Maison
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- 3 bedrooms
- 1 bathrooms
- Sleeps 6
Description from the owner
Lavande de Meric is a large ancient farmhouse situated in South West France. The properties have a wealth of original features including oak beams and exposed stonewalls. We offer 2 well equipped cottages for rent. We also have a large secure swimming pool surrounded by gardens laid to lawn. Meric is located in the heart of beautiful Lot et Garonne. The property sits in a peaceful valley surrounded by fields of sunflowers and farmland set in 15 acres of its own land.
La Maison has French doors leading into an attractive lounge with a comfortable sitting area and a dining area with oak beams and a splendid fireplace with free-sat tv and...Read more
Lavande de Meric - La Maison
Dolmayrac, Aquitaine, France
(Property location is approximate)
Additional Location Information
The Lot-et-Garonne department is found in south-west France - south of the Dordogne and north of Gascony. It forms part of the Aquitaine region of France. The landscape a mix of wooded slopes, small forested areas, and rolling fields, quiet roads passing through very lovely countryside.
The landscape is also one of traditional agriculture and small scale farming, empty roads through fields of sunflowers, and quiet market towns. Fruit trees, especially plum trees for the delicious pruneaux d'Agen, are also abundant.
The beautiful bastide towns to discover, such as the bastide towns of Monflanquin and Villereal to the north-east, along with nearby Castillonnes, or the castle at Duras (north-west). Other places to visit along the Dropt Valley to the north of the Lot-et-Garonne include Miramont-de-Guyenne, the castle at Lauzun, and the 15th century frescoes in the church at Allemans-du-Dropt.
There are numerous activities on offer in the surrounding areas, canoeing and kayaking on the river lot, tennis courts, fishing, horse riding, golf, wine tasting, swimming lakes, world famous water lily garden, caves to visit and much more. For the more energetic there is an amusement park in Agen, microlite and light aircraft flights at Base ULM, climbing through trees on zip wires for both kids and adults at Parc en ciel, a children petting farm at Chaudron magique and petting zoo at Zanimoland.
During the months of July and August there are many night markets where you can meet the locals, eat local produce, drink local wine and enjoy local music well into the night, these evenings are suitable for children too.
There are many bastide towns such as Pujols with its vantage point on top of a hill overlooking the Lot valley and Villeneuve-sur-Lot. It has several excellent restaurants (one has a michelin star), shops and an art gallery.
The gite contains an information pack with leaflets and flyers and information on local markets and activities.
Last updated on November 16, 2012
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Additional notes from the owner
Discounts are available for extended lets over 3 weeks.
Heating is available in off peak and will be charged according to usage.
A non refundable deposit of 20% of the rental price is required with your booking form. The balance is due 8 weeks prior to arrival. We would advise you to take out full travel cancellation and personal insurance. The security deposit of Â£150 per property is due 8 weeks prior to arrival and will be refunded on your return home.
- Washing Machine
- Housekeeping Optional
- Towels Provided
- Linens Provided
- Wood Stove
Phone / Internet
- Wireless Internet
Pool / Spa
- Outdoor Pool
- Satellite or cable TV
- Outdoor Dining Area
- Golf Clubs
- Pet friendly - ask
- Smoking allowed - no
- Suitable for children - yes
- Suitable for the elderly - ask
- Wheelchair accessible - ask