Basque Farmhouse

From $2,067 / week



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  • 5 bedrooms
  • 3 bathrooms
  • Sleeps 10
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Bedrooms: 5

Bathrooms: 3

Sleeps: 10

Type: House

Basque Farmhouse

Basque Farmhouse is a luxuriously restored 14th century farm house set in its own grounds. The grounds consist of 15 acres of woodlands, meadows and lawns with a private pool. It has magnificent views over the surrounding countryside and the rolling hills beyond.

Henry IV of France lived in the house during his reign.  He was assassinated in Paris in 1610, despite being perhaps the most liked of all French Kings.  The local area is known as “Basque”, Henry IV’s name.

Francoise Valadie’s family owned the house for some time and sold it in the 1960s. Her father, a member of the resistance, hid in the cellar under the dining room floor ...Read more

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Basque Farmhouse
France, Europe

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Basque Farmhouse is situated 25 km south of Bergerac and the Dordogne valley, between two French market towns: Castillonnes and Villereal.
The area is rich in history, with several local castles and medieval towns to explore, including Sarlat, Monpazier and Monflanquin. Les Eyzies, famous for cave man dwellings and paintings, is nearby. In addition, there are several vineyards local to the farmhouse, including Monbazillac, St Emilion and Cahors.
Guests can enjoy golf at Castelnaud and Chateau Devigier. There are man-made lakes with sandy beaches nearby for swimming and watersports. Enjoy horse riding, tennis and canoeing on the Dordogne.
Supermarkets, restaurants and bars can be found in the local towns of Villereal and Castillonnes, approximately 5 km away from the farmhouse. Both towns also have bakers, doctors, chemists, post offices, banks, and beautiful pottery shops.
Basque Farmhouse is located near the following major towns:
- Agen 70 km
- Bergerac 25 km
- Villeneuve-sur-Lot 26 km

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