|Sleeps up to:||8 (3 bedrooms)|
|Nearest beach:||Arcachon: 120||Notes:||House-swap possible
|The property has been very well renovated by the current owners to provide a very high standard of holiday accommodation.
Facilities include a Large Swimming Pool, Free use of Table Tennis and much more. We also have an extensive library of books and DVDs, and games for your use.
Whether this is your first trip to the South of France or a return visit we think you'll find this location a perfect base for exploring or for use as a quiet hideaway where you can relax by the pool, take leisurely strolls along the canal or cycle through the lanes and just ...unwind.
|La Reole Fontet area|
|Fontet is a very attractive village set beside the canal, worth exploring, from its open bell tower church to its tiny museum (Musee des allumettes) dedicated to match stick models.
For the family visit the local mariner (Base de loisirs Halte nautique) where children can safely swim in the lake or play on the man made beach. There is a beach bar for light refreshments and ice creams.
In the village you will find a Boulangerie and a very good restaurant (Les Fontines) both within a short stroll from Lordons.
There are many horse riding stables close by who cater for all levels. There are numerous walks along the Canal du Midi/The Canal Lateral which runs through the village stretching from the Mediterranean Sea to Bordeaux, the Canal being the back drop for Rick Stein’s French Odyssey. Across the valley, is the ancient river port town of La Reole.
La Reole is a medieval fortress town (Approx 5 minutes drive) it boasts a wealth of medieval architecture along a well-signposted walk through its narrow, streets, Visit France's oldest town hall, constructed for Richard the Lion heart in the twelfth century, and the well-preserved simple Abbaye des B
|How to get there|
Fly to Bordeaux, Fontet just 50 minutes by car or fly to Bergerac, just 60 minute journey time.
|Activities near La Reole|
|We do not want to be too restrictive but again we must think of safety and the comfort of other Guests. Smoking therefore is not permitted within the accommodation. Guests may smoke in the gardens only. They may not smoke on the pool terrace.
Regrettably we do not cater for pets at this time. The Owners may in some circumstances allow dogs for the blind or dogs for the hearing, please ask for details PRIOR to booking.
|The Deposit shall be 20% of the full Payment.
The balance (full payment less deposit) becomes payable 8 weeks prior to the date of arrival.
A bond of £100 must be paid at the same time as Full Payment. This bond is refundable and is paid only as security for damage that may be caused by the Guest or his party.
|Beautiful accommodation - in beautiful surroundings... I can't wait to come back!"
- Roz Chandler, Northampton
"Absolutely stunning location and first class Maison! There was so much to do we just gave up and sat by the pool!"
- Liz Ward, Aylesbury
|The Aquitaine/ Dordogne region|
Aquitaine has it all, from sandy beaches, pine forests canoeing, kyaking, fishing, horse riding, cycling , golf and of course wine, and historical interest.
Places of interest include the beautiful lagoon of the Bassin d’Arcachon, Bordeaux , Sauternes, Medoc & St-Emilion. There are many historical bastides towns such as Creon, Cadillac and Libourne. visit one of the 5000 chateaux or wine properties where grapes and grown and harvested or take wine-tasting classes in the summer at the Maison du Vin near St-Emilion.
For a family day out visit the Dune du Pilat - the largest sand dune in Europe which runs south of the Bassin d'Arcachon for almost 2 miles.