Joli Champ Whole Estate

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Sleeps: 16 Bedrooms: 7 Bathrooms: 4

Overview

Exclusive Recommended Pool
Great Value
Sustainable Collection
Ideal for Kids

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The owners of Joli Champ had a clear and simple plan; to create family friendly holiday homes in the heart of the Dordogne where castles, caves, market towns, vineyards and restaurants offer endless delights for the young and old.

The result is three simple yet charming stone houses made with families in mind, plus a host of handy and thoughtful services, designed to make guests’ holidays easy and carefree.

The whole estate includes exclusive use of all three houses and their two swimming pools, making it an ideal solution for large families and groups of friends travelling together.

Joli Champ is the main detached house, which sits at the top end of the drive. This is an elegant restored barn with a private heated pool with electric security cover as well as a gated play area, patio with barbecue and lovely dining area. Indoors there are three bedrooms, an open-plan kitchen/lounge as well as a mezzanine with children’s toys including a doll’s house and a pirate ship. The kitchen is well-equipped and has the added bonus of offering a view over to the pool and fields.

Pear & Peach Cottages, are two adjoining cottages at the bottom end of the drive. They share a large garden with swimming pool with easy access steps for all ages and a lawn area for children to play. The garden contains an abundance of fruit trees including peach, pear, apple, cherry and plum. In front of the cottages is a large shared patio area with a dining table and a large barbecue for each cottage.

Pear Cottage has two double bedrooms. The downstairs bedroom has twin double beds, lovely exposed limestone walls and an original Perigordian fireplace and original tiled floor. Upstairs there is a bathroom with shower and the master bedroom with a king size bed plus a single bed. Peach Cottage has a main double bedroom upstairs with an en-suite WC and hand basin and downstairs there is a twin bedroom with direct access to a fully tiled wet room style bathroom with shower and toilet.

Joli Champ benefits from a peaceful countryside setting with vineyards and small farms ideal for exploring by car or bike. Yet a village is only a five minutes’ drive away and there is easy access to the Dordogne’s many attractions, like its pretty villages, night markets, châteaux and vineyards. Eymet is only 10 minutes away, a fun aqua park 15 minutes and Bergerac, Duras and Issigeac are all under 30 minutes away.

Relaxing and fun family holidays are guaranteed at Joli Champ, so it’s no wonder that many guests return year after year.

Good news! For a little extra, this property can be booked as a Vill'otel

Yey! Wait… what is that?
It’s the perfect combo of the privacy of your own personal villa, with all the luxury and convenience of a hotel. 

What can be arranged?
Breakfast, cleaning, welcome drinks and hamper, plus more! Check the 'Extras' tab for all the details.

Oliver Approved

What you should know…

  • Joli Champ has three bedrooms sleeping six guests plus one additional guest using the pull-out trundle bed or the single bed on the mezzanine (see ‘Features’ tab for dull details)
  • Pear Cottage has two bedrooms sleeping four guests plus one additional guest using the single bed in one of the bedrooms (see ‘Features’ tab for full details)
  • Peach Cottage has a fully tiled wet room style bathroom with shower and toilet which is accessed directly from the downstairs bedroom (see ‘Features’ tab for full details)
  • The security deposit is paid via bank transfer one month before the arrival -  please refer to the T&Cs tab for full details
  • Please note that Pear Cottage does not have central heating and is therefore closed approximately November to end-April
  • Car hire is essential to reach local amenities as well as explore the beautiful surrounding area

This home is a part of our Great Value Collection!

Our great value homes:

  • may be traditionally styled for a laid back feeling
  • may have some simple amenities and features
  • mean that you can enjoy top holiday destinations for less!

This home is a part of our Sustainable Collection!

To be part of the collection, homes must meet a minimum of four criteria from our sustainable checklist, or three from the checklist and have a daily carbon footprint of 5kg or lower, based on full occupancy per bedroom. View the full collection here >

This home meets the following criteria from our sustainable checklist:

  • Supports the local community (locally owned)
  • Supports the local community (promotes local businesses)
  • Promotes Sustainable Living (Recycling)
  • Promotes Sustainable Living (Vegetable Patch)
  • Protects and conserves local Heritage
  • Travel by Train possible

Property Features

Private Pool Child-Safe Pool Heated Pool Wi-Fi/Internet BBQ Ground Floor Bed & Bath Indoor Games DVD Working Fireplace Heating

Joli Champ Whole Estate - 16 guests/7 bedrooms/4 bathrooms

Joli Champ, detached house (7 guests/3 bedrooms/2 bathrooms)

Interior

- Open plan kitchen/lounge area. The kitchen is equipped with electric range cooker, dishwasher, washing machine, American fridge freezer, microwave, kettle, coffee machine and toaster
- Dining room
- Bedroom 1 - Master with King size bed and en-suite bathroom including shower and bath. Balcony doors overlooking the fields. There is plenty of space for a wooden cot which can be made available.
- Bedroom 2 - Lovely French Oak King size bed and stone feature wall, double doors and balcony
- Bedroom 3 - Delightful twin bedroom with single bed and pull out trundle bed underneath. A charming third single bed on a mezzanine level is suitable for older children. “The Birdsnest” is accessible via fixed steps.
- Family bathroom with shower, sink and toilet.
- Charming mezzanine play area with a selection of children’s toys including a dolls house and pirate ship.
- Guest W.C.

Outside Grounds

- Private heated salt-water swimming pool (size: 5m x 8m - depth 2.4m) with electric childproof cover
- Sun loungers
- Patio dining space with outdoor garden furniture and barbecue
- Outdoor gated play area

Facilities

- DVD player
- Wi-Fi
- Heating
- Fans
- BBQ
- Children’s toys
- Fireplace
- Iron and ironing board

Pear Cottage + Peach Cottage: 9 guests/4 bedrooms/2 bathrooms

Pear Cottage, semi-detached cottage (5 guests/2 bedrooms/1 bathroom)

Interior

Ground Floor

- Well equipped kitchen with under counter oven and hob, two under counter fridges, Nespresso coffee machine, dishwasher and washing machine.
- Bedroom 1 with two double beds and room for a cot if required. It features exposed limestone walls, a superbly restored tapered Perigordian fireplace and original tiled floor.

Upper Floor

- Master Bedroom with a king size bed and a single bed
- Bathroom

Peach Cottage, semi-detached cottage (4 guests/2 bedrooms/1 bathroom)

Interior

Ground Floor

- Well equipped kitchen with ceramic hob, stainless steel oven, Nespresso coffee machine, integrated fridge and washing machine.
- Twin bedroom with direct access to a fully tiled wet room style bathroom with a shower and toilet.

Upper Floor

- Master bedroom with comfortable double bed with en-suite W.C. and wash hand basin.

Outside Grounds

- Rectangular swimming pool with safety cover (8m x 4m, depth 1.45m)
- Sun loungers
- Patio dining space with outdoor garden furniture
- 2 Barbecues (one for each cottage)
- Play Area
- Garden

Facilities in each cottage

- Wi-Fi
- TV with Free Sat channels
- DVD player
- Central heating (Peach Cottage only)
- Large wood burner

Location

About the surrounding area of Joli Champ Whole Estate
<1hr to Airport Canoeing/Kayaking Rural Location Walking/Hiking Paths Wine Tasting Golf Nearby Cycling Horse Riding Fishing Outstanding Landscapes Outdoor Pursuit & Activities Tourist Towns & Villages Historical Sites
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The nearest village with all the basic amenities you need for your stay is just 5 minutes away by car. Here you will find a boulangerie, a mini-market, a pharmacy, a bank and a post office. A vibrant wine tasting fair takes place around mid July, gathering more than 30 wine-makers from Bergerac and surrounding areas.

The bastide town of Eymet, sitting on the banks of the Dropt River, is just 9km away. It is dotted with old buildings, alleyways, shops, bars, restaurants and a weekly market every Thursday to delight locals and tourists alike.

The charming medieval village of Issigeac is 25 minutes away where you will be impressed by its fascinating architecture, winding streets and its colourful Sunday morning market selling local produce. There are also boutiques, excellent restaurants and night markets in summer. Very popular events are the 'Foire aux Paniers et à la Vannerie' in July and the Medieval Day in August!

The old town of Bergerac (25 minutes) has kept its architectural heritage from the 14th, 15th and 16th centuries that can be seen in the half-timbered houses and narrow streets, full of local boutiques and good restaurants. Here, you will also find the unmissable 'Maisons de Vins' and will have the opportunity to take a tour along the 'Route de Vins'. Bergerac is also the starting point to discover the castles of the region such as Duras and Montbazillac.

For fun days out, there is an Aqua Park just 15 minutes away. It has swimming pools, water slides, beach volley, jacuzzi, sauna, spa, snack bar and evening entertainment. Moreover, the Bergerac Karting is also close by.

The nearest airports are Bergerac, Brive la Gaillarde and Toulouse, with Limoges, Rodez, Carcassonne and Bordeaux being further convenient options, all within a 3 hours' drive.

Although flying is the quickest way to get here, driving is a lovely way to travel and see other parts of France en route: get on a ferry and cross the Eurotunnel! The journey from Calais to the property is just 8 hours. Alternatively you can choose to travel by train, with the closest railway station being in Bergerac.

Local Amenities
Nearest Airport Bergerac

(17km)

Nearest Village

(5-min drive )

Nearest Train Station Bergerac

(16km)

Nearest Restaurant Eymet

(9km)

Nearest Supermarket Eymet

(9km)

Nearest Golf Chateau de Vigiers

(19km)

Nearest Tennis Le Grand Fougueyrat

(5km)

Nearest Bar/Pub Eymet

(9km)

Nearest Airport 2 Brive–Souillac Airport

(150km)

Nearest Airport 3 Toulouse-Blagnac Airport

(200km)

Kids

Best Suited For: All Ages
Ideal for Kids Ideal for Teens

Please note that some items are on request.

Baby and Toddler Equipment

  • Pushchair
  • Baby bath
  • Plastic crockery
  • Bottle steriliser
  • Changing mat
  • Booster seat
  • Potty
  • Food blender
  • Play mat
  • Night lights
  • Cot(s)
  • High Chair(s)

Kids Activities Close-by

  • <1hr to Airport
  • Canoeing/Kayaking
  • Cycling
  • Horse Riding
  • Fishing
  • Outdoor Pursuit & Activities
  • Tourist Towns & Villages
  • Historical Sites

Onsite Facilities

  • Children's books
  • Board games
  • Child-Safe Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Indoor Games
  • DVD
  • Toys

Services Available

  • Chef/Cook Available
  • Babysitting Available

Extras

Oliver's Extras

  • Chef/Cook Available
  • Babysitting Available
  • Complimentary welcome hamper
  • Beauty treatments (available at extra cost)
  • Wine and cheese tastings (available at extra cost)
Good news! For a little extra, this property is available as a Vill’otel

With a vill’otel holiday, you can enjoy all these services throughout your stay:

- Daily breakfast
- Daily maid service
- Deluxe welcome hamper with local delicacies
- Welcome drinks for your group
- Fridge-stocking service
- Private chef service

Interested?
If you’d like to book the Vill’otel serviced option, contact us on villotel@oliverstravels.com for a tailor-made quote! Typical costs range between £100-£250 per person per week dependent on requirements.

Please note that all services are subject to availability and must be requested at the time of booking.

At Oliver’s Travels we pride ourselves on going that little bit further for our guests. From private chefs to babysitters we can help you arrange those little extras that make it a truly memorable holiday. Simply fill in the concierge request form or contact the Oliver’s Concierge Team who will be happy to help.

Extras available at this property:

We are able to organise a range of extra services during your stay, to really make it a special break. Please do let us know if you would like us to arrange any of the following.

Services (except where noted otherwise) must be organised and are payable in advance. You will be invoiced once the extra has been confirmed and this must be paid for in by the time of your stay.  

Fridge-Stocking
Arrive at your property to find a stocked kitchen ready for you to enjoy! Cost of the service €40 plus cost of shopping. Either give us a list or let us surprise you with local food and other delicacies for a set budget (minimum spend €100). 

Catering

Meals cooked and delivered ready for you to serve by one of our local chefs. Especially useful on your day of arrival. Menu available upon request. 

Private Chef
Price upon request depending on availability. Fees include a weekly rate plus cost of ingredients. Weekly rates are from €1300 to €6000 depending on number of guests, style of cooking and experience. 

Wine & Cheese Tasting
By local specialists, from €25 per person (around four wines, and accompanying cheeses, allowing approximately one glass of each wine per person). Price depends on the number of wines and selection of cheeses to go with them. Wine or cheese tastings also available separately.

Bike Hire
We will put you in touch directly with the lovely local renters. Bikes will be delivered to the property in time for your stay. 

Beauty Treatments

We have a wonderful therapist who speaks great English and provides a variety of beauty and massage treatments. Minimum 2 treatments per visit. Please email us for details and prices.

Daily Housekeeping

If you would like a daily (Monday to Friday) visit from our housekeepers (making beds, emptying bins, sweeping and tidying common areas etc) the cost is €150 for the week.  If you are staying for two weeks we are happy to come and do a full weekly change over for a cost of €50.

Babysitting and Nannies
Babysitting by our amazing housekeeper who runs our properties and still finds time to be a mum of four. €15 per hour payable directly to her. We trust her with our own children! 24 hours notice is required.
We also know a number of UK nannies who can be booked on a weekly basis, stay at the property and be flexible on hours with your children throughout the day. You will also pay for their travel.  

Please note that all extras are subject to availability and must be requested in advance of the holiday (prices on request). Due to some rural/remote locations, not all services will be available at all properties. However, we will always do our best to fulfil your requests!

Oliver's Travels Chef Service: A Gourmet Dining Experience
Make hosting a memorable dinner party at your villa an absolute breeze with our superb Chef Service. Our chefs will take care of everything for you from start to finish so you can just sit back and enjoy the gastronomic experience. They will bring all the necessary ingredients, cook and serve the food and even clean up afterwards. To find out more visit www.oliverstravels.com/chefs

Terms & Conditions

These terms and conditions may be amended from time to time.

Security deposit Please note that access to the property is subject to the payment of a security deposit of £200, to be paid via bank transfer to the owner one month before the arrival.
Arrival time 4.00 p.m.
Departure time 10.00 a.m.
Energy costs included? Yes.
Heating costs included? Yes.
Changeover day Saturday only changeover days applicable to Easter, May Half Term, Summer, October Half Term, Christmas and New Year. Outside these periods other arrival days are on request only and subject to agreement.
Pool heating charge? No (Joli Champ only has a heated pool). Please note that like all heated pools, pool heating and water temperature are reliant on weather and oustide temperatures.
Smoking Allowed? Outside only.
Pets welcome? Not allowed.
Linen & towels included? Yes. Mid-stay linen and bath towel change is included for stays of 2 weeks minimum.
Minimum stay 7 nights during Easter, May Half Term, Summer, October Half Term, Christmas and New Year / 3 nights outside these periods
End of stay cleaning included? Yes. However, guests are required to leave the accommodation clean, tidy and in the same condition as on their arrival. Any extra cleaning, laundry, maintenance and/or rubbish disposal required will be charged against the security deposit.
Pool opening dates? Both pools are open approximately beginning of May to end-October. Please note that pool opening dates are subject to local weather conditions and pool maintenance requirements and that cooler months may not be suitable for swimming.
Pool towels included? Yes.
Other Ts and Cs Weddings, stag/hen parties and other celebrations are not allowed.

Rental Rates

Prices based on an occupancy of 16 people:

Rental period Weekly
Oct 24th 2021 - Oct 30th 2021 £4,501
Oct 30th 2021 - Dec 11th 2021 £3,233
Dec 11th 2021 - Jan 8th 2022 £4,315
Jan 8th 2022 - Apr 16th 2022 £3,233
Apr 16th 2022 - Apr 23rd 2022 £4,214
Apr 23rd 2022 - Apr 30th 2022 £3,233
Apr 30th 2022 - May 21st 2022 £3,268
May 21st 2022 - May 28th 2022 £4,501
May 28th 2022 - Jun 25th 2022 £3,727
Jun 25th 2022 - Jul 9th 2022 £4,616
Jul 9th 2022 - Aug 20th 2022 £4,888
Aug 20th 2022 - Aug 27th 2022 £4,759
Aug 27th 2022 - Sep 10th 2022 £3,727
Sep 10th 2022 - Oct 15th 2022 £3,727
Oct 15th 2022 - Oct 29th 2022 £4,501
Oct 29th 2022 - Dec 10th 2022 £3,233
Dec 10th 2022 - Apr 27th 2023 £4,315

Prices based on an occupancy of 16 people:

Rental period Weekly
Oct 24th 2021 - Oct 30th 2021 €4,994
Oct 30th 2021 - Dec 11th 2021 €3,586
Dec 11th 2021 - Jan 8th 2022 €4,787
Jan 8th 2022 - Apr 16th 2022 €3,586
Apr 16th 2022 - Apr 23rd 2022 €4,676
Apr 23rd 2022 - Apr 30th 2022 €3,586
Apr 30th 2022 - May 21st 2022 €3,626
May 21st 2022 - May 28th 2022 €4,994
May 28th 2022 - Jun 25th 2022 €4,135
Jun 25th 2022 - Jul 9th 2022 €5,121
Jul 9th 2022 - Aug 20th 2022 €5,423
Aug 20th 2022 - Aug 27th 2022 €5,280
Aug 27th 2022 - Sep 10th 2022 €4,135
Sep 10th 2022 - Oct 15th 2022 €4,135
Oct 15th 2022 - Oct 29th 2022 €4,994
Oct 29th 2022 - Dec 10th 2022 €3,586
Dec 10th 2022 - Apr 27th 2023 €4,787

Prices based on an occupancy of 16 people:

Rental period Weekly
Oct 24th 2021 - Oct 30th 2021 $5,815
Oct 30th 2021 - Dec 11th 2021 $4,176
Dec 11th 2021 - Jan 8th 2022 $5,574
Jan 8th 2022 - Apr 16th 2022 $4,176
Apr 16th 2022 - Apr 23rd 2022 $5,444
Apr 23rd 2022 - Apr 30th 2022 $4,176
Apr 30th 2022 - May 21st 2022 $4,222
May 21st 2022 - May 28th 2022 $5,815
May 28th 2022 - Jun 25th 2022 $4,815
Jun 25th 2022 - Jul 9th 2022 $5,963
Jul 9th 2022 - Aug 20th 2022 $6,315
Aug 20th 2022 - Aug 27th 2022 $6,148
Aug 27th 2022 - Sep 10th 2022 $4,815
Sep 10th 2022 - Oct 15th 2022 $4,815
Oct 15th 2022 - Oct 29th 2022 $5,815
Oct 29th 2022 - Dec 10th 2022 $4,176
Dec 10th 2022 - Apr 27th 2023 $5,574

Please note that these prices/rates are a guide only and may not be correct at the current date. For an accurate quote, please enquire.

Reviews

  • Beautiful and peaceful

    Created on 03/09/2017

    The houses are in a beautiful and peaceful location, perfectly set up for a large family holiday. We were impressed by the welcome basket and toys for the kids which were very thoughtful. They loved playing with the dolls' house and pirate ship. Helen was very friendly and helpful. The fans were a welcome feature as it was quite hot at night while we were staying.

  • A fab holiday!

    Created on 21/08/2017

    We had a truly wonderful 10 days at Joli Champ, so much so that our youngest son cried himself to sleep the night before we had to leave! The house was very well stocked & there was nothing that we needed that wasn't already there. The play area & dressing up clothes were wonderful for our young daughter, a really lovely thought. We all loved the pool & the children spent hours each day splashing about. The furnishings were of a fantastic standard & we all loved chilling out on the Loaf sofas?? The area was great, with so much going on that we had plenty to do, the night markets were wonderful & plentiful. The property was far enough away from everything though that it was really peaceful & we had a wonderful view of the stars every night. We'll definitely be back. P.S. Helen was lovely too & it was lovely to know that she was on the end of the phone if we needed anything. A fab holiday!!

  • The most wonderful holiday

    Created on 16/08/2017

    The little welcome touches were very thoughtful and well received. We had the most wonderful French holiday at Pear Cottage.

  • Outstanding Joli Champ!

    Created on 12/06/2017

    A superb holiday rental, absolutely faultless. We had a fabulous time, wonderful accommodation, stunning location, lots to do. Outstanding!

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