Villa Andalous

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Sleeps: 10 Bedrooms: 5 Bathrooms: 3

Overview

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A true escape in a beautiful setting, Villa Andalous is a wonderful home perfectly located just a short drive from the Dordogne river and near some of the region’s most incredible villages and towns.

Although very much a French home with its rustic and welcoming interiors, the overall design has been inspired by the owner’s love of travel with a calming Andalusian vibe with characterful furnishings and exotic style both inside and out. The kitchen is brilliantly equipped and there is ample space to relax in the villa and dine with family and friends.

Five bedrooms scattered across the home offer warmth and comfort with bright colours contrasting pretty features such as traditional exposed brickwork or artwork. Two impressively tiled shower rooms with lovely mosaics offer a real ‘wow factor’ and there’s a full bathroom too.

Outside the magical ambience continues with several acres of enclosed grounds where you can explore the rambling woodland, swim in the pristine swimming pool or find your own spot to relax such as under the romantic veranda or by the sunny poolside terrace. A summer kitchen with barbecue, plancha and even a coffee machine is a wonderful place to prepare al-fresco meals to enjoy under the trees in the shade of the warm summer sun.

It’s just a ten-minute drive to the Dordogne river where you can hire canoes and kayaks or even closer is an excellent 18-hole golf course. The nearby area also offers wonderful hiking and biking trails, lovely walks through the forest, horse-riding and all sorts of other activities for a great range of ages.

The delights of the Dordogne region are within a short drive whether exploring the gardens at Eyrignac or idyllic villages such as Saint-Amand-de-Coly , Domme, La Roque Gageac and the majestic town of Sarlat with its excellent restaurants and famous weekly market on a Saturday morning. Just south of the Dordogne, the Lot department is easily reached with pretty Gourdon and spectacular Rocamadour both within forty minutes by car.

So whether exploring the outstanding regions around you or just resting in your exotic surroundings, Villa Andalous is all about making the most of this stunning environment in a captivating part of southern France.

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What you should know…

  • Bedrooms are scattered across this two-storey villa and two of them have their own bathroom
  • This is a hilly and wooded area - wonderful for walks whether through the beautiful grounds or nearby forests

Property Features

Private Pool Child-Safe Pool Heated Pool Internet Air-Con BBQ Cable TV Table Tennis DVD Heating

Villa Interiors (300m2, two levels)

-    Living area
-    Dining area
-    Kitchen, well-equipped with split level relaxing area
-    Conservatory with comfortable seating
-    1 x double bedroom (200x200cm bed) with own bathroom and veranda
-    1 x double bedroom (200x200cm bed) overlooking pool
-    1 x double bedroom (150x200cm bed)
-    1 x double bedroom (150x200cm bed) with cot, sofa-futon and own bathroom
-    1 x twin bedroom with two single beds 
-    Additional bathroom

NB two of the bathrooms have a shower, one has a bath

Outside Grounds (5000m2)

-    Heated salt-water swimming pool (10mx5m, depth 2m) with pool security cover. Open and heated from April to September
-    BBQ
-    Summer kitchen with BBQ, Plancha, coffee machine and sink
-    Various verandas/terraces for al-fresco dining/relaxing
-    Table tennis
-    Several acres of gardens and forests (enclosed)

Facilities

-    Wi-Fi
-    Air-conditioning
-    Heating
-    Cable TV
-    DVD player
-    Hi-Fi
-    Games and books
-    Table tennis
-    Washing machine and dryer

Location

About the surrounding area of Villa Andalous
<1hr to Airport Canoeing/Kayaking Rural Location Walking/Hiking Paths Wine Tasting Golf Nearby Tennis Nearby Cycling Horse Riding Fishing Outstanding Landscapes Outdoor Pursuit & Activities Tourist Towns & Villages Historical Sites
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On the borders of the Lot and Dordogne regions, just north of the beautiful Dordogne river, Villa Andalous is in an ideal location for exploring the best that this region has to offer.

A golf-lovers paradise, an excellent 18-hole course is just a five-minute drive away whilst activity lovers will also appreciate nearby tennis, horse-riding, mountain bike and hiking trails, peaceful walks through nearby forests and the possibility to hire canoes and kayaks in the Dordogne river just a ten-minute drive away. Bikes can be rented on request.

The nearest village, Souillac (6.5km), has a great choice of restaurants, supermarkets and other amenities. Be sure to visit the impressive Abbey Sainte-Marie and even better combine with a trip to the atmospheric market on a Friday morning.

Start by exploring the Dordogne department with its wealth of beautiful villages and towns such as idyllic Domme (35km) high above the Dordogne river with its amazing caves, La Roque Gageac (36km), a perfect picture postcard village backed by steep cliffs and Castelnaud-la-Chapelle (40km) just across the river. Further north, the ‘Plus Beaux Village’ of Saint-Amand-de-Coly (30km) is a wonderful place to visit with the famous Lascaux caves nearby.

Furthermore, Sarlat (26km) is one of the area’s most famous towns with its maze of medieval narrow streets, lovely squares and amazing restaurants plus a famous market on a Saturday morning.

You are also perfectly positioned to visit the topiary gardens at Eyrignac (17km) which opens up on Monday evenings in the summer for picnics and dance or Les Jardins de Marqueyssac in Vézac (36km) set high above the river which also open on Thursday evenings in the summer when you can explore by candlelight.

The Lot department is also easily reached with pretty Gourdon (35km) just over half an hour away. Explore its honey stone coloured houses set beautifully on the hill and lovely warren of little streets. Beautifully preserved Rocamadour (28km) is another amazing place to visit, built on the edge of a cliff with the river at the bottom of the gorge.

Children will love exploring prehistoric caves and parks and historic castles or even a magnificent hot air balloon ride across the stunning region. The more adventurous may enjoy tree-top activities in the forests near Sarlat.

Local Amenities
Nearest Airport Brive–Souillac Airport

(19km)

Nearest Airport 2 Bergerac

(100km)

Nearest Train Station Gare de Souillac

(7km)

Nearest Village Souillac

(6.5km)

Nearest Restaurant Golf Club/Souillac

(2km/6.5km)

Nearest Supermarket Souillac

(6-7km)

Nearest Town/City Sarlat-la-Canéda

(26km)

Nearest Golf 18-hole golf course

(2km)

Nearest Tennis

(2km)

Region

 

The pace of life in the Dordogne is languid, laid back and positively infectious. Relax in bucolic beauty as you drift along the Dordogne River, or wander among the forests and hillside of the Périgord Natural Park.

The foodie scene too, is a relaxed affair. Take your time over your lazy lunches of local duck, black truffles and goats cheese. If you’re feeling energetic, you can even hunt for them yourself. The wine here is second to none, with infamous grapes like Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Chenin Blanc all having a huge presence here.

The Dordogne is also brimming with history. Castles and chateaux are scattered throughout the region, among the enchanting medieval villages. History of an altogether more ancient sort can also be explored in the incredible prehistoric cave drawings of Lascaux and Grotte de Rouffignac.

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Kids

Best Suited For: All Ages
Ideal for Babies & Toddlers Ideal for Kids Ideal for Teens

This region is a true haven for nature and sport lovers alike offering a wide array of outdoor activities, from walks through the forests and horse-back riding to tennis and mountain-biking. Adventurous families will especially enjoy tree-top activities in the forests near Sarlat or spend a day hiring canoes or kayaks on the Dordogne, just a ten-minute drive away.

In nearby Souillac you can discover the toy museum, Musée de l'Automate, or perhaps you may prefer to spend the day at nearby Quercyland, a waterpark with all sorts of activities.

Kids may also be fascinated by the famous Lascaux caves near the pretty village of Saint-Amand-de-Coly, just half an hour away, or perhaps they may appreciate the fascinating weekly market in the beautiful medieval town of Sarlat.

Children will love exploring prehistoric caves and parks and historic castles or even a magnificent hot air balloon ride across the stunning region.

Baby and Toddler Equipment

  • Cot(s)
  • High Chair(s)

Kids Activities Close-by

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

Onsite Facilities

  • Child-Safe Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Table Tennis
  • DVD
  • Fenced Grounds

Services Available

  • Chef/Cook Available
  • Maid Service Available

Extras

Oliver's Extras

  • Transfers Available
  • Chef/Cook Available
  • Maid Service Available
  • In-house Massage Available
  • Chauffeur Service Available

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. We can typically help you arrange any of the following:

- Maid service/extra cleaning
- Private chef/cook/catering
- Welcome hamper/pre-stocked fridge
- Local day-trips or tours
- Airport pick-up/drop-off
- Babysitting / childcare services

Extras available at this property (payable locally):

- Additional cleaning
- Private chef
- In-house massage
- Chauffeur service

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!

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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 €500 paid in cash to the owner upon arrival and refunded after departure, subject to full inspection.
Arrival time 4:00 p.m.
Departure time 9:30 a.m.
Energy costs included? Yes.
Heating costs included? €30 per day or €200 per week from 30th October to 31 March (paid locally).
Linen & towels included? Yes, including pool towels.
End of stay cleaning included? No, it's an extra €130, paid locally. 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 heating charge? No. Please note that like all heated pools, pool heating and water temperature are reliant on weather and outside temperatures.
Changeover day Flexible. Saturday during July and August.
Minimum stay 7 nights. 3 nights between 30th October and 31st March.
Pets welcome? On request only and with prior agreement with the owner. If accepted, a pet supplement of €40 per pet per week will apply (paid locally).
Other Ts and Cs Weddings, stag/hen parties and other celebrations are not permitted.
Other Ts and Cs The pool is open from April to September.

Rental Rates

Prices based on an occupancy of 10 people:

Rental period 3 Nights 4 Nights 5 Nights Weekly
Jun 24th 2019 - Jun 29th 2019 - - - £1,505
Jun 29th 2019 - Jul 6th 2019 - - - £2,007
Jul 6th 2019 - Aug 24th 2019 - - - £2,985
Aug 24th 2019 - Sep 1st 2019 - - - £2,132
Sep 1st 2019 - Oct 30th 2019 - - - £1,192
Oct 30th 2019 - Dec 21st 2019 £878 £945 £1,013 £1,192
Dec 21st 2019 - Dec 28th 2019 - - - £2,985
Dec 28th 2019 - Apr 1st 2020 £878 £945 £1,013 £1,192
Apr 1st 2020 - Jun 1st 2020 - - - £1,192
Jun 1st 2020 - Jun 27th 2020 - - - £1,505
Jun 27th 2020 - Jul 4th 2020 - - - £2,007
Jul 4th 2020 - Aug 22nd 2020 - - - £2,985
Aug 22nd 2020 - Aug 29th 2020 - - - £2,132
Aug 29th 2020 - Oct 30th 2020 - - - £1,192
Oct 30th 2020 - Dec 19th 2020 £878 £945 £1,013 £1,192
Dec 19th 2020 - Dec 25th 2020 - - - £2,985

Prices based on an occupancy of 10 people:

Rental period 3 Nights 4 Nights 5 Nights Weekly
Jun 24th 2019 - Jun 29th 2019 - - - €1,613
Jun 29th 2019 - Jul 6th 2019 - - - €2,150
Jul 6th 2019 - Aug 24th 2019 - - - €3,199
Aug 24th 2019 - Sep 1st 2019 - - - €2,285
Sep 1st 2019 - Oct 30th 2019 - - - €1,277
Oct 30th 2019 - Dec 21st 2019 €941 €1,008 €1,075 €1,277
Dec 21st 2019 - Dec 28th 2019 - - - €3,199
Dec 28th 2019 - Apr 1st 2020 €941 €1,008 €1,075 €1,277
Apr 1st 2020 - Jun 1st 2020 - - - €1,277
Jun 1st 2020 - Jun 27th 2020 - - - €1,613
Jun 27th 2020 - Jul 4th 2020 - - - €2,150
Jul 4th 2020 - Aug 22nd 2020 - - - €3,199
Aug 22nd 2020 - Aug 29th 2020 - - - €2,285
Aug 29th 2020 - Oct 30th 2020 - - - €1,277
Oct 30th 2020 - Dec 19th 2020 €941 €1,008 €1,075 €1,277
Dec 19th 2020 - Dec 25th 2020 - - - €3,199

Prices based on an occupancy of 10 people:

Rental period 3 Nights 4 Nights 5 Nights Weekly
Jun 24th 2019 - Jun 29th 2019 - - - $1,836
Jun 29th 2019 - Jul 6th 2019 - - - $2,448
Jul 6th 2019 - Aug 24th 2019 - - - $3,641
Aug 24th 2019 - Sep 1st 2019 - - - $2,601
Sep 1st 2019 - Oct 30th 2019 - - - $1,453
Oct 30th 2019 - Dec 21st 2019 $1,071 $1,138 $1,205 $1,453
Dec 21st 2019 - Dec 28th 2019 - - - $3,641
Dec 28th 2019 - Apr 1st 2020 $1,071 $1,138 $1,205 $1,453
Apr 1st 2020 - Jun 1st 2020 - - - $1,453
Jun 1st 2020 - Jun 27th 2020 - - - $1,836
Jun 27th 2020 - Jul 4th 2020 - - - $2,448
Jul 4th 2020 - Aug 22nd 2020 - - - $3,641
Aug 22nd 2020 - Aug 29th 2020 - - - $2,601
Aug 29th 2020 - Oct 30th 2020 - - - $1,453
Oct 30th 2020 - Dec 19th 2020 $1,071 $1,138 $1,205 $1,453
Dec 19th 2020 - Dec 25th 2020 - - - $3,641

Please note that prices may not be 100% accurate for dates outside of the current calendar year. For an accurate quote, please enquire.

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