FAMILY HOLIDAYS IN THE DORDOGNE
Making your dream a reality
FAMILY HOLIDAYS IN THE DORDOGNE
Making your dream a reality
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Making your dream a reality
Making your dream a reality
Myself Colin and my wife Kim are proud to be the new owners of Manoir Le Cuvier in the amazing Dordogne France.
With many years of event experience, we know how to make your event one to remember. From the vendors to the performers,
we can help you build your holiday or event from the ground up.
Near the quaint village of Saint Raphael, we are located 1km from the village set in 10 acres of matue grounds and panoramic views with rolling valleys and an amazing rear vistas
We are now able to offer boutique and intimate accomodation for families in the lovely part of France.
Set in rolling hills and woodlands Manoir Le Cuvier offers a peaceful and tranquil event space. The main building is a 200 year old ex winery which was converted into a magnificent family home and Gîte accommodation.
Grande gated drive way leads you into the impressive home with mature trees and woodland , to the rear a beautiful meadow and private park enclosure, featuring a mini maze established orchard and secluded large private pool area and pool house. Leading up to the south facing side of the Manoir you start at the lower tier terrace with the grand house looming up via a second stone stair way to a large open terraced area, looking back over the meadow and park area you can admire a perfect visa and take in the tranquil setting.
Outdoor pool with electric cover is within a gated secluded enclosure and set out for pool parties and out door dining while you can relax on sun loungers or take a swim. BBQ area and TV in the seating area.
Our exclusive Gîte taking occupying half of the main building is all set for a family for up to 6 suitable for special occasion stays self catering facilities allow you to be flexible on your holiday.
We offer this self contained gite which is situated on the left wing of the main Manoir, with out door spaces including mature park land and secluded gardens with a large private swimming pool, BBQ area and out door dining facilities.
Parking private onsite complimentary
Feature stone wood burning fireplace.
Television - WiFi available
Dish washer/washing machine facilities
Kitchens fully equipped with fridge freezer, oven/hob and microwave indoor dining lounge area for 8 people
Access to our luxury bespoke wine cellar with private entertainment area for wine tasting. (on request)
Bedroom 1 : 1 double bed unsuited shower
Bedroom 2 : 1 double bed with vanity sink
Bedroom 3 : 1 double bed with vanity sink
Bathroom - walk in shower
Garden with panoramic views of meadow and park land and mini maze with surrounding wooded areas
Pets are allowed (a supplement may apply).
Children of all ages are welcome.
No cot available.
The local supermarket (SuperU) is approx 1km away with local bakeries, pharmacy, café/bars and restaurant just 5 mins away in Excideuil which boasts the land mark Château d'Excideuil which repelled Richard the Lion Heart on three different times and played a significant role in the history of the area also featured is a period church ideal for site-seeing, a local farmers market is on every Thursday where you can by fresh local produce. Manoir Le Cuvier is conveniently close to popular historical and tourist destinations just 7.2 km from Hautefort Castle. 40 km from Jumilhac Castle, and 44 km from Périgueux Golf Course Excideuil has it own golf course to.
The nearest airport is Brive Dordogne Valley Airport, 67 km drive.
Easy access to the D708 and D704 and main motorways to Paris, Bordeaux and Toulouse.
Nearest railway stations – Thivers, Perigueux
International airports – Limoges (60km),Brive 45mins, Bergerac (1hr) and Bordeaux (2h).
Check-in : 16:00 - 17:30
Check-out : 09:00 - 10:00
Payment methods accepted on-site
Please inform us in advance of your expected arrival time.
Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card for refundable holding deposit upon check-in. Please note that all special requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply. All specialist nights are subject to extra charges a list of which will be supplied prior to final booking.
Handover of the keys will take place upon arrival at the accommodation, after the reservation has been paid in full, 14 days prior to your arrival at the latest. Bed linen is available but pool towels are not available at the property, please make sure you bring your own or request at time of the reservation.
Due to Covid regulations rooms will be cleaned and bed lining change over only on a weekly basis
Gîte accommodation €1800 per week
Private dining BBQ nights and wine tasting available prices on request
7 nights minimum
The grounds and surrounding areas are ideal for a quite relaxing holiday, stroll in the woods or through the lavender hedges to the open meadow or chill out by the pool and bbq area for some French style alfresco dining.
Our internal family Gite accommodates up to 6 people, 3 double rooms with double beds family walk in shower room, separate toilet one room has en-suite shower facilities include large communal kitchen and dining area, opening out to terrace and out door space, with BBQ area.
A unique deluxe gite. Private entrance, enclosed car park spacious two tier terrace area. Over all 120m Gite area with 3 bedrooms. the open plan lounge has original fireplace. Fully fitted kitchen with dish washer , washing machine and dining for up to 6 people. Access to all the facilities swimming pool and terrace. TV lounge area with double aspect views Juliette balcony and to the rear patio doors leading to main terrace and a beauty visa And panoramic views of the meadow.
bedroom 1 features 1 double bed 0.90 x 2.00m, en-suite shower and sink, bedroom 2 double bed and spacious 1.60 x 2.00m separate walk in shower and toilet, bedroom 3 is 1.40 x 2.0m
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09:00 – 17:00
Monday - Friday: 9am - 5pm
Whilst every effort has been made to ensure that the brochure and all advertising material is accurate at the time of publication, we cannot be held responsible for changes or matyres outside our control. All information is given in good faith but no guarantees are made regarding information provided, either written or oral.
1. Booking and payments
Bookings made via Air B&B,Vrbo,Trip advisor or any other booking company are subject to a deposit of 25% at the time of booking and the balance is due 12 weeks prior to arrival. A security deposit of £250 is required at the time of the final payment for your stay, this will be refunded within three days of your departure. Under no circumstances can the prescribed number of persons (6) per booking form be exceeded.
Dogs that are well behaved can be brought by arrangement (prior to booking) charged at the rate of £10 a day for each dog, this is payable before 12 weeks of arrival. Any money paid for dogs coming to the gite will not be subject to our cancellation policy and will be refunded in full if you cancel your reservation at any time up to the day of arrival.
The following rules will apply to all dogs without exception :-
We ask that dogs are not allowed to lay on furniture, bedding or beds.
Or are not allowed to lay on sofas or soft furnishings.
They are not allowed in the swimming pool as hair blocks the filters and claws could damage the pool liner.
We ask that your dogs are under close personal control at all times when you are outside of the Gite, and if they defecate that the mess is picked up immediately.
Under no circumstances are dogs to be left alone within the Gite, In exceptional circumstances we can lend you a dog crate.
Prices are per week and are inclusive of electricity, water and the provision of bed linen, towels including and tea towels excludes pool towels apply on arrival a small fee may be charged.
Holidays between 1st November and 31st March will be charged at cost any electricity used over the weekly allowance of 25 euros.
A holiday tax per person is charged by the council (Taxe de sejour) approximately 1.5 euros per night for Adults only. This will be payable on arrival in cash please.
If cancelling before 12 weeks of arrival any payment made to us will be refunded 100% minus a £50 booking and admin fee.
If cancelling between 12 weeks and 8 weeks of arrival 50% of the total rental price will be refunded.
If cancelling between 8 weeks and 4 weeks of Arrival 25% of the total rental price will be refunded
If cancelling between 4 weeks and the day of arrival 0% of the total rental price will be refunded
If the full rental amount is not received by the due date we reserve the right to cancel the booking and the above cancellation policy shown above will apply to any monies paid to us.
Should the Gite be unavailable on the day of arrival, due to unforeseen circumstances, every effort will be made to relocate guests. If this is not possible all monies will be refunded without further question.
If as a result of Border closures you are not allowed to travel to the Gite we will transfer your holiday to another available date the same year or to the following year which may have an additional cost due to seasonal prices or latest increased prices for that rental year.
No refunds or transfers will be given for any vaccination restrictions issued by any countries government which as a result of your personal circumstances or negligence will prevent you or any of your party from coming to France within 12 calendar weeks of your arrival.
We recommend that you take out insurance to protect from the risk of cancelation from the time of booking and for medical, baggage cover etc.
4. Our responsibilities
Your property will be cleaned before your arrival and we respectfully ask you to remember you are staying in someone else’s home and to leave it clean and tidy when you depart. We ask that our guests strip the beds and leave all dirty laundry in the gite. If extra cleaning is required a minimum charge of £50 will be levied. Breakages should be reported to the owner immediately, in order that it can be rectified before the following guests arrive. Please do not arrive at the property before 4pm and kindly leave by 10am on the day of departure in order to give sufficient time between clients to ensure that the property is ready. If you expect to arrive after 7pm please advise us in advance.
In the event of a complaint arising, either on arrival or before occupation has commenced, this should be brought to the attention of the owners immediately so that remedial action can be taken without delay. We will do everything possible to deal with any difficulties both quickly and efficiently. The owners retain the right to enter the property at any reasonable time to deal with complaints and to carry out any repairs deemed necessary to the property or equipment. Any complaint over departure must be in writing within 14 days of your departure.
6. Swimming Pool – Open April – September - 15 x 12
No diving as the pool. No drinking glasses or bottles to be used around the pool (plastic only) or food (i.e. crisps etc. as it encourages ants) Children to be under the supervision of the parents at all times as the owners cannot be held responsible for their safety as there is no lifeguard on duty. Please do not leave rubber rings, balls or lilos in the pool in the evening as they block the skimmer.
Whilst every effort will be made to maintain the pool and household equipment in good order for the enjoyment of our guests, we cannot accept liability in the event of any unforeseen circumstances but would ask you to bear with us whilst we attempt to rectify problems as soon as possible. Smoking ONLY premised outside. Any damage or breakages must be notified as soon as possible.
Please place all recyclable rubbish in the bins provided. This is the yellow bin.
All bottles and glass jars etc. please place in the bin provided.
Any nappies, sanitary towel or dog waste please bag and put in the outside bin provided. At the end of your stay with us please remove the plastic bag from the bin and securely tie it up and we will dispose of it for you
8. Additional Guests
Your friends are welcome to come to visit but under no circumstances are they allowed to stay at the premises overnight and must leave at an appropriate time before 10:30pm. No pool parties allowed or any type of Party with additional guests are permitted . No dogs are permitted on the premises belonging to guests without our permission and will need to be on a lead at all times whilst on the premises.
Gas and charcoal BBQ are available but please ensure they are left clean at the end of your stay.
10. TOILET / SEPTIC FOSSE
Toilet paper will be supplied in the Gite, Do not put any other paper or the following down the toilet as the property has a septic fosse and therefore NO chemicals / waste / tampons / female hygiene products / baby wipes / facial wipes / cleaning wipes etc. should be flushed down the toilets or poured down the sinks, this will result in blocking or damaging the system which will prove costly to rectify. Any of the above please bag and dispose in waste bins.
11. Wood burner
The wood burner should not be required during the summer months – May-October Outside of these months some wood will be supplied any additional firewood required will be charged at 50 euros a trailer load delivered