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La Porcherie

7 reviews
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Overview
2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
4 guests
7 nights minimum
Rental Home
Le Manoir De St. Marcel is set-up to cater for families with children. Your children can expect to meet other children. We provide a safe secluded environment for them to play in, & they are made to feel very welcome. Our local restaurant, just 2 minutes' walk from your front door is unusual in that they provided genuine haute cuisine whilst remaining child-friendly....Le Manoir De St. Marcel is set-up to cater for families with children. Your children can expect to meet other children. We provide a safe secluded environment for them to play in, & they are made to feel very welcome. Our local restaurant, just 2 minutes' walk from your front door is unusual in that they provided genuine haute cuisine whilst remaining child-friendly.More
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About the Owner
Peter A
Languages spoken:English, French
Response Rate:80%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:February 2012
Interaction with guests
We, - Nancy & Peter, live 'on-site' but out of sight. Like Nanny Mcphee,(The children's film), - We are here when you need us. We can help with: - Restaurant bookings. - Maintenance issues. - Take your order for fresh bread & croissants to be delivered each morning. - Help with baby sitting (Notice appreciated).
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Reviewed September 25, 2017

Stayed as a couple for a week in September 2017. The initial contact and booking was easy and straight forward and there was a nice welcome basket to get us started when we arrived. This property is on a small site with about four other...More

Date of stay: September 2017
Thank PS62
Management response:Responded September 27, 2017

Many thanks for your kind words. The pool is heated by solar panels, & as you know, we did not enjoy the normal sunny weather that we expect this September.

Reviewed July 27, 2015

And, no doubt, it won’t be our last stay here. A warm welcome from Peter and Nancy makes you feel at home straight away . This was our third stay at Le Manoir de St Marcel and it’s always interesting to meet other guests who...More

Date of stay: July 2015
Thank Rupert L
Peter_Austen, VR Owner at La Porcherie, responded to this reviewResponded July 27, 2015

Many thanks Rupert, It is always a pleasure to see you.

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed March 19, 2015

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Date of stay: February 2015
Peter_Austen, VR Owner at La Porcherie, responded to this reviewResponded March 20, 2015

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Reviewed October 24, 2014

We booked for two weeks with our cat and stayed three!! Peter and Nancy are charming and helpful hosts and La Porcherie is a lovely property. Quiet with a Sun trap courtyard where we had wonderful barbecues. The area is stunning and we have made...More

Date of stay: October 2014
Thank bellacat63
A Holiday Lettings verified reviewer
London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed September 19, 2013

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Date of stay: September 2013
Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Stove
DVD Player
Grill
Suitable For Children Under 5
Shared Outdoor Pool (Heated)
Refrigerator
Washer
Highchair
Dishwasher
Private Yard
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
Cable/satellite TV
Iron
Hairdryer
TV
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Balcony
Linens Provided
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Playground
Secure Parking
Horse Riding Nearby
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Internet Access
Terrace
Toaster
Additional amenities & feature info
There are wide French doors giving access to the spacious sitting/dining room with comfortable chairs and sofas including a bed settee and satellite TV. There are also doors off the patio into the kitchen with cooker, dishwasher, microwave, and fridge. Stairs from the kitchen lead to a pretty first floor bedroom with exposed beams and a further private and secluded patio area and garden. From the kitchen a door leads to the bathroom with full size bath, toilet and large basin. A stone arch leads to the shower room with washing machine and then a door through to the lower bedroom with twin beds. TO NOTE THIS SUMMER! - Just announced: St. Marcel Du Périgord is hosting a “marché gastronomique” on Friday 13th July, Friday, 10th August, & Friday, 24th August: This is a bit like a medieval banquet in the village square. – If it is as good as last year it will be great fun!
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About the neighborhood
There is just so much to do in summer, it often overwhelms our guests, & they unwind by the swimming pool! Your first Sunday will often be spent visiting the market at ISSIGEAC, a medieval bastide town which is beautiful in its own right, but with the added attraction of a vibrant Sunday Market. The kids will love Castelnaud, perched high over the River Dordogne: It offers the them a medieval war museum. Nearby is my favourite Chateau; Chateau Milandes; The home of Josephine Baker, an American Cabaret artist who adopted a child from each continent. This is where they lived, & the chateau is a museum about her. There is so much that you will not want to miss! – Where to stop! You must visit Domme, & Sarlat. Finally, I nearly forgot! – If you are here in July & August the Marche Nocturnes...
Getting around
To get here by air Bergerac Airport is our closest airport. Brive is also only an hour away. Bordeaux is 2 hours drive. By train: Bergerac is the closest station with car hire available. By car: We are about 8 1/2 hours from Calais. 6 1/2 from St. Malo. A car is essential once here.
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