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Bernies - Heart of Gascony

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Bernies, looking back through the garden and mature horse chestnuts wake up to breakfast every morning on the sunlit terrace. Also lovely at sunset for a glass or two
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4.5 of 5 stars
Very good
7 reviews
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Bernies, looking back through the garden and mature horse chestnuts
wake up to breakfast every morning on the sunlit terrace. Also lovely at sunset for a glass or two
12 metre pool. we also have a slide, umbrellas, a large picnic table and sun loungers.
garden view from sunny terrace with lockable gate through to large and totally private pool
Master bedroom
front of house
Entrance hallway or couloir, great for kids to run around on rainy days if you have any!
Second Bedroom
pool and kitchen garden area, looking back through the main garden towards the house
View from the terrace, early morning
Kitchen with view from window to surrounding countryside
Children's bedroom with bunks
Large living room with log burning stove, full digital TV facilities, wifi and DVD library
Large kitchen with direct access onto the sunny stone flagged terrace
Living room which has wood burning stove and full SKY TV facilities
Main bathroom
view across the rolling Gers landscape from the swimming pool
winter morning in the garden looking through to pigeonnier
large bedroom (desks will be removed for holiday lets)
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Overview
Farmhouse -
4 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 10
Pergain Taillac, Gers, Midi-Pyrenees
Enclosed by its own grounds filled with established orchard of peaches, apples, pears, plums and walnuts, you can pick your own breakfast, lunch and dinner, staying in a historic home that dates to the 100 Years War and that lies at the heart of historic Gascony, with guaranteed sun for at least nine months of the year. <BR><BR>Down a driveway lies the house and private grounds, where you can eat in the shade of our mature trees or on the flag-stoned terrace. Explore our 35 acres of sunflower fields and oak woods. We have our own newt and crayfish ponds, a stream, small fishing lake and large, secluded field, ideal for camping, complete with a stone fire-pit.<BR><BR>In a walled garden with its own pigeonnier, a three-storey dovecote built from stone and wood, sits a spacious swimming pool, with a shallow, stepped e... Read more
About the Owner, Cathy S
Languages spoken: English, French
Response Rate: 20 %
Response Time: Within a day
Calendar Updated: 11 days ago
Listed since : Jan 2012
Overall rating: 4.5 / 5.0
Based on 7 reviews and 1 property
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Listing #HL204889 by: Holiday Lettings
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4.5 of 5 stars Very good - based on 7 reviews
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vivatlond...
London
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014 for a stay in August 2014

We recently stayed at Bernies for my mother's 70th birthday so lots of kids and adults. This place was perfect, full of antiques and interesting pictures from the Far East, it really felt like staying in someone's home rather than a character-less, IKEA furnished holiday let. Plenty to do for the children too, my children appreciated the boxes of lego...

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Kev W
London, England, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014 for a stay in August 2014

Stayed here for my Mother in Laws birthday for a week with all her kids and grandkids. We had a marvellous time. Although the house is in a very small Hamlet, once you get your bearings quirky french country and town life are easily reachable and easily left behind. This is a Family home that you are visiting, not a...

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014 for a stay in August 2014

A very relaxing location with a pretty garden and airy spacious rooms. Surrounded by rolling countryside, there are few facilities within walking distance but several villages within 10 or 15 minutes' drive. Everything in the house works. Had a really lovely week.

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Amenities
  • Balcony
  • Central Heating
  • Cots:(2)
  • Dining Seats (14)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(3)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fax
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (10)
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Playground
  • Private Fishing Lake/River
  • Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Private Yard
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Secure Parking
  • Single Beds:(3)
  • Sofa Beds:(2)
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Swingset
  • Telephone
  • Terrace
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • Trampoline
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
Suitability
  • Pets Allowed:
    Yes
  • Smoking Allowed:
    Yes
  • Kid Friendly:
    Yes
Additional amenities & feature info
Terracotta tiled hallways, pressed with the traditional footprints of a duck and a dog to drive away the devil, Berniès has been restored and updated to become luxurious and welcoming, with British satellite TV as well as French digital channels, and free wifi access, making this also a well-connected home.
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Rates

Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Per night Per week
Default 1 night
$203
€180
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Jul 1, 2016 -
Aug 31, 2016
high season 2016
7 nights --
$2,818
€2,500
Sep 1, 2016 -
Oct 31, 2016
mid season
7 nights --
$2,029
€1,800
Nov 1, 2016 -
Feb 28, 2017
low season
7 nights --
$1,127
€1,000
Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to U.S. Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
Additional Rate and Availability Information
A compulsory end of let cleaning charge is levied of €80 for a 1 week let and €100 for a 2 week let.
There is a €400 inventory deposit required with each booking.
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Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Toulouse: 65.2 mi
Railway: Agen: 13.0 mi
Ferry: Bilbao: 188.9 mi
Berniès is in the rolling countryside of the department of Gers, in south west France. <BR><BR>By Air:<BR>Fly to Toulouse (1hr.10mns away from us), Bordeaux (1hr.15mns), Bergerac (1hr.20mns), on BA, Easyjet, Ryan Air, BMI Baby, or Fly B. Flights vary, but all from the UK are approximately 1hr.20mins.<BR><BR>Car Hire:<BR>Hire a car from an airport or railway station and drive to us.<BR><BR>Directions:<BR>From Toulouse: follow signs for A62 direction Bordeaux. Take the A62, and exit after 55 minutes, at junction 7, take the last exit at the mini roundabout for Laplume and Condom, keep straight on this road through Berrac and Laplume, and heading towards Lamontjoie. Turn left into Lamontjoie, and then keep straight on through the village a... more
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Water Park Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 80.8 mi.
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