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Self Sevenne, Duck Cottage

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Duck Cottage sun terrace overlooking the garden towards the pool. Ideal for alfresco dining!
Duck Cottage kitchen windows overlook the front of the property towards the pond
1 of 19Duck Cottage sun terrace overlooking the garden towards the pool. Ideal for alfresco dining!
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Overview
2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
4 guests
3 nights minimum
Gites
'Sevenne' is a beautifully restored stone farmhouse, located in the unspoiled Lot and Garonne. Sevenne comprises of our farmhouse and two adjoining cottages/gites. Duck Cottage/Gite comfortabley SLEEPS 4, it is self contained and has a large sun patio with a shaded area overlooking the rear garden with views towards the pool. There is also a small seating area at the front of the cottage where our guests can enjoy a glass of local wine watching the setting sun. The property is situated at the end of a private driveway with no immediate neighbours. The property is nestled within 4 acres of undulating garden with fruit trees, willows, lavender, wisteria, honeysuckle, jasmine and a picturesque duck pond. We are surrounded by fields of corn and sunflowers with views over rolling countryside ...'Sevenne' is a beautifully restored stone farmhouse, located in the unspoiled Lot and Garonne. Sevenne comprises of our farmhouse and two adjoining cottages/gites. Duck Cottage/Gite comfortabley SLEEPS 4, it is self contained and has a large sun patio with a shaded area overlooking the rear garden with views towards the pool. There is also a small seating area at the front of the cottage where our guests can enjoy a glass of local wine watching the setting sun. The property is situated at the end of a private driveway with no immediate neighbours. The property is nestled within 4 acres of undulating garden with fruit trees, willows, lavender, wisteria, honeysuckle, jasmine and a picturesque duck pond. We are surrounded by fields of corn and sunflowers with views over rolling countryside with friut orchards, hazel nut and walnut trees. There is a sports field for active guests and quiet corners for those who enjoy sitting in the sun or shade with a good book. Our hens and ducks are free range and supply us and our guests with fresh eggs daily! Sevenne is child frendly, ideal for families, couples and house hunters All the accommodation is arranged on the ground floor and is on one level. The double and twin bedrooms have shutters and views over the garden and the fields beyond. Electric fans are available for additional ventilation during the hot months. The lounge/dining area seats 4 comfortably and has UK satellite TV/DVD/CD player. There is a wood burner for cosy winter evenings. A modern, well equipped kitchen is off the living area. A spacious family bathroom with a walk in shower, toilet and vanity unit with sink. Sevenne is our home and not just a business, it is very important to us that our guests enjoy their stay and make the most of their holiday. Although we are on hand we keep very much in the background but can be contacted if needed . Duck Cottage is perfect for walkers, golfers, cyclists, bird watchers, artists........ or why not sit by the pond or under one of the many willow trees with a good book and a glass of local wine! Sevenne is a slice of paradise! Tranquil, peacful, relaxing yet only minuites from the busy Dordogne for the more active. Why not learn a new skill, we hold weekly silk painting workshops for adults and children this is available exclusively for our guests. We also offer dinners on arrival/departure and during your stay.More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Ask
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Bathrooms
1 Full bath
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About the Owner
Sandie C
Languages spoken:English, French
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:January 2012
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Reviewed August 5, 2019

We stayed at Gites de Sevenne for ten days in June 2019. We felt instantly at home parking on the grassy drive and being welcomed by Ellie the friendly dog, Sandie the even more friendly owner, and the waddling ducks. We have so many wonderful...More

Date of stay: June 2019
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SCS47, VR Owner at Gites de Sevenne, Duck Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded August 6, 2019

Thank you Hannah for taking the time to write a review. We really appreciate it, it means a lot to us. I'm so glad that you enjoyed your stay, I enjoyed your company and I still have visions of you all picnicking under the willow...More

Reviewed May 23, 2019

My wife and I stayed in Duck Cottage with our 2 year old daughter, and some other family members stayed in the adjoining Drake Cottage. We had an amazing time. The gites are excellently laid out and well stocked. Duck cottage has a good sized...More

Date of stay: May 2019
1  Thank Joe C
SCS47, VR Owner at Gites de Sevenne, Duck Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded May 25, 2019

Thanks for posting your review Joe. It's very much appreciated and great to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us! We hope to welcome you back soon. Best wishes, lots of love to you all. Sandie and Mark

Reviewed August 11, 2018

This property is nestled in the middle of sunflower fields with no interruptions apart from the free range chickens gently pecking around your table. The facilities are extraordinary with table tennis, darts, ride on trucks, a lovely swimming pool, tree house, swings, volleyball net and...More

Date of stay: July 2018
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SCS47, VR Owner at Gites de Sevenne, Duck Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded August 12, 2018

It's wonderful to hear feedback from our guests! Thank you for taking the time to post your review. We throughly enjoyed your visit and are thrilled that you enjoyed your holiday. X

Reviewed August 10, 2018 via mobile

We returned to Gites de Sevenne for the second year in a row and were not disappointed. Sandie and Mark are marvellous hosts, providing gites that are “home from home”. Everything you would need and more is to hand. The gites are not only well...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank marionbuckland
SCS47, VR Owner at Gites de Sevenne, Duck Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded August 11, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to leave your review, we appreciate your kind words. We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us! Sévenne is the ideal destination for creating some wonderfully holiday memories and we are thrilled that we...More

Reviewed August 22, 2017

A very well equipt gite both inside and out. Inside it provides everything required including a great selection of items for young children. Outside the surroundings are beautiful and the pool a very good size. There are toys in the grounds as well as a...More

Date of stay: August 2017
Thank lottie45
SCS47, VR Owner at Gites de Sevenne, Duck Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded August 23, 2017

Thank you for your lovely comments. We really enjoyed your visit and hope to welcome you back in the future.

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Reviewed May 22, 2016

We stayed for a week in duck cottage. It was perfect for us and the kids. Sandie and Mark were great hosts and it is obvious that their gites are a labour of love for them both. Sandie's talent as a baker is rivalled only...More

Date of stay: May 2016
1  Thank GarrettMac
SCS47, VR Owner at Gites de Sevenne, Duck Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded May 22, 2016

Wow, thanks for the great review Garrett. It makes a difference when the guests are such great fun too! We look forward to your next visit.

Reviewed September 2, 2015

Such a lovely holiday in Duck Cottage. Beautifully appointed accomodation wtih everything you need, wonderful large warm pool and great facilities on site for adults and children alike, including trampoline, games barn, animals and Sandie our host couldn't have been more helpful. Would definitely return...More

Date of stay: August 2015
Thank Linnyjw
Reviewed September 27, 2014

We stayed at Duck Cottage in mid September for a period of six nights. We had only done one previous Gite holiday with our young baby and Duck Cottage looked like a good choice. It forms part of (what was once) an old farm, now...More

Date of stay: September 2014
Thank Canadajim
Reviewed October 20, 2013

Mark and Sandie were great hosts and gave billiant advice on the local attractions and sites. They also set up our gite with our family in mind and even bought toys specifically for our daughter. The surrounding scenery , villiages, markets and castle gave us...More

Date of stay: September 2013
Thank Debbie M
Reviewed October 7, 2013

We stayed in Duck Cottage for 1 week at the end of August. The cottage itself is a perfect size for a family of 4 and had everything we needed for the week (and more!). The surrounding gardens are perfect for small children - our...More

Date of stay: August 2013
Thank emma f
Amenities
Pets Allowed: Ask
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Balcony
Grill
Suitable For Children Under 5
Dryer
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Hairdryer
Highchair
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Parking
Ping Pong Table
Playground
Pool Table
Cable/satellite TV
Shared Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
Shared Garden
Stereo System
Cooker
Terrace
Toaster
Towels Provided
Trampoline
TV
Washer
Wi-Fi
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Horse Riding Nearby
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Long Term Rentals (Over 1 Month)
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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About the neighbourhood
We are located between Miramont de Guyenne (10mins) and Marmande (15mins). Miramont has a busy, bustling, Monday morning market which is excellent and sells an amazing array of goods, local produce including, cheeses, fruit and veg, fish, meat, wine, honey, deli, cooked chickens and roast potaoes! Ideal for a Monday lunch with a glass of local wine! There are also several restaurants, bars, cafes, banks, supermarkets with petrol stations, butchers, bakers, several hairdressers and a main post office, The local lake at Miramont with it's beach has been closed to swimmers, however, there is a quiet river beach with swimming and boating at Caslemoron, 15 minutes from the property, where there is also a Wednesday morning market, cafes, restaurants, a tea shop and a beautiful bridge spanning t...
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Frequently Asked Questions about Gîtes de Sevenne, Duck Cottage

Gîtes de Sevenne, Duck Cottage is able to accommodate up to 4 guests. See all property details.

Gîtes de Sevenne, Duck Cottage has one bathroom available. See all property details.

Gîtes de Sevenne, Duck Cottage has 2 bedrooms available. See all property details.

Stays at Gîtes de Sevenne, Duck Cottage must last at least 3 nights. See all property details.