Beaux Souvenirs

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£198 - £1790 GBP

Sleeps:
4
Bedrooms:
2
bathrooms:
0

Providing the ultimate holiday experience so you can...

Get away from it all, unwind, see the sights,

experience village life in France, revive your spirits -

and return home refreshed! 

Take a tour of Beaux Souvenirs

This bright and spacious self-catering gite is built from local Perigordian stone which has the added benefit of keeping it cool in the heat of summer. It is designed to sleep a maximum of 4 people.

GROUND FLOOR

Lounge/kitchen diner

A modern kitchen fully equipped with general utensils, cooking equipment, and basic condiments plus;

  • Microwave
  • Electric kettle
  • Electric Toaster
  • Electric Coffeemaker
  • Electric hob and oven
  • Dishwasher
  • Fridge/freezer
  • Dining table for 4 persons
  • Teatowels/handtowels

The lounge has 2 comfortable corner sofas, perfect for relaxing after a busy day. For cooler periods the heater is by a pellet burner.

Entertainment

Including;

  • Complimentary WIFI 
  • JVC smart television
  • British TV
  • Board games
  • Books 

Bathroom

The luxurious bathroom has 2 vanity units with plenty of storage, mirrors above and an electric point in-between, ideal for small electrical appliances. Off the bathroom is a small laundry room. We supply;

  • Thick towels
  • Pool towels
  • Power hairdryer
  • Washing machine and washing pods
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Clothes dryer and pegs

FIRST FLOOR

Bedrooms

Each of our 2 bedrooms is tastefully decorated for a peaceful nights sleep. They feature;

  • Very comfortable top quality king size sprung mattresses
  • Superior cotton sheets and duvet
  • Choice of feather or microfibre pillows
  • Bedside lights/lamps
  • Chest of drawers and hanging space with wooden hangers
  • Mirrors and electric points
  • Fans
  • Electric wall heaters

OUTSIDE

The patio, surrounding garden and pool are all for the sole use of our gite guests.  

  • 12m x 6m in-ground pool 
  • Gas barbeque
  • Outside lounge chairs with cushions
  • Dining table 
  • Sun loungers/deckchairs
  • Garden parasols

Other Additions

  • One hour tour of the fashion museum
  • Complimentary wine and starter hamper (Inc Bread, crackers, butter, eggs, milk, tea and coffee, local cheese) 
  • 2 sets of golf clubs available (golf courses nearby)
  • Picnic coolbox
  • Local map showing places to visit /tourist brochures

Why not check to see if your preferred dates are available here?.

 

 

 

Why Book Direct with your Gite owner? 

Today, when booking holiday accommodation, people opt to do it via an online travel agency (OTA) like Booking dot com which they pay a considerable fee, or directly with the owner. So, for the best price, we fully recommend booking directly with us via our contact us page.

Below are the rates for Beaux Souvenirs for 2022. 

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Description From To Weekly Week Night Weekend Night Minimum Stay
High season 03 Sep 22 01 Oct 22 £1390 - - 7 Nights
Mid Season 01 Oct 22 29 Oct 22 £850 £135 £145 5 Nights
Low season 29 Oct 22 17 Dec 22 £645 £99 £109 2 Nights
Xmas season 17 Dec 22 07 Jan 23 £1200 £189 £199 4 Nights
Low season 07 Jan 23 25 Mar 23 £645 £99 £109 4 Nights
Mid season 25 Mar 23 27 May 23 £850 £135 £145 5 Nights
High season 27 May 23 01 Jul 23 £1390 - - 7 Nights
Peak season 01 Jul 23 02 Sep 23 £1790 - - 7 Nights
High season 02 Sep 23 30 Sep 23 £1390 - - 7 Nights
Mid season 30 Sep 23 28 Oct 23 £850 £135 £145 5 Nights
Low season 28 Oct 23 16 Dec 23 £645 £99 £109 4 Nights
Xmas season 16 Dec 23 06 Jan 24 £1200 £189 £199 4 Nights
  • Our gite is fully inclusive of everything within the accommodation, except in winter months when the first bag of wood pellets is included and further can be purchased for a small charge.
  • A deposit of 25% of the total rental is payable within 7 days of booking to secure the accommodation. This payment is non-refundable unless border restrictions prevent travel.
  • We will refund or move your stay to an alternative date ONLY if border restrictions prevent holiday travel at the time of the stay.
  • The balance is due 10 weeks prior to the arrival date. If the booking is less than 10 weeks then the full amount is payable at the time of booking. You can pay via bank transfer, full details of how to do so will be forwarded with your booking confirmation.
  • A standard security deposit of £250/€300 is required with all bookings, paid within the week before arrival. This covers the cost of any damage or breakages to or at the property and any dirt or mess requiring excessive cleaning (inc barbeque) or missing items. The best way to pay the deposit is via bank transfer and will be refunded within 7 days after departure after a satisfactory inspection.
  • A local tourist tax of 0.83 euros is charged per person/per night. It's payable at the end of the stay. 
  • The pool is open from the start of the high season on 28th May to the end of the high season on 1st October. Any extension to these dates is possible if the weather is permitting and is at the discretion of the owners, please ask at the time of booking.
  • Due to the possibility of some guests being allergic to animal hairs, we regret that we have a policy of not accepting any pets.

Are you all ready to confirm your booking? contact us 

Holidays are not just for Summer!

To check the availability of our gite, please use the following calendar. On dates already booked, pink blocks are displayed indicating it is unavailable. Once you know the dates of your stay are free, you can then look at our rates page to see how much your stay will cost.  

If you are checking availability, there are some things you should know to assist you.

  • This is an adult-only establishment, with parents and one child over 15 available on request only. 
  • The main booking season (high/peak) is from the beginning of July to the end of September.
  • Only bookings of one week or more are accepted during the main booking season. 
  • During the main booking season, the arrival/departure day is Saturday
  • On any day of the year, the arrival time is from 5 pm
  • Departure is by 10 am unless a later time has been agreed beforehand. 
  • For the benefit of all guests, pets are not accepted.

Outside the main season, we can be a lot more flexible on dates, so please email us if you would like to discuss your requirements in more detail. 

Once you are ready to book simply go to our contact us page.

4 of us visited and stayed in the Gite, our hosts Vanessa & William were excellent, the property is both quirky and comfortable, the location is central which allows visits to nearby landmarks, we thoroughly enjoyed our stay and look forward to returning in the future

Ralph Collins

27 Sep 2022

5* plus, cannot rate this gite highly enough. Thoroughly enjoyed this beautiful gite for 2 weeks - 'Home from Home!' Huge thank you to Vanessa & William for making us so welcome and expert knowledge on places to visit in the area

Lorna & Wendy, Brixham, Devon, UK

24 Sep 2022

What an amazing place! The gite was perfect in every way and had absolutely everything we needed. The outdoor space in particular was great, good spot for star watching. Vanessa and William have been great hosts and Vanessa's knowledge of local attractions to visit was invaluable. We hope to stay longer next time!

Nick & Julie, Lincolnshire, UK

10 Sep 2022

Beaux Souvenirs has been just the retreat we all needed - post lockdown. We'll miss our daily morning amble to the boulangerie through the pretty village. The fresh bread and coffee in this serene location will bring us back. We've also enjoyed just chilling around the pool, to the sound of those elusive owls. We've loved our various excursions to the points of interest that are just a short drive from this quiet village. Thank you Vanessa & William have been warm, knowledgeable and very welcoming. Thank you for a special and memorable break.

Eloise, Yvonne & Dave, London, UK

03 Sep 2022

Four years on from our first visit and what a treat! The gite is as beautiful as the first time we came, the hosts are lovely - we count as friends, the museum and amazing social journey through a century plus! We have once again found ourselves refreshed, rested and sad to be leaving. See you again soon!

Ken & Susie, Eye, Suffolk, UK

27 Aug 2022

We have spent a wonderful 2 weeks in this beautiful gite, relaxing by the pool, exploring the local area, (David by bike) and are now thoroughly relaxed! Thank you for making our stay so enjoyable - you are perfect hosts! We hope to return.

David & Jackie, Hebburn-on-Tyne, UK

13 Aug 2022

An amazing place to stay, clean tidy well-designed and laid out, with quality furnishings throughout. The pool and garden area are fantastic, with lots of places to sit and enjoy the sun. The good-sized pool is cleaned every morning, many thanks to William.
The village is only a 6-minute walk and has a fantastic quality butcher, a good bakery and an organic veg etc shop. There is also a bar and small grocers. We had a lovely, relaxing week there, a standard far above most gîtes in the area.
Lots of places to visit locally, all in Vanessa's file at the gîte.
Grateful thanks to Vanessa and William.

Don, Alyson, & Abbie, Lough, Lincs, UK

30 Jul 2022

Thank you Will & Vanessa for a fantastic gite and pool. We loved the pool, garden and setting so much - it's going to be hard to leave. It was really great to have a salt maintained pool which was expertly maintained. Great info and recommendations. A delight to spend time learning about the museum with you Vanessa and thanks for a warm friendly greeting. Would love to come back.

Steve, Julie, Imogen & Laura, Rugby, UK

16 Jul 2022

What a disappointment! To have to leave after 1 week. It was perfect. Thanks Vanessa & William

Ingrid & Marco, Baarie-Nassau. Holland

09 Jul 2022

We finally made it! Third time lucky and it was completely worth the wait. The online pictures are stunning but can't fully capture the 'wow' factor of this place or the warmth of the welcome. Thank you so much for an incredible week in this beautiful place. (It's also the best fit-out we've seen - everything you could want is here).

John & Michael, Maidenhead, Surrey, UK

18 Jun 2022

Thank you Will and Vanessa for your warm hospitality and your excellent recommendations of things to see and do. Leaving feeling refreshed and chilled. Loved the gite, pool and gardens, perfect setting, hope to return.

Sue & Mark, Manchester, UK,

11 Jun 2022

Dear Vanessa and William, what can we say or add to all the previous comments? You have a beautiful gite, quiet, lots (!) of interesting wildlife. a very peaceful village, a lovely pool in which one can really swim and by night fantastic starry skies, We will miss this place! Thank you also for the very interesting fashion tour. We wish you both all the best, we enjoyed our talks, we hope you have a good season and are sure that other guests enjoy your premises as much as we did!!

Robin & Monique, Harmelon, Holland -

04 Jun 2022

We very much enjoyed our 12 days' stay in this comfortably well equipped and tastefully decorated gite. We loved the quietness and peacefulness of the house, the garden and the whole area. We were overwhelmed by the beauty of the Perigord Vert, Vanessa and William proved to be very friendly and warm in their welcome and very helpful all kinds of things; much appreciated! All in all, an unforgettable stay in a wonderful environment!

Joost & Anja, Ysselsbein, Holland

30 Apr 2022

What a great two weeks! The perfect balance of relaxation and activity. Vanessa & William were exceptional hosts with a wealth of local information and hidden gem recommendations. Thank you so much - we hope to return!

Joseph & Imogen, London, UK

17 Apr 2022

Our 3rd visit, yet again a lovely relaxing time and lots of interesting places to visit. Vanessa and William are great hosts. We strongly recommend a visit!

Tony, Wendy & Tim, Skipton, UK

26 Sep 2021

A lovely gite in a beautiful setting. Vanessa & William were very welcoming & provided lots of tips & knowledge for our stay. Great tour of the museum. Thank you for being great hosts.

Paula & Stephen, Cambridge, UK

11 Sep 2021

The welcome was so warm & lovely in this beautiful house, garden etc. We loved our stay here for our late honeymoon. The pool, the garden everything was perfect. Also it was very clean. We loved the privacy, but also the good tips from Vanessa &william!

Tromp & Roos, Holland

28 Aug 2021

We had a very warm welcome from Vanessa and William when we arrived. we enjoyed our stay in the gite very much. Thank you for the wonderful holiday and the tour of the museum at our last evening.

Yvonne & Richard, Eindhoven, Holland

21 Aug 2021

We had a wonderful week in this perfect gite! The garden and pool are very nice and private. Vanessa and William, thanks for all the tips and fare. We enjoyed the wine and other snacks when we arrived.

Gepke, Edward & Iris - Amersfoort, Holland

31 Jul 2021

A perfect week in a perfect gite! Quiet, large pool set in a lush garden and comfortable double beds and a fully equipped kitchen. Comfy outdoor seating for shade and sun. And a great little bakery just up the street in the small cosy town of Mialet. Thanks a million, Vanessa and William for the tips and warm welcome.

Karin, Michel & Zale - Naarden, Holland

24 Jul 2021

Another superb stay. Thank you to Vanessa & William This is a lovely gite, very relaxing. Will be back XXX

Tony, Wendy and Tim - Skipton UK

24 Sep 2020

What a truly fabulous week we've had with lots of 'Beaux Souvenirs' to take away with us. Vanessa & William are super hosts, such attention to detail to ensure everything was exactly right for us. Loved the groceries & wine thank-you! Great recommendations for places to visit! Loved the fashion museum & strongly recommend walks by St Martin de Fressengeas. Lazing by the pool was the perfect antidote to sightseeing. Huge thanks! And congratulations one great gite!

Margie, London and Tony, Canada

29 Aug 2020

This page is probably too small to hold all the words to describe our lovely stay in the Dordogne. First of all; your warm welcome, incl all the groceries, information, tips for places to go to. Thanks for your time to give us a tour of your amazing museum - You both made a lovely place to come back to!

Ria, Jan, Aafke & Emma, Utrecht, Holland

22 Aug 2020

What a wonderful place and fantastic week we had. Such a fantastic location and stylish gite. Also, what a pool!!! Thank you for being such brilliant hosts - we loved all your recommendations and museum tour. We hope to be back soon! XX

Kathleen & James, London

15 Aug 2020

A beautiful gem in the Dordogne matched by the warmth and kindness of the hosts Vanessa and William. We have loved this stylish retreat and leave feeling relaxed and refreshed. A huge thank you and we will be back!

Theresa & Barry, London

08 Aug 2020

Thanks for a lovely time. Super gite with plenty of space. Looks out onto a beautiful garden and pool. Lots to see. Tranquil and relaxing.

Bob, Northampton

01 Nov 2019

Came away for some calm and tranquillity, with the addition of some lovely countryside, beautiful setting and fabulous hosts. We couldn't have asked for more. Are leaving with light hearts and big smiles XXXXX

Harriet & Kate, Sandwich & Great Bricett, Suffolk

29 Sep 2019

Thank you Vanessa & William, your gite is really lovely, we had a great time and wish you every success going forward.

Tony, Wendy & Tim, Yorkshire

22 Sep 2019

Finally got round to sending a review! We stayed here for 2 weeks from 10th August and from not wanting to go to France to now wanting to go back, my husband has been converted! This truly is a wonderful place to stay and Vanessa and William couldn't have made us more welcome. Total privacy but if you needed anything they were there. We have decided that next time we will have a two centre holiday so that we have chance to see other places further afield but also come back here as we liked it so much. Thank you!

The Artheys, Rutland

20 Sep 2019

Thank you for a wonderful stay in your perfectly appointed gite. We had a great week exploring the Dordogne and relaxing by the pool. Thank you so much for your help and recommendations!

Adam & Lizzy, London

14 Sep 2019

We loved our week at Miallet and the gite was perfect for the four of us. Thanks for all the great touring tips and arranging the beer tour & entertaining night out. There is so much to see & do here. We needed more time. Vanessa the museum was a big bonus!

Dan & Patty - Eagle, ID,USA

07 Sep 2019

We were lucky to find this perfect place with wonderful hosts. The gite was perfectly comfortable and the location was great for exploring the fascinating Dordogne. Thanks for a wonderful place to stay.

Helen & Tim, Caldwell, ID, USA

07 Sep 2019

This is an enchanting place we have had a wonderful time. The gite is so beautifully decorated and elegantly comfortable. The pool is a real bonus-used it every day. Thank you both!

Claire & Ed, London

31 Aug 2019

Thank you so much for the most amazing week. We needed relaxation and this is the best space for that. The gite is perfect and has everything we could need and the garden and the pool were the perfect places to relax. Huge thank you to William and Vanessa for making us feel so welcome and for all the excellent recommendations. We've had such a lovely time, we'll definitely be back!! PS A visit to the onsite fashion museum is a must!!

Jack & Hannah, Cambridge

29 Jul 2019

Thank you both for making our holiday truly wonderful. The gite & pool was beyond our expectations and we have enjoyed every minute of our stay here. Once again thank you both for helping us out when we had a problem with our car. You both went out of your way to help us and we really appreciated it. There was so much to see and do here and feel we have only scratched the surface. We will definitely be back and hope to see you soon. Well done Vanessa & William XX
PS Vanessa, we loved your vintage museum and your informative talk- fascinating!!

Chris & Steve, Birmingham

19 Jul 2019

Thank you for a lovely stay in your beautiful gite - we had a thoroughly relaxing time!

Zoe & Karl, Surrey

12 Jul 2019

What more can we say but we're looking forward to our return. A huge effort & thought has gone into ensuring visitors are delighted. Well done Vanessa & Will

Paul & Patricia, Wadebridge, Cornwall

29 Jun 2019

Vanessa & Will – a wonderful couple that made us feel welcome the minute we stepped out of the car. Beaux Souvenirs – what a beautiful place to stay with everything you need.
Loads of places to visit great places to eat. Beautiful surroundings and love the décor. There is nothing that could be any better than it is! Wish we could’ve stayed a month!
Vanessa – thank you for showing us around your beautiful museum xx


Andrea & Bryan, Yorkshire

20 Jun 2019

A lovely gite equipped with everything you could need for a relaxing break. Fabulous hosts who made the stay more special.

Steve & Faye, Bucks

01 Jun 2019

Fab gite run by 2 fab people who couldn't be more helpful and were invaluable with their knowledge of the area. Truly a wonderful gite and can't wait to return.

Karen & Kevin, Yorkshire

25 May 2019

Wonderful gite, beautifully designed by two lovely people. We will definitely return in the near future, (sorry you were away and we never got to meet you, Vanessa). William was absolutely brilliant he took great care of us and made sure we had everything we needed and plenty to do during our stay in Beaux Souvenirs. 10/10 A+ 100%.

Emma & Phil, Ireland

09 Apr 2019

Thank you for a wonderful stay in your gorgeous gite! Looking forward to visiting again.

Damian Marais, Berlin

28 Sep 2018

We were wowed from the moment we walked in, beautifully presented modern rustic Gite decorated with the host's interests shining through. We used the fabulous salt water pool and stunningly peaceful garden every day. Vanessa and William are amazing hosts, are extremely knowledgeable of the area and have provided a folder full of things to do and see in the region. Thank you so much for making our week. Highly recommended the stay and we hope to be back in the future. "

Lisa & Scott, Jersey

22 Sep 2018

Such a lovely week in a perfect setting. We couldn't have asked for more.

Phil & Kate, Cambridge

08 Sep 2018

Beaux Souvenirs is brimming with rustic charm and we loved our stay here. We were so impressed by the pool and the beautiful setting and the gite with its vintage decor was immaculately presented and surpassed all our expectations. This together with our superb hosts makes it a place we will most definitely return to.

Rebecca & Mike, Swansea

01 Sep 2018

When you book a long-awaited holiday you hope your gite lives up to the imagination- well rest assured-a stunning and well-equipped gite, fantastic pool, lovely hosts who are there to help make your holiday special in a simply stunning part of France. Dont hesitate - just book you won't be disappointed. Thank you, Vanessa & William. We will see you again.

Andrew, Kirstyn and Lucy, Ely

25 Aug 2018

Fabulous gite and superb pool! We have thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Thank you to our very hospitable hosts!

Dave, Julie and Cicely , Cornwall

11 Aug 2018

An amazing few days spent with two wonderful people. Will be back very soon.

Stuart & Nikki, Scotland

22 Jul 2018

A wonderful relaxed break in the heart of scenic France. With walks, villages, markets and town nearby we were spoilt for choice between them and just chilling at Beaux Souvenirs. A superb gite and you were perfect hosts. Thank you!

Ken & Susie, Suffolk

18 Jul 2018

Instantly relaxing, a truly spectacular gite. You made us feel so welcome.

AH & DS, London

07 Jul 2018

A fantastic magical place. The surroundings of the village and beyond are amazing. Vanessa & William are fantastic hosts "We will be back".

Betty & Duncan, Glasgow

21 Jun 2018

Lovely, spacious, Gite with friendly owners. Loved having breakfast outside in the garden, the Gite has its own private access.

Great location for touring the Dordogne and easy to get there from Limoges.

Bob Palmer, Northampton

28 May 2018

Please note we do not accept:
- Children (under 15 years of age)
- Infants (under 10 years of age)
- Pets
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Vanessa Howard/ William McDonald
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