Manor house, Dordogne: the Manoir de Lascaux is near Montignac and combines the excitement and grandeur of an historic building with the ease of a family home. Situated 300 metres along an unsurfaced lane in a totally rural position, the Manoir sleeps up to 12 and has a 12 metre by 6 metre pool. Meon Villas features it for £2,278 for a week until August 19 including midweek sea crossings for one car plus occupants.
Pigeon loft, Brengues: Le Pigeonnier de Bazos is a unique property, a restored former pigeon loft with original features and beamed ceilings. Ideal for a couple, the property is set in Brengues in the beautiful valley of the River Cele and has its own pool. A week costs £447 from August 26 to September 1 per party, including ferry crossings with French Life.
Medieval castle, Dordogne: immerse yourself in history with a stay at a stunning 15th-century chateau in the Dordogne. Set in Baneuil amid beautiful countryside overlooking the Couze Valley, the castle sleeps up to seven, plus a baby, and has its own private pool. Stone steps lead to the terrace, a vast fireplace bearing the Calvimont family's coat-of-arms dominates the dining room and access to the first floor is via a stone spiral staircase. In August the price is £2,612 for the property for two weeks including either a return sea crossing with one car and five occupants or one week's car hire if the group decides to fly. Flights are extra.
Former working mill, Majorca: the Moli de Sa Grava villa lies in a quiet country road in the area of Campos and is surrounded by a circular courtyard complete with raised pool. Big wooden front doors open into a living area with original vaulted stone ceiling and large marble-topped dining table.
There is a loft room with views at the top of a turret. It has all mod cons and sleeps six people based on three twin bedrooms and two bathrooms. Early-September price is £439 for one week; £569 for a fortnight, including flights, with Style Holidays.
This is a community-moderated forum.
All post are the individual views of the respective commenter and are not the expressed views of Travel Weekly.
By posting your comments you agree to accept our Terms & Conditions.