RATES & BOOKINGS

Indicative weekly rates. AirBnB rate may vary slightly according to period.

Property/Season (p/w)High (Jul, Aug, to 5th Sept -week bookings
Christmas, Easter)
Mid (Apr & mid sept
& Oct)
Low (Nov-Mar)Book Via Airbnb
La Maison€1980€1540€1220availability
Le Gîte€880€660€550availability
Le Sechoir€840€550€440availability
Entire Complex€3500€2500€1989availability

You can book directly with us by email, or through AirBnB (although this will be more expensive). You can view current availability via AirBnB (see Availability above). Please contact us directly to discuss your bookings, enquiries, special requirements etc. For instance, we are happy to negotiate discounts for longer stays, special out-of-peak-season ‘retreat’ rates for individuals or couples who might need a quiet, well-equipped environment to write, paint etc.

Each building is a carefully-renovated, self-contained dwelling and can be rented individually.  It is also possible to rent the entire complex of Les Paroules properties: La Maison, the large 18th C. stone house with huge living room and kitchen (able to cater for 15-20 people); Le Gîte, the Perigourdine smaller stone house; Le Sechoir, the converted wooden drying shed. The houses share a secured enclosed garden, at the  swimming pool. The entire complex would be suitable for quiet groups and extended families.

 Bookings are  7 days stays  minimum in  July and August, running weekend to weekend Changeover days are on saturdays during the summer season as demand is high .Out side of these times bookings can be more flexible but not creating large gaps in weekly bookings. Rates include linen, electricity, water, gas, firewood. Central heating in the main house (normally only needed in winter) is charged at cost. We offer a discount of 10% for rental of the whole property  please inquire if you would like to do a long term rental . There is an at-cost changeover charge from our cleaners, €200 Main House, €100 Gîte, €100 Sechoir). Minimum stay 7 days 

Our rentals are classified LMNP (Location en Meublée Non-Professionel) ie. we are private hosts rather than engaged in a rental business.

Payment Methods

 

 Direct Deposits can be paid by bank transfer into our french bank Account in Euros or into an  Australian bank account (in A$ at the current exchange rate at time of deposit and again at the time of final payments which will include The Bond amount ). All banking fees must be covered in the final payment. French guests can pay final payment by cheque. We ask for a security deposit (€500; $1000 when booking entire complex) at time of reservation, with the balance fully payable one month before arrival. We can refund a booking if cancellation is a month before the booking if we are able to secure a new reservation  for the same period.

What is Provided

 

We provide all bed linen and towels. Cleaning materials and basic supplies (salt, sugar tea coffee Packaged only.)              Be aware that because of COVID 19, NO food items are left from previous guests The kitchens are well equipped with good quality pots and pans and a generous supply of tableware. There is a large front-loader washing machine in the main house and a medium size front-loader and a drier in the shared laundry. There is also large gas BBQ. We can provide a high-chair and two cots if required, but we ask that you bring childs’ bedding. There is good Wi-FI coverage in every house (there are four separate access points)  The Sechoir  has a small TV and the Gite also. The Main House has a Hi-Fi system and large plasma TV  and internet connectivity .

Winter Occupancy

 

The main house (La Maison) has underfloor central heating throughout the downstairs with electric wall heaters in the bedrooms, an open fireplace next to the kitchen and a glass-fronted wood burning stove in the barn section (living room). The Sechoir has a reverse cycle air conditioner to cool or heat the living room together with  electric convectors the bedrooms. The Gîte has a glass-fronted fireplace (‘insert’) which can be used as an open fire, and electric wall heaters in the bedrooms. In winter the Gite and Sechoir are suitable as overflow bedrooms, but not as independent residences.