Maisons la Boissiere

Mouzens, Dordogne
Self-catering


Take one, two or all three attractive family-friendly houses, visit bastides, go biking and wine tasting, stay in by the woodburning stove

Place

3 places

Sleeps

Sleeping from 2 – 6

Children welcome
Pets welcome
Babies welcome

The Experience

Lovely views across rolling countryside spread out beneath these three stone houses clustered around the Inglis’ own home. Hailing from Swaziland & Kenya, easy-going Tish and Stuart love this ancient hillside hamlet and have stacks of local information for you. There are bastide villages and châteaux close by, caves and museums to visit; walking and mountain bike trails, canoeing on the river, minutes away (and at the water park), tennis, riding; wine cave and brewery tours. Each house has a fenced, lawned and terraced garden with barbecue and shares a big pool and a separate shallow one for children. You’ll check the details of each house for layout and access but the general style indoors is attractively unpretentious with plenty of crisp white, splashes of colour, stone-flagged floors, pretty curtains. Modern and dark wood furniture; simple, beamed attic bedrooms and romantic ones for the grown-ups. Kitchens, bath and shower rooms are cleverly conceived and freshly-tiled. There are bikes and rackets, logs for the wood-burners; catering and shopping can be laid on. Take the whole place and enjoy it all!

Essentials

  • Swimming pool
  • Hot tub
  • Garden
  • Open fire / woodburner
  • Breakfast included
  • Breakfast available
  • Meals available
  • Vegetarian meals
  • Oven
  • Parking on premises
  • Free parking nearby
  • Accessible by public transport
  • WiFi
  • Television
  • Central heating
  • Limited mobility
  • Wheelchair access
  • Mobile reception
  • Hob
  • Barbecue
  • Paid parking nearby
  • Air conditioning
  • Relaxation areas
  • Washing machine
  • Tennis court
  • Microwave oven
  • No smoking
  • Credit cards
  • Working farm
  • Owner has pets
  • Electricity included
  • Dishwasher
  • Pets welcome

Family friendly

  • Baby monitor
  • Books and toys
  • Children welcome
  • Babies welcome
  • Stair gates
  • High chair
  • Cot available

Nearby

  • Pub/bar within 3 miles
  • Restaurant within 3 miles
  • Shop within 3 miles

Activities

  • Bikes available
  • Food courses
  • Kayaking
  • Other courses
  • Sailing
  • Surfing
  • Wild swimming

Information
& pricing

Booking information

Check in
From 4pm
Check out
10am
Booking restrictions
Minimum stay: 3 nights. 3 nights on weekdays. 3 nights at weekends. 7 nights in high season.
Closed
Rarely.
No smoking
Smoking not permitted anywhere in the property.
Owner has pets
Animals living on the property
Meals
Restaurants 4km.

Pricing

Nightly price
from €100
Weekly price
from €680
Damage deposit
N/A
Surcharges
Extra bed/sofabed available at no charge.
1 Cottage for 6
From €1485 beds3 bedrooms
1 Cottage for 6
From €1485 beds3 bedrooms
1 Cottage for 2
From €1001 bed1 bedroom

Accommodation

Reviews

Fabulous hosts, fantastic gite, beautiful location. We stayed at Maisons la Boissiere for our honeymoon and we couldn't have asked for more. Stu and Tish were excellent hosts and really made our honeymoon very special. The gite was great and had everything you could want, the garden, terrace and pool area beautiful with fabulous views and very private. We would highly recommend staying here and would love to come back. Best wishes, John and Natalie.

John & natalie, York

We stayed in La Vieille Grange this summer - a fantastic holiday, house & gardens beautifully maintained with flowers everywhere and pool superb. Quiet and relaxing but also plenty to do - walking & cycling from the gîte or caves and vineyards a drive away. Stu and Tish are lovely and couldn’t have been more helpful - recommending markets, bookings and even collecting us from the local town after a meal out!

Juliet, Lindon

My wife and I stayed for 8 nights in the one BR house on the property. To sum it all up: it's a great place, with great hosts. Stuart and Tish are extremely gracious, as well as being very knowledgeable about the area. We found the property to be an ideal base to explore the Dordogne. Although very rural, a town with a store, a pharmacy, restaurants, etc. is just a few minutes away. We are very experienced travelers; we've rented houses in many countries; we've never found anywhere nicer. Highly recommended and nothing but good things to report about our stay, the property, and the hosts. A++

David, Portsmouth, nh

Wonderful!! WE spent a week in La Boulangerie with Stu and Trish. Our goal on a 5 week driving tour through France was to experience the rural France, the villages, history, markets and local folk. The cottage was perfect, well stocked, cozy with a great bed and shower. Nicely located to explore on day trips the many different historical areas. We met our goal and more, our thanks....Cherry

Cherry, Victoria, bc

We wished our couple of nights with our hugely hospitable and kind hosts Stuart and Tish Inglis at 'Maisons La Boissiere' near Mouzens in a specially beautiful and scenic part of the Dordogne, could have been longer. Our gite had absolutely everything we could possibly have needed, and all the comfort and charm we had hoped for, their property also has a superb pool and garden, and they are immensely helpful in providing sightseeing suggestions, also restaurant recommendations if you don't feel like cooking and driving in from Toulouse and then flying out of Bergerac was immensely convenient.

Lew

We stayed at Maisons-la-Boissiere for 6 days whist visiting the Dordogne, " what a great find " Stuart & Tish were the perfect hosts, with a wealth of information on the area of thing to do & see If you don't feel like cooking Stuart & Tish are perfectly happy and capable of producing some wonderful 5* meals. The accommodation is clean fresh bright and beautifully furnished but still has the oldie-worldly feel to it, we loved the Fabulous views from our covered terrace in the morning. The pool and garden area are a great place to relax after a days visiting local old bastille towns & markets

John

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Location

The neighbourhood

Local points of interest from Stuart & Tish Inglis

  • We have two 18 hole golf courses within twenty minutes drive, one only five minutes away. We also have our wonderful 16m x 6m pool together with a safe kiddies pool. Our pool area is fenced and alarmed.
  • The Dordogne and Vezere Rivers offer superb canoeing and sight-seeing opportunities. We also have a beach on the river within five minutes, great for a quiet picnic with safe swimming. - Please look at a video of our immediate area on our home page.
  • Wonderful day and evening food markets all around us. Let us arrange a picnic by the river - all you need to do is to turn up as we will set up and take down for you.
  • Year round food festivals (Truffle, Mushroom, Fois Gras, Wine etc). Learn to cook traditional French cuisine, take a private tour of nearby vineyards.
  • Minutes from many Chateaux, Bastide Towns and Pre-Historic caves.
  • Horse riding, Mountain Biking and Walking Trails on site and nearby.