FR117 – Hount Dessus REF: FR117

Peace and relaxation within extensive grounds.

FR117 stands within 220 hectares of rolling countryside, surrounded by the Owner’s vines. Extensive lawns with lavender plantings encircle the houses, offering views over an etang to woodland beyond with a small fishing lake. Only 5km from the lively village of St Puy with a good restaurant.

Originally a farmstead cluster of small houses now restored and offered as one.  Accommodation in the principal Maison des Anglais with main salon, kitchen and dining area, guest annexe Maison Coueilles, and pool side Orangerie. Spacious bedrooms situated in all three houses, four on the ground floor level, all with en suite bathrooms.

The Orangerie with games area has a jasmine and honeysuckle festooned dining auvent, overlooking an enclosed heated swimming pool (16m x 8m)

Customer review
“We had a wonderful time, thank you! The house was lovely, the kids really enjoyed the pool and trampoline and we all got very involved in table tennis tournaments. Ken and Angela were very kind and great fun – we had a good evening sampling Ken’s Armagnac collection. They couldn’t have been kinder, and looked after us very well. Please thank the owners very much for us, and let them know how highly we think of the Gardiens.”

Accommodation is in three separate buildings, all close together and bedrooms are all comfortable with good bathrooms. We like the spacious pool area here, it has a kitchen, shower room and sitting area. There is a very pretty poolside dining area under a beautifully scented jasmine.

This house is for a max of 9 adults + 2 young

‘Maison d’Anglais’

Bunk bedroom (2 children) + ensuite (shower unit + bath/shower + WC + basin)

First Floor: Master bedroom + ensuite (bath/shower + basins x 2)

Separate WC / basin.

‘Maison Coueilles’

Ground Floor:

Single bedded + ensuite (bath/ shower + WC + basin)

Double bedded (super king size) + ensuite (separate shower unit + bath/shower + WC + basinx2)

First floor:

Double bedded (King size) + bathroom (free standing bath /shower + shower unit + basin x 2)

Separate WC

‘Orangerie’ (beside the pool)

Steps down to:

Double bedded + ensuite (bath/shower + WC + basin)


Wi-Fi, TV + UK FreeSat/ VCR + DVD

Swimming pool: 16m x 8m with pool heating. Security- Pool fence.

Fishing, barbecue, table tennis, trampoline.


Resident gardiens, housekeeper/ gardener. Cooking by arrangement

Cost of let per week 2019 inclusive of pool heating: (pool heating**see important information)

Low Season

(Oct 6/Mar 2)


Mid Season

(Mar 2/June 1 & Sept 7/Oct 5)


High Season

(June 1/Sept 7)



Activities nearby

Tennis, golf, lake sports, & horse riding nearby

La Sauvetat (4km – tennis, café) ; St. Puy (5km – lively village, post office, doctor, baker, butcher, pharmacy + good restaurant/bar); Castera Verduzan (8km – regional Sun market & Spa); Lavardens (10km Chateau). Fleurance (16km – Tues & Sat market). Lectoure (18km – Frid market, Cathedral), Condom (22km – Wed market ). Canal side Nerac (30km)18-hole golf at Auch (24km), Eauze (45km + centre of best Armagnac) & Agen (55km +TGV). Airports at Toulouse (101km), Bergerac (152km) & Bordeaux (180km).

Sleeps 11

Bedrooms 6

Bath/Shower room(s) 6

Price (min) £2,390

Price (max) £3,650

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