Les Magnolias

“Les Magnolias is a place where you can relax and stay in a personal and friendly atmosphere.”

Domain

Our domain is located on the edge of the bastide Lalinde in an authentic setting where time seems to have stood still.
Once you enter by the big gate, you are in our fully enclosed park with beautiful old magnolia, cedar and oak trees. You will find many seating areas in the sun or in the shade. You can ,after you have checked in at the reception, park your car in our private parking for guests.
The swimming pool (17 x 7 m) has  a lovely view of the river, it has extensive terraces and is surrounded by palm and olive trees. The pool is filled with water from our own source. It is a unique oasis of peace. Behind the swimming pool you will find a terrace with lounge corner. Relax and enjoy the beautiful view with a good book or a drink. The pool, lounge corner and park are overnight attractively illuminated and invite you to enjoy until the early hours. Luxury lounge chairs with umbrellas  complete the picture.

The old park garden, beautiful terraces, the waterfall, palmtrees, olive trees and the river give you a Mediterranean holiday feeling. The peace-seeking holiday maker can use our sun beds or the various seats spread over the domain. Les Magnolias is an ideal base for hiking and cycling tours or you can make a trip by car or motorbike. There are almost infinite possibilities for cultural, culinary and sporting activities. On our domain you can enjoy the facilities such as the swimming pool, the hike route along the riverbanks ,our petanque field and our canoes. You can also fish directly from the shore for barbel, carp, chub, pikeperch, catfish and various other fish species.

Accommodation

Maison de Maitre (our B & B guests)
Les Magnolias was in the 18th century primarily a mansion with an adjoining wine storehouse.
The Maison de Maître has beautiful original features including beautiful marble fireplaces, paneled doors, wooden floors and carved ceilings. Nowadays the Maison has been given a new destination as a B & B, perfect for a romantic stay.

On the ground floor is our luxurious apartment Rosette. This romantic Guest House is located right on the river side and has a private entrance. This apartment consists of a spacious living room, a kitchen and a large bedrooms decorated in style, suitable for 2 people.

The reception is located on the first floor of the Maison de Maître. Upon arrival please report here.
After receiving the keys to your room or apartment we will accompany you to your room/appartment. After checking in you can leave your car in our private parking area and  you are welcome for a drink on the roof of our Salon Rivage.

The original living space on the second floor has recently been converted into four tastefully decorated guestrooms each with regional bastide names (EymetLalindeMonpazier and Beaumont du Périgord ). The large, comfortable rooms all have luxury box spring beds (1.80mx2.00m) with freshly ironed sheets. A comfortable night sleep is guaranteed. Our rooms feature central heating, a private sitting area, a work desk, facilities to make coffee and tea, a wardrobe and a bathroom with a large shower, toilet, heating, hair dryer and a sink. There is no TV  in the room but you have access to our free Wi-Fi.

The attic has been converted into a cozy living room and adjoining dining room: Salon de Rivage. In Salon de Rivage you can relax, read a book (from our library) or watch some Satelite TV (French-English and German channels). There is free WiFi in the whole building.

The breakfast is served in the dining room or outside when the weather is nice. The generous contintal breakfast consists of fresh French bread ; croissants, pain chocolats, brioche, cereal, eggs (boiled, scrambled or omelette), yogurt, cottage cheese, various soft and hard cheeses, cold cuts, various jams, fresh fruit, juice, coffee, tea, ..
All our daily bread is supplied ,warm from the oven, by Boulangerie Patisserie Ulrich, the No 1 bakery of Lalinde.

At night our rooftop terrace is beautiful lit and you can relax under the French stars. In the hall you will find our guest fridge with cold drinks. You can also keep snacks or drinks in this fridge which can  be enjoyed on our roof terrace with the bonus of picture postcard views over the banks of the Dordogne. If you consume drinks from our fridge you can also make use of our glasses and crockery.

Former warehouse for tobacco and wine
This building, where the tobacco and wine used to be stored, is converted into a comfortable holiday home complex.
The holiday homes have names of famous AOC wines from the Bergerac wine region.
In this section there are four 2 bedroom holiday homes (MonbazillacSaussignacMontravel and Pécharmant) suitable for 2-4 people and a 3 bedroom holiday home (Bergerac), a former guardian home, suitable for 2- 6 people.
If desired an extra cot can be added. (not free and advised to request when booking)
The living arrangement of our holiday homes is inspired by the history as a wine warehouse. Our lodgings are comfortable, warm and cozy with ingredients from the Bergerac wine region.
All holiday homes have a large living room with central heating, Wifi, color TV (French-English and German channels) and a fully equipped kitchen including washing machine, iron, vacuum cleaner, dishwasher, oven, microwave and fridge. Comfortable bedrooms and luxury bathroom are provided with a private outdoor terrace with garden furniture and fantastic views.

Périgourdine House on the Dordogne river.

In 2021 we purchased a Périgourdine House on the Dordogne river. This home is currently being converted to 2 spacious holiday cottages
named River View cottage and Swan River Cottage.
The Périgourdine House is located right in the center of Lalinde. Within walking distance you will find a bakery (100m) Tourist Office, a pleasant shopping street in an old village center, supermarket (400m), several banks, post office, restaurants and cafes with terraces, bicycle rental 100m and of course the weekly Thursday morning market with something for everyone. You can also use the swimming pool of Les Magnolias located just 400 meters away.
Holiday cottage River View can, on request, be reserved together with Holiday cottage Swan River as one family accomodation.