Meet The Team
Luxury Dordogne Villas Ltd is a family business which was started in the recession in 1999, after securing a mortgage from a French bank. Not quite believing the “Qui” following my application, I emailed 4 times to check they really meant yes!
After many years of enjoyable holidays in the area, but always in holiday homes where the equipment and facilities were sub-standard, I wanted to offer our guests the best holiday experience I possibly could. I am continually reinvesting in Acabanes and La Grange and encourage our guests to offer feedback for suggestions on improvements.
Owner - Tracey
Our family home is in Salisbury, Wiltshire. I live here for most of the year and spend some of the winter months working at both holiday homes. My jobs include a variety of work from stock taking, painting, staining, tiling, gardening, planting hedges and hedge trimming. To relax, I enjoy walking Holly, our elderly Golden Retriever, cycling and sampling the fantastic local wines and restaurants in the Dordogne.
Dave - Poolman
Dave has a challenging job looking after both, very well used pools. He prides himself on keeping the pools beautiful all season for our guests to enjoy. Please do not hesitate to chat to him about the pool or more general things about your holiday when he visits to clean the pool.
Nicola - Gardener
Originally from NZ, Nicola works hard looking after the gardens at Acabanes and La Grange, and cleaning Acabanes terraces early on changeover days.
Sue - Housekeeper
Sue owned a pottery business in Devon and now creates incredible Fairies, which can be purchased by guests and are displayed in a cabinet at Acabanes. She also makes hearts and beautiful greetings cards which you will see displayed on the landing. If you require an extra bedroom for your group, Sue has a beautiful gite in Eymet for rental.
Ellie - Housekeeper, Social Media and
Having lived in France from a very young age, she is bilingual and can assist guests who may need a French speaker.
Rachel - Housekeeper
Rachel moved to rural France for the quality of life and joins us from a marketing and sales background.
Anis - Wine Tasting Lessons, Housekeeper and Child Minder
Anis moved to France in 1998 and worked for 18 years in the wine business up until very recently. Lives in Bergerac and has extensive knowledge about wines, chateau and their owners and the perfect addresses to visit.
Anis also offers our guests;
- Beginners wine tasting lessons
-Personalised French lessons