This spacious traditional French town house is bright and airy with large windows and original features including log fire and chandeliers. The property is ideal for couples/small families, and is also big enough for a group of friends or two families sharing. The elevated terrace accessed from the fitted kitchen is a perfect and relaxing place to be as you take in the great views of the surrounding countryside and rolling hills.
The holiday home is located in the pretty village of Payzac with all amenities including restaurants, 1 cafe bar, bank, supermarket, 2 boulangeries and butchers on the doorstep. It offers the best of both worlds - central village location and stunning views to the rear. There are many attractions for the holiday maker with golf, swimming, tennis, cycling, canoeing, water sports, fishing nearby. The area is also ideal for walking with many local walks to chose from and is an ideal base to visit the famous Dordogne places of interest. There are also plenty of cycling routes with minimum traffic (guests can use our 4 bikes in the cellar). Close by to the house is a bar in the square, where you can enjoy a cool drink in the sunshine.
Guests attending romantic weddings at Chateau La Durantie have stayed at La Vielle Boulangerie due to its close proximity to the grand historic wedding venue.
There is a satelite TV with British programmes.
|Size||Sleeps up to 7, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Lake Rouffiac 6 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Limoges 50 km, Nearest railway: Saint Yrieix la Perche 8 km|
|Family friendly||Suitable for children over 5|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, Satellite TV|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (1), Double beds (3), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ, Bicycles available|
|Further details indoors|
The lounge has access to the elevated terrace and has a log fire, satellite TV and DVD player
The spacious bright dining room has seating for 6
All the bedrooms are on the first floor, the master bedroom has a double bed and stunning views over the rolling hills, the smaller 2nd bedroom also has a double bed and benefits from the same views. The Louie double bedroom (has a double bed and single bed) is furnished in typical French tradition and has a Juliette balcony overlooking the village of Payzac.
All rooms in the house are shuttered.
A blow up mattress is also available.
There are 2 bathrooms, the one on the ground floor has a shower cubicle and wash hand basin with a separate WC, the 1st floor bathroom has a shower, wash hand basin and WC.
|Further details outdoors|
There is a barbecue, garden furniture and sun loungers, the terraced area benefits from a canopy if required. There are also 4 bikes available, a mans Boardman road bike, a woman's Specialised Vita Comp hybrid, a Marin hybrid and a Decathlon mountain bike . Please note we do not have safety helmets. Parking is available on the church car park 20m from the house
No smoking in the property. Smokers are requested to use the terrace area
There is something for everyone in the Dordogne from activity holidays for the energetic, to taking in the beautiful unspoilt countryside. There are charming villages to see (Brantome, Segur le Chateau, Hautefort, Beynac, Domme - to name but a few) and the area is steeped in history with plenty of castles and chateaus. Also of interest is the famous Lascaux caves at Montignac.
There is delicious Perigord food to sample (confit de canard, truffles, foie gras) and there are plenty of restaurants in the region offering 4 course meals for as little as 18 euros.
Payzac is situated in the stunning countryside of the Perigord Vert region of the Dordogne. 5km away is one of the most popular leisure lakes in the region. At Base de Loisirs de Rouffiac you can enjoy swimming, fishing, canoeing, walking, sailing and water skiing.
Just 15 minutes away is one of the prettiest villages in France - the medieval village of Segur le Chateau, route of Richard the Lionheart. During July and August there is the weekly farmers market where you can buy local produce and while its cooked you can enjoy a glass of wine and listen to live music. If you enjoy walking there are plenty of walks at Segur or Savignac Ledrier is just 7km away, where you will find the ancient forge that was powered by water and also a medieval chateau . Here you can take a riverside picnic or you can walk up to the Forge restaurant in the village for refreshments or sample some of the region's speciality dishes.
Just 40 minutes away is Brantome which has a fine selection of restaurants, you can also hire a canoe , take a boat ride along the river or visit the troglodyte caves.
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