Situated close to the village of Sarrazac, this house is well placed to explore the north Dordogne and the south Haute Vienne regions. The Correze is easily reached as well.
Brantome, the Venice of Perigord is close by. The surrounding unspoilt forests are famous for cepe mushrooms and truffles which feature on the menus in the local restaurants. Historic Thivier, with its Saturday morning market, offers the opportunity to buy local delicacies. Slightly further away, but within easy reach, is Perigueux with its cathedral and medieval shopping streets.
If you are seeking a relaxing setting with plenty of amenities nearby, then this comfortable property is for you, offering contemporary comfort away from mass tourism. They are comfortably furnished and provide a high level of holiday amenities to encourage guests to relax. The Le Hibou is a detached house for 6 people. The setting is ideal for those seeking peace and quiet, as well as the cultural and outdoor activities to be found nearby. The large garden and meadow are the location of many recreational facilities, which include a large private pool with roman steps, loungers, BBQs, boules piste , table tennis table and badminton net. Fishing and golf are nearby. We have two further properties at the site that will not be rented to any other party whilst you are there. These two properties are available for you to rent should you require additional space.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Check in time:||16:00|
|Check out time:||10:00|
|Nearest beach||Rouffiac - River beach 10 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Nearest Amenities||3 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Limoges 45 km, Nearest railway: Thivier 10 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
|Luxuries||Log fire, DVD player|
|Pool||Private outdoor pool (unheated)|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Table tennis, Satellite TV|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Double beds (2), Single beds (3), Cots (1), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Private outdoor pool (unheated), Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Access||Parking, Not suitable for wheelchair users|
|Further details indoors|
A spacious house with bright rooms. It has its own large, mature and intimate garden, a covered terrace with an idyllic view, table and chairs, and BBQ. It has a wealth of exposed beams and natural stone walls. There are 3 bedrooms; one with double and single beds, one with double bed and one with two single bunk beds, one of which has french windows leading to a large balcony with panoramic views. The homely living room features a wood burning stove, SatelliteTV (with DVD) and library. The large and bright kitchen is fully equipped with stove, dishwasher, washing machine, microwave and fridge; and there is a separate dining room which also gives access to the covered terrace. There is central heating throughout.
|Further details outdoors|
Large grounds. Woods with small river. Boules pitch, table tennis, badminton net.
Beds are made-up, and accommodation cleaned ready for guests on arrival. We can supply towels at a small extra cost (5 euros per person) .
Water and electricity costs are included within the rental charge. Heating can be provided during the winter, but will be charged according to the type of fuel used and the amount consumed.
Because of the secluded nature of the site, guests are recommended to be in possession of their own transport.
Les Rapaces is perfectly situated to explore the heritage of the region, with its medieval villages and cities such as Perigueux (Cathedrale St Front) and Sarlat (Cité Medievale), castles (Jumilhac-le-Grand, Puyguilhelm and Hautefort), prehistoric caves (Grottes de Villars and Lascaux), weekly markets, wine markets (Bergerac).
It is also within easy reach of watersports facilities, swimming lakes (Rouffiac) and rivers (canoeing at Brantome). There are 8 nine and eighteen hole courses in the vicinity (notably the clubs at Perigueux and Siorac).
In addition there are opportunities for cycling, fishing, horse riding, mountain biking, roller blading, surfing, tennis, walking, water skiing, wind surfing and rock climbing.
The gites are situated in the heart of the Natural Regional Park of Perigord-Limousin, in the Perigord Vert, known for its landscape of trees and water, quiet and peaceful. It offers swimming lakes with beaches, possibilities for aquatic sport, various historic sights (Richard the Lionheart route) and excellent restaurant and cafes offering regional dishes (truffles from Sorges) in the area.
It takes 30 to 45 minutes to drive to Perigueux, Brantome or Limoges.