"Passiflore" is a self catering holiday property located in a quiet area right in the heart of the most beautiful part of the Dordogne valley.
With 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, spacious kitchen-dining room and characterful sitting room it comfortably accommodates 6 people. The garden, parking area and swimming pool are totally private and for the exclusive use of "Passiflore" occupants.
The house is stone built and dates from the 16th century with original fireplace and exposed oak beams. The interior is light and bright with contemporary decor and furnishings and there is every modern convenience including unlimited wifi internet access.
The villa is located in a quiet little hamlet with countryside views right beside the river Dordogne on the edge of the village of Vitrac Port with canoe hire, river beach and good restaurants a few minutes walk away.
There are villages of outstanding beauty like Domme, Castlenaud, La Roque Gageac, Beynac a short drive away and Sarlat with its saturday market is just 6km away.
There are medieval chateaux to visit and the prehistoric painted caves at Lascaux. The beautiful gardens at Manoir d'Erignac and Chateau Marquissac are well worth a visit. Take a leisurely stroll along the river bank or a more strenuous hike along the many marked pathways in the area....or just relax with a good book by the pool or on the covered terrace.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Dordogne river beach 300 m|
|Will consider||House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Bergerac 75 km, Nearest railway: Sarlat 6 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player|
|General||TV, CD player, Telephone, Table tennis, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms, 1 En suites and 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
The Dordogne region is in South West France about 2 hours inland from Bordeaux and 2 hours north of Toulouse. It takes its name from the river which flows through a valley of outstanding natural beauty, dotted with picturesque villages and medieval chateaux.
For lovers of good food and wine there are vineyards to visit and gastronomic restaurants to enjoy.
For those interested in activity holidays there is plenty of choice ranging from golf, tennis, swimming, walking and cycling, canoeing, hot air ballooning, horse riding. Please contact us for details.
Sarlat is situated in the heart of Périgord Noir, the most beautiful part of the Dordogne valley in South West France.
There are caves to visit, not only prehistoric with paintings (as at Lascaux and Les Eyzies) but also spectacular underground limestone caves (at Domme and Le Grand Roc) and chasms (at Proumeyssac). The flambuoyant chateaux at Beynac, Castlenaud, Hautfort rival those of the Loire valley.
The region boasts many gastronomique delights including foie gras (rich goose liver), truffles (exquisite black mushrooms), confit (preserved duck) and Cabecou (goats cheese). All can be savoured with locally produced wine from the Bergerac vineyards.
Sarlat has been described as 'the jewel in the crown' with its medieval centre, architectural heritage, famous Saturday market and unique atmosphere provided by its street entertainment in Summer.
Within a 10km radius there are opportunities for golfing, walking, canoeing, cycling and enjoying the breath-taking scenery.
Golf: "Passiflore" provides a very suitable venue for a group of friends or family who enjoy golfing, as there are several good golf courses within easy reach. The beautiful 9-hole Rochebois course at Vitrac is just 1.5km away. Very competitive green fees and all equipment can be rented.
18-hole courses at Siorac (20 mins.), the Country Club in Souillac (half an hour), Perigueux and Monestier (45 mins.)