La Grande Vue is a luxury stone house located in the magical village of Saint Cyprien in the Perigord Noir region of the Dordogne. This newly renovated 4-story house is ideal for both summer and winter holidays, with rustic stone walls, big windows, breath-taking views and contemporary décor in a spacious interior. Saint Cyprien is the perfect spot for a week or two in the French countryside. Experience a medieval town, stroll down to the main street and visit an array of boutique shops and restaurants, or browse the well renowned Sunday market in the high street.
|Size||Sleeps up to 10, 4 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Bergerac Airport 40 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, Air conditioning, TV, CD player, Telephone, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||4 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms, 2 En suites and 1 Shower rooms, Solarium or roof terrace|
|Furniture||Single beds (4), Double beds (3), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 12|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace|
Set between the Loire Valley and High Pyrenees, the Dordogne is a sublime part of south-west France with rich culture and wide-open spaces to explore. The area is steeped in history with castles from the Middle Ages and Renaissance periods, testimony to the Hundred Years' War and Wars of Religion that raged in the region. The medieval villages in the surrounding areas are picturesque, with many gems to discover. The Dordogne is well renowned for its wines and delicacies including black truffles, chestnuts, walnuts, strawberries and foie gras. With beautiful scenery, the majestic Dordogne River, quaint villages and rich history, the Dordogne has something for everyone.
Within walking distance
Spend time exploring the medieval streets of Saint Cyprien. Discover the 12th century bell tower and abbey church on the hilltop. A quick stroll from the house will take you down to the main street where you can enjoy an array of restaurants.
Saint Cyprien is well known for its Sunday market. Fresh fruit and vegetables, and local specialties such as foie gras and walnut cake are just some of the things you can enjoy.
There are dozens of museums, castles and caves to visit in the Dordogne region. Visit the 12th Century Château de Beynac, which was at one time occupied by Richard the Lionheart or stop at the impressive Jardin Marquessac, well known for it's exquisite topiary gardens and breathtaking views.
There are hundreds of caves to explore in the area. Discover prehistoric paintings and interesting rock formations including the well renowned Gouffre de Proumeyssac, known as the “Cristal Cathedral” or Lascaux 2, the infamous exact replica of the cave closed now for it's own protection.
Food and wine
You are spoilt for choice when it comes to restaurants in the region. If you're in the mood for a walk around a local vineyard, followed by some wine tasting, visit Domaine de la Voie Blanche on the hills on the right side of Saint Cyprien.
The Dordogne River has something for everyone – from tranquil boat and canoe trips to great fishing, swimming and picnic spots.
Outdoor activities range from canoeing, hiking and cycling to tennis, horse riding, hot air ballooning and golf.