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Tuksumduin 4 bedroom barn in the countryside

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The sunny Barn

House | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 8

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 15 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner

Set in a rural hamlet offering a peaceful location for getting away from the stress and strains of everyday life yet offering all the necessary facilities to make a holiday enjoyable for all age groups. Tuksumduin is a superb renovation of a 19th century barn building, which has recently been converted to create two luxurious self contained four bedroom properties. Set in tranquil countryside, yet still very close to all the major tourist attractions and activities in the region & approximately 6 km from Gourdon, capital of the Bouriane in the region of Quercy & is 3.5km from the Dordogne border, with the Dordogne River being just 5.5km away.

Tuksumduin has the advantage of the early morning sun at the front of the property until the afternoon and the afternoon and evening sun at the rear, making the patio decking ideal for evening dining. A table and chairs is provided at the front of the property as well as the rear to enable full use of the sunshine.

Size Sleeps up to 8, 4 bedrooms
Nearest beach River & Lake beaches are within 15 minutes dri 15 km
Will consider Corporate bookings, House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 6 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Bergerac 130 km, Nearest railway: Gourdon 15 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries DVD player
General TV, Video player, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 Shower rooms
Furniture Single beds (4), Cots (2), Dining seats for 10, Lounge seats for 10
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Shared garden, BBQ, Bicycles available, Swing set
Access Parking
Further details indoors

Tuksumduin which sleeps 8 + Cot, is one of 2 gïtes created from an old stone barn, providing spacious, comfortable, self contained accommodation, whilst retaining many beams and original features. The sister property Nicotiana can be rented in conjunction with this property for larger family groups or groups of friends which would then provide accommodation for 16 + cots in a total of 8 bedrooms.

Tuksumduin has a fully fitted kitchen diner complete with full cooker, microwave, coffee maker, fridge/freezer, iron and ironing board. Plenty of crockery and glasses are provided, and the cupboards are well stocked with cooking aids, should you decide to dine in.

The utulity room contains a shower and wc and washing machine.

The lounge area is spacious and comfortably furnished with three 3 seater sofas, a midi hi-fi system, sideboard, TV / DVD coffee table and a small selection of books.

Open tread stairs from the kitchen diner lead up to 4 spacious bedrooms furnished with comfortable beds and ample wardrobe and drawer space, there is also room for a cot in the bedrooms .There is a family bathroom with a bath, shower wc and vanity unit.

Doors at the rear of the kitchen/diner lead out to the patio decking complete with bbq & table & chairs for those warm summer evenings, when you prefer to eat outside or just watch the sun go down whilst sampling the local wines. The patio looks out onto a garden area with flowers, whilst the front of the property overlooks farmland.

A bookcase with a selection of books is available for guests to utilise by swapping reading books in the bookcase. Board games are also available for guests to use.

Further details outdoors

The nearest bar and restaurants are at Masclat, only 2 miles distant.

The Aquitaine/Dordogne region

There are lots of things to do in this beautiful region of France to suit all tastes. The ancient countryside, steeped in history is superb for walking, cycling, fishing, canoeing, or exploring the numerous medieval villages, castles and monasteries in the area particularly from the time of The Hundred Years War (1336-1431), including the famous monastic village of Rocamadour where you will also find monkey, butterfly and eagle parks. Visit the local markets, enjoy the fabulous local cuisine in the nearby restaurants and cafes or hire a canoe for the day and drift effortlessly downstream, maybe stopping for a B.B.Q. on the way.

Cars, taxis, bicycles, canoes, horses are available for hire and there is a 18 hole golf course at Souillac which also has a waterpark. There are various music festivals throughout the year to suit all tastes. Jazz, rock, classical and blues are all represented whilst local village fetes happen throughout summer.

On confirmed booking a detailed directions sheet with a map will be provided.

Fajoles

Within easy driving time.

Beynac et Cazenac—magnificent chateau overlooks river Dordogne, archaeological park.

Castelnaud la Chapelle—the most visited chateau in SW France, museum of walnuts, museum of middle-ages weaponry, gardens at Marqueyssac.

Domme-royal bastide overlooking river Dordogne, magnificent views, perigord noir’s largest grotto.

La Roque Gageac –beautiful village between cliffs and the river Dordogne, canoes and Gabares river boats.

Le Bugue-tuesday market, village of Bournat (craftsmen, animals, funfair), Aquarium.

Les Eyzies-prehistory centre of Europe, grottos, cave-paintings, museums.

Monpazier-beautiful bastide, perfect rectangular townplan, galleries.

Sarlat la Caneda - magnificent medieval city, renowned Saturday market, cathedral, churches, ramparts. Brocante ( Flea Market) last Sun in Month

A cinema in Gourdon - nearest town -swimming pool, and tennis courts. An Aqua parc in Souillac and numerous fishing lakes. Fishing permits are purchased at the supermaket in Le Vigan.

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8 Sep 2014

5/5

"We and our golden retriever had a delightful relaxing holiday in this beautifully prepared give."

This is a lovely area for a holiday, and the barn has been converted and equipped with great care and attention to detail. It retains the feel of a barn, including one centre beam, of which my head b… More

12 Aug 2013

5/5

"Traditional French living with a modern touch"

Just spent 11 nights at Tuksumduin, one half of a beautifully converted and furnished former tobacco barn on a French farm.We were met by owner Megan, who had, for a little extra cost per person, prov… More

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