Le Petit Capelier
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Cottage | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 7
Set in the heart of the French countryside, high on a hill, and totally hidden behind a copse of trees, Le Petit Capelier represents all that is great about rural life in France. Located within ten minutes' drive of Issigeac (one of the most idyllic "bastide" towns in the Dordogne), and many other beautiful villages, Le Petit Capelier (old French for the little hat maker) is a perfect base from which to explore the surrounding stunning countryside, whether walking, cycling or driving.
The property itself is surrounded by a myriad of wildlife and a multitude of trees including many great oaks, some of which are over three hundred years old.
Your comfort is of utmost importance to us: enjoy our private swimming pool, fully-equipped kitchen, free wifi internet access, comfy beds with luxurious 200-thread count linen, fluffy towels, waffle robes and slippers, lots of seating including three sofas, a large dining table that easily sits ten and all the practical comforts of home.
|Size||Sleeps up to 7, 3 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Access||Car essential, Wheelchair users|
|Nearest Amenities||8 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Bergerac Dordogne Périgord Airport 18 km, Nearest railway: Bergerac 20 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player|
|Pool||Private outdoor pool (unheated)|
|General||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||3 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Double beds (1), Single beds (3), Cots (1), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 3|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Private outdoor pool (unheated), Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Access||Parking, Wheelchair users|
About this location
The Dordogne region
Well renowned for foie gras, Monbazillac wine, delicious locally-made cheeses and fruits and vegetables as wide in variety as one could wish for the south west corner of the Dordogne is rich in gastronomic possibilities. Every day, throughout most of the year, one can find oneself in a bustling market, filled with the treasures of the area, meandering through medieval towns swamped in history, taking in the delights of rural France.
The south-west Dordogne is filled with rolling landscapes and beautiful views at every turn. A little flatter than the centre and east Dordogne the landscapes are wider and less forest dominated but equally beautiful with flowing streams and rivers, sunflower fields filled with colour from June to September and a myriad of wildlife incluing the much-loved hoopoe, jays, buzzards and various other birds of prey.
Begerac, the nearest large town, is a cultured centre of life with superb restaurants and shopping available throughout the old, ancient town centre to the more modern facilities to the east.
The area is home to many chateaus including Bridoire, Monbazillac and Biron all of which have stunning architecture and fascinating history. Further along the Dordogne to the east within an hour's drive you'll find castles, monasteries and chateaus perched high above the river commanding tremendous views of the surrounding forest and countryside.
Le Petit Capelier has information regarding all of the above in the form of a guide and we also provide a dedicated website describing the services and sites we as a family have found most interesting, fun or just simply useful.
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19 Mar 2014
"The perfect place to relax and escape!"
My partner and I stayed at Le Petit Capelier whilst on a working trip in Bergerac. We couldn't have picked a better place to unwind and relax. We were only planning to stay for 1 night but we ext… More
6 Nov 2013
"peace and tranquility in comfort at Le Petit Capelier"
My family stayed at Le Petit Capelier this Summer and had a lovely holiday. The cottage is situated in a beautiful location in the heart of the French countryside. The surrounding areas give you an … More
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