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House | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6
Originally the Mairie of the pretty hamlet of Les Milandes, the stone built Ancienne Mairie has been recently renovated to a high standard whilst retaining its unique features. Comfortable and sympathetic furnishings create charming bedrooms whilst the open plan living area, separated by an imposing original fireplace provides an ideal room for relaxing and socialising.
The stunning river and valley views provide an enchanting backdrop for the terrace which has ample space for al-fresco dining and sunbathing. Steps lead down to its private swimming pool surrounded by hedges and borders.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Castelenaud 3 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Nearest Amenities||3 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Bergerac 40 km, Nearest railway: Sarlat 15 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
|Pool||Private outdoor pool (unheated)|
|General||Central heating, CD player, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites|
|Furniture||Single beds (4), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 7|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Private outdoor pool (unheated), Balcony or terrace, BBQ|
|Further details indoors|
A double sided fireplace sits between the kitchen and salon which is furnished with sofas and armchairs. The kitchen is fully fitted and well equipped with large dining table. There is a separate downstairs loo. The floor throughout is of soft terra cotta tiles and rugs.
There are two pretty twin bedded rooms with fitted wardrobes and painted furniture which share a bathroom. The spacious double bedroom also has a fitted wardrobe and benefits from its own en suite bathroom. Floors throughout are wood with rugs.
|Further details outdoors|
* The swimming pool measures 7.5 x 3.5 x 1.5m.
* Garden Furniture provided.
* This house may be booked on its own or in conjunction with other properties at Les Milandes - please enquire.
* 25% deposit required to secure booking.
* A refundable security deposit is required for any breakages or electricity (if due) of 15% of the rental cost or £100 (whichever is the greater)
The Dordogne region
Conveniently located near to the enchanting Perigord Noir towns of Sarlat, Domme and Les Eyzies, Les Milandes is ideally located to explore the regions' wealth of history and culture. Famous for gastronomic specialties including foie gras and truffles, the region boasts an array of vineyards, the fruits of which can be sampled in one of the many enjoyable restaurants nearby. Alternatively, the area is ripe for relaxation with the river banks to enjoy, quaint villages to discover and the impressive chateaux that line the banks of the Dordogne River to explore.
Sarlat itself must one of the medieval "gems" of Europe. Enjoy a coffee in the Place in Sarlat and imagine yourself transported back in time. It now enjoys good shops, several excellent restaurants and is lovely to just explore as around every corner you will find another sight to take your breath away.
The Chateau des Milandes overlooks the Dordogne river and was home to Josephine Baker. She awed Paris with her flamboyant revues in the first half of the twentieth century and later moved to Les Milandes where she famously adopted twelve children known as the "Rainbow Tribe". The Chateau now features an exhibition to her extraordinary life as well as parkland and formal French gardens. Well worth a visit, there are also falconry displays and a small restaurant.
Spend a day meandering down the river passing magnificent medieval castles, old stone bridges and breathtaking scenery - it's really lovely and you can enjoy a picnic on its banks.
You can also partake in a variety of outdoor activities including ballooning and flying, canoeing, caves, cycling, fishing, golf, markets, riding, tennis and vineyards.
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