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The Tobacco Barn

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Excellent 5/5 Score from 9 reviews

Gite | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 7

Key Info
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner

The Tobacco Barn sleeps up to seven in three bedrooms, each with it's own en-suite shower room. It has been furnished tastefully with a mixture of antiques. A separate fully equipped kitchen and a beautifully furnished lounge features a Perigordian stone fireplace with wood burning stove, beamed ceiling and lots of natural stone features.

Satellite English and French freeview TV and DVD player are provided. The lounge patio doors lead directly on to the pool terrace and 10 x 4.5 m pool where there is also a wooden gazebo for those balmy relaxing evenings, BBQ's and out door dining.

The gazebo has the benefit of stunning views over the Vezere valley and the unique natural rock feature of La Roque st Christophe.

Size Sleeps up to 7, 3 bedrooms
Will consider Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Bergerac 72 km, Nearest railway: Sarlat 26 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, Internet access, DVD player
Pool Shared outdoor pool (unheated)
General Central heating, TV, CD player, 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 3 En suites
Furniture Single beds (1), Double beds (3), Dining seats for 7, Lounge seats for 7
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Shared outdoor pool (unheated), Balcony or terrace, Shared garden, BBQ
Access Parking
Further details indoors

The kitchen is equipped with an electric oven, 4 ring gas hob, dishwasher and microwave.

There is comfortable sofa and arm chairs in the lounge and there is an extending table and chairs for eating inside.

Each bedroom has it's own en-suite shower room with shower, wc and washbasin.

As with all of our gites The Tobacco Barn is centrally heated and has the benefit of a feature fireplace with a wood burning stove enabling the unit to be used all the year.

Further details outdoors

The gazebo near the pool is for the use of the Tobacco Barn.

The newly lined swimming pool is open from May to October. There is an swimming pool alarm which is used when children are in residence.

There is the use of a large chest freezer and washing machine in a laundry room to the side of the gite.

Further details

During the winter there will be a small charge for logs.

If you wish to avoid the hassle of cooking yourself on your first day of arrival or on longer sight seeing days, a pre-prepared meal can be cooked for you ready for you to serve and eat.

A maid service and babysitting service can be arranged on request, charged at an hourly rate.

The Dordogne region

The land of a thousand chateaux, the Dordogne or Perigord as it was known,is split into four regions named for their natural features. Noir(black) region of dense forests, Vert(green) spruce trees, Pourpre(purple)vines and Blanc(white) natural limestone. Due to its natural beauty and abundance of medieval towns, chateau and villages, the perigord noir is the jewel in the crown of the Dordogne.

The Vezere Valley, with its predominance of prehistoric sites, makes this region one of the most visited. The medieval towns of Sarlat, Les Eyzies and the vibrant city of Perigueux and many traditional villages, each with a character of their own, including Domme, Rocamador, Beynac, Le Roque Gageac, Montignac with the famous Lascaux caves, St Leon sur Vezere, makes the region a real sight seeing experience.

An area made famous by Jean Auel's Earth's Children books. The sixth and latest one, Land of Painted Caves, was published in 2011. Many of our customers come to stay to see the area linked to these books.

Peyzac-le-Moustier

The small village of Le Moustier derives its name from the prehistoric Mousterian era due to an important skull find there. It has a restaurant and boulangerie which is only 5 mins walk from the house and is situated between Montignac and Les Eyzies, site of the oldest prehistoric human remains.

The house is situated opposite Le Roque St Christophe, a site inhabited from prehistoric time until as late as the 16th century. This kilometer long cave carved into the rock thousands of years ago is lit up at night and makes a spectacular view from the house. Local activities include canoeing and kayaking on the Vezere with starting points at Le Moustier and at different stages along the river, horse riding, tennis, cycle hire. Golf, hot air ballooning, river cruises and more are all within 30 - 40 mins drive.

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Review 1-9 of 9

19 Dec 2013

5/5

"THE IDEAL LOCATION"

We spent a week at this beautiful and centrally located vacation home and loved every moment. Paul and Philippa are terrific hosts, as they were so friendly and helpful, yet allowed us all the privacy… More

29 Sep 2013

5/5

"Idyllic stay in perfect location"

I almost don't want to write this review - this property is so popular, we'll never get a chance for availability again!! We came to Le Manoir 9 years ago with a group of friends, and armed… More

7 Aug 2013

5/5

"Excellent for family of 4, kids 8 and 10."

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay in this lovely gite. Paul and Philippa were excellent hosts, who had great advice for outings for the kids. The gite was beautifully kept and had everything. The kids re… More

7 Jul 2013

5/5

"A perfect slice of Dordogne with walnut sprinkles"

On arrival, we were warmly welcomed by Philippa and Paul. They were incredibly friendly and hospitable. The propery was in a prefect location with a fantastic view of the Rock (st Christophe), and in … More

1 Jul 2013

5/5

"Special gite in the Dordogne"

Philippa and Paul are incredibly friendly and helpful hosts. Immediately they make you feel welcome and share many useful suggestions about restaurants and local sites. The gites are meticulously mai… More

1 Dec 2012

5/5

"Un gîte agréable et de qualité"

Très bien situé dans la vallée de la Vézère, jolie vue sur St Christophe, facile d'accès. Accueil sympathique par des propriétaires anglais qui ont à coeur de faire aimer le terroir. La g… More

Je vous remercie de vos paroles aimables.

29 Nov 2012

5/5

"We would highly recommend this gite complex, extremely friendly and relaxing"

Paul & Philippa were great, extremely helpful beyond normal service, getting some things in for when we arrived, organising restaurant bookings and giving advice on places and trips. The complex is lo… More

We think we were very lucky to find this property and it is great to be able to share it with all our customers.
Thank you for your very kind words.

28 Nov 2012

5/5

"Wonderful"

My wife and my daughter stayed in The Tobacco Barn at the back end of October this year. There was frost on the ground in the mornings but the barn was toasty warm with its log burning stove and centr… More

Thank you for your very kind words. We try to ensure that people enjoy their stay and make the most of everything that the area has to offer, so it is good to know that it is appreciated. We will look forward to seeing you again next year!

9 Jun 2012

5/5

"Lovely setting, comfortable accommodations, and friendly host and hostess."

There were no surprises here, other than relaxation. As early season guests the 3 of us had the place to ourselves. Paul and Phillippa were warm, friendly and very accommodating. They helped us navi… More

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Calendar last updated:26 Dec 2014

Based in France

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