About the home
Villa Escoffie is a perfect location for a holiday in the Dordogne, whether you are looking for peace and quite or a culturally active holiday, we feel you will not be disappointed with what you find!
The house is a beautifully restored Perigordine Country Farmhouse set in the hills above the village of Plazac in the Heart of the Perigord Noir. The property is situated in 15 acres of Private meadows & woodland with stunning views over the unspoiled counryside.
The Private Pool (10m x 4m) is secluded behind the house with splendid views over the valley and enjoys total privacy. It is equipped with a safety alarm and has a large patio area with covered pergola and sun loungers.
The property is surrounded by mature landscaped gardens with pretty herbacious flower beds, shrubs and trees, providing shade on those hot summer days.
The grassed courtyard is south facing. The large terrace (32m2) which leads off from the kitchen has a wisteria covered pergola for dining alfresco and is equipped with a BBQ & garden furniture.
The house has been lovingly restored retaining all it's old features - open stone work, exposed oak beams, oak parquet floors etc. All the rooms are spacious and luminous.
The large kitchen/dining/living area is fully equipped with dishwasher, electric oven & gas hob, fridge, micro wave etc. In the cellar there is a washing machine, second fridge & freezer. Also on the ground floor is a separate toilet, cloakroom and shower room.
Up a few stairs is the living room - a spacious room with picture windows looking over the garden, comfortable sofas, books, games, TV, DVD & Video. Off the living room is the bathroom with bath, wash basin and toilet. The master bedroom with double bed (1.60m x 2.0m) is next to the bathroom.
An open feature ash staircase leads to the second floor landing, here there is one double & one twin bedroom with fitted carpets. The fourth bedroom is a large family room with one double & two single beds, fitted carpets, and is accessed from the exterior wooden stairway & also the twin bedroom.
|Size:||Sleeps up to 8, 4 bedrooms|
|Will consider:||House swaps|
Nearest amenities: 4km
|Family friendly?||Suitable for children of all ages|
Unsuitable for people with restricted mobility
|Notes:||May take pets - please enquire|
|Pool:||Private outdoor pool (unheated)|
|General:||TV, Video player, CD player|
|Standard:||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities:||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms:||4 Bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 family bathroom and 1 shower room|
|Furniture:||Single beds (4), Double beds (3), Cots (1), Dining seating for 10, Lounge seating for 8|
|Other:||Please check with the advertiser regarding linen and towels|
|Outdoors:||Private outdoor pool (unheated), Balcony / Terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
Further details indoors:
Bed linen and towels can be hired
Bed Linen 8€ per bed
Towels 6€ per person
Complimentary cold drinks are provided for your arrival
contact service provided by owner, English/French spoken, help with reservations for restaurants and cultural sites
Babysitting facilities can be arranged if requested
Please enquire for adapted prices and smaller groups
For further information please visit our website
The Aquitaine / Dordogne / Dordogne region
The Dordogne, also known as the Perigord, is one of the most beautiful regions of France, which enjoys fabulous sunny weather. It is famous for its prehistory, châteaux and excellent food and wine. There is a wide range of actvities available for all the family, canoeing, kayaking,horse riding,golf, cycling, tennis, adventure parks, water parks, quads etc. Also visit the wine growing areas of Bergerac, Monbazillac and St Emillion
The Plazac area
The medieval village of Plazac is central to the Perigord Noir and just 4 kms from Escoffie where you will find a boulangerie convenient for collecting morning bread and croissants, a lively café, restaurant and organic grocery shop. You may choose to wander around it's tiny winding streets, visit the ancient fortified church and presbytery and delve into it's history of some 600 years or more
Plazac is situated in the Vézere valley, an exceptional location listed by UNESCO as a world heritage site. Here we find the famous cave paintings of Lascaux (Montignac) The National Museum of Prehistory (Les Eyzies), cave dwellings of the Roque St Christophe and many more.
There are many excellent and affordable restaurants in the vicinity, where you can taste foie gras, magret and confit of duck, truffles and wild mushrooms.
How to get there
Click map icons for more information
Nearest airport is Bergerac with budget airlines from
London Stanstead (Ryanair), Southhampton(Flybe),Bristol (Flybe), Birmingham (Flybe), Liverpool 5Ryanair) and Nottingham (Ryanair): car hire available at airport.
Bergerac airport is about 1 hours drive from the property.
Other means of access: Bordeaux,Limoges or Toulouse airports or by car from the ferry ports.
Activities near Plazac
Tennis in town
Golf within 30 mins drive
Rural / countryside retreats
27 Feb 2013
We had a fabulous holiday at Escoffie, the house is comfortable and spacious, and has the most beautiful setting.
We loved lazing around the pool and watching the wildlife butterflies, lizards, buzzards .... and later dining out on the verandah.
This was especially great for us with the children. The gardens provided a fantastic exploring opportunity and it allowed us to relax and actually put our feet up!!
There are lots of interesting places to visit in the region which is all so beautiful and picturesque. We especially loved taking a canoe out down the river! A fantastic and memorable day out. We hired a car which is obviously a must and found the house was in a great position for local supermarkets etc.
All in all I would highly recommend this house. You won't be let down!!!
26 Sep 2012
We loved our stay at Villa Escoffie. Wonderful hosts with great local knowledge which was very welcome. Such a peaceful and relaxing location. It's remoteness was perfect for us but do be prepared to drive for necessary supplies.
All in all, highly recommended and thanks to Mary and Jan for their great hospitality.
10 Dec 2011
Very nice reception by the helpful owners.
Nice authentic house with large swimming pool.
Everything you need is there.
|Rental prices originally quoted in: Euros €||Convert to:|
|Prices for group size 8|
|Period||From||To||Weekly||Nightly rate|| Minimum |
|Early Spring||4 May 13||1 Jun 13||€ 700||-||-||1 Week|
|Spring||1 Jun 13||29 Jun 13||€ 850||-||-||1 Week|
|Early Summer||29 Jun 13||6 Jul 13||€ 1200||-||-||1 Week|
|Summer||6 Jul 13||20 Jul 13||€ 1590||-||-||1 Week|
|High Summer||20 Jul 13||3 Aug 13||€ 1750||-||-||1 Week|
|High Summer||3 Aug 13||17 Aug 13||€ 1750||-||-||1 Week|
|High Summer||17 Aug 13||24 Aug 13||€ 1750||-||-||1 Week|
|High Summer||24 Aug 13||31 Aug 13||€ 1650||-||-||1 Week|
|Late Summer||31 Aug 13||28 Sep 13||€ 850||-||-||1 Week|
The property's weekend rates apply to: Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights
NB: Prices may be subject to change at the advertiser's discretion.
Payment by cheque or international transferEnquire now
See below for next 9 months' availability - to see the next 24 months click here
Contact the owner
* Required fields
Please check the following errors:
2 years listed
You are contacting
The owner is based in France and has advertised with Holiday Lettings since 2010. This farmhouse has received 3 reviews from previous guests.
Verified property owner
This owner has been verified by our team
Payment for this home can be made directly to the owner.
Holiday apartments in France (12,370)