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Domaine de Cournet-Haut

from £56 /night help

Excellent 5/5 Score from 6 reviews

from £56 /night

Estimated nightly price based on a weekly stay. Contact the advertiser to confirm the total cost.

Gite | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6

Key Info
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • Pets welcome

Domaine de Cournet-Haut, which was once a 17th century hunting lodge, is today home to a peaceful and beautifully restored holiday residence. Set on 13 acres of gardens, lawns and bright mature forest, it provides the space and serenity for great family holidays and relaxing country breaks. There are a total of 8 houses to rent on the domain, but with a maximum capacity of 39 and the houses well spread apart, you will still enjoy the tranquility of your surroundings. Domaine de Cournet-Haut has been family run for 35 years and we are always onsite to give recommendations and to make your visit to our area as enjoyable as possible.

“Le Châtaigner” (The Chestnut Tree), which was completely renovated in 2012, is the closest woodland house to the pool and gardens. Situated at the edge of the mature forest, it offers the best of both worlds: the coolness of the trees in the summer and a view of the pool and lawns overlooking the valley.

Size Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms
Will consider Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month)
Access Car essential
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Bergerac 65 km, Nearest railway: Siorac 18 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, Internet access, DVD player, Staffed property
Pool Shared outdoor pool (heated)
General Central heating, TV, CD player, Telephone, Table tennis, Games room, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 3 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms
Furniture Single beds (4), Double beds (1), Cots (2), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 4
Other High chair
Outdoors Shared outdoor pool (heated), Balcony or terrace, Shared garden, BBQ, Bicycles available, Climbing frame, Swing set, Trampoline
Access Secure parking
Further details indoors

Le Châtaigner caters for 6 people with one double room, one twin room and one bunk bedroom. The bathroom and toilets are separate. It has a large open plan living area with a wood burning stove for the winter months. The kitchenette is equipped with a two ring hob, multifunction oven/microwave, dishwasher and all the necessary kitchenware. Adjacent to the covered veranda is the terrace where barbecues and star gazing will become one of your favourite activities.

Further details outdoors

Onsite activities:

Guests can enjoy the following, all of which are included in the rental price.

• Heated swimming pool (May to September, weather conditions permitting)

• Floodlit tennis court

• Large range of new bikes, with child seats and helmets available.

• Complete access to 13 acres of gardens, lawns and bright mature forest.

• Boules court.

• Trampoline, children’s playground and sandpit.

• Free book and DVD library.

• Badminton, ball games and large range of board-games.

• Large range of custom made maps showing walks and cycles departing from Cournet-Haut.

• Wifi access is available in your house and around much of the domaine.

About this location

The Dordogne region

“The Dordogne département is for many people the picture-perfect image of the French countryside, a gentle landscape of patchwork fields, hilltop towns, turreted mansions and jade-green woods. Named after the most important of the region’s seven rivers, the Dordogne is better-known to the French as Périgord, spiritual home to two of the country’s enduring culinary passions – foie gras and the black truffle. The Dordogne is famous for its stunning cave paintings, as well as for its many fortified chateaux and bastide towns – reminders of the bloody battles waged here during the Middle Ages and the Hundred Years’ War.” – Lonely Planet Guide

Here in Domaine de Cournet Haut, you will be ideally located to visit many of the stunning sites of the region.

• Sarlat 27km

• Castelnaud 16km

• Beynac 20km

• Domme 17km

• Marqueyssac gardens 18km

• Belvès 18km

• Monpazier 27km

• Les Eyzies and the Lascaux caves 36km

Saint Pompon

Domaine de Cournet-Haut is located 800m from Saint Pompon, a picturesque little village of 250 inhabitants which offers charming little backstreets to explore. It has a very good restaurant, two bars, a small supermarket, butcher, baker and pharmacy. It has a farmers market every Friday morning and guests can also enjoy the atmosphere and local cooked food of the night market every Saturday night during the summer months.

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Review 1-6 of 6

7 Nov 2014


"Our perfect French vacation - lodging, location and hosts were fabulous"

We stayed in La Bergerie for one enjoyable week. We loved the accommodation. It is a beautiful dwelling in an idyllic setting. Our morning coffee and evening wine, on the patio, looking over the pastoral view was lovely. The hosts were very helpful with planning excursions and providing us with anything we needed. It is an easy walk to the town of St. Pompon and is well situated for exploring the area by car. Our 12 year old son was happy to have Wifi, a swimming pool and a huge yard to explore.

29 Aug 2013


"Un vrai régal !!!!!"

Première découverte du domaine de Cournet-Haut : 1995, j'ai alors dans les 16 ans, 18 ans après c'est toujours un vrai bonheur de redécouvrir ce site et de le faire découvrir à mes enf… More

2 Aug 2013


"Magique ..."

Quelle dépaysement que ce domaine très bien géré par une famille très accueillante. Chalets bien conçus et isolés les uns des autres, des activités diverses et accessibles (vélos, tennis, pis… More

1 Jul 2013


"Fantastic! Ideal vacation!"

Many thanks to the wonderful hosting family! To Emmanuel, Helen, and your lovely daughter and your son-in-law!
The location is very beautiful, the unit was very comfortable. We enjoyed our stay, and looking forward to return with our kids.

11 Dec 2012


"Nous on aime, on adore, on y retourne tous les ans."

Un endroit merveilleux, hors du temps normal. Prenez le temps de contempler le Domaine, de vous promener dans les bois, de faire une petite descente à St Ponpon. Les chalets sont hyper fonctionnels e… More

18 Nov 2012


"Simply brilliant - the location, the amenities, the welcome."

We enjoyed a great autumnal short-break at Cournet-Haut.

Alan & Fanny couldn't have been more welcoming. The complimentary bottle of Bergerac in front of the wood burning stove in our cosy chalet was wonderful.

The chalet was fully equipped and perfectly clean.

We used the floodlit tennis court every evening and borrowed from their wide library of DVDs.

We didn't have time to use the table tennis or swimming pool. Maybe next time!

There is so much to explore in the immediate area, whether on foot, car or by bike (which can also be borrowed on-site).

There is a boulangerie, supermarket & restaurant an easy stroll away.

Further afield you have the stunning towns of Sarlat, Belves and a host of some of the most beautiful villages in France.

It was a great base in which to explore the Perigord Noir and we will be back.

Review 1-6 of 6

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  • 2 Years listed

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Calendar last updated:04 Mar 2015

Based in France

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  • French
  • German

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