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Domaine de Cournet-Haut

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Excellent 5/5 Score from 9 reviews

Gite | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4

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 Charme” (The Beech Tree) is half-way up the mature forest. Private and yet very close to the pool, its situation will suit you perfectly if it is peace you are after.

Size Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms
Will consider Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
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 Internet access, DVD player, Staffed property
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, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Cots (2), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 2
Other High chair
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Shared garden, BBQ, Bicycles available, Climbing frame, Swing set, Trampoline
Access Secure parking
Further details indoors

Le Charme caters for 4 people with one double bedroom, one bunk bedroom and separate bathroom and toilet. Its open plan living area and kitchenette (equipped with a two ring hob, multifunction oven/microwave, dishwasher and all the necessary kitchenware) open onto a large partly covered terrace with barbecuing facilities. This terrace, kept cool in the summer thanks to the surrounding trees will probably become a favourite location of yours to enjoy a chilled drink in the stretching summer evenings.

LE CHARME IS CURRENTLY BEING RENOVATED AND WILL BE READY FOR THE 2013 SEASON.

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, table tennis, ball games and large range of board-games.

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

• Wifi is available around reception and the pool area.

The Aquitaine/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 1-9 of 9

10 Oct 2014

5/5

"A truly wonderful holiday"

We stayed in La Forge at Cournet Haut during the first two weeks of September and could not have been happier with our time. We're a young family with a 2 yr old who had a wonderful time in the s… More

7 Oct 2014

5/5

"Paradis pour vacanciers"

Un site web qui reflète tout à fait la réalité ! Le choix des photos est très varié et montre toutes les facettes du domaine, de ses activités et de la richesse culturelle alentour. Notre séjo… More

13 Sep 2014

5/5

"A high quality residence in a beautiful setting"

We very much enjoyed our stay at Cournet Haut, the chalet we stayed in was spacious and comfortable, very well equipped. The owners made us very welcome: we had two dogs with us and they were welcomed too. We enjoyed the local walking, maps showing suggested routes were made available at reception. The pool was a welcome spot to relax after a long walk. The village of St Pompon is lovely, all the basic needs are there.

7 Sep 2014

5/5

"A peaceful location with plenty to keep the children occupied so parents can relax!"

The accommodation was as described on the website, very clean and well equipped. Most of our time was spent outside making full use of the excellent leisure facilities. The children particularly loved the pool which is well maintained and ideal for parents to sit and relax by while supervising. We also enjoyed tennis, badminton, table tennis and boules. A very welcoming location and ideal for exploring the surrounding area.

8 Aug 2014

5/5

"Que du bonheur!"

C'était notre deuxième séjour à Cournet Haut et sûrement pas le dernier!Tout y est parfait:- L'accueil très chaleureux et la sensation d'être "comme à la maison". - Le… More

22 Jun 2014

5/5

"Wonderful setting"

A delightful setting - we stayed in one of the chalets set in the woods which had a gorgeous view over the ancient hunting lodge and the countryside beyond. This is a real get away from it all place -… More

27 Aug 2013

5/5

"Excellent"

Il s'agit de notre 3ème séjour en famille. Nous apprécions l'excellent accueil de la famille propriétaire, la superbe propriété, les multiples services associés (piscine, tennis, vél… More

12 Dec 2012

5/5

"A warm welcome in beautiful surroundings"

Cornet-Haut is in a beautiful,peaceful location ideal for lazing around the pool or for being active [ walking, biking etc ] Restaurants nearby are excellent and there is lots to see and do in the area. The owners are very helpful - nothing is too much trouble.

18 Nov 2012

5/5

"A lovely place to stay - owners couldn't be more helpful"

We had a really good, relaxing holiday at Cournet Haut. It's a well-maintained site in a lovely setting. There are a series of wooden chalets within sloping woodland as well as converted stone buildings 'on the flat'. The chalets are being completely refurbished and I would try and get one of those - we saw the standard of one of the refurbished stone buildings and it was excellent - 5 star. That said, we stayed in one of the unrefurbished chalets and still thought it was really good value for money. The key thing is that the site is run and managed by the owners who go out of their way to sort out any problems or anything you need. The swimming pool is a good size and maintained spotlessly, there is the added bonus of free bike hire and several off-road routes - maps provided in reception. There are no grocery facilities on site but the village with baker, butcher, bar, pharmacy and a really good restaurant is just a 5-10 minute walk away - or we just hopped on one of the bikes to get the morning croissants. This is very much a get away from it all place - very peaceful but with lots to do if you want to.

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  • 2 Years listed

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Calendar last updated:29 Sep 2014

Based in France

Languages spoken
  • English
  • French
  • German

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