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Cottage | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 5
Welcome to ' Le Pouget' a relaxing cottage for families & couples alike! Situated in a large enclosed garden with stone BBQ, play area, Bikes, table tennis,badminton & plenty of outside games. There is a covered terrace & decking area where you can unwind with a glass of wine & enjoy a meal 'Al Fresco'! or cool off in the 4 meter timber plunge pool, large enough for adults to relax & fun for children to play in. The kitchen is modern & fully equipped,with some regional recipe books .. we even supply the corkscrew!!
In the lounge you will find a TV, with English ( so you won't miss your favourite programs) and French channels if you want to practice your French, along with a DVD & CD player a selection of DVD's & CD's, books & games. Le Pouget has 2 bedrooms, 1 double bedroom and the other with 2 single beds. The shower & toilet are seperate. Le Pouget is tiled throughout to keep it cool during the Summer months & we have a cozy log fire & central heating for the cooler months.
|Size||Sleeps up to 5, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Grolejac inland lake beach and Dordogne river beac 5 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Access||Car advised, Wheelchair users|
|Nearest Amenities||5 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Bergerac/ Brive, Nearest railway: Sarlat 5 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Table tennis, Satellite TV|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ, Bicycles available, Swing set|
|Access||Parking, Wheelchair users|
|Further details outdoors|
Our cottage is all on one level and is set inside approx 2000 sq m of enclosed garden & is perfect for families with young children who don't want them wandering off! Our pool is over ground & the steps are re-movable for safety. For children we have swings, a play house, paddling pool, pool toys, & they can scream and shout as much as they want only the sheep can hear! And of course for the 'Older Children'!- Badminton, Boules, Outdoor table tennis & Bikes. 2 minutes from the bungalow you can swing through the trees at the 'Indian Forest' & Squirrel Park! Great fun for all ages!! Just opened is a new Zoo reserve, 2 mins away. If you fancy a day out on a canoe (great fun!) or by one of the inland beaches,( sandy and calm & shallow) we have a cool box, flasks and picnic blanket for your use. You will find also in Le Pouget an information file, with lots of brochures, maps and ideas for things to do and see in the area, and also not forgetting maps for the walking & cycling routes
* The rates include All bed linen, Towels, Pool towels, water, Electricity, and local taxes. A small charge is required for the Gas central heating in the cooler months.
A damage/security deposit of 300 euro or 300 pounds is held on your day of arrival and is returned after the property has been checked or if an early departure within 2 weeks.
Le Pouget is cleaned for your arrival and while we don't expect you to spend your last evening cleaning, we would appreciate it if you could leave it near enough as you found it. A charge maybe incurred if the clean is far and beyond a normal clean.
If you find any of the appliances broken or not working please notify us asap, so we can replace or repair them.
A Babysitting service can be arranged on request
* CANCELLATION : We recommend that guests take out travel insurance with cancellation cover at the time of booking.
The Aquitaine/Dordogne region
Le Pouget is situated at the edge of Calviac en Perigord/Sarlat a few minutes drive from the amazing medieval town of SARLAT & is perfect for relaxing & sightseeing. Wander the Bastide of Domme. Take a boat or canoe on the Dordogne river (with a picnic). Step back in time & visit the medieval villages of Beynac & Roque Gageac, the chateaux of Castelnaud, Fenelon and many more,step even further back to pre historia & see Les Eyzies & Lascaux 2 the amazing cave dwellings & paintings .For the energetic: as well as canoes there is cycling,horse riding out door adventure parks, even Ballooning!! For shopping there is Sarlat with its cobbled streets & on Saturdays a fantastic market,with restaurants galore,local wine & Cheeses, Foie Gras & walnuts,with all this you may need a walk & there is plenty of walking routes, even one right outside our bungalow!!
Visit Rocamadour the trail of the pilgrims,with animal parks,caves,& beautiful views!
THE DORDOGNE GIVES YOU A CAMERA SHOT AT EVERY TURN
The spring months are very pleasant with everything coming into bloom the weather can be changeable but it is perfect for sightseeing without the crowds. Easter is a time for flower festivals and egg hunts, many of the chateaux open up the grounds for these events a great day for the kids.
June is the start of all the fun and festivals, such as the music festival in June and local events to kick the Summer into gear..again a perfect time for sight seeing with out the crowds and enjoying the river although a little warmer with temperatures usually around the mid 20's but can be warmer.
July and August - this time of year is the busiest, but also the time for the fetes with one to go to nearly everyday of the week, from wine fetes, bread fetes, strawberry fetes etc + the theatre festival and Fete Nationale, markets galore, art galleries, canoeing etc etc... I will let you know of any events for your stay... The climate is very warm during this period can get up to mid 30's, so bring plenty of sun cream and sun hats..
Sultry September...the crowds have gone but the weather is good, not as many fetes but tons to see and do...
As autumn kicks in the quietness takes hold and lazy walks through charming country villages and stunning views perfect for photos and roaming the markets..
SARLAT : Sarlat dates back to around the 9th Century and some say before , but it was probably at the beginning of the 9th Century, with the founding of a Benedictine abbey that the real history of the city began. As time went on Sarlat evolved even coming under English rule for 10 years in 1360.! following repeated episodes of plague, famine & flooding and local uprising - Sarlat remained unchanged - indeed forgotten and slowly fell into dis-repair, totally unsuited to modern day living with narrow streets & lack of sanitation. But this handicap was to become an asset when the city was one of the first to benefit from the Malrux law of 4th August 1962. This law on protected areas quickly led to extensive renovation work. Today, this restoration work carries on an architectural heritage that remains the main treasure of Sarlat, indeed Sarlat is often used as a backdrop for Films such as Les Miserables and holds 'The Sarlat Film Festival' each November.
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9 Jul 2014
"Peaceful cottage with entertainment for all the family."
We had a lovely stay at Le Pouget the last week of May. The cottage was great for us, in particular the fact that the Garden was enclosed and therefore safe to let the Kids run around in, and also tha… More
Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review for us. We are so glad that you all enjoyed your stay and felt relaxed and happy. We try our best to cater for everyone and especially our little guests. Thank you once again.
21 May 2014
"De bonnes vacances"
Nous avons passé une très bonne semaine au Pouget, chaleureusement accueillis par Paula, Barry et Reece. La location est très agréable. Nous avons trouvé l'environnement calme que nous recherchions. Rien à redire sur l'équipement, très correct pour une location, et même plus, notre fils de 8 ans a trouvé de quoi s'occuper pendant les temps-morts, avec tous les jouets mis à la disposition des petits locataires... Nous avons pu visiter nombre de sites magnifiques à proximité. Un seul regret : une semaine est trop court pour tout voir !!! Nous conseillons vivement cette location et remercions encore la famille Grainger de sa gentillesse.
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