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13mtr heated chlorine free pool

Cottage | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 5

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 7 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children over
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed

The cottage at La Ferme de la Tour is sunny and spacious with stunning views from every room, sleeps two to five people in comfort and is immaculately presented. Set in 2 1/2 acres of park like gardens with a large chlorine free pool. La Ferme de La Tour is an ensemble of beautiful old buildings, lovingly restored and dating back to the 16th century. Surrounded by magnificent countryside, a network of pretty footpaths and a neighbouring historical chateau, the cottage is the perfect base from which to explore the most beautiful region of Dordogne and Lot.

The breathtaking valley views and surrounding grounds of woodlands and meadows will overwhelm you with a feeling of peace and tranquility disturbed only by the abundance of wildlife and the occasional distant tractor. The pool, which is bathed in sunshine from dawn to dusk, is perfectly sited to maximise the views, enabling you to relax and admire the ever changing colours of the Dordogne valley. We welcome families and couples alike but sorry, we do not cater for children under 5yrs. We do not accept pets. Friendly but un-intrusive owners live on site.

Size Sleeps up to 5, 2 bedrooms
Nearest beach Tamnies ( inland lake / beach ) 7 km
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 2 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Bergerac 73 km, Nearest railway: Sarlat-la Caneda 10 km
Family friendly Suitable for children over 5
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, Internet access, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, Video player, CD player, Table tennis, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron
Utilities Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms
Furniture Single beds (3), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 5, Lounge seats for 5
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Shared garden, BBQ, Climbing frame, Swing set, Trampoline
Access Parking
Further details indoors

The living area with a terracotta pammented floor, wood burner and exposed oak timbers has sumptuous sofas and chairs with throws and cushions which add to the cosy feel of the room.

There are double French doors, through which the sun streams in, with valley views, and lead out on to your own south facing terrace with patio furniture and barbecue all under the mottled shade of an Indian Bean tree. The views from the terrace, across the garden and valley beyond, make this the perfect spot to relax and reflect on your day whilst enjoying the sunset.

The kitchen-diner with seating for five is luxuriously equipped and has exposed timbers and views over the neighbouring chateau and valley. The kitchen includes a dishwasher, washing machine, cooker, hob, extractor fan, fridge, freezer, microwave, toaster, etc etc.

From the kitchen area wooden stairs lead to first floor landing with polished chestnut floors and gives access to the two bedrooms and shower room.

Bedroom one has a double bed, polished chestnut floors, exposed stonework to the chimney brest and a picture window with magnificent valley views across mile upon mile of the Dordogne countryside.

Bedroom two has two single beds, with the option of a further single bed if required, polished chestnut floors and lovely views of the neighbouring historical chateau and the valley beyond..

The good sized bathroom has a tiled floor a basin, WC a large walk in shower and an airing cupboard

Please contact us for details of our independent website.

Further details outdoors

The cottage boasts it's own south facing terrace with garden furniture and barbecue and is the perfect spot to sit and gaze for mile upon mile across the Dordogne valley. The large park like gardens are on a gentle slope with beautiful shady trees, large grass areas and a chlorine free swimming pool with terrace and sun beds.

Under the shade of two grand old oaks there are swings, slide, climbing frame etc.

Other on site activities include table tennis, boules, badminton and table football

Further details

Our rental price includes : ... all bed linen, bath and hand towels, heating, electricity, gas, local taxes,and cleaning charges.

Pool towels are available to rent at 5 euros per person and are issued for the duration of your holiday.

If you are arriving later in the evening then we are happy to shop on your behalf for some basic groceries, but please allow us 7 days notice.

A damage deposit is required and will be refunded in full within seven days of the end of your holiday unless the accommodation or it's contents are damaged or the accommodation is left in a condition that necessitates extra cleaning time to return it to the high standard in which it is presented.

A full copy of our terms and conditions are available on request and are included on the booking form.

The Aquitaine/Dordogne region

Situated within the hamlet of La Tour we are two minutes from the pretty village of Sainte Nathalene with a hotel bar restaurants and a small shop. Just 7 miles from the historical town of Sarlat-la Caneda, with more listed buildings than any other town in Europe and a twice weekly market, we are perfectly placed to access all of the most beautiful sites in Dordogne and Lot.

The area is a walkers paradise. Hundreds of footpaths weave there way throughout the area with superb countryside and views along the way. Information and maps are available on request.

There are numerous chateaux to visit, caves to explore and pretty market towns to meander through. There is also a wide range of outdoor activities for all ages close by. These include hot air balloon trips, canoeing down the Dordogne (an absolute must) air parks, cycling, quad biking, para gliding, water parks, paint ball, karting, horse riding, walking, wine tasting trips, etc etc.

For those that want to sample the local wine or just want a relaxed evening, leaving the car behind, then transport can be arranged in and out of Sarlat or any other local villages.


Sarlat is a town not to be missed during a visit to Dordogne. The town, with a truly relaxed and laid back atmosphere is the jewel of Perigord Noir and is arguably the gastronomic capital of Dordogne. The medieval buildings that fill the town are the perfect backdrop for the large colourful market, full of local fruit and vegetables and all the gastronomic delights of the area, not to mention all the nik naks you would expect to find at a market of this magnitude.

The restaurants, cafes and bars offer a superb choice to suit all your needs. There is a regular array of street entertainment which you can enjoy whilst dining on a warm sunny evening or whilst sitting enjoying a coffee and watching the world go by during the day.

Tiny narrow streets wind their way through the town and around each corner is yet another building steeped in history and charm with a tale to tell from yesteryear. A listed walk of around an hour is available from the tourist office which takes you around the town highlighting the many points of interest the beauty and history.

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13 Jun 2014



The Cottage was lovely, providing everything you need and more. The views were beautiful from all the rooms. Everything was clean and well maintained. We had privacy during our stay. Chris provided an… More

9 May 2014


"Чудесное место"

Коттедж находится в 15 минутах езды от Сарла-ла-канеда, в тихом, очень красивом месте. Коттедж представляет соб… More

8 Nov 2013


"A wonderful family holiday"

Chris and Kate's cottage is lovely. It has a wonderful outlook over a picturesque valley. The cottage itself is superbly presented with a well equipped kitchen and comfortable beds. We spent seve… More

10 Oct 2013


"A relaxing and welcome rural retreat"

Our gite at La Ferme de la Tour was even more attractive than the online photos showed. The gite was clean, well- equipped and cosy. The swimming pool provided a most welcome and refreshing respite fr… More

6 Sep 2013


"Excelente elección"

Si quieres tranquilidad este es sin duda el sitio adecuado.Los únicos ruidos, muy gratos son los de la naturaleza, pájaros, ulular de búhos en la noche, etc...Durante nuestra estancia hizo muy bue… More

14 Jun 2013


"Great value and a beautiful location"

We stayed here for the second time this year and loved it just as much as the first time. The location is just stunning, very beautiful and peaceful and within easy reach of many tourist attractions. … More

26 May 2013


"Dordogne Holiday"

While it may be a little difficult to find - and you definitely need a car - it is a tranquil beautiful setting in the countryside about 9klms from Sarlat, Excellent base for travelling all around Dor… More

29 May 2012


"Our cottage was very comfortable, well equiped, and ideally loca"

Chris was a perfect host. Before we ever left for France he was very helpful concerning currency hassles involved with the damage deposit. His directions were perfect, and he made helpful suggestion… More

11 Apr 2012


"Spring holiday"

Lovely, comfortable accommodation in beautiful surroundings within 20 minutes drive of Sarlat. Amazing view. Plenty of walking opportunities with a wide variety of marked footpaths. Abundance of wildl… More

23 Oct 2011


"Woow what a place to stay excellent accomodation and weather."

We have just returned again ( we were last here some 18months ago) from a fabulous week in excellent accomodation and capped by magnificent weather.Mine hosts the Waters were excellent guides as to wh… More

Review 1-10 of 11

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  • 6 Years listed

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Calendar last updated:16 Sep 2014

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