Les Plantous Cenac
Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4
Les Plantous is a pretty two bedroom self-catering apartment in a large garden, peaceful surroundings, private pool and terrace. Adjacent to the main house but completely independent. The apartment has a private entrance via an intimate, shaded terraced area. The terrace has seating, perfect for croissant and coffee in the morning or a chilled glass of wine after a days exploration. Inside, the light and airy kitchen/dining/lounge has wonderful garden views and is fully equipped, with dining table, ample seating, coffee table, TV and DVD/CD player. The comfortable double bedroom over looks the garden/surrounding countryside, it has a wardrobe and is adjacent to the bathroom with shower. I The second bedroom can be either a double or twin beds with built in wardrobe , it has a door leading out onto the shaded terrace.
Nestled among the trees in the garden you'll be able to take a dip in the private timber decked swimming pool and cook up some of the local market produce on your own BBQ.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Cenac 2 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Nearest Amenities||2 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Bergerac 70 km, Nearest railway: Sarlat 12 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Jacuzzi or hot tub, Internet access, DVD player, Staffed property|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
|Further details indoors|
For a little extra entertainment we have a selection of books and games etc. Sunlounges are in the pool area There is a barbecue area also, with large table and seating to relax after a busy day. A jacuzzi spa is available as an optional extra, for a daily or weekly charge
|Further details outdoors|
There is a barbecue with table, benches, and sun lounges next to the pool in a private area.
Fully enclosed garden. Jacuzzi spa is available as an optional extra.
We are Australian,so no problems with English and we speak a little French.
We and our 2 small friendly dogs will welcome you on arrival, with a complimentary bottle of wine and cheese plate.
The Aquitaine/Dordogne region
Perigord Noir known as (place of a thousand chateaux ) Steeped in history .Les Eyzies., prehistoric rock dwellings are a wonder not to be missed, as is St Christophe, Domme with its connections with the Knights Templar!!
Beynac Chateau former home of Richard The Lionheart and Castlenaud are very close also La Roque Gaceac on the banks of the Dordorgne River.
We are just 3 minutes drive from Cenac (bars,restaurants supermarkt) including Tuesday Market day. We are also on a popular walking route 5 minutes to the ancient village of St Julien(11th Century) and 8 min from Dordogne River. The immediate area is abundant with action and sightseeing, Canoeing, and very popular Ballooning. While the beautiful medieval town of Sarlat with its all-year round market is just 12 klm. away. Not to mention the majestic Chateaux bursting out of the hillside and ancient cave dwellings to explore.
Adventure Park (all ages) 15mins drive. Domme has a Monday evening market with street entertainment, as does Sarlat on both Wednesdays and Saturdays.
There are numerous festivals, fairs during the summer months, details of these are available.
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21 Aug 2014
"A little slice of heaven..."
I am really sorry to read the previous review and can only counteract that by saying that on the monetary side Diane & Bob couldn't have been more accommodating. Everything went through smoothl… More
Thank you so much for your kind comments, I must say that it gives us both great pleasure, when guests appreciate this wonderful part of the country as we clearly do.
Even though the weather could have been a little better, (especially for this time of year) you explored everywhere with such gusto, and wrote some of the places in our guest book for future guests, which the family who followed you were very pleased with.
We would be very happy if you were to choose Les Plantous again.
Thank you once again Bob and Diane
27 Jul 2014
"Bad feelings at the end of a 10 day stay"
The setting is very nice and the location is within driving distance of many Dordogne sights. Our lovely vacation in this area was somewhat marred by the owners' irregular payment method; asking … More
In reply to your comments i must say that in 7 years we have never had any problems with our payment methods before. At no time were you asked to pay our bank charges.As for the so called double inspection, the property was quickly inspected when you left at 5.30am to catch your plane as a favour to you.If you had read your contract it clearly states that the deposit is returned to you within one week of vacating,but we helped you again .What a pity that you couldnt be bothered to pay us the courtesy of removing your garbage.SELF CATERING means that you should leave it as you found it.
25 Aug 2013
"Look no further for a base in a fantastic area"
We stayed at Les Plantous for 2 weeks and loved every minute of it. From our arrival to the day we left everything was fantastic. The property is extremely well presented and offered everything we nee… More
We are so happy that a family with two teenage children simply love this beautiful area. (Music to our ears). We would welcome you back anytime.
11 Aug 2013
"Excellent accommodation in perfect location for the Perigord Noir region."
We had a most excellent fortnight at Les Plantous, the accommodation actually exceeded our expectations, the pool and BBQ area were closer than we thought they would be which for us was brilliant as we love to BBQ and swim. The accommodation was beautifully presented, the hosts were so welcoming and friendly and were able to gve us lots of tips for going out and about with their local knowledge (recommending Canoe companies, advising on places to visit etc). We unreservedly reccommend Les Plantous and hope that one day we will return.
It makes it all worth while for us when we have guests who embrace and explore this lovely area that we call home.
17 Jun 2013
"The best choice in the best part of the Dordogne."
We had made a booking for one week but stayed for two weeks because we enjoyed Les Plantous and the surrounding area so much. Bob and Diane are marvellous hosts. They are never intrusive but always … More
5 Sep 2012
"The perfect place for your holiday in the Dordorgne"
We had a thoroughly wonderful week with our 2 children in Les Plantous and the surrounding area. After a warm welcome from Bob and Diane and seeing the elegantly furnished accommodation, it wasn't long before we were enjoying our private pool. The house was ideally located for exploring the most picturesque section of the river - Roque Gageac, Castelnaud and Beynac - best seen from a canoe. Even the short drive from the local village brought us through wonderful walnut groves and past the local church with acoustics that have to be tried to be believed! We enjoyed eating al fresco by the pool, on our terrace, in the local Thai restaurant and also in the nearby village of Domme with spectacular views over the valley. Apart from the perfect location, it is the little but important things that made this accommodation stand out from others - a mountain of towels, hand soap, washing up liquid, washing powder was all provided; there were (appropriately colour coded!) woggles for the children in the pool; wine and cheese waited for us on arrival; invaluable advice on avoiding tourist traffic on market day and where to find quiet swimming spots; and of course their wonderful little dogs Bailey and Susie that kept our children busy for hours. We have been recommending Les Plantous to all who will listen, and hope to return there again soon to enjoy this wonderful part of the world.
3 Sep 2012
"Great stay in lovely area"
We had a lovely stay at Les Plantous and the accommodation was in excellent order and the situation was superb: only ten minutes or so from Domme and also close to Sarlat, while being quiet and peaceful. We didn't really use the pool and barbecue enough, but both were really appreciated and would have been great had we experienced really hot weather. The area is lovely, there's plenty to do - canoeing down the Dordogne was a particularly enjoyable day - and Bob and Diane, who were just next door, couldn't have made us more welcome. Thoroughly recommended!
Terry, Sarah and family
17 Jun 2012
"What a holiday should be!"
Could not have chosen a more perfect place for a holiday. The appartment was one of the best we have stayed in, set in wonderfully tranquil area. The owners, Diane and Bob went 'over and above' during our stay to help us. The location was idyllic, so close to fantastic sights, would recommend this appartment totally and would love to return!
3 Oct 2011
"Delightful, peaceful, comfortable, bright and spotless"
We had a bad experience at a previous gite and left after two days desperate to find alternative accommodation. We found it!! Beautiful little apartment in the grounds of a large home. Everything you need is to hand, extremely comfortable beds with a choice of two double rooms or a double and a twin room. Extremely well presented by very house proud owners. Private outdoor area and pool for guests.
Property is in a beautiful location and perfectly situated for easy access to sites in the Dordogne and the Lot. We definitely recommend this accommodation and its owners to all those looking for quality accommodation in the region.
25 Jul 2011
"A little jewel of a cottage in the Dordogne"
A gorgeous + well appointed cottage nestled in the beautiful french countryside! Travelled with my husband and another couple and there was enough room for all of us to relax both outside during the d… More
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