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Farmhouse | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 6

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 4 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children over
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

This renovated old stone farmhouse is on the edge of an historic village, in an area of outstanding natural beauty . The village has a small shop, post office, petrol pump and bar. The house is tastefully decorated and furnished to provide a comfortable homely, all year round base. The accommodation includes a large open-plan lounge/dining area with modern American-style kitchen. All the bedrooms have exposed beams and one double bedroom has an en-suite room with hydro-jet shower.

The property is ideally situated for those wishing to explore the history of the Perigord Noir and the unspoilt natural tranquility of the Correze countryside.Guests have exclusive use of the grounds, well equipped games room and pool.

Available end March to end October. Gas central heating. Log fire.

For more information please visit our website. www.lesfousseaux.co.uk

Size Sleeps up to 6, 4 bedrooms
Nearest beach Lac Du Causse 4 km
Will consider House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month)
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 300 m
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Brive Vallee de la Dordogne from Stanstead or Lond 15 km, Nearest railway: Brive-La-Gaillarde 10 km
Family friendly Suitable for children over 5, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, CD player, Table tennis, Games room
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites
Furniture 1 Sofa beds, Single beds (3), Double beds (2), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 10
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ, Bicycles available
Access Parking
Further details indoors

This charming house provides spacious comfortable living all year round. You have private use of all the facilities for a relaxing holiday.

Open tread oak staircase leads to 4 bedrooms. Modern bathroom and en suite shower room upstairs.

New kitchen with stainless steel sink, ceramic electric hob, fridge, freezer, electric oven and separate microwave oven in the kitchen with washing machine in the basement.

English adaptor plugs provided for your own appliances.

Further details outdoors

The large courtyard provides parking space and a terrace for sitting/games area with views over the pool and countryside. There is a large mobile BBQ, patio table and chairs. Various garden chairs in the grounds. The sloping garden has a variety of wild flowers depending on the season, trees and shrubs and is open to the fields and woodland beyond. Excellent for birdwatching. There are 2 bicycles for use at own risk. Cycles may be hired at the Nautical Centre of the Lac du Causse, Lissac, 10 minutes drive away.

There are stone walls in the grounds and you are politely requested not to climb on these under any circumstances.

Further details

The pool is open from end May to October depending on weather.

Use of Linen and towels included.

Selection of games equipment is available in the barn.

Sunloungers, picnic table and benches are available for outdoor use.

The Aquitaine/Dordogne region

Hot and sunny from early June, to September, temperatures can reach 40C. Due to the elevated position, a welcome breeze during the day. Throughout the year the garden is carpeted with a succession of wild flowers starting with Violets, then cowslips followed by orchids. April, May, June and September are ideal for sightseeing.

Les Eyzies with its world famous prehistoric museum, the caves of Lascaux and the numerous sites in the Vezere valley are about 40 minutes drive. Rocamadour and Domme are easy day trips.

Terrasson

Sarlat and the medieval towns of Turenne, Collognes la Rouge, Martel important during the times of Richard the Lion Heart and the Hundred Years War are about 40 minutes drive.

The ancient market town of Terrasson with the old town high above the River Vezere is well worth a visit. Many

Templar sites locally.

An information pack will guide you to relevant sites depending on your interests all periods from prehistoric to 1944. You will not be bored!

10' to supermarket and shops in Terrasson or Brive

Local markets in Terrasson, Sarlat, Salignac and Chartrier Ferrier.

Montignac and Vezere Valley for canoeing and caves.

Vezere international festival of music during June, July and August.

Quadbiking, go-karting and high ropes circuits 20 minutes.

The local farm paths from the house provide gorgeous easy shaded walks through beautiful unspoilt and remote countryside of the Correze. Maps and suggested routes are provided.

Truffle farms.

Castelnaud and Beynac, Domme and Rocamadour make a good day out.

Local restaurants with excellent Perigordian dishes. Duck, walnuts and the celebrated Black Truffle and Wines from Bergerac and Cahors.

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13 Sep 2013

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"Great farmhouse rental in the Dordogne"

The house was full of character and in a beautiful setting, with lovely gardens and a small pool to cool off in. The surrounding area is great for walks, runs, biking or just for relaxing! The house h… More

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Calendar last updated:30 Jun 2014

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