Chez Marot - a quiet Dordogne country retreat.
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Cottage | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 2
Set in a small hamlet 3 km from the village of Varaignes, with its shops and restaurants, Chez Marot is a very comfortable light and atmospheric one bedroom holiday home with a small garden, 2 terraces, stunning views and ample free parking with garage space for cycles and motorcycles.
There is a fully fitted kitchen/diner, a living room with a wood burning stove and TV with UK (Sky), French and German (TNT) channels. Free wifi is available throughout. The spacious en-suite bedroom leads on to a private rear terrace with table & chairs, BBQ and sunloungers.
There is also a small utility room with additional W.C and washing machine.
Discover Brantome with its stunning abbey and an 11th century bell tower, canoeing and Friday market, only 40 minutes away. The lake and beach at St Estephe is 20 minutes away and the nearest city, Angouleme, can be reached in just 45 minutes.
This all makes for a relaxing break in the peace and quiet of the Dordogne countryside, with its quiet lanes ideal for walking and cycling.
|Size||Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||5 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Limoges 70 km, Nearest railway: Angouleme 35 km|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player|
|General||TV, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 En suites|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Double beds (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
About this location
The Dordogne region
The region is renowned for it's Chateaux, Bordeaux wine, sunflowers, forests, fois gras, pineau, and its landscape (truly an artists paradise). There are many things to do and see in this area. There are superb restaurants, chateaux, breathtaking places such as Brantome and Bourdielle, there are markets (tourist and local), and man made beaches on local lakes with swimming areas and boats to hire. There is golf, horse riding, walking, cycling, fishing…..the list goes on.
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29 Jul 2013
This gite was everything we could have asked for and more. The rolling fields and country walks made it a real rural haven. The gite was rustic and very homely but also spacious and incredibly private… More
31 May 2013
"Hidden gem in idyllic setting"
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We stumbled upon this little gem of a cottage by accident when looking for a base near Varaignes. The cottage is lovely, tastefully decorated and very inviting. The views from the front go on forever across one of the most picturesque parts of France, if not the world. Easy access to lakes, cafes, restaurants and an endless list of events and activities. Curl up by the fireplace and dream the worlds troubles away. Lynda and Bobby, the owners, couldn't be any nicer. They were extremely kind and always willing to help when asked. All this with our every intruding. I can't recommend this cottage highly enough. If you're lucky, you might even meet Wilber, AKA Soft Kitty.
24 May 2013
"peaceful with wonderful views and walks"
sat nav took us straight to the door, adjoining a sunflower field. welcome pack with more than you would expect, cosy bedroom and great wood burner in the lounge. local shops 5mins drive- great walks… More
20 May 2013
We spend two weeks last year in this beautiful place...It was our best ever vacation...Quiet, clean, charming ! Nice people, nice weather ( in September )...fantastic !!!!! Lili & Darko… More