£149 / night
Price for guests, Nights

Secluded cottage with private pool – Home 194396 Cottage

  • 3 bedrooms
  • 6 sleeps
  •  min stay varies

Key Info

  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Car essential
  • Pet friendly
  • Private garden

Description from owner


This secluded cottage is set at the end of a small track with no passing traffic in the beautiful Dordogne countryside. Take a relaxing holiday in a villa with your own private pool in this delightful part of France.

The cottage is totally private, and birds and wildlife abound in the natural woodland. The garden has a variety of trees providing plenty of shade for those hot summer afternoons. This traditional stone farmhouse has been tastefully restored to retain its original charm yet provide modern comforts and amenities, with a 10m x 5m swimming pool. Despite the restful setting, you are only 3Km from the historic village of Bourdeilles with its 11th Century Chateau, and 15km from the picturesque town of Brantôme. Relax in this beautiful setting in the rolling Dordogne countryside. Enjoy the top class food at local restaurants, canoe down the River Dronne, or visit the many interesting attractions and picturesque villages.

Further details indoors

The house is approximately 250 years old, and has been restored and equipped to a high standard with all modern conveniences, whilst retaining a rustic country farmhouse feeling with it's old beams, exposed stone walls, wooden floors and kitchen with local quarry tiles.

Ground floor:Large sitting room, triple aspect, large fireplace with a wood-burning stove. Exposed stone with original alcoves and beamed ceiling. Large kitchen, also triple aspect with a quarry tiled floor. The kitchen is very well equipped and has a large farmhouse table.

From the dining area there are double doors to the patio and garden. There is ample garden furniture for barbecues.

The cloakroom has a washbasin, WC and a full size automatic washing machine.

First Floor: There is a wooden staircase to the first floor with three bedrooms and bathroom leading off.

The master bedroom has a double bed, and luxury en suite with large shower and WC.

Bedroom two has one double and one single bed.

Bedroom three has twin beds.

The bathroom has a washbasin, toilet and P-shaped bath/shower.

Travel cot available on request. There are large floor standing fans in two of the bedrooms to keep you cool when the temperature stays high through the night.

Facilities: Gas oven and hob, microwave, dishwasher, washing machine, fridge with freezing compartment, English satellite TV (free channels only), telephone, parking for about 3 cars, barbecue, garden furniture, 4 sun beds. Swimming pool - 10m x 5m, with paving and patio area around pool.

There is WiFi internet throughout the house and a large part of the garden. For technical reasons, we do not guarantee that this will be working at all times, and it does not form a contractual part of the rental.

This is an ancient property and has low doorways and low beams, which require care, especially for those who are taller than average.

Further details outdoors

There is a sunny patio to the side of the house, with a retractable sun canopy for shade when needed. The garden slopes down to attractive woods, and in the centre is the 10m x 5m swimming pool, built and maintained to a high standard. The pool is alarmed for the safety of children.

The garden is totally private, and birds and wildlife abound in the natural woodland. A variety of trees provide plenty of shade. An open sided barn to one side of the house is used to shelter the car and as a wood store, and there is ample garden furniture for barbeques or relaxing by the pool.

The surrounding countryside is green and attractive, with rolling hills. and many delightful walks from the door. It is also wonderful cycling country and four mountain bikes are available for rental at £10 per week each. Suitable teenage to adult.

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  • Great for children of all ages
  • Pets welcome
  • High chair available

Bed & bathroom

  • Bedroom 1: Double Bed
    Bedroom 2: Double Bed Single Bed
    Bedroom 3: 2 Single Beds
  • 1 Family bathroom, 1 En suite, 1 Toilet Only


  • Wi-Fi available
  • Private outdoor pool (unheated)
  • Private garden
  • BBQ
  • Patio
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Bicycles available
  • Internet access
  • Central heating
  • Fireplace
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Iron
  • High chair available
  • TV
  • Satellite TV
  • DVD player
  • Stereo system
  • Telephone
  • Hair dryer
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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  • Parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users


Check in time: 16:00, Check out time: 10:00
If you have any questions about check-in or check-out times, please contact the owner/manager.
This rental can only be paid for online through Holiday Lettings using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).

Damage deposit: £160.00
No smoking at this property


Change of plans? No problem. You could receive a partial or full refund, depending on when you cancel.

Booking confirmed

100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).

24 hours after booking

No refund If you cancel, any money you have paid cannot be refunded.

Check-in date

About the owner

Andrew D.
Calendar updated:
30 Mar 2021
Years listed:
Based in:
United Kingdom
Overall rating:

Languages spoken: English

This Cottage has 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms and sleeps 6. It’s been listed on Holiday Lettings since 07 Dec 2011. Located in Brantome en Perigord, it has 11 reviews with an overall rating of 5. The average weekly rate varies from £1042 to £1656.

The property’s calendar was last updated on 30 Mar 2021.


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Guest reviews

11 reviews

Very Good

“Peaceful hideaway”

Reviewed 27 Aug 2018

Just back from a fortnight in Les Chauses - lovely weather, super pool and well equipped cottage. Plenty to do nearby, kayaking down the Dronne and nearby caves were our highlight, plus the local tow… More

Owner's reply: Thank you very much for you kind comments, Keith. We look forward to seeing you again in the future. Regards, Andrew

“Enjoyed a long hot week by the pool”

Reviewed 23 Jul 2018

Les Chauses in the 2018 Summer was wonderful.. Enjoyed relaxing by pool and barbecues at night. Facilities were excellent

Owner's reply: Bob, Thank you for your kind comments. Andrew

“Beautiful, relaxing location”

Reviewed 16 Oct 2017

Gorgeous location surrounded by beautiful, rolling countryside. Perfect for cycling (bikes and locks provided) and walking. Interesting, furnished chateau in Bourdeilles with great views of the rive… More

Owner's reply: Thank you for your kind comments. we're very happy that you enjoyed your stay.


Reviewed 1 Oct 2017

Spent a wonderful 2 weeks here. The locality is beautiful and very peaceful. The cottage was impeccably clean and had everything we needed. The pool is stunning and looked after by Ron who comes twice… More

Owner's reply: Sharon's, thank you for your kind words and we look forward to welcoming you again in the future.

“Wish we could have stayed longer!”

Reviewed 24 Jun 2017

A beautiful and very relaxing stay at les Chauses. We stayed for a week but really we would have loved another week. The weather was scorching, in the 30's in May! The area is so quiet and peacef… More

Owner's reply: Thank you for taking the time to add your review. We're glad you enjoyed your holiday and hope to see you again in the future.

“Perfect getaway from everything property”

Reviewed 19 Jun 2017

Perfect getaway from everything. It has everything you need including a fantastic pool. The temperature was in the 30s so it was well used. Plenty of wildlife.The bathrooms are good and the en-suite o… More

Owner's reply: David, thank you very much for taking the time to add your review, and for your kind comments. We look forward to welcoming you back next year.

“Best French holiday cottage”

Reviewed 5 Sep 2016

5 of us including our teenage daughter and our 2 dogs stated here recently for 2 weeks. We have stayed at many French holiday homes over the last 15 years and Les Chauses was one of the best! A great … More

Owner's reply: Thank for your kind comments, Greg. Andrew

“Great farmhouse, garden and pool - we loved it”

Reviewed 11 Aug 2016

Travelled with husband, 2 children and two adult friends. A great farmhouse, with lovely pool and garden. Very spacious and well equipped. In a peaceful and beautiful location. One of the best rentals… More

Owner's reply: Thank you for your comments. We're very happy that you enjoyed your holiday and we hope to see you again.

“Most Wonderful Place”

Reviewed 16 Jul 2016

We have returned back to Wales after we spent the most wonderful 2 weeks staying in Les Chauses.......Peaceful, Relaxing and Beautiful accommodation, extremely well equipment and comfortable. We felt… More

“Idyllic rural retreat”

Reviewed 18 Jun 2016

Ours was a return visit to this beautiful place. The farmhouse is rustic, spacious and comfortable, well equipped and hidden away at the end of a tiny ancient hamlet. WiFi and the smart new bathroom a… More

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