Be it a spontaneous romantic getaway for two, a group of friends exploring France together or a family friendly summer holiday in the Dordogne, we have the perfect self catering villa for you - Self catering villas in the Dordogne with use of beautiful shared swimming pool (open daily seasonally from 9.30am-midday & 2pm - 6.45pm) & lovely restaurant just a stroll across the lawns. On site concierge every morning for advice on tours/sites/activities/restaurants & reservations so even if you don't speak French you won't miss out on a single thing!
Truly beautiful cluster of villas with use of shared swimming pool in a tranquil setting in the extensive grounds of formerly a 17th century monastery, now a delightful French bar and restaurant. The luxury of the facilities of the restaurant & it's swimming pool are on your doorstep whilst you enjoy the space, comfort and privacy these villas provideEach villa is unique in design and has been tastefully furnished to provide a superb, elegant home from home in which to unwind and relax. The perfect spot to chill out after a day exploring the lovely villages, chateaux and towns close by. Domaine de Brantome is perfect for families, giving parents the opportunity to relax and unwind whilst giving children a lovely environment in which to explore and make new friends. Brantome, Venice of the Dordogne is within easy walking distance with its bustling market, cafes, restaurants and boutiques.Domaine de Brantome offers 'Le Cerisier' villa, a gorgeous villa for rental which boasts use of an on site restaurant use of a beautiful swimming pool along with children's play area.. 'Le Cerisier' is really bright, spacious, clean, well equipped & nicely furnished. It has a lovely double room ensuite upstairs, along with twin room and separate shower room & wc, with another spacious twin room on the third floor. It enjoys its own private terrace with a bbq and a nice garden but the enclosed car-free grounds Domaine de Brantome also offer lots of space for children to potter about safely. There is of course the lovely swimming pool (open daily in the season from 9.30am-midday/2pm-6.45pm) and the lovely bar and restaurant to stroll to when you don't feel like cooking! Even fussy kids love the restaurant as meals are designed to be healthy but delicious! A table on the lawn is often chosen by families with so little ones can potter between courses whilst mums and dads actually get to enjoy their lovely dinner! The beautiful town of Brantome "Venice of the Dordogne" with its cafes, restaurants, river, park and cobblestone streets is only a stroll away down country paths.. everything is on your door step!
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 en suite and 1 shower room|
|Nearest beach||Beautiful swimming lake with sandy beach & lifeguards 20 km|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||500 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Bergerac/Brive/Limoges/Bordeaux, Nearest railway: TGV to Angouleme|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner, No smoking at this property|
|Luxuries||DVD player, Staffed property, Boat available|
|Pool||Shared outdoor pool (unheated)|
|General||TV, CD player, Table tennis, Satellite TV|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Furniture||Double Beds (1), Single Beds (4), Cots available (2), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair available|
|Outdoors||Shared outdoor pool (unheated), Balcony or terrace, Private garden, Shared garden, BBQ, Bicycles available, Climbing frame, Swing set|
|Access||Secure parking, Not suitable for wheelchair users|
Brantome itself is one of the prettiest and most visited towns in the Dordogne. Located in the Nortwest part of the Périgord Vert, about an hour and a half from Bordeaux and Cognac county near Angouleme , the town is easily serviced by three airports in Bergerac, Angouleme and Limoges, each about 1 hour away by car. The TGV takes 3.5 hours from Paris to Angouleme and can be boarded from Charles de Gaulle Airport.
Once you have spent a day or two visiting Brantome, with it's cobblestone streets, magnificent abbey and riverside park, there are plenty of things to do and see in the surrounding areas.
No visit would be complete without visiting Saint Jean de Cole, to enjoy a meal in one of the excellent restaurants surrounding the hugh Roman church that crowns this pretty village. A little further away you can enjoy ancient Roman ruins in Perigueux, the capital of the Périgord, while Sarlat and nearby towns, situated in the Périgord Nord about an hour away, will charm you with their beautiful chateaux, villages and fortified ruins
There's a huge choice of routes and modes of travel now available for those wishing to visit the Dordogne and the sunny climes of France. The Eurotunnel goes from strength to strength and the attraction of just sitting in your car on a train for half an hour is great. One minute you're in stressful UK, half an hour later you're in La France! And French roads are a dream to drive on. Just put the car into 5th or cruise gear and point south to Dordogne!
The choice of air travel is enormous. Bergerac and Brive-Souillac are the airports in the department with regular flights from the UK, but Bordeaux, Toulouse, Limoges and Angouleme are all within reasonable travelling distance, to give a wider choice.
Coming from the UK and Europe, there are many flights that will bring you to within about an hour's drive from Brantôme. The closest airports are Angeloume, Bergerac, Brive and Limoges, although Bordeaux is only 1.45 hours away. The main airlines are British Airways, Ryanair, Easyjet and Fybe.
Bordeaux: International airport with direct flights from London, Liverpool, Bristol, Manchester, Dublin, Paris, Amsterdam, etc. Operators include Air France, Aer Lingus, Easy Jet, British Airways and Ryanair.
Angouleme: 40 minute drive to the station. TGV (fast train) to Paris - 3 hours.
Perigueux or Thiviers - 15-20 minute drive. All train connections available.
Train station transfers are available from us during the booking process.
Brantome, the Venice of the Dordogne is simply the perfect town to have on your doorstep. It has all the practical features like supermarkets, banks, tourist office, post office but is also simply a wonderfully beautiful town to potter about.. Whether you want to rent a canoe and enjoy the views from the river, or sit drinking coffee and people-watch, or go on a boat ride and visit the bell tower.. there really is lots to do. There are activities for the more energetic such as canoing, tennis, a play ground and park, horse riding .. and the bustling Friday market is a must!
There are also two superb lakes close by.. with a fantastic beach, swimming platforms, canoeing, water skiing.. picnic areas and walks.. perfect for all the family!