Gite / 1 bedrooms / sleeps 3

Key Info
  • Swimming pool
  • Not suitable for children
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

Set in 9 acres of tranquil garden and fields, the gite at Les Chambons (Le Petit Chambon) is a beautiful, ground floor, large (100 sq metre), stone gite in a courtyard setting with 8 x 4 metre swimming pool (sole use).

When renovated the gite was designed with disabled guests in mind and all rooms are wheelchair friendly including the bathroom facilities - please contact us for more details.

Situated between the small sleepy village of Gabillou and the hamlet of Pauliac in the peaceful countryside of the Perigord Noir, Le Petit Chambon provides an ideal base from which to visit the many attractions of the Dordogne - Montignac, canoeing on the Vezere, Perigueux the capital of the Dordogne, Sarlat, the Lascaux caves and lots more.

The gite has been fully renovated and is tiled throughout with great views onto the courtyard. The lounge is spacious with a large wood burner and fully equipped "cuisine americane". If you fancy trying a few new recipes whilst you are here we are happy to provide additional equipment, herbs and spices, or if you just want to relax and eat out you can visit one of local restaurants which are a short drive away .

The bedroom is light and airy with a double bed, plenty of cupboard space and view onto the courtyard and gardens.

The gite has a spacious "wet room" style shower and wc, plus a separate wc and basin. There is also a laundry room with washing machine.

Bedlinen and towels are all provided and changed weekly including pool towels (we don't want you to have to add extra luggage just to pack towels!). Relax around the pool, read a book sitting at the pretty blue table and chairs in the courtyard or take a deckchair and find a shady spot in the garden.

There is ample private parking near to the gite. Also an great supply of books and dvd's.

Size Sleeps up to 3, 1 bedrooms
Rooms 1 bedroom, 2 bathrooms of which 1 shower room and 1 toilet only
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 4 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Bergerac, Brive and Limoges, Nearest railway: Thenon
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Fireplace, Internet access, DVD player
Pool Private outdoor pool (unheated)
General TV, Video player, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Furniture Double Beds (1), Sofa Beds (1), Single Beds (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Private outdoor pool (unheated), Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ
Access Parking, Wheelchair users
Further details indoors

The gite is comfortable, very well equipped and all on one level. Its large rooms make is a great place to stay or so all our guests have said. Double doors open out onto the courtyard from the bedroom flooding it with light. The seperate laundry room makes this property highly practical.

Tiled throughout the gite is cool in summer even when its really hot outside.

If you are at Le Petit Chambon during the colder months then there is a big wood burning fire for you to cosy up to, a selection of DVD's and books are also available.

Further details outdoors

Le Petit Chambon has a summer kitchen and several tables and chairs spread around the garden - so there is plenty of choice when eating outside.

In addtion to the 8 x 4 metre swimming pool, there are plenty of spaces to read, drink a glass of wine or just chill.

Further details

- Fuel is charged at cost - wood for the fire and electricity for the portable radiators

- A breakages cash deposit of 250 euros or £200 is required on arrival and will be returned after check out minus any breakage deductions.

- Saturday is arrival day and you can check in at c 5pm

- 10 am is check out time

The Dordogne region

The Perigord Noir is the most visited region of the Dordogne, and includes many of the sights that you will already have heard of.

The southern part of Perigord Noir follows the Dordogne valley as it flows from west to east, while the northern part follows the valley of the River Vzre, European centre of prehistoric sites.

Some of the popular highlights within the region include the following... For more information before your holiday email us and we will send you a .pfd brochure full of further information.

- The Chateau at Hautefort
- Chateau de Losse
- Chateau Puymartin
- The famous Lascaux Caves and nearby Montignac
- The historic towns of Sarlat and Perigeux
- Canoeing on the Vezere
- The caves at Tortoirac
- The beautiful villages of St-Leon-sur-Vezere and St-Amand-de-Coly.
- Les Eyzies and its numerous prehistoric sites and caves

Gabillou GPS
Latitude: 45.2
Longtitude: 1.0333


The Perigord Noir is famous for walnuts, truffles, fois gras, wine and lots village fetes and markets.

For details on what's going on during your stay visit:the following web sites.