La Maison des Papillons is a charming cottage which is detached and very private. It is situated overlooking the Auverzere River valley close to the village of Payzac which has several amenities including a bank, pharmacy,two patisseries, butchers,and two cafes.It is an ideal holiday cottage for couples or a small family and has an extensive garden area to enjoy and sunbathe on the loungers provided.The property has the best of both worlds as it is close to the historic village of Payzac but is in its own grounds with stunning countryside surrounding it. It is the perfect base to explore this beautiful area and is in easy reach of many tourist attractions including the chateaux at Pompadour and Hautfort and there is regular horse racing and equestrian events at Pompadour in the summer months.It is very popular with guests who are staying in the area for a romantic wedding at Chateau La Durantie Lanouaille.It is also only ten minutes from the picturesque Lake Rouffiac where there are plenty of things to do including sunbathing, swimming, canoeing or having a stroll around the lake.There are a number of restaurants close by including one at Lake Rouffiac which is very popular in the summer months.
The property has been renovated to a high standard with comfort and relaxation in mind.There is satelliteTV with English channels and free WiFi available.It is 2km from Payzac on the Route de Pompadour nestling on the slopes of the Auvezere Valley.Set in its own natural surroundings of approximately three quarters of an acre, the cottage has a fenced lawned garden and parking for several cars . Beyond the fenced garden is an old orchard and also an area of woods which is adjacent to other woodland and which is a natural habitat for the areas wildlife. There have been sightings in this area of deer and wild boar and it is also a haven for bird watching..
It is also a fantastic area for cycling with minimum traffic routes close by and four bikes are available in the storage barn for visitors use.
The exterior area of the property has two areas for seating and there is a variety of garden furniture including a parasol,and a table and chairs stored in the barn.
The two character bedrooms are decorated to a high standard, well furnished and both have oil fired radiators. Both bedrooms enjoy views of the village of Payzac and the attractive countryside or the woods and the orchard. The modern bathroom downstairs is also well decorated and although compact does have a bath. The kitchen is well appointed and has a dining table with 4 chairs.
This an ideal destination to enjoy the delights of the Dordogne and Limousin regions and is a great all the year round destination because of the variety of places of interest to visit and also the different activities that can be pursued.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 family bathroom|
|Nearest beach||Rouffiac Lake (fresh water ) 4 km|
|Nearest Amenities||2 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Limoges 60 km, Nearest railway: St Yriex La Perche 12 km|
|Family friendly||Suitable for children over 5|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
|Luxuries||Fireplace, Internet access, DVD player|
|General||TV, Telephone, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Cooker, Fridge, Washing machine|
|Furniture||Double Beds (2), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 5|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ, Bicycles available|
|Access||Parking, Not suitable for wheelchair users|
|Further details outdoors|
Set in its own natural surroundings of approximately three quarters of an acre, the cottage has a fenced lawned garden and parking for several cars . Beyond the fenced garden is an old orchard and also an area of woods which is adjacent to other woodland and which is a natural habitat for the areas wildlife. There have been sightings in this area of deer and wild boar and it is also a haven for bird watching..The exterior area of the property has two areas for seating and there is a variety of garden furniture including a parasol, gazebo, and a table and chairs stored in the barn. There are also two bikes available to take advantage of this well established cycling area.
There is an English speaking person available if there are any queries on arrival or during the holiday.
Tems and conditions can be found on our website www.lamaisondespapillonsdordogne.co.uk
La Lande is situated in the stunning countryside of the Perigord Vert of
the North Dordogne bordering the Correze Region.The region is renowned for both air quality and long hot summers. The area is steeped in history with the Richard the Lionheart route and the German occupation of this area during the second world war. There are a number of interesting villages close by including Segur Le Chateau, Pompadour and also Pont Laveryat which is a monument to the second world war resistance fighters killed there by the Germans.
Only 5km away is the stunning Rouffiac Lake which is one of
the most popular lakes in the region. At the lake there is a variety of activities
including swimming,fishing, canoeing,walking,sailing, and
Only 10 minutes away from the cottage is one of the prettiest villages in France-the medieval
village of Segur le Chateau, route of Richard the Lionheart. During July and
August there is the weekly Farmers Markets where there is good food to enjoy and live music
to entertain all age groups.It is an ideal area for walkers as are plenty of walks at Segur or Savignac Lederer
which is just 7km away and it is also a good area for bird watchers. Pompadour
10 minutes away is a village well worth seeing.The National stud is based there with equestrian events and horse racing during the year and there are also a number of restaurants to choose from.
Just 40 minutes away is Brantome which has an excellent selection of restaurants
where it is possible to hire a canoe, or take a boat ride along the river
Also an hour away is Sarlat a stunning medieval town which is well worth a visit.