Domaine de Cournet-Haut, which was once a 17th century hunting lodge, is today home to a peaceful and beautifully restored holiday residence. Set on 13 acres of gardens, lawns and bright mature forest, it provides the space and serenity for great family holidays and relaxing country breaks. There are a total of 8 houses to rent on the domain, but with a maximum capacity of 39 and the houses well spread apart, you will still enjoy the tranquility of your surroundings. Domaine de Cournet-Haut has been family run for 35 years and we are always onsite to give recommendations and to make your visit to our area as enjoyable as possible. “Le Saule is situated at the top of the forest (while only a mere 120 meters from the pool) which means that peace is the main asset of this house. The interior of the house has been completely renovated in 2014, giving it a bright, fresh look.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 family bathroom|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Bergerac 65 km, Nearest railway: Siorac 18 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player, Staffed property|
|Pool||Shared outdoor pool (heated)|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Telephone, Table tennis, Games room, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine|
|Furniture||Double Beds (1), Single Beds (4), Cots available (2), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||High chair available|
|Outdoors||Shared outdoor pool (heated)|
|Access||Not suitable for wheelchair users|
|Further details indoors|
Catering for 6 people, it contains one double room, one twin room and one bunk bedroom. The bathroom and toilet are separate. Its open plan living area and kitchenette (equipped with a two ring hob, multifunction oven/microwave, dishwasher and all the necessary kitchenware) lead to a spacious, partly covered terrace with barbecuing facilities. After a day spent in the bustling nearby villages, the cool terrace will welcome you in the evening and you will enjoy listening to a silence only broken by birds singing and squirrels scurrying.
|Further details outdoors|
Onsite activities:Guests can enjoy the following, all of which are included in the rental price.• Heated swimming pool (May to September, weather conditions permitting)• Floodlit tennis court• Large range of new bikes, with child seats and helmets available.• Complete access to 13 acres of gardens, lawns and bright mature forest.• Boules court.• Trampoline, children’s playground and sandpit.• Free book and DVD library.• Badminton, table tennis, ball games and large range of board-games.• Large range of custom made maps showing walks and cycles departing from Cournet-Haut.• Wifi is available around reception and the pool area, but does not reach to this house.
“The Dordogne département is for many people the picture-perfect image of the French countryside, a gentle landscape of patchwork fields, hilltop towns, turreted mansions and jade-green woods. Named after the most important of the region’s seven rivers, the Dordogne is better-known to the French as Périgord, spiritual home to two of the country’s enduring culinary passions – foie gras and the black truffle. The Dordogne is famous for its stunning cave paintings, as well as for its many fortified chateaux and bastide towns – reminders of the bloody battles waged here during the Middle Ages and the Hundred Years’ War.” – Lonely Planet GuideHere in Domaine de Cournet Haut, you will be ideally located to visit many of the stunning sites of the region.• Sarlat 27km• Castelnaud 16km• Beynac 20km• Domme 17km• Marqueyssac gardens 18km• Belvès 18km• Monpazier 27km• Les Eyzies and the Lascaux caves 36km
Domaine de Cournet-Haut is located 800m from Saint Pompon, a picturesque little village of 250 inhabitants which offers charming little backstreets to explore. It has a very good restaurant, two bars, a small supermarket, butcher, baker and pharmacy. It has a farmers market every Friday morning and guests can also enjoy the atmosphere and local cooked food of the night market every Saturday night during the summer months.