The Walnut Store is a beautifully renovated barn, situated in the courtyard of our group of gites. It enjoys a private patio area with barbeque, dining table & chairs for alfresco dining. It has a very pretty, comfortably furnished lounge with satellite freeview TV & DVD. The bedroom has an extra large bed which can be used as a large double or as a pair of twins. The en-suite is a large, spacious wet-room.
The lounge has a fireplace with wood burning stove for the cooler evenings and a lovely cool interior to protect you in those long summer days ,with lots of natural stone & terracotta. The kitchen is equipped with all the modern necessities.
There is direct access to the swimming pool from the bedroom.
The Walnut Store is perfectly suited to anyone with mobility impairment and is accessible with a wheelchair. It is all on one level apart from one small step (approx 4" deep) between the lounge and bedroom.
|Size||Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 en suite|
|Check in time:||16:00|
|Check out time:||10:00|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Bergerac 72 km, Nearest railway: Sarlat 26 km|
|Notes||Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner, No smoking at this property|
|Luxuries||Fireplace, Internet access, DVD player|
|Pool||Shared outdoor pool (unheated)|
|General||Central heating, TV, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Furniture||Dining seats for 2, Lounge seats for 3|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair available|
|Outdoors||Shared outdoor pool (unheated), Balcony or terrace, BBQ|
|Access||Parking, Wheelchair users|
The land of a thousand chateaux, the Dordogne or Perigord as it was known,is split into four regions named for their natural features. Noir(black) region of dense forests, Vert(green) spruce trees, Pourpre(purple)vines and Blanc(white) natural limestone. Due to its natural beauty and abundance of medieval towns, chateau and villages, the perigord noir is the jewel in the crown of the Dordogne.
The Vezere Valley, with its predominance of prehistoric sites, makes this region one of the most visited. The medieval towns of Sarlat, Les Eyzies and the vibrant city of Perigueux and many traditional villages, each with a character of their own, including Domme, Rocamador, Beynac, Le Roque Gageac, Montignac with the famous Lascaux caves, St Leon sur Vezere, makes the region a real sight seeing experience.
An area made famous by Jean Auel's Earth's Children books. The sixth and latest one, Land of Painted Caves, was published in 2011. Many of our customers come to stay to see the area linked to these books.
The small village of Le Moustier derives its name from the prehistoric Mousterian era due to an important skull find there. It has a restaurant and boulangerie which is only 5 mins walk from the house and is situated between Montignac and Les Eyzies, site of the oldest prehistoric human remains.
The house is situated opposite Le Roque St Christophe, a site inhabited from prehistoric time until as late as the 16th century. This kilometer long cave carved into the rock thousands of years ago is lit up at night and makes a spectacular view from the house. Local activities include canoeing and kayaking on the Vezere with starting points at Le Moustier and at different stages along the river, horse riding, tennis, cycle hire. Golf, hot air ballooning, river cruises and more are all within 30 - 40 mins drive.