This house has been newly renovated in keeping with the old French way. The stone has started to be stripped back to it's original glory and gives the house that amazing old charm feel. The house has three bedrooms with stunning views of the village and sounding area out of the main bedroom window, a pull out sofa bed for those unexpected guests, bathroom with toilet and shower, lounge, dining and full kitchen. Downstairs is the laundry with washer and dryer another toilet and full lock up garage.
You can enjoy a wine on the terrace overlooking the village and beyond, hot air balloons fly over in the late evening, which makes for a great photo.
The local Cenac markets are on a Tuesday morning and the market in Domme are on a Thursday - pick up some local produce and products direct from the farmers and business owners.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 family bathroom and 1 toilet only|
|Nearest Amenities||100 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Bergerac 40 km, Nearest railway: Sarlat 6 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner, Yes, smoking allowed|
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, Video player, Telephone, 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 (2), Cots available (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 1|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, BBQ, Bicycles available|
|Access||Secure parking, Not suitable for wheelchair users|
|Further details outdoors|
The Dordgone river is 2 min walk down the road - this had a wonderful swimming hole for swimming in in the warmer months. Cenac has a number of canoe hire places also lining the bank of the Dordgone river.
"The Dordogne is for many people the picture-perfect image of the French countryside, a gentle landscape of patchwork firels, hiltop towns, turreted masions and jade-green woods. The Dordogne is famous for its stunning cave paintings as well as for its many fortified chateaux and bastide towns, reminders of the bollody battles waged her during the middle ages and he hundred years war"
Cenac/Domme is well positioned for exploring the chief sights of the Dordogne valley, with its amazing castles, stunning gardens and breathtaking views all within a 5 mile drive. This beautiful town is at the top of the hill from our picturesque village house.
About Domme :
"On the edge of a cliff, Domme offers a vast panorama over the Dordogne valley. Enclosed by walls, this bastide village founded by Philip the Bold in 1283, tells of its glorious past through its fortified gates and towers, where Knights Templar were once imprisoned. The visitor will also discover the consuls' and the goldsmiths' houses, the old covered market and the governor's hotel. Domme offers the green luxury of its suspended gardens above the Dordogne valley.
“Domme is a dream. It is a perfect little town, beautiful at first sight, even more beautiful when being visited and explored. Anyone would wax lyrical about it and for beauty it beggars description. It stands like a jewel in golden stone, on a tall hill, overlooking a switchback, winding road that heaves itself up through a just wide enough gateway and into the outer square of the town.” (Neal Lands “History, People and places in the Dordogne”).
The village of Cenac has two bakeries a butcher, cave (wine bar), fresh fruit and veggie shop and a supermarket, two taverns, a TABAC, chemist, doctor, hairdresser, laundry mat and butcher shop . So a quick stroll every morning will get you your fresh croissants and baguettes, meat, fruit and veg and treats for the day