Sarlat-la-Canéda holiday gite rental with internet access, balcony/terrace and walking and rural retreat

Mas Cavaillé

from £51 /night help Price for guests, Nights approx:

Excellent 4.5/5

14 reviews

from £51 /night help Price for guests, Nights approx:

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Swimming pool and terrace

Gite / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 5 Home 99964

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Gite / 3 bedrooms / sleeps 5

Key Info
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden

This newly converted gite, believed to date from the eighteenth century, stands with two other former farm buildings, one being a former stone cow barn, where the owners now spend their holidays, the other being a poorly fabricated barn, which is next on the list for appropriate conversion/rebuild.

The gite is set on two levels on a sloping site, typical of the area. The entrance is accessed at the upper level via a set of stone steps arriving at a secure sun terrace.

The entrance gives access to the main living area comprising kitchen diner and lounge. This space is light and airy with exposed roof timbers with painted decorated walls with natural stone gable. There is a solid oak wood floor with ample power and lighting points.

A newly installed kitchen provides both base and wall units. The dining area provides an oak table with seating for 4/5 persons.

Size Sleeps up to 5, 3 bedrooms
Rooms 3 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Will consider Long term lets (over 1 month)
Access Car not necessary
Nearest Amenities 1 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Bergerac 50 km, Nearest railway: Sarlat 2 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages
Notes Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access, DVD player
Pool Shared outdoor pool (heated)
General Central heating, 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 (2), Single beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 5
Other Linen provided, High chair
Outdoors Shared outdoor pool (heated), Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ, Climbing frame, Swing set
Access Secure parking, Not suitable for wheelchair users
Further details indoors

Additional Information

Bed linen and towels are included (pool towels are not available)

Cot, high chair, baby rocker and remote monitor available at no extra cost.

Smoking is not permitted within the gite or swimming pool area, however external smoking is permitted.


Please leave the interior of the property as you would expect to find it. An additional cleaning facility is available at departure at a cost of 70€ if you so require.

Further details

1. 30% total rental deposit will be payable to confirm booking, the balance is due at the latest 30 days prior to arrival.

2. A damage deposit of 400€ will be required on your arrival. The damage deposit will be refunded on your departure. Should any breakages or damage occur during your stay we would very much like to think that this can be discussed and agreed prior to you leaving. Please leave the property and furnishings as you find them in a clean and tidy state.

3. Change-over day is Saturday during high season ( July & August ) arriving 16.00hrs departing 10.00hrs.

4. Electricity, gas and water is included within the tariff from April to September. A charge of 75€ is levied from October to March inclusiveto cover heating costs.

5. No smoking within the cottage itself but permitted on terrace and in the gardens.

6.Published rates are weekly and based on Saturday changeover. Alternative bookings may incur alternative rates.

The Dordogne region

The Dordogne, or Périgord, region is one of the most beautiful parts of France traditionally with fine summers. It is well known to the French for its food and wine, leading to the saying, En Périgord, on mange bien, on boit bien. As the home of truffles and foie gras, it is an area where a visitor can eat extremely well in countless excellent and inexpensive restaurants. Just east of Bordeaux, it is also noted for its own vineyards, producing St. Emillion, Bergerac, Pécharmant, and Monbazillac. For relaxing at home, local markets provide treats such as strawberries, raspberries, asparagus, walnut cake and oils, olives and cheese. The region is famous for over a thousand castles, of which most date back to the Hundred Years' War that ravaged the region in the 13th century. As the centre of prehistory in France, the Dordogne has stunning cave paintings at Lascaux, les Eyzies and numerous other sites and is recognised as a world heritage site. The museum at Les Eyzies is well worth a visit.


Sarlat, one of the most fascinating and beautifully restored towns in France, offering the atmosphere and appearance of another age, with narrow steep alleys flanked by Medieval and Renaissance houses in honey-coloured stone tpped with massive stone slated roofs. It has more historic buildings than any other place of its size in France, and is the only town to be given three stars by the Michelin guides solely for the quality and ambience of its old town. It has one of the biggest weekly markets in France, which takes over most of the town every Saturday. There is a market on a Wednesday as well. Take a stroll through the old town on summer evenings, enjoying various 'animations' such as mimes and musicians by the gaslight lamps. All summer there are wonderful music festivals in nearby towns, while Sarlat has an open-air theatre festival in the market square in late July, the seating provides a roof top view of the stage. There is an international film festival in October.

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9 Aug 2013



We arrived at the cottage after a long day travelling (having chosen to take Eurostar to Paris, the Teoz train to Souillac and then the bus transfer to Sarlat) but once we were shown around by the friendly agent we soon settled into our two week stay. We stayed at the beginning of June. We had chosen not to hire a car so every couple of days we took the 15 minute walk 'downhill' into Sarlat to stock up on goodies. The walk back 'uphill' took us about 25 minutes with a couple of breathers along the way. It is steep but we enjoy walking so took our time and treated ourselves to a cold beer on the terrace on our return back to the cottage! The cottage is set in very peaceful grounds and was perfect for us to switch off from our very busy working lives and we enjoyed watching the wildlife from the terrace. Was very pleased to see the red squirrels and great spotted woodpeckers! We loved the pool area and were lucky not to have to share it with the owners who were not staying in their house during our stay. Sarlat is very nice and we enjoyed exploring the alleyways and visiting the market. Overall, a perfect two week stay at a comfortable and clean cottage and would like to think that we will return again to Sarlat.

24 Jun 2012


"You will not find a better presented home and pool"

We have rented villas in France for the past ten years. This one has to be the best presented home for you to enjoy your holiday. It’s location is perfect as it is extremely peaceful and yet you are only a short stroll into Sarlat so a car is not necessary in the evening. It also has without question the cleanest and warmest pool I have ever seen. Kim and Jerry could not do enough to ensure that you have a thoroughly enjoyable holiday and although they are on site you really would not know they were there at all. Their 2 dogs are a sheer delight and are so calm and friendly. I would not hesitate to recommend or use this property again

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7 Nights min stay

Changeover day Sat

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    • 6 Years listed

    Calendar last updated:06 Nov 2015

    Based in France

    Languages spoken
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    • French
    • Spanish

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