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A Beautiful 3 Bedroom Converted Stone Barn Nr Sarlat - 6KM FROM LASCAUX CAVES

People6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,291 sq. ft.
Property type barn
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Free Wifi
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking

Overview

About the property

Set Right In The Centre Of A Lovely Village With Shop and Childrens playground

WE ARE AN IDEAL LOCATION FOR CYCLING, WALKING AND SIGHTSEEING, INCLUDING THE BRAND NEW LASCAUX 4 JUST 6KM FROM LA GRANGE MIRABELLE, AS WELL AS RELAXING. The property benefits from central heating throughout. A well appointed 3 bedroom 2 bathroom property sleeping up to six people. The ground floor consists of a comfortable family open living space, with separate sitting, dining and kitchen areas. Facilities include satellite TV ( UK free sat ) and a european TNT satelite box with a range of French/German/Spanish TV available for our guests. DVD player and play station 2, with a variety of games. Free Wi FI access. The lounge has comfortable seating for al the family. The kitchen area is fitted with a range of floor and wall cupboards along with Dishwasher, Washing machine, full size electric cooker, microwave, kettle, toaster, coffee maker, and fridge /freezer. There is a full range of crockery, glassware and cooking utensils at your disposal. Hot water is provided by gas, which also services the radiators in the cooler months, (in off peak months there may be an additional charge for heating)

The open plan staircase leads to the first floor which comprises of three good size bedrooms. Bedroom one has a double bed with wardrobe and chest of drawers. This room also has access to an en-suite shower room with shower cubicle, wash basin and wc. Bedroom 2 has two single beds with 2 small chests of drawers and a wardrobe. Bedroom 3 has two single beds with wardrobe and chest of drawers. All bedrooms have additional box storage if needed. The family bathroom comprises of bath with shower above, wash basin and wc. Towels, and bed linen are provided, changed weekly for those staying longer. (Please bring your own Pool towels as these are not provided)

Outside there are two terraces, the main terrace is of wood decking , with table, comfortable chairs and tonnelle for your comfort, and charcoal barbecue. The garden area leads directly to the Swimming pool, which is a 10mx5m salt water pool with thermal cover, (this is shared with owners). No chlorine means no skin irritation or sore eyes. The pool area is fenced, but also has a pool alarm which is to French safety standards. There are a range of loungers and a parasol for your comfort in this area.

Local amenities in the village include a shop open 365 days a year with fresh bread daily within 50 metres. There is a childrens play area with picnic tables and toilets behind the shop. A family run Ferme Auberge is 1km. There are local markets held in the area every day of the week.

The area is excellent for both walking and cycling, with many waymarked walks both from the village and within a twenty minute drive. It can get very hot in July and August so the best months for these activities are May, June, September and October. Cycling from the village is a sheer joy with good roads which are generally quiet, and whether you just want to cycle to a nearby village for a coffee or do a serious ride then this area is definitely worth considering. Glenn himself cycles so can help plan routes for novice and the serious rider. Off road there are many trails accessed from the village, so no need to take the car. We can provide secure storage for your bikes during your stay, and also advise on bikes available to rent during your stay.

More Details

Owner
Kay Doney
Member since: 2013
Speaks English, French
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
31 August, 2017

About Kay Doney

We set out on an adventure and a totally new way of life in 2009, when we discovered 2 stone barns, very much calling out for renovation. Both leaving behind our jobs, we began a 3 year project to make these our home, and are now pleased to be able to share these with others. We enjoy the slower pace of life here, and being part of a village community is a real joy. Sitting out on a summers evening with a glass of wine, and a few friends, is both relaxing and rewarding. Kay and Glenn

Kay Doney purchased this barn in 2009

Why Kay Doney chose Perigord Noir

We fell in love with this property purely on it's location, which is beautiful. We intended to buy a house ready to move into with the potential for a Gite for rental. Instead we bought two empty shells, be it they had new windows and roof! For us being right in the centre of the village was important, and the beautiful countryside which surrounds us is a bonus. The village is only small, but we have a small primary school, library, shop and restaurant. We will never cease to be amazed at where we live and the wonderful neighbours we have.

What makes this barn unique

Looking out of the bedroom window in the morning and seeing the sun lighting up the village square, or late at night looking up at the stars sparkling in the night sky is wonderful. No light pollution here. Having our two properties on one site was a real bonus, which has allowed us to be able to share our little piece of French rural life with others, from which we get a great deal of pleasure.

Location

Nearest Airport
35 Kilometres
Brive
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
La Bareil
Nearest Ferry
630 Kilometres
St Malo
Nearest Golf
20 Kilometres
Vitrac
Nearest Train
17 Kilometres
Sarlat
Nearest Motorway
30 Kilometres
A20
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
La Bareil
Nearest Beach
7 Kilometres
Tamnies Lake
Car: necessary

The property is situated in the ever popular Perigord Noir region of the Dordogne between the Dordogne and Vezere rivers. The historical town of Sarlat-la Caneda, with more listed buildings than any other town in Europe is just 20 minutes away, and we are perfectly placed for the most beautiful sites in the Dordogne and Lot.

The area is perfect for both walkers and cyclists with plenty of footpaths and tracks, weaving through forest and countryside affording some superb views. Along with quiet lanes, even at the peak season, you can see something different everyday.

There are numerous Chateaux to visit, caves to explore and pretty market towns to meander through, and wherever you are, you are never to far from good food and wine, or if you prefer coffee and pastries. For the more energetic and adventurous, along with walking and cycling there is quad biking, paragliding, karting, horse riding, water parks, swimming lakes and of course canoing on both the Dordogne and Vezere rivers. So whether you are a family or on your own there is so much to keep you interested.

Sarlat, one of the jewels of France, it is a town not to be missed with its Medieval centre which is full of hidden delights in it's myriad of lanes and alleys, guided walks are available from the Tourist Office. The town bustles especially on market days but take time to sit in a cafe or bar and watch life going on in the way provincial France does best, taking time to chat to friends and being social.

Finding a place to get good food to eat is simple as there are many restaurants and cafes where you can sample food at it's best. One of the best experience's of eating in Sarlat is just wandering through this historic town choosing just the right place for you.

Montignac which straddles the Vezere river is a charming small market town with a cosy and friendly atmosphere. There are many restaurants and bars to relax in. If you are here in the last week of July there is an international music festival which is both colourful and vibrant, with musicians and dancers in traditional costume performing in the streets.

The Vezere Valley is a UNESCO World Heritage site and is renowned for it's many prehistoric sites, including the world famous Lascaux caves, Font de Gaume, Roque St Christophe, a Troglodyte village, along with the array of castles and Chateaux.

The cliff top fortified towns of Beynac, Domme and Castlenaud on the Dordogne river should be experienced. Then there are the many Villages de France in the area all worth a visit.

One trip to make into the Lot is to Rocamadour which is a beautiful town and a pilgrimage for many who believe in the healing powers there. Whilst there, take a trip to the Gouffre de Padirac ,which is stunning, with boat ride through the caves and one of the most popular trips our guests take.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday barn in La Chapelle-Aubareil in Dordogne

Property Type:
  • barn
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1291 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 18
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • rural
  • village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 2 is the en-suite and is accessed from bedroom 1, it has a tiled floor and a non slip mat is provided. Bathroom 1 is the family bathroom and there is a glass shower screen to give a semi enclosed shower area. both bathrooms are provided with towel rails, mirrors above the wash basins and bins.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
  • Bedroom 1 is the principle bedroom with a double wardrobe, chest of drawers, bedside table with table lamp. This room has access to the en-suite shower room. Bedroom 2 has a wardrobe and a chest of drawers with table lamp. Bedroom 3 has a wardrobe, chest of drawers with table lamp. A travel cot is available.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Games ...
Outside:
  • Terrace ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Although the property is well suited for families we do structure our pricing to accommodate smaller groups out of the peak season. A car is recommended as there is no public transport.

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A Beautiful 3 Bedroom Converted Stone Barn Nr Sarlat - 6KM FROM LASCAUX CAVES
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A wonderful home in a beautiful part of the world!

  • 5 of 5

There is nothing else we could have wanted during our stay. Well-equipped and pretty home, beautiful pool, comfortable beds, roomy bathrooms with showers, wifi for the kids.... We loved our stay here and highly recommend it. The village is beautiful and being able to buy fresh bread every morning was wonderful. Kay and Glenn are lovely hosts. Not intrusive but helpful when we needed some guidance. One of our best vacations ever!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 20, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
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Great accommodation in a quiet village

  • 4 of 5

Very nice converted barn with a good pool in a well located but quiet village, An easy drive to Lascaux caves, Montignac, Sarlat etc. Very helpful and kind hosts. Recommended.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 6, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
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Fantastic week from start to finish

  • 5 of 5

We have just spent the most amazing week at this fantastic property. This was our first time to this area and it certainly will not be our last. La Grange Mirabelle was just perfect in every way, Kay and Glenn your attention to detail throughout is just fantastic and really is a credit to you both. It was definitely an added bonus to be in the village with a shop offering the most delicious local product, Laura was a delight to see every morning and was always on hand to offer some fantastic advice on all local culinary delights. When we could drag ourselves away from the pool we visited some fantastic local attractions. Two highlights for us were visiting the beautiful medival Sarlat, watching the street entertainers bring the place alive, watching families like us enjoying the atmosphere and the second would be visiting nearby town of Montignac on market day, we loved it!

To summarise, we really couldn't recommend this property or this area enough, we are home with some amazing memories of a fantastic family holiday. Kay and Glenn and not forgetting little Hamish, thank you so much for everything, you made us feel so welcome and we will definitely be back to see you all soon.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 22, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
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Un séjour parfait.

  • 5 of 5

A proximité des principaux sites périgourdins, entre Lascaux et Sarlat, cette petite maison, idéale pour 6 personnes, est à la fois très confortable, bien équipée et très agréable. Elle est située dans un petit village charmant. Les propriétaires sont chaleureux et accueillants. Nous avons passé un excellent séjour.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 1, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
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Excellent

  • 5 of 5

Our first trip to the region and we were not disappointed. The house is of an excellent standard, well maintained and spotlessly clean. It is situated in an elevated pretty village which is very peaceful and provides beautiful sunsets and fantastic dark night skies. An added bonus is the village shop and freshly cooked pizza from the mobile van on a Saturday evening. Many attractions and the picturesque vllages of the Dordogne valley are within an easy short drive making it a good central location from which to explore.The hot weather allowed us to use the fantastic pool everyday which is much bigger than the picture suggests and probably the best we have had. We found that there is so much to do nearby and lots to keep teenagers entertained - caneoing, lake swimming, chateaux and castles. The area is great for cycling with quiet well maintained roads and tracks but be prepared for hills ! Kay and Glenn provided a warm welcome and are excellent hosts.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 22, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
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5

A gem of a find!

  • 5 of 5

What a relaxing 2 weeks we just spent here. So pleased we discovered this place to spend our family holiday. Loads of room (we were 5 but it will sleep 6) and a very easy open plan layout downstairs.

The pool was the gem of the place - right in your own garden. High quality and very well maintained. Breakfast on the patio in the sun if you want to. BBQ by the deck in the evening. We couldn't have asked for anything more to complete our holiday.

All the top Dordogne sites are within approximately 30 might mins. drive. Chateaux, Sarlat, local markets, Lasseaux Caves, kayaking, high ropes. It's a superb base to explore the region. Local shop in the village for day to day supplies and the pretty town of Montignac about 15 mins. away which has a variety of restaurants, shops and a couple of supermarkets.

Thanks to Kay and Glenn for a warm welcome and making or stay so enjoyable.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 31, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday barn in La Chapelle-Aubareil, Dordogne

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
EUR
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Low
2 Sep 2017 - 25 May 2018
2 night minimum stay
£201
for 2 nights
From
£100
£519
 
 
Spring
26 May 2018 - 22 Jun 2018
7 night minimum stay
£835
for 7 nights
£835
 
 
Early Summer
23 Jun 2018 - 6 Jul 2018
7 night minimum stay
£923
for 7 nights
£923
 
 
Summer 2018
7 Jul 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,222
for 7 nights
£1,222
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Damage Deposit £175.88

Deposit of 35% to confirm booking, balance payable 8 weeks prior to holiday. Returnable damage/cleaning deposit of £200 payable with the final payment, which will be refunded within 2 weeks should the property be left in good clean condition. Rates for winter, low are for up to 3 people, larger parties may be subject to a 20% surcharge. Winter heating charge £6/night. Changeover day Saturday

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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