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Luxury Rental In Perigord With A 27m Long Heated Pool Overlooking The Valley

Overview

Property

Updated: 18-Nov-2016
10 bedrooms, 8 bathrooms and grandiose reception rooms

A stroll through the steep winding streets of Beynac leads to the most stunning house in the village: la Maison des Sarrasins. Clinging to the cliff side, it overlooks the Dordogne valley and the meandering river below. Its 18th century terraced gardens overlooking the Dordogne castles are amongst the most beautiful sites in the Perigord. In recent years, the property has undergone a meticulous restoration led by the owner of the Castelnaud and Marqueyssac gardens nearby.

The main house comprises seven bedrooms, six bathrooms and exquisite reception rooms. The guest house provides an additional two bedrooms, a bathroom and a games room. Both houses are centred around a charming pisé stone terrace, offering an idyllic setting. Two additional beds are also available in the Dovecote, near the pool area, ideal for a nanny who might accompany you.

It is a unique opportunity to rent an exceptional mansion for a family or a friend get-together, or simply for a luxurious stay in one of France's most beautiful region.

The two adjoining gardens overlook the Dordogne river and offer a unique panoramic view of the valley of the five castles. Toward the far end, a 27 metre long heated swimming pool has been fitted into an 18th century basin.

We do accept animals for an extra of 100€/animal.

More Details
  • Sleeps 20
  • 10 Bedrooms
  • 0 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

I grew up in the village, and learnt to fall in love with it. I have kept coming here for more then 50 years, and have a passion for restoring the great heritage of this region.

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Speaks English, French

Guestbook comments from the manager

"Nous sommes venus à Beynac cet été pour une semaine aux "Sarrazins" du 2 au 9 août 2013.

Nous avions eu connaissance de votre maison par Internet.

Les photos mise sur le site, nous avaient déjà beaucoup séduits.

Mais dés notre arrivée, nous avons été émerveillés autant par la maison que par son parc.

Nous avons profité de votre maison à 10 adultes et 9 enfants et nous étions très au large!

La piscine est particulièrement magnifique et très protégée pour les enfants.

Les chambres avec leur salle de bain étaient de toute beauté, les pièces à vivre exceptionnelle.

Nous y reviendrons sûrement.

Si nous devions donner une note se serait 9.5 pour ne pas donner 10.

Un seul défaut, les photos du site ne représente pas assez la beauté de ce lieu.

Bravo"



Roselyne et Baudouin
Jul 2013
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16 Reviews

4.7
based on 16 holidaymaker reviews

5

Remarkable!!

  • 5 of 5

Unbelievable property! The pictures are not an exaggeration. This place is spacious, impeccably furnished and equipped, in an unbelievable location and more than you could ask for inside and outside. The owner and staff were also attentive to every detail.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Amazing house in an amazing location

  • 5 of 5

This house was beyond expectations! The photos do not do it justice. 13 friends stayed here for a week. Ample space for all of us in 7 lovely bedrooms. We had a chef come into cook for us on our last night. Wonderful experience in a lovely house and village. Would highly recommend it.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

What an amazing experience!

  • 5 of 5

Words cannot describe the beauty of this place. A group of 20 friends spent a week at this fantastic recently renovated property during the winter holidays.

The views are astonishing, the beds comfortable, the kitchen very well equipped, the managers always keen to help, the pool incredible and the BBQ in the garden a delight!

Also so many things to do and visit in the area - we weren't bored for a minute.

This place is a true gem and a great value if one can get enough people on board.

I would definitely recommend.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Outstanding property, outstanding location

  • 5 of 5

Our group of friends has been meeting every year for New Year's week for a few years in a row, and this year's location in Beynac was truly one of our greatest experiences. The quality of the renovation of the house is truly outstanding, the gardens and views from almost every room in the house are exceptional. Our only reserve would be about communication for our arrival: after a whole day on the road, we had to wait for about 20 minutes in the cold with our 2 months-old baby although we were on time for the appointment we had made, and no one was answering their phone. Also, we were charged an unexpected supplement for a "re-arrangement of the beds" which we had not asked for. However these details were by far compensated for by a great stay in an extremely comfortable house. The caretakers were very friendly too. We would return without hesitation.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 27, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Incredible setting for an amazing week!

  • 5 of 5

We had a brilliant week at Sarassins with both our families and a few friends to celebrate our wedding. Married in the garden, and enjoyed a feast on the lawn while the sun set. The weather was a perfect 27degrees all week. So we lounged by the pool, or explored the areas castles and walks. The house was fantastic. Very spacious and easy to enjoy. The owners were very helpful and easy to deal with. We are already planning our return in a few years time! Just beautiful. Can't recommend this place enough. Loved it!

  • Review Submitted: Nov 18, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Perfect stay in a beautiful location

  • 5 of 5

We had a perfect week with family. The house as well as the garden/pool are very beautiful and gives you a feel of real simple and tasteful luxury.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 14, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2014
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Location

From the Owner

I restored with passion this property in order to to give back its splendour to the most stunning house of the village.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Bergerac Airport at 60 Kilometres Nearest Golf : Domaine de Rochebois, Vitrac at 12 Kilometres Nearest Train : Saint-Cyprien then Souillac or Brive at 10 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : A20 at 37 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : La Petite Tonnelle at 0.5 Kilometres Car: necessary

The Sarrasins House is centrally located in the famous town of Beynac-and-Cazenac. It's a great location to enjoy the many attractions of the 'Perigord Noir' region. Surrounded by middle-age castles, century gardens, traditional cities and villages, you will have plenty of sightseeing activities to discover what makes this French region so typical and attractive.

For sport lovers, or just family activities, you will enjoy paddling down the river Dordogne, climbing the cliffs or exploring caves, fighting emotions when tree-climbing, or simply hiking in the forests and villages... For a special treat, you can even embark in a hot-air-balloon trip above the castles and villages.

From Monday to Sunday in the high season, surrounding villages one after the other host traditional markets where you can find the best products. The Saint-Cyprien market takes place all year long on Sundays and will be a great way to start you week with us.

Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Nov - Dec
5 Nov 2016 - 16 Dec 2016
4 night minimum stay
£1,229
for 4 nights
From
£307
From
£427
Fri,Sat,Sun
£2,049
 
 
Christmas Holidays
17 Dec 2016 - 6 Jan 2017
4 night minimum stay
£1,912
for 4 nights
From
£478
From
£666
Fri,Sat,Sun
£3,330
 
 
January-March
7 Jan 2017 - 30 Mar 2017
4 night minimum stay
£1,229
for 4 nights
From
£307
From
£427
Fri,Sat,Sun
£2,049
 
 
April
31 Mar 2017 - 27 Apr 2017
4 night minimum stay
£1,981
for 4 nights
From
£495
From
£683
Fri,Sat,Sun
£3,330
 
 
May
28 Apr 2017 - 1 Jun 2017
4 night minimum stay
£2,459
for 4 nights
From
£615
From
£854
Fri,Sat,Sun
£5,037
 
 
June
2 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
4 night minimum stay
£2,903
for 4 nights
From
£726
From
£1,007
Fri,Sat,Sun
£5,464
 
 
Beginning July
1 Jul 2017 - 13 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
£7,171
for 7 nights
£7,171
 
 
Mid July-August
14 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£8,025
for 7 nights
£8,025
 
 
September
2 Sep 2017 - 29 Sep 2017
4 night minimum stay
£2,878
for 4 nights
£5,037
 
 
October
30 Sep 2017 - 20 Oct 2017
4 night minimum stay
£1,707
for 4 nights
From
£427
From
£598
Fri,Sat,Sun
£2,903
 
 
All-Saints
21 Oct 2017 - 2 Nov 2017
4 night minimum stay
£1,981
for 4 nights
From
£495
From
£683
Fri,Sat,Sun
£2,817
 

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £1,366
Pet Fee £85
Stay tax €1 per night, per person. This amount will be due to the manager upon arrival. Does not apply to children under 12 years.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the manager or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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Facilities

Property Type

  • chateau / country house

Theme

  • Family
  • Historic
  • Luxury
  • Sports & Activities

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Room

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Table Football
  • Game Room
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television

Pool / Spa

  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...

Onsite Services

  • Car Available

Suitability

  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • village

Attractions

  • churches
  • forests
  • museums
  • restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain climbing
  • caving
  • swimming

Floor Area

  • 500 m²

Bedrooms

  • 10 Bedrooms, Sleeps 20
  • Suite Kleber - 1 Double Bed, Suite with a personal veranda
  • Suite Martine - 2 Single Bed, Single beds can be arranged in a master size double-bed
  • Suite Genevieve - 2 Single Bed, Single beds can be arranged in a master size double-bed
  • Suite Marguerite - 2 Single Bed, Single beds can be arranged in a master size double-bed
  • Suite Suzanne - 2 Single Bed, Single beds can be arranged in a master size double-bed
  • Bedroom Marius - 2 Single Bed, Single beds can be arranged in a master size double-bed
  • Bedroom Lazare - 3 Single Bed
  • Guest house bedroom 1 - 2 Single Bed, Single beds can be arranged in a master size double-bed
  • Guest house bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed
  • Dovecot studio - 2 Single Bed, Single beds can be arranged in a master size double-bed
  • All suite bedrooms have personal bathrooms with a tub. All single beds can be arranged in a master size double-bed

Outside

  • Boat ...
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda

Meals

  • Self-catering

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website

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