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18th Century Farmhouse In Rolling Dordogne Countryside, With Pool, In 11 Acres

People14
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms4
Space 3,229 sq. ft.
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Private Pool
  • Parking

Overview

About the property

Charming 18th century hilltop farmhouse, rural Dordogne, set in rollings hills. Four double bedrooms plus kids dormitory upstairs (sleeps 7). Large living room with open fire and grand piano and massive kitchen. 10x5m swimming pool with large patio set in 11 acres of fields and forests. 10 mins from local town and lake. Surrounded by woods and fields the property is perfect for those looking for a relaxing retreat, but close to all that the Dordogne region has to offer.


Owner
Owner
Member since: 2015
Speaks English, French, Polish
Calendar last updated:
4 July, 2017

Why The Owner chose Perigord Pourpre

My wife and I were looking for a place to buy for 2 years in the Dordogne - this property was about the 50th we saw and the moment I drove into the drive we knew it was the one we would buy. The house itself is an charming old farmhouse from the late 18th century. But it's in the most idyllic setting, perched on the top of rolling hills surround by 11 acres of garden, forest and fields. It features a massive 10 metre long kitchen, with a high high ceiling. The living room is equally large, again about 10 metres long and about 7m wide, featuring imposing oak ceiling beams and doors to the outside on both sides. One half of the rook is is dominated by the massive stone fireplace, brilliant for fires in winter, surrounded by three sofas spread in a giant 'C' shape. The other half of the room features a baby grand piano, ideal for musicians that wish to keep their practice up whilst on holiday. The stairs to the upstairs lead from here, to the dormitory featuring 6 single beds - ideal for kids. The master bedroom is on the far side as is the corridor, beautifully tiled with authentic french 'tomettes', rustic hexagonal terracotta tiles. We've since installed a brand new 10x5 m swimming pool. It has a rolling electric security cover (open and shut by a security key) rather than a fence, so as not to spoil the amazing views down the valley. We've also a field that originally had been earmarked for a cricket pitch but currently plays better for football!

What makes this farmhouse unique

Brilliant location - heart of the countryside but close to everything that the Dordgone region has to offer. Perigueux only 30 minutes away. The Dordogne river 20 minutes to the south. A beautiful bathing and fishing lake (Lac Neufont) only 10 minutes away. A brand new swimming pool, 10m x 5m with massive patio - overlooking the valley below. Biking, countryside walks, beautiful villages with great restaurants close by - Le P'tite Factory in St Alvere one of our favourites 10 minute drive away, or the Ferme Auberge in Tremolat (views over the river are spectacular) where 18 euros will buy you 5 courses of home grown food, washed down with unlimited Bergerac wine - a gourmets delight! For mushroom pickers, the area abounds with fungi from late summer onwards - be sure you know what you are doing though!

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday farmhouse in Saint-Laurent-des-Bâtons in Dordogne

Property Type:
  • farmhouse
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 3229 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 14
  • pets considered ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • rural
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 14 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure , en-suite to the upstairs double bedroom
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure , En suite to one of the ground floor bedrooms
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Bedroom 5 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Cot
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 6 Single Bed
  • There are 3 double bedrooms on the ground floor (one with en suite bathroom), one double on the first floor (with en suite bathroom) and a dormitory with 6 single beds
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue
  • 8 bicycles
Suitability:
  • limited accessibility
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • forests
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • sailing
  • swimming

Reviews

4.5/5 -
(2 traveller reviews)

18th Century Farmhouse In Rolling Dordogne Countryside, With Pool, In 11 Acres
average rating of 4.5 based on 2 reviews
Guildford
4

A beautiful house in a stunning location

  • 4 of 5

We stayed in early August 2016 with another family (4 adults and 3 kids) and had a lovely stay. When we arrived there was

  • Review Submitted: Aug 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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5

Stunning house in beautiful countryside with beautiful gardens and pool

  • 5 of 5

We holidayed here for a week in late July. The owners could not have been more helpful and the house is really lovely. Amazingly well equipped home with beautiful mature gardens filled with lavender. We were all adults and found it utterly relaxing but there is plenty to do for more active people and children. Stunning walks and villages, markets and lovely places to eat although eating dinner in the garden in the evening was perfect. Thanks so much Pete and Kate

  • Review Submitted: Jul 30, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
25 Kilometres
Bergerac
Nearest Barpub
4 Kilometres
St Felix de Villadeix
Nearest Golf
10 Kilometres
Chateau Le Merle
Nearest Train
20 Kilometres
Lalinde
Nearest Motorway
20 Kilometres
A89
Nearest Restaurant
10 Kilometres
Le P'tit Factory
Nearest Ski
250 Kilometres
Mont Dore
Nearest Beach
10 Kilometres
Beach at Lac (Lake) Neufont

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday farmhouse in Saint-Laurent-des-Bâtons, Dordogne

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
High Season 2017
30 Jun 2017 - 2 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,580
for 7 nights
£1,580
 
 
High season 2018
30 Jun 2018 - 1 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
£1,675
for 7 nights
£1,675
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
£1,150
for 7 nights
£1,150
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £500

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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