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Fabulous, well equipped stone house with private pool, near Sarlat, Dordogne

Overview

Property

Updated: 10-Oct-2016
Sleeps 8 comfortably in 4 en-suite double bedrooms with toilet & shower/bath

'Coffee With Susan' a wonderful detached house in the hamlet of L'Homond, 5-miles from Sarlat - the beautiful 16th Century town in the heart of the Dordogne. The house is within 20-30 minutes drive or easy cycle-range of many of the Dordogne's most attractive spots. The house features: Open plan & airy ground floor day-room, well equipped kitchen (Microwave, fridge freezer, hob & oven, dishwasher) & dining area (with farmhouse table that seats 10). 4 large double bedrooms; walk-in dressing rooms & en-suite toilet & shower/bath. Large, beamed upstairs lounge with TV, DVD player, Hi-Fi & WiFi internet access. Under-floor heating & wood burner.

Utility room with washing machine, chest freezer & secure storage area. Private, fenced pool (open May - Sept) with patio area & sun loungers and further patio area with outdoor furniture, sun shades & BBQ.

There are 2 Out-buildings: 1 with Table Tennis, Boules area & a shaded terrace, the other our old tobacco barn.

  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Wheelchair access
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

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Speaks English, French

Guestbook comments from the owner

The house has been nicely converted and was very comfortable and well equipped. Thanks for the baby equipment.The garden and pool were lovely.
May 2010
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16 Reviews

4.8
based on 16 holidaymaker reviews

5

Gem of a property in a gem of a location

  • 5 of 5

This is our second stay in the Dordogne and yet again we were not disappointed. 'Coffee with Susan' is a lovingly converted barn with great amenities that made our stay enjoyable. The weather was fantastic too!

The location is quite remote but suited what we were looking for - a must though to go to the small boulangerie in Carlux for the bread and croissants, amazing!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 14, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are pleased that your stay was all that you were looking forward to. Thank you for looking after the house so well too.
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Very happy with it-good

  • 3 of 5

Loved the region & accommodation was good. Very clean & well maintained. Good service & briefing notes from manager. Pool was essential & very good . Would recommend it. Good location & recommendations from manger on restaurants was excellent.

Needs a name on the house as GPS had us entering town from wrong direction & took some time to find it initially although it is only a small town.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 11, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are glad that you had an enjoyable stay at our house. Thanks for the feedback about the house sign - we have ordered a new sign for future guests.
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5

Excelllent house for a family holiday

  • 5 of 5

The house is exactly as described with a good sized pool and a sensible deep end, much fun was had playing water polo or relaxing on the lilos!

The layout of the house is excellent with each bedroom having an ensuite bathroom which is a huge benefit when sharing with other families or you have older children who want their own privacy. The house was very clean and tidy and communication from the owner was excellent prior to the rental.

There is plenty to do in the area Sarlat is only a 15 min drive and even in the height of summer the roads are not too busy. We would recommend canoeing at Cap Evasion Saint Julien de Lampon just across the river bridge on the right

We also took a trip to the Velorail du Perigord which was about an 1hr and 20mins away which was great fun for the whole family pedalling the kart to the top of the railway and then racing back down

Lots of choice locally and in Sarlat for food - we had an excellent meal at St Julihan Restaurant which serves a good variety of food to suit most tastes

Cycling and walking is good either on road on the converted railways. If you are a keen cyclist the roads are good and there are plenty of hills to train on!

In summary thanks to Sue for a very enjoyable and relaxing family holiday

  • Review Submitted: Aug 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are delighted that you all had a great holiday and thank you for looking after the house so well.
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5

practicing retirement

  • 5 of 5

Excellent all round

  • Review Submitted: Jul 29, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect for Families

  • 5 of 5

There were 6 of us (4 adults, 2 teenagers) for one week. Being familiar with the Dordogne area, we knew we wanted to stay a bit off the beaten path, but still be near all the wonderful attractions the area has to offer. We also knew that we needed sufficient space for everybody to have some 'alone time', but also bring the family together. The house fit the bill perfectly! With a well-eqipped kitchen, separate bathrooms, a pool, table tennis, and a delightful patio we were able to cook, play games and relax after busy days sightseeing. Absolutely loved visiting Sarlat (repeatedly) as well as Carlux (great restaurant and bakery). The listing was accurate, the property clean and well-maintained and Sue provided fabulous customer service---I can recommend this property without hesitation.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 27, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for looking after the house so well Roni. We are glad that you all enjoyed your stay.
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5

Perfect honeymoon retreat

  • 5 of 5

After a busy few weeks moving house and getting married, we arrived needing some quiet and a place to relax. This turned out to be the perfect place.

The house was spotlessly clean and in good condition and we were impressed by how cool it was inside considering the heat outside. The well equipped kitchen meant that we could easily cook for ourselves .

We enjoyed using the private pool and laying about in the sun on the loungers. In the evening, we ate in the outside dining area watching the sun go down.

The area around the house is quite rural but thanks to the information from Sue, we found a rustic restaurant which you could walk to and there was plenty to see and do a short drive away. We recommend visiting Sarlat and Domme and canoeing along the river from Carsac.

Would recommend for quiet and relaxing hols in an area where there is plenty to see and do.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 26, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are thrilled that you had a wonderful honeymoon - we thought that it would suit you perfectly.
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Location

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Brive - Souillac at 50 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : at 3 Miles Nearest Ferry : Caen at 380 Miles Nearest Golf : at 5 Miles Nearest Train : Sarlat at 9 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : A20 Sarlat/Souillac at 18 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : at 3 Miles Car: necessary

The house is in the hamlet of L'Homond, near to the village of Prats De Carlux, 5-miles from Sarlat in the French Dordogne - the beautiful 16th Century Medieval town, in the heart of the Dordogne. The rental house is within 20-30 minutes drive or easy cycle-range of many of the Dordogne's most attractive spots and 5 minutes drive from the River Dordogne itself. L'Homond is in a network of small roads that are a joy to walk or cycle; there is a network of quiet country lanes connecting the many small hamlets and villages within a 10 mile radius of the house.

The immediate area around the house is a conservation area known as the Enea Valley. The Dordogne and the Vezere River valleys offer wonderful countryside. There are spectacular gorges channelling broad tranquil rivers that are clean and beautiful.

Other Activities close by : outdoor 'adventure ropes centre' in the trees, canoeing

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Autumn/Winter Season
29 Oct 2016 - 24 Mar 2017
4 night minimum stay
£550
for 4 nights
From
£115
£820
 
 
Spring Season
25 Mar 2017 - 19 May 2017
4 night minimum stay
£650
for 4 nights
From
£140
£970
 
 
Early Summer
20 May 2017 - 23 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,050
for 7 nights
£1,050
 
 
Mid-Summer
24 Jun 2017 - 21 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,380
for 7 nights
£1,380
 
 
Summer
22 Jul 2017 - 25 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,910
for 7 nights
£1,910
 
 
Late Summer
26 Aug 2017 - 29 Sep 2017
4 night minimum stay
£781
for 4 nights
£1,300
 
 
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
£690
for 5 nights
From
£120
£830
 

Additional pricing information

card fees £30
linen & towels £60
Refundable Damage Deposit £400

Heating - During Low Season is approx. £45 per week.
Cleaning - Clients are expected to leave the house clean and tidy and in the same condition as when they arrived. If housekeeper is required to clean above and beyond normal levels of cleanliness then a fee of £75 will be deducted from the deposit.

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Facilities

Property Type

  • house

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions

General

  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer ...
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys

Pool / Spa

  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool

Suitability

  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible

Location Type

  • rural
  • village

Attractions

  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
  • zoo

Leisure Activities

  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • swimming
  • tennis

Floor Area

  • 180 m²

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath with Shower, Shower Enclosure, There is a bath and separate shower in this room
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 3 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 4 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • The large downstairs bathroom is suitable for a wheel chair user. Please contact the owner for details.

Bedrooms

  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed, 1 Cot, The cot can be located in any room
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
  • Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
  • Everyone has their own space and privacy. Ground Floor - one large double bedroom with large bathroom and glazed barn door to patio area. One large twin bedded room with separate dressing room, toilet/shower room and French doors to patio area. First Floor - one large double bedroom with dressing room and toilet/shower room. One large twin bedded room with separate dressing room and toilet/shower room.

Outside

  • Beach Towels
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue ...
  • Patio
  • 10 garden chairs
  • 8 deck chairs

Meals

  • Self-catering

Notes:

  • The downstairs bedrooms are suitable for the elderly, infirm or anyone in a wheelchair. The pool is open from mid-May to end of Sept. Well behaved pets considered - on request to owner.

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