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Luxury 5* Manor Rectory 16 Century.Beautiful View Heated Pool Air Conditionning



Updated: 24-Oct-2016
4 Bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, sleeps 5 to 7 + children

This delightful rectory has been fully restored to create very comfortable accommodation (5 stars french admistrationI Agrément préfectoral N° 4620900002 ) tv, dvd,music, safe,wifi in all bedrooms. The house is set in secluded grounds opposite the castle and the church of Nadaillac. Nearest shopping is at St Julien de Lampon. All the best site of the Dordogne valley are very close (30 mn). The shady terrace, which runs along the back of the house, overlook the pool (5x10) and enjoys views across the countryside. From the terrace a door leads into an inner hallway off which there is a bathroom and a double bedrooms with television and cables. The kitchen is well equipped with microwave, dishwasher and fridge/freezer. To the left of the hallway there is a large sitting-dinning room with exposed beams, stone fireplace and a large refectory-style dining with medieval high backed chairs. Stairs lead from the sitting room to the first floor where all the rooms have exposed beams and wooden floors. There are tree large bedro

The Dordogne: The Dordogne or Périgord region is one of the most beautiful parts of France, well known to the French for its food and wine. There is a saying, “En Périgord, on mange bien, on boit bien”. Périgord is the home of the truffle and foie gras. Numerous local restaurants, with all regional delights, tempt the casual visitor. As a world centre of prehistory, the Dordogne offers countless caves for exploration. The world-renowned Lascaux and Font de Gaume, with their cave paintings and artefact's, are both close by. The national museum of prehistory, only 30 minutes away in Les Eyzies, provides a good starting point. Entrance is free on the first Sunday of every month. Within easy range, too, are chateaux and bastides – medieval fortified towns – which mark turning points of history, from Viking and English domination, to the resistance of the French Protestants. Rocamadour, one of the most beatifull catolique village of France and the most popular.

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More Details
  • Sleeps 7
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

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About the Owner

Manager of hotel restaurant (5 stars)

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Speaks English, French, Spanish, Arabic, ENGLISH FRENCH

26 Reviews

based on 26 holidaymaker reviews


A perfect hideaway :-)

  • 5 of 5

Wer Ruhe sucht, ist in diesem wunderschönen Haus absolut richtig. Wir (Eltern, zwei Kinder, ein Aupair und Hund) und ein befreundetes Ehepaar haben dieses Jahr zwei wunderbare Wochen dort verbringen dürfen. Dieses authentische und aufwendig und viel mit Blick fürs Detail eingerichtete Haus lässt keine Wünsche offen. Dem Charme dieses alten Hauses kann sich wohl niemand entziehen. Man merkt deutlich, dass der Besitzer, Herr Bappel, sich vorab sehr viele Gedanken gemacht hat und wohl auch an Kosten für die Restaurierung nicht gespart hat. Die Einrichtung ist vollständig und sehr umfangreich, aber dennoch nicht übertrieben modern sondern recht authentisch. Es gab nichts, was wir nicht vermisst hätten. Besonders die Raumgestaltung der Schlafräume im Obergeschoss ist märchenhaft schön und romantisch.

Das großen Wohnzimmer mit dem riesigen offenen Kamin bietet sieben Personen mehr als genügend Platz und die gemeinsamen Mahlzeiten am der großen Tafel in Nähe des Kamins lässt einen die Zeit vergessen.

Das Haus selbst liegt absolut ruhig und lädt so wirklich zum Erholen ein. Leider konnten wir im März natürlich den wunderschönen Pool noch nicht nutzen, aber jene Gäste, die über den Sommer anreisen, werden ihn sicherlich ausgiebig genießen.

Landschaftlich ist es wunderschön und man sollte die Zeit dort auch nutzen, sich die vielfältigen Kulturangebote nicht entgehen zu lassen. Wir waren täglich unterwegs und haben die historischen Stätten im groben Umkreis von ca. 150 km besichtigt. Von jung bis alt, es ist für jeden etwas dabei.

Wir alle sind uns einig, dass dies einer der schönsten und erholsamsten Urlaub war (zumindest, seitdem wir Kinder haben ;-)) und wir werden dieses Haus sicherlich als eines der schönsten Ferienressorts gut im Gedächtnis behalten und bei Gelegenheit sicherlich gerne wieder hierher zurückkehren.

Besonders zu erwähnen ist auch die freundliche und hilfsbereit Art von Frau Delmas, der Hausverwalterin vor Ort, sowie die stetige Fürsorge von Herrn Bappel, der uns mehrmals während unseres Aufenthaltes telefonisch kontaktierte um sicherzustellen, dass es uns an nichts fehlt. Man merkt, dass Herr Bappel sich diesem Haus mit Leib und Seele verschrieben hat und dies spiegelt dieses tolle Feriendomizil absolut wider.

Lieber Herr Bappel, vielen Dank dafür, dass Sie dieses Haus so wunderbar erhalten, und wir wünschen Ihnen noch viele Gäste, die Le Presbytere genauso lieben und schätzen lernen wie wir.

Familie Hoffmeister

  • Review Submitted: May 8, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Madame, Monsieur Hoffmeister, That so nice to read your coment this evening. That make me so happy and so pround about our house. Thank you so, so much ! I feel so good and I am very exiting to keep going like this to make my guest so glad . All my very best regards. Philippe
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Our House

  • 5 of 5

This has been our second year at the Presbythere and still it was as magical and wonderful as the first time.

The surroundings are just magnificent. Our neighbors are: a 17h century castle and a beautiful gothic chapel on the left whose bell rings faithfully twice a day. The little village of Nadaillac is quiet with a simple but delicious restaurant, don't worry you'l, find all the necessities in Souillac which is only fifteen minutes away by car. There is also a plethora of farmers markets in all the villages surrounding the Presbythere.

The house is majestuous and yet feels homey and comfortable ; most rooms are ensuite and we never encountered any problems with arragment considering the number of guests. Each room is well appointed with sheets, comporter, blankets and plenty of towels in the bathrooms.

The kitchen is a delight with a beautiful view and is fit with you'll need to prepare a delicious diner( if you are into it !) or a complete breakfast with the croissants delivered to the house from the restaurant , La Chastrusse, right in town.

Marie and her husband Maurice, the caretakers will welcome you with kindness

and warmth and will always be available if you need anything.

Philippe, the owner, is a pleasure to deal with, always answering any questions very promptly and will make sure that you sejour will be an unforgetable experience.

We really have nothing négative to say about this rental or about our stay in the region as a matter of fact we already reserved for next year and look forward to settle in one more time.

Five stars all the way!

  • Review Submitted: Nov 8, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Merci beaucoup Monsieur Laurent Paul de vos compliments. Ils me touchent énormément et me donnent du courage pour continuer à vouloir faire plaisir et donner du bonheur à tous les prochains locataires. Mille mercis encore . Philippe Bappel
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Lovely and peaceful house to share with friends

  • 5 of 5

In May, we had a brilliant week at Le Presbytere with both our families and a few friends. The weather was a perfect 22 to 26 degrees all week. So we lounged by the pool, or explored the areas castles and walks. The house is fantastic. Very spacious and easy to enjoy. The owners were very helpful and easy to deal with. We are looking forward to return next year ! Just beautiful. Can't recommend this place enough. Loved it!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 11, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fantastic place, heated pool perfect, quality5*

  • 5 of 5

Fantastic Place !

Fabulous family fun in jaw dropping location

Every year it is a challenge to find a suitable spot for our family holiday. With 3 kids, their grandparents, and our two lovely labs, finding a place where everyones needs are fulfilled and nobody gets bored can be tricky to say the least.

Philippe gave us the space to do just that. The adults had a magnificent time exploring the prehistoric caves and historical sights that are close by, not to mention the amazing local cuisine. If you like wine and cheese your heading to the right place believe me, the food and craft markets in the charming local towns are simply amazing.

The kids went wild for the sports on offer in the region. Not a single complaint of boredom (unheard of from my lot) for the whole holiday. In the end though, the house is the real attraction. The jaw dropping views, the friendly old horses, the open fire, the fact that you cant see a trace of civilisation apart from a cow farmer on the opposite side of the valley. All in all, pure magic. Imagine the kids going wild in the heated pool, my parents relaxing on the balcony or in the garden with a glass of wine and their books, and my wife and I floating between them and the kitchen (or more often the outside barbeque). It was a truly blissful time. I can not recommend it more highly.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 11, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nice place but poorly described

  • 3 of 5

The place is lovely, the house is lovely with a big pool, and a well equipped kitchen and the local rep M. De Mas was very friendly and we had a great time - However....

The house does not sleep 8, even in the description it only lists 7 beds. There is a sofa bed in the living room but with 8 people, for instance 4 couples who gets the sofa bed?! In comparison to the 3 double bedrooms which are beautiful the sofa bed would be a very disappointing 'short straw'.

There are 4 showers in the house but only 3 toilets so the master bedroom and the single bedroom share a toilet in the tiny bathroom attributed to the single room.

The single room plus its small bathroom across the hall are combined perhaps as large as half of the master bedroom. Another short straw situation.

The description lists all of the following, none which the place has (this was not so much a problem for us as we did not have children or any disabled guests, and are not obsessed with water) :

Hot tub, fitness room, bottled water, filtered water, PC, toiletries, water-cooler, wood stove, tiled stove (there is a BBQ), ice maker, wet bar (?!), games room, pool table, pingpong, video games.

Disabled access- there is a relatively steep set of steps up to the front door and this is the only access to the property.

As I say, these were of little issue to us but if you were choosing this house based on it's extras or it's ability to comfortably accommodate 8 adults you may be disappointed.

You will definitely need a car, there is one restaurant close by which is good and the staff friendly, but they have only one seating in the evening so book early. All other restaurants (several good ones in and around Soulliac) are only reachable by car.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 22, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Bonjour Mr Paul Grey, I am verry sorry reading your coment. Thank you also for your 2 lignes of compliment about the house. I understand you liked the house even though you were expecting more service and furnitures. No one ever complain about this before, because usually, if guests need something, an equipement for example, they phone and I organise myself to provide it in a short delay A lot of furniture are available on request. For example, all the game for children are in the seller of the house (ping pong, badminton, football, tennis , basket ball, petanque ect...) I have done the best to make pictures high quality and view from sky to show exactly the house. On my web site, we indicate the square meters of all the rooms , bedrooms, bathrooms of the house. The house is fully equiped for eighth person and some guest do not mind to share their bedroom ( 28, 29 square meters) with their children. I have already corrected on the website the mistake about some furniture's which were not anymore available. Philippe Bappel
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Comfortable historic home in Dordogne

  • 5 of 5

My daughter and son-in-law and my husband and I spent a wonderful week in this historic home. The grounds and setting were lovely, with fruit trees and native flowers and a large, inviting pool. We were very comfortable in the house, which maintains its historic character but has all the modern conveniences. One large bedroom is on the ground floor, the others up a somewhat steep staircase. The kitchen is well stocked, and cozy; we ate many meals there, including breakfasts with freshly baked croissants supplied by the local bakery.

The owner was wonderful to work with. Before our arrival, he responded promptly to all my emails and we worked out all details together. He was very flexible about our arrival time - we had run into travel problems with the rail system - and he was at the house to greet us when we arrived. A very pleasant man, he made us feel right at home.

This is an excellent home base for touring the Dordogne region. I highly recommend this property!!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 13, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, Thank you so much! It's a real pleasure to do this for my guest. My best souvenirs. Philippe
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From the Owner

Give a exeptionnal pleasure with historic house with top quality of services. All on the best area in France between Sarlat and Rocamadour. Agrément 5 * préfectoral N° 4620900002 by the french administration

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : BRIVE - NESPOULS at 20 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : SOUILLAC at 8 Kilometres Nearest Ferry : BORDEAUX at 150 Kilometres Nearest Golf : SOUILLAC at 10 Kilometres Nearest Train : SOUILLAC at 8 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : SOUILLAC at 8 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : NADAILLAC DE ROUGE at 200 Metres Nearest Ski : PYRENEES at 250 Kilometres Nearest Beach : BORDEAUX at 150 Kilometres Car: recommended

We are in Dordogne vallées near Souillac (5km) and between Sarlat (15 km) and Rocamadour (12km).

The river Dordogne are at 2km from the house;

All site like Beynac, Dome, La Roque Gageac, Lascaux, Les Eyzies are at less tham 30 minutes drive.

The house is on one of three hilltop villages within sight (and a short drive) of each other. The beautiful village of Nadaillac captivates the visitor with deer, flower displays and an excellent restaurant. Its illuminated church tower is a landmark at night. St Julien, with fresh bread daily, offers several excellent restaurants. The house, Presbytere, is perched atop Escamps, a hamlet of just a few houses, free from intrusion and visitor activity. An enjoyable 30 minute drive to the south lies the medieval town of Sarlat; a similar distance to the west is Les Eyzies, the ‘capital of prehistory’, while to the north are the celebrated caves of Lascaux, where images of bison and deer. And Rocamadour at 30 mn, one of the most wonderfull village.


Golf: 3 golfs very near 10km, 20 km and 25 km.

18 holes beatifull contryside


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
1 Oct 2016 - 28 Oct 2016
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
November to December
29 Oct 2016 - 23 Dec 2016
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Christmas New year
24 Dec 2016 - 2 Jan 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
January to Mars
7 Jan 2017 - 31 Mar 2017
6 night minimum stay
for 6 nights
April and May
1 Apr 2017 - 2 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
3 Jun 2017 - 16 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
17 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
July 2 first weeks
1 Jul 2017 - 14 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
July 15th to August 25th
15 Jul 2017 - 25 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
August last week
26 Aug 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
September 2 first weeks
2 Sep 2017 - 15 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
September week 3 and 4
16 Sep 2017 - 29 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
30 Sep 2017 - 27 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
28 Oct 2017 - 22 Dec 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
23 Dec 2017 - 5 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Cleaning and linen £89
Pet Fee £0
Stay tax €3 per night, per person. This amount will be due to the manager upon arrival. Does not apply to children under 18 years.

A 50% deposit is required at the time of booking. The balance is due 10 weeks before arrival.
- A damage/ breakage security deposit of 500€ is payable with the final payment and will be
less the cost of any damage or breakages.
- Bath, hand towels and all bed linen are included in the price.
- Utility costs are all included in the quot

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Updated: 24-Oct-2016
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From the Owner

Agrément 5 * préfectoral N° 4620900002 by the french administration

Property Type

  • chateau / country house


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Historic
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Fireplace
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Safe
  • Security System
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wood Stove


  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Gourmet Kitchen
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area


  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Table Football
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Player
  • Video Games
  • Video Library

Pool / Spa

  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...

Onsite Services

  • Car Available
  • Car Optional
  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff


  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • smoking allowed

Location Type

  • rural
  • town
  • village
  • waterfront


  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • rain forests
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • volcano
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
  • zoo

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • pier fishing
  • diving
  • caving
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

Floor Area

  • 300 m²


  • Bathroom 3 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 4 - Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • All bath room as been renoved with a very nice fourniture as a luxury hotel. hairdriyer, safe.tv, cd players, very good quality of bed and bedding and towels.


  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 Double Bed, 1 Child Bed, 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 3 - 2 Large Double Bed, 1 Cot
  • We provide towels, dressing gowns, chambermaid, garden and on request a good chef for cuisine cooking. Very good quality of bed and all services. One person can come everyday for cleaning. Size of the rooms : bedroom 1 22 m2 bedroom 2 27m2 bedroom 3 15m2 bedroom 4 28m2 all with bathrooms !


  • Balcony
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Canoe
  • Child's Swing
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Large Cooler
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Patio
  • Veranda
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Small Cooler
  • Tennis ...
  • Terrace
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 4 bicycles
  • 7 garden chairs
  • 7 deck chairs


  • Self-catering


  • This superb large rectory has been buld in the 15 century. The style has been inspired by the Chartreuse (Carthusian monastery) with all the beauty of a Perigordine stone house and the modern facilities for maximum comfort. The entrance hall leads to a very large salon (over 45sq m) which enjoys the fantastic panoramic view of the valley, there are large doors leading to the outside terrace. The house has many features such as stone flooring, beautiful oak beams and a large stone open fire place.. The principle bedroom is located on the ground floor. A mezzanine on the first floor .The house is full of light and is beautifully decorated throughout. The 10m x 5m, swimming pool has a delightful waterfall. The pool's specifically designed Roman steps and soft padded lining are ideal for young children.

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