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Country House With Mature Private Gardens And Heated Pool



Updated: 21-Nov-2016
Country House in Labastidette, Near Cahors and Gourdon, Lot, Midi-Pyrenees - Easy Access To Lot And Dordogne Valleys

L'Ermitage is a lovely restored country house in mature private gardens set in the midst of beautiful French countryside. Situated in the Bouriane, a pretty area of trees, hills and rolling farmland lying midway between the valleys of the Lot and Dordogne. Weekly markets, shops and restaurants can be found in nearby market towns. Country setting but convenient for A20 autoroute and RN20 (D820) giving easy access to the surrounding area including the medieval town of Gourdon and historic Cahors set within a loop on the river Lot. Domme, Sarlat, Rocamadour, Padirac and the river Dordogne are a short drive north, and equidistant southwards is the unspoilt valley of the river Lot with riverside hamlets and the beautiful village of St-Cirq-Lapopie set in a cliff face overlooking the river. Traditional festivals and fetes are often held in nearby villages and the area is ideal for day trips, walking, canoeing and golf.

  • Sleeps 10
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms, 2 Separate Toilets
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Bookable online

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About the Owner

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Speaks English, French

Guestbook comments from the manager

What an amazing "gite"

Beautiful location with great views.

The acoustics in the main room are fantastic.... Beethoven's Fifth Symphony has never sounded better!

Rob & Barb, Stafford.
Jun 2015
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Secluded French Paradise

  • 5 of 5

We travelled from Australia and stayed for a week in this beautiful, traditional rural French home, surrounded by lush trees and rolling hills. It has a fascinating pre French Revolution pigeonnaire inside and large spacious rooms. The home was so appealing we would have stayed for months. We did many day trips to the surrounding towns to see castles, monasteries, rivers and bridges. The markets in Sarlat were amazing too. We enjoyed cooking our meals in the well equiped kitchens, yes there are two cooking areas. It really felt like a different world leaving the hustle of our working life behind and totally relaxing in this hidden gem. We would totally recommend anyone wanting a getaway to hire a car and stay at L'Ermitage, we will definitely come back again. Thanks so much for sharing your home with travellers like us.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Brive, Toulouse, Bergerac, Rodez, Limoges at 35 Miles Car: necessary

Special interest holidays:

The property is set in the midst of superb walking country and guided walks are available on request.


GPS co-ords: N 44' 37.892 E 001' 28.244. Channel ports- approx 500 miles/8 hours (easy access via A20 autoroute from Paris). Flydrive airports (miles)- Brive (36), Toulouse (85), Rodez (75), Bergerac (62) or Limoges (109) (all between 50mins to 2 hours drive). We can arrange transport to and from these local airports at a reasonable charge. Use of a car is recommended to enable you to make the most of your stay. (Direct summer flights now available from Scotland and several other UK departures).


Distances (in miles)- Nearby villages: Frayssinet(2.5), St.Germain du Bel Air(3). Main towns: Gourdon(11), Cahors(18), Brive(45), Montauban(54), Bergerac(62), Perigueux(80), Toulouse(86). Points of interest: Rocamadour(22), St-Cirq-Lapopie(23), Domme(24), Gouffre de Padirac(26), Sarlat(28).

Further Details:

Nearby facilities - bar and restaurant (1 mile). Shops, a cafe/bar and restaurant can be found at St.Germain du Bel Air(3 miles). A wider range of shops, a supermarket, a cafe/bar, restaurants and a bank are available at Labastide Murat (6 miles). An excellent choice of shops, supermarkets, banks, restaurants and cafes can be found at both Gourdon (11 miles) and Cahors (18 miles). Outdoor swimming pools nearby at St.Germain(3) and Labastide Murat(6). Waterpark (Quercyland) at Souillac(28). Internet connection available at Labastide Murat(6).

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
1-17 Dec 2016
1 Dec 2016 - 17 Dec 2016
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Christmas/New Year
18 Dec 2016 - 6 Jan 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
7 Jan 2017 - 31 Jan 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Feb 2017 - 31 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Oct 2017 - 30 Nov 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Dec 2017 - 16 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
25% deposit at time of booking. Full payment 8 weeks before arrival.

Changeover Day:
Changeover is normally Saturday, however arrival/departure days and times are flexible and negotiable depending on other bookings.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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

  • house


  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove


  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area


  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television

Pool / Spa

  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool


  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm

Location Type

  • rural


  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • restaurants
  • winery tours

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • diving
  • caving
  • swimming
  • tennis


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure
  • Toilet 1 - Toilet
  • Toilet 2 - Toilet
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom with shower, separate wc. Private shower room and separate wc to Bedroom 1.


  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Bedroom 4
  • Bedroom 5
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 8-10 (5 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedrooms 1, 2 and 3: with double beds. Bedroom 4: with twin beds (4+5 adjoining twin bedrooms with shared staircase) Bedroom 5: with twin beds (4+5 adjoining twin bedrooms with shared staircase) (in bedrooms 4+ 5, two of the 4 beds are campbeds and best suited for teenagers/young adults)


  • Bicycles
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Tennis ...
  • 1 bicycles


  • Self-catering


  • Notes on accommodation: Books, DVD films and music CDs can be borrowed if required. Wifi connection included. Outside: Set in mature private gardens with barbecue and patio/terrace with outside dining table and chairs. (please note the pool is heated from June-September.......if pool heating is required outwith this period an extra charge will apply) Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and bed linen provided. Other: Garden includes barbecue area.

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