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Holiday Cottage with Private Pool



Updated: 20-Feb-2017
  • Sleeps 8
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Bookable online

About the property

Cottage near Sarlat, Aquitaine - Dordogne, France - Stunning Views over Unspoilt Countryside

The ground floor consists of a large comfortable farmhouse style kitchen / living room with cobbled floor, open fireplace. A large 'summer room', with views out over unspoiled countryside, TV (with UK satellite), DVD, Free WiFi,and a shower room and WC. The first floor consists of 3 good size bedrooms, 1 bedroom with double bed, 1 twin bedroom and 1 twin room with bunk beds and a further bathroom / shower room and W.C. (additional sleeping accommodation is available downstairs on double bed settee and if needed a baby cot can be provided at no extra charge). There is an extensive garden with a large private courtyard with original stone bread oven. The 10m x 5m swimming pool has a large terraced area, and a 'summer kitchen' with fridge. The house is situated at the end of the village with no through access for vehicles other than those visiting the house and as such is very child safe, there is however good parking for guests.

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

Steve Palmer
Member since: 2009
Speaks English, French
Calendar last updated:
20 February, 2017

1 Reviews

5/5 -
(1 traveller reviews)


An extraordinarily beautiful house!

  • 5 of 5

When we arrived at La Croix, it was breath-takingly beautiful! The house and the many seating areas were quirky and fascinating. The views over the valley were stunning, particularly at sunset. The pool was well-maintained, as was the garden and the beautiful flowers.

The communication and help that we had from Stephen, the owner, was second to none. We had a visit from the lady who looks after the property on the last day and she brought us fresh artichokes and a bottle of wine.

I was there with my family, including 2 small children and would recommend this for a chill-out holiday. Our intention was to relax by the pool - but the weather had other ideas ): However, we did get out and about to visit dome of the gorgeous sites around. The area is so close to some great sites, river (canoeing), caves, chateaux - too much to chose from!

Thank you for a wonderful week in a most charming house! Want to go back now!!!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 22, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind review, The house has been part of us for many years, our children grew up there and still enjoy being there with us, when they can, don't seem to be able to shake them off ! Steve and Gilly Palmer
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Activity and Interests


Bergerac Airport 70km. Bordeaux Airport 160km. Train link from Paris at Brive la Gaillard 35km (Paris 4 hrs). Driving distance from channel ports 8/10 hours. Car hire or own car is essential.


The pre-historic cave paintings at Lascaux II 5km. The beautiful mediaeval town of Sarlat 20km. Perigueux 45km. Les Eyzies 14km. Swimming lake (Tamnies) 15km. Canoeing 5km. Horse riding 2km (St Léon). There are also a wide variety of restaurants and cafes within a 10km radius to suit all tastes. The local tourist Information Office in Montignac can help you plan a programme of sites of interest and a selection of information leaflets will be left in the house for your arrival.

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Rate 3
20 May 2017 - 23 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 4
24 Jun 2017 - 7 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 5
8 Jul 2017 - 25 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 6
26 Aug 2017 - 15 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 7
16 Sep 2017 - 20 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 8
21 Oct 2017 - 27 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 9
28 Oct 2017 - 15 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 10
16 Dec 2017 - 5 Jan 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £225
Pet Fee £25

Booking Notes:
Deposit of 25% to confirm booking, balance payable 8 weeks prior to holiday. Returnable breakage deposit £225. (payment by cheque which will be returned to you). Free WIFI. End of let cleaning no charge for two week lets, £25 supliment for 1 week lets. Heating / electricity cost included. Wood for fire included . Bed linen / towels. 1st. set no charge, extra sets 6/5 Euros. Cot/highchair, no charge (request on reservation, please supply own linen for cot).

Changeover Day:
Changeover day is Saturday, guests are asked to leave before 10am and to arrive after 5pm. (we will try to accommodate variations if at all possible outside peak periods).

Notes on prices:
Prices are for the property per week in UK Pounds and Euros. Discount available for long winter lets.

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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Updated: 20-Feb-2017


Property Type

  • farmhouse


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Ceiling Fans
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Free Wifi


  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area


  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool


  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm

Location Type

  • rural
  • village


  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • forests
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • ruins

Leisure Activities

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

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • tennis


  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Shower room 2 - Shower Enclosure
  • Ground floor shower room with wash basin and WC. 1st. floor shower room with wash basin and WC.


  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6/8 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with king size double bed. Bedroom 2 with twin beds. Bedroom 3 with bunk beds.


  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Tennis


  • Self-catering

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • pets considered
  • children welcome


  • Notes on accommodation: La Croix is the last house before the meadow/woodland, there is no through traffic so it is safe for children. Outside: La Croix is situated in 5 hectares of woodland with it's own well tended garden, there are 2 sets of garden furniture 1 in the courtyard under the bread oven roof, ideal for dining outside in the evening and another set on the kitchen patio at the front of the house, barbecue and barbecue equipment are provided. The 10x5m private pool has a summer kitchen with fridge, sunbeds and sun shades and spectacular views over the valley towards the west. Utility Room: Large storage, ironing board etc. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: The property will be cleaned for your arrival. Cleaning for two week bookings free, £60 sup. for 1 week bookings. Linen and towels included (not beach towels) additional changes charged at 6/5 € arranged with our agent on request.

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