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Detached House With Lovely gardens and small pool.

Bedrooms 2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights

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Minimum Stay
5 - 7 nights

About the property

House in Siorac En Perigord, Perigord Noir, Dordogne, France - Situated In A Small Hamlet, Within Easy Reach Of Beautiful Hilltop Villages

The detached house is very attractive and was built using the lovely golden stone often used in the Perigord Noir. There are lovely views from most of the light and airy rooms and it is a very well equipped comfortable house. The private attractive garden is ideal for eating outside, relaxation or play and there is a small above ground pool which would be in use (from June until October). It is (15 ft diameter) which is lovely for those hot sunny days in which to cool off and which provides plenty of fun for the children. There is a small road which runs through the hamlet, but has very little traffic and if you are a lover of golf there are 2 golf courses only 5 and 10 minutes walk away. Siorac and the medieval town of Belves are only a 5-10 minute drive away. There is a supermarket and a very good restaurant in Siorac. In the medieval town of Belves there are several small shops, restaurants and bars.

Jean Koffman
Member since: 2009
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
17 February, 2017

About Jean Koffman

My husband and I are both retired now and use the cottage in between rentals for holidays and enjoy keeping the garden looking good and refreshing the decor whenever needed.

Jean Koffman purchased this house in 2004

Why Jean Koffman chose Perigord Noir

We began searching France for a holiday home in 2001 and eventually decided on the Dordogne because of the weather and there are so many beautiful and historic places to visit, such as Beynac, La Roque Gageac, Sarlat and many more.

What makes this house unique

Originally we were looking for an old French cottage, but there didn't seem to be many in our price range. The Estate Agent took us around "Le Pigeonier" and changed our minds about an old property. We liked the fact that it was do light and airy, whereas old properties are a little bit dark and musty. The property is very convenient for all the beauty spots and there are plenty of shops and restaurants nearby.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We have only owned the house for 7 years but in that time have had several guests coming back 3 or 4 times.
Nov 2009
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(3 traveller reviews)



  • 5 of 5

Fabulous house. Pool a godsend. Basement lounge so useful. House really clean and well appointed. Comfortable beds and furniture. Garden ideal for sun or shade. Location quiet but not isolated. Nearby river beaches were great. Sarlat a must visit. Don't miss Souillac for restaurants, water park and market - automaton museum was weird (good weird!!).The website description totally accurate. Supermarket very near. I could not recommend this house too highly. Have been taking privately owned houses in France for 20 years plus and never had one better and the owners were extremely helpful. To sum up on return to UK in 2012 knew couldn't book 2013 but booked 2014, 2 years in advance - enough said!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 30, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2012
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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A Great Property

  • 5 of 5

Due to commitments at home we were looking for a property with a flexible start date as so many insist on a Saturday change over. The owners were very helpful and we were able to start our holiday on Monday. The property description was accurate and on arrival the house was as we had expected from the description.

The location of the property is perfect for visiting many of the attractions in the Dordogne. We were only at the property for 5 days, but in that time we visited 3 ch?teau and went kayaking along the Dordogne river and probably didn't travel further than around 25 miles from the property.

Although situated along a quiet contry lane with probably no more than half a dozen passing cars per day, within a five minute drive you are in Siorac with a large supermarket and other amenities and also canoe/kayak hire. Our two kids loved the pool, as did we. The house was very well equipped and we wanted for nothing. We would definitely recommend this property to anyone wanting to visit this area of the Dordogne.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 18, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2013
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Steve Thank you so much for you review of our house in the Dordogne. Really pleased that you enjoyed it so much!! Best Wishes, Jean and Erick Koffman
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The Perfect Holiday!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for 2 weeks at this beautiful, relaxing holiday home, and we already cannot wait to go back! We visited with our 2 year old daughter, so the enclosed garden and pool were perfect for her. The house itself was very well equipped and had everything we needed. Ideal location on a very peaceful lane, but just a 5 minute drive to Siorac, which is a very pretty little town and has a great bakery and takeaway pizza place. We visited somewhere different every morning, and never had to drive more than 30 minutes, so again, a great location to see lots of the Dordogne. The owners could not have been more helpful and provided lots of information and accommodated us in every way, especially as we asked to arrive earlier so that out little one could have a nap!!

We couldn't recommend this property highly enough and loved every second of our holiday!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 15, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2013
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello Helen, Thank you so much for the great review of our house in the Dordogne and really pleased that you enjoyed your holiday so much. Best wishes, From Jean and Erick
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Prices & Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
29 Apr 2017 - 26 May 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
early summer
27 May 2017 - 23 Jun 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
mid summer
24 Jun 2017 - 14 Jul 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
high summer
15 Jul 2017 - 25 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
early autumn2017
26 Aug 2017 - 22 Sep 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
late autumn
23 Sep 2017 - 21 Oct 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
We require a deposit usually £75/£100 per week and the balance to be paid 6 weeks prior to the holiday.

Changeover Day:
We are very flexible with changeover days. Time of arrival is 4.30pm and departure 10.00 am.

Notes on prices:
We will consider reducing the price for a last minute holiday. Payment can be made by cheque, Paypal and internet banking transfer.

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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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Siorac-en-Périgord in Dordogne

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Included
Location Type:
  • rural
  • village
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Shower room 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Spacious shower, toilet, sink and cupboards
  • There is a toilet and sink upstairs on the small landing between the 2 bedrooms. The spacious shower room with sink and toilet is on the ground floor There is a toilet and sink upstairs between the 2 bedrooms
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms) plus cot Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with double bed, wardrobes, set of drawers and foldaway cot/playpen for a baby. Bedroom 2 with 2 single beds, wardrobe and set of drawers.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Bicycles
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • 3 bicycles
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes on accommodation: There are electric heaters for chilly days and the heating is included in the price. Outside: Lovely gardens to the the front, sides and rear,with outdoor furniture and barbecue. Small above ground private unheated pool (15ft diameter) from June to October Utility Room: In the basement there is a washing machine, and small freezer and a fridge Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Bedlinen and towels are included.in the price. We ask that the house is left as clean and tidy as when you arrive. Other: On the lowest level there is another comfortable lounge close to the pool. Which is useful when the children are playing in the pool and is nice and cool when the temperatures are at their highest in July and August.

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