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Character House Private Pool, 3 ensuite bedroom WIFI near Les Eyzies & Le Bugue



Updated: 20-Mar-2017
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided

About the property

House near Les Eyzies, Sarlat, Dordogne / Aquitaine, France - Peaceful Location Yet Close To The Many Attractions Of The Dordogne

Welcome to our house in the Dordogne, an old stone character property set within 5 acres of lovely grounds. Spacious living areas, fabulous kitchen and three ensuite bedrooms. Large south-facing terrace with BBQ overlooking the gardens and your own private secluded pool, the perfect holiday rental. Set in the beautiful countryside of the Perigord Noir convenient for all the main tourist attractions of the area. With good internet connection.

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About the Owner

Member since: 2011
Speaks English, French
Calendar last updated:
20 March, 2017

8 Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(8 traveller reviews)


Just Wonderfull

  • 5 of 5

If you’re looking to holiday in the Dordogne, then look no further.

My family and I have just returned from our second holiday at this property. All of the other 5 out of 5 reviews given to this property provide a true and accurate reflection of this wonderful property, which oozes character.

Situated within acres of lovely grounds it’s a quiet and peaceful location, yet conveniently located for access to all of the charming towns around such as Domme, Sarlat, Les Eyzies and Montignac.

The house was spotlessly clean and brilliantly equipped to a high standard.

We particularly enjoyed the large outside south facing terrace overlooking the gardens and private secluded pool.

The swimming pool is cleaned daily and if staying with small children it’s satisfying to know access to pool can only be gained by way of a childproof locked gate.

James and Shirley are excellent hosts very friendly, welcoming and knowledgeable of the area, but not obtrusive.

What sets this property apart from many others is the extra attention to detail the owners have applied

Set amidst beautiful secluded countryside, I would highly recommend a stay at this property.


  • Review Submitted: Aug 3, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Lovely house in a wonderful location

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful holiday in this beautiful house, which is set in lovely, well cared for gardens in a very peaceful area. The house was spotlessly clean and had everything we needed to make our stay comfortable. A car is needed, but there are many wonderful places to visit within a few kilometres such as Domme, Sarlat and Limeuil to name few. A week was definitely not long enough. Shirley and James, who live in the grounds, are excellent hosts and helped make our stay perfect. Thank you

  • Review Submitted: Jul 14, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Just fabulous

  • 5 of 5

Well where do we start. Not only is the house fantictic and set in a beautiful location (even better than the pictures)but the hosts James and Shirley really add that special touch. They are not intrusive at all but are there if needed for anything and very friendly. We arrived to a lovely welcome and were taken round and then left to enjoy the holiday. We arrived late but did not have to worry about shopping as Shirley had thought of everything we may need for that evening into the next day until we were able to go shopping. The place is extremely well equipped and clean and feels just like home from home,we did not want to leave. The grounds are stunning as is the pool which again is very well equipped with loungers parasols tables and towels and outdoor games. There is a lovely patio just outside the door overlooking the grounds and again well equipped with seating , tables,parasols and a bbq. Lots of details of places to visit or eat at are provided. We had the most wonderful time and will definitely be returning. Thank you both

  • Review Submitted: Jun 26, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Wonderful house and location

  • 5 of 5

My family (three couples) stayed at Shirley and James's beautiful house in June. This was our second visit to the Dordogne which is a gorgeous region with lots to explore and do. The house absolutely exceeded our expectations (which were high to begin with!). The house itself was spotlessly clean and well laid out, with three bedrooms and ensuites (so useful when travelling with a group of adults), an enormous kitchen (by London standards!) and lots of space so that we could come together for meals but could spend quiet time doing our own stuff as well. The land that the house sits on is beautiful and well kept, the pool is great and it was wonderful to have meals on the terrace. It was an easy place to stay - everything had been thought of, from the initial welcome pack to spare towels and linen. James and Shirley are excellent hosts - friendly and knowledgeable but unobtrusive. We particularly enjoyed exploring the local area. We wouldn't hesitate to recommend this property to friends and family, and we very much hope to make a return visit soon.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 26, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Lovely and clean and well presented.

  • 5 of 5

What a wonderful property this is. It is the 4th time we have had holidays in private villas/gites, they have all been nice but this one was by far the best. It is very clean and well maintained. It has everything you require. The owners Shirley and James have thought of everything, and they are the most friendly and helpful hosts. It is furnished and equipped to a very high standard.

It is situated in the most tranquil grounds surrounded by beautiful scrubs, trees, flowers and lawns. Perfect for a early morning walk/jog. The pool has its own little garden/patio area and is cleaned every day by James. To gain access to the pool you go through a child proof gate, which makes it safe for family's.

Whether you want to just relax or explore what the Dordogne has to offer this is a perfect holiday home.

I would have no hesitation in recommending this property to my family and friends.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 7, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Great house in a beautiful setting

  • 5 of 5

We have recently returned from a wonderful fortnight in this excellent property. Situated in beautiful, tranquil countryside, this traditional farmhouse was the ideal place for a peaceful and relaxing holiday for our family. The house was clean, spacious and comfortable and equipped with everything you wish you could take with you from home - even cling film was provided! Bed linen and towels were plentiful and changed at the end of the first week. The pool was perfect, with plenty of sun loungers and parasols. Cleaned every morning by James, the owner, it was situated at the bottom of an enormous garden, in which we were free to wander about or play badminton. James and his wife, Shirley were on hand to answer any queries we might have and were able to suggest suitable activities and restaurants in the area. They were extremely polite and friendly and gave us the best welcome pack we have ever had! I would have no hesitation in recommending this property; it is set in a quiet location but within easy driving distance of the best attractions the Dordogne has to offer.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 1, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
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Activity and Interests


Bergerac 40 mins

Brive 1 hour 15 mins

Bordeaux 1 hour 45 mins

Limoges 1 hour 45 mins

These airport have low cost flights from both the UK and northern Europe.

The TGV high speed train links Paris with Bordeaux.

Hire cars can be obtained at all the airports and most main line railway stations.


In Les Eyzies is the Museum of Prehistory and now a UNESCO site of special importance sit at one of the many pavement cafe's and marvel at the scenery or visit one of the many grottes/caves Font de Gaume is one of these with cave paintings that rival Lascaux. Here you can hire a canoe for either a few hours or a full day if feeling energetic or just stroll along the river.

Perigueux the capitol of the region, Bergerac surrounded by vineyards and Sarlat an old medieval town are all 45 mins.

Further Details:

Le Bugue has a colourful Tuesday and Saturday morning market there are also a good selection of shops, supermarkets, banks, pharmacies and a medical centre. You will also find plenty of places to dine traditional French, Thai, or Italian and with the many bars and cafe's there is something for everyone.

Les Eyzies again just a short drive is a pretty town with a small number of shops but a large selection of restaurants, pizzerias, bars and cafes.

If you enjoy shopping in a larger town then Perigueux the capitol of the region is only 45 mins and well worth a visit. With its cathedral, museum and old quarter housing specialist shops full of the delicacies of the region.

Bergerac a lively town situated on the Dordogne and surrounded by vineyards is also well worth a trip and again only 45 mins. Go on market day buy your picnic perhaps the local delicacies of foie gras. Drive a little south and taste the sweet wine of Chateau Monbazillac the perfect accompaniment to foie gras - find a shady spot and enjoy your French picnic.

Take a drive along the Dordogne river valley stopping off to visit Beynac the Chateau towering over the pretty town continue along the valley to Domme famous bastide or turn off and take the road to medieval Sarlat with its ancient quarter full of food shops. During the summer you will be serenaded whilst eating dinner at one of the many eating places a lively place at any time of the year. Then take the road back to Les Eyzies and chez nous and arrive full circle after your perfect day out.

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
6 May 2017 - 2 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Early Summer
3 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Late Summer
2 Sep 2017 - 29 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
30 Sep 2017 - 28 Oct 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:
A 25% deposit is required on booking the balance being paid 8 weeks prior to arrival.

A £200 security deposit is payable with the balance of the payment this will be returned subject to any deductions for any loss/damage or additional cleaning if the property is left in an unacceptable state.

In the event of cancellation the owners will make every effort to re-let the property. We suggest our guests take out Holiday Travel Insurance for their protection.

Changeover Day:
Arrival after 4.30pm and departure before 10am. Changeover day is Saturday


Payment can be made by a sterling cheque or by an electronic transfer whichever way our guests find most convenient.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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Updated: 20-Mar-2017


Property Type

  • house


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


  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine


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


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area


  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library ...

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool ...


  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • rural
  • village


  • caves
  • churches
  • forests
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • zoo

Leisure Activities

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

Local Services & Businesses

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

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • caving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing


  • Ensuite bathroom - Toilet, Bath (no shower), There is a hand held shower on the bath taps.
  • Ensuite shower room - Toilet, Shower Enclosure
  • Ensuite shower room - Toilet, Shower Enclosure


  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom - 1 Double Bed
  • Bedroom - 1 Double Bed
  • Bedroom - 1 Double Bed
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 (3 Bedrooms) We have a cot with linen available free of charge if you wish All the bedrooms are well finished with ensuite facilities they look towards your own private pool set in lovely grounds with woodland beyond.


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


  • Self-catering


  • Notes on accommodation: Enter into a comfortable seating area with open fire exposed stonework and oak beams. Large flat screen TV and plenty of seating for all opening onto a further seating area with large oak dining table and french doors to large sunny south-facing terrace at the rear (the full length of the building). The large well equipped kitchen with central island is ideal for guests who love cooking. There is a breakfast table with seating and door leading out to side terrace and then back onto the main terrace. Upstairs there are three double bedrooms all individually furnished two with en-suite shower and one with bath. All of the bedrooms overlooking the swimming pool, gardens and woods beyond. The owners live on site but in a separate property, guests enjoy their own privacy and have exclusive use of the swimming pool. However, the owners are always available should any problem or emergency occur or should you want help on places to visit. Outside: The large rear south-facing terrace has tables, chairs and parasols for outside dining together with a BBQ. The terrace is the full length of the property With sunshine from early morning until the evening. The side terrace has a washing line. Walk down the steps past the lovely banks of lavender to the secluded swimming pool which is fenced for security and regularly checked and maintained. The pool area has non-slip paving and roman steps for easy access into the pool, also an ideal place to relax with a good book. Around the large pool there are loungers and parasols and the pool is in sun for most of the day and into the evening. All bed linen and towels including pool towels are provided and included in the rental price. Cot for baby including linen and towels without charge. Clean linen and towels provided at the middle weekend for a two week booking.

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