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Ideal Holiday Cottage In The Dordogne On Edge Of Pretty Village, Private Pool



Updated: 25-Feb-2016
Holiday Home in Gaumier, Nr. Sarlat, Dordogne, France - A Peaceful location, overlooking the River Ceou, 10 Mins From Main Tourist Attractions And Wifi

An exquisite cottage in a peaceful location, with its own secluded pool and stunning views. The cottage comprises two bedrooms and a bathroom on the first floor and an open plan lounge/dining room and fitted kitchen on the ground floor and Wifi. It is surrounded by beautiful French working farmland and breathtaking rural houses and buildings.

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Internet
  • Washing machine

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

Jules and Murdo Morrison. This is our holiday home and we absolutely love it here. We wish we could come more often but with work and school commitments, we are limited in time, so we thought we would like others to benefit from our beautiful house which is in such peaceful and inspiring surroundings.

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Speaks English, French

Guestbook comments from the owner

"Our little family of four had a wonderful holiday in this gorgeous rural property. A real little gem tucked away in the countryside but still not too far from shops, restaurants, lakes and of course the Dordogne. Our children (ages two and four) loved the little bedroom they shared, exploring the toys and books that live there.

The pool was fabulous and the resident cows in the field below kept the children entertained!

Within the gite there is a guest book with hints and tips about the property itself and the area, which helped us to explore further.

We would definitely recommend this property and hope to be back again in the future - Family VDO."
Aug 2016
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A piece of heaven on earth.

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I booked this property and took our two grandsons (aged 11 and 9 years). We all had a really lovely time. The cottage is very well equipped and was spotlessly clean. Being on the edge of a village it was extremely quiet and very peaceful. Amenities are a short drive away with Gourdon about 15 minute drive where there are excellent restaurants and supermarkets for supplies. Weather was beautiful so days were spent relaxing in the garden or in the pool, which was a definite hit with the boys. There are lovely walks around the village with cycle tracks for the more energetic. Booking was made extremely easy with the owner whom I found helpful and informative. All in all, this was a wonderful cottage and we had a wonderful holiday.. Would definitely recommend it to anybody.

Sandie (Portsmouth UK)

  • Review Submitted: Sep 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Activity and Interests

Special interest holidays:

Walking and cycling: there are several Grand Randonnees and cycling routes around the barn, one of which passes the front door.

Gastronomy: the area is renowned for its nuts, truffles and fois gras.

Canoeing on the Dordogne and the Vezère rivers.

Caves/cave paintings/grottes/prehistoric villages.

The area is of great historical interest - there are 1000 Chateaux in the Dordogne.


There are a few beaches in the area along the rivers and lakes.


The nearest airports are Brive-Souillac and Bergerac. However, Toulouse, Limoges and Rodez are only approx 2 hours away.


The nearest bakery is in the neighbouring village, which is a 20 minute walk. The local supermarkets are 10 - 15 minutes away by car. There is a small cafe/book shop in the village selling soft drinks and sorbets and a church.

Further Details:

There is plenty to do with canoes, caves and chateaus on our doorstep. There is a plethora of restaurants, cafes and banks in nearby Gourdon and Sarlat, where there are also weekly markets. And for those who need a more cosmopolitan shopping hit, Cahors, Brive and Montauban are worth a visit.

The beauty of the property is that it has a tranquil location without feeling cut off, with neighbouring houses just steps away and working farmland giving the place a friendly, authentic and laid back feel.


Rental rates


  • Booking Notes:
    Please contact owner: julietmorrison@btconnect.com

    Changeover Day:
    Changeover day is Saturday. The property will be available from 5pm and must be vacated by 11am on the day of departure.
    It could be worth asking if the owner will accommodate a different changeover day.

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Updated: 25-Feb-2016
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Property Type

  • barn


  • Ceiling Fans
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine


  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob


  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool


  • children welcome

Location Type

  • village


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • 1 bathroom on the first floor with bath, basin and WC.


  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with double bed, Bedroom 2 with twin beds.


  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Ski & Snowboard ...


  • Notes on accommodation: No pets allowed, sorry. Outside: An outdoor eating area with teak table and chairs overlooking stunning countryside. The lower garden is lawned with a large trampoline with a safety net. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and linen included. There is an iron and ironing board, pegs and clothes line.

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