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Luxury farmhouse between Lascaux and Les Eyzies



Updated: 19-Jul-2016
House in Plazac, (nr Les Eyzies and Lascaux) Dordogne

Peaceful location on a terrain of 150 acres. Les Essarts used to be a farm. There is an old farmers house and a former barn turned into a modern house in original style. The house is situated off the beaten track in the middle of woods, an orchard and meadows. The total property is 150 acres and offers total peace and tranquillity. A swimming pool is shared with the inhabitants of the old farmers house (if present), and has a nice waterside. The old farmhouse is also for rent (property reference FR18734). Several bicycles are available, as well as canoes /kayak, a table tennis table, a huge trampoline and a 65 meters tyrolean traverse (zip wire). Nearby sights include the famous cave of Lascaux and other prehistoric sites, medieval towns, chateaux and caves with amazing stalactites and stalagmites. The house lies in between Lascaux (Montignac) and Les Eyzies and the historic towns of Sarlat and Perigueux. The area offers canoeing, tennis, horse riding, golf courts and children's activities, adventure parks. Excellent restaurants, supermarkets and open air markets.

  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Pets considered
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine

About the Owner

We are Jan Jacob and Jacqueline de Groot, living in the Netherlands. We have three children: a boy of 20, a girl of 17 and a boy of 14 years old.

We married at Les Essarts and we spend our holidays by maintaining and restoring this farm with its 300 year old farmhouse, new house, pool, garden and orchard and of course by enjoying the peaceful property and nature around us.

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From the Owner

The property is family owned since 1968. The farm had been abandoned many years before and nature had taken over. We love to be here because it is a tranquil, remote place, but in the middle of touristic opportunities, sites and restaurants.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Bergerac and Brive at 60 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : A89 at 30 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : in the village at 3 Kilometres


Bergerac and Brive la Gaillarde 60 to 75 minutes (both served by low cost cariers). Car hire is possible from both airports and recommended.


Rouffignac 10 km

Perigueux 35 km

Les Eyzies 10 km

Montignac / Lascaux 18 km

Sarlat 35 km


Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Low season
3 Sep 2016 - 31 Dec 2016
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights

Additional pricing information

Cleaning £54
Pet Fee £0
Refundable Damage Deposit £268

Booking Notes:
Details will be sent on enquiry.

Changeover Day:
Changeover day is Saturday during high season. In low/mid season we are happy to be flexible where possible.

Guests have access to the house from 4pm on arrival date and we kindly ask you to depart by 10am on day of departure.

1/3 at reservation
2/3 one month before start rental period

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
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Updated: 19-Jul-2016
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Property Type

  • house


  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Ceiling Fans
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area


  • DVD Player
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool ...


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

Location Type

  • rural


  • caves
  • churches
  • forests
  • museums
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins

Leisure Activities

  • horse riding
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • swimming
  • tennis

Floor Area

  • 90 m²


  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom with shower, WC, hand basin and washing machine


  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with double bed. Bedroom 2 with double bed / or two singles. Bedroom 3 with two singles situated on the mezzanine floor A cot is inclusive in rental price and available on request.


  • Bicycles ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue
  • 3 bicycles


  • Self-catering


  • Outside: The house has three terraces around the house, so you can choose sun or shade. Teak outdoor furniture is available on both sides of the house. The swimming pool (11 x 4,5 m) is based on salt electrolysis, so minimal chlorine and crystal clear water and has a 3 m water slide. A 75 sq.m wooden deck surrounds the pool. The swimming pool is shared with the Dutch owners, if they are present. A Tyrolean traverse (Zip line) of 65 m crosses the orchard and is of great fun for children. Furthermore: a table tennis table, a trampoline, several bicycles, a kayak and a canoe (in total up to 5 people) to be used at your own risk. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: The property is cleaned before each let. Towels and linen can be supplied by arrangement with an extra charge.

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