Holiday home mh24810

  • Holiday home
  • 6 Sleeps
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathrooms

On top of a hill this characteristic house is build, with its lovingly designed interior. It is surrounded by nature on its own 3,4 ha and has a stunning and unspoiled view over the valley of the small river the Ceou. Oaks, pine trees and junipers define the landscape and in spring lots of orchids flower on the sloping grounds and meadows. It is very quiet; neighbours are far away and in the night millions of stars sparkle in the sky. On the terrace at the southwest side one can enjoy the most spectacular sunsets. The sunny east side is best for morning coffee. At all sides one can just walk into nature and start a hiking tour. As well as from the master bedroom on the ground floor which has the bathroom next door. Easy when stairs might be an obstacle. The living room and open plan kitchen, form one big space of ca 75 mtr2. Sliding French windows open on the terrace and the view. In colder seasons the huge open fire gives extra warmth in addition to the central heating. The grounds are divided by stonewalls in which one sometimes can find an ‘abri’, a small stone shelter. Close to the house there is a walled meadow with such a small shelter that - in earlier times - probably served as a drinking place for sheep. On the side of this shelter is a barbeque. In the woods, in some places, old grape vines still grow. The region was well known for its wine until diseases destroyed the vines. Today one can enjoy the fine production again.

The Dordogne is an old region with an eventful history. Within a one-hour drive there are lots of interesting sights. Huge castles such as Beynac, Castelnaud and Montfort, high above the Dordogne River, the ruins of Commarque and its fascinating surroundings. Dating from far before those times is the grotto of Lascaux where in a facsimile the old beautiful drawings are perfectly rendered. All over through the whole district there are grottos worked on by human hands or other ones where stalactites and stalagmites offer a fascinating picture. In the Gouffre de Padirac one can sail the underground river. Domme, an old bastide town high above the Dordogne River offers a phenomenal view and one can visit a beautiful grotto there. Rocamadour, the old pilgrimage place is build vertically along a sheer precipice and part of the road to Santiago de Compostella. There is hardly a place in the area that is not worth seeing! Hiking trails are easy to find and lead past old farmhouses and sometimes a megalithic grave. Old paths between stonewalls connect the hamlets, the ‘chemins ruraux’. There are many small Roman churches where in summer, in some of them, concerts are held. The VVV’s in Sarlat (Dordogne) and Gourdon (Lot) give information about concerts, markets and much more. There are golf courses. A beautiful one near Vitrac runs alongside the Dordogne River. On the Dordogne River one can rent canoes and there are shuttle services. It is a delightful way to see the landscape from a different point of view. Many villages organise a ‘vide grenier’ or brocante markets. They are indicated by colourful signs on the roadsides. Bouzic is a hamlet that used to have many more ‘cheminees’. Looking over the bridge across the Ceou you see the small trout in the clear water. On the banks a kingfisher flashes past. In some places of the Ceou, you can picknick on small beaches while the kids play in the shallow water. In the summer on Tuesday evenings a Marche de Producteurs is held in Bouzic. At different stalls food, fresh from the farms can be bought and consumed at long tables. There is a huge barbeque and the local wine is good. Other villages in the neighbourhood also organise this kinds of lively evenings. Shopping can be done in Daglan, 4 km, and in Cenac, 12 km, where on Tuesday morning a market is held. Gourdon is a bigger town with on Saturday a farmers market and supermarchees are open all week in summer. Each Sunday there is a nice small market in Cazals with ecological products. Further on you will find Les Arques , a delightful little village with Zadkine’s museum. Also from this village nice walking trips are possible, for instance to a small chapel with charming old fresco’s. As said before, there is hardly a place not worth seeing!

Distances

  Airport: 50 Kilometre
  Shopping: 5 Kilometre
  Restaurants: 5 Kilometre
  Distance to alt. water: 1.4 Kilometre
  Train: 20 Kilometre

Facilities - Inside

6 Sleeps
2 Bedrooms
2 Double beds
1 Bathrooms
1 Bunkbeds
0 Floor no.
Washing machine
Fire place
Shower
Bath tub
Stereo system
  Type: Holiday home
Ground floor: (Living room(fireplace, stereo unit), Kitchen(cooker(4 ring stoves), oven, dishwasher, fridge-freezer), bedroom(double bed), bathroom(bath tub, shower, 2x washbasin, toilet), toilet(toilet)) On the 1st floor: (bedroom(double bed, bunk bed)) washing machine, terrace(private), garden(private), garden furniture, BBQ

Facilities - Kitchen

Equiped kitchen
Dishwasher
Oven

Facilities - Outside

Patio
BBQ
Garden furnitures

Suitability

1 No. of pets considered
  Smoking: No Smoking
  Pets considered: Yes

Prices per week

Mar 30, 2019 - Apr 6, 2019 GBP 539
Jun 8, 2019 - Jun 15, 2019 GBP 667
Jun 29, 2019 - Jul 6, 2019 GBP 795
Aug 31, 2019 - Sep 7, 2019 GBP 667
Sep 22, 2019 - Sep 29, 2019 GBP 649
Sep 23, 2019 - Sep 30, 2019 GBP 630
Sep 24, 2019 - Oct 1, 2019 GBP 612
Sep 25, 2019 - Oct 2, 2019 GBP 594
Sep 26, 2019 - Oct 3, 2019 GBP 575
Sep 27, 2019 - Oct 4, 2019 GBP 557
Sep 28, 2019 - Oct 5, 2019 GBP 539
May 17, 2020 - May 24, 2020 GBP 557
May 18, 2020 - May 25, 2020 GBP 575
May 19, 2020 - May 26, 2020 GBP 594
May 20, 2020 - May 27, 2020 GBP 612
May 21, 2020 - May 28, 2020 GBP 630
May 22, 2020 - May 29, 2020 GBP 649
May 23, 2020 - May 30, 2020 GBP 667
Jun 27, 2020 - Jul 4, 2020 GBP 795
Aug 29, 2020 - Sep 5, 2020 GBP 667
Sep 27, 2020 - Oct 4, 2020 GBP 649
Sep 28, 2020 - Oct 5, 2020 GBP 630
Sep 29, 2020 - Oct 6, 2020 GBP 612
Sep 30, 2020 - Oct 7, 2020 GBP 594
Oct 1, 2020 - Oct 8, 2020 GBP 575
Oct 2, 2020 - Oct 9, 2020 GBP 557
Oct 3, 2020 - Oct 10, 2020 GBP 539
Oct 3, 2020 - Oct 26, 2020 GBP 539

Price from £ 539 £ 795

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