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Overview

Bedrooms:
3
Bathrooms:
3
Sleeps:
6
Type:
House
Pets allowed:
Ask
Wi-Fi available:
Yes

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Description from manager

Sleeps up to 6 - 3 Bedrooms/2.5 Bathrooms - Gorgeous Country Retreat

Located in the heart of Dordogne in the Perigord Noir region, this gem of a manor home is sure to please. The perfect place to call your home away from home while exploring castles, chateaux, medieval towns, ancient sites and the famous Lascaux caves. It's the French countryside at her best!

The owners have searched far and wide in the Périgord Noir until they found this gem of a manor house. It’s 10 minutes from the A89 motorway (exit 17) and a quarter of an hour from the pretty town of Montignac, home of the famous Lascaux caves. From Montignac, it is a 20 minute drive to the carefully preserved medieval city of Sarlat. There are castles and chateaux, medieval towns and hundreds of ancient sites everywhere in the Périgord Noir, the most picturesque and historic region of the Dordogne.

Their house is in the quiet historic quarter of the town of Thenon, surrounded by well kept mansions near the ancient church and its abbey. The house is built of stone and oak. You enter the garden through iron gates to reach the front door, which is at the rear of the house facing the view across the rolling hills. To your left on the main floor is a large and fully equipped gourmet kitchen which features a “cantou” or “inglenook” fireplace large enough to hold a Fiat 500 car. To your right is the large living/dining room with two fireplaces. This comfortable living area has beautiful views, antique furniture and a flat screen TV. The dining area has a table for 8, a little office area with computer printer and Wi-Fi and a nice sitting area by the fireplace.

Upstairs are 3 large bedrooms with exposed stone walls, views and fireplaces. One bathroom is en-suite and there is a second bathroom off the corridor.

The Wi-Fi works in every room of the house. The telephones feature free long distance calls to 200 countries around the world. There is a dishwasher in the kitchen. Downstairs is a washer and dryer, but you can also dry your things in the open air in the garden. There is a flower filled garden surrounding the house and the old barn. There’s a barbecue and lots of lawn furniture.

A bakery is 2 minutes away from our door on foot and there is a supermarket, gas station, several restaurants and bars in the town. A few minutes from the house is L'Etang de Thenon, a lake and swimming hole with a waterside restaurant open all summer, referred to locally as "Steak on the Lake". You can rent a canoe in Montignac, to drift past ancient castles on the lovely Vézère River. There's water parks, golf, caves, restaurants, castles and ancient towns to explore in the beautiful rolling hills of the Dordogne. You must visit the preserved medieval city of Sarlat la Caneda to wander the ancient car-free streets. To the north is Hautefort (15 minutes) with its grand chateau and a fascinating museum of ancient medicine. Further north is the great city of Limoges and it’s ceramic industries. We love Beynac castle to the south, which has been totally restored, where you are free to wander wherever you like without any pesky tour guides. It sits in the magical Valley of the Five Chateaux. Castlenaud and Millandes are two more that are well worth a visit. There are vineyards everywhere, especially to the south around Bergerac. And ancient caves, the homes of Cro-Magnon man, especially at Les Eyzies.

Their home is a calm refuge from the bustle of the big tourist centres. Return to the ancient stones for a barbecue or your own gourmet creations from the fully equipped kitchen. On a cooler night, sit by the wood fire in the living room for a quiet glass of wine and browse through the 60 channels of English TV, including CNN, the 60 channels of French TV or relax with your favorite music from the i-player.

This rental requires a "Meet and Greet" - guests will be met at the home and given keys at that time.

Additional amenities: 204 m2 (about 2200 ft2), 5 burner gas stove top, 8 Fireplaces, Air-Conditioning in the bedrooms, All dishes, cutlery & glasses - enough to host a gourmet dinner!, Bathroom 1 located off bedroom 1:, Bathroom 2 located off main hallway:, Built in microwave, Cable TV with 60 English language channels, Coffee maker & espresso machine, Community lake 3 minutes away, DVD player, music library, surround sound, Dining table seats up to 8, Dishwasher - Miele, Double bed in second bedroom, Double vanity, Extra cleaning service available for additional fee (the house is clean on arrival), FREE calls to North America & over 200 other countries, Full size refrigerator/freezer, Iron/board, Large Italian shower, NON-Smoking home!, Oven - state of the art, Parking in front of house, Property keys are given upon arrival at the home by the local manager, Queen bed in first bedroom - with en-suite bathroom, Separate WC off kitchen for easy access by all, Shower, Sleeping accommodations:, Small office space with computer printer, Towels & linens, Two twins or one king in third b

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TripAdvisor Property ID: 8441632

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Vacation In Paris
Years listed:
10

Languages spoken: English

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Smoking
No smoking at this property

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  • High Speed Internet
  • Wi-Fi available

Appliances

  • Toaster

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