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What Oliver loves…
- The views from around the beautiful decked swimming pool are magnificent
- The living-dining-kitchen room is really spacious and full of lovely characterful features
- It’s just a 10km to the shops and restaurant in the sweet village of Sainte-Alvère or head south to Lalinde’s wonderful weekly markets on a Thursday morning
- The famous Dordogne towns and cities of Sarlat, Périgueux and Bergerac are all easily reached for stunning day-trips
La Maisonnette is a traditional Périgordian honey coloured stone house that this area is so well known for. With a beautiful decked swimming pool and glorious countryside views, this is the perfect place to relax and unwind just a short drive away from some of the region’s loveliest villages and towns.
In a small rural farming hamlet, on the little road leading to St Marcel du Périgord, the views of woodland, fields and open countryside are magnificent. Relax on the lawns by the swimming pool or sip a sundowner on the raised terrace as you take in the marvellous scenery around you.
Inside you are met with a delightful sense of old-world charm combined with contemporary style and slightly eclectic furnishings. The terracotta floors, exposed stonework and wood beams add character to the spacious living, dining and kitchen space with light streaming through the French doors. Upstairs there are two double bedrooms, each with their own shower rooms, making this a perfect place for a couple, friends or small family.
This is a great location near both the Vézère and Dordogne rivers, an area full of pretty medieval villages, fine wines, truffles, vibrant local markets, canoeing on the rivers and unspoilt views of stunning countryside. Nearby Sainte-Alvère, 10km away, has a great restaurant, pretty shops and a small grocery or head to the bustling market on a Thursday to Lalinde on the Dordogne with some great shops and places to eat. Don’t miss beautiful Limeuil, where the Vézère meets the Dordogne and you can paddle by the river beach or enjoy some fine views from Parc Limeuil after wandering through the delightful village.
Other magical trips out should include sampling the delicious black truffle in the city of Périgueux, heading east to the exquisite town of Sarlat or simply exploring some of France’s Plus Beaux Villages along the Dordogne such as La Roque Gageac, Beynac and Castelnaud-la-Chapelle. Not forgetting the beautiful city of Bergerac with its unmissable Maisons de Vins.
Whether a couple, family or friends, La Maisonnette is the place to experience true Périgordian style in delightful and relaxing surroundings.
What you should know…
- Please note that published rates are only valid for the current year. Any bookings for subsequent years will be on request only and correct rates will be confirmed at the time of booking
- Please note that your booking will only be confirmed once we have checked availability with the owner
- Do note there is an unfenced pond near the entrance of the house
- There are two double bedrooms upstairs, one is smaller and more simple than the other but both are charming in their own way
- Upstairs there are lots of characterful sloping ceilings and exposed wooden beams
- Due to the lovely traditional thick stone walls the Wi-Fi can be patchy in some rooms and should only be used for holiday use as the speeds may be too slow for streaming etc
- Open-plan kitchen-diner and living room with large dining table and sofas around the fireplace. Well equipped kitchen includes dishwasher, microwave and freezer
- Separate WC
- Open-plan landing area
- Two double bedrooms each with own shower room with WC
- Private swimming pool (10mx5m) with pool safety alarm and electric cover
- Pond (unfenced) near the entrance to the house
- Telephone (payable locally)
- DVD player
- Music centre/CD player
- Washing machine
- Table tennis
The Dordogne is known as the valley of 1000 chateaux with endless pretty medieval villages, fine wines, truffles, local markets and spectacular valleys and rivers. Both the Vézère and the Dordogne rivers offer great kayaking, canoeing and unparalleled views of the countryside.
La Maisonnette is situated in a tiny farming hamlet on the little road leading a tiny village just 9km north of Lalinde and the Dordogne river. Lalinde is a charming market town where you can pick up your groceries, find pretty shops and dine in excellent restaurants plus don’t miss the excellent market on a Thursday morning.
You can also drive north-east towards Sainte-Alvère (10km) where you will find a great restaurant and some lovely shops. It is well known for having one of France’s best truffle markets every Monday from December to February and in the summer months the market comes back alive selling local produce.
This is a great location near both the Vézère and Dordogne rivers, an area full of pretty medieval villages, fine wines, truffles, vibrant local markets, canoeing on the rivers and unspoilt views of stunning countryside. Not far south is beautiful Limeuil, where the Vézère meets the Dordogne and you can paddle by the river beach or enjoy some fine views from Parc Limeuil after wandering through the delightful village. The pretty Dordogne villages of Tremolat, with its Michelin starred restaurant, is also within a short drive and an enchanting place to visit.
Many of the villages in the Dordogne region are classed as France’s Plus Beaux Villages such as glorious Monpazier, a bastide town dating back to the 13th century. To the north you have the sophisticated small city of Périgueux, famous for its amazing black truffles and to the east should visit Sarlat with its maze of medieval narrow streets, lovely squares and amazing restaurants. Not forgetting beautiful Bergerac to the west with its medieval architecture, narrow streets of boutiques and great restaurants as well as the unmissable Maisons de Vins.
Other magical day trips include the Lascaux caves, just outside Montignac or head to La Roque Gageac, Château de Beynac or Castelnaud-la-Chapelle for remarkable days out in the Dordogne.
The whole region is a true haven for nature and sport lovers alike offering a wide array of outdoor activities, from horse-back riding and a nearby pony club to tennis, mountain-biking, golfing and watersports, not to mention the number of hiking and fishing opportunities in the area. Children will love the nearby waterparks, visiting the Aquarium du Perigord Noir and Jungle Golf in Le Bugue, exploring prehistoric caves and historic castles or even a magnificent hot air balloon ride across the stunning region. The more adventurous may enjoy go-karting just south of Périgueux or tree-top activities in the forests near Sarlat or Bergerac.
Lalinde/St Alvere/Le Bugue
|Nearest Train Station||
The pace of life in the Dordogne is languid, laid back and positively infectious. Relax in bucolic beauty as you drift along the Dordogne River, or wander among the forests and hillside of the Périgord Natural Park.
The foodie scene too, is a relaxed affair. Take your time over your lazy lunches of local duck, black truffles and goats cheese. If you’re feeling energetic, you can even hunt for them yourself. The wine here is second to none, with infamous grapes like Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Chenin Blanc all having a huge presence here.
The Dordogne is also brimming with history. Castles and chateaux are scattered throughout the region, among the enchanting medieval villages. History of an altogether more ancient sort can also be explored in the incredible prehistoric cave drawings of Lascaux and Grotte de Rouffignac.
Baby and Toddler Equipment
- High Chair(s)
Kids Activities Close-by
- <1hr to Airport
- Tennis Nearby
- Horse Riding
- Outdoor Pursuit & Activities
- Tourist Towns & Villages
- Historical Sites
- Child-Safe Pool
- Table Tennis
At Oliver’s Travels we pride ourselves on going that little bit further for our guests. From private chefs to babysitters we can help you arrange those little extras that make it a truly memorable holiday. Simply fill in the concierge request form or contact the Oliver’s Concierge Team who will be happy to help. We can typically help you arrange any of the following:
- Maid service/extra cleaning
- Private chef/cook/catering
- Welcome hamper/pre-stocked fridge
- Local day-trips or tours
- Airport pick-up/drop-off
- Babysitting / childcare services
- Bike hire
Please note that all extras are subject to availability and must be requested in advance of the holiday (prices on request). Due to some rural/remote locations, not all services will be available at all properties. However, we will always do our best to fulfil your requests!
Oliver's Travels Chef Service: A Gourmet Dining Experience
Make hosting a memorable dinner party at your villa an absolute breeze with our superb Chef Service. Our chefs will take care of everything for you from start to finish so you can just sit back and enjoy the gastronomic experience. They will bring all the necessary ingredients, cook and serve the food and even clean up afterwards. To find out more visit www.oliverstravels.com/chefs
These terms and conditions may be amended from time to time.
|Security deposit||€650 charged to the clients' credit card prior to arrival.|
|Energy costs included?||Yes.|
|Heating costs included?||Yes. Included in low season. From end of May to end of September, heating is on request and at a supplement.|
|End of stay cleaning included?||Yes and mid-stay clean on Thursday included for stays of two weeks or more. However guests are required to leave the accommodation clean, tidy and in the same condition as on their arrival. Any extra cleaning, laundry, maintenance and/or garbage disposal required will be charged against the security deposit.|
|Changeover day||Saturday. Other days may be possible on request in mid-season (end of May-mid July & September, approximately) for bookings of 7+ nights only.|
|Arrival time||4.00 p.m.|
|Departure time||10.00 a.m.|
|Pets welcome?||On request only and by prior arrangement with the owner. Please enquire at the time of booking.|
|Smoking Allowed?||Outside only.|
|Other Ts and Cs||Weddings, stag/hen parties and other celebrations are not permitted.|
|Linen & towels included?||Yes, excluding pool towels. Mid-stay linen change on Thursday also included for stays of two weeks or more.|
|Other Ts and Cs||Please note that published rates are only valid for the current year. Any bookings for subsequent years will be on request only and correct rates will be confirmed at the time of booking.|
|Other Ts and Cs||One high chair and one cot are included. Extra high chairs and cots are available for hire at a cost of €25 for each item per week (limited availability, to be pre-booked).|
|Other Ts and Cs||Please note that your booking will only be confirmed once we have checked availability with the owner.|
Prices based on an occupancy of 4 people:
|Oct 17th 2019 - May 22nd 2020||£1,372|
|May 22nd 2020 - Jul 10th 2020||£1,372|
|Jul 10th 2020 - Aug 28th 2020||£1,727|
|Aug 28th 2020 - Apr 19th 2021||£1,372|
Prices based on an occupancy of 4 people:
|Oct 17th 2019 - May 22nd 2020||€1,519|
|May 22nd 2020 - Jul 10th 2020||€1,519|
|Jul 10th 2020 - Aug 28th 2020||€1,912|
|Aug 28th 2020 - Apr 19th 2021||€1,519|
Prices based on an occupancy of 4 people:
|Oct 17th 2019 - May 22nd 2020||$1,684|
|May 22nd 2020 - Jul 10th 2020||$1,684|
|Jul 10th 2020 - Aug 28th 2020||$2,119|
|Aug 28th 2020 - Apr 19th 2021||$1,684|
Please note that prices may not be 100% accurate for dates outside of the current calendar year. For an accurate quote, please enquire.
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