Le Cerisier

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Sleeps: 4 - 6 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 3

Overview

Pool Ideal for Kids Pets Welcome Walk to Village

Le Cerisier is a fine holiday home for family or friends wanting to explore this fascinating and historical part of Dordogne.

The welcoming ground floor opens up to a spacious living room with arches leading through to a well-equipped kitchen-diner. Here you will find the perfect mix of traditional features such as wood beamed ceilings, an open fire-place and exposed stone walls in addition to more modern additions such as Italian tiled floors, cosy sofas and original artwork adorning the wall. Each of the three bedrooms has pretty furnishings and its own bath or shower room, making Le Cerisier a really homely and comfortable place which has been furnished to a high standard.

The house is backed by woodland and you can see a beautiful ìchâteau perched high above in the distance. The gardens are full of vibrant colour whilst the swimming pool at the front of the home is the perfect place to cool down after a day of sight-seeing nearby. Gather together in the evening to dine by the pool or head up to the spacious terrace at the front of this inviting home.

Just set above the road between Sarlat and Périgueux, this is a great location near the Vézère river, an area full of pretty villages, vibrant local market towns, fascinating caves, pre-historic discoveries and unspoilt views of stunning countryside. This is the beautiful Vézère valley famous for its prehistoric sites and near to where the CroMagnon was discovered. It’s only 6km to the well loved village of Eyzies with its restaurants, pretty shops and popular National Prehistory museum. Just a short drive also takes you to the rivers edge where you can easily spend a leisurely morning canoeing on the Vézère.

The exquisite town of Sarlat is only half an hour away or head north to the city of Périgueux to sample the delicious black truffle. Days can also be spent 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.

With so many historic sights of this captivating region so near and so many activities within a short drive, this really is a wonderful home for those looking for fun-filled adventures in the Dordogne.

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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
  • For four guests or less, lower rates are available outside the high season
  • Nearby Eyzies is one of the regions most visited villages due to the fascinating Prehistoric Museum and it is often used as a base for exploring this fantastic region. Be prepared for crowds in the height of the summer
  • There are gardens and terraces located at the back of the house, whereas the pool and the poolside terrace sit at the front, towards the road
  • 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

Property Features

Private Pool Child-Safe Pool Internet BBQ Satellite TV DVD Heating

House Interior

Ground Floor

- Open-plan living-dining and kitchen. Doors from living area lead to front and back garden
- Kitchen area is well equipped including dishwasher and microwave. Doors lead to terrace
- Utility room including two additional fridges
- Twin bedroom
- Shower with WC

Basement

- Laundry room

First Floor

- Mezzanine level with reading area
- Two double bedrooms, each with en-suite bath or shower room

Outside Grounds

- Private swimming pool (10mx5m) with safety alarm
- Large covered terrace overlooking garden and pool
- BBQ

Facilities

- Wi-Fi
- Telephone (payable locally)
- TV including some English speaking channels
- DVD and video
- Washing machine and dryer
- Garden furniture

Location

About the surrounding area of Le Cerisier
Walk to Village <1hr to Airport Watersports Canoeing/Kayaking Rural Location Walking/Hiking Paths Wine Tasting Cycling Fishing Outstanding Landscapes Outdoor Pursuit & Activities Tourist Towns & Villages Historical Sites
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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 and unparalleled views of the countryside.

Le Cerisier is just above the road between Sarlat and Périgueux, just outside a  small village where there’s a little café-bar which you can walk to and some hikes straight from the village. Within 6km is the village of Eyzies, a very popular place to visit due to its prehistoric attractions in and around the town as well as a weekly market, some nice restaurants and canoeing on the river. Visitors flock to the National Prehistory museum to learn all about this fascinating area.

This is near where the CroMagnon was discovered and as a result the surrounding Vézère valley is a UNESCO World Heritage site. It’s a very beautiful region surrounded by rivers, hills, cliff and rock formations and quiet countryside. Grotte du Grand Roque is only 2-3km away from the villa, an amazing natural cave above the Vézère river which can be visited. In the height of the summer the cave is opened on a Monday evening to allow evening visits by torchlight.

You can also drive into Le Bugue (10km) fairly easily where you can find pretty patisseries, discover new wines in one of the finest wine caves in the region and dine in excellent restaurants. There is also a good choice of supermarkets, banks and other town facilities. Don’t miss the bustling market on a Tuesday where you can pick up local produce to cook up a feast to serve back at home.

The Dordogne and Vézère rivers host a wealth of beautiful villages and towns, many of them classed as France’s Plus Beaux Villages such as glorious Monpazier, a bastide town dating back to the 13th century. To the north-east 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 and 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. In addition, head to La Roque Gageac, Château de Beynac or Castelnaud-la-Chapelle for a remarkable day 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, to tennis, mountain-biking, golf and watersports, not to mention the number of hiking and fishing opportunities in the area. Kids will love canoeing along the nearby rivers, the region’s waterparks, visiting the Aquarium du Perigord Noir in Le Bugue, exploring prehistoric caves nearby 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. 

Local Amenities
Nearest Village

(walking distance)

Nearest Airport Bergerac/Brive/Bordeaux

(53km/60km/175km)

Nearest Town/City Le Bugue/Sarlat

(10km/25km)

Nearest Bar/Pub

(walking distance)

Nearest Restaurant

(6km)

Kids

Best Suited For: All Ages
Ideal for Babies & Toddlers Ideal for Kids Ideal for Teens

The whole region is a true haven for nature and sport lovers alike offering a wide array of outdoor activities, from horse-back riding, 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, 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.        

Baby and Toddler Equipment

  • Cot(s)
  • High Chair(s)

Kids Activities Close-by

  • Walk to Village
  • <1hr to Airport
  • Watersports
  • Canoeing/Kayaking
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Outdoor Pursuit & Activities
  • Tourist Towns & Villages
  • Historical Sites

Onsite Facilities

  • Child-Safe Pool
  • DVD

Extras

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!

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Terms & Conditions

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 Friday. 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? One well behaved pet accepted 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 Please note that your booking will only be confirmed once we have checked availability with the owner.
Other Ts and Cs Lower rates for 4 guests are only available outside the peak season.
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).

Rental Rates

Prices based on an occupancy of 4 people:

Rental period Weekly
Sep 19th 2019 - Jun 12th 2020 £1,594
Jun 12th 2020 - Jul 10th 2020 £1,594
Jul 10th 2020 - Aug 14th 2020 £2,693
Aug 14th 2020 - Mar 22nd 2021 £1,594

Prices based on an occupancy of 6 people:

Rental period Weekly
Sep 19th 2019 - Jun 12th 2020 £1,899
Jun 12th 2020 - Jul 10th 2020 £1,899
Jul 10th 2020 - Aug 14th 2020 £2,693
Aug 14th 2020 - Mar 22nd 2021 £1,899

Prices based on an occupancy of 4 people:

Rental period Weekly
Sep 19th 2019 - Jun 12th 2020 €1,725
Jun 12th 2020 - Jul 10th 2020 €1,725
Jul 10th 2020 - Aug 14th 2020 €2,914
Aug 14th 2020 - Mar 22nd 2021 €1,725

Prices based on an occupancy of 6 people:

Rental period Weekly
Sep 19th 2019 - Jun 12th 2020 €2,055
Jun 12th 2020 - Jul 10th 2020 €2,055
Jul 10th 2020 - Aug 14th 2020 €2,914
Aug 14th 2020 - Mar 22nd 2021 €2,055

Prices based on an occupancy of 4 people:

Rental period Weekly
Sep 19th 2019 - Jun 12th 2020 $1,902
Jun 12th 2020 - Jul 10th 2020 $1,902
Jul 10th 2020 - Aug 14th 2020 $3,213
Aug 14th 2020 - Mar 22nd 2021 $1,902

Prices based on an occupancy of 6 people:

Rental period Weekly
Sep 19th 2019 - Jun 12th 2020 $2,266
Jun 12th 2020 - Jul 10th 2020 $2,266
Jul 10th 2020 - Aug 14th 2020 $3,213
Aug 14th 2020 - Mar 22nd 2021 $2,266

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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