Villa Des Arbres

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Sleeps: 10 Bedrooms: 5 Bathrooms: 3

Overview

Pool
Great Value
Ideal for Kids

Enjoy sumptuous food and wine during your stay at the Villa Des Arbres, a stone-built villa in Dordogne. The property boasts panoramic views of the Dordogne river valley in the middle of a quiet clearing. Swim in a sparkling pool with an expansive terrace, and then dine al fresco in a covered side terrace with built-in barbecue.

Villa Des Arbres is close to the hillside town of Tremolat and its many excellent restaurants. You can go back in time with the prehistoric paintings of Lascaux, and adventurers will enjoy spelunking in the area’s many caves.

You’re also in the Bergerac wine appellation area, with its numerous chateaux ready for visitors. Foodies will want to search out the region’s famous truffles, cepes, and foie gras, available at the Metairie adjoining the estate or the many bustling farmers’ markets nearby.

This classic French villa sleeps 8 adults and 2 children comfortably, with 5 bedrooms, a shower room or bathroom on every floor, and a Jacuzzi-style bathtub under the eaves in the en-suite master bathroom.

Just 2.5 km from Tremolat and 36 km east of the Bergerac airport, this villa is the ideal family holiday rental in Dordogne.

Oliver Approved

What you should know…

  • The area tends to be quite busy in July and August, so roads and restaurants may be crowded.

This home is a part of our Great Value Collection!

Our great value homes:

  • may be traditionally styled for a laid back feeling
  • may have some simple amenities and features
  • mean that you can enjoy top holiday destinations for less!

Property Features

Private Pool Heated Pool Wi-Fi/Internet Air-Con BBQ Electric Car Charger Ground Floor Bed & Bath Satellite TV DVD Working Fireplace/Woodburner Heating

Villa Interior (sleeps maximum 10 adults)

Ground Floor

- Entrance into well-appointed kitchen with breakfast table and chairs
- Living/dining room with wood-burner with access to covered terrace and garden/pool area
- 1 Bedroom with kingsize bed (with air conditioning)
- Shower room
- WC
- Main entrance with French terrace to the front garden
- Stairs to basement

First Upper Floor (new wing, with separate outdoor stairs to garden)

- Master bedroom with king size bed, en suite bathroom with Jacuzzi-style bathtub (with air conditioning)
- Separate shower and WC
- Twin bedroom with own sink (with air conditioning)

Second Upper Floor (old wing, with ceiling fans and separate stairs from the living area)

- 1 twin bedroom with own sink
- 1 twin bedroom 
- Joint bathroom with shower and sink
- Joint separate WC

Outside Grounds

- Heated Pool with alarm system (12m x 6m, max depth: 1.6m). Open approximately 1st May to 1st October
- Pool terrace with sunbeds, umbrellas and benches
- Covered terrace with table and chairs
- Built-in BBQ
- Garden

Amenities

- Wi-Fi
- Heating (reversible air-conditioning)
- Air-conditioning (except in 2 bedrooms in the old wing)
- Electric car charging
- Satellite TV
- DVD player
- Hi-Fi
- Dishwasher
- Washing machine
- Microwave

Location

About the surrounding area of Villa Des Arbres
<1hr to Airport Rural Location Walking/Hiking Paths Wine Tasting Fishing Outstanding Landscapes Outdoor Pursuit & Activities
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Overlooking the Dordogne river is Tremolat, a gorgeous hillside town with lovely bridges crossing the tiny stream which runs through it.

The 12th century church of Saint Nicholas, which in ancient times had a defensive role, lies at the centre of the village. Here, you can find a plethora of excellent restaurants serving traditional food as well as local shops.

Close by is the famous "Cingle to Tremolat", a bend in the river offering magnificent panoramic views of the Dordogne valley.

The medieval town of Lalinde (14 km), with its little lake ideal for picnics and lively Thursday market is also worth a visit.

Sarlat (44 km) bustling narrow streets and medieval buildings steeped in culture and history, is a must visit for all.

The region boasts the world renowned Bergerac appellation wine area which covers 12,700 hectares. Wine has been produced in the region for well over 400 years. Wine enthusiasts will find similar grapes to those found in the Bordeaux region including Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon and Malbec reds; Sauvignon Blanc, Muscadet whites. 

Many vineyards welcome visitors and offer tastings. The formal ‘route de vin’ maps out a plan of the vineyards in the area.

The Dordogne is the supplier of almost half of France’s fine produce including truffles, cepes and foie gras, which are available at the Metairie adjoining the estate. 

Read more about Dordogne

Local Amenities
Nearest Airport Bergerac

(36 km)

Nearest Village Tremolat

(2.5 km )

Nearest Town/City Lalinde

(14 km)

Region

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.

Click to download your definitive Guide to the Dordogne >>

 

 

Kids

Best Suited For: All Ages
Ideal for Kids Ideal for Teens

Baby and Toddler Equipment

  • Cot(s)
  • High Chair(s)

Kids Activities Close-by

  • <1hr to Airport
  • Fishing
  • Outdoor Pursuit & Activities

Onsite Facilities

  • Heated Pool
  • DVD

Extras

At Oliver’s Travels we pride ourselves on going that little bit further for our guests. If there is anything you would like to arrange for your stay, please contact the Oliver’s VIP Concierge Team (by clicking on the link in the blue Oliver’s Extras box above) who will be happy to help. We can usually put you in touch with the right people arrange any of the following:

- Maid service
- Cook/catering
- Local day-trips or tours
- Airport pick-up/drop-off
- Taxi / Car rental

This is by no means an exhaustive list, so please just contact Oliver’s VIP Concierge Team to help you arrange any of those little extras that can really make the difference.

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

Terms & Conditions

These terms and conditions may be amended from time to time.

Security deposit €500 charged to client’s credit card by Oliver’s Travels as a pre-authorisation one month before arrival and refunded two weeks after departure, subject to full inspection.
Arrival time Between 4.00 p.m. and 6.00 p.m.
Departure time Before 10.00 a.m.
End of stay cleaning included? Yes. 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 rubbish disposal required will be charged against the security deposit.
Insurance Guests are required to be in possession of a valid insurance policy, which covers them for cancellations, personal belongings, public liability and any accidental damage caused during their stay.
Pets welcome? Not allowed.
Minimum stay 7 nights.
Pool heating charge? The pool is heated free of charge up to a maximum of 25 degrees and is open from 1st May to 1st October. Please note that like all heated pools, pool heating and water temperature are reliant on weather and outside temperatures
Smoking Allowed? Outside only.
Heating costs included? Yes. A wood burner is also provided.
Changeover day Friday in July & August. Saturday during all other periods.
Pool opening dates? The pool is open approximately May to October. Please note that pool opening dates are subject to local weather conditions and pool maintenance requirements and that cooler months may not be suitable for swimming.
Pool towels included? Yes.
Linen & towels included? Yes.
Energy costs included? Yes.
Tax French Visitors Tax payable locally (typically costs €1-€3 per adult per night- please enquire if exact amount is required).

Rental Rates

Prices based on an occupancy of 10 people:

Rental period Weekly
Jun 16th 2024 - Jun 22nd 2024 £2,542
Jun 22nd 2024 - Jun 28th 2024 £3,324
Jun 28th 2024 - Jul 5th 2024 £3,324
Jul 5th 2024 - Aug 23rd 2024 £3,845
Aug 23rd 2024 - Aug 31st 2024 £3,584
Aug 31st 2024 - Sep 21st 2024 £2,542
Sep 21st 2024 - Oct 19th 2024 £2,151
Oct 19th 2024 - Dec 7th 2024 £1,890
Dec 7th 2024 - Dec 21st 2024 £2,151
Dec 21st 2024 - Jan 4th 2025 £2,802
Jan 4th 2025 - May 3rd 2025 £2,281
May 3rd 2025 - May 31st 2025 £2,542
May 31st 2025 - Jun 21st 2025 £2,672
Jun 21st 2025 - Jun 27th 2025 £3,454
Jun 27th 2025 - Jul 4th 2025 £3,454
Jul 4th 2025 - Aug 22nd 2025 £3,975
Aug 22nd 2025 - Aug 30th 2025 £3,715
Aug 30th 2025 - Sep 20th 2025 £2,672
Sep 20th 2025 - Oct 18th 2025 £2,281
Oct 18th 2025 - Dec 6th 2025 £2,020
Dec 6th 2025 - Dec 18th 2025 £2,281

Prices based on an occupancy of 10 people:

Rental period Weekly
Jun 16th 2024 - Jun 22nd 2024 €2,795
Jun 22nd 2024 - Jun 28th 2024 €3,655
Jun 28th 2024 - Jul 5th 2024 €3,655
Jul 5th 2024 - Aug 23rd 2024 €4,229
Aug 23rd 2024 - Aug 31st 2024 €3,942
Aug 31st 2024 - Sep 21st 2024 €2,795
Sep 21st 2024 - Oct 19th 2024 €2,365
Oct 19th 2024 - Dec 7th 2024 €2,079
Dec 7th 2024 - Dec 21st 2024 €2,365
Dec 21st 2024 - Jan 4th 2025 €3,082
Jan 4th 2025 - May 3rd 2025 €2,509
May 3rd 2025 - May 31st 2025 €2,795
May 31st 2025 - Jun 21st 2025 €2,939
Jun 21st 2025 - Jun 27th 2025 €3,799
Jun 27th 2025 - Jul 4th 2025 €3,799
Jul 4th 2025 - Aug 22nd 2025 €4,372
Aug 22nd 2025 - Aug 30th 2025 €4,085
Aug 30th 2025 - Sep 20th 2025 €2,939
Sep 20th 2025 - Oct 18th 2025 €2,509
Oct 18th 2025 - Dec 6th 2025 €2,222
Dec 6th 2025 - Dec 18th 2025 €2,509

Prices based on an occupancy of 10 people:

Rental period Weekly
Jun 16th 2024 - Jun 22nd 2024 $2,996
Jun 22nd 2024 - Jun 28th 2024 $3,918
Jun 28th 2024 - Jul 5th 2024 $3,918
Jul 5th 2024 - Aug 23rd 2024 $4,532
Aug 23rd 2024 - Aug 31st 2024 $4,225
Aug 31st 2024 - Sep 21st 2024 $2,996
Sep 21st 2024 - Oct 19th 2024 $2,535
Oct 19th 2024 - Dec 7th 2024 $2,228
Dec 7th 2024 - Dec 21st 2024 $2,535
Dec 21st 2024 - Jan 4th 2025 $3,303
Jan 4th 2025 - May 3rd 2025 $2,689
May 3rd 2025 - May 31st 2025 $2,996
May 31st 2025 - Jun 21st 2025 $3,150
Jun 21st 2025 - Jun 27th 2025 $4,071
Jun 27th 2025 - Jul 4th 2025 $4,071
Jul 4th 2025 - Aug 22nd 2025 $4,686
Aug 22nd 2025 - Aug 30th 2025 $4,379
Aug 30th 2025 - Sep 20th 2025 $3,150
Sep 20th 2025 - Oct 18th 2025 $2,689
Oct 18th 2025 - Dec 6th 2025 $2,382
Dec 6th 2025 - Dec 18th 2025 $2,689

Please note that these prices/rates are a guide only and may not be correct at the current date. For an accurate quote, please enquire.

Reviews

  • A great place

    on 10/09/2022

    What a great place is this. A paradise on earth with stunning views. A lovely large house with great beds, a large pool and all the equipment you need in the kitchen. The host are warm and nice. We are looking forward coming back soon!!

  • A Wonderful stay

    on 31/07/2022

    We wanted to thank you for a wonderful stay in Villa Des Arbres this summer. We had an absolutely wonderful time with our children and grandchildren, with plenty of room for everyone! The children had a fantastic time in the large pool, and we thoroughly enjoyed the walks, barbecues and dinners looking out at the stunning views on the valley. It is such a quiet and beautiful place. We also made the most of the country walks and family outings to the wonderful castles and historical sites. This was one of the best family holidays we have had and thank you for making us feel so welcome!

  • Warm welcome

    on 27/07/2022

    This is a great place to spend your holidays. A warm welcome by the host, lovely swimming pool, superb views and a lot to do in the neighborhood.

  • Beautiful house

    on 09/07/2022

    We spent 2 weeks in Villa des Arbres with three family generations. It was a blessing to be here with grandpa, grandma, the children and the grandchildren. Everyone had such a great time around the house, at the pool and in the surroundings of Trémolat, Bergerac and Le Bugue. Grandpa went every morning to get delicious sandwiches at the boulangerie in Trémolat. The manager came by twice a week to maintain the pool. It was wonderful to walk in the area or to ride around with rented bicycles. Great place, lovely house very nice people, heaven on earth to be with your family. Thanks to the owners for such a beautiful house, lots of luxury, yet classic with a large private garden and an amazing view into the valley.

  • Definitely will come back!

    on 24/06/2022

    Stayed in this beautiful house for 5 days. Lovely surroundings with lots of historic sites. This house has a great look and feel. Especially the spacious living room with a fireplace and book cabinet with many books. The swimming pool is a great place to relax and enjoy the large garden and the view into the valley. Definitely will come back!

  • Fairytale view!

    on 17/06/2022

    We, family with 8 family members in the age of 19 till 63 years, had a wonderful stay at the Villa des Arbres in the summer. It lacked nothing: wonderful beds, cozy furnishings, well-equipped kitchen with oven, a terrace in several places and a fantastic swimming pool with a fairytale view. The location is quiet and relaxed. A very nice and helpful concierge. There is much to do in the area: nice towns, canoeing, walking, cycling. The bakery is a 3 min drive away. So it is a great stay and we will definitely book again.

  • Fantastic family holiday

    on 12/06/2022

    Great house in a great part of the world. Fantastic family holiday, chilling out around the pool and spending the evening looking at the view. Great place of life around the Dordogne. And we will definitely be back.

  • Very enjoyable week

    on 03/06/2022

    For one week we stayed with nine friends here in the Villa des Arbres. We found the large mansion beautiful looking and it’s open spaced wide gardens gave us a great opportunity to enjoy the day at the pool. Looking over the valley you experience a relaxed atmosphere. When you want to take a break from the beautiful but heated weather, you can go inside where a perfectly cooled down living room or luxury kitchen is waiting for you. This together with a very friendly manager and a great explanatory guidebook made our stay a very enjoyable week.

  • A special place

    on 10/08/2019

    A special place to stay in a beautiful part of the world. Lots of laughter around the pool, the children are already asking when we can come back. Canoeing on the river is a must. We were made to feel most welcome, thank you.

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