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    Saint-Cybranet Holiday Cottage, Dordogne, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France

    Dordogne Retreat II, Light-filled renovated Sechoir with fantastic balcony


    €440 - €770
    per week

    • Dordogne Retreat II, Sechoir, Image 1

      Sechoir  (1/17)

    • Dordogne Retreat II, Sechoir, Image 2

      Sechoir  (2/17)

    • Dordogne Retreat II, Sechoir balcony (now has hanging chairs), Image 3

      Sechoir balcony (now has hanging chairs)  (3/17)

    • Dordogne Retreat II, Balcony with hanging chair, Image 4

      Balcony with hanging chair  (4/17)

    • Dordogne Retreat II, Patio, Image 5

      Patio  (5/17)

    • Dordogne Retreat II, Living room and French door to patio, Image 6

      Living room and French door to patio  (6/17)

    • Dordogne Retreat II, Open plan kitchen and living room, Image 7

      Open plan kitchen and living room  (7/17)

    • Dordogne Retreat II, Live-in kitchen, dining area beyond, Image 8

      Live-in kitchen, dining area beyond  (8/17)

    • Dordogne Retreat II, Study and view to valley , Image 9

      Study and view to valley   (9/17)

    • Dordogne Retreat II, The study with French door to balcony, Image 10

      The study with French door to balcony  (10/17)

    • Dordogne Retreat II, Airy bedroom with door opening to balcony, Image 11

      Airy bedroom with door opening to balcony  (11/17)

    • Dordogne Retreat II, Shared swimming pool, Image 12

      Shared swimming pool  (12/17)

    • Dordogne Retreat II, The lane to Esparoutis, Image 13

      The lane to Esparoutis  (13/17)

    • Dordogne Retreat II, Esparoutis - view of Castelnaud Castle, Image 14

      Esparoutis - view of Castelnaud Castle  (14/17)

    • Dordogne Retreat II, La Roque Gageac, just a few miles away. , Image 15

      La Roque Gageac, just a few miles away.   (15/17)

    • Dordogne Retreat II, And the food...., Image 16

      And the food....  (16/17)

    • Dordogne Retreat II, Field of mustard (?) in the Dordogne valley, Image 17

      Field of mustard (?) in the Dordogne valley  (17/17)

    Dordogne Retreat II

    Cottage Ref: 03376

    • Sleeps 4
    • Self Catering
    • 1 Bedrooms
    • No Smoking
    • 1 Bathrooms
    • No Pets
    • Delightful setting
      Ideal for couple
      Close to amenities
    • Car essential
      Changeover
      Flexible

    Nearest Airport: Toulouse (175km)
    Not suitable for infirm

    Description

    Dating from the 1700's, our property at Esparoutis (Les Paroules) is an ensemble of buildings around a secluded, sunny courtyard garden with swimming pool, comprising an old farmhouse (constructed 1729) and large barn (constructed 1797), a walnut drying shed (Sechoir a Noix), and a self-contained renovated stone house (Le Gte).

    The property as a whole will sleep up to17 people in three separate buildings: the gite, the farmhouse/barn, and the Sechoir. Renting all three together would be an ideal option for a large family or group. Each of the buildings can also be rented separately if you are a couple, a small family or an individual.

    The SECHOIR, sleeping up to four and ideal for a couple, is a luminous space thanks to the use of poplar boards (walls, ceiling), a lightwell, 5 French doors and 18 windows and sidelights, and is fully equipped with kitchen, bathroom and toilet. It is ideally suited for an individual, couple or small family (Upstairs ~40 sq.m. 1 main bedroom, 1 mezzanine bedroom or study; balcony ~15 sq.m.; Downstairs ~40sq.m. open plan living room and kitchen, toilet, bathroom). The downstairs French doors open onto a patio for dining or sitting out, with easy access to the main garden area and pool, which is shared with the gite.

    We will not rent out the property to more than two parties simultaneously to ensure enough room to move and privacy for everyone.

    Location of holiday rental in Saint-Cybranet, Dordogne, Nouvelle-Aquitaine

    Holiday Type: Rural, Lake/Riverside, Historic/Sightseeing, Town/City
    Local Activities: Swimming/Watersports, Walking, Golf, Fishing, Climbing, Horse Riding, Cycling/Mountain Biking, Local Market
    Nearest Airport: Toulouse
    Bergerac
    Brive
    175km
    55km
    63km
    Nearest Railway Station: Gourdon 27km
    Nearest Bus Station: Sarlat 15km
    Nearest Beach: Ceou river 0.3km
    Nearest Pub/Restaurant: St Cybranet 0.6km

    Location description

    The tranquil hamlet of Esparoutis, of which Les Paroules (our property's name) is a part, consists of a handful beautifully restored old stone residences in the Cou valley, one of the least spoiled valleys in the Dordogne area.

    The hamlet is located away from the main road, surrounded by orchards of walnut trees and just a short walk or cycle ride to the villages of Saint Cybranet (organic supermarket 700m) and Castelnaud (full name Castelnaud-la-Chapelle, 2.5 km), with its bakery/patisserie, butcher, small supermarket and news agency, post office, ATM, hairdresser, cafe and restaurants. Towering over the central square of Castelnaud, perched on the cliff, is the formidable Castelnaud castle, which you can admire while sipping your coffee or aperitif.

    From Esparoutis you can travel in all directions north, south, east, west to explore some of the regions most captivating sights and sites of interest, each with their own unique treats and delights. Just north of the Dordogne river you are in the Vallee de Cinq Chateaux (Valley of Five Castles), so-called because its where you can see around you five of the most awesome castles of the area: Beynac, Les Milandes, Fayrac, Castelnaud and Marqueyssac.

    The Dordogne region (also known by its older name the Perigord) is one of the foremost holiday destinations in France outside Paris and the Mediterranean coast. As a result, it offers an incredible range of activities, from being a flaneur in mediaeval villages to rock-climbing. There is a vibrant cultural life, particularly through the summer months but even outside the holiday season, with many concerts, talks, expositions and of course great cultural sites such as the rock art caves, chateaux and museums. This is a prime area for the pre-historic archaeology, with the world-famous caves of Lascaux II and the town of Les Eyzies, the capital of prehistoric art, ony half an hour to an hour away.

    Of course, you can also just enjoy the beautiful landscape by bike or foot, swim or canoe in the river, or wander through the dreamy medieval villages or over the clifftops There are many remarkable gardens in the area which you can visit. Only a few minutes drive away from Esparoutis are the spectacular gardens of the Chateau de Marqueyssac on the clifftops above Vezac. Surrounded by meticulously handpruned boxwoods in the most ingenious shapes, the park offers more than 6 kilometers of shaded pathways from where you have sweeping views over the Dordogne river, La Roque Gageac and Beynac. And there's so much more to explore...

    Other activities

    Gardens, markets, ballooning, museums, rock caves, and lots more

    Local events

    Every year in the summer villages organise their own annual fete, where you can mix with the locals to enjoy a hearty meal with lots of wine, dancing and music.

    Tourist attractions

    Too many to count, as described above. Last but not least, there is of course the food.... The Perigord is one of the gourmet destinations in Too many to count, as described above. Last but not least, there is of course the food.... The Perigord is one of the gourmet destinations in France: enjoy the confit de canard (duck confit), the cabecou (local goats cheese), and of course the walnuts... walnut oil, walnut liqueur, and all the walnuts you can eat from our own trees.

    Directions

    There are many ways to get to Esparoutis. Our nearest town is Sarlat; we are ten minutes drive south across the Dordogne river in the Ceoux valley. It is about 5 hours drive from Paris, two hours from Toulouse and two and a half hours from Bordeaux.

    From the UK, fly in to Bergerac airport (one hour drive away), which is served by several airlines including Ryan Air and Flybe. Or, fly into the recently opened Brive airport from London City Airport (a bit more than an hour's drive away) Or take the train from Paris to Brive train station, where carhire is available.

    To enjoy the many attractions of the region, a car is highly recommended, if not essential.

    Accommodation, Facilities and Services

    Suitability: Not suitable for infirm, No Smoking, No Pets
    General: Electric Fan/s, Telephone, Internet Access
    Bedrooms: 1 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
    1 Double/s, 1 Sofabed/s
    The house has one bedroom and a large study area with sofabed, overlooking the walnut grove
    Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom/s
    1 Shower/s, 1 Wash basin/s, 1 Toilets/s
    Lounge: Seating for 4 people
    CD Player, Radio, Books/Magazines
    Dining Area: Seating for 4 people
    Kitchen/Utility: Oven, Hob, Fridge, Microwave, Kettle, Toaster, Coffee maker, Dishwasher, Washing machine, Tumble dryer, Ironing board, Iron
    Outdoors: Swimming Pool, BBQ, Shared garden, Balcony, Terrace, Sunloungers, Patio table, Patio chairs, Sunshade
    Access: Car essential, Off road parking, Stairs
    Shops/restaurants nearby but car needed for tourism unless very fit!
    Services: Linen provided, Towels provided

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    Rates

    Price quoted in £ Sterling
    Period Weekly Minimum Stay
    Le Sechoir --
    Low (Nov-Mar) €4407 Days
    Mid (Apr-Jun, Sep-Oct) €5507 Days
    High (Jul, Aug, Christmas, Easter) €77010 Days
    Entire Complex --
    Low (Nov-Mar) €1,9897 Days
    Mid (Apr-Jun, Sep-Oct) €2,4757 Days
    High (Jul, Aug, Christmas, Easter) €3,26710 Days

    Please Note: Prices may be subject to change at the advertiser's discretion. Currency conversions are not guaranteed to be accurate.

    Deposit/Booking Notes

    Discount provided when booking all of Les Paroules (Gite, Sechoir and Farmhouse/Barn) together. Multiple payment options.

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    Owner Details

    Contact Ian Johnson

    Owner Name:
    Ian Johnson

    Property Ref:
    03376

    Languages Spoken:
    English, French, Dutch

    Preferred Contact Method:
    Enquiry Form

    Telephone Number

    Primary Telephone:
    +61 2 95570025

    Secondary Telephone:
    +61 2 9516 0859

    Owner joined website:
    22 November 2010

    Property listed since:
    4 December 2010

    Link to owners website:
    www.esparoutis.com

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    Contact Ian Johnson

    Owner Name: Ian Johnson

    Property Ref: 03376

    Languages Spoken: English, French, Dutch

    Preferred Contact Method: Enquiry Form

    Telephone Number

    Primary Telephone: +61 2 95570025

    Secondary Telephone: +61 2 9516 0859

    Owner joined website: 22 November 2010

    Property listed since: 4 December 2010

    Link to owners website: www.esparoutis.com

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    Dordogne Retreat II

    Cottage Ref: 03376

    • Sleeps 4
    • Self Catering
    • 1 Bedrooms
    • No Smoking
    • 1 Bathrooms
    • No Pets
    • Delightful setting
      Ideal for couple
      Close to amenities
    • Car essential
      Changeover
      Flexible

    Nearest Airport: Toulouse (175km)
    Not suitable for infirm


    €440 - €770
    per week

    Owner Details

    Owner Name:
    Ian Johnson

    Property Ref:
    03376

    Languages Spoken:
    English, French, Dutch

    Preferred Contact Method:
    Enquiry Form

    Telephone Number

    Primary Telephone:
    +61 2 95570025

    Secondary Telephone:
    +61 2 9516 0859

    Owner joined website:
    22 November 2010

    Property listed since:
    4 December 2010

    Link to owners website:
    www.esparoutis.com

    Please mention theholidaylet.com and be aware of time differences if making contact by phone.

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