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SUPERB HOME SHARING RAMPARTS OF 11TH CENTURY CASTLE IN DORDOGNE VALLEY

A. Durkis

Advertiser since: 2011
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Speaks english, french
Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights

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A. Durkis

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SUPERB HOME SHARING RAMPARTS OF 11TH CENTURY CASTLE IN DORDOGNE VALLEY

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights

Overview

Overview

Photos and Description of this Sarlat la Caneda holiday cottage

Charming 4-bedroom, 2 bathroom home with breathtaking views, garden and jacuzzi

This unique 18th century stone house built onto the ramparts of an 11th century castle has fully enclosed gardens, terraces, jacuzzi and is toddler friendly with many baby/child extras available. It is a dream come true for romantics and those passionate about medieval history, perfect for a relaxing affordable family holiday or a romantic stress-free getaway.

Doted with antique hand made furniture, chestnut high-beamed ceilings and meter-thick walls, this charming, historic and recently renovated property is a pure delight. Built with stones from the adjacent castle, Château Cottage blends the authentic traditional style of the Perigord region with the full comforts of modern living.

Château Cottage is ideally located in the heights of the beautiful and peaceful medieval village of Carlux in the heart of the Dordogne Valley with plenty of parking and all amenities within walking distance, yet only a short drive to major historical sites.

The Exterior: The front garden has long blooming white roses that grace the 100 year-old wrought iron gate. Honeysuckle and wisteria and vine-covered trellises wind their way around the house to the charming side terrace.

The fully-enclosed back garden, bordered by the tall ramparts and tower of the 11th century Castle of Carlux, has a separate terrace leading out from the downstairs bedroom. Graced by jasmine, rosemary and elegant old roses trees, this completely private garden and with jacuzzi open out onto splendid views of the rolling valley of Carlux. Having dinner prepared in the open barbecue pit at the base of the castle ramparts is an unforgettable experience not to be missed.

Château Cottage is located in the heart of the tiny classed village of Carlux. Plenty of parking is available in front of the house. A two-minute walk downhill brings you to all amenities: café/restaurant, bakery, corner shop/newsagents, a butcher’s shop, doctor’s office, post office, and farmer’s market.

The Interior: The spacious sunken living room features the huge hand-worked stones of the castle ramparts, a high oak-beamed ceiling and polished chestnut floors. It has lots of natural light thanks to two large double-glazed picture windows and a glass door opening out onto a terrace and private garden. Equipped with a cast iron wood burning stove, this magnificent room is as warm and cosy in the winter as it is cool and airy in the summer.

The large, roomy chef's kitchen has a traditional Perigordan “cantou” fireplace with copper accents, featuring an antique walnut farmhouse table for dining.

The downstairs bedroom is fitted with high oakwood beams and double doors which open out to a private flowered terrace with gorgeous views. There is a luxurious full bathroom on this floor, newly fitted with exquisite mosaic stone floor tiles, a black marble sink and an Italian shower. It is equipped with hand rails for reduced mobility guests.

Upstairs there are two elegant bedrooms with polished chestnut floors furnished with antiques, and one joyfully decorated children's room. The two central rooms have double beds, one with a stunning view of the valley of Carlux (featured in the photo section), and the other (with the possibility of two double beds) with a wonderful view of Carlux's beautifully restored XVII century church. The charming full bathroom on this floor is fitted with delicate hand made Italian tiles and an exotic hardwood floor.

Baby and young child equipment (high chair, crib, bed bottle warmers etc.) is available.

More Details
Suitability:
  • long term rentals available
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
A. Durkis (Owner)
Advertiser since: 2011
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Speaks english, french

Guestbook comments from the owner

My husband and I stayed with our daughter and son-in-law and 2 grandchildren in this lovely home for 6 days in October. There were toys and and a sandpit for the children and the large country kitchen had everything you could possibly need. Opening up the shutters of the bedroom windows in the morning to the view of the beautiful valley below was a joy. As it was hot when we stayed there, we made full use of the outside spa. There is a small shop a few minutes down the hill where we walked in the mornings to pick up our bread and milk. This is a great spot for exploring the Dordogne and we would definitely stay here again.
Oct 2011
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Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights
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Reviews

Reviews

4.7
based on 3 traveller reviews

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Fantastic location from which to explore

  • 5 out of 5
The house is oozing charm and character. Every evening we ate outside on the terrace admiring the spectacular views. The house itself has plenty of room and even our large party (4 couples and 2 children) all fitted in. But probably the ideal group size would be 8. Village is very quiet. One very nice restaurant. But the best bit is the location; you are ideally placed to explore so many attractions in the region, all within easy driving distance. Loads to do. Great house. Great location.
  • Review Submitted: 17/11/2014
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Sarlat la Caneda Perigord Noir
4

A wonderful time

  • 4 out of 5
We had a wonderful experience staying in this gorgeous cottage. Cottage was comfortable with all basic amenities. Village and people in the village made our stay - they were warm and friendly and welcomed us with open arms. Happy memories made forever during this time in our holiday!
  • Review Submitted: 09/11/2014
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2014
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Sarlat la Caneda Perigord Noir
Miami
5

Great home and location in Dordogne

  • 5 out of 5
My immediate and extended family stayed here this past summer. The home is exactly as described in the listing - charming, old and perfectly equipped. Carlux is a great little town and both the home and location worked out perfectly for our week long stay in the region. The big benefit of the house is that it has 4 comfortably sized bedrooms and 2 baths (none attached to rooms) - makes it perfect for groups where everyone is "equal." The central kitchen and dining room are a great gathering area, as is the living room. WIFI worked perfectly, both the owner and property manager were GREAT - very responsive, professional and easy to reach (not that we needed to). Would highly recommend this property!!!!
  • Review Submitted: 15/08/2013
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway

Map

Map

Nearest Airport
28 Kilometres
Brive
Nearest Barpub
0.3 Kilometres
Carlux
Nearest Ferry
700 Kilometres
La Havre
Nearest Golf
12 Kilometres
Souillac 18-holes
Nearest Train
12 Kilometres
Souillac
Nearest Motorway
12 Kilometres
Souillac A20 Paris-Toulouse
Nearest Restaurant
0.3 Kilometres
Carlux
Nearest Ski
185 Kilometres
Le Lioran
Nearest Beach
1.5 Kilometres
Dordogne River

This property is ideally situated in the heights of the classed medieval village of Carlux in the Perigord Noir region of the Dordogne Valley. This enviable location makes many of the region’s most sought after sites just a short drive away:

World-renown prehistoric caves (Lascaux, Font de Gaume), troglodyte rock dwellings (Les Eyzes, Roc de Cazelles)majestic castles (Beynac, Castelnaud, Milandes, Fenelon), museums (National Museum of Prehistory in Les Eyzes, Museum of Medieval Warefare in Castelnaud and parks (Marqueyssac Gardens, Eyrignac). Local markets bring its famous gastronomy (foie gras, duck confit, truffles, cepes, cabecou goat’s cheese and Bergerac wines) to your fingertips.

Carlux is also situated on the doorstep of the Quercy region in the neighbouring department of Lot. Home to its own special traditions, architecture, gastronomy and stunning sites, Lot boasts Rocamadour, St. Cirq Lapopie, Colonge La Rouge, la Gouffre de Padirac, the Parc Animalier de Gramat.

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Availability & Rates

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Rental Rates for this holiday cottage in Sarlat la Caneda, France

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Low Season
9 Nov 2014 - 19 Dec 2014
7 night minimum stay
€775
 
 
Holiday Season
20 Dec 2014 - 3 Jan 2015
7 night minimum stay
€1,500
 
 
Low Season
4 Jan 2015 - 28 Mar 2015
5 night minimum stay
€775
 
 
Mid Season
29 Mar 2015 - 13 Jun 2015
5 night minimum stay
€975
 
 
High Season
14 Jun 2015 - 26 Sep 2015
5 night minimum stay
€1,500
 
 
Mid Season
27 Sep 2015 - 7 Nov 2015
5 night minimum stay
€975
 
 
Low Season
8 Nov 2015 - 19 Dec 2015
5 night minimum stay
€775
 
 
Holiday Season
20 Dec 2015 - 2 Jan 2016
5 night minimum stay
€1,500
 

Additional information about rental rates

End of stay cleaning fee €75
Refundable Damage Deposit €250
Pet Fee €15
Stay tax €0.33 per night, per person. This amount will be due to the owner upon arrival. Does not apply to children under 18 years.
Notes These prices are for a party of 5. Please add 50€ for each additional person.
Non refundable 30% deposit required to secure booking. Balance payable 8 weeks before arrival.
Security deposit of 250€ required with the final balance, refunded no later than 1 week after departure.
Housekeeping charge of 75€ per week, payable upon arrival. Communal tax 0.33€ per adult (>18 years of age) per night.
A 30% deposit (non-refundable) is required to secure booking, with the remaining balance payable 8 weeks before arrival. Full payment is due upon reservation for bookings made within 8 weeks of arrival.

Prices includes all heat, water, and electricity charges as well as all bed, bath, and kitchen linens.

Payment is accepted by credit card through Paypal, by bank transfer, or Euro cheque.

Amenities

Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage rental in Sarlat la Caneda, France

Property Type:
  • cottage (detached)
Forms of Payment:
  • accepts credit card
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 150 m²
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Local Maps
  • local restaurant guide
  • Parking
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Downstairs - toilet , bath with shower , shower enclosure
    Upstairs - toilet , bath with shower
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Downstairs - 1 double bed
    Upstairs - 1 double bed
    Upstairs - 2 double bed
    Children's - 1 double bed , 1 child bed , possibility of 1 double bed
  • One upstairs bedroom is joyfully decorated child's room.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • books - fiction/non-fiction
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • games - kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • patio
  • Terrace
  • 8 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • long term rentals available
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • roller blading
  • caving
  • swimming
  • tennis

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