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Beautiful Dordogne farmhouse with private pool and superb views

Bedrooms 4
Space 250 m²
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

A beautiful property renovated to the highest standard, close to Sarlat.

Le Grézier is located in Simeyrols in the 'golden triangle of the Perigord Noir and is an idyllic rural retreat, in close proximity to all the main activities and tourist attractions. The ancient medieval town of Sarlat has restaurants, shops, bars and a bustling market on Wednesday and Saturday mornings. The village of Simeyrols is easily accessible from the main A20 motorway or by low-cost flight (Bergerac, Toulouse, Limoges) with car hire. Nearby Carlux (2km) is a picturesque village with a bakery, butchers, grocery store, post office and bar.

Golf: Golfers will enjoy Souillac Country club - 15 mins away from the property. 18 holes. Clubhouse and bar.

Domaine de Rochebois - 20 mins. 9-hole course in beautiful surroundings and clubhouse with bar

Walking: The area has a wealth of signposted and well-maintained walks through the beautiful countryside, including the GR6, a well-known rambling route. We have a number of maps available.

More Details

Mrs Lynne Smith
Member since: 2007
Speaks english, french, german
Response time
Within a few hours
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
11 April, 2018

About Mrs Lynne Smith

We purchased this property as a wreck in 2005 and have renovated it in keeping with local traditions, but with a modern touch. Having left the UK and moved to France permanently in 2007, we divide our time between property management, teaching French and generally enjoying this lovely area. We hope you do too.

Mrs Lynne Smith purchased this farmhouse in 2005

Guestbook comments from the owner

We stayed at Le Grezier for the last two weeks in June and enjoyed fantastic weather. The property is very spacious, comfortable and very well equipped both inside and out. The pool is beautifully kept and a good size for our party of 7 plus a 1 year old. We all thoroughly enjoyed using it most days.

It is situated in a very convenient location to explore the area. There are so many beautiful places to visit, we particularly enjoyed canoeing on the river and visiting local chateaux. The local restaurants that we sampled were all exceptional.

Lynne and Darryl were great hosts, very welcoming and always on hand for advice, information or translation, but without being intrusive. We all enjoyed a fabulous holiday at Le Grezier and certainly plan to return.

— Margaret , 22 Jul 2014
Jun 2014
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday farmhouse rental in Simeyrols, France

Property Type:
  • farmhouse (detached)
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 250 m²
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Village
  • Away From It All
  • Sports & Activities
  • Activities Guide
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • local restaurant guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , bath with shower , shower enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower enclosure
  • The main family bathroom is situated upstairs and is light and airy. There is a separate W.C. Bedroom 2, the double room, has its own ensuite shower room, with shower cubicle, basin and W.C. Both have been recently fitted and tastefully decorated.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 large double bed , 1 cot
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 single bed
    Bedroom 4 - 2 single bed
  • The house sleeps 8 in four spacious bedrooms. Bedroom 1, the master bedroom, has a king-size bed, chest of drawers, bedside tables and a hanging rail. Bedroom 2, the double room, is fully furnished and has its own en-suite shower room. There are a further two twin bedded rooms with bedside tables and chests of drawers. One has a large pine wardrobe. All bedrooms are newly decorated.
  • Books
  • books - fiction/non-fiction
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Terrace
  • 12 garden chairs
  • 6 beach chairs
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • swimming
  • tennis


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Beautiful Dordogne farmhouse with private pool and superb views
average rating of 4.9333334 based on 24 reviews

Relaxing stay in a beautiful location

  • 5 of 5

We had a fantastic week at Le Grézier. The house and grounds are beautifully kept and the owners Lynne and Darryl were friendly and helpful. The children especially enjoyed the pool. The local village Carlux has plenty of amenities and the house provides a perfect base for exploring the stunning Dordogne region. Would highly recommend a stay here.

  • Review Submitted: 27/08/2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad that you enjoyed Le Grézier and the surrounding area. We think it is beautiful here and are always happy to hear that other people feel the same.
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An excellent getaway location, totally relaxing

  • 5 of 5

A fantastic new conversion done to a very high standard, but which maintains the charm of the original building. We had a party of seven adults (four grown ups and three twenty somethings) and all were accommodated very easily. The rooms were simple but well thought out and more than enough for our needs. Daryl & Lynne were excellent as owners, living next door they were there when needed.

The property itself is located in a rural setting and was an ideal get away location in which it was easy to relax and forget everyday life (wine helped!) to recharge the batteries.

I would thoroughly recommend this property to anyone for a proper break from the world.

You will need a car to get to the nearby shops/town or any attractions.

PS they do have very good wi-fi, ask the youngsters!

  • Review Submitted: 04/08/2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your excellent review. Our aim is to provide a high standard of accommodation in this lovely part of France and we are very glad you enjoyed your holiday here. Best wishes, Lynne and Darryl
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Beautiful house in superb location!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at Le Grezier in August 2014 and can highly recommend it! Lynne and Darryl were lovely welcoming hosts, very helpful, knowledgeable about the area, and nothing was too much trouble. The location is wonderful, up on the hill with lovely views over the nearby hills and forests. A pleasant bike ride to the bakery in the morning, and you can burn some calories on the way back up!

The large and beautiful garden was much enjoyed by adults and children alike, and the pool very well maintained.

Nearby to Carlux is great for its excellent farm shop and restaurant, bakery, butchers (superb Carluxienne Sausages!) and handy general store; and Salignac for supermarkets and markets.

We had great fun on the cycle routes which are fantastic for kids to ride on, and easy to find a nice picnic spot by the river (or you can stop for duck and chips with Chez Francis!).

Thanks again for lending us the bike Darryl.

So, whether you lounge by the pool, relax in the garden, potter round the shops, or want to be more active and head out to the many attractions of the area, cycling/kayaking etc this is a great choice of somewhere to stay for children and adults alike.

We like to move around and try different places, but we may well be back if we come back to the area.

  • Review Submitted: 16/09/2014
  • Date of Stay: August 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad you enjoyed your holiday at Le Grezier. Thank you for your great review. It is very important to us to have up-to-date comments.
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Stunning farmhouse in a beautiful area

  • 5 of 5

We had a fantastic stay at Le Grezier, the farmhouse is beautiful and well equipped. The grounds are stunning and wonderfully maintained with the lovely pool a huge bonus. The living accommodation is really well laid out and was perfect for a multi generational family stay.

The area is spectacular with stunning scenery, lots to do and very calm although the farmhouse was so lovely it was hard to leave some days.

Lynne and Darryl were fabulous hosts and we definitely hope to stay again. A thoroughly recommended property!

  • Review Submitted: 05/06/2014
  • Date of Stay: May 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for such a glowing review, our first for 2014. What a great start to the new season ! We are always very happy when people have enjoyed their stay and appreciated the house and gardens and we hope to see these guests return in future. Lynne and Darryl Smith
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Beautiful holiday home.

  • 5 of 5

We had a truly great holiday. From the moment we arrived we were made to feel welcome and at home. The house is spacious and very comfortable and the pool and gardens delightful. It was very warm at times so the pool was blissful especially after a day wandering around the hillside villages. A must is a day canoeing on the river. The scenery at every turn is spectacular. We will definitely return one day to this little bit of heaven. Lesley, Brian, sue, carol.

  • Review Submitted: 31/10/2012
  • Date of Stay: August 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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Le Grezier

  • 5 of 5

We would recommend Le Grezier unreservedly. The property was the best we have stayed in and we have been to France many times: it was exactly as described. The house was very well equipped, tastefully furnished and decorated - with comfortable beds and excellent showers. There were 3 generations of our family and everyone loved it. The children, 2 & 4, really enjoyed the pool and grounds which gave them plenty of scope to play in safety while the adults liked relaxing in the lovely gardens after a swim.

We were warmly greeted by Lynn & Darell, the owners, who were delightful - helpful, knowledgeable and friendly while giving us our own space. We agreed with the comments of previous visitors who said that a week was not long enough to do justice to all that the area has to offer. There were attractions that pleased everyone and we had no difficulty in finding places to eat.

As we left our 4 year old asserted that she wanted to come back next year - an opinion we all shared!

  • Review Submitted: 13/07/2012
  • Date of Stay: June 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are very pleased to have such a great review this season. It is always nice to know that our guests are having a really good holiday and enjoying our property.
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Nearest Airport
90 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
800 Kilometres
Nearest Train
14 Kilometres
Sarlat or Souillac
Nearest Motorway
14 Kilometres
A20 exit 55
Car: necessary

The property is close to the fantastic medieval town of Sarlat with its cobbled streets, ancient buildings, restaurants, shops, bars. Other nearby beauty spots include Rocamadour, Beynac, Domme and many more. Within easy reach of the property are a variety of sporting and cultural activities. There are many signposted walks through the countryside, the GR6 for serious ramblers, canoeing on the River Dordogne (5 mins), horse riding (5 mins), golf at the Souillac Country Club (20 mins) - 18 holes, or the Domaine de Rochebois at Vitrac (20 mins) - 9 holes. The area also offers fishing, lake and riverside beaches, adventure and waterparks for children, gardens, castles, even hot-air ballooning for the more adventurous ! 4 bikes are available for use at the property for a small charge, with 35km of scenic cycle paths from Sarlat to Souillac.

Local markets sell delicious local produce, such as duck, foie gras, truffles, walnuts, chestnuts and, of course, excellent wines


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday farmhouse in Simeyrols, France

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
2 Jun 2018 - 15 Jun 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
16 Jun 2018 - 13 Jul 2018
7 night minimum stay
14 Jul 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
1 Sep 2018 - 28 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit AU$353.18

A security deposit of £ 200 is required when the balance of the rental charge is paid. This is fully refundable, less any charges for excessive cleaning, breakages or damage during the rental period.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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