Luxury Dordogne cottage for rent - Located on the banks of the Dordogne River, Le Petit Nid is a delightful stone cottage for two people, just a short distance from the shops and restaurants of Siorac-en-Perigord. Overlooking the river, this charming cottage sits within the large grounds of a manor house, 150 metres away, with independent access and private use of the infinity pool. This property has been fully renovated and refurbished offering luxury accommodation with all modern comforts, ideal for a couple seeking a romantic holiday.
Just down the lane that leads to the villa runs a quaint single track railway. Four trains per day chug along this line, adding a touch of authentic French charm for the guests' delight. If you fancy leaving the car behind one day, you could jump on board at Siorac and take a short ride to Sarlat, a lively little town with a beautifully preserved medieval district in the centre: you'll find plenty of restaurants here and if you come on a Saturday morning the market will be in full swing. Le Petit Nid is extremely well situated for visiting all the most delightful places this region is rightly famous for, such as the innumerable caves with their ancient wall paintings and amazing stalagmites and stalagtites, the chateaux and villages of Beynac and Domme, and the little bastide towns of Montpazier, Belves and Villereal.
There are a number of famous gardens nearby such as Erignac and Marqueyssac, and if you head towards Bergerac you can drive past acres and acres of vineyards and sample some local wines. There are plenty of cafés and restaurants in this area, as well as shops selling local specialities such as foie gras and chestnut cakes. There are sports galore in the area: canoeing & kayaking on the Dordogne, hot-air ballooning, cycling & mountain biking, golf, horse-riding, tennis, ultra-light airplanes, rock climbing and bird watching. Fishing enthusiasts can purchase a licence from the village 'bar-tabac', a short distance from your luxury Dordogne cottage.
This gorgeous cottage is perfect for two and has a kitchen that is full sized and very well equipped. Lazing by the pool and viewing the Dordogne River is heaven. This is a lovely part of the Dordogne and near so many wonderful villages, chateaux and fabulous ornamental gardens. The pretty vilage of Siorac-en-Perigord is a delight with quaint stone houses and a couple of good restaurants such as Le Trefles a Quatre Feuilles, serving good food with a smile. It's clean and bright and I had a superb Perigourdine salad here. It was very well presented with plenty of foie gras and excellent home-made bread.
Ground floor (all on one floor):
Large, open plan, L-shaped room with kitchen/ dining area/ living area (TV/ DVD/ iPod dock, wood burner) and open plan double bedroom (1.80m).
Separate shower room, walk-in shower.
Patio doors to pergola covered terrace and larger covered terrace, outdoor living area, open fireplace with wood burner, outdoor dining facilities.
Set within the five-acre mature grounds of a manor house, planted with shrubs and mature trees, garden laid to lawn. Private 14m x 9m heated infinity pool (depth: 2m, beach-style entrance). Weber gas barbecue. Pool may be heated during June to Sept. Covered terrace, outdoor living area, outdoor dining facilities. Parking for 1 car. Please note: the discreet owners live in the nearby manor house, 150m away from the cottage, with separate access. They won't be using the pool and garden during rentals.
Included: WiFi internet. Winter heating. Wood for wood burner. Pool towels.
Extras: Maid service on request at €15 per hour. Pool heating €250 per week from 15 June to 15 Sept only - not available at other times.
I would highly commend the property
-Helpful courteous efficient team when booking
-professional pack sent with details and Michelin map very helpful
-Contact Details ( home ) of owners was supplied but could be clearer in pack of tel number to
call from UK
& number to call when dialing locally ( I always forget when haven't been away since preceding year)
- Local agent contacted me shortly in advance ( within week) of our arrival with her local home contact details
Wonderful setting looking out over Dordogne & covered area with open fire looks right up river, wonderful wildlife
Is isolated( which was exactly what we wanted on this occasion) & definitely need own transport
Lots of beautiful villages & towns & activities to visit locally
Idyllic, very nicely finished interior & exterior to a high standard, quality furnishings, very comfortable bed
Beautiful private pool immaculately clean - we didn't have it heated & was fine in the weather
Well kept garden & pot plants round property
Excellent weekly discreet maid service & pool maintenance on Saturday morning
Initially wi Fi not working but was problem with previous guests changing passcode - owner extremely helpful in getting this replaced very timeously & was back up & running quickly & always good signal.
Overall rating - first experience of villas having previously always stayed in hotels & possibly best holiday ever
I would highly commend the property ,& I would go back
For special meal Le Vieux Logis in Tremolat was exceptional!
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Property is of a high standard
Property is of a high standard and very well located. Owner obvioulsy takes pride in the appearance and maintenance etc of the property.
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About The Location
- Siorac-en-Perigord 2 km
- Beynac 13 km
- Domme 20 km
- Sarlat-le-Canéda 24 km
- Bergerac 45 km
- Perigueux 48 km
- Bergerac 40 km
- Bordeaux 143 km
- Siorac-en-Perigord centre 2 km
- Golf | Tennis nearby
- Canoeing | kayaking | boat trips
- Cycling | mountain biking
- Hot-air ballooning | ultra light airplanes
- Grottes de Lascaux (caves) 45 km
Adults only | Refundable security deposit of £770 due with balance of rental