Recently constructed gite with a lovely view and small pool in the Dordogne

Recently constructed gite with a lovely view and small pool in the Dordogne

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2 Bedrooms
Sleeps 4
1 Bathrooms

About our home

Beautifully refurbished cottage in an idyllic rural setting. Large verandah overlooks the countryside and a small pool. Original features such as stone walls capture the original character of the building. Light and bright due to french doors and many windows. Log burning fire for cooler times of the year.

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More about us

  1. Recently embarked on retirement. We have family in Sydney, London and California so these locations are particularly appealing for us. We have been exchanging our home for many years (on homeforexchange.com) and find it a great way to travel.

  2. Medical practitioners in our previous life. Enjoying the freedom to travel, cook, garden and learn french!

  3. We love walking, cycling, exploring new places, both cities and the countryside. We are happy to provide any additional photos info you may need.

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Where is it?

Neighbourhood

Our cottage is situated in a small hamlet in the Perigord Vert. We are in the Parc Naturel du Limousin. The area abounds with charming villages and small towns, each with it's own weekly market and of course is renowned for its exceptional cuisine. Some of the towns in the local area are:-
Jumilhac-le-grand is 6 kms away
Sarrazac is 6 kms away
Thiviers is 15 minutes away.
Saint Yrieix-la-Perche is 25 mins away
Brantome is 45 minutes away ( a must see - stunningly beautiful and has a great market on a Friday)
Perigueux is 45 minutes away (its a real foodies paradise with lots of traditional restaurants and a lively market on Wednesday and Saturday) and has lovely old buildings including a stunning domed cathedral.
Limoges (which is famous for its porcelain factories) is 1 hour away,
Angouleme is 1.5 hours away
Bordeaux is 2 hours away
Brive la Gaillarde is just over an hour away
Sarlat is a world renowned medieval town - very busy in the tourist season which is a 1hr 15 mins away ( near Domme, Rocamadour and la Roque-Gageac - all great to visit)
Brive, Limoges and Bordeaux have airports serviced by low cost international airlines.If coming by train (TGV) use Angouleme or Limoges.There is a TGV direct from Charles de Gaulle airport to Angouleme.
The famous Lascaux site is just over an hour away and there are other interesting historical sites, dating from Roman times to second world war sites such as Oradour-sur-Glane near Limoges)
We will tell you more about all that our region has to offer when you come, including all the lovely places to visit and the great local restaurants.

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