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SARLAT. LUXURY CHARACTER COTTAGES, HEATED POOL, GARDEN, STUNNING VIEWS

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Chris and Kate Waters

Speaks English, French
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Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type barn
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Chris and Kate Waters

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SARLAT. LUXURY CHARACTER COTTAGES, HEATED POOL, GARDEN, STUNNING VIEWS

Photos and Description of this 2 bedroom holiday barn in Sarlat - La Ferme de La Tour

Sarlat, Dordogne, four character cottages, original features and stunning views.

Lovingly restored, La Ferme de La Tour is an ensemble of beautiful old farm buildings dating back to the 16th century. Overlooking 2 1/2 acres of parkland, are four impeccably presented cottages / barn conversions, and a large chlorine free heated swimming pool. High on a hill, at the top of a valley, we are surrounded by magnificent countryside, a network of pretty footpaths and a neighbouring historical château. The breathtaking valley views, gardens and huge skies will overwhelm you with a feeling of peace and tranquility disturbed only by the abundance of wildlife and the occasional distant tractor. The pool, which is bathed in sunshine from dawn to dusk, is perfectly sited to maximise the views enabling you to watch the ever changing colours of the Dordogne valley. Each gite has excellent WIFI reception. See more details and photos on our personal website

WIFI is available throughout, with individual boosters in each gite, ensuring a good reception no matter where you are..........

On site activities include table tennis, boules, badminton, football net and swings..

We welcome families and couples alike, but sorry no children under five years of age and no pets.

Friendly but unobtrusive owners live on site...

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Details for holiday barn La Grange , 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, 1 Bathroom

La Grange is a quality renovated barn, full of original features, exposed honey coloured stonework, beamed ceilings, and sleeps two to four people in comfort. The living area is sunny and airy and has sumptuous furnishings, wood burner, high beamed ceilings and valley views through double French doors which lead onto your own south facing terrace, equipped with patio furniture, barbecue and spectacular views.The kitchen-diner, which is at a split level to the living area, is fully equipped and has seating for four people, fully glazed entrance door, exposed stonework and a beamed ceiling. Bedroom one has a romantic feel to it with a double bed, beautiful exposed ceiling timbers, polished chestnut floors and a dormer window from which you can see for miles. Bedroom two has two single beds, polished chestnut floors, exposed ceiling beams and a dormer window overlooking woodland and rolling fields. There is Sky TV with a choice of English speaking channels and WIFI with a great reception
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • not suitable for elderly or infirm

Chris and Kate Waters

This advertiser has been with HomeAway.co.uk since 2006
Speaks English, French
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We are an average family of four that originate from the village of Wroxham in Norfolk in the east of England.

Why did we move to France ? Why not...... We are, or should I say were, the same as most working families in the western world, devoted parents, but having to give ourselves and far too much time to careers which involve long hours and stress. So we looked for an alternative and France seemed like the right choice. The choice provided us with more stress and longer hours than you can imagine and for the first three or four years it was extremely hard work, both physically and mentally. However we are now reaping the benefits and enjoying our new life to the full, in one of the most beautiful areas we could have dreamed of living.

Chris and Kate Waters purchased this barn in 2004

We moved lock stock and barrel to the Sarlat area in 2004, buying a set of empty farm buildings that needed far too much work. But the position and the views had us hooked and nothing came anywhere near a close second. So here we are nine years on and the renovation complete, but not without some real highs and lows and a vast collection of stories and experiences.

The position is magical and just not possible to capture in a picture.

We have been extremely lucky to find a property with such a formula of character, views and location. We are close to Sarlat, which is the jewel of the Dordogne, yet in a truly rural setting in stunning countryside.

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type barn
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
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Reviews

Reviews for this holiday barn rental in Sarlat, France

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La Grange
average rating of 4.9428573 based on 35 reviews
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La Grange
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p67310
+33 0553290789
Sarlat Perigord Noir
5

La Grange - a beautiful gite with character

  • 5 out of 5
  • Review Submitted: 26-Aug-2013
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2013
Recently returned from a great week in La Grange. The accommodation was very clean, full of character and well equipped for a family of four. Chris is a great host and is always on hand to offer any advice or provide assistance if required. His book of recommendations offers plenty of suggestions of places to visit or eat.

La Grange faces south and overlooks a clean, heated and well maintained swimming pool where fantastic views of the valley can be seen for miles. A large lawn area is also available where plenty of kids activities can be enjoyed from trampolining, to badminton, football and table tennis. A seated terrace area is available to the front overlooking the valley with a barbeque which we did take advantage of.

Sarlat is a beautiful historic town and La Grange is an ideal base for visiting Sarlat along with other Chateau’s and caves in the area. We particularly enjoyed an early morning coffee at the Salamander in Sarlat along with a pastry from the patisserie across the road (another one of Chris’s recommendations). A visit to the Lascaux II caves and the Pilotes restaurant in Montignac is well recommended.

We really enjoyed our stay at La Grange and intend returning there in the not too distant future.
Helpful votes: 2/2
business
La Grange
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p67310
+33 0553290789
Sarlat Perigord Noir
5

Wonderful gite, gorgeous views, friendly owners

  • 5 out of 5
  • Review Submitted: 24-Aug-2013
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2013
On arrival after a very long journey, Chris showed us into our gite, La Grange. He sensed we were exhausted and was kind to suggest that he would pop back when we had fully unpacked and settled in, which we really appreciated. The gite is beautifully presented, very clean with everything you need for a great holiday. Great Wifi. The lounge on the lower level with comfy sofas and t.v. lead up a few steps to another level, the kitchen. It is well equipped and clean. Off the kitchen, up the stairs you find the bedrooms, with an interconnecting bathroom. The upstairs is compact but functional and clean. Outside we had a patio area with bbq, next to La Petite Grange. There are some amazing views at the property, as it is situated high up. The pool is a perfect temperature and Chris kept it very clean. Our teenage daughters loved the grounds with trampoline, table tennis and plenty of grass to play games. Chris and Kate are on hand if you need them but leave you to relax and enjoy your holiday. Lovely hosts. The area around the gite is stunning and you are close to Sarlat, approx. 15 minute drive. We used the supermarket at Salignac - seems small and cluttered, but actually the food is good and excellent value. We thoroughly enjoyed our holiday at La Ferme de le Tour, especially our 2nd week where we met two other families who were great. The children all got on, playing cards and races in the pool. Adults chatted or read their books - perfect!
Thank you Chris and Kate for letting us stay at your lovely property.
Helpful votes: 2/2
business
La Grange
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p67310
+33 0553290789
Sarlat Perigord Noir
5

Beautiful,clean with bags of character

  • 5 out of 5
  • Review Submitted: 10-Aug-2013
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2013
We found the property without a problem from the instructions given and it was perfectly located being in the countryside but not far from the lovely town of Sarlat. The property is beautifully maintained and it was great to have our own terrace too. The kids loved the shared pool and gardens with table tennis, trampoline, football to name just a few activities. (British digital TV was welcome too) Chris and Kate were welcoming and thoughtful hosts and nothing was too much trouble. There was so much to do locally and we only managed a castle, cave, canoeing, local market, local walk and walnut mill. We definitely need a return visit to squeeze some more in. We have recommended this spot to family and friends already. A fabulous holiday in so many ways. Thank you Chris and Kate!!
Helpful votes: 2/2
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La Grange
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p67310
+33 0553290789
Sarlat Perigord Noir
5

Excelente estadia en La Grange

  • 5 out of 5
  • Review Submitted: 10-Dec-2012
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2012
Nuestra estadia en La Grange ha sido un enorme placer. La propiedad es preciosa, un establo muy bien recuperado, respetando su escencia y sin descuidar el confort. Nuestra estadia fue a fines del otoño y sin embargo la propiedad estuvo perfectamente calefaccionada. Su salon de estar cuenta con una estufa a leña que funciona maravillosamente y hace muy agradable el regreso a casa luego de recorrer el Perigord. Su propietario ha tenido la enorme amabilidad de encender el hogar todas las noches de nuestra estadia, como asi tambien encendernos la luz de la entrada de casa y la sala de estar. La cocina esta equipada con todo lo que uno puede necesitar para preparar las comidas del dia. Los dormitorios (2) se encuentran en la planta alta, donde tambien esta la sala de baño. Todo funciona perfectamente e impecablemente pintado. Nuestra recepcion por parte del propietario se hizo sin inconvenintes y de acuerdo a lo acordado, a pesar de nuestra llegada fuera de horario. Asimismo, contamos con la informacion necesaria y precisa de todo lo que necesitamos durante nuestra estadia. La propiedad se encuentra muy cerca de Sarlat. Claro que es necesario un automovil para llegar. La ruta a la ciudad es otro placer y el arribo es premiado con una ciudad hermosisima que cuenta con todo lo que uno puede necesitar, supermercados (Carrefour, Leclerc, etc.), restaurantes, mercado, etc. Los restaurantes de Sarlat son muy agradables y sus precios muy accesibles. Por ultimo, quiero destacar a esta propiedad y a su propietario por la calidad del servicio. Sin dudas es un placer recomendar a La Grange
Helpful votes: 4/4
business
La Grange
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p67310
+33 0553290789
Sarlat Perigord Noir
5

Fantastical

  • 5 out of 5
  • Review Submitted: 10-Sep-2012
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2012
Just returned from a great week at La petite Grange. Lovely accommodation, clean, well equipped just right for the two of us. Had a stressful journey to get there so it was very welcome to see 6 bottles of wine waiting for us on arrival - thanks folks!!! Perfect location, very peaceful but close enough to Sarlat and sights. Owners were always on hand but never intrusive. Lots of info in the useful pack that was in the property. All in all a perfect location for a vacation - would not hesitate to return to visit all the sights we did not get to.
Helpful votes: 2/2
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Location

Nearest Airport
32 Kilometres
Brive La Gaillarde
Nearest Ferry
642 Kilometres
St Malo
Nearest Train
10 Kilometres
Sarlat La Caneda
Nearest Motorway
15 Kilometres
Junction 55 A20 Souillac
Nearest Beach
10 Kilometres
Inland lake and beach
Nearest Barpub
2 Kilometres
Sainte Nathalene
Nearest Golf
12 Kilometres
Vitrac
Nearest Restaurant
2 Kilometres
Sainte Nathalene
Car: necessary

Situated within the hamlet of La Tour we are two minutes from the pretty village of Sainte Nathalene with a bar, hotel, restaurants and small shop. Just 7 miles from the historical town of Sarlat-la-Caneda with more listed buildings than any other town in Europe and a twice weekly market, it is perfectly placed for access to all of the most beautiful sites in Dordogne and Lot. There are numerous chateaux to visit, caves to explore and pretty market towns to meander through. There is also a wide range of outdoor activities for all ages close by. The Perigord region is famous for it's quality food and wine (of which Sarlat with an array of street entertainment is arguably the capital) available at very affordable rates. For the even more serious wine lover then Bergerac and it's fine wine region is only an hour away. For those that want to sample the local wine then transport can be arranged locally. Please contact us for details of our website and further internal and external pictures.

All accommodation has satellite television with a large choice of English speaking channels available and DVD players..........

The gites have been converted to a high standard in which we ( the owners ) take great pride. We have stayed in many gites in France and have taken our experiences and put together a range of accommodation that would exceed our own expectations and hope that it helps to make your holiday something special..........

All accommodation is well insulated helping you stay comfortable throughout both the summer and winter seasons. The Cottage and La Grange both have wood burning stoves and logs are provided...........

All bed linen, bath towels, hand towels, tea clothes, gas and electricity are included............

The pool is shared with the owners and guests staying at the accommodation within La Ferme de La Tour............

A library of DVD's is available on request.................

All properties are available all year..................

Other Activities in the area include: canoeing, ballooning, karting, wine tasting, paint ball, air parks, quad biking,

Golf: There are some great golf courses in the area with four courses being within a 30 kilometer distance.

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Availability & Rates

Rental rates for this holiday barn in Sarlat, Perigord Noir

Rental Basis:
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Rate
4 Jan 2014 - 2 May 2014
3 night minimum stay
£270
for 3 nights
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£90
£440
 
 
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3 May 2014 - 30 May 2014
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4 night minimum stay
£400
for 4 nights
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£100
£490
 
 
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31 May 2014 - 27 Jun 2014
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7 night minimum stay
£650
for 7 nights
£650
 
 
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28 Jun 2014 - 29 Aug 2014
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7 night minimum stay
£890
for 7 nights
£890
 
 
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30 Aug 2014 - 12 Sep 2014
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7 night minimum stay
£650
for 7 nights
£650
 
 
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13 Sep 2014 - 3 Oct 2014
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4 night minimum stay
£400
for 4 nights
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£100
£490
 
 
Rate
4 Oct 2014 - 19 Dec 2014
3 night minimum stay
£270
for 3 nights
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£90
£440
 
 
Rate
20 Dec 2014 - 2 Jan 2015
Changeover Day: Saturday
4 night minimum stay
£720
for 4 nights
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£180
£890
 

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Notes A damage deposit is required and will be refunded in full within seven days of the end of your holiday unless the accommodation or it's contents are damaged or the accommodation is left in a condition that necessitates extra cleaning time to return it to the high standard in which it is presented. Details are available in our terms and conditions
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday barn in Sarlat in Perigord Noir

Property Type:
  • barn
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 70 m²
Location Type:
  • rural
  • village
Theme:
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Away From It All
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
  • Internet
  • Towels Provided
  • Activities Guide
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking Off Street
  • Wireless Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Toaster
  • Cooking Utensils
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Refrigerator
  • Freezer
  • Oven
  • Microwave
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Books
  • Table Football
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Video Library
  • Television
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Video Player
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • CD Player
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Terrace
  • Child's Swing
  • Barbecue
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 4 deck chairs
Suitability:
  • children welcome ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • not suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • water parks
  • live theatre
  • forests
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • walking
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • paddle boating
  • sight seeing
  • bird watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • Babysitter
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
  • ATM/bank
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • equestrian events
  • caving
  • golf pass optional
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking

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