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We had a brilliant family holiday at the Chapeaux. Our two boys (10 & 12) had lots of do - pool, table tennis, archery, boules (now a new favourite) and the nearby inflatable on the lake were a huge hit. This meant I had lots of time for me! I loved the nearby village for a quiet coffee in the morning, the peaceful pool area and reading the terrace with a cold drink or two! The generous hospitality of the hosts Jen and Tim also made it a holiday to remember. A wonderful place to make wonderful memories.
This was our second visit to the Dordogne, but this time we ventured a hundred kilometres further east to the charming town of Hautefort and its idyllic surroundings.
The way of life here is lived in almost slow motion, and from the moment we arrived at Le Petit Verger any worries, stress or anxieties quickly dissipated, leaving us to enjoy the farmhouse, its facilities and its serene surroundings.
The house was perfectly equipped, and its rustic charm enveloped us immediately.
In the grounds of Le Petit Veger there is a huge swimming pool, the biggest we've experienced on our travels, and plenty of furniture around it to simply relax, read, listen to music, and of course swim. We also made use of the boules that were provided, and we played a game each evening before our meal - great fun! There is also a volleyball net/court, but boules were just about the limit of our energies.
So, all in all, the location, accomodation, grounds and additional facilities provided meant you really didn't need to leave Le Petit Verger at all - but c'mon, you don't think we were going to miss out on the glorious French countryside and hospitality? Of course not, so at 8am each morning off we drove! Each day we picked a circular(ish) route on the map, taking in towns, villages and places of interest - and we weren't disappointed.
Thanks Patrice and Mike - it was simply sublime.
Dave and Sue