The lake house has been recently renovated in a quality style. It is located at the edge of Grolejac leisure lake with a private beach and secure. The lake offers the possibility of fishing, pedal boat or the boat, walk through a beautiful track signposted in the marshes. Fishing licenses and fishing equipment needed can be obtained locally. The lake is very quiet and motor boats are prohibited.
A tennis court is located 3 minutes walk from the house. Grolejac is placed ready Dordogne River and has two bases canoe and a beautiful bike path on the old railway line serving Sarlat (10km) and Souillac (22 km). The house is superbly located just 10 kms from the medieval city Sarlat, which allows to visit the castles of Perigord, the beautiful buildings and all the attractions of the Dordogne Valley. The caves of Lascaux and Padirac and Rocamadour are all less than an hour from home. Sarlat and its surroundings are known for their gourmet restaurants and gourmet markets. The Canoeing is one of the flagship activities of the region and has 2 Grolejac canoe stations along the Dordogne River.
The house has its own parking. There is a front garden setting off the main road, a terrace and a large garden to the rear overlooking the lake. The garden overlooks a small river that flows into the Dordogne and separating it from the lake. The terrace in the shade under the balcony is equipped with a barbecue, a table and six chairs and 6 sun.
The lake has its own beach, clean and sunny. In summer, access to lake recreation center is 2 € per person between 12H and 18H (if not free). We need this period 1km walk to the entrance of the base entertainment. Swimming is also possible along the beautiful beaches of the Dordogne river.
9 hole golf course is located in Vitrac along the Dordogne about 5km from the house. Another Golf is located in Souillac Country Club 20km from home.
The nearest airport is Bergerac (1 hour drive), Toulouse (2 hours drive), Rodez (2 hours drive), Limoges (2 hours drive), Bordeaux (3 hours drive). Several airlines including lowcost serve these airports. Bus lines and car rentals are available in these different airports. The A20 also serves Sarlat and its surroundings. A train from Paris stops at Gordon 10 km from Grolejac
The house is located in the village of Grolejac - 10 km of Sarlat; 10 km from Gourdon; 6 km of Domme; 30km from Rocamadour; 30km Lascaux; 10km from the Chateau de Beynac; 50km from the Lot Valley; 80km from Bergerac.
Grolejac has a small supermarket, a bakery, a butcher, 4 restaurants, a doctor, a nurse, mail, ...
For disabled people, the ground floor of the house is equipped with a double bedroom and a bathroom, access to the floor is then not necessary. The house is accessible from outside via only three steps. The balcony is directly accessible from the living room without steps.
Composition of the house
Bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with 2 single beds.
Bedroom 2 with 1 double bed.
Bedroom 3 with 1 double bed.
Bathrooms: On the ground floor is a bathroom with sink, shower and toilet.
Upstairs is the bathroom with tub-shower, sink and toilet.
Kitchen: Fully equipped and new, it contains an electric oven, a 5 burner gas stove, microwave, fridge freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, toaster, coffee maker, kettle and all crockery and utensils.
Living-room: The living room and dining room are equipped with French windows to the balcony overlooking the lake front. The living room has a TV and premettant have numerous French channels, English, Spanish, German, Belgian, holondaises, Polish .... , DVD, video and CD player and two comfortable sofas. The dining room has a table, 6 chairs and buffet.
Other: The balcony has a table and 6 chairs, serving by stairs the low terrace in the shade and also equipped with a table, 6 chairs, 6 sun and barbecue. The lower terrace overlooks the garden. Corporate games, library, local and regional maps are available in French and English.
The area around the house
Sarlat is the capital of Black Périgord.
Let carry you in full medieval period as you walk through the streets and alleys of the city and admire an exceptional architecture. Magnificent landscapes, castles profusely, visits to farms with tasting, picturesque villages, prehistoric caves, wildlife parks, wonderful gardens ...
Sarlat is also known for its weekly market on Saturday and gourmet dinners outdoor producers: each dinner in nearby villages.
Domme a remarkable site with ramparts that surround the village and different doors that allow access, like the Porte des Tours, which shows how the king wanted to confuse potential attackers the imposing aesthetic constraints of the builders fortifications.
The charm of Domme is undeniable, there reigns a special atmosphere, calm and serene which soothes the soul as much as the exceptional view of the Dordogne valley which reveals both the castle of Montfort, the village of La Roque Gageac and Castle Beynac.
LA ROQUE GAGEAC
The village of La Roque-Gageac, ranked among the most beautiful villages in France, is nestled between the cliffs and the Dordogne. It enjoys a microclimate, almost Mediterranean, thanks to its southern exposure.
La Roque-Gageac aligns the white and ocher facades of the houses. Many small streets lead to the foot of the cliff, from which you can enjoy a magnificent view of the river.
Next to the mid cliff church and through this natural solarium, flourishes an amazing exotic garden with palms, banana trees, agaves, fig trees, cactus, bamboo ...
By extending your walk you will discover the Manoir de Tarde, a remnant of the Renaissance that still dominates the heart of the village.
The small village of Beynac in Périgord is also part of the most beautiful villages in France. It is hung on the rock pierced with caves, the surrounding narrow streets haunted by a past millennium. You have to get in the silence of its stones the answers to the questions we ask ourselves about our roots and discover the time and farmers, weavers and basket weavers, fishermen and gabarriers, animated the life of the countryside and river banks Dordogne.
Castelnaud Castle, a listed building, overlooks the Dordogne valley and offers a magnificent panorama on the sites of Beynac, Marqueyssac and La Roque-Gageac. The castle is entirely devoted to the art of war in the Middle Ages and has a large collection of weapons and armor, life-sized reconstructions of war machines. In addition, models provide insight into the different modes of attack and defense of a medieval castle.
The region of LOT
The house on the lake is very close to the Lot region that also offers many attractions.
This sacred city is clinging to the cliff in a superposition of houses and chapels. From the castle which crowns this audacious construction draws a sheer drop of about 150 meters at the bottom of which winds the river Alzou. On the way to Saint-Jacques de Compostela, Saint-Sauveur basilica and the crypt Saint-Amadour, classified as World Heritage of UNESCO, will offer visitors once climbed the 216 steps of the staircase of the pilgrims . The miraculous chapel, one of the seven other chapels built in the cleft of the rock, is home to its jewel, the Black Madonna venerated for over a millennium.
The medieval village of Saint-Cirq, with 13 historical buildings is also one of the most beautiful villages in France. Hanging on a cliff 100 meters above the Lot, St. Cirq Lapopie is one of the major sites of the Lot Valley.
Capital of one of three viscounties of Quercy, Saint-Cirq was divided in the Middle Ages among several feudal dynasties. Therefore, several castles and fortified houses were the stately and strong dominated the village. Below the fort, the village streets, closed by fortified gates have preserved many old houses with stone or timbered façades were built between the thirteenth and sixteenth centuries.
The three beautiful villages three Autoire Loubressac Carennac and can also be visited in one day.
THE RED Colange
What surprises any visitor arriving at Collonges is the red color of its stones. This site is today a remarkable site, winding narrow streets where traffic is prohibited traveling in the past. Time for a visit will take you to dream to the rhythm of tales and legends, knights and princesses at the time of lords and peasants. You expect to cross a cart, to do your market over the many stalls that bring life to this village, feasting around local specialties such as straw wine, nuts, foie gras among others.
Turenne is a medieval website positioned on a very steep hill and very strategically at the crossroads of regions and commercial and religious routes, between Limousin, Périgord and Quercy.