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Nr Sarlat, 17c holiday cottage with private pool and large gardens

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,022 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

Set in a beautiful rural setting

*SEE OUR NEW LOWER SUMMER RATES* Dating back to the 17th century and full of original features with exposed beams throughout, honey coloured stonework and polished oak floors. The cottage at Maison Haute is set in a beautiful rural setting. Two bedrooms sleeping 4 people, with the additional option available of a sofa bed on the mezzanine. The cottage offers comfortable, spacious accommodation for all the family. There is a large above ground swimming pool (10m x 5m), depth 1.3 metres. The ladder can be removed if required. Also 5 acres of gardens and woodland to explore. It is perfectly situated in the golden triangle of Montignac, Sarlat and Les Eyzies with easy access to all of the most beautiful sites in Dordogne.

The entrance to the cottage is through a beautiful stone arched door way, leading into a spacious open plan kitchen/dining area, following through into the lounge. The property retains many original features, including exposed ceiling beams. It is equipped with dish washer, fridge freezer, microwave, oven and hob and all the cutlery and crockery you may need. There is also a laundry room with washing machine, iron and ironing board.

The lounge provides a comfortable family seating area for relaxing, with a NEW large flat screen TV and video. A freesatbox provides English television for our guests. French doors lead from the lounge area onto a pretty enclosed courtyard, with a barbecue and patio furniture for your comfort.

First floor: The shower room has a toilet, shower and sink. A small library of books and videos are available for our guests on the mezzanine, a cosy area provided with a sofa, with lovely views across the garden. It is an ideal space to rest and relax.

Second floor: Here you will find a large double bedroom with beautiful ceiling beams, a pretty little dormer window overlooking the gardens, double bed, wardrobe, dressing table and vanity unit with wash basin. This room can easily accommodate a family should you wish to have your children in the same room.

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Kay Doney
Member since: 2013
Speaks English, French
Response time:
Within an hour
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Calendar last updated:
12 July, 2018


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Archignac in Périgord

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1022 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • rural
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
  • The mezzanine offers a sofa bed which can sleep 2 additional people, with a curtain for privacy
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Bicycles
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • swimming


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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Nr Sarlat, 17c holiday cottage with private pool and large gardens
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 6 reviews

Wonderful stay in beautiful setting

  • 5 of 5

We loved every minute of our stay in La Haute and cannot thank Colin and Sheila enough for being such thoughtful and charming hosts, they made sure our stay was perfect and could not have been more helpful.

There are so many lovely places to visit in this beautiful region, many within easy driving distance - it was also always a great pleasure to be able to spend a few relaxing hours in and by the pool on our return from an outing.

We definitely hope to come back again before too long.

Fran and Tony U.K.

  • Review Submitted: 15-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Tranquil hideaway, good for families

  • 5 of 5

We spent a lovely week at La Maison Haute in late July. The house itself is full of character and comfortable.

There is a lot of space for children to play outside and plenty of outdoor equipment too (football goal, volleyball net, ping-pong table and more as well as the pool). Our children also delighted in spotting wildlife too (frogs, lizards, hummingbird moths, buzzards, mantids). On clear nights the night sky is stunning with the milky way clearly visible.

The Campbells (the owners), who live in the adjoining property were lovely and offered good advice on places to go and things to do, as well as fresh fruit and veg from the garden!

There is an enormous amount to do in the area - brilliant caves, chateaux, beautiful medieval towns and more.

Thoroughly recommended, would like to stay again one day.

  • Review Submitted: 02-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Very nice place for families

  • 5 of 5

For a family like ours (2 adults and 3 kids, aged 6-10) it was a great place to stay. We had enough room to feel comfortable and we enjoyed our visit to Pechaude.

There's a great bedroom for the parents in the top floor and two rooms for the kids on the first. Kitchen and living room are on the ground floor, which opens to the outdoor facilities. There's a lot of space outside and the kids can spend much of their days to explore the surroundings of the house. There's a pool (which we could hardly use because of the weather) and a little building in which you can find heaps of toys and games to play.

Colin, the owner of the property, was very nice and kind, always ready to help. This gave us the feeling of being not completely alone in cases of emergency.

We would really recommend Pechaude to families who like to spend their time together. It's a place from which you can visit a lot of great sites in nearly no time (eg. the rivers Vezère and Dordogne, many castles and caves), but you have to be prepared that it's also a place of reclusiveness - if your kids want to go to a disco in the evening, this is not the place for you. However, if you like nature and having a relaxing time together with your family: here you go! Even if the weather is rainy and - in our case - not really warm you will find so many lovely villages and interesting sites to visit!

  • Review Submitted: 14-Jul-2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Sheila et Colin vous accueilleront avec un grand sourire et pleins de gentillesse et un petit apéro pour faire connaissance. La maison est équipée comme il faut et il y a pleins de jeux d'intérieur ou d'extérieur pour tous les âges . La piscine est très bien pour se rafraîchir et bien rigoler . Le lieu géographique de la maison vous paraîtra peut être un peu éloigné mais après toutes les visites de la journée et la foule qui va avec vous apprécierez le calme du lieu.

Et n'hésitez pas à demander conseils à vos hôtes , ils connaissent de bonnes adresses et aiment les partager.

Bref une maison parfaite avec des propriétaires anglais très sympas et une belle région à découvrir !

  • Review Submitted: 27-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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Un séjour très agréable.

  • 4 of 5

Nous avons passé un séjour très agréable avec des hôtes particulièrement attentionnés. La maison est propre. On y trouve tout le confort nécessaire pour un séjour de 15 jours. La literie est confortable. Le cadre est bucolique. Nous avons apprécié le calme des lieux. Le petit plus, le charme de nos hôtes anglais. Colin et Sheila sont vraiment très sympathiques et disponibles pour répondre à nos attentes et nous donner les bons plans pour profiter un maximum du séjour. Nous avons également apprécié la grande piscine à notre entière disposition.

Bref que du bonheur !

Nous recommandons objectivement cette location.

  • Review Submitted: 17-Sep-2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
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Au calme dans une superbe région

  • 5 of 5

Nous avons passé une très bonne semaine avec notre fille de deux ans. L'endroit est très calme et idéalement placé dans le Perigord noir à 25 minutes de Sarlat. Colin et Sheila sont adorables. La maison a beaucoup de charme et elle reste fraiche même lorsqu'il fait très chaud et c'est très agréable. La piscine dans le grand jardin est vraiment sympa.

Ne pas hésiter si on cherche un endroit tranquille dans la région..

  • Review Submitted: 31-Aug-2016
  • Date of Stay: August 2016
  • Source: Homelidays, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
85 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
648 Kilometres
St Malo
Nearest Train
18 Kilometres
Sarlat-La Caneda
Nearest Motorway
27 Kilometres
A20 Junction 55 Souillac
Nearest Beach
12 Kilometres
Car: necessary

The area is full of the prettiest market towns and villages to stroll around with stunning scenery, rivers, lakes and an abundance of history and historical buildings. There are numerous chateaux and caves to explore along with wonderful countryside and valley views around every corner.

There are markets every day throughout the summer season in different villages and towns; including some night markets. Two of our farmers in our Commune offer Auberge meals. These include food from their farms and wine at an all inclusive price. There are many places of archaeological; anthropological and historical interest. Some are world famous - Lascaux Caves near Montignac; and Font de Gaume (cave paintings - as mentioned in Jean Auels latest book in the series Clan of the Cave Bears). Our immediate area caters for those interested in nature; walking; mountain biking; road cycling; sketching.

Other Activities: go karting, clay pigeon shooting, archery, horse-riding, helicopter flights, hot-air ballooning; golf, lake and river fishing, swimming at inland lake


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Archignac, Dordogne

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
14 Jul 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £200

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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