Recently restored perigordian cottage with a 9x4 metre terraced and floodlit pool, set on high ground and bounded by apple orchards, valleys and woodland. An idyllic and peaceful setting offering superb valley views, tranquillity,romantism and charm. The cottage is a perfect base to relax and/or explore the region with it's varied programme of cultural events, exhibitions, markets, fairs and fétes.
The immediate area: The cottage is situated in the NE Dordogne, the Perigord Vert, famous for it's wonderful food and scenic vistas. Many beautiful places rich in historic value are within easy reach, we are just 3km away from one of it's superb sites 'la vallee de l'lsle' above the gorge of this river stands a majestic castle dating back to the XVI century. It is an outstanding example of chateaux to be found in the Dordogne. The village has made it's best for you to enjoy this attraction.
St.Yrieix La Perche, Thiviers, perigueux: The market towns of Thiviers and St.Yrieix-la-perche are just 15 mins drive away and the larger towns of Limoges and Perigueux the capital are approx. 45kms distant. Brantome,' la petit venise de la Dordogne' takes just 30mins. We are approx. 2hrs45mins from Bordeaux and 6/7hrs from Calais. A dayboat and overnight stop in the Loire makes for a very pleasant journey. St.Yrieix-la perche, the nest of 'la Porcelaine de Limoges' will offer you anything you need like supermarkets, hospital, many shops, bars and restaurants. You will find here a lovely medieval town famous as well for its cuisine. We are also close to many lakes.
Leisure activities: In many surrounding towns and villages you will find plenty of sporting activity such as tennis, fishing,excellent canoeing, horseriding, windsurfing, golf in Limoges and Perigueux and even panning for gold in Jumilhac le Grand. There are numerous restaurants to satisfy the palate of any aspiring gourmet and several night clubs to enjoy. If you like romanticism and impressionism you will like the cottage charm and location. But whether you know France or not you can enjoy your holiday in relaxed or active mode surrounded by scenic beauty, friendly shaded cafés, memorable restaurants and an ambience to remember.