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A perfect base at the heart of the Dordogne – sleeps two

Bedrooms 1
Space 645 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 nights


About the property

A cosy and authentic base to explore all that the famous Perigord has to offer!

If you’re looking for a cosy and authentic property as a comfortable base to explore all that the famous Perigord Noir has to offer, then our house is the one for you!

Situated in the historic centre of the quaint market town of Le Bugue, the stone-built cottage is easy walking distance to restaurants, cafes and shops, and only a short drive away from all the famous attractions (caves, castles, gardens and the most picturesque of towns, such as Limeuil, Les Eyzies and Sarlat). Having grown up in the Dordogne, I am eager to share what I believe to be the best places to visit, and to eat out, and will provide you with extensive information upon your arrival.

The property has recently been renovated and offers all the modern comforts whilst retaining the essence of a typical Perigourdine town house.

For those of you who enjoy cooking, the hand-made kitchen covers the whole of the ground floor, and is equipped with a large range-cooker , a dishwasher and good quality utensils. Le Bugue’s market on Tuesday and Saturday is only a few steps away and great for local produce.

The first floor’s living room is perfect for relaxing after a day out exploring, and has a comfortable sofa, television and free wifi. The bathroom, also situated on the first floor, has been completely refurbished and includes a bath, shower and heated towel rail.

The second floor’s romantic bedroom has a king-sized bed and plenty of storage space. The bedroom is private and not overlooked.

The house is south facing and enjoys the sun all day long.

The Vezere river is just down the road, with beautiful views of the village and quiet places to sit. The stunning Dordogne river is a lovely 10 minute drive away and a great place to swim and spend a day on the beach.

Ideal for a couple - Free parking – 30 minutes drive from Bergerac airport

More Details

Property Manager
Rosie Reynolds
Member since: 2015
Speaks English, French, Spanish
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
9 June, 2017

About Rosie Reynolds

We are three sisters eager to share our love for the Dordogne region where we grew up. Having recently made our dream of renovating a cottage come true, we would like to share it with you whilst travelling. Rosie will be here to welcome you and hand over an information pack containing all of our knowledge on the region.

Why Rosie Reynolds chose Perigord Noir

Our house is perfect for a couple who are looking for an authentic, sweet and comfortable base to explore all that the famous Perigord Noir has to offer. We lovingly renovated it ourselves to live in, so unlike some rental properties, you will find that it has a lovely homely feel to it as well as having a wide range of amenities you would look for in your own home.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Le Bugue in Dordogne

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 645 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 10:30
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • pets considered
Location Type:
  • village
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • The bathroom is on the first floor and includes a separate bath and shower, toilet, sink and heated towel dryer.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • The bedroom is on the top floor and includes a king-sized bed, a large cupboard to hang your clothes, a dressing table and chest of drawers.
  • DVD Player
  • Video Library
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • forests
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing


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(7 traveller reviews)

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A perfect base at the heart of the Dordogne – sleeps two
average rating of 5.0 based on 7 reviews
Surrey, British Columbia, Canada

Best Gite in ten years of travel and we do it well

  • 5 of 5

We have never ever had such a well thought out and well equipped Gite as this one. The one bug bear with people like us who's preference is to stay in a fully equipped home/apartment rather than hotel often leads to some disappointment in what is considered fully equipped. Time is wasted replenishing toilet paper and kitchens without the basics dish towels, salt, a few spices, oil etc. This Gite had everything even a welcome package. The quality of the appliances and rooms and bedroom, excellent. The locations is perfect even the parking is easily accessible as are the hosts if anything is required.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 14, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A fabulous French home

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay in Le Bugue with Rosie. The house was beautifully renovated, with everything we needed. Rosie was a welcoming and gracious host, with brilliant local recommendations. An excellent home in a great location for exploring the Dordogne.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great home away from home!

  • 5 of 5

This is a large well-equipped charming place within walking distance of anywhere you would want to go in Le Bugue. Rosie was very helpful and responsive to our questions. She also left a handy guide to favorite activities and restaurants. A perfect home base from which to explore the region.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 4, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Northampton, UK

Cute and homely, snug town property

  • 5 of 5

The property was very nice, clean and well appointed. Obviously quite recently refurbished to a lovely standard. The owner had left a guide to the area that was very helpful, making it a no-fuss get away week's break. There is plenty to do in and around Le Bugue and we'd recommend the property and the region to everyone.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 15, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Loved it!

  • 5 of 5

Well-equipped kitchen, easy parking, town centrally located for cave visits. Grace provides a book of resources about Le Bugue and activities nearby. Market passes in front of the house on Tuesdays but is so quiet we thought it had been cancelled! Fantastic bakeries and beautiful river view 2 minute walk from the front door.

Could not have asked for anything better.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 9, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lovely home

  • 5 of 5

A updated renovation to a charming old property in a lovely village. The Owner is very customer service oriented and has a host of information for the traveler. The property has lovely amenities and very well maintained.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 30, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
40 Kilometres
Bergerac EGC
Nearest Barpub
200 Metres
Chai Monique wine bar
Nearest Ferry
600 Kilometres
Saint-Malo port
Nearest Golf
5 Kilometres
Golf de la Marterie
Nearest Train
1 Kilometres
Le Bugue (gare SNCF)
Nearest Motorway
30 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
30 Metres
Crêperie l'Abreuvoir
Nearest Beach
5 Kilometres
Dordogne river beach - Limeuil
Car: necessary

Le Bugue market on Tuesdays and Saturdays is a great place for local produce and souvenirs. The town also has big supermarkets (Intermarche, LIDL, Aldi, Leaderprice, Farmshop).

There are five bakeries in town, all walking distance. Our favourite is Cauet tucked behind the main square.

Aside from our town, the house is situated in the Perigord Noir within easy reach of the famous caves and paleolithic history of Les Eyzies (15 minutes), Sarlat (35 minutes) with its medieval streets and famous market, and Bergerac (50 minutes), famous for foie gras, wines and ancient architecture. Périgueux (40 minutes) has fabulous shopping, while St Emilion (1h30) offers the perfect excursion to a quintessential Bordeaux wine-country town.

This region is rich in historic sites including the Lascaux Caves, and the fascinating Bastide towns such as Beaumont, Moliéres, and Monpazier which run along the spectacular Dordogne river. Travel by car or by flat-bottomed 'gabarres' (river boats) to see the many magnificent châteaux to be found within easy reach of our cottage. Local, traditional markets abound and your days will be spent trying the freshest produce including the best selection of the classic food of the Perigord: foie gras, duck confit, walnuts, goat cheese, truffles and wine.

We will leave an information pack of all of our favourite restaurants and sites in the house. There's plenty to discover!


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Le Bugue, Dordogne

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
Holiday season
21 Jun 2017 - 1 Oct 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £11 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £11 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £26.82
Refundable Damage Deposit £134.09

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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