Last July week available. 7 to 14 July 2018.
A historic house in the heart of Domme with garden and jacuzzi. The spa is cool in summer and warm in winter, just as you please.
This beautiful property is renovated to a very high standard. Quality fittings and tasteful decoration. 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. It offers comfortable accommodation for up to 6 guests. This unique property is situated in the famous Place de la Rode. A peaceful and quiet private garden. Shops and restaurants within a few metres. Maison Boyer was the home of a noted writer and "compagnon", Abel Boyer. The recent renovation has managed to combine modern facilities with original features such as the thick stone walls and fireplaces, exposed beams, wooden floors, and shutters.
La Maison Boyer also has the added advantage of having a ground floor bedroom and shower room, extremely rare in this stunning bastide village.
Throughout, the house has a mixture of modern and antique furniture from around Europe.
The original studded front door opens directly into:
The spacious and luxurious lounge with two sofas (one which converts to a king size bed to accommodate two extra guests); a wood burner stove offering extra warmth for cooler low season evenings (free wood); a flat screen TV with English, French and International channels; DVD player; bookcases with a large selection of books, and various lamps and Persian carpets for atmosphere.
A French window leads onto the rear terraced garden with its jacuzzi spa.
A door leads through into the large dining kitchen, with its period tiled floor. The new kitchen is fully equipped with fridge, freezer, electric oven and induction hob, dishwasher, coffee machine, kettle, microwave oven and toaster. A solid wooden dining table and 6 chairs provide comfortable interior dining. This delightful room benefits from the open aspect provided by wide French windows opening onto the terrace.
From the kitchen a door leads to a lobby which in turn gives access to:
A ground floor double bedroom, with glass doors opening onto the Place de la Rode. The bedroom offers two single beds that convert to a king size bed, to suit guest preference. There are bedside tables with lamps, a Moroccan rug, a wardrobe and chest of drawers. There are folding chairs and a table for sitting out in the square to bask in the evening sun.
An adjacent shower room, with a walk in shower, wc, heated towel rail and vanity unit. This doubles as an ensuite facility for the bedroom and for daytime general use. The ground floor layout is suitable for those with restricted mobility.
From the lounge a wooden staircase leads to the first floor, where you will find:
The spacious master bedroom, with traditional stone fireplace, exposed beams, and solid wooden furniture. The king size bed has a memory foam mattress. A door opens onto a long balcony which overlooks the rear garden and offers view over village rooftops to the Dordogne countryside. A table and chairs provides a great spot for morning coffee and croissants.
The master bedroom has en suite bathroom which is bright and airy with a free standing traditional bath, walk in shower, heated towel rail, vanity unit and wc.
Internet wifi access throughout. Bed linen and towels are provided, and the beds are made ready for your arrival. Maison Boyer has an oil fired central heating system, which along with the wood burner in the lounge makes for an extremely comfortable house all year round. A separate ‘buanderie’ in the garden houses the boiler, a washing machine and a second fridge.
The house benefits from an enclosed rear terrace and flower garden area, completely private due to its high position, despite being in the centre of the village. An all important jacuzzi offers an ideal spot for a cooling dip in the summer or a luxurious and warming experience in winter. A perfect way to relax after a day’s sight-seeing. A wooden table and chairs and a barbecue are ideal for al fresco meals. Sun loungers and a parasol.
SETTING AND LOCATION
Maison Boyer is situated in the Place de la Rode, in the heart of the beautiful bastide village of Domme. One of the classified Plus Beaux Villages de France, and recently voted the most beautiful village in the whole of France by the UK's Daily Telegraph, Domme offers a selection of excellent restaurants, all within easy walking distance of the house. Step out from the front door into the square for a coffee or a beer. Take your pick from the Bastide’s many cafes and restaurants – or shut the front door and enter a different world of relaxation and peace and quiet in the house or garden.
Located in the ‘Golden Triangle’ of the Perigord Noir, Domme is perched above the Dordogne river, and all the major tourist sights of the Dordogne such as Sarlat, La Roque Gageac, Castelnaud and Beynac, are within a 20 minute drive.
Bergerac or Brive airports are each just 1 hour’s drive, and the nearest motorway, the A20 at Souillac is just 30 minutes away. Bordeaux and Toulouse airports are approximately 2 hours.