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Le Four a Sel -3 Family Friendly Gites sleeps 2-30 Pool ,Playground,Table Tennis - Fantastic Group Accommodation close to shops & sites w/ Onsite Fishing

Bedrooms 13
Space 4,144 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights



Fantastic Group Accommodation close to shops & sites w/ Onsite Fishing

3 Holiday Houses ( sleeping 2-30 people which you can rent individually or together. Rate displayed is for rental of the 3 houses. Contact us if you wish to rent only 2 houses. During certain periods,reduced rates for 3 houses if < 22 people.Accommodation is in

Villa Orchidee , Large house sleeps 17 with 6 ensuite bedrooms( 5 bathrooms) & a 7th bedroom, not ensuite.The large dining room/living room can seat 30 .The covered terrace seats 26

Villa Hibiscus, 4 Bedroom Farmhouse w/ 2 bathrooms, sleeps 8

Villa Mimosa, Cottage with 2 bedrooms,1 bathrooms sleeps 5

All houses have a fully equipped kitchen , electric heaters in bedrooms , woodburner stove in the living room of Villa Orchidee & Villa HIbiscus.

Set in a peaceful riverside setting , 5 minutes to amenities & 30 minutes to many Dordogne sites. Lots of green space & onsite facilities for all ages. Wifi, Table Tennis, Onsite Fishing, Covered Terrace for al fresco dining , Outdoor Playground, Large garden

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About the property

Le Four a Sel Holiday Homes

Le Four a Sel is a group of 3 holiday homes located 2km from Montignac and the famous Lascaux Caves and 30 minutes from Sarlat ( Tucked away in a peaceful riverside setting ,shops and amenities are 5 minutes drive and the popular Dordogne attractions 30 minutes away.There's lots of green space , fabulous views and on-site facilities for all ages -no need to go sightseeing everyday .Have picnics and bbqs beside the river anytime , Football and badminton in an outdoor playground with swings, slides and a climbing frame, Table tennis in a covered play area , Petanque in the large enclosed courtyard , free Wifi, lots of parking , Alfresco dining whatever the weather and unlimited private fishing from dawn to dusk on your doorstep! Rent the 3 houses and you have exclusive use of all the facilities. Otherwise the pool is shared amongst the 3 houses when renting 1 or 2 houses . Contact us for a quote if you wish to rent only 2 houses.

During certain periods, we offer reduced rates when you rent 2 or 3 houses if your group size is less than 19.Visit our website for more photos and information about our propery and the individual houses .

*Villa Orchidee is a Large house with 5 Ensuite bedrooms that sleeps 15 people.

*Villa Hibiscus is a renovated Farmhouse with 4 bedrooms ,2 bathrooms ,sleeps 8

The houses can be rented individually or together to accommodate large groups ,ideal GROUP ACCOMMODATION for MULTI-GENERATION FAMILY GATHERINGS OR several friends wanting to share a holiday together in one location in separate houses.


**Lots of green space - 15 acres of private grounds to let the children expel all that energy while you relax and unwind in your own private corner

**Fabulous riverside setting

**Magnificent views from your bedroom window

**Great Location- secluded and peaceful ,yet a mere 5 minute drive to amenitieis ,30min to sites y. The world famous prehistoric caves of lascaux are 5 minutes drive. You can walk to the village for fresh baked croissants & baguettes .There is also a bar & restaurant offering 4 course meals for 12 euros!

**Onsite facilities to amuse all ages, No need to go sight seeing everyday to entertain the kids:

-Picnics and BBQ's beside the glorious Vezere river without leaving the property

-Alfresco dining and BBQ's WHATEVER the weather in a covered terrace that can seat up to 26

- Unlimited Private Fishing from dawn to dusk ON YOUR DOORSTEP

-Outdoor playground with swings, slide, climbing frame, and a wooden playhouse, football and badminton nets

-Table Tennis in the covered play area

-Large 350 sqm courtyard for petanque

-Free Wifi in hotspots

-Lots of parking for at least 14 cars

Available all year, all rooms have electric heaters for the cooler months. Villa Orchidee & Villa Hibiscus also have a woodburner stove.

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Brenda Archer
Member since: 2008
Speaks English, French, Spanish
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Calendar last updated:
17 August, 2018

Why Brenda Archer chose Montignac

We came to Montignac with our 2 children on a family holiday in 2001. The kids loved the area-there was so much to see and do and always there was something new to experience and discover. We did this for 7 years , then we found Le Four a Sel fell in love with it and decided to make it our home

We love the peaceful rural setting,the wonderful sense of freedom this large expanse of space our property gives us and being beside the river is just so relaxing . And we are still in awe of the stunning scenery of this part of the Dordogne.We still get pleasantly surprised when we drive around and stumble upon a quaint village , a hidden castle.

What makes this house unique

**Excellent Location- peaceful and secluded but not isolated, walking distance to a bar/restaurant . Charming Montignac is close enough for one to walk in across the fields or along the back roads, with its cafes& restaurants, Wednesday and saturday market where you can buy local produce. And we are just 30 minutes away from many attractions, you won't need to drive too far to get back to your house.There is so much to see & do, 2 weeks won't be enough

**Lots of Space!You will never feel cramped here.15 acres of land for the children to run around in & expel all their excess energy. And still so much left for anyone to find their own private corner and get away from it all .

**The riverside setting is simply stunning, and oh sooo peaceful! Set beside the river Vezere, the riverbank is lined with poplar trees a 100 feet high .Watch the trees swaying gracefully in the wind ,listen to the nightingale break into song, or catch a glimpse of a kingfisher .

**Fabulous views . Wake up in the morning to views of lush cornfields from your bedroom window, or watch the early morning mist rise above the Vezere river at 7am

Though we are by the river, both the swimming pool and the river are protected by a fence and gate to keep children safe.

**Private Fishing on your doorstep- Half a kilometre of river frontage for fishing from dawn to dusk

**Onsite facilities below provide sufficient amusement for everyone- no need to go sight seeing everyday.

*swimming pool (fenced and alarmed)-10m x 4m

*Table Tennis in a covered play area (handy during inclement weather).

*Outdoor playground equipped with football and badminton nets, swings,slide, wooden playhouse, climbing frame;

* Covered Terrace with tables and chairs to seat up 26 so you can enjoy al fresco dining in the shade and BBQ's whatever the weather

*Large 400 sq meter Enclosed courtyard for Boules or Badminton;

*Free Wifi in hotspots

*Lots of parking for at least 12 cars , more if req

Guestbook comments from the owner

Brenda and Dave run a tight ship looking after 3 gites in beautiful Aubas, near Montignac in France. We stayed in the middle sized one which sleeps up to 8 people and it was a lovely place for us to stay for 12 days. The kids loved the space, the table tennis and the pool and we loved opening our blue shutters every morning and looking out onto the cornfield below. It really felt very tranquil there. Brenda and Dave did everything they could to provide us with assistance and information. I really recommend this place to families or large groups wanting to book all 3 gites out together. I would go back there. 5* Rating
May 2015
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There is a CLEANING CHARGE payable as cash only ON ARRIVAL BEFORE KEYS ARE HANDED. (Rate varies dependent on the season and number of houses)There is also a SECURITY DEPOSIT of 1000 EUR payable 4 WEEKS BEFORE ARRIVAL. These additional fees are not displayed on the rental quote because the system will add this to the rental charge of the house, which will ultimately increase the service charge you pay to homeaway( the service fee is based on a percentage of the total rental quote)
Please also note that the deposit of 35% (Not 25%) is required to guarantee the reservation of 2 or 3 houses.This is non refundable. The homeaway system gives a drop down menu which limits the owner to a choice of 25% or 50% deposit hence this is what is showing but we are making you aware of this at the time of booking. The balance is required 16 weeks before arrival. If booking more than 12 months in advance, the balance is payable on the 31st of January of the year of your date of arrival. By filling up the booking form, you agree to our terms and conditions.
Special Rates for: Xmas,New Year, Easter, May Bank Holiday . Reduced rates offered during certain periods if less than 18 people (except July & August). In July& August, booking is from Saturday to Saturday. At other times, we are flexible. We accept short breaks or long week-ends , and various lengths of rental not necessarily for a week. . May bank holiday bookings-the balance is required on the 30 Jan.
Note: the service fee displayed with the quote is charged by homeaway(not us) when you pay online using their online payment service . You have the option pay us directly(via bank transfer or using your credit card via paypal) and can save on service fees.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Montignac in Périgord

Property Type:
  • house (detached)
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 4144 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 17:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 30
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • rural
  • village
  • waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Fireplace ...
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Stove
  • Free Wifi
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 30 people
  • 8 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 5 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 6 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 7 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 8 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • 13 Bedrooms, Sleeps 30
  • Bedroom1-Orchidee - 1 Double Bed , 1 Cot
    Bedroom 2-Orchidee - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 5-Family room Orchidee - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 6-Orchidee - 3 Single Bed
    Bedroom 7-Orchidee - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 8-Hibiscus - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 9-Hibiscus - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 10--Hibiscus - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 11-Hibiscus - 1 Double Bed , 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 3-Orchidee - 1 Double Bed , 1 Single Bed
    Bedroom 4-Orchidee - 1 Double Bed , 1 Single Bed , a cot can be added
    Bedroom 12-Mimosa - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 13-Mimosa - 3 Single Bed
  • Villa Orchidee has 2 Triple rooms, each with a double bed and a single bed,private bathroom 2 Double rooms, each with a double bed , private bathroom Family Suite, consisting of 2 bedrooms : 1st bedroom has a double bed.There is an interconnecting door to the 2nd bedroom with 3 single beds.The bathroom is in bedroom1 There is a 7th bedroom(not showing on our website) with a double bed, but no private bathroom which we offer free of charge when the 3 houses are rented together. Villa Hibiscus 1 double bedroom with a double bed, ensuite bathroom 1 double bedroom, with a double bed 2 twin bedrooms each with 2 single beds 2nd bathroom on the groundfloor Villa Mimosa 1 Bedroom with a kingsize bed 1 bedroom with 3 single beds 1 Bathroom on the ground floor Cots and high chairs available on request,free of charge
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • DVD Player
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Beach Umbrellas
  • Child's Swing
  • Garden
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Barbecue
  • Terrace
  • 8 garden chairs
  • 4 deck chairs
  • Groups
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • not suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
We have 450 m of river frontage so you can fish freely and privately on our grounds, from dawn to dusk. There is a fence to control unsupervised access to the river for added safety. There are 2 washing machines in the laundry room outside the villa. Towels are available for hire. You have your private terrace outside which leads to the huge garden with views of the cornfields. The stove has a grill and oven and the fridge has a small freezer. Extra freezers are available for your use in the adjacent barn. The 10m x4m swimming pool is fenced and alarmed for added safety. The pool is shared with the other villa. Smoking is not permitted inside the house but allowed outside(in the garden) There is a huge separate parking area. Onsite massage is available ,must be booked in advance.


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average rating of 4.7647057 based on 24 reviews

October stay at Villa Hibiscus

  • 5 of 5

The house and property were absolutely lovely. Villa Hibiscus was so comfortable and we had everything we needed. Brenda and David were the best hosts and had great advice for all sorts of our questions. This place, just outside of Montignac and beside the Vezere River, was perfect.

  • Review Submitted: 08-Nov-2016
  • Date of Stay: October 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great location beautiful properties.

  • 5 of 5

The accommodation was great catering for all our needs, the location was a peaceful spot right on the rivers edge with fishing available or just to wander. The facilities were good with table tennis and a swimming pool for the more energetic but still room to escape and just read a book. We were warmly welcomed and well looked after by our hosts David and Brenda who were always on hand but never intrusive and gave sound advice on where to visit and tips about events in the area. Would definitely recommend for groups like ours of 12 adults or indeed for family holidays where you can come together and yet still do your own thing.

  • Review Submitted: 31-Aug-2016
  • Date of Stay: August 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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A wonderful family retreat

  • 5 of 5

This was a beautiful and peaceful spot right on the river with great facilities. While some could be playing table tennis and others swimming, there was still room to escape and look out for kingfishers darting along the banks of the river. We were warmly welcomed and well looked after including sound advice on where to visit on our way home and tips about events in the area. Would definitely recommend for an extended family holiday where you can come together and yet still do yuur own thing.

  • Review Submitted: 07-Aug-2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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A Fabulous week -with 7 families together

  • 5 of 5

We're a bit late writing this as we were there for a week in August 2014.

7 families holidaying together for the first time! We had a really lovely time & many thanks to Brenda & David who were able to recommend where to go & what to see but also as they really just let us get on with our own thing! We self catered including several BBQs as the setting at La Four a Sel is just beautiful. We may well return one day!

  • Review Submitted: 09-Sep-2015
  • Date of Stay: September 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Rural France at its best.

  • 5 of 5

We had glorious weather which added to our enjoyment in Villa Hibiscus. We were a party of four adults and two children and so the house and amenities were perfect for us. Hibiscus was clean and very well equipped and as days were hot and evenings chilly the wood burning stove was much appreciated. The walk to the restaurant in Aubas was delightful. Brenda and David were very welcoming and helpful and we unreservedly recommend Le Four a Sel.

  • Review Submitted: 28-Apr-2015
  • Date of Stay: April 2015
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  • 5 of 5

Brenda and David are exceptional hosts who always made sure we were comfortable and had a great time. They have a superb property by the river with a swimming pool. We could do barbecues, strolls and even dance all night long- what a perfect weekend! It was very clean and spacious. I strongly recommend.

  • Review Submitted: 01-Oct-2014
  • Date of Stay: September 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
34 Kilometres
Brive Souillac
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
660 Kilometres
St. Malo
Nearest Golf
34 Kilometres
Nearest Train
12 Kilometres
Condat sur Vezere
Nearest Motorway
12 Kilometres
Condat sur Vezere
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
20 Kilometres
Car: necessary

Le Four a Sel is in the village of Aubas, 2km from Montignac & the prehistoric Lascaux caves and 25 minutes from the medieval town of Sarlat & Les Eyzies. Popular Tourist sites like Chateau Hautefort, Domme, the feudal fortress of Commargue, the gardens of Marquessac, Roque Gageac ,a village carved on a hilltop, Roque St. Christophe , the medieval village of Castlenaud are within a 30 minute drive. Major towns close by are Perigeux and Brive and closest airports are Brive Souillac, a 40 minute drive,served from London City airport by Cityjet. Bergerac & Limoges are 1hr30 minutes away. Bordeaux airport is 1hr 45 minutes, and the vineyards of St. Emillion can be visited as a day trip. For walkers, cyclists or those who simply like to take a gentle drive along meandering country lanes, this is a magnificent corner of France. Must do : canoeing/kayaking down the vezere river or the Dordogne- the best way to see the sites. Other nearby activities:Horseriding - 20 minutes away; 2 lakes nearby within 20 minutes where you can go sailing, waterskiing, and one has a small beach; watersports with waterslides, a fishing lake , large playground, is 40 minutes away. Lots of things to see and do here-2 weeks won't be enough!!

Golf: The Perigord Noir has some good golf courses with the added attractions of the region's wine and food to help you recover from the day's exertions plus a plethora of tourist sites and attractions to add variety to your holiday. Three 18 hole golf courses 40 minutes away .We can arrange tee off time.