A spacious period house in the Perigord Vert Region of the Dordogne. With private pool and riverside location, near an unspoilt riverside village with all amenities including bars and restaurants, walking trails, activities lakes,river fishing, velorail and tennis court.
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A gentle stroll will bring you into the charming village of Corgnac sur L'Isle,in the Perigord Vert region of the Dordogne, where you can buy your daily fresh bread. It has 2 bars, 2 restaurants, 2 grocery shops, butcher, hairdressers, chemist and an English speaking doctor.
Located 5km south of bustling market town of Thiviers, capital of foie gras, it has a popular Saturday market and an excellent range of local shops and supermarkets. Rail links to Perigeux (25 mins), Limoges (50 Mins) and Paris. Convenient airports at Limoges and Bergerac and Bordeaux.
Sarah and Nic would like to welcome you to Peyre St Front with beautiful polished oak floors, a winding staircase linking the 3 floors, this professionally designed and restored gite is part of a typical old French house. Tall shuttered windows frame the picturesque views from the first floor sitting room and from the bedrooms.
Ground Floor: Modern kitchen diner with range, microwave, fridge-freezer, washing machine, dishwasher, - seats 6 comfortably.
Downstairs toilet and shower.
1st Floor: Spacious lounge, 3 large settees, English/french satellite tv, woodburner for cold nights, range of books and toys to keep you occupied.
Double bed with ensuite.
2nd Floor: Large master bedroom with four-poster bed. Twin bedrooms with antique French beds. All newly redecorated with beautiful wooden floorboards and decorated in French style. Large shower room.
A splendid covered outdoor dining room which is reached via a shaded walkway from the front of the house, comes with a fully equipped kitchen with dishwasher plus permanent bbq overlooking private pool and terraces to meadows and river views beyond. Wicker seating over looking the pool and ground and river beyond.
The 10 x 5 pool is fenced with saline system, a healthier alternative to chemicals. Access to the private meadows and river front, with secluded seating and the potential for private fishing from the river bank, subject to license from the Marie.
Croquet, badmington, rounders, tennis courts in the village, cycle hire available locally, velorail a must from the village. Riverside location with fishing available on request.
Local lakes with beaches and restaurants within 10 minutes drive.
Sports bar and restaurant in the village.
There are a range of great restaurants in the area and information his provided on the best places to suit your palette.
Private off road parking available and a car is essential for your stay.
Activities in nearby village of Corgnac sur L'Isle include the Velorail. Canoeing, tennis, fishing and range of marked walkways. Cycle the stunning Voie Verte from Thiviers to St Pardoux la Riviere – a traffic-free by-way, passing the beautiful and historic village of St Jean de Cole which is listed as one of France's 'most beautiful villages'. (Bike hire available locally) There are numerous restaurants in the area, and we will be happy to supply you with a list of our recommended haunts! We are located centrally for visits to the chateaux at Hautefort, Puyguilham, Villars, Jumilhac, St Jean De Cole and Brantome - all within 30 minutes drive.
Canoing at Brantome and Lisle close by.
There is a fabulous lake at Nantheuil - with a beach and water sports, plus small restaurant 10 minutes drive, and within 20 minutes drive is the stunning lake at Ruffiac, where you will find enchanting walks, wake boarding and canoeing, rock climbing and acrobranche (High wires) - a good restaurant also overlooks the lake - perfect for a spot of lunch.
Please note that the local taxe de sejour is payable for all holiday accommodation in france to the French government, the charge is €0.55 per person per night and is due on arrival and payable locally to the commune.