Lanquais is a medieval village (featured in 'The Most Beautiful Villages in the Dordogne') dominated by Chateau de Lanquais, and surrounded by beautiful countryside with numerous forest walks.
Just 20 minutes from Bergerac airport, Lanquais is ideal for exploring the Dordogne with its beautiful scenery, numerous chateaux, medieval villages and towns. Within striking distance are Sarlat, Beynac-et-Cazenac, Perigueux, Cahors, the Correze and stone-age sites of the Vezere valley. Canoeing, swimming, walking, cycling, fishing and golf are all available in the local area with golf available at the prestigious Chateau Les Merles. There are numerous walking, running and cycling routes (both on and off road), and the area is perfect for motorcycling too. The medieval market town of Issigeac is also nearby with a lovely typical French market on Sunday mornings.
Lanquais village has a superb, reasonably priced restaurant Les Marronnieres, which also has a friendly bar. The nearest town is Lalinde, only about a 10 minute drive for supermarket shopping, or Bergerac (20 minutes away).
The Gite itself is a wing of a converted barn, set in five and a half acres, 1 mile outside of Lanquais. It has been awarded a 4* rating by Tourisme de France. It is a very tranquil and peaceful setting with some wonderful views. The Gite has WiFi and both French and English TV (with some Spanish channels also available). There is a separate lounge with its own private terrace where you can access the small plunge pool and enjoy the sunset or the views with a glass of wine or two! There is, a large vaulted kitchen dining room, with new oak fitted kitchen, a downstairs bedroom with a double bed, with a mezzanine area above with two single beds. There is an ensuite shower room to the main bedroom. A travel cot is also available if required. Also, If needed, a further double bedroom with ensuite shower is available by separate negotiation (attached to the main house with a separate private entrance) so that the Gite could accommodate a party of six (or seven with a baby). Please note the property is newly renovated and the plunge pool is also new.