This 350-year-old apartment is located just 100 meters away from the beautiful Dordogne River, right in the heart of the Old Town of historic Bergerac. Recently refurbished with a modern look and feel yet retaining the beautiful original character of this 2-bedroom apartment with feature stone wall and exposed beams.
Close to cafe's, restaurants and bars all within the historic Old Town or just a 5-minute walk to the new town with plentiful shops and further amenities.
This first floor, two-bedroom apartment with WIFI boasts an impressive open plan lounge, kitchen and diner featuring two classic French floor to ceiling windows both with Juliet balconies which open out above just one of the many lively cobbled streets within the Old Quarter of Bergerac.
The beautiful lounge area enjoys two sofas and a television with both English and French channels, all centered around the original feature stone wall and exposed beams dating back some 350 years.
The kitchen is well equipped with stainless steel hob, Pyrolytic oven, large fridge freezer and a microwave oven.
The dining area features a large table which accommodates 6 people comfortably.
The bedrooms are located at the rear of the apartment allowing for a peaceful night sleep. The main bedroom features a super king sized bed and the second bedroom enjoys two sets of bunk beds, sleeping a total of 4 people. The second bedroom enjoys air conditioning.
The modern bathroom enjoys a walk-in shower, a contemporary sink with extensive storage.
Bergerac airport is just a 10-minute drive or taxi from the center of Bergerac enjoying regular flights from the UK with Ryanair, Flybe and Jet 2 to name just a few. Other airports close by include Bordeaux which is just an 1 hour 15min drive and Limoges which is approximately 2 hours.
Bergerac train station is a 15-minute walk from the apartment with direct routes to Bordeaux (in just over an hour) and Sarlat with places such as the famous St Emilion in between. It also has regular bus services to places such as Perigueux.
Located in the heart of picturesque Bergerac, this apartment has all the amenities you could want on your doorstep with cafes, restaurants, wine museums, historical points of interest, a supermarket, bars and an abundance of shops all within walking distance.
Things to do
There is so much to do within Bergerac itself such as a boat ride along the Dordogne, visiting the wine museum, discovering the various points of historical interest, walks along the river, meandering through the ancient cobbled streets, fishing, twice weekly markets as well as enjoying the famous high street shopping.
Pombonne Park, just a 30-minute walk away enjoys a swimming lake, sandy beach, bird reserve, café/restaurant as well as lovely walks through woodland areas. If you enjoy swimming there is a water park just 10 minutes drive away, a beautiful lake in Vergt, just 20minute drive as well as plenty of natural beaches along the Dordogne river itself.
And if you want to venture a little further afield there are stunning grottos (under ground caves) to discover, numerous wine tasting experiences, beautiful chateau (castles) charming towns and cities such as Issigeac, Sarlat, Domme, La Roque- Gageac, Beynac, St Emilion and Perigeaux to name just a few.
And if it is action you are after, The Dordogne river is famous for its canoeing and white water rafting, cycling or mountain biking is also very popular with over 1,000km of marked trails, mountaineering with over 19 sites and hiking with 780km of great hiking trials and 4000km of short hike trails.
The apartment is 350 years old so there is no lift I’m afraid. As the area is semi-pedestrianised, there is no long term parking, however, there are many free car parks located between 100m – 500m from the apartment.