Traditional perigordian stone farmhouse set in acres of pretty gardens with a large swimming pool. Buttermilk stone walls and oak beamed ceilings fresh and bright furnishings create an ambient peacefulness at La Ferriere. Lovely long windows opening onto the gardens bring all the sounds of summer inside and keep the rooms cool. This tranquil farmhouse has 2 double bedrooms and two bathrooms. It has a spacious and bright french country lounge leading into the dining area and kitchen. The modern fully equipped kitchen is light and spacious with dining table and chairs for 6 if you choose to eat inside. Take your morning coffee on the 1st floor stone terrace surrounded by the smell of flowers or go down the stone steps into the garden where under trees. You'll find yourself listening to the birds or being tempted to take an early morning swim as the sun makes the water too tempting to resist. A warm welcome awaits you at La Ferriere where you can enjoy the best Aquitaine has to offer. Spend your days exploring and return to watch the sun go down over the Dordogne drinking one of the amazing local wnes from the many vinyeards and Chateau's in the valley.
- Farmhouse1399 sq. ft.
- Separate WCs0
- Min. Stay3 - 7 nights
Farmhouse with 2 bedrooms + 2 Bathrooms and pool close to village
Helder or Patricia Machado
- english, french, spanish, portuguese
- Calendar last updated:
- 29 Sep 2018
About Helder or Patricia Machado
Hello Helder and I would love to welcome you to La Ferriere its a peaceful place to stay set in lovely countryside. Its was our dream holiday destination before we lived here. Helder is originally from Portugal and I am from Yorkshire. When we got married we decided to make the move we found La Ferriere where we could offer the sort of place we loved to stay. Away from the everyday stress of life and somewhere Helder could practice and teach Tai Chi and Qi-Gong. We hope you will like it too.
Helder or Patricia Machado purchased this Farmhouse in 2015
Why Helder or Patricia Machado chose Saint-Sauveur
I came across this area while travelling by car from Paris to Barcelona. We booked a small hotel a few kms off the motorway to break the journey. It happened to be in the Dordogne. I will never forget the tranquillity - the green, milky stone buildings and tiny hamlets - the pace slowed to almost a stop and I fell in love in one night.. Returning the next month convincing Helder he had to see and feel it - we did and well the rest is history as they say..
What makes this Farmhouse unique
La Ferriere is unique in that its a traditional perigordian style property set in 3 hectares of garden with a large infinity pool. Set amongst fields and forest on the top of the Dordogne valley but within 10 minutes drive to Bergerac, and the airport. Surrounded by vineyards the property was previously owned by the heirs of La Contess François de Saint-Exupéry whose family included the famous author of the book Le petit prince. Today you can still see the history of the life of this building with its arrow slit window in the wine cellar old stone steps up to the house and mill stone in the grounds. In the evening we regularly see wild deer grazing and pheasants in the winter months. You can join a Tai Chi or Qi-Gong class whilst holidaying with us or have a private lesson with Helder. Life goes on peacefully at La Ferriere with the best of cuisine countryside and fresh air and exercise has to offer in rural France.
Pool / Spa
100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date. 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
We stayed here for 5 days & we really enjoyed the peace & quiet. Helder & Pat were such nice hosts. Great location to explore the surrounding countryside. We relaxed by the pool for a few days which was perfect. The gite had all you could ask for. Thanks for a great stay we loved it.
Lovely stay; lovely hosts; great pool
We very much enjoyed our stay. Our comfortable, clean farmhouse gite was well placed as a base from which to do lots of things in the region but if we just wanted to relax the pool was great and situated in very pretty grounds. Our hosts were extremely friendly and helpful.
lovely place to spend a holiday
Beautiful stone built rural property with large gardens and swimming pool. Accommodation was comfortable with plenty of space, and the owners were very friendly and helpful. Easy to take day trips from this central location with vineyards and three chateaus in close proximity. Great restaurants in Bergerac and the wine tours are not to be missed.
Ein wunderbarer Ort zum Entspannen und für die Erkundung des Perigord. Hoher Standard, alles funkt.
Wir haben unseren Aufenthalt sehr genossen und wurden von den wunderbaren Vermietern Pat und Helder liebevoll umsorgt und mit immer neuen Informationen für schöne Ausflüge, Kanutouren oder Märkten versorgt.
Die Ferienwohnung ist sehr sauber, gemütlich eingerichtet und großzügig. Der technische Standard ist sehr gut, alle Geräte haben funktioniert.
Auch der Garten und der Pool ( mit Kindersicherung) sind sehr gut gepflegt.
Alles in allem eine wirkliche Empfehlung
Une très belle maison pour séjourner tranquillement
Très bien située du point de vue touristique, au coeur du Périgord, la maison offre un bon confort, malgré quelques manques pas trop importants (peu de vaisselle, par exemple). Par contre, la tranquilité est vraiment à la portée des vacanciers, et les propriétaires, un 20 sur 20.
Famous for Chateau's and Vineyards La Ferriere sits in the ideal position to visit all the local attractions including the famous Bastide villages and Bergerac old town and port. Sarlat and Lalinde are close by. Beautiful area to relax and picnic by the river - dejeuner sur l'herbe...
You can join Tai Chi & Qi-Gong classes on site or have a massage.