Two charming Quercy style cottages and a STUDIO - ideal for a couple - set in a picturesque wooded valley on the Dordogne/Lot border. Sunny south facing position with an abundance of birds and wildlife. The rustic cottages are well furnished, each comprising two bedrooms sleeping 4/5, plus cot. The less expensive studio sleeps 2. For STUDIO RATES please go to the PRICES page, click on VIEW ALL PRICES and scroll to the bottom of the page. A cot can be added if requested in either gite or for the Studio. The comfortable sitting room areas in the two gites have oak beams and some original features and are open plan with the kitchen. A washing machine is supplied in each gite. TV, DVD/CD, books and access to the Internet are provided. The cottages and studio each has its own private patio area with garden furniture. There is a separate BBQ pagoda, and a sun terrace and swimming pool with security fence and gate. The property is set against a magnificent wooded backdrop with a spectacular buttress of rock where ravens can be seen nesting. The local village of St Cirq-Madelon is a short walk away as is the GR 64 walking trail. A network of cycle tracks are also nearby. The property is not far from the medieval towns of Domme and Sarlat, the market town of Gourdon and several stunning châteaux perched on cliffs above the river. Many of the local towns have colourful weekly markets. Just 10 minutes away from the gites are the famous prehistoric caves Grottes de Cougnac. The Dordogne River is 10 minutes drive to the north and offers swimming and canoe hire. En route to the river is Grolejac Plan d'Eau, a lake with sandy beach and a lifeguard so ideal for family swimming.
- Separate WCs0
- Min. Stay7 nights
Self-catering with pool
- english, french
- Calendar last updated:
- 16 Aug 2018
Why Patrick Taggart chose Saint-Cirq-Madelon
The property is centrally located for the numerous historic villages, chateaux, caves and other sites of the Dordogne and is only a 10 minute drive from the Dordogne River. It offers space and tranquility. The setting is wonderful. There is a pool, private terrace area and a lovely garden that is safe for children. A studio makes perfect accommodation for couples whilst the two gites are ideal for families.
Pool / Spa
Une très belle location !!
Un endroit tranquille, au calme, ensoleillé avec un très beau jardin. Une belle piscine et un coin barbecue agréables pour profiter de bons moments en famille. Nous y avons passé une très bonne semaine de vacances !
Tranquille .... calme ....très beau .....nous sommes très heureux que nos invités aiment La Chaumière.
The house is in a very beautiful setting, very calm and in a green area with nice walks starting at the house. There are 2 gites and 1 studio. Our gite itself was ok; clean and functional, but the setting of the house with a very nice swimming pool, nice garden, terras and barbecue spot makes this a perfect place to have a relaxing holiday. Internet was not always working, but in a way this helps to relax :-). The owners are also very friendly and helpful.
The surroundings are great, with many beautiful villages (Sarlat, Domme, Gourdon, Montignac, Rocamadour,...), castles, forests, caves and wine producers (Cahors & Bergerac) within a range of 1h driving.
Summarized: I recommend this house to everyone!
(I also recommend the small restaurant in Milhac, which is a bit out of sight, but worth a visit)
We are always delighted to learn that our guests love La Chaumière as much as we do.
Quel plaisir et quelle sérénité
Nous avons vraiment passé une très belle première semaine de vacance dans cette location située en pleine nature. La piscine a particulièrement été appréciée des filles. Nous l'avons, de notre côté, trouvé très sûre. Rien à redire sur le logement et ses équipements qui nous permis de nous ressourcer en profitant du soleil et des plaisirs de la région. Allez-y sans hésitation !
La Chaumiere is just ten minutes walk from the GR 64 walking trail and also near a network of beautiful cycle tracks. It is only a short drive from the historic sights of the region: Domme, Sarlat, Le Roque Gageac, Castlenaud, Rocamadour, etc. Picturesque Gourdon, ten minutes by car, has a multitude of shops, bars and restaurants and a weekly Market. En route are the prehistoric caves Grottes de Cougnac. The village of Grolejac and its ‘Plan d’eau’ – a beautiful lake in a tranquil setting with a sandy beach – is 5 minutes away and ideal for children. The gites and studio can be let individually or together for family groups.
Other Activities: Canoeing, Children's Adventure Park, Prehistoric caves, vineyards, falconry shows
Studio rental: 17 Feb.- 04 May £250; 05 May - 22 June £300; 23 June - 07 Sept. £350; 08 Sept. - 28 Sept. £300; 29 Sept. - 08 Dec. £250 We charge 20% of rental as a deposit on booking with balance payable 1 month before the holiday..