Stone Farmhouse with salt water pool near Sarlat, Dordogne

Sleeps: 8
Bedrooms: 4
Weekly price guide: £950-£1750
Pool: Yes
Type: Farmhouse
Property Ref: FON2660

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General Description

This old stone farmhouse is set in its own courtyard, situated in a quiet hamlet. The house has, on the ground floor, a large dining room and salon, both with wood burning stoves. There is a modern kitchen, utility room, and wet room with shower and WC. It has a covered terrace for outside dining and entertaining. Upstairs there are 4 bedrooms & 2 bathrooms. There are beautiful views over its 9 acres of meadow and woodland. There is a modern salt water pool, 10m x 5m, with roman steps, patio and alarm. The pool is bordered by a lavender hedge on one side and many ornamental shrubs. It has covered parking for two+ cars, and wet weather play area with games. This region is sought after for many reasons. It is close to the Dordogne river with its beaches and there are many attractions, eg. canoeing, grottos, tree walks etc. There are also many historic sites to visit, which include fortified towns and many chateaux. The famous Lascaux Caves are not far away. This is a magical place!

Accommodation Facilities

Bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with double bed.
Bedroom 2 with two single beds.
Bedroom 3 with double bed.
Bedroom 4 with single bed and cot (folding bed available).
Bathrooms: Bathroom 1 with bath, shower, twin basins and WC
Bathroom 2 with shower, vanity unit and WC
Downstairs wet room with shower, basin and WC
Kitchen: All electric modern equipment, with oven, hob, fridge, dishwasher, microwave, kettle, toaster etc.
Dining area with table and chairs.
Living Rooms: Large salon with two sofas, chairs, coffee tables, sideboard and TV/dvd player. Wood burning stove.
Dining room with large dining table with eight chairs, small settee and sideboard. Large inglenook with wood burning stove.
Other Rooms: Utility Room:
Washing machine, ironing board & iron. Additional fridge/freezer.

The covered terrace approached from the kitchen is ideal for alfresco dining and barbecues.
Linen/Cleaning/Towels etc: Linen and bathroom towels provided. Pool towels are also provided per letting.
The property is cleaned prior to arrival.
Outside: The house is set in its own courtyard of quarried fine stone. Grassy area leading to the pool and patio. The salt water private pool is 10m x 5m. Beautiful views over the meadow and woodland.
Covered parking for two cars.
Covered play area.
Portable barbecue.
Table, chairs, loungers and umbrellas around the pool.
Additional notes (if any): Covered terrace with vine, table and chairs and barbecue.
Covered play area with table football, basketball ring & ball, swingball, boules etc.
Loungers chairs and tables by pool.
Preserved old bread oven

Local Area / Activities

There are many activities and places of interest to visit within a few minutes drive of Foncene. There are famous chateaux, which are worth a visit, for example Beynac, Castlenaud, Montfort, Fenelon, and Milandes. There is a nine hole golf course by the Dordogne River near Port Vitrac, 15 minutes drive away.

Cenac is one of the most renowned centres for canoeing down the river. Half-day or full day trips are available down this, the most picturesque section of the river, past  impressive medieval chateaux. Boat trips are available from La Roque Gageac and Beynac.

Cenac has a well stocked supermarket, and a selection of bakers, butchers, newsagents and other small retailers.  There is a pharmacy and doctors' surgery. There is a bank with ATM and a post office. There are a number of restaurants in the village.  There is an auberge within walking distance of the house, serving traditional Perigordian food.

There is an excellent weekly market in Cenac every Tuesday morning selling fresh fish, meat, cheeses and vegetables.  There is usually a good selection of wine on offer, plus craft goods, leather and clothing, etc.

The medieval city of Sarlat is a twenty minute drive away, with its markets, shops, restaurants and outdoor entertainments.

Price Guide

These prices are a guideline only, please enquire for prices for specific weeks.

Low Season: £950
Mid Season: £1250
High Season: £1750

Contact Information

Mobile Number: 00447780704370

Key Features

  • Exclusive Property
  • Swimming pool
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • TV
  • English satellite TV
  • DVD player
  • Internet access
  • Fire / Stove
  • BBQ
  • Cot available
  • Suitable for young children
  • Near river beach
  • Golf nearby
  • Fishing nearby
  • Watersports nearby


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