A country villa with stunning views over the Dordogne river and its enchanting valley

Sleeps: 10
Bedrooms: 6
Weekly price guide: £3690-£5620
Pool: Yes
Type: Villa
Property Ref: LAF2831

General Description

Set in an enviable position in the heart of a lush Perigord Noir forest, this is a stunning country villa with heated pool overlooking the Dordogne river and its enchanting valley.

This family-friendly villa also boasts table tennis and a boules pitch; all this just a short walk from the Cingle de Montfort, a local beauty spot and natural loop on the river Dordogne and the village of Montfort, with 3 restaurants and a bakery. Canoes can be hired from Carsac Aillac, a 10 minute drive away, which also has great amenities. The charm of this self-catered property lies in both its fairy tale natural setting and the timeless country elegance of its décor. The magic begins as you spot the honey-coloured stonework and the pale blue shutters hidden among the foliage and continues as you make yourself at home in this typically French house. The spectacular panorama of undulating wooded hills and gentle sloping valleys provides a perfect backdrop to breakfasts and dinners al-fresco as the sun rises and sets over the river Dordogne.

Accommodation Facilities

Ground floor:
Large living room, wood burner fireplace, French doors to terrace and garden, views.
Kitchen/ breakfast room/ dining room, French doors to terrace and garden.
Second living room/ study, open fireplace, French doors to terrace.
Master double bedroom, ensuite bathroom, WC. French door to garden terrace.
Separate shower room.

First floor:
Double bedroom, ensuite bathroom, WC.
Nursery room, travel cot, washbasin.
Double bedroom, ensuite bathroom, WC.?
Double bedroom, ensuite bathroom, WC.?
Double bedroom, shared family bathroom, WC.
Double bedroom, with additional double 1.80m bed and a single 0.90m bed, shared family bathroom, WC.

3 hectares of wooded grounds and mature gardens. Dining terrace, outdoor dining facilities, charcoal BBQ. 10m x 5m heated pool (depth: 1.2m to 2m; Roman steps), pool house. Ample parking for several cars.

Included: Pool heating (April to September). WiFi internet. Pool towels.
Extras: Maid service €25 per hour. Winter heating €300 per week. Firelogs €75. Pool heating outside peak season €200 per week.

Local Area / Activities

Montfort 1km
Carsac-Aillac 2.5km
Sarlat-le-Caneda 8km
La Roc-Gageac 9km
Souillac 22km
Siorac-en-Perigord 30km

Brive 43km
Bergerac 76km
Bordeaux & Toulouse approx 200km

3 restaurants & bakery in Montfort 1km
Carsac-Aillac 2.5km
Domme 7km
Sarlat-le-Caneda 8km
La Roc-Gageac 9km
Souillac 22km

Canoe hire in Carsac-Aillac 2.5km
Tennis in Vitrac 3km
Hot air ballooning in Beynac 24km

Castelnaud-la-Chapelle & Beynac Castles 15km
Quercyland Amusement Park 23km
Lascaux & Lacave caves 35km
Local beauty spot Cingle de Montfort

Punctuated by picturesque villages, bastide towns, medieval chateaux and pre-historic caves, the Perigord Noir region is attractive both for its rich heritage and natural landscapes. Within a short drive you can reach Sarlat-la-Caneda and Domme, full of life with restaurants, shops, market stalls and street buskers. At La-Roc-Gageac you can visit ancient troglodyte dwellings or embark on a river cruise on a 'gabarre', the typical flat bottomed boat of the region. Further afield you have destinations such as Rocamadour, Belves, Bergerac and Perigueux well worth a day trip, with numerous vineyards producing some of France’s most prestigious wines en route.

Price Guide

These prices are a guideline only, please use the calendar at the top of the page to search availability and prices for specific weeks. Then you have the option to book the property online.

Low Season: £3690
High Season: £5620

Key Features

  • Swimming pool
  • Internet access
  • Fire / Stove
  • BBQ
  • Cot available
  • Close to local amenities
  • Walk to village
  • Suitable for young children
  • Tennis nearby


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