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Beynac-a Million Euro View and a 15th Century Village Charmer

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View westward on second floor balcony at mid day.

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Last updated: 04/14/2015
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Beynac-et-Cazenac villa description

Mont Joie is a charming 15th Century stone house located in the heart of the village of Beynac, listed as one of the most beautiful villages in France. The chateau at Beynac is on the top of a 500 foot cliff and the village houses are positioned below - providing privacy and spectacular views from one side of the house, and village life on the other.

Extraordinary views of the magnificent Dordogne river and the Valley of the Five Chateaux present themselves from each of the four floors. The front door opens directly from the cobblestone streets - just steps from our private and unique parking grotte - into the main room of approximately 60 sq. meters. Honey colored stone walls, stone tile floor, ancient wooden beams and a huge medieval fireplace set the tone for this main floor. A fully applianced kitchen with a granite countered cooking area is built into one of the old fireplaces. Antique carpets and leather seating offers a comfortable area to relax, listen to the stereo or view English satellite television on the 30' flat panel television. The large dining table suitable for seating up to 6 diners is next to the window offering spectacular views of the river, the sunset and the colorful montgolfiers (hot air balloons) drifting by at dawn and sunset most days in season.

Down the stone staircase is the Master Bedroom with an ensuite bathroom combining modern fixtures with stone walls. A King-size bed with temperpedic mattress, reading lamps, desk and a large private full width balcony with loungers, barbeque and dining table for two make this room the ideal spot to relax with the a glass of wine to admire the view.
One floor down, the old merchants store room now is the second large bedroom, again with stone walls, ancient beamed ceiling and a river view. This room also has a king size bed. An ensuite bathroom, and a full laundry room with washer and dryer complete this floor.
Because neither bedrooms are in the attic, and the thick stone walls offer a cooling insulator against the hot Dorgdogne summers, we sleep comfortably cool all summer long, many times with a duvet cover.
Another floor down brings you to two flagstoned terraces, one with a grape and wisteria arbor for a shaded sitting area which includes a small fountain and a few steps down, the lower terrace - with full access to the sun. Wonderful views of the river from both terraces and views of the Chateaux of Fayrac, Castelnaud, Lacosse and Marqueyssac.
Eat, drink and be merry. The 64 steps from the lower terrace to the kitchen will help burn off those excess calories.

Feeling hot and want a cooling dip? We will tell you about about our favorite spot in the wonderful River Ceau. Crystal clear water with no chlorine, within 4 kms. Nice shady spot for a picnic, so pack the basket and experience the true French joie de vivre.

Keywords: Villa with spectacular views over Dordogne Valley in Most Beautiful Village of France

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Property Type

  • 3 story
  • Villa

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    25 years and older...moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    We welcome well-behaved children but be very careful. There are steep stone and wood staircases which could present a hazard for toddlers....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed:

    Family members have allergies....moreless

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

  • Bedroom 1

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  • Bedroom 2

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  • Kids Room

    Small bedroom with bunk beds for up to 2 children only....moreless

  • King size beds (2). Bunk Beds in the kids room (2), Baby Crib (1). Please note: The Kids Room is a small bedroom with two bunk beds and a built-in dresser. It is located on the same level as the master bedroom....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1

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  • Bathroom 2

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  • Bathrooms have showers only. Hair dryers are supplied by owner.

Other Amenities

  • Rates are for up to 4 adults and 2 children.

Entertainment

  • Books:

    Take a book, leave a book library...moreless

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable:

    English Channels from Sky TV....moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library:

    Several titles available including many films shot on location around Beynac and in France....moreless

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing

Location Type

  • Monument View:

    From the balcony and both terraces you can see the Chateaux of Marqueyssac, Fayrac, Castelnaud and Lacosse....moreless

  • Mountain View
  • Village:

    Mont Joie is centrally located in the medieval village of Beynac within walking distance of shops, restaurants, bakeries, butcher, and a green grocer....moreless

  • Water View:

    Enjoy an unrestricted panoramic view of the Dordogne river....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Spelunking
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Broadband Access:

    Free High Speed DSL....moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Long Distance:

    FREE long distance telephone service to all of Western Europe, United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and many more....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Electric heating though out...moreless

  • Internet:

    FREE high speed WIFI...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    Entry level living room is spacious with spectacular views....moreless

  • Parking:

    There is a private parking grotto just steps from the front door, compact car recommended....moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    Private parking is available just across from the front door of the property, a rarity in the village. You will need to have a compact car to navigate up and down the narrow lane....moreless

  • Telephone:

    FREE long distance calling to most countries....moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet:

    Free high speed WiFi, Bring your laptop!...moreless

  • Wood Stove:

    Enjoy the warmth of hearth and home with our beautiful porcelain enameled wood stove by Godin. ...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Early Spring
Apr 4 - May 15, 2015
7 night min stay

€1,395

Changeover Day: Saturday

Mid season
May 16 - Jun 26, 2015
7 night min stay

€1,780

Changeover Day: Saturday

Peak Season
Jun 27 - Aug 28, 2015
7 night min stay

€1,875

Changeover Day: Saturday

Mid Season
Aug 29 - Oct 2, 2015
7 night min stay

€1,855

Changeover Day: Saturday

Low Season
Oct 3 - Oct 30, 2015
7 night min stay

€1,475

Changeover Day: Saturday

Off Season
Oct 31 - Dec 18, 2015
7 night min stay

€890
Holidays
Dec 19 - Jan 1, 2016
7 night min stay

€1,150

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit €500
  • Taxes Included

Notes:

Weekly rentals run from 4 p.m. Saturday to 10 a.m. the next Saturday unless otherwise arranged.

Rates are for 4 guests. Add 25 euros for additional guest.Prices are all inclusive of taxes, fees, linens, and heating.

We accept all Major Credit Cards, PayPal, personal checks in Euros and wire transfers.

If we have open dates within 45 days of your visit - ask us about Last Minute Discounts.


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Last updated: 04/14/2015
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Location

35 Miles
Nearest Airport
Bergerac
8 Miles
Nearest Golf
Domaine de Rochebois
6 Miles
Nearest Train
Sarlat
25 Miles
Nearest Motorway
A20

Car: Recommended

Gabarres de Beynac offers old fashioned flat bottom barge rides up and down the river, departing at Beynac. Also available are canoe rentals by several companies that service Beynac. Please see the local TI upon your arrival.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2008

About the owner: We are avid Francophiles and love to travel in Europe. We've been coming to Beynac since 1997 and immediately felt a sense of connection to this charming little village in this beautiful region of France. Some years we visited several times. Eventually, we found a place of our own. This is more than a vacation rental to us, it's a second home

Why the Owner Chose Beynac-et-Cazenac:
Beynac feels like home to us. Like a story book village lost in time that we had only read or dreamed about, it deserves its designation as Most Beautiful Village of France.

The Unique Benefits at this Villa:
Villa Mont Joie enjoys a central village location and superb 180 degree views from the covered balcony and two garden terraces. The stunning scenery and setting are captivating! Located on a footpath leading up the chateau but far enough to be off the main road and away from street noise. Just steps away are the best restaurants in the village, a snack shop, wine shop, bakery, grocer, post office, pharmacy and ATM.


Contact us

Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • View westward on second floor balcony at mid day.

    View westward on second floor balcony at mid day.

  • The Great Room with its original limestone fireplace

    The Great Room with its original limestone fireplace

  • Enjoy panoramic views on the terrace adjoining the master suite

    Enjoy panoramic views on the terrace adjoining the master suite

  • Welcome home to a relaxing respite after a busy day of site seeing

    Welcome home to a relaxing respite after a busy day of site seeing

  • Second Master Bedroom with King Size Bed and Private Bath

    Second Master Bedroom with King Size Bed and Private Bath

  • The master bath is spacious and boasts interesting architectural details

    The master bath is spacious and boasts interesting architectural details

  • Villa Mont Joie overlooking the Valley of the 5 Chateaux

    Villa Mont Joie overlooking the Valley of the 5 Chateaux

  • Mont Joie has a private parking grotto just steps from the front door

    Mont Joie has a private parking grotto just steps from the front door

  • Hot Air Balloons often soar by just outside the great room window

    Hot Air Balloons often soar by just outside the great room window

  • A canoe ride down the Dordogne river offers unforgettable views.

    A canoe ride down the Dordogne river offers unforgettable views.

  • Go local and enjoy an evening meal at the summer night market in Belves.

    Go local and enjoy an evening meal at the summer night market in Belves.

  • Lower Garden with full sun and panoramic river views.

    Lower Garden with full sun and panoramic river views.

  • View from the dining room window with the Hot Air Balloons afloat overhead.

    View from the dining room window with the Hot Air Balloons afloat overhead.

  • Romantic master bedroom with King size four poster bed and private bath

    Romantic master bedroom with King size four poster bed and private bath

  • Fully Equipped Kitchen with high end appliances and granite countertops

    Fully Equipped Kitchen with high end appliances and granite countertops

  • Spectacular Beynac village with its 12th Century Castle

    Spectacular Beynac village with its 12th Century Castle

  • Relax in the comfort of your medieval retreat with leather club chairs and sofa

    Relax in the comfort of your medieval retreat with leather club chairs and sofa

  • Kids room with bunkbeds for children only near the Upper Master Bedroom

    Kids room with bunkbeds for children only near the Upper Master Bedroom

  • Garden pergola covered in wisteria adds a romantic element to the garden

    Garden pergola covered in wisteria adds a romantic element to the garden

  • Get a birds-eye view of Beynac from a Hot Air Ballon

    Get a birds-eye view of Beynac from a Hot Air Ballon

  • Dinner with a view on the covered terrace at Mont Joie

    Dinner with a view on the covered terrace at Mont Joie

  • Local Patisserie

    Local Patisserie

  • Living Room and Dining area on main floor

    Living Room and Dining area on main floor

  • View from second floor balcony at sunset towards the chateau Marqueyssac.

    View from second floor balcony at sunset towards the chateau Marqueyssac.

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
  • Response time: Within 12 hours
  • Response rate: 90%
  • Calendar last updated: 04/14/2015
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