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Enchanting 450 Year Old Stone Farmhouse with Detached Guest House!

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Last updated: 04/28/2015
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Manager
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

We have a wonderful southern exposure allowing for gorgeous sunrises and sunsets and views of mountains and a patch work of small working farms. Available for 1 week minimum with a Saturday afternoon check-in and a Saturday morning check-out. Located in the medieval village of Carves just 4 kilometers to Belves. This is the most beautiful valley close to the Dordogne River in the heart of the Perigord Noir. We often take bicycles to the river (30 minutes) of surreal scenery. Idyllic, private location perfect for discovering prehistoric caves, ancient castles, wineries, quaint stone villages, fois gras, delicious french country cuisine and many other wonderful scenic experiences. Canoeing or kayaking on the Dordogne is a dream...slow, clear and calm best describes this gorgeous river...it is an awesome experience for ANY age, young and old alike! Come and learn the meaning of bliss!
Master ensuite bedroom upstairs with king bed and ensuite guest house with a queen bed...perfect for two couples or two friends. Montauban enjoys peace and quiet away from all the hustle and bustle of all the tourist sites that attract people to the Dordogne but we are within easy driving distance to all major attractions, cafés, restaurants, caves, historical monuments, castles, chateaux, the Dordogne River, the Vezere River and the Lot. In addition to all that, the home is full of character, charm, and comfort.

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Property Type

  • Cottage

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    21 year minimum age for renter...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

  • Detached Unit

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

    Master bedroom in main house with full bath, incl. bidet...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    2nd bdrm and full bath in detached guest house. Charming! ...moreless

  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1),

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • We require a minimum of 1 week stay check-in on a Saturday and check-out on a Saturday...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    Large selection of French and English books and local maps...moreless

  • CD Player
  • Satellite / Cable:

    Free WIFI Free long distance to USA and Canada, Western Europe, Australia, etc....moreless

  • Television:

    HD flat screen TV...moreless

Theme

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

Attractions

  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Horseback Riding
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    Numerous lovely shades of green, yellow, red soft colors of the valley and the forests beyond. Truly nature's masterpiece. ...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Swimming

Dining

  • Dining:

    Dining table seats 4 comfortably but can handle six....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Broadband Access:

    Free WIFI...moreless

  • Covered Parking
  • Fireplace:

    Walk-in fireplace in living room. Perfect for those sometimes chilly nights to cozy up to....moreless

  • Free Long Distance:

    USA and Canada and all of Western Europe and Australia, etc....moreless

  • Garage:

    Garage is our old stone barn. ...moreless

  • Heating:

    central heating...moreless

  • Internet:

    no computers for guests...feel free to bring your own PC or tablet....moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    Living room has a few antiques, hardwood floors, walk-in wood burning fireplace, heavy beamed ceiling, etc....moreless

  • Parking:

    offstreet parking and garage parking. No mobile homes, caravans, etc....moreless

  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone:

    Land line phone with free long distance to 40+ countries ...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Fireplace:

    Some wood available but plan on buying your own bundles for fires used often...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    basic electric coffee maker. We use french press as well. You will need to provide your own condiments but can use anything that is there....moreless

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils:

    everything you can think of! Plenty of everyday dishes and a set of good dinnerware for special meals ...moreless

  • Kitchen:

    Gas stove/oven, refrigerator, double sink...moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    Use paper towels you find but replace before you leave...same with toilet paper, etc....moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf:

    18 hole course 2 minutes drive...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
High
Jun 1 - Sep 30, 2015
7 night min stay

€650
Rest of year
Oct 1 - May 31, 2016
7 night min stay

€450

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

Rate for June, July, August and September is 650 euros for 7 nights

Rate for all other months is 450 euros for seven nights

More than 7 nights but less than 2 weeks maybe negotiated

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Last updated: 04/28/2015
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Location

25 Miles
Nearest Airport
Bergerac 25 miles.Toulouse, Blagnac airport 2 hrs
2 Miles
Nearest Golf
Golf Lolivarie 18 holes
2 Miles
Nearest Train
Belves
6 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
Belves, Siroac en Perigord, La Roque Gageac,

Car: Necessary

Located in the in the medieval village of Carves, 4 kilometers from Belves in the Perigord Noir, an area with beautiful rivers (Dordogne and Vezere) perfect for canoeing, swimming, and fishing. Ancient caves, Lascaux, Gouffre de Padirac, prehistoric cliff-side dwellings, and beautiful chateaux and castles. Gorgeous rolling country side dotted with small working farms. Quaint ancient stone villages everywhere.

 

Manager info

Year Purchased: 1975

About: Kristi and I were born and raised in central California. We have lived in Big Sur, CA (Monterey Peninsula) 40+ years. We have three children and three grand children. We absolutely love our ancient stone cottage in Carves, the heart of the Dordogne, as the english speaking call the area. The french refer to this area as the Perigord Noir, famous for their fois gras, truffles, goat cheese (chevre) and all products of duck.

Why Belves:
My mother bought this property as a ruin in 1975 and lovingly restored it to the warm and cozy home it is today. She deeded the property to us in 1999 (we are truly blessed).

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
Our favorite part of this home is that our neighbors make the absolutely best award winning chevre (goat cheese) in all of France...I have sampled it throughout other parts of the country and nothing beats it's quality. I didn't even like the stuff until I tried their's now I can't get enough! All the food there is a true delight. Considering the food, scenery, history, pre-history, rivers and valleys and patchwork farms and medieval stone villages and castles and prehistoric caves we never grow tired of the area and we spend 6-8 weeks there every year for the past 20 years.


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Speaks: english, french, dutch

 

Photos

  • entry to the main house

    entry to the main house

  • view from street

    view from street

  • Beautiful sunsets from the veranda are the norm!

    Beautiful sunsets from the veranda are the norm!

  • House and deck then guest house and barn

    House and deck then guest house and barn

  • Living room of main residence.

    Living room of main residence.

  • en suite master bedroom with king bed

    en suite master bedroom with king bed

  • Coming down the staircase

    Coming down the staircase

  • another view of the guest quarters with shower, sink and separate toilet room

    another view of the guest quarters with shower, sink and separate toilet room

  • another view towards sunset

    another view towards sunset

  • Dordogne River canoeing...10 minutes away

    Dordogne River canoeing...10 minutes away

  • Dordogne River 15 minute drive from rental.

    Dordogne River 15 minute drive from rental.

  • Ancient cliff dwellings above Dordogne

    Ancient cliff dwellings above Dordogne

  • entry and part of guest house on left

    entry and part of guest house on left

  • rear of main house with roof, deck show typical Perigourdin architecture

    rear of main house with roof, deck show typical Perigourdin architecture

  • from left: Barn, guesthouse, main house

    from left: Barn, guesthouse, main house

  • Dining room and kitchen

    Dining room and kitchen

  • Dining room showing stairs to en suite master bedroom

    Dining room showing stairs to en suite master bedroom

  • master bath with tub, hand held shower, sink and bidet; separate toilet room

    master bath with tub, hand held shower, sink and bidet; separate toilet room

  • chambre d'ami or queen bed in detached ensuite guest quarters

    chambre d'ami or queen bed in detached ensuite guest quarters

  • Strolling through picturesque Belves. 5min. drive

    Strolling through picturesque Belves. 5min. drive

  • our neighbors make the best chevre in the whole of France

    our neighbors make the best chevre in the whole of France

  • view from deck off Living area

    view from deck off Living area

  • more canoeing on the Dordogne.

    more canoeing on the Dordogne.

  • Ancient riverside village with prehistoric caves. 15 minute drive from rental.

    Ancient riverside village with prehistoric caves. 15 minute drive from rental.

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  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    2
  • Property type
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Member since: 2012
Speaks: english, french, dutch
  • Response time Within 12 hours
  • Response rate 90%
  • Calendar last updated 04/28/2015
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