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Petite Maison De Castels - Charming Little Cottage with Huge Pool

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Last updated: 08/21/2014
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

St. Cyprien cottage description


La Petite Maison de Castels is a charming little stone house ideal for one couple.

Set on the heart of the black Perigord, 20 km west of Sarlat, this is the ideal base from which to explore the area.

The house is very peaceful and enjoys a large mature garden - But is also has the convenience of a five minute walk to the shops, bars and restaurants of the lovely medieval village of Saint-Cyprien.

Picture yourself - you can lie in bed enjoying the birds song and send your partner to get the croissants in the mornings!

The huge swimming pool (15m x 7m) at the bottom of the garden is to share occasionnally with the owners having their holidays home on the same land - it offers an exceptional view over the St-Cyprien village and abbey.

The house is very well equipped and beautifully decorated. It has received 3 stars from the french gites classification for the comfort and equipment provided.

The cottage layout: Set on two levels the house comprises on garden level : a 30m² bedroom with a king size bed, wardrobe, sofa, and a sink. Note that bed linen and towels are provided and that bed will be made up upon your arrival. It leads on 2 very pleasant covered terraces both equiped with table and chairs to relax outside.

From the bedroom, stairs goes down to the large sitting room (30m²) equipped with sofas, TV and table and chairs. It largely leads onto the private back terrace also equiped with table and chairs to dine outside. The kitchen also leads onto the back terrace, very well equiped it has a cooker, oven, micro waves, dishwasher. Adjacent is the shower room with a shower unit and sink. Next is the laundry room with a washing machine and storage area. There is sep toilets on that floor.

The pool: The huge 14mx8m pool is set at the other side of the gardens. It enjoys sun from the morning till late afternoon.

The pool is to be shared with the owners whose holidays home is set on the same plot of land.

At a glance : The good shops and restaurants of the picturesque village of St Cyprien are at walking distance from the house. There is a very attractive colored market on the sundays morning, with local fruits, vegetables producers and delicatessen.

The mediæval town of Saint Cyprien, and the beauty of its age-old rooftops as they blend around the 'église abbatiale', or abbey church. The geographical location, on the sloping hillside above the beaches of the river Dordogne, make St Cyprien a crossroads for numerous outstanding sites within a 30-km radius.

Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 70 m²

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


          • Children Welcome
          • Pets Considered
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Wheelchair Inaccessible

          Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2

          • Bedroom 1: 1 queen


          • Bed linen and towels are provided. Bed is made prior your arrival.

          Bathrooms: 0 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom


          • CD Player
          • DVD Player
          • Television
          • Radio
          • Satellite / Cable
          • Books For Adults


          • Romantic
          • Tourist Attractions


          • Botanical Garden
          • Caves
          • Churches
          • Forests
          • Museums
          • Pond
          • Theme Parks
          • Water Parks
          • Restaurants
          • Ruins
          • Winery Tours
          • Autumn Foliage

          Leisure Activities

          • Eco Tourism
          • Walking
          • Horseback Riding
          • Scenic Drives
          • Sight Seeing
          • Bird Watching

          local services and businesses

          • ATM/Bank
          • Groceries

          Location Type

          • Rural
          • Village

          sports and adventure activities

          • Spelunking
          • Golf Privileges Optional
          • Freshwater Fishing
          • Hunting Big Game
          • Hunting Small Game
          • Golf
          • Cycling
          • Fishing
          • Swimming
          • Tennis

          Arrival Day

              • Saturday

              catering options

                  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


                  • Dining Room
                  • Seating for 4 people


                  • Activities Guide
                  • Ceiling Fans
                  • Local Restaurant Guide
                  • Parking
                  • Linens Provided
                  • Towels Provided
                  • Iron & Board
                  • Washing Machine


                  • Microwave
                  • Oven
                  • Dishwasher
                  • Freezer
                  • Refrigerator


                  • Barbecue
                  • Lawn / Garden

                  Pool / Spa

                      • Communal Pool

                      property descriptor

                          • Detached


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                          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event

                          Apr 12 - Apr 25, 2014
                          7 night min stay


                          Apr 26 - Jun 27, 2014
                          7 night min stay


                          Jun 28 - Jul 4, 2014
                          7 night min stay


                          Jul 5 - Aug 22, 2014
                          7 night min stay


                          Aug 23 - Aug 29, 2014
                          7 night min stay


                          Aug 30 - Sep 26, 2014
                          7 night min stay


                          Sep 27 - Oct 25, 2014
                          7 night min stay


                          Payment is usually accepted in the quoted currency (€) unless the currency and the amount is specifically agreed in advance with the manager / advertiser.

                          Additional information about rental rates:

                          During high season the changeover day is Saturday, flexible the rest of the year. Arrivals - Saturday afternoon from 4.00pm to 7.00pm Departures - Saturday morning by 10.00am. The price is inclusive of all charges. Bed Linen and Towels are included into the price. The touristic taxe is not included into the price. This taxe is transfered in full to the village.
                          Extra service: - Guests are requested to leave the proprety in a clean and tidy condition ready for the next guests. A cleaning service is available at a cost of 60 Euros. Please advise when booking, if you require this service.
                          Booking process: - 30% deposit with booking - Remainder to be paid 4 weeks before arrival - Breakge deposit of 300 Euros to be paid on arrival; returnable on check out.

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                          Last updated: 08/21/2014
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                          45 Kilometres
                          Nearest Airport
                          2 Kilometres
                          Nearest Train
                          Saint Cyprien
                          45 Kilometres
                          Nearest Motorway
                          Souillac, Brive
                          500 Metres
                          Nearest Barpub
                          Saint Cyprien (walking distance)
                          7 Kilometres
                          Nearest Golf
                          Siorac en Périgord
                          500 Metres
                          Nearest Restaurant
                          Saint Cyprien (walking distance)

                          Car: Recommended

                          Other Activities: Canoeing, visiting villages, caves, castels, brocantes, markets ; enjoying good food and good wine... and just relax!!


                          Manager info

                          About: We are based in Saint Cyprien, in the heart of the Dordogne, and act as year round caretakers for the beautiful residences we look after, all within a 30kms radius of our office. We know them inside and out, and so can recommend the most suitable property for you. In the majority of cases, our properties are second homes, regularly occupied by the owners. As such they are fully equipped and benefit from a superior comfort and decoration. By renting through us you avoid the middleman and so benefit from rental prices free of commission charges. You can see our wide selection of holiday homes on our site: We look forward to welcoming you soon to the Dordogne!

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                          Speaks: french, spanish, english



                          • The shower room

                            The shower room

                          • the living room from the stairs landing

                            the living room from the stairs landing

                          • The pool

                            The pool

                          • The dordogne river at St Cyprien

                            The dordogne river at St Cyprien

                          • The living room

                            The living room

                          • The back of the house

                            The back of the house

                          • the picturesque village of st Cyprien

                            the picturesque village of st Cyprien

                          €350 - €700 per week (EUR)

                          1 Bedroom / 0.5 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 2

                          View calendar: Updated 08/21/14
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                          +33 (0)5 53-31-27-67

                          Speaks: french, spanish, english
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