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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.
During high season the changeover day is saturday, flexible the rest of the year
The price is inclusive of all charges.
The tourist tax is not included in the price. This tax is transfered in full to the village.
Bed Linen and Towels are included into the price.
Extra services :
- A cleaning service is available at a cost of 60 Euros.
- 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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Other Activities: Canoeing, visiting villages, caves, castels, brocantes, markets ; enjoying good food and good wine... and just relax!!
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.
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