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Stunning Renovated Stone Barn of 90 sq.m in the grounds of an ancient water M

Bedrooms 1
Half Baths1
Space 861 sq. ft.
Property type barn
Minimum Stay 5 nights


About the property

Apartment, 1 Bedroom, 2 bathrooms, (Sleeps 1-2) & 2 bedroomed apaprtme

The magical old stone barn in the grounds of the Moulin de Malecoste. The Barn is ideally situated to explore the enchanting villages, famous caves and castles of the Lot, Dordogne and Correze, areas suitable for either cycling enthusiasts, hikers or motorists.

The charming building has been carefully renovated into two gîtes/apartments.... 'Blanc' & 'Rouge'.

'Blanc' 80 sq. m space

Accomodates 2 adults and could accommodate an infant on the mezzanine area if required. It has 2 bathrooms one being A shower room, a separate toilet as well as a bathroom with bath and toilet.

'Rouge' 120 sq.m

accommodates 4 people in two separate bedrooms en suite

Both units are self contained each having their own private outdoor areas.

The barn’s stone walls and exposed beams and other original features exude an air of old-world charm and warmth. Fully equipped and furnished to a high standard for comfort and convenience, providing a tranquil base from which to explore this beautiful and interesting region of France


French doors on either side of the old stone “cantou” fireplace lead onto two “Juliette” balconies overlooking the evergreen countryside. There is also a bathroom and fully equipped kitchen on this level. A light spacious bedroom with queen size bed and en-suite shower and toilet is to be found on the second level with views over the tree tops.

A mezzanine leading up from the bedroom can be used as a study, writer’s garret or a sleeping area for an infant or child. Blanc has the privacy of its own little patio area which overlooks the mill pond.

'Rouge' adjacent to 'Blanc', has two ensuite bedrooms. This stone barn can be booked as one unit or as two separate apartments.

Please contact owner for more details and view the personal website by clicking the link below.

Keywords: Traditional French Gite in a rustic stone Barn

More Details

Member since: 2010
Speaks: english, french, A little French is spoken !
Response time:
Within an hour
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Calendar last updated:
April 1, 2018

Why Heather chose Cazillac

We fell in love for this 17th cent. mill because of its unique architecture and the potential it offered. The beautiful stone it is built from, the surrounding water and established secluded garden surrounded by open fields and woods. We loved this area because it is so green and lush with many interesting things to do and see. Each village is more beautiful than the next with castles, churches,caves, markets and historical sites all within a short drive, cycle or walk. In addition to all this... the 'cuisine' of this region is famous and one can dine out on foie gras, confit de canard and other Quercy delights wherever one goes in the area.

What makes this barn unique

We enjoy the peace and tranquility of our property but never feel isolated becasue of the close proximity of the surrounding villages and friendly locals who always welcome us with an inviting wave and smile. The cuisine and gastronomic delights a real attration in the many local restaurants in the surrounding villages. This area is great for hiking and cycling enthusiasts. We enjoy the many historical sights as well as the geographical places of interest like caves, rivers and lakes close to us.

Guestbook comments from the owner

" 10 out of 10. Everything we could want, wonderful ambience. Thoughtful touches fruit etc greatly appreciated. Very clean and well provisioned.

Thank you so much to Mel who looked after us above and beyond.
Oct 2015
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Cazillac Barn Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • barn
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 861 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • not suitable for children ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Water View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet
  • Blanc - 2 toilets - 1 full shower - 1 bath with hand shower.. Rouge - Bathroom 1. with tub and full shower toilet. Bathroom 2. shower basin toilet Bathroom 3. shower basin toilet
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Loft - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Mezzanine has a sofa bed suitable for child, Or request cot
  • Queen size Beds (1), Baby Cribs (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 4 bicycles
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • swimming
  • tennis


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Stunning Renovated Stone Barn of 90 sq.m in the grounds of an ancient water M
average rating of 5.0 based on 44 reviews


  • 5 of 5

After many years renting properties in Europe, Blanc is by far the most well-appointed and comfortable home we've come across. Fiona met us as we pulled in the driveway, showed us around the house, and helped us get settled. There was a bowl of fresh fruit and a bottle of wine to welcome us. During the course of the week we heard from Fiona and Heather, the owner, checking in to see if our needs were met. We celebrated a wedding anniversary during our stay, and the day of our anniversary there was fresh bread and croissants outside the door, along with a bottle of Champagne!

This region of France is very beautiful and unspoiled; there are so many historically significant sights within a short drive. Some days, however, it was hard to pull ourselves away. The surrounding property of Moulin de Malecoste is as lovely and picturesque as any bucolic French country painting you could find. This was our second trip to the Dordogne, and we hope to return again one day.

  • Submitted: Sep 29, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your great review! we are delighted that you not only enjoyed the accommodation in Blanc but also that you explored the many historical sights, such as Rocamadour, Castelnaud, Collonges la Rouge, Sarlat as well as the beautiful countryside around the Mill. we do hope that you will visit us again!
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A really special place

  • 5 of 5

An absolutely beautiful gite, in a small complex. The Blanc apartment is an absolute delight for two. We work hard and so want to have really excellent holidays when we can make them and this absolutely hit all the right notes. Big spaces, excellent equipment and a renovation/ decoration done with taste and flair. The building manager lives off-site, but she is there to ensure you have everything you need on the first evening and a 'welcome pack' of fruit, bread, cheese and wine - as well as to provide a friendly face! We speak fluent French, but she will arrange bookings at restaurants, provide advice and recommendations for the local area and generally act as your 'guardian angel' while you're there. The owners are friendly and you get great communications with them! The other buildings are beautiful - great setting! - there are a couple of other gites on site, but they're well spaced, so we imagine either good for an extended family get together, or fine if you're just renting one of them. Beautiful gardens, fantastic local places to visit, and lots of restaurants in easy driving distance. We'd recommend this place for couples looking for a bit of 'us' time in really comfortable surroundings.

  • Submitted: Sep 24, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your explicit and warm review! We are so delighted that you enjoyed you stay in "Blanc" and found it spacious, comfortable, well equipped and tastefully decorated. We really try our best to please our guests and provide an experience of the highest quality. It is wonderful that you relaxed and enjoyed the food at our local restaurants and also visited the many sights that this area has to offer all with in easy reach of the Moulin de Malecoste.
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Magnifique gite Blanc !

  • 5 of 5

Nous avons passé un très bon moment dans le gite Blanc du Moulin de Malecoste. Il est décoré avec beaucoup de gout et d'un grand confort. Merci pour l'accueil et toutes les petites attentions que vous nous avez apportés. Ce gite, situé dans un magnifique moulin, est très calme. De plus, sa situation géographique est idéale pour les visites au cœur du Lot. Bravo !

  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Superbe !

  • 5 of 5

Nous avons passé un excellent séjour au moulin de Malecoste dans le gite blanc. Le gîte est magnifique, agréable à vivre et très bien équipé. Nous avons beaucoup aimé la terrasse très cosy et y faire des barbecues. L accueil etait parfait et le séjour ponctué de petites attentions très appréciables !

  • Submitted: Aug 25, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Kiwi couple

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful well-appointed, comfortable, well-equipped accommodation with everything one would need for a home away from home holiday & set in beautiful grounds in the French countryside yet near to 7 of France's 'beautiful' villages & other interesting places. Heather & Rad are fantastic hosts; very friendly, welcoming, helpful & knowledgeable about the area. A car is a must to explore the surrounding area. We highly recommend you stay here.

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Outstanding accommodation - Heather and Rad have thought of everything you could possibly need for a relaxing holiday. We stayed in Blanc - it was extremely comfortable and well appointed. Fiona was on hand to answer all our queries, she was so kind and thoughtful and gave us lots of ideas for our days out. The Welcome basket was greatly appreciated.

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
15 Kilometres
Brive Dordogne
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Kilometres
La Bonne Famille Hotel in Sarazac
Nearest Golf
20 Kilometres
Nearest Train
30 Kilometres
Brive La Gaillarde
Nearest Motorway
20 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Kilometres
La bonne Famille Hotel in Sarrazac
Car: necessary

Villages close by are Martel, Rocamadour, St Cere.

Collonges-La-Rouge, Loubressac.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $431.99
Cleaning $123.43

A cleaning fee of between E100 will be charged.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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