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Fabulous, well equipped stone house with private pool, near Sarlat, Dordogne

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms4
Space 1,937 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Sleeps 8 comfortably in 4 en-suite double bedrooms with toilet & shower/bath

'Coffee With Susan' a wonderful detached house in the hamlet of L'Homond, 5-miles from Sarlat - the beautiful 16th Century town in the heart of the Dordogne. The house is within 20-30 minutes drive or easy cycle-range of many of the Dordogne's most attractive spots. The house features: Open plan & airy ground floor day-room, well equipped kitchen (Microwave, fridge freezer, hob & oven, dishwasher) & dining area (with farmhouse table that seats 10). 4 large double bedrooms; walk-in dressing rooms & en-suite toilet & shower/bath. Large, beamed upstairs lounge with TV, DVD player, Hi-Fi & WiFi internet access. Under-floor heating & wood burner.

Utility room with washing machine, chest freezer & secure storage area. Private, fenced pool (open May - Sept) with patio area & sun loungers and further patio area with outdoor furniture, sun shades & BBQ.

There are 2 Out-buildings: 1 with Table Tennis, Boules area & a shaded terrace, the other our old tobacco barn.

More Details

Owner
Susan Tolley or Paul Beak
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english, french
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
October 9, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

The house has been nicely converted and was very comfortable and well equipped. Thanks for the baby equipment.The garden and pool were lovely.
May 2010
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Amenities

Prats-de-Carlux House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house (detached)
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1937 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer ...
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , shower , There is a bath and separate shower in this room
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower
  • The large downstairs bathroom is suitable for a wheel chair user. Please contact the owner for details.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 1 baby crib , The cot can be located in any room
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king
  • Everyone has their own space and privacy. Ground Floor - one large double bedroom with large bathroom and glazed barn door to patio area. One large twin bedded room with separate dressing room, toilet/shower room and French doors to patio area. First Floor - one large double bedroom with dressing room and toilet/shower room. One large twin bedded room with separate dressing room and toilet/shower room.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Patio
  • 10 garden chairs
  • 8 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
The downstairs bedrooms are suitable for the elderly, infirm or anyone in a wheelchair. The pool is open from mid-May to end of Sept. Well behaved pets considered - on request to owner.

Reviews

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Fabulous, well equipped stone house with private pool, near Sarlat, Dordogne
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5

Great holiday home

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely stay at coffee with Susan. The house is perfect especially for 2 families staying together. Separate ensuite bathrooms means that each family has their privacy. We stayed with two teenagers, one 5 year old and one 2 year old. The house is fully equipped with everything you could possibly need for a holiday. The two outside tables mean that there is always somewhere shady to sit. The pool is a good size for just 8 people. The gite is brilliantly located near Sarlat and close enough to the main road to make going to the supermarket a quick visit. The boulangerie in Carlux is easy to get to in the mornings. Sue provided lots of detailed information on the local area, places to visit and recommended restaurants. Many thanks

  • Submitted: Sep 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are glad that you all enjoyed your holiday in this beautiful part of the Dordogne. Thank you for looking after the house so well.
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5

Gem of a property in a gem of a location

  • 5 of 5

This is our second stay in the Dordogne and yet again we were not disappointed. 'Coffee with Susan' is a lovingly converted barn with great amenities that made our stay enjoyable. The weather was fantastic too!

The location is quite remote but suited what we were looking for - a must though to go to the small boulangerie in Carlux for the bread and croissants, amazing!

  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are pleased that your stay was all that you were looking forward to. Thank you for looking after the house so well too.
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Very happy with it-good

  • 3 of 5

Loved the region & accommodation was good. Very clean & well maintained. Good service & briefing notes from manager. Pool was essential & very good . Would recommend it. Good location & recommendations from manger on restaurants was excellent.

Needs a name on the house as GPS had us entering town from wrong direction & took some time to find it initially although it is only a small town.

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are glad that you had an enjoyable stay at our house. Thanks for the feedback about the house sign - we have ordered a new sign for future guests.
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5

Excelllent house for a family holiday

  • 5 of 5

The house is exactly as described with a good sized pool and a sensible deep end, much fun was had playing water polo or relaxing on the lilos!

The layout of the house is excellent with each bedroom having an ensuite bathroom which is a huge benefit when sharing with other families or you have older children who want their own privacy. The house was very clean and tidy and communication from the owner was excellent prior to the rental.

There is plenty to do in the area Sarlat is only a 15 min drive and even in the height of summer the roads are not too busy. We would recommend canoeing at Cap Evasion Saint Julien de Lampon just across the river bridge on the right

We also took a trip to the Velorail du Perigord which was about an 1hr and 20mins away which was great fun for the whole family pedalling the kart to the top of the railway and then racing back down

Lots of choice locally and in Sarlat for food - we had an excellent meal at St Julihan Restaurant which serves a good variety of food to suit most tastes

Cycling and walking is good either on road on the converted railways. If you are a keen cyclist the roads are good and there are plenty of hills to train on!

In summary thanks to Sue for a very enjoyable and relaxing family holiday

  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are delighted that you all had a great holiday and thank you for looking after the house so well.
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5

practicing retirement

  • 5 of 5

Excellent all round

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect for Families

  • 5 of 5

There were 6 of us (4 adults, 2 teenagers) for one week. Being familiar with the Dordogne area, we knew we wanted to stay a bit off the beaten path, but still be near all the wonderful attractions the area has to offer. We also knew that we needed sufficient space for everybody to have some 'alone time', but also bring the family together. The house fit the bill perfectly! With a well-eqipped kitchen, separate bathrooms, a pool, table tennis, and a delightful patio we were able to cook, play games and relax after busy days sightseeing. Absolutely loved visiting Sarlat (repeatedly) as well as Carlux (great restaurant and bakery). The listing was accurate, the property clean and well-maintained and Sue provided fabulous customer service---I can recommend this property without hesitation.

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for looking after the house so well Roni. We are glad that you all enjoyed your stay.
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Map

Nearest Airport
50 Kilometres
Brive - Souillac
Nearest Ferry
380 Miles
Caen
Nearest Train
9 Kilometres
Sarlat
Nearest Motorway
18 Kilometres
A20 Sarlat/Souillac
Car: necessary

The house is in the hamlet of L'Homond, near to the village of Prats De Carlux, 5-miles from Sarlat in the French Dordogne - the beautiful 16th Century Medieval town, in the heart of the Dordogne. The rental house is within 20-30 minutes drive or easy cycle-range of many of the Dordogne's most attractive spots and 5 minutes drive from the River Dordogne itself. L'Homond is in a network of small roads that are a joy to walk or cycle; there is a network of quiet country lanes connecting the many small hamlets and villages within a 10 mile radius of the house.

The immediate area around the house is a conservation area known as the Enea Valley. The Dordogne and the Vezere River valleys offer wonderful countryside. There are spectacular gorges channelling broad tranquil rivers that are clean and beautiful.

Other Activities close by : outdoor 'adventure ropes centre' in the trees, canoeing

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

card fees $39.57
linen & towels $79.15
Refundable damage deposit $527.63

Heating - During Low Season is approx. £45 per week.
Cleaning - Clients are expected to leave the house clean and tidy and in the same condition as when they arrived. If housekeeper is required to clean above and beyond normal levels of cleanliness then a fee of £75 will be deducted from the deposit.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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