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Beautiful Sunny Situation with Terrace, Below Castle & Overlooking Valley - Garden apartment

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The lovely South facing Le Rouquet Garden apartment.

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  • Minimum stay:1-7 nights
  • Sleeps:4
  • Bedrooms:1
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:Apartment
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Description

Garden apartment: Castelnaud-la-Chapelle Vacation Rental by Owner Listing 713611ha

This light and airy apartment sleeps up to 4 people in comfort. It consists of a large fitted kitchen fully equipped for four people, appliances include oven and ceramic hob, fridge, microwave, toaster and kettle. The kitchen is large enough to easily accommodate the table and chairs if you do not want to eat outside on the terrace. The beautiful sitting room has stone walls and oak beam features and the sofa converts into a King size bed. There is ample storage for linen and clothes in the wardrobe and chest of drawers.

Lovely stone steps lead up from the sitting room to the modern tiled bathroom which includes a large shower and heated towel rail which ensures it is always comfortably warm and towels are dry. The bedroom is prettily decorated and has a double bed, wardrobe and chest of drawers and a lovely view over the valley. It also benefits from its own outside door.

About the Property

2 apartments each sleeping 4 people in village on bank of Dordogne river

Le Rouquet is in the old part of Castelnaud la Chapelle which is listed as one of the most beautiful in the Dordogne. The picturesque village runs down the hillside from the medieval castle to the River Dordogne below and the property lies midway between the two. It is built in the local style of honey coloured stone, has a sunny South facing aspect and wonderful views across the valley from the windows and the terrace. Le Rouquet has been renovated to form two independent holiday gites which can be rented separately or together at a discount.

The house was built over 200 years ago and inside retains many of the old features including stone walls and beams. The outside walls are covered with roses, vines and climbing plants. The apartment has been refurbished to a very high standard and all furniture and fittings are new. It is light and airy and sleeps up to 4 people in comfort.

The apartment consists of a large fitted kitchen fully equipped for four people, appliances include oven and ceramic hob, fridge with freezing compartment, microwave, toaster and kettle.  The beautiful sitting room has stone walls and oak beam features and the sofa converts into a King size bed.  There is ample storage for linen and clothes in the wardrobe and chest of drawers. Lovely stone steps lead up from the sitting room to the modern tiled bathroom which includes a shower and heated towel rail which ensures it is always comfortably warm and towels are dry.  The bedroom is prettily decorated and has a double bed, wardrobe and chest of drawers and a lovely view over the valley.  It also benefits from its own outside door which is a great advantage when 2 couples are sharing and wake at different times!!  For your comfort the apartment can be heated by electric radiators during early spring or autumn holidays. Stone steps lead from the sitting room out to the garden. The gravelled area is for shared use with those staying in the Balcony apartment and the raised patio is for the Garden apartment use only. Here you will find a table and chairs for your sole use for al fresco dining. This is a wonderful place to watch the swallows and swifts swooping around and hot air balloons drifting overhead. It has a lovely view across the valley and shade when it is too hot.


It is possible to drive up the narrow lane to the house to unload luggage etc. but it is not possible to park the car outside the house. However there are several free parking areas a short distance away, the nearest being about 60 metres in the church square.

From the time you arrive at Le Rouquet there is no need to use your car as Castelnaud has all that you need. There is an excellent baker, a wonderful butcher (that also sells cold meats and some ready prepared dishes), a small general store and post office (with ATM machine) as well as an excellent restaurant and other eating places. However to get the best of your stay a car is essential in order to visit the many places of interest and savour the local markets and cooking.

There is excellent river bathing in the village and canoe trips can be organised from the office on the river bank.

The walking in the wooded hills behind the village along the marked trails is delightful and makes a restful alternative if you have had your fill of the markest and historic sites in the area. There are maps for all the local walks in the apartment.
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Member since: 2006

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 2 days
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 12/05/2016
 

Property Type

  • Apartment
  • 50 m²

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Unsuitable For Elderly Or Infirm
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

Entertainment

  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books For Adults
  • CD Player
  • Games
  • Games For Kids
  • Radio

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Arboretum
  • Autumn Foliage
  • Botanical Garden
  • Caves
  • Churches
  • Forests
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Eco Tourism
  • Paddle Boating
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Beach
  • Village

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Spelunking
  • Swimming

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people

General

  • Activities Guide
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking On Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Terrace

Property Descriptor

  • Terraced
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Early season
Apr 1 - May 26, 2017
7 night min stay

$503

Changeover Day: Saturday

High season
May 27 - Jun 30, 2017
7 night min stay

$692

Changeover Day: Saturday

Peak season
Jul 1 - Sep 1, 2017
7 night min stay

$880

Changeover Day: Saturday

High season
Sep 2 - Sep 29, 2017
7 night min stay

$692

Changeover Day: Saturday

Late season
Sep 30 - Oct 27, 2017
7 night min stay

$503

Changeover Day: Saturday


Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • No additional mandatory fees

Notes:

If the Garden apartment is booked with the Balcony apartment a discount of 10% will be given. Payment may be made in either Sterling or in Euros.

All prices include linens and electricity. There is an additional charge of 50 Euros per apartment, payable locally to our housekeeper upon your arrival, to cover the cost of laundry and cleaning the apartment and outside areas.


Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking


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Location

60 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
Bergerac
5 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
In the village - walk
8 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
Vitrac
10 Kilometres
Nearest Train
Sarlat
5 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
In the village - walk
500 Metres
Nearest Beach
River beach In the village - walk

Car: Recommended

Castelnaud is in an area of exceptional beauty with pretty medieval villages and castles to explore. Nearby Sarlat,La Roque Gageac, Beynac and Domme are outstanding examples of villages with beautiful medieval architecture and all within just a few kms. Other attractions include the colourful markets selling local produce, formal gardens and the many prehistoric sites including the famous Lascaux caves with their wall paintings.

No visit is complete without a canoe trip down the river which can be arranged from Castelnaud (you can choose how far you want to be taken upriver and then it is an easy paddle with the river doing most of the work and the chance to take a break at one of the riverside rest stops for refreshment and a swim).

There are also many well marked walks through the wooded countryside around Castelnaud for the more energetic. On a hot day why not walk down to the river and enjoy a picnic on the grassy bank in the shade of the trees and cool off with a swim.

 

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Photos

  • The lovely South facing Le Rouquet Garden apartment.

    The lovely South facing Le Rouquet Garden apartment.

  • Sitting room showing king size bed when folded.

    Sitting room showing king size bed when folded.

  • The large bedroom window looking out to the garden.

    The large bedroom window looking out to the garden.

  • The well laid out modern kitchen with plenty of work space.

    The well laid out modern kitchen with plenty of work space.

  • The patio and terrace, lovely places to relax in the sun or eat in the shade

    The patio and terrace, lovely places to relax in the sun or eat in the shade

  • A place to sit with a glass of wine & catch the last rays of sun in the evening.

    A place to sit with a glass of wine & catch the last rays of sun in the evening.

  • A lovely sunny place to sit and have your meals.

    A lovely sunny place to sit and have your meals.

  • The comfortable double bedroom in the Balcony apartment.

    The comfortable double bedroom in the Balcony apartment.

  • The wonderful kitchen eating area with wood fire for Spring and Autumn evenings.

    The wonderful kitchen eating area with wood fire for Spring and Autumn evenings.

  • The heavily beamed upstairs bedroom with 2 single beds.

    The heavily beamed upstairs bedroom with 2 single beds.

  • Canoeing down the river to Castelnaud is a wonderful way to relax.

    Canoeing down the river to Castelnaud is a wonderful way to relax.

  • The imposing castle of Castelnaud with Le Rouquet circled.

    The imposing castle of Castelnaud with Le Rouquet circled.

  • The bright and spacious Garden apartment sitting room

    The bright and spacious Garden apartment sitting room

  • The garden apartment comfortable double bedroom

    The garden apartment comfortable double bedroom

  • The bright modern shower room.

    The bright modern shower room.

  • The dining area of the kitchen for when you are not eating on the patio.

    The dining area of the kitchen for when you are not eating on the patio.

  • Breakfast looking out across the valley watching the birds swoop in front of you

    Breakfast looking out across the valley watching the birds swoop in front of you

  • The amazing display of flowers outside the front door of the Balcony apartment.

    The amazing display of flowers outside the front door of the Balcony apartment.

  • Relax with a glass of wine at the end of the day exploring the local area.

    Relax with a glass of wine at the end of the day exploring the local area.

  • The bedroom, lovely stone wall and full height window looking over the valley

    The bedroom, lovely stone wall and full height window looking over the valley

  • The large, modern & well equipped kitchen.

    The large, modern & well equipped kitchen.

  • The bright shower room with large shower and heated towel rail.

    The bright shower room with large shower and heated towel rail.

  • Castelnaud with Le Rouquet in the foreground and Beynac in the distance.

    Castelnaud with Le Rouquet in the foreground and Beynac in the distance.

  • Canoeing and swimming in Castelnaud are very popular.

    Canoeing and swimming in Castelnaud are very popular.

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