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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Sleeps:16
  • Bedrooms:5
  • Bathrooms:2.75
  • Property type:Cottage
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A


la métairie: Dordogne Vacation Rental by Owner Listing 912835a

The Domain of Fourtonie, Chartreuse of eighteenth century is located at 10 mins of Bergerac in the Dordogne, in the heart of the Purple Perigord. It occupies a secluded and envious position on a hill, enjoying a magnificent view over the valley, in 50 acres of woods and meadows completly private.You can walk, relax at the pool, play tennis, or sit in the evening under the lime trees and enjoy of the magnificent sunset over the valley ...

La Grande Metairie (260m2 12/14 people), fully renovated combines the authenticity of the stone walls, the tiled in terracotta and the elegance of the 'Toile de Jouy'.
Ideal for two or three families, each with two to three children. The mezzanine area is a little gap, access through a corridor ensures the tranquility of children and their parents.

The Métairie is located two minutes walk from the castle (pool and tennis)

You can also book the Closerie and Dovecote (total capacity of 6/8 people). In this case you can enjoy exclusive sports facilities (tennis and swimming).

The Fourtonie awaits you, filled with simplicity and elegance, places where one likes to receive and share a lot of 'tiny moments of happiness' with family or friends.


La Metairie accommodates 14 people,
3 large bedrooms and a mezzanine area with a dormitory and a ground floor (room game library) ideal for children.
It also includes two bathrooms with toilet and a separate toilet, a large open kitchen, a large living room and a dining room.
In the mezzanine delors all rooms are ground floor with sometimes differing levels (one or two steps).

The Métairie was completely renovated in 2011 and all appliances are new. Very spacious. The farmhouse is completly surrounded by meadow. Very tranquil.

Of the 50 or so hectares, some 10 hectares are used th harvest hay in july.

There is also another property available to rent «l’annexe du Chai» a lovely cottage for 4/5 people a lovely views on a fields and a stone typical «pigeonnier» and closer the former wine storehouse.

Bed linen and bath towel are provided.

Accomodation comprises

3 double bedrooms (2 with double bed of 140 and one with a double bed 160). A lounge with a double sofa bed (180).
Space (for children or teenagers) with a 'mezzanine' with 7 singles and a ground floor with a double bed (width 120 cm) and a library.
2 bathrooms (both with bath and one with shower over).
The kitchen is fully equipped with large fridge / freezer, dishwasher, oven, electric hob 4 burner induction, and play 'laundry' in the washer and dryer.
La Grande Metairie has central heating
Internet access via your smartphone (excellent 3G coverage) or WIFI.

About the Property

A preserved site on 50 acres of woods and meadows. swimming pool

Welcome at the domain of La Fourtonie,

When time stands still.

'Overlooking the Monclar forest, there where ends the vastness wild woody of Black Périgord, where suddenly succeeded him, at lost view the wine country that our ancients called' land of fire ', the Fourtonie, former vineyard in the heart of a natural park of 50
hectares, offers you capacities (accommodation for 2 to 40 people) and receiving for wedding, birthday or private ceremonies (150 to 200 seats).

The domain includes the eighteenth century buildings harmoniously arranged on either side of a triple porch 'that can be called if not a triumphal arch, at least monumental arch' (from The Book of Périgord Chartreuses ).

Important common which were wine storehouses, renovated for reception and lodging (La Closerie (5-7 people) face at 'la Chartreuse' (12-14 people). Following the former wine storehouse, a Dovecote (2 persons) on which to lean the Orangerie. Together, these buildings occupies two sides of a courtyard, the terrace is lined of wooded horizon.

La Métairie is located at 2 minutes to walk, surrounded by flower meadows, accommodates for 15 people.

You can walk, relax at the pool, play tennis, or sit in the evening under the lime trees and enjoy of the magnificent sunset over the valley ...

The park is a nature reserve declared 'resettlement area for flora and fauna' for more than half a century.

Rabelais, author of Garguantua liked to stay at the Fourtonie in the company of Bishop Geoffroy d'Estissac, cousin of the Lord of Fourtonie. He appreciated the elegance and comfort places and probably the sense of hospitality of the region and its hosts.

You are ideally placed to visit the famous local vineyards (such as Monbazillac and st Emilion), prehistoric caves of Peche Merle, Les Eyzies and Lascaux, spectacular Rocamadour and many historic chateaux, castle and mediaval towns- Sarlat, Monpzzir and Monflanquin of the Dordogne.

The whole area is rich in history, full of fascinationg places to discover and visit, yet still a peacefull farming community producing fruit and vegetebal, wines and cheeses, as well as other gastronomic spécialities, such as foie gras.

For more active, play golf (at chateau des Vigiers, Castelnaud and at chateau les Merles), go horse riding (at Manoir du grand vignoble) paragliding, canoing on the Dordogne or go flying, ULM or parachute jumping from Bergerac airport.

Lembras, the local village, provides the basic necessities («croissant», bread and good wine). There are nulmerous local restaurants.
In Bergerac, you will find all the facilities required whilst on holiday : banks, hypermarkets as well as traditional open markets selling the local produce.
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Speaks: english, french, spanish
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Response Rate: 66%
Calendar last updated: 05/18/2017

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Additional information about rental rates:

deposit required 30% Balance due : 6 week before Garantee : 500€ Discount are available when two or more weeks aqre booked
Charges included
Discounted rates for long stay
Contractual booking deposit: 30.00% rent
Damage deposit: EUR500.00

Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 260 m²

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 16
  • Events Allowed
  • Children Welcome
  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment

Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16, Beds for 10-16

  • Chambre 1: 1 queen


  • Chambre 5: 7 twin/ single


  • Bedroom 2: 1 double


  • Bedroom 3: 1 double


  • Salle de jeux: 1 twin/ single

    RDC Mezzanine...moreless

  • All rooms have direct access to the outside overlooking the meadow. The rooms are spacious, stonework wall and toile de Jouy. One room has a large fireplace. Cots are available as well as high chairs. you can see the plan of the house on our website

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 3 Half Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • The pool is shared with the owners. Size 14m x 6 m. The domain also has a tennis court and table tennis. Near the area you can go horse riding, golf, canoeing ... Internet access via your smartphone (excellent 3G coverage) or WIFI from the main house (housing owners) or from the terrace...moreless


  • Books
  • Books For Adults
  • Books For Kids
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Games For Kids
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Games


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions


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

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Scenic Drives
  • Walking
  • Water Sports

Location Type

  • Rural

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Mountain Biking
  • Swimming
  • Tennis


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 15 people


  • Activities Guide
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mezzanine
  • Parking
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove


  • American Kitchen
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Raclette Machine
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Communal Tennis Court
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis
  • Terrace

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Sauna

Property Descriptor

  • Detached

Rental Charges

  • Discount For Longer Lets

Rental Charges Rb

  • Charges Included


from 1 traveler reviews


10 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
10 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
7 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
10 Kilometres
Nearest Train
30 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
3 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
90 Kilometres
Nearest Beach

Car: Recommended

Spending an unforgettable stay in the Dordogne, in the field of Fourtonie, in a house full of charm, nestled in an area of 50 hectares on a hill, surrounded by woods and meadows. Enjoy the peace assured, the pool, its tennis courts and a magnificent view of the valley. Taste the Perigord truffles and foie gras, visit its famous vineyards, stroll along the Dordogne, browse the Gabares. Enjoy the bustle of the city of Bergerac. And its many pubs, the remains of the old town center and its pedestrian, his tobacco museum restaurants, the local farmers market.


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Speaks: english, french, spanish
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 66%
Calendar last updated: 05/18/2017

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  • the great arch of the domain

    the great arch of the domain

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    the yellow room

  • pool


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  • the blue room

    the blue room

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