Saint Jean is a beautiful restored old gite for 15 persons with a private pool, situated on an estate of 5.5 ha in Molières near Le-Buisson-de-Cadouin between Sarlat and Bergerac; the ideal combination of authentic style and modern comfort.
6 Bedrooms with quality beds and mattresses, in each room there is a bathroom with toilet (shower or bath), one of the bedrooms has a king-size bed (180X200).
An open kitchen; double equipped, so that you can cook in a comfortable way for a large group of people.
There are 2 refrigerators at your disposal, a double stove, a blender, coffee machine, washing machine, dishwasher and a lot of kitchen equipment.
In 1 of the two living rooms, there is a dining place with 2 tables that can be separated. In the other living room, you have a bar (with chairs), a refrigerator, a dishwasher, ice maker, espresso machine, ... There is also a quiet corner where you can sit and watch satellite television or video.
Large terraces: equipped with teak furniture and a large awning were you can enjoy the shadow and admire the beautiful view of the garden.
A large swimming pool: (6m x12m) is separated from the garden for the safety of the children. Around the pool there is a large terrace with deckchairs and a shower.
The children can amuse themselves in the large playground around the house. There is a ping-pong table, a swing and some toys for the little ones. (It is possible to use special beds and chairs for children). Please ask us when making your reservation.
When you arrive a cool drink is awaiting for you.
Cadouin (4 km) boasts a magnificent 12th century abbey which is home to the Holy Shroud of Cadouin (now known to be a fake), bicycle museum, hotel, restaurants, many local artisans, tourist information centre, boulangerie, and a thriving weekly market; a Marché Nocturne on Monday evenings during July, August and early September where visitors mix with locals and buy freshly cooked regional food (nearby Le Buisson de Cadouin holds it evening market on Friday evenings in July and August).
In Lalinde (8 km), a cozy town, you can find all kinds of shops: a grocery, a good supermarket, bakeries etc. and on Thursday an extensive and lively market.
The cottage is located 24 km from Bergerac. This town at the river Dordogne offers a wine and a tobacco museum, the famous statue of Cyrano de Bergerac and of course the lovely old town with cafes and restaurants.
Beautiful medieval Sarlat with its medieval and Renaissance architecture is 50 minutes drive away. Visit the market and be tempted by the gastronomic delights of the region or just sit at a café and watch the world go by. Perigueux (60 minutes drive), the capital of the Dordogne, with its medieval quarter and the Cathédrale St Front. Le Bugue is 20 kms away with its many shops, craft markets and restaurants.
There are village markets most days of the week selling local fruit, vegetables, cheese and wine. Monpazier market is a must as is the Sunday market at St Cyprien. Monpazier (built by the English) is considered to be the best bastide, why not join one of its guided tours of the bastide. Siorac (18 kms) has a large supermarket . There are lots of restaurants in the area, nearly all serving traditional Perigordian dishes for which the region is renowned i.e. truffles, foie gras and confits.
Canoeing, swimming, hiking, horseback riding, fishing. Golf: Golf de Lolivarie, 18 holes (14 km), Golf de la Marterie, 18 holes (21 km) and Chateau les Merles, 9 holes (16 km).
Daily flights with budget airlines to Bergerac (18 miles away), Bordeaux (80 miles away), Limoges (93 miles away), from Stanstead, Southampton, Birmingham, Manchester, Liverpool, Leeds/Bradford, Bristol, Norwich, Exeter, Edinburgh and Nottingham East Midlands.
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