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La Cuisine de Alice au Maine

The living space of la Cuisine de Alice au Maine seen from the bedroom
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The living space of la Cuisine de Alice au Maine seen from the bedroom
View of La Chartreuse du Maine from the pool in Fall
La Cuisine d'Alice, holiday home in la Chartreuse du Maine
La Chartreuse du Maine near Sarlat
La Cuisine d'Alice living space
The kitchen area
View of the bedroom from the living room
Romantic master bedroom: from your bed you can see the burning fire in the living area!
Romantic en suite full bathroom
Ensuite bathroom
Paths of Roses in La Chartreuse du Maine vegetable garden in June
Please help yourself with herbs in Le Maine vegetable garden
Away from it all swimming pool
View from the terrace of the Chartreuse
What about a bike ride this morning? Bicycles are waiting for you in the courtyard
General view of La Chartreuse du Maine
Cubjac, typical stone village near Sarlat in Dordogne
The Perigueux market of local produce in front of the 4th-17th C. cathedral
The Fortress of Beynac like in a fairy tale
Majestic Renaissance style Chateau de Losse overlooking the Vezere River
La Roque-Gageac: here enjoy a boat trip on the Dordogne River
Wandering around Saint-Amand-de-Coly abbey at sunset
Strolling in Beynac, one of the countless stone villages of Dordogne
In Dordogne, every turn of the roads has got a wonderful surprise for you!
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1 Bedroom , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 2
Perigueux, Dordogne, Nouvelle-Aquitaine
La Cuisine d'Alice is a gracious one-bedroom house on the grounds of the French country estate known as La Chartreuse du Maine, and is one of three vacation homes located on the property, around the courtyard.

Le Maine is situated in the peaceful countryside, at the edge of the small village of Cubjac, just five minutes walk from the local shops and weekly farmers' market. The estate encompasses 63 acres of gardens, meadows and wooded paths. In the middle of a meadow filled with wild flowers, the swimming pool is an ideal spot to relax. The unique situation of La Chartreuse du Maine in the centre of the Dordogne region makes it the perfect base to explore the many châteaux, villages, prehistoric caves, markets and wine yards of the area.

Newly restored in the most pure Périgord tradition, this very spacious home has kept, in a...
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Listing #HL194094
About the Owner
Catherine L
Languages spoken:English, French
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
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Reviewed February 28, 2018

As with any booking where you travel to a new place it is always exciting to see what we have chosen. Just the driving in to this wonderful place set the scene so well. Then we were met by our wonderful hosts, Catherine and Maxence....More

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Reviewed October 28, 2017

La Cuisine d'Alice is a lovely cottage, ideal for a couple. It's roomy and comfortable and has everything you could possibly need in a holiday home, including a nice outdoor space in the garden. There are three cottages, but they all have separate entrances and...More

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Reviewed September 17, 2017

Our second visit to "Le Maine" and Catherine and Maxence. Actually, all the positive reviews are nothing to add. Yet, as you see, it is such a wonderful place, in the middle of Perigord, that we have come back. Now, six years later in September...More

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  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (2)
  • Microwave
  • Pool Table
  • Private Fishing Lake/River
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Secure Parking
  • Shared Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Staffed Property
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
Additional amenities & feature info
La Cuisine d'Alice has a very comfortable under-floor heating downstairs, large radiators upstairs and a heated towel rack in the bathroom.
In Summer the heated floor is reversible and becomes a cooling floor.
The bedroom benefits from an electronic opening skylight with an automated shade.
Bed and bedding are brand-new and of the highest quality.
The kitchen is fully equipped with all the appliances, utensils and tableware you will need to prepare gourmet 'Perigordine' meals.
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 5:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
    1 Attached (ensuite)
    1 Full
    1 Crib
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week Per month
Default 2 nights
30 Jun 2018 -
31 Aug 2018
Lavender Season
2 nights
1 Sep 2018 -
28 Sep 2018
Grape harvest Time
2 nights
29 Sep 2018 -
2 Nov 2018
Bright Season
2 nights
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Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to Canadian Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
Additional Rate and Availability Information
The Taxe de séjour is not included in the rental rates as it varies according to the number of people staying and the length of stay. It is 0,22 € per person over 13 and per night and is to be paid upon arrival in euros cash.

We provide an exceptionally high-standard of accommodation and service with no additional costs, except the Taxe de séjour.

A 30% deposit is required in order to confirm provisional bookings and the booking will remain provisional until the deposit is received.

Balance of the rental rate is due 8 weeks before the day of arrival.

Cancellation charges:
More than 8 weeks prior to arrival: 30% of total rental rate
4-8 weeks prior to arrival: 50% of total rental rate
2-4 weeks prior to arrival: 75% of total rental rate
Less than 2 weeks prior to arrival: 100% (no refund).

Payments are only accepted in euros (except for the security deposit).

For payments we accept bank transfers, personal euro cheques drawn on a French bank (payable in France) or credit card vi...
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About the neighbourhood
Le Maine benefits from its unique location in the center of the Dordogne region, close to Sarlat and any major attraction the area has to offer, whilst being in the peaceful countryside, away from the crowds, a little off the beaten track. Guests really appreciate coming back to the peace and quiet of La Chartreuse du Maine after a day's visit around Brantome, Sarlat and along the Dordogne Valley. After the buzz and activity of the major sites, the tranquillity of this traditional corner of the Périgord is invaluable. From Le Maine you can walk or go bike riding amidst the surrounding countryside and villages. The Auvézère river, which runs through Cubjac, is perfect for canoe rides. Nearby, children will love tree walking and aqua parks.

Le Maine is located at the edge of the small v...
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How to get there
Airport: Bergerac: 60.0 km
Railway: Périgueux: 20.0 km
Ferry: Saint-Malo: 800.0 km
There are many easy ways to get to Le Maine:

By plane : nearest international airports
• Bordeaux-Mérignac international airport : 160 Km easy drive by the highway (1.50 h) from Le Maine
• Limoges international airport : 90 Km (1.25 h) from Le Maine
• Brive-la-Gaillarde international airport : 60 Km (0.55 h) from Le Maine
• Bergerac-Roumanière airport: 72 Km (1.10 h) from Le Maine
• Roissy CDG (Paris International Airport) : 500 Km easy drive by the highway (5.30 h) from Le Maine

By car
• From Paris : 470 Km easy drive by the highway (less than 5.00 h)
• From Roissy CDG (Paris International Airport) : 500 Km easy drive by the highway (5.30 h)
• From Calais (Hoverport) : 770 Km easy drive by the highway (7.50 h)
• From Saint-Malo : 650 Km easy drive by the highway (6.30h)
• From Lyon : 4...
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Water Park Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 200.0 km.
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