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Secluded cottage with private pool

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Overview
3 bedrooms
3 bathrooms
6 guests
7 nights minimum 
Cottage
This secluded cottage is set at the end of a small track with no passing traffic in the beautiful Dordogne countryside. Take a relaxing holiday in a villa with your own private pool in this delightful part of France. The cottage is totally private, and birds and wildlife abound in the natural woodland. The garden has a variety of trees providing plenty of shade for those hot summer afternoons. This traditional stone farmhouse has been tastefully restored to retain its original charm yet provide modern comforts and amenities, with a 10m x 5m swimming pool. Despite the restful setting, you are only 3Km from the historic village of Bourdeilles with its 11th Century Chateau, and 15km from the picturesque town of Brantôme. Relax in this beautiful setting in the rolling Dordogne countryside. E...This secluded cottage is set at the end of a small track with no passing traffic in the beautiful Dordogne countryside. Take a relaxing holiday in a villa with your own private pool in this delightful part of France. The cottage is totally private, and birds and wildlife abound in the natural woodland. The garden has a variety of trees providing plenty of shade for those hot summer afternoons. This traditional stone farmhouse has been tastefully restored to retain its original charm yet provide modern comforts and amenities, with a 10m x 5m swimming pool. Despite the restful setting, you are only 3Km from the historic village of Bourdeilles with its 11th Century Chateau, and 15km from the picturesque town of Brantôme. Relax in this beautiful setting in the rolling Dordogne countryside. Enjoy the top class food at local restaurants, canoe down the River Dronne, or visit the many interesting attractions and picturesque villages.
House Rules
Pet-friendlyKid friendlyNo smoking
Bedrooms
2 Doubles3 Singles
Bathrooms
1 Half bath1 Full bath1 Attached (ensuite)

Meet the host
Andrew D
Hosting since December 2011
Languages spoken: English
Response Time: Within a few hours

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Reviews (12)
Terry D
Terry D
3 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Excellent cottage in private own grounds
We stayed for one week, wish we could have been there longer. The cottage is is very well equipped and has everything you need for a comfortable stay. It has a super pool set in a large garden which is completely private. The only noise we heard was the birds singing and trees swaying.in the breeze. This property is very rural and away from any main road. The thick walls of the cottage keep it cool in summer and the beams give the property a lovely character We would certainly return as this was one of the best holiday let's we have had
Visited June 2022
Written June 29, 2022. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

Chilmak
Chilmak
Tonbridge, United Kingdom2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Peaceful hideaway
Just back from a fortnight in Les Chauses - lovely weather, super pool and well equipped cottage. Plenty to do nearby, kayaking down the Dronne and nearby caves were our highlight, plus the local towns of Brantome and Bourdeilles. But for most of the time, we didn't stray too far from the pool! Thoroughly recommended.
Visited August 2018
Written August 27, 2018. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Extraordinary398890
Extraordinary398890
Thank you very much for you kind comments, Keith. We look forward to seeing you again in the future. Regards, Andrew
Written August 29, 2018. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

bob c
bob c
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Enjoyed a long hot week by the pool
Les Chauses in the 2018 Summer was wonderful.. Enjoyed relaxing by pool and barbecues at night. Facilities were excellent
Visited July 2018
Written July 23, 2018. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Extraordinary398890
Extraordinary398890
Bob, Thank you for your kind comments. Andrew
Written July 23, 2018. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

V2717FKroberta
V2717FKroberta
London, United Kingdom3 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Beautiful, relaxing location
Gorgeous location surrounded by beautiful, rolling countryside. Perfect for cycling (bikes and locks provided) and walking. Interesting, furnished chateau in Bourdeilles with great views of the river. Swimming pool a real bonus. Accommodation first rate - clean, well equipped, with good showers.
Visited October 2017
Written October 16, 2017. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Extraordinary398890
Extraordinary398890
Thank you for your kind comments. we're very happy that you enjoyed your stay.
Written October 18, 2017. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Sharon D
Sharon D
Lancashire, United Kingdom5 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mrs
Spent a wonderful 2 weeks here. The locality is beautiful and very peaceful. The cottage was impeccably clean and had everything we needed. The pool is stunning and looked after by Ron who comes twice a week to tend it. Bourdeilles is only a 5 min drive and Brantome only 15 mins. Would highly recommend this cottage and we will certainly be back
Visited September 2017
Written October 1, 2017. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Extraordinary398890
Extraordinary398890
Sharon's, thank you for your kind words and we look forward to welcoming you again in the future.
Written October 3, 2017. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

esher_resident
esher_resident
Esher, United Kingdom37 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Wish we could have stayed longer!
A beautiful and very relaxing stay at les Chauses. We stayed for a week but really we would have loved another week. The weather was scorching, in the 30's in May! The area is so quiet and peaceful, we were amazed by the amount of stars you can see at night. We took our bikes (although you can hire them here) it is a fantastic area to cycle around as the roads are so quiet and there are many restaurants within a close distance. We went to the Moulin du Pont in Lisle (took the long way round) the position on the river is beautiful and they even have their own trout on the menu. The house was very clean and the kitchen has everything you would need. I would certainly recommend the property and hope to be back again next year!
Visited May 2017
Written June 24, 2017. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Extraordinary398890
Extraordinary398890
Thank you for taking the time to add your review. We're glad you enjoyed your holiday and hope to see you again in the future.
Written June 24, 2017. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

davidchambers48
davidchambers48
Settle, United Kingdom1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Perfect getaway from everything property
Perfect getaway from everything. It has everything you need including a fantastic pool. The temperature was in the 30s so it was well used. Plenty of wildlife.The bathrooms are good and the en-suite one is particularly good. The area is brilliant ,very rural but not far to go to Bourdeilles and Brantome which has a brilliant market. The bikes you can hire are very good. Would thoroughly recommend this place if you want a relaxing holiday. We have just booked again for next year.
Visited June 2017
Written June 19, 2017. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Extraordinary398890
Extraordinary398890
David, thank you very much for taking the time to add your review, and for your kind comments. We look forward to welcoming you back next year.
Written June 20, 2017. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

gregor1y
gregor1y
9 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Best French holiday cottage
5 of us including our teenage daughter and our 2 dogs stated here recently for 2 weeks. We have stayed at many French holiday homes over the last 15 years and Les Chauses was one of the best! A great pool, lovely peaceful surroundings, comfortable beds and furniture, a big TV and the bathrooms had what my wife described as the best showers! The dogs loved the space and some great dog walks around. We will return! Thanks.
Visited August 2016
Written September 5, 2016. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Extraordinary398890
Extraordinary398890
Thank for your kind comments, Greg. Andrew
Written September 6, 2016. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

SimoneBA23FF
SimoneBA23FF
Bath, United Kingdom3 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Great farmhouse, garden and pool - we loved it
Travelled with husband, 2 children and two adult friends. A great farmhouse, with lovely pool and garden. Very spacious and well equipped. In a peaceful and beautiful location. One of the best rentals we have ever had and would return.
Visited July 2016
Written August 11, 2016. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
Extraordinary398890
Extraordinary398890
Thank you for your comments. We're very happy that you enjoyed your holiday and we hope to see you again.
Written August 14, 2016. This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

arcaccounts
arcaccounts
Wales, United Kingdom6 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Most Wonderful Place
We have returned back to Wales after we spent the most wonderful 2 weeks staying in Les Chauses.......Peaceful, Relaxing and Beautiful accommodation, extremely well equipment and comfortable. We felt at home as soon as we arrived and couldn't believe how beautiful it was....really didn't want to leave. Sat out every morning for breakfast after a short journey for bread from Bourdeilles village, went daily to the village for our 1 year old lab to have a swim in the river (she loved it!!) she loved waking every morning being able to wonder around the extensive gardens and play with sticks. The pool was bliss, especially in the heat during our second week, Ron came twice a week to clean the pool and was at the end of the phone if we needed anything, which to be fair we didn't. Both Ron & Sonia are lovely people and are there is you need them and wouldn't dream of imposing themselves on you. Good place to stay as you are close to everything, Brantome, Periguex and many others, Restaurants all welcome dogs. Kayaking on the Dronne 'Allo Caneos' spoke english well, really good fun for all the family. Seriously would recommend a stay to anyone. Hoping to go back again...just wish we hadn't had to leave. PS Wifi is excellent and worked with all our mobiles and tablets including iPhones.
Visited June 2016 Travelled with family
Written July 16, 2016. This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.

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What this rental offers
Entertainment
  • DVD player
  • Stereo system
  • Television
Parking
  • Parking available
Living spaces
  • Highchair
Nearby
  • Golf course (within 30 mins drive)
  • Horse riding facilities
  • Tennis court
  • Hiking areas
  • Countryside area
Bathroom and laundry
  • Iron
  • Linens provided
  • Towels provided
  • Washer
Kitchen and dining
  • Grill
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Refrigerator
  • Kettle
  • Microwave
  • Cooker
  • Toaster
Things to do
  • Fishing spots available
  • Cycling areas
Indoor amenities
  • Central heating
  • Fireplace
  • Internet access
  • Cable television
Location info
  • Kid friendly
Outdoor amenities
  • Balcony
  • Patio
  • Private outdoor pool (unheated)
  • Private yard
  • Terrace
Wi-fi and internet
  • Wi-fi

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About the neighbourhood
Les Chauses is ideally located for discovering this beautiful region of southwest France. You will find on the edge of a small hamlet, just 5 minutes from Bourdeilles and only fifteen minutes drive from Brantome. Bourdeilles is located in a picturesque setting on the river Dronne, and has a medieval and Renaissance chateau, fine restaurants and shops including a boulangerie. Canoes can be hired at Bourdeilles for a relaxing glide along the river (a favourite with adults and children). Brantome is a picturesque, medieval town completely encircled by the river Dronne. Visitors to the town are captivated by its beauty, history and architecture. The Benedictine Abbey built by Charlemagne in 769 and the Church of St Peter with its cloisters dating from the 15thC, are well worth a visit. It is a delight to stroll through the quaint cobbled streets filled with boutiques and shops and dine in the many restaurants. Sip wine on a riverside terrace and watch the world go by, especially on a Friday, when it is market day. The river is calm and gentle at this point, covered with lilies, and sheltered by weeping willows. A walk along the edge of the river ending with a picnic in the gardens is a favourite with locals and tourists alike. Enjoy a leisurely boat trip or follow one of the trails through the surrounding wooded hills. Perigueux, the capital city of the Dordogne, has Roman and medieval remains, lots of town centre shops, great restaurants and a daily food market. St Jean de Cole, one of the most beautiful villages in France has a yearly plant and flower festival in May. Villars is famous for its abbey and prehistoric caves. Hautefort's chateau is the most impressive in the Dordogne. Sorges has an interesting truffle museum. Jumilhac Le Grande with its fairytale chateau offers a lovely photo opportunity. St Emilion and Bordeaux, if you don't mind a drive, offer wine tasting and vineyard tours. If you fancy stocking up your wine supply you will be spoilt for choice and have experts on hand to advise.
Access
Car required
How to get there
Airports: Limoges: 90mins; Bergerac: 90mins; Bordeaux: 2 hours. Ferries: Caen: 6 hours; Le Havre: 7 hours; Calais: 9 hours.
Activities nearby
Fishing spots availableGolf course (within 30 mins drive)Horse riding facilitiesTennis court

Things to know
Check in / out timings
Check in after 4 p.m. Check out by 10 a.m.
Cancellation policy
  • 100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).
  • No refund available once booking is confirmed
Notes from owner
Rental includes linen and towels. 20% booking deposit. £160 security deposit.On line booking with payment by bank transfer available.

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