Les Chambons, Gabillou, 24210
Set in 9 acres of tranquil garden and fields, Le Petit Chambon is a large (100 sq metre), stone gite in a courtyard setting with private 8 x 4 metre swimming pool.
Description of Le Petit Chambon Gite Gite :Situated between the small sleepy village of Gabillou and the hamlet of Pauliac in the peaceful countryside of the Perigord Noir, Le Petit Chambon provides an ideal base from which to visit the many attractions of the Dordogne e.g. Hautefort, Sarlat, the Lascaux caves and lots more. The gite was fully renovated 2 years ago and has a lounge with wood burner and fully equipped "cuisine americane" including large electric oven and gas hob, coffee maker, kettle, toaster If you fancy trying a few new recipes whilst you are here we are happy to provide additional equipment, herbs and spices, or if you just want to relax and eat out you can visit one of local restaurants which are a short drive away . The large bedroom looks out over the courtyard and can be set up with either a double bed and additional single or if you and your friends are travelling together, 3 singles. The gite has a spacious "wet room" style shower and wc, plus a separate wc and basin. There is also a laundry room with washing machine. Bedlinen and towels are provided and changed weekly. Relax around the pool or read a book sitting at the pretty blue table and chairs in the courtyard. There is off road parking. When renovated the gite was designed with disabled guests in mind, please ask us for more details on the facilities when booking .
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Directions to Le Petit Chambon GiteYou can get to Les Chambons easily by car either from the N89 at Thenon or from the D704 from Limoges.
From the D704 take the sign post Sainte-Orse about 10 minutes past Saint Agnan (by Hautefort) and follow the signs for Sainte-Orse (10 minutes) once you arrive in Sainte-Orse centre (its tiny) you will come to a small crossroads (Hotel de France will be in front of you on the left and the Marie in front of you on the right). Turn right, down a hill and take the left hand turn at the bottom of the hill signposted Gabillou. Follow this road for 4Km - do not go to the left to Gabillou. Just past the Gabillou turning you will see a pretty stone cottage called Le Chambon, this is our neighbour. Les Chambons is the big house on the left just afterwards. Go past the side of the house and turn sharp right (slowly!) through the large iron gates into the courtyard. You may need to do this in a two point turn.
From the N89 which goes through Thenon as if you are driving from Perigeux to Thenon, get to the main crossroads in Thenon and then turn left towards Sainte-Orse about 7km (you will go under the railway and motorway bridges and then see another sign to Sainte-Orse (6km) follow this to Sainte-Orse which is a small village. On the route you will also see signs to Gabillou - this is a more complicated route which we can explain to you once you have found us for the first time. Once in Sainte-Orse follow the signs for Gabillou (through the village, down a hill and then left to Gabillou. Follow this road D70 for about 4Km - do not go left up the hill to Gabillou. We are situated just past the tiny locality of Vaudres and below the actual village of Gabillou. Follow the directions as above.
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