Visit the picturesque Perigord / Dordogne Region and stay in a traditional Stone Farmhouse 18c with a breathtaking valley view. The Holiday Flower IS Located on a quiet semi-private single lane road with Pool, Jacuzzi, and sundeck in the orchard 6ha.
Description of Les Gites Fleuris Gite :Les Gites Fleuris are 2 traditional stone Perigordian farmhouses perched on a hill with a fantastic view. The feel is "away from it all", yet, you can walk 1km down the country lane to get to all life's necessities: supermarket, boulangerie, restaurants, bar, bank, etc... Avoid the really crowded areas of the Dordogne, and relax here, then go visit the amazing world heritage sites!
La Petite Rose is a charming restored traditional 18th c. stone 1 bedroom home with a fully equipped kitchen, bathroom, living room with big fireplace, TV with DVD player, wireless internet access, and CD player. The living room has a sofa sleeper, so the house can sleep 4.
The Wisteria House is a beautifully restored traditional stone farmhouse with a fully equipped kitchen, bathroom, separate WC, living room with big stone fireplace, TV, DVD player, wireless internet access, and CD player. The 3 bedrooms, all upstairs, have the traditional feature of beamed ceilings and fantastic views out of the windows. The balcony has a wonderful valley view, the best view on the property, and is a great place to have a glass of wine at sunset!
Relaxation is easy, either poolside on the sundeck, in the Jacuzzi, or on a hammock; or enjoy a peaceful stroll of the property acreage of fruit and walnut trees.
The property is family friendly with:ping-pong, badminton/volleyball, croquet, swings, and a raised fort with climbing wall and slide. An indoor games room will keep all the family entertained with games, toys, ping pong, and Disney video cassettes.
There is a central laundry room with washing machines and dryers which you can use at no extra charge.
Hautefort is a great bicycling and walking area with rolling hillsides and lovely forest and valley views. Walk out your front door, and you can take an amazing countryside walk! Watch for birds of prey, deer, foxs, and many more animals. Take a walk over to the beautiful etang du coucou, 2.5km, a lovely wooded lake that you can swim or fish at.
Perigord is THE place to go if you love FOOD! especially truffles and foie gras. This little corner of Southwest France is home to the black truffle, one of the most famous and expensive luxury foods of France. (Truffle Markets are open in Winter!) It is also the land of foie gras-- that typical French delicacy made from fattened goose or duck liver, along with other Canard specialty dishes. We have many good restaurants in the area. The wine regions of Bergerac and Bordeaux are only 1 hour to 1.5 hours away.
This area has so much history that it is sure to capture the imaginations and interests of everyone in the family! There are many famous tourist sites: grottes (caves), Troglodyte sites, Bastille towns, Castles, and old villages are within a 1-hour radius away (Lascaux is only 20 minutes).Valley's with castles where one can easily imagine bandits, knights in armor and the primitive life of the peasants. Many sporting activities in the area: basketball, tennis, soccer, volleyball, bocce, canoeing, fishing, etc...
Step back in time to the old France of farms and castles and caves and stone villages; and after touring, enjoy a wonderful bottle of Bergerac or Bordeaux Wine with some of France's famous cheeses!
And after a day of touring, unwind in the Jacuzzi and enjoy the unobstructed view of the myriad of stars!
Directions to Les Gites Fleuris2km to Hautefort, see our website for details
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