About this listing
A spacious period house with pool near unspoilt riverside village with all amenities including bars and restaurants.
Awarded 5 globes, highly commended by World One Call
Filmed for ITV Little England series 2013 and featured in Living France magazine February 2013.
A gentle stroll will bring you into the charming village of Corgnac Sur Lisle, where you can buy your daily fresh bread, It has 3 bars, 2 restaurants, 2 grocery shops, butcher, hairdressers, chemist and an English speaking doctor.
Located 5km south of bustling market town of Thiviers, capital of foi gras, it has a popular Saturday market and an excellent range of local shops and supermarkets. Rail links to Perigeux, Limoges & Paris. Convenient airports at Limoges and Bergerac.
Sarah and Nic would like to welcome you to Peyre St Front; with beautiful polished oak floors and a winding staircase linking the three floors, this professionally designed and restored gite is part of a typical old French house. Tall shuttered windows frame the picturesque views from the first floor sitting room and from the bedrooms.
Ground Floor: Entrance hall. Fully equipped dining/kitchen, with full cooker, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine. Shower room. WC.
1st Floor: Spacious lounge,3 large settees, satellite TV, woodburner. Double bedrrom with ensuite.
2nd Floor: Master bedroom with four poster bed. Twin bedroom with antique french beds. Luxurious shower room, WC.
A splendid covered outdoor dining room is reached via a shaded walk way and fully equipped kitchen with dishwasher plus permanent BBQ overlooking private pool and terraces to meadows and river views beyond. The 10x5 pool is fenced with saline system, a healthier alternative to chemicals.
Activities in nearby village of Corgnac sur L'Isle include the Velorail. canoeing, tennis, fishing. Cycle the stunning Voie Verte from Thiviers to St Pardoux la Riviere – a traffic-free by-way, passing the beautiful and historic village of St Jean de Cole which is listed as one of France's 'most beautiful villages'. (Bike hire available locally)
The Dordogne offers myriad choices for the discerning visitor. Famous for it's cuisine, foi gras and truffles.
There are many stunning chateaux and gardens including HAUTEFORT, PUIGUILHEM and JUMHILAC LE GRAND, where you can try your hand at panning for gold.
LASCAUX the most famous cave paintings in france are nearby and BRANTOME, the 'Venice of the Perigord" is just 25 minutes away. Visit the friday market, go canoeing, followed by a leisurely lunch at one of the many riverside restaurants.
SARLAT remains unspoilt - an architectural renaissance (website hidden) JEAN DE COLE, just 10 minutes away , is listed as one of 'Les plus beaux villages de France'
PERIGUEUX, only 30 minutes drive, with spectacular catherdral, boat trips and colourful markets and an interesting selection of shops, restaurants and bars
LIMOGES, renowned worldwide for its porcelaine with many factory shops.
Nearby is ROUFFIAC with large lake for swimming, wind surfing, pedaloes, horseriding or just enjoy sandy beaches or nature trails.
PRICES LOW SEASON £665 PW (Jan - April, October - December)
MID SEASON £765 (Easter - 20th July, 30th August - 28th Sept)
HIGH SEASON £985 (20th July - 30th August and Christmas week)
Our guests have exclusive use of the pool and gardens with off road parking available.
Interaction with Guests
We are more than happy to offer advice on where to go/eat and attractions in the area - you just have to ask! We are next door and always around to ensure your stay with us is memorable.
Please do not smoke in the house - there is an outside terrace.
Guests are expected to vacate the premises by 10am on the day of departute
From Jun 1 - Aug 31, 2016 the minimum stay is 7 nights.