About this listing
Les Gites Fleuris - La Petite Rose cottage is a traditional 18c stone farm cottage with 1 bedroom, bathroom, kitchen, living room with sofa sleeper, WIFI. The large 6ha gardens have pool, terrace and with play area and lovely valley view!
Les Gites Fleuris-La Petite Rose cottage is a traditional 18c stone Perigordian farm cottage with Pool, Jacuzzi, park. The self-catering house has a large fire place in the salon, along with a sofa sleeper for 2p. Free high speed internet -Wifi! Fully equipped kitchen and bathroom with shower. 1 bedroom, with double bed, and large sunny windows overlooking the gardens. You have an outdoor dining terrace with barbeque, a wonderful place to relax over a home cooked meal! This home combines centuries old French charm with modern comforts.
Les Gites Fleuris is located on a quiet semi-private single lane road, nestled in the idyllic countryside, in a small hamlet of 18th century stone Perigordian farmhouses. The Pool, Jacuzzi, and sundeck are in the orchard, surrounded by grass, trees and flowers. When in season, you are welcome to pick the fruit off the trees! We have acres that you are welcome to explore. Take a walk down the lane to visit our 3 horses, who would love a pet and a carrot! We are family friendly with children's play area with swings, climbing wall, raised fort, slide, and volley/badminton net. There is an indoor games room with billiards, games, toys, ping pong, etc...and a central laundry room with washer and dryer and drying racks.
Only 2 km is the dramatic Chateau de Hautefort, a magnificent 17th c castle, medieval village! All the necessities of life: boulangerie, butcher, grocery store, post office, office of tourism, bank, doctors (english speaking), and pharmacy are within 2km. Tourtoirac is only 5 km and has an abbey 1000 years old, and a newly opened: Grotte de Tourtoirac, and very beautiful cave with amazing limestone formations and underground river.
HAUTEFORT is perfectly located to explore the Dordogne Region! The most amazing sites are within a 1hour radius! Dordogne has something for everyone! 1001 Castles, CroMagnon Caves (Lascaux), Medieval Villages (Sarlat), Open air Markets, Roman ruins, etc.... This area has so much history that it is sure to capture the imaginations and interests of everyone in the family!
ahhh the Food! Parisians say “you'll eat well in the Perigord"! 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. You can visit the local farms for goat cheese, foie gras, walnuts...
Step back in time to the old France of farms and castles and caves and stone villages!
Guests have full access to 6ha property, with the exception of the other house's terraces.
Interaction with Guests
Your hosts, Renata & Larry are onsite "next door". We have an open door policy- please stop by for a coffee or glass of wine. We are happy to help you plan your day trips, and hear about your adventures.
This area is so lovely. The sounds of nature, bird singing, beautiful vistas, and quiet farmland make staying here a joy. There is no traffic, and this area is less busy with Tourist compared to the Sarlat area. We recommend visiting there, but then return here to relax!
A car is essential for this area. All the amazing sites of the Dordogne region are easy to reach with car. Small country roads make driving easy.
Your fully equipped house is for you to enjoy. The house is non smoking, and you are asked to leave it tidy, but final cleaning is included. We ask that you take your rubbish to the bins, and recycle.
Enjoy yourself and relax!