- Baby equipment
- Internet Access
- Golf nearby
- Horse Riding
- Child Friendly
- Cook available
- Other rental properties on site
- Pet Friendly
From 19th July 2020 to 3rd September 2020
Book 1 week for just £695 or the 2 weeks for £1350
From 19th July 2020 to 29th August 2020
Pets stay for free
Book a stay with us & your pets (up to 3) stay without charge
From 1st September 2020 to 7th November 2020
Longer stay offers
House hunters stay from a month to 6 months - Get in touch for a quote dependent on length of stay required
Nicotiana is one of two gites set in peaceful countryside in France’s Dordogne, just a short distance from several lovely wild swimming spots and river beaches. Each of the gites has four bedrooms and a charming garden, and are perfectly situated for visiting the many sites and attractions of the local area. The house is also available for longer term lets during the low season - enquire for more info.
Set in tranquil countryside in the golden triangle between the 'Cité Médiévale' of Gourdon, Sarlat and Rocamadour & is 3.5km from the Dordogne border, with the Dordogne River being just 5.5km away. We are within a short drive of 3 lakes with man made beaches, bar restaurants and lifeguard patrol at one. There is also the river Dordogne with shingle beaches and many water sport options & finally in Gourdon (10 minute drive) there is a terrific Lido in the summer months which is extremely good value for families.
With the Dordogne river at the heart of the region, a number of canoe operators provide all equipment and will drop you off upstream so you can leisurely canoe down river through villages and beautiful countryside. If golf is your passion, there is a superb 18 hole golf-course within a short drive, with excellent greens and tree-lined fairways. A visit to the Dordogne offers walkers of all abilities the chance to explore the beauty and wilderness of the countryside as hundreds of marked walks are available (including the famous GR 46 route). You can also hire bicycles in Souillac (15kms from your holiday barn). If you’re feeling adventurous you can even see the world from above on a hot air balloon flight. There are also many caves to explore, such as Gouffre de Padirac where you take a boat ride on an underground river or Lascaux, where you can see some of the world’s most significant prehistoric paintings. If you want to step back into more recent history, the fortified castle of Beynac with its museum of ancient warfare is the place to visit. All of these leisure activities, and more, are close by so no one will get bored in the car!
La Plaine Fajoles is less than an hour`s drive from the new airport in Brive which currently has flights from London City Airport and London Stansted with Ryanair. Ryanair also fly to Limoges, Rodez and Bergerac. There are many further scheduled flights to Toulouse. La Plaine Fajoles is 786 kms (8 hours) from Calais and 640 kms (7 hours) from St Malo. Detailed directions will be supplied by email on confirmation of booking. We can arrange pick up & drop off at the local airports or train stations for agreed costs.
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The barn has two king sized double bedrooms and two twin bedrooms (all upstairs). Downstairs there is a good sized and well equipped kitchen diner and a charming sitting room with old oak beams. There’s a freeview TV, books and games, CD, MP3 player and ipod docking station. .There is WiFi throughout. There is a family bathroom upstairs, as well as a shower room and separate WC downstairs.
Outside is a lovely garden with BBQ and stylish garden furniture. The barn has the advantage of the early morning sun at the front of the property until the afternoon and the afternoon and evening sun at the rear, making the patio decking ideal for evening dining. A table and chairs is provided at the front of the house as well as the rear for full use of the sunshine.
From the era of Prehistoric Man through the middle Ages and beyond the Dordogne and Lot area is a sightseer’s paradise – steeped in history. The Dordogne region also formed the historic frontier between France and England during the Hundred Years War and this rich heritage offers a renowned variety of sights for you to discover on your sightseeing break in France. The Périgord boasts numerous castles, churches and medieval bastides towns as well as beautiful stone villages and prehistoric caves, all set in some of France’s loveliest countryside. The Dordogne and Lot rivers meander throughout undulating hills, forests and limestone cliffs with new discoveries around every corner. The Dordogne valley is also a fantastic family friendly area, full of fun leisure activities for kids. They can canoe or swim in the river, which is quite safe and shallow in the summer months. For kids in need of thrills, they can splash in a waterpark with water slides, swimming pools, trampolines and bouncy castles in Quercyland.
Conditions of Rental
To complete the reservation we will ask for a 30% deposit. This is payable at the time of booking and the balance is due 8 weeks prior to the holiday starting. We accept payments by direct transfer (bacs), paypal or cheque. A refundable damages deposit of