JOU234 - La Gentilhommière

House sleeping
Pool size
12m x 6m
Low season
Low season underoccupancy
Mid season
Mid season underoccupancy
High season
High season underoccupancy
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This beautifully restored Gentilhommière dates back to the 17th Century and nestles in its own grounds flanked by woodland. Approached via a private driveway the ensemble of buildings is set around a courtyard with a huge lime tree providing shade over an outdoor terrace. Attention to detail throughout has resulted in very comfortable accommodation. From the courtyard the front door leads into the hallway, to the right of which is the sitting room with exposed stonework and beams and open fireplace. To the left is the dining room with double doors leading out to a delightful wysteria covered terrace with comfortable lounging furniture. The well-equipped kitchen with slate floor is off the dining room and has light oak units and granite work surfaces. Also on this floor is a separate WC off the entrance hallway, the downstairs bedroom with its own basin/WC and a laundry room with access from the courtyard.

Stairs lead up from the hallway to a mezzanine study area and three large double bedrooms, each with their own bathroom. One of the bathrooms is particularly large with Victorian style bath.

Opposite the house, alongside the pool, is a shower room with WC and an archway which leads through to the pool area with views across the countryside.

A charming old stone property restored to a high standard set in a tranquil part of the Périgord Noir.


• Sitting room
• Dining room
• Mezzanine study
• Kitchen
• Laundry room
• 4 bedrooms (4 doubles)
•1 bedroom with 1 single bed (N.B:- a folding bed or cot for a small child
is possible for a supplement)
• 3 bath/shower rooms
• 5 WC


• Private swimming pool (12m x 6m)
• Pool security system - Sensor/alarm
• Poolhouse with double sink and fridge; Shower room + WC; Poolside shower
• Maid service - 2 hrs per week
• Television with some English speaking channels
• Music centre
• Telephone
• Internet access /WiFi*
• Washing machine
• Dryer
• Dishwasher
• Microwave
• Garden furniture
• Barbecue
• Linen included

* French houses have very thick stone walls and often WiFi signals do not travel to every room in the house.
Internet service is for occasional holiday use - speeds can be slow not suitable for commercial use/streaming films etc.

Additional information

• Pets accepted with prior consent
• Property not suitable for young children
• Telephone on detailed billing
• Covered parking for two vehicles
• Flyscreens on upstairs bedroom windows
- Breakage deposit 850 Euros



This property is based in the Dordogne (often referred to by its ancient name "The Périgord"). Although times may have changed over the years the beautiful Dordogne landscape, in one of the most beautiful areas of France, continues to offer something to amaze and delight everyone. This ancient land, deep in the heart of sunny south-west France, is perfect holiday country; a magical place that will reward all those who choose to explore it.

The Périgord Noir where the vast majority of our properties are located, is the 'Jewel in the Crown' of the Dordogne for here, in the triangle formed between the rivers Vézère and Dordogne, you will find the greatest concentration of natural wonders and historic sites, and the loveliest stretches of both rivers. The area is bounded by four famous towns and this property is well situated within this boundary - Sarlat, a medieval treasure house; Périgueux, a thriving and sophisticated small city; Bergerac, shippers of wine since the Middle ages and Monpazier, an extraordinarily well preserved bastide built by King Edward I in 1285.

Less than 1 hour from Bergerac airport, 1.5 hours from Brive airport, 2.5 hours from Bordeaux airport/TGV station and 2.5 hours from Toulouse airport.

At 10kms from Le Bugue (supermarkets, shops, banks & restaurants).

Click on "Dordogne Map" (see below) - F7

Season Dates


High season:

12 July to 30 August

Mid season:

24 May to 12 July
30 August to 27 September

Low season:

29 March to 24 May
27 September to 18 October

Stay Dates


Number Of Guests

Children 4-13 yrs
Babies 0-3 yrs

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