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The living space of la Cuisine de Alice au Maine seen from the bedroom
View of La Chartreuse du Maine from the pool in Fall
La Cuisine d'Alice, holiday home in la Chartreuse du Maine
La Chartreuse du Maine near Sarlat
La Cuisine d'Alice living space
The kitchen area
View of the bedroom from the living room
Romantic master bedroom: from your bed you can see the burning fire in the living area!
Romantic en suite full bathroom
Ensuite bathroom
Paths of Roses in La Chartreuse du Maine vegetable garden in June
Please help yourself with herbs in Le Maine vegetable garden
Away from it all swimming pool
View from the terrace of the Chartreuse
What about a bike ride this morning? Bicycles are waiting for you in the courtyard
General view of La Chartreuse du Maine
Cubjac, typical stone village near Sarlat in Dordogne
The Perigueux market of local produce in front of the 4th-17th C. cathedral
The Fortress of Beynac like in a fairy tale
Majestic Renaissance style Chateau de Losse overlooking the Vezere River
La Roque-Gageac: here enjoy a boat trip on the Dordogne River
Wandering around Saint-Amand-de-Coly abbey at sunset
Strolling in Beynac, one of the countless stone villages of Dordogne
In Dordogne, every turn of the roads has got a wonderful surprise for you!
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Farmhouse -
1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2
Perigueux, Dordogne, Nouvelle-Aquitaine

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Susan M
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
“Stunning and stylishly decorated in a beautiful location.”
Reviewed 14 September 2015 for a stay in September 2015

A car is required but location is so central to explore the local countryside and further a field. Stylish accommodation with everything you could possibly want for an enjoyable holiday. Award winning bakery an absolute must to try in the village and small shop provides the essentials. Larger supermarket 20 mins away with a very wide variety of food and drink. The owners are only too happy to recommend good restaurants locally that provide locally sourced produce and are excellent value and of a good standard.
Exceeded our expectations, will definitely be returning.

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Liked best: Style of accommodation
Liked least: Pillows
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 50-64
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Rupert S
Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
1 review
“A beautiful and peaceful home”
Reviewed 27 August 2015 for a stay in August 2015

We have now stayed twice in La Cuisine d'Alice au Maine, part of La Chartreuse du Maine, and on both occasions could not have had a more enjoyable time in this beautiful and peaceful home. Catherine and Maxence could not have been kinder or more welcoming and we would recommend La Chartreuse du Maine without hestitation to any of our friends.

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Liked best: The beauty and the peace of the home, and the kindenss of our hosts
Liked least: That we couldn't stay longer
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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“A Perfect French Idyll”
Reviewed 28 June 2015 for a stay in June 2015

We have just had a lovely restful week's holiday at 'La Cuisine D'Alice' au Maine. The June weather was perfect. The accommodation was excellent and beautifully decorated with all amenities provided. The self catering facilities are of an exceptionally high standard.

Our hosts, Catherine and Maxence are lovely people who made us most welcome. We had the use of all the grounds, including the swimming pool. The estate is beautiful and tranquil and we were made to feel at home from the very beginning. Catherine and Maxence were very informative about the area, and Maxence provided a marked-up map of interesting places to visit. Nothing was too much trouble for them.

There are so many lovely towns and villages to visit in the area and there was plenty to see and do, including visiting the local markets. The local people are very friendly.

We would definitely go back to 'La Cuisine D'Alice' without a moment's hesitation.

A great big thank you to Catherine and Maxence for giving us the opportunity to stay at their beautiful estate.

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Liked best: Everything
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Your age range 50-64
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Recommended for:
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mariedes1
Chester, United Kingdom
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“Outstanding”
Reviewed 18 November 2014 for a stay in November 2014

We had the most amazing two weeks in this cottage.
The bed was like sleeping on a cloud.
The living space was totally romantic for the two of us and the kitchen was perfect for cooking up our market ingredients.
Catherine and Maxence were very welcoming as were the other two hosts Zebulon and Rothschild-the resident donkey and sheep.
As hard as we tried we could not find a perfect France than the one in this cottage.
5+ stars.

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Linda D
Toledo, Ohio
2 reviews
“We chose well, absolutely no "except for"!”
Reviewed 12 November 2014 for a stay in October 2014

Thank you to Catherine and Maxence! Their attention to detail and comfort is so obvious and they care so much that your visit is what you are looking for. Can you believe Maxence went to Périgeux to get fresh chervil for our cooking lesson when we could not find it at the local markets? Catherine ensured we had all the right cooking tools!

My husband and I had a very special week at La Cuisine d'Alice au Maine due to the property, the vacation cottage, the hosts, the sites in the Dordogne, and a special cooking lesson with Jean-François. Zébulon, the donkey, and Rothchild, the sheep, were just as welcoming!

I was also right out of a French immersion class and I felt so comfortable slipping in and out of French for the words I knew with them! Without realizing it, they inspired me to keep on learning!

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