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La Balade au Bois- Le Chataignier - Luxury Renovated Farmhouse near Sarlat

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5 Bedrooms , 5 Bathrooms , Sleeps 12
Nabirat, Dordogne, Nouvelle-Aquitaine
5 bedroom Luxury Gite located close to Domme and Sarlat (10- 12 people)

A truly beautiful and HISTORIC STONE FARMHOUSE, part of which dates from the 16th century, complete with a fantastic stone inglenook fireplace (or ‘cantou’ as it is called locally). This EXPERTLY RESTORED HOUSE has everything to make your stay in the Dordogne both fabulous and memorable with its fully equipped breakfast kitchen, fantastic sitting room ‘salle cathedrale’ which is open to the rafters and a marvellous raised patio with lovely rural views - just perfect for a glass of wine or a relaxed lunch with family and friends… The house has WIFI throughout plus TV channels in both French and English.

Le Chataignier gives our holiday makers access to an old authentic farmhouse with all its historical features but with the comfort and amenities of a modern,stylis...
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Listing #HL8639704
About the Owner
jane b
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Interaction with guests
The owners, Paul and Jane, who live discreetly on site, would love to welcome you to La Balade Au Bois and help to create your perfect holiday stay. They have been coming here for years and it has never failed to fill them with a wonderful sense of peace and repose and they just know that it will do the same for you. So that you can organise your holiday in advance Paul and Jane have put together a very comprehensive list of local activities and tourist attractions- all within easy striking distance of the gite. There is even a special list of activities for children! We really are in in the middle of beautiful rolling countryside and yet just 15mins from lots of great activities!
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Firstly US, we were a party of 9 (six adults and 3 boys ages 9,8 and 6) . My wife and I were celebrating our 50th wedding anniversary with our 2 boys and family. Our hosts Jane and Paul were excellent being always available but...More

Thank cedmen
Reviewed 24 September 2017

The location is amazing. Paul and Jane, the owners, were very friendly and helpful and are very knowledgeable about the area. Stunning pool and BBQ area. The self catering gite we stayed in was fantastic. We will definitely visit again.

Thank Duncan L
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Reviewed 17 September 2017

We decided to have a family gathering this summer and since quite a few of us go to France quite often we thought the south of France would be perfect. We found La Balade au Bois on the internet- it looked great but we were...More

Thank Maggie S
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Bunk Beds:(1)
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (10)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • En Suite Rooms (3)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Half Baths (1)
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (9)
  • Microwave
  • Parking
  • Private Garden
  • Queen Beds:(3)
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared Outdoor Pool (Heated)
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
Rentals are based on a Saturday to Saturday basis but we are happy to be flexible outside of the summer high season. Our rental prices are per week & include use of all...
    1 Full bath
    1 Half bath
    3 Attached (ensuite)
    2 Twins
    1 King
    3 Queens
    1 Bunk
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Per night Per week
Default 3 nights
GBP 330
GBP 2,240
15 Jul 2018 -
15 Sep 2018
High Season 2018
7 nights
GBP 190
GBP 2,240
16 Sep 2018 -
27 Oct 2018
Mid Season 2018
3 nights
GBP 190
GBP 1,750
1 Apr 2019 -
30 Jun 2019
Mid Season 2018
3 nights
GBP 240
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Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to Australian Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
  • Damage Deposit: AU$529 / stay - Deposit
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About the neighbourhood
Le Chataignier is one of our two gites both located on this one gorgeous, rural site in the hamlet of Les Cabanes near Nabirat, in the famed Perigord Noir area of the Dordogne. Just 20 minutes from the medieval town of SARLAT, you will be spoiled with lovely rolling views, fantastic world-class heritage sites on your doorstep, and all amid total peace and tranquillity.

There are 'hotspots' in the Dordogne and we are definitely in one of those- the choice is yours- total relaxation in our rural setting or, in just a few minutes, you can be at some of the best tourist sites that the Dordogne has to offer! Domme, La Roque- Gageac, Beynac-et-Cazenac, Chateau des Milandes, Lascaux ...the list goes on!
Getting around
Here are some of our favourites:
*Diabolo Fraise - not to be missed! local restaurant- Fantastic! (5mins)
*Chateau de Castelnaud- fabulously preserved castle with weaponry, falconry & more (15 mins)
*Dordogne River at Grolejac – with kayaks & canoes for rent (5 mins)
*Domme – a superb high up medieval bastide with spectacular views. One of the ‘Les plus beaux villages de France’ (15 mins)
*La Foret des Ecureuils- great activity for the kids- tree climbing routes for all ages (20 mins)
*Sarlat- medieval town- jewel in the crown of the Perigord
....and much much more
Cycling, Walking, Cave Exploring, Pre-history, Lascaux 4
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: BERGERAC: 82.0 km
Railway: GOURDON: 12.0 km

There are several airports that you can use which are all within easy reach:

Brive La Gaillarde / Souillac Airport 38 km (45 mins)

Bergerac Airport 88 km (1hr 30mins)

Toulouse Blagnac Airport 170km (1 hr 50mins)

Limoges Airport 185km (2 hrs)


Arrive from the north/south on the A20, coming off at Junction 55 Sarlat/Souillac

Proceed towards Sarlat on the D703/D704A

Take the D703 to Grolejac

In Grolejac turn onto the D50, over the small bridge and then bear left towards Nabirat

Past the man-made lake called The Plan D'eau du roc Perce. Past Liaubou Bas
After about 5 km there is a wood yard on the left. Opposite is the small hamlet road which leads to La Balade au Bois in Les Cabanes

Co-ordinates for SATNAV: 44.77312
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