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BEAUTIFUL 250 YEAR OLD FARMHOUSE NEAR PAYZAC - Peaceful Rural Location with Breathtaking Views set in 2 acres of Gardens
Nestling peacefully in the beautiful Perigord Vert, our 250 year old stone farmhouse, sits within 2 acres of private, immaculately maintained gardens.
Renovated to an extremely high standard, whilst retaining many of it's original features, the farmhouse offers spacious accommodation & is tastefully appointed throughout. The main house opens straight onto the stunning salt-water pool area & fabulous outdoor terrace, perfect for al fresco dining. With stone floors, exposed beams & cathedral ceilings, L'Aubuge Haute offers guests absolute peace & tranquility & yet is only 1km from the delightful village of Payzac, with supermarket, boulangerie, restaurant, bars, post office, pharmacy & antique shop. The farmhouse offers a convenient base to explore the picturesque villages, towns & chateaux of the Dordogne & is within easy travelling distance of the major tourist attractions of this area & the neighbouring Limousin..
The farmhouse sits within 2 acres of beautifully maintained landscaped gardens with 360 degree views of the surrounding countryside.
The main house opens onto the stunning south facing salt-water pool area & outdoor terrace with table & seating for 8 ... perfect for al fresco dining!
There is a second patio area to the front of the farmhouse which catches the morning sun at breakfast time.
High quality poolside furniture is provided together with a gas BBQ &, within the grounds, a grass badminton court, table tennis table & cricket wicket. For the less active, there are plenty of shaded areas to simply sit & take in the views.
Outdoor games are provided, including boules & we have a number of old but roadworthy bicycles should you wish to explore on 2 wheels.
Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service:
Linen & towels are provided, including pool towels.
A changeover of linen &/or towels is offered for guests staying longer than one week.
Travel cot & linen available, if required.
The farmhouse is cleaned before & after each let.
Wi-fi access is available throughout the house and grounds.
The farmhouse is situated in a small rural hamlet, 1km away from the village of Payzac which offers 2 bars, a restaurant, supermarket, boulangerie, butchers, post office, bank with cash machine, pharmacy, hairdressers and an antique shop. Alternatively 8km north is the town of St Yrieix-la-Perche which has a wide selection of cafe/bars and restaurants together with large supermarkets.
L'Aubuge Haute is 1km from the spectacular Lake Rouffiac. It's many facilities include a sandy beach, swimming, water skiing & wake boarding, sailing, tennis, climbing walls and a bar/restaurant. Perfect for young children & teenagers alike with supervised activities including paint balling, archery and high tree adventures.
Our nearest town, St Yrieix-la-Perche, is a historic & pretty market town with a longstanding tradition of being associated with the famous Limoges porcelain. With it's quaint medieval cobbled streets, boutiques, shops & 12th century collegiate church, it also holds a lively farmers market on the 2nd and 4th Friday of each month. In addition it has a new indoor leisure pool with outdoor water slides and an indoor tennis centre. This region is home to a plethora of beautiful chateaux, notably Hautefort & the fairytale castle at Jumilhac le Grand. The nearby village of Excideuil with it's 10th century monastery, gothic church & 16th century houses is well worth a visit - it is also home to one of our favourite restaurants in the Perigord Vert, Le Fin Chapon. The North Dordogne is one of the most beautiful & popular regions in France & is well known for its numerous prehistoric sites, including the famous Grotte de Lascaux & Grotte de Villars, or for the more energetic there are endless opportunities to canoe & kayak upon its many rivers. For the wine enthusiast, we are within easy travelling distance of the vineyards of Bergerac and Bordeaux. The local countryside is both beautiful and unspoilt with rolling hills and valleys containing many rivers and lakes, ideal for those who enjoy walking or cycling.
The historical centres of Limoges, Perigueux and Sarlat are all within easy travelling distance
Limoges is our nearest airport, 40km away, with daily flights from numerous UK airports facilitated by Ryanair & Flybe.
Brive-Vallee de la Dordogne (London City & Jet 2) & Bergerac airport (Ryanair & Flybe) are within 1 1/2 hour's drive.
The property is 455 miles from Calais - nearest motorway is the A20, Limoges (J36 at 30 miles).
Use of a car is essential.