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Owner/Property Manager: Farah Turner
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This country house/villa in the heart of the Dordogne, near Sarlat, is spacious, modern and equipped to a very high standard. Both house and heated swimming pool enjoy a southerly aspect with a panoramic view of the valley. The large kitchen is well equipped to a very high standard. All five bedrooms have private en suites. The ground floor has the benefit of under floor heating; the large stone fireplace adds a focus of warmth in the cooler months. The elegant separate dining room, too, looks out onto the unspoiled countryside. The private and heated pool can be enjoyed in all seasons, with a BBQ for variety. . 55 " ( 55 inch ) Smart TV with English and French channels. If you have Netflix account or Amazon Prime you can watch a rang of movies! DVD and CD player are provided. High speed internet access are provided. There is a game room with table tennis. The nearby villages of Marquay and Tamnies offer restaurants and shops. The house, which offers seclusion and tranquillity, is perfectly located for visiting all the attractions that the Dordogne region has to offer for a luxury, extra special, romantic or family holiday.
Combe-Claire: Combe-Claire is a traditionally stone-built, country house/villa that offers all the modern conveniences to make your holiday comfortable and enjoyable. In spring the fruit trees blossom on the slopes surrounding the house. The deer pass by in the valley and wild boar occasionally forage in the local woods. In autumn the early morning mist gives way to warm sunshine that ripens the figs and walnuts. In the immediate surroundings it is easy to find an astonishing variety of wild mushrooms. Here is truly a place to relax, contemplate and unwind, yet it is superbly located so that all the region’s attractions can be visited with ease.
The Dordogne: The Dordogne or Périgord region is one of the most beautiful parts of France, well known to the French for its food and wine. There is a saying, “En Périgord, on mange bien, on boit bien”. Périgord is the home of the truffle and foie gras. Numerous local restaurants, with all regional delights, tempt the casual visitor. As a world centre of prehistory, the Dordogne offers countless caves for exploration. The world-renowned Lascaux and Font de Gaume, with their cave paintings and artefact's, are both close by. The national museum of prehistory, only 15 minutes away in Les Eyzies, provides a good starting point. Entrance is free on the first Sunday of every month. Within easy range, too, are chateaux and bastides – medieval fortified towns – which mark turning points of history, from Viking and English domination, to the resistance of the French Protestants. Across this region Simon de Montfort drove the Cathar heretics virtually to extinction at the foot of the Pyrenees.
Sarlat: Sarlat is one of the most fascinating and beautifully restored towns not only in the Dordogne, but in France. The atmosphere and appearance are of another age, with narrow, steep, beautiful alleys flanked by medieval and renaissance houses in honey-coloured stone. It has more historic listed buildings than any other place of its size in France and is the only town to be given three stars by the Michelin guide solely for the quality and character of its old town. One of the largest weekly markets in France takes over most of the town every Saturday. There is also a Food Market in Sarlat every Wednesday. Throughout the summer there are musical festivals and art exhibitions in Sarlat and nearby towns. In the nocturnal markets there are bargains to be sought among the local crafts, food produce and Bergerac wines by the light of gas-illuminated street lamps. Sarlat is only 15-20 minutes drive away from Combe-Claire. A visit to Tourist Information Office in Sarlat is highly recommended.
Recently stayed in the beautiful villa Coombe Claire with my family, both the villa and settings were stunning. Each room is very spacious and decorated to a very high standard, they also have their own en suite so each couple had their own privacy. The swimming pool is beautifully clean. One of the nearest towns Sarlat is like taking a step back to medieval times, they also have markets on Saturday and Wednesdays that are definitely worth a visit. Lots of very pretty places to visit within a 30 min drive. Farah and Rosemary were also very informative and helped with any questions that we had. Would definitely recommend a visit to this beautiful place.
We stayed at Combe Claire for 7 nights 17th September 2022. It really is as beautiful as it looks, everything as described, a wonderful place which is quiet and relaxing with lovely views of the countryside. We saw the Tamnies deer and could hear the Stag in the evenings. Perfectly located to explore the Dordogne and all the beautiful surrounding villages. Great communication with Farah and Rosemary who were very helpful, would highly recommend
This has been our second visit to Combe Claire in three years and it truly feels like a home away from home for us. We had a wonderful, relaxing and hassle free holiday with plenty of time enjoyed in the pool and gorgeous garden (eating the most flavoursome hand picked figs) and cosy evenings watching our favourite movies as temperatures started to lower down. Besides Sarlat, there are so many beautiful villages and towns to visit near to the house, such as as Montignac or Saint Cyprien with their adorable farmers markets and great little restaurants and cafes… You will be so lucky to get to spend your holidays at this peaceful, scenery rich house. Thanks again to Farah and Rosemary for their wonderful hospitality. We will see you again
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