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Welcome to the lovely Maison des Fleurs. (Special Offer. £100 per week off  for June and  July)
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Welcome to the lovely Maison des Fleurs. (Special Offer. £100 per week off  for June and  July)
The lane leading to Maison des Fleurs and the welcoming committee The lounge, looking towards the lovely inglenook
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Welcome to the lovely Maison des Fleurs. (Special Offer. £100 per week off  for June and  July)
The lane leading to Maison des Fleurs and the welcoming committee
The lounge, looking towards the lovely inglenook
The charming dining area, looking into the lounge
A modern kitchen encourages  easy and relaxed living
All the gear and storage you could possible want.
Spoil yourselves and sleep like babies
A stylish bathroom with heated towel rail so always warm dry towels
The garden...what could be prettier?
The tinckle of running water in the garden
Watch the dragonflies and smell the roses
A barn door across the courtyard
Steps to the apple loft at the side.
The back lane,so many wild flowers. At least 14 species of Orchid
A Shepherd's hut in a meadow nearby
Our pretty village, small but with shops and a bar.
One of the many interesting corners of our village
The Saturday night bun fight in the village. Food drink music and dancing, great fun
Our great restaurant in the village.
A fair in a nearby village, great fun
Glorious rivers to play on or just look at
Fairy castles galore
So many beautiful gardens
Gently floating down river in a canoe.  Magical
Take a relaxing trip on a barge and see life from a different perspective
Lots of interesting street markets
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1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2
Saint Pompon, Dordogne, Nouvelle-Aquitaine

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jefftracy...
Terrigal, Australia
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Maison des Fleurs was an excellent choice for a week in the Dordogne”
Reviewed 7 July 2015 for a stay in June 2015

Great spot just outside the very quaint village of St Pompon. Beautifully appointed gite with lovely gardens. David is a very hospitable host and happy to advise on the local sites. We enjoyed sitting in the gardens enjoying our fresh market purchased treats among the flowers and birds. Vasco, the host's friendly and well mannered German Shepherd, would often visit for a pat. We thoroughly recommend the village restaurant and the bar. The walk to the village is reasonably challenging. We had plenty of walking at the sites we visited so chose to take the car when visiting the village. Thanks David.

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Liked best: Beautifully appointed quiet and pretty spot
Liked least: Narrow winding road/lane to the village might challenge inexperienced or older drivers
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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liz m
Nottingham, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Idyllic,peaceful location with firstclass accomodation and hospitality!”
Reviewed 13 June 2015 for a stay in June 2015
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Traditional gite with all the modern facilities you could wish for in a truly peaceful setting, surrounded by stunning countryside and wildlife right on your doorstep. Host David added tremendously to our stay.... with his input on what and where we might enjoy , his in-depth knowledge,his attentiveness(without being intrusive!) and genuine friendship. Car essential so you can explore the beautiful Dordogne area with its gardens, chateaux, river activities ,markets, bastide towns and miles of tourist free countryside with quiet roads at this time of year. Fifteen minutes walk down to Saint Pompon, a typical French working village(slightly longer on way back up steep hill!) Delightful restaurant in village, not open every evening, booking advised. Also bar, butcher, baker and small supermarket. Excellent week with glorious weather and many happy memories. A definite bolthole to return to .Many,many thanks to David and Vasco.....

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Liked best: Everything!
Liked least: Nothing
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
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slowtrave...
Boston, Massachusetts
1 review
“Off-season is perfect here”
Reviewed 12 June 2015 for a stay in May 2015

May at Maison des Fleurs—the color in the gardens on the property is amazing. The weather is perfect, with crisp cool mornings and warm sunny afternoons. What a perfect base for wandering this beautiful countryside and visiting caves and castles. The food markets are marvelous. May is strawberry month in Dordogne. How I’d love to go back in the fall, when the walnuts and other crops come to those markets. David has done a gorgeous restoration of this charming group of buildings with his own imagination and his own hands. Our stay was a pleasure in every way.

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Iain M
Dunfermline, Scotland
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“Stay here - perfect combination of old and new”
Reviewed 19 April 2015 for a stay in April 2015

This is the one, just stay here! Lovely gite in a truly beautiful location. The flowers really do look like the pictures, we saw them all come out during one hot week in April.

Gite was original kitchen for the main house, now tastefully refurbished with a modern kitchen, lovely sitting room, a very comfortable double bed and surprisingly large bathroom (full bath and reasonable shower). Plenty hot water, adequate wifi, and central heating if needed for chilly mornings.

Outside, you could sit and just watch the flowers and birds all day. 15 minutes walk to St Pompon (harder uphill coming back), which is a pretty village with a restaurant, bar, boulangerie, pharmacy and small supermarket. 15 minutes by car to the river Dordogne. Loads to see nearby.

Finally, David is an excellent host, always ready to chat with good suggestions of where to go and what to see.

You cannot go wrong here!

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irenepete
Perth, Australia
1 review
“Everything we hoped for and more!! Idyllic!!”
Reviewed 17 October 2014 for a stay in September 2014

We've just returned after spending a week at Maison des Fleurs which is situated in some beautiful countryside in the Dordogne. David the owner is a fund of ideas if you'd like some isuggestions on places of interest to visit nearby. The cottage is delightful and fitted out tastefully with everything you might need. We had a wonderful relaxing time. It is located close to St Pompon - a beautiful little village which has a great restaurant and small local shops. We visited some gorgeous markets and saw some amazing countryside. There is also a golf course nearby

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Liked best: Everything
Liked least: Nothing
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
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  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
  • Did the property offer wi-fi/internet access?
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