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Dordogne farmhouse. Heated, private pool. Animals

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4 Bedrooms , 3 Bathrooms , Sleeps 9
Jumilhac-le-Grand, Dordogne, Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Haut Combiers is a small farm dating from the 1800's with house and barns built in the Perigordian style. The farmhouse retains lots of French character while having all modern facilities and comforts, plus a 10m x 5m x 1.5m heated swimming pool for the sole use of the occupants. Ideal for a couple, larger family, or two families sharing, being spacious but cosy. There are 2 king size beds, 3 singles and 1 double. The two singles in bedroom 2 can be made into a super-king size bed if required, giving the house four double beds plus one single. We also have a travel cot with bedding, which can be put into any of the rooms. The kitchen has an electric hob, oven, dishwasher, microwave, fridge freezer, kettle, toaster, coffee maker etc. The large kitchen table easily seats up to nine people, plus the high chair. The sitting room has 3 c... Read more
Listing #HL1335719
About the Owner
Dawn T
Languages spoken:English, French
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:January 2014
Interaction with guests
We will be at the house to meet you when you arrive and to show you around. We live in a converted barn on the farm, although this is across a large yard (with another large barn in between,) and is orientated in the opposite direction to the holiday house. We will clean the pool for you each morning and are available for any questions or advice about the area. We are happy to make reservations at restaurants etc., for visitors who do not speak French. Visitors are more than welcome to help feed or look after our animals, whether just the once or on a regular basis! Our aim is for visitors to have a relaxing, enjoyable holiday in this lovely area and to leave with happy memories of their stay here.
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Reviewed 2 February 2018

We arrived to a very friendly and warm welcome from our hosts Dawn and Andrew and much appreciated fresh supplies in the kitchen. As it was our first visit to the Dordogne they were very helpful regarding the local amenities and places of interest in...More

Date of stay: November 2017
Thank Caroline F
Reviewed 3 August 2017

We liked the quiet location and all the amenities of this Haut Combiers ranch house. 5 minutes to croissants and grocery store. The view, the solitude, and the ability to have guests were highlights. Our only disappointment was the very slow wifi service and that...More

Date of stay: July 2017
Thank Terry A
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Reviewed 11 September 2016

Dawn and Andrew are such kind and thoughtful hosts and the house is beautifully equipped and the super welcome pack was much appreciated including the wine after such a long drive. The children were rarely out of the fabulous pool and loved all the animals,...More

Date of stay: September 2016
Thank fioliver
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (9)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(3)
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Half Baths (1)
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (9)
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Playground
  • Private Garden
  • Private Outdoor Pool (Heated)
  • Refrigerator
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(3)
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Swingset
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
Party leader must be over 30 years of age
    1 Half bath
    1 Shower
    1 Attached (ensuite)
    3 Twins
    3 Fulls
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  • Damage Deposit: R 5 291 / stay - Deposit
Additional Rate and Availability Information
The house is available all year round with wood supplied for the wood burner in winter. It is also available at Christmas and will be fully decorated for you. In the low season,for low occupancy rates, please contact the owners. We can sometimes be flexible during the high season, for example, renting the house for the last nine or ten days of the school summer holidays, if that is of help to visitors. Although the house comfortably sleeps a maximum of nine people (plus cot,) the layout also makes it suitable for much lower occupancy and it has regularly been used and enjoyed by just two people.
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About the neighbourhood
The nearest shops are 7 km away at Jumilhac-le-Grand, which also has a beautiful square with bars and restaurants overlooking a stunning chateau. The nearest town with supermarkets etc., is Thiviers, which is a ten minute drive. St Yriex la Perche, which has a medieval centre and is slightly larger, is approximately fifteen to twenty minutes in the other direction. The surrounding area consists of beautiful countryside, undulating and wooded with meandering rivers. It is a beautiful area to cycle in or visit nearby villages and markets. There are lots of places to see and various activities within an easy drive; lakes with water sports, canoeing on rivers, caves, chateaux, adventure parks and picturesque towns and villages.
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Limoges (Bellegarde): 70.0 km
Railway: Thiviers: 10.0 km
The nearest airport is Bellegarde at Limoges, 50 minutes drive away. Further airports are at Bergerac, Bordeaux and Brive. Trains are also available to Limoges, Thiviers and other major towns and cities. Haut Combiers is 6 hours drive from Le Havre and 8 hours from Calais. A car is necessary for your stay.
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