Cour du Fleuve is situated within the famous Cingle de Tremolat, lies on the top of a high bank overlooking the Dordogne River. Properties display the traditional oak roof structure within, and have been tastefully modernized, recently. Kitchens are well equipped, with modern appliances and open onto a covered patio area, with gas bbq and wooden garden furniture. The garden backs onto farmland, with views of the far banks of the river. A pool 12m x 6m, provides the opportunity for a welcoming chance to cool off, or for the more serious, is big enough for a swim. It is fenced, has a child secure gate, with areas for relaxing. Each property offers the shade or direct sun, depending on requirements of the guests. Upstairs, bedrooms are spacious, with either a double or twin beds, each having their own dedicated bathroom. Each bedroom has a wardrobe and drawer space, and is tastefully decorated and equipped.
The properties look across to the river and Tremolat, which has restaurants and bars.
Can I get more information about the property?: We have an excellent website, linked on this site near the bottom of the page, which provides more photographs of all our properties, information of the many events that go on during the high season, has a link to Google maps, comments from our previous guests, and a scrapbook, which has more photographs of events that have happened in the area. We also provide a diary of local events so that you may see what will be happening during the period when you will be here. The website also shows floor plans, so that you can see the layout, and will have hopefully give no surprises on arrival. We also are able to give much more detailas to the location and what the surrounding area has to offer,
Is there plenty to do in the area?: We have had families who have chosen to totally relax and do very little here at Cour du Fleuve, and those who spent almost everyday enjoying what the area has to offer. There is so much to see and do in this area of France, steeped with the history of early man, the Hundred Years War and other events. There are gardens, grottos (close to twenty) where you can travel by rail or even boats into the bowels of the earth. Markets occur every day, with the famous one of Sarlat (Saturday) taking over the centre of the town with local produce. For the more active, there are a number of different canoe routes up the river, tennis in the village opposite, a small water sports and water skiing centre. If you prefer dry land, then walks through woods, cycling in the many chemins can offer shade from the sun, should you want. The garden is landscaped, with space for boule and a casual badminton court. The12X6m pool is fenced, with a security gate, and has a good area to relax and enjoy the sun
Food and drink and entertainment: Famous for its wine and cuisine, there are any restaurants and auberges in the area which offer the traditional menu, at reasonable prices. In addition, many of the local villages and towns have regular 'Gourmet' evenings, in particular Cadouin offering this event weekly, from June through to September. Here, you buy your meal at one of many of the stalls around the square, take it to a table laid out specially in the centre and savour the delights of the region. In most cases, there is also live music or a disco later on, creating a magnificent atmosphere where groups of all ages can enjoy an evening til quite late. There is also the occasional 'hunters feast' laid on in the village halls, where a five hour marathon of eating and drinking can challenge even those with a healthy capacity for good food and drink.