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Near Sarlat: Amazing 18th. c. property, 2.5 acres private garden, heated pool

Bedrooms 5
Half Baths2
Space 2,260 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 6 nights


About the property

Renovated detached XVIIIe C. property, huge garden,beautiful view, heated pool

Completely renovated property with a majestic entrance courtyard and a barn (closed for the tenants). Tree-lined garden (1ha/2,5 acres) with a secured heated pool. 5 bedrooms, 4 bath or shower rooms, 5 WC. Living room (90sq.m) with high class open-plan kitchen in a veranda. At the cross of all tourist sites of the Périgord Noir region. Centre of Sarlat only 20 minutes away. But many other activity and sights around. A brochure in english about the close neighborhoods can be provided on demand.

The house was renovated between 2013 and 2015. Main home applicances renewed in 2017. It provides complete privacy, combined with a private heated and secured swimming pool (4mx9m). The garden measures over 1ha (2,5 acres). Dominant view in the area is one of countryside, woods and surrounding hills. The property is located in a calm hamlet and is not overlooked.

5 bedrooms providing 9 sleeping places:

2 bedrooms with double beds

1 bedroom with 2 single sofa beds (attachable)

1 bedroom with 2 single beds

1 bedroom with 1 single bed

2 cots available

4 bath or shower rooms, 5 toilets

Large living room (90sq.m) with high quality open-plan kitchen in veranda.

Contemporary furniture with ancient elements. Great thermal and phonic isolation. Special attention given to lighting: very bright house with open spaces.

Interior description:


On the ground floor:

* Spacious living room (90sq.m), allowing a harmonious communication between inside and outside. Perfect for a summer stay, as the front side of the house gives access to an equipped private terrace. On the rear side, a small balcony with stairs allows you to descend to the back terrace overlooking the pool and the huge rear garden. Including

- Sitting room, dressed around the monumental chimney

- Dining area with an ancient, massive wooden table, eight couches (S Panton type) and three high chairs for children (age 2-6).

- High quality open-plan kitchen with garden view from every window, fully equipped with polished concrete kitchen top and a furnished bar. All electro appliances are new and upscale: big oven, microwave oven, 5 ring vitro-ceramic hob, extractor fan, dishwasher, toaster, capsule coffee machine, kettle, refrigerator/freezer, ...

* Laundry room (in the tower adjoining the dining area) equipped with washing machine and dryer.

* Separate WC

The night suites are located on the first and garden floor. All of them are accessible from the inside; bedrooms on garden floor are also accessible from the outside. This allows, for example, two families travelling together to have their own space.

Upstairs night suite (2 bedrooms and 2 shower rooms with toilets):

* The landing offers a small private sitting space.

* On the left: access to a first room, equipped with a double bed (160 cm x 200), bedside tables, chest of drawers and a wardrobe. It provides of a private shower room in the adjoining tower, containing a balneotherapy shower, a washing basin and a toilet.

* The second room on the first floor is situated at the right side of the landing. This one has two single beds (90cmx200 each, not attachable), bedside tables, chest of drawers and a wardrobe. It also provides a private bathroom with shower, washing basin and a toilet.

Air-conditioning is available upstairs (useless at ground and garden level, as the walls are 120cm thick).

You will find the second night suite on garden level (3 bedrooms en suite, 2 bathrooms and 2 toilets):

* The central room can be either a second private sitting corner or a comfortable sleeping place for two people (two attachable convertible sofa beds, 100 cm x 200 each). The room has direct access via the stairs on ground floor, but it is isolated by a sliding door which is backed up with a curtain. Garden views.

* There is a bedroom with 1 single bed on the left, with a private entry on the courtyard. It also provides a private bathroom with a large corner bath, washbasin and toilet. Both bedroom and bathroom dispose of a garden view.

* On the right hand side, you’ll find a double bedroom with a double bed (160 cm x 200), bedside tables, cabinet and chest of drawers. The room has its private entry through a French window, leading to the rear terrace and garden. It also provides a tiled shower room with walk-in shower and washbasin.

* A separate toilet with washbasin completes this floor.

The 3 bedrooms are en suite, separated by a door dubbed with a curtain each. They also have an independent access each (on ground floor or through the exterior).

Bathrooms, showers and bathtub have been renovated during the summer of 2013. Main home appliances renewed in 2017.

Wireless internet, fixed telephone line (local calls) available. Satellite television and sound system located on ground floor.

Central heating available during the low season.

Upstairs is air conditioned. Considering thickness of the walls, temperature on ground and garden level always stay fresh… even during a period of heavy heat.

Outside description:


* Majestic walled courtyard in front of the house. This yard to the right includes a small, romantic garden in the shadow of centuries-old trees. To the left you will find a beautiful barn (property owners use it as a warehouse, not accessible to guests)

* Terrace to the front of the house, on the entry porch.

* Terrace to the rear of the house, overlooking the pool.

* Heated private pool (4mx9m), equipped with an electric roller cover (children's safety). Opened from mi-april to end september. It is situated in the rear garden, about 10m further below the house.

* Slightly inclining garden (1ha/2,5 acres) in the rear, with a magnificent view over the countryside and the surrounding hills.

Garden furniture (and parasols) at disposal on the different terraces and at the poolside.

The propriety is located in a hamlet but very quiet. No noise pollution. Nor the house nor the garden are overlooked.

More Details

Saugier Fabienne
Member since: 2014
Premier Partner

This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english, french
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 21, 2018

About Saugier Fabienne

I live and work in Paris. This property is the secondary residency of our 4-person family, mainly visiting with friends. Sadly enough, because of the distance, we visit it too few times. We bought the house in 2012 and restored it completely in 2013/2014. Our first rental season during 2014 turned out just perfect. A professional takes care of the place, welcomes and assists the tenants, and assures the organisation of housekeeping. We sadly lost our first ratings on the website for having replaced our announcement in 2014.


Saugier Fabienne purchased this house in 2012

What makes this house unique

At the cross of all points of interests of Black Perigord and Lot region

17th, 18th and 19th century Architecture

Fully renovated in 2013/2014. Main home appliances renewed in 2017.

Interior design

Brightness and phonic isolation

Huge Living room (90sq.m)

Tailor-made high quality kitchen with garden views.

Size of the garden: 1ha / 2,5 acres

Heated pool (4mx9m), secured by an electric roller cover, opened from mid-april to september included


Sarlat-la-Canéda House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 2260 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Car necessary Not suitable for disabled people (stairs) No fire in the stove nor chimney. Septic tank no bleach towels nappies in WC nor basins
  • Respect the quietness of the hamlet after 10 pm, especially outdoor.
Location Type:
  • Lake
  • River
  • Rural
  • Village
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Raclette Machine
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 2 Half Baths
  • Bathroom 4 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Garden level - adjoining single bedroom
    Bathroom 5 - Ground floor - 1 separate toilet with washbasin
    Bathroom 6 - toilet , Ground floor - 1 separate toilet
    Bathroom 3 - shower , Garden level - With washbasin, adjoining double bedroom
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Upstairs - Adjoining double bedroom with 2 beds
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Upstairs - Balneotherapy shower, adjoining double bedroom
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , 1 baby crib , 160x200cm
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , 2 single beds (90x200cm- Not attachable)
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 baby crib , 160x200cm
    Bedroom 5 - 2 sleep sofa /futon , 2 simple sofa beds (100x200cm - Attachable)
    Bedroom 4 - 1 twin/ single , 90x200cm
  • Books
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Pétanque Court ...
  • Tennis ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • museums
  • rain forests
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • water sports
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • spelunking
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting
The property is located in a rural hamlet of a few houses occupied year-round + seasonal rentals. Very international during summer. Quiet neighborhood, (neighbour only on the left, we are at the end of hamlet. No nuisance nor vis-à-vis). What you will come across most often in the hamlet : some free-range chickens in the village with the cock, one or two hunting dogs, rabbits and squirrels and night claiming by road deer family. The courtyard is enclosed by walls. Well sound insulated home. At the crossing of all places of interests in Périgord Noir


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Near Sarlat: Amazing 18th. c. property, 2.5 acres private garden, heated pool
average rating of 5.0 based on 16 reviews
Torbay, Devon UK

A beautiful house in a fantastic location.

  • 5 of 5

What a fantastic place! We stayed at the beginning of September and had a wonderful time. The house is bright, spacious and very well designed. The living area is large and was perfect for our group that consisted of two families (4 adults and 5 children ranging from 7 -16 years old).

The kitchen is fabulous, it has everything you could possibly want or need, with a stunning view to match. If you like to cook, this is the place to do it as it’s better equipped than my kitchen at home! The owner, Fabienne, left us some delicious wine and all of the essentials such as teabags, olive oil, sugar, salt, washing up liquid etc, which was a very nice personal touch.

The garden is vast, with a super swimming pool surrounded by sun loungers and has breathtaking view of the local countryside. There is a barbecue and seating area where we enjoyed several alfresco meals whilst watching the hot air balloons rise over the hills in the evening.

The bathrooms are all very clean and have fantastic showers. The beds are comfortable and there is ample space in each room for clothes storage.

There are beautiful pieces of antique furniture mixed with the contemporary which works very well. We particularly liked the pastel-painted drawers which complemented the shadows cast by the incredible overhead light shade in the living room - amazing attention to detail all round.

The location is perfect for exploring near by Daglan, Domme and Sarlat. The nearest supermarket is in Cénac-et-Saint-Julien - a 10 minute drive away, which has everything, including a very good butchers, cheese counter and very reasonably priced wine. The town also has a fantastic Artisan Boulangerie, 'Les Delices de Pito' where you can buy delicious fresh croissants, pastries and bread from early in the morning.

To sum up, we were delighted with this holiday home and wish we could have stayed longer. It has everything you could possibly want and left us all feeling very relaxed. Thank you Fabienne.

  • Submitted: Sep 17, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much Liz. It was a real pleasure to welcome you and your friends and family.
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Lovely house in a beautiful location.

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in this lovely house with our family, 8 of us in total for the first week in September. The house is charming and full of character, and has been renovated to a very high standard. The bedrooms were very comfortable and the fact that each room had an en suite bathroom made things very convenient eg: no queuing for the shower. The house was spacious enough to accommodate 3 generations of our family easily, ( the youngest being 20 months). We all had our own space and the kitchen was well equipped and big enough for several of us to be working in there at the same time. The weather we had was so good that nearly all of our meals were eaten outside on the patio overlooking the pool, and there is also a barbecue that we used one evening. Breakfast was always eaten inside on the large family table. Fresh bread and croissants can be bought from the boulangere in the nearby village of Daglan. The heated pool was constantly in use and was big enough for all, and it was the area for lots of fun and games.

The owner Fabienne Saugier is very helpful and replied to all my emails within a day, and the caretakers of the property are friendly and accessible. We didn't need to bother them when we were there as everything was perfect.

The house is positioned in a truly beautiful area and there are many places to visit nearby, but the weather was so good and the house so tranquil and comfortable most of our days were spent relaxing around the pool.

I wouldn't hesitate to recommend this house and my only regret is that we couldn't stay for longer.

  • Submitted: Sep 23, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fabulous country home!

  • 5 of 5

Our family (including 2, twenty-something sons) stayed in this house for 6 nights in early May and loved every minute of it! The house is beautiful and the location is really lovely. The home is spacious, light-filled, and well-equipped with everything we needed. We enjoyed the pool and the wonderful views from the huge yard. The kitchen is large and terrifically well stocked. The open living room and dining room were perfect for lounging, and the many bedrooms offered a variety of choices for all of us. The location was very convenient - an easy drive to many charming villages and gorgeous scenery.

The owner, Fabienne, couldn't have been nicer. She was attentive to lots of small details which helped make our stay a good one, was very responsive to all of our questions, and provided lots of local information about sights, restaurants, etc.

We hope to be back again, and would certainly recommend the house to friends and family who are looking for an idyllic place to vacation.

  • Submitted: May 30, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Séjour du 13 au 21 juillet 2017 (9 personnes + 1 petite de 3 ans)

  • 5 of 5

Juste magique. Mes enfants m'ont dit : "Maman, ce sont nos plus belles vacances..." émouvant non ?

Nous étions 10 et la maison est vraiment adaptée aux grandes familles. C'est si grand que chacun a son petit univers.

Fabienne a pensé à tout dans la maison qui est aussi décorée avec beaucoup de goût. Bravo.

Myriam qui nous a accueilli mérite également des éloges, elle est super sympa, très accueillante et la maison était nickel.

L'environnement est paradisiaque, la maison à une vue imprenable.

Nous conseillons cette location, vous ne serez pas déçus.

D'ailleurs nous songeons nous mêmes à y revenir.

  • Submitted: Jul 22, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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en un mot : super !

  • 5 of 5

Nous avons passé 11 jours dans cette maison et avons été conquis par le niveau de prestations (maison très propre, bien agencée, et bien équipée : pour ceux qui aiment cuisiner il y a tout !). La piscine chauffée est un vrai plus. Maison au calme mais pas isolée et proche de tous les sites. Une propriétaire disponible et agréable avec un service très réactif. La cerise sur le gâteau : un excellent pâtissier à proximité pour les gourmands. Bref on reviendra, c'est sûr.

  • Submitted: Apr 27, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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Vincennes, France

Superbe semaine

  • 5 of 5

Maison très agréable, au calme, très bien entretenue, très bien équipée, idéale pour 2 familles avec 4 pré-ados...La piscine fut un plus dans cette région chaude et ensoleillée !Caroline

  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
58 Kilometres
Brive - Vallée de la Dordogne
Nearest Barpub
3 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
25 Kilometres
Nearest Train
18 Kilometres
Gourdon or Sarlat-La-Canéda (15km away)
Nearest Motorway
40 Kilometres
A20 - Exit 55 (Souillac)
Nearest Restaurant
3 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
79 Kilometres
Other nearby airport: Bergerac
Car: necessary

The property is located in a very tranquil, picturesque hamlet (with 12th century bread oven) in the Périgord Noir region, between Cénac-et-Saint-Julien and Daglan (Gmaps : Plavard, Bouzic). The latter, a mere 3km or 5min car drive away, is where you will find all basic shops needed. Daglan also hosts an excellent gastronomic restaurant and a British snack bar. Cénac (8min drive away) has a hypermarket, gas station, pharmacy, .... Sarlat city center : 20 mn drive, 15 km

However in a very appeasing environment, the house is located on a real crossing point of Périgord and Lot tourist zones: Sarlat and the Dordogne river valley to the north; Lascaux and the Vallée de l'Homme to the northwest; Gourdon, Rocamadour and the Lot river region to the east and southeast; Quercy and the bastides region in the south.

North of Daglan, you will find the majestic Périgord Noir region. This means villages or towns like Sarlat, La Roque-Gageac, Domme, Beynac, Gourdon and castles like Château de Castelnaud, Château de Montfort and Château des Milandes are all nearby. For sports activities such as canoeing and mountain biking you can easily visit the Dordogne river banks (10 mn). Lascaux and the Vallée de l'Homme are a 40min drive away. On the way, you will find numerous caves.

Located south of Daglan are the charming Quercy region and the Pays des Bastides (land of bastides, a type of fortified cities). These villages are just as beautiful as the Périgord towns, but the environment is a bit less touristy.

You will find a tourist information office in Daglan. Markets in the neigborhood are organised almost daily during the high season. Nocturnal markets occur twice a week. In Sarlat-La-Canéda (20min drive away) many festivals and events are organised. In this place you will also find tourist activities all year long.

The broad region possesses an exceptional natural, architectural and culinary heritage.

Climate is very warm during summer, while mid-seasons are truly enjoyable. Winters are highly variable, but 2013/2014 were very sunny.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

tourist tax / taxe séjou $30.77
Refundable damage deposit $676.84
Ménage de sortie/cleanin $184.59

Linge de lit et de toilette, torchons, serviettes de piscine inclus. Lits faits à l'arrivée. Ménage de sortie et taxes de séjour inclus. EDF, chauffage central, air conditionné, piscine chauffée (ouverte mai à fin septembre) et connexion internet WIFI inclus. Serviettes piscine non fournies. Caution 550 euros remboursée apres départ.
Bed linen and toilet/bath/kitchen/swimming pool towels included. Beds are done for your arrival. Tourist tax and exit cleaning fees included. Electricity, central heating, air conditioning, heated pool (opened may to september), internet WIFI : ALL INCLUDED. Security deposit 550 euros refund after departure

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund