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400 year old property with stunning views in idyllic peaceful surroundings - La Taniere

Bedrooms 3
Property type barn



La Taniere

La Taniere is an old renovated tobacco barn, situated in a beautiful courtyard, where there is an outside dining area, a place to enjoy a glass of wine whilst looking through the arch onto an amazing view of the Sauvenie valley.

The house has a higgledy piggledy design with lots of character. It is a 3 bedroomed house with 2 twin bedrooms and a double bedroom. It has 2 staircases, which give access to the bedrooms, the 2nd twin leading off the main bedroom! Kids love this!

There is a large swimming pool 12mx6m, set in large mature gardens, a terrace where you can relax, read, enjoy an aperitif whilst watching the sun go down.

The property is within easy reach of Verteillac and Bertric Buree, either on foot (40 mins walking), cycling or by car . Bertric is famous for its snail festival and Verteillac has many summer markets , music events, (comes alive in the summer) as well as an outdoor swimming pool. There are many things to do in and around the area.

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About the property

La Grange

La Grange is situated in the beautiful Perigord Vert region of Dordogne.

It is an ideal property for families, with enclosed gardens and pool, ensures young children have the freedom of the garden, whilst adults have various areas where they can relax, read, write, enjoy an evening aperitif whilst watching the sun go down.

La Grange, in the Perigord Vert, offers a choice of three holiday cottages, La Maison du Jardin, (sleeps 4), La Taniere, (sleeps up to 6), and La Vielle Maison, (sleeps 6), overlooking a peaceful central courtyard, each with easy access to the swimming pool.

Set in 8 acres of mature grounds and with beautiful views over the Perigordian countryside, La Grange is the ideal location for a relaxing holiday.

The area offers a variety of attractions and facilities for those looking for activity or you can simply enjoy the wine and gastronomy for which the region is famous.

La Grange is situated between Verteilllac and Bertric Buree, famous for it's snail festival in May. They are both within walking distance!

Verteillac boasts 3 restaurants, two bars, butcher, baker, bank and yes Merlaud, (also sell the candles),which sells everything from vegetables to garden furniture!! Oh and a great outdoor swimming pool.

There are summer night food markets, which must be experienced! A must see and do!!

Going through the arch of the property, one enters the beautiful courtyard of La Grange, you will find La Taniere, on the right, which sleeps up to 6 people, La Vielle Maison and hidden away from the main building you will find the pretty two bedroomed gite, La Maison du Jardin.

It is an ideal place to be, as you can be active or spend your time relaxing, whilst children play. It is a wonderful chance to spend time in a very old building, La Grange, an old tobacco farm, dating back over 400 years. It is part of the Pilgrim's Way, with a symbol of a chalice and cross cut into the apex of the house, a sign of safety and welcome to the wandering pilgrims.

There is plenty to do, and visit, if you need days out. We are within a short drive of La Jamaye, lakes and woodland for swimming, walking and bird watching, Aubeterre a beautiful historic village, Riberac for it's colourful Friday market. Big towns Perigueux and Angouleme, are worth a visit. Cognac and Bergerac for wine and cognac tasting.

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La Grange
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english, french
Response time:
Within 12 hours
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Calendar last updated:
August 2, 2017

About La Grange

We both lived and worked in Berkshire, for many years, and had thought about moving to France for quite a while before actually doing it!

We searched around various regions of France before setting eyes on La Grange, which we fell in love with!

Dave is a musician and plays locally, he is very popular at the summer evening food markets.

I am involved with art and textile workshops, as well as event planning.

La Grange purchased this barn in 2000

Why La Grange chose Bertric-Burée

As soon as we walked through the courtyard we felt this was the right place for us.

No matter where you stand the views are incredible, the quiet and the stillness!

There is also the night skies to behold, they are so clear with no light pollution, and so many shooting stars.

A great place to see the Perseids meteor showers in August!

Mary, aged 8, spent most of the night with me watching these showers, totally


What makes this barn unique

The property is built around a pretty courtyard, with gardens flowing up and away from the main property, leading to the heated swimming pool.

The views from various spots are amazing, watching the sunset and if an early riser the sunrise, are both something to behold.

It is both idyllic and peaceful within a rural environment, so much open space..... quite wonderful!

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Bertric-Burée Barn Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • barn
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Village
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • Situated downstairs, the bathroom is almost like a wetroom with shower and toilet.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , cot can be provided
  • Main bedroom has very old beams, with a single twin bedroom off the main room...... very suitable for children. The second twin bedroom has it's own staircase at the front of the property, more private
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 6 bicycles
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • museums
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • swimming
  • tennis


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La Taniere
average rating of 5.0 based on 2 reviews

Great location !

  • 5 of 5

We were welcomed by Dave & Carol - who are a lovely couple , and very helpful - have great knowledge of places to visit ....pool a great size , our daughter loved it ! Outstanding views from la grange - lovely outdoor area , great places to visit nearby . Thank you for a lovely stay .

  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lovely peaceful location.Safe for children

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely holiday here. Carol and Dave were friendly and attentive hosts.

The property was clean and comfortable

Lovely outside sitting and eating areas.

Large pool with sun loungers

Good local restaurants a short drive away. Local beauty areas.

Would recommend this property but you would definitely need a car.

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
55 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
2.5 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
330 Miles
Nearest Golf
15 Kilometres
Nearest Train
42 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
2.5 Kilometres
Verteillac, Bertric Buree and Lusignac
Nearest Beach
15 Kilometres
Local lakes and rivers with beaches
Car: necessary