|Minimum Stay||7 nights|
The Pic vert is a charming barn conversion, full of original features with beams throughout and honey colored exposed stone on a number of walls. The four bed cottage is very comfortably equipped to give a home from home feel The open plan ground floor has a very well equipped kitchen with gas cooker/fridge freezer , dish washer and microwave. There is a large selection of crockery and cooking utensils with kettle, coffee machine and toaster.
The seating area has 2 sofas and two armchairs along wth a tv and dvd player for those quieter moments.English and french tv are available.
ther is also alarge oak dining table and chairs and two shower rooms
The cottage forms part of a five cottage private hamlet dating back to the Hundred Years War in the 15th century. Set in two and a half acres of landscaped gardens with stunning views it offers a large pool, a smaller heated pool and a paddling pool and numerous activities to enjoy such as football, badminton, basket ball, table tennis
Our stunning property created from a former farm is situated on the edge of the beautiful village of Nadaillac de Rouge , approx 5 min from the Dordogne River and local amenities. Located close to all the main attractions of the Lot / Dordogne regions including Sarlat and Rocamadour, it offers the best of all worlds- tranquility and accessibility.
Our site with its high elevation and beautiful hill top views offers 5 charming stone cottages set in 2.5 acres of pretty gardens each with its own character and private terrace.
The Mesange bleue is a delightful three bedroom property converted from the original farmhouse.It has retained its beams,wooden floors and stone walls throughout but offers the modern comforts of home living.
The Mesange offers an open plan kitchen /dining and living area but with all the comforts of home The kitchen boasts a gas cooker/oven,dishwasher,fridge/freezer,microwave,kettle,coffeemaker,toaster and a good supply of cooking utensils and crockery A washing machine is available communally.
The dining area offers a oak table and seating for 6 . The living area then has two sofas and an armchair along witha tv, dvd and cd player(french and English tv available).
The cottage has three bedrooms
Bedroom one is a double room there is then afamily room with a double bed and a single and finally a third bedroom with a set of adult size bunk beds all bedrooms have built in wardrobes. Although the bed capacity offers 7 spaces the property has a maximum sleeping capacity of 6. The additional bed just offers greater flexibility.
The property has two bathrooms both on the ground floor each with shower,wc,and sink
Outside the Mesange bleue has a two private terraces a small terrace in front of the house for an early morning coffee and a large terrace to the side of the property . The terrace has dining furniture,outside lights and an individual charcoal barbecue.
The cottage is ideal for families,couples or couples sharing.
Set in established gardens the site offers many different types of holidays.For families it offers a secure space for children to play with table tennis, badminton, football,basket ball, trampoline and two swing areas to enjoy as well as our alarmed swimming pools (11m x 7m) paddling pool (3m) and a heated pool (9mx5m), fenced and set aside from the houses.
For couples wanting a calm environment, then profit from the gardens, woodland walks and a superb restaurant and bar just 5 mins walk away
For those interested in history this is the region of the Hundred years war with castles,beautiful bastide towns, Sarlat, Domme, Rocamadour and caves in abundance.
Alternatively for the more active we have several local golf courses, canoeing, the Dordogne river , horse riding, tennis, cycle paths ,golf courses, parascending, tree climbing parks,animal parks ,hot air balloon rides and aqua parks.
Failing all that then just enjoy the gastronomy of the area with fine Perigordine cuisine ( the films Chocolat and the Hundred Foot Journey were filmed in the area )and easy access to the wine areas of Cahors Bordeaux, Gaillac and Montbazillac
Bedding is included and all beds made up for your arrival.. Laundry facilities,babysitting and towel hire available on request.
The houses are non smoking(gardens/ terraces excepted of course)
We are sorry but we do not accept animals even small cute ones.
Free wifi throughout the site and property
Les Espioles offers a reasonably priced self catering base in the beautiful Dordogne valley with all the comforts of home Close to all the major attractions it offers at the same time an away from it all stay with beautiful gardens and a safe environment for young families.
We have had the pleasure of bringing four children up in this charming part of rural France and even after 12 years are still in love with the area finding new things each year.
The cottages offer the opportunity for parties to stay but to each have their own individual unit.
It offers families an opportunity to meet others in a relaxed and tranquil setting.
Les Espioles is in the village of Nadaillac de Rouge in south-west France. The main International Airports are Brive Vallee de la Dordogne 20 minutes drive away ,Toulouse,Limoges, Bergerac, Rodez and Bordeaux, which are approx 1 and a half hours drive.
We are located within 4 km of the beautiful Dordogne river and within 30 minutes of Sarlat, Rocamadour,Castlenaud,and an abundance of sports facilities such as canoeing, golf, forest adventures and parascending, horse riding, quad biking, paintballing,
There is a network of beautiful cycle paths along the dordogne and we even had the luck to have the Tour de France to pass our village in 2012
The climate is blessed with hot summers and long warm Springs and Autumns, T shirt weather from April to end of October.
The area is famous for its history this is the area of the Hundred years war with its châteaux Milandes , Castelnaud, Hautford),and bastide towns - Domme, Roque gageac, Beynac to name but a few of the chocolate box delights
This is also an amazing area for caves and grottes Lascaux ,Peche-Merle, the Gouffre de Padirac.
It is also renowned for its gastronomie being the centre of Foie Gras and truffles and for its wines Cahors, Gaillac, Bordeaux and Montbazillac
We are also in easy reach of the towns of Toulouse famous for its space centre and Limoges for its pottery . Both are just 90 minutes away.
Spain , the mediterranean beach resorts and Andorra are even a mere 3 hours drive.