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Cottages with superb views of the River Dordogne:-with heated pool - Cottage

Bedrooms 2
Property type barn
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Minimum Stay
7 nights


Calès Barn Rental Photos and Description

Modern self-catering facilities, en-suite bedrooms with beautiful heated pool

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 To the rear, it looks across fields to the far banks of the river. It has an air of peace and tranquillity, which even when fully occupied still prevails, a great place to lie back and relax, especially with the clear night skies and sunsets we often experience here.

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.

More Details

Details for Cottage 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, 2 Bathrooms

With an east west aspect, there is a choice of sun or shade on either front or rear patio, screened. Both aspects have garden furniture, & a gas bbq available, which opens onto the garden. During the late evening, some beautiful sunsets are often seen from the rear, and as darkness takes over, the night sky shows amazing details of the constellations and shooting stars. Inside, there is generous space downstairs, with a well-equipped kitchen, a dining area and lounge area. The furnishings are of a contemporary nature, giving a comfortable and relaxing area, yet retaining the character of the property. Upstairs, there are two double bedrooms, with two single beds in one and a double bed in the other. Both bedrooms are en-suite, with toilet, two wash basins, a bath /shower, bidet in one and the other having a shower cubicle, rather than the bath. The front aspect looks down to the river and the bank opposite,, to the rear, the path of the river can be seen as it follows the Cingle

  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Sue and Mike Cope
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english, french
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Within a few days
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Calendar last updated:
October 20, 2016
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Nearest Airport
12 Miles
Nearest Barpub
1.5 Miles
Nearest Ferry
350 Miles
Le Havre
Nearest Train
2 Miles
Nearest Motorway
40 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
1.5 Miles
Nearest Beach
120 Miles
Car: recommended

Nestling inside the horseshoe curve of the river, and about 12 miles from Bergerac, Cour du Fleuve lies in an area renowned for its wines and characteristic cuisine, is under thirty minutes from the airport (Ryanair and Flybe). There are a several excellent restaurants within easy reach with many places of interest, from château /castles, gardens, caves, markets and gourmet activities. For the more active, canoeing, water skiing, fishing, tennis walking and cycling are all to be enjoyed in the immediate locality. Also, regular local events, gourmet evenings, hunters’ feasts, concerts ensure plenty of options during the high season to give a taste of the local culture. For children of all ages, there are also a number of interests within a short drive.

For those who enjoy tranquility, Cour du Fleuve offers peaceful surroundings and views, with spectacular sunsets, and a night sky that can only be marveled at. For more information, see our website, linked below.

Golf: There are few a number of golf clubs in the area, a short drive away, which offer can offer a challenge even to the more accomplished. The Golf Clube de Lolivarie at Siorac has eighteen holes, and has been well regarded by our previous guests. Another 18 hole club is Golf de la Marterie at Saint Felix de Reilhac., which is nicely set out. Chateau les Merles has a nine hole course and a driving range. They have web sites and links can be found under the activities tab on our own website.


Rates & Availability

Calès Barn Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Jun 28 2017 - Sep 6 2017
Changeover Day: Wednesday
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $365

For up to date availability, please contact us or check our website
Rates include all electricity & gas, linens and facilities. Booking deposit of £250 per week submitted with booking form.
Optional house cleaning service, on departure £60 (or you can clean it yourselves, and leave as found)
Pool towel hire available for £4 per towel, per week.
We offer a considerable reduction for rents during June and September for a couple. Please contact us to find out more.
We prefer to deal with booking enquiries personally rather than by an automated system as we can advise them about the individual properties. We normally take bookings directly, but we will also use the Homeaway/Owners Direct/VRBO online system if the guest prefers.

The rates table above shows the prices that we charge our guests. We accept payments via bank transfer or cheque. We are also able to accept payments by credit card using the Homeaway payments system. We would like to point out, that should you use their online system, then Homeaway/Owners Direct/VRBO will charge guests, a service fee.

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Calès Barn Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • barn (semi-detached)
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 75 m²
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Village
  • Away From It All
  • Sports & Activities
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , bidet
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • Both en-suites with two wash basins.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double , cot available
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Gated Community
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda ...
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • 8 garden chairs
  • 1 beach chairs
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Full details, with layout plans and more photographs can be found on our website by following the link below. This is an area where there are plenty of activities and tourist attractions, suitable for all ages and interests. Gardens and châteaux, and activities are all quite close. Local gourmet evenings occur in the surrounding villages, once or twice a week during the summer, with live music or 'disco'. All you need is a plate and glass, which we can provide, and all you need to do is turn up, select your food from one of the market stalls, sit down at one of the seats in the village square and relax.

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