|Minimum Stay||7 nights|
A new barn conversion flast season, with two ensuite bedrooms on the first floor. The bedrooms comprise one with a double bed, leading to a suite containing a bath, toilet and wash basin, with the other bedroom having twin single beds, with a suite having a shower cubicle, toilet and wash basin. On the ground floor, is an open plan dining area and lounge offering spacious living accommodation. The kitchen is separate room, well equipped with all the all the facilities for easy living. Outside is a screened patio area at the front and to the rear. Both have garden furniture, tables and chairs and a gas BBQ in the rear. The front patio looks out to the River Dordogne, and the rear has fields and the distant banks of the river, as it winds in a horseshoe around the immediate area. The rear patio opens into the garden, which is fenced, and also to the heated pool, which for security is fenced, with a security gate.
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.
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.