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Set in 65 acres of lawns and woods: heated/fenced pool,fishing lake and wifi - Jasmine Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms)

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Bedrooms 2
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Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Mauzens-et-Miremont Cottage Rental Photos and Description

Holiday Homes near Le Bugue, Dordogne, France - Peaceful spot for cycling, walking,fishing and bird watching.

This beautiful estate is an ideal location to enjoy peace and tranquillity walking, exploring and watching the abundant wildlife. For ornithologists, your binoculars are a must! 27 different birds including kingfishers and buzzards were spotted by one lady and last year we had red squirrels and green woodpeckers scavenging for nuts and worms under the same walnut tree! In May, we had 3 tawny owls fledge in the pigeonnier. For the botanist, rare and wild flowers, including orchids, can be found in our wild flower meadows.For the more active there are many tracks for serious walkers and cyclists. We have half a dozen bikes(of the Famous Five variety - no charge), a football field with goalposts and a badminton net, table tennis, table football, boules and a dartboard. For history buffs, there are many plaques in the area relating to the Resistance and we have our own underground shaft where weapons and ammo were stored. We have a large lake stocked with carp and bream. Both trout fishing and an 18 hole golf course are within 1 mile.

Meals featuring local delicacies can be supplied on arrival and during the holiday by prior arrangement. A 20 minute walk takes you to the local bar at the golf club.Most restaurants have a lunch time menu - 3 courses for 12 euros.

For a special night out, try Julians in a beautiful village called Paunat 20 minutes away. Located in the grounds of a 1000 year old abbey , the restaurant has lovely food, a great ambiance and the french proprietor, Julian, speaks perfect english with a real sparkle in his eye.... 21 euros for a 3 course meal.

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Details for Jasmine Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms) 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4

A bright and well lit cottage with a small sitting room which has lovely views down to the lake.

There is a separate fully equipped kitchen and dining area and a television which receives BBC and ITV together with a radio and CD player.

There is ample wardrobe/storage space and the shower room/toilet are on the ground floor.

  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair accessible

Mike or Lindy Crowcroft
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
October 19, 2016
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About Mike or Lindy Crowcroft

Lindy and I were not actually house hunting when the agent took us to see Les Sarrazinies - merely practising for a time in the future.We met outside the village church and found ourselves driving up the properties wooded avenue before emerging on the brow of a hill next to the 18th C. farmhouse. As we stepped out of the car and looked 300 metres down the lawns to the lake and on into the woods, we were completely blown away by the sheer beauty and tranquillity of the place.

Without even going in to the buildings, we knew we had found the right place and fast tracked our retirement.

Since acquiring Les Sarrazinies, we have updated the cottages - originally barns and rooms for smoking hams and roasting chestnuts. Visitors return time and time again and have become friends.

Mike or Lindy Crowcroft purchased this cottage in 2001

Why Mike or Lindy Crowcroft chose Perigord Noir

Les Sarrazinies offers the best of both worlds - complete tranquillity in the centre of a 65 acre estate. Ideal for children (or grandchildren in our case). Yet within a 10 minutes drive can be found a dozen restaurants, an excellent supermarket, an 18 hole golf course and English speaking doctors and vets.

Within 40 minutes are all the top tourist destinations in the southern Dordogne - the caves at Lascaux 2, the chateaux at Beynac and Castlenaud and the Dordogne and Vezere fishing and canoeing rivers.

We host a drinks party at the beginning of the week so that we can share our local knowledge on restaurants, markets, tourist sites and vineyards. It's also a chance to get to know your neighbours!

What makes this cottage unique

Fishing in the lake - a catfish broke a 20 lb line 3 years ago!

There is a live camera feed from the top of the pigoniere (where barn owls breed most years) to an accessible TV screen.

Nesting box for kestrel in the woods.

A deep man made shaft in the woods where it is believed the French resistance stored their weapons and ammo.

Use of herb garden - rosemary, basil, thyme, mint, tarragon and parsley.

Wild boar farm within walking distance where you can see the young boar and buy boar products for the BBQ.

Last but not least, for those who want to eat in and not cook, our resident guardian, Nigel, is a professional cook, specialises in local Perigordian dishes - duck or wild boar . He can also prepare meals to order.


2 traveler reviews

Jasmine Sleeps 4 (2 Bedrooms)
average rating of 5.0 based on 2 reviews


  • 5 of 5

We have just spent a glorious few days at Les Sarrazinies with two friends. Jasmine was a perfect cottage for us. Roomy with all mod cons and perfectly fitted out. The cottage was very clean and well maintained as were the swimming pool and the grounds. Mike and Lindy were excellent hosts. Very friendly and most helpful. Knowing the area so well they were able to give us lots of advice about places to visit and places to eat. Nothing was too much trouble for them. We shall definitely be returning!

  • Submitted: Sep 30, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
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A little piece of perfection

  • 5 of 5

Having decided on a last minute getaway, I came across these beautiful gites which looked perfect for our family break. Upon arriving we discovered the tranquil haven that is Les Sarrazinies and couldn't quite believe this was to be our home for the week! Mike and Lindy were extremely kind and helpful...all in all, the prefect hosts. Our two young children loved the cosy accommodation, freedom to run around, and the beautiful pool so much that we are already planning a return trip with friends.

  • Submitted: Sep 17, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
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Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Nearest Ferry
200 Miles
St Malo
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Nearest Train
7 Miles
Le Bugue
Nearest Motorway
15 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Nearest Beach
10 Miles
Inland beach
Car: necessary


The nearest coastal beach is Arcachon 2 hours away but we do have a large lake 20 minutes away which has a beach and water skiing.There are also 2 aqua parks within 20 minutes with flumes etc.


Bergerac a/p - 40 minutes.

Brive a/p - 60 minutes.

Limoges a/p - 90 minutes.

Bordeaux a/p - 120 minutes.

7 hours driving from Calais.

Use of car essential.


1 mile to nearest bar/restaurant

4 miles to La Douze - nearest boulangerie/bar.

5 miles to world famous Les Eyzies.

5 miles to Le Bugue - nearest supermarkets/doctors/vets.

15 miles to Perigueux - regional capital and shopping centre.

20 miles to Sarlat - medieval city.

10 "Beautiful Villages of France" and all the best chateaux, caves and canoeing rivers in the southern Dordogne, together with the vineyards around Bergerac, all within a 40 minute drive.

Further Details:

We have a large supermarket in Le Bugue with a fresh fish counter (plus Aldi and Lidle!) together with a highly regarded "wine cave". Le Bugue market is one of the largest in the region specialising not only in local produce but clothing and pottery.

Sarlat has a magnificent collection of medieval buildings - the highest density of Historic Monuments of any town in France. Like Venice without the canals!

Perigueux is the regional centre with both a Roman quarter (2000 year old temple and amphitheatre) and a medieval quarter - again pedestrianised with lovely squares for al fresco dining.


Rates & Availability

Mauzens-et-Miremont Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Oct 2 2016 - Dec 31 2016
3 night minimum stay
Mar 25 2017 - Jul 14 2017
7 night minimum stay
Jul 15 2017 - Sep 2 2017
7 night minimum stay
Sep 3 2017 - Sep 30 2017
7 night minimum stay
Oct 1 2017 - Dec 31 2017
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
To book, please email or telephone Mike or Lindy to confirm availability; a 30% non returnable deposit by cheque or bank transfer secures the cottage with the balance payable 6 weeks prior to the holiday. You can send a message from our web site.
Please ensure your travel insurance covers cost of accommodation.

Changeover Day:
Changeover day from June to mid September is Saturday; we are flexible outside that period. Arrival time after 4 pm and departure no later than 10 am.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Mauzens-et-Miremont Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Lake
  • Rural
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1has twin beds which can be combined to make a large king size bed. Bedroom 2 has twin beds. Bed side lights and tables in both rooms.
  • Books
  • Foosball
  • Game Room ...
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 5 bicycles
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • water tubing
Outside: All the cottages have their own patios with garden furniture and BBQs and full access to the 65 acre estate. The shared swimming pool is new and measures 11 metres by 5.5. It is fenced with a safety gate, heated and operates on a salt water basis - very good for the skin!The shallow end is accessed via wide steps - ideal for toddlers. There is a large lake about 300 metres from the cottages with gently sloping sides - full of water lilies and fish! For the chefs we have a herb garden with rosemary, thyme, basil, tarragon, mint, sage, chives and enough tomatoes for everyone!

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