The Cottage has stunning views from every room and sleeps 2 to 5 people in comfort. On the ground floor there is a lounge, kitchen and dining area. On the first floor are two large bedrooms and a bathroom.
The Cottage is one of five, lovingly restored, and immaculately presented accommodations situated at La Ferme de La Tour which is a ten minute drive from the centre of Sarlat.
WIFI is available throughout the house with a strong clear reception.
The living area is spacious and comfortable with sumptuous sofas and chairs, throws and cushions, a terracotta pamment floor and the best views we have.
There are south facing double French doors, through which the sun streams in, and provides superb valley views. The doors lead out on to your own south facing terrace with patio furniture and barbecue all under the mottled shade of an Indian Bean tree. The views from the terrace, across the garden and valley beyond, make this the perfect spot to relax and reflect on your day whilst enjoying the sunset, or even the sunrise and your breakfast.
The kitchen-diner with seating for six is luxuriously equipped with all the accessories you may need during your stay. There are exposed timbers and a side window with views over the neighbouring chateau and valley. The kitchen, with ample work top area, includes all the utensils, pots and pans you may need, washing machine, dishwasher, oven, grill, four ring hob, extractor fan, microwave, refrigerator with freezer compartment, kettle, toaster, etc etc.
From the kitchen area wooden stairs lead to the first floor landing with a polished chestnut floor and gives access to the two bedrooms and shower room.
Bedroom one has a double bed, polished chestnut floors, exposed stonework to the chimney breast and a south facing picture window with magnificent valley views across mile upon mile of the Dordogne countryside.
Bedroom two has two single beds, with the option of a further single bed if required. The floors are polished chestnut and the westerly facing window gives lovely views of the neighbouring historical chateau and the valley beyond.
The good sized bathroom has a tiled floor, basin, toilet, large walk in shower and an airing cupboard.
Facilities in lounge include Free WIFI, Sky TV with large selection of English speaking channels, DVD player ( library of DVDs available on request ), CD player, wood burner and wood for out of season lets, small library of books
The Cottage has heating throughout, a cool box and ice pack for picnics, barbecue, patio table and chairs, large sun umbrella, clothes airer, iron and ironing board.
The Cottage is suitable for families and couples alike. Due to the stairs and the terrain we do not feel we can cater for children under five years of age, the elderly or the infirm. We do not accept pets.
Les gites de La Ferme de La Tour is a beautifully situated, ensemble of honey coloured stone buildings dating back to the 16th century, close to Sarlat and in the heart of Perigord Noir, Dordogne. La Ferme de La Tour once served as the farm, belonging to the neighbouring historical chateau. Surrounded by magnificent countryside, and a network of pretty footpaths, it has been lovingly restored to provide spacious, high quality, self catering, holiday cottages ( gites ) and a large chlorine free swimming pool.
Situated in the heart of Perigord Noir, we are in the most scenic region of the Dordogne, in an area known locally as the golden triangle. The location is ideal for the perfect self catering holiday with all of the most beautiful sites and scenery of the Dordogne and Lot on our doorstep. We are close to Sarlat (10kms) yet situated in a rural position with surrounding grounds of woodland and meadow. The breathtaking views over the Dordogne valley will overwhelm you with a feeling of peace and tranquillity. Within the hamlet of La Tour, we are just two minutes from the pretty village of Sainte Nathalene with a bar, hotel, depot pain ( bakery outlet ), restaurants and a small shop.
The historical town of Sarlat-la-Caneda, with more listed buildings than any other town in Europe, is just seven miles away. Sarlat has an all year round twice weekly market and a wonderful choice of restaurants, cafes and bars. An array of street entertainment and a full calendar of events makes Sarlat a visit you should not miss when in the Dordogne. There are also numerous chateaux to visit, caves to explore and pretty market towns to meander through.
The area also offers a wide range of outdoor activities for all ages.. These include walking, canoeing down the Dordogne river (an absolute must), golfing, inland swimming lakes and beaches, tennis, air parks, cycling, mountain biking, quad biking, para gliding, water parks, paint ball, karting, horse riding, hot air ballooning, wine tasting trips, etc etc.
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