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Kids Friendly House near Sarlat with big pool wifi and superb view

Sleeps12
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms2
Space 2,690 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 31 nights

Overview

About the property

Two villas with pool, WiFi, sleeps 10 to 12

La Plaine consists of 2 houses that sleeps 10 people + cot (possibility to sleep additional 2 in a sofa bed). The 2 houses are situated at the top of a small hill, highest point of the village, with stunning views over surrounding valleys, The place is very quiet with closest neighbour at 300 m. Facilities include a pool (12x5 m), terrace, 2 separate houses. The big house has 4 bedrooms, one bathroom with tub and 2 WC, one large living room, a kitchen and a TV room. The small house has a large living room with American kitchen, one bedroom and a bathroom with WC. There is plenty of place for kids to run around in a safe environment and also WiFi for those who need to stay connected. La Plaine is ideally situated in one of the best place in France for sightseeing (Sarlat, Domme, Lascaux, Rocamadour), gastronomy (truffle, Foie-Gras, duck Confit) and nature activities (canoeing, walking, cycling), after a long day you can just relax by the pool and play petanque with your friends.

More about La Plaine: The big house was built 40 years ago by my grand-father who still lives in the farm below. It is a perigourdine style house with almost all the original furnitures from the 70's. The big terrace facing south is the perfect spot to enjoy your breakfast and dinner by the pool. For the rest of the day you can stay under the old oak tree in front of the house or do some farniente by the swimming pool. The swimming pool consists of a flat area 90 cm deep were kids can play safely and another part 2.40 m at the deepest. The small house was built 20 years ago and has its own kitchen, bathroom and WC. Although there is only one bedroom, two people can sleep in the clic-clac sofa.

Altogether the house can sleep 10 people in 5 bedrooms + 2 in the sofa. Travel cots are available upon request. We also have one bed suitable for 3-5 year old child. Last but not least a proper BBQ is also available

Convenience: The village of Simeyrols is pretty small, so you will have to drive to Carlux/Saint Julien (5 km) or Salignac (9 km) to find grocery stores, bakery, butchery, gas station, ATM, postal services, pharmacy, family doctors, etc. Sarlat and Souillac are 13 km away where you can find supermarkets, banks, hospitals, cinemas, etc.

La Plaine is at the crossroad of three departments offering stunning touristic spots. The Dordogne (24) with over 1,000 castles, among them Château de Beynac where Richard Lion's Heart spent some time or Château de Castelnaud with its medieval weapons museum (kids love it!) and wonderful medieval cities like Sarlat, Domme, La Roque Gageac, Montpazier and prehistoric caves like Lascaux or Rouffignac. The Lot (46) with places like Rocamadour, Lacave and Padirac cave. The Correze (19) with Collonges La Rouge and Turenne. La Plaine is 6 km away from the Dordogne River where you can rent a canoe and paddle along this wonderful river. There plenty of theme park for childr

More Details

Owner
Thibault Delpech
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english, french, mandarin, Thai
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
80%
Calendar last updated:
June 22, 2017

Amenities

Simeyrols House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house (detached)
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2690 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Village
Theme:
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Maps
  • Parking ...
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , bidet
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double
    Bedroom 4 - 1 double
    Bedroom 5 - 2 twin/ single , 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Bedroom 1 - 1 double
  • There are 5 bedrooms and one sofa/bed in the living room of the small house.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games for Kids
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Terrace
  • 12 garden chairs
  • 6 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • spelunking
  • swimming
Notes:
Linens could be provided at an additional cost of 100 euros.

Reviews

Excellent! 4.6/5 -
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Kids Friendly House near Sarlat with big pool wifi and superb view
average rating of 4.642857 based on 14 reviews
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5

Wonderful Summer Holiday

  • 5 of 5

This property was exactly as described, i'd call it traditional rather than old fashioned The grounds are extensive and the pool was perfectly positioned and sized. I do think the pool man visiting every other day a tad excessive and the chemicals did turn blonde hair green, swimming garments had a green tinge as did my nails! The pool air circulation was only on for two of the fourteen days we were there - rentals i've had in the past has a pool person once a week and the air pumps were on all the time. That said, we had fun fun fun and the green tinges have gone!

The view from the house is stunning and the house sits proudly above the small hamlet/village but the main road was a busy road though no noise polution problems! The kitchen was very well stocked, so much so, there was no space left for our dry food items but we shuffled things around. Huge fridge with freezer space. Gas hob, we couldn't get oven to work but there was another cooker in the small house - it worked for us and was fine, wasn't worth bothering the owner. Laundry room which was great. If, like us, you want to stay put and just enjoy sun, pool, games, relaxation, it was perfect. Ample sun loungers. Watered the plants/shrubs for the family, save them visiting. Least we could do.The owner and his family were on hand should we have needed, we did on one occasion and all was well. Communication from booking and currently is fabulous, Thibault is very patient and welcoming. 13km to the nearest supermarket but it is open till 12 noon on Sundays which is handy to know. All in all we had a great holiday, lots of fun and enjoyed our time there. I would highly recommend this property to anyone looking for a large house (with small house as a bonus, sleeps up to four in there). I would recommend the owner purchase more fans - there was only one in the house and some nights were stiflingly hot for everyone no matter which room you slept in, even if the shutters were shut all day. Definitely needs more electric fans for the hot months. Great house, great pool, great location, delightful family owners. Not enough room on here to say everthing but would recommend to anyone who has a large family group and wants a large pool (steps to pool get VERY hot in the sun, have a refillable bottle on hand to cool rails with water)! Loved my holiday here, thank you Thibault!

  • Submitted: Sep 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Mel for your comments and sorry to hear about the green stuff. The pump is supposed to start automatically every day in the evening and run all night. We are having it checked, but if it was running only once a week the pool would be as green as a pound :), especially with the excessive heat this summer. We noticed there was unusual green stuff on the waterline too and this is algae. Anyway thank you for the information as we probably need to increase the pump working time when temperatures are so hot. Same for the fans, normally we do not need any since air circulation upstairs is good when opening windows, but we never experienced such heat since we have started renting the property. Therefore we will put fans in every room for next year. Thank you Mel and look forward to seeing you again in our beautiful Dordogne!
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5

Location très agréable idéalement située!

  • 5 of 5

Tout à fait satisfaits de la location, dont le descriptif correspond bien à la réalité : maisons très fonctionnelles et bien entretenues. La grande salle de la petite maison a été bien appréciée pour accueillir tout le groupe les quelques soirs où nous n'avons pas pu manger dehors. Piscine idéale pour les enfants et les grands aussi. Les équipements ont été bien appréciés : transat, ping pong, barbecue... À souligner le cadre idyllique avec une superbe vue dégagée et un environnement très calme. Sans oublier la disponibilité et la gentillesse très appréciables des propriétaires.

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Bonjour et Merci pour votre sympathique commentaire. Je suis content que la maison vous ait plu et que le sejour en Dordogne se soit bien passe. Au Plaisir de vous revoir un jour. Sinceres salutations, Thibault
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5

Delightful week at Simeyrols

  • 5 of 5

We booked the house and small house at Simeyrols for a 3-generation get together: 7 adults and 3 children, for the last week in July. It was even better than we had hoped: so much land around the house, wonderful views and no close neighbours. The pool was ideal, as were the games provided, like table tennis and jeu de boules and French scrabble. Space enough to retreat and sit under a tree with a book, or for the children to play free.

The house was comfortable and had a lived-in feel to it. We were extremely lucky with the weather, which meant we were out of doors most of the time.

Slight drawback was that there isn't a baker's or a café in Simeyrols village which is an easy walk, so one has to drive to the nearest town for bread etc,

We didn't actually get to meet Thibault, but had friendly and lively contact with him via email and sms.

Would certainly recommend it to people looking for a quiet base in the Dordogne.

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Christine, Thank you for your nice comment and happy you enjoyed your stay in Simeyrols. Yes it is a pity that there are no more café or baker in Simeyrols, they closed down...20 years ago :( Our region is populated during summer but not so many people during winter therefore it makes it difficult for small shops to survive unfortunately. Sorry I could not meet you this summer. Best regards, Thibault
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4

Nice and quiet place, big house

  • 4 of 5

We’ve really appreciated this rental house for one week of vacation with our family. The small house next to the big one allowed our parents having their own space, which is a real advantage as we were 13! The inside of the house is functional with big rooms allowing us to add some small beds for our babies. The outside is very pleasant with a big sunny exposed terrace and a big pool well protected. The view from the house is also pleasant and quiet.

Localisation of this house is very well situated to allow visiting the region.

If we have something to complain about it could only be about the really old style of the inside of the house (decoration, beds, households appliance etc.)

We do recommend this rental to every family willing having some rest and taking benefits of the various touristic walks that the region is offering.

  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

vacances à simeyrols

  • 5 of 5

R.A.S une propriété très bien entretenu et des propriétaires très agréables, à proximité et à l'écoute du locataire.

la maison est suffisamment bien équipée, une piscine propre est entretenu.

le tout accompagné d'une vue panoramique magnifique et d'un calme absolu.

je vous le recommande, merci thibault

Cordialement,

frederic.M

  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Bonjour, Merci pour votre commentaire sympathique et heureux de savoir que vous avez passe un agreable sejour chez nous a Simeyrols. En esperant vous revoir dans notre belle region un de ces jours! Sinceres salutations, Thibault
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5

vacances de rêve !

  • 5 of 5

La région est magnifique, ça c'était acquis d'avance.

Malgré un esprit un peu "rustique" de l'aménagement intérieur, la maison est très pratique, très agréable à vivre. Il y a tout ce qu'il faut.

La piscine est top, la vue de la terrasse magnifique.

L'accueil a été hyper chaleureux.

Le propriétaire est charmant, disponible au téléphone, et très arrangeant.

Nous avons passé deux semaines très à l'aise à trois familles dans cette propriété.

Nous avons fait le plein de bons moments jusqu'aux prochaines vacances.

Location à recommander sans aucune hésitation !

  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Bonjour, Je vous remercie pour votre commentaire et suis heureux que vous ayez apprecie votre sejour dans notre maison. En esperant vous revoir un de ces jours dans notre belle region!! Merci, Thibault
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Map

Nearest Airport
36 Kilometres
Brive-Vallee de La Dordogne
Nearest Barpub
5 Kilometres
Carlux
Nearest Ferry
625 Kilometres
Saint-Malo
Nearest Golf
19 Kilometres
Vitrac
Nearest Train
13 Kilometres
Souillac
Nearest Motorway
13 Kilometres
Souillac
Nearest Restaurant
5 Kilometres
Carlux
Nearest Ski
200 Kilometres
Super Lioran
Nearest Beach
230 Kilometres
Lacanau
Car: necessary

La Plaine is situated in the Dordogne department 24 (Aquitaine) also called Perigord Noir, in the South West of France. Just 6 km away from the Dordogne River for canoeing, just 13km from Sarlat the famous medieval town and 4th most visited city in France. In less than 1h drive, you can reach the following destinations: Domme, Beynac, La Roque Gageac, Lascaux, Montignac, Les Eyzies, Castelnauld, Padirac, Rocamadour, Lacave, Collonges La Rouge, Turenne, Brive. Within 1 hour and a half you can reach Bergerac Airport, Limoges Airport and within 2 hours you can reach Rodez, Bordeaux and Toulouse, although the most convenient airport would Brive-Vallee de la Dordogne at just 36 km with direct flights to London City Airport, Manchester, Paris Orly and Nice.

Simeyrols is a small stone village with a lot of places to go walking and cycling. In less than 10 minutes you can drive to either Carlux, Saint-Julien or Salignac where you will find restaurants, bars, bakeries, butcheries as well as convenience stores and a supermarket. Let's not forget the farms where you can buy foie-gras, duck confit and others delicacies from Perigord.

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Rates & Availability

Simeyrols House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
EUR
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
June 2017
Jun 3 2017 - Jun 30 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,089
 
 
July 2017
Jul 1 2017 - Jul 28 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,362
 
 
August 2017
Jul 29 2017 - Aug 21 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,852
 
 
End August
Aug 22 2017 - Aug 25 2017
4 night minimum stay
$1,362
 
 
September
Aug 26 2017 - Sep 29 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,089
 
 
My Standard Rate
31 night minimum stay
$2,179
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $326.84

Any damages to the property and its contents as well as cleaning fees (if property is not as clean as it was when checking-in) may be taken from this.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Canceled bookings will not receive a refund
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