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Le Petit Manoir Vitrac: Best possible location, Sarlat 5 min, Pool, Close to all - LES CHÊNES - Le Petit-Manoir Vitrac

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,399 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

Description

LES CHÊNES - Le Petit-Manoir Vitrac

Detached house, 130 m2, with chlorine free heated PRIVATE SWIMMING POOL.

3 bedrooms, 2 & 1/2 bathrooms: 1 bedroom (double bed) on the ground floor with en suite bathroom, two bedrooms upstairs, one with double bed and one with two single beds.

Fully equipped kitchen (large oven, microwave, dishwasher, etc.), washing machine, dryer, satellite TV, Wi-Fi, air conditioning, private garden with two separate eating areas, barbecue.

Very well insulated with underfloor heating, suitable and very comfortable in the winter.

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About the property

Le Petit Manoir Vitrac

One of the most beautiful properties in the area in an exceptional location.

We are situated in Vitrac, 5 minutes south of Sarlat and 900 meters from the Dordogne River, in the center of the most beautiful and historic part of the Dordogne region. Both quiet and peaceful but close to everything, we are ideally located to explore all the sights.

We live in the manor house on the property and we are here to provide a warm welcome, help and assistance to our guests.

Since 2006.

Our three charming cottages, Le Pommier, Le Rosier and Le Bois (shared pool) or larger and detached Les Chênes (private pool) are perfect for your self-catering holiday rental while you explore the beautiful Dordogne valley.

Best possible location for visiting the most beautiful and historic part of the Dordogne region - Charm and comfort - Beautiful and peaceful environment - Many years of enthusiastic guests - Awarded official French government 4 star rating –Warm and friendly welcome - Wi-Fi - Sat TV - Private garden with barbecue - Chlorine-free heated private pool for Les Chenes and shared for Le Pommier, Les Rosier and Le Bois.

Within the golden triangle of Montfort, Beynac and Sarlat, five kilometers south of Sarlat and near the 12th century village of Vitrac. The property consists of a group of vast and imposing original stone buildings surrounded by three hectares (7 acres) of park and private forest.

A prized south of Sarlat location, just a few hundred meters from the Dordogne river, yet within five minutes by car (even in July and August) from the medieval charm of Sarlat, the capital of Perigord Noir, its excellent restaurants, shops, markets and festivals. Both quiet and peaceful, but close to everything and not isolated. Our three charming cottages, Le Pommier, Le Rosier and Le Bois, and larger Les Chênes are perfect for your self-catering holiday rental while you explore the beautiful Dordogne valley. Very comfortable and full of character, each has a large private garden, barbecue and use of a chlorine free heated swimming pool.

SARLAT: Sarlat is by far the most important tourist site in the region. Over a million visitors discover or re-discover this medieval jewel every year. It has one of the largest medieval urban areas in the world and the greatest number of historical monuments per square kilometer in Europe. Starting in 1964 the town has been restored and renovated revealing a veritable treasure trove of Medieval and Renaissance art to the public. The 1978 film version of “Les Miserables” was filmed extensively in Sarlat, but also in nearby Domme, with the stunning Beynac Castle standing in for the famous Toulon Jail. Sarlat’s wonderful architecture and medieval style buildings and stone roofs have made a backdrop for a score of other top motion pictures since, which has added to it’s fame and it’s fortune.

BEYNAC: The cliff-clinging Chateau de Beynac soars 150 meters straight up above the Dordogne river. Apart from the impressive location, Chateau de Beynac is also a fascinating castle to visit and explore. You can see many of the ancient rooms, dungeons, kitchens and living quarters. In 1189 Richard the Lionheart, the king of England, seized the castle by scaling the cliffs below and entering through the toilet holes that are suspended out over the cliff. They are still there today and can be visited. Beynac has served as a location for several films, including Jeanne d'Arc by Luc Besson, in 1999.

OTHER THINGS TO SEE : Our own personal website contains a comprehensive guide of all the must-see attractions in the Black Perigord including a map, beautiful photos and a brief description in five languages. You will also find a map of nearby stores and recommended bakeries (with opening hours and days closed), pharmacies, post office, bike rentals, a farm selling directly fresh foie gras products, etc. and a lot of other useful information.

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Owner
Karen McLeod-Kowalik
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english, french, spanish, polish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
December 9, 2017

About Karen McLeod-Kowalik

I am originally from Houston and live in France with my family since 2001 and love it. I garden a lot, play piano, go on walks, teach English to local French kids, and travel in the off-season.

Karen McLeod-Kowalik purchased this house in 2006

Why Karen McLeod-Kowalik chose Vitrac

A few quotes from our Guest Book:

This is a little piece of paradise in the heart of the beautiful Dordogne.

What a magic spot you have here in France.

You have a beautiful property.

Thanks for creating such a pleasant refuge from the world.

This setting is truly beautiful and well located.

The gite is perfect; we loved the pool and the gardens.

This is undoubtedly the most well-equipped gite I have ever stayed in!

The cottage was just what we needed- we could not have asked for more.

…the grounds are marvelous…

What a wonderful place to stay!

We will recommend this place to any travelers we meet.

Le Petit Manoir has been the perfect location for us to explore the Dordogne.

We absolutely love the gîte and its location.

The property is located in the best possible place for exploring the Dordogne.

The location was ideal and close to many beautiful attractions.

Easy access to plenty of great places.

It's been one of the best accommodations I have ever stayed in!

The accommodation was suberb - thank you!!

Level of specification seldom found or even imagined in a holiday let.

The gîte itself is utterly charming…

The Gite is incredibly cozy and beautifully decorated.

We were charmed by your lovely gite.

Everything was perfect…

Le Petit-Manoir was absolutely terrific.

Lives up to its website...

…we feel like cherished guests…

Le Petit Manoir - hideaway for the soul.

We confess having experienced PARADISE!

We arrived tired - we leave renewed.

We had a great time in Petit-Manoir. It's like a little paradise.

It would be hard to say enough about how wonderful our stay was.

We've stayed in gites before which were nice but this was simply wonderful.

This will be our only place to stay in future.

The peace and tranquility is superb.

XXXXX ratings are spot on!

The accommodations were fantastic.

A beautiful gite in a stunning area!

This place is one of the loveliest places I've been to!

Staying at Le Petit Manoir is an unbelievable treat

Map

Nearest Airport
70 Kilometres
Bergerac
Nearest Ferry
640 Kilometres
St Malo
Nearest Train
5 Kilometres
Sarlat
Nearest Motorway
25 Kilometres
Souillac
Car: necessary

Best location * Charm and comfort * Beautiful and peaceful environment * Private garden with barbecue * Chlorine-free heated swimming pool * 5 minutes from Sarlat * 900 meters from Dordogne river * International TV * Computer with internet access and Wi-Fi for your laptop.

Situated in the center of the most beautiful and historic part of the Dordogne. Landscape of unforgettable beauty, dotted with hundreds of castles, rock-sculpted villages, ancient stone farm houses and caves decorated with 15 000 year-old pre-historic art. The must see villages of Beynac, Castelnaud, Domme and La Roque-Gageac are 4 to 10 km to the west. To the north are world famous Lascaux, caves and many prehistoric sites and museums in or around Les Eyzies are (23km) , including Font-de-Gaume, one of the last caves in Europe with prehistoric paintings still open to the public. Vitrac and Carsac, starting points for canoeing the most scenic stretch of the Dordgone river are 1 and 5 km away.

Other Activities: Canoeing, Hot Air Ballooning, Prehistoric Caves

Why our property? Here a few quotes from our Guest Book:

This is a little piece of paradise in the heart of the beautiful Dordogne.

What a magic spot you have here in France.

You have a beautiful property.

Thanks for creating such a pleasant refuge from the world.

This setting is truly beautiful and well located.

The gite is perfect; we loved the pool and the gardens.

This is undoubtedly the most well-equipped gite I have ever stayed in!

The cottage was just what we needed- we could not have asked for more.

…the grounds are marvelous…

What a wonderful place to stay!

We will recommend this place to any travelers we meet.

Le Petit Manoir has been the perfect location for us to explore the Dordogne.

We absolutely love the gîte and its location.

The property is located in the best possible place for exploring the Dordogne.

The location was ideal and close to many beautiful attractions.

Easy access to plenty of great places.

It's been one of the best accommodations I have ever stayed in!

The accommodation was suberb - thank you!!

…level of specification seldom found or even imagined in a holiday let.

The gîte itself is utterly charming…

The Gite is incredibly cozy and beautifully decorated.

We were charmed by your lovely gite.

Everything was perfect…

Le Petit-Manoir was absolutely terrific.

Lives up to its website...

…we feel like cherished guests…

Le Petit Manoir - hideaway for the soul.

We confess having experienced PARADISE!

We arrived tired - we leave renewed.

We had a great time in Petit-Manoir. It's like a little paradise.

It would be hard to say enough about how wonderful our stay was.

We've stayed in gites before which were nice but this was simply wonderful.

This will be our only place to stay in future.

The peace and tranquility is superb.

TripAdvisor ratings are spot on!

The accommodations were fantastic.

A beautiful gite in a stunning area!

This place is one of the loveliest places I've been to!

…staying at Le Petit Manoir is an unbelievable treat.

Available Rentals

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Notes

CANCELLATIONS: 90 days or more prior to arrival: full refund. 60 to 90 days prior to arrival: deposit forfeited. Less than 60 days or no shows: amounts paid will not be reimbursed. For rentals of three weeks or more all deadlines are increased by 30 days.


Amenities

Vitrac House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1399 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Walk-in italian shower.
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , First floor
  • Bathroom 1 (en suite with bedroom 1) has a walk-in italian shower.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Ground floor with en suite bathroom, 18m2.
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , First floor, 15m2
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , First floor, 15m2
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • swimming
  • tennis

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(11 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 5.0 based on 11 reviews
5

Stunning property.

  • 5 of 5

We spent 4 nights at the property and could not have enjoyed it more. Obviously the hot sunny weather was the icing on the proverbial cake but the property itself exceeded all expectations in terms of location, size, facilities décor and condition. The hosts were warm and friendly and most welcoming even though we arrived much later than anticipated. We hope to return!!

Graham and Patsy Barrow

  • Submitted: Oct 7, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
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5

Wow!

  • 5 of 5

As you pull up to this property you can't fail to be impressed by its imposing presence at the top of the huge lawn. Inside, is just as good. Huge rooms, modern and comfortable furniture, well laid out thoughtful design, powerful hot showers, great well equipped kitchen, welcome and effective air con. Need I go on? The pool at the back is equally impressive. Nice temperature and comfortable sun beds. Welcome retractable awning keeps the sun off on the many hot days we had. The overall lay out of the site is ideal. Peter and Karen are just 100 metres away but very discreet. Other gites are just beyond that, allowing the children to mix and make good friends.

The surrounding area is ideal for families. A few restaurants in walking distance and many activities (canoe, cycle, tree top adventure) together with the wonderful town of Sarlat within 10 mins drive.

Can't praise this place enough. We will be back.

  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
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5

Excellent all we needed to enjoy our holiday

  • 5 of 5

Our family group of 6 adults loved this place so much we have booked for next year. Karen and Peter are amazing hosts and we were made very welcome. Thank you so much.

  • Submitted: Jun 23, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
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5

Very nice place, very good location

  • 5 of 5

Karen and Peter were very helpful with all aspects of our stay in Vitrac. There were 6 of us, 3 couples, and we found Les Chenes delightful, well appointed, and the grounds beautiful. The pool had just been closed when we arrived in early October, so we cannot comment on that. The location is perfect for canoeing the Dordogne, exploring Sarlat, all the caves, Domme, La Roque Gageac, Beynac, and many other locations. The website was very helpful for planning beforehand, and narrowing sites to visit in our time frame. Karen's suggestions for restaurants were spot on. Only slight negative-- a local farmer was burning what we think was crop waste a couple nights, making some nasty smoke on the calm nights, but the smoke did not enter the house. I assume this is seasonal to October.

  • Submitted: Oct 10, 2016
  • Stayed: October 2016
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5

Paradise at Le Petit-Manoir - at "Les Chênes"

  • 5 of 5

High expectations - after having been spoiled twice in past years already (“Le Pommier” and “Les Rosier”). Not to mention our general familiarity with predominantly Asian five star + standard, honed at the Conrad in Hong Kong , the Shangri-la in Singapore and the Oriental in Bangkok.

Karen and Peter did it again: two care free weeks in their new gite. Spotlessly clean, immaculate style, homely. A feel good atmosphere right from entering "Les Chênes" plus comfort of contemporary standard, electric and electronic, wired as well as wireless. The pool perfectly temperated, delight pure.

Our party of five adults, three generations including an 8 months old baby, were privileged to enjoy the days which passed too fast. Hats off to the hosts who seem to think of everything, every detail which in summary add up to a true top star experience. We were lucky as well since the weather matched our jolly mood.

Thank you Karen, thank you Peter! We thank you for happy two weeks! Family circumstances permitting we will be back!

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
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5

Great property

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful property, brand new but looks like it's been there for centuries. Great pool and garden. Perfect location to enjoy a holiday in the Dordogne.

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2016
  • Stayed: June 2016
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