Holiday house France, Dordogne, La Coquille,La Source
The ground floor apartment "La Source" (140 m2) is realized in an old French barn and has a large living room, dining area, open kitchen, 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. There are two large terraces with open views and privacy. One terrace faces and backs onto a small orchard, the other adjacent to the kitchen. On both terraces sufficient patio furniture is available to relax comfortable. At night it is allowed to build a fire. The apartment is comfortable and tasteful furnishings: modern and efficient as necessary (kitchen), antique / bric and brac where required (living room, bedrooms).
The kitchen is (of course) completely furnished with all necessary equipment. Cooking can be so (even with herbs from the herb present), but there is also a Table d'Hôtes!, In high season, 3-4 times a week. And for guests who still prefer to leave to take a breakfast (it's the holidays!) There is also the ontbijtvervice.
The apartment has TV, (free) WiFi and there's Horticultural selection of DVDs, books, magazines and games. Bored children do (how old or young they are) not. On the 8 hectares of land with forest and grassland is also a 0.8-hectare former (commercially exploited) fishing lake. The lake is still full of fish, waaronfder four types of carp. Obviously there may be fished (free) and every season is again the question of who will succeed to bring the biggest fish out of water.
The terrain is ideal for all (major and minor) children. Sports and games facilities are largely for hands (table tennis, boules, badminton, soccer). Game Boating on the lake with canoes, rowing boat or raft is possible, but there is also the beautiful, heated (salt water) of 12x5 meter swimming pool.
the house is ideally located for excursions in the area. Visiting historically interesting villages, towns and cities, the weekly markets, not to mention the "vide-grenier" the flea markets. In the (direct) area there is a variety of restaurants in all price ranges. The 3.5 km village has all necessary amenities.
The immediate surroundings are excellent for taking walks. There are marked walking trails. The environment is characterized by a large and varied flora and fauna. Bird lovers can indulge themselves. Listening to the nightingales under a starry sky in late spring is always an adventure. Cycling is also possible, but only proficiency is a requirement.
Approximately 50-60 minutes drive are four very attractive, challenging golf courses (green fee 35-45 euro). Own golf sets rushing is not necessary because there are golf sets can be borrowed at the house (which costs nothing; balls are there anyway not enclosed!)
Retired, lover of France (and French idiosyncrasies), wine, good food, landscape, art, and so much more ... The estate is - as I always formulate it - since 2000 Dutch territory in France. I think enough to know the region for my guests to give to his specific advice service (obviously only on request). I drink you gladly welcome and fill my glass!
The weekly rate in low season is based on 2 persons; for each additional person is charged 40 euros;
The weekly rate in low season and high season is always based on an occupancy of 4 people; extra, or for each person. less charged, respectively. discount of 50 euros for mid-season and 60 euros for hooseizoen
The weekly markets in France are a visit more than worthwhile; on all days of the week there is such a market in the immediate vicinity (Saturday in Thiviers, Friday in Brantôme and on Wednesday Piégut); There is everything for sale, from smock and caps to lingerie, livestock and French (local) delights
the TROC, one typisvh French phenomenon; input halls where French private offering to buy its surplus goods; it is not as if years ago, but the chances of something nice to tap on the head is still very real. There are two TROC's near Limoges and there is one near Perigueux
the two larger French towns Perigueux and Limoges are worth a visit; Perigueux with its medieval center and remnants of Roman times and with his Limoges porcelain (factories and shops). Also Brantôme and St Jean de Cole should be visited.
St Jean de Cole in the summer classical concerts in the church, usually on a Thursday
Every year it is again the question of who the guests will manage to set the fastest lap time at the kart circuit at Chalus in the open air; There are also special kart competitions for children from 8 years
Canoeing course; which is a circuit zials Brantôme, but also to come down a (shallow) river and downstream to be picked up again
in Bussière Galant is a great adventure and a swimming lake with sandy beach, 15 kilometers; Also there is a lake in St Saud also at about 15 km
St Saud can be exquisite dinner at Hostellerie St Jacques; to recommend is to use the hot lunch from 12-14 hours. There is then a hot meal of three courses (with select options) with appetizers and wine presented for Dutch standards unprecedented value kwaliteisverhouding and all in a great atmosphere, happen unless outside in the garden (weather permitting) within
the vide-grenier, or attic cleanups are the hey; le summer in the surrounding villages; individuals and merchants offer anything for sale; the atmosphere is always great and the local association village interests ensures food and drink
but, ...... just stay at the Domaine du Bonheur can also! There is also sufficient experience