Self catering holiday home in France
· Périgord · Aquitaine · Dordogne

La Chartreuse de Marcousin

An old stone mansion on a 17th century estate with a large swimming pool, surrounded by 14 hectares (35 acres) of parkland, located in the sunny Périgord.

Emil Born
With Gite.com since June, 2000
+33 6 82 75 12 95

About the Holiday Home

La Vallée
La Vallée

La Chartreuse de Marcousin is a large estate founded in the 13th century, with a mansion dating from the 17th century. Adjoining the mansion is the house, La Vallée, which is available for rent. Eight guests can sleep in four bedrooms.

The home is located on a hill in a peaceful and picturesque estate with a 13 x 5m swimming pool. With no automobile traffic around, the only sound to be heard is birds singing.

The owners live next door and are available to help if needed, but respect their guests' privacy otherwise.

The roofed terrace of La Vallée
The roofed terrace of La Vallée

Inside the house is a large fireplace in the main living room. A quiet covered terrace has a barbecue and outdoor furniture. Antique furniture has been carefully chosen, in order to offer a cosy and welcoming living environment.

There are four bedrooms. A large master bedroom has a canopy double bed. Hidden upstairs, another room has a double bed and an ensuite bathroom. There are also two bedrooms with twin beds. One has an ensuite shower room, and there is another bathroom on the same floor as the other bedrooms. A sofa can be used as supplemental double bed in the living room for another two people if necessary.

Special features

  • Swimming pool on the property: 13m x 5m
  • Bilingual assistance available on site
  • Maid, Cook and Driver can be arranged on request

Location

Region
Aquitaine
Town
Saint Germain de Belvès
Setting
Rural
Nearest large town
Sarlat
Other towns nearby
Bergerac
Périgueux
Cahors
Département
Dordogne (24)
Rental information

1. La Vallée

Accommodates
8 guests
Bedrooms
4-5 bedrooms
Two double bedrooms, two twin bedrooms, one sofa as supplement double bed in living room. Additional room available upon request.

Features

  • Linen available
  • Towels available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Internet access
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • Stereo
  • Bath
  • Shower
  • Central heating
  • Fireplace
  • Barbecue
  • Non-smoking

Rental rates per week

Time of year Cost per week
July 1 until August 26 € 1,750
August 26 until January 1 € 1,500
January 1 until March 18 € 1,500
March 18 until June 10 € 1,260
June 10 until June 30 € 1,500

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Rental Conditions

Prices include linen, towels and wifi. Wood for the fireplace costs €70 per cubic meter.

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A clear and detailed rental agreement will help to ensure a trouble-free holiday.

About the Area

The view from La Vallée
The view from La Vallée

La Chartreuse de Marcousin is located in the heart of sunny Périgord in the neighbourhood of Belvès, which is classified officially as "one of the most beautiful villages in France". Grocery stores and all sorts of services are available within a ten minute drive. There are open markets almost every day in one of the surrounding villages. The region offers some of the best food in France, with plenty of romantic and famous restaurants. It is about one hour drive away from Bergerac and UNESCO Lascaux caves and two hours drive to Saint-Emilion, one of the most famous Bordeaux vineyards.

The nearby Dordogne river
The nearby Dordogne river

There is a golf course five minutes away, with special arrangements for our guests. Visitors can also ride horses, or paddle down the Dordogne river starting from the foot of a beautiful medieval castle (Beynac). There are many music festivals in the summer. La Chartreuse de Marcousin is close to the main attractions of the area. Sarlat, a picturesque medieval town, is 25 minutes away. You can reach some of the most famous tourist sites, such as Rocamadour, in less than two hours.

About the Region

The château and village of Castelnaud
The château and village of Castelnaud

Dordogne is one of the most beautiful places in France and a perfect holiday location. It is a land of tradition, with a rich historical past, including a great legacy from the Hundred Years War in the 13th century.

The medieval heritage is everywhere, with an incredible number of castles, old villages and Romanesque churches throughout the region.

The medieval fortified town of Domme
The medieval fortified town of Domme

It has also been one of the world's most important areas for prehistoric archaeology. Lascaux, with its breathtaking cave paintings, is about an hour away by car.

It is a place of excellent food and wines, with romantic restaurants and colourful open markets almost every day.

Photo Album

La Vallée
La Vallée
The southern façade
The southern façade
The South courtyard
The South courtyard
The split-level view from the entrance
The split-level view from the entrance
The big South main entrance
The big South main entrance
The entrance
The entrance
The dining area
The dining area
The kitchen
The kitchen
The old beams above the doors to 2 bedrooms and a bathroom
The old beams above the doors to 2 bedrooms and a bathroom
One of the twin bedrooms
One of the twin bedrooms
One of the bathrooms
One of the bathrooms
The second twin bedroom
The second twin bedroom

Guest Opinions

“Heel de familie heeft echt genoten van een fantastisch verblijf in L’Orient. Adembenemd uitzicht, zalige stilte, autentiek huisje.”
P.B. - Antwerpen, Belgium

“A beautiful house, a welcoming and helpful host, an extraordinary view... who can ask for more? I've had a great time and am very sad to go. Thank you for making our stay memorable.”
Deb G. - Auckland, New Zealand

“This is a truly magical spot. So tranquil and beautiful. Thank you for making it so special. We hope to return.”
Sue M. - London, Uinted Kingdom

“We have had a wonderful holiday in a magical region of France. We will return many times to recharge our batteries. Thank you for looking after us so well. You have created a 'wonderful paradise'. We wish you many success.”
John and Kate S. - Cheshire, United Kingdom

“Your lovely accommodation made our first venture into the Dordogne so comfortable and enjoyable. Thank you beaucoup for your hospitality! We'd love to return some day.”
Sally R. - Denver, Colorado, USA

“It has been a wonderful home away from home and a good base from which to explore the countryside. Thank you for your warm welcome and continued help.”
Alfred and Renée F. - Lexington, Massachussetts, USA