Peyrazet is a three-bedroom house on three levels, built in 2007 in the elegant brick and wood architectural style called Quercy. The garden includes a fully enclosed swimming pool. Located in the middle of an open wooded area, it enjoys a panoramic view of the Dordogne River valley.
A large tiled terrace includes a covered section with a fully equipped outdoor kitchen and an outdoor dining and living area. Surrounded by trees, with a scenic view of the Quercy limestone plateau, this comfortable terrace is a place to rest and have fun with family and friends.
The house is in the middle of an oak and boxwood grove, scenic and tranquil, yet fully modernized and comfortable for guests' convenience. The local villages are not far away, but the property itself is private and serene.
The main floor of the house has a living room with sofas and armchairs, a dining room, and a fully equipped open-plan kitchen. Wifi internet and a television are available.
On the middle floor is the master bedroom and its bathroom. The master bedroom opens directly onto the terrace.
On the top floor are two bedrooms and a bathroom. One bedroom has a double bed and the other has two single beds. The many windows and spacious design give the house an elegant, airy atmosphere with plenty of natural light.
The secured swimming pool features lounge areas with umbrella tables and an enclosure for the safety of visitors with children. There are lounge chairs and a changing room beside the pool.
Nearby are several hiking and bicycle trails, enabling guests to access the local villages for groceries, dining, attractions and other amenities. The Dordogne River Valley is in view from the property and has many activities to offer for guests of all ages.
There are restaurants, bars, cafés and shops in the towns and villages of Martel, Creysse, and Meyronne, all a short drive from the property. There are plenty of activities nearby to suit all tastes, such as fishing, rowing, climbing, as well as many walking trails.
Creysse hosts a farmer's market every Tuesday evening in July and August. The Auberge de l’Île is a charming and popular restaurant in the town.
Martel, only three kilometres away, is an historic medieval village known as the " Village of the Seven Towers". The large market around the covered hall was built in 1785, and is remarkable due its framework resting on rock pillars. The market offers all manner of local goods and runs every Wednesday and Saturday.
Saint-Sozy is only eight kilometres away and also has a doctor, butcher shop and delicatessen, grocery store and baker, hairdresser, restaurants, post office, garage and gas station. The town of Souillac holds a large market on Friday mornings and offers all types of shops, a cinema, and numerous restaurants.
Brive-la-Gaillarde is a lively and perfectly restored historic city. The Brive-Vallée de la Dordogne airport offers daily flights to and from Paris.
A number of the region's farms specialize in foies gras and geese and duck products, with on-site tastings, and local produce includes walnuts, truffles, melons, mushrooms, and a local delicacy of goat cheese known as "Rocamadour". Plan to tour local vineyards, and visit the Louis Roques distillery with its cellar and museum in Souillac.
The Mas del Tiel 18-hole golf club in Souillac has a beautiful setting. For adventurous visitors there is an exciting paragliding facility and an acrobatic park in nearby Sarlat, and the charce for hot air balloon tours with Montgolfières du Périgord. Causse Lake, about a twenty minute drive away, is ideal for water sports, and hosts several rowing competitions.
Guests have no shortage of cultural and historic sites to visit in the area. Lacave, Rocamadour, Carennac, Loubressac, and Autoire all feature castles, cathedrals and other architectural marvels from the Middle Ages. In July there are theatre festivals in Figeac and Sarlat, and in August there is a lyric art festival in Saint Cère. Gourdon hosts a Chamber Music Festival which is very popular with visitors.
Museums are plentiful in the Dordogne, with destinations including the John Lur Atelier Museum in Saint Laurent les Tours, the Champollion Museum, and the Automaton Museum in Souillac, a unique European collection of automatons and old mechanical toys. Also recommended are the Gramat Animal Park and the Gouffre de Padirac, a cave system with an underground lake which you can cross by boat.