Self-catering holiday farmhouse in Dordogne

Lussas-et-Nontronneau

Lussas-et-Nontronneau, Dordogne, Aquitaine

Reference24090

Sleeps9

Bedrooms4

Bathrooms3

Lacabane

Introduction

Lacabane is a spacious farmhouse dating back to the 14th century in small quiet hamlet with no passing traffic.

The accommodation is all on first floor accessed by impressive exterior stone steps / staircase. Large covered terraces on both sides of the property are accessible from the kitchen and dining room and provide elevated views of the surroundings.

Traditional farmhouse kitchen with inglenook fireplace. Large sitting room and dining room. Further TV room / home cinema and separate office with Wi-Fi internet. Exposed wooden beams and timber floors throughout.

4 bedrooms to sleep 9, with 2 ensuite bath / shower rooms and a further family bathroom.

Extensive lawned gardens with open countryside view and grounds extending beyond the fencing surrounding the garden to woodland and meadows.
Private swimming pool with Roman steps - 8m x 4m.

Table tennis, snooker / pool table.
BBQ.

All amenities, including restaurants in Nontron (10 km) and Mareuil (11 km) with weekly markets.

Details

Entrance by exterior stone steps / staircase.

Kitchen / dining room, with large dining table and easy chairs and TV.
Kitchen with dishwasher, washing machine, microwave, oven with hob, fridge / freezer.
Wood-burning stove / oven with hotplate top placed in the inglenook.
Door to large 1st floor terrace that overlooks the front of the house with tables and chairs.

Library / office with Wi-Fi internet connection, work station and desks.

Dining room with inglenook fireplace and table and chairs for 8 or more.
Door to side terrace with views of the surroundings.

Living Room / sitting room with wood-burning stove and large fireplace.
Door to terrace / balcony.

Open through to;

TV room with sofa, large flatscreen TV with UK free-view, DVD, surround sound speakers.

Bedroom 1, double.

Bedroom 2, double with ensuite bath, separate shower, hand basin, WC and bidet.

Bedroom 3, two singles.

Bedroom 4, double and one single with ensuite shower, hand basin, WC and bidet.

Separate WC with hand basin.

Separate Family bathroom with bath and shower over, bidet.

Games room with snooker / pool table.

Utility room with washing machine, dryer and fridge.


EXTERIOR;

Extensive lawned gardens.

Swimming pool with roman steps, 8m x 4m.
Sun terrace surrounding pool with sun loungers, deck chairs and 2 sets of tables and chairs.

Table tennis.
BBQ.

Gated parking.

Open countryside to the rear of the property with grounds extending beyond the fencing surrounding the garden and including 10 hectares of woodland and meadows.

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Prices

From To Weekly rental rates Euros Sterling * US Dollars *
27/08/2016 01/10/2016 September € 1,500 £ 1,283 $ 1,674
22/04/2017 27/05/2017 May € 950 £ 812 $ 1,060
27/05/2017 01/07/2017 June € 1,150 £ 984 $ 1,283
01/07/2017 02/09/2017 July & August € 2,150 £ 1,839 $ 2,400
02/09/2017 30/09/2017 September € 1,500 £ 1,283 $ 1,674
Refundable Security Bond € 500
  • * Sterling & US Dollar rates are provided only as a guide. Rentals are payable in Euros.
  • Prices are for the rental of the entire property above, per week.
  • Bookings run from Saturday 4:00pm to Saturday 10:00am.
  • Neither Pure France nor the property owner are liable for any loss or interruption of internet service.
  • No smoking in the property.
  • Bookings include electricity, water, linen and towels (not beach / pool towels).

Location

The property is situated in a small hamlet in open countryside close, Nontron (10 km) and Mareuil (11 km). 30 minutes North of Brantôme.

All amenities, including restaurants in Nontron and Mareuil with weekly markets.

Lovely countryside all around to explore with many small, traditional villages. The Dordogne lies just to the South with its beautiful scenery and famous caves.

Friday is market day in the medieval village of Brantôme. Traders from the surrounding area's descend upon the fortified village offering all manor of goods from rare and unusual foods to local art and clothing. A chance to see part of the old France at its best.

The Venice of Perigord Surrounded by a loop in the river Dronne the village of Brantôme with its 2000 inhabitants has come to be known as 'The Venice of the Périgord'. Pride of place is the towns Benedictine abbey which dates back to 769 or 786.

Bramtome Abbey. Founded by Charlemagne in the 9th century and although a good deal of the original structure has fallen into disrepair there are still signs of the the history that has etched its journey. The 11th century bell tower remains and as you journey through the dark chambers within you are reminded of the history that that evolved.

The Subterranean Church at Aubeterre. The Eglise of Saint-Jean, the largest of Europe's subterranean churches. Originally hermit caves that were gradually adopted by the church and then local communities established. Benedictine monks enlarged the caves which dates back to before the 400th century. As recent as 1961, when a lorry collapsed an over head road revealing a hitherto undiscovered cavern. The history surrounding the sacrfices and subsequent full emersion into Christianity are witness to the 4th century crosses carved into the font.

Airports at Bergerac (100 km), Bordeaux (170 km), Limoges (80 km) and Poitiers (150 km).

Reviews

« Absolutely fantastic house ~ the best we have ever rented by a long way.
Loved every minute of being here. All desperately sad to be leaving! But hope to return!
Thank you. (I want to bottle the stars) »  

« This house is quite spooky! but after a couple of days it felt like home! Great stay, wonderful sunsets, fun times! Thank you. »  

« This house lived up to my expectations (which are exacting!) Full of charm and character and enough space for everyone to be who they want on holiday. Full marks. »  

« Loved every minute of this holiday! Such a beautiful house. Thank you. »  

« Arrived and we were instantly amazed with the house and grounds. Weather started off amazing with full sun and +30 degrees. Lots of activities to keep us entertained on the more dull days. Thank you for the welcome pack, the wine was much appreciated! »  

« What an amazing house! We have had a lovely holiday and would love to return with friends.
Thank you.
We would love to see the old photos of the house. »  

« Marvellous old house, lots of lovely things to look at and books to read.
We enjoyed watching the wild life especially the deer.
Thank you »  

« We are so pleased we chose to stay in this fascinating much loved farm house, full of character and charm. We have enjoyed some wonderful BBQ's and our retreats in the fabulous candle-lit kitchen.
The boys loved the pool and TV den. Board games filled the gap on rainy days.
Brantome canoes and kayaks was a great day out (need to call and book in high season).
Super U in Norton is the best closest supermarket of choice.
Would certainly consider coming back!! »  

« We have had a very happy time here ~ sorry we have to leave. All very comfortable and your home is so full of wonderful "things"
Now come and spend a holiday in sunny South Africa ~ we have a beach house that we also "let out`' »  

« We fully enjoyed our holiday based in Lacabane, we would recommend the villa and Pure France to friends and use again ourselves in the future. »  Well's family - Hampshire, UK

« We have loved staying in this lovely old house. From swimming in the pool, playing pool, table tennis, French cricket & cards to dining in style on the terrace we have had plenty to do and lots of fun. The house is truly charming with plenty of space for a large party to enjoy this find and enjoy some peace and quiet on your own. »  Ford & Clark family

« Many thanks for letting us stay in your beautiful home, we loved it. We were well looked after by Steve and Dawn who were very welcoming with a pack of goodies waiting for us on our arrival.
Lovely farm house with original features dating back hundreds of years. We made good use of the swimming pool and the pool table was great when it was raining. Beautiful surrounding areas and we did several day trips around here and Limoges, Brantome. Perigieux etc. Thanks Much. »  Seager family, London

« We have had a lovely time here. The kids have LOVED the pool and the games rooms. We have enjoyed relaxing by the pool and the novelty of picking plums (from the actual trees).
One of the highlights of our week was simply sitting outside in the night (no light pollution!) and stargazing - stunning! 
So a great week all in all. We have really loved Lacabane - lots of great memories - thank you!
 »  Bell family

« Something for everyone. Lovely pool, quiet corners, space and great cycling and a cooks kitchen. A lovely family holiday. Thank you. »  Hyde & Cuveton & Kelly families

« Had a lovely two weeks. The house is quite amazing. The swimming pool was a joy. »  The Wests

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