Cournet Haut – Le Chêne

Cournet Haut – Le Chêne - From €405 - €890 per Week

Region: Aquitaine / Department: Dordogne

  • Sitting romm

  • Bunk bedroom

  • Bathroom

  • View over the gardens and pool

  • Dining room of Chêne in bright veranda

  • French breakfast

  • Le Chêne, at the edge of the forest

  • double bedroom

  • Living room with wood stove for the cooler season

  • Aerial view of Cournet-Haut

  • A large natural playground

  • Entrance of the Domain

  • The pool by night

  • Some of the many games on-site: trampolines, swings, archery, sand-pit

  • The entrance of the Domain

  • La Chene Cottage, Dordogne, pool

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Description

Domaine de Cournet-Haut, set in the beautiful Dordogne Valley, is an 17th century lodge set on 13 acres of stunning garden. The domain has been charmingly restored into a self-catering home rental hamlet, consisting of 2 traditional stone cottages and 6 woodland cottages.

Le Chêne Woodland Cottage

  • 4 person woodland cottage
  • 1 double room
  • 1 bunk room
  • Separate bathroom and toilet
  • Overlooking the gardens, and old stone buildings
  • Central heating & wood stove
  • Terrace with barbecue and 2nd fridge/freezer
  • Private hammock
  • TV screen with DVD player and Hifi
  • Heated swimming pool (heated 15th May – 15th September)
  • Floodlit tennis court
  • Large selection of new bikes
  • Free DVD and book library
  • Many outdoor games such as table-tennis, badminton, boules, a trampoline, playground and much more.
  • Near to many famous sites e.g. Castelnaud, Beynac, Domme
  • Pets are welcome (€20 per dog)

Le Chêne (The Oak Tree) is situated at the edge of the mature forest and only a short stroll from the pool. It has an open plan living room, dining room and kitchenette (equipped with a two ring hob, multifunction oven/microwave, dishwasher and all the necessary kitchenware) which open onto a partly covered terrace with barbecuing facilities. Le Chêne caters for 4 people with one double bedroom, one bunk bedroom and separate bathroom and toilets.

Local Attractions

It’s an easy stroll into St.Pompon, a 14th centre village with a maze of little alleys, cafes and restaurants. Have a drink on the square and fine meal in l’Envie de Mets.

For the more sporty, there are plenty of cycling and mountain biking routes in the local area. Take a bike ride along the designated cycle track to the 10th century Château de Castelnaud. Kayak down the Dordogne river passing the stunning sites of La Roque Gageac, Castelnaud and Beynac to name but a few. Cournet-Haut has a large range of bikes (with baby seats if needed) free to use for all of our guests. We have a selection of custom made maps marking suggested cycles all of which depart from Cournet-Haut. We also offer two electric bikes, available to rent – you’ll never be afraid to cycle up a hill again!

If you fancy a hike, there are many marked walkways departing from Cournet-Haut, ranging from 30 minute walks to 6 – 7 hour hikes, so there is something for all levels of fitness. For those of you who enjoy running, your host Alan is an avid cross-country and trail runner, and is always at hand to suggest routes depending on your level of fitness.

A visit to the Dordogne wouldn’t be complete without a visit to the world famous Lascaux and our local ‘capital’ Sarlat.

 
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