Domaine de Cournet-Haut – L’Erable

Domaine de Cournet-Haut – L’Erable - From €565 - €1130 per Week

Region: Aquitaine / Department: Dordogne

  • Erable cottage gite, Dordogne
  • Aerial view

  • The path leading up to L'Erable

  • Erable cottage gite, Dordogne

  • A big natural playground

  • The 17th century porch

  • The pool by night

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

  • Entrance of the Domain

  • Erable cottage gite, Dordogne with pool

  • Bicycles included in price

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Complete with its own large swimming pool and tennis court, Domaine de Cournet-Haut is a 17th century lodge set on 13 acres of stunning garden and woodlands. The domain has been charmingly restored into a self-catering home rental hamlet, consisting of 2 traditional stone cottages and 6 woodland cottages.

L’Erable Woodland Cottage

  • 6 person Woodland cottage
  • 1 double room
  • 1 twin room & 1 bunk room
  • Separate bathroom and toilet
  • Set within the bright mature forest
  • 130m from the pool & 180m from tennis court
  • Terrace with barbecue
  • Private hammock
  • TV screen with DVD player and Hifi
  • Heated swimming pool (heated 15th May – 15th September)
  • Floodlit tennis court (included in price)
  • Large selection of new bikes (included in price)
  • 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)

L’Erable (The Maple Tree), together with its neighbour Le Saule is at the top of the forest (while only a mere 100 meters from the pool) which means that peace is the main asset of this house. Catering for 6 people, it contains one double room, one twin room and one bunk bedroom. The bathroom and toilet are separate. Its open plan living area and kitchenette (equipped with a two ring hob, multifunction oven/microwave, dishwasher and all the necessary kitchenware) lead to a spacious, partly covered terrace with barbecuing facilities. Situated in a clearing among the mature forest, L’Erable will enable you to choose to either sit in a sunny spot or else under the shade of the trees when reading your book.

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 have 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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