Le Bijou de Domme
Description of Le Bijou de Domme :
This recently renovated studio unit with bright modern interior, provides the perfect “pied-à-terre” from which to explore the most beautiful part of the Dordogne Valley.
Living Area :
The main door opens from a small front terrace into the living room. The modern, top of the range couch converts to a comfortable double bed. This is not a clic-clac or regular bed-setee suitable for occasional use..it has a deep 140cm (full queen size) matress. Quality linen provided. Bedside table and ample storage space. TV and DVD player. Dining table and two chairs. There is electric radiator heating.
The fitted kitchen is well equipped with fridge, convection/microwave oven and electric induction hob as well as electric kettle, toaster and coffee maker. Lots of cupboard space for food storage. Full range of saucepans, serving dishes, utensils etc. Ironing and clothes drying facilities provided.
The spacious bathroom is fitted to a high standard with hydro-massage shower unit, wash basin and wc. Heated towel rail. Hairdryer. Quality towels and floor mats.
There is a sunny west-facing terrace ( accessed from the living room via the front terrace) with barbeque and garden furniture for dining and relaxing. There is parking for one car.
Bed linen and towels are included and changed weekly during stays of 2 or more weeks.
Water and 50 units of electricity included in the price.
Canoes and kayaks are available for hire just 100m from the house. There is a small river-side beach just 200m away where you can enjoy picnicing, sunbathing, paddling and swimming in the clean safe water of the Dordogne. The wonderful 9 hole golfcourse at Rochebois is less than 2 miles away and all equipment can be rented. Walking and cycling can be enjoyed on the many public footpaths and country lanes in the area ( bike hire available locally). For a special occasion why not rent a hot air balloon or view the chateaux and the river valley from a small plane ( Sarlat/Domme aerodrome is a short drive away.)
Travel Details :
By air : Vitrac is just an hours drive from Bergerac airport. Bordeaux, Toulouse, Limoges and Rodez airports are a 2 hour drive away. All major car hire companies operate from these airports and Europcar and Rentacar have offices in Sarlat ( 6km away)
By rail : The nearest train station is in Sarlat where you can connect to Bordeaux and Bergerac by direct rail link and to Paris and Toulouse via Souillac.
By road : From Paris, Toulouse and Limoges take exit 55 from the A20 motorway and proceed to Sarlat. Take the D46 to Vitrac.
From Bordeaux take the A89 motorway as far as exit 16 ( Perigueux Est ) and proceed to Sarlat via Les Eyzies. Take the D46 to Vitrac.
From Bergerac airport follow the signs for Sarlat and proceed to Vitrac on the D46.
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Guest Comments“What a wonderful and well-designed studio! We had everything we needed for a few lovely days exploring the region and it couldn’t have been in a better location…so central. We hope to return for a longer stay next time. Many thanks.” -Julia and Guy, Melbourne, Australia September 2009.
“A great wee place! Ideal base for exploring. Easy access to the canoes was a bonus. Really enjoyed our stay and hope to return.” -Paul and Robyn, Edinburgh, Scotland October 2009
“Bhaineamar an taitneamh as ar laethanta saoire anseo I “Bijou de Domme”. Thaitin an timpeallacht ailleacht na h-aite agus an tigin bheag go mor linn.Beimid ar ais le cunamh Dé. Mile buiochas.” -Bairbre et Micheal, Limerick, Ireland July 2009
“Merci pour votre accueil et le calme du coin. Ce petit paradis nous a permis de merveilleuses balades. Cordialement, M. et Mme Salvaret Gironde France. August 2009
"We have found our third visit to this wonderful area, this time staying at « Le Bijou de Domme », very enjoyable and relaxing. We managed to retrace our steps visiting favourite haunts and also finding new delights. Taking away happy memories. Thank you for your hospitality.” –Bob and Maureen Nicholson, England August/September 2009
“Thank you so much for a perfect week in this beautiful cottage. Le Bijou de Domme is so comfortable and you have thought of everything that guests could need. We have enjoyed sitting in the garden and the sunshine was a bonus!” – Helen and Jeremy, South Africa September 2009.
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Change-Over Day : Saturday
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