Self catering holiday home to rent Dordogne - AD002443

4km from Jumilhac-le-Grand, Dordogne, Aquitaine Reference: AD002443 Advertiser since: 11 January 2008
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Farmhouse and Barn Self Catering Saturday 6 12 2 plus double sofabed

About this property

Farmhouse and Converted Barn, with Private Pool. This villa is in a rural setting.

Tranquil, secluded, panoramic views, private 10 x 5m heated swimming pool, spacious living areas and gardens, games room, dvds. Two fully equipped kitchens and living rooms. Many outside eating areas. Large gamesroom with ping-pong, darts and 4 bicycles. Pool has large deck and beautiful views over the countryside. Lovingly restored farmhouse and tasteful contemporary barn conversion sleeps 12 in 6 bedrooms. The countryside is designated as a national park with many beautiful walks. The nearest town Jumilhac-Le-Grand has a fairy-tale château, a great restaurant, a very convenient supermarket, garage and open-air swimming pool.

The farmhouse and barn are let as one property during high season but please ask about discounts for smaller parties outside of July and August.
For cooler months there are 2 woodburners with wood cut for use and 4 small electric (oil) radiators.

Had a fantastic time, views are stunning, visited the Chateau at Jumilhac fantastic! We couldn't get the kids out of the pool. Lovely seeing the wildlife especially the humming bird hawk moth. Thank you we will return. Bruce, Lesley, Joe, Heather and Louie 27/8/16

A wonderful location, great facilities , beautiful pool. The best site we have stayed at in france even has friendly neighbours. Will be back. Gary, Nicky, Hatty, Beth and Mo. 3/9/16

Had a Glorious time, the housing grounds are just perfect. We ate and bathed and generally soaked up the Dordogne in all its glory. Thank you! Richard, Caroline, Hannah and Pontus. 23/9/16

Beautiful place all had a wonderful time, enjoyed the pool the surrounding countryside and the food. Thank you. Karl, Lorraine, and family. Aug 26th--sept 2nd 2017

We throughly enjoyed our week here. Thanks for the wood- we needed it as it was cold for Sept. Joe, Karen, Bex, Irene, Shirley. 23/9/2017



Kitchen and dining

There are two fully equipped kitchens with seating for eight in the farmhouse and ten in the barn house(see pictures)

Living rooms

Provide two spacious areas in which to relax, read or watch free view tv and dvds. See accompanying pictures.


Five double bedrooms one of which includes a single bed. There is also a single bed that joins the Barn house and the farmhouse and which is ideal for a child.


There is an en suite loo and wash basin for the downstairs double bedroom, a wet room shower just outside. There is a bathroom in both the farmhouse and the barn house. There is an additional loo downstairs in the barn house.


There are two woodburners one in each living room. There are oil fired radiators in the bedrooms. An efficient air source heat pump driven radiator in the barrelhouse living room.


There is a small library and a collection of dvds. The is a radio and free view tv. The games room provides a number of activities.

Garden and outside

The farmhouse and barn house are surrounded on all sides by lawns and mature gardens.

Parking and garages

There are no problems concerning parking. Cars are parked in the property by the side of the farm house.

Visitor suitability

Perfect suitability.


  • Cleaning

  • Internet

  • Pets welcomed *

  • Linen

  • Child facilities

  • Private pool

* Vet details: Clinique Vétérinaire de L'arche 53 bis Route de Coussac 87500 Saint Yrieix la Perche 055 55 08 31 75



Family activities

Fishing nearby

Species of fish: Perch
Name of nearest fishing location: The local river Isle. Permits obtained from Jumilhac Marie
Distance: 5 km


Name and address of nearest golf course: Golf course at Limoges
Distance: 45 km


About the Owner/Advertiser, Mr Woodley Harding

We are retired teachers of A level and undergraduate students studying film, media and sociolgy.

Year property purchased 1989
Why this location? Very attractive countryside, very good restaurants and a central location which provides access to Spain, Italy, the west coast and the Alps.
Unique benefits of property Although spacious and private it also provides a sense of being part of a small community of French people. It has wonderful views and immediately accessible walks. It is a very relaxing place with many areas to find a quiet spot to sit dream and read.

The Owner Recommends

Location and activities

The area around the house is great for walking, cycling, there are 4 bikes on-site, and fishing along the river. Watersports 20 mins away at Rouffiac Lake. Golf and horse riding are available in the area. Canoeing at Brantome 45mins away. Night market at Segur Le Chateau. Scarlet and the Dordogne valley is 75mins south. At Pompidour there is horse racing 40 mins. A good restaurant in Jumilhac square under the fairytale chateau of Jumilhac Le Grand. Excellent restaurants at Sorge(30mins), Mavellie(20mins) and a truly wonderful meal at Hostellery San Jacque( 30mins)