Holiday rental gite shared pool Carlux - AD004209

Carlux (17km from Sarlat-la-Caneda), Dordogne, Aquitaine Reference: AD004209 Advertiser since: 6 July 2015
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Dahlia Self Catering Saturday 3 6 2 cot

About this property

Spacious 3 Bedroom House with Shared Heated Pool . This cottage/gite is in a rural setting.

In an area of outstanding beauty, Dahlia is a comfortable spacious 3 bedroom house that manages to achieve the impossible, a peaceful rural retreat in one of France's busiest tourist areas and within easy driving distance of all the principle tourist sites of the Dordogne and Lot - Sarlat, Beynac, Domme, Rocamador and La Roc Gageac.

This is a well maintained and much loved holiday home with customers returning year on year. The ground floor living/dining area is comfortably furnished for 6 people with a log burning fire and french doors to the private terrace. The separate kitchen is fully fitted and equipped for 6 people. The ground floor bedroom has a king size bed, fitted wardrobes and french doors to the terrace. The bathroom has a bath with shower, wash basin and wc. On the first floor a large family bedroom has a king size bed, single bed and a travel cot. Across the mezzanine floor is a charming single bedroom. The large shower room is accessed through the single bedroom.

Located on a private 1.5 hectare site of 12 gites with a shared heated pool the house overlooks the medieval village of Carlux with shops, restaurants and bar. The Dordogne River is 2km from the village and offers fishing, bird watching, canoeing and kayaking with a walking and cycle path beside the river. The GR6 path runs through Carlux village. Golf, tennis, horseback riding and balloon flights and children's theme parks can be found nearby.

The beautifully restored medieval town of Sarlat with it's Wed and Sat markets and many shops and restaurants is a 15 minute drive.
The region is renowned for it's gourmet cuisine - fois gras, duck, truffles, walnuts, fruit, and wines. Two historic eras are represented locally by the prehistoric cave painting of Lascaux and the many medieval chateaux like Castelnaud with its seige engines. Dahlia is perfectly situated to enjoy all there is to see and do in the Dordogne and Lot.



Kitchen and dining

The fitted kitchen is fully-equipped to cater for 6 people and has a 5 burner hob, oven, large fridge-freezer, drinks fridge, washing machine, microwave, kettle, toaster. An iron, ironing board and clothes airer are available.

Living rooms

The comfortable living/dining area has dining and seating for six people with an enclosed log burning fire and french doors to the decked terrace with a view to Carlux village. On the mezzanine floor are English language books toys and games.


The ground floor bedroom has a king size bed and fitted wardrobes. French doors lead to the terrace. The first floor family room has a king size bed, a single bed and a travel cot. A smaller third bedroom has a single bed. Access to the shower room is through the single bedroom.


The downstairs bathroom has a bath, over bath shower, wash basin and toliet. The first floor shower room has a shower cubicle, wash basin and wc. Access to the shower room is through the single bedroom.


An enclosed log burning fire is in the living room and convects to the upstairs level. There are electric wall heaters downstairs. Fans are available.


Free wi-fi is available. Dvd player and dvds.

Garden and outside

The house has a dual aspect decked terrace. The front terrace has a relaxing corner sofa and coffee table with an attractive village view. There is a chimney bbq and a dining table seating six. The side sun terrace has 4 sunbeds and a parasol with a view to the pool. The house is situated on 1.5 hectares of well maintained private grounds with a heated pool which is shared with the other gites. It is surrounded by woods and has a peaceful rural feel. The site provides a badminton court, a boules court, table tennis, table football and three childrens playgrounds. The village is a short walk from the gites and offers a mini market, a baker, post office and bar restaurant. A restaurant rustique is open in the summer season.

Parking and garages

There is parking for one car outside the door to the house.

Visitor suitability

Dahlia is ideal for families and couples.

Information about any additional facilities

Dahlia in Les Gites de Carlux near the Dordogne River is ideally situated for all the principle tourist sites of the Dordogne and Lot. It achieves the impossible, a quiet rural retreat at the heart of one of the busiest tourist areas in France. Besides the history and chateaux there is so much to see and do in all the villages and towns with markets, fetes, galas and music festivals throughout the summer. Yoga and aerobics classes are available and can be booked on site. Therapy massage can also be booked with Dawn on site.


  • Internet

  • No smoking

  • Linen

  • Child facilities

  • Shared pool


Antiques/Brocante Market

Name of nearest antiques/brocante market: Souillac Brocante
Distance: 10 km


Family activities

Fishing nearby

Species of fish: Coarse fishing
Name of nearest fishing location: Dordogne River
Distance: 2 km


Name and address of nearest golf course: Chateau de Montfort, Vitrac
Distance: 5 km

Horse riding

Name and address of nearest stables: Souillac
Distance: 10 km

Mountain biking

Distance: 1 km

Signed wine route

Name of nearest signed wine route: Bergerac



Name/number of nearest marked trail: GR6


Wine tasting

Name and address of nearest wine producer: Pecharmant Bergerac & Cahors
Distance: 20 km

About the Owner/Advertiser, Mrs Cathy Maclean

We are pleased to share our holiday home with you and trust you will enjoy it as much as we do. We have owned our much loved gite for ten years and in that time we have welcomed many customers some of whom return year on year.

Year property purchased 2008
Why this location? Carlux achieves the impossible, a peaceful village in the heart of one of the busiest tourist areas of the Dordogne. All the principle tourist attractions are less the 30 minutes away.
Unique benefits of property In an area of outstanding beauty our large comfortable house offers you all the comforts of home.The decked terrace has a relaxing corner sofa to enjoy the beautiful village view. Beside the chimney bbq the dining table seats six.The house is located in private grounds with a heated swimmimg pool all in a peaceful and secure environment.

The Owner Recommends


Beautiful riverside village and chateau


Village and castle with medieval seige engines


Knights Templer bastide village, Thursday market.


Prehistoric Cave Paintings


Amazing rock face village,Templar Hospital and pilgrimage site


Beautifully preserved medieval town. Markets Wednesday and Saturday