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.
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.
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.
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.
There is parking for one car outside the door to the house.
Dahlia is ideal for families and couples.
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.
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.|
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