In an area of outstanding beauty, Dahlia is a comfortable spacious 3 bedroom gite 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. Downstairs comprises a living/dining area for 6 people with a log burning fire and doors to the private terrace. The separate kitchen is fully-equipped for 6 people. The downstairs bedroom has a double bed, fitted wardrobes and frenchdoors to the terrace. The bathroom is adjacent to the bedroom. Upstairs has a large family bedroom with 3 single beds, the mezzanine floor has a sofa bed, an easy chair. The shower room is accessed through the single bedroom. 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, microwave, kettle, toaster. An iron, ironing board and clothes airer are available.
The living/dining area accommodates 6 people. It has an enclosed log burning fire and frenchdoors to the terrace with a view to Carlux village. There is a dvd and a cd player and some English language books on the mezzanine floor.
The downstairs bedroom has a double bed and fitted wardrobes. French doors lead to the terrace. The upstairs family room has twin beds and a single bed. The 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 upstairs 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. Electric fans are available.
Free wifi is available. Dvd player and dvd's and a cd player.
The gite has a dual aspect terrace, the dining terrace seats 6, has a chimney bbq and a view to the village, the sun terrace has 4 sunbeds and a parasol with a view to the pool. It 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
There is parking for one car outside the door to the gite.
Dahlia is suitable for families and couples.
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