Peaceful holiday gite in Dordogne with pool

Saint-Barthelemy-de-Bussiere (8km from Piegut-Pluviers), Dordogne, Aquitaine Reference: AD004435 Advertiser since: 11 December 2015
Property Board Arrival Bedrooms Sleeps Bathrooms Additional info
L'Herminette Self Catering Saturday 2 4 1 1 extra bed available if required

About this property

Quality Gite Located in Peaceful National Park. This cottage/gite is in a rural setting.

This gite is part of a pair, dating back to the 15th Century.
It has numerous period features including traditional fireplace with wood burner, stone work, cheshnut flooring and oak beams.
The property is located in a quiet hamlet in the Perigord Regional National Park, giving plenty of opportunity for walking and cycling, with several large swimming lakes nearby, complete with all leisure facilities.
Nearby villages and towns offer traditional French fares, with markets - both day and night, a regular feature in the Summer. 



Kitchen and dining

Fully fitted kitchen area with gas cooker, fridge and microwave.
Breakfast bar with high stools.
Dining area with farmhouse dining table and benches to seat 8 comfortably.

Living rooms

Spacious open plan living area with comfortable sofa and chairs.


Bedroom 1 with a double bed wardrobe and chest of drawers.
Bedroom 2 with 2 single beds chest of drawers and wardrobe. Hairdryer provide.


Well appointed bathroom with shower.


Central heating in Winter months, and wood burner in living room


Satelite tv, dvd, and wi-fi. Books, dvds and games provided.

Garden and outside

Barbecue provided in dedicated outside seating area, and shared 12m x 6m pool available during summer months (normally May to September).
The pool has roman steps and sun loungers, it is fenced and benefits from a night-time cover system giving pleasant swimming temperature.

Parking and garages

Off-road parking available adjacent to property.

Visitor suitability

Property is situated on sloping ground, with steps down to pool area.

Information about any additional facilities

Laundry facilities offered at no charge, and a cot and stair-gate are also available at no charge.
Babysitting service offered by arrangement.


  • Internet

  • No smoking

  • Linen

  • Shared pool


Antiques/Brocante Market

Name of nearest antiques/brocante market: Piegut Pluviers
Distance: 5 km


Fishing nearby

Species of fish: varied
Name of nearest fishing location: There are numerous fishing lakes in the area
Distance: 5 km


Name and address of nearest golf course: Golf de Saint Junien at St Junien
Distance: 20 km

Horse riding

Name and address of nearest stables: Various nearby - details supplied
Distance: 5 km

Mountain biking

Distance: 1 km



Name/number of nearest marked trail: The nearest trail runs by our property


About the Owner/Advertiser, Mr Robert Samuel

We have finally realised our dream of relocating to rural France, and consider ourselves very lucky to have been able to find this wonderful property.

Year property purchased 2015
Why this location? Rural tranquility in stunning countryside, with local amenities within a few miles.
Unique benefits of property 15th Century property with lots of period features, plus a 10m x 6 m swimming pool.

The Owner Recommends

The Presbytere

A local restaurant, the Presbytere is a 1-mile walk to the next village - a local legend. Set menus start at 15 Euros.