Large Farmhouse & pool to let, Dordogne - AD007038

Saint-Paul-la-Roche (10km from Thiviers), Dordogne, Aquitaine Reference: AD007038 Advertiser since: 4 March 2015
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Lavaud Farmhouse Self Catering Flexible 7 14 6 7 Bedrooms in total

About this property

Beautiful Hilltop Property Set in 100 Acres. This villa is in a rural setting.

A wonderful family house, spacious, well equipped and child friendly. Swimming pool and tennis court.

This beautiful Perigordian Farmhouse and adjacent Barn Conversion can sleep a total of 14 people with 7 bedrooms and 5 bathrooms.

Situated in 100 acres of private grounds at the end of a quiet country lane it is in a peaceful setting with wonderful views across the surrounding countryside.

Tennis court, large private heated pool*, private river access for fishing, gym with fitness machines.

The farmhouse has 6 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms and the adjacent spacious Barn sleeps 2 and a bathroom with bath and separate shower. The gym also has a bathroom with shower.

An ideal base for sightseeing with lots of local tourists attractions nearby, famous caves, chateaux, restaurants and market towns this is a gastronomic region! 10 mins drive to the nearest town with all amenities.

The prices listed are for 14 people. ***We offer discounts on the listed prices for groups of 8 and less.



Kitchen and dining

Typical French kitchen, oak fitted kitchen, fully equipped, range cooker, dishwasher, American fridge-freezer, microwave. Lots of utensils and crockery.

Wooden dining table and chairs with view out to the garden and terrace through the large windows. Easy access to the terrace for dining.

Living rooms

Oak beams and traditional fireplace are the features of this room, with leather sofas and chairs, large smart tv, access to the terraces and views across the valleys.


6 bedrooms in the main house and the 7th bedroom in the studio apartment.

Main house first floor: master bedroom, 2 twin bedrooms
Second floor: large double bedroom and 2 twin bedrooms.

Studio: kingsize bed.


3 Bathrooms in the main house, 1 bathroom in the studio, 1 shower room in the gym and 1 shower room and toilet at the pool house.

Main house: main bathroom on first floor, bath, over shower, bidet, basin and toilet.
Shower room adjacent to the master bedroom.
Second floor: shower, toilet and basin.

Gym: shower, basin and toilet.

Studio: bath, separate shower, basin and toilet.


The main house is fully central heated with under floor heating downstairs and radiators upstairs.

The studio is fully central heated with under floor heating.


Tennis court.
Gym - adults only - weights machine, treadmill, cross trainer, recline bike, rowing machine, weights, mats etc.
Table tennis table and swing set adjacent to the garden.

Garden and outside

12mx6m heated swimming pool* with large terrace, plenty of sunloungers and shade. The pool area is fenced and the pool alarmed. *The pool is open and heated from May till September (weather dependent)

The Farmhouse garden is fully enclosed.
Large terrace with dining table, chairs, bbq and shade.
Rear terrace with table and chairs.

Parking and garages

Plenty of parking available.

Visitor suitability

Suitable for large families.


  • Internet

  • No smoking

  • Linen

  • Child facilities

  • Meals

  • Private pool



Wine tasting and cookery

About the Owner/Advertiser, Mrs Jeanette Rogers

Moved to France in 1999 and I love this area. I purchased this property in 2006 and it was lovingly renovated into the beautiful home it is now.<br/>Think it’s fair to say I like running, a lot !! Do check out the video in my advert it will show you the wonderful countryside.

Year property purchased 2001
Why this location? ..
Unique benefits of property Hilltop location

The Owner Recommends

Chateau de Jumilhac

Beautiful old chateau over looking the river Isle. It is also possible to book to go gold panning at the river below the chateau. Reservations to be made via the Tourist Office

Grotte de Villars

This unique caving system is well worth a visit. Just a 30 min drive away just outside the village of Villars. Reservations can be made online during peak summer weeks.


The market town of Thiviers holds its weekly market on a Saturday morning when the whole town becomes a bustling place selling everything from fresh fruits, local cheeses and produce to slippers, live and cooked chickens !!
The town has numerous boulangeries (5 at last count !) 4 supermarkets, restaurants, post office and banks.


The Venice of the Perigord, this charming town that is encompassed by the river Dronne is a real gem in the Perigord. Be sure to allow a day visit to here. There is canoeing on the river as well as ecological electric river boat tours upstream.
The famous Brantome abbey holds the oldest bell in France. The stone crooked bridge and the watermill have to be one of the most photographed moulins in France !
Plenty of restaurants, shops and lovely spots by the river to relax and enjoy your visit to this historic town.


Just 20km further south of us is the renown village of Sorges. This area is famous for its black truffles !!
The Auberge de le Truffe is the place to go and eat to sample these gastronomic delights. There is also the Truffle museum, well worth looking around to learn more about these rare delicacies.


Just 20 mins away at Corgnac sur l'Isle is the old railway line has been converted for the use of velorail, where you can pedal through the countryside along the old railway line on carriage for 5 people.


The capital city of the Dordogne, just 38km away. Spending an afternoon exploring the medieval streets, cathedral and river walk is an ideal way to see this city. There are marked yellow signs leading you around this beautiful city for those that wish to explore. With lots of restaurant squares you are spoilt for choice for dining either at lunch time or in the evening.
A must visit during your stay.

Lake beach

The lake beach, with its sandy beach, life guard, park grounds and little restaurant are an ideal way to relax whilst the children enjoy swimming in this lovely lake.
Just 10 mins away on the outskirts of Thiviers.

Lake beach at Rouffiac

Just 30 mins away the pleasure lake beach of Rouffiac offers lots of water based activities; water skiing, pedalo, zip wire, biking and acro branch in the trees.
With a restaurant and places to picnic this is a lovely lake beach to visit.