A Charming and Spacious 16th Century Perigord Property.with swimming pool.
Lis de la Valée is a period perigord house dating as far back as 1594. Originally providing housing for the servants of the adjacent castle. It has been lovingly restored, to an exceptional standard retaining its historical beauty and charm, coupled with modern contemporary living.
The house is set in the charming hamlet of Sauveboeuf which boarders the Bastille town of Lalinde (2 KM). There you can experience the culture, cafés, fine French cuisine and the hospitality of the locals. On Thursdays you can also enjoy a traditional French market, where the locals trade everything from fresh produce to antiques.
The property is within a 20 minute drive from Bergerac Airport. It benefits from a local shop, bar / restaurant (2 minute walk) and an intermarché (5 minute drive) where you can find a fresh meat and fish counter, a deli and a bakery. Sauveboeuf has a train station within walking distance, Bordeaux is approximately a 90 minute journey changing at Bergerac.
The ground floor of the property retains the beautiful sand and stone walls. The original oak beams were sourced from the disarmament of the French tall ship fleet. They were transported along the river canal system and sold to the wealthy land owners of the Dordogne region.
The sitting room has two large leather sofas, a fireplace with a log burner and a TV/DVD set with a collection of films. It has a limestone floor, castled windows and seats with views over the garden.
An Italian spiral staircase will lead you to the first floor. There are two double bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms, each with a shower, toilet and hand-basin. The rooms are comfortably furnished and also feature the original exposed oak beams. The third double bedroom is self contained with access from the garden. It has an en-suite with shower, toilet and hand basin.
There are two additional put up beds, suitable for children, available on request.
The kitchen has the original 15th century fireplace and stone washery. It is fully equipped with electric oven, hob, microwave, dishwasher and large fridge / freezer. It has a large table with six chairs and a center island with four stalls.
Leading off the kitchen there is a utility room with washing machine, toilet and hand basin.
The large garden, approximately 2/3 of an acre, mostly grass with a large patio area and path leading round the house to the third bedroom. There is a German made stone BBQ and a large outdoor table with six chairs to enjoy an early morning tea or evening drinks.
The property has a swimming pool with a spacious decking area with six sun-loungers.
Whilst enjoying your stay in the stunning unspoiled region of south-west France there is a wide range of outdoor activities. Perfect for canoeing, kayaking, horse-riding and cycling enthusiasts. Golf courses and Tennis courts are available locally. The picturesque area will also provide the perfect backdrop for a walk or picnic along the breath-taking Dordogne riv
This property has been listed with Chez Nous for 2 years
Lis de la Valée Property Features
Housekeeping & Services
- Iron and Ironing Board
- Weekly Maid Service
- Bed Linen Included
- Towels Included
- Fuel and Power Included
- No Smoking
Open Fire/Wood Burner
Ground Floor Facilities
- Ground Floor Bedroom
- Ground Floor Toilet
- Ground Floor Shower
- Washing Machine
- Wireless Broadband
- CD Player
- DVD Player
- Sun Loungers
- Patio Furniture
- Tennis Racquets
- Private garden
- Terrace / patio
Activities within 20min drive of the property
- Wine Tour
- Outlet Shopping
- Horse Riding
- Pub/Bar within 1 mile
Local Water Sports
- Water Skiing
- Swimming (indoor pool)
- Swimming (outdoor pool)