I've stayed at the house more than once, and it is as described: a family home, comfortable rather than luxurious, well set-up and easy to enjoy. The thick stone walls provide a welcome coolness in the summer, and the modern heating works perfectly well in the winter. A private courtyard garden is a rare treat in a medieval village like this, and I loved eating outside. (Warning: the bathroom door opens opposite to the front door. I almost got caught out once by a neighbour knocking.)
Even better than the house itself, in my view, is the village, which is a quintessence of France. It never ceases to amaze me how many services, commercial and state-provided, are represented in Issigeac, from a municipal library to two (!) hairdressers and pharmacies. It is a tiny village in size! Three patisseries, and cafe-bars, a "salon de the" (didn't sample that one), and several restaurants.
On one visit we had no car and it wasn't a problem, as we took the bus to... more