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  • Dovecote courtyard side
    Dovecote courtyard side
    Dovecote courtyard side
    Dovecote kitchen
    Dovecote Patio
    Pigeon loft
    Property description
    Rental Home – 
    2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
    17th century Dovecote made into delightful honeymoon cottage, all mod cons with wonderful character.
    Spacious 1st floor double bedroom with 'upturned boat' beams and real pigeon-holes. Hall, Twin bedroom/sitting room, Shower room with wc, Living/dining room with corner kitchen and French windows to the private patio overlooking wide lawns. Huge 15m shared swimming pool with diving board.

    Set in the grounds of handsome Domaine de Tabary manor house, the Dovecote perches on the edge of the great courtyard which is bounded by the barns and the two other letting houses. All this in rolling countryside with woods and meadows just outside the market town of Excideuil with its mediaeval castle and tiny streets, shops, restaurants and all services.
  • Amenities & details
    • Balcony
    • Cots:(1)
    • Dining Seats (4)
    • Dishwasher
    • Double Beds:(1)
    • Freezer
    • Game Room
    • Grill
    • Hairdryer
    • Highchair
    • Internet Access
    • Iron
    • Kettle
    • Linens Provided
    • Living Room Seats (4)
    • Microwave
    • Ping Pong Table
    • Private Yard
    • Refrigerator
    • Secure Parking
    • Shared Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
    • Shower Rooms (1)
    • Single Beds:(2)
    • Stereo System
    • Stove
    • Terrace
    • Toaster
    • Towels Provided
    • Washer
    • Wi-Fi
    • Wheelchair Access:
    • Elder Access:
    • Pets Allowed:
    • Smoking Allowed:
    • Suitable for Children:
    Additional amenities & feature info
    Standard equipment is one large double bed and two single beds - please ask in advance for a child's bed or cot /high chair if required.
    For any other special requirements please ask us.
    Listing #HL249444 by: Holiday Lettings
  • Rates

    Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

      Begins Ends Min stay Per week
    Autumn 2014 Sep 27, 2014 Dec 19, 2014 7 nights
    Xmas 2014 Dec 20, 2014 Jan 2, 2015 7 nights
    Early Spring 2015 Jan 3, 2015 Apr 24, 2015 7 nights
    Early Summer 2015 Apr 25, 2015 Jun 26, 2015 7 nights
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    Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to U.S. Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
    Additional Rate and Availability Information
    -JULY DISCOUNT £99 off all bookings 28/6 to 26/7 ends soon!
    - Rates apply to the Dovecote
    - Deposit £250 required on booking, Balance + security deposit £400 payable 8 weeks before arrival.
    - Bed linen and towels are provided.
    - Payment in Sterling (or euros by prior arrangement).
    - Pets (if accepted) are charged at £40 each per stay.
    - Maximum capacity in Farmhouse 8 people, Gatehouse 7, and Dovecote 4.
    - LONG TERM RENTS - Farmhouse rates from £658 per month, Gatehouse £548/m, Dovecote £448/m.
  • Property location
    Things to Do
    Car advised
    How to get there
    Airport: Limoges or Bergerac: 49.7 mi
    Railway: Thiviers: 8.7 mi
    Ferry: Caen: 345.5 mi
    FLY: Ryanair or Flybe to Limoges or Bergerac, (each 1hr20mins) or others to Bordeaux (2hrs). Use them to
    Book your hire car in advance. Easy driving even in summer!
    DRIVE: Cross channel ferry then the drive from Caen or St Malo is about 6 hours, a bit more from Calais or Boulogne.
    TRAIN: Eurostar to Paris, metro to Gare d'Austerlitz, train to Limoges and change for Thiviers where we can meet you at the station!
    CYCLE: It has been done! WALK: you wouldn't!
    Once here a car is recommended.
    Activities nearby
    Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Water Park Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 108.7 mi.
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English first
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014 for a stay in June 2013
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We spent a delightful month at the pretty Dovecote looking for a property to buy in the beautiful Dordogne. The charming building is set on the courtyard of the lovely manor house, alongside barns and other cottages. We found it well appointed with everything we needed for our long stay. Our hosts, Richard and Luisa were lovely, friendly and helpful and were able to provide a fund of information to aid us in our quest for our own little bit of heaven in South West France.

The main bedroom in the former pigeon loft has a fascinating array of room timbers and stone nesting places. Both bedrooms are prettily furnished with painted furniture , wicker and linen covered chairs. After long days out visiting houses for sale we appreciated relaxing with a glass of wine on the sunny private patio that comes with the Dovecote, at our own temporary home from home. A stroll down to the end of the garden to the large swimming pool was also a great diversion from viewing houses...

Port Angeles, Washington
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2013 for a stay in April 2013
person found this review helpful

I stayed in Le Pigeonniere for two months to complete a writing project. The accommodations, were comfortable and attractive. I particularly enjoyed the terrace where I drank my morning coffee and listened to a cuckoo in the woods and the upstairs bedroom -- all domed ceiling, wooden beams and indentations where pigeons had once flown in and out. My stay was enhanced by the warmth and congeniality of hosts Richard and Luisa. When my stay was up, I felt I was bidding adieu to new friends rather than proprietors. A lovely stay. more

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