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18th century country house set in 42 acres, private pool, games room, woodland play area.
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18th century country house set in 42 acres, private pool, games room, woodland play area.
18th c country house, private pool, games room, woodland play area, archery Large covered  terrace with comfortable seating overlooking the pool area
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18th century country house set in 42 acres, private pool, games room, woodland play area.
18th c country house, private pool, games room, woodland play area, archery
Large covered  terrace with comfortable seating overlooking the pool area
private pool, heated by solar panel
Aerial view of the property
Large Kitchen/dinning area
Large open plan kitchen and dining area, flat screen sat tv, american fridge freezer with ice maker
dining area with seating for 12
2nd sitting room, French patio doors leading onto courtyard
feature fireplace in the 2nd sitting room,large room with comfortable seating and Sat TV
Private 10 x 5 m swimming pool with sun  loungers
bathroom next to the master suite
Large king size master suite with dressing room, bathroom and reading room next door
master suite bathroom, with shower and bath
Downstairs double bedroom with e suite, patio doors leading on to the courtyard
ground floor double bedroom with en suite, patio doors leading onto the courtyard
try archery with a difference, lessons for beginers  accompanied tours of our field archery course
Spacious Ground floor double bedroom with shower room and toilet next door
2nd view of ground floor double bedroom, leading onto hallway  with 2nd staircase to further 2 rooms
here come the girl's......
18th Century Country house set in 42 acres with Private  archery course, pool & games room
James hit the kill on the moving wild boar target at 25 mtr.
One of our animal targets set within our woodland
One of the many pretty squares in Perigueux
upstairs seating / reading area next to the master suite, extra bed can be added if required
Ben at the lower tree shot platform
1st floor Double bedroom & large antique single bed, low feature beams
1st floor double bedroom, this room also has a large antique single bed, low feature beams
St Jean de Cole one of the beau villages of France, 20 min drive from house
View of Farmhouse  barns from our wild flower meadow
Millie's first arrow shot from the tree house
dinning area with seating for 12 covered terrace with views of meadow and swimming pool
View  of the property from the terrace
local river with falls
Brantome, known to the locals as the Petite Venice of the Perigord 35 mins from house
Deer can be seen on a regular basis in our woodland.
Picture postcard. The Medieval city of Perigueux 15 mins drive from house
You have arrived, relax and enjoy
Well done Edward you hit the moving target
Entrance hallway with staircase leading to the master suite
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5 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 12
Sorges, Dordogne, Nouvelle-Aquitaine

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Mel H
Plymouth, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Amazing, beautiful, tranquil house set in stunning scenery with fabulous pool.”
Reviewed August 1, 2016 for a stay in July 2016
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Just returned from a weeks holiday staying in La Chenaie in the dordogne. The house is large and stunningly decorated throughout and there is plenty of room for two large families and a set of grandparents to stay without feeling that you are stepping on anyones toes! The owners are warm and welcoming and were on hand for any advice and were particularly great at teaching adults and children Archery. The terraces and pool area are amazing and the children could hardly tear themselves away to go exploring the rest of the Dordogne (which has loads of interesting places to visit including caves, chateaux, picturesque towns and villages and great canoeing). Many evenings were spent star gazing, sharing a bottle of wine with loved ones on the terrace overlooking the pool and waiting for shooting stars. Also the games room was used every evening as my Father, Husband and brother in law became very competitive over table tennis, pool, darts and pin ball (the children hardly got a look in). Our Children's ages range from 4 to 14 and all of them were happily occupied throughout our stay and our group consisted of 6 adults, 1 teenager and 4 children. If you are considering visiting this area of France then you would be very wise to book La Chenaie for your stay, you will not be disappointed, it has everything you could wish for and more. The owners Glenn and Roma should feel very proud of what they have achieved.

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Traveling group: Extended Family
Your age range 35-49
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Engineman...
London, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“perfect place to chill with your family”
Reviewed July 15, 2016 for a stay in June 2016

This property is beautiful, set in acre's of it's own land.
The rooms are all very clean & recently refurbished to a high standard and successfully blends modern with original traditional styles.
The upper bedrooms have quite low ceilings, the lower bedrooms (2#) don't one of the ground floor bedrooms has an ensuite.
The living rooms on the ground floor (2#) are spacious both have lovely fireplaces with working wood burning stoves and both have wide screen T.V's. The main kitchen / dining room is large with a 10 seat dining table.
The kitchen it's self has everything you'll need to cook for a large family (there were 10 of us), it has a range cooker, large american style fridge with ice & chilled water.
There is also a barbecue on the equally large patio (with another 10 seat table & chairs) we made tons of use of this.
If you read any of my other reviews you'll see that food & eating out is a very important part of our travels, we did not eat out once, that's how good we thought it was!
There is a huge traditional walk in larder (that we managed to fill after our first trip to the shops)
(Note the shops close early on Saturday night & at lunch time on Sunday, so if you are arriving late at the week end best to arrange in advance with the owners to get some food in for you)
There is a heated out door pool with cover, a games room with pool, pin ball table tennis & darts.
Uniquely they also provide archery, the forest has a network of tracks through it most of which lead to a variety of Archery targets, some are even moving targets. Glen & Roma are both competent archers & supervise the activity well. They are patient teachers for the those who have never tried t before.
The owners Glen & Roma live in a Gîte adjacent to the main house, our preconceptions about this were a bit negative but that soon changed, they are on hand should you need anything or any information about the activities nearby but they keep them selves to them selves if you want them to. They are a charming & very friendly couple who made us feel very welcome.
We would definitely consider returning, probably a bit later in the year though, the weather was not good during our stay (untypical of June but that seems to be plant earth now)

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Liked least: the weather
Traveling group: Extended Family
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Large groups
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12theBass
London, Canada
Level 2 Contributor
7 reviews
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“Wonderful”
Reviewed June 20, 2016 for a stay in June 2016

La Chenaie is a wonderful house beautifully furnished with everything you would need, great outdoor space
eating outside even in the rain.
Hosts Roma & Glen were lovely very helpful
every one of us from Grandad too grandchildren had a wonderful holiday .

Traveling group: Extended Family
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JPCKAE
Lichfield, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
18 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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“Fantastic place”
Reviewed April 8, 2016 for a stay in April 2016

Spent a week here with family and friends. A truly lovely place In a beautiful setting. Many rental properties are furnished cheaply as owners are conscious of potential damage from guests. This is not one of those places and is furnished to an incredibly high standard, and as other reviewers have stated, would not be out of place in a magazine.
The owners, Glenn and Roma, are a incredibly friendly couple, who couldn't be more helpful. The kids loved the 40 acres of land, which included an excellent archery course.
Would definitely return and would recommend to anyone

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Liked best: General setting and standard of accomodation
Liked least: Leaving
Traveling group: Large Group
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Nigel J R
2 reviews
“A Fantastic Place to Stay”
Reviewed April 2, 2016 for a stay in March 2016

This was our second holiday @ La Chenaie the first being at the height of summer and once again nothing dissappointed both families sharing this stunning property this over the Easter holidays. Our children (8 - 14yrs) we entertained or entertained themselves on this 42 acre small holding offering an abundance of adventurous activities. The small lanes and woodland tracks are ideal for walking / cycling.

We did not venture to the region for perfect weather this early in season but this stunning house is foremost a home to relax and enjoy whilst our hosts remained discreet were wonderfully helpful to us all. There are some great local restaurants and markets and only a short 20 mins drive into the larger town of Perigeaux.

Traveling group: Extended Family
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West Sussex, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 19, 2015 for a stay in August 2015

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Liked best: Everything was excellent
Liked least: Having to come home
Traveling group: Extended Family
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Andrew S
Guernsey, United Kingdom
1 review
“A stunning property”
Reviewed August 3, 2015 for a stay in July 2015

A beautiful property, set in beautiful surroundings and well placed for many of the Dordogne's attractions. The property is immaculate and has everything you need for a relaxing holiday. The owners, Roma and Glenn, were incredibly hospitable and very welcoming. Highly recommened!

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Traveling group: Young Children
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Recommended for:
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