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Lionheart House in its own walled grounds next to an ancient chapel
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Lionheart House in its own walled grounds next to an ancient chapel
Stone built house of charcater
The statue of St Joseph in the eaves
Front terraces
back garden and hammocks
Large atmospheric kitchen with table, sofa and antique armoire
Traditional sink and taps
The land of fine wine
The large loggia with seating and dining areas
The view from the garden
Comfortable master bedroom with ensuite and fitted wardrobe
The ensuite bathroom
The sitting room with comfy sofas Satellite TV DVD et
The sitting room fireplace
the dining area with exposed stone walls and stone floor
The hallway with oak floor and double doors
The swing seat in the loggia
The local lake with sandy beach only 5 km away
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Overview
Rental Home -
4 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8
Thiviers, Dordogne, Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Lionheart House is a beautiful stone built property, elegant, refined and characterful, with wooden beams, high ceilings, flagstone floors, and antique furniture.
This unique detached residence with fully enclosed walled gardens, has a pergola, loggia, and many exterior terraces with relaxing views over the green rolling country side and forests of the Dordogne. It is scenically located next to an ancient chapel and church (no bells!) in a small quiet French village

This ancient property has been refurbished in recent years to produce a characterful but modern rural retreat. Numerous sun terraces provide all you need for an unforgettable holiday in the private gardens.

Situated a five minute drive from Thiviers with its many supermarkets, bakeries and restaurants, the rest of the Dordogne is an easy journey from the house.


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About the Owner, Les M
Languages spoken: English, French
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 4 days ago
Listed since : Oct 2005
Overall rating: 4.4 / 5.0
Based on 13 reviews and 4 properties
Interaction with guests
We will leave the house ready for you and have local managers
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Listing #HL16910
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Katza1967
Galway, Ireland
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
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Reviewed August 25, 2014 for a stay in August 2014
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Lionheart House was a great location for my family. The house itself is in a beautiful hamlet about 5 km from the local market town of Thiviers. The house was built in the mid 1800s and retains many of the features of a period property while still providing travellers with the comforts required by modern living. The local area had a lot of tourist attractions such as caves, chateaux and beautiful towns to keep us busy during the day and the Sky TV channels, books and videos took care of the evenings quite nicely. The local Plan D'eau was absolutely gorgeous for a swim and was not too busy even on the hottest day of the week.

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Amenities
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Double Beds:(3)
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Private Yard
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
Additional amenities & feature info
With Oak beams, exposed stonework, flagstone floors and antique furniture, the house retains its original 1868 character, but your comfort is assured as the property has been modernised to 21st Century standards.
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
Please treat the house as you would your own home.
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Per week
Default 7 nights
$2,430
£1,800
Aug 4, 2018 -
Sep 1, 2018
summer
7 nights
$2,430
£1,800
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
£200 returnable security deposit
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About the neighborhood
Thiviers is the Fois Gras centre of France and nearby is Sorges the centre of truffles. The Roman city of Perigueux is less than 30 minutes away. In addition to it beautiful buildings it has large supermarkets and a golf course.This is Richard Coeur de Lion countryside and he died besieging the Castle in Chalus only 15 minutes awayMontbrun, Jumhilac le Grand, Hautfort, Castellnaud and Puyguillam are among the many Chateaux within easy reach.There is a swimming and boating lake (Plan D;eau) ten minutes away which has a sandy beach and free entry and an outdoor swimming pool and tennis courts in Thiviers.<BR><BR>There is an assault course in the local forest called Acrobois.<BR><BR>Brantome provides beautiful religious architecture and is known as the Venice of the Do... more
Getting around
You need a car
Access
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Limoges: 37.3 mi
Fly to Limoges airport in the North, about 55 mins drive time.Fly to Bergerac airport in the South, about 75 mins drive time.Fly to Bordeaux airport in the West, about 130 mins drive time.Take your own car and drive.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 3.1 mi.
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