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Cosy cottage all to yourselves: 700m walk to village, beautiful views, gardens

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Cottage -
1 Bedroom , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 2
Monpazier, Dordogne, Nouvelle-Aquitaine
Why squeeze yourselves into one cramped room when you can have an entire peaceful cottage to yourselves at Les Cerisiers, with all the amenities of a wonderful village right on your doorstep. Les Cerisiers is a pretty stone cottage set on a quiet country lane, an easy 700 metres stroll from stunning Monpazier, an iconic Dordogne village, 'One of the Most Beautiful Villages of France'.

Explore nearby historic Chateaux: Beynac, Monbazillac, Biron, Milandes, Castelnaud, Fenelon & Puymartin. Minutes to other picturesque classified villages like La Roque Gageac, Domme, Sarlat, Belves, Limeuil, Monflanquin. Amazing caves like Font de Gaume or Lascaux II, Grottes de Proumeyssac & Maxange or glorious gardens like Marqueyssac & Eyrignac. Dive into the bustling weekly village markets, or relax under a shady tree in the orc...
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Listing #HL177318
About the Owner
Rosemary V
Languages spoken:English, French
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:April 2011
Interaction with guests
Our Property Managers are located closeby, and are extremely responsive for any medical or household equipment emergencies. There is also a Welcome Book ready for your arrival, packed with info about the cottage and the area. This is an independent holiday house, so we do like to leave you in peace, unless there's an emergency of course!
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We found the Cottage a perfect hideaway for a fortnight's break, the location is wonderful in a Country setting a five minute walk from the beautiful Bastide Town of Monpazier. The surrounding Countryside is great for Country walks providing fantastic scenery. After a days exploring...More

Thank tyoungauct
Management response:Responded 4 weeks ago

Thanks so much, Teresa & Steve, for such a lovely review! And to make it a perfect stay, I would say you were the perfect guests! I am so glad you enjoyed such a relaxing stay - even in the midst of that amazing heatwave...More

Reviewed June 29, 2017 via mobile

Rosemary was very friendly and helpful and sent us excellent information in advance of our trip. On arrival, the cottage was perfect, spotlessly clean. Everything you could have needed was provided. The setting is truly magical. We were lucky to have the whole garden to...More

Thank HarrytheWestie
Management response:Responded June 29, 2017

Thank you Nicola for such a lovely review - it was truly a pleasure to host you. And I know our Housekeeper appreciated the pristine state your left the cottage in on your departure. I am really pleased you enjoyed your stay so much, and...More

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Reviewed June 17, 2017

This gorgeous cottage is a perfect base for exploring Monpazier and its environs. Les Cerisiers had everything we needed: a well-equipped kitchen; large fridge/freezer, lovely comfortable bed; scented flowers outside on the patio for an evening drink. My teenage daughter and I were especially lucky...More

Thank Susan W
Management response:Responded June 18, 2017

Hello Susan - it was an absolute pleasure to host you and Mae for your week in Monpazier. And I am so glad everything went so smoothly for you - including that lovely warm weather! We'd be very pleased to welcome you and your family...More

  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (2)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Porch
  • Private Yard
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared Yard
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
Additional amenities & feature info
The kitchen is fully equipped to create any feast, with an electric oven and vitro-ceramic cooktop, and dishwasher. The living areas are spaciously proportioned, with a dining/living area downstairs and an airy queensize bedroom upstairs on the mezzanine floor. A separate bathroom is downstairs. Dine outdoors on the terrace and enjoy the views of Monpazier and the gardens. Recent renovations have created a stylish, yet authentic, country cottage offering all modern amenities. A folding cot & portable bath and high chair are available for couples with a very young baby. For cyclists, bike hire can be arranged through a local service which delivers to your door. Please note: no smoking and no pets in this property.
House rules
    Not kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 5:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
Changeover day in peak periods is strictly Saturday, unless otherwise agreed with owner. Cleaning fee and linen service are additional to rental fee. For babies under 12 mths...
    1 Full bath
    1 Queen
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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.

Please contact the manager for complete rate information.
  • Damage Deposit: $235 / stay - Deposit
  • Cleaning fee, linen, laundry service: $112 / stay - Fee
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Bookings are weekly Sat/Sat in summer months.
Four-night minibreaks & midweek checkins/checkouts accepted in quieter months.
Non-smoking, no pets, sorry.
Final cleaning & linen fee for every booking: 95 euros
Full set of house linen and laundry service included in every booking
Heating & firewood included from October - end May (extra heating/firewood fee applies outside this period if requested).
Babies under 12mths: portacot, baby bath & highchair available on request (20 euros fee for setup, or BYO)
Terms: 25% non-refundable deposit payable on booking confirmation.Balance due no later than six weeks prior to arrival.
Booking fee payable in full if confirmed within six weeks of arrival.
Refundable security/damage deposit also required 200 euros (returned within 14 days of stay).
Please see reviews here on Tripadvisor for Les Cerisiers and the big Villa Ste Therese, or check out our own site
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About the neighborhood
There's so much to see and do in this pocket of the Dordogne. Here's a sample of activities within less than an hour's drive:
Chateau Monbazillac (20km west); Chateau du Puymartin (30km north); Chateau Biron (6km south); Chateau des Milandes (20km north); Chateaux at Castelnaud, Beynac, Bonaguil, du Losse
Hanging Gardens of Marquessac or Gardens of Eyrignac (both 30 & 45 mins drive north)
Amazing underground Caves: Font de Gaume (45km northeast); Grottes de Maxange (15km northwest); Gouffre de Proumeyssac (25km north);
Horseriding near Villereal (12km south) or Issigeac (20km west)
Canoeing, river beach & boat cruises on the Dordogne: Limeuil, La Roque Gageac

Monpazier itself has many fetes & festivals throughout the year, eg:
May: annual flower festival
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Bergerac: 21.7 mi
Railway: Bergerac: 24.2 mi
Ferry: Bordeaux: 74.6 mi

• Our closest airport, Bergerac Airport is about 40 minutes drive to the north west. Direct flights are available to/ from London Stansted, Gatwick and many regional UK destinations, as well as Edinburgh, Paris, Brussels & Rotterdam.
• Bordeaux Airport is about 2 hours drive west. Many international flights land here, as well as regional French destinations eg Dijon, Lyon, Lille, Paris & Strasbourg.
• Toulouse Airport is about 2 hours drive south east and also serves many regional flights and a range of international flights.

All three airports provide several major hire car depots to choose from.


• Bergerac TER Train Station is the closest: About 45 minutes drive north west of Monpazier, this line takes you west to Libourne or Bordeaux for a connection t...
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Water Park Nearby, Nearest Beach: 74.6 mi.
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