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Dovecote Cottage

Dovecote courtyard side
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Rental Home -
2 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 4
Excideuil, Dordogne, Nouvelle-Aquitaine
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.
Listing #HL249444
About the Owner
Richard C
Languages spoken:English, Italian, French
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:February 2008
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Reviewed December 6, 2017

Thank you Richard and Luisa for sharing Tabary with us. I came to spend a couple of months deciding whether to move to France...two months later I had found my dream house to buy, learnt a lot more French, adopted a Labrador and, more than...More

Thank Claire C
Richard C, VR Owner at Dovecote Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded December 7, 2017

Thank you Claire for your kind review. We loved having you as a neighbour and are delighted that you will still be close by. Your Labradog was also a great hit at Tabary! See you soon!

Reviewed July 12, 2017 via mobile

We stayed for a week in the dovecote cottage and absolutely fell in love with it, we were so sad to leave that before we did we booked in for a longer stay next year! The dovecote has been beautifully renovated, keeping many of the...More

Thank Camilla P
Richard C, VR Owner at Dovecote Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded July 14, 2017

Thanks for a very kind review - and you were absolutely heavenly guests! We are really looking forward to your next visit to Tabary.

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Reviewed July 11, 2017

Just the perfect spot for staying in the Dordogne. Dovecote cottage is beautiful. One of a stunning group of buildings set around an open courtyard and surrounded by beautiful gardens. It has absolutely everything anyone could need for their stay both inside and out. Richard...More

Thank harleyBangor
Richard C, VR Owner at Dovecote Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded July 11, 2017

Many thanks for your very kind review. It will be hard to keep this standard up, but we shall try our hardest!

  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Dishwasher
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Game Room
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Microwave
  • Patio
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Private Yard
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Shared Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
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.
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
Please ask in advance if your pet is allowed. We accept most pets but there are exceptions. Sorry no cats allowed.
Smokers are welcome but please smoke outside only.
    1 Shower
    2 Twins
    1 Queen
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  • Damage Deposit: $457 / stay - Deposit
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Electriciy, Bed linen and towels included.
- Payment in Euros
- Pets (if accepted) are charged at 40€ each per stay.
- Maximum capacity Dovecote 4.
- LONG TERM RENTS - Farmhouse rates from 895€ per month, Gatehouse from 790€/m, Dovecote from 670€/m.
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About the neighborhood
The Farmhouse and Cottage at Tabary are ideally placed for exploring the Perigord region. Nearby Excideuil is a market town with a host of 17th century buildings and X1th century fortress Château . Romanesque churches to see, Lake with beach, boats and wake-boarding 15 minutes, Newly discovered caves with fantastic stalactites just over the hill! NEW 9 hole Golf course just 4km.

Perigueux hosts summer music evenings and festival of mime. The huge Cathedral dominates the skyline with its towers and domes. Outstanding network of cross-country tracks offering wonderful walking, riding and cycling in unspoilt countryside, and you can walk or ride along the ancient pilgrim paths to Santiago de Compostela in Spain.
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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