Holiday Cottage near Payzac, Dordogne, South West France (Sleeps 4 persons)
This beautiful detached cottage ‘Las Chaumas’ is set in over 4 acres situated in an area of outstanding natural beauty. Enjoy your morning coffee on the balcony overlooking the garden, listening to the natural stream as it flows down into the river Auvezere . Eat alfresco in the evenings on the patio/barbecue area or cool off in the 3mtr diameter plunge pool. The cottage is fully equipped, including wi-fi internet and an i-pod docking station.
Fishing & Outdoor Activities
Just a short amble down the bottom of the land you can access the River Auvezere. The River is very popular with local fishermen where you can catch Trout, Roach & Bream. There are also private Carp lakes nearby.
There are many other activities in the area including : horse riding, canoeing, cycling, walking and tele-ski and a number of golf courses - most within an hours drive. The famous towns of Sarlat, Domme, Rocamadour and Beynac and the prehistoric caves at Lascaux are only just over an hours drive from the cottage.
The famous town of Pompadour with its magnificent chateau, is a 15minute drive and is also home to the national centre for horses including a national stud, show jumping, dressage and horse racing as well as a superb race track.
Within easy walking distance is the pretty village of Payzac with all its amenities : shops, supermarkets, restaurants, bank and 3 cafes. There are numerous restaurants in the area.
The International airport at Limoges is only 39 km away with cheap flights operating from East Midlands, Liverpool and London Stansted airports with Ryanair.com