• La Châtaigne

    Quality, Comfort, Ambience, Tradition

  • La Noix

    A magical, peaceful place

  • La Noisette

    You will love this cosy cottage

  • Le Jardin

    Deep in the Perigord Limousin Nature Park

Quality gîte holidays in the Dordogne region of France. Three restored gites with huge child-friendly garden and heated fenced pool. Set in a peaceful hamlet in the Perigord Limousin Nature Park.

20% discount for couples in Low and Mid Season. Flexible changeover days. Short breaks.

5% discount for  direct bookings


Testimonials

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  • We have had a wonderful, relaxing week in a beautiful and quiet gite. Pat and Gill are excellent wonderful hosts and are a mine of information about the area.

    Guest stayed in La Noisette

    What a fantastic week. The gite is spacious and comfortable and the pool is a dream on hot days.

    Guest stayed in La Chataigne

  • This is an absolutely beautiful house with exceptional attention to detail that makes a holiday a pleasure. Everything is tastefully done and the gite, pool and facilities are outstanding. For the last three years we have booked the next holiday on the first day of our holiday unable to resist the lure of this magical place and lovely part of the country. Pat and Gill are warm hosts without being intrusive and have organised some superb activities. They go out of their way to be helpful and provide lists of local markets and events so you benefit from their local knowledge. Couldn’t rate it more highly!

    Guest stayed in La Noisette

    Gill & Pat are excellent hosts, they welcome you,make sure you are familiar with all aspects of the property and amenities on site and in the area,then leave you to get on and enjoy your stay, always being there should you require assistance. The property is equipped to a very high standard, and tastefully decorated and furnished. There is so much to do in the area details of which are carefully presented in a file. We have visited on a number of occasions and will certainly be returning.

    Guest stayed in La Noisette

  • We cannot rate La Noix highly enough. We have stayed in a number of properties and can honestly say that, within this budget range, La Noix has been the best. First impressions of a property are so important for setting the tone of the holiday and we felt La Noix was fresh, clean and had everything we needed (including reliable wifi!). We really felt as though Gill and Pat had thought about the sort of holiday experience we would want as opposed to just doing what was necessary to run the business; fresh cotton bed linen, nice towels and good quality poolside and outdoor furniture. The pool and the grounds are great and we made good use of them. There is enough space for privacy or to get to know the neighbours. Would love to go back one day.

    Guest stayed in La Noix

    What a wrench to leave such a beautiful place. Had such a wonderful time – Gill and Pat have to be the best hosts ever! A bientot!

    Guest stayed in La Noix

  • The cottage is very comfortable and the garden is designed for taking things easily.

    Guest stayed in La Noix

    We have had a lovely family holiday here at Les Arbres. We have been in many gites over the years and this one is up there with the best. Thank you for creating a lovely home from home.

    Guest stayed in La Noix

  • There are too few superlatives to describe what a great holiday we had. We travelled with our children, their partners and our two young grandchildren and stayed in La Noisette and an adjoining gite – La Chataigne. The gites were delightful and very well furnished. The owners, Pat and Gill, live opposite and were always on hand to help and were wonderful hosts – nothing was too much trouble for them. Our grandchildren loved the play equipment in the gardens and the swimming pool. There are lots of places to visit in the vicinity including Piegut market on Wednesday mornings, which is a must. We are already planning to return next year.

    Guest stayed in La Noisette

    La Noix is the ideal bolt hole for anyone who wants to get away from it all. This little gite is charming with a wood burning stove that staves off the chilly evenings (even in June 2013 when Europe had a particularly cold spell). The secure garden is ideal for young kids with its heated pool, swing, camp fire and boules to pass away summer evenings after dining alfresco on your own terrace with outdoor BBQ. Magical! Gill and Pat are wonderful hosts and have great suggestions on local sights and restaurants. Bikes are available to explore the surrounding area on the very safe and quiet back roads.

    Guest stayed in La Noix

  • Lovely gite, warm and friendly welcome, lived up to expectations.

    Guest stayed in La Noisette

    Very spacious accommodation full of oak beams and granite. We were three generations staying in two of Gill & Pat’s gites with inter-connecting doors. The kitchen/diner table was big enough for 9 to sit at with a bit of help from the side board. The gardens are lovely and full of entertainment for the children, the pool being favourite and as we all know, if the children are happy everyone is happy. Thank you Gill & Pat for being so helpful we had a great time.

    Guest stayed in La Chataigne

  • Les Arbres is the most excellent accommodation we have ever had for a holiday. The Gite has everything anyone would need to ensure the perfect getaway. Gill and Pat are brilliant hosts and any one staying in their accommodation would be well catered for.

    Guest stayed in La Chataigne

    Fantastic cottage. Haven’t seen any TV as spent the evenings listening to wildlife and watching Mr Frog and Mr Toad. Have seen deer, lizards, woodpecker, squirrels, buzzards and heard lots of owls. Fantastic spot, great places to go on the bikes and lots of great food.

    Guest stayed in La Noix

  • Lovely gite, very relaxing, did lots of cycling, beautiful countryside. Had a great week, loved the pool and massive garden.

    Guest stayed in La Noix

    What a wonderful stay; the perfect location to get away from it all and enjoy the simple things in life. The gites are very clean, comfortable and tastefully furnished with WIFI to stay connected. The kitchens are well equipped and stone BBQs on the patio area offer an easy way to cook some of the delicious local produce from the markets while enjoying a glass on wine in the evening. There is plenty to do without even getting into the car including the pool and the rest of the garden which is set up with a variety of games and activities for all ages. The bikes are perfect too with a variety of sizes to explore the beauty of the local countryside. Gill and Pat seem to have got the balance just right – friendly and accessible (being just across the lane) but give you lots of space! We will definitely be back!

    Guest stayed in La Noisette

  • Thank you for a wonderful holiday. You really have thought of everything. It really does feel like home.

    Guest stayed in La Chataigne

    We had a lovely stay at La Chataigne. The accommodation is very attractive, comfortable and spacious. The sofa is great for sitting and reading – not that common in rentals! And the beds are equally comfortable. The patio is also a great place to sit and read or have a glass of wine. Our hosts were delightful and helpful, even down to doing a little food shopping for us so we had something for supper on our first night. They were attentive without us feeling they were watching us all the time!

    Guest stayed in La Chataigne

  • We had a great week at this property. The owners Gill and Pat are very welcoming and have mastered the difficult balance of being attentive but not at all intrusive. The atmosphere is really relaxed. This is a great property with everything you need for young kids. The highlight is the outside space which is really superb for relaxing in and there is loads for young kids to do (ours are 4 and 1 years old). The pool is perfect. We found we hardly needed to leave the property at all, other than to replenish the wine stocks!

    Guest stayed in La Noix

    We have had an excellent time here. The house has so much going for it – stacks of room, all the necessary amenities / resources and a fantastic setting in the secluded garden and swimming pool. All our family felt “at home” here.

    Guest stayed in La Chataigne