Beaux Rêves

Saint Crépin Carlucet, Dordogne

Bask in a beautiful farmhouse for 7 in the heart of Périgord Noir, Dordogne - views, garden, private pool... 12km from Sarlat-la-Canéda


4 beds


3 bedrooms


Sleeps 7

Children welcome
Babies welcome

The Experience

The Périgord is as lush and welcoming as when prehistoric man made his home here and left us his stunning cave paintings. Settle into this generous 18th-century farm building and its pigeonnier, rebuilt from ruins and made into a family house, all curvy roof, golden stone, space and simplicity. The ground floor is one vast living room, with tawny floor, local stone walls and a wood-burning stove at its heart. Lounging on the big brown leather sofa, enjoy the dazzling view of the 11th-century church of Carlucet, strikingly floodlit at night. Up a couple of steps is the kitchen, arresting in its faultless white-floored simplicity and superbly equipped. Upstairs in three big rooms where beds are being fitted with the latest soft/firm mattresses, rugs jolly up the laminated flooring and the views over the village are spectacular. Bathrooms are good and clean and white and blue. Kerry, her Swedish husband and young daughter love caring for guests and welcome you with a hamper of goodies for a light supper and next day’s breakfast. You have the gardens to explore, your own private fenced pool, good restaurants and a small pub a stroll away.


  • Swimming pool
  • Hot tub
  • Garden
  • Open fire / woodburner
  • Breakfast included
  • Breakfast available
  • Meals available
  • Vegetarian meals
  • Oven
  • Parking on premises
  • Free parking nearby
  • Accessible by public transport
  • WiFi
  • Television
  • Central heating
  • Limited mobility
  • Wheelchair access
  • Mobile reception
  • Hob
  • Barbecue
  • Paid parking nearby
  • Air conditioning
  • Relaxation areas
  • Washing machine
  • Tennis court
  • Microwave oven
  • No smoking
  • Credit cards
  • Working farm
  • Owner has pets
  • Electricity included
  • Dishwasher
  • Pets welcome

Family friendly

  • Baby monitor
  • Books and toys
  • Children welcome
  • Babies welcome
  • Stair gates
  • High chair
  • Cot available


  • Pub/bar within 3 miles
  • Restaurant within 3 miles
  • Shop within 3 miles


  • Bikes available
  • Food courses
  • Kayaking
  • Other courses
  • Sailing
  • Surfing
  • Wild swimming

& pricing

Booking information

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Booking restrictions
Minimum stay: 3 nights, 7 nights in high season. Short breaks available.
No smoking
Smoking not permitted anywhere in the property.
Restaurants 10-minute walk.


Nightly price
from €185
Weekly price
from €1295
1 House for 7
From €1854 beds3 bedrooms


We spent a week in late August as guests at Beaux Reves as a family of four. The house was immaculate with the heated pool a wonderful treat at the end of a hot day. The area is bursting with things to see and do - we'd recommend Lascaux caves and the Bike Bus in Castlenaud in particular - and Kerry gave us lots of advice on how to make the best of our time in Carlucet including helping us print tickets/ reserve places. The local bar/ restaurant is a very short walk away with wonderful food and views. Would wholeheartedly recommend for a family holiday.

Clare, Ashford

What a fantastic place to stay! We have never (despite endless searching) stayed in such a beautiful, clean, well resourced house which was so easy to live in and had everything we needed - and more! The privacy of the house, patio and pool area was just what we wanted, yet Kerry and Tomas were on hand if we had any questions. Quiet and peaceful, yet within walking distance of a bar/restaurant, great food, sightseeing and activity recommendations from the owners, beautiful countryside, stunning towns, a fabulous welcome pack....we could not have asked for more. We look forward to returning!

Alison, Maidstone, kent, uk

les charmes is a very nice self-contained holiday let, where you find everything you need to cook, relax or just be. it's situated outside a small village on the countryside, in a glorious setting, can't be described has to be seen! the place are run by an excellent couple, who lives nearby and are a dwell of information and suggestions.

Leif, Skäret

We had a fantastic holiday at Les Charmes. We stayed for a week in the private villa Beaux Reves and it was absolutely perfect for our family holiday. The accommodation itself is superb with all the bedrooms having air conditioning and everything in fantastic condition. What made it even better was the little things that make life so much easier for a family with two young children (ours were 3 and almost 1 at the time). These include, a separate laundry, highchair and travel cot for the baby, a kitchen that has everything you could need, DVDs, pool toys etc We'd love to visit again

Peter, Melbourne

We can't rate this property high enough, fabulous holiday. The website photos are true reflection of The property which is stunning inside and out. A beautiful well equipped villa, excellent pool, private gardens. Kerry and Tomas were wonderful, very helpful and accomodating, even taking time to offer advice on nearby attractions which we had a lot of fun visting. It was lovely to return to to beux reeves after a day sightseeing, we can't wait to return really didn't want to leave. Thank you both for an amazing holiday.

John, Scotland

We had an absolutely wonderful stay at Beaux Rêves! The house is plenty big enough for two families, and had everything we needed for a week-long holiday. Kerry and Tomas were such great hosts and gave us lots of top tips on things to do in the area. We went bike-riding and even took part in a Hallowe'en dress-up event with our kids in a nearby village. We will definitely be returning to Kerry and Tomas's place. We have already booked for next year!!

Nicola, Manchester

This lovely Gite does everything right!. The room we were in was large with high quality bedding and linen, and the kitchen had everything we needed. In a self catering Gite how wonderful to have basics provided so we did not have to go out to shop straight away. We thoroughly enjoyed our time outside by the large pool, where we sat out in very comfortable chairs every chance we could. It is located in such a prime area that we could easily make day trips, and canoeing on the Dordogne was the highlight, along with a visit to Sarlat and Berge

Sue, London

We loved our stay at the Beaux Reves. We had the perfect holiday balance of relaxation with the house's tranquil surroundings and swimming pool and activity with our two sons, ages 10 and 11. We had a fun afternoon canoeing and enjoyed the stunning scenery. We'd also taken our bikes so were delighted to find bike trails on the doorstep. Also on the doorstep, is the excellent Black Duck bistro - to be tried! Kerry & Tomas have thought of everything that guests will need and were always on hand with advice and local knowledge. We'll definitely be back!

Andy, 74400

We had heard that Beaux Reves was a pleasant holiday location but, when we arrived, we were amazed at just how perfect it is. Every room is decorated and furnished to the highest possible standard and the setting, including the private swimming pool is breathtakingly beautiful. This is definitely the sort of holiday accommodation that is bound to draw one back time and again. The hosts, Kerry & Tomas could not be more attentive and they are completely focused on ensuring that you enjoy every moment of your stay.

Terence, Bristol

Having a large family, makes it so difficult to find a rental which can accomodate the 6 of us while maintaining a certain standard that we really look for when on holidays. Kerry and Tomas' property exceeded all our expectations. The house is magical surrounded by a breathtaking landscape. We had such wonderful weather and so the kids were able to enjoy the pool while mom and dad got to lounge about and relax. How serene! The attention to detail is seen throughout. From the beautiful decor to the super comfortable beds we were spoiled. Thank you Kerry and Tomas for Everything! A bientot!

Nathalie, Paris

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The neighbourhood

Local points of interest from Kerry Flaherty-Rask

  • Has been awarded 5 stars by the Dordogne tourist board. Pool is heated in season & all bedrooms have air con. In the heart of the Golden Triangle of the Dordogne valley close to the beautiful medieval bastille town of Sarlat la Canéda &Lascaux Caves
  • Along the spectular valley of the Dordogne, a rich heritage can be found of stunning Chateaux perched above the valley, beautiful gardens and breathtaking towns and villages like Domme, Castlenaud and Beynac and Rogue Gageac, carved into the rocks.
  • The area is fantastic for truly memorable canoeing trips or cruises along the majestic Dordogne valley. There's several places along the valley where canoes can be rented and cruises can be joined. Roque-Gageac,a stunning village is very popular for this.
  • The area is littered with stunning cycling routes suitable for all abilities through stunning scenery. Bike maps are available in the villa. 3 of the best bike routes in the region intersect right outside our front door. We can help with bike rental
  • Also close to the beautiful Lot region, where you find the majestic town of Rocamadour only 35 mins away. Also wonderful Grouffe de Padirac is not to be missed. The most amazing cave in the region. Also the stunning medieval town of Mantel is close by.
  • Along the river Vezere from Montignac, 15 mins away with the world famous cave of Lascaux, to Les Eyzies in the Dordogne valley is just 25 mins away, centre of prehistory in France, you can find over 150 world heritage sites related to prehistoric man.