Les Charmes de Carlucet

Dordogne, France
Self-catering


A superb golden-stone house for large groups just 15 minutes from Sarlat and the Lascaux caves. Visit markets, bask by the vast pool

Bedroom

6 bedrooms

Sleeps

Sleeps 12

The
Experience

In rural Dordogne, home to humanity for millennia, make this elegant old manor yours for a week or more; bring friends and family, it has bags of space in its contemporary/period rooms. The manicured garden and the pool are huge, too. Cradled by an unostentatiously smart interior in calm colours and pleasing textures, settle down peacefully by the wood-burner in the big sitting room (the gigantic TV has its own corner and sofas) or in the garden. Dine in style in the colonnaded dining room, all white and wood, mirrors and glass, on dishes you’ve prepared in the amazingly well-equipped stainless steel kitchen – or take a 5-minute stroll to a great restaurant, The Black Duck. Upstairs bedrooms have blissfully comfortable new bedding, fine bathrooms, canvasses from Kerry’s photographs of Monet’s garden – they used to live near Giverny – and original paintings of this area. The biggest and best room even has its own terrace. Kerry and Thomas will lay on a light supper for your arrival and the next day’s breakfast. A dynamic, cosmopolitan couple, they live on site and are always willing to help and advise.

Essentials

  • Hot tub
  • WiFi
  • Swimming pool
  • Mobile reception
  • Oven
  • Open fire / woodburner
  • Hob
  • Parking on premises
  • Barbecue
  • Free parking nearby
  • Meals available
  • Paid parking nearby
  • Breakfast available
  • Accessible by public transport
  • Central heating
  • Wheelchair access
  • Limited mobility
  • Air conditioning
  • Washing machine
  • Garden
  • Television
  • Tennis court
  • Pets welcome

Family friendly

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

Nearby

  • Pub within 3 miles
  • Restaurant within 3 miles
  • Shop within 3 miles

Activities

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

Information
& pricing

Booking information

Check in
4pm-7pm
Check out
10am
Booking restrictions
Minimum stay: 3 nights; 7 nights in high season. Short breaks available.
Closed
Rarely.
No smoking
Smoking not permitted anywhere in the property.
Meals
Restaurants 10-minute walk.

Pricing

Nightly price
from €428
Weekly price
from €2995
Damage deposit
€€500
Surcharges
Extra bed/sofabed available €25 per person per week.
1 House for 12
From €4286 bedrooms

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Location

The neighbourhood

Local points of interest from Kerry Flaherty-Rask

  • Sarlat: Medieval city, splendid architecture, full of surprises, beautiful daytime & at night! Market Wednesday and Saturdays. Beynac, stunning, picture village, French during the 100 year war. It's where the film "Chocolate" with Juliet Binoche was made.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.