Maison des Cordeliers Details

A rare find! Charming detached house with garden, parking and private pool

This is your perfect Sarlat town centre home, set in a large private garden yet only a 2 minute easy level stroll to the shops, restaurants & food markets in Medieval Sarlat. In fact all the attractions of Sarlat are within a 10 minute walk of your home including -

. A twice weekly Farmers Market which starts only 100 meters/yards from the house.

. Additional Weekly Organic Produce Market.

. Daily Artisan Food Market.

. Boulangeries, Fishmonger, Grocery stores, Cheese Deli, Butchers, Delicatessen, Wine shops, 100+ Restaurants, Cafes, Artisan chocolate shops, gifts, antiques and art galleries, along with the necessary pharmacies, hairdressers, an English speaking medical centre & tourist office.

. Inhabited since Gallo Roman times, within a 10 minute stroll you can visit the -

. Medieval town centre with its 65 monuments & protected buildings .

. 12th century Cathedral of Saint-Sacerdos

. 12th century Gothic & 14th -16th century Renaissance architecture

. English speaking guided walking tours of Sarlat & various daily tours of the caves & Chateaux by mini bus.

Sarlat is a small town of exceptional beauty with it's narrow winding streets, stone roofs & Benedictine Abbey; you will be mesmerised by over 1000 years of art & architecture at every turn.

From this Sarlat holiday home with its all day long sunny south facing terrace & 9x4mtr secluded private pool which is surrounded by a tranquil mature garden, you really can stroll to the gourmet restaurants in Sarlat without a hill climb in sight! Visit the colourful Farmers Market & food hall, or indulge in French Cafe Culture & watch the world pass you by. Sarlat has many free attractions & shows all year around, but especially during the summer months when the streets of Sarlat are full of street performers, acrobats, musicians, clowns & artists. There is the open air summer street theatre and even a lovely festive Christmas market complete with an outdoor ice rink and Santas Grotto in the town centre. Art exhibitions, Truffle Markets, Foie Gras Festivals, Gourmet Food Festivals........ Whatever time of the year you visit there is sure to be something happening in Sarlat!

HOUSE DESCRIPTION : A beautiful honey coloured stone house offering three ensuite bedrooms & a covered terrace for dining al fresco which overlooks the south facing 9x4m private pool with shallow & deep ends with an electronic security cover for peace of mind when not in use. The pool has easy access walk in stairs & a solar shower. The mature gardens screen the house, pool & sun terrace perfectly for total privacy in the centre of town.

Full size kitchen including a dishwasher, oven, gas hob, microwave, coffee machine, kettle, fridge freezer & washing machine. Off the kitchen is a handy cloakroom.
The living & dining room has exposed stone walls & beams, a dining table for six, a stone fireplace with a log burner for those romantic evenings in front of the fire, British Satellite TV with Freeview TV & radio channels plus a DVD player, two comfortable sofas & an armchair.
The ground level Master bedroom has a comfortable King bed with two bedside cabinets, an antique wardrobe, an en suite shower room including shower with glass screen, wash basin and toilet.
The twin bedroom which is located off the kitchen, has an en suite with a shower & a wash basin, the toilet for this bedroom is off the kitchen & is 4 meters from the bedroom door. This sunny south facing room over looks the garden & has an antique wardrobe & two bedside cabinets.
For your privacy, the bedrooms are not adjacent to one another, so this is the perfect house for a peaceful sleep ;)
Both of the ground level bedrooms would be suitable for someone of limited mobility who use sticks in the house.

Accessed via a wooden staircase from the living room, the sun-drenched Master Bedroom has beautiful views overlooks the pool & garden. This is a large room and has a comfortable 5ft King bed, fitted wardrobe, two bedside cabinets & an ensuite shower room with a glass screen shower, wash basin and toilet.

The walled garden, which is complete with palm trees, surrounds the pool & south facing sun terrace where you will find ample sun loungers. There is secure off road parking for several cars at the house.

LOCAL ACTIVITIES: Lazily drifting down the Dordogne river in a canoe, passing Chateaux, Bastides & medieval villages as you go is a not to be missed treat. Take your own picnic & stop off at one of the many beaches along the river, or pull in for a gourmet meal at one of the many riverside restaurants. For those of you feeling a bit more energetic, you can join a bike tour & see the leafy lanes & valleys. There is Hot air ballooning & micro-lighting flights which can be organised locally for the more adventurous amongst you. There are Tree Adventure Parks near by, which are great places to go with a group of kids & adults alike. There are also the prehistoric cave paintings, including Lascaux & Font de Gaume at les Eyzies for you to visit. Sarlat itself offers many free attractions, especially during the summer, including open air street theatre, acrobats, musicians, art exhibitions & concerts. The fabulous towns & villages of Beynac, Domme & Rocamadour are also not to be missed, as are the delights of the Dordogne Valley & it's many Chateaux.