Something for everyone in the stunning Dordogne!
They say that, when it comes to property, only three things are important - location, location and location. And so it is with Les Roches - a stunning spot, within the perfect village, in a lovely part of the world.
A stunning spot...
Les Roches is built on the site of an old quarry - the main house occupies an elevated position that enjoys a commanding view over a secluded little valley, whilst the 'dungeon' and pool areas are nestled into what was the blasted rock face - tranquil, private and full of character. The property lies on the edge of the village, off a lane that leads to the neighbouring village of Razac d'Eymet - this lane also forms the official 'boucle' (walking circuit) with the neighbouring villages of Razac and Serres & Montguyard. Whilst the valley occupies the south and west elevations (with poplar plantation, disused meadow and stream), our paddock and tractor barn border the gite part of the property to the east, and we live in a converted wine chai (where wine was produced in times gone by) to the north.
Check out our 360 degree panorama to enjoy the view from the gite here.
...in the perfect village...
Fonroque village square (complete with boulangerie and epicerie) is only a five minute walk, dropping into the valley, past the source of 'Le Touron', and up the other side - the church occupies the south corner. The panorama 'Le Touron' covers the majority of the route.
With a population of some 300 only, Fonroque is a small, friendly community that never-the-less offers excellent facilities - a superb boulangerie (bakers), an epicerie (convenience store) and a bar / snack restaurant.
...in a lovely part of the world
Green rolling countryside, old stone farmhouses and barns, fields of sunflowers, vineyards, streams, grand chateaux, castles in ruins, bastide towns of cobbled streets with fountains, little squares, cafes, the archetypal French farmer complete with beret, derelict old pigeonnieres. The list is endless - you'll just have to come to experience it all for yourselves!!
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Location, location, location!
Les Roches offers the best in French rural tranquility and beauty, whilst being readily accessible to the extensive delights of the Dordogne
Gite Les Roches:
'Master Bedroom' (double +, ensuite with roll-top bath)
'Blue Bedroom' (double +, ensuite with shower)
'Eaves Bedroom' (twin +, ensuite with shower/sit tub)
'Hayloft' (twin / double, ensuite with shower / sit tub)
Living / Dining Room
Roof Terrace, seating for 10+
'Petit Roc' Apartment:
Open plan (double +day bed) with kitchenette
Ensuite with shower
Private terrace, seating for 4
Heated saltwater swimming pool
Sauna, shower & changing facilities
Summer Kitchen (& fridge!)
English owners Arthur & Tina Seymour. Gite Les Roches 24500 Fonroque Nr Eymet Dordogne France Europe
tel: +44 (1892) 619 065 firstname.lastname@example.org
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