Our 17th century farm house is located in the south west of France, in the foothills of the central massif mountain range at 1800 feet.The house is in the hamlet of Paillargues, an active farming community of 6 farms. Our nearest Village is Teyssieu, an 18 minute walk. The house is 4.5 hours by train from Paris , below Limoge and above Toulouse. Stop at Brive and rent a car , then 1 hour drive too the house.
We are close to many historical sites, Rocadmador, Peche Mele original cave paintings, Gouffre de Padirac, Chateau Castelnaux plus some of Frances most beautiful villages. The house is completely restored with all the convinces of modern life, yet still has all the charm of another era. My rate is 65euro per night per room includes american style breakfast plus kitchen use for dinner. If desired dinner can be provided for18E-24E.
There are 3 levels. Next is the master bath with the bedroom above it. This elegant bathroom has a shower and a huge claw foot soaking tub, plus toilet closet and sink.
The first floor is the great room, kitchen and master bedroom plus half bath. The great room has sofa and easy chairs facing the 5' high by 8' long fire place, In the corner is the dining table (seats 8-to 10). The kitchen can be used for a fee of 15 euros per day only to cook simple meals. This will include use of spices ,sugar,flour. If used everything must be cleaned and put away at the end of the meal. The kitchen is furnished with every tool a cook could want. The stove is a gastronomic piano, with 2 ovens and 5 burners. A farm table is the island with a small copper sink . A large farm sink is next to the dishwasher. Two under the counter refrigerators are tucked under the stone counters.
There is a half bath on this floor. The last room is the master bed room with a double bed. The master bath is reached by a stair case ,going down. Our house has a total of 4 bedrooms and 3.5 bathrooms, totaling about 2,200 sq. ft.These are the rooms rented first. Upstairs there are 3 bed rooms and 2 bathrooms . The first bedroom has a double bed and can have a roll-a-way added for 10.00 euros per night, then it will sleep 3. The bath room is connected to the bed room: All the bed rooms have down beds with high quality cotton linens. The middle bedroom has 2 twins beds. .All rooms have velum windows. The last bed room has a queen and a small twin bed. There is also a sink and mirror in this room.
All guests will be provided bathrobes and slippers. Upstairs is a no shoes ,no dog zone. Our bath rooms are complete with large cotton towels and French bath products The Dordogone river is 20 minutes away for kayaking or swimming. There is hiking to a swimming hole just out the front door. Fairs are held weekly for produce and regional food. Our area is know for these specialties, veal, fois gras, duck, walnuts, and goat cheese. Our regional wine grape is the inky black malbec of Cahor. Weekend antique fairs are held often in the summer. This is the region the French people visit for vacation, deeply in France where life is a step back in time.
The house has wireless internet and free calls to the USA. The property has the barn(now an ceramic art studio) Classes for working in clay or cooking can be planned ahead, price determined by how many people. Property also has original well, and a small stone house with a a wood fired bread oven. We always have hens for fresh eggs a seasonl vegetable garden. Our most recent addition is a stone terrace with outdoor dining and lounge chairs.I hope to give my geusts a comfortable, relaxed stay.