Cottage Le Capiol - A detached stone village house
Description from the owner
In a quiet back street of a charming village, walking distance to shops, restaurants and river. The spectacular sights of the Dordogne Valley on your doorstep!....
A traditional detached stone built village house, hundreds of years old, renovated to a high standard and retaining many original features, stone walls, oak beams. Cottage Le Capiol is full of character and offers comfortable modern accommodation, with two double bedrooms and two bathrooms.
Lying in a quiet back street of the charming village of Cenac et St Julien, nestling into the hillside at the foot of the medieval bastide of Domme, the property is a short walk to the river Dordogne, restaurants and shops.
Accommodates 2 to 4 persons - Classified 4 stars Department of Tourism.
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Cottage Le Capiol offers comfortable accommodation spread over three floors with the lounge on the first floor enjoying views south over the village. On the ground floor off the hall is a double bedroom with four poster bed, bedside tables, wardrobe and ensuite shower room (jet shower). wash hand basin (hairdryer), heated towel rail. There is a separate wc.
Stairs lead up to the first floor lounge with English TV via satellite and comfortable seating, reading lamp, coffee table, cabinet with selection of books. There is a fitted kitchen with dishwasher, microwave and electric stove cooker, plus fridge freezer. The dining table seats four, the dresser contains glasses, dishes etc. Stairs from the lounge lead up to the third floor twin bedroom in the eaves, bedside cupboard and table, writing desk and wardrobe, with ensuite bathroom (with bath tub), hand wash basin, mirror and towel rail, plus wc.
This delightful original Perigordine cottage has private parking and accessed via stone steps an outside shaded patio with views over the village, table and four chairs, plus small BBQ. Local shops are just around the corner and the supermarket is less than 500 meters away. You have the choice of eating in or eating out and can walk to one of the local inexpensive restaurants or bars. Pop out in the morning to pick up your freshly baked croissants and bread.
For that special gourmet meal you should discover the restaurant Belle Etoile a 5 minute drive away at La Roque Gageac. Here you may enjoy a wonderful meal in lovely surroundings at a very reasonable price. The Perigord is renowned for it's gastronomy and is the best value for money in the whole of France.
Strolling around the village is a joy, with the narrow streets, the weekly market, the tiny village chapel and the speciality shops.The River Dordogne and it's riverside beach and canoeing is also within walking distance of the cottage.
The ancient bastide of Domme rises up behind the village and several footpaths lead you through the picturesque countryside to one of the most beautiful villages in France. A 360 degree panorama gives amazing views over the Valley of the Dordogne. Here you will find many more restaurants and small shops to browse around.
Right on your doorstep are all the spectacular sights of the Dordogne Valley, the Chateaux of Beynac and Castelnaud, the gardens at Marqueyssac and the medieval town of Sarlat.
I do not think it an exaggeration to describe this part of the Dordogne as one of the most beautiful and unique places in France.
Registered with the Comite Departemental du Tourisme de la Dordogne as furnished holiday accommodation - No. 1161 - Meublé de tourisme 4 étoiles ****...Read more
Cottage Le Capiol - A detached stone village house Sarlat-la-Canéda, Aquitaine, France
Additional Location Information
This delightful original Perigordine cottage has private parking and outside shaded patio with views over the village. Local shops are just around the corner and the supermarket is less than 500 meters away. You have the choice of eating in or eating out and can walk to one of the local inexpensive restaurants or bars. Pop out in the morning to pick up your freshly baked croissants and bread.
More About This Location
Nearest airport: Bergerac, 55 miles Nearest train station: Sarlat, 6 miles Car is recommended
Last updated on May 17, 2015
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Left on 08/29/2013 for a stay in August 2013 | M&JReviewed Aug 29, 2013Stayed Aug 2013
This is a beautiful cottage which has been renovated to a very high standard especially the kitchen and living room area. It is set back on what turned out to be a very busy little village probably due to the time of year of our visit. It is perfectly situated to explore the many attractions in the Dordogne area especially the river which is within easy walking distance. We really enjoyed walking down to the local Patisserie every morning to get that delicious french bread!! There were only 2 negatives for us. The cottage is situated on what we thought was a quiet back street but turned out to be a busy rat run through the village. Not too impressed with cars whizzing by as early as 4 am. We live in a very quiet spot back home. We booked this cottage because it had a small patio area but on arrival we found out that this was across the road and was virtually unusable. Having said all this we thoroughly enjoyed our week . We found Paul the owner very accommodating and would definitely recommend this lovely cottage.
The cottage is situated on a little lane that leads up to a few houses and back down to the village centre. It is not possible to drive very fast, 30km limit, large vehicles prohibited, by any stretch of the imagination I would not describe it as 'a rat run'.
The patio is across the lane from the cottage and down stone steps, it has a table and chairs, is secluded and private at a level below the parking. Shaded by an old lime tree it is a nice spot to sit and enjoy a glass of wine, past guests have also made use of the little BBQ.
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Left on 08/23/2013 for a stay in July 2013 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed Aug 23, 2013Stayed Jul 2013
We had a fantastic time at the cottage, the pictures do not do justice to how lovely the cottage was. The village has everything you need and Paul was very helpful. Highly recommended!
Left on 07/15/2012 for a stay in April 2012 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed Jul 15, 2012Stayed Apr 2012
The Cottage was absolutely lovely, well appointed and with great ambience which certainly gave us the feeling of authentically living in France. It was just perfect for us being so close to the local shops in the centre of Cenac while at the same time having a pastoral view (and a great climb to Domme).It was also so central with easy driving to all the major attractions and each day we would return to Cottage Le Capiol via a different route. Thank you Paul for your hospitality and what a wonderful part of France.
Left on 05/26/2012 for a stay in May 2012 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed May 26, 2012Stayed May 2012
We had a wonderful stay at Cottage Capiol with our friends. We really felt at home and the cottage had everything that we needed for our week stay. We really loved the old cottage and the village of Cenac, just a wonderful experience. The whole booking process and information was really good and
Paul was always available for any information we needed. We felt very confident when booking our stay.
We explored the whole area and found so much to see and do. We were there for market day at Cenac, it was great to experience local market.
We enjoyed wondering around Cenac and Domme. The village had everything we needed, we had some lovely dinners, all within walking distance from the cottage.
We have taken away some wonderful memories from our stay at Cottage Capiol.
"Le Capiol is a place I would recommend to others."
Left on 05/01/2012 for a stay in March 2012 | Ian and MichelleReviewed May 1, 2012Stayed Mar 2012
Our stay in Le Capiol was just great. We left Paris, train to Brive ( parking ticket at Brive - don't park at the station )and arrived in Cenac, followed Paul's instructions to the cottage - spot on, and settled in for 4 days. The cottage is a delight, beautifully renovated, and had everything you could imagine to make our stay complete.Paul had all the info needed to find your way around, and Domme / Beynac etc are just great places to visit.
"Lovely cottage with Character in the Beautiful Dordogne"
Left on 06/09/2011 for a stay in May 2011 | PattiReviewed Jun 9, 2011Stayed May 2011
While living in the UK, many of our friends recommended a visit to the Dordogne. It did not disappoint, The area is beautiful with plenty to do. The cottage was very clean and welcoming with lots of character in a lovely, quiet village setting. We were traveling with our 20-something sons and the only drawback was that it did not have Wifi. All other amenities were there along with a nice bottle of wine to help us wind down after a long day of traveling from the us. We took nice walks to Cenac and Domme, saw castles, visited caves kayaked on the river and ate wonderful meals in Sarlat and other lovely towns. Having great sunny weather added to a great experience.
Left on 03/04/2011 for a stay in July 2010 | McKiwisReviewed Mar 4, 2011Stayed Jul 2010
Cenac is a 'living' French village oozing with charm and character in a lush, beautiful part of the Dordogne. The village is ideally situated near a multitude of outstanding natural and historic attractions. Cottage Le Capiol is in the heart of Cenac with good views over the village, walking distance to all amenities, restaurants & shops. The Cottage is delightful; very comfortable, full of character and well equipped. We stayed for 7 months and were very sad to leave. It was a joy to watch the seasons change from the main window. Bikes were our only form of transport during our stay and we had great fun exploring the area - still some to explore. A car helps to expand boundaries of exploration! The owner, Paul is a good communicator, attentive and easily contactable. He addressed all our queries promptly and helped resolve issues relating to our long stay.
If you want a truly authentic, wonderful French experience we would recommend Cenac, its locals and Cottage Le Capiol.
Left on 08/27/2010 for a stay in September 2009 | GrahamReviewed Aug 27, 2010Stayed Sep 2009
Cottage Le Capiol is the perfect place to stay while exlploring the historic and beautiful Dordogne region, but you will need a car as there is little public transport available. Even getting a taxi is difficult.
We were met at the station at Salat by Paul (the well organised and friendly owner) and he drove us the 15 kms to Cenet.
The cottage has been carefully restored and has all the mod cons without losing its centuries old character. We would love to stay there again when we visit for a longer holiday, hopefully soon.
Left on 10/07/2009 for a stay in May 2009 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed Oct 7, 2009Stayed May 2009
The cottage was very comfortable for two couples and placed in a lovely village with markets and shops which were a short stroll in the morning for breakfast croissants. The villagers were friendly which delighted my father whose role was to collect the croissants each morning.
It was well set up and made our stay very enjoyable. I would recommend this cottage to others wishing to enjoy a lovely week in a pretty region of France.
Left on 08/26/2009 for a stay in August 2009 | A FlipKey verified reviewerReviewed Aug 26, 2009Stayed Aug 2009
Communication with the owner was good, the cottage we found just as described. It has everything you need and is in a quiet lane yet just a walk to shops, restaurant and the river. The village is really nice and all the places to go and visit are just a short drive. We just loved the character of the place.
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