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Chez le Charpentier, Maurens

£340 - £600 per week

€397 - €701 per week

Property Details

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Chez Le Charpentier (or Carpenter's Cottage) is a delightful and comfortable cottage for 3 people within the buildings of Le Clos du Verger in Les Sarrazies, Maurens. It is one of two attractive holiday properties with beautiful gardens. Chez Le Charpentier enjoys a very well-appointed interior and makes a great rural base just 5 minutes from Bergerac.

About the Property

Chez le Charpentier, like its sister property at Le Clos du Verger, has been beautifully renovated with traditional exposed stone walls and offers a real home from home feel.. With a welcome basket of local goodies for you to enjoy on arrival, the owners have thought of everything you could need for your holiday, from books and games to DVDs and a guide to the local area.

The two bedrooms sleeping up to three guests are comfortable and inviting. The stairs to the first floor may be difficult for those with mobility problems, so although most people manage them, please check with us if you think this may be an issue, or if your party includes very young children. The spacious bedrooms, modern bathroom and comfortable living area provide plenty of space for everyone to relax. A charming pergola and outdoor seating area in the enclosed garden give guests a lovely outdoor space to relax and eat. This countryside setting provides a calming and tranquil atmosphere, perfect for that well-deserved holiday.

Beyond the gîte a path drops down gently to the stream. You will meander along the “Wild Walk”, past the orchids, wild flowers and trees which lay the way to seating by the stream. What a gloriously rustic place to enjoy tucking into a good book, lulled by the sound of the little waterfall behind you! Return via the "apple walk" and the goat meadows. There is an informal ball games area down by the stream with a badminton net and other outside games for those who want to enjoy some fun. If you are keen to explore the local area there are vineyards up the hill, a choice of village restaurants, a swimming lake within the country park just 10 minutes away from the property, canoeing on the Dordogne, and heading 10 minutes towards the forests is a treetop adventure park.

The bustling town of Bergerac is only a short drive away, where you can enjoy a walk through the old town, browse the many shops, enjoy a meal or even perhaps a cruise along the river. This really is an ideal location for those wanting to explore and enjoy all that the Dordogne region has to offer. In the summer months the cultural programme and activities at the old port are definitely well worth a visit. If you enjoy a glass of wine then why not explore the local vineyards, many of which offer wine tasting tours.

A fantastic location and beautifully renovated property, this really is where wonderful memories can be made.


“We like our cottage – such a beautiful setting and so well equipped. Thank you – and the goats – we had a wonderful time!” April 2018, Jim and Freda
“We enjoyed the comfort of this lovely cottage. Thank you for the Welcome basket so generously filled and much appreciated.” Carol and Jeff, May 2018
“We have had a lovely week in lovely, well equipped accommodation. Lots of interesting places to visit, near and far. So glad we found this place – perfectly placed not too far from the airport and easy to get into Bergerac itself.” Sheila and Bernard, June 2018
“We have had an amazing time in this most beautiful part of France. The gîte is perfect. Jane and Martin have thought of everything. They are so knowledgeable too regarding the area. A thoroughly relaxing and enjoyable stay. Jane and Martin should be proud of what they have achieved, they have realised most people’s dreams.” Caroline and John, July 2018


  • Chateau and vineyard tours locally
  • Close to Bergerac and the airport
  • WiFi
  • Country Park close by with swimming lake
  • Peaceful gardens and countryside location
  • A perfect base for exploring the Dordogne
  • Highly recommended
  • Lots of great reviews

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