Le Petite Manoir is a superior property set on high ground near the chateau of Beynac, enjoying woodland to the rear and side with an open aspect to the front. Furnished to a very high standard including many antiques and an abundance of oak and chestnut wood. It’s a peaceful, private location yet is central for all attractions.
About the Property
Exuding style and sophistication with a finish normally found in luxurious hotels, Le Petite Manoir is sure to impress well beyond your expectations. Bespoke built in the late 1980s to exacting standards the quality of the exterior stone work and interior carpentry is a testament to the builders. Tastefully upgraded by the current owners, their passion for traditional French architecture is evident throughout.
Sink into the leather chesterfield sofas whilst socialising with friends or relax by the gorgeous pool with a good novel. With four huge bedrooms (3 double and one twin and a cot) furnished with crisp white linen and continental size square pillows, you are assured a deep and relaxing sleep. There is a 50” flat screen TV with UK sky channels with a DVD player if you want to catch up on the latest shows whilst on holiday.
There is a gorgeous private pool with plenty of sun loungers, perfect for keeping an eye on the children playing or perhaps an energetic swim before breakfast. There are no overlooking properties so you can enjoy complete privacy and tranquillity, sharing the Dordogne countryside with the wonderful wildlife.
The feudal village of Beynac (bay-nak) tumbles down a steep hill from its massive castle to the river far below and sees fewer tourists than its big brother, Sarlat. You will have the Dordogne River on your doorstep, and a perfectly preserved medieval village winding like a sepia film set from the place where you beach your canoe to the hill-capping castle above. Some of the film 'Chocolat' was filmed here and you can see why with the gorgeous ancient architecture.
Nearby are a selection of first class restaurants, some, world famous where you can enjoy the local delicacies of the Dordogne.
There is lots of advice, holiday recommendations and traveling tips on their website where you can also book direct with the owners. They open their home for you to enjoy in July and August each year and may consider early September booking requests.
Le Petite Manoir is perfectly positioned to discover the delights of the Dordogne region whilst staying in a magical, luxurious property which you will not want to leave.
We have returned from a second visit to the Manoir having enjoyed it so much last year. The weather was at its peak the first week and we were very grateful for the spendid pool. The location is so handy for trips out without driving many miles. It took next to no time to get to Sarlat or Domme which we visited. We enjoyed a few meals out at Beynaac which takes all of four minutes to drive to in the evening. The quality of the facilities at the Manoir made this such an easy and relaxing holiday. We would thoroughly recommend a stay. Guest rating: 5 star July 2019
We have just come back from spending two weeks at this fabulous gite. After a week in hectic Marseille this was just what we needed. Booking the property was hassle free and the owner was quick to answer any questions and was most helpful. The gite is ideally located in the Dordogne valley within easy reach of gardens, castles and canoeing. The house itself is clean and extremely well appointed with everything you need for a stress free holiday. Despite being at the end of the season we still managed a swim in the pool at the end of each day. We want to go back - surely that is the best review anyone can make! Guest rating: 5 star July 2018
We've just returned from a blissful two week family holiday at this Villa! The house is spacious, has a great pool secluded atvthecrearvofvthevprooerty and is close to several super villages and sites to visit. I would highly recommend this place for size, location and facilities. Guest rating: 5 star Sept 2018
We have just come from a wonderful 2 weeks staying at Le Petit Manoir. The booking process was excellent with attention to detail making it simple and informative.The location just on the edge of Beynac was perfect - a peaceful retreat. We ate out at Beynac as well as Domme and Sarlat. They are all very easy to get to from the house. The house is very well equipped and spacious. The detailed house book with instructions and information was very helpful. The quality of the fittings as well as towels, loungers etc made the holiday so comfortable. The pool is large and located at the rear of the property surrounded by woods. The temperatures were up to 36 degrees so we made the most of relaxing by the pool. The owner was very helpful when we had a few queries. Watching the hot air balloons coming back to Beynac in the evening as we sat outside having a drink was a great end to the day. We would thoroughly recommend and will probably return. Guest rating: 5 star July 2018
Where to begin this 5 star review? First, the owner was wonderful. The whole rental process was flawless. He communicated perfectly. It just happened that he was staying with friends in the neighborhood, and he responded immediately to a couple of minor issues. We were able to meet him a few times, and he is truly the nicest person! Second, the house is gorgeous! Beautiful architecture, attractive furniture, spotless upon our arrival. This was a family vacation, and we made full usage of the comfortable rooms on both floors. There's plenty of space, enough bathrooms and toilets, and a spacious kitchen with all the necessary amenities. The pool is large, beautifully situated in the huge wooded back yard. The quiet setting is perfectly situated in the woods, a few minutes from Beynac. The owner prepared a
We stayed in this amazing property for our 2 week holiday in August! There is a definite wow factor when you pull up outside the house, it is truly stunning! The house has everything you could possibly need! The outside area was amazing and the kids spent many hours having great fun in the pool! Graham, the owner was really helpful throughout the booking process and with a couple of queries we had during our stay. Fresh croissants and baguettes can be purchased from the bakery in the village which is a 20min walk downhill . A 15min stroll to the beautiful Beynac chateau with a lovely coffee shop overlooking the amazing countryside is not to be missed. Lots of lovely towns to visit just a short drive away. A must is the canoeing along the river, a wonderful experience. I would highly recommend this property! Guest rating: 5 star Aug 2017
Great house and close to some of the best Dordogne locations. The pool and garden is wonderful place to relax and has all the amenities you require to have a peaceful stay. The house inside was lovely and clean and full of character. Would highly recommend!! Guest rating: 5 star July 2017