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Le Petit Gite at La Blanquette near Sarlat

9 reviews
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1 bedroom
1 bathroom
2 guests
5 nights minimum
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Le Petit Gite is a beautifully compact and bijou gite. It is well equipped and finished to a high standard. There is free WiFi available. Ideally situated in a tranquil hamlet in the heart of the Dordogne region, the property is surrounded by countryside walks and bike trails and has the advantage of stunning valley and woodland views. Although Le Petit Gite is set in a rural location it is only a few minutes drive away from beautiful market towns and villages, historical sites, the Dordogne River and many other areas of interest. Some of the best restaurants in Perigord Noir are on the doorstep and the town of Sarlat, which is just a 7 minute drive away has many cafes, bars and tourist attractions. For those of you feeling active you can use one of the bikes that are available to hir...Le Petit Gite is a beautifully compact and bijou gite. It is well equipped and finished to a high standard. There is free WiFi available. Ideally situated in a tranquil hamlet in the heart of the Dordogne region, the property is surrounded by countryside walks and bike trails and has the advantage of stunning valley and woodland views. Although Le Petit Gite is set in a rural location it is only a few minutes drive away from beautiful market towns and villages, historical sites, the Dordogne River and many other areas of interest. Some of the best restaurants in Perigord Noir are on the doorstep and the town of Sarlat, which is just a 7 minute drive away has many cafes, bars and tourist attractions. For those of you feeling active you can use one of the bikes that are available to hire to cycle your way around this beautiful part of the country. We also hire out canoes as the Dordogne River, with it's lovely picnic spots and swimming is only a short distance away. Whether it is a peaceful and relaxing holiday that you are looking for, a crazy busy one, or a mixture of the two, then Le Petit Gite is the perfect base for you. The property has the private use of its own secure garden with a terrace and barbecue dining area and the use of a large pool just a few steps away from the gite. Dogs are welcome for an extra charge - please ensure that you notify us of your dog/s before booking. There is a fenced in off-lead exercise area for your dogs and the garden of Le Petit Gite is fenced. Other than this your dog must be on-lead at all times at La Blanquette and is not allowed around the pool area. Le Petit Gite is set within the grounds of La Blanquette, which is where the friendly but unintrusive owners live. The grounds cover more than 12 acres and are made up of lawned areas and woodland with winding walks. There is ample off-road parking and a secure locked store for those of you bringing your own bikes. There is a shared use washing machine. A welcome hamper is provided and will be in the gite for your arrival. A typical hamper contains a bottle of local wine, bread, milk, cheese, butter, coffee and biscuits. Contents may vary. We provide a daily freshly baked bread and pastries delivery service - direct to your door! Bikes, canoes and kayaks are available to rent. Bed linen, bathroom and kitchen towels are provided. Please bring your own towels to use around the pool (pool open May to September). An information pack with further details on the property and local area as well as ideas of things to do during your stay will be provided for you in the gite. Tourist License / Licencia de turismo N °: 75084151200015More
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About the Owner
Nicola D
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:March 2007
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Reviewed 18 June 2018

We stayed at La Blanquette in Le Petite Gite for a week early in the season in June. On arrival we found a welcome hamper containing bread, cheese, coffee, biscuits, homemade chutney, milk, wine and butter. The gite is small but has everything two people...More

Date of stay: June 2018
1  Thank karenridesbikes
Reviewed 14 September 2017

This was our first holiday to the South of France together and we wanted something with rustic charm, a bit of privacy, local things to see and do and a pool! La Blanquette delivered all of this and much more with Nicola and Jason going...More

Date of stay: August 2017
1  Thank Fiona S
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Reviewed 21 August 2017

Our stay at Le Petit Gite was perfect! Lovely surroundings & felt very private. The Gite was well equipped and had everything we needed. Nik & Jas were great hosts, they left us to it but were there if we needed them. Would certainly recommend...More

Date of stay: August 2017
1  Thank JD D
Reviewed 23 August 2016

We have just finished our lovely stay at Le Petite Gite at La Blanquette and have to say it was a truly perfect holiday. The gite itself was absolutely perfect with every detail thought of, such as the English plug sockets, tv and the delightful...More

Date of stay: August 2016
2  Thank Emily R
Reviewed 28 May 2015

Le Petit Gite is cosy and beautifully decorated with good quality fittings, giving us everything we needed for a comfortable stay. The pool area is clean and open with lovely views over the surrounding wooded hills, whilst the gite has its own fenced garden and...More

Date of stay: May 2015
1  Thank Suehappytraveller
Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: No
DVD Player
Refrigerator
Washer
Outdoor Dining Area
Towels Provided
Private Garden
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
Books
Hairdryer
TV
Parking
Shared Garden
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
Horse Riding Nearby
Internet Access
Cooker
Grill
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Local Guides/Maps
Dryer
Freezer
Cable/satellite TV
Iron
Hiking Trips
Boat Available
Balcony
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Shared Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
Terrace
Patio
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About the neighbourhood
Sarlat is a few kilometres north of the River Dordogne. It is a medieval town that developed around a large Benedictine abbey of Carolingian origin. Because modern history has largely passed it by, Sarlat has remained preserved and one of the towns most representative of 14th century France. It owes its current status on France's Tentative List for future nomination as a UNESCO World Heritage site to the enthusiasm of writer, resistance fighter and politician André Malraux, who, as Minister of Culture (1960–1969), restored the town and many other sites of historic significance throughout France. The centre of the old town consists of impeccably restored stone buildings and is largely car-free. Sarlat is a pleasure to walk around, especially during the spring and autumn, or early in the ...
How to get there
Our gites are easily accessible from Australia, USA, Canada, New Zealand or the UK. One option is to fly into Paris and then on to Bergerac, Bordeaux or Toulouse by train, plane or car. There are direct flights to Brive, Bergerac, Limoges and Toulouse from the UK. If you choose to drive from Paris it takes about 6 hours and is mainly on the motorway. The drive from Brive airport is approximately 40 minutes, Bergerac is about an hour and 15 minutes and from Bordeaux and Toulouse takes between 2 and 3 hours and again these routes are mainly motorway. The following airlines fly to Bergerac from various destinations in the UK: FlyBe BMI Baby EasyJet Ryan Air Jet2 Avis, Hertz and Buggs have car rental offices in Bergerac airport. The following airlines fly to Brive from Lon...
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