We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
other travellers have booked this property

Dovecote Cottage

Save
Dovecote courtyard side
Very good
8 reviews
Dovecote courtyard side
La Piscine
Dovecote kitchen
Dovecote Spring 2011
This property is not available for these dates.
Don't give up! Inquire about other rentals just like this one that are available -
Show all rentals available
Overview
Holiday Rental House -
2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Excideuil, Dordogne, Nouvelle-Aquitaine
17th century Dovecote made into delightful honeymoon cottage, all mod cons with wonderful character.<BR>Spacious 1st floor double bedroom with "upturned boat" beams and real pigeon-holes. Hall, Twin bedroom/sitting room, Shower room with wc, Living/dining room with corner kitchen and French windows to the private patio overlooking wide lawns. Huge 15m shared swimming pool with diving board. <BR><BR>Set in the grounds of handsome Domaine de Tabary manor house, the Dovecote perches on the edge of the great courtyard which is bounded by the barns and the two other letting houses. All this in rolling countryside with woods and meadows just outside the market town of Excideuil with its mediaeval castle and tiny streets, shops, restaurants and all services.
About the Owner, Richard C
Languages spoken: English, Italian, French
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 1 day ago
Listed since : Feb 2008
Overall rating: 4.6 / 5.0
Based on 26 reviews and 4 properties
Contact Owner See more properties
Listing #HL249444
Reviews from our community
 of 5 bubbles
Very good - based on 8 reviews
Write a Review

Reviews from our community

Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
Camilla P
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 July 2017 for a stay in July 2017

We stayed for a week in the dovecote cottage and absolutely fell in love with it, we were so sad to leave that before we did we booked in for a longer stay next year! The dovecote has been beautifully renovated, keeping many of the original features whilst also being comfortable and functional. The large master bedroom is absolutely breathtaking...

More
Management response:

Thanks for a very kind review - and you were absolutely heavenly guests! We are really looking forward to your next visit to Tabary.

More

Report response as inappropriate
harleyBan...
bangor
Level 2 Contributor
9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 July 2017 for a stay in June 2017

Just the perfect spot for staying in the Dordogne. Dovecote cottage is beautiful. One of a stunning group of buildings set around an open courtyard and surrounded by beautiful gardens. It has absolutely everything anyone could need for their stay both inside and out. Richard and Luisa are the perfect hosts, happy to help with anything you may need; always...

More
Management response:

Many thanks for your very kind review. It will be hard to keep this standard up, but we shall try our hardest!

More

Report response as inappropriate
christian...
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 November 2016 for a stay in September 2016
1
person found this review helpful

What an absolutely charming place, set in a beautiful location which is as peaceful as you could wish for. The accommodation is very nicely done with a recently new addition of an extra bedroom and new shower done to a very high standard. The host Richard and Louisa are most welcoming and superb hosts and extremely helpful if you are...

More
Management response:

We loved having you to stay and are delighted that you have got off to a great start in France.

More

Report response as inappropriate
Amenities
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Game Room
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Microwave
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Private Garden
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Shared Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
Additional amenities & feature info
Standard equipment is one large double bed and two single beds - please ask in advance for a child's bed or cot /high chair if required.<BR>For any other special requirements please ask us.
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Ask about pets
    Smoking allowed
Please ask in advance if your pet is allowed. We accept most pets but there are exceptions.
Availability
Show Rates
Rates

Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Per night Per week Per month
Default 4 nights
£77
€85
£364
€400
£524
€575
8 Jul 2017 -
25 Aug 2017
High Summer 2017
7 nights --
£819
€900
£3,278
€3,600
26 Aug 2017 -
29 Sep 2017
Late Summer 2017
4 nights
£77
€85
£574
€630
£683
€750
30 Sep 2017 -
16 Dec 2017
Autumn 2017
4 nights
£77
€85
£364
€400
£524
€575
View all periods
Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to British Pounds and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
Additional Rate and Availability Information
- Rates apply to the Dovecote
- Deposit 400€ required on booking, Balance + security deposit 400€ payable 8 weeks before arrival.
- Electriciy, Bed linen and towels included.
- Payment in Euros (or £ Sterling by prior arrangement).
- Pets (if accepted) are charged at 40€ each per stay.
- Maximum capacity in Farmhouse 8 people, Gatehouse 7, and Dovecote 4.
- LONG TERM RENTS - Farmhouse rates from 825€ per month, Gatehouse from 685€/m, Dovecote from 575€/m. Electricity extra. Bed linen & towels 25€ per person per month.
Hide Rates
Map
About the neighbourhood
The Farmhouse and Cottage at Tabary are ideally placed for exploring the Perigord region. Nearby Excideuil is a market town with a host of 17th century buildings and X1th century fortress Château . Romanesque churches to see, Lake with beach, boats and wake-boarding 15 minutes, Newly discovered caves with fantastic stalactites just over the hill! NEW 9 hole Golf course just 4km. <BR><BR>Perigueux hosts summer music evenings and festival of mime. The huge Cathedral dominates the skyline with its towers and domes. Outstanding network of cross-country tracks offering wonderful walking, riding and cycling in unspoilt countryside, and you can walk or ride along the ancient pilgrim paths to Santiago de Compostela in Spain.
Access
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Limoges or Bergerac: 80.0 km
Railway: Thiviers: 14.0 km
Ferry: Caen: 556.0 km
FLY: Ryanair or Flybe to Limoges or Bergerac, (each 1hr20mins) or others to Bordeaux (2hrs). Use them to <BR>Book your hire car in advance. Easy driving even in summer!<BR>DRIVE: Cross channel ferry then the drive from Caen or St Malo is about 6 hours, a bit more from Calais or Boulogne.<BR>TRAIN: Eurostar to Paris, metro to Gare d'Austerlitz, train to Limoges and change for Thiviers where we can meet you at the station!<BR>CYCLE: It has been done! WALK: you wouldn't! <BR>Once here a car is recommended.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Water Park Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 175.0 km.
About this property
How do I know if the property is available?
First, check the Availability tab on this page to see if your dates are available. If they are, contact the owner via the TripAdvisor Rental Inbox to confirm availability.
How can I contact the owner?
Initially, you may contact the owner via the TripAdvisor Rental Inbox. This inbox is created after you send your first message or booking request to the owner. After you've made your first payment, you'll be able to see the owner's contact information.
How will the owner contact me?
This owner will contact you via the TripAdvisor Rental Inbox.
What if I don't hear back from the owner?
You can send another message via the TripAdvisor Rental Inbox to ask if the property is still available.
How do I pay?
For this property, please use a credit card to pay via the TripAdvisor Rental Inbox. Once the owner approves your stay, he or she will send you a quote, which will include payment instructions.
Is my payment insured in any way?
Yes. Payments made via the TripAdvisor inbox are covered by our Peace of Mind Protection.
Do you own a holiday rental? List it here.
Extra income
Earn money by renting out your home. With no up-front fees and no contract, you keep more for yourself.
Easy to manage
Confirm bookings in one click and track everything from enquiry to check-out – even while you're on the go.
Trusted by travellers
With millions of reviews and protected online payments, TripAdvisor helps travellers book your home with confidence.
Set up your free listing
Enter dates for more accurate prices
2 guests
Adults2
Children0
Apply
from
£77
/
Night
Week
Month
Book Now
10 travellers
viewed this property in the past week
This property has Payment Protection
Never pay for your holiday rental by wire transfer.
Learn more about paying safely.