Les Charmes de Carlucet
In this stunning part of the Dordogne, you will find Perigord noir. The region is most famous for its world class gastronomy, truffle production, Foie Gras, walnuts and wonderful weekly markets in which to discover all these local delicacies.
It is equally famous for its stunning chateaux perched high above the Dordogne valley as it meanders gently through the gorge, beautiful medieval towns and villages like Sarlat, Domme, Roque Gageac and Beynac nestled into the rocks in stunning settings.
Perigord Noir is also famous for its pre history. There are 147 prehistoric caves listed as UNESCO world heritage sites along the Vezere valley, including the world famous caves at Lascaux with the best examples ever discovered of prehistoric cave art, just 15 mins drive from Les Charmes de Carlucet.
The area is also home to some of the most spectacular hiking and cycling routes in France. 3 of which can be found intersecting right outside the front door of Les Charmes de Carlucet.
Les Charmes de Carlucet is situated just 12km from Sarlat la Canéda , 15km from the world famous caves of Lascaux and 1.5km from the pretty, lively market village of Salignac-Eyvigues. It is in the heart of the “Golden Triangle” of the Dordogne valley.
Surrounded by stunning Countryside yet also within very easy reach of the very best of everything this beautiful region has to offer. Including: Historic caves and cave painting, beautiful Chateaux, Gastronomy, Medieval towns, Canoeing, Cycling and Hiking .
The nearest restaurant is the very popular Black Duck, which is just a 5 minutes walk away. Our guests love the friendly atmosphere of this French run Gastro pub/Restaurant and its delicious local cuisine.
Les Charmes de Carlucet consists of:
Magnificent 18th Century Manor house with private heated pool and sauna.
Set in 20,000m2 of beautiful private gardens overlooking the stunning countryside. It has a large heated outdoor pool, sauna, BBQ area, large living room with UK and French satellite channels and dining room overlooking the pool and gardens
The Manor house can be rented on a Bed and Breakfast basis or rented as self catered accommodation by a private group. Perfect for groups of friends and family to get together in a stunning environment.
It accommodates up to 15 people in 6 beautifully furnished double bedrooms, all with en-suite bathrooms. Whether you reserve the whole house for a private group or choose to reserve on a Bed & Breakfast basis, you will have access to all the facilities the manor house has to offer. Recently renovated to an extremely high level, this beautiful 400m2 Manor house has been furnished throughout with stylish, quality, comfortable furnishings.
If you reserve on a Bed & Breakfast basis, breakfast is included in the price and is served in our beautiful terrace room over looking the swimming pool. We use fresh local produce wherever possible and include fresh fruit, freshly squeezed orange juice, local ham, cheese and yoghurt as well as fresh baked bread, homemade jams and croissants.
Luxury villa, Beaux Reves with private pool
Situated next door to the Manor house, the 3 bedroom villa, Beaux Reves, offers self catered accommodation for up to 7 people in 3 large bedrooms, all en-suite and with air conditioning.
The pool has a fence around it for extra safety for young children.
It has a spacious open plan living/dining area opening onto a private terrace and pool. With beautiful, high quality and comfortable furnishing throughout. It is extremely well equipped to ensure your stay is as comfortable, relaxing and enjoyable as it possibility can be. 190m2, it is very spacious.
Facing southwest, it has the most incredible sunsets over the private terrace and pool and stunning countryside views beyond. The perfect place to enjoy a cool sun downer at the end of your day.
Both properties rented together can accommodate up to 22 people.
The owners Kerry and Tomas, a British/Swedish couple, live next door and are happy to offer recommendations based on their extensive knowledge of the area or make reservations should you need it.