Charming and family friendly holiday home in the Dordogne region

Holiday home in France, Occitanie, Dordogne
5/5 ( 1 Reviews)
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  • From €1,190


In this village house in Saint Martin de Gurson, at about 100m from our home, there used to be a pharmacy. It dates from the years 1800…now we put our stamp on it…

The white gable is in a beautiful contrast with the clear blue shutters. It’s a surprising house. It’s a lot bigger than it shows from the outside!

We maintained the old authentic buidling elements as old doors and wooden floors, but as we love modern decoration too, we mixed it with lots of white and design.

In total there are 4/5 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, a library, a pool table room, a lounge with a big fire place, an open kitchen and a huge covered barn and fenced garden of 1000m2.

The village house is only for rent as a whole and can accommodate 1 or 2 families. It sleeps up to 12 persons. Ideal for a unique vacation on a lovely spot.


Nearest airportBergerac30 km
Nearest bar5 km
Nearest beach130 km
Nearest restaurant5 km


Saint Martin de Gurson

A mini-village on the edge of the Dordogne department. It’s our home. We’re on the crossing with the departments of Gironde, Lot et Garonne and Charente. This means there’s a lot to visit in this region.

St Martin counts about 500 inhabitants; of which about a 100 of them live in the centre of the village; the rest of them live near the woods, prairies and vineyards.

Although it’s a tiny place, we do have a bakery, a pub-restaurants and than there is “chez Josiane” where you can buy whatever you think of, from postcards to presents, from hen food to building gear, to cigarettes….it’s a bit sightseeing on its own!

Everything is concentrated around our Church, built in the Middle ages: a little jewel!

At about 10 km you find all supermarkets. A nearby bakery delivers every day “at home”, very handy!

Welcome to wine country!

We're in the heart of wine country in Sain Martin de Gurson! Here you can enjoy award-winning local red, rosé and white Bergerac and Montravel wines, made at properties a short distance from your holiday home.

Just 30 minutes away are St. Emilion and Pomerol, exclusive districts of the vast Bordeaux vineyards and home to some of the finest (and the most expensive!) wines in the world. We can organise a tour of a vineyard on request.

Places to visit

Every day there are local markets in different places. In summer it’s worth going to an evening market with music, local food, dancing!

15min : Montpon, little “practical” town where you find several supermarkets and on Wednesday a nice local fresh market.

15min : Sainte Foy La Grande, a « bastide » . Small nice town but comes mostly alive during the Saturday market ! classified as one of Frances nicest markets!!

30min : Saint-Emilion : A must!!! Nicely renovated wine village, known from all over the world and protected! Lots of little old narrow streets. Lots of wine boutiques (expensive!!!). Go and drink a glass of local champagne in the ruin's of the old abbey of Les Cordeliers. You buy tickets for a visit to the monolytic church at the tourist office.

30min : Bergerac. Old and new part of the city. Small city again. Markets on Wednesday and Friday. Monbazillac is close and famous for its sweet white wines. Beautiful château! Eat at La Tour des Vents in Monbazillac!!!

30min : Libourne. Worth a visit at Sunday morning!, or combine when going to St Emilion or Bordeaux. Take the little roads to go there, not the motorway!!

30min : Riberac. Friday market. Quiet town, take a quick stop when going to Aubeterre.

45min : Aubeterre: wonderful art village; has a monolitic church! Amazing!

30min : Castillon La Bataille: not very special; only at market days (Monday). In July and August they organise a big show at the site of a castle with hundreds of actors and horses....the play of the war of 100 years! A exceptional experience!

45min : Bordeaux. A mix between Antwerp, Barcelona and Parijs. A world city, easily visited by foot! You can walk here for hours and hours. Little streets, the river, shopping, terraces, antiques, many things to do and to see! You cannot miss Bordeaux!!

45min : Périgueux. A bit smaller than Bordeaux. Do the walk around the old part of the city (by following the arrows). Worth a visit!!

45min : Brantôme. The Venetië of the South. The Dronne River runs through the centre, which makes it very beautiful. You can take a ride with a small boat.

30-75min : From Bergerac to Sarlat : Dordogne Valley, with Sarlat, Domme, Beynac, St Christophe, Limeuil, Lalinde, Lanquais… lots of little lovely places to visit ; with pre historical caves, castles etc….

30-75min : the Bastide tour, small middle aged villages as Eymet, Monpazier, Beaumont

1,5h : Atlantic Ocean: Arcachon, Dune de Pyla, beautiful beaches, extrordanary dune, worth a day trip!


Property type
Holiday home , 250 m².
4 Bedroom(s), 12 Sleeps
Baby Cot: 3
Double bed: 4
Single bed: 5
3 Bathroom(s)
Bath: 2
Shower: 2
Toilets: 3
Wash basin: 3
Garden / Park
Holiday type
In the countryside
Private car park
Secure parking
DVD Player
Games Room
Pool Table
Table tennis
Toys for kids
General facilities
Free Wifi
Swimming pool (shared)
Indoor facilities
Coffee machine
Fully equipped kitchen
Hair dryer
Iron and Board
Washing machine
Outdoor facilities
Garden furniture
Child friendly
Linens provided
Towels provided
Local activities
Bird watching
Horse riding
Table tennis


-Nightly rateWeekly rateMonthly rateMin. StayChange-over
Rate summary €170 - €280 €1,190 - €1,960 - 3 Nights -


 Addon typePriceCharge type
PetInfo €50One time
Tax rateMandatory 20%One time


Check in: 16:00 / Check out: 10:00
Check-in: Flexible / Check-out: Flexible
Pet friendly: Yes, pets welcome
Smoke: No smoking inside
Children: Yes, great for kids
Long term rentals: Yes
Elderly or infirm accessable: Yes
Wheelchair friendly: Yes

By Herbert B.

This well equiped and spacious house is the perfect match for people who want to enjoy some privacy without losing the benifits of the collective facilities (swimming pool, restaurant, activities, ...) of the gîtes that are located just at 100 metres from the house. The lovely house is located in the middle of the village and it has all modern confort that a family needs to enjoy are great vacation. The large garden, the private outdoor jaccuzi and the covered terrace are perfect to relax and enjoy some privacy. We have been here already 5 or 6 times and whe always loved our stay. We are going back in August this year. The hospitality of Iris and Michiel is the cherry on the pie.

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