La Ferme's south west facing twin room looks out over the courtyard and across to the Ping - Pong barn
Discovered under an inch of concrete. Although most of the currents buildings date from the mid 18th century, recent research into the history of the Domaine by the "Fondation du Patrimoine" proves the existence on this site of an 11th century outpost of the nearby Excideuil Castle
La Ferme's south west front opens onto a large semi-closed courtyard, perfect for evening boules and a refreshing drink in the last rays of the sun, outside pingpong and for children to safely cycle around it's grassy roundabout and tulip tree.
This 17th century Dovecote with double bedroom in the former pigeon loft and Twin bedroom downstairs has heaps of character and original features
3 Bedrooms (one double + single), 2 twin, Open plan Living/ Dining room with kitchen area, Bathroom with WC, Separate WC. Large garden with Barbecue. Fully equipped and simply furnished, child friendly. Garden furniture provided. We supply Bath towels but not pool towels.
The Kitchen contains all the utensils you required to cater for your party.
Sunny open plan Living/dining room with kitchen area (equipment as in Farmhouse), table for 8, 1 bedroom with double bed and single bed, 2 twin bedded rooms, Bathroom with shower and wc, separate wc. Large garden with furniture and Barbecue. Attached to our own house but completely independent and popular with guests. Child friendly happy atmosphere.
Tabary is Great for families - Just outside Excideuil market town, surrounded by unspoiled countryside in easy reach of water sports and favorite tourist sites and with shops only a walk away. Children adore the space to run and play in. Historic area with superb castles, dungeons and mediaeval war machines, Lots of activities for all the family.
The cottage gives out on to a large lawn, the perfect place to enjoy a game of badminton, cricket or football.
La Ferme accommodates a spacious salon and dining room. Enjoy the roar of an open wood fire in the mild autumn evenings, the smell of roast chestnuts from our woods, and a sip of mulled wine, after a days exploring of the surrounding valleys, woods, castles and caves.
Situated precisely one hundred meters away from the main buildings, the pool the pool can be found shimmering at the end of our lavender walk that hums with the buzzing of the bees and the flutters with the brilliant display of butterflies and hummingbird moths. Tucked away in a small dell surrounded by clipped hornbeam and laurel hedges, the pool is the quietest and most secluded place to relax or for the children to let off steam.
Tucked away in a small dell surrounded by clipped hornbeam and laurel hedges, the pool is the quietest and most secluded area to relax or for the children to let off steam. Behind the pool house, a small path can be found that leads down to the river and our fresh water spring which after filtrations feeds into to pool and irrigates the garden and vegetable patch, our tomatoes, strawberries, courgettes and beans have never been so lucky!
Our Largest lawn at Domaine de Tabary - Le Petit Parc - gently slopes down past the cherry and apple trees along the front drive towards the avery where we keep a roost of gorgeous black hens that supply us with copious amounts of the tastiest home fed organic free range eggs ever! Children love to spy on them and feed them the left over veg and fruit from the table.
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Ryanair and Flybe to Limoges or Bergerac, (each 1hr20mins) or others to Bordeaux (2hrs). Book hire car in advance. Easy driving even in summer!
Once here a car is essential. The drive from Caen or St Malo is about 6 hours, a bit more from Calais or Boulogne. Directions provided.
Arrivals after 5 pm. Departures by 10.30 am. Swimming pool has child proof security fence and is normally open from early May to late September. The use of the pool is shared with the owners. Insurance: we recommend you to obtain personal and cancellation travel insurance.
Beautiful unspoiled rolling hills and valleys with fabulous views. The Perigord is famous for its beautiful countryside, walking, cycling and horse riding, pretty villages, hundreds of chateaux, prehistoric caves and good food.
Capital of the Dordogne, Perigueux is one of the most enchanting Renaissance market towns in France. Perigueux is a distinguished place of culture and is home to the Villa Vesuna, and other ancient Roman Ruins.
Home to the illustrious troubadour Bertrand de Born, Hautefort is a wonderful family day out. The ancient historical village holds plenty of surprising shops art galleries and delicious restaurants.
Just a little way to the south is Brantome, better known as the Venice of the Perigord. A place of leisure, fine dining and stunning architecture. Enjoy a peaceful days canoeing around the canals and over the wier.
Internationally renowned for it's stunningly vivid painting dating back to the essence of our civilisation, Lascaux is a must whilst visiting the Dordogne, set in the heart of our most unspoiled region.
Peaceful is the word for this area, well-kept properties and neat farmland all around, with friendly helpful locals with old fashioned politeness and charm. On our doorstep lots of simply beautiful walks and fabulous views. In easy reach of Tabary are many historic towns like Sarlat, Domme, Brantome, Perigueux, and some of the prettiest villages in France. Pompadour with its horse races and national stables are also nearby, so there is always lots to see!
World famous cave paintings at Lascaux, Roman ruins, the famous Pilgrims' Way, Canoeing, Riding, Tennis, Fishing and Rouffiac Lake with beach, water skiing and wake-boarding are all within easy reach. Safe cycling tracks to explore. Dungeons and mediaeval war machines to see in fortress chateaux. Golf five minutes drive. Adventure park and quad bikes are new additions to the list, and the local fetes are always value entertainment.
Lovely walks straight from our doorstep! Interesting fauna and flora. Excellent communications to Bordeaux and Limoges make it an ideal base for exploring the marches of Aquitaine and Limousin. Only a few kilometers from us is the Chateau d'Hautefort one of the most spectacular castles in the Dordogne.
The 40 acre domaine includes a huge swimming pool, playing field, badminton, 2 pingpong tables and 20 acres of private flora and fauna rich woodlands and riverside, perfect for nature lovers and birdwatchers.
3 bedrooms (1 double, 2 twin) large living dining room with stone fireplace, kitchen with larder, Bathroom with WC, Separate WC. Terrace with barbecue large garden. Fully equipped. Child friendly and simply furnished for holidays. Le Pigeonnier for two people available (extra)Read more...
3 Bedrooms (one double + single), 2 twin, Open plan Living/ Dining room with kitchen area, Bathroom with WC, Separate WC. Large garden with Barbecue. Fully equipped and simply furnished, child friendly. Garden furniture provided. We supply Bath towels but not pool towels.Read more...
This 17th century dovecote with large double bedroom upstairs and twin bedroom downstairs has heaps of character and original features. Perfect for those desiring a little independence it has an open plan kitchen/dining/sitting room, a hall, shower room with WC, utility room and South facing private patio and garden.Read more...
Just outside the main Dordogne tourist belt, Tabary is 33 km North East of Perigueux, the department's capital in beautiful Perigord Vert. Here you find little traffic and less hassle - Tabary is the ideal location for a really relaxed family holiday.
All the castles along the Dordogne River are within easy reach, here we are closer to the hills and forests of Correze and the stunning chateau and race course of Pompadour. Lascaux Caves are also close at hand along with the newly discovered Tourtoirac Caves.
Excideuil is packed with historic buildings including a 10th century fortress chateau, while Brantome, Bergerac, Sarlat and Perigueux are within easy reach. Try the new golf course at St.Medard d'Excideuil! Water Skiing and Wake-Boarding are also only minutes drive away
The restaurant bar is very popular. The town has doctors, chemists, banks and all usual shops including three fantastic bakers. Thursday morning is market day when the town is colorful and busy and tempting you to buy all those delicious goodies on display.