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La Plaine, Fajoles, Lot, Midi Pyrenees

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Bob McNeil

0044 7982 925340


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Description of Nicotiana

This lovely property is situated in beautiful countryside between the famous towns of Sarlat and Gourdon in the Perigord region of sunny south west France.
The accommodation is spacious and retains many of the original features from its previous life as a tobacco curing barn.
There is a kitchen /dining room with seating for 10 and a full range of cooking equipment to satisfy anyone who enjoys cooking. A comfortable lounge contains 3 sofa's TV with freeview satellite channels Dvd I-pod docking and free Wi-Fi on request. A downstairs shower room also contains a washbasin and WC together with a washing machine and Ironing facilities.
An open plan staircase leads up to a small landing with a family bathroom and 4 bedrooms leading off the landing. There are 2 king size bedrooms and 2 twin rooms sleeping 8 in total with free loan of a cot available if required in addition.
Outside at the front is a screened private decking area with parasol and a table seating 10 people for those al fresco meals or from the bbq that is provided.
At the rear of the property is a fully fenced and gated large grassed garden area where children can play in safety with the equipment provided.

Off road parking for 2 cars is provided

Features of Nicotiana

  • General
  • Washing machine
  • Suitable for disabled
  • Non Smoking
  • Microwave
  • High chair
  • Garden
  • Freezer
  • Cot available
  • Car parking (2 cars)
  • Bed linen & towels inc
  • Entertainment
  • DVD player
  • Colour TV
  • Wifi / Internet Access
  • Sat. Tv
  • Garden Barbecue
  • Additional Facilities
  • Outdoor play equipment for children
  • Pre-bookable cycle and equipment hire for all ages and abilities
  • Pre-bookable 3 course meal on arrival service
  • Book library and games

Local Information

We are within a short drive of the many sites and attractions that the Dordogne/lot area offers. There is the world famous town of Roacamodour, Medieval Sarlat with its colourful market every Wednesday and Saturday, the capital of the Bouranne Gourdon with its many restaurants for you to sample the local food and wine that this area is famous for.Gourdon also has supermarkets-a cinema-Music festivals and many other attractions throughout the seasons.Domme one of the top 100 villages of France is just 30 minutes drive away and is well worth a visit - the views are fantastic.
For the children there are many activities to keep them occupied and happy again all within easy reach.
A full selection of suggested venues is provided via leaflets in the property.

Accessibility Details

The property is not suitable for wheelchair users However we can accommodate guests who could handle a maximum of 3 steps since we have downstairs shower facilities and the use of a portable bed if pre booked in the lounge.


All bookings are for a minimum of 1 week during the period May to September & Xmas / New Year.
We offer short breaks 3 night minimum from January to April and October to December.
We also offer long term rentals during October to April minimum 1 month for househunters or hobbyists at long term rates - please enquire


Changeovers are normally on a Saturday however we are flexible with this please ask
Customers can occupy the accommodation from 5pm on the day of arrival and will need to vacate the premises no later than 10 am on the day of departure to allow enough time for changeover cleaning to take place.. Sheets and pillowcases and house towels are provided on a weekly basis and the costs are included in the rental paid.

Booking Conditions

A non refundable deposit of 30% of the cost of the holiday booked is required within 5 days of confirmed availability to confirm your holiday booking. The balance payable is due 8 weeks prior to your holiday start date .A refundable deposit against breakages and damage of £250 is payable at the time of paying the balance. We strongly recommend that you arrange holiday insurance cover to protect your payments.

Any lets during the period October to May are charged 60 Euros per week for utility costs.
§ We expect guests to leave the premises in the same conditions as they when they were occupied ie clean & tidy with all rubbish removed to the municipal waste bins.
§ We allow pets by prior written agreement and the charge for each pet is 30 euros per week. There is a pets rules information sheet that is provided to enquirers on request and prior to us agreeing a booking we require written acceptance to this from guests.

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Location details for Nicotiana

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  • Distance from:
  • 51 minutes drive from Cahors (33 miles)
  • 2 hours 42 minutes drive from Bordeaux (134 miles)

(All distances and times are approximations)

Getting Here

Arriving by Air

La Plaine Fajoles is less than an hours drive from the new airport in Brive which currently has flights from Stansted using Ryanair and flights are available from London City Airport with another carrier. We are also two hours drive from three airports also serviced by Ryanair (Limoges, Rodez and Bergerac)

From Brive Airport: 45 Minutes

From Limoges Airport: 1 Hour 45minutes

From Rodez Airport: 2 Hour 10 minutes

From Bergerac Airport: 2 Hours

From Toulouse Airport: 2.5 Hours
Distance from the Ports

Easily reached by the A20 motorway La Plaine Fajoles is 786kms (8 hours) from Calais and 640 kms (7 hours) from St Malo. You may wish to try AFerry, P&O Ferries, My Ferry Link or DFDS Seaways for Ferry Times and Rates.

Arriving by Eurotunnel & Rail

The Paris-Brive direct service takes just under 4 hours and we are 35 minutes from Brive. Alternatively, you can take the Paris-Toulouse service which stops in Souillac, 15 minutes drive from our location.

You may wish to try the Eurotunnel & TGV Rail websites for travel Times and Rates.

Detailed directions will be supplied by email on confirmation of booking.