The Artist House in Souillac
The Artist House in Souillac is a beautifully converted (stone artists) house situated in the lovely town of Souillac only a few 100 meters from the center where the veral nice restaurants, bars, cafes and shops are situated. The house has a large garden with lots of privacy and a lovely private pool. Although really close to the center, due to the privacy of the nice garden you will still be able to relax as a family. Souillac is an ideal base to explore the beautiful surroundings.
Large and tastefully furnished, with original art, living room with two separate seating areas and a designer wood burner, separate kitchen and dining area. The authentic spiral staircase leads to two spacious bedrooms, each with ensuite bathrooms. A third bedroom is reached via a separate spiral staircase. It also has its own bathroom. There is a double sofa in the third bedroom and an extra (single) bed can be placed in one of the other bedrooms (ask FranceVilla). At an additional cost of 200 euros, the extra (4th) bedroom next to the outdoor kitchen (with its own shower and toilet) can be added.
Large fully walled and very private garden of 1400m2. Next to the pool there is a large covered area so that there is enough space to lie in the shade, next to the pool you find an outdoor kitchen to prepare your outdoor lunch or dinner. In the garden are several seating areas. Although the house is located along a road, you will find enough spots in the garden to relax and enjoy. In the house you don't notice the road.
Around Souillac there is much to do as the Lascaux caves with prehistoric paintings and drawings, the cliff dwellings of La Roque Saint-Christophe with a beautiful view over the Vézère Valley and the fossil excavations of prehistoric man in Les Eyzies-de-Tayac. In addition, the Périgord is dotted with medieval towns such as Le Bugue, Sarlat-la-Caneda (21 km), Belvès and Domme. These are so picturesque that you want to wander through all the streets, browse the many antique shops and then enjoy a drink on one of the terraces. Visit also one of the lively farmers' markets with delicious local produce (Souillac every Friday morning). The nearby river Dordogne (0.5 km) is ideal for a canoe adventure or take a swim at one of the beaches along the river. A 18-hole golf course is 7 km from Souillac. Finally, there is also a water park in Souillac.